March 2011 archive

Trend Report: Neon

Credit 1, 2, 3 For that futuristic wow-factor, nothing really beats neon. Perfect for nights out but also as day wear, designers went bold and bright in a rainbow of electric hues. A fresh way to wear neon is in one bold swatch as seen above. Of course, neon accessories can take any outfit from […] Read more…

Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Finale

The Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Finale was on FIIIIRRREEE!! I met Fern Mallis, Derek Blasberg, K. Cooper Ray from Social Primer, and other awesome folks. I got to see new friend Brittany Bosco perform her new songs on the runway (check out her music), and got to see who won the Rock the Runway and […] Read more…

Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Bridal Show

After a few days of recouping from fashion week, I am finally able to write the last two Charleston Fashion Week posts. On Saturday, I went to my first bridal show, which is weird because my mom plans weddings. When I walked into the tent, it was transformed into a wedding reception with snacks and […] Read more…

Shoe of the Week-John Ashford

  I met John Ashford and his lovely shoes one night at Charleston Fashion Week. He came all the way down south, by way of NYC, because he had designed some shoes for Emerging Designer La’Dasha Powell. Everyone wanted to look at the shoes that his model Nofar was wearing. They are called “Moon Walker” […] Read more…

Trend Report: Denim

Credit 1, 2, 3 America’s favorite fabric is big in a whole new way for spring. While denim has been acid-washed, sand-blasted and shredded within an inch of its life in the past decade, for spring we’re looking at a new clean, minimalist look at denim. Whether you use it for tops, skirts, jumpsuits and […] Read more…

Of Note…Liya Kebede

This week’s Of Note post will be brief due to my travels for Charleston Fashion Week. Liya Kebede was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1978. Like most famous models, she was spotted out of the blue at the French Lycee by a film director who introduced her to a French modeling agent. From there […] Read more…

Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Night Four

Hey everyone. I am still in Charleston enjoying Charleston Fashion Week. Things have been a blast. I can’t believe toay is the last day of CHSFW and my busiest too. I have the bridal show first, then I have the Gilt-y party at the Cynthia Rowley store and more fashion shows at night. Oh and […] Read more…

Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Night Two

Last night was another amazing night at Charleston Fashion Week. There were two shows featuring local stores and then four shows showing four new Emerging Designers.  The featured designer for the night was another former Emerging Designer from a past Charleston Fashion Week. Let’s get to the reviews. First things first. I just want to […] Read more…

Trend Report: Tassel Belts

Credit 1, 2, 3 A fun accessory with a nod to the Orient, the tassel belts, in obi or skinny styles were a perfect compliment to the decadent 70s wear. The only rules to wearing these belts is to keep it at your natural waist (for figure flattery reasons) and wear them with a heaping dose of confidence. Read more…

Charleston Fashion Week 2011 Night One

I’m back at Charleston Fashion Week again! Can you believe that it has been a year since I started on my fashion week journey from Charleston to New York to New York again and now back to Charleston with some Columbia fashion events thrown in? Amazing! I wanted to do a video with me speaking […] Read more…

Partnered Post-Prom Dresses By David’s Bridal

It’s Prom Season and time to find that special dress. You could look anywhere, but the prom dresses by David’s Bridal might be your best bet. Why? Well…David’s Bridal has a great selection of prom dresses for straight and plus size shoppers, and most of these prom dresses are between $100 and $260. Seriously, the […] Read more…

Trend Report: Orange

Credit 1, 2, 3 One of the punchiest and hottest hues for spring is coral’s close cousin, orange. While all of the zesty colors are definitely in for summer (think grapefruit pink, lemon yellow, lime green…) orange has been popping up everywhere. Unlike coral however, this can be one tricky shade to pull off, and […] Read more…

Of Note…Joe Zee

Joe Zee was born on November 23, 1968 in Toronto, Canada. While growing up in Canada, Zee memorized fashion magazine mastheads and studied popular culture with a maniacal zeal. That zeal is what has helped Zee become a popular fashion figure. In 1990, Zee moved to New York to attend FIT and soon became an […] Read more…

TFAS Weekly Round-Up

Celebrity Rihanna for Vogue Fashion News Style Swap Columbia Of Note Of Note… Bethann Hardison Shoes Shoe of the Week-Lanvin at Barneys Trends Trend Report: Tropical Prints Trend Report: Bra Tops Read more…

Next Week On Billion Dollar Babes

Monday 3/21: Louis Vuitton Vintage Handbags, Designer Vintage Sunglasses from Gucci, Fendi, Valentino and more Tuesday 3/22: Luxury Editor Pick: Cartier Vintage Watch, BB Dakota, Melissa & Doug Wednesday 3/23: Kid Dangerous, Laura Elizabeth Jewelry Thursday 3/24: Charlene K Jewelry, Pure Fiber Bed & Bath Read more…

Style Swap Columbia

The Bad Bish post has been postponed until next week when I am done with midterms. A few nights ago I took a break from my midterms to go to the Style Swap held at Momo’s Bistro. It was the first time Columbia had seen an event like that. Basically what you do is bring […] Read more…

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