By Jeff Newsom After over 20 years of dressing super models and celebrities with the newest fashions from around the globe, I’m still drawn to vintage clothing. I scour the cities that I visit on shoots and of course, the city in which I live, for the nibbles and bits that wait to be discovered at local resale haunts. Mixing old and new is nothing new but it seems to be hitting its stride here in ...
Archive for: October, 2011
Obsessed with James Dean, Don Draper or Steve McQueen and their clean, fitted looks tinged with just a bit of sexy, effortless cool? Then Fall 2011 is your season, what with its obvious nod to the 60s and 70s. And while your look may be influenced by these eras, it needs not looked dated. (more…)
We have always loved being on sets, movie sets, production sets, or photo shoot sets. We especially love observing make up artist and hair stylists transform models and actors with powders, sprays, and brushes. Fortunate were we at Design Detroit to have Autumn Koloski of TIGI talent to transform Caroline 3 separate times to enhance our women’s fashion piece. (more…)
Inevitably, when a season changes – especially as the weather turns colder – we look for ways to make our home warm, comfortable and cozy. In addition to adding comfy throws or pillows covered in chenille or nubby wool, our thoughts turn to paint as a immediate resuscitation to a room gone sallow. (more…)
Football season is here. But that’s no reason to wear that college sweatshirt to dinner, a party, or even the farmers market. We dressed Andrae in some of fall’s spot on looks: big on style, bigger on comfort. In fact, you’ll like how great you look and relaxed you feel that you may just relegate that sweatshirt to your lawn mowing or garage cleaning duties. (more…)
BY JON JORDAN That’s really the goal. Any successful male grooming efforts should never be obvious. My motto has always been “healthy & stealthy”. Your “tools” (that’s butch-code for cosmetics) should be undetectable and the result should just make you appear a bit more vibrant. The era of the overly-groomed metrosexual is, like, way over. (more…)
The leaves are just starting to turn. The air is a bit nippier once the sun sets. The satiny peaches and sweet berries so plentiful only a few weeks ago at the farmers market have ceded space to tart apples and nutty squash. Indeed, the colors, flavors and scents distinctive to autumn and its transitional personality – you can still keep the windows open but don’t be surprised to hear the hum of the furnace ...