Celebrating Women’s Day

It’s always inspiring to see women all over the world be recognized in so many ways. Today we celebrate International Women’s Day and will likely see trending hashtags such as #WomensDay and #adaywithoutwomen. The ‘Day Without Women’ is a movement where according to the Women’s March website, ” is to recognize the enormous value that women of all backgrounds add to our socioeconomic system, while receiving lower wages and experiencing greater inequities, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment and job insecurity.” YouTube has also created the #HerVoiceIsMyVoice channel to also celebrate and honor international women around the world.  In my book, women’s day is every single day of the calendar year. I come from a family lineage of strong, nurturing, caring and tenacious women. I learned so much from listening and watching these women speak their mind and make a difference in the lives of those around them. My mother Sabina…

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‘M’ is for Menswear Style That Inspires Women’s Fashion

Menswear style has impacted women’s style for hundreds of years. Women have taken on menswear style in versatile ways and now it is part of the most favorite looks seen from street style to the runway. It was the year 1966 when Yves Saint Laurent introduced the world to the tuxedo style ‘smoking jacket’ for women and infusing sex appeal to it. The fluidity between men and women’s style have grown even more so in past decades with androgyny type fashion on red carpets, movies (hello ‘Annie Hall’) and in the music scene as well. Let’s face it, trousers can be as sexy as a pencil skirt if worn the right way. We know that fashion icon Coco Chanel embraced the look without reservations in her days back in the early 1920s. Legends of Old Hollywood like Katherine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Deitrich and Rita Hayworth all embraced a sweater or button…

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2017 Golden Globes Fashion Winners of the Night

Awards season has officially commenced. This weekend the Golden Globes opened up their red carpet and the A-listers came marching down in their Sunday best. It was a night to celebrate and honor some of Hollywood’s best work in television, film and music. With so many great shows on television, Amazon and Netflix the competition was fierce to say the least. For a few years now, the big screen is not the only option for great entertainment. Of course, there were some films that stood out for their numerous nominations like ‘La La Land’ and ‘Moonlight’. It will be an interesting race to the Oscars which will be held this year on Sunday, February 26th (Oscar nominations are announced on January 24th). The full list of awards season schedule can be found here. Now on to why we are here, the red carpet fashion! It was a night of glitz and glamour…

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TRENDING NOW: CHOKER TOPS

Is it a turtleneck? Does the choker piece come with the top or are they separate? Well, for all those that are lovers of the choker, that infamous 90s trend – here is something sliding up on the trending charts. We are seeing more of the choker tops making a big wave. This look is quite versatile since you can easily wear it to the office with slacks or a pencil skirt. On the weekends, all you need is your favorite pair of denim jeans and you are all set. Long sleeves or sleeveless, in jumpers or a dress the choker top automatically gives you that statement look without having to look for an additional accessory. To have the outfit already come with a neckpiece through the cooler fall months, well that’s a bonus in itself! Celebrities have already been seen everywhere donning this look and it’s caught the eye of…

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