TOP 5: Fall/Winter 2013 Campaign Ads

As we get through the season of beach towels, straw bags and sunscreen it seems August is right around the corner. What does this mean in the Fashion world? Well as we all know the industry is always ahead by several months of the actual season. So its no surprise that Fall Campaign ads have started to surface all over our pre-fall magazines issues. Some of the most current and coveted models can be found modeling some of fall/winter’s high end fashion apparel and accessories. Can anyone count how many times we will see model Cara Delevingne this year in editorials? It’s only a matter of time before the biggest magazine issue of the year begin to arrive in our mailboxes, local newstands or become downloadable on your tablets. Today we have rounded up five of the most current  fall ads that have just been released. There are many for…

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Celebrating 50 years of The Limited

The American apparel company The Limited is celebrating 50 years and to commemorate this golden milestone they are launching a multi-faceted campaign focused on helping women to succeed. When we were contacted about this event we had to make sure to share this with our all our readers.   Founded in 1963, The Limited changed the way women shop for apparel and helped fuel the growth of malls across the country by bringing runway-inspired fashions from New York, Europe and beyond to women everywhere.  The Limited remains one of the most iconic brands in specialty retailing today. The retailer will kick-off its celebration with a special campaign to support Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that offers professional apparel, a network of support and career development tools to women who are entering or re-entering the work force. The Limited is inviting its clients to share success stories, life lessons and…

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Hot Summer Cover’s: JLO and Sofia Heat up August

HOT off the press come these two August fashion covers and with them come two hot successful Latinas. Jennifer Lopez and Sofia Vergara grace the covers of W Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar. Jennifer Lopez goes back to her hometown in the Bronx, New York and this serves as the backdrop to this W Magazine photo spread. The photos are by Mario Sorrenti and the editorial is very high glam and reminiscent of Old Hollywood Glamour. She discusses her sense of being a workaholic, being a mother and talks about the early days of her career. Jennifer who is now in her 40’s, mother of twins Emme and Max has for many years been one of the highest paid Latinas in Hollywood. She owns an empire that keeps growing. When it comes to Fashion there is no denying her red carpet moments are not just sultry but memorable. She’s a style…

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Top Picks at Paris Couture Fashion Week/Fall 2013

The city of lights sparkled a little more than usual last week as it hosted Fall Couture Fashion Week 2013 in Paris. It was high Glamour, yards of beading, feathers and custom fashion to feast the eyes. With designers such as Chanel, Giambattista Valli, Valentino, Zuhair Murad, Dior, Elie Saab among several others presenting their collections. The Fashion industry looks forward to couture weeks since it is such an exclusive look at elegant, unique and elaborate design work.  With the high demand of couture on red carpets it seems fashion houses have taken notice. There seems to be a shift even in couture where some looks have been styled and designed in a way that appeals to everyday women. Still, don’t think that couture week toned down the exaggeration from days past. Over the top garments were still very much the name of the game (ie: Thom Browne, Alexis Mabille,…

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Happy Birthday Frida Kahlo: From the Canvas to Fashion

Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderon on July 6, 1907. A pioneer in her own right, Frida continues to be a source of inspiration not only for her poignant art work, but for her strong point of view in life. As a woman she battled through illnesses, disappointments and heartbreak just like any one else, but she always had the heart of a fighter and the soul of a warrior. Her magnificent work has been categorized differently by many as folk art or surrealist. No matter what the description of Frida’s style may be it’s full of raw passion and emotion. Although her personal life was marked by many moments of sadness and pain which translated into her paintings, she has been one of the biggest forces that has revolutionized the industry and history of Art. Her paintings are some of the most sought after self…

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