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Friday, June 30, 2017

Nicole Williams Wearing Socialitte Sweatshirt

Nicole Williams loves wearing Socialitte! The WAGS star was out and about wearing Socialitte's Karl Who Signature Sweatshirt in black ($198) and Karl Who Signature Hoodie in black ($178, www.shopsocialitte.com) while filming for the upcoming season of WAGS. Socialitte is a contemporary brand of street-chic, luxury apparel that pays homage the legendary fashion icons including Karl Lagerfeld and Anna Wintour.
Nicole Williams Socialitte Sweatshirt

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Diane Guerrero Bolt Boots

Diane Guerrero shared a photo wearing Modern Vice on her Instagram yesterday. The actress posed a selfie wearing Modern Vice's The Original Bolt in Silver/Red ($398, www.modernvice.com).
Diane Guerrero Bolt Boots
Photo courtesy of Instagram.


Learn more about Modern Vice.

Here is a closer look at the bolt boots worn by Diane Guerro.

Modern Vice's The Original Bolt
Diane Guerrero is an American actress. She is known for her roles as inmate Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin.

Eva Longoria OYE Swimwear

Eva Longoria shared a photo of herself wearing OYE Swimwear on Instagram yesterday. The actress showed off her beach ready body wearing the Roman Plunge in white ($350 www.oyeswimwear.com). 
White Swimsuit
Photo courtesy of Instagram

Jeans Are Having a Moment.

Jeans are having a moment. They are no longer just the go-to look for casual Friday in the office but a style secret to rock on the red carpet. Celebrities have been stealing the show by dressing up in denim for their big premieres! Liverpool offers the perfect fitting jeans for fashion-forward women, creating ‘ah-ha’ moments no matter where you are.

Liverpool’s advanced fabric technology and design offers solutions that empower women to look in the mirror and love what they see. With every pair priced under $100, there is no excuse when it comes to looking and feeling your best! 

If celebs can rock it on the red carpet why can’t you? Check out our favorite black jean styles:

Cami Crop ($79) – Steal the show in these jeans. Pair them with a blazer and your favorite pair of heels for a sophisticated vibe. 

Penny Ankle Skinny ($79)- Our sexy, classic black skinny jean flatters all figures. Pair with a fringed top and it becomes the perfect outfit choice to walk the carpet at a movie premier!

Sienna Ankle Pull-On Legging ($79) – This comfortable mid-rise denim pull-on is the perfect black jean that won’t bunch or twist – bring on the buttery popcorn!

Liverpool denim and casual sportswear are available through Stitch Fix, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Dillards, Amazon, Zappos and through LiverpoolJeans.com.

You may also be interested in reading the following article:
Denim Jean Shorts by Liverpool Jeans Company

Monday, June 26, 2017

Summer of Love Vintage Jeans

The summer of ’67 was a defining moment of the 1960s as the San Francisco counterculture movement came into public awareness.  Although fashion of the year traveled well beyond the city of San Francisco.  San Fran was a primary instigator that defined the fashion of the era.  The fact that Levi's headquarters has been based in San Francisco is possibly a contributing factor to why jeans became such an important aspect of the culture.

A generation of of our youth emerged ready to explore the world of fashion in many ways.  The summer of love inspired by life created it's own reality of style. Jeans became an expression of individuality and beyond.  

Although denim has been around far before the hippies took root in San Fran, the 1960's revolutionized jeans in many ways.  Many people took their favorite pair of jeans and converted them with paints, patches, glitter, and beads.

Little did everyone know, these burgeoning rebels of the 60's were setting the stage for decades to come.  From their music to their style to their mission in life. The spirit of the 1960's remains alive and well today. 

Take a trip to the grooviest time in history. For Spring / Summer 2017, Levi's is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, its youthful optimism and freewheeling legacy. 
Vintage Jeans Summer of Love

Vintage Levi's goes WAY beyond the summer of love.

Levi's Vintage Jeans

If you wish to learn more about vintage jeans from the Levi's brand, you will want to know more about key elements of the garment design such as the Big E tab, Little e tab, and arcuate stitching.  Did you know that during World War II, Levi's painted arcuate stitching on the jean pockets.  They did this on the men's 501 jeans and women's 701 jeans so they would not waste raw materials.  This was done as per the government's request to conserve materials during war time.

Learn more about Vintage Jeans here on Apparel Search.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

4th of July Fashion 2017

Ready for your stars and stripes for the 4th of July?
4th of July Fashion 2017
You can find the above trendy fashion, footwear, and handbag at Saks.

Honey Birdette New York Campaign

Honey Birdette New York Campaign
Honey Birdette New York Campaign
Introducing NEW YORK. The l a test campaign from Australian luxury lingerie and lifestyle label Honey Birdette.

Photographed on location in New York City, the campaign features Australian beauty and former Victoria Secret’ s runway model Sarah Stephens, alongside American actress and swimwear model Bryana Holly.

Set against the dazzling New York City skyline, historical streetscape and glamorous Chatwal Hotel, the campaign imagery captures the intoxicating passion and vibrant colors of the city that never sleeps.

The collect ion comprising of beautiful bras, suspenders, thongs, briefs and playsuits is created in luxurious fabrics; Including metallic foil lace, rich Italian jacquards.
Honey Birdette Lingerie

Learn more about Honey Birdette.
New York Lingerie

Friday, June 23, 2017

Favorite Shoes of the Season

May have just found my favorite shoes of 2017.  If not the best of the year, at least the contender for best of the season for sure.  Sole reminds me of the friendship bracelets worn at the beach.
Viscata's Raco Suede Platform Espadrilles in black

Shanina Shaik shared a photo wearing Viscata on her Instagram yesterday. The IMG model posed for a cute photo wearing Viscata's Raco Suede Platform Espadrilles in black ($124.95, www.viscata.com).
Shanina Shaik June 2017
Photo courtesy of Instagram 

Is this the best shoe of 2017?

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Ginger Jeans

Ginger Jeans...  OK, Levi did not name these jeans Ginger.  That was just me because of the beautiful red haired model.  Red hair can have a goldish tint, a brownish tint, a orangie tint, or other.  The urban dictionary would refer to this as ginger hair.
If your Ginger, you can shop for jeans at Levi's website.

Your ultimate look-amazing styles, from the versatile 711 Skinny to the pin-up 721 High-Rise Skinny. 

Olivia Wilde with Red Satin Clutch

Olivia Wilde was photographed carrying Tyler Ellis at the opening night of '1984' on Broadway at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. The actress accessorized her black dress with a Tyler Ellis Lee Clutch in red satin ($1,395, www.tylerellis.com). 
Olivia Wilde Red Carpet
Here is a closer look at the red clutch.
Tyler Ellis Lee Clutch in red satin
See more of Olivia Wilde here on the Fashion Blog.

Nicole Richie with Round Handle Tote

Nicole Richie was spotted carrying Buji Baja by Hat Attack while attending the NBC Summer Cocktail Party last night in New York! The fashionista looked summer chic carrying her Small Round Handle Tote ($104; www.hatattack.com). 
Nicole Richie with Round Handle Tote
See more of Nicole Richie here on the Fashion Blog.

Here is another look at the small round handle tote bag.
small round handle tote bag

Bella Hadid NARS Cosmetics Fall 2017

NARS Cosmetics taps Bella Hadid for Fall 2017 campaign.
Bella Hadid NARS Cosmetics Fall 2017
Image: TNI Press

Bella Hadid has been announced as the campaign model for NARS Cosmetics' Fall 2017 collection campaign. Bella stars alongside Justin Grossman and the campaign is inspired by the rebellion and self expression of the rock and roll era. 

See more of Bella Hadid.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Christian Dior, La France


The life and career of iconic fashion designer Christian Dior is explored in Christian Dior, La France, a two-part documentary premiering on TV5MONDE USA on Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 11pm ET/8pm PT and Friday, July 7th at 11pm ET/8pm PT. Directed by French screenwriter and producer, Frédéric Mitterrand, this inspirational film will take a look at the couture designs and the lavish lifestyle of one of the world’s top designers. Viewers will see how Dior revolutionized the fashion world and expanded his brand to include luxury goods including highly sought after fragrances and accessories. 

More on this insightful documentary and TV5MONDE USA’s summer programming can be found by visiting the website www.tv5mondeusa.com/.

Gigi Hadid Wearing Andre Assous Slides

Gigi Hadid was photographed wearing Andre Assous slides while looking low-key chic out and about in New York City. 
Andre Assous slides

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Georgia May Jagger for Fiorucci

Fiorucci has tapped Georgia May Jagger to star in its summer 2017 campaign. Shot by Josh Wilks in the Dead Sea region, the campaign references classic imagery from the brand's archive.

Elio Fiorucci reinvented fashion — and then he reinvented it some more. He created designer jeans before anyone knew denim could be more than work wear. He invented stretch jeans before anyone knew they wanted their denim tight.

He made shopping theatre before every brand decided to put on a show. He was the first to exploit pop art, music and celebrity. Along the way, he made disco rock at Studio 54.

In 2017, the party starts again.  Learn more about the Fiorucci brand.
Photos Courtesy of Instagram.

Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger is an English fashion model. In 2008, Jagger signed with Independent Models, and is currently represented by TESS Model Management. She is a daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall. See more of Georgia May Jagger here on the Fashion Blog.

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Amazon Prime Wardrobe

Amazon unveils try-before-you-buy Prime Wardrobe clothing service.

In summary, Amazon.com Inc. has unveiled a service that ships up to 15 items of clothing, shoes or accessories at a time for customers to try and pay for only those they don't return within seven days.

If the customer buyers a certain amount of units from the shipment they earn a discount.

The service is available at no cost for subscribers of Amazon prime (which has a yearly membership).

Learn more about shopping for fashion on Amazon.

Bella Thorne Rocks True Religion

Bella Thorne was photographed last night attending The 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival wearing True Religion. The actress opted for an edgy red carpet look in Halle Super Skinny Cropped Lace Up Women's Jeans ($269.00, www.truereligion.com). 
Bella Thorne 2017 LA Film Festival

See more of Bella Thorne here on the Fashion Blog.

You may want to also see Bella Hadid Enjoying True Religion Jeans.  Two beauties named Bella.

La La Anthony Wears Lili Clasp

La La Anthony was photographed wearing Lili Claspe while in New York City yesterday. La La accented her casual street style look with Lili Claspe's Nina Layers in Gold ($100, www.liliclaspe.com). 
La La Anthony

International Crowdsourced Bohemian Fashion Lookbook

Summer is the season of fun and adventure, and whether that means a road trip to a music festival in California, a backpacking trip through Asia, or a day of yoga and relaxation at the beach – beautiful and functional apparel is a must.

One Tribe Apparel – a Bohemian fashion brand that brings the vibrant patterns and handmade craftsmanship of Thai boho fashion back to the west, while embracing the spirit of culture and community in everything we do.
Bohemian Fashion Lookbook
After receiving hundreds of photos from women around the world posing in our clothing, they realized there are no better models than their One Tribe community. That’s why they have created the first International Crowdsourced Lookbook, which uses visual storytelling to showcase their unique styles across six continents and 16 countries – modelled exclusively by their customers.
 One Tribe Apparel
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Mim & Ray Handbags Senior Craftspeople

The spirit of Independence Day is being honored by Mim & Ray, a new upscale handbag collection that combines a sense patriotism and luxury in just one collection.

Handcrafted in Italy, the bags feature supple leathers and fine knit panels created by Stateside senior craftspeople.  Coming from all walks of life and still being able to contribute to a fast changing world, knitters get paid for their work and proceeds from the sale of the bags go back to the community organization. In light of our Nation’s Independence Day, it’s only right that we support a company that cares for our senior Americans, who have paved the way for us.

 Prices range from $300 for clutches to $4,000 for exotic skins such as alligator. 

Sunday, June 18, 2017

iovado Biometric Technology Shoes

We wanted to introduce you to luxury quality shoes for less. Iovado shoes are the first in the world to use biometric technology to create the ultimate luxury shoe that fits the exact shape of your foot. All you have to do is take a few photos of your foot, using their app to get the perfect measurements. Iovado then makes a 3D printed model of your foot to create the shoe around. 
Iovado shoes are manufactured by the same hands that create top brand luxury shoes such as Chanel, Fendi, etc. Iovado uses the same pricing transparency that Everlane is known for. You shouldn’t spend an exorbitant amount of money on shoes that don’t even fit your foot. Each Iovado shoe is crafted, dyed, and burnished by hand so you are left with only the most unique pair. 

Georgia May Jagger for Volcom

Volcom are excited to finally unveil the debut Volcom x GMJ Collection. The brand spent many months working with ambassador and muse Georgia on the range which draws inspiration from skate culture, vintage 70s styling and with a classic feminine edge.
"I knew about VOLCOM when I was younger. My life has always been naturally surrounded by skateboarding & music. Without thinking about it I just always find myself attracted to the city, street culture & musicians."
Georgia's love of skate culture, music and fashion makes her the perfect addition to the Volcom Women's girl squad. 

The collection is available now from www.volcom.co.uk

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Mineral Stone Box Bag

Inspired by treasure chests, the new Box Bag from Alexander McQueen is embellished with hand-cut semi-precious labradorite and pyrite stones.
The Box Bag
Black sweet leather Box Bag 16, adorned with hand-cut semi-precious laboradite and black pyrite stones. Each is inserted in a metal cluster that imitates pyrite texture. The bag features a diamond-faceted rotation clasp fastening with two decorative studs, designed exclusively for Alexander McQueen. 

Stylish Celebrity Spotting June 2017

Gigi Hadid was recently spotted wearing Junk Food Clothing while out in New York City. The model channeled the 90's in her customized  Property of Nickelodeon Studios Crew Neck Sweatshirt (price available upon request, similar styles available www.nordstrom.com, www.urbanoutfitters.com, www.revolve.com
Gigi Hadid
See more of Gigi Hadid here on the Fashion Blog.

Grana Swimwear from Hong Kong Startup

International direct-to-consumer and eCommerce retailer, GRANA, launches a full swim collection yesterday. With all pieces retailing under US $69, the brand aims to provide quality swimwear that is modern, functional, and affordable.

Known for sourcing the best global fabrics, the startup has chosen Taiwanese Tech for its woven swimwear for men, crafted from a specially formulated poly-blend that is smooth, lightweight, and fast drying. For women, the collection has been knitted with Italian Sensitive® fabric for its quick drying abilities, super smooth feel, and second skin fit. 
Paying close attention to cost, GRANA has stayed within its standard 2 - 3 times markup to lower the price of high quality swimwear, as opposed to the regular retail mark-up of 6-8 times. 

The 9 pieces in the women's swimwear will be available in Black, Olive Pearl, and Blush Pearl. The collection includes a French Bikini Top, Bandeau Bikini Top, Racerfront Bikini Top, Triangle Bikini Top, Tie-Side Bikini Brief, High Waist Bikini Brief, Scoop Back Swimsuit, Deep-V Swimsuit, and Racerfront Swimsuit.


The men's collection comes in 3 key styles, and includes a Drawstring Swimshort, 6.5" Tailored Swimshort and 4" Tailored Swimshort. Available in Navy, Olive, Sky Blue Herringbone Print, and Olive Herringbone Print. The herringbone print is a contemporary update on a classic.

Prices range from US $39 - $69 for women's and US $29 - $39 for men's swimwear. The swimwear collection will be available to international shoppers on June 16th on www.grana.com with two-day express delivery. 

Learn more about the Grana swimwear collection.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Aim High: High-waisted Jeans

High-waisted styles accentuate your shape and give your look a vintage edge.

High-waisted jeans.
High-waisted jeans.
High-waisted jean shorts
High-waisted jean shorts

TRANOÏ COLLECTIVE

TRANOÏ COLLECTIVE is a new dedicated space of emerging designers featuring 100% menswear.
TRANOÏ COLLECTIVE
Tasty / Cool / Fresh

Find it @ Carreau du Temple during
TRANOÏ Paris: Men's & Women's Pre-collections, 23-25th of June. 

Beginner’s Guide to Botox

First, please keep in mind that you are absolutely beautiful just they way you are.  To be honest, you look so good, you don't need any changes what so ever. However, if you are curious about potential improvements, it can't hurt to learn a bit more about Botox.  Again, we are not saying that you need it, but here is some information in case you are interested in learning more.

Below you will find a beginner’s guide to Botox which explains what to know and equally important what to ask.  Take the time to learn more after reading this post by asking an expert for further information.
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in 2015 over 6.7 million Botox procedures were performed making it the most popular minimally invasive procedure in America. That number continues to increase as women as young as 24 are beginning prophylactic Botox to prevent wrinkles from forming in the first-place. These “Baby Botox’ers” are pressured to look perfect thanks to Social Media.

SWIMSHOW 2017 Trade Show Dates

Save the Date: SWIMSHOW, the premier trade show in the swimwear industry produced by the Swimwear Association of Florida, will return to South Beach and the Miami Beach Convention Center for its 35th edition July 22 – 25, 2017.  The highly anticipated 4-day annual event will showcase a dynamic array of swimwear, beachwear, resort wear, and accessories collections from emerging young talent and world-renowned contemporary and designer brands. SWIMSHOW, the most respected, comprehensive, and longest running trade show of its kind brings together the most influential retailers from around the globe with the hottest collections of the season. 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Emily Ratajkowski and Katie Cassidy Hat Attack

Emily Ratajkowski and Katie Cassidy shared photos wearing Hat Attack on Instagram on May 30th! 

The beautiful model/actress Emily shared a flirty snap carrying the Mini Gusset Straw Bag ($90).
Emily Ratajkowski with Straw Handbag
Here is a closer look at the straw bag that Emily Ratajkowski is wearing over her shoulder.
Mini Gusset Straw Bag
Katie soaked up the sun in Mykonos wearing The Original Panama ($112). 
Katie Cassidy Swimwear Photo
Here is another look at the Panama hat.
Original Panama Hat Attack
Photos courtesy of Instagram

Find the straw bag and panama sun hat at www.hatattack.com

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Kendall Jenner Parachute Track Pant

Kendall Jenner was spotted wearing daniel patrick last night! The supermodel paired her daniel patrick parachute track pant in red + black with strappy heels while jetting out of LAX ($350, www.danielpatrick.us).
Parachute Pants Worn by Kendall Jenner


Kendall Jenner Parachute Track Pant

Learn more about Daniel Patrick fashions.

Learn more about parachute pants.

Fashion Houses of Europe via Sling TV

Explore the fashion houses of Europe’s top designers including Karoline Bordas, Alexandre Vauthier and Pierre Corthay in TENDANCE XXI on TV5MONDE Style streaming via Sling TV. Also coming to viewers this June is Prohibited Places, a style series touring select private mansions, chateaus and secret locations for the world’s most influential figures.

Pro-mastered Eye Shadow Palettes

We have some incredibly exciting news.  Cinema Secrets Pro Cosmetics (known for the bright blue Makeup Brush Cleaner every professional swears by) has launched their FIRST EVER custom blend, HIGHLY pigmented, pro-mastered eye shadow palettes
pro-mastered eye shadow palettes
Cinema Secrets Pro, a brand favored by professionals in the industry for over 30 years, has exciting new launches ahead in 2017! These palettes, The Natural Collection and (one of our personal favorites metallic palette) The Chroma Collection are just the beginning of a very amazing year for CS! 
Eye Shadows that FEED The Metallic Frenzy.

Coats Joins the FTSE 250

Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer and a major player in the Americas textile crafts market, is to enter the FTSE 250.  The latest quarterly review by FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms that Coats has met the requisite criteria and will enter the FTSE 250 with effect from Monday 19 June 2017.  This also comes after Coats market capitalisation reaching in excess of £1bn last week. 

Also in June 2016, Coats acquired Gotex, a Spanish based company which designs and manufactures high performance fibres, yarns and tapes used in the telecommunications, energy and oil and gas sectors.  This was the first acquisition for the Performance Materials part of the business. All three acquisitions have proved highly successful with the companies each outperforming their post-acquisition targets.

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