Fro Fashion Week Features Plus Size Designer

On Saturday, September 7th, Atlanta-based Fro Fashion Week closed out their four-day takeover with a GOTHIX themed fashion show, featuring the fashions of 6 upcoming designers chosen from across the US. One of the designers featured was Antoinette Middleton of I AM Designs, who creates fashionable clothes for curvy women. Sassy pieces were showcased on the runway including garments adorned with chains and waist-clinching belts. Check out … Continue reading Fro Fashion Week Features Plus Size Designer

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Celebspiration: Nicole Kidman’s & Kristin Cavallari’s Open Shoulder Dress

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Kristin Cavallari  (August 13, 2013 – Source: FameFlynet Pictures)
(August 13, 2013 - Source: FameFlynet Pictures)
Nicole Kidman (August 13, 2013 – Source: FameFlynet Pictures)

Nicole Kidman was spotted leaving the Creative Artists Agency after a meeting in Century City, California in early August, wearing a tight-fitting blue dress, which featured cutout shoulders. There must be something in the air, because Kristin Cavallari wore a shoulder bearing outfit that same day. Show off your saucy side by stealing their look with one of these similar dresses.

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Sheer Genius – Stay Cool this Summer with these Maxi Skirts

At the beginning of this year I decided to get laser hair removal done on my lower legs. It was winter, so the rule of having no sun exposure two weeks before and after treatment, didn’t phase me. But, not that it is summer, I realized I have a problem. I can’t have sun exposure to my legs during the months when it’s over 90 degrees … Continue reading Sheer Genius – Stay Cool this Summer with these Maxi Skirts

Transitioning into Spring

Bold Strips One trend seen on the runway for spring 2013 was bold stripes. Whether you are looking for a striped dress, top or skirt – it can be certain that every store will be carrying spring’s newest trend. Worried that stripes won’t work for your body type? Throw those fears out the window. Stripes work for most body types. Dare to be bold! Leather … Continue reading Transitioning into Spring

Spotlight on African American Designers in honor of Black History Month

LAURA SMALLS Laura Smalls has been on the fashion scene since for some time; bit now she has become a household name since Michelle Obama wore one of her designs for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. A graduate of Parson’s school of Design in 1976, Laura started small selling a handful of designs at Blookingdales and Henri Bendel. Soon after, she was approached by Vogue … Continue reading Spotlight on African American Designers in honor of Black History Month

Ring in the New Year with Flirty Dresses

In just a few short days, the clock will strike midnight on January 1st, 2013. What will you be wearing when it does? I’ve pulled together some of the hottest dresses I could find on the web, that will make you stand out in a crowd of glitter and overdone hair. Add a little color: If you want to stand out in a crowd, sometimes … Continue reading Ring in the New Year with Flirty Dresses

5 Cold Weather Fashion Essential Trends

Animal Prints

A quick and easy way to add flare to your outfit is to add a hint of animal print. However, even easier is going from stylish to tacky when wearing animal print. To avoid overdoing any print, try it out on one piece of your outfit. If you are feeling bold, try a printed dress. Make sure that the print is not too busy, and keep your accessories simple.

Animal Print Blazer, $128.00
Belted Animal Print Dress, $158.00

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Brooklyn Fashion Week(end) – Badass Pretty Clothing

On the evening of Saturday, September 29th, I attended the 2013 Spring/Summer shows at Brooklyn Fashion Week{end} (BKFW) at Industry City at Bush Terminal in Sunset Park. Over the course of four days, BKFW gives emerging international and local designers a platform to showcase their work, while supporting charities. Proceeds from this year’s event benefit The Paul Robeson Theater, The SCIP program and Soles4Souls®. At Saturday’s show, … Continue reading Brooklyn Fashion Week(end) – Badass Pretty Clothing

Nolcha Fashion Week: Angelys Balek

On Wednesday, September 12th, I attended the fashion show of Thailand-based designer Angelys Balek, as part of Nolcha Fashion Week at Pier 59 in New York City. The show opened with playful patterns, and slowly transitioned to a more subdued style. The incorporation of cut-out leather in bold colors amplified what would otherwise be monotone, black clothing. Though a little rebellious, the leather somehow managed to … Continue reading Nolcha Fashion Week: Angelys Balek