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Friday, December 31, 2010

Tis The Season To Be Saving!

Tis the season to take advantage of major retail sale events! The end of year sale events that most retailers have during this time of year come with a generous bonus - end of season sales included as well! 

Today's Fashion Fix Scoop will inform you about the latest deals for him and her - many of which are being extended up until a week after the new year! Let's bring in 2011 with critical stylish trends!


For Her: BCBGMAXAZRIA
Enjoy up to 60% off these new winter markdowns: Accessories, skirts, jackets and much more!


For Him: Nordstrom
For a limited time, men can kick off the new year with discounts up to 50% off of shoes, apparel, scarfs and so much more! (orders over $200 receive free shipping) End sale date: 01/06/2011

General: Express (end of season sale)
Enjoy up to 60% off apparel, jewelry, and many more exciting items! Make sure to be quick, as the end of sale date is unknown.


Happy new year to every fashionista out there, be safe and have lots of fun! Cheers!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Lindsay Lohan Scoop: From Rehab To Shoe Designer?

Today's Fashion Fix Scoop will take you into a world of drugs, sexuality, and shoes! - Wait a second, it sure sounds very much like Lindsay Lohan's world, doesn't it?

America's favorite red headed train wreck, Lindsay Lohan, is making another attempt at climbing up the market ladder - this time by creating "her very own" shoe line. 

It's no secret, there's been major buzz within the industry about Lohan - whether it's about the different types of drugs she's using, if she's really homosexual or not, or where she has been partying all night until after 3am.

Lohan has been in and out of jail/rehab all through out most of the year 2010 (her most recent stunt in rehab has been extended until early 2011) - This news may come off as an upper or downer to many people, it really depends on how the actions of the "has been star" rubs them (if they even do).

Lohan's shoe line will be added to her current fashion brand, "6126" - the shoes that she'll be "designing" are set to debut during autumn of next year, 2011.

Fashionably speaking, I'm not quite too thrilled with many celebrities who attempt to become "fashion designers" just to bring about their struggling-burned careers back into flaming light. Since Lohan has the ability to design shoes while in rehab, then I guess her drug treatment is going rather smooth - I'll be keeping my eyes peeled for her next relapse, which will most likely be the next "major scoop".

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Trend Alert: Military Styled Denim Jackets (Huge)

Hello fashionistas, we are living in a mainstream world consisting of everything pop culture, where a trend can be hot now and cold tomorrow - which brings me to the discussion of the next pop craze,  denim jackets - military styled denim jackets. Today's Fashion Scoop will show you how celebrities rock the denim trend, while also pointing you in the right styling direction.


Celebrities like Kanye West and Rihanna have both been fashionably guilty for wearing denim jackets while making many public appearances.


Rocking The Trend
Rule number (1): Never do double denim (ex. a pair of jeans with a chamboray/denim top). 


You're best bet would be to wear no other denim at all while wearing you're denim jacket - the point is to rock the current trend and bring out your edge with the denim jacket - forget everything else.


Rule number (2): Accessorize the trend, one must always remember to accessorize - a simple bracelet, chain, and handbag will kick some edge into your gear.


The best shoes for women to wear with this rock star image are booties with heels or knee-high boots that fold at the top.. Tip: Denim also goes well with leather and suede shoes.

Men can pair their denim jackets with khaki pants and leather sneakers, or military styled boots to match the image of the military styled denim jacket.

Have You Seen?


Check out these real hot military styled denim jackets by Balmain:















The first jacket above to the left is notorious from Rihanna making her public appearances at red carpets - and you can now get yours directly from the net-a-porter website (although it might already be sold out).

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Trend Alert: All Star Jimi Hendrex Converse Shoes

Today is Jimi Hendrix's birthday, the legendary iconic musician would have been 68 years old today.. In his honor, I want to focus the attention of today's Fashion Fix Scoop on Converse for releasing these hot new Jimi Hendrix All Star shoes.



If you really are a true fan of guitar god, Jimi Hendrix, you must show your support by purchasing these exclusive All Star shoes in Jimi's name.









The shoes are posted on the Converse website and are listed at $100 (US). The colors of these high top shoes are honey mustard yellow and navy blue, the SKU number is: 117866.

If you're one of those people like me, who've been wearing Converse All Star shoes since very young and have collected them, this could be a great addition towards your All Star collection.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Bravo Network's Season 2 Premiere of "The Fashion Show"

Tonight is the premiere of Bravo's anticipated season 2 of it's reality TV series, "The Fashion Show". This new season will be hosted by fashion designer, Isaac Mizrahi, and supermodel, Iman (who replaces last season's co-host, Kelly Rowland) - which is very exciting news to hear! Today's Fashion Fix Scoop will focus on introducing you to the cast of competitors on tonight's premiere, while I'll also keep you up-to-date every Tuesday night with all the latest buzz on the contestants, challenges, and reviews!

Since Project Runway was moved to Lifetime, Bravo has now filled in it's old spot with The Fashion Show for it to compete against. (This is great because I can never get enough fashion!).


This new season will feature 12 designers competing against each other to create the ultimate collection, as well as a chance of winning $125,000 from TRESemme Professional Hair Care.


However, things have changed quite a bit this season - the contestants are now split up into two fashion houses. Each fashion host must create a fashion show for each episode, from scratch! The show airs every Tuesday night at 10pm/9pm central.


Meet The Contestants:

Tamara Jones
Rolando "Ro" Tamez
Golnessa Farmanara
Mike Vensel
Jeffrey Williams
Francine Simmons
Eduardo de las Casas
Dominique Pearl David
David Caldwell
Cindy Ayvar
Cesar Gallindo
Calvin Tran

Did You Know?
Piperlime currently has a huge sale! Take advantage of 50% off new markdowns - make sure to hurry because the end sale date is yet unknown. Visit PIPERLIME & shop now!

Monday, November 8, 2010

In Depth With Christian Siriano's New Accessories Website: Send The Trend

Watch out Rachel Zoe, American fashion designer, Christian Siriano, has recently launched a new accessories website dedicated to providing shoppers with personalized recommendations and fashionable accessories. When it comes to fashion, everyone knows accessories play a major role, people always want to know the latest trends in accessories and the best ways to wear them - which is why today's Fashion Scoop takes you more in depth with Christian Siriano's new accessories site, sendthetrend.com.


Send The Trend is not just a website, it's an accessories service providing you with the latest trends in accessories every month - with free shipping! The team consists of Christian (chief curator & stylist) of course, Divya (CEO), Mariah, Alix (marketing coordinator), and Lisa (content editor) - The idea of Christian's new site is to provide you with personalized recommendations based on your styling preferences.


How It WorksIt's literally as easy as 1-2-3!

1.The first step is to take the style survey, that's how they get to know more about your styling preferences

2. The second step is the best because you really don't have to do anything, at this point Send The Trend will know your fashion personality and customize a selection of amazing accessories each month - there's also the monthly trend which can always opt for!

3. Step three is to receive your accessories, love them, and wear them!


Send The Trend also has a great blog keeping you up-to-date with everything about accessories, a gallery of beautiful accessories to choose from, and of course the "monthly trend".


Did You Know?
Bloomingdale's is having a major online exclusive sale! Customers can save 25 - 40% off on select merchandise. Choose from apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry and more. Visit Bloomingdale's now, this sale will end 11/10/2010.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Major Boot Trends For Fall/Winter 2010

There's nothing more exciting this season than the latest trends in designer boots, which is why today's Fashion Fix Scoop will focus on all major styles of trending boots this season - while also pointing you in the right direction of great shopping deals and discounts!

Since we're currently in fall, it's obvious boots are a major trend this season - whether it's booties, ankle boots or knee-high boots. These categories are all trending right now and there's many options of styles to choose from:

Booties: They come in all types of styles and go with almost anything, making this type of boot the trendiest of them all for this season. Versatility is usually the better option for many women and it's not difficult to find a pair of booties you'll love, whether it's leather, suede, heeled, flat, or laced.


Ankle Boots: You can take the laced approach (which look great made in suede or leather) when it comes to ankle boots (which are major right now) or you can opt for the fold-down collar approach (which is always sexy with a pair of jeans or nice pencil skirt) - remember you can still go further in dept when choosing these styles, don't forget how sexy a laced peep toe ankle boot can be!

















Knee High Boots: Faux-fur on knee high boots is real huge this season, you can rock this trend in either heels or choose to go flat as well - without killing any animals!



Have You Seen?
BCBGeneration have released a bunch of hot boots, available now at all retail locations and online as well - don't forget to sign up for their newsletters to get the scoop on all their sale events!



Monday, October 25, 2010

Is Mariel Haenn Hollywood's Trendsetter?

Many people are intrigued by celebrity wardrobes, the stylish outfits they wear, and many of which become a popular guide of fashionable trends for the general audience - which is why I want to focus today's Fashion Fix Scoop on celebrity fashion stylist, Mariel Haenn.


Mariel Haenn is one my favorite fashion stylists, she's worked with top notch A-list celebrities such as Jay-Z, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Meagan Good and now she's making quite a name for herself as well - she's currently the image creator and mastermind behind Rihanna and Ciara's fashion.

Based on all the ad-campaigns she's been involved in (Cover Girl, Sean Jean, Pepsi and etc.), her superstar clientele, and all the styling for fashion editorial she's done, it seems Haenn is pretty much Hollywood's trendsetter - respectively.


Working with such public figures not only puts Haenn in a position where she's not just styling clients anymore, she's now reached a level where she's setting fashion trends all over the world.

The military look and leather gloves became a major trend last spring/summer season, right around the same time of Rihanna's music video, "Hard" debut (you can also see Ciara is also wearing leather gloves in her music video "Work" as well).

It would be great to see Mariel Haenn behind the scenes while working with her major clientele, something like her own reality TV show would really do me justice - well that's if she even has time for that.

Check out Mariel Haenn's portfolio and more of her work at her website here.

Friday, October 22, 2010

This Week In Fashion Headlines

There's been a lot going on this past week within the industry, many new projects have developed and designers have made headlines. Since it is Friday, today's Fashion Fix Scoop will cover all the buzz everyone wont stop talking about all week!

Did You Know?
So there was a recent article I read on MTV.com about wannabe celebrity designer, JWOW (from Jersey Shore), regarding her sexy clothing line, "Filthy Couture", which she launched back in July. Well apparently, there was a huge rumor which originated from a post on www.radar.com, claiming that JWOW was forced to shut down after three months due to some type of trademark issue with another company who also had a similar name.



JWOW has recently confirmed via Twitter, that those rumors were false: 

"clear things up! I'm designing a new fall line but holding it off for something very exciting! + my management is getting my line in stores. Online sales have stopped for these 2 reasons. Lol these stories r hysterical." 

It seems everyone now days thinks they can just have a successful clothing line or write a NY Times Best Seller just because they've had a little bit of TV play - hey I guess if the shoe fits, maybe they should wear it, right?

Have You Seen?
The fashion industry just got a new power woman this week! That's right, Forbes.com has added Tory Burch to their "Power Women" online column as No. 88 out of their 100 Most Powerful Women list - by the end of 2010, Burch's company will have 39 new boutiques in 4 countries and distribution in 500 department stores worldwide.


The article goes deeper into the upbringing of Burch's successful career and also mentions when she won the CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year award back in 2008. This is great for Tory, I enjoy her work very much, her Spring/Summer 2011 shows during fashion week were so amazing!

Trend Alert:
Take a look at Kate Moss rocking super sexy garter belts for the Brazilian lingerie company, Valisere. Photo credit by: Gui Paganini via Danica Lo (Editor for Racked.com)


Valisere has become one of the leading luxury lingerie companies in the industry, making it the most trendiest labels of lingerie this season.



When Kate Moss joined the 2010 Valisere campaign, it was a great step towards the right direction because they both compliment each other. Kate has never looked better in lingerie before, for all of the pictures of Kate's photo-shoot click here and take look.

You Don't Want To Miss:
Vogue.com has a major online event, "Fashion's Night In", which is on November 1st. Many online retailers will be having special sale events and even be streaming live runway shows. For the complete updated line up please visit Fashion's Night In at Vogue.com.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Department Store & Boutique Markdown Sale Events

Not everyone knows this, but many of the best deals right now are mostly online. I came across many department store and boutique deals today while browsing the web, many of which you can save up to 50% off and even enjoy free shipping on your purchases.  Let's take a look at these hot markdowns on today's Fashion Fix Scoop:

BCBGMAXAZRIA recently added a bunch of merchandise to their markdowns sale, now you can enjoy up to 50% off fashionable trending pieces such as the bright colored, metallic, and animal print cocktail dresses. BCBGMAXAZRIA markdowns are available online and at BCBGMAXAZRIA boutique stores.

BCBGMAXAZRIA
BCBGMAXAZRIA
BCBGMAXAZRIA

Bloomingdale's department stores ONLINE also has a major sale going on right now, enjoy up to 50% off your favorite designer pieces as well as free shipping on any purchase orders over $300 ($150 for Bloomingdale's cardholders) - The end date for this huge sale is unknown, so take advantage of these hot deals on designer handbags, shoes, and accessories now for as long as they last!

Dolce Vita
Loeffler Randall
The Limited currently has a special offer of 30% off all accessories and also "buy one get one 50% off" all tights - only for a limited time of course, now up until the 11/01/2010. The Limited has one of the most cutest and affordable collections of accessories for women, which can be easily paired with the latest trends this fall season - Remember, the key to making an outfit more fashionable is accessories.



Sephora is feeling generous as well, offering an amazing 20% off online purchases. This sale is set to end on 11/03/2010, so take advantage now on all your make-up, skin care and perfumes. Remember this sale is restricted to ONLINE orders only, make sure to type in the code FF2010 when shopping at Sephora's website to enjoy the 20% off.
Clinique
Nu Face


For more sales, deals, and bargains - please visit www.bargainist.com where you can find up-to-date coupons and discount codes on many different retailers.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Last Minute Halloween Costume Deals

Halloween is only 11 days away and everyone is rushing to make sure they have their costumes ready for the festivities and of course the trick or treating!

Yet there's always that group of people who don't have their costumes and end up rushing last minute - don't worry, if you're part of that group this year, today's Fashion Fix Scoop will cover some of the latest deals out there for all you last minute shoppers!
 
Lady Gaga Costume
Vampire Coat

I was browsing through some hot deals on www.bargainist.com and came across this awesome website, www.buycostumes.com, where you can save 10% off your entire purchase online and also benefit Free Shipping on any purchase over $65.
 
You can also check out www.spirithalloween.com for very low priced deals on Halloween costumes, wigs, masks, and accessories - they are also offering a discount of $10 on almost every purchase and only charge a low $4.99 for shipping on any purchase over $65.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Latest Trend In Eyewear: The Versace Medusa

When it comes to fashionable eye-wear, styles are vast and trends are therefore always changing - this is why today's Fashion Fix Scoop will focus on the new Versace Medusa collection by Versace.


Versace Medusa For Men



The new collection displays the Versace Medusa logo on the sides of each of pair, this logo represents everything Versace is all about- pure Italian high fashion.

For Women Three different styles of luxury over-sized sunglasses retailing between $190 - $245. 

VE4187
VE2113


The VE2113 is the womens advertised model on and sold exclusively at sunglasshut.com, which is also available in two options, a gold frame with gradient lens or the black frame with gray lens.

For Men: Two different styles of wrap-around luxury sunglasses retailing between $220 - $245

VE2021
VE4044

The VE2021 comes in two options as well, a gold and black frame with a gradient lens or the black and silver frame with a gray lens.

Staying up to date with your accessories and eye-wear is a must when it comes to fashion trends, get your pair of Versace Medusa Italian luxury sunglasses now to update your wardrobe of eye-wear collections.

Monday, October 18, 2010

All About Hats: Trends For Fall/Winter 2010 & Spring/Summer 2011

Today's Fashion Fix Scoop covers one of my favorite accessories and trends for this fall/winter 2010 season and spring/summer 2011 as well - Hats.

It's no surprise hats are in high demand this fall/winter season, which is why many designers like Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, and Salvatore Ferragamo have taken the initiative to incorporate various styles within their collections this season. knit hats, fedoras, and fury creations have all made quite an impression this season, take a look:

Fall/Winter 2010 Trending Styles:
Marc Jacobs
Tory Burch
Salvatore Ferragamo

Straw and Wide-Brim Sun Hats:

Trina Turk
Trina Turk is the latest collection to incorporate wide brim sun hats, making this one of the latest trends to watch out for during the next Spring/Summer 2011 trends for fashion and accessories. This style is perfect for the beach and goes well with metallic and colorful body pieces, this is like everything the next seasons are all about - you must always prepare your wardrobe for the next stylish trends in hats.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Denim Advantage

There's huge buzz about one of the latest affordable fashionable denim events going on through out the market, which is what today's Fashion Fix Scoop is all about.

Everyone wears denim, it's always in and very casual - it can be styled many ways and is also America's most popular choice of bottom. Everyone has their favorite pair of jeans, and
If you're looking to wear denim this season, Aeropostale  has a great deal, 50% off all different types of washes and styles of jeans online and you can also save $10 off of any $50 purchase at retail store locations with this printable coupon here. The deadline for the printable coupon is 10/17/10.














Style your jeans with the latest fall trends - plaid shirts are major right now in mens fashion, and the booties work very well for women with a pair jeans. Everyone should take advantage of this huge sale now.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Crazy About Metallic Jeweled-Toe Flats

I'm pretty sure women get real tired of wearing pumps and stilettos, especially after a long day at work or even after a crazy night out partying at the hottest night clubs - that's why today's Fashion Fix Scoop is all about the next best fashionable alternative shoe, metallic jeweled-toe flats!

Juicy Couture

I recently blogged about metallics and jewels being hot right now and how they're both trending through out the industry this season (and will most likely trend through out next year spring/summer), and the fact that many designers have now incorporated this theme into flat shoes is so amazing and also beneficial for women everywhere!

So I ran into this amazing website, www.bargainist.com, and came across the latest and most popular fashionable metallic jeweled-toed flats so that you can get yours now!


American Eagle


1 - Xhilaration Signe Embellished Ballet Flats ($19.99)
3 - Report Fernley Flats ($69.95, in 3 colors)
5 - Nine West Smarts Flats ($79.95, in 5 colors)
6 - Juicy Couture Robyn Flats ($180 on sale, in 4 colors)
7 - Kate Spade Jingle Flats ($250, in 2 colors)

Monday, October 11, 2010

Columbus Day Fashion Bargains & Designer Fashion Sale Events

Today's Fashion Fix Scoop is all about you!

That's right, I know and also understand everyone wants to be fashionable this season without hurting their pockets at the same time.

I took the time to share some of the best designer deals & sales out there at the moment, so you can wear the latest trends for less $$!


Today is Columbus Day, which means there's so many great deals going on at many designer boutiques and retail department locations through out the entire country (and even online as well). Some of these deals will extend for a few more days after today - just in case you haven't had enough time to shop economically.

Save 30% off all leather and outerwear today and tomorrow (10/11 & 10/12) at BCBGMAXAZRIA: This applies to all stores and online is eligible as well - you can also get free shipping if you spend $250 or more by entering COLUMBUS10 at check out!
















Marc Jacobs at stylous.com and is having many deals, if you love high fashion - this will make you very happy! 40% off Super Stretch Leggings, 23% off wallets & clutches, 30% off leather & cuff watches, 50% off "Tutu" tees, 23% off booties, shoes up to 60% off, and there's even some handbags at 30% off as well!















Get out there and shop ladies, the best way to maintain fashionable is by constantly updating your wardrobe with the latest trends and styles, without spending so much on attire - remember to always keep your mind on your fashion, and your fashion on your money!