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Fourth Of July Style Ideas That Are Not Gimmicky

June 30th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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It’s that time of year again! The time when proud Americans gather far and wide adorned in Red, White and Blue apparel , gathering around Backyards and Beaches proclaiming how proud they are to be American or just to show off their trendy Stars and Striped outfits. Well, this year keep in mind , you can be patriotic without being corny. Here are some style ideas that may bring out your inner Fashionista.

 

 Try pairing polka dots with solids.

We all know Stars and Stripes are a thing of forever. But you don’t have to be so literal. Try this look on for size. Pair a top much like this Dorthy Perkins cutback top with nicely taliored Burberry London pants and a Blzaer. Add accessories like a stylish Michael Kors bag and Cesare Paciotti shoes. Heels too high? Opt out for a solid colored flat or sandal. If these designers are a little pricey for your budget, Stores like Forever21, Bakers, New York and Co may suit you.

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 Keep the flag design to a minimum.

If you can not shake the urge to wear ” The Grande Ole Flag” please refrain from going overborad. Since the new fashion trend is “All White”, try wearing an all white outfit with  a Patriotic shoe like the classic  Converse All Stars, Jeffery Campbell Heels or to spruce up your look to match up with the traditional fireworks, the glow in the dark American flag kicks by Adidas ft. Jeremy Scott.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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So for this Fourth of July , don’t forget to be sleek, creative and ready to look your best and stand out! Mix and match patterns, play with different shades of  Red, White and Blue. Try Burgundy, Sky Blue, Cremes or Beiges. Whichever you decide, do it well and own it. Remember, less is more. Have fun!

 

Article By:
Lynette Millard

Models Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner shows sneak peak at the red carpet

May 27th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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Just when you thought you wanted Summer to last forever, HM gives us a reason to wish for fall. The brand director of Balmain Paris, Oliver Rousteing and models Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner gave us a sneak peek at the red carpet of the Billboard awards dressed head-to-toe in pieces of the upcoming collection.
HM has had an amazing past collaborating with designers such as Versace (twice!), Alexander Wang, Roberto Cavalli and Maison Martin Margiela. The collection won’t be available until November 5, 2015 at select HM shops in 250 countries. Skipping the Summer doesn’t sound too bad!

 

Article by:
Evelyn Jean Francois

 

 

The Beginning of Summer!

May 20th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

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Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching and that means it’s the (unofficial) beginning of summer! Time for barbecues, festivals, street fairs and good vibes! Nothing goes better with summer than white hot fashion! White on white ensembles are perfect for the summer because you’ll look hot while trying to stay cool.

 

Article by:
Evelyn Jean Francois

Move over skinny jeans

May 12th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

The next time you walk into your favorite clothing store, chances are you’ll find loud prints, flared leg pants and airy delicate textures. Fashion has been feeling groovy lately! The latest trends have had a lot of influence from the 1970s – a huge difference from the camo/leather trend we had last Summer. Instead of bold and structured, we’ve got soft, ribbed, and rugged which is perfect for summer festivals.

Move over skinny jeans! I can finally walk around in my bell bottoms without getting side eyes! I’ve always loved styles from the 70s because they were comfortable more than anything. Clothing was either loose fitting, or tailored during the decade of post-Woodstock, protest and change. Ways that cool cats like you you can transition comfortably into this trend is to start off with a pair of wide leg pants. The difference between wide leg and flare leg pants is that flare leg slims along your thigh then billows out around your calves. Wide leg pants are wide fitting from hip to ankle. If you dont have lots of height for a flare leg, you can opt for culottes. Culottes are the newest trend this season. While a few might remember them as gauchos, these wide leg shorts can be dressed up with pumps or dressed down with sneakers, so they match anyone’s style!

Can you dig it?

 

 

Article by:
Evelyn Jean Francois

Adidas takes over Summertime

May 1st, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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Summertime in New York is known for the hottest temperatures, hottest events and the hottest street fashion. Every year there’s a brand that takes over the Summer. Nike has been on top for as long as I can remember with their classic Air Force 1, and they kept consumers light on their feet last year with their Roshe Runs. But this Summer, Adidas is giving everyone a run for their money!

Adidas has the streets looking like a scene out of the 80s again! School kids are dressed head to toe in stripes and trefoil and I know some 80s babies who never stopped rocking their shell-toes! I think they owe a lot of their recent popularity to their amazing collaborations. Pusha-T, Teyana Taylor, Raf Simons, and Kanye West are just a few of the big names Adidas has been worked with. Adidas’ most recent collab, the Originals Superstar Supercolor Pack with Pharrell Williams featured their classic ‘Superstar’ made available in 50 different colors from “Semi Solar Pink”, to “Collegiate Gold” to “Sharp Blue”. On Adidas.com, only “Brown” remains out of all 50 colors that were released at the end of March.

My personal Adidas favorite is the Stan Smith. Minimal logo, great comfort and effortless style. Adidas has always been a leader in the game especially these past several months and the I can tell heat won’t be the only thing hot in the streets this Summer!

Do you have a staple pair of Adidas? Comment below!

Article by:
Evelyn Jean Francois

New York Fashion Week 2015 is almost here!!

February 5th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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Actors anticipate the Oscars, Music Artists the Grammy’s; Fashionistas? FASHION WEEK! No matter if in London, Paris, New York or Milan Fashion week is one of the most exciting events of the year. With big names such as Donna Karan, Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Costello all showing off their amazing designs this is sure to be an epic week. We all look forward to see what new and trendy designs all our favorite designers come up with. Mercedes Benz Fashion week is HUGE, and not only for the designers but for models as well. To be able to walk a Mercedes Benz Fashion week runway is any models dream! So enough of all the hype, when is New York fashion week? Well it begins this upcoming Wed Feb 11th all the way until Thurs Feb 19th! Designers such as BCBGMAXAZRIA will be showing off their designs on Thurs Feb 12th at 10am, Lacoste on Feb 14th at 10am, DKNY on Sun Feb 15th at 1pm and many more! The most stylish week of the year is rapidly approaching!

For press, news, full list of the scheduled fashion shows of your favorite designers, and more details visit the Official Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Website http://mbfashionweek.com/

 

Article by:
Jennifer Montero

Newest Sexiest Shoe Trend

January 17th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

 

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As ladies we have an obsession and LOVE for shoes! Whether it’s a classy flat, sky high stilettos, some trendy wedges or even some cute pumps for work, we love them all! 2015 is a new year and your shoe collection to be just as new. This fabulous Aquazzura shoe can be a sexy addition to any fashionista’s closet! What makes a shoe sexy? Not only the height or the skin exposure but the confidence of the woman wearing it! These Aquazzura shoes are the sexiest heels in this fashion season. They have been worn by many fashionable celebs like Kendall Jenner, Julianne Moore, and Olivia Palermo. You should have a pair too!

These Beauties can be found on Aquazzura Sexy Thing Booties in Suede, $565; barneys.com

 

Article by:
Jennifer Montero

Five 2015 Fashion Must Haves

January 9th, 2015   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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Bucket Bag: The bucket bag is a core silhouette continued this season with Louis Vuitton making a strong statement with their appliques, embossing and metal accents giving a new look to the bag. The bucket bag also reduces its shape, becoming a more condensed version of what has previously been seen, with the exception of Dior and Moschino, who drift toward a much larger carryall shape.

Vertical Drop Pendant: A newcomer for spring 2015 is the vertical drop pendant. It creates a longer neckline while the extended silhouette greatens the potential for creativity; the possibilities are endless.

Braided Belt: The braided belt goes beyond the norm with metal accents and touches like utility buckles. The tuck through is all the rage for belts this season, allowing for extra-long tab to tuck through the belt itself.

Neck Scarf: The neck scarf, though simple, allows for a bold statement with material choice and details, including fringes, scalloped trims and wired edges. It opens the door to all types of creativity and opportunity for self-expression.

Bomber Jacket: The bomber jacket is the number one must have item in outerwear this season. So much material diversity, including mesh, sheer, satin and quilted applications. It’s a perfect cross to turn any outfit from Sporty to Edgy and Classy.

 

Article by:
Jennifer Montero

The 2014 VS Fashion show is almost Here!

November 29th, 2014   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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There is no doubt that the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion show is the sexiest fashion show of the year! Victoria’s Secret decided to mix things up this year by hosting the 2014 Victorias Secret Fashion show on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 for the first time ever in London. There will be may performances by artists such as Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Hozier. The wow factor in this year’s show, which we are all excited to see is the Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra! VS unveiled their “Fantasy Bra” which is encrusted in diamonds, rubies, sapphires and 18k gold just recently. These bras will be making their debut down the runway at this year’s show being worn by VS Angels Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio. Last years show had 40 confirmed models to walk the runway, this year’s show has 5o confirmed models that will be working the catwalk.

Check out the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Preview Below!

http://vsallaccess.victoriassecret.com/2014/11/25/what-happened-in-vegas/

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Jennifer Montero

Kendall Jenner steals the red carpet at the 2014 AMA’s

November 25th, 2014   admin  Uncategorized   No Comments »

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One word to describe Kendall Jenner at the 2014 AMA’s is FLAWLESS. Kendall looked stunning at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Nov. 23 for the American Music Awards. Jenner arrived in sheer, high-slit Yigal Azrouël halter dress, which she paired with high-waist black undies and simple black pumps. The dress provided sexy yet classy side cleavage as well as a clear view of her high waisted black underpants. Kendall is known for looking her sexiest at previous awards shows, but her look at this year’s AMA’s is her hottest look yet. Kendall has made a name for herself in the high fashion world for quite some time now. Kendall has successfully gotten out from behind the shadow of her older sisters Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian. Kendall is a young hot model who is pushing boundaries with this red carpet look. Kendall Jenner is the most sought after model of the moment landing many huge High Fashion campaigns. Jenner snagged a major Estee Lauder contract and most recently the Chanel S/S 2015 Campaign! With looks like the one’s from this year’s AMA’s The sky is the limit for this hot young model!

 

Article by:
Jennifer Montero