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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Fly Fashion: Best Behavior at Pixie Market



Check this new brand from Denmark called, Best Behavior. Found at Pixie Market, this line will give your wardrobe an international flair.



Thursday, February 18, 2010

Fly Beauty: About Face By Scott Barnes


About Face is a different type of make-up advice book. Acclaimed celebrity make-up artist Scott Barnes doesn't teach women how to look like a runway knockoff, he wants women to look like the best possible version of themselves. He doesn't believe in following beauty trends, "looking beautiful is the ultimate trend," states Barnes.

This beauty guide features step-by-step solutions on how to look like you, beautifully.



Fly Fashion: Artifacts By Casey











Brooklyn-based designer Casey Perez makes boring, banal everyday objects into statement jewelry. Her line, Artifacts by Casey are pieces that will make people stop and do a double take.



Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Fly Event: Metropolitan Muse delivers Fly Gypsy- Official VH1 video release concert and afterparty @ Layla Lounge



Looking to hear a brand new sound? Check out Fly Gypsy, tomorrow at Layla Lounge for their official VH1 video release concert and afterparty. Kowboy Kom plus Alexei equals Fly Gypsy, a group where two worlds make a universal sound when they released their debut album, Change For A Dollar.

Now with the superior video You, directed by Ras Kassa (Sean Paul, Willie Nelson, Damien Marley) in circulation on VH1 Soul and MTVu, the duo will bring one of the most visual escapades to stage for the city of Washington, DC.

The concert begins at 8pm with an opening performance by Terrence Cunningham; immediately after the concert comes DJ Phaze, setting off the after-party with hot mixes and exclusive drops from regional and national artists.

The charge for the event is $10. Coat check is available as well as a gourmet dinner menu with specialty cocktail drink specials. For VIP table reservations & bottle service please contact info@MetroMuseOnline.com.

I love this group! Check the video below:





Friday, February 12, 2010

Fly Fashion: Ashish Spring/Summer 2010










These aren't your average gym clothes. Designer Ashish Gupta, offers cool sportswear with killer studded pieces that will make you stand out in the crowd. Available at TopShop.




Thursday, February 11, 2010

Fly Fashion: First Look Sam Edelman 2010








Can Spring come any faster? I need some sexiness on my feet. I want to trade in my UGGs for a pair of jewel-embellished Sam Edelman sandals.




Alexander McQueen British fashion designer, found dead in apparent suicide: report



Alexander McQueen, the iconic British fashion designer, was found dead Thursday inside his London home after reportedly killing himself.

The 40-year-old McQueen, the son of a taxi driver who wound up making suits for Prince Charles, committed suicide, according to the London Daily Mail.

His company spokeswoman, Samantha Garrett, confirmed the death but declined to provide any details.

"We don't have any information in terms of circumstances," she said.

His death came just prior to the start of London Fashion Week and only weeks before he was due to unveil a new collection on March 9 in Paris.

McQueen was one of the fashion world's biggest design stars, traveling in the same circles as top models Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss.

VIA. NY DAILY NEWS.

R.I.P. Alexander McQueen! "The people highest up got the lowest self esteem..." -Ye West







Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Fly Fashion: Sonia Rykiel's second collection for H&M hits stores









Sonia Rykiel’s second collection for H&M hits stores on February 20. Last December, the label launched lingerie for the H &M, and next week they’ll launch knitwear-bright and colorful clothes prefect for the transitional weather months. Prices start at $5.95 for accessories to $59.95 for a jumper.




Fly Music: How to Make It in America Mixtape







I am so excited about this new show premiering on HBO this Sunday, February 14,2010, How To Make It In America. Produced by the same folks of Entourage, How To Make It In America has the same swag of Entourage, the sexiness of Sex and the City and a dope soundtrack.

It’s a story of a diverse group of young friends, hustling and trying to make a dollar out of fifteen cents. Oh, and Kid Cudi is apart of the cast. It’s must watch TV.

How To Make It In America, comes on HBO, Sundays at 10pm.

Check out the mixtape, which is just as dope as the show. The mixtape features Lupe Fisaco, Kenna, Kid Cudi, Florence & The Machine, Styles P and Jadakiss.


Kid Cudi, DJ Green Lantern & Broke Mogul present How to Make it in America The Mixtape! Download the entire Mixtape here.




Fly Fashion: Mary J. Blige with Catherine Malandrino FFAWN Collection



In keeping with her belief that clothes can empower women, Catherine Malandrino has teamed up with friend Mary J. Blige to co- brand a t-shirt collection that will do just that. The empowerment tees reconfirms the messages dedicated to the organization Blige founded in 2008, the Foundation For the Achievementof Women Now ( FFAWN). The shirts will launch on February 17, 2010 at the 350-sqaure-foot Malandrino concept shop inside of Bloomingdales.



Monday, February 8, 2010

Fly Fashion: Lanvin's Floral Canvas Sneakers





Dear Mother Nature,

Please prove Punxsutawney Phil wrong. I long to wear these Lanvin pink canvas high-top sneakers with multicolored floral print and red patent toe-caps. I would pair them with leggings and a blazer to work. I’ll look urban cool with a feminine edge.

Sincerely,
Carla








Fly Fashion: LeSportsac's first-ever line of shoes





First comes the sac, then comes the flat. The world-wide brand, LeSportsca has now moved into the realm of shoes. Their shoes were just released last week and they feature an array of flats, rain boots and sneakers ranging from $30 to $80. More prints are sure to follow, along with matching bags.They can be found at www.lesportsca.com. Your shoulder shouldn't have all the fun.







Fly Fashion: Silicone shoulder dress








At first glance, this white tree dress looks simplistic. Look a little harder and you’ll see the dripping silicone shoulders and silicone dripping back collar border, which gives this tee a glam factor. Found at Pixie Market.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Fly Beauty: Eat Cute and Heathly via Bento Boxes






The New York Times just posted a story about how bento boxes or obentos as the Japanese calls them- are becoming increasingly popular as a new way to pack lunch in the United States.

For my fly girls on a diet, try swapping out the brown paper bag and use a bento box. Using a bento box will help with portion control, promote variety (think of all the different veggies you could put in the different slots), they’re cute and they make lunch fun!

Where to Get Boxes and Supplies


BENTO & CO Bentoandco.com (French language site, ships from Japan).


BENTO CRAZY Bentocrazy.ecrater.com.



FROM JAPAN WITH LOVE From-japan-with-love.com (ships from Japan).


I LOVE OBENTO Iloveobento.com.


JAPAN CENTRE Japancentre.com (ships from England).


J BOX Jbox.com (ships from Japan).


KINOKUNIYA 1073 Sixth Avenue (41st Street), (212) 869-1700.


LAPTOP LUNCHES Laptoplunches.com.


BOOKS: “501 Bento Box Lunches: 501 Unique Recipes for Brilliant Bento” (Graffito Books, 2009) and “Vegan Lunch Box Around the World” by Jennifer McCann (Da Capo, 2009).

VIA NY TIMES




Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Fly Beauty: 5 Spring Runway to Real World Makeup Trends

Spring showers not only brings Mayflowers but in the fashion world, spring brings new trends and styles shown on the runways and the red carpet. Is it possible to take looks seen on celebrities at red carpet events or on runaway models and incorporate them into your daily life? Here are five spring runway trends and how you can make your own bold statement in the office, school or the streets.







Keep the shine-free nail polish trend alive. While most will turn to colorful nails and toes in the spring, the super chic will continue to flaunt shine-free nails. Last year, OPI, Zoya, and Revlon introduced shine-free shades and Essie came out with a mate topcoat. The new additional come from Priti Organic Spa, its an all-natural matte polish. This natural line of polish is free from the scary-sounding chemicals, toluene, formaldehyde, and DPBs. The line features colors that are totally wearable, like a midnight black or a bold violet. If you must rock a bright shade for the spring, use Priti’s matte topcoat so you can turn down the shimmer and not add toxins. Visit pritinyc.com for more info.




Black is the new Black. Black is making a comeback for the spring. In the Jean-Paul Gaultier show the use of black for smoky eyes was all over the runway. In older shows, smoky eyes were not being done in black but in an array of other colors. Cover Girl just released its Smoky Shadow Blast stick, making it easy for even the novice make up girl, to achieve the smoky eye look.




At the Dior show, coral was the look. Eye creases were layered with dark coral while the rest of the lids were adorned with a lighter shade of coral. Coral will work with any skin tone; don’t be afraid to experiment with color. Joise Maran makes a Natural Wonder Powders Palette in beautiful corals that gives you tons of options so you can mix and match your way to becoming a makeup master.





Kim Kardashian recently sported green eyelids on the red carpet. A very bold choice of color that made her brown eyes pop and others green with envy. Choose a green with gold undertones and make it your go to shade for a night out. Lancome just released its Limited Edition Sensational Effects Eye Shadow Quad in Pop’n Green. Lancome uses a micro-aired powder technology that offers supreme smoothness and blendability in the sultriest new green shade.



It’s a stick up! It’s a lipstick revival. Bare lips are out this spring. Huge on the runways, new modern formula lipsticks range from sheer, to super saturated and loads your lips with color and hydration. This spring, try a classic red, a shimmery nude, a pink pout or berry. Try Urban Decay’s Confessions for a deep berry burgundy cream lipstick.


Spring is the symbol of new beginnings, so if you’ve never experimented with colors before this spring, be bold and dare to try something new. Spring forward with style.





Monday, February 1, 2010

Fly Music: Kelis' 'Scream & Shout'


Kelis stated that she is going to make listeners sweat with her fifth studio album, Fleshtones.

The singer works at a feverish pace on her electro-house jam “Scream & Shout." According to Idolator, the track was produced by “I Gotta Feeling” producer David Guetta.

Click to listen:



P.S. Kelis looks like an Avatar in the pic above. Her body is sick tho. She had Knight when? Bad Bish.