Archive for July, 2009

Celebrity Summer Accessory Trends

Celebrity Summer Accessory Trends

Celebrities rely on accessories to enhance their look or simply to signal their own unique style. As things usually go, once a celeb wears it, it becomes trend. Check out some of the accessories celebs favor this summer. Stars like Hilary Swank, Katherine Heigl and Whitney Port are spotted wearing multicolored pearls in different shapes and sizes that add flair and elegance to their outfits. Wear them with a single-colored gown or a simple dress.  Turquoise SunglassesYoung style stars like Demi…

Celebrity Looks For Under $100

Celebrity Looks For Under $100

Even celebs go on the cheap – sometimes. They just play up they outfit with expensive accessories. You can also sport the same look as the stars – or at least as close to it as possible. Check out some inexpensive finds below.  Anne Hathaway’s Girly LookThe always elegant star is spotted a  on one of her dressed-down days. Get the Anne Hathaway’s look at American Apparel for only $41.   Cameron Diaz’s Casual Cool LookActress Cameron Diaz was recently seen at San Diego’s Comic-Con sporting slim j…

Jimmy Choo Ramona Studded Leather Bag

Jimmy Choo Ramona Studded Leather Bag

Jimmy Choo is another designer whose handbags are catching up in popularity with his ‘red carpet’ shoes. Although the brand’s handbag collection was just introduced in 2001, it gained a huge following among the Hollywood crowd just like its shoes. Jimmy Choo products are especially popular among young celebrities. Perhaps it’s because of the brand’s unique combination of freshness and classic elegance, of luxury and practicality. Take the Ramona Bag for instance. It is a bag of choice for the l…

Christian Louboutin Cadeau Bag

Christian Louboutin Cadeau Bag

Christian Louboutin’s handbags are quickly becoming as sought-after as his shoes. And just like his shoes, his bags are sexy, elegant, and feminine. The Cadeau bag is no different. It is satin bow bag that has gold-tone hardware, chain handle, and signature back-to-back shoe clip fastening at the top. It also has an internal patch pocket, and the signature red lining. It’s the perfect accessory to your mini-dress for an understated yet totally elegant look. The handbag’s dimensions are:Width 7″…

Alexander Wang Coco Mini Duffle Bag

Alexander Wang Coco Mini Duffle Bag

Alexander Wang dresses for your days off, arguing that anyone can dress up and look glamorous. But it is during people’s downtime that people’s real styles surfaces. Wang’s design style blends classic and modern. Luxury and urban street. Contrasts. And this is apparent in his collections, as well as his accessories. Take the much sough-after Coco Mini Duffle Bag. It is made of texturized leather, with flat leather handles. Its interior is lined with fabric, and has a leather-trimmed zip pocket….

Adriana Castro Python & Croc Vibora Clutch

Adriana Castro Python & Croc Vibora Clutch

Adriana Castro grew up in a Zoocriadero – a crocodile farm – in Colombia. Thus, the penchant for exotic materials that the young designer uses to create her “handmade artisan pieces” in her collections. The young designer expertly mixes and matches materials in her bags as evidenced by the Vibora Clutch. It is made of python and caiman fuscus crocodile, with a hidden magnetic closure on the flap, and suede lining. It has an interior open pocket to house a small cosmetic case or a tiny gadget.The…

Summer Hair Trends

Summer Hair Trends

Wondering how to style your hair this summer? Look to the stars for inspiration – Hollywood stars that is. Being the trendsetters that they are, celebs spark a major following with the styles they strut. Check out some of the season’s hottest hair trends, and see which one you suits you best. Half-Shaved HeadIn one bold move, songstress Cassie shaved half of her head – and kept the other half’s long tresses – for a unique and edgy look. Stars like Carmen Electra followed suit, and started the h…

Summer’s Hottest Jeans Trends

Summer’s Hottest Jeans Trends

A lot of old favorites are making a comeback this season – slightly modified of course, to fit this generation’s fashionistas. Below are some of summer ‘09’s hottest jeans trends as seen on your favorite celebs.   Cuffed KhakisCelebs like Jennifer Aniston, Rhianna, and Kristen Bell breathed new life into the classic chino and made it look cool, with rolled up hems, and a more casual, slouchier fit. Cropped Harem PantsAnother resurrected bottom-wear made it into this season’s must have bot…

Couturiers Go Gaga Over Lady Gaga

Couturiers Go Gaga Over Lady Gaga

Since it hitting it big time with her hit single Poker Face, Lady Gaga has been in the spotlight consistently. Part of the dance diva’s allure, aside from her catchy, can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head songs and aversion to pants, are her fantastic, over-the-top ensembles.Her costumes – and even her everyday wear- are so flamboyant and outrageous it’s impossible to ignore, let alone stare. And we all know how all things new and shocking turn out: they take center stage, they become a trend, and the …

Matching Fringe to Face-Shape

Matching Fringe to Face-Shape

 Now that fringe has gone past being a trend, and established itself as a beauty staple, a fringe cutting guide for your specific face shape seems to be in order. Stylist Antonio Prieto gives a rundown of fringe type-to-face shape pairings to avoid confusing your face shape with another, and thus preventing post-salon frustrations, and subsequent months during which you’ll be spending your time securing your unsuitable fringe with bobby pins. RoundPrieto advises against fringe for round-faced wo…