By Nicole Forbis | 02/11/2014 - 10:34
We were invited backstage during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to chat with Spanish designer Custo Barcelona about his collection for Autum/Winter 2014. This season marks 17 years since the brand was first invited to show at New York Fashion Week!
Tell about the inspiration behind your collection this season!
"The inspiration was to follow the turn from the last collection into sophistication and refinement."
By Kelli Acciardo | 01/28/2014 - 11:50
Argentinian-born designer Gustavo Cadile has been on fire this awards season, dressing several stars for the shows and the after-parties. See what he has to say about his inspiration, just how long it takes to make a great gown, and the Latina ladies he would love to work with, in our exclusive interview.
You designed Gloria Estefan and Bonnie McKee’s gowns for the Grammys last night, tell us about your inspiration.
By Samantha Leal | 02/12/2013 - 11:13
Eva Mendes is the newest celeb to join the fashion world: she'll be releasing a co-branded line with New York & Company come Fall 2013! The actress and brand have signed a multi-year agreement to collaborate and create a co-branded seasonal capsule collection that will be available in stores and online. She'll serve not only as a design collaborator, but as brand ambassador and ad campaign model.
By Nicole Forbis | 07/24/2012 - 19:00
Mara Hoffman’s Swimwear 2013 Fashion Show was anything but ordinary (especially with wolves howling in the background!). The inspiration? “Desert Outlaw Gypsies” where Hoffman “toughens it up a bit” with bold prints, bold colors, and bold cuts galore. We caught up with the designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami where we got the inside scoop on her designs, her love life and raising her son in a Latin-American household.
So, we hear you partnered up with Hawaiian Tropic this season, what fueled this pairing?
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/15/2008 - 13:30
At last, your chance at designing for a diva has arrived: Mariah Carey is holding a online contest over at brickfish.com, where fans can try their hands at designing a "luscious pink" dress to accompany her new fragrance, Luscious Pink. The lucky grand prize winner will get three dresses of the winning design made--one for Mariah, one for the winner, and one to be auctioned off to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 08/18/2008 - 00:32
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 06/12/2008 - 19:58
Seven months ago, Esteban Cortazar was a fresh-faced, 23-year-old fashion designer who had just been faced with an incredible challenge: running the women’s collection for Ungaro, a prestigious Parisian fashion house which has clothed Eva Longoria Parker and Jessica Simpson, among so many others.
By Monica Herrera | 05/15/2008 - 13:01
By bmadigan | 04/10/2008 - 11:28
Richard Ruiz, the New York City based couturier, designs elegant upscale dresses, pants, and blouses with a special attention to excellent tailoring. And it's easy to see why: the 35-year-old boricua worked as a tailor to the stars for many years before launching his own line in fall 2006. (Visit richardruiznyc.com to check out his design evolution.)
Latina.com spoke with Ruiz just as he was readying his second spring collection:
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 04/06/2008 - 17:38
Katy Rodriguez's bi-coastal boutique, Resurrection (resurrectionvintage.com), is the high temple of vintage haute couture. The famed boutique also carries Rodriguez's own adorable, ingenue collection. We catch up with the uber-cool fashion designer to talk about the joys of La-La Land, skater/surfer boyfriends, and hairless Mexican chihuahuas.