By Araceli Cruz | 09/10/2012 - 17:00 | 0 Comments
At first glance, the Spring 2013 Hervé Léger by Max Azria brought one thing to mind: bondage. You know -- kinky, 50 Shades of Grey-inspired pieces -- due to the strappy high heel platforms, the leather belts, and sexy cut-out swimsuits. On second glance, however, it’s a bit more complex than that.
Lubov Azria, wife of...
By Araceli Cruz | 09/10/2012 - 16:00 | 0 Comments
While the majority may consider Lacoste a brand for the preppy elite (just us?), this Spring/Summer 2013 collection by creative director Felipe Oliveira Baptista is one to be reckoned with.
Lacoste's theme at Saturday’s show was obviously sporty (specifically with the ol’ tennis racket) but it never hit the cheesy mark. The...
By Araceli Cruz | 09/10/2012 - 14:30 | 0 Comments
Perhaps 8 am is too early for anyone to be celebrating fashion, but that’s exactly what we did Saturday morning during New York Fashion Week backstage at Ruffian as the models prepped in hair and makeup.
With this Spring 2013 collection American designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais wanted to pay...
By Latina Staff | 04/29/2011 - 16:34 | 4 Comments
Fashionistas, meet your new Latina fairy godmother: Ecuadorean Denise Focil, the woman behind two fashion labels we love, Alpinestars by Denise Focil and ASTARS. Launched in 2009, Alpinestars by Denise Focil is known for its impeccably constructed leather...
By Jazmin Perez | 09/13/2010 - 10:15 | 0 Comments
Mexican designer Christian Cota showed his Spring 2011 collection at Lincoln Center on Saturday as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2010. Cota—who said he found inspiration in the Yucatan jungle while hanging out in a “high-tech eco-cabin”—shared an impeccably tailored array of gorgeous designs.
Cota, a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalist, was also...
By Janel Martinez | 08/25/2010 - 14:30 | 0 Comments
After 30 years of creating elegant, unforgettable pieces, Venezuelan-born designer Carolina Herrera receives the distinguished “Mercedes-Benz Presents” title for this season’s spring/summer 2011 collection.
"I am very proud to be chosen as the ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ designer," Herrera said in a press statement. "To be recognized in such an...
By Elayne Fluker | 08/24/2010 - 12:30 | 0 Comments
Lanched in the early 1980s by Spanish brothers Custo and David Dalmau, Custo Barcelona first caught the attention of Hollywood A-listers with their coveted printed t-shirts and their use of bold, bright colors, graphic patterns and mixed fabrics. When the line first premiered at New York's Spring/Summer Fashion Week in 1997, it stood out among the greys and neutrals that...
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