The Fashionista's Book List

Take your love for fashion to the next level with a few of these books on your coffee table:             The Cocktail Dress by Laird Borrelli-Persson($21.99). A fun and informative book about the history of the cocktail dress.     The Style Strategy: A Less-Is-More Approach to Staying Chic and […]

Say It Isn’t Sew

At about 9:15 p.m. Thursday night in Lake Forest, a crack of thunder and a bolt of lightening shook cable connections and dropped television signals.   It’s as if someone above didn’t want us to witness Peach Carr’s final judging on Project Runway. In a challenge that seemed to have Carr’s name all over it—remaking […]

No Bruise on This Peach

On Thursday night, Project Runway became a team sport. Captains were named. Designers were chosen.   And our North Shore peach was the last one picked. “I didn’t let myself get down about this because I knew the strategy going on in April’s head,” says Peach Carr of her team captain, April Johnston. “April knew […]

Project Runway: What Happened to Peach?

Don’t worry. Project Runway’s Peach Carr was the first one to be named safe from Thursday night’s elimination—30 minutes before the show was even over.   Talk about a different week for Carr, who last week found herself in the bottom three where two were ultimately sent home. “When I heard it was the party […]

Peach Saved by the Storm

Peach Carr could have been blown away by this week’s challenge on Project Runway. But instead, she held on to her hat, and (spoiler alert!) onto another week in the running for the show’s top prize.   Philip Treacy, storied milliner to stars like Sarah Jessica Parker and Lady Gaga, asked the designers to create […]

A Peach of a Designer

Hold on to your dress forms ladies. One of our own is heading to Project Runway.   On Thursday, July 29 at 8 pm CT on Lifetime, Project Runway will debut its eighth season with 17 new designers (the most ever in the show’s history)—one of them being Sheila “Peach” Carr of Lake Forest. “My […]