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Wildfox Summer 2017, model Lauren de Graaf, shot by Mark Hunter

Hooray it’s summer! That means fabulous clothes, tons of sun and fabulous editorials. I was thing of something very ‘artistique’, but then I realized not all editorials need to be have to be mind blowing, sometimes you just want to have something simple, and gorgeous.

With that I give a sexy, fun, frolicking editorial from are friends over at Wildfox.

Known for their flirty, simple style Wildfox has always been a West Coast favorite. Their dresses in this editorial are light and flowery, their shirts make me want to wear them. In other words a wardrobe must have. They are my summer clothing staple, and I must have the entire collection. Excuse me while go shopping….

Here’s Lauren de Graaf giving us full on Wildfox girl!

Stylist Diaries – Joy Villa and the Grammys, the Dress Heard Around the World

When people ask what I do I have a wide variety of responses. Writer, Editor, Superhero, fangirl, foodie, luchadora, pretzel vendor, fashionista, oh and that thing I do, Wardrobe Styling and Image Branding.

Sure I like pretty clothes that are nice and Michael Kors and Tom Ford are my heroes. But bring me a dress that is over the top couture insanity and I’m hooked. I want to work with it, love it and stick every client I have in it.

My client and friend Joy Villa is something special. She’s diverse, beautiful, 1000% vegan, a hardcore physically fit songstress. She is something special and her style is off the hook.

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Photo by Thorsten von Overgarrd, Nichole Ray Artistry doing Joy’s Grammy make-up

She called me ecstatic, she was headed to the Grammy’s in a few weeks and needed something as amazing, and over the top as her personality. I hooked her up with Andre Soriano, and magic happened. Joy chose the most amazing, creative thing Andre has ever sent down the runway, the couture cage dress made of snow fencing. AS a stylist I make sure that the dress they choose is the MAIN event, but always have other wardrobe choices for parties and after parties

During the fitting we chose three dresses all of which she wore like a supermodel. Stunning and sensual she wore the first, and sexiest to Jay-Z’s ‘Rocnation’ brunch.

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This dress was skin-tight and Joy looked beautiful while she mingled with celebrities.

But let’s look at what you really came here for, The third and most outrageous was the orange dress that made headlines around the world.

Joy and I had an AMAZING fitting with Andre.

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Up in the hills of Hollywood strange and beautiful things happen. At the fitting I met the beautiful Ruby Roxanne or Ruby Roxanne Designs and Hollywood Dolls.

Her partner in crime is ex-Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones. Her line is just what we needed for Joy to look gorgeous and we added Swarovski drop earrings and this leather and Swarovski bracelet;

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With Nichole Ray Artistry on make-up the day of Joy turned out an unforgettable Grammy look.

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Photo by Thorsten von Overgarrd and touch up by me

Love it or hate it Joy Villa rocked it at the Grammy’s and got center stage at the Grammy’s. (And to answer the burning question, yes I put pasties on her and she was not completely nude.)

 

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Apparently we rocked it because as much as she may have gotten some bad reviews we are trending at 81,000 hits in Asia and are on blogs in the UK, France, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and all over the Philippines.

I want to say congratulations to my team, Andre Soriano (couture King), Ruby Roxanne Designs (Jewelry is everything), Nichole Ray Artistry (her skin was perfection), Thorsten von Overgarrd (one of the best photogs I have ever met) and especially to Joy Villa for rocking the red caret and her amazing energy the whole time!

Don’t know who Joy Villa is, but want to find out? Check out her Vagabonds video below;

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Live Broadcast #Day3 #MustStream #Awesome #NYFW

Yes I have been missing and yes I am still in California suffering the wrath and indignity of NOT being at NYFW. Actually I am gearing up for LAFW because there is a lot I am involved in and have to stay West Coast bound.

Since you, dear reader, aren’t there either but are most definitely craving the feel, insanity and sore feet,  I give you;

MERCEDES BENZ NEW YORK FASHION WEEK LIVE!!!

MBFW NY SS15 LIVESTREAM - DAY 3 - YouTube
Well almost.

That above is a screenshot your fearless fashionista took of the LIVE Herve Leger show.

What’s in store so far for SS 2015? White’s, brown’s, pinks/coral, neon with attention to metallic detailing. But I know how dead set everyone is on drawing their own style and details from the SS 2015 fashion season.

Ready to start viewing? Don’t worry between show’s they re-broadcast the good stuff and highlight’s so you won’t get bored.
Onward and forward darlings;

MERCEDES BENZ NYFW LIVE STREAM;

 


 

2014 Golden Globes Nominations and Red Carpet Live Stream #RedCarpet #Fabulous

It’s my favorite time of year. Award Season in LA. That means the roads get shut down, people buy ridiculously extravagant things, everyone is primping and preening, and all the fabulous actors come out of their nicely nestled homes. It also means awards.

Although I am mostly in it for the dresses, this year the nominations are actually feature some astounding actors and actresses who, dare I say it, deserve recognition.

We’re talking Jessica Lange, John Voight, Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson.

Also, my favorite eye candy Michael Fassbender, Bradley Cooper, Liev Schrieber and Christian Bale.

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We’ve already picked out our favorites at my household in the nominations. If you’d like to keep up with the red carpet dresses and nom’s here what YOU need.

Here is the live stream to the Red Carpet (Good luck trolling the net for a live stream for the show. It’s damn near impossible.)

http://www.eonline.com/news/497131/we-re-livestreaming-the-2014-golden-globes-red-carpet-watch-sunday-on-e-online

A full list of nomination’s;

Best Motion Picture, Drama

12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

American Hustle
Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Amy Adams, American Hustle
Julia Delpy, Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Daniel Brühl, Rush
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Director
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
Bob Nelson, Nebraska
Spike Jonze ,Her
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, Philomena
John Ridley, 12 Years A Slave
David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer, American Hustle

Best Foreign-Language Film

Blue Is the Warmest Colour (France)
The Great Beauty 
(Italy)
The Hunt 
(Denmark)
The Past 
(Iran)
The Wind Rises 
(Japan)

Best Animated Feature Film

The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Frozen

Best Original Song, Motion Picture

“Atlas,” The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
“Let It Go,” Frozen
“Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
“Please, Mr. Kennedy,” Inside Llewyn Davis
“Sweeter Than Fiction,” One Chance

Best Original Score, Motion Picture

Alex Ebert, All Is Love
Alex Eves, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Steven Price, Gravity
John Williams, The Book Thief
Hans Zimmer, 12 Years a Slave

Best TV Movie or Miniseries

American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
Dancing on the Edge
Top of the Lake
The White Queen

Best TV Series, Drama

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
House of Cards
Masters of Sex

Best TV Series, Comedy or Musical

The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Girls
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
James Spader, The Blacklist

Best Actor, TV Series Comedy

Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie

Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba, Luther
Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie

Helena Bonham Cater, Burton & Taylor
Rebecca Ferguson, The White Queen
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie

Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Corey Stoll, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie

Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
Janet McTeer, The White Queen
Hayden Panettiere, Nashville
Monica Potter, Parenthood
Sofía Vergara, Modern Family

Cecile B. DeMille Award
Woody Allen

It’s almost on so get comfortable. Everything starts 2:55PM PST or 5:55PM EST.

Anne Hathaways Prada Oscar Dress Or: Are Those Darts Or is it REALLY Cold in Here? #WardrobeMalfunction #2Times #Nipples? #DARTS

Last minute decisions in the entertainment industry can make or break your career. Unfortunately lately it seems Anne Hathaway is the queen of wardrobe malfunction and bad choices. Last night’s choice to wear a pale pink Prada gown over Valentino may embarrass her for the rest of her Oscar life.

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Although the pale pink flattered the beauty the choice to go with a dress that had unfortunate darts will stay to haunt her. Unfortunately placed, like to pale pink perky nipples or guides to them, Twitter was a buzz with Anne’s dress.

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I’m surprised Seth McFarlane didn’t make an off-color joke about them, but last night he was strictly business.

 

 

The column gown was gorgeous, well made and looked lovely except one unfortunate and again devastating issue.The placement of those damn darts. I can’t stop looking at the darts!

Anne has had two major wardrobe eff-ups. My hope is that third time is a charm and she’ll stop wearing dresses commando and with nipple guides.

 

 

We wish you luck and congrats on your Oscar hunny. Maybe its time to step it up from ‘Princess Diaries’ and embrace your elegant ‘Les Mis” side. AKA quit giving us bloggers fuel for the fire!

Kristen Stewart Goes Nude for Breaking Dawn: Pt 2….in Stunning Zuhair Murad Dress

Kristen Stewart makes bold personal choices. Whether she is cheating R. Pat by playing tongue hockey in her mini cooper with someone else’s husband or smoking pot on the steps with friends she is always BOLD. Except when acting.

Once again Kristen Stewart was the leader of her pack wearing a stunning and very revealing Zuhair Murad at the premiere of Twighlight: Breaking Dawn Pt 2.

Photos from Wire Image and Getty Images;


I have to say if you are going to rock the red carpet this is a great choice.

Turning heads she left little to the imagination with  a nude number that showed a little too much of everything Leaving everything else to our imagination’s.

Zuhair Murad brings the perfect amount of sleek, classy and slightly daring in his collection this year. Kristen is young, in the public eye and has a banging body. This was a perfect choice to make the public love her, the women want to be her and the men look at her as sexy.

I am no fan of Kristen Stewart but she is starting make some of the right choices in fashion. That gives a her a few brownie points in my fashion/styling book.

Keep it up Kristen Stewart and I might just start to like you.

Katy Perry Rocks the Obama Vote Fashionably (Pic/Video)

Katy Perry is a constant surprise. Whether she decides to dress up in cupcakes dresses with a blue wig, or boho chic with her new hunny John Mayer she keeps us guessing. This time she is rocking the vote, hardcore.
Katy rocked her vote last night in Nevada to a crowd of 13,000 voters wearing a sexy ballot dress at a Obama at rally last night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katy clearly marked her dress as a vote for Obama/Biden and urged the crowd to vote early. Perry even threatened to ‘come and get you’ to the crowd if they didn’t vote. Damn Katy, careful how you rock that vote. We don’t need a ghetto fight. Romany already got a smack down in the last Presidential debate.

President Obama came out after the Perry and said he was ‘so grateful for her unbelievable performance’.

Check out the video here from Telegraph.co.uk;

 

Obama is currently on a 48 hour tour across the US addressing the swing states and trying to get the ‘last minute’ voters to key into his election ticket. With Perry on his side rocking the fashionable vote, he may just have an edge over Mitt-ens.

Are you registered to vote? Get out there and ROCK YOUR VOTE! Every vote counts and we need you to speak up and be heard.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE!!

No You Can’t Have It, Yes We Want It; World’s Most Expensive Dress!

There are some things so opulent in life even the very, very rich 1% window shop it and drool at the thought of SOMEDAY getting it into their hot little money-laden hands. And that something is this;

Introducing, the world’s most expensive dress!

This beautiful dress is made by designer Debbie Wingham, weighs in around 30 pounds in weight, carries 25 carat black diamonds on the peplum and shoulder shrug and costs a nice fat $5,682,950.

See the black diamonds? Neither do I, but I still want this dress.

Heading towards Five million seven hundred thousand dollars this dress makes the VIP crowd in Dubai shake in their shoes. Wingham states it took 6 months to hand sew every little diamond and design this diamond darling. Her inspiration and thought’s for this pricey dress?

(The dress is)an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life

I think we all love life but this is for someone with a never-ending bank account. Most certainly not made for the average diva (perhaps Aretha or Ms. Diana Ross).

If you had an extra 5.7 million lying around would you buy this dress?