The PR wannabe in me always loves it when a high-end fashion house designs for a fast-fashion brand, because it’s like getting a care package of goodies right before Finals Week. It reminds us that they’re listening and that they care. And it challenges this notion that fashion can’t be accessible, wearable and affordable. When you see a Jessica Alba or a Solange wearing the same Phillip Lim x Target piece as your favorite style blogger (or yourself), it sends a message to consumers that all of those gossip mags have been trying to tell us for years: famous people are just like us!
French designer Isabel Marant has teamed up with H&M to create a collection that will literally be flying off the shelves this holiday season. It’s clean yet fun, structured yet bohemian, simple yet opulent. And it’s perfect for the office Christmas party, a warm night in, snagging those Black Friday buys or watching the ball drop. (more…)
If Who Wants To Be A Millionaire has taught me anything, it’s that asking your audience for assistance is almost never a bad idea. So, I’ve decided to enlist your help on a decision. Thanks to Gal Meets Glam and ShoeMint, I recently won a free pair of shoes up to $79.98, (which could not be more perfect, because I almost never buy shoes and I can’t remember the last time I dropped that much on a pair). Problem is, the ShoeMint site is just crawling with gorgeous footwear, so I can’t decide on the perfect pair. That’s why I need your help. I’m going to post the shoes I’m hopelessly stuck between, and I want you all to vote on which pair I should select. (more…)