Everyone Wants a Piece of Forever 21

I’m on the prowl for a job in the online marketing world, so yesterday I went to a fashion career fair at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles. There were about fifteen companies represented, and hundreds of fashionable…

Fashion Week, Costco Edition: Guest Post from Rebecca Moore

Editor’s note: I’m excited to offer Forever 45’s readers a guest post¬† from Rebecca Moore. Rebecca’s husband noticed that the Costco in their city advertised a women’s fashion event coinciding with New York Fashion Week, so she decided to check…

Fall Transitional Wardrobes: Transitions Can Be Fun!

If you’ve ever spent any time around toddlers, hearing the word “transitions” might elicit feelings ranging from mild anxiety to full-blown cold sweats. There is nothing more wracked in a toddler’s world than transitions: bedtime, leaving the park, waking up,…

Michelle Obama wore a silk Tracy Reese dress when she addressed the Democratic National Convention last night in Charlotte, NC. It was a striking, vibrant dress that played to all of Mrs. Obama’s sartorial strengths: sleeveless with deep cut shoulders,…

There’s an excellent slide show of fall 2012 trends up at Who What Wear. What’s doable and not ridiculous for us? Duo-tone, pantsuits, ’70s prints, military, and bordeaux (maroon, burgundy, cabernet, oxblood, etc.) leather. I’ll be leaving the rest to…

Runway Rework: Escada 2012

In honor of the last day of the 2012 Republican National Convention, I thought I’d go to Escada for some red power suit inspiration. No, I’ll never be at this or any RNC. But if I were, I would try…

Fall 2012 Trends: Maroon

I winced a little at the trend reports for 2012 when I started hearing “maroon” over and over again. My 1980s high school days were dominated by maroon. You all remember Etinne Aigner shoes, yes? And maroon tweed skirts. Maroon…

Temperley London: Judging Inspiration

The best dress on Project Runway last night didn’t come out of the workroom. Alice Temperley, designer of Temperley London, was wearing a fairly mesmerizing floral dress while she sat in with Nina, Heidi and Michael. I want it. It’s…

Did you see Project Runway this week? The world does not need another fashion designer who hates women’s bodies. Though it was kind of amazing to watch someone set their career ablaze over the course of one episode of television….

Accessizzleries: Fab Jewelry at Half-Off at Accessory Artists

Lucky Magazine is running a promotion at designer jewelry seller Accessory Artists this month. Everything is 50% off through September 3, 2012, if you use promo code LUCKYBREAKS2. Zowie. One normally doesn’t “stock up” on jewelry. But, come on, this…