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Tag Archives: 2014

Met Gala 2014: Best Dressed!

5 May

The fashion party of the year, also known as the Costume Institute Gala aka The Met Ball for short did not disappoint. The red carpet was full of fabulous fashion moments. I loved so many of the looks and narrowed it down to my favorite 7! So Let’s get to it!

Leighton Meester in Emilio Pucci- I like the drop waist and overall flow of this gown and the detail is amazing.

Leighton Meester

Beyonce Knowles in Givenchy- The caged head-piece did it for me.

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Rosie Huntington Whiteley in Balmain- I love anything Balmain, but I also love how Rosie went against the grain with her choice of dress.(and those shoes!!!!!)

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Gabrielle Union in Prada- This two piece feathered ensemble is really cool.

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Kim Kardashian in Lanvin- I am a sucker for a dress with pockets and loved the color as well. I was drawn to the belt and matching cuffs she originally wore and was surprised she removed them for the red carpet. I like how it brought some edge to the dress.

(with the cuffs and without pictured below) note: she also changed her shoes

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Runner up for BEST DRESSED

Blake Lively in a shimmering Gucci number- such a pretty champagne hue and so beautifully tailored! Ryan seems to like it too;)

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The BEST DRESSED Winner!!!!!!!

Suki Waterhouse in a show stopping blush Burberry gown- Her updo along with bold lips and bare neck made for the perfect balance! I absolutely love her look! Simply STUNNING!

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Images: Wireimage- AP -Getty

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Happy Earth Day 2014!

22 Apr

 

Happy Earth Day 2014 everybody:) I hope you’re enjoying this beautiful day. I also hope you take the time today to think of some “little” changes you can make that will have a Big impact on the environment. Going green doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive, and doing anything at all is better than nothing- every little bit helps!

Here are a few EASY changes that you can start with today that will make a difference immediately .

* Unplug your cell phone charger when you aren’t using it.

*Buy a canvas tote… Whether you use it at the grocery store or to take your lunch to work this can save so many plastic and paper bags over time.

*Cut your shower down by 2 minutes, YES 2 min can help (5 gallons saved)

*Fix that leaky faucet NOW! Homeowners this can save you $30 a year and 74 gallons a day. Renting? This is FREE, just call your landlord and you’ll be saving 74 gallons a day in no time.

*Turn water off while brushing your teeth, turning the water off during the recommended 2 minute brushing can save 5 gallons every day.

*Recycle electronics…. check out http://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/CompElec/ to find recycling resources in the LA area. Not in the LA area? check out your local dept. of public works website for info.

*Never throw away old clothes, they unnecessarily fill landfills and could be worn by someone in need. Always donate to your local church, goodwill or salvation army. Also look for Donation Bins in your neighborhood. There is also a really cool website ,pickupplease.org, where you can schedule a FREE pickup of your donations and they go to Veterans and their families. If the clothes are in bad condition, keep them- cut them up and use them as rags.

*Turn off lights when you’re not in the room- just do it!

*Walk whenever you can… turn your grocery trip into a workout or return your netflix by foot. Burn calories and save gas!

*Share these tips.… Most people don’t know how easy it is. Have kids? your efforts are doubled when you get your kids involved, helping them understand the why to the what.

There are so many things we can all do, The list is never-ending. I like to add something new, get comfortable with it then add something else, making new greener habits. Here are some more ways to go green……….get an environmentally friendly car (I am seriously considering a Prius) using reusable water bottles and biodegradable doggie bags. Solar panels on your home will cut your energy bills in half or more AND your State may subsidize energy-saving and alternative power. Replacing existing light bulbs with more efficient ones, composting, and running your dishwasher only when full are great ways to help save energy and waste. When doing laundry pay attention to the wash setting, if you have a small load, change the setting accordingly and wash with cold water when possible. Also, don’t forget to program those thermostats-changing it by a degree or two can save you money and energy.While we’re on the topic,  Free cycle is a website you should check out asap. Shopping at farmer’s markets also saves gallons and gallons of gas-think about where your fruit and veggies come from- plane, train or automobile- they all take fuel.  A super easy change to make is going paperless-paperless bill paying online saves so much paper and saves you a stamp! The list goes on and on. Do your part- for a better earth!

What are you going to do?

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Oscars 10 Best Dressed!!!!!!!

2 Mar

It’s that time again……..Celebrities , gowns , sparkles and red carpet!!!!!!!! Let’s get right into it! Here are my top 10 best dressed ladies of the night!!!!!

I could NOT choose between Lupita and Kate, so they are tied for #1!!!!!!

Lupita Nyong’o in pretty powder blue Prada! I wasn’t surprised to learn that she helped design this dress, just beautiful!

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Kate Hudson in a dreamy Ateliar Versace gown, so beautifully draped!

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Jennifer Lawrence in a Scarlet strapless Dior Couture featuring on open peplum accent.

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Cate Blanchett in a beautiful Georgio Armani gown.

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Julie Delpy in  a 1920’s inspired Jenny Packham gown.

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Karen O in a sleek black Camilla Staerk gown with flutter sleeves and brooch detail.

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Sandra Bullock in a Striking sapphire Alexander McQueen gown.

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Amy Adams in a strapless navy Gucci gown.

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Laura Dern in cream corseted Alberta Ferretti gown.

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Kelly Osbourne in a white Badgley Mischka gown complete with a gorgeous jeweled caplet.

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London Fashion Week!!!!!

17 Feb

London Fashion week is in full swing!!!!!! Fashionistas across the pond are partaking in one of fashion’s biggest weeks as designers showcase their Fall/Winter 2014 collections! Here’s a quick look at some of the looks.

 

 

House of Holland.

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TopShop Unique.

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Mary Katrantzou.

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NYFW DKNY F/W’14!

10 Feb

Fun fun fun over at DKNY! Of the 55 looks sent down the runway, over half were worn by real New Yorkers including local artists, DJ’s and skateboarders! How cool is that?! I loved this street chic collection! How about that blue houndstooth?!

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Spring Makeup Collabs You’ll Love!

10 Feb

Another designer cosmetics collaboration  is in the works people!!!! NARS and Phillip Lim have a 9 piece nail lacquer collection that will be available in August!  The news was announced today at Lim’s Fall 2014 fashion show.

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In other makeup news, the highly anticipated MAC Proenza Schouler makeup collection will hit stores in April. The collection includes face powder, eyeliner,nail lacquer, lipstick and more! You may want to get your hands on this quick, the collection is a limited!

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NYFW Jason Wu F/W’14!

9 Feb

Jason Wu brought it with this collection! The dark color palette is perfect for Fall! The Pewter, burgundy, Jet black and emerald pieces are so beautiful! The T strap pumps are great too!

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