Articles by Laura Cochran

Alice + Oliva Spring 2014 Collection Review - Sporty and Sassy

Alice + Oliva Spring 2014 Collection Review - Sporty and Sassy A mash up of preppy and pretty, Stacey Bendet paired simple sporty separates with gorgeous party ready pieces for the Alice + Olivia Spring 2014 Collection

Mathieu Mirano Spring 2014 Collection Review - Femme Fatale

Mathieu Mirano Spring 2014 Collection Review - Femme Fatale Inspired by Hollywood starlet Rita Hayworth and the story of Lolita, the clothing from Mathieu Mirano’s Spring 2014 Collection collection exuded femininity with a touch of danger calling it Femme Fatale

Noon By Noor Spring 2014 Collection Review - Blooming Beauties

Noon By Noor Spring 2014 Collection Review - Blooming Beauties The Noon by Noor Spring 2014 collection was inspired by the Tree of Life in Bahrain giving way to palm prints and chiffon rosettes adorning the ladylike garments

GBK & Sparkling Hill Luxury Gifting Suite during New York Fashion Week - Fashion and Comfort

GBK & Sparkling Hill Luxury Gifting Suite during New York Fashion Week - Fashion and Comfort GBK and Sparkling Hill Resort put on a luxury style lounge and gifting suite for celebrities, stylists, and journalists during New York Fashion Week

Lela Rose Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Fairy Tale Come True

Lela Rose Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Fairy Tale Come True Lela Rose created an enchanted fairy tale with a darker side for her Fall 2013 Collection drawing inspiration from the Brothers Grimm showcasing brilliant colors, intricate details and elegant silhouettes perfect for any fete come this fall

Brandon Sun Fall 2013 Collection Review - Mystical Beauty

Brandon Sun Fall 2013 Collection Review - Mystical Beauty The collection by rising star, Brandon Sun was inspired by the mystical interiors designed by Axel Vervoodt and influenced by eastern Wabi Sabi foundations of simplicity and humility creating a posh collection that was both feminine and tough

Diane Von Furstenberg Fall 2013 Collection Review – Life of the Party

Diane Von Furstenberg Fall 2013 Collection Review – Life of the Party Diane von Furstenberg's Fall 2013 collection was a throwback to her iconic days of upcoming success in the Studio 54 era celebrating of all of her achievements and success in fashion with the mantra, "Life is a Party"

Nicole Miller Fall 2013 Collection Review – Boy Meets Girl

Nicole Miller Fall 2013 Collection Review – Boy Meets Girl Nicole Miller borrowed a number from the boys for her Fall 2013 collection incorporating doses of men’s evening wear with a dash of rock n’ roll on the side

Falguni and Shane Peacock Fall 2013 Collection Review - Wild Child

Falguni and Shane Peacock Fall 2013 Collection Review - Wild Child Falguni and Shane Peacock's Fall 2013 collection was full of edginess and glamour as the quintessential Bond girl costume, equal parts diva and dangerous

Nanette Lepore Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Fashionable Space Odyssey

Nanette Lepore Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Fashionable Space Odyssey Drawing inspiration from the Mars Rover mission, Nanette Lepore’s Fall 2013 collection was fun and quirky with a galactic edge

Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Collection Review - The Glamour of Mother Nature

Monique Lhuillier Fall 2013 Collection Review - The Glamour of Mother Nature The Fall 2013 Collection by Monique Lhuillier was all about opulence and drama, inspired by the art deco era, rich jewel tones and the inherent beauty of Mother Nature

Trina Turk Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Grown Up California Girl

Trina Turk Fall 2013 Collection Review - A Grown Up California Girl Trina Turk's Fall 2013 Collection was 70’s inspired featuring fresh faced models donning fedoras and menswear suit separates switching out her typically bright and playful designs for a more grown up and richer look

Catherine Malandrino Fall 2013 Collection Review - French Elegance in the City

Catherine Malandrino Fall 2013 Collection Review - French Elegance in the City New York based fashion designer, Catherine Malandrino’s Fall 2013 Collection entitled, “Le Normandie”, was inspired by the Art Deco period in her native country of France along with elegant lines reminiscent of Ruhlmann

Clover Canyon Fall 2013 Collection Review - Russian Ballerinas

Clover Canyon Fall 2013 Collection Review - Russian Ballerinas Inspired by over the top Russian opulence, Clover Canyon’s Fall 2013 Collection was a trip to the Russian Ballet decked out in extreme luxury

Rafael Cennamo Fall 2013 Collection Review: All That Glitters is Gold

Rafael Cennamo Fall 2013 Collection Review: All That Glitters is Gold Rafael Cennamo set his sights high for this fall’s collection by creating dresses that echo the beauty and opulence of Versaille's Hall of Mirrors

Candela Fall 2013 Collection Review - Fashion Outlaw

Candela Fall 2013 Collection Review - Fashion Outlaw Candela never fails to surprise us and take us away to another time and place. This season's collection married deco glamour with casual mountain comfort for a truly boho chic aesthetic.

Alice and Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2013 Collection Review – Marie Antoinette Goes Rock n’ Roll

Alice and Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2013 Collection Review – Marie Antoinette Goes Rock n’ Roll Inspired by Stacey Bendet’s fantasy of street style, the A+O Fall 2013 collection was all things at once: sexy, chic, edgy, hippie. With a musical theme and 18th century French furnishings, it was a mashup of Marie Antoinette goes to a rock concert

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 Collection Review - Fall of the Russian Empire

Tadashi Shoji Fall 2013 Collection Review - Fall of the Russian Empire Tadashi Shoji gave us a history lesson over the fall of the Russian Empire. Tadashi wanted to exude the grandeur of the Russian empire while showcasing the beauty of the ordinary peasant’s clothing using traditional embroidery and silhouettes

Laundry by Shelli Segal Resort 2013 Collection Review - Easy, Breezy & Beautiful

Laundry by Shelli Segal Resort 2013 Collection Review - Easy, Breezy & Beautiful Laundry by Shelli Segal is known for creating drop dead gorgeous dresses for all the special events in your life. Inspired by St. Barthes, Aruba and St. Tropez, these dresses are chic and bold infused with colors and prints from the tropics

Michael Kors Spring 2013 Collection Review - Mod in the Mediterranean

Michael Kors Spring 2013 Collection Review - Mod in the Mediterranean The Michael Kors Spring 2013 show took us on a breathtaking sartorial cruise around the Mediterranean Sea. The collection featured bright primary colors captured from nature, bold nautical stripes and gold hardware accents

Tibi Spring 2013 Runway Show - Simplicity At It's Best

Tibi Spring 2013 Runway Show - Simplicity At It's Best Designer, Amy Smilovic’s collection for this upcoming Spring 2013 was fresh and clean with a nod to the nineties. As this spring collection for Tibi showed, the look is minimal but paired correctly it is chic and feminine as well

Mathieu Mirano Fall 2012 Presentation Review - Conquering the Dragon

Mathieu Mirano Fall 2012 Presentation Review - Conquering the Dragon Mathieu Mirano’s presentation tantalized the senses with music, sculptures and beautiful clothing inspired by his travels to Asia and a dream he had of a strong woman that conquered a dragon and rode it away beneath the vivid sun

Vintage by Cathy Accessories Collection - The Art of Storytelling Through Fashion

Vintage by Cathy Accessories Collection - The Art of Storytelling Through Fashion Cathy Weinstein Schiff is the designer behind Vintage by Cathy in which she creates one of a kind belt buckles and jewelry made from mosaics of antiques and heirlooms

Henri Bendel Grand Opening in Atlanta – The Ultimate Girl’s Playground

Henri Bendel Grand Opening in Atlanta – The Ultimate Girl’s Playground Henri Bendel opened its doors to Atlanta's fashionistas on September 30th at Lenox Mall in Buckhead offering jewelry, purses, scarves, household items, perfume, travel accessories and puppy accessories

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