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“If You Aint Up On Thangs” – Dope Designers Alert

Hey dolls, I wanted to introduce you to some under the radar designers that are making waves in the fashion industry all around the world. I try to post affordable clothing on the site as much as possible but the thing about luxury designers is that even if you can’tRead More…

When the Light hit the Ice, it Twankles and Glistens…

The great fashion philosopher, Baby aka Birdman said it best. We all love sparkly thangs… So this post is highlighting a online jewelry boutique based out of the UK called Phantom Jewels. ( www.phantomjewels.co.uk) What I love about this site is that they have costume jewelry for a great priceRead More…

The Death of a Fashion Legend…

  Today, the world mourns the passing of the great Oscar de la Renta. Always the ultimate dapper gentleman, he designed and dressed ladies, bringing a dreamy, lady like glamour to the world of fashion. His genius will be missed but we can appreciate his years of passion and dedicationRead More…

A Dollar and a Dream…

I was flipping through the latest issue of  UK Fashion mag called “Look” and came across a story that I could relate to and be inspired by. Two women, Hannah Bundy and Suki decided to one day quit their day jobs and start their own clothing business called Bundy andRead More…

European Sophistication…

Us Americans admire the Europeans for their sense of style. They dress with proper sophistication with an air of effortlessness. You can channel European sophistication with this designer, Narciss Their take on femininity mixed with masculinity reminded me of Katherine Hepburn in the movie “Aviator”. While she was an AmericanRead More…

Bombshell Inspired…

For the last two days the internet has been buzzing over Beyonce’s new look. Well as with all things fashion and beauty related, nothing is new. Beyonce’s new short bangs were inspired by 1950’s pin up and bombshell Betty Paige. It was a her signature hairstyle. While I admire Beyonce’sRead More…

Roughing it in London

My worst fear has happened. I’m living in the suburbs of London with no hairdresser. YIKES!!!! Not to worry, I am a fashion/beauty blogger so I should be okay and by okay I mean presentable. So I went to my local Boots (fancy drugstore/beauty heaven) and I was impressed byRead More…

Obsessing Over….

Awwwhhhhh mannnn these are a beauty!! I don’t know the price but what I do know is that I want them. Christian Dior has been on one with their sunglasses. LOVE IT Christian Dior “Dior So Real” Sunglasses  Info on www.dior.com  **Peep the name of the model. Gotta love it**

Neon Winter

Neon Winter by iluvfashion618 featuring anchor jewelry Circle skirtamazon.com Bottega Veneta long woolen coat$3,575 – net-a-porter.com Steve Madden knee high bootsstevemadden.com Yves Saint Laurent envelope clutchssense.com Adia Kibur anchor jewelryshopbop.com Givenchy pink lipsticknet-a-porter.com

American Supermarkets Could Never….

I’m still adjusting to the culture shift while living in the UK. One thing I’m here for is grabbing fashionable clothes while picking up a steak for dinner. It’s normal to buy clothes from your supermarket in the UK. America has not caught on. Granted you can buy clothes andRead More…

"It’s a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It’s all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together." — Alexander McQueen