The phrase “style icon” is a term so casually thrown around that it’s easy to forget the qualities that make a true icon.
Today’s Style Spotlight however, couldn’t be on a more worthy and deserving subject.
Michelle Harper is the incredibly stylish and avant-garde Colombia-born, New York-bred philanthropist and business woman.
Currently serving on the board of directors for FIT’s Couture Council, Tata Harper Beauty and Casita Maria, Michelle is a prominent and renowned fixture on the New York scene.
We first took notice of Michelle’s avant-garde style back in 2009 when she attended the MOMA Film Benefit: A Tribute To Tim Burton in a gorgeous Zac Posen dress, who is one of her favourite designers.
Naming Victor de Souza, Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent as more of her go-to designers, it’s no wonder Michelle’s unique style is colourful, dramatic and constantly evolving.
She also loves accessories, wearing designs by milliners such as Yazbukey, Rod Keenan and Piers Atkinson – a favourite of another fashion superstar, Anna Dello Russo. Read more…