Im rolling my eyes but still hoping for the best out of this latest attempt to revive, or, rather, kick off a Dallas Fashion Week. Lisa Petta at DFW Style Daily has the scoop on DAFA, the newest mission to bring a fashion week to Big D in spring 2014.
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There is a common thread that runs through fashion shows and weddings where models and brides are similar in many ways. Whether its on the runway or on the street, the influence of style is everywhere. Both have an audience, strive for the ultimate beauty, and are preparing for an unforgettable moment.
When your coworker gets pregnant, she gets cupcakes and balloons? Here at D, she get she gets a magazine photo shoot. Okay, not always. But thats how it was in the case of our friend and coworker, Chetna Bailey, whose mommy-to-be soiree was styled and captured for the newest issue of D Moms. (Mini Chetna has since been born and is perfect from her pretty head to her tiny toes.) Now lets talk shopping the look.
Photo above (left): Greylin Chelsie pants, $123, Greylin Calista top, $106, both at Elements and Jimmy Choo sandals, $995, at Neiman Marcus NorthPark; Julie Cohn cuff, $525, online and (right) Waverly Grey Evangeline skirt, $172, at Elements; Brian Atwood suede heels, $425, at Neiman Marcus NorthPark
People have gone mad over those chevron pants from Elements.
Building anticipation for an upcoming event is a great way to get guests excited, build buzz, and increase RSVPs. Aside from save the dates, and invitations, we love the creative ways couples have been using videos on YouTube to send their Save the dates and wedding announcements.
Baby wrap slings are not only practical… theyre also a great way to display your awesome postpartum style.
Both you and baby benefit from the simple, old-fashioned concept of the baby sling:
- breastfeed discreetly while on the go
- calm fussy/colicky baby
- develop strong mother-child bond
- keep baby safe and close while keeping hands free
No matter what your personal style, theres a wrap sling for it. Check out these fun finds:
The wicked cool Skulleton Invisibly Adjustable Baby Sling by Mammas Milk (shown) features an edgy rose and skull design. The fully lined 100% cotton cling is infinitely adjustable to provide a perfect fit for Mom, Dad and baby. It easily slips on and off and can be used for infants and toddlers. (
“Forward 2 ur girls!” urged the text message last week. Using the text-speak that many teens see as their own secret code, trendy retailer Charlotte Russe was inviting customers to a “Happy Hour”—a late-afternoon sale offering $1 sunglasses for every $30 purchase.
Like many parents who have turned to texting to reach their teens, some youth-oriented fashion brands like Charlotte Russe, Claire’s Boutique and Vans are finding that young people are most accessible by text. Retailers say teens and twentysomethings react to marketing texts with alacrity—and with far higher response rates than to emails.
Some fashion brands are reaching out to this audience with richer content by texting pictures and videos. Shoe brand Vans encourages consumers to sign up for texts that contain discounts and special offers, art and other insider goodies.
Beads and crystals are used by fashion designers, jewellery designers, and avid arts and craftsmen for obvious reasons. These are beautiful, colourful and almost magical items that can transform blah items to va-va-voom things, thus, increasing their visual appeal, financial value and even sentimental significance; these items must be applied by hand so whoever does the pasting or sewing is doing it as a labour of love.
Yes, beads and crystals add beauty to a wide range of items from gadgets to clothes. But did you know that there are several important differences between the two items? Read full article…