When David Hart set out to cast his fall and winter menswear collection this month in New York, he knew black models would be key to the show. Hart, a white fashion designer originally from Severna Park, showcased a collection inspired by 1960s jazz — the era of John Coltrane and Miles Davis — and cast exclusively black models for the presentation.
Almost every top designer this season has incorporated the pelts and skins that were once viewed as elitist and taboo. Experts attribute fur's recent popularity to a push by younger designers to use it more, greater use of fur in casual, everyday wear
By now you've probably heard that there's a new "Real Housewives" franchise that's set up shop nearby in tony Potomac. The cast of six started displaying their quick comebacks, lavish digs and equally lavish wardrobes on Sunday's series premiere on Bravo. Here's a quick rundown on where you might spot the cast during their off-camera hours and how they achieve their on-camera style.