HysisDesigns

“When going into stores, we could not find clothing that made us feel like us”. Toni Hyde Behind the label of HysisDesigns are two incredibly strong women: the Hyde sisters. In fact, the name Hysis was formed from “Hyde Sisters”. Their desire to create was born in 2007 when the two of them began designing…

Candidas Alta Costura

“I was born with it in me”. Maria Jose Ortiz If you ask Maria Jose Ortiz when she started to love fashion, she will tell you it was when she was 3 years old while creating designs for her dolls with her Abuela Carmen. Now, she has been pursuing fashion designs for 15 years and…

A Trip to See Athena…

I loved looking closer to these columns to see how skillfully the reconstruction has placed new marble in its cracks to make sure all of the structures on the Acropolis continues to stand the test of time.  Have you ever picked an outfit specifically for an event? Well I took it a step more and…

Paris Fashion Week at InterContinental Paris Le Grand

The grandeur of the chandeliers, glass dome ceilings, and ornate wall carvings are so beautiful. The Intercontinental in Paris is a historical luxury hotel, dating back to 1862. This was the fashion show I was most looking forward to in Paris, mostly because of the venue. The grandeur of the chandeliers, glass dome ceilings, and…

Galleries Lafayette? Oui s’il vous plait!

It’s a bit of a little known secret but the Galleries Lafayette in Paris has a fashion show every Friday afternoon. They showcase different looks and styles from high-fashion brands. The bonus is that anything you see and love in the show you can go shopping for it afterward in the Galleries. The Galleries Lafayette…