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Stories. An Unlocked Door.

Stories. An Unlocked Door.

Today I took a walk in the park. Breathed the air and stepped softly through broken branches. My phone was in my Burberry tote. Volume off but I knew it would be just a matter of time before I took it out to take pictures […]

Captured. A Portrait Realized.

Captured. A Portrait Realized.

Which one do you want to wear? I don’t know. Both. No. The discussion is over. It always ends like this, with her leaving the room talking on her phone. I believe my portrait should be personal, more than just fashion. Ideally, capturing more than […]

HELMUT LANG: In Lang We Trust

HELMUT LANG: In Lang We Trust

Launched in 1986, Austrian designer Helmut Lang‘s namesake label came to define the stripped-down, post-grunge luxury of the 90s. Advancing a minimalist aesthetic influenced by contemporary art, his signature denim, deconstructed tailoring, and high-tech fabrics became the uniform of the decade’s creative class. Independent of […]

RICK OWENS: DRKSHDW Collection

RICK OWENS: DRKSHDW Collection

Richard Saturnino Owens, better known as Rick Owens, has turned his darkly glamorous, post-apocalyptic take on gothic grunge into a globally-renowned fashion business, built largely around his signature leather jackets. In addition to his main line, Owens has a furniture line and a number of diffusion lines: Drkshdw, […]

Resolutions. A New Year.

Resolutions. A New Year.

It is the first week of January and the world has reset itself. A new year, a new you. My ‘you’ is barely old enough to need resetting! LOL. I am looking for direction. Seeking my path. Whether it leads to enlightenment or a new […]

YUUL YIE: Fall 2018 Footwear

YUUL YIE: Fall 2018 Footwear

Korean designer Sunyuul Yie is known for her statement pearl-embellished velvet footwear. ‘Glamour’ is a word often co-opted, and often overused.  This season the designer has returned the term to its classic meaning, embedding a series of shapes, colors, and patterns with old-school sentimentality. Founded […]

Ciao, Aixa: Wrapping Up 2018 with Top 5 Looks

Ciao, Aixa: Wrapping Up 2018 with Top 5 Looks

In 2018, our marketing team created 19 Ciao, Aixa blog posts featuring 6 models at 19 locations, garnering over 35,000 unique views with 88% of you returning week after week to see what was new at Colton’s Couture and in the life of our Aixa. These results […]

Impatience. While Aixa Shops.

Impatience. While Aixa Shops.

It is a week before Christmas and all I can think about is food. Late nights. Party nights. School has literally only been out for days and I am already exhausted. I pick her up. Let’s go I say. She says just a quick stop. There […]

SELF PORTRAIT – 2019 Collections Arriving

SELF PORTRAIT – 2019 Collections Arriving

A striking aesthetic characterizes the latest collection presented by Self-Portrait. Discover designs crafted from delicate fabrics with textured detailing. Based in London, Self-Portrait was launched in 2013 with the objective to provide an accessible brand to the public and at the same time contemporary. Founded […]

SAM. NYC OUTERWEAR: Women’s Metallics

SAM. NYC OUTERWEAR: Women’s Metallics

SAM, which debuted in September 2010 for men and women, is high-end outerwear designed for the modern luxury consumer.  The brand’s iconic aesthetic contrasts everyday utility with alpine-inspired luxury, and the design features inspire both urban and outdoor lifestyles. Recognizing the need for outerwear that […]