Thursday, December 27, 2012

Lucky Brand Layering December 2012

 
Layer a little or layer a lot.  Let's see what Lucky Brand has to say about it.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Wallis Goes Black, Red and Gold

From timeless classic cuts, to perfectly on-trend shapes, Wallis has stand out pieces to take you from day to night. Whether you are channeling rock and roll chic or fashion forward maven, sleek shades of red and black with a touch of gold will bring out your inner diva.



LOOK 1: Black Sequin Jumper $44, Black and Red Court Shoes $52, Black Coated side zip jeans $42, Quilted Handbag $35 LOOK 2: Leather Biker Jacet $130, Black Blossom Dress $67, Platform Ankle Boots $78, Gold Beaten Collar Necklace $28, Black Patent Tote $52
+Fashionistas would look amazing in these trendy looks.

Shop for these styles at www.wallisfashion.com

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Jessica Alba in Level 99 Relaxed Lily's

Jessica Alba was spotted wearing Level 99 earlier today! The stylish actress/entrepreneur looked festive and fun in her Selvedge Relaxed Lily's on her way to lunch with friends in Beverly Hills. Earlier this week, fellow fashionista, Ashley Madekwe, blogged about the same pair of jeans, which are also a favorite of Sarah Jessica Parker($160; www.level99usa.com)!



Accessuri Friendly Fur Scarf

Let loose and go wild this winter with the ethically made Noche Tuscana Faux Fur Scarf from Accessuri! A departure from the standard neutral fur color palette, this icy blue scarf is wildly hot! With a portion of each purchase from Accessuri.com donated to the DNA Foundation to help mitigate human labor trafficking on a world-wide scale, Rachana Suri, founder and CEO of Accessuri, allows the trend-savvy fashionista to stay glamourous while creating a positive social impact. Be a mindful consumer and make a fashion statement with Accessuri!
 

 About Accessuri:

Accessuri’s line of scarves, wraps and stoles are each handmade in the U.S. using faux furs and fabrics of wool and silk. The company’s mission is to leverage its fashion line to help mitigate human labor trafficking globally, allowing you to be a part of of positive social impact while continuing to lead a stylish, and guilt-free lifestyle. Suri has harmoniously blended faux-fur luxury fashion with an environment that supports positive social impact, where laborers are being paid a fair wage for their serives, where communities are prospering, and where the injustice of human trafficking is highlighted and every day purchases are turned into powerful tools that will ultimately change the world for the better.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Anne Hathaway Wears State Room Jewelry on The Ellen Degeneres Show




Anne Hathaway Accessorizes with State Room Jewelry on The Ellen Degeneres Show
Anne Hathaway wears State Room Jewelry for her appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show on December 17th, 2012. Anne wore the Skinny Round Bangles in Gold and Diamonds from State Room Jewelry.
State Room Jewelry is the line by Sarin Minassian whose collection offers both subtle, elegant pieces to bolder, statement ones. The collection is inspired from trends from around the world, and provides pieces that can transition from day to night. State Room Jewelry has already been spotted on celebrities like Morena Baccarin and Blake Lively and is available for purchase at www.stateroomjewelry.com.
 

 
State Room Jewelry Skinny Round Bangles in Gold and Diamonds. $1000.00 Each
 

Monday, December 17, 2012

Charlize Theron in Level 99 December 2012

Charlize Theron was spotted wearing her Level 99 jeans at the movies with her mom this weekend! After several months of shooting Mad Max: Fury Road in Africa, the actress resurfaced in L.A., looking chic in her Janice Ultra Skinnies in Helium Blue ($90). Both Isla Fisher and Jennie Garth were photographed in the exact same jeans just a few months ago!


Friday, December 14, 2012

Old Gringo Lookbook December 2012


Learn more about Old Gringo boots and jackets at their website.

Leigh & Luca Lookbook December 2012


EVELYN LOZADA WEARS EKATERINA KUKHAREVA

EVELYN LOZADA WEARS EKATERINA KUKHAREVA AS SHE UNVEILS HER NAKED ANTI-FUR AD FOR PETA




Reality TV personality Evelyn Lozada looks gorgeous wearing Ekaterina Kukhareva (www.kukhareva.com) to the unveiling of her first ad for PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" campaign. The stunning starlet said she stopped wearing fur after researching what animals go through in the name of fashion, and encourages everyone to do the same. Though nude in the winter-themed ad, the animal lover opted for a chic and sophisticated jacquard skirt and top from London-based designer Ekaterina Kukhareva at the unveiling.

WHO: 'Basketball Wives' star and animal rights activist Evelyn Lozada

WHAT: The TV personality wore:

Ekaterina Kukhareva, Diamond Jacquard Skirt, Price: £462.00

www.kukhareva.com


Ekaterina Kukhareva, Diamond Shape Jacket, Price: £756.00

www.kukhareva.com

WHEN: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

WHERE: PETA ad unveiling, Bob Barker Building, Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT EKATERINA KUKHAREVA:

Ekaterina Kukhareva is a Ukrainian born designer based in London. She is becoming well-known across the world for the beautiful handmade details of her intricate knitwear, that is both timeless and sexy. Specializing in macramé, fringing, crochet, and beading, Ekaterina's brightly hued luxurious knitwear emphasizes the beauty of the female body, Ekaterina draws inspiration from her Russian roots as well as world history. Particularly moved by the queens of previous eras, Ekaterina's collection is made for the modern woman who is powerful, adventurous and enjoys standing out from the crowd.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

TACORI Introduces First Short Film, Par Chance

TACORI presents its first-ever lifestyle film, Par Chance (meaning "by chance"), which integrates their fashion and bridal collections through a high-end cinematic format. Directed by the acclaimed Steve Antin of Burlesque, and photographed by the highly renowned fashion photographer, Thomas Nutzl, the three-minute Par Chance film pays homage to TACORI's iconic print campaign and depicts a "by chance" meeting of two young lovers who must reconnect with each other through a series of sexy clues and rendezvous. Scenes that feature both TACORI's fashion and bridal collections also give a nod to Tacori's print campaign of iconic imagery (shot by Raymond Meier), and specifically highlight TACORI's new "City Lights" Collection (seen in the "Hotel de la Reine" scene).
To fully launch the Par Chance film, TACORI has simultaneously re-designed their website to act as a functional vehicle for the film creating an interactive experience for viewers. TACORI has strategically chosen to NOT provide e-commerce on www.tacori.com in order to support and encourage business with wholesalers. "We believe that Tacori engagement rings should never be sold via ecommerce on our site. The experience of choosing a custom, handcrafted Tacori design is one that we strongly believe should be done through our authorized Tacori partners - the personal touch that consumers get in-store cannot be undervalued," says Paul Tacorian, President of Sales & Marketing. "Our wholesale business is the partnership model that we have with over 450 number of stores throughout the North America and therefore we have strategically chosen to not compete with the business model that has provided tremendous success for over forty years and has made us an industry leader in the jewelry category." The new www.tacori.com revolutionizes the way shoppers search for engagement rings and fashion jewelry; consumers can shop the Par Chance film by scene, plus shop and sort more than 1,000 additional items from TACORI's bridal and fashion collections with navigation tools enabling them to search by price, color, stone selection, collection, and more.
The site is also a mobile device compatible and will work on all tablets, iPhones and smartphones, and each individual product will be fully intact with social media capabilities, advancing the blogger experience with entirely new possibilities. The new site will be embedded with Nutzl's professional lifestyle still shots taken during the filming of the Par Chance film, and will also include brand new product photography. To support the launch of Par Chance, TACORI's site has evolved into an innovative platform where consumers can shop a "video look book" through TACORI's avant-garde film while still access a variety of pieces through a customized user-friendly user experience.
Par Chance launched on TACORI's new site on December 12th and will be used for TV commercials and other advertising needs in the future. The notable Michael C. Fina store in NYC will be the first to advertise Par Chance and will debut a short version of the film on TAXITV in all NY cabs with a 30 second teaser this December.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Twilight star Taylor Lautner Looking Stylish in Fisker Karma

Twilight star Taylor Lautner was spotted driving his eco-friendly Fisker Karma in Brentwood over the weekend. The eco-conscious celebrity, whose Twilight series has grossed over $2 billion worldwide, had a huge smile on his face as he got into his sleek silver Fisker Karma after having lunch. Designed and engineered in California, the Fisker Karma is the world's first luxury Electric Vehicle with extended range (EVer). It offers the performance of a sports sedan with better mileage than the leading hybrids .

Monday, December 10, 2012

Mary Margrill Spreading Holiday Love with Necklace

As an artist, sculptor, philosopher and jewelry designer, Mary Margrill says her designs are “inspired by the human need both to adorn and to communicate.” Which, in this holiday season, is exactly what one looks for in a personal gift.
 
A perfect example is this updated version of the classic circle pendant. Rendered in 14K yellow gold, sterling silver and grey mother of pearl, the pendant expresses the greatest gift of all: love. To top it off, Margrill places a diamond next to it.
Margrill describes her designs as being “sublimely steeped in spirituality,” mixing ancient and contemporary symbols of spirituality, religions, and inspirational messages with feminine, wearable designs.
If you happen to visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, be sure to take a look at Margrill’s “One World” diamond encrusted necklace featuring symbols of the world’s most recognized religions. This ultimate example of Margrill’s spiritually-infused designs is on view in the Faith in Motion gallery through July 31, 2013.
Suggested retail: $340

Holland Roden in TACORI December 2012

Teen Wolf star Holland Roden wore TACORI to the Children's Defense Fund of California 22nd Annual Beat The Odds Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel last night. Holland added the perfect touch to her pale yellow cocktail mini with TACORI White Gold .66ct diamond studs which feature intricate diamond-accented details and crescents (FE526, $4,120). 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Ashley Benson Wears State Room Jewelry in New York

Ashley Benson Wears State Room Jewelry in New York



Ashley Benson Wears State Room Jewelry on a Stroll in New York
Ashley Benson is a modern beauty in State Room Jewelry while taking a stroll in New York City on December 3rd, 2012. Ashley wore State Room Jewelry's 14K Silver Hammered Leaf Earrings with Black Diamonds on her walk.
State Room Jewelry is the line by Sarin Minassian whose collection offers both subtle, elegant pieces to bolder, statement ones. The collection is inspired from trends from around the world, and provides pieces that can transition from day to night. State Room Jewelry has already been spotted on celebrities like Morena Baccarin and Blake Lively and is available for purchase at www.caviardreamsjewelry.com.

State Room
14K Silver Hammered Leaf Earrings with Black Diamonds. $1,980.00

Mary Margrill Precious Jewels Selected for Exhibition at Prestigious Museum of Arts

“One World” necklace BY MARY MARGRILL highlights world, faith and religion for “Faith In Motion” exhibition


WHO/WHAT:

Mary Margrill, an artist, renowned jewelry designer, and philosopher who's work is sublimely steeped in spirituality has accepted an invitation from the prestigious Minneapolis Institution of Arts to exhibit her diamond encrusted “One World” necklace as part of the “Faith In Motion” gallery event. On display until July 31, 2013, the “One World” necklace will add an ethereal feel and altruistic message. Margrill creates a delicate reflection on some of the world's most recognized religions through iconic symbols and enchanting diamonds. The defining character on this whimsical yet powerful piece is the peace-sign clasp -- a metaphor that easily speaks for itself.

Documenting the development of explorers, merchants, colonists, pilgrims and missionaries that introduced their cultures and beliefs throughout the world via carrying small artifacts is the foundation of “Faith in Motion.” Portable art played a major role in the spread of religions throughout the world. "Faith in Motion," champions this very concept.

Mary Margrill's handmade necklace unites symbols of seven world faiths in 14K white gold and 2CT total weight of white diamonds. The “One World” necklace is valued between $16,000 and $20,000 USD and is available for purchase upon request by request through www.marymargrill.com.

WHEN:

Now through Wednesday, July 31, 2013

WHERE:

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 3rd Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Introducing Filomena Fernandez Apparel for Women

Filomena Fernandez, a woman’s apparel brand inspired by Latin American and Asian cultures.

The injection of Latin American culture and & Asian aestheticism breathes boldness and flair into everyday basics. The 2013 collection fantasizes as a bohemian romance with effortlessly transitional garments for day and night. Fernandez infused basic hues of black, white, gray and khaki with the coolness of pinks, oranges, yellows and floral prints. Traditional silhouettes of a less structured fit; however, each garment is infused with the brand’s novelty of simple and sharp pieces.

All fabrics are selected for its appeal, comfort and preservation in mind. Cotton, jersey, silk and microfibers are the foundation for garments, while lace, fine gauze, chiffon, tencel and tulle are frequented for Filomena Fernandez’s most elegant pieces. Embellishments range from crochet and embroidery to pleats. Lace is a common feature, as it lends a romantic touch to classics.

Please review the below signature garments featuring designer Maritza Fernandez’s signature approach: distinctively laid-back yet modern feel in whimsical peasant-style blouses, wide-leg trousers, loose-fitting knits and dresses.



ABOUT FILOMENA FERNANDEZ:

Filomena Fernandez, a woman’s apparel brand founded by Maritza Fernandez, is a collection of garments inspired by Latin American and Asian cultures. The injection of cultural influences including deepened femininity and minimalism results in a women’s wear line that is at once practical and wearable. A fresh approach to the reinvention of everyday basics is enveloped in a distinctively laid-back yet modern look. Filomena Fernandez’s first outpost is located in Coral Gables, Florida.

The presentation of originality and flair is created with the utmost attention to detail to make a woman feel confident and refined. Each garment is carefully crafted to ensure comfort, durability and most importantly, ease in maintenance. Filomena Fernandez features the fundamentals of fashion with loose-fitting knits, wide-leg trousers, slouchy shirts and whimsical peasant-style blouses. “I believe that extra room in garments positively works in two fashion techniques,” explains Fernandez. “One, looser clothing produces a thought of ‘what’s under there’ from onlookers. It’s sexy to make one wonder. Secondly, a generous fit provides great elegance – with the way a garment flows to how it molds the body in a way without completely embracing it.”

The decidedly minimalistic designs – clean lines fluidly captured throughout each collection – are inspired by Fernandez’s four-year tenure in Tokyo and the consumption of the Asian aesthetic, rich culture and purity of life. All fabrics are selected for its appeal, comfort and preservation in mind. Cotton, jersey, silk and microfibers are the foundation for garments, while lace, fine gauze, chiffon, tencel and tulle are frequented forFilomena Fernandez’s most elegant pieces. Embellishments range from crochet and embroidery to pleats. Lace is a common feature, as it lends a romantic touch to classics.

The 2013 collection fantasizes as a bohemian romance with effortlessly transitional garments for day and night. Fernandez infused basic hues of black, white, gray and khaki with the coolness of pinks, oranges, yellows and floral prints. Traditional silhouettes of a less structured fit; however, each garment is infused with the brand’s novelty of simple and sharp pieces. At the affordable price of $150 - $350, top sizes include small, medium large or 0 to 12; pants are available in American sizes of 0 to 14.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Enzoani Timeless Commercial

Enzoani is scheduled to release Timeless, a viral commercial, debuting the 2013 Enzoani Collections on December 10th. The video will be hosted on Enzoani’s website and is shot with the same technology used in films such as The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit.
 
“The video follows a young woman through several stages of her life from the early stages of budding femininity, culminating into the elegance of an Enzoani bride,” says Enzoani VP of Marketing Justin Nguyen. Her transition is complemented with a musical score produced by composer Giona Ostinelli, known for his work in projects such as Road to Perdition, The Campaign and NBC’S show Community.

The commercial is entirely shot in Ultra HD 4K RED Epic technology. Enzoani is one of the first in the bridal industry to use this technology for commercial use. Nguyen explains, “We pride ourselves for our impeccable quality and fast designs…it was only natural that we would produce Timeless with the highest quality of film technology available.”

To celebrate the release of Timeless, Enzoani will be hosting a month long contest running from December 10, 2012 to January 10, 2013 where one randomly selected winner will get to choose a dream gown up to $3,000 value.

For more on Enzoani’s Timeless and contest visit http://enzoani.com/timeless/

Timeless Credits:

Director – Tonaci Tran, www.tonacitran.com/

Cinematographer – Joel Spezeski, www.kinegraphos.com/

Composer – Giona Ostinelli, http://www.gionaostinelli.com/

About Enzoani

Enzoani, a premier women’s bridal and couture fashion house, introduced its first blend of traditional and modern European influenced couture collection in 2005. The brand has since expanded to include Blue by Enzoani, lOVE (Special Occasion, Evening, and Shoes), and new for 2012, lOVE16, a collection for the adolescent fashionista. Enzoani also partnered with Modeca in 2011 to introduce their established bridal line to North America. Authorized retail locations can be found around the world, including North America, South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East with new locations being added continuously. www.enzoani.com

Seraphina Affleck in K-Way November 2012

Seraphina Affleck was spotted wearing a K-Way jacket last week in rainy Los Angeles. The adorable toddler stayed dry in her Claude Klassic Kids jacket($45) while spending the morning in the arms of her parents, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. K-Way recently opened its first US store in Soho at 424 West Broadway, NY, 10012, 646-476-6669; http://k-way.ca/en/.

Ashley Madekwe Wears Xorelina Jewels


Ashley Madekwe Attends the InStyle and HFPA's Golden Globes Celebration in Xorelina Jewels
Actress Ashley Madekwe goes glam at the InStyle and Hollywood Foreign Press Association's party on November 29th, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. Ashley wore the Xorelina Jewels Spartan Studs in Ruby Pave to the event.
Xorelina Jewels is the Los Angeles based line found in 2011 by Priscilla Franco-Asturias and Andrea Franco -Asturias. Each piece is hand-made with natural elements and offers a unique vintage rock edge. Sorelina Jewels has already attracted the attention of celebrities such as Kelly Clarkson and Mena Suvari and are available for purchase at www.osgalleryla.com.
 
 

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Maria Menounos in ban.do at Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade

Maria Menounos donned ban.do for the filming of Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. The EXTRA star, who's co-hosting the annual ABC show set to air on Christmas morning, looked glam in her ban.do gold glitter headband ($12). Check out ban.do at The Grove in West Hollywood where they're showcasing Maria's ban.do piece plus exclusive holiday styles at their Designer Popcart (www.shopbando.com)!

maria bando christmas

Maria Tweeted a Pic of Herself in the same ban.do earlier in the day!

maria tweet
 
Learn more about Maria Menounos from the Fashion Blogger website.
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