20 Favorite Looks From Fall 2019 Haute Couture

I mentioned at the end of my wishes for Resort 2020 that my wishes that I was in this dark space of lost inspiration and had seriously considered shuttering If I Was A Stylist. I find my inspiration in the clothes that come down the runways and red carpets and the stuff we saw the […]

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Cannes 2019: L’Orealista’s Red Carpet Wish List Part 7

Including this list there are only two L’Orealista wishes left for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, and the final one is just for a single L’Orealista. After that I have a few wishes for ‘Regulars’ and then it is full steam ahead into this years official selection followed by amfAR. I am super excited about […]

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2019 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 13

As I write each new wish list I read just a little more of Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp’.” The essay was what the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute curator in charge Andrew Bolton used as the jumping point for the theme of this years exhibit and subsequently the theme for this […]

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20 Looks From Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Spring 2019 I Love

Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week just wrapped up and it left me utterly inspired. I was excited from the first moments with Schiaparelli to the breathtaking finale with Valentino. There seemed to be more shows at couture week than ever. It gave way to many younger couture houses like Ashi Studio, Rami Kadi, August Getty, […]

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Best Dressed of September 2018

September was choc full of major events from the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals to the Emmy Awards, but I have to say that aside from singular looks I wasn’t as impressed with them in comparison to looks not from those events. I had such a hard time flushing out all of my favorite looks […]

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10 Best Dressed at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

I have to say that I was pretty underwhelmed with the looks that came down the red carpets at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. I had high hopes that after having some of the best red carpets ever at the Oscars, Met Gala, Tony Awards, and Venice Film Festival that it was going to […]

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21 Potential Red Carpet Moments From Fall 2018 Couture

Of the 170 looks in my Best Dressed of the Year folder right now 66 of them come from couture. There are 248 couture creations saved for consideration for my awards this year. When I make wishes I feel like I am always making wishes for stars to wear couture. For everything from the Oscars […]

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Cannes 2018: L’Orealistas Red Carpet Wish List Part 7

Glamour and drama are definitely a thing that the 4 ladies on this list know how to bring to the red carpet and I have a lot of expectations when it comes to the looks that they are going to bring to the Cannes Film Festival this year. Between them we have a newbie and […]

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2018 Met Gala Red Carpet Wish List Part 7

I have said that I am fearful of what stars will wear on the 2018 Met Gala red carpet with the theme being “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” That could lead to some majorly offensive cultural appropriation, but I am also really excited. We tend to see stars stick to the theme, but […]

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Solange to wear the Fall 2017 Couture Collections

I don’t get to feature Solange as often as I normally would like too, but she isn’t one to usually attend many of the events that I make wish lists for. So after most seasons I pick my favorite looks from the collection for Solange so that there are wishes put out into the universe […]

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