Archive for the ‘trends’ Category

Trends: It’s Curtains for Spring

October 5, 2009

Designers are using dramatic draping techniques to add flair to everything from dresses to jackets for spring.


Trend Report: Navy Blues

September 25, 2009

The crisp look of navy blue is sleek and elegant in appearance.

Liya Kebede in Givenchy

Item Details
Charlotte Russe belted ruffle blouse, $19.99
Wal G** coat dress, $74.00
Bounkit for Vivre necklace, $1,065
Anne Klein watch, $65
Kate Spade Idiom enamel bangle, $43
Clu asymmetric cut tee dress, $169.40
Pink Studio Lupe cross-body bag, $80
Christian Louboutin peep-toe pumps, $430
Gucci navy crystal Hysteria wallet, $320
Emporio Armani crocodile print clutch, $290
Vivienne Westwood skirt, $230

Trend Report: The Fabulous 40s

September 15, 2009

The 1940s was a time when beauty and glamor reigned supreme. Long flowing dresses, perfectly coiffed hair, red lipstick, and structured suits topped with gorgeous hats. Imagine walking into a room when everyone is dressed in their very best, the people are beautiful, the music is romantic and live and everything is…fabulous.

Top: A black woman wears her fur jacket in the 1940s.
Bottom: The past resurfaces at a Dolce & Gabbana show for fall 2009.

A fashionable black couple and lady in the 1940s

 This dress by Victoria Beckham captures the true essence of the 1940s.  

Chris Benz

Aquilano Rimondi

Dolce & Gabbana
Elie Saab
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Trends: Coffee & Cream

September 2, 2009

Coffee brown and cream are two colors that always blend well…

Trend Report: Rock Steady

August 31, 2009

Natural stone jewelry is unique and striking for fall.

 Necklace by Jill Alberts
Bangle by Sequin

Bracelet by Erickson Beamon
Necklace by Siman Tu 
 Earrings by Isharya  
Necklace by Alexis Bittar 

Rings by Paige Novick 
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Accessories: Classic Handbags

August 28, 2009

Classic handbags make a comeback this fall will all the major designers offering their selections. Here’s a few of our favorites for every day of the week!

Yves Saint Laurent top-handle crest leather bag. 
Louis Vuitton Pailettes bag
Prada leather and nylon bag

é leather shopping bag

Fendi leather Peekaboo bag with calf-hair lining

Mulberry Large East/West bag in suede crocodile 
Roger Vivier Diligence handbag 

Trend Report: Sequins the other Bling

August 27, 2009

A little shimmer never hurt anybody. Sequins are the way to go for fall if you want to add a little kick to your wardrobe. A sequin dress is perfect for nightime glamour when you want to stand out. If sublte is more your style, opt for ap pair of sequin shoes, a sequin clutch, and jacket. Sequins are the new bling!

Item Details: 
Sequined wool sweater, $383.25, Alberta Ferretti
Sequin tank, $28, Ikat 
Sequin oversize tee, $80, Topshop
Duo sequined bangle, $6.80, Forever 21
Sequin bodice sweater, $390, Markus Lupfer
Stripe sequin tube skirt, $80, Topshop
Vintage collection Waking up in Vegas dress, $90, Chickdowntown
Sequin stretch bandeau dress, $100, Topshop
Wiviana sequin mini-dress, $610,  Paul & Joe
Black sequin peep-toe pumps, $500, Giuseppe Zanotti
Petite sequin strand top, $70, Topshop

Trend Report: Accessories – The Zebras Have It for Fall 2009

August 25, 2009

 Above: Pony hair and leather shoes, Pour La Victorie, pony hair and patent leather bag, Bodhi, 14 karat gold and diamond necklace, Sidney Evan, calfskin, pony hair, and lizard shoe, Barbabra Bui

 The Zebras have it. Channel your inner animal and go wild with luxe zebra accessories.

Trend Report: Resort 2010 Holiday Tee Off!

August 25, 2009

Above top to bottom: Brett Breggs, Lightening bolt, and Diesel tee.


Printed tees are gearing up for an appearance this holiday season. There’s nothing like a comfy tee and a nice pair of jeans to tool around in.

Trends: Draping

August 22, 2009

Get the look of the goddesses with draping. Draped dresses, shirts, and skirts give your look the sensual feel of motion. Soft draping works for the day while elaborate draping goes well for night. Fabrics like matte jersey and silk crepe fall neatly against your body. In need of curves? Give your frame the illusion of curves with draping.

Item Details:
Asymmetrical blouse, $1,750, Lanvin
Sleeveless jersey dress, $1,416, Yves Saint Laurent
Long sleeve draped neck dress, $405, Vanessa Bruno
Embellished draped wool dress, $460, Antik Batik
Checked draped skirt, $220.50, Mcq Alexander McQueen
Satin jersey top, $835, Emanuel Ungaro
Cowl cami, $89, Isabella Oliver

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