Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Costume Fab: The 24th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition, FIDM Museum Los Angeles

This past weekend was the Opening Night Gala for the 24th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition at the FIDM Museum. This exhibition honors Costume Designers and films of the past year as well as the Academy Award Best Costume Design Nominees.

FIDM Museum 24th Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition
Photo courtesy of ABImages

The party occurred on Saturday and guests included many costume designers whose designs are being shown in this wonderful exhibition. The one-of-a-kind exhibition features over 100 costumes, 23 films represented and best of all: ALL the FIVE Best Costume Design Nominees' costumes are being featured! Oh, and if you didn't know this, the exhibition is FREE! It runs until April 30th!
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Open House Fun: Nick Verreos at the January 2016 FIDM San Diego Open House

This past weekend, I had the honor of making an "appearance" at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM San Diego Campus, for their Open House. As the College's Official Spokesperson, I travel to all of the school's campuses from time to time, doing special visits and giving special lectures; this was one such occasion.

FIDM San Diego Nick: Nick Verreos, FIDM San Diego Open House January 2016

The FIDM Open House is a way for high school (as well as post-graduate) students thinking about going into the fashion industry to get a chance to meet Alumni, Instructors, Graduates, and check out the campuses of course. This is always one of my favorite parts of being a FIDM Spokesperson; I get to meet-and-greet all the people with the same "Passion For Fashion" that I have.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
NV Fab: Nick Verreos on EVINE Live TV Shopping Network last week during the January "Wear Now" Sale Show

Last week, I had the pleasure of being back on the EVINE Live TV Shopping Network with my NV Nick Verreos line. And boy, did I have a BLAST! Oh and yes, we SOLD OUT of a lot of styles! I did two full hours with the EVINE Hostess-With-The-Mostess, the gorgeous Wendi Russo. The reason for me being on--besides the fact that I just LOVE being there!--was also that it was a MAJOR SALE EXTRAVAGANZA!
Sunday, January 31, 2016
"The Insider" Co-Host Debbie Matenopoulos in NIKOLAKI Nick Verreos/David Paul Gown and Fashion Sketch--2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet

I was so excited to see the fabulous "The Insider" Co-Host Debbie Matenopoulos wearing our NIKOLAKI gown at last night's 2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet.  Debbie's gown was a mint-green colored silk chiffon sequined bias-cut dress with a "Sari"-style drape and silk zibeline strapless bustier...

 "The Insider" TV Show Co-Host Debbie Matenopoulos in NIKOLAKI Nick Verreos/David Paul Gown--2016 SAG Awards Red  Carpet

Best Dressed Couple: "The Insider" Entertainment TV Show Hosts Louis Aguirre and Debbie Matenopoulos at the 2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet

Saturday, January 30, 2016
 Nicole Kidman in Gucci

Nicole Kidman wore this pink, lilac and violet sequined gown from Gucci. Gucci's new designer Alessandro Michele (he's been Creative Director since last year) has been shaping up the fashion world with his "Geek Chic/70's" new look to the House of Gucci and I guess Kidman (or whoever styled her) thought she would look divine in one of his newest creations. I may have to disagree. This was a bit of a mess. While I give her points for going "out there" (as "out there" as one can go nowadays at these otherwise boring red carpet events), this style was a bit too Cirque du Soleil-meets-Valley of the Dolls...

Trompe L'oeil Gucci: While the gown may look like it is ruffled, it's a trompe l'oeil effect (an illusion) which is quite interesting in terms of the dress but I just don't think it translated well on the red carpet. Now, if she wore this in Capri with gold sandals while drinking a Campari and Soda, I would have probably thought she looked bellissima!

With that being said...What do you guys think of this on Nicole Kidman? Yay or Nay?
 Emilia Clarke in Christian Dior

"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke wore this fuchsia pink silk satin ball gown from Christian Dior. I liked the color (I'm a big fan of bubblegum pink!) and I love me a good ball gown but...this was a little too Disney Princess-Meets-Prom-a-licious...

Plunging: Actress Emilia Clarke in pink Christian Dior--2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet

Prom Debutante: Emilia Clarke in Christian Dior--2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet

What do you guys think...Is this glamorous and elegant? Or Disney Prom-a-licious? Let me know!
 Claire Danes in Stella McCartney

"Homeland" actress Claire Danes wore this gown by Stella McCartney at the 2016 SAG Awards. blue color-blocked gown had a plunging neckline, simple and clean silhouette and slight train...

Simple Elegance: We all know that Claire is a fan of this clean and simple red carpet look; she's not a fussy gal when it comes to dressing up. It definitely works for her. And the proportions were just right for her figure. Thumbs up for Claire!

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