Letter from the Publisher
How You Show It
Fashion usually refers to distinctive trends in look as well as prevailing styles in behavior. I used to think that some individuals simply have a knack for being fashionable. I have since come to the conclusion that fashionistas really work to create their look. They read fashion blogs and magazines, have a penchant for shopping, and are aware of the latest trends. Their style seems effortless and confident. It’s not easy.
This issue of Artful Living is dedicated to fashion and is packed with the best in style, from clothing, shoes and accessories to homes, fabrics and interior design.
Our feature brings to you freshest fashion from Spring 2013 Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week. Two-piece suits, ladylike skirts and black leather are just some of the looks that will be on trend for Spring. On our cover is designer Jason Wu’s finale gown, shot by amazing fashion photographer, Jamie Beck. This issue also includes gift ideas for the holiday season, the best of travel and home design.
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Remember that fashion starts with you. Trends may fade, but style is eternal. Being fashionable is all about how you show it.