A slender, slightly Golden Goose Sneakers masculine white wool coat was appliqued with floral ramages cut-out in black velvet, while a simple oversized black tee was intarsia-ed with lace as if a dressy blouse were somehow patchworked onto it. Eccentric flourishes were lavished on everyday pieces-feathers dotted sweats, capes, and svelte minidresses; long braided fringes trimmed ponchos; intricate broderie anglaise techniques appeared on slender, minimal tunics; and romantic blouses were encrusted with precious lace and worn with denim.

Still, her signature corseted denim dress remains, but it's a little looser in the bodice and in more subdued colors. What woman doesn't want to feel corseted and snatched! she says of the style. To start, try a boot or ballet flat with an interesting texture or detailing-Neous's gathered leather scrunchy flats or Bottega's textured woven leather slippers, for example. The comfortable-chic silhouette is the perfect minimalist shoe choice for everyday wear.

As the story goes, Haring worked through the night, adorning the white paint with his own signature icons of dancing figures and crawling babies. Our materials aren't perfect, but they have one-third the impact of leather because there's fewer chemicals, less use of fresh water, and of course there's the cruelty-free aspect, she says.

Comedian, actor, and writer Ziwe Fumudoh loves creations by Susan Korn-better known by her label name of Susan Alexandra-and so do I. The designer's beaded bags are like a wearable candyland for stylish downtown babes. I could cross the bridge from Brooklyn and not freak out any Manhattan passersby. When I put the mask on Turns out that wasn't such a big deal either.