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Fashionista’s Annual Spring Summer 2011 Must-Have Items Shopping Report

Posted in Fashion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 17, 2011 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

It’s that time of the season when all the hottest accessories that hit the catwalks back in autumn 2010 now the long wait has ended, and they are all in the store. But you’ve got to be quick off the mark, because they’ll be sold out quicker than you can say ‘must have’. But where to begin? We’ve boiled down the key trends in the theme of your vacation spot location and picked out our favorite pieces for you. Ready, steady, shop!

Nautical Girl at Côte d’Azur

Tory Burch “Barite” Embellished Tee
Available at Nordstrom.com
Burberry Twisted Cord Necklace
Available at Net-A-Porter.com
Sonia by Sonia Rykiel – Striped Chiffon Dress
Available at Saks Fifth Avenue.com
Yves Saint Laurent Deauville Canvas Wedge Sandles
Available at Net-A-Porter.com
Lauren by Ralph Lauren “Kael” Ruffled Tank
Available at Nordstrom.com
Anya Hindmarch Junie Canvas Bow Tote
Available at Saks Fifth Avenue.com
Carmen Marc Valvo Strapless Sequin-Stripe Dress
Available at Bergdorf Goodman.com

Get Stoked With California Style! Surfer, Bohemian, Skater Girl Chic

Posted in Beauty & Health, Diane Von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang, Shu Uemura with tags , , , , , , on March 21, 2010 by Alan + Mei-Mei the pug

Ok, I am officially sick & tired of the cold weather & so glad the Spring has officially arrived & temperature has finally warms up! After organizing & put way all my cashmere sweaters into the storage, I change into my short sleeves Quiksilver Tees and hibiscus floral board shorts and headed to an outdoor café to enjoy the sun. To our readers who is not living in the sunny California but dreamed about soaking up the sun on the beach, enjoy the warm salty breeze & cruising with the top down going shopping while celebrities sighting on your next vacation to Southern California, here are some “California Looks” you can try it out at whatever city or country you are at now & looking Chic in “California Style” !

First, remember, California girls dress all different ways! From Bohemian Goddess to Surfer girl and the skater girl looks. Don’t assume we all look like the girls from the reality show “The Hills” or “Laguna Beach” on MTV! The most important thing to remember is being unique and show off your individuality! But typically the “California style” is a more laid-back and casual look. Here are some of the looks I think its super cute!

The Surfer Girl
Proenza Schouler – Tie-Waist Tricolor Pants
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Proenza Schouler – Tie-Skirt Tank Dress
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Proenza Schouler – Sequined & Feathered Silk Mini Dress
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Diane Von Furstenberg Paulita Ruffled Mini Skirt
(Available @ Net-A-Porter.com)
Alexander McQueen V-Neck Ocean Wave Sweater Dress
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Alexander McQueen Biker Faithful Satchel
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)

Marc by Marc Jacobs Multi Charms Sandle
(Available @ Bergdorf Goodman.com)
Dont forget to add some of the “Sun-Kissed” look on your face, so your skin will have this healthy glow just like the surfer girl hang out at the beach!!
Chanel Make-up Les Impressions Collection
(Available @ NeimanMarcus.com)
The Bohemian Goddess
Helmut Lang Italian Linen Slouchy Sweater
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Diane Von Furstenberg Beach Tabalah Kaftan
(Available @ Net-A-Porter.com)
Chloe Multi Strap Leather & Canvas Sandls
(Available @ Net-A-Porter.com)
Prada Mistolino Swarovski Crystal Tote
(Available @ Bergdorf Goodman.com)
Don’t forget to add a touch of color on your cheeks and lips but keep it natural and light !
Clinique Juiced-Up Colour Collection
(Available @ NeimanMarcus.com)
The Skater Girl
Ann Demeulemeester Leather Vest & Zipper Wrap
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Burberry Knotted Epaulette Jacket & Loop-Knot Skirt
(Available @ NeimanMarcus.com)
Givenchy Melancholia Bag
(Available @ Barneys.com)
Alexander McQueen Knuckle Duster Ring
(Available @ SaksFifthAvenue.com)
Fendi Logo Leather Cuff Bracelete
(Available @ Net-A-Porter.com)
To finish off that “Edgy” & “Stree Tough” look skater girls has, go bold with your eyeliners! make it dark and smoky! Black color nail polish & natural color lips
Shu Uemura Egerie Make-Up Collection
(Available @ NeimanMarcus.com)

Ok! after all these fabulous ideas showing you how to achieve that “California Look”, now! go to your closet dig up some of your already own pieces & go out to shop for some new stuff to create your own unique style to let out your “Inner California Girl” this summer !

Until next time, be well and look fabulous!

XOXO

Alan + Mei-Mei the Pug