BFW 2013: Joshua McKinley and Anthony Ryan

Joshua McKinley, a Project Runway alumnus with "an unapologetically sexualized aesthetic" (www.huffingtonpost.com), showcased a collection that reflected his athletic roots on the Birmingham Fashion Week Runway.  "Running [Track & Field] for so long really helped me to learn about the movements of the body and find things that are both comfortable and fashionable.  If you look [...]

BFW2013: Friday Night Runway

AnnaKay Winford's (BFW 2013 Emerging Designer) collection. Photo Credit: Vintage Inspired Passionista Hello, fashionistas! Welcome to the Vintage Inspired Passionista blog on this blustery day in good ole' Alabama! Today, I bring to you the VIP's coverage of Birmingham Fashion Week's Friday Night Runway [March 1] show! Oh, the event was ever so spectacular! After leaving, I went [...]

Saks Emerging Designers Reveal at Saks 5th Avenue

Hello, fabulous fashionistas! I bring you a fantastic post today about an extraordinary event I attended at Saks 5th Avenue at The Summit (Birmingham, Alabama)...The Birmingham Fashion Week Emerging Designers Reveal! "The Emerging Designer Competition was created to give aspiring fashion designers in college and post-grad an opportunity to showcase their talent...[The Emerging Designers] will [...]

VIP Interview: Jeana Lee Fleming

Jeana Lee Fleming is a fashion savvy, Alabama native married to Wes Fleming.  She graduated from the University of Alabama with a major in advertising and a minor in political science. Jeana is the co-founder of Birmingham Fashion Week, and she also co-owns Belle Bridesmaid with her sister, Charlotte Thompson. Jeana has a talent for styling magnificent ensembles [...]