Tonight’s the best night to get invited to the Met. It’s Met Gala 2011!!!

May 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

So here is what the Met Gala invite looks like

and tonight they will be honoring the late Great Alexander McQueen

This is Gisele in one of my all time favorite red carpet looks from the Met Gala in this breathtaking Versace dress in 2009

Simply Stylist – Birthing Trends – The Pop Up Shop

February 22, 2011 § Leave a comment

Simply Stylist is a part of the Caro Marketing Firm which brings designers and stylists together.

They bring in designers with a variety of looks, from street to red carpet…

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a few years now they have been hosting pop up shops, where designers set up booths to show their latest creations, and the team at Simply Stylist invite a some of the most prominent stylists in the business. like Lindsay Albanese and Monica Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

This trend has really become a hit. I have seen make-up pop up shops, bridal pop up shops, even pop up shops hosted by major department stores. Be on the look out, I am sure one will POP UP near you!

Denim with Heart = Siwy Jeans

February 7, 2011 § 1 Comment

I went to the Siwy Denim event, and I have to say, these are my favorite jeans of all the designer jeans I have ever tried on and/own. I LOVE the fit. I can’t tell you how many compliments I get on my Siwy jeans when I wear them. Celebs like Kate Moss, Megan Fox, Rachel Bilson, Miley Cyrus and more have been spotted wearing the line.

I had a little chat with Michelle Siwy and she explained the design of her brand. I asked her about the design on the back pocket and she said “It’s not just a heart she said, It’s an Open Heart”. How awesome is that! I not only fell in love with the jeans, but I fell in love with Michelle too. One of the most popular styles of Siwy Denim are their cutoff shorts.

Below is Michelle Siwy modeling her sexy cuttoffs

Photos by yours truly <3

Vivienne Westwood & Marchesa Side by Side

January 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

What caught my attention the most about the Golden Globes this past Sunday was that Georgina Chapman (one of the halves that makes up Marchesa, and one of my FAVE designers) and Helena Bonham Carter, who was wearing Vivienne Westwood were sitting next to each other at the Globes.¬† Of course the winners and the movie stuff was interesting too… :)

This is Georgina above at the 2010 Oscars. This dress sort of reminds me of the Marchesa dress that Olivia Wilde wore this year to the Globes. Or maybe that’s just me.

I love that Helena Bonham Carter stuck to her own style. She is wearing Vivienne Westwood, which is opening a store in LA very soon. Can’t wait!!!!

The best dressed at the Globes this year IMHO was

Anne Hathaway in a gorj sequined Armani Prive dress.

WOW!

This Manicure is two weeks old – and it’s still perfect!

December 10, 2010 § 1 Comment

I love getting my nails done, I mean it feels so good to have my nails look awesome, but it sucks when my nail polish chips. And another thing I hate is drying time!!!! grrrr!

A little over two weeks ago I tried this new nail polish technology called Soft Color Gels, at my local nail shop, which works just like regular nail polish, but better! Not only has my nail polish lasted without a chip, but there  was literally no drying time!!!! It was pretty revolutionary if you ask me.

I’m ready for all the holiday parties. My friend Brent took this picture of my mani last night!

I used to plan my day around what time I was going to get my nails done, what outfit and shoes I would wear, etc…

But No more!

I have the brand Shellac on my nails, but OPI also makes the gel polish too. I’m in!

 

Cancel Your Plans!!! Monique Lhuillier Sample Sale 12/12/10!!!

December 8, 2010 § 2 Comments

This Sunday is the Monique Lhuillier sample sale. So If you’re a bride, or are in an upcoming wedding you MUST go to this sample sale! I went last year when I was planning my wedding and it was sooooo worth it!

The sale is not limited to wedding dresses, they also have special ocassion dresses, i.e. bridesmaid dresses.

So if you are willing to pay $500 – $2000 for a $10,000 dress, GOOOOO! (and bring an assistant, i.e. friend)

Watch Coco Rocha’s AH-MAzzzing WEdding vid for some inspiration

“It Get’s Better!” *Living Proof*

November 30, 2010 § Leave a comment

My friend Michael Anthony, created this internet sensation youtube vid as part of the awesome “It Get’s Better Campaign“. Which has been written about in countless blogs and made Yahoo’s homepage last week.

These videos are so amazing, touching, and inspiring. Author and journalist, Dan Savage started this campaign and it has become life changing for many gay individuals who have found a support system in these online videos.

Some celebrities who have joined the campaign and made their own videos, who are both gay and straight, include, Ellen Degeneres, Kathy Griffin, Obama, Wicked Cast Members, Ke$ha, Tim Gunn, Perez Hilton, etc…

And it really did get better!!!

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