Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Trend Alert: Turbans Style

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Another old trend is back. It's been a trending piece for the last 3yrs
since Prada showed it on their models on the runway back in Spring/Summer 2007
Collection. Took forever to finally hit the streets. 

And these ladies look lovely













And there you have it .. plenty ways to wear it as well ...

Nasty Gal's Holiday Haul Contest





Lately all of my favorite shops and websites have been giving. I'm not gonna type too much, but I'll be brief.  You have to upload your Nasty Gal haul video to their Facebook page and they will be picking the 3 best contestant's each week and the winners will recieve a $100 gift card to the online shop. 


Good luck!


Contest Rules 
- Upload your Nasty Gal haul video to YouTube, Vimeo or Facebook and post it on our Facebook wall to be considered.
- Limit one entry per week.
- You must be over 13 and a fan of Nasty Gal on Facebook to participate in the contest. If you are under 18, you must have permission from your parent or guardian to enter.
- Three $100 Gift cards will be awarded to the stars of our favorite videos on Monday December 13th, and three more on Monday December 20th. 
- Prizes will be awarded for the most original and clever videos.
- Contest deadline is Monday, 12/20 at 12:00 p.m. PST

FIT: One, The Holiday Blazer


Now. I really don't post pics of myself on here ... but friends tell me I should. 
So these pics came out nice, and we (me & my co-worker)  Dominique were incredibly bored.
 So starting today I will be keep a journal of looks on here, not daily. But I promise if I have time to take pics
and make sure they look ok, I will update with a new outfit.
. Cool? Cool.


I called it the holiday blazer because it reminds me of Christmas.
$19 from Second Time Around.



Cre8 Charity Meets the Arts

Time to dig into your closets if you haven't already! As you all know,
it's the holiday season & and many families need our help to keep warm
and toys to give to children, so they too can enjoy Christmas.

This event, Charity meets the Arts is the place to
give coats, hats, gloves & toys out of the goodness of our hearts.

Cre8 Art Gallery
December 18th
1314 NW 9th Street
Washington DC, 20009

4-9pm They will be accepting Coats and Toys

And, if your still around later that day from 10-2am is when the Mixx
will be held.  $15 Admisson

Monday, December 6, 2010

STYLE is Ten!

Style is 10 years old! And their celebrating on the website, check out the list of past icons, memorable collections, top ten models and men shows! Check it out here to take a look at the lists.

I still Can't believe they have only been around 10 yrs ...

Earth Beauties Fashion Spotlight



If your looking for something to do this weekend, check out the Earth Beauties Fashion Spotlight & Shopping Extravaganza! A fashion show event featuring Arcadia & Bus Stop Boutique, Nicole Rae Styer, Zivileart D'agostino Fashion Textile Design, Ivy Glass and 3 By Three. The event will be held December 11th 12-8pm & the 12th 12-6pm. So if you can't make one, maybe you can make the other! Fashion Show starts at 5pm on Saturday.



The event will be held City Space 2200 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103



*Live DJ and cocktails
*Earthly Beauties video installation by Mechelle LaVelle
*Raffle prizes with a portion of the proceeds donated to Career Wardrobe
Enjoy!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Karl Lagerfeld x Macy's



So um yeah. It's happening. Again. Karl is keeping his word, that he would again design an affordable collection in the future. First time the Chanel designer collaborated with H&M back in 2004. This time he has teamed up everyones favorite department store Macy's, set to release September 2011. There aren't any look book pics available yet, but the second they are I will be sure to share!!

Countdown to FNO 2011!


Keep up, although this years FNO just passed 2 months ago ... Next years event is already in process. Returning back to New York City for the third year in a row, and only getting bigger and bigger featuring plenty celebs, designers, models, icons, bloggers and normal people too (who else is gonna do the shopping?)! If you couldn't make it this year, be sure to get involved next time around.

I know most of my readers are in Philly, so keep an ear open for the date of the FNO event at the King of Prussia Mall ...


Friday, August 13, 2010

Cross Finger Connector








The most sought after ring ... just wanted to share. It's pretty awesome ...

Thursday, August 12, 2010

2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe



It's that time again, the season full of food, art & music. Everyone knows Philly has the most dynamic and exciting arts scene, so what better way to celebrate it than with the Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, which each year presents some of the boldest and most cutting edge artistic performances in the country…and nothing represents Philadelphia better than our awesome restaurants.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Philly Fashion Night Out 2010


Video from FNO 2009



Experience the World in 3 Days.

September 10, 2010 – September 12, 2010
Friday, September 10 • Saturday, September 11 • Sunday, September 12
Join us for a 3-day celebration kicking off with Fashion’s Night Out. Save the dates. You won’t want to miss this weekend filled with great food and drinks and special surprises from retailers throughout the mall.

So if you missed the shopping event last year, here it is! For those who don't know what is going on ... Anna Wintour (Editor of Vogue Magazine) started this event held once a year all over. The goal of Fashion's Night Out is to celebrate and support the fashion and retail industries with full-price shopping.

There it is, be there or be square

World Premiere M.I.A "XXXO" Official Video

Monday, August 9, 2010

Madonna's new Material Girl's line x Taylor Momsen


A while back I mentioned Madonna working on her very own line "Material Girls"
before I knew anything about Taylor Momsen (Gossip Girl star) being the face of the line.
The collection is rocker chic including a studded biker jacket. layered floral skirts, lace, biker boots & lots of stripes, leather and plaids. Taylor brings the collection to life. 
The studded jacket is niccee.

Available now at Macys




Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Fashion Night Out 2010

Prism Art

Gustova Godoy

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Barry McGee

Philip Frost

Nobuyoshi Araki (I love this)

Dr. Martens x Opening Ceremony Fall 2010







I'm sure I'm not the only one who would have never thought
the two brands would collaborate on a collection. The styles include clog like sandals (yes they can be worn in te fall) pony hair with printed designs and the classic style Dr Martens with a chunky heel.

Available here. 




Wednesday, July 28, 2010

BEWARE: NIGERIAN SMAMMERS



DO NOT SHIP ANYTHING TO NIGERIA UNLESS YOU KNOW THEM PERSONALLY.
OTHERWISE IT'S PROBABLY A SCAM. DO NOT FALL VICTIM LIKE I DID. LUCKILY IT WASN'T ANYTHING WORTH MUCH.

Whether your selling or buying online they will try to get you. And don't think for one second that it can't happen to you. THEY DO THIS EVERYDAY, they know what they are doing. Be careful. Sell & buy local.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Interview with Chill Moody


With all of the local artist coming up in Philly I finally caught up with one. Chill Moody. Hard working and determined check out the interview below as he tells us a little more about himself.




Tee: Where are you from?

Chill: West Philly born & raised.

Tee: How long have you've been writing/recording music?

Chill: Seems like forever. I remember 3rd grade talent shows spitting raps. I
actually still remember that rap.

Tee: If there are any, name a few artist that inspire you & why?

Chill: My biggest inspirations are emcees like Nas, Ghostface, Joe Budden,
Black Thought, Lupe. People who not only have good lyrical content,
but put words together in some of the most clever ways imaginable.

Tee: How would you define your style of music?

Chill: Real. Borderline nostalgic but at the same time something fresh. I
came up listening to good Hip-hop music and I represent that era,
where lyrics mattered most (well to me at least).

Tee: Where would you most like to perform?

Chill: Thinking realistically, something like a House of Blues, World Cafe
Live, SOBs, venues like that. I can see me making those moves in the
near future. Also overseas seems like a dope move.

Tee: Philly is home to a lot of great artist. Who would you say is most influential?

Chill: Black Thought is probably my favorite "Philly" artist. Will Smith is
easily the most influential. People who actually made it out of the
city, did amazing things, and continued to rep where they came from.

Tee: If you weren't making music, what would you be doing?

Chill: Sleeping. Lol. The only time I'm not making music is when I'm
sleeping. But seriously though, I can see myself acting or working
behind the scenes in the industry. I graduated with a degree in
communications (public relations) so that's another option but I
follow my passion first.

Tee: What words of advice can you offer the youth who don't realize the hard work that has to be put in?

Chill: Nothing is going to be handed to you. Your only going to get out what
you put in to whatever you do, so its very important to give it your
all.

Tee: What's next for you?

Chill: Nicethings in abundance. I've surrounded myself with a lot of
motivated people and collectively I'm seriously about to make an
impact on the music industry. Shooting some videos soon, and working
or several mixtapes.


Be sure to check out some of his music at http://www.chillmoody.com/. And keep up with him on twitter and Facebook as well by clicking the links below.

Twitter: @Chillmoody
www.facebook.com/Chillmoody

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Dolce Vita x Target Exclusively Launch at East Harlem Location

Dolce Vita is the latest brand to collaborate with Target. This particular line will be been launching exclusively at the new Target location in East Harlem which opens today. The shoe line won't hit other Target location until August22nd. Normally prices for Dolce Vita start from $100 on up & a 100% authentic leather, but the Target collection's prices range from $29.99 to $34.99 and all faux leather.


I'm liking the buckle ankle boots. They will be one of the popular ones.








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