Month: June 2012

Michael Jackson Fashion Trends

Michael Jackson has certainly made his mark in the music business. Not only has he impacted the music industry, he has permanently paved the path for many fashion trends. “Beat It,” “Thriller,” and “Billie Jean” are some of MJ’s most inspiring music videos on the fashion front. They have produced some of these trends:

Pegged pants

Chris Brown sporting the red leather jacket MJ wore in his music video, “Beat It”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mirrored Aviator glasses

The famous white sequined glove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rockin’ that Fedora hat

 

The classy white socks and black shoes

 

 

Beyonce fashioning a similar style military jacket as MJ

 

Don’t miss Pittsburgh’s Hottest Dance Party, Thriller 4 on Saturday, June 23 at The Shadow Lounge. Thriller is an annual dance party tribute in celebration of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Highlights of this year’s event include music by DJ VEX, a best dressed contest, dance off, live performances, and a musical segment honoring Whitney Houston. Admission is $10 and doors open at 10pm.  The first 50 guests will receive a free Thriller poster!

Will you be rockin’ any of these trends on Saturday?

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Summer Wedding Fashion Trends

Nothing is better than being in love in the summer. June is one of the most popular months for couples to tie the knot. You want to celebrate your love and enjoy one of the happiest moments of your life. I love seeing people blissfully happy and over-the-heels in love, so I’m here to help. Here are 10 wedding fashion trends for this summer:

1. The dress: Open-back dresses, deep v-necks, and visible hemlines are among some of the popular dresses. Laced sleeves, delicate ruffles and flower detailing are among some of the wedding designs this season. You may see more wedding dresses in off-white or pastel this summer.

 

2. Light Weight Fabrics: Romantic, flowing dresses with combinations of overlaid soft fabrics are a big hit this summer. Chiffon, organza, or tulle are some of the major fabrics.

 

 

 

3. Bouquet with Bling: I absolutely love the idea of adding brooches to your bouquet. It’s a twist from the regular flower bouquet, and it can add sentimental value to your wedding. Grab your grandmothers’ and your mother’s brooches and create your own bouquet!

 

 

4. Rustic Charm: Many people are falling in love with the rustic charm. A laid-back feel to your wedding especially with the groom’s attire.

 

 

5. Statement Headpieces: Replace your veil with a headpiece this summer. Due to the heat, it may help you stay cooler on your big day!

6. Loose Feminine Curls: Loose waves complete a summer look. They are soft and relaxed. #5’s photo exemplifies this as well.

 

7. Sultry Make-up: Smokey eyes with a bright lip is the trend right now.

 

 

 

8. Mix ‘n Match Bridesmaids Dresses: To play with the bold color trend this season, you can bring out the color in your bridesmaids dresses. However, brides aren’t just picking the same dress for all. They are picking different styles to flatter each one of their girls. Some are even picking different colors that fuse together well.

 

9. The Shoes: Shoes are becoming more of the forefront in weddings. This season brides have been searching for the perfect shoes. Open-toe heels, shoes with bling, and shoes that can be worn again are the hottest trends this season. White and lace TOMS are starting to become more of a hit for the bride to change into during the reception. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

 

10. Bolder Colors: Deep pink, tangerine, teal, and grass green are the colors this season. You don’t want to overdo the color, but subtle pops of bright colors goes a long way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share some of your wedding fashions with us!

Summer Dresses For Every Body Type Under $100

1. The Pear: Try something that won’t cling to your lower body like this Topshop sundress. This attention grabbing top shifts the focus up.
However, you should still always expose your legs.
Flaunt what your momma gave you!
46.00 UK
www.topshop.com  


2. Petite and athletic: A mini, bodycon dress is the dress for you.
The v-neck helps to create a bigger bust while the texture adds a little fullness to the dress.
You could even add a cute belt to cinch your waist.
$39.50
www.ae.com 

3. Hourglass: An elongating v-neck with a flared skirt is the best dress for you.
A belt added to this ASOS dress would cinch your waist, creating even more of an hourglass figure.
Don’t forget to show off your shoulders!
$38.27

http://us.asos.com/

4.  Busty: Try thick straps on your dresses in order to be able to wear the appropriate undergarment.

Also, try to stick to one shade.
This adorable Loft dress is the perfect summer dress for you!

$69.99

www.loft.com

5. Apple: Keep it simple, black is your best friend.
A loose fit that doesn’t cling is always best.
This ASOS dress is loose over your mid-section but still allows you to be sexy and show some skin with the one shoulder.
$66.10

http://us.asos.com

6. Broad Shoulders: A peplum-skirted dress is for you!
This Lulu’s dress creates width in the model’s lower body to even out her body line.
Lucky you, they’re the latest fashion trend too!

$46.00

www.lulus.com

7. Short Legs: This super cute LOFT maxi dress creates the illusion of longer legs.
The drawstring center is an added bonus that makes them seem even longer!
$79.50
www.loft.com

8. Small Chested: Pleating and ruffles up top can create volume and make your chest appear bigger.
This Urban Outfitters sundress is perfect.
You can dress it up with a blazer and heels or keep it casual with cute sandals.
$59.00

www.urbanoutfitters.com

9. Short Torso: An A-line dress that will give the illusion of a longer torso.
This adorable blue dress can be found at Francesca’s Boutique in Pittsburgh.

$48.00

www.francescascollections.com

*Share some of your summer fashion finds with us!