Monday, March 1, 2010

Fashion roundup for 2.22-2.28

Last week, Fashion Fight Night 4 hit the Twin Cities, Calpurnia Peach showed their Spring 2010 collection, New Land of Milk and Honey astounded and enthralled, and Christopher Straub appears at the Home & Garden Show.

Recaps and photos

[Fashion Fight Night 4; Photo by Marshall Franklin Long]

METRO Magazine's Fashion Fight Night 4: 2.27.10 at Uppercut Boxing Gym
[Calpurnia Peach spring 2010; Photos by Lauren Gantner]

Calpurnia Peach Spring 2010 Show: 2.21.10 at Architectural Antiques building
[Photo by Angie Hanson]

New Land of Milk and Honey: 2.20.10 at Soap Factory
  • Anthem Heart screen-prints tees live at the monthly Worn to be Wild party [Via City Pages]
  • Video from Funk 'N Fashion Show at Lost & Found Vintage:

Local fashion links

[Serena Williams in Coco & Breezy sunglasses]
[Eve Rydberg in Reddoll]

-I'm simply in love with Carrier Pigeon's brand-new matchstick earrings on etsy.
-Faatemah Ampey gives her predictions on the remainder of the current season of "Shear Genius."
-City Pages' latest edition of Freestyle Fashion includes Cliche's Avoid the Grey fashion show, the Hot Pants dance party, and the (In)sight U of M senior fashion show.
-Cute lil' writeup on l'etoile magazine editor-in-chief and Secrets of the City arts editor Kate Iverson in Star Tribune's How I Got That Job feature.
-Pioneer Press has an article on Christopher Straub creating dresses out of Home Depot items for the Home & Garden Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday.
-The Project Runway game for Wii will hit stores this Tuesday, March 2 and features local contestants Ra'mon-Lawrence Coleman and Christopher Straub, as well as others from season 6.
-Project Runway season six is now available on DVD. [Via]

Social media updates & uploads

Check out Christopher Straub's dress made from Cambria countertop tiles for the Home & Garden Show last weekend.

Christopher Straub makes a big announcement: He'll be showing his first full men's and women's clothing collections will be shown April 25 at St. Paul Hotel during MNfashion Week.

Christopher Straub gives a sneak peak of handbags from his spring 2010 line - a few of which should be popping up in Voltage alongside lines by Emma Berg and PFT Couture.

How local designer Joynoelle would dress the female US athletes for the Olympics closing ceremony.

Ashley Lebedev announced via facebook her work will appear in a national mag featuring America's Next Top Model contestant Raina Hein.

Local hairstylist Adam Livermore styles backstage at Giorgio Armani at Milan Fashion Week.

[Dress by Kerry Riley; Image by Robb Long]

-Local designer Kerry Riley designs a dress for the movie poster for a film called "Samurai Girl."

Voltage 2010 designer Raul Osorio updates us on the status of his Voltage collection - and fellow Voltage designer Kevin Kramp offers his feedback.

Local designed looks featured in the show include JoyNoelle (shot by Alli Jagoda), and Niki English, Rachel DeLange and Jenny Carle (shot by Robb Long). I especially love the red dress by Jenny Carle, as worn by model Tearra.

LOL/OMG! has a smattering of Tweets from Fashion Fight Night 4 in their Weekend Twitterings.

Vision Models posted this shot, courtesy of, of Vision model Blake Kuchta (right) backstage at Perry Ellis during New York Fashion Week last month.

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