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EVEN TODAY PEARLS CAN BE MODERN AND CHIC

Grace Kelly once said, “I favor pearls on screen and in my private life.” She is not alone in her love of pearls as there are many women who even in 2016 still choose pearls as a jewelry piece to wear. I have heard from several ladies that wearing pearls can feel matronly and in all honesty, it can have a conservative aesthetic. Gone are the days when pearls were only attributed to formal attire or just weddings. These days the sense is that all the rules in fashion have gone out the window, although there are some that should still prevail. Since one of the birthstones for the month of June (my birthday month) is the pearl (the other two are alexandrite and moonstone), today we are taking a closer look at how this classic gem can be worn in a more modern and even less formal way. Pearls…

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HAPPY 91st BIRTHDAY MARILYN MONROE

The enigma of Marilyn Monroe continues on through generations and decades later. Today Norma Jean Mortenson would have turned 91 years old and is still remembered as one of Hollywood’s biggest stars and an incomparable iconic fashion figure. How would Marilyn have fit into today’s celebrity obsessed culture if she were still alive? Would she be a fan of the selfie? What would her style look like in 2017? Who would be the design houses that would have the exclusive honor of dressing her today? When you think of Marilyn, you immediately think blonde, wavy bob, red lips, a coquettish demeanor and killer curves. She worked camera angles like no other and it was no secret that she was a magnet for attention with her sex appeal and charm. So many stories have been told, movies have been made and every top celebrity around the world has in some way emulated Marilyn for…

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Cannes 2016 Best Dressed

Jessica Chastain in Giorgio Armani Every year the bold, famous and beautiful come to the Cannes Film Festival and for the most part bring their A-game to the red carpet. Once again this year the cinematic stars from around the world came to the south of France in multitudes to shine a light on their films or participation in them. Others were invited to the many glamorous events happening during the twelve days of the festival. Blake Lively attended several events and grabbed many of the headlines with her baby bump dressed to the nines in high fashion gowns. There were many stunning looks including Dior, Versace and Gucci with an abundance of ruffles, beading and floral embellishments, but we have sorted through the noise and today we bring you our list of Cannes 2016 BEST DRESSED list. Leave your comments below and share which gowns or looks were your favorites. …

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Fashion, Art and Glamour: Museo Del Barrio 2016 Annual Gala

On May 12, 2016, El Museo Del Barrio hosted their 23rd annual gala. This year the institution was honoring two of fashion and art’s iconic figures, Isabel and Ruben Toledo and MAC Cosmetics. Hosted by gala co-chairs Maria Eugenia Maury, William H. Haseltine and Fashion Designer, Narciso Rodriguez the event drew over 400 guests from the fashion and art world that also included luminaries, philanthropists and collectors. For this grand evening, the source of inspiration came from the late Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez whose much-anticipated solo exhibition ‘Future Funk Fashion’ will be on display at the Museo Del Barrio beginning June 14 – November 26 (stay tuned for as One Style at a Time brings you a full review of the exhibit this summer). El Museo’s black tie gala was held at the famous Plaza Hotel in New York City and guests dined in the Grand Ballroom in a room…

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HOW TO ROCK THAT MILITARY GREEN TREND

Military fashion has been trending season after season. Designers always tend to gravitate to this style at some point in their collections and or mix it up in alternative ways. Lately, the moss green or army green bomber jackets have been seen on many street style and celebrity favorites. The utility jacket is also a great spring to summer option with jeans, shorts or a dress. One of the biggest advantages of this color is that it’s just about as easy to pair with so many colors just like black, white and gray.  Take any military green piece and add tangerine, navy, powder pink, denim, stripes and accents of gold accessories. Now, you are ready for your daily runway moment! Here are some ideas for your spring to summer army fashion style,(Bonus Tip: Keep your these greens around after the summer, the color continues to trend in the fall).Tell us…

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