As much as I adore fashion, I love beauty products to a near equal degree. When I watched the Spring 2011 shows last September, I noticed the runways were a virtual gold rush, with shimmery gold makeup all over the place. So I thought I'd point you in the direction of some of the best metallic-tinged beauty products out there right now. And, we all know that … [Read more...] about Go for the Gold!
Black is my number one, when-in-doubt, go-to color. It saves me many a getting-ready catastrophe! Of course, wearing all black, all the time can get a little boring. The antidote to a monotonous all-black ensemble is mixing textures. Don’t be afraid to mix leather, lace, suede, knits, and even exotic skins like I do here. Right now, I’m dying over this Givenchy knit cropped … [Read more...] about Fashion Friday: How to Mix Textures
The nautical look is huge for Spring 2011 - and looks great paired with 70?s-style pieces like wide leg jeans and wedges. To recreate this look, balance horizontal stripes on top with a pair of bell bottom jeans, like J Brand’s “Love Story” or Mother Denim’s “Wilder” cut. A dark wash lends a preppier look, while a lighter wash yields a more casual vibe. I accessorized with more … [Read more...] about How to Wear the Nautical Trend
Flesh tone (or nude illusion, as Bravo's Andy Cohen loves to call it) dresses decked out with crystal embellishments were one of the biggest red carpet trends at this year’s Academy Awards. While you probably haven't run out to buy a floor-length, crystal-studded gown a la Halle Berry, Michelle Williams or Mandy Moore just yet, you can easily translate this trend to the real … [Read more...] about Trend Alert: Nude Illusion
Pretty cascading hemlines are a big trend right now and will continue to be for the next couple of seasons, so don’t be afraid to invest in this silhouette now. This week, I had Nicole, the fashion director of my e-commerce store elysewalker.com, show how to wear this look. For evening, she wears this Alexander McQueen tunic as a dress with an oversized clutch. For a daytime … [Read more...] about Fashion Friday: How to Wear an Uneven Hemline