Fashion's Color Problem

For the first time since 1994 when Naomi Campbell was featured in their ads, a model of color is representing Prada in their latest print campaign.   In a year when much has been made about the industry's continued lack of diversity on the runways and on magazine covers, the luxury designer's decision to feature Kenyan born and UK based model Malaika Firth is a big deal.

Are you a Compulsive Shopper?

Are you a compulsive shopper and have you ever wondered why you can't seem to stop buying things?  Well, according to and article in the Huffington Post, researchers may have the answer.

End of Summer Bargains: Shoes

Online sites and stores are gearing up for the fall season and are urgently trying to get rid of summer inventory to make room for new stock.  This means that with that there are many bargains to be found for budgets both large and small.  This week we will be showcasing some of these bargains for you.  First up will be the one thing us ladies can’t do without—shoes! image

Multi-Colored Lace Up Sandal from ZARA regular $129 USD on sale for $59

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Dolce Gabbana Wedge from thecorner.com regular $965 USD on sale for $464 image Lucy Heel from Coach regular $238 on sale for $169

Plus Size and Proud

Pick up any fashion magazine and you’ll find advice on “flattering" styles. Big derriere? Avoid back pockets. Not wasp-waisted? Stay away from horizontal stripes. Arms less than sculpted? Long sleeves are your friend. A growing number of women are refusing to anguish over not being a size 2, and they’ve abandoned these commandments of “flattering” fashion.  Read more on Etsy!
image America’s Funky Sweetheart naKiMuli on Etsy image Jibri Online on Etsy
July 12, 2013

Celebrate July 4th Storenvy Style

[gallery type="rectangular" ids="236,237,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245"] 4th of July, Idaho Falls photo by Meg Heb Photography American Flag Halter Top and High Waisted Shorts from A.L. Fashion Boutique July 4th Stars & Stripes Flag Shorts from Street Carpet The Ultimate July 4 Top from Molly Dolly Clothing Patriotic Birdhouse from Lexi’s Kreationz, LLC Benjamin’s Honey Jerk Barbecue Sauce from Sat Mar Jamaican Products Buccaneer Cooler and Portable Charcoal Grill from Nowa’s Marketplace Navy Market Bucket Tote from Black House Project William Rast Dark Olive Cargo Short from WilliamRast4Sale American Flag Hand Knit Head Band from Belle La Vie Boutique

Strike a Pose in Black and White for Spring

[gallery] According to Glamour, spring fashion this year is not just about color and floral prints as many top designers put an emphasis on classic black and white stripes.  But you don’t have to pay designer prices to stay trendy this spring.  Here are four very affordable black and white outfits for both for spring and year round. Sources Top photo: Glamour Fashion, left to right Alexander Wang, Jason Wu, Marc Jacobs, spring 2013 White exotic mini dress with decorative black motif from Eha on Storenvy Vertical and horizontal striped leggings from Freya Shop on Storenvy Horizontal and vertical striped blouse from Oak Tree Boutique on Storenvy Maxi dress from Armkel on Storenvy  

Gift Guide for Valentine's Day

image JenSan Essentials 6-Piece Aromatherapy Gift Basket by JenSanHomeAndBody image Art no BM1005 Red Evening Gown by MDNY image Embroidered Shoe Clip by SweetStarJewelry image Knitted Cowl Neckwarmer by Sylvia66 image Red frosted sea glass earrings by JBMDesigns image Love in a bottle necklace by QueenAndEye

Will the Ladies Crawley of Downton Abbey inspire a resurgent of 1920s Style Fashions?

Will the return of the 3rd season of Downton Abbey to PBS last night result in an increase in the sale of 1920’s style fashion in the U.S as happened in the UK when the new season started in October.image If you were inspired to dress like Ladies Sybil, Edith or Mary after watching the premiere last night, here are a few choices that you don’t have to travel across the pond to purchase. image 1920s Illustré Feuille chiffon dress from DearGolden image Women’s 1920 Cloche hat from Vintage Style Hat Shop image 1920s Black Illusion Bodice Lace & Silk Crepe Gown from adelinesattic   image 1920s Evening Shoes in Silver and Gold from 4birdsvintage