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Monday, July 24, 2017

Joan Smalls wore Bentahar Hoodie

Joan Smalls wore Bentahar in an Instagram post earlier today!  The supermodel looked sultry as she posed in her Bentahar cropped hoodie (fayebentahar.com). 

Photo courtesy of Instagram (Joan Smalls Instagram). 

Joan Smalls Rodríguez is a famous fashion model.

Thank you for taking the time to read this blog post about hoodies. 

We hope that you have found this fashion blog post to be enjoyable. 

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Thirteenth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winners

The Official Thirteenth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winners are: 
  • Kari Curletto from Las Vegas, NV (First Place) 
  • Susan Brennan from Detroit, Michigan (Second Place);  
  • Mimoza Haska, from Surfside Beach, SC (Third Place) 
  • Ronaldo Cruz Chesapeake, VA (Fan Favorite).
Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com has announced the winners of the Thirteenth Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest, presented by Cheap Chic Weddings and Quilted Northern® .

Grand Prize Winner -Kari Curletto, Las Vegas, Nevada - $10,000
Kari Curletto Toilet Paper Wedding Gown

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Dr. Martens Retail Expansion

Dr. Martens retail expansion plans across the UK and Ireland.  The team is ready and the expansion is set to begin.
Dr. Martens Retail Expansion
Throughout its history Dr. Martens has been adopted by rebellious individuals and free thinkers not afraid to stand out from the crowd.  This retail expansion across the UK and Ireland sees the brand strengthen its position as the footwear brand of choice for a whole new generation of diverse individuals.

Continuing its expansion across the UK, Dr. Martens will open six new stores starting July 2017 with Reading to be the first to open.

The first pair of Dr. Martens boots rolled off the production line on April 1, 1960. No turning back, the expansion has continued ever since.

Luxury Women's Shoes with Embroidery & Sequins

Velvet booties featuring sequin appliques
Loeffler Randall Isla Velvet Booties - Style code: 0400095326664
  • Velvet booties featuring sequin appliques
Wow, want to see another amazing shoe.  Here you go.
Saleema Brocade Leather Ankle Boots with Embroidery
Joie- Saleema Brocade Leather Ankle Boots Style code: 0400095231860
  • Vibrant floral embroidery enhances these ankle boots
  • Leather upper
Guess where you can buy this fascinating shoes?  Yes, at Saks Fifth Avenue.

Can these sequin or embroidered shoes possibly be the best shoes of 2017.  It is hard to say because the year is not yet over. Do you think that either of the above pictured footwear should be in the running for best shoes of 2017?

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Next Generation Performance Cotton

CORDURA® Brand and Cotton Incorporated Debut Next Generation Performance Cotton

Performance Cotton

INVISTA's CORDURA® brand and Cotton Incorporated are continuing to collaborate with the debut of woven and knit blended performance natural fabrics featuring specialty moisture managing TransDRYTM and STORM COTTONTM technologies from Cotton Incorporated. The technologies combine the tried and true, long-lasting durability of CORDURA® fiber and the comfort of cotton. These state-of-art, quick-dry performance fabrics are the latest additions to the portfolio of fabrics based on intimate blend CORDURA® NYCO fabric technology. The collaboration is another milestone in the CORDURA® brand's 50th anniversary celebration and will debut at Summer Outdoor Retailer Show (CORDURA® brand booth #39212 and Cotton Incorporated booth #38037).

More than two in three consumers (67 percent) say performance features are important in their clothing purchase decisions according to the Cotton Incorporated 2016 U.S. Activewear Study. "Continuing with the theme of innovation through collaboration in our 50th anniversary year, we are thrilled to debut an exciting next chapter in our 'performance naturals' collaboration with the talented team at Cotton Incorporated," said Cindy McNaull, global CORDURA® brand and marketing director. "When you combine CORDURA® brand durability with the hidden science of TransDRYTM and Storm COTTONTM technologies, 'the fabric of our lives' seamlessly takes on a whole dimension of long lasting comfort."

Denim Under $100

Denim under $100 should bring a smile to your face.

Providing ease on the eyes as well as the wallet is a perfect combination.  Find top denim pieces that won't completely exhaust your savings (if you have been saving for a rainy day properly).  Shop for trendy jeans and denim shirts with out breaking the bank.

Denim Under 100
The above pictured denim is currently available at Lucky Brand for under $100.  Visit their site to search for denim under $100 (at least as of today).

Here are a few other places that you can hunt around for jeans under $100.

Gap

Forever 21

I am not 100% certain, but I think you would have a hard time finding jeans under $100. at stores like Barneys.  However, it can't hurt to check.

Learn more about designer denim jeans in our fashion influence section. 

Moschino Fresh Couture

Moschino has announced a new beauty collaboration with Sephora, available online and in-store from August for fall 2017. The limited edition launch combines the playful aesthetic of the Italian label and beauty expertise of Sephora. Featuring the Moschino's teddy toy, products span face, lip, eye and tools, with prices ranging from $14-58+.

Moschino Fresh Couture - The ironic fun of the bottle makes the aspirational accessible to us all. A touch of gold detailing adds a nod to refinement and luxury. 
Moschino Fresh Couture


A surprising and ironic perfume, Fresh Couture plays with fresh and joyful accents and a tempting femininity. A sparkling and compelling top note of bright mandarin and bergamot is enriched with the intense and exotic character of ylang ylang. A juicy and inviting touch of raspberry adds colorful and amusing contrast to the floral heart of elegant white peony and velvety osmanthus. The dry down underlines the refined and contemporary character of the perfume with a luminous, sensual trail of clear woods, white patchouli, and ambrox. 

See more about the Moschino brand here on the Apparel Search fashion blog.

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