reporter: Miguel Dominguez
Isabel and Ruben Toledo
The auction house Doyle New York was the perfect place on April 11th, for the fashion super team of Ruben and Isabel Toledo to have the signing of their newest book “Roots of Style.” Since Doyle was at the time unveiling a vast collection of diamond jewelry to be auctioned, it made for a truly glittery occasion. And yet, being around Ruben and Isabel was definitely where the action was. There was a non-stop queue of eager buyers...Read Full Story
There are so many things to say about the inauguration and our new president and first family, but this article is just going to focus on the fashion aspect of the inauguration. We got an early glimpse of Michelle Obama’s outfit this morning, as she attended church services with her husband in Washington. She wore a textured yellow-gold shift dress and long, matching jacket. The dress, I believe, had a built-in jeweled neckpiece, and when the sun hit the dress and jacket, the fabric gave off...Read Full Story
In the first major runway show for her own label in more than a decade, Cuban-American designer Isabel Toledo introduced her "watercolor" spring-summer 2012 collection in Miami.
At a gallery space in Miami's design district Wednesday night, Toledo showed feminine, flowing dresses in colors taken from the tropical scenery of her inspiration, the Caribbean, including the blue hues of ocean and sky.
The strapless top of an ethereal...Read Full Story
Besides having Michelle Obama as one of her most ardent celebrity clients, Cuban-born designer Isabel Toledo has been wowing critics and fashion fans including yours truly since she began her eponymous line in the mid-80′s with her artisinal-minded, avant-garde confections and her deliberately off-the-radar cult of personality.
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Leave it to Toledo to debut her Spring 2012 collection just weeks after the fashion-show season has ended and all the way down...Read Full Story
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Ruben Toledo's "Fashion Almanac" book cover. Photo courtesy of Nordstrom
It's Toledo time.
Ruben and Isabel Toledo seem to be in the golden era of their careers, reaping what they've sown with their highly stylized artistry for over 20 years.
Let's see ... Michelle Obama, check. Being honored by FIT's Couture Council, check. Target deal, check. And the latest: Ruben Toledo's "Fashion Almanac," which was feted by...Read Full Story
Isabel Toledo Wall
Isabel Toledo (born April 9, 1961) is a Cuban-born American fashion designer based in New York. She is most famous for creating Michelle Obama's inauguration outfit.