Category Archives: Style Watch

Style Watch: Capes

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Many designers showed their flare for Capes on the runways, and I must say I myself am completely intrigued. A cape worn the right way sends a message of chic pulled-upness( not a word but a word in my dictionary lol) A cape is so versatile and can be  dressed up or dolled down.  So if your looking for a different yet chic outwear option this Fall/Winter try out a cape!

Here is an everyday outfit idea with a cape :capes3

Click MORE to see Runway Cape style Courtesy of Hollywoodlife.com

Style Watch: Crochet Shorts

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Just like their lace counterparts, crochet shorts are a huge trend for spring and summer. Simultaneously girly and boho, these trendy shorts can elevate a casual look to fashion perfection. I suggest hitting the stores for this trend, these shores can be styled so many different ways.  Whether your style is hippie-chic, ultra-feminine, eclectic-boho, or somewhere in between these shirts are sure to add a girlish on trend flare.

Style Watch: Nicki Minaj High School Video(Video Included)

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Nicki, Nicki, Nicki! Has been everywhere lately, you’ve seen her on American Idol, perfume ads, among various magazine covers  not to mention topping the charts. Nicki recently dropped the steamy visuals for her High School song featuring Lil Wayne. Check out the fashion break down below and the video!

Her round neck, sleeveless dress has diamond-shaped appliques at the neckline and shoulder straps, and cutouts detail at the waist and hem along with her yellow cut out swimsuit, and the pink swimsuit in the opening scene are by Hervé Leger.

  Nicki-Minajs-High-School-Video-Hervé-Leger-Yellow-Anais-Diamond-Open-Appliqué-Dress$1,550 Anais Diamond Open Appliqué Dress

nicki-minaj-high-school-video-herve-leger-neon-yellow-cutuot-swimsuitHer yellow cut out swimsuit is by the brand (get it for $740 here)

nicki-minaj-high-school-video-pink-cut-out-boe-herve-leger-swimsuitAnd the pink swimsuit in the opening scene is by them as well ( purchase for $740 here)

Insta-Style: Nicki Minaj Pink Mesh Alexander Mcqueen Dress & Christian Louboutin Zebra-Print & Python Ankle Boots

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If you follow Nicki Minaj in any medium be it Television( Americal Idol), Twitter/ Instagram, or her Music you know she loves herself some Alexander McQueen and Chritian Louboutin with a splash of Giuseppe Zanotti (a Large splash that is!) . Recently, she took to twitter/instagram to share some of high end threads that recently adorned her curvaceous body. Want the details on the splurge worthy outfit she was rocking? click the CONTINUE READING button!

Target’s Upcoming Fashion Collaboration

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For their latest fashion collaboration, Target is teaming up with celebrity stylist Kate Young to create a collection of semiformal and formal wear. I’m super excited about this because the team up with Prabal Gurung was great!

According to WWD, Young – whose clients include Natalie Portman and Michelle Williams — has worked as a stylist with Target for over a decade. This is the first time the chain teamed up with a stylist.

Kate Young for Target will include women’s apparel as well as jewelry, handbags and shoes. The 30-piece collection will be available online and at all Target stores starting April 14. Prices range from $29.99 to $89.99 for apparel and $14.99 to $49.99 for accessories.

Style Watch: Miguel wears Burberry for Candles in Sun Video+ Music Video Attached!

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Grammy award winning R&B singer Miguel recently dropped  an emotional music video for “Candles in The Sun”. The black and white visual showcased Miguel wearing a Burberry trench coat, burnout tee, custom leather pants, and motorcycle boots. What do you think about his look? I think it quite fitting for the song and the esthetic of the music video.  Check out the video below!

 

Style Watch: A$AP Rocky Mr. Porter Campaign

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Interested in the treads? Get ‘em here here.

Style Watch: Holographic Clothes & Accessories

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Product Info in top picture: Headband- Nasty Gal, Top- Charlotte Russe, Nail Polish- Zoya’s “Adina”, Jeans- ASOS, Crossbody Bag- Nasty Gal, Pumps- Forever 21, Clutch- Nine West, Phone Case- Nordstrom, Sandals- Forever 21, Ring- Forever 21, Flats- Forever21

 

 

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The word “hologram” may bring to mind Tupac concerts and ’90s novelty sunglasses, but this iridescent finish is set to become a major spring 2013 fashion trend. Designers like Burberry ProsumStella McCartney, and Jonathan Saunders featured this futuristic look in their Spring/Resort ’13 collections (pictured above), and now budget-friendly retailers have begun to roll out affordable holographic pieces.

Even though the holographic trend has an ultra-modern and fashion-forward aesthetic, it’s also a surprisingly easy trend to pull off! Don’t believe us?  Scroll down and watch just in my Trinidad James Voice!

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Style Wacth: Tinie Tempah Dolce and Gabbana

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Recently Tinie Tempah was spotted at Topman Fall 2013 runway show in London! He was wearing a Dolce & Gabbana 3 piece Martini Suit. I love how he paired the suit with velvet smoking loafers. There nothing like a man in a well tailored suit!  I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a million times more!!!Tinie Tempah Arrives At The Top Man Design Show In His Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Style Watch: Alexander McQueen Red Suede Gold Skull Peep-toe Pumps

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this pair of 5″ heels retails for  ($1,075) from Alexander McQueen. Made of red suede, these peep toes feature a gold-toned skull with red crystal detail on the toe and round gold-tone studs on the platform. Pair with a go to LBD( Little Black Dress)  and one is sure to kill!

 

Style Watch: Printed Suits

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The printed suit is everywhere this season. Wear the blazer and pants together or separate and create many different looks! However, there are a few things to keep in mind when putting together a printed outfit to prevent looking like bad gift wrap.

The Printed Suit Styling Rules:

  1. Make sure the pants are fitted. This shouldn’t be too hard to stick by, since most printed pants in stores now are cut similarly.
  2. Choose a soft and sophisticated blouse in a solid neutral color to pair with the pants.
  3. Make sure the jacket fits well but isn’t too tight. It’s best to have a little room to move around.
  4. Keep accessories to a bare minimum and hair pulled back and out of the way. You want to give off a polished finish that offsets the wilder print of the suit.
  5. That goes for shoes and clutches as well, keep it really simple.

But absolutely, under no circumstances, forget to wear heels. OK, ready to steal this look from the runway?

Go Shopping:

 

Style Watch: Miguel Le Specs Sunglasses

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One of my favorite singers right now is Miguel. He recently present the visuals for his single “Do You” which is off his second album Kaleidoscope Dream, released earlier this week. This video is ULTRA sexy( features his girlfriend) and Miguel rocked a pair of Le Specs by Henry Holland.  The Muffin Top Round sunglasses retails for ($89). Miguel’s 1st self titled c.d. holds down the #1 spot in my cd changer… I’m hoping Kaleidoscope Dream does the same.

Check out the Video and additional pics of the specs below!