All Posts By Kirsty Bryant-Hassler

How 1995NYC Combines Art With Fashion

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Tired of the usual black and white aesthetic, 1995NYC sought to create a fashion brand that is composed of sturdy materials in great patterns and shapes. Seen on the likes of Leandra Medine, the influencer and founder of Man Repeller, the brand is filling a much-needed void in the industry. We chat with the founder and designer Jindan Piao and co-founder and co-designer Simin Wang about how they plan on taking the fashion world by storm.

Lauren Cecchi Talks Her New LCNY Collection

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An innovative and fashion forward brand, Lauren Cecchi’s bags are transforming the way that women see themselves. With bold colors and shapes, LCNY brought luxury back to the United States with Lauren’s creative approach to the leather bag that serves as a fashion staple for women everywhere. We had the pleasure to delve into the head of the designer, and what we learned made us want to immediately invest. Read on to learn all about her inspiration and what makes her line so special.

The Art of Jewelry Layering

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This season is all about layering. While statement pieces will always be a go-to to uplift a simple outfit, there is an attraction to being able to invest in a piece that will be with you for the long haul. We want a piece we can wear with a tee and jeans as well as cocktail dress and heels, a piece that will be with us for years. While investing in long-term accessories sounds like a very grown up decision, it does not have to be all work and no play. The best way to wear these simple jewels is to add depth by layering them.

The Art of Dressing Professionally In Summer

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Summer weather is highly coveted all year long, especially after long winters, and most of us cannot wait to wear the fewest amount of layers that is both possible and socially acceptable. While summer street style can reflect crop tops and mini-skirts, these looks are not welcomed in the corporate world. But the work days do not pause in the summer, so we must adjust to the weather, and create looks that keep us looking cool and professional at the same time. We at Cliché understand the dilemma that you are in, and we are here to give you the top three tips and advice to stay on track all summer long.

Summer Swimsuit Trends

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Every season, it is as if we are playing catch up, scrounging through our wardrobe for styles we can carry over from the season before. While there is an unlimited amount of clothing in this world, for the most of us, there is not an unlimited budget. That is why we love brands like Free Bella that are providing trendy, versatile styles without breaking the bank. In an effort to make your summer swimsuit search as easy as possible, we have rounded up the top styles you should be looking at this summer. From cut-outs to ruffles, these styles are pushing the envelope and reflecting some of the top trending pieces straight from the runways.

5 Reasons to Invest in Ivy Park

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Athleisure wear is trending in clothing market. Some of the biggest celebrities in Hollywood are dipping into this new and exciting clothing venture. Looking fabulous will always be something we women aspire for, we are not willing to sacrifice comfort completely. While Beyoncé remains a household name in the music industry, we were excited and surprised that she would be making this large splash into fashion. IVY PARK, a new activewear brand co-founded by Beyoncé, is made for women who want to feel on top of their game.

A Deep Dive into Chatbooks with Co-Founder

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Sitting with the co-founder of Chatbooks, Vanessa, in a noisy, yet quaint coffee-shop in Union Square, my eyes were opened to a new world. Guilty, as many in my generation are, of snapping hundreds of photos in any given week, letting them pile up on my phone’s SD card and never sharing them outside of my phone – many of us have promised ourselves when we have time we will organize them. With the emergence of the Cloud, and other electronic back-up devices, many have learned the hard way that in this digital age, you must back-up!

Spring Accessories to Amp Up Your Style

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Spring is finally here, and in celebration of the warmer weather, we are bringing you the pieces you need to have in your wardrobe this season. While I am definitely not a proponent of replacing your entire wardrobe each season with the latest and greatest items, there is no harm in investing in accessories that will uplift your look—and these will certainly do the trick.

Mastering Spring Layers

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Patiently—or maybe not so patiently—waiting for warmer weather has us dreaming of maxi dresses, sandals, and crop tops. What we aren’t dreaming of is how to adequately navigate the transition between seasons. While you want to jump right into warm weather fashions, the weather outside is telling you a different story. Here are the best tips to looking great, while still being prepared for the often unexpected weather that comes with spring.

The 5 Eco-Friendly Brands You Should Know

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Eco-friendly fashion has quickly demanded that brands and shops step up to meet their demands. Though as the millennial generation, we definitely love getting the biggest bang for our buck, in this day and age we are more aware and progressive than ever of the lasing effects of our decisions, as well as the purchasing power that we possess.

4 Boots You Need To Own This Winter

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Every winter when the weather starts to change, I find myself looking around my closet muttering, “Where are my winter shoes?” In all honesty, it’s not like the shoe options change that drastically from season to season, aside from heel thickness or adding a fringe to an ankle boot. But it still seems like there ...