Fashion with a message at Nanette Lepore during Spring 2016 Fashion Week, New York City. You could DIY this for pretty cheap with an XXL going-out top and some iron-on letters, if you’re into that.
You'd think "wear what you love" would be the most innocuous thing Michelle Obama could say. But in the opinion of one designer, "Five years of raising awareness for New York's Garment Center have been rendered irrelevant" by her words.
Who has a lot of opinions about what Kate Middleton should wear the day she becomes a princess? Designers, that's who! From Karl Lagerfeld, who favors "high boots," to Christian Lacroix, who designed an Elizabethan bodice, everyone has a fantasy.
Born in the Midwest, Nanette Lepore traveled a lot with her family as a kid and says it gave her a "gypsy spirit." This is reflected in her clothes, which have a detailed chicness one would associate with an international line. For Spring 2009, Nanette Lepore's collection was heavy on the florals, shown with muted…
Nanette Lepore is known for designs heavy on the frills and tight on the tailoring; garments for sleek mommies and poised, aspiring ones. Her most recent collection, however, fell a little short. The separates were nothing special: One too many a horizontal stripe hugged a hip, and bold prints seemed more tacky than…