FASHION

Raeana for Lens on Talent

Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

A couple of months ago, my friend Raeana entered the BET Lens on Talent competition.

Lens on Talent is BET’s talent search for the superstars of tomorrow, focusing on music, fashion and dance. One winner in each category will receive a $10,000 prize. — via BET

So… VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!! To vote, click here and hit “HOT” below Raeana’s video. If you’re wondering why you should vote for Raeana over the other contestants…

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Enough said. Check this video to learn more about Raeana

Want to see some behind the scenes photos from the shoot? Look below…
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Lauren Wimmer Trunk Show

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at 12:26 pm

I swore that with the end of summer approaching (the first day of fall is Friday) I would stop hanging out so much. So far, the weather hasn’t been slowing me down as it normally does. A Very Vintage Weekend will have me down on Orchard this Friday so but I’ll be there even earlier for Corrente’s Trunk Show Marathon which features jewelry designer Lauren Wimmer this week.

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Corrente Trunk Show Marathon Presents…
Lauren Wimmer Jewelry

Thursday, September 22, 2011
6p-9p
179 Orchard Street
btwn Stanton and Houston St
LES, New York

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A Very Vintage Weekend

Monday, September 19th, 2011 at 11:20 am

Fashion stylist (and fellow Libra, whoop whoop!) Shaunya Hartley is at it again. “Vintage Shaun” is back again with another Sip ‘n’ Shop at Brooklyn’s Nu Hotel.

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Looking to update your fall wardrobe with some classic pieces? Check her out.

Vintage Shaun Fall Sip ‘n’ Shop
Saturday, September 24, 2011
12p- 5p
The Nu Hotel Brooklyn
85 Smith Street
btwn Atlantic and State Street
Brooklyn, New York
RSVP: VintageShaun@gmail.com

For more info on another vintage event hitting the Reed Space Annex this weekend, look below…
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#NYFW: ALDO RISE S/S 2012

Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

For my Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week intro, click here.

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ALDO RISE was the presenter of Mark Fast’ Faster presentation during fashion week but there was also a presentation of Aldo’s shoe collaborations with Mark, Preen, Chrisitan Cota, and more.

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For pictures of the shoes from the collection, look below…
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My #FirstandForever Doc Martens

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 7:11 pm

A few weeks ago, I attended the Dr. Martens Bloggers Breakfast which was set up to introduce the launch of the Doc Martens ‘First and Forever’ campaign. If you missed my post on that, you can check it out here.

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At the end of the breakfast, all of the attendees were lucky enough to choose a pair of free shoes from the latest Dr. Martens collection. I chose the Leanne boot in brown pictured above!

I was so excited when they came a little over two weeks ago and even more excited when I tried them on and realized (1) they fit and (2) they’re so comfortable.

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They came but I’ve been so busy with making changes to my apartment (see: Nate Berkus feature here) that I just got around to photographing these hearty boots!

They retail for $180 and can be found on DrMartens.com here.

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Want to see more new arrivals from Dr. Martens? Click here.

I want to say thank you to Dr. Martens and Exposure PR for making this possible. THANK YOU!!! :)

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#NYFW: Morgan Carper S/S 2012

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 10:00 am

For my Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week intro, click here.

Sunday morning, I got up early and made it to Morgan Carper. I had no idea Morgan was a Brooklyn based designer so, of course, I was a little excited. I tweeted this as I sipped on my first mimosa before the show:

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“Organic shoppers at @MorganCarper #NYFW @George_PR”

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“Wondering where this is going. ::picks up run of the show:: #NYFW @George_PR”

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For more photos and deets on my favorites from all of fashion week, look below…
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#NYFW: Faster by Mark Fast S/S 2012

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 9:30 am

For my Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week intro, click here.

While waiting for Graeme Armour to start, I passed through the ALDO RISE presentation of Faster by Mark Fast.

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Who’d have thought a shy, down-home Canadian Winnipeg boy could wreck such sensual magic with a knitting machine? But proof is every-where: since graduating with an MA from Central Saint Martins in London and immediately launching his line to major buzz, his cobwebby, skin-baring designs have been worn by style-makers from Tilda Swinton to Julia Restoin-Roitfeld to Rihanna. — via ALDORISE.com

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For more pics from the show, look below…
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#NYFW: Graeme Armour & Venexiana S/S 2012

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 at 9:00 am

By pure happenstance, I was able to go to 4 shows during this past weeks Spring 2012 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week: The Academy of Art University on Friday, Graeme Armour & Venexiana on Saturday, and Morgan Carper on Sunday.

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Saturday night, I had passes for two shows, Graeme Armour and Venexiana. Graeme Armour took place at the Penthouse at MILK Studios and was handled by the lovely ladies of Exposure PR who also handled the Dr. Martens ‘First and Forever; Bloggers Breakfast I attended a few weeks ago. These are a few of my fav pieces from the collection:

Above: Ludo Slashed Silk Top in Black with Cagney Tartan Lace Trouser in Black

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Wapner Slash Dress in White with Alastair Cutout Gilet in Black

And if I actually could ever wear a belly shirt again…

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Stern Split Back Multi Shirt in Black, Fuschia, and White with Ziggy Multi Panel Trouser in Black, Fuschia, and White

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You can see the rest of the photos from the show here.

To see the wonnnnnnnnn-derful dresses from Venexiana, look below…
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Barney’s Warehouse Sale: Summer 2011

Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 12:12 pm

It’s back again!
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Barney’s Semi-Annual Warehouse Sale
Starting Thursday, August 25, 2011
Ending Monday, September 5, 2011
255 West 17th Street
btwn 7th and 8th Avenue
New York, NY

For the LA dates, click here.

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Doc Martens’ First and Forever

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 at 3:39 am

I spent my Friday morning at the Dr. Martens “First and Forever” Bloggers Breakfast. “First and Forever” is the title of Dr. Martens Fall campaign which is all about first experiences. Bloggers in New York and London shared their first experiences on love, heartbreak, and Doc Marten shoes while viewing the upcoming collection.

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Here in New York, I shared my first experience on my mom’s first foster child and got to hear about Scott Schuman’s start on The Sartorialist and French photographer Garance Doré’s first, real photoshoot.

“Few brand experiences stay with you as long as your first pair of Dr. Martens and that moment is often an important first expression of personal style and identity.” This may very well be true as I hadn’t had very much knowledge of the brand until Friday. I had no idea that Dr. Martens had such a variety of styles (like the ones below).

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To see more from the collection and the breakfast, look below…
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