Monday, October 26, 2009

SINGER MONICA STILL STANDS...

Last week, BET, Upscale Magazine, & Hennessy Black celebrated Monica's new reality show "STILL STANDING which premiers on BET, Tuesday October 27th... Celebs graced the red carpet to show love to the Atlanta Native at the fabulous Bocado Restaurant in Atlanta... Familiar faces that came out to support were Jagged Edge, My girl, Kaira Akita, Bryan Michael Cox, Mychael Knight & many more.. I have to shout out Hennessy Black, Dubose Ent., Upscale Magazine, The Starfire Group, The Garner Circle PR and BET Networks for putting together yet another great event..

Check out pics below..







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Rocko & Monica

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Bryan Michael Cox

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Mychael Knight

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Actress- Kaira Akita

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Jagged Edge, Rapper V.I.C, Princess of Crime Mob, Designer Mychael Knight, & DJ G Mack

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**Courtesy of the Garner Circle PR**

Photo Credit: George Butler Photography

Bringing the 80s Back: Eyewear Edition....

By Kendrick Scott ..

For some reason it seems like everybody and their mama are trying to bring back the 80s with the high top fades, skinny jeans, colorful outfits and throwback sneakers. I personally am a big fan of the 80s inspired vintage eyewear. Vintage eyewear has set the platform for today designs are being imitated by some of your favorite designers. Whether they are reading glasses, aviators, wayfarer, 80s inspired and the list goes. I personally love the Cazal 607’s with the clear lenses. Run from DMC really put them on the map in the 80s and they have made their way back on the fashion scene.

Here are some of the Hottest styles by Ray Ban, Cazal, Carrera & Boeing, Ferrari, Zeiss, and Persol.

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Ferrari

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All styles may be purchased at www.vintage-sunglasses-shop.com
We all know that everything isn’t for everybody. Just because you see Jay-Z wear a pair of Ray Ban Wayfarer doesn’t mean they will have the same look on you. Have fun shopping for the right pair that fits “You”.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

ARE YOU DEEPLY ROOTED IN YOUR APPAREL???

Deeply Rooted Apparel is the next best thing.. These inspirational tees are uber chic with a meaning.."Born of the desire to find an approachable method to reach young women & men, Deeply Rooted Apparel has burst on the fashion scene as a hip, stylish, fashion savvy apparel line which confidently, yet gently speaks of the presence, peace and pursuit of God’s love in this life".

Whether you're a religious person or not you will be caught dead in your tracks with head turns & compliments on where you purchased your deeplyrooted tee..

"Deeply Rooted Apparel is a bold and subtly confident alternative to the expressive, (and at times offensive), novelty tees in today’s marketplace".


Based in the West Coast, I'm am pleased to say you can easily purchase a tee from their website www.deeplyrootedapparel.com..

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Log on to deeplyrootedapparel.com to purchase online.

Deeply Rooted Apparel

“HIS Word. Your Style.”




A Beautiful Discovery……And Her Name is Micabella!

By: Anita F. Hill..

Oh my gosh!!!!....As a lover of all things beautiful, I have discovered something truly AMAZING. The other day, I’m minding my own business, walking through the Lenox Mall, and I hear this guy trying to urgently get my attention. So I turn around, and he asks me, “What type of eye shadow are you wearing?”……And that’s when I was introduced to Micabella Cosmetics.

For those of you who haven’t heard of Micabella …… get ready to be enlightened!.... For those of you have heard of Micabella, SHAME on you for not telling me.

So…..this guy, the one that got my attention, he shows me this absolutely beautiful , beautiful, shimmery brown eye shadow, called Nature. Then within seconds, (This is the amazing part!) he showed me how I could use that same eye shadow as: mascara, blush, lipstick, body shimmer, and even nail polish. I was truly amazed, and all of the colors were so gorgeous. But, what’s even better about Micabella is that it is 100% mica and minerals, hypoallergenic, fragrance free, and lasts for about 18 hours, and most of all, its’ AFFORDABLE!!! . OMG! For someone like me, who is really into natural beauty , who only uses just a touch of make-up to enhance what I already have, and NOT to completely make me over, Micabella is the perfect product.

So, after I made my purchase of the shimmery brown eye shadow, called Nature, I went home to do immediate research. I found out that Micabella was actually founded in 2001, and was sold in malls in both Europe and North America. I also found that they actually have a full line of cosmetics that includes great anti-aging skincare products. The other products are a bit more expensive, but the eye shadow is very affordable. It is also better to purchase it in person at the mall, rather than on the website, because the salespeople work out great deals.

Well, I’m headed to Lenox Mall right now , as we read , to pick up at least 3 more colors of this amazing eye shadow………Until next time, stay beautiful!!!!

For more info visit: www.micabella.com



THIS THURSDAY.. VINTAGE ENVY...


Desta Salon, Spa & Boutique along with PZI Jeans will host & feature pieces from their collections this Thursday October 29th from 6-9pm...

Fun, Fashion, & Fierce...
Complimentary Wine & Cocktails as always...

Desta Salon, Spa & Boutique
1450 Veterans Memorial Hwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30126

RSVP is a must.. rsvp@urbansuiteent.com
muah..S

Thursday, October 22, 2009

KANDI'S NEW BOUTIQUE...TAGS..

Kandi Burrus & long time friend Peaches Chin have joined the fashionistas of Atlanta & opened a boutique, TAGS... Such a good look for Kandi.. Tags will be opened for business this week in the Smyrna’s West Village. And this hot spot will include both women's & men's clothing...
Necklace priced for less than $25..

OMG!! Can I have this clutch?? Less than $70



TAGS Boutique
4500 West Village Smyrna, Ga. 30080

Congrats Kandi.. Keep rising above all them haters girl...

REAL MEN "DO" WEAR PINK...

As you know it's breast cancer awareness month.. Last night many gathered at the W Hotel to support the cause in the most stylish manner.. Pink Bows were sported, cocktails were sipped & awareness was raised.. Guests Included: Robert Townsend, Faizon Love, Publicist, Nicole Garner & Satchel Jester and many more.. I received the inside scoop on how the event turned out..Elgeletha Dizaar owner & CEO of 2 Unique publishing Co. described this event as classy & Sleek.. She mentioned that the event was well put together & enjoyed herself to the fullest..Kudos to Camille Binder, Keith “Kebo” Brown, & The F.C.C.’s own Carlton “Big C.A.C.” Green Put together wonderful event..


Take a peek at the pics..

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* All Images Provided By Exclusive Access.Net*

My Clothes Encounter... Secondhand Chic

By: Contributing Writer
Keren Charles

This weekend I finally had a chance to attend Kaira Akita’s A Clothes Encounter. We know her talent on screen in Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married & The Family That Preys, but A Clothes Encounter is her best performance yet. She has developed a luxury consignment concept that truly re-defines buying new-to-you fashion.

The selection of fashionable items including shoes, accessories and clothing, was just the right mix: from trendy to classic. So there was something there to suit everyone’s style.

Professional wardrobe stylist, Erica Dias, is also available for VIP shoppers to get assistance and advice as they shop for items that will complement their style & budget.

Not to mention the complimentary food, drinks, and great networking….this is one event that a budget fashionista should not miss. It is truly an upscale, chic and guilt-free shopping experience at its best.

One satisfied shopper, Jane Washington said it was her second time attending A Clothes Encounter. “I brought 10 friends with me this time,” she said. “It is a fabulous event with great networking and quality clothing”

I was also excited to see my sorority sister Amy, one of the VIP Bag Sponsors, promoting her new clothing line Good&Brown- Expressivewear for the hued wonders of the world. Check out her online store at www.sogoodandbrown.com

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The next A Clothes Encounter is scheduled for Sunday, Dec 13 at Like The River Salon, 240 Highland Ave. 4pm-7pm

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

The Recreation of The Live Mechanics...

By Contributing Writer Ken Scott

Fellas
I know many of you guys can wait for the winter weather to come along so that you can go shopping for that winter gear. Winter is my favorite season for fashion. We get to wear those scarf and beanie sets, Timberland boots, pea coats, flannels, bomber jackets and the list goes on. As you go on your journey to find the right winter fix, you must definitely have to look out for the Live Mechanics winter collection.

Created by Osa Odiase in 2000, the brand started of by printing t-shirts and sweatshirts to pretty much build a strong following in its home based state California. As time moved forward so along did the brand. These guys have done a remarkable job of reinventing their brand from mainly creating graphic tees into a full scale clothing line.

Take a look at this amazing 2009 Fall/Winter Collection.

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As you have just viewed some of the hot items by Live Mechanics, hopefully I have taken some weight off you guys shoulders. Enjoy this winter weather fellas because I know I will!

For More info on pricing log on to www.livemechanics.com

Monday, October 19, 2009

SHOP TILL U DROP AT THE FALL SAMPLE SALE...


GET RID OF THOSE SUMMER ITEMS & SHOP FOR GREAT FALL, FASHION, FINDS!!!

Peachblush Boutique
& Accessories a Go-Go will host their fall sample sale at Vino Libro, Sunday October 25th, 3-9pm... This time around the best boutiques in Atlanta will participate in this savvy, shoppers delight..

Participating Boutiques include: Funky Flair Boutique, The Walking Boutique, Second Born First Vintage as well as your hosts, Peachblush Boutique & Accessories a Go-Go

In honor of Breast Cancer awareness, 20% of sales will be donated to this charitable cause...

Join the fashion Gurus

as they preview their FIERCE FALL ACCESSORIES AND CLOTHING!!!

Vino Libro

933 Garrett St SE
Atlanta, GA 30316-6821



www.accessoriesagogo.com

www.peachblushboutique.com

www.funkyflairboutique.com

www.thewalkingboutique.com

www.secondbornfirst.com


REAL MEN WEAR PINK????



In honor of Breast Cancer Month, REAL MEN WEAR PINK is an event with an obvious cause... Join fashion elites come together for art & cocktails to raise money for Breast Cancer awareness..Fellas you can purchase the signature pink bow tie & proceeds from the purchase will be donated to the cause... PINK IS TO worn with confidence fellas so why not rock it to raise money??

Wednesday, October 21, 2009
7-10PM
W Perimeter
111 Perimeter Center West
Atlanta, GA 30346

Please RSVP at : realmenwearpinkatl@gmail.com





Friday, October 16, 2009

It's a Tight Situation.......

By Kesha Denise of Funky Flair Boutique
www.funkyflairboutique.com

Babes and Dolls, I know you all absolutely love the legging as it’s very comfortable and quite edgy, but there is an alternative trend – TIGHTS!

For the Fall/Winter Season, opaque tights are feminine, stylish, and chic and are a must have for your wardrobe as they can enhance legs (like the America’s Top Model you are!) and give you a sexy yet classic look.

Tights are fabulous and versatile as they can be worn with tons of different looks! Here’s a few tips to rip your runway at work, happy hour with the girls, date with the beau, etc:

  • Try them with a sweater dress or a (denim) mini skirt. Talk about hotness!! Try it with black opaque tights with cute ankle boots
  • Colors & Shoes. Remember that if you rock brightly colored opaque tights, keep the rest of your outfit simple, by wearing your tights with flats or heels in the same color,your legs look a mile long!
  • Remember: Opaque, not semi opaque! There IS a difference. Opaque is hot this season, while semi-opaque tights just look dated and are also much less slimming for your legs.

Ok Divas, walk to your closet and pull out that dress you haven’t worn in awhile and “jazz it up” with your tights. I guarantee it will look like a different outfit. If you still don’t understand, peep out these pictures of celebrity Solange Knowles; her fashion sense is BANANAS! I heart her.



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As always stay fabulously fly!

XOXO,

KD


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