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Lillie Couture x Fall 2014 Collection

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On Friday, February 7th, Latasha Hall, the talented fashion designer behind the fabulous line “Lillie Couture Designs“, previewed her fall 2014 collection at W Studios in Philadelphia, PA.  The line debuted a glamorous collection of jumpsuits, dresses, with details of gold and ruffles which made each look stand out on the runway.  The theme of the evening was “Welcome to Wonderland”, and truly the collection was a wonderland of chic fashion for today’s modern woman.

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I love the detail in the beaded golden bodice and the flow of the floor length gown.

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This chic red ruffled top jumpsuit is absolutely fabulous!  I would love to pair this with a white blazer and wear it to the office during spring, then drop the blazer and head on over to happy hour in my heels!  The gold accents add the perfect touch to this look while keeping the collection cohesive.

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This ruffled black dress and gold beading is stunning!

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This golden gown is glamorous and full of amazing details!

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I love the simplicity of this white long sleeved gown paired with a very intricate and couture shoulder piece, this look captures your attention with elegance and grace.

The pieces in this collection are chic, elegant, and most certainly fabulous.  I love the entire collection, however my personal favorite is the red jumpsuit!  The gold accents throughout the line add the perfect touch to each piece.  The miniature hats and face masks bring the fantasy to the collection from the theme “Welcome to Wonderland.”  Truly, as you can see from the photo recap, this was a wonderland in fashion.

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As always…thanks for stopping by and leave a comment below!  Don’t you just love this collection by Lillie Couture Designs?  I do!

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Duke & Winston x Valentine’s Day Specials

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner…or rather right at the end of the week!  Ladies, I know that we love to get our flowers, chocolates, and jewelry…but what about the men in our life?  Well, Duke & Winston is having a great sale going on right now up until Valentine’s Day- 25% off of all items that are red, white, and pink in store and online.  Duke & Winston has a lot of great items in store for the men in your life from ties to tees to baseball caps, they have it all!  They even have the cutest dog hoodies for your pets!  In all this cold and snow…it’s nice to have something for your pet to snuggle up in when they go outside.  I had the opportunity to stop by their store in the Northern Liberties section in Philadelphia, PA and I was able to take a few product shots to share with you.  They really have a great selection of t-shirts, sweaters, polos, long sleeve tees, baseball caps, beach tanks, dog hoodies, ties, and more in store!

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These silk ties will complete your man’s look for your special night on the town for Valentine’s Day!

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All the tees at D &W are definitely dope and a must have for any man’s wardrobe.

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I love their baseball caps with the D & W shield and the embroidery of Duke on the lower picture is adorable!  I think I want one too lol!

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I love this long sleeved red and white tee and the quote on it “Sincerity- Use no hurtful deceit, think innocently and justly.”  Ah if we all lived by these words…as you can see with D &W…not only are you getting dope clothing, but also positive messages through the brand.

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These dog hoodies are just adorable!  The hot pink and red hooded sweatshirts for the doggies are on sale as well!  They are too cute and they come in smaller and larger sizes, depending on the size of your furry friend.

This was just a snippet of what D &W has on sale for Valentine’s Day, for a full listing of items be sure to check out their site or stop by the store!

As always…thanks for stopping by…

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Target x Peter Pilotto

Target stores does it again and pairs up with a high end designer to bring high fashion looks to their stores for the fraction of the price!  Peter Pilotto will be teaming up with Target for this spring collection that will be available beginning February 9, 2014, in stores and on line.  This line is full of funky prints and shapes from the London based fashion clothing line.  There will be plenty of swimwear, skirts, dresses, pants, funky clutches, and tops for the ladies to mix and match or be bold and pair up together.  Here are the looks that we can expect to hit stores on Sunday from Peter Pilotto for Target!

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As you can see from the looks from the Peter Pilotto and Target collaboration, this line is full of dope prints, chic cuts, and modern lines!  I especially love the skirts, dresses, and cropped tops in this line.  It drops in stores and online on Sunday, February 9th.  If you remember what has happened in the past with quick sell outs of these Target collaborations, hurry up and get yours!  Most items are priced under $60 which is very reasonable and affordable!

….As always…thanks for stopping by and drop a line below…

(Designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos of “Peter Pilotto”)

Got the Look? : Awards Season Style

It’s Awards season and all the stars on the red carpet are setting trends and style standards.  While it’s Awards season, do you have your look?  Galas, formal events, and Valentine’s Day are just right around the corner.  Check out some of the designers represented by CreativPR below to check out their lines and find out below how to contact them to schedule your personal fitting today.  You can look just as good as the stars in Hollywood with these gorgeous looks from the designers shown below!  (All images are property of CreativPR.)

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These haute couture looks in the Yvette collection are simply fabulous with the color palette ranging from deep dark fall colors to pastel.  The embellishments are just right on every look!

O'Blanc

The O’Blanc collection is reminiscent of classic looks, A-line, and sheath.  These looks drape perfectly and every body type can find a style to fit them on the red carpet.  I love the use of the classic pan-tone colors and bold hues.  Anybody looking to be classic Hollywood chic can’t go wrong with this collection.

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The Lum collection is very reminiscent of old Hollywood, the looks remind me of old films such as Cleopatra, and the looks of actresses Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly.  These looks seem as though their inspiration has derived from there and they are full of classic and strong lines and structures.

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Drenusha Xharra brings the glam with these sleek metallic looks, soft lace, and a golden yellow glow in the line.  If you’re looking to be chic and modern, this is the way to go.  My fave look is #84, it’s fabulous…you can wear this on the red carpet and mix and match the pieces for a night on the town. You can’t go wrong with #84 or any of these looks!

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Adolfo Sanchez’s collection is mesmerizing.  I love the soft teals, white, the entire palette!  I especially love the way that this collection builds up from modern/ chic to bring the drama with couture on the last picture #22.  The model is especially fierce, rockin’ her golden fro mohawk!  I love it!  The designers concept is clear and striking from onset to finish and this collection speaks volumes.  If you’re looking for anything bold, eye catching, dramatic, couture, or fabulous then you’ve found it all in this collection!

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After you’ve chosen one of the looks from above, take the time to style it with one of these fabulous pieces from Chandra Jewelry.  In one of my older posts, Walk the Talk Event, I had the opportunity to meet one of the designers behind Chandra Jewelry and view their beautiful collection of accessories.  Trust me, you cannot go wrong with one of these pieces!  They are fantastic!

If you’re looking for something to wear to a formal or semi-formal event, definitely contact CreativPR, they will not steer you wrong with these talented fashion and jewelry designers on their roster.  For more details on setting up an appointment, click on this link for details.

….As always…thanks for stopping by and drop a line telling me about your favorite look posted above!

Girls Night Out x Hush Philly

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(L to R) Me, Qira, and Charelle.

Recently, I was able to link up with my girls from college and hang out for a day.  We hit up Hush Philly for their day party…at a secret location…you had to rsvp for details.  On Saturday, January 18, 2014, on the eve of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day…Hush Philly hosted their event at Red Sky, located in the Old City section of Center City Philadelphia.  Me and my girls had a good time, ran into some familiar faces and enjoyed the music by DJ Aye Boogie and DJ RTodaizza.  Pictures are worth a thousand words…so for this post…here are the recap pics!

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There was definitely a great turnout!  Packed house!

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Red Sky was packed all night, the party was from 3-9 pm, and free before 5pm to enter.  I think the party kept going on past 9pm, the place was packed all night!

 

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It was nice to catch up with an old college buddy, Taurean, definitely had a good time.

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Last but not least…me in my outfit for the day…

Black and faux leather blazer: Target

Black tank: Old Navy

Tribal print tights: Burlington Coat Factory

Peep toe lace booties: Aldo at DSW

I’m so mad because I had on  a cute robot necklace that I got from Macy’s smh…but I popped it!  lol.

As you can see, me and my girls had a good time at Hush Philly as well as everybody else who was in the building!  We talked, laughed, ate some really good food, danced, and met new people.  It doesn’t get any better—> Next Hush Philly event will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014…keep your eyes peeled and stay tuned to the website to send in your rsvp for details when it gets closer to the event!

….As always…thanks for stopping by….

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Style Inspiration: Bold Hues x Vintage Vibes

Hello.  I’m taking it back it a little with this post…a little personal.  I know that lately I’ve been posting a lot about events/ reviews of events/ artists in Philadelphia…but today…I’m posting about me and my personal style.  That’s how this blog started off initially, but I like a little bit of everything and I do not fit into anyone’s category, rather I am creating my own everyday while living this life and pursuing the dreams that I dream of daily.

 

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On this particular day, I was in love with the contrasting color palette that I created for my day at the job.  I’m wearing my favorite royal blue cardigan from Old Navy, paired with a three quarter length white shirt, thrifted/ vintage oversized beaded necklace, black tuxedo pants, and riding boots from Macy’s.  I absolutely loved this look and felt as though it complemented my skin tone and curvy-licious shape!  Ow!

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(Sorry for the blurry shots, it was hard to focus the camera with a draining battery pack- it was my fault lol)

To tell the truth, I love to wear layered looks…it gives me the versatility to remove layers when I become warm or to put them on as I cool off during the day.

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No outfit is complete without a smile.  If you’re not happy or confident in your skin, then that feeling will show.  Your outfit only exudes the confidence and boldness that you carry on the inside daily.  Any insecurities will show, unless you know how to fake confidence.  Life is filled with uncertain circumstances and heart ache, but I choose to smile and be happy through it all.  What keeps me afloat is God and staying focused.  When I’m not blogging, just know that I am staying busy and handling business.  It’s important to stay focused no matter what.  Feelings change and so do opinions, but facts remain the same, so stay true and handle your business daily.

As always…thanks for stopping by and I hope this post inspires you to create bold and beautiful outfits from your inner confidence to your outer clothing layers.  Outfit deets are posted below.

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Cardigan and Tuxedo pants: Old Navy

Riding Boots: Macy’s

Fashion Forward x SEE Eyewear x Trendsetter

About  a week ago, I posted about the dope and stylish eye wear boutique located in the Suburban Square section of Ardmore, PA, SEE and their new collection with Project Runway All Stars winner Mondo Guerra.  That collection was nothing short of fabulous and abstract in design.  But there is more to see at SEE, they have a trendy collection of eye wear and sun glasses for everyone from the trendsetter to the business casual.  Their frames are one of a kind, they only cut a few pairs from each mold and once they are sold out, that’s it for that design.  That the wonderful part about this boutique, you don’t have to worry about everybody wearing your frames.  Most of their frames are cut and designed in Germany to ensure quality to the customers of their brand.  Their selection of glasses are more affordable than most high end designer frames, but with SEE there is more variety and style to choose from, from geometric shapes to the classic cut.  Take a seat and check them out, I will divide this post into sections so that you can get a better feel for this stylish and quality eye wear that they offer.

It’s never too early to prepare for summer and spring with these dope shades:

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Check out the funky eye wear…something trendy for everyday of the week:

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Side bar: I Love these “mesh frames”, they are so innovative and definitely an attention-getter pair of frames for the fashion forward!

 

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Another close up of these “mesh frames”, definitely a dope design.

 

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As you can “SEE” from this post, there is plenty of color, color blocking, style, prints, and more at this eye wear boutique!  You can have a pair for everyday of the week, which pair is your fave?  Please post a comment down below with your response.  SEE has so much more in store for every unique individual searching for frames, this was just a glimpse of some of their displays!

 

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Even the staff at this modern and chic eye wear boutique are setting trends with their funky frames, city style, and genuine smiles when assisting customers.  These guys were an awesome help when I came to visit and when the customers flooded in, they were on point and nothing short of knowledgeable and helpful to each person based on their individual needs.  When visiting SEE, not only are you getting a step ahead on the fashion forward crowd, you’re also going to receive the best customer service when shopping for your eye wear needs.

 

….As always…thanks for stopping by and be sure to drop a line below describing your fave pair of frames from this post!