Sip, Shop, Shoes was the name of the event held on November 24 at Windy’s Boutique on the South Side of Pittsburgh, 1903 E. Carson…
In this Aug. 21, 2013 photo, Karim Corzo, a shoe designer using Guatemalan textiles, poses for a photo at a workspace in her factory in Guatemala City. Embroidered Mayan textiles known as huipiles are undergoing a revival in some of the country’s finest boutiques as they become a haute couture fixture. Corzo saw an economic benefit to the fashion trend. “They allow us to give work to the women who weave them and sell them,” Corzo said. (AP Photo/Luis Soto) by Sonia Perez D.Associated Press WriterGUATEMALA CITY (AP) – With their brightly colored fabrics filled with animals and landscapes, Guatemala’s indigenous had long used textiles to tell stories and share their visions of the universe. In modern times, however, those same fabrics made their wearers targets for discrimination, marking them as part of the country’s poor and indigenous.
The Rebecca Minkoff Spring Summer 2014 collection is modeled as singer Janelle Monae performs, left, at New York Fashion Week on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Lisa Tolin) by Jocelyn NoveckAP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — OMG, the music! And OMG, the shoes!