Valentine’s Day Trend Alert – NY Fashion Week

We hope that all of you are having a fantastic Valentine’s Day this year. But, if you are missing that special someone, feel free to fill that void with your love of fashion. Here are some stunning looks from the runways in New York in warm hues and romantic silhouettes:

Carolina Herrera

Donna Karan

Marc Jacobs

Rachel Roy

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Fashion DIY: How to Channel 1960’s Italian Vintage

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One of my favorite eras is the 1960’s, particularly Italian 60’s.  The cinched wastes, sexy hour glass silhouettes, and warm wool–all contribute to a fabulously romantic attire.  Thanks to the Louis Vuitton Fall 2010 RTW collection by Marc Jacobs, this fashion era was revisited brilliantly and the idea of a well-dressed woman is given attention.

Elle Magazine did an amazing  job in giving simple pointers on how to style yourself to channel this oh-so-fab vintage era.  They even include a simple checklist of the 1960’s essentials needed to don the look without seeming to try too hard.  Effortless chic is what we all want.

Are there any other fashion eras you love?

Enjoy!

APARTSTYLE Shows Us How to Wear 1 Cover-up, 12 Ways

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APARTSTYLE, one of our amazing brand partners, has created a video showing us how to wear the latest trend in cover-ups.  We’ve all seen the dress that can be tied and twisted in 20+ ways.  Now there is a divine new cover-up that can be worn 12 ways.  Dress it up, down, open, closed, tied, twisted, tight, or flowing…it looks fabulous.

Here is a video showing how to wear the cover-up 12 different ways. You can snag it right on the APARTSTYLE website.

Remember you’ll have access to sell gorgeous accessories such as this cover-up as a Shop My Label Shopkeeper.  Make sure to request your invite!

4 Spring 2012 trends seen at NYFW…so far

Spring 2012 Trends as seen at NYFW

Spring 2012 Trends as seen at NYFW

We’re smack in the middle of New York Fashion Week and the streets of NYC are filled with a bright energy contagious enough to give even Mark Zuckerberg the fashion bug.   With 6 days in, Fashion Week has sprawled out many trends to look forward to for the spring 2012 season.  Some brand spankin’ new and few that will revisit us for a second spring in a row.

#1 3-D Prints – Technological innovations are bound to influence fashion at some point and this was quite evident  at Custo Barcelona’s Spring 2012 runway show.  We saw a brilliant use of 3-D prints.  No, 3-D isn’t only for action packed films or cute Disney movies, fashion has now taken this concept by the horns and applied it to beautiful fabrics that scream “I love summer!” or in Custo’s case, “I love flowers, BIG flowers!”

Custo Barcelona Spring 2012 runway trends at NYFW

Custo Barcelona Spring 2012 runway show

#2 Wide-legged pants – So this trend is being revisited by many designers for next spring.  J Crew, Vena Cava, and Jenni Kayne all presented ultra-feminine wide-legged pants for their spring 2012 collections.

Wide-legged pants by Vena Cava, J Crew, and Jenni Kayne

Wide-legged pants by Vena Cava, Jenni Kayne, and J Crew

#3 Bright Colors – This is probably the dominating trend so far at New York Fashion Week for spring 2012. Bright, bold colors were all the rage at Rodarte this afternoon and J Crew and Alice + Olivia worked yellows and black and white stripes like never before.  These are statement-making colors that will up the ante on any summer mood deficiency!

Bright color trends seen in Rodarte, J Crew, and Alice+Olivia runway show for Spring 2012

Bright color trends seen in Rodarte, J Crew, and Alice+Olivia runway shows for spring 2012

#4 Color-blocking – Color-blocking is around to stay, at least according to the Nicholas K, Ohne Titel, and Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2012 runway shows. We’re looking forward to it!

Color block trend seen at NYFW during Marc Jacobs, Ohne Titel, and BCBG Max Azria spring 2012 runway shows

Color block seen at NYFW Marc Jacobs, BCBG Max Azria, and Ohne Tite spring 2012 runway shows

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