November 2011 archive

Layering 101: How To Layer During The Winter

Cold Weather

Photo from here.

Layering for the cold winter months can be hard. As a matter of fact, layering is an art. You have to know what fits and how it looks on you. The keep is to keep yourself warm without looking bulky. Here are my tips to layering for the fall. This is just what works for me. Maybe you have some tips? If so, post them below. Also check out the pictures below from The Sartorialist. They show how to be cute and warm during winter.

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New Absolutely Fabulous Preview

Absolutely Fabulous is coming back to the small screen and a new preview has just been released. I have always loved this show and am super excited to see the new series.

Bad Bish-Tommy Hilfiger Holiday Par-Tay

Happy Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Festivus, etc.,etc. etc. But most of all… I hope you have a month of holiday parties just and fab and sexy as this one from Tommy Hilfiger.

Yansi Fugel Spring 2012

yansi fugel spring 2012

I am really enjoying the Spring 2012 collection from Yansi Fugel. It is so gorgeous! The collection is packed with bright colors, cool fabrics, bold patterns, and easy breezy silhouettes. Everything is just so youthful and fun for spring. The Spring 2012 collection also features laser cut fabric patterns, hand painted fabrics, reversible construction, and digital printing.

My favorite pieces are the dresses and the tunics. I am also a major fan of the cobalt blue pants. I just bought some jeans like in that color the other day. Two of the things I always love about this brand is the fact that it is very packable. You can take it anywhere and it just looks so good. I also love how the separates can be mixed and matched with other items. Yansi Fugel clothes are great closet fillers that you can pull out at anytime. Photos from Yansi Fugel.

Bright Winter Coats Are A Trend To Try

Bright winter coats are a trend to try. Why? Well they are cute, they brighten up a drab winter wardrobe, they are fun, and they show personality. I have been rocking a bright blue swing coat from Old Navy for the past two years. It is warm, cute, fits my personality, and is a real conversation starter. I think all women should try this trend at least once, even if it is just in a store dressing room. Will you try this trend?

TFAS Interviews: Designer Yoana Baraschi

 Yoana Baraschi

Hello everybody. While I am still working on my thesis, I want to bring you this interview with Romanian designer Yoana Baraschi. She is very talented, and I am now a big fan of her clothes. Baraschi is heavily influenced by her travels and love of vintage clothes. The pictures you see below are of her new Spring 2012 collection. I am really loving the bright colors, flirty lace and patterns, and feminine silhouettes.  I hope you enjoy the interview below.

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Try Penningtons Plus For the Holidays

Penningtons Holiday 2011

Penningtons Plus, a Canadian company that ships to the United States, has just released their holiday lookbook. In the lookbook, you will find cute jewelry and basics, nice separates and coats, and pretty lingerie and elegant eveningwear that is perfect for those upcoming holiday parties. My favorite item in the lookbook is the Iridescent Quilted Downfill Jacket. It looks very warm and cozy, which makes it perfect for me. Plus the shiny silver color looks great.

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Duran Duran’s “Girl Panic” Video Brings Supermodels Back


You know how much I love the original supermodels, and who better to bring them back with song than Duran Duran? Well Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen, and Yasmin Le Bon are back in this great nine minute epic of a music video shot at the Savoy Hotel in London. Also check out the cameos of the band (who are playing other people), Dolce and Gabbana, and the Harper’s Bazaar UK cover shoot.

Selena Gomez Wears The Blonds At The MTV EMAs

Bad BishSelena Gomez in The Blonds

Selena Gomez looked red hot in this red jumpsuit by The Blonds at the MTV EMAs over the weekend. The Blonds also designed pieces for her tour and recent music video for the song”Love You Like A Love Song. I decided to make this a little Bad Bish post since the Bad Bish series has been MIA while I continue to finish writing my thesis for graduate school. I am almost done. Wish me luck.

Last Week’s Yigal Azrouel Trunkshow At Coplon’s

Yigal AzrouelA representative from Yigal Azrouel came to Coplon’s last week. You might recall last week’s blog post where I advertised the event. The recent Resort and Spring 2012 collections were present. I love all of the looks from the collection. There were prints and lace, body conscious skirts and dresses, and lots of long evening dresses and colorful scarves. I couldn’t get enough of it.  My favorite items were the scuba inspired skirts and dresses and the motorcycle jacket with the cutouts on the sleeves.  Everything was super fabulous.

Shop Epitome Gives The Fat and Skinny Blog Readers 15% Off

Shop Epitome

Shop Epitome is a online boutique that just started a month ago.  The store offers straight and plus sizes. The store is growing and offering new items each week. Khali Gallman, owner of Shop Epitome is looking to build her plus size section. If there are certain things you would like to see in a straight/plus size online fashion boutique, let her know. All TFAS readers get 15% when you use the code TFAS15. Thanks Khali for the discount. Look out for her special Black Friday deals coming soon.

Adele Looks Great On The Cover Of Cosmo

Adele on the cover of CosmoAdele is wearing leopard print Dolce & Gabbana on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine, and she looks so good.  The imaginary wind is blowing back her hair, she is giving sexy face, and the makeup is on point. Plus she isn’t styled like the usual plus size person posing awkwardly in really bad clothes on a magazine cover. Photo from The Cut.

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