- WHAT: The 2nd Annual Style Festival (SF) - a day-long extravaganza featuring a fashion show & launch of the new hot Australian label Celebrity Uniform; beauty lounges offering free makeovers and sample giveaways; gourmet food tasting and on-site interactive cooking demonstrations; live performances.
Read the whole thing "Celebrate in Style at Union Square in San Francisco on Sat., 9/29. FASHIONTRIBES FASHION BLOG" »
Miss Universe, Rachel Smith, Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Executive Director, Valeisha Butterfield & recording artist Mya hope to improve the image of women in entertainment
With impending Congressional hearings on hip-hop, BET’s recently-televised controversial panel Hip-Hop Vs. America
and the growing spotlight on hip-hop focusing on the portrayal of
women, a new organization was recently founded to rectify the
situation. Dedicated to a more positive portrayal of women in the
entertainment industry, Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) is comprised
of a coalition of powerful women of all races & ages committed to
supporting, promoting and defending the positive, balanced portrayal of
women in entertainment and in society.
Read the whole thing "Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) Launches in High Style. FASHIONTRIBES FASHION BLOG" »
a dapper FDR (center) in Yalta in 1945 sporting a Brooks Brothers cape, seated next to Winston Churchill & Joseph Stalin (photo: MensVogue.com); a look from the new Brooks Brothers Black Fleece label
As the first guest designer invited to create a collection for Brooks Brothers fancy new Black Fleece label, the 2006 CFDA Menswear Winner Thom Browne
has made great strides toward making the venerable (but until recently
dusty & downmarket) house relevant to high fashion. Even the
pricepoints are pure high fashion - $3900 for a floor-length wool
dress, $10,000 for a fur-lined wool cape. "Thom Browne's brilliant eye,
his ability to foreshadow the market and offer a special look will
bring a new dimension to Brooks Brothers," notes Claudio Del Vecchio, the Italian owner of Brooks Brothers since late 2001.
Read the whole thing "Be a Dandy this Fall in Top-Notch Thom Browne-Designed Duds for Brooks Brothers. FASHIONTRIBES FASHION BLOG" »
Finally, for about what you'd pay for the "uninspirational, dull
coffins" that are your typical snooze-worthy laptop bags, clever Irish
designer Anna Vahey Casey & fashion-conscious Texan Jeri Barr put their heads together and dreamed up J'Tote.
Read the whole thing "J'tote Gorgeous Laptop Bags Put Typical Boring Black Laptop Bags to Shame. FASHIONTRIBES FASHION & ACCESSORIES BLOG" »
Combining her winemaking know-how with spa treatments & skincare, Lydia Mondavi - of the wine family clan fame - developed 29 Cosmetics, a line of makeup containing anti-aging grape seed extract. The new holiday collection includes SPF 20 lipsticks with fun vino-inspired names - slick on some By the Barrel (a rich saturated hue)...
Read the whole thing "Napa Valley's Picturesque Highway 29 Inspires a Luxury Makeup Line. FASHIONTRIBES BEAUTY BLOG" »
To sail into fall with a glowing complexion, Cosmetic Aesthetic Expert Dr. Cheryl Perlis offers up these seven tips & tricks:
- Why? Get rid of dry, flaky, scaly skin & allow treatments to reach deep within the dermis.
- How: At-home exfoliators work in a pinch, but a chemical peel or professional microdermabrasion session is more effective.
- Must-haves: Retin A, Renova or Retinols
Read the whole thing "Undo Summer Skin Sins! 7 Skincare Secrets to Combat Sun Damage. FASHIONTRIBES BEAUTY BLOG" »