I've long wanted to dabble with the turban trend, but have been hesitant for fear I'll look silly. Thanks to Gold Saturn, now I can dabble with confidence. They've created the part turban, part headband Turband — thick enough to resemble a real turban but thin enough to not envelope your entire head. The best part is that there's a style for everyone: purple and gray tie-dye, black and red hearts, metallic leopard, and solid orange and green. And they're only $26 each. They would make a cute birthday gift for a fashion-forward girlfriend. Dabble away.
Beyonce, the official face of Fashion For Haiti, has a message for you: "Join me and the fashion industry by buying and wearing the Fashion for Haiti t-shirt. Together we can send a message of hope by raising much needed funds for the people of Haiti." Starting Feb. 16, you too can sport the Fashion For Haiti Tee ($25), created by the CFDA to help the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund. Not only will you look in the know, but you'll be helping a great cause. A host of retailers like RachelRoy.com, J.Crew, and Nordstrom will carry the tee. Learn more about what the CFDA is doing to help those in need and be sure to check out Beyonce's PSA.
Calling all aspiring fashion designers! Hokey Croquis is here to save you a lot of time with its Fashion Flat Sketchboard ($15). The cool thing about this sketchpad is the pre-made croquis form disappears when you photocopy or scan your design. That means, no more tracing or light boxes. Really, we tried out the pretty, high quality paper ourselves and it actually works. Now, you're one step closer, and faster, to your runway dreams.
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The OverBra is the new shapewear idea that shapes your bust and accentuates your cleavage. Think of it as a vest for your bra — only it's not meant to be seen. It comes in four styles — original, midriff, longline, slip — and each does a slightly different task. The original, pictured below, is mainly to flatten back bulges and enhance cleavage. The midriff takes care of tummy creases, the longline is good for tummy and hip coverage, and the slip is perfect for under dresses. Since it's a brand-new concept, it's slightly confusing; check out the how to wear it section then see where to buy it. Intrigued or insane?
The memory game was one of my favorites growing up. Street style is one of the current places I draw inspiration. You can imagine my excitement when I discovered the Street Style Memory Game ($18). It doesn't release until March, but I already know I'll be addicted. It will be fun and provide further outfit inspiration. Win, win!
Baby, it's cold outside, so I've been doing everything I can to stay fashionably warm. By pure accidental luck — I tagged these onto my order because I wanted to get free shipping — I came across these Plush Fleece-lined Leggings ($35). On the outside, they look like a regular pair of black leggings, but the inside is a completely different story. The soft fleece lining is super soft and keeps my legs insulated from the chill. Hands down, the best Winter leggings. I wish they came in different colors . . .