This is my last week of spring classes at FIT, blow the trumpets! I’m not excited just because the semester is coming to an end, but it’s also the amount of time I’ll have to share my stories, projects, tons of fashion advice! But, right now things are looking brighter, shorter and chicer as we enjoy our spring days. Continue reading “Style Tips: A Short Shift of Color.” »
Jeans we wear religiously, but there are times when we should put some things to rest and summer time will be the perfect season to let our skirted garments shine. It the woven fabric that keeps our legs warm in the winter and hot as hell in the summer.
Continue reading “For The Love of Denim, Skirted Edition” »
This accessory is one for those who would rather adorned their heads while everyone is puts their jewels on the neck. I’ve been suggesting jeweled headbands as an alternative to necklaces for those who may be attending black-tie weddings or prom.
I’ve share some stylish looks for prom (here and here) that can either have some young ladies raising their eyebrows in a questionable way or raising it plotting how they’ll one up on their fashion rivals at the prom with the sequenced romper and sheer skirt!
Shop The Look
Ruffle your way to the dance floor. If there was a ever an excuse to wear ruffles, prom night would be it. Wearing dresses you can’t move in and aren’t a bit memorable defeats the purpose of going the extra chic mile for your prom outfit. In this case a small amount of ruffles can go a long way. Continue reading “Think Outside The Box For Prom Part Two” »
Recently I gave into a request to help a friend who admits to being so fashionably challenged that her daughter was afraid to have her be the only one there when she started looking for her prom dress.
The first though that went through my head was “how old is my friend to have a teenage daughter?” Second, “am I that old that I have friends with teenage children?” Yikes. Well with age there is fashion wisdom and the realization that I could go through the entire prom shopping experience vicariously through my friend’s daughter.
I look at proms as the teen version of weddings. A whole lot of fuss, primping, pampering and dressing up without restrictions on your attire. You can wear white, or ruffle garments in bright colors, you can even wear rompers on prom night! The options are endless, but I decided to share prom looks that aren’t very traditional, allowing those young ladies to wear these garments or accessories again and not letting it be a one night thing.
It be for a casual day walking around or an evening out with friends, no longer should we look at overalls as a piece of garment that is only restricted to day time, and play dates as we did when we were kids. We’re older and wiser now, right? Therefore, think beyond pairing your overalls with a simple t-shirt and sneakers and dress it up. Continue reading “Denim Overalls Are Back.” »
Some women have to wear long sleeve blouses during the hotter months of the year for several reasons. It could be their jobs, religious beliefs, skin issues or just a generational thing. Whatever it may be, you don’t have to feel uncomfortable or not look chic with the abundance of styles and fabrics to chose from. Continue reading “What To Wear? Long sleeves in the summer.” »
Not too flat, not too high, just enough heel height to keep us feeling like ladies that can run fast enough to catch the train, a clothing boutique before closing hours or lead a running gang of kids trying to catch-up to the local ice-cream truck before it leaves the block! Don’t be ashamed, the summer heat will make you do some things to cool the body off, even if that means outrunning some children for ice-cream sandwiches and snow cones.
So my fellow heeled-clad subjects, don’t worry about how tall or short you’ll look, lets slip into low heels that are three inches or lower during the spring and summer months. After all, with the new season we should be trying new styles in clothes, new colors in makeup and new heights in heels.
For years, men have been giving women grief for our obsession with handbags, purses and clutches we collect. Why do we need so many? What are we always carrying them? How come our handbags are so heavy? All those questions asked of us for decades, now lookie here, the men are carrying some extra baggage and they don’t have wheels. Continue reading “Monday Men Style: Man Purse” »
The smaller things tend to make the biggest impressions on me. This was apparent after reviewing the photos I took during the Reiss S/S 2013 preview. The shoes and accessories from the collection stole the flashing spotlights in my camera, but what I didn’t snap, Reiss provided with photographs of their womenswear garments that will get our spring-happy bodies giddy for brighter days ahead. Continue reading “Small Things from Reiss S/S13” »
The searching for springing has begun. The first official day of spring starts is next week and the ladies are itching for the seasons that will have us wearing bright colors, beautiful prints and skin showing head-to-toe looks. I’m all for providing the ointments needed to cure these women of their unique itching spell. Let’s start with some basics to gradually get into the spring/summer way of things.
Spring Trend: Tortoise is a fall trend that stays around for spring. Don’t overdo it, just a tortoise piece of jewelry, hair accessory, eye-wear or clutch is all you need in a chic polished look. Continue reading “DEALS GALORE: Spring Here We Come!” »
Words from a friend who will remain nameless because once you read what she said to her one year one child, you’ll understand. ”If you don’t get down from that stool I’ll push you.”
The things children will may you say and do once they learn to walk and talk. Take that craziness and times it by 3 and that’s what my friend is dealing with her son, who is smarter than some 5 years old I’ve meet in my life. My nephew is walking up and down stairs without assistance, eats like a grown child, and walks around his neighborhood with his English bulldog like a they won the hood. Stewie and Brian from Family Guy need to watch out. Now my friend is not animated like Lois Griffin and raising a child who’s plotting on taking over southeastern hemisphere of America has her running after her Lil’ Man everyday and everywhere. If she isn’t running, she’s talking crazy things.
So I was all to happy to help when she asked for assistance finding sneakers (running and wedges) to wear when running after a child who believes the word stop means run faster. She is to much of a fashionable woman to play it safe with her sneakers therefore I’m giving her choices broken down into two groups. Continue reading “A Mother In Sneaker Need.” »