Its All In The Bag: COACH celebrates 70 years with a classic Fall classic 2011

One of the very first luxury bags my mother brought me was a Coach bag. I remember it so vividly. Early 90’s and you weren’t the popular girl if you didn’t have a swanky chic handbag. Trust me, I was the popular girl! Then something happened. Gucci, Louis, and Prada were invited and Coach was left for the chic granny’s…
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ALDO + Julian Louie

Collaborations are becoming the hautest thing in fashion since the creation of the wrap dress – everyone is doing it. So it’s to no surprise that after designer Julian Louie teamed up with ALDO for his Spring 2011 Collection that this brand wants to capitalize on this trend too. That is after Joe Zee (Elle Magazine), and many top fashion…
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Women’s History Month Spotlight: PetalsNBelles.org

When I learned from PetalsNBelles.org that March was Women’s History Month I immediately decided that I would join in the celebration by highlighting women who have inspired me throughout my life. Of course there’s the normal mother, grandmother, sister relationships that keep us all sane. But there have been many women who have touched my life albeit small or big.
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WE PRAY FOR YOU JAPAN!

My heart bleeds to know disaster hits any country but especially Japan. It’s my favorite one of them all and I haven’t been yet. I’ve admired the culture and style for years. One of my favorite movies is Memoirs of a Geisha – wait is that Japan, well anyways you get my drift. In memory of those who lost their…
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Red Carpet Ready: Elie Saab Fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week

If you are familiar with Elie Saab, then you know this designer does feminine really well. This season was no different. The runway was filled with an amazing transition into color – chic black, stunning rich reds, and captivating plums. I will go a ahead and make a red carpet prediction and say I see a few stars sporting pieces from this…
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The 40’s, Bell Boys, & Supermodels: Louis Vuitton Fall 2011 Paris Fashion Week

Constantly creating a collection even better than the last is just what this creative director of Louis Vuitton manages to do. Marc Jacobs catches the feel of the 1940’s through his theatrical nature all while challenging the rules of a traditional runway. Each model walked out from elevators powered by well-dressed bell boys centered in the middle of the venue. GENUIS! To…
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La Bourgeoise Sans Age: Jean Paul Gaultier Fall 2011

Jean Paul Gaultier called his latest fall collection La Bourgeoise Sans Age, “a send up of maturing beauties dressing their age”. He casted a stunning older beauty, Valérie Lemercier, who opened and closed the show along with my model muses black supermodel, Sessilee Lopez, and androgynous male model, Andrej Pejic. The models wore grey beehives (YAY) and walked in kitten heels sporting turtlenecks,…
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