Archive for March, 2009

Top 10 Fall 2009 Must Haves

Top 10 Fall 2009 Must Haves

Wardrobe staples are just that – staples. It means, regardless of the trends, they should be a part of your wardrobe. But any fashionista knows you just got to have the season’s must-haves. Now that fall 2009 Fashion Week is over, and fall trends have been named, Style.com lists down your must-have items for fall. Something fauxBe it faux leather, faux fur or faux reptile, something faux is a must-have for fall. Style.com names the crocodile-effect leggings at Rouland Mouret and fur-print silks…

Bottega Veneta Fall 2009 Handbag Collection

Bottega Veneta Fall 2009 Handbag Collection

Bottega Veneta’s Fall 2009 RTW fashion show was all about glamour. With long, flow-y, goddess gowns and dresses, the collection was like watching the Oscars red carpet. Of course, what’s the perfect dress without the perfect purse? The fashion house’s 2009 handbag collection was just as glamorous. Tomas Maier opted for classic and sophisticated pieces instead of going for hip and trendy. The boxy tote bags were made of either leather or exotic materials. Some featured intricate spiral details ar…

Christian Dior fall Fall 2009 Handbag Collection

Christian Dior fall Fall 2009 Handbag Collection

For Christian Dior’s fall 2009 collection, designer John Galliano looked to the Orient for inspiration while remaining true to the house’s Parisian roots. Standard suits, hobble skirts, paisley-print dresses, harems, embroidered chiffon cocktails and evening dresses littered Dior’s runway. The collection had a classic yet worldly feel to it. The Asian influence also made its way into the handbags, with colorful silk wristlets displaying Indian and Chinese-inspired embroidery. The rest of the bag…

Hair Care Products: Splurge or Save?

Hair Care Products: Splurge or Save?

Uncertain times have come between you and your hairstylist, your hundred-dollar haircuts and treatments, not to mention your costly hair care products. Never fear. You’ll come out of this economic slump with your tresses looking good enough for a shampoo commercial. Style.com suggests, if you can’t go to your stylist, let your stylist come to you – in the form of hair care products that is. Here are Style.com’s recommended products from your favorite stylists. Splurge: Fekkai One Process Hair C…

Get Your Feet Sandal Ready for Summer

Get Your Feet Sandal Ready for Summer

 Your poor feet have been cooped up for months in high-heeled boots for the past several months – which means they’re far from ready to be displayed in sexy sandals and carefree flip-flops this coming season. Aside from the being cooped up in leather for nearly half a year, the past winter’s freezing temperatures definitely stripped your heels of moisture. To remedy your little foot situation, Grand Relax Center in Brooklyn shares some information to prep your feet for summer. Avoid having the d…

Makeup Beauty Guide: Splurge or Save?

Makeup Beauty Guide: Splurge or Save?

With the market taking a dip, you might find your favorite beauty products taking a few steps down your shopping priority list. Armed with this knowledge, Style.com names a range of inexpensive alternatives to your costly beauty essentials. But according to Vogue’s online home, you have to include a few pricey products to your list to “get through the next few months.” SplurgeChanel Hydrabase Crème Lipstick in VampFrom the most famous name in luxury fashion comes this rich and rather expensive l…

Ralph Lauren Crocodile Ricky Bag

Ralph Lauren Crocodile Ricky Bag

For his spring ’09 collection, designer Ralph Lauren turned to Africa for inspiration. His runway was strewn with brown camp shirts, bronze or white linen suits, trenches and harem pants – not to mention turbans and Indiana Jones hats. There were even gold flasks with stone details. The collection’s other handbags were not quite as props-y as the golden hip flask, but they played up the rich yet laid back theme just as well. Take the Ralph Lauren Crocodile Ricky Bag for instance. It is made of …

Burberry Prorsum Raffia Tote Bag

Burberry Prorsum Raffia Tote Bag

From Burberry Prorsum’s “UK=rain” Spring 2009 collection comes the small Raffia tote bag. The Raffia tote features the rain-drenched Trench color that littered Burberry’s Spring runway. Burberry Prorsum’s Raffia bag is a straw patchwork tote with grainy leather trimmings and leather piping on the seams. The handles are made of rolled leather. The open top closure has one magnetic button and bridle. Inside, the bag is lined with sateen, stamped all over with the label’s trademark ‘Burberry estab…

Cocktail for Your Oscar Night

Cocktail for Your Oscar Night

The Annual Academy Awards is not just an event to honor the best members of the film industry. It’s also a time of tension and nerves, especially for nominees. And what better way to calm ones nerves than an ice-cold glass of cocktail. It is also a night to celebrate and of course, to party. And what would any party be without celebratory drinks? Experience what they had to drink at the Awards Ceremony. Create own Oscars Cocktail by following these simple cocktail recipes. The Red Carpet FizzMix…

Stars Favorite Cakes for Less

Stars Favorite Cakes for Less

You’d think stars don’t eat anything, much less sweets judging by their figure – most of them at least. But it turns out, a lot of celebrities have a sweet tooth. And what do they go for when they’re craving kicks in? Cakes! Their favorite? Sweet Lady Jane’s cakes. Celebs like J.Lo, Madonna and Kanye West get their Red Velvet and Triple Berry Shortcake fill at Sweet Lady Jane. Sweet Lady Jane’s cakes are available in various flavors, based on groups: Yellow Cakes, Chocolate Cakes, Special Order…