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

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,
Sarong, Everything But Water,
Bejeweled string bikini, Tara Matthews, $400,
Oversized round sunglasses, Prada, $245,
Gold and turquoise thing slides,
Bikini top, $20.99 and bottom $13.99, Full Tilt,
Beach ball, $12.99,
Ring bandeau bikini, Beach Couture, $130,
Flip-flops, Havaianas, $22,
Bandeau bikini top, $13 and matching bottom $13,
Straw sun hat, JLO, $29.99,
Drink, Margarita-Martini-Mojito
Beach towel, Juicy Couture, $75,
Bandeau bikini, Frill, $25,
Straw Allegra bag,
Apple iPod, 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,
Sandal, Gianmarco Lorenzi, $1,047,
Paratay leather tote, Chloe’, $1,573,
Sandal, Jimmy Choo, $735,
Neon flip-flop,Charlotte Russe, $6.99,
Zip clutch, Marc Jacobs, $350,
Flat sandal with criss-cross straps, $40,
Handbag, Bulgari, $1,190,
Bag, Melie Bianco, $95,
“Rhett” sandal, L.A.M.B, $345,
Stiped bag, Betseyville by Betsey Johnson, $88,

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,
Cotton dress, Vivienne Westwood, $384,
Bangles, Alex & Ani, $268,
Sandals, Christian Louboutin, $1,495,
Silk chiffon stripped dress, 3.1 Phillip Lim, $475,
Leather bowler bag, Tod’s,
Tri-color slingbacks, Fendi,
Earrings, Chanel,
Dress, Stella McCartney, $650,
Shoes, Gia Lorenzi, $755,
Ring, $198,
Patent clutch, Yves Saint Laurent, $380,
Aviator shades, Rayban, $155,

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,
Coconut shell earrings, Huahine Jewelry, $39.95,
Coconut Lime Verbena body scrub, Bath & Body Works, $15,
French terry drawstring shorts, Old Navy, $15,
Distressed cropped jeans, Viggos, $34.99,
Braided rugby striped top, Forever 21, $14.80,
Bob Marley photo,
Halter-neck ruffle bikini, Fisico, $258,
Slim animal flip-flops, Havaianas, $24,
Bow vest dress, $46,
Medium coconut bangle, $7.99,
“Gorgeous Black Women” photo, Happy Birthday Jamaica,
Air Jamaica Airlines
Extra Jamaica Rum, Appleton Estate Rum,
Super Sweet Pineapple, Sainsbury,