FASHION + BEAUTY

New York

London Overtakes New York As Fashion Capital of the World

London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, according to a survey by the Texas-based trend analyzer, Global Language Monitor. Based on a system that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in print, electronic and social media, London has officially claimed the top spot - a spot which New York has proudly claimed for several years previous. The sudden fashion switch, likely the result of a surge in media interest fueled by the tragic suicide of British designer Alexander McQueen, and the Duchess of Cambridge's glamorous nuptials, which have turned her into a global fashion icon. Read More

Atlanta

Haute Benefit: 4th Annual Doggie’s on the Catwalk

Get ready for another amazing night of fashion, fur and famous. The 4th Annual Doggies on a Catwalk is a unique benefit fashion show highlighting the talents of student designers enrolled in Grady High School’s acclaimed fashion program, UrbanCouture. Created by Fashionado founder E. Vincent Martinez, “Doggies on the Catwalk” benefits Pets Are Loving Support (PALS), an Atlanta area organization that provides pet-care, including free food and basic veterinary, care, and support to the companion pets of critically ill and disabled Atlantans. Read More

Atlanta

Haute Couture: Megan Huntz Collection in Atlanta

Native Atlantan (and former Woodward alum) Megan Huntz has returned to Atlanta after six years in Italy. There, she worked designing denim and that eventually led to the launch of her own line of clothes, more specifically, dresses. The young designer has a free spirit about her that is evident in each piece she creates. Now with years of the Italian fashion industry under her belt, she is back in the states and plans to spend time introducing her designs to her home country. Read More

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