Category Archives: wedges

Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 Runway Shows

Well, September was a whirlwind of fashion events in Tampa, Florida and I was fortunate enough to be on the front lines for one of my favorite annual ceremonies, Fashion Week Tampa Bay. For nine years Nancy Vaughn of White Book Agency … Continue reading

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Haute Accessories Runway Show 2016

For 6 years running Lacey Smith and his team at The Fashion Movement have brought the best of the best of the baubles and beads world to Tampa Bay.  Accessories designers from near and far come to show their wares at … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Haute In Here…

… So Take Off All Your Clothes!  Just Leave On Your Accessories! Haute Accessories Week 2014 came and went through Tampa Bay, leaving in its wake a throng of salivating fashionistas fanning ourselves and wondering “what the world” just happened.  Thank … Continue reading

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Classic Combo: Leopard Print & Deep Purple

Let’s face it, animal print is here to stay!  Leopard, cheetah, zebra, snakeskin, alligator, you name it… it’s been around forever and it ain’t going anywhere anytime soon!  So let’s embrace this classic trend and ride the wave, shall we?  … Continue reading

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Lovely Lace and Ladylike…

I saw this press photo of Amanda Seyfried attending the London screening of her new movie, and I could not get over the adorable dress.  It’s from Gucci’s pre-Spring/Summer 2014 collection.  I adore the vintage silhouette with its housewife charm, … Continue reading

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Fall Runway Translation: PRADA

There are several key elements to include if you’d like to emulate Prada’s latest fall runway looks, where film-noir inspiration was abounding: -Mid-century silhouette complete with clearly defined waist and knee-skimming hemline -Boatneck henley tee layered beneath rich fall fabrics -Chunky metallic platform … Continue reading

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Nauti-cool Stripes

Tunic (tucked in): Old Navy.  Jeans: Lucky Brand.  Shoes: MIA.  Jewelry: Gifts. Here’s one summer trend that will never sink… nautical stripes.  Put a cool twist on your sailor style by tweaking the color combos.  Instead of the traditional Breton stripes of … Continue reading

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Sneaky Sneakers

street style photos: nytimes.com One footwear trend that nearly escaped my clutches this season is the ever-popular sneaker wedges.  With a hidden 2-3 inch wedge inside, these comfy and fashion-forward kicks are a welcomed alternative to my Converse Chuck Taylors.  … Continue reading

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Designer Inspiration: Alice + Olivia

photo: style.com Okay, so I adore this leopard print ensemble by Alice + Olivia.  The dress, the bag, the shoes… perfection!  The price… a bit out of my league.  These three designer pieces total nearly $1,200 and I just can’t go … Continue reading

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Runway Translation: The Printed Pant Suit

runway photos- style.com The Spring 2013 runway shows provided plenty of androgyny in the form of power suits and pant suits.  Designers like Mary Katrantzou, Yves Saint Laurent & Balmain (among others) kept it feminine with form-fitted craftsmanship and soft fabrics … Continue reading

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