H&M Releases Coachella 2015 Fashion Collection

This week H&M has released a new fashion collaboration called H&M Loves Coachella  in connection… [more]

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Tips from Good Wife Costume Designer Daniel Lawson

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Spring Fashion: Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook

Spring has officially arrived and so have the Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook.  Get ready for traditional… [more]

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Milly for Kohl's Lookbook: Head to Capri for Spring 2015

The wait for a glimpse of the long awaited MILLY for Kohl's Spring Collection is finally over.  The… [more]

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Los Angeles: ModCloth Offers Fit Events for Festival Fashion

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Online Fashion Site Modcloth is offering complimentary fit shops in Los Angeles before Coachella.

ModCloth, an online fashion shopping destination website is coming to Los Angeles next week for a series of workshops to help fashionista pick out the perfect items from their website, based on fit. Experts from ModCloth will be on hand for measure shoppers to ensure that items on their wish list will offer a flattering fit.  There’s still time to register for the complimentary events on April 9th and 10th in Los Angeles.  If you’re heading to Coachella, or just want to get into the spirit of Festival Fashion, this is a must attend event.  I’m a ModCloth customer and they offer a unique set of offerings in a wide array of sizes to flatter any figure.  I’ll be attending one of the workshops next week and I can’t wait to get measured.  If you watch or read Fashion Guru Tim Gunn, then you know that the right fit (and being measured ) is one of the best ways to ensure looking good.   Continue reading »

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Spa Week Spring 2015 Offers $50.00 Spa Treatments

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Spa Week returns with $50.00 Spa treatments this April.

Who doesn’t want to visit a luxury spa for just $50.00 and get a pampering facial or massage? Well for a limited time you can during Spa Week. Select spas are making $50.00 treatments available to customers.  The dates for Spa Week  for  Spring 2015 are  April 13-19.  Take the time to treat yourself after getting the taxes done and take a relaxation break.   Some of my favorite treatments during Spa Week include the treatments at the Hylunia Spa in Costa Mesa.

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Milly for Kohl’s Lookbook: Head to Capri for Spring 2015

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Milly Designer Michelle Smith (in lettered shirt) poses with models wearing garments from the MILLY for Kohl’s line via @SharonClott on Instagram

The wait for a glimpse of the long awaited MILLY for Kohl’s Spring Collection is finally over.  The full lookbook from Kohl’s and designer Michelle Smith is now available.   MILLY for Kohl’s is inspired by the designer’s trip to Capri. What can you expect? Plenty of the vintage inspired floral prints that are the hallmark of MILLY, stripes, pencil skirts, full skirts, jumpsuits, maxi dresses,short tops and of course capri pants.    Continue reading »

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Spring Fashion: Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook

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Prints from the Lilly for Target collection displayed on napkins (Photo: Lilly Pulitzer for Target)

Spring has officially arrived and so have the Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook.  Get ready for traditional Lilly Pulitzer items like sundresses plus more trendy items like jumpsuits , rompers and housewares.  There’s something for just about everyone in this Target collection which will feature apparel for Women (regular and plus size), kids fashions and home decor.  Here’s what you can expect to see at your local Target in a few weeks. Continue reading »

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Tips from Good Wife Costume Designer Daniel Lawson

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The characters from the TV show “The Good Wife”

The Costume Designer from TV’s The Good Wife, Daniel Lawson, took to Twitter to give social media followers fashion advice and a look at Spring Trends from his Good Wife inspired fashion line 35DL.   The Twitter chat was moderated by Dryel, an at home product that you can use to clean clothes that you might otherwise take to a dry cleaner for more expensive cleaning.  So what does Mr. Lewis advise for fashionistas on a budget?  “Save on the trendy pieces – buy them at season’s end”, says Daniel Lawson. “Splurge on the basics because you’ll use them over and over.  ”  So what is a good basic purchase? Mr. Lawson recommends a good jacket or blazer that can be worn over and over as.  As for where to shop, like many of us, Mr. Lawson is a fan of outlet malls. ” Comb through the designer outlets and DON’T buy something just because it’s “in”, notes Mr. Lawson. ” I get great stuff at the outlet malls and discount designer stores.”

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H&M Releases Coachella 2015 Fashion Collection

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H&M Loves Coachella Collection is now on sale in stores and online

This week H&M has released a new fashion collaboration called H&M Loves Coachella  in connection with the popular Coachella Music Festival.   The collection offers floral tops, kimonos, shorts, floppy hats, floral headbands and round sunglasses.   There’s also a lot of fringe in evidence on tops and sleeves.  Fringe on skirts and tops was one of the most popular trends on the Spring 2015 runways at New York Fashion Week and it perfectly fits the Coachella themed fashions. Whether you’re heading to Coachella or if you just want to get into the spirit, you might want to give the H&M Collection a look.  H&M will be a sponsor of the Coachella Music Festival this year, for the sixth year in a row.   If you are at Coachella, they will be selling exclusive H&M Loves Coachella pieces at the Festival. Continue reading »

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Nordstrom and Piece & Co. Collaborate with 8 Designers for Spring

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A Rebecca Minkoff jacket and skirt and Alice + Olivia dress from the Nordstrom + Piece & Co. collection.

This spring, Nordstrom and Piece & Co. are collaborating on a new collection of apparel and accessories that connects style with global impact. The  new capsule collection brings to life the work of women artisans around the world through unique, stylish pieces from eight incredible brands – Alice + Olivia, Current/Elliott, DVF, Joie, Rebecca Minkoff, Theory, The Honest Company, and Tory Burch. Each brand worked closely with Piece & Co. to source handmade materials and fabrics that are then incorporated into their pieces – dresses, tops, skirts, shorts and handbags. The collection is available now at select Nordstrom stores and on nordstrom.com. Continue reading »

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Zoolander at Paris Fashion Week walks for Valentino

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Derek Zoolander walks the runway at the Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week at Espace Ephemere Tuileries on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France. ZOOLANDER 2 will open in theaters in the U.S. on February 12, 2016. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images For Paramount Pictures)

Forget Kendall Jenner & Gigi Hadid, we’re hearing reports that Derek Zoolander and Hansel walked the runway at the Valentino Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France. Apparently the top models were on the catwalk to support the new movie ZOOLANDER 2 opening in theaters in the U.S. on February 12, 2016  Continue reading »

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Net-a-Porter Offers an Exclusive Levis 501 Denim Collection

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Shopping site Net-a-Porter has teamed up with Levis to offer an update on the 501 Jeans classic

Fashion always bring together unlikely partners. The pair of designer website Net-a-Porter and Levis is no exception. Net-a-Porter is now offering an exclusive collection of Levis 501 jeans on their website for $380.00 per pair. What’s so special about these jeans? The Net-a-Porter  501 CT distressed mid-rise straight-leg jeans are handcrafted for 72 hours in San Francisco, using Cone Mills’ White Oak selvedge denim sourced from North Carolina. Cut for a straight leg, the jeans have all  the classic elements of Levis 501s including the  worn-in feel with a slashed knee.  And just like a designer hand bag, each pair has a handwritten serial number inside.  The jeans also have a Eureka “E” on the inside pocket and on the bottoms to show their exclusivity. What do you think readers? Would you pay $380.00 for a pair of Levis 501 jeans? Looks like many people would,  one pair is already sold out on the Net-a-Porter website.

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Futuristic H&M Studio Collection Premieres at Paris Fashion Week

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Models at H&M’s Paris Fashion Week in the new H&M Studio collection

It’s the only truly affordable collection to grace the runways at Paris Fashion Week: the annual H&M Runway show.   This year H&M pulled out all the stops to impress consumers and the fashion press with  lunar landing type staging and top supermodels on the runway.   The sporty show debuted last night at the Grand Palais in Paris. The H&M Studio show for autumn/winter 2015 show featured models such as Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Joan Smalls in pieces from H&M’s key seasonal collection, which combined functional separates with feminine layers. Celebrities Solange Knowles, Audrey Tautou and Noomi Rapace were among the guests who sat front row at the H&M Studio show, held during Paris Fashion Week in a uniquely constructed lunar landscape inside the Grand Palais.
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