Jumped ball (fashion)

The definition of formal wear for women has been evolving in recent fashion seasons. Pant suits, for instance, […]

Not so basic

by MIKE CHAIKEN Every woman should keep a little black dress for those moments when a gown […]

A sea-side detour

by MIKE CHAIKEN Before the sun gets noon-day high– and as the fog still rolls in from […]

Graduation day

by MIKE CHAIKEN The temptation is real. Graduation is coming and you know the cap and gown […]

Getting camp-y

by MIKE CHAIKEN With a three-day weekend ahead, Americans are heading out to camping grounds by lakes […]

On the town

by MIKE CHAIKEN People are beginning to be seen out in public again. And there is a […]

Cool like rock and roll

by MIKE CHAIKEN Outdoor concert is underway for 2022. After a couple of quiet years thanks to […]

Cross that bridge

by MIKE CHAIKEN Sometimes a bridge can be too far. But sometimes that bridge can bring you […]

The all-American favorites

by MIKE CHAIKEN Spring means it’s time for an all-American wardrobe. That means tees, tanks, denim shorts […]

Outstanding on the streets

by MIKE CHAIKEN Choosing your wardrobe, you have choices. For instance, you can choose to blend into […]

Outstanding in spring

by MIKE CHAIKEN In the early days of New England spring, before the frost advisories are shelved […]

That certain Glow

by MIKE CHAIKEN If you want your art to shine, Ron Vestal’s Glow-Art dresses are an option. […]

Functional flannel

by MIKE CHAIKEN Spring is so close you can taste it. But in the New England mornings, […]

Forward into the past

by MIKE CHAIKEN Even a modern girl in a modern world needs to look back in time […]

The flounce to bounce

by MIKE CHAIKEN In the dictionary, “flounce” means taking large exaggerated movements to draw attention to yourself. […]

Dreamy Dreamtime

by MIKE CHAIKEN Drawing upon her Austrailian Aboriginal heritage, designer Trinity Dawson offered up a cozy and […]

The pop of a flash

Sometimes you just want to be seen. And if a pop of a camera flash should accompany, oh […]

Best of both worlds

This time of year, models and photographers are often left with the question… do you shoot indoors where […]

An odd season for fashion

by MIKE CHAIKEN It’s transitional wardrobe time in Connecticut. There have been whiffs of spring as temperatures […]