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Monthly Archives: March 2012



Model of the Moment: Joan Smalls

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Supermodel Joan Smalls is on top right now. Currently ranked as the number 2 top model by models.com, Joan is a regular in Vogue and on the runway. This year she’s already covered V magazine, i-D, and Italian Vogue, and you can expect to see her on the cover of Australian Vogue this May. Some of the ad campaigns Joan’s …

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Street style, bring on the warm weather!!

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Warm weather street style!!!! What is everyone wearing on the streets to enhance the warm weather? Instead of making  a separate outfit, we are actually seeing outfits that can be worn on both the street and at the Beach or pool.  On the streets of the pool we have seen people wearing their coverups to the pool as well as …

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High and Low Skirts!

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Alright fashionistas, I know you all have seen them and you may even own one yourself. It’s flowy, high in the front and longer in the back. Yep, I’m talking about the ever new popular skirt/dress that goes by the name “high/low skirt”. I first laid my eyes upon a few at Buffalo Exchange in several colors. And now I …

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Shoes to Die For: athletic shoes!

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Shoes to Die for: Athletic shoes! Yes, in many circumstances pain is beauty… But not with these shoes! Many times athletic shoes are not categorized under “fashionable”; not anymore! Look at some of the highest designers own versions of athletic shoes, whether your wanting to splurge or save there are are plenty of options for both! LANVIN athletic shoes have …

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Color-Blocking Swimwear: Just Add Water

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Spring Break 2012 is already foreshadowing a very warm and stylish summer. The latest trend, color-blocking, has been spotted on runways such as Nina Ricci, Jil Sander, and Gucci. Without a surprise, the trend has progressed into swimwear, creating pieces that are both active-driven and fashion-forward. The look combines bright & pastel colors with visually-appealing geometric shapes, resulting in styles …

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Coming Attractions: AnnaSophia Robb as Young Carrie Bradshaw

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Before there was all the sex happening in the city, there was an awkward teenager with dreams of Gucci, Fendi, and Prada purses and purchasing all the finer things. This Fall, The CW is launching The Carrie Diaries, which will revolve around a young Carrie Bradshaw before she met Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte! This is going to be totally amazing …

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Chicago’s Cori McFadden Stars in VH1′s New Reality Series!

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Chicago’s very own savvy business woman, Cori McFadden, stars in a new reality series for VH1, House of Consignment! The show revolves around her Chicago based resale store eDrop-Off. Here you can bid on chic fashions that are way  more affordable than the original $1,000 price tag! She took thrifting and made it high end! Check out the trailer for …

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Leather: Spring’s New Material!

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This Spring I have noticed more and more leather pieces of garments and accessories popping up in fashion. It’s definitely fashion forward and popular among stores on the Magnificent mile in Chicago. Most stores have reasonable prices on real and faux leather clothes. I’m totally in love with the leather skirt among others. Until next time fashionistas! xo, Ashley Thomas …

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Street Fashion: Add Stripes to your Style!

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STRIPES ARE BACK!  The major trend for Spring 2012 is any color and size of stripes, the more stripes the better! Kim Kardashian in a Need Supply Co. Jailbird Maxi Dress, perfect for a day or night look!  Stripes are seen in numerous forms, as a dress, a shirt, even on babies! If you are scared of stripes, don’t be!! Try …

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The Hunger Games: Jennifer Lawrence

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The movie “The Hunger Games” will be released two days from now on March 23 and 21 year old actress Jennifer Lawrence is the star of the show. The first movie I saw her in was   “X-men: First Class” last summer and I’ve been captivated ever since. I can’t wait to see her as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger …

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