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Neon Eye Shadow at Vivienne Westwood Paris 2011

Vivienne Westbrook showcased her Spring/Summer 2011 Anglomania collection yesterday in Paris.  The make up referencing the punk roots upon which her career  was built.  Haute couture shows showing in Paris all next week.   I don't like the color different on each eye, hoping it won't be a trend.  That fashion and beauty, trying something unusual, people will follow.


Bling Your Nails with Minx

I went to the nail salon and the manicurist wore this gold chrome color on her feet.  I asked for the color, she was wearing.  The manicurist told me it was minx.  I didn't know what that was. The manicurist said; Minx is the latest trend in celebrity nails.  A flexible polymer that is heated then applied to nails, like a sticker, they are mess free, green alternative to nail polish and fake tips.  This is better than tips, dislike dealing with glue and artificial fingernails  They've been popping up at red carpet events, in music videos and on the runways. Celebrity manicurists love Minx for the fashion forward designs and easy to use.

Chrome Minx – Forget trying to get that perfect mirror finish with a chrome/metallic nail polish. This is what I wanted to use at first chrome/metallic polish. But found  It’s NEVER going to happen. Well never say never but you know what I mean. Minx Silver and Golden Lightening is the only way to get a true chrome look on nails without going the fake/press on route.


To Try this at Home Application:

What makes Minx different from the nail stickers you can buy in the store is the material and the adhesive. I don’t know about any of you but I’ve tried the Avon and Incoco versions and could never get them to stick or lay properly. Plus, they just looked cheap. Minx is definitely a higher end product.

Application – A basic manicure is performed before application and the nail plate must be cleaned of all oils and residue. The coatings are heated under a lamp or hair dryer to make them flexible and warm the adhesive. The tech then lines up the rounded edge with the cuticle and, while lightly dragging, presses the coating onto the nail. You can use a hair dryer, after applying, to help the coatings seal onto my nails, like shrink wrap, before using the Minx glass nail file to remove the excess.


Finished product

Minx can be purchased on Ebay

or New York you can purchase the materials at  Spa Chicks on the Go 212-252-5471  email 16 West 23rd street, 4th floor

New York City 10010 to get Minx done in New York City go to Bliss in Soho.

Bliss Soho


568 Broadway, 2nd floor

New York City, 10012


Kim Kardashian Wax Figure Unveiling At Madame Tussauds

Kim Kardashian Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds. As if Kim Kardashian needs another reason to turn heads! What do you think?





Fergie at FIFA World Cup in Style.


Fergie and her fellow Black Eyed Peas band members were in Johannesburg, South Africa, preparing for their FIFA World Cup Kick-off Celebration performance. The Grammy Award winning singer wears Iso from her 2010 Fergie shoe collection. It’s a must have for the summer season, comfortable and stylish. The Iso currently on sale for $51.75, available for purchase at




The BET Awards took place this past weekend and several leading celebs stopped by the post-show dinner, including T.I., Jermaine Dupri and Janelle Monae. SWAGG, an official sponsor of the Atlantic Records BET Awards post-show dinner, invited  social media rockstar and host of the enormously popular twitter show  with journchat, Sarah Evans.  As celebrities walked the red carpet Sarah interviewed celebrities  on their cell phone of choice and favorite applications. It was a tie between Blackberry and iphone which are the most popular phones today.






Sarah Evans interviews rapper T.I. about his smartphone and the apps he uses at the Atlantic Records BET Awards post-show dinner sponsored by SWAGG in LA.  T.I. stated, he not a application guy.  He texts and emails but for people who use gadgets. Swagg sounds like something superb. It sounds like a must have.”


Janelle Monae, at the Atlantic Records BET Awards post-show dinner sponsored by SWAGG in LA.


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Socks vs Sandals

Socks and Sandals the new trend? I remember when that style was forbidden.Today people are wearing socks with sandals. Who decided socks with sandals was okay in the first place? Living in the New York, I remember once wearing socks with sandals.  I was ridiculed the whole day.  I knew it was a fashion don't but wore it anyway.  I notice older men like wearing socks with Nike  sandals but wouldn't think ,of it as a trend.  Now, socks with sandals is a trend.? A footwear combination worn only by the fashion-challenged.  If its hot enough for sandals no need for socks.  If its too cold to wear socks you don't need sandals.  I don't like the trend but think the model below looks utterly adorable.



BET Awards Red Carpet

From Nicki's orange wig to Ashanti's red-hot number,  to Jada Pinkett  Smith short shorts to NERD's jeans and T-shirts, check out some of the red carpet fashions


Tatyana Ali

LaLa Vasquez

Esparanza Spalding

Tia Mowry

model Eva


Eric Benet and guest

Diddy and his new group Dirty Money

Nia Long

John Legend

Actress Brittany Daniel

Jada Pinkett Smith


Vivica Fox

Taraji P. Hendson


Pharell N*E*R*D

Everybody Hates Chris actor Tyler James Williams

Nicki Minaj

Chris Brown

Souljah Boy

Nick Cannon

Naturi Naughton


Letoya Luckett

Lauren London

Keisha Knight Pulliam

Game Cast Hosea Chanchez and Pooch Hall from the Game

Dru Hill


Kenya Moore



TV show Game cast

Boris Kodjoe









New York, New York- Dee and Ricky celebrated the launch of their new collaboration.   G-shock and Dee & Ricky hosted a lively event at the hip Bowery Hotel. The latest edition to the G-shock collection is the GA 11ODR-1A, which has the trademark retro style of Dee & Ricky. Demetrius and Ricardo twins, the owners of Dee & Ricky clothing line have been designing eclectic pieces for five years.  Guest performance by hip hop artist Donnis and other guests included Andre Harell, Bun B , Tristan Wilds, Kel Spencer and our fashion twins CoCo and Breezy. The $130.00 limited edition chronograph perfectly pairs with an extra-large analog & digital, offers magnetic resistance shock resistance, water resistance, an alarm clock, snooze alarm, an auto calendar and a stop watch with a speed indicator.  The GA110DR-1A designs using primary colors to mimic the appearance of a toy watch.  Like the duo's signature Lego based designs, all the details pop against the black backdrop.  The Dee & Ricky logo appears on the band and the engraved back case features the Dee & Ricky caricature. Will be available soon to purchase,




Miss USA Rima Fakih: Fadil Shoot

Lebanon-born Miss Michigan is first Arab-American to take crown. Born in Lebonon, she emigrated with her parents to the United States as a baby and attended Catholic school in New York City until her family moved to Michigan 2003.  She is a graduate of University of Michigan with a degree in economics and business management.  She plans to attend law school after her year long term as Miss America.

.Watch Rima Fakih’s first official photo shoot as Miss USA.  The clip features Farouk hair styling team Vice President Jason Yates and creative artist, Anna Cantu behind the scenes doing Miss USA’s hair.




Hazel and Harlew jewelry giveaway!

Hazel & Harlow wants to thank all their Facebook fans and is offering a giveaway contest! It boasts jewelry, candles, skin care, leather accessories, tee's and totes with a grand total worth $500, and the process is very simple. Here's how it works: for every person you invite to become a friend on the H&H Facebook fan page, they'll tally up the referrals and the fan with the most friend registrants associated to them will win the giveaway. Visit and fill out all the necessary information. Don't forget to mention the friend's name and email address!


Louis Vuitton Fall Campaign 2010

New Louis Vuitton ads featuring Natalia Vodianova, Christy Turlington and Karen Elson. Vuitton cast models that reflect the  curvy, diverse and more mature aesthetic (well, in model terms) of its runway-show models.  This advertisement is my favorite for Louis Vuitton.  Christy Turlington is also one of most stunning models from the 80's and 90's. Many find the ladylike style and attitude of days gone but Louis Vuitton advertisement is bringing it back.  Keeping the glamour, classy and timeless is the key to attaining this ... From Head to Toe, the Classic Appeal & Style of Audrey Hepburn .

Bodices showing overflowing cleavage, A-line skirts , long gloves, Hair pulled back with a bang or into a ponytail that is curled like they wore in 1950's . We can't leave out the adoring vintage style bags, Louis Vuitton has for the fall.  There most impressive line yet,


Melania Trump Jewelry


Choose select styles from Melania Trump’s summer jewelry collection, "Melania™ Timepieces & Jewelry." The line retails from $30-$150. Donald Trump wife Melania Trump is launching line of affordable jewelry.  Even the rich and famous can enjoy a  bargain.




Miley Cyrus gone hip?

Not only did Miley Cyrus represent America with her performance of Party In The U.S.A. at the Much Music Awards in Toronto on Sunday night, she changed her look.  Miley went from Disney to Rihanna chic? Do you like this look?  I adore the boots with footless socks.  Thats a real cute trend.  The bamboo earrings were a bit much.  The short outfit is too adorable for words but does it fit her style.  I wish stylists can come up with styles that fit the person personality not always what everyone else is wearing.  I would have still used a few key pieces but changed it to still be Miley growing up but not 21 grown. Afterall she is still a teenager.


Suspenders with jeans

Remember the 90's when you loved Saved by the Bell and 90210?  Well, Tiffani Thiessen aka Kelly was the all time favorite girl on "Saved by the Bell".  As an African black woman my favorite was Lark Voohies aka Lisa and Mario Lopez aka Slater and he is still sexy.  Tiffani Thiessen aka Kelly from“Saved by the Bell” in the photo above wearing jeans and suspenders a fashion flashback that people are wearing again today.  Trends always come back,

Beyonce and Kristen Stewart tried to bring the suspenders on jeans back in style earlier this year, but it didn’t really seem to take off.  I wore shorts with suspenders.  I thought it was cute but not a big hit this season.


Ciara Denim Outfit at LaLa's Bachelorette party

Lala looked stylish and chic in her color block dress, but Ciara’s dress was youthful, exciting and yes, sexy, Ciara wore a The House of Holland x Levi’s denim buckle dress from the Spring 2010 collection which also includes jeans, tops and skirts in similar styles.  Buckles on denim will be the trend this season, replica of Michael Jackson style from the Bad Video.  He wore black buckles on his pants and jacket. Nice to see Michael Jackson influences in fashion styles today.  Denim topped the trends list for this spring and designers got a lot more creative with the material than your average jeans.

House of Holland Denim Buckle Dress, $310;