Top Ten November 2013

Haili Pue

    Fashion Columnist/ Wardrobe Stylist Haili Zwiercan Pue  of all ze details is one of our favorite guest writers. Not only does she have a heart for animals but she is one to watch in the world of fashion. She is a rising star!         Soma Sushi in The Heights at 4820 Washington Ave, Houston, TX has the best sushi and noodles in Houston! I went there a few weeks ago to celebrate my birthday and everything was amazing! Can't wait to … [Read more...]

The Bling Ring Fashion Inspiration

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Director Sofia Coppola has released a new movie that I have been talking, tweeting, and instagraming about for months. After releasing one of my favorite movies Marie Antoinette starring Kirsten Dunst I never thought I’d come to be just as excited for another one of her releases. Although a Texas A&M graduate Aggie’s do not “Lie, cheat or steal nor tolerate those who do” – an ethic we live by; Aggie’s are still allowed to watch and enjoy Coppola’s newest movie the Bling Ring … [Read more...]

The Life Aquatic | Maldivian Style

Green in Maldives

Take a dive into this summer's fashion; bright colors, solids and sheer fabrics align the summer trends for resort-ready wear. I took a trip to the Maldives to discover the true inspiration behind summer style. Dita Von Teese, Michael Phelps and Tony Parker are a few to name who have recently visited Rangali Island here in the Maldives. The local fashion scene amongst visitors is serene, lightweight and bright in color. The color scheme is turquoise, red, yellow, orange, green and pink - … [Read more...]

Designer to Know | Mathieu Mirano

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Mathieu Mirano is a definite designer to know, especially for his work on the forefront this fall setting the trend with graphic precision and tailored black on black looks. The color palette consisted of black, light pink, and gold. Two pieces stood out in the fall collection presentation as a metallic blue completely set off the collection with a magnitude of sparkle that added an eye catching display to the mix of the Fall 2013 collection. The F13 collection consisted of clean lines, and … [Read more...]

Designer Spotlight | Kendra Scott

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Renowned jewelry designer Kendra Scott has made a name for herself and now has made a home to not one but two stores in the Houston area. How did we get so lucky? This amazing designer offers a one-of-a-kind in-house Color Bar. An exclusive addition to her Houston stores where, not only do you choose the jewelry silhouette design you want, but also the color you would like inside of it. This is an amazing addition to our typical jewelry shopping and a must if you're seeking out a unique … [Read more...]

Designer Spotlight | Kim Barton

Kim Barton

  Australian designer Kim Barton sets fashion forward trends with an intuition for setting the bar before it is even seen in other labels or brands. This season’s designs include an asymmetrical scalloped skirt and an elegant blouse with a crisscross neck wrap. This is exactly what caught my eye to make me pursue this label. I first saw Kim Barton featured on the runway at Perth Fashion Festival this fall and realized that she has what it takes to possibly be the next Kate Spade or … [Read more...]

FASHION | NYE Apparel

New Year's Eve Fashion

Everyone has new hopes for a better self in the new year. The bar is raised to accomplish New Year's resolutions and endeavors. When the clock counts down, be dressed to the nines to introduce yourself to a new number, a new year and a new you. Standing out on New Year's Eve is just one task to pursue. Take the bar to a new height this year while pulling off the look of now. Encompassing hopes for a new year, everyone is dressed to the nines to greet the future in style. Most are not able … [Read more...]

Melbourne Fascinators

Derby Hats

    The Melbourne Cup celebrations took place all over Australia. Although the event takes place in Melbourne – fashionable attendees gathered in Perth to celebrate the horse races. A fashion must have for the races in Australia are like that of the Royal Wedding; posh apparel and of course a Fascinator – a lovely hat that is incredibly different than the grandeur size hats that we wear in Texas. The Fascinators are incredibly small and can be worn on either a headband or … [Read more...]

Designer Spotlight | Betty Tran

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  Betty Tran is a well-known designer based out of Perth, Australia. Her designs are sophisticated and elegant and cater to the fashionable women that are up-to-date with trends. Tran launched her store in Perth with the Lord Mayor, Lisa Scaffidi on hand. The Lord Mayor also wore an ensemble from the designer and made a speech to guests on how pleased she was to have Betty Tran represent their city of Perth. The new line is full of solids, staple pieces and elegant apparel with … [Read more...]

Designer Spotlight | Steph Audino

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Although Perth Designer Steph Audino is new to the fashion scene in Australia, she has already catered to the likes of Mel B ‘Scary Spice’ from the Spice girls, Giuliana Rancic, and the list goes on for Audino. A premiere designer featured in the Perth Fashion Festival, Steph Audino received a standing ovation – which isn’t common – after her designs hit the runway. New to creating designs to carry in local shops in Perth, I am sure that it will not be long until the designer is … [Read more...]