Johnathan Kayne for Sydney's Closet Plus Size Pageant Dresses

Plus-Size Dress Designer Collaborates with Johnathan Kayne of “Project Runway All Stars”

For Spring 2020 designer Phyllis Brasch Librach of Sydney’s Closet and Johnathan Kayne, red-carpet designer to the stars, have joined creative forces to launch the collection. 

July 15, 2019
Tags: News
Hubert de Givenchy style icon

The Fashion Legacy of Designer Hubert de Givenchy

Next time to reach into your closet for your beloved Little Black Dress, please remember Hubert de Givenchy. The French aristocratic designer died March 10, 2018 at his chateau near Paris. He was 91.

You may not know Givenchy by his name. But  there is no question that you know - and love - his fashion legacy: the Little Black Dress.

March 13, 2018
Tags: News Style
Teen Vogue Magazine to Stop Printing | Going Digital Only

Teen Vogue Magazine to Stop Printing | Going Digital Only

Like everyone in the fashion industry, the team at Sydney's Closet was saddened to learn the news that Teen Vogue will stop printing in 2018.  The magazine was one of our faves!

November 03, 2017
Tags: News
Models of ALL Sizes on Project Runway this Season!

Models of ALL Sizes on Project Runway this Season!

We can not get enough of Project Runway this season. Why do you ask? The show made a major change by including models of all sizes (up to size 22!) on the runway.
September 12, 2017
Tags: News Style
Tayja Jones Wears Sydney's Closet Prom Dress

Tayja Jones Wears Sydney's Closet Prom Dress

This year, she chose to wear our best-selling  Little Tease Prom Dress - a sassy, short, style dress with multi-color sequins splashed on the bodice.
May 10, 2016
Tags: News
Our 2016 Collection Is Released

Our 2016 Collection Is Released

Hot off the presses! Our market experience in Atlanta, Dallas and Harogate, UK were amazing this year. We have already begun the process of completing the work ups (known as Tech Packs) and sending off our purchase orders to the factories in order for our 2016 Collection to arrive in time for the Prom season.
October 05, 2015
Tags: News Style
A Plus Size Victoria's Secret Model

A Plus Size Victoria's Secret Model

Women around the world have revolted again lingerie conglomerate Victoria's Secret. While it is well known that Victoria's Secret focuses on using Angles that meet certain physical requirements, the company is now having to move forward into the 21st century and will hopefully add some plus-size models to their line.
August 21, 2015
Tags: News
Donate Your Gowns To A Great Cause

Donate Your Gowns To A Great Cause

As school is ready to get back into session, many teens and women throughout the world are cleaning out their closets for the new school year. In addition to fabulous clothing to donate, your gently used homecoming, prom and formal gowns are a great way to give back to your community. We have been in communication with an amazing organization and wanted to help our readers find a way to donate your gowns to a great cause.
August 14, 2015
Tags: News
FFFWeek 2015 Retailer of the Year

FFFWeek 2015 Retailer of the Year

I can't think of an honor greater than receiving the 2015 Retailer of the Year Award from Full Figured Fashion Week. What a professional - and personal - thrill to get to be on stage at FFFWeek in New York City to accept the award.
June 26, 2015
Tags: News

Special Occasion Dresses Stuck at Sea

You may have seen in the news that the mammoth shipping docks on the West Coast ports have been experiencing extensive slow downs due to congestion
January 28, 2015
Tags: News

Marsala 2015 Color of the Year

What will be hot fashion color for 2015? PANTONE® , the global color authority, announces it will be Marsala, a naturally robust and earthy wine red.
December 04, 2014
Tags: News

Red Plus Size Party Dresses Make News

Catch the media buzz Sydney's Closet is creating in Miami and Puerto Rico where Spanish-speaking newspapers featured red plus size party dresses from our new Celebrations Collection
December 03, 2014
Tags: News Style