Archive for the ‘summer’ Category

Trends: Rasta from the Runway

May 16, 2010
Chanel Iman in Blumarine

Get inspired with a little Rastafarian themed fashions with the colors of the Jamaican flag for spring.

Rasta ChicFashion Trends & Styles - Polyvore

Rasta Chic by chocfashblog featuring Issa dresses

Shoes: Christian Louboutin, sweater: Blumarine, Swimsuit: Roxy
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Let’s Go to the Farmer’s Market

July 31, 2009
Adam at ShopStyle

Saturday morning shopping, fresh brewed coffee, a bag of fruit, freshly made tamales. Dress for comfort and style in a chic silk dress by Adam, leather thong sandals by Steve Madden, and a simple necklace by Sonya Renee. Throw all of your purchases in your satchel by Roxy Over the Rainbow.

Beauty: Summer Hair

July 31, 2009




Summer nights make for pretty hair looks. Whether you choose to let it fall loose and free, keep it swept to one side, or let the tendrils flow, choose a look that’s easy to maintain.

Orange You Fabulous!

July 22, 2009
Desire, excitement, fire! Orange is definitely a color that turns heads. Turn up the heat in your wardrobe this summer with these killer pieces!
Forever 21 at ShopStyle

Trend Alert: Swimsuits Go Bold!

July 10, 2009

Designers are debuting their cruise 2010 swim collections in Miami July 15th-19th at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and SwimShow July 18th-21st. Popular trends include bold, bright patterns, safari and psychedelic prints and head turning colors. The 80s are also making a comeback in swimwear…Oh my!

Item Details:
Palm tree bikini, Diane von Furstenberg, $80, theoutnet.com
Sarong, Everything But Water, everythingButWater.com
Bejeweled string bikini, Tara Matthews, $400, net-a-porter.com
Oversized round sunglasses, Prada, $245, net-a-porter.com
Gold and turquoise thing slides, chickdowntown.com
Bikini top, $20.99 and bottom $13.99, Full Tilt, tillys.com
Beach ball, $12.99, target.com
Ring bandeau bikini, Beach Couture, $130, topshop.com
Flip-flops, Havaianas, $22, piperlime.gap.com
Bandeau bikini top, $13 and matching bottom $13, dorothyperkins.com
Straw sun hat, JLO, $29.99, e4hats.com
Drink, Margarita-Martini-Mojito
Beach towel, Juicy Couture, $75, juicycouture.com
Bandeau bikini, Frill, $25, topshop.com
Straw Allegra bag, Vivre.com
Apple iPod, Apple.com

Ideeli.com Giveaway & Sales for 7/10 – Melissa Shoes, Tart & Bodhi

July 10, 2009
Lanvin giveaway starts at 2PM!!

Melissa Shoes
Save up to: 44% off
Prices start at: $44


Tart sassy womenswear!
Save up to: 59% off
Prices start at: $29


Bodhi handbags!
Save up to: 60% off
Prices start at: $129

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Ideeli Sales for Friday, June 26th

June 25, 2009

Kensie Dresses
Save up to up to 58% Off
Prices start at $54

Matisse Shoe Sale
Save up to 46% off!
Prices starting at $34

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Summer Bags & Shoes

June 24, 2009
Summer shoes and bags take on a whole new meaning with color and excitement. A perfect pedicure is the ideal complement to a summery sandal. And of course you need a bag to load those magazines, novels, snacks, and iPhones in when you hit the beach!

Item Details
Modern Aries bag with Zip Detail, $750, brownfashion.com
Sandal, Gianmarco Lorenzi, $1,047, mercedeh-shoes.com
Paratay leather tote, Chloe’, $1,573, net-a-porter.com
Sandal, Jimmy Choo, $735, net-a-porter.com
Neon flip-flop,Charlotte Russe, $6.99, charlotterusse.com
Zip clutch, Marc Jacobs, $350, farfetch.com
Flat sandal with criss-cross straps, $40, piperlime.gap.com
Handbag, Bulgari, $1,190, styledrops.com
Bag, Melie Bianco, $95, piperlime.gap.com
“Rhett” sandal, L.A.M.B, $345, piperlime.gap.com
Stiped bag, Betseyville by Betsey Johnson, $88, regencies.com

All Dressed Up & Somewhere to Go

June 21, 2009

Pretty dresses make for an interesting summer. They’re perfect for a party, wedding, or even a picnic. Dress them up or down with heels and sandals that can take you from the beach to the dance floor. Keep make-up to a minimum and hair simple. The right looks allows you to catch the perfect summer breeze!

Item Details:
Metallic leather clutch, $349, mytheresa.com
Cotton dress, Vivienne Westwood, $384, net-a-porter.com
Bangles, Alex & Ani, $268, chickdowntown.com
Sandals, Christian Louboutin, $1,495, net-a-porter.com
Silk chiffon stripped dress, 3.1 Phillip Lim, $475, net-a-porter.com
Leather bowler bag, Tod’s, Bluefly.com
Tri-color slingbacks, Fendi, net-a-porter.com
Earrings, Chanel, portero.com
Dress, Stella McCartney, $650, matchesfashion.com
Shoes, Gia Lorenzi, $755, farfetch.com
Ring, $198, my-wardrobe.com
Patent clutch, Yves Saint Laurent, $380, bluefly.com
Aviator shades, Rayban, $155, my-wardrobe.com

Jamaican Me Crazy!!

June 19, 2009
Far south in the middle of the Caribbean Sea lies the jewel of the West Indies, Jamaica. With it’s flawless waters, so crystal clear you can see through to the world below, Jamaica is the perfect island getaway. It’s the place where magic happens and the island Patois flows from the tongues of many in a beguiling fashion. And don’t forget the cuisine. Enjoy a plate of jerk chicken or sample rice and peas, or fried plantain. But pack light, temperatures in Jamaica reach scorching. Looking for a flight? Try Air Jamaica, who offers several flights from most major airports and discount vacation packages. No time for sitting around once you get there, take part in one of the island’s many festivals or dance the night away at a Kingston club. Who knows…You just might fall in love…

Item Details:
“Jamaican Me Crazy” tee, Charlotte Russe, $10, charlotterusse.com
Coconut shell earrings, Huahine Jewelry, $39.95, Amazon.com
Coconut Lime Verbena body scrub, Bath & Body Works, $15, bathandbodyworks.com
French terry drawstring shorts, Old Navy, $15, oldnavy.gap.com
Distressed cropped jeans, Viggos, $34.99, charlotterusse.com
Braided rugby striped top, Forever 21, $14.80, forever21.com
Bob Marley photo, Funbumperstickers.com
Halter-neck ruffle bikini, Fisico, $258, farfetch.com
Slim animal flip-flops, Havaianas, $24, piperlime.gap.com
Bow vest dress, $46, topshop.com
Medium coconut bangle, $7.99, tanojewelry.com
“Gorgeous Black Women” photo, Happy Birthday Jamaica, gorgeousblackwomen.blogspot.com
Air Jamaica Airlines
Extra Jamaica Rum, Appleton Estate Rum, chaseintl.net
Super Sweet Pineapple, Sainsbury, mysupermarket.co.uk