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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THOU SHALL NOT ON TWITTER: Twitter Etiquette 101

Twitter has definitely become a place where you can randomly tell the entire world about your unexceptional existence. Like anything else in life, Twitter is really easy to abuse! I’ve done most of these things and I am now in twitter rehab. It took me months of observation and I finally narrowed it down to 10 Do’s and Dont’s ……
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OMGEEZY, I’ve Finally Gone…RED!

I’ve been nude my entire left. Nude lips that is. And for good reason. My mother and grandmother TOTALLY tainted my vision of ever doing any other color but nude. I can remember as a teen the older women in my family would say “red lips are for whores”. (gasps) Oh my! Clearly I was terrified of the red lip…
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How did I come up with my blog name?

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is from 2011 Finally after months of debating my thoughts, asking my boyfriend and besties, and bugging my mentors and tweethearts for help renaming my little itty bitty blog – it came to me!
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I Made The List: Essence.com Street Style (Who Knew I Was Stylish]

The opening day of MBFW always brings out the stylish folks. And I am now one of them. This year I said I would live up to my fashion know-it-all reputation and really think about what I was going to wear. (I will add that this ONLY lasted for the first 3 days, it’s Monday and I am just worried…
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The Authenticity of Blogging

au·then·tic /ôˈTHentik/ 1. Of undisputed origin; genuine: “authentic 14th-century furniture”. 2. Made or done in the traditional or original way: “authentic Italian meals” This week’s Friend Friday topic is about authenticity. And my definition of it as it relates to blogging.
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