November, 2008

Fashionistas have designs on the Obamas

Fashion: When Barack and Michelle Obama move into the White House, some people will be watching more than just how the First Couple solves the financial crisis. Comments (1).

October, 2008

‘Hollywood’ style

Fashion: Finally, Greenpoint is a destination for more than just hot kielbasa. Comments (2).

What is a ‘Bklyn girl’?

Brooklyn girls are certainly a diverse bunch, but the ladies of the borough — from Newtown Creek to the Narrows — share plenty in common. Comments (24).

August, 2008

Metal chicks

Fashion: Although it might be the last place you would look — underneath the rumbling of the JMZ train — there’s a studio where two Williamsburg women are handcrafting utterly arresting jewelry. As you might expect, it’s not pretty. Comments (1).

June, 2008

No scrubs

Fashion: Last Saturday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, stars like Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas of the group TLC, actress Caryn Ward and blogger Necole Bitchie converged at “The Female Success Factor,” an entrepreneurship seminar for women. Comment.

May, 2008

A real ‘Dahl’

Fashion: Alison Kelly shot to fame as a contestant on the third season of the reality-fashion series “Project Runway,” but the Williamsburg resident is still thinking locally with a new line exclusive to a Greenpoint boutique. Comment.

April, 2008

Warm front

Fashion: The area down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass is known for expensive furniture, coffee table books and a few destination eateries, but as the weather warms, DUMBO is revealing a new side of itself: fashion Mecca. Comments (1).

Spring essentials

Fashion: The borough’s boutiques are now fully stocked with all you need to maximize your enjoyment of spring and summer. Whether you want to fake a tan or sling some cherry blossoms around your neck, GO Brooklyn has searched the borough for your necessary accessories. Comments (1).

Skirt issue

Fashion: Fifth Avenue, Bedford Avenue and...Kings Highway? When Steev Eitelberg opened Steev’s West Fourth, a 10,000-square-foot designer clothing emporium, in September, he was the first to bring haute couture to Gravesend, and so far, the gamble is paying off. Comment.

New ‘Outfit’

Fashion: At the bi-level Urban Outfitters, which opened on Atlantic Avenue last month, summer is already in full swing. Comments (1).

February, 2008

Fashion forward

Fashion: Across the East River, New York Fashion Week is happening beneath the tents in Bryant Park, but back in Williamsburg, designer Arthur Arbit claims he’s already sewing the future. Comments (1).

Salvage mission

Fashion: Freegans, a group that rejects consumerism and finds its nourishment by harvesting discarded (but clean) food out of Dumpsters, have taken their movement to a new level, by staging a fashion show on Jan. 25 in Bushwick. Comment.