Fashion passions

by MIKE CHAIKEN Model Alexandra Boyles dreams of residing in the world of fashion. But she doesn’t […]

Saturday morning style

by MIKE CHAIKEN On a Saturday morning, Nov. 20, the order of the day was breakfast, mimosas, […]

RJ Brands: Sharp, dude. Sharp

by MIKE CHAIKEN RJ Brands Custom presented a cool, sharp upcycled streetwear collection at Atlantic City Fashion […]

Bob Mackie would be proud

by MIKE CHAIKEN I had memories of 1970s TV variety shows when Bob Mackie ruled the wardrobe […]

Like the big girls

by MIKE CHAIKEN Marc Defang gave his young models a chance to wear formal wear that echoed […]

The heart of darkness

by MIKE CHAIKEN Dark Jasmine unveiled a collection at Society Fashion Week in September that was…, well, […]

Midsummer dreaming in the city

by MIKE CHAIKEN Fashion designer Melanie Caballero evoked a world depicted in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” […]

Model becomes designer

by MIKE CHAIKEN Olivia Wall, a 16-year-old model, had a chance to see life from the other […]

Swing it than upcycle it

by MIKE CHAIKEN Beverly Tu’s brand Bifoli 2 offered up a swinging ’60s  hip vibe meets 2021 […]

Knit one, cool two

by MIKE CHAIKEN Fashion line Jenniiva demonstrated that crochet work doesn’t have to look like your grandma’s […]