Archive for September, 2011
Posted by Sarah Beauregard | September 20th, 2011 at 11:08 am
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 16th, 2011 at 7:00 am
If you’ve “invested” in a gorgeous pair of grey winter boots, you’re probably looking for ideas on how to get the most mileage out of them. In the past few years, the gray boot was building momentum as THE “other” black shoe you needed in your closet to be on trend. Now everyone can’t get enough of them! From shades of blue gray to almost brown, gray boots are the go-to boot when you want to add a pop of extra special color to an outfit.
The most popular gray color is the brownish-gray tones of mushroom because of its versatility in both style and occasion. These days you can find a range of boot silhouettes in gray, from heels to flats, and thigh-high to ankle. I suggest you start off with a simple silhouette that can take you from day to night in a medium (about 2 to 3-inch) heel. What to wear with your fabulous new gray boots? It’s a neutral, so you can wear them with just about anything. Black leggings and dark indigo jeans would look gorgeous, as would a lighter jean, cranberry tights, purple dress, red pants, pale pink sweater, etc. In other words, wear them with dark colors, bright colors, pale colors – truly anything! Where brown or black boots would be the only options, gray boots, in the appropriate styles, can go with a HUGE range of styles and colors. (more…)
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 14th, 2011 at 7:00 am
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 13th, 2011 at 7:00 am
The metroplex is busting at the seams with popular apparel chain, Forever21, and it’s no secret why. Delivering the latest looks for less than a dinner at Maggiano’s (yum!), these stores have universally flattering styles and sizes that women of all ages love when looking for a bargain. Though the store itself is usually a zoo and you have to hunt through stuffed racks and racks of wrinkled items, you can truly find some great gems for your wardrobe.
Case in point? These fall trends are straight from the pages of Vogue’s September issue, but all under $20 at Forever21.
The Maxi Dress in Nude ($15.50) (more…)
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 12th, 2011 at 3:18 pm
If you ventured to Highland Park Village on Fashion’s Night Out, you probably couldn’t help but notice the frenzy over the new Trina Turk boutique. The label is beloved by celebs and stylish shoppers for its brightly colored prints and bold pieces, and the Dallas shop boasts a delectable selection of jewelry, apparel, handbags, swimwear, and goodies for the home. As you can see below, there isn’t one uncool thing about Miss Turk’s designs. Whether you’ve worn Trina for years or this is your first foray into her eye-catching collection, be sure to check out her new storefront.
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 9th, 2011 at 7:03 am
From the moment I walked in F.I.G. and saw Chan Luu , I was totally and completely head over heels. This jewelry is the definition of laid back elegance: beads in beautiful colors, delicate earrings, and wrap bracelets that are so young Hollywood. Chan Luu is a designer of fine fashion jewelry and accessories. According to this handy thing called the internet, ” Chan Luu jewelry pieces have been featured in the top fashion magazines and have adorned Hollywood’s hottest celebrities. Using hand cut semi-precious stones, beads, and colored fresh water pearls, Chan Luu’s trademark is her artistic skill in combining unusual forms with beautiful colors to create truly striking pieces which set the trend in fashion jewelry.”
I’d say so! Chan Luu uses high quality materials such as sterling silver, gold vermeil, leather, fresh water pearls and semi-precious stones. If you’re feeling boho or just want a piece of jewelry that will look as good with jeans as it does with a cocktail dress, this designer is it.
This Chan Luu Turquoise Stones And Silver Beads On Wax Linen Necklace ($215) is an interesting blend of silver beads and rounded turquoise beads that have a brown wax linen cord cris-crossing in and out of the beads and stones. Hanging from the necklace is a half moon-shaped piece of sterling silver that features an upside-down rose bud made of turquoise. Gorgeous and unique….this necklace seems to radiate peace. (more…)
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 7th, 2011 at 7:11 am
Now that it’s below 100 degrees (at least for the next five minutes,) don’t you find yourself mentally preparing for the most warm and fuzzy time of year? Oh sure, you’ll get that new trench and fabulous clothes in the hot nude colors, but what about your nails? They need some fall fashion too! Butter London™ created a line of high-fashion nail colors ($14) that aren’t bad for you or the environment: completely toxin-free: no formaldehyde, no toluene, no DBP. So, you’re nails aren’t only healthy, but on trend as well…. all with fun Brit-inspired color names!
Here are my fall picks for pretty fingers and toes:
Tea With the Queen: Pinky tan that’s neutral but never boring.
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 5th, 2011 at 7:09 am
Diane von Furstenberg sure knows a thing or two about style, and since the addition of her chic Highland Park Village boutique, women all over town have been sporting her signature wrap dresses and billowy blouses. What you may not know is that her gorgeous line of footwear is as much a necessity as the classic wrap dress. Since 1972, DVF has grown into the global luxury lifestyle brand that stands for upscale style, and these Opal sandals are a premier example of that style in action.
Posted by HIlary Kennedy | September 3rd, 2011 at 8:42 am
Planning on attending fashion’s biggest night out all year? Grab those Choos and some fat stacks, because this night is going to be even grander than the past few years. With almost all major retailers jumping on board, shows and styling by the fab Jan Strimple, and goodies galore being given away, you’d have to be crazy to miss Big D’s nod to our place in the fashion world. Hello photo-ops with celebs and fashion designers! Here is a link to all the events, store specifics, and to see what the rest of the country is doing to celebrate style.