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Category: Personal Style

15 Dec

Holiday Style Guide For Every Brandista At Every Price

For the glam girl, eclectic, artsy and conservative, every brandista on your holiday shopping list will appreciate these keepers! 1. I'm A Pretty Little Black Girl! By Betty K. Bynum, is a MUST-read that will instill pride and confidence in the hearts of  every mini-brandista on your list.  $9.45 at  Tower.com 2. Gift the gift of motivation with Do Something Beautiful: Each Day thought a day journal, and encourage a brandista in your life to record her smallest deeds to her big accomplishments. She will have those memories for years to come and will think of you for inspiring her to capture them all.   $14.99 at BarnesandNobles.com 3.  Give a collectors item: the official companion book to the epic  feature film, Mandela: Long Walk...
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3 Dec

Style Guide: Sam I am – Sam Edelman

  Sam I am – Sam Edelman – Kristen Marq of www.HouseontheHeels.com In the words of the great Dr. Seuss: “Sam-I-am.”  Are you?  Feast your eyes on the most beloved pair of Sam’s I own.  Designed specifically for me by none other than Sam Edelman himself.  Ok…so that was a big stretch. However!  That is certainly how I feel frolicking around the city in these babies. Talk about a one-hitter-quitter: these little ladies work every time.  From sweats to couture, it’s impossible to go wrong in these.  Sam and I were love at first sight, and for those who know me, you know I love regrettably hard (like a true Taurus). I guess you can say it’s the bull in me. I have...
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28 Nov

Style Guide: A Lace, Peplum & Floral Production

Capitalize on our favorite trends of the season; lace, peplum and feminine florals.  We can't get enough of the floral designs, rather in skirts, jewelry or shoes we are digging the intricacy of the cutout details. In case you haven't heard, we love peplums, from the streets of Paris, to New York to Atlanta- we can't get enough peplum.  One of our favorite looks for the fall; the leather peplum top worn with an a-line or pencil skirt: an instant hit. Alternatively, the skirt is amazing with a wrap or blazer cut jacket that lays midway of the buttocks.  These flirty looks are sure to keep heads turning and a girls confidence booming. The delicate balance of staying warm, comfortable and...
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25 Nov

Fashion V. Religion

If you consider yourself a fashionista or appreciate the art of fashion, I'm sure you notice it's revolution.  I ponder how the most creative minds in fashion refreshingly, persistently and progressively create such awe-inspiring and  conversation worthy statement pieces? Fashion goes beyond clothes and accessories, cuts and color, design and lines: its a lifestyle. It's art coming to life: a living, breathing form, that influences all mankind, rather they are aware, or not. Great fashion is power, forcing us fashionistas to interpret and analyze ensembles past adjectives, and declaring them as nouns. Their brilliance, invokes new staple words in our language that only seems appropriate to personify our appreciation for it. Fashion has through time developed its own 'human like' characteristics. Fashion...
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24 Nov

Style Guide: 5 Fall Style Staples For Brandistas

Fall has arrived, but being the classy, authentic and empowered woman you are, no need for an entire new wardrobe, these 5 style staples are options to consider to keep  you looking effortlessly chic. 1. NeimanMarcus.com 2.intermixonline.com 3.burdastyle.com The high neckline trend makes for such a classy and  flattering look. These tops bring instant femininity to any look. Go for silk, or cotton and pair with a great pencil or high-waisted skirt. Or, why not choose a pattern with personality to pair with jeans and heels. This high neckline top oozes sophistication with great versatility, depending on how you style it, it is suitable for day to evening and most occasions.  1. zara.com Distressed boyfriend jeans are versatile, comfortable and oh so easy+ fun to style!...
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