Fashion Dilettante is the place where New York voice artist Jen Cohn indulges her obsession for all things fashion. Join Jen as she travels between the major fashion cities, interviewing the movers and shakers behind the trends. From designers to retailers, artists to editors, tastemakers to fashionistas – this is an inside look at the world of style from the perspective of an insatiably curious outsider. FashionDilettante.com – where fabulous gets real.
I got turned on to two treasures from Miuccia Prada at the end of the summer. While traipsing through the Prada/Schiaparelli show at the Met Costume Institute, I spotted the first – This faaaaabulous quote: “Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are a bit wilder. Thinking [...]
Rolex? NOLEX. I was at Alchemist in South Beach when I saw it sitting quietly in a glass display case. “Excuse me — what is that?” A bracelet? A watch? It’s shaped just like a Rolex, but uh, how are you supposed to tell the time? That’s when I first heard of Natalia Brilli. This [...]
I’ve always been a sucker for a platform. The chunkier, pop-ier, and commie-stompier, the better. So when these Céline beauties started walking through editorials and into my dreams in January, my salivary glands went into overdrive. While huge and cartoony, they somehow looked elegant! Streamlined, even! Like a TGV or a high speed Japanese train… [...]