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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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MET GALA: BEST DRESSED AS COUTURE MEETS TECHNOLOGY

The biggest fashion gala of the year finally arrived on the ‘First Monday of May’.  The preparations have been on its way for months and today the glitterati hit the red carpet for the unveiling of this year’s Costume Institute fashion exhibition, Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. It is a crossroads of sorts; wearable man-made couture and technology-based fashion. With the ongoing debate of ‘fashion is art’, this exhibition is quite a celebration of the importance of couture and the futuristic elements of fashion. As the Met Gala got on its way, the anticipation began as to how the celebrities would interpret this theme into their red carpet attire. In years past, many of the stars have failed short in accomplishing the mission of paying homage to the theme of the of the night.  Karolina Kurkova in Marchesa Now, moving on to the red carpet’s best moments.…

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KOHLS AND LANE BRYANT: NEW MUST-SEE DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS

With Mother’s Day and all the new spring collection debuts having, we decided to highlight two that we know our One Style at a Time readers will want to know more about. Beginning with Designer Christian Siriano, who is not only a visionary but when it comes to designing, it’s clear he knows how to dress not just models and celebrities, but women of ALL sizes. We know him as a previous winner of the show ‘Project Runway’ and of course, his dramatic and luxe designs have been seen on the red carpet worn by many A-list celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and the list goes on. He has come a long way since his debut collection in 2008 and his designs are some of the most anticipated every season at New York Fashion Week. Elle magazine has called him ‘The New King of Old…

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ANN TAYLOR FALL/WINTER ’16 COLLECTION

Ann Taylor recently celebrated their press preview event showcasing their looks for fall/winter 2016. The brand’s creative director Austyn Zung (who has worked with Oscar de la Renta and Balmain Paris in the past) presented an exquisite and sophisticated collection that included a continuation of romantic ruffles from this current season. Also an array of textures such as statement faux-furs and shearling. When we think of Ann Taylor and the working woman, we think of a polished, well-styled woman and this fall collection will be no exception. It was exciting to see Zung play with prints such as jacquards and houndstooth and the colors ranged from earth tones to more muted tones giving the customer options to mix and match or stay in a monochromatic palette. The accessories included animal print handbags and bold gemstoned jewelry which brought together the perfect compliment to many of these looks. There are many style options…

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PRINCE: THE UNEXPLAINABLE GENIUS OF MUSIC AND FASHION

“I don’t really care so much what people say about me because it usually is a reflection of who they are. For example, if people wish I would sound like I used to sound, then it says more about them than it does me.” – Prince Last Thursday we lost one of the biggest musical treasures the world has ever witnessed. Prince Rogers Nelson better known to us all as just Prince, died at the age of 57. #GoneTooSoon was one of the many Twitter hashtags to describe the inconsolable pain and heavy heart so many have felt since hearing the news. The year has taken many legends of music this year from David Bowie, Natalie Cole and The Eagles, Glenn Frey to just name a few. Yet, the passing of Prince seemed to shock the masses of different age groups and listeners of so many music genres. That’s just the…

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