It’s time to get your SHOPPING on with unbelievable sales everywhere you look. With retailers trying to move their early spring merchandise, many stores are offering discounts on top of the already reduced prices. As an avid online shopper, I’ll be doing most of this from the comfort of my “internest”* Enjoy!
*Internest My new favorite word – The concoon of blankets, pillows, duvets, and comfy things you gather around yourself whilst spending long amounts of time on the internet.
When I first got a personal trainer, I said I wanted defined upper arms and shoulders – like Serena Williams. That’s not too much to ask, is it?! Ok, probably it was.
But aside from being one of the premiere athletes in the world, Serena Williams is a fashion maker and trendsetter with her own clothing line on HSN. She’s now parlayed that success, showing the Serena’s Signature Statement Collection at New York Fashion Week last year.
New York Magazine’s fashion issue hit the stands on August 10, with the ever-beautiful Serena on its cover, and I’m crazy mad about her amazing curvy look! She epitomizes strength and beauty and glamour all in one, and she’s one model whose look seems real and attainable… even if I can’t have those arms!
Serena with fashion designer Guillaume Poupart.
Last week was Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, so we got a chance to see all the imagination and festive creations from the best designers in the world. Haute couture is so fascinating to me… the designs are almost over the top, an exaggeration of the design intention. Yet, these designs will translate to ready-to-wear and each aspect will be a trend we’re all wearing next season.
A couple of exciting trends that I see continuing are metallic and texture. I love metallic accents and accessories, though I haven’t invested in metallic in other parts of my wardrobe yet. I do love texture also, especially for fall when it’s easy to wear faux fur and other plush fabrics. Which one is your favorite?
Left to right: Azarro Haute Couture runway show 7/10/14 | Chanel Haute Couture 2014 runway show, 7/9/14 | Giorgio Armani Prive Haute Couture, 7/8/14
In celebration of the World Cup starting today, I’m embracing the festive colors of the sport. I’m especially inspired by the use of color from the designer Anna Bublik’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.
Max Mara dress | Mui Mui bowed pumps – Barney’s | Pendant – Julie Vos | Bao Bao Issey Miyake Green Shopper
I love that the maxi dress trend is staying strong again this year. I was out shopping over the holiday weekend and noticed so many women in maxis. They’re easy and comfortable, travel well, and yet don’t ever look dressed down.
This Laundry by Shelli Segal dress has the perfect level of versatility – whether poolside in Vegas, at an outdoor summer wedding, or enjoying dinner al fresco – you’ll look perfectly pulled together and appropriate. Add a large cuff or statement ring to add interest!
Dress – Laundry by Shelli Segal $195