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Top Spring Fashion Trends
Brrrr! That winter wind just keeps whipping through the trees and wreaking havoc with my hair, not to mention my lovely spring wardrobe! I know, I know, it's way too early to be tucking away my snuggly sweaters and fleece-lined boots, but I am soooo ready for a little sunshine and warm weather! And since it appears I won't be seeing much of either for the foreseeable future, I'll just have to make do with a little fashion expedition: The search for the most wearable trends for Spring 2013. The girls here at She She Me have searched high and low, far and wide and come up with a few of our favorite trends for Spring!
Sheer & Peekaboo Pieces
So many gorgeous fabrics and styles this spring — you’ll have no problem finding something sexy to wear: Daring cutouts, midriff-baring separates, leg-baring slits, and sheer fabrics were all over the runway. The beauty of this trend? There’s a peekaboo option for every body shape (and level of modesty) up for grabs.
I love spring’s big, bold, uncomplicated stripes! With denim, they’re all-American; with navy, they’re nautical-chic; and worn head-to-toe, they’re just plain cool. Bonus: You’ll definitely be able to wear them for seasons — even years — to come.
Spring’s sporty dresses — with their flirty full skirts, casual roll-up sleeves and figure-flattering fits — are going to distract quite a few guys this season, we guarantee it. We love them because they work just as easily with wedges and high-heel sandals as they do with comfy canvas sneakers.
The slouchy, cool-girl shorts that were all over the New York runways this season are perfect for every girl who never felt like she could pull off those cheek-baring cutoffs so beloved by the masses. They’re ultra chic, fam-friendly, and flattering; seriously, what’s not to love? Looks great with a pair of strappy flat sandals!
Black and White
“Spring trends” might typically call to mind Easter-egg colors and happy-go-lucky floral prints, but this season, designers put the emphasis on strong black-and-white looks (And yes, there were a few floral prints, too). Appropriate to wear year-round, easy to pull off at every budget, and sleek enough to work at the office or on date night, this trend, in apparel and accessories, is sheer perfection.
Flats and Low Heels
Sexy ’90s pointy heels are back and have been modernized with everything from dainty ankle straps to exquisite florals. There will always be a moment for four-inch pumps (and that moment is date night), but these ladylike heels are such a nice option to have on hand; as well as these adorable flats. Extra cool points if you wear them with slouchy boyfriend jeans or Bermuda shorts to brunch with the girls.
It just isn't spring without fabulous floral's! There is always something so fresh and ladylike about bringing blooms to the forefront of fashion. This spring you'll find florals everywhere from dresses, silky scarves and accessories, to skinny jeans, sweet flirty tops and shoes! Just remember, a little floral goes a long way — no need to look like a walking flower market!
Well my dears, time to get cracking! Winter is on the way out and spring is almost here!
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Love Lady Gaga's New Perfume - FAME
Now that you've seen the starts walk the Red Carpet at the Golden Globes, and the Oscars are just around the corner, Kerry Washington, Scandal star, was interviewed by E! and raved about being a huge fan of Lady Gaga’s perfume, Fame. Kerry said, “I literally was one of the first people in the world to have her Fame perfume…I am obsessed!”
This perfume is literally one-of-a-kind. It is black! Seriously! It becomes invisible once airborne. I love the press description of the perfume.The scent is haunted by tears of poisonous belladonna. The bitten "death cherries" that have created dark beauty for time eternal. Balanced with a black veil of burning incense. The obsessive, opulent note is brightened by dripping honey and luscious apricot nectar brushed with saffron. A glorious floral layer of crushed jasmine sambac and pressed tiger orchid tops the scent with bruised beauty.
Get an Oscar Worthy Look with
Smashbox and Sally Hansen!
Create an Oscar worthy look at home with dramatic eyes and perfect arches.
SMASHBOX PHOTO OP EYE ENHANCING PALETTE
Create a bold eye with Smashbox’s Photo Op Eye Enhancing Palette in Smokebox or go for a more romantic look with the Softbox palette. Get a camera-ready look with this set of six perfectly coordinated Photo Op Eye Shadows.
Where to buy: Smashbox.com, Sephora, Sephora inside JCPenny, Ulta, Nordstrom, Beauty.com, and select Macy’s
Perfectly arched eyebrows frame your face and complete the look. Sally Hansen’s Eazy Tweezy Slant Tip Tweezer cleans up your brows in minutes. Follow with the Now Brow Perfect Arch Brow Kit to give them a professional shape.
SALLY HANSEN EAZY TWEEZY SLANT TIP TWEEZER
Grasps hairs firmly and securely with help from the padded grip for control and comfort.
Where to buy: Available at chain drug stores, food stores and mass merchandisers nationally
THE NOW BROW PERFECT ARCH BROW KIT
Shape your brows like a professional with this innovative brow shaper and scissor set. The Now Brow Perfect Arch Brow Kit allows you to refine, define, arch, and accent.
Where to buy: Available at chain drug stores, food stores and mass merchandisers nationally
Our Favorite Hair Trends From New York Fashion Week!
Get the Look for Less with NEW Vidal Sassoon Pro Series
· Trend: Big Hair & Voluminous Curls (e.g. Marc by Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg, Kate Spade, Jill Stuart)
o Look for Less: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Boost & Lift Foaming Air Mousse. Foam technology helps control unruly hair for a weightless, pumped-up feeling and provides up to 24 hours of strong and flexible hold, long-lasting volume and is easy to comb out; Boost & Lift Hairspray. Lightweight formula provides hold for up to 24 hours without weighing hair down, helps prevent flyaways, and is resistant to wind and humidity.
· Trend: Updated Chignon & Vintage Hair Rolls (e.g. Tory Burch, Carolina Herrera, Vivienne Tam, Monique Lhuillier, Christian Siriano)
o Look for Less: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Flexible Hold Hairspray Provides a flexible, touchable hold and helps to lock out frizz and hold, even in humidity.
· Trend: Deep Side Part (e.g. Richard Chai , Tracy Reese, Derek Lam, Calvin Klein Collection, Sophie Theallet, Reem Acra)
o Look for Less: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Extra Smooth Combing Crème. Conditions to smooth out frizz and flyaways for hair that’s so sleek it shines; Extra Firm Hold Mousse ($3.99) Provides hold for up to 24 hours and helps protect against heat damage andlock out frizz.
· Trend: Low Ponytails (e.g. Jenny Packman, Victoria by Victoria Beckham, Milly, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang)
o Look for Less: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Repair & Finish Spray this 2-in-1 hairspray and leave-in conditioner helps repair smoothness for silky hair, protecting damaged hair from breakage, and giving a flexible hold to seal in style and tame flyaways.
· Trend: Rich and Vibrant Hair Color, including Chocolate Browns (e.g. Theyskens Theory, Rag & Bone, Marchesa)
o Look for Less: Vidal Sassoon Pro Series At-Home Permanent Color Kit Available in 18 exceptionally vibrant shades, this at-home color kit delivers long-lasting, affordable color in the convenience of your home.
Relax With L'Occitane's Lavender Collection
In desperate need of relaxation this season, but not sure how to unwind? L’Occitane’s Lavender Collection is sure to put you at ease! Rather than depend on harsh chemicals and medications, lavender is a subtle choice to help relieve symptoms of stress, insomnia and anxiety. Just a whiff of L’Occitane’s fragrant lavender transports you to Provence: the vibrant colors, dramatic textures and sprawling landscape appears before your eyes.
The L’OCCITANE lavender collection includes a wide assortment of indulgent Lavender products, including:
Other items in the Lavender collection include: Body Wash, Body Lotion, Perfume Sachet, Hand Purifying Gel, Cleansing Hand Wash, Soap and Scented Candle.
Introducing Beauty Box Photo
Beauty Box Photo, a revolutionary new iPhone and iPad application that takes exclusive digital imaging technology used by Hollywood and empowers users to look their best in every photo. Beauty Box Photo’s free, fun and easy to use. Digital Makeup gives people celebrity perfection without the price tag. It takes away harsh edges, wrinkles and blemishes while staying true to the user’s essence and also offers more dramatic movie-like effects. The user interface is self-explanatory and comes with 15 free pre-set photo styles from Reality Star to Twilight.
Social Engagement is a large part of everyday life and Beauty Box allows users to share photos with friends by uploading pictures to sites including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. To make the process even more exciting, it is integrated with Lifemusing.com*, an exciting new photo-sharing site that gives people the power to share their photos with an entire community or limited groups of friends.
Beauty Box Photo is officially available for free download in the iTunes store
Event: Building a Younger You with Dr. Murad
Join us for a special presentation by Howard Murad, M.D., as he shares how
to build a “younger you” through an Inclusive Health approach. Learn new
solutions for whole-body wellness, have Dr. Murad sign a copy of his
best-selling book, The Water Secret (available at Whole Foods Market, Plaza
El Segundo) and learn all about Inclusive Health — a revolutionary concept
that will transform you inside and out!
Thursday, February 28th, 6pm – 7pm
Whole Foods Market, Plaza El Segundo
760 South Sepulveda Boulevard
El Segundo, CA 90245
*RSVP is required as space is limited.
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some fashion advice?
Go to the Ask She She Blog
The Ask She She Blog, where She She Girls go to find the latest styles and the hottest trends; where your fashion, beauty and lifestyle questions are answered, and the thoughts, ideas and comments of all She She Girls are encouraged and welcomed!
World's Most Fantastic Craft Blog:
The Sassy Pepper
You have got to check out The Sassy Pepper Blog! Created by the amazing team of Pepper and Sassy, two very stylish young mommies with amazing abilities in regard to all things DIY, the Sassy Pepper Blog is filled with wonderful ideas for creating, decorating and repurposing to make your life easier, your little darlings more adorable and your home more stylish.
From making sweet skirts out of daddy's shirts to creating an orchid terrarium or making basil mint lemonade, your sure to be as amazed and thrilled by the ideas in this blog as me! Check it out today — you'll thank me tomorrow!
Check out one of their latest projects — turning a ratty old coffee table into a super chic padded ottonan! Step-by-step instructions along with photos will take you through the process, proving just how easy it is to be aDIY expert!