Ashley Kalinske

Special to CNBC


  • Bloggers sit front row at the Rebecca Minkoff Show. From Left to Right: Aimee Song of Song of Style, Christina Cardona of Trop Rouge and Carolina Engman of Fashion Squad.

    Just as blogging platforms and social media gave voice to new tastemakers and opened a door for bloggers participate in collaborations with fashion designers and to sit in the coveted front row at fashion shows, Polyvore is exerting its own force on the industry, and evidence of this was very clear at this week's New York Fashion Week.

  • sally_hansen_nail_polish_200.jpg

    Forget about the bag, the shoes and the lip gloss. Nails are becoming spring's most important accessory. And its a trend that can withstand any uncertainty in the economy.

  • Makeup Artists Changing the Face of Fashion Week Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    Makeup artists are lending their own creative touches to fashion shows and are becoming as sought-after as the designers themselves.