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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Avant Garde at it’s best: Viktor & Rolf Fall 2011 Collection

If you’re looking for a fav Avant Garde designer put all your fashion chips in Viktor & Rolf. Never mind the fact I am slightly biased because Flowerbomb is my all time favorite fragrance but the coats are just .. fashion. Now I can’t really explain why the models were face painted red but just ignore that and really focus on the…
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The Power of Lady Gaga: Thierry Mugler PFW Fall/Winter 2011

It’s hard to concentrate on all the shiny fabric, statement shoulders, and sheer tight dresses, when you’ve got a soundtrack powered by Lady Gaga and models are weaving in and out of columns for about 11 minutes. But that’s why I love this show. Yes fashion is about the clothes but a fashion show .. is about the show. After…
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