Archive for the ‘fashion’ Category

Celebrity style: Vanessa Simmons at the Pastry Salutes the Troops Event in NYC

May 29, 2010

 Vanessa Simmons is such a beautiful girl. I love her laid-back yet glamour girl style. She’s not afraid to take risks fashion wise and she knows how to make any look work for her. This olive green boyfriend shirt, shirred leggings and thigh-high boots play homage to the military inspired event Pastry Salutes The Troops she and sister Angela hosted yesterday at the Intrepid-Sea-Air-Space Museum in NYC.

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Designer Collections: Colette Dinnigan Ready-to-Wear Fall 2010

May 27, 2010

Collette Dinnigan gets ladylike with her latest fall collection. The looks are soft, feminine and stylish, perfect for the fashionista with glamor on her mind.

Get the Look: Jennifer Hudson at the Winnie Cocktail Party @ Cannes

May 24, 2010

Get Jennifer Hudson’s sexy new look in blue that she showcased during the cocktail party for Winnie during Cannes. Blue is a great color for all skin tones, and paired with sleek black heels and bold jewelry, you’re ready for a night on the town.

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Hudson Blues by chocfashblog featuring Alexander McQueen dresses

Designer Collections: Bottega Veneta Cruise 2011

May 18, 2010

Bottega Veneta captures the epitome of the vacation season with relaxed looks from their 2011 cruise wear collection.

Get the Look: Green Light

May 16, 2010
 Gina Ravera @ the UNCF’s Evening of Stars celebration.

Give them the green light with a pale green ensemble, perfect for spring and summer. It’s great on sleek dress or with a casual tee and a pair of shorts. Using color in your wardrobe this season will keep you on the right track.

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Green Light by chocfashblog featuring Old Navy t shirts

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Get the Look: Peachy Queen

May 15, 2010
Anais Mali in Sophie Theallet

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Peachy Queen by chocfashblog featuring Fendi

Shades of peach are sweet for this summer. Get the look with a a sleek asymmetrical dress like the one below (2nd from right) by AKA New York, or opt for a draped satin look (right) by Yves Saint Laurent at mytheresa.com. Add a pair of sexy nude shoes and a gold bib necklace and you’re ready to set it off.

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CFB Polls: Where Do You Get Fashion Advice?

April 9, 2010
 Gabrielle Union can look fly with little effort.
When it comes to fashion some of us are more style savvy than others. If you were fortunate enough to have people in your family with great style, you may be ahead of the game. For me there was my mother and grandmother, whose seemingly effortless style inspired me to take fashion seriously. I began my love affair with fashion the moment my grandmother pointed me in the direction of the dress department of Bealls department store in Texas. “Pick the best you can find,” she would say. Immediately I would choose the most glamorous of dresses, with sheer organza fabric, rosette details, lace, or whatever was the fanciest, but not over the top. With shoes, my grandmother, a Ferragamo addict, always suggested I get the best shoes she could afford. The lesson I learned here: Cheap shoes can ruin an outfit.  I’ve invested more money on shoes and handbags that any other accessory in my wardrobe. Let’s face it, it’s easier to play off a cheap dress when you have expensive shoes. No one can see your dress’ label but they can see your shoes. So, The Chocolate Fashion Blog wants to know, where do you get your fashion advice.

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Wardrobe 101 – The Leather Jacket

March 8, 2010
 Tichina Arnold

The leather jacket has long been a casual fashion statement. It’s a simple item that can be dressed up or down and turn ordinary into extraordinary. I’ve owned leather jackets since the late eighties when I was in junior high and wanted to have the tough yet chic look.The leather jacket effortlessly takes you from day to night with little effort.

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Mary J. Blige
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 Mariah Carey
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Fashion Spreads: So Long Alexander

February 11, 2010
(Click photos for item details.) All items are by Alexander McQueen.

Designer Collections: Fashion East

January 29, 2010

Quirky fashion has never been my style but every once in a while there will be something that catches my eye. Like the Fashion East spring collection. It’s colorful, striking, and downright entertaining. The patterns are skillfully executed and add personality to the garments. The hues are bright and youthful, and definitely conversation pieces.