Archive for December, 2008

Five New Designers to Watch in 2009

Fashion is constantly changing and evolving. It’s always on the prowl for what’s new, what’s fresh and, of course, what’s chic. This is why organizations are such as GenArt are formed. To provide young, up and coming designers who have something new to bring to the table the means to showcase their masterpiece. Here are five of this year’s favorites. Joanne Cordero Reyes Though this is season is Joanne’s first time at Fashion week under her own label, the young designer is actually not a newbie …

Makeup for Redheads

Makeup for Redheads

Redheads are very noticeable with their fiery locks. Since you redheads can very easily be spotted, and with not a lot of makeup shades to match your flaming hair color, it’s advisable to stick to natural colors. Redheads have been an inspiration to artists for centuries. With the fairest of complexions, your face will make a perfect canvass. Here’s how to wear make up if you are a redhead:FoundationRedheads are usually gifted with alabaster skin, but we all get blemishes and skin problems once …

Mulberry 2009 Handbag Collection

Mulberry 2009 Handbag Collection

When Emma Hill stepped in to fill the creative director post for Mulberry, she breathed a breath of fresh air into the Mulberry’s Spring-Summer 2009 handbag collection. The collection covered the bases with colorful shoulder bags, totes, messenger bags and clutches. The Spring-Summer collection also showcases the stunning modification in the Mulberry-bag look. Read: new shapes, new hardware, etc A couple of early favorites include the Ava and the Jenah.The AvaMulberry’s Ava clutch bags got an ed…

Juicy Couture Velour Tassel Baby Fluffy

Juicy Couture Velour Tassel Baby Fluffy

Young Hollywood’s favorite brand, Juicy Couture is the “go to” label for edgy, young and stylish apparel and accessories. A surefire favorite among the Hollywood “It” girls, the Tassel Baby Fluffy is made of velour with leather trim. It has gold tone hardware and shoulder straps with rings. What makes Juicy Couture bags distinct is the detailing. The front of the Tassel Baby Fluffy is embroidered with the brand’s name and a flower, along with a bow applique and a chain tassel, plus side flap po…

Why You Shouldn't Wear High Heels

Why You Shouldn't Wear High Heels

Fabulous high heels are a fashionable lady’s wardrobe staple. High heels finish your whole look and make or break your entire appearance. And as fashion icon Victoria Beckham said, “they make you feel so much more confident.”But, do you know that wearing fab heels very often has a detrimental effect on your feet?What high heels do to your feetHigh heels throw your weight onto the balls of your feet. That may lead to calluses, corns, bunions and even deformity. High heels also throw the body’s ce…

How to Choose The Right Skirt for Your Body Shape

How to Choose The Right Skirt for Your Body Shape

Not all women have the same figure. What looks good on you might not look good on another woman. You have to choose which type of clothing is flattering to your figure. When it comes to choosing skirts, here’s your guide to picking what works well with your shape:Skirts for slim womenFor slim frames, opt for bubble skirts to add volume and create the illusion of curves. When picking bubble skirts, choose one whose length is proportionate to your height. This means that the shorter you are, the s…

Coach Resort 2009 Handbag Collection

Coach Resort 2009 Handbag Collection

Coach leatherware recently released its Resort Handbag Collection. The Resort Collection features some of the most stylish from the label so far. The collection boasts of colorful and dainty clutches, pouches, shoulder bags and versatile totes, as well as cosmetic cases, wristlets and minute minny skinnies. Resort Leather Shoulder ToteA member of Coach’s gorgeous 2009 Resort Collection is the Resort Leather Shoulder Tote.Made of metallic leather, the Resort leather tote is a roomy drawstring ba…

Jennifer Alfano Getaway Bag

Jennifer Alfano Getaway Bag

Jennifer Alfano has recently released her line of designer hand bags. The former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar fashion editor-turned-bag designer’s collection is composed of simple yet eye-catching assortment of clutches, totes and shoulder bags inspired by the swinging 60s. The bags are chic and elegant instant classics.The Getaway BagAn early favorite is the Getaway bag. The Getaway bag is made of a variety of materials: leather, leather and python, leather and ostrich, python, python and ostrich…

How to Stay Stylish During Winter

How to Stay Stylish During Winter

Some people think that winter is a bad time for style and fashion, what with all the layering of clothes that make you look rounder than Frosty the Snowman.The truth is, winter is actually a great season for dressing up in style – with the right set of clothes, that is. Fashionable winter jackets and trench coatsBuy fashionable jackets and trench coats. They are actually style essentials. You could easily go from drab to fab in seconds with a fashionable coat. Coats make you look put together e…

How to Be as Sexy as George Clooney

How to Be as Sexy as George Clooney

George Clooney is perhaps the world’s sexiest man alive. He is already 47 but he is still obsessed over by both men and women. Forty-something guys want to dress like him while women of all ages want to undress him. Clooney religiously followed the horrible fashion trends in the eighties, but he grew up in the following decade and showed America how a man should dress. His clothes went monochromatic and a stylish haircut replaced his floppy kid-next-door ‘do. Since then Clooney has personified a…