REAL OR STEAL: STEVE MADDEN VS. YVES SAINT LAURENT

Thursday, January 26, 2012 · No Comments

REAL OR STEAL: This time it’s Steve Madden verses Yves Saint Laurent. Yves Saint Laurent has the  Tribtoo Cap-toe pump, which is a favorite among celebrities. Jennifer Hudson and Brandy were  both recently spotted in the pumps.  Steve Madden’s Beautey pumps look exactly like the Yves Saint Laurent stiletto, but  for a fraction of the cost.  The Steve Madden pumps retail for $129, while Yves Saint Laurent’s Tribtoo Cap-toe pumps will set you back nearly $800.

So fashionistas can you spot the REAL from STEAL? Find out if you’re right Continue Reading »

SHOE LOVERS REJOICE, PROTECT YOUR PUMPS

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 · No Comments

A staple in any fashionistas closet is a great pair of shoes. So whether your wardrobe is filled with Yves Saint Laurent or Steve Madden pumps  you will want to treat them well so that you have them for years to come. Protect Your Pumps will help you preserve your favorite heels. Created by Kathryn Jackson,  a Chicago native and Tuskegee University  graduate, Jackson has created a new product that will save the sole of your shoes. Continue Reading »

FASHION NEWS: STRIVERS ROW & COMPANY PRESENTS THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN COLLECTION

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 · No Comments
Posted in Fashion News

Strivers Row has  jumped on the Skegee train! Strivers Row & Company has teamed up with Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated  to celebrate and preserve the history  of the organization.

The Tuskegee Airmen Collection “Redeemers” will commemorate the original airmen and George Lucas’s recently released Film “Red Tails”. The collection will feature  a scarf with authentic squadron patches  to represent all five Tuskegee Airmen Squadrons. The items will be available at Strivers Row online store.

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FUN FLATS: THE SPIKES HAVE IT !

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 · No Comments
Posted in Women Shoes

Lately I’ve been rocking  flats and taking a break from my six inch platforms. I will be the first one to tell you I hated flats, but I  recently had a change a heart and that’s only because designers have stepped up the look of flats. From bows to embellishments, flats are fun now. My absolute favorites are spikes and studded flats, they give you the right amount of edge with out being too over the top. Take a look at the spike/studded flats I picked out for you guys.  Continue Reading »

STYLE WATCH: LAVITA CLOTHING

Monday, January 23, 2012 · No Comments

LaVita Clothing is a luxury lifestyle brand that’s based out of Houston, Texas. Ryan Grant is the mastermind behind these dope designs. LaVita clothing has been featured in XXL magazine and Teen vogue. His celebrity clientele includes the likes of Chris Brown, Tyga, Miguel and more.

Ryan  recently sent us over his newly released fall collection entitled “Rome is Burning”. The collection is  full of amazing leather textures, crafted varsity jackets, and motorcycle jackets. Rich in quality and design,  LaVita Clothing is quickly becoming a major player in the game, it’s definitely a style to watch. Take a look at the fall collection Continue Reading »

STYLE FILES: LEATHERS, SPIKES, AND LUMBERJACKS

Monday, January 23, 2012 · No Comments
Posted in style files

Happy Monday! I Hope everyone enjoyed a very “Red Tails” weekend! Aside from hitting theaters to watch Red Tails, I chilled for the remainder of the weekend. I ran a few errands and that was about it. Here’s a look at my take on “laid-back and fabulous.”  Take note, I’m not wearing heels. if you remember in my post, “5 shoes every woman should have” fun flats were number four on that list. Get a closer look at my laid -back and fabulous  look. Continue Reading »

CONGRATULATIONS, YOU’RE A WINNER!

Thursday, January 19, 2012 · No Comments
Posted in CONTEST

We have our winner for the Amir James Hancock Crown. Erika from Washington DC is our winner. Erika’s  was the second person to leave a comment and I randomly drew the number two.

Erika’s beanie has been shipped and should be at her doorstep soon!  Thanks for participating in our first giveaway and more importantly thanks for supporting a growing brand, Amir James Clothiers Group.

STYLE FILES: VINTAGE CHIC

Thursday, January 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

I’ve been waiting to wear this vintage dress for about nine months. I found this gem at a thrift store in Birmingham. I immediately fell in love with it when I saw it on the rack. The dress was missing it’s original belt and I didn’t have any shoes to wear with the dress. Because of those problems I refused to wear the dress.  I’m a stickler when it comes to having everything on point before I wear a knock out piece. Long story short, after trying a few belts and buying a pair of Sam Edelman pumps I was able to complete my look. I’m very happy with the outcome. Get a closer look. Continue Reading »