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…

Versace Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 MFW FW16

Versace Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016 womenswear complimented and contrasted the Versace Men’s collection, the pastel pink and blue was present, along with bold blues and yellow, but there was a powerful masculine energy to some of the black looks…think power suit not macho.  Contrast sleeves, bold Gianni-esque prints, herringbone, bondage themes of O-ring zippers…

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…

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.              

Neo Nineties: Reinventing Retro

The nineties are back in full swing, and we see many different references to a time gone bye. Plaid, leather pants, goth, grunge, smudged eyeliner- not to mention the subculture play on the era, with pastel goth, soft grunge, neo goth. For my Parsons Teen Vogue Assignment, I created a Pinterest with the same title…

Sportif: Athletic Inspired

For my Parsons Teen Vogue Fashion Industry Essentials Certification Program, I decided to take inspiration from the shift away from purely athletic workout clothing, to the more fashionable look men workout in nowadays…well, the stylish guys anyways. I’m wearing my own graphic t-shirt design, Phillip Lim 3.1 French Terry Joggers, White Black and Silver Nike’s, a…