Pleat Insider: Q&A with Celebrity Stylist Luke Storey

Luke Storey is a celebrity wardrobe stylist that has 13 years of work behind him. He is based in LA and has worked with the likes of Marilyn Manson, Kim Kardashian, No Doubt, Foo Fighters, Rilo Kiley and Kanye West to name a few. Back in 2008 Luke decided to create School of Style, which is a series of classes that teach every aspect of wardrobe styling to those interested in pursuing a career in the field. This weekend he brings The School of Style to NYC’s ACE Hotel.... Read More

Nostalgia: Hypercolor Shirts

We are mildly obsessed with some of the ingenius fashion items of the 80′s and 90′s. Maybe because it was all candy and roses and everyone was loaded and happy back then. Or because it was just downright weird? Who knows. Who cares. Let’s just mentally frolic back to our hypercolor tees and their heat sensitive evidence markings. If you didn’t own one than you were likely not an adventurous kid. Or maybe you were just too cool? Be it the prints  from... Read More

Street Pleat: Skinny Jeans

It’s hard to get that perfectly relaxed comfortable look that doesn’t include a pair of sweatpants. May we suggest taking some pointers from Mr. Newton’s street muse? Nothing like a crisp light wash skinny jean paired with textured black pieces to keep you comfortable while looking chic. The only maintenance required is a quick brush of the hair and the added pop of color from a coral lip, and you are ready for anything.   1. Madewell “Secret”... Read More

Style News Roundup: Olsens at Fashion Wk, Balenciaga Video, And More!

It’s not just gossip… it’s what happens when you aren’t paying attention! MK & Ashley Olsen attend QVC’s NY Fashion Week Presentation. Can anyone say weird? (JustJared) Get 80s inspired with Balenciaga’s video teaser from their Pre-Fall Winter collection (FashionCopious) It’s back to school for Lauren Moffatt: Chalk boards, erasers, and glittery tops with Peter Pan collars are kicking off Fashion Week in Nolita. (Racked) In collaboration... Read More

OMG Alexander Wang Pre Fall. Well Hello. (Video)

There is no better way to get inspired for Fall than with a pre-season video—enter Mr. Alexander Wang.  Damn this man, he just keeps us bleeding Benjamins because his creations are just oh-so-good. Take a fashion break and watch this vid.  Read More

January Jones Mixes Lady Like and Leather

Even though the weather has us dusting off our sandals and beach totes early, we seasoned NY’ers are prepared for a chilly turn in the wind patterns to remind us it’s still March. We suggest keeping those moto boots handy. Why not subtly shift your winter wardrobe to spring with a badass colorblock bag like January’s? A little color on your bag will give you some spring in your step even when winter’s still tousling your hair… might we suggest something... Read More

Designer Spotlight: Orly Genger by Jaclyn Mayer

We were recently lucky enough to check out Grey Area, a new gallery/boutique in Soho, where we came across some really amazing artists and designers. We were particularly roped in by the genius of Orly Genger. In case you’ve never heard of Orly, she is known for her larger than life sculptures made out of rope. She shows regularly in New York at the Larissa Goldston Gallery. But if you missed hitting her shows there, you may have seen her collaborative efforts at Victoria... Read More

Style News Roundup: Brad Gets Signed, Missoni for Target, and More!

• Beyonce graces the cover of Harpers Bazaar and looks stunning. Thank god they didn’t go with that big hair she’s been sporting lately. [HarpersBazaar] • Check out the first Missoni for Target ad. We CANNOT WAIT for this to come out. [Fashionista] • Former Rachel Zoe employee/partner in crime, Brad Goreski snags a book deal. “I hope that Born to be Brad will inspire others to pursue their dreams, because to make dreams come true we have to listen to our... Read More

Kate Bosworth sings her way through new Cotton ad. Does it compare to Zooey Deschanel’s?

The new face of Cotton’s “Fabric of My Life” campaign Kate Bosworth is singing her way through their new commercials. Kate looks great as always but the jury is still out on her singing abilities. Ric Hendee, senior vice-president of consumer marketing for Cotton, Inc., said that Bosworth was “anxious” about her vocal talents, but he’s glad that “this commercial will give her a chance to make her singing debut.” What do you guys... Read More

Olsen Three?

Mary-Kate & Ashley are not the only Olsen’s who can make heads turn. It Girl Elizabeth Olsen (or Lizzie to those that know her well) has already completed 5 indie films, a degree from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and has sat as model to none other than Kaiser Lagerfeld, all this by the ripe age of 23. The Sherman Oaks born ‘other’ Olsen has us and Sundance gushing. She’s not only talented, but she’s also got the coveted Olsen style gene. Check... Read More