Folks really like pets– and designers are no exception. With all the continuous crazy speak happening in the fashion globe, who wouldn’t want a verbally challenged companion? It is straightforward to recognize what tends to make pets so appealing to the fash pack: No amount of cross-breeding could create a canine or kitten with the ability to query, “What’s going on with John Galliano? Is Kim the new Gwyneth? And those wigs at Chanel… why??” They may possibly shed fur all more than your very best black suit, but they’ll also nevertheless adore you regardless of what Anna Wintour thinks of your F/W collection. Read more…
For the 1st time in six years, Giorgio Armani is headed to China. There, Armani is mounting its “One Night Only in Beijing” extravaganza tomorrow, to celebrate its a lot more than a decade in China.
In front of a thousand guests and celebrities, the brand is holding a style show at the New Tank in Beijing’s gallery-filled 798 Art District—the initial time the venue has hosted a show of such international scale. Fifteen new Armani Privé couture looks developed in tribute to China will be shown alongside an edit of looks from the Fall 2012 Emporio Armani and Giorgio Armani men’s and women’s collections and the Armani Privé Spring 2012 collection.
“I’ve often had a quite particular relationship with China… It is a location to which I have paid homage in numerous of my collections,” Armani noted. “More than a decade right after my arrival in China, it appears to me that the time has come to celebrate our presence in the country and to present the existing collections in a unique way, edited just for this purpose.” Following the show, an exclusive party featuring reside music performances is promised.
Raven Symone made an look on Reside! with Kelly this morning. Following her look, she stopped to meet some of her fans outside the studio wearing a fresh pair of Paige Edgemont Jeans.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attended Queen Elizabeth’s conventional yearly Summer Tea Party in a pink coat dress by Emilia Wickstead. The same dress she wore at a Windsor Castle reception much less than two weeks ago.
And, guess what! She wasn’t shy about it either, saying “I’ve worn it before […] as you all possibly know.” Good? Negative?
When the summer time weather hits and I want to feel like a chic fashionista, I grab my preferred maxi dress. Strapless, floral, halter, or striped, this summer staple is an effortless-to-throw-on outfit that tends to make an awesome statement. I don’t know about you, but when I walk down the street in my trendy maxi dress, I really feel like a celebrity.
But here’s my biggest situation with the maxi dress – it’s so easy to fall into the necklace-and-sandals styling routine. Lucky for us, this wardrobe standard is straightforward to style a million techniques. Keep reading to learn how you can vamp up your maxi dress look by accessorizing like a pro!
Look #1: Casual Chic
Regardless of whether you favor to chilax on the beach or you happen to be far more the variety to strike a pose poolside, color is essential to seeking your most fabulous this swimsuit season – and most fearless. “The search for the ideal swim sihouette calls for courage,” agrees Essie Weingarten, founder & director of her eponymous line of fabu nail polishes. “If you’re feeling nervous – and let’s face it, we all do – a excellent mani/pedi can give you a key self-confidence boost. My guidance: commence your search with a fantastic color. You basically cannot lose if the color fits!”
For Summer 2012, select from summery pinks, fairly pastels and to kick it up a notch, an obsession-worthy bright orange.
Obtainable in June 2012 – purchasing info at essie.com.
GenArt, the incubator that nurtures up-and-coming new designers (and helped launch the careers of Zac Posen and Phillip Lim, amongst other individuals), is in expansion mode. Following a two year hiatus in which the organization lost its funding, then subsequently identified new owners and a much-needed cash infusion, GenArt is searching for talent outside the US.
The organization’s new global division, which aims to focus on cultural exchange in emerging markets, just took its 1st trip of several to Nairobi, Kenya. Africa is obtaining a lot of attention from the style business lately. From L’Uomo Vogue‘s current Africa-themed problem to e-commerce sites that feature African-created and -inspired items, it’s clearly a marketplace to watch.
“GenArt International aims to be the ultimate connector in between cultures, visionaries, artists, philanthropists and entrepreneurs,” GenArt Global Director Martine Bury said. The initiative plans to focus on charity and conservation in the markets it scouts, as nicely as seeking for talent. To that finish, the trip to Nairobi included a clothes donation (courtesy of Option Apparel) to an orphanage and a fashion show featuring seven emerging African designers: Adele Dejak,Lalesso, Bella MATATA, Katungulu Mwendwa, Nike Kondakis, Modahnik and Aryam Designs. Two of these designers will travel to NYC to show at New York Style Week for the GenArt Fresh Faces fashion show. Former Entourage star Emmanuelle Chriqui and Israeli actress Noa Tishby went on the trip as nicely, as component of a mission to connect emerging markets with “entrepreneurs, influencers, and media.” Criqui mentioned she was especially taken with Katungulu Mwendwa’s designs which she located to be “New York cool and really wearable.”