Met Ball 2016: Manus X Machina

The 2016 Met Gala’s theme is Manus x Machina, and appropriately, Marchesa tweeted out a collaboration with IBM- and their “Cognitive Dress” in the early morning hours. We’ve seen many memorable looks from past Met Ball themes of Punk and China through the Looking Glass.  I just have Linda Fargo and Sarah Jessica Parker, as…

Kawaii Jewelry By Perry Uwanawich

Kawaii and Pastel Goth Accessories designed by fashion and accessories designer Perry Uwanawich.  They’re Hand-made and painted: I didn’t use any molds.  Kawaii is an Asian trend, it means “Cute.”  Pastel Goth is another trend that has been around for several years, it contrasts pastel colors and cute accessories with dark gothic elements, which I…

Retail Detail: Merchandising

This is an assignment for my ParsosnXTeenVogue course. The layout and look of retail space can determine whether or not a shopper notices it at all, let alone finds it appealing, wearable, and enticing enough to try on or purchase.  How the racks are positioned, whether there are mannequins showcasing outfits and how one might mix…

Oscars 2016 Red Carpet Best and Worst Dressed

The Academy Awards 2016 Oscars Red Carpet draws attention from the fashion world- everyone’s looking to see who wore what.  There are always hits and misses, and this year was no exception.  Glamour, beauty, the good, the bad, the fabulous glamorous gowns, and the cheap and inappropriate. Best Dressed Worst Dressed The Good The Bad…

OOTD Stevie Nicks Boho Mofo

Boho chic or boho geek? My first attempt at boho for the 70’s trend: Hooded black cape and hat both Topman, American Horror Story T-shirt “All Monsters Are Human,” leather contrast jeans, backward laced booties by Steve Madden.    #bohochic #bohogeek #bohemian #cape #widebrimhat #topman #fblog #fashionblog #fashion_blog #uwanawhat

Nordstrom Haul: MAC Enchanted Eve, TopMan, Clinique…

My Nordstrom Haul: I bought a Top Man Hooded Knit Cape and Wide Brim Hat- getting ready for the Spring/Summer 2016 Boho Chic 70’s Trend; a Mac Enchanted Eve Mineralize Brush Set; Sole Society Fold-Over Tote Bag; and Clinique All About Eyes Concealer, which  I bought to deal with puffiness as it works for both puffiness and…

Googoo For Lady Gaga’s V Mag Cover & Spread #ladygaga

Lady Gaga featured on one of the many covers of V Magazine, which also include McQueen, and Karl Lagerfeld and Hedi Slimane- who photographed one another.  Each cover is really chic, and truly as iconic as the icons it portrays.

New Year: Lifestyle Revamp- Style, Fitness, & Beauty

For the new year, you and I are going to revamp our style, whip our butts into shape, and beautify with hair and make-up make-overs! Big changes are coming in fashion and beauty, and I have my very own fitness and beauty routines to share with you. Fashion & Style: We’re going to enjoy the…

Fashion Rebel: American Gypsy 

  Gypsy Personified: as I am an American Gypsy, I was inspired by New Age & Occult Symbolism, referencing the pop culture notion of the Gypsy. Tools of divination in my outfit: Ouija Planchett Necklace, Ouija & Palm Reader Tank Top, Crystal Ball Necklace, contrasted by the whimsy of the pastel goth inspiration, ring pop ring,…

Shopping: Giftcard Grabs

    I received a very generous Nordstrom gift card from a family member. The things that caught my eye: Topman Cape. Topman Bowler. Peter Thomas Roth Un-wrinkle Turbo. Fold-Over Tote- Ive been dreaming about a fold-over for years. MAC Enchanted Eve Mineralize Makeup Brushes. Clinique All About Eyes Concealer.