Jennifer Barckley

Jennifer currently resides in New York City where she covers eco fashion and beauty for EcoSalon.
NYFW: Striking the Balance with Costello Tagliapietra
NYFW: Striking the Balance with Costello Tagliapietra

Femininity meets power-play in Costello Tagliapietra’s Fall/Winter ’13 collection at New York Fashion Week. Stitched from the see-sawing juxtapositions of life, thoughtfully constructed dresses, like the ones that glided down the runway of the Costello Tagliapietra Fall/Winter 2013 show this week, have a story to tell. And if these dresses, […]

Vegan This: Make Your Own Swedish Chocolate Balls
Vegan This: Make Your Own Swedish Chocolate Balls

The easiest and most enjoyable Fika food you may ever try. Take a trip to Sweden, and seas of Chokladbollar (chocolate balls) will likely surround you. They fill the glass cases of bakeries, ine the shelves of shops, speckle department store cafes as a welcome Fika break from shoe shopping […]

Vegan This: Sugar Plum Scones to Better Your Complexion
Vegan This: Sugar Plum Scones to Better Your Complexion

  Visions of sugar plum fairies waif through the air with these simple, seasonal and nutritional treats. Scones, experience says, can be either bland as a dog biscuit or so chock full of sugar and butter that they consume a whole day’s food fulfillment. With this fresh take on the […]

NYFW: Celebrating Beauty and Brilliance with Allison Parris
NYFW: Celebrating Beauty and Brilliance with Allison Parris

Beauty and brilliance meet in Allison Parris’ Spring/Summer 2013 collection. When you meet Allison Parris and her Spring/Summer 2013 collection, you can’t help but smile. Words like charming, pretty, party and fun fill the air. Parris, in her eighth year of showing her own, eponymous line, seems at ease with […]

NYFW: Falling in Love, Costello Tagliapietra Style
NYFW: Falling in Love, Costello Tagliapietra Style

Through subtle color and feminine silhouettes, Costello Tagliapietra evokes an air of sultry love. Color is emotion. It evokes the dramatic and the subtle, from clarity, to confidence, to anger and love. As the forthcoming Costello Tagliapietra Spring/Summer 2013 season swooned down the runway this week, sensuality collided with intensity—passion—just […]

NYFW: Samantha Pleet Takes on an Urban Indiana Jones
NYFW: Samantha Pleet Takes on an Urban Indiana Jones

With Spring/Summer 2013, Samantha Pleet merges old with new to encapsulate the modern women. In our rapid-paced, progressive world, there’s beauty to be had in traversing backwards in time and place. With Samantha Pleet’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection all made in New York City, the designer took us there with her “Sands […]

NYFW: Running Through The Desert With Laura Siegel
NYFW: Running Through The Desert With Laura Siegel

Local craft and cacti meet in Laura Siegel’s NYFW Spring/Summer 2013 collection. After months voyaging through Peru, Bolivia and India, Canadian designer Laura Siegel uncovered the indigenous crafts of remote villages and local artisans. She also discovered cacti—the succulents that caught her eye and inspired an entire Spring/Summer 2013 collection.

NYFW: CROP by David Peck Takes on Literature and Place
NYFW: CROP by David Peck Takes on Literature and Place

Designer David Peck shows the many colors of his Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Fashion, David Peck makes clear, is more than just the clothes we wear. With his eponymous CROP by David Peck Spring/Summer 2013 collection, Peck shows that fashion is both transformative and character defining. (Translation: You are what you […]