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Posted by Cayla Capri
t oday’s bridal wear is refusing to go under the radar when it comes to walking the aisle. Super-sized and super-refined, white-hot designers are choosing to go over the top with timeless embellishments. Elbow-deep in arts-‘n’-crafts heaven, the cream of the crop are choosing to stitch, sew, pair and patch downright scrumptious accoutrement to luscious yet minimalist silhouettes.
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t here is a certain subculture of shoe-lover known as the Weitzman Women. These are a people who worship the unmitigated magnetism of a well-crafted slingback with no less enthusiasm than those British Invasion tweens. If you can’t get to an immortal pump today, the obsession can be justified through Stuart’s repute. The man is at once designer and craftsman; big name brand and hands-on artisan. His shoes hold their own on the red carpet and they’re so often spotted kissing the catwalk, rumours are starting to
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a Neo-classicist at heart, the inspirational designs of New York’s Junko Yoshioka blend timeless artisanship with a modern breath of fresh air. Peering into the crystal ball for Spring 2011, Yoshioka envisioned blushing champagne and ivory gowns under the cover of canopy-laden rainforest, resplendently alive with the sheen of a riverbed stone.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
m iles from the dress-up fantasy land that harbors your wedding day, engagement photography expects only your cutest, comfiest digs. The e-sesh isn’t a superfluous stressor, but an excuse to indulge in no-frills fashion. Whether you’ve got the leftover dough, that shrewd thrift-store eye, or a closet you call heaven, your shoot should embody all the romp of a makeover montage.
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t insel-Town renowned Penny Preville is a true good luck charm when it comes to channeling the utmost in femme sophistication. Thanks to an innovative take on classic wearability, Preville’s polished pieces have garnered awards and accolades alike – adorning such fashion-forward stars as Sarah Jessica Parker, Sandra Bullock, and Sophia Vergara. rings around the sun
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w orld-renowned designer-of-the-stars, the magnificent Reem Acra, envisioned a spring 2011 collection that displayed the versatility and innovation of mix-matched fabrics. Cuttingly trendy but magically ready-to-wear, Acra’s latest line is a deluxe treasure trove of heirloom throw-backs and into-the-future kinesthetic sense.
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t he enticingly dynamic design duo of Mark Badgley and James Mischka are recognized around Tinsel Town for bringing Old Hollywood refinement back to the table. Crafted with the utmost elegance and à la mode panache, Badgley Mischka creations are timeless art-pieces fit for both red-carpet celebs and off-screen knock-outs alike.
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Posted by Cayla Capri
f rom caked-out top to bottom, designers are carrying over the fall 2010 trend of ruffles and tiers into the 2011 season. This spin-friendly aesthetic can be worked into almost any kind of silhouette – from A-line to mermaid, ball gown to cutesy tea length. Utilize the following guide to ensure tiered ruffles will not get the best of your feathers. the truth about tiers For Fall 2010, the Judd Waddell collection put luscious tiers front and center. Traditionally, tiers ar
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t he neck of a fair maiden is a sensory hotspot not to be overlooked. Pair your most columnesque feature with some of the most sensational over-the-top accessories around. The look screams haute couture sensibility and a brazen cat-walk attitude.
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c ertain words, like parasol, wedge and wide brim provoke down-to-your-skivvies, summertime fantasies. Funny how fashion reigns most supremely during a season built on stripping, but on the list of riot time’s greatest appendages, cut-offs definitely out-rank lemonade. Those honeymooning under the sun (all of you) should view the island vacay as an excuse to upgrade your summer wardrobe. Simply replace jelly-shoes and skorts with cork heels and silk rompers for a euro-chic, we-can-take-the-heat kind of look.
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