Friday, November 30, 2012

Isla Fisher Wearing Lacoste Leren

Isla Fisher was spotted on a family outing in London sporting the Lacoste Leren! This wedge desert boot blends fashion and comfort – the gum sole wedge provides comfort and traction while the burnished suede, knit detailing on the heel, and flattering height make this shoe wearable for everyday. 
 
Photo credit: Bauer Griffin

 

This wedge is the perfect gift for any gal in your life or just a treat for yourself this holiday season!

Available for purchase on zappos.com ($175). Also available in brown, black and tan.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Shop the Editors List at Forever 21

This holiday, Forever 21 partnered with four Condé Nast Editors from Glamour, Teen Vogue, W and Details to select the season's best looks.

Participating editors included Laurel Pantin, Glamour's Associate Shopping and Accessories Editor; Mary Kate Steinmiller, Teen Vogue's Senior Fashion Market Editor; Lindsey Frugier, W's Market Editor; and Justin Berkowitz, Details' Market Editor.

Each editor's picks will be featured in 480 Forever 21 stores across the U.S. through the holidays.


Forever 21 will also be selling one-year subscription cards for each title in stores and online. W and Glamour will be sold for $12.00 (1 year/12 issues), and Details and Teen Vogue will be sold for $8.00 (1 year/10 issues).


To view the editor interviews, visit:
http://youtu.be/wmgvJbi1B_8



Left to Right: Justin Berkowitz, Market Editor at Details; Laurel Pantin, Associate Shopping and Accessories Editor at Glamour; Mary Kate Steinmiller, Senior Fashion Market Editor at Teen Vogue; and Lindsey Frugier, Market Editor at W.

 

Monday, November 26, 2012

Fun Flirty Frocks at Wallis for 2012

Now that party season has arrived, get "dressed" with fun flirty frocks by Wallis. I've included a selection of styles below which are all UNDER $125, and would be happy to send you additional information and images if you have any upcoming stories you think Wallis may be a fit for.




To view more sassy styles by Wallis visit their website, www.wallisfashion.com.

ABOUT WALLIS

Wallis has officially launched in the US with their online fashion portal, www.wallisfashion.com. Established in 1923 and now with over 100 stores in the UK and a thriving online presence, Wallis is known for stylish, quality fashion at a great value, The brand understands real women and strives to make them look and feel the best they can. The Wallis woman is everyone from the business executive to the full time mother of three, who may not have time to spend at the mall but still cares that she keeps up with the latest styles. They appeal to a broad range of body types and budgets. Apparel is available in US sizes 4-16 with dedicated petite clothing for women 5’3” and under. Prices range from $35 to $215. Wallis also carry an impressive selection of shoes, handbags, jewelry and other accessories that compliment the latest fashions. Visit www.wallisfashion.com for additional information.

Junk Food Clothing Launches Vintage NBA Tees Online

Celebrity t-shirt emporium Junk Food has just launched their newest collection of NBA tees online! The signature soft t-shirt collection includes men's and women's vintage tees. Just in time for this exciting basketball season, fans of the Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76'ers, Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Brooklyn Nets and more can support their favorite team with a vintage-inspired tee. Fans of Junk Food’s NBA include Chace Crawford, Khloe Kardashian, and Mark Cuban ($35 - $85).


 


About Junk Food

Junk Food came onto the scene in 1998 as the original vintage t-shirt company, creating and forever changing the premium t-shirt market. Known for its soft, comfy fabrics and witty art, Junk Food is a celebrity favorite carried throughout the top stores throughout the world. Also a licensing powerhouse, Junk Food has distribution rights to over 800 pop-culture properties across multiple categories including rock & roll, characters, movies, sports, and foods. The brand continues to pave the way for innovation in the fashion industry. From recently launching their first retail stores as QR code walls to creating the first ever t-shirt allowing consumers to register to vote by scanning the graphic with their smart phones, Junk Food is revolutionizing the use of technology in fashion and culture; www.junkfoodclothing.com, www.facebook.com/junkfoodclothing.
 
Learn about Junk Food Clothing for the NFL at the Fashion Blogger website.

Fashion Fit Mentor Alvanon Host To Carrie Parry FW 2012

As part of its fashion fit mentoring program for promising young fashion designers, Alvanon, Inc. (The Fit Expert) will host a Fit Trial and Trunkshow for Carrie Parry’s Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. The event will take place December 5th & 6th, 9:00 a.m. – 7: p.m., at Alvanon’s U.S. headquarters, in the heart of New York’s fashion district, 145 W 30th St., Suite 1000.



Women 18 and older between the sizes of two and twelve are invited to try on the Carrie Parry collection simply by signing up and completing a survey online at:


Participants will also be asked to agree to certain conditions detailed in a separate waiver.

Women attending the event will receive a 50% discount on all purchases that day, a 20% off coupon for a future online purchase at www.carrieparry.com, plus a gift bag sponsored by The Laundress, Lotus Wei, Caldrea, and Glee Gum.

The Alvanon, Inc. Mentoring Program

Since launching its mentoring program in 2011, Alvanon has supported promising young fashion design talent with complementary AlvaForm fit mannequins, five hours per month of free global sizing and fit consultancy, marketing support and discounts on AlvaBlock pattern making tools-- valued at $40,000 annually, per designer.
 
About Carrie Parry

Designer Carrie Parry's eponymous line was born from a passion for producing garments that never go out of style and a commitment to responsible sources and practices. A graduate of the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London, Parry has quickly earned accolades including being a recipient of the Eileen Fisher Women-Owned Business Grant, top honors in the 2012 Green Fashion Competition during Amsterdam Fashion Week and the Ethical Fashion Forum's 2011 Innovation U.S.A. Award. Designing with careful consideration of social and environmental impact, CARRIE PARRY is produced ethically and locally in the New York garment district, sourcing environmentally conscious materials and textiles supporting artisanal communities worldwide.

About Alvanon, Inc.

Founded in 2001, the Alvanon Group of companies is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. From its head office in New York, operations center in Hong Kong and operating offices in the UK and Germany, Alvanon provides customised fit strategies and product development tools to the world’s leading fashion brands, retailers, lingerie, swimwear, sportswear, mail order and corporate clothing suppliers. Alvanon’s fit offer combines the world’s largest database of 300,000 body scans with the unparalleled expertise, products and services provided by a team of over 70 dedicated sizing and body shape professionals.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Pengallan Men's Apparel and Accessories

We are excited to share with you the launch of the men's luxury apparel and accessories brand, Pengallan, and their new designs for the holiday season below.
Holiday Gift Guide 2

Monday, November 19, 2012

Pink Rocks John Varvatos Eyewear November 2012

Pink was spotted wearing John Varvatos Eyewear in Venice Beach yesterday. The Grammy winning artist grabbed a morning coffee before her artistic performance at the AMA's, all while rocking Chianti colored John Varvatos V779 frames($230; www.johnvarvatos.com )

See who else has recently been spotted in John Varvatos eyewear.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Smart and Sexy for Holiday 2012

The Holiday season is synonymous with gift giving, but this season, renowned intimates line Smart and Sexy makes it easy to find something for every woman on your list -- including something for yourself!
 

Offering everything from holiday sets for that special someone to shapewear to make that little black dress look even better, Smart and Sexy is the must-have for the season.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen was spotted wearing a K-Way jacket

Sacha Baron Cohen was spotted wearing a K-Way jacket earlier today in London. The comedian played his part as family-man on a stroll with his wife, Isla Fisher and their two daughters, Olive and Elula in his K-Way Manfield in Army ($225). K-Way recently opened its first US store in Soho at 424 West Broadway, NY, 10012, 646-476-6669; www.k-way.ca.

image: Bauer-Griffin: www.bauergriffin.com

Ashley Madekwe sparkled in TACORI earrings

Actress Ashley Madekwe sparkled in TACORI earrings at the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Racecourse today in Melbourne, Australia. The Revenge star accessorized her cute cocktail dress with TACORI White Gold .66ct Diamond Stud Earrings (FE526, $4,120). The same earrings were recently worn by designer Whitney Port at the Elle Women in Hollywood event.



Whitney Port wore the same earrings last month!


View more celebrities wearing Tacori jewelry on the Fashion Blogger website. 

Plastic Bottles Recycled into Haggar LK Life Khaki Eco-Line Made with REPREVE

After one year on the market, Haggar and Repreve can celebrate 14 million plastic bottles recycled into the Life Khaki collection of casual pants. Each pair contains seven recycled plastic bottles, and are sold nationwide. In celebration, ALL Life Khaki products will be discounted to $25 this Friday and Saturday only, on haggar.com and at Haggar Outlet Locations.
 
Haggar Clothing Co. announces its one year anniversary of its highly successful LK Life Khaki™ brand. With its modernized design and eco-friendly fabrications, LK Life Khaki pants are made with an innovative blend of cotton and REPREVE® fibers. REPREVE is an essential fabric ingredient that contains recycled materials, including plastic bottles. Each pant contains the equivalent of seven recycled plastic bottles, making Haggar the first menswear brand to bring sustainable options to the mainstream market. Within the first year of production of the LK Life Khaki brand, it is estimated that more than 14 million plastic bottles have been recycled.
"With the LK Life Khaki line, we set out with the intent of reaching a younger consumer by way of new products that fit his lifestyle with the added benefit of being eco-friendly,” said Michael Stitt, CEO of Haggar. “Not only did we get his attention, but also a larger share of his closet, which is reflective of the significant growth trend that we are experiencing within this brand."
Designed to change the way men buy khakis, the LK Life Khaki collection features an array of fits including slim, relaxed and straight that were designed for multiple wearing occasions. Men have shown that they appreciate how LK Life Khakis pants can take them from work to a barbeque, a wedding, or even a job interview. The LK Life Khaki line is available in more than 4,000 locations including leading department stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, as well as online.
“Our work with the LK Life Khaki brand is an exciting opportunity to educate the consumer that plastic bottles don’t belong in landfills; they can be recycled into products like casual clothes, performance apparel, socks and even car interiors,” said Roger Berrier, president and COO for Unifi, the makers of REPREVE.
As eco-concerns arise, companies like Haggar and Unifi are realizing their need to analyze and reduce their environmental footprint. Haggar’s use of REPREVE recycled fibers in the LK Life Khaki collection demonstrates a commitment to the environment.
"We want to develop and sell products that sustain our natural resources and the environment; not because we have to, but because it is the right thing to do,” said Nancy Dowling, VP of Merchandising and Design for Haggar. “Even in a recovering economy, we are fortunate to be able to attract new customers with fresh product ideas that in this case have a direct impact on the environment. Not many brands can say that today."
Check out the REPREVE video below to see how plastic bottles get turned into REPREVE based LK Life Khaki pants http://youtu.be/eeZE7R0QKpc
About Haggar Clothing Co.
Haggar Clothing Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Haggar Corp., is a leading marketer of men's casual and dress apparel, with global headquarters in Dallas, TX. Haggar® markets in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Haggar also holds exclusive licenses in the United States to use the Kenneth Cole
New York®, and Kenneth Cole Reaction® trademarks to manufacture, market, and sell men's shorts and
pants in men's classification pant departments. For more information or to view product offerings by Haggar, visit the Haggar website at www.haggar.com.
Haggar® e·clo™ products are made with REPREVE® recycled fiber by UNIFI.
About Unifi:
Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a diversified producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials. The Company adds value to the supply chain and enhances consumer demand for its products through the development and introduction of branded yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic advantages. Key Unifi brands include, but are not limited to: AIO® - all-in-one performance yarns, SORBTEK®, A.M.Y.®, MYNX® UV, REPREVE®, REFLEXX®, MICROVISTA® and SATURA®. Unifi's yarns and brands are readily found in home furnishings, apparel, legwear, and sewing thread, as well as industrial, automotive, military, and medical applications. For more information about Unifi, visit www.unifi.com, or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit www.repreve.com.
REPREVE and IT’S WHAT’S IN IT are trademarks of Unifi, Inc.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

LondonEdge Fashion and LondonEdge Original New Focus Zones for 2013


In its 14th year, LondonEdge continues to improve, develop and grow and remains the biggest and best show of its kind in the world.
With an incredible array of brands the show caters to a group of some of the most creative and exciting ‘niches’ in fashion and accessories. Bringing everything from dramatic footwear and elaborate corsets to body piercing merchandise, vintage, retro, 40s, 50s, 60s, 80s, mod, fancy dress, hosiery, swimwear and more.

Brands such as Freddies of Pinewood and Daisy Dapper appeal to the rockabilly consumer and compliment the retro and rock brands such as Alchemy and Evil Bunny.

To help buyers understand the plethora of brands available, the show is split in to two different areas – LondonEdge Fashion and LondonEdge Original.

LondonEdge Original offers a typically edgy platform for punk, rock n roll and tattoo styles where as LondonEdge Fashion lends itself to the quirky, commercial and high fashion collections that are currently enjoying vintage, retro and kitsch influences – perfect for individuals and fashionistas.

This clear division appointed for the September 2012 show proved a positive change and successfully highlighted the broad and exciting ranges on offer at the show.

For the 2013 shows there are further focus zones within these two areas – London X (for more risqué/burlesque/lingerie) and Horror & Costume within LondonEdge Original and in LondonEdge Fashion The Festival Tent (for all things needed by music festival goers from clothing to lifestyle products) and the continued growth of VintEdge  (vintage, reformed vintage, vintage inspired and craft-inspired clothing & jewellery).

A consistently entertaining show, LondonEdge offers buyers & exhibitors added value such as Burlesque performances, aerial acrobatics, contortionists, free haircuts, Betty bangs and rolls at the Mister Ducktail Lounge, live tattoo & graffiti art and daily walkabout artists. 

As well as providing a positive atmosphere and entertaining show, business is conducted there and then, erasing the pressure to put orders in at a later date.

Continually developing and improving, for 2013 the show dates have been brought forward from February to January 25th – 27th, a change put in place to fit in with the exhibitors and buyers needs and give the exhibitors the very best advantages in the market place.

LondonEdge is one of the longest standing and consistent fashion trade shows in the UK offering an ever-evolving platform for its UK, European and worldwide exhibitors and buyers.


January 25-27, The National Hall, Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX

Web: www.londonedge.com

Learn more about the LondonEdge fashion trade show on Apparel Search.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

EcoCouture A Women’s Contemporary Brand

EcoCouture, a women’s contemporary brand and the leaders in innovation, combine eco-friendly fabric and high fashion. Current celebrity collaborations include Twilight Saga’s, Actress Marisa Quinn and Melissa Polinar music Artist.

The label’s motifs include the ability to combine iconic styles with the current trends, while providing luxurious fabrics for a comfortable fit. These timeless pieces are carefully designed using Bamboo and other eco-friendly/organic fabrics. The DNA of this fabric offers fashion lovers a natural anti-bacterial and intelligent wardrobe staple. EcoCouture offers an array ranging from RTW looks to day-to-night dresses.


EcoCouture was designed to provide accessible eco-friendly fashionable wear for women of all ages. Karundi Serumaga, founder and President of EcoCouture , says this about her inspiration.

“We wanted to merge two worlds together, eco-friendly clothing which matched the style and sensibility of the mindful fashionista.” Standing true to company credo and affinity for sustainable living, all garments are manufactured in Los Angeles CA, under close supervision and manufactured under fair trade and labor laws.

EcoCouture apparel is now ready for purchase, at http://www.ecocoshop.com. The line carries couture price ranging from, $90 to $475. A percentage of all final sales will be donated to the monthly choice of environmental or social welfare organizations. For more information regarding the Marisa Quinn and Melissa Polinar collaboration please visit http://ecocoutureclothing.com.

About EcoCouture

Launched in 2011, Karundi Serumaga established EcoCouture in Los Angeles, CA. Her design concepts are fashioned by her commitment to provide timeless staples reflecting a sophisticated lifestyle in an ecologically sensible manner. EcoCouture maintains to offer understated sustainable elegance in luxurious fabrics that emphasizes quality construction and attention to detail. All collections are sewn exclusively in the USA under the close supervision of a design team. For more information about EcoCouture, visit http://ecocoutureclothing.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/ecococlothing or follow at https://twitter.com/Ecouturefashion/following.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Accessuri Luxury Eco-chic Line of Faux Fur Accessories

Refusing to sacrifice style and beauty, founder and CEO, Rachana Suri, brings the stylish and fashion-forward woman a line of fashionable scarves, wraps, and stoles that are eco friendly, proudly manufactured in the United States of America, and with a percentage of every design purchased on Accessuri.com donated to the DNA Foundation, help mitigate human labor trafficking on a world-wide scale.


About Accessuri

Founder and CEO, Rachana Suri, started making scarves in 2010. Having always wanted to be a designer, and with a background in Fine Arts, Rachana found her opportunity and started creating scarves. Accessuri has now developed a faux fur line that supports fair labor and donates a portion of its sales to stop human labor trafficking.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Debby Ryan in Junk Food and t+j Designs October 2012

Debby Ryan was spotted at SiriusXM Studio promoting the new Disney animated flick, "Secret of the Wings" in a Junk Food tee and t+j Designs jewelry! The actress looked cute as she posed in her Junk Food Crime Fighter Batman tee ($36) and t+j Designs Silver Luxe Chain Drop Necklace ($68).
 
 
If you are interested, you can also see Louis Tomlinson in Junk Food Clothing.  Also, check out Jennie Garth, Karolina Kurkova, and Chance Crawford.

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