Archive for spring-2013

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Stella McCartney X Adidas Goes Sporty And Chic For Spring

Not content to leave their latest couture cred untapped, athletic brand Adidas is in our Posh Beauty spotlight again today with another sports-meets-chic combo — this time in the shape of a collaboration that will likely set you back more than yesterday’s $20 shower slides.

Fashion darling Stella McCartney’s latest venture with Adidas (they started pairing up in 2005) for a spring 2013 collection lookbook featuring thier latest sportswear and accessories for the gym and beyond. Mix and match the pieces into your day wear — or evening wear if you’re feeling bold — and you’ll be right in step with the sport wear-infused runway collections of late.  High-end and haute couture in one fell  swoop.

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Spring 2013 Tips To Tie-Dye For

If that tie-dye t-shirt from college has been forever banished to your workout wardrobe, it can stay there. Tie-die is completely on-trend for Spring 2013 and snapping up the best in the retro color-wash has never been easier. Designers like Michael Kors, Vince Camuto and BCBG are doing the dirty work for you (and saving your sink, bathtub and washer/dryer from those wretched DIY dyes)—eschewing the t-shirt in favor of much more adult worthy fare. Choosing a tie-die look from this rainbow’s array of multi-silhouetted dresses, overthrows, jeans, and swimsuits are just the thing to take the trend from dorm room drab to day-time fab—a perfect look from poolside to party.

Alice + Olivia

Two by Vince Camuto

Tory Burch





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May Manicures Are In Bloom

It’s that time of year again folks! When those piddly-puddly April showers give way to the bountiful May flowers and we can think of no better place to bring on the buds than on your pretty little paws. Floral manicures are trending, yes… but why spend hours at your mani-pedi place when you can pick up an assortment of beautiful bouquet nail wraps and nail art from industry heavies like Sally Hansen, Nail Rock, Inococo, and NCLA. Floral nail wraps are definitely in bloom and here are some of our favorites!

Inococo 'A Floral Affair' Nail Wraps

Nail Rock 'Wakiki Hawaiin Flowers' Nail Wraps

NCLA 'Aly En Vogue' Nail Wraps

Art Club 'Neon Flower' Nail Art

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Smashbox’s Latest Collab Begs For Your Affection

It’s getting a little needy in the Spring fling department over at Smashbox. The cosmetics brand has unleashed a beauty of a Spring 2013 Collection called Love Me with a whole slew of rather direct monikers like the Admire Me Eyeshadow Palette, the Love Me Legendary Lipstick, and the Idolize Me Poppy Blush. Smashbox collaborated with grafitti artist Curtis Kulig on this lastest line which includes eyeshadow, lipsticks, blush and a very urban looking paint pen eye-liner, all encased in Kulig designed packaging, of course. I guess there’s a better chance you’ll get what you want if you ask — and you’re going to want these brilliant new hues, so pop on over to your nearest Sephora. The Smashbox Spring 2013 Love Me Collection is on shelves now!

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Moda Operandi Adorns Karlie Kloss In Spring Florals

Putting an ever fashionable and floral foot forward, straight-from-the-runway e-commerce giant Moda Operandi has unveiled it’s latest Spring 2013 campaign featuring feted super-duper model Karlie Kloss in a garden’s array of blooms.

The campaign, shot at Los Angeles’ Greystone Manor, is called “La Vie en Rose,” and is peppered with floral clothing, backgrounds and staging, highlighting some of the best from the recent runways of such luminaries as Giles, Marc Jacobs, Suno, Rochas, Thom Browne, Peter Pilotto and Meadham Kirchhoff .

Moda Operandi’s artistic director, Taylor Tomasi Hill, seemed pleased saying, “Karlie was the perfect model to help execute our spring campaign. Our theme, La Vie en Rose, captures the romance and femininity of the season… [and] completed our vision.’

There is simply no question that florals are a big way to go fabulous this spring!

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Macys Impulse’s Intergalactic Pairing With MADE

The cool crowd is officially here! Fashion force MADE (known for their sponsorship of emerging designers and downtown Fashion Week shows) has partnered up with Macy’s Impulse on their very own line of out-of-this-world skirts, dresses, tops and more for the urban space warrior in you.

Peppered with intergalactic print, and paint-splatter the look is decidedly 80′s – 90′s retro, right down to the leather A-line mini, track pants, and bomber jackets — all priced between $39 to $139. Check out some some favorite looks from the lookbook below, all shot by photog-du-jour Terry Richardson, natch. Available now at Macys.

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Jennifer Lawrence Plays Muse As Miss Dior

Between all those awards and critical acclaim, actress Jennifer Lawrence is having one heck of the year — which inevitably means fashion contracts. And none bigger than the one she recently scored as the face of Miss Dior. Today’s reveal of the brands latest ad campaign, starring Ms. Lawrence is simply stunning. Styled by Olivier Rizzo and featuring the muse in the latest season’s offerings from Raf Simons ready-to-wear line — check it out for yourself. You’ll see what we mean. This looks like yet another big win for the A-lister.

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Oscar’s Pretty Pairing With The Outnet

Floral fashion fans have a little under a week’s wait to get their hands on the 24-piece couture capsule collection by designer Oscar de la Renta for luxury e-tailer The Outnet — but that doesn’t mean you can’t peep the goods now. Choosing fabrics and patterns from his own couture’s past seasons, de la Renta styled a perfectly springy collection of floral dresses, tweed jackets, shorts and silk tops all priced between $325 and $1,295. Not exactly the markdowns we’re used to seeing at such collab-happy outlets as H&M and J.Crew, but still a far cry from the designer’s ready-to-wear runways. Tuesday, February 26, is the day when Oscar de la Renta x The Outnet lands, so mark those calendars and until then… enjoy the snaps.

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Bold Spring Prints: Not Even Your Denim Is Safe

After years of monochromatic hues and big, bold color blocking, it’s clear that complicated and chic prints are running the show for spring 2013. Earlier in the week we offered up Madewell’s swimsuit collaboration with that patroness of prints Mara Hoffman — but it seems that patterns are popping up on nearly everything. So if you thought your staple diet of denim was safe from this trend, we’re here to tell you you’re wrong.

Brit designer Mary Katrantzou is pairing her signature prints for spring in a collaboration with luxe denim darling Current/Elliot. Mary Katrantzou x Current/Elliott Spring 2013 is a gorgeous blue and lilac hued collection of dresses, skirts, shorts, tops, jackets and jeans (boyfriend and skinny styles) all done up in a dizzying array of prints. The line is currently only available via pre-order at Nordstrom, but soon my printed pretties… soon.

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Alice + Olivia’s First Ever Handbag Collection Is Already A Celebrity Favorite

Rockstar husband, killer career, and her pick of the handbag litter? If only we could live the life of one Miss Gwyneth Paltrow!

Alice + Olivia’s brand new handbag line hasn’t even launched yet, but once again lifestyle guru Gwynie was spotted with one slung on her arm. (Let’s not forget that last September she got her hands on Hedi Slimane’s debut handbag for Saint Laurent Paris before anyone else, too.) So it’s alright for us to feel a little green, right?

The chic and modern label plans on introducing it’s line of handbags, clutches and totes to the rest of us in a few weeks — but only through the brands website and brick-n-mortar stores. So if you’re pining for what could possibly be the next big “it” bag — and your not Gwyneth Paltrow — prepare to shell out between $295 – $645 and then you can have one of your very own. Here are a few examples of what little  Miss Goop probably already has in her closet.


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