Posts for December 9th 2009
Allow me to dump another load of pre-Fall pretties in your lap(top). While some designers went a more serious route — Jason Wu left the frills at home this time around, Thakoon went urban — some delivered opulence. Thank you Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karan, and Carolina Herrera for your luxurious, colorful, and rich confections — hello fabulous pink fur! Without them, pre-Fall would be a lonely place. Then there's D&G who delivered a dollop of sexy. Continue on to see what I mean.
Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham went head to head in elaborate noir at the British Fashion Awards. Notice how both are donning black, but in very different ways. Kate took the funky route donning a sheer ruffled polka-dot Dior dress complete with tights, a studded ring belt, and platform pumps topped off with her signature blazer. Victoria showed off fancier flavor in a long sleeved dress from her signature collection — the crystal shoulder embellishments add major drama. Both looks are sizzling hot, which stunner do you prefer?
Karola is heading to Germany for the holidays, so she called upon us to find her a head-turning, affordable frock to wow her relatives back home. Fab loves a challenge, so we sent our correspondent, Louise Roe, to the rescue! The result? Three smashing dresses for under $200 — one '20s-inspired LBD, a flirty pink number, and a boho-rocker frock. Watch our latest episode to see the looks, to shop them, and to hear some fun tips. If you're in Karola's boat, be sure to check out our holiday party dresses for under $100.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone — did you score any deals? For the latter, I told you I planned on heading home after work and becoming a complete couch potato. Not to watch TV — to shop, shop, and save. I asked you to help me find totally cute but comfortable loungewear that's seriously fashion forward. I started you off with these Free People Soft Sparkle Legwarmers ($24) — they'll keep my limbs cozy. Let's see the results.
A bronzed Ashley Tisdale joined Jessica Stroup at the Golden Globes Salute to Young Hollywood Party wearing a festive Cynthia Vincent embellished minidress. Her silver pumps perfectly matched the beading on the dress, while her gold bangle bracelets and black clutch completed the look. This exact color way isn't available online, but you can shop the same dress here in black, along with other similar items!