Do you feel like sleeping in this Fall season? You can hibernate but still, do it in style. It just so happens that a new luxury sleepwear and loungewear brand called Sophia Graydon has launched for your stylish fall-winter hibernation. Sophia Graydon is the creation of Monica Nassif, who started her career at Target, and founded Caldrea Co., a company specializing in premium, earth-friendly household cleaners.
About her new venture to luxury sleepwear, Nassif said:
“What attracted me to this category is it lacked glamour and sophistication…There’s what I call granny flannel wear, pin-up wear and yogawear…I thought why can’t you have something beautiful, and elegant, something to slip into when you come home from work?”
She came up with “Sophia Graydon” after looking at her family album.
“After naming former businesses after two daughters and my mother, I went through my husband’s family album and found two names on the family tree, siblings, and I thought the names were beautiful.”
Nassif is not kidding about the ‘luxury’ title for her line, as she features deep hems, petite French seams, menswear-inspired cuffs and tuxedo striping. She uses Swiss cotton, Grand Marais Scottish cashmere, French silk and Odessa French lace for the collection. Here are some peeks:
Priced between $175 to $3,950, Sophia Graydon is available from sizes XS to XL. For more on Sophia Graydon, visit www.sophiagraydon.com.
Tags: Clothing · Lingerie
Believe it or not, I go to Walgreens to pick up some of my fashion accessories and there are a few unknown tips that every woman should know in getting products at Walgreens. Everyone associates Walgreens as a place to get your prescription drugs, but there is more to it if you shop the aisles. After your shopping, there is also a survey you can visit that gives you a chance to win $3000 cash prize at www.wagcares.com paid in the form of a check.
Tip 1 – Hollywood Fashion Tape
These tapes are a life saver and a novel invention. If you need to keep your bra straps up, blouses in place, stick revealing necklines so they don’t drop. The takeaway tin box contains about 36 of these tapes and it makes it easy to carry in your bag and use it anytime you need. It may not work on heavier clothing but they are fairly stick and even sometimes hard to remove from the skin.
Hollywood Fashion tape
Tip 2 – Hair Accessories
There are plenty of different style hair accessories to choose from at Walgreens. The Revlon Couture Hair Accessory Stone Barrette is one of my favorite hair accessory that helps me keep my hair in place and still look stylish and traditional.
Tip 3 – Makeup
A great place to get makeup products on the go. If you need a lipstick, eyelash or other makeup items, Walgreens is a great place to grab some of these items. From the Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Mousse to the IMAN Perfect Eyeshadown Pencil to the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation, there is something for every woman.
Fund your purchases with WagCares survey
And when you finish shopping, don’t throw away that receipt. It has a survey code and password you need to participate in the $3000 WagCares with an invitation to visit www.wagcares.com survey online. If you fill in the survey and complete the survey, you will be eligible to participate in the WagCares sweepstakes survey and you can stand a chance to win $3,000 for your shopping spree. Then check back for the WagCares sweepstakes winners list at the wagcares.com website.
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Still in the spring spirit, we’re moving to the face area now and guess what, Stila Cosmetics have just the stuff you need to enhance your already beautiful complexion. Here are our top picks from Stila’s new items.
For you, palette chasers… great news. The Dream In Full Color palette is ON SALE from $39 down to $22! Featuring 29 eye shadow shades, 7 cheek colors and best-selling smudge stick waterproof eye liner in Stingray, this is the ultimate yet economical choice for you, smart shoppers. Plus, you’ll never run out of inspiration with the inclusion of the 16-page lookbook.
Another palette that’s great to always have in our make up pouch, Ladies, is the Stila “In The Light” palette ($39). This eye shadow palette features six soft shades perfect for the warm spring, and bringing out the most feminine side of you with such little effort. Bare, the matte ivory shade, Kitten, Bliss the matte beige pink shade, Sunset the shimmery canyon pink, Sandstone the matte light coco, Gilded Gold, the golden brown with shimmer, Luster, the dark aubergine with gold shimmer, Night Sky, blue with shimmer and Ebony, black are the colors you can choose from. The palette comes with an exclusive Smudge Stick shade in Damsel (matte brown).
Although it’s only spring, it’s never too early to look sun-kissed. Check Stila’s Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20 ($32) which will not only add glow, but also diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles from your face. It’s oil-free, skin-hydrating, skintone-perfecting, SPF-protecting and complexion-enhancing.
Last but not least, putting on too much lipstick can be a little bit too heavy for such a light season. Why not try the Stila Raspberry Lip and Cheek stain ($24)? With its naturally staining raspberry extracts, the sweet-scented liquid reacts to your personal pH levels to create a perfect vibrant pink shade every time.
So, are you ready to glow, Ladies?
Yes, we are back from a long hiatus and that’s because we have the essential bags you HAVE to get this spring. With lots of sunny and cheerful colors, these bags will match the blooming flowers and get you in the mood to get out of the house and enjoy the fresh air. And not just bags, we also have our thoughts about cute clutches that might also catch your fancy. Ready or not, here’s the first one.
B-Low The Belt Twiggy Handbag ($429) is an all-leather handbag featuring fringe details and gold hardware. It comes with a detachable shoulder strap and magnetic-snap main compartment closure. Lined interior features 3 patch pockets. Available in orange, this bag will go really well with a plain white dress, matching cardigan and cute white sandals. Perfect for the girly girl who wants a little edge on her spring wardrobe.
Our next favorite is the super cute Rebecca Minkoff Mini 5 Zip Clutch ($195). Before we say anything more, do enjoy the cool color.
A floral top, white capri pants and a sexy pair of colorful heels will be perfect with this Rebecca Minkoff Mini 5 Zip Clutch. Made entirely from cowhide leather, the cute clutch features elegant silver hardware. It’s the subtle and sexy way to channel your inner rocker!
Next we have this simple yet gorgeous yellow clutch. Don’t be fooled by its appearance… we love it for it sports the fashion saying “Less is More” perfectly.
A girl’s gotta love the Claire Vivier Fold-Over Clutch ($150), as it doesn’t have too many details but bold enough to make a fashion statement. Add it to your favorite bold-colored dress and shoes (we’re thinking blue, aqua or even shocking pink), and practice the basic color-blocking technique really easily. Another thing to love: the all-leather clutch is so roomy you can take your essentials without looking like you’re going camping. Wear it day or night, the clutch screams… glamor!
Lastly, we know you still have to work and some office, no matter how sunny it is outside… just won’t allow too many colors on its employees. So here’s our pick for you, career ladies who need something new to carry this spring:
It’s the Tory Burch Rosalyn Satchel ($395), perfect for office wear and great for casual days. Need we say more?
So what’s your pick, readers?
Tags: Accessories · Handbags
We are excited to offer the FabCrush reboot gift card contest. After years in hiatus, we are looking for ideas to reboot the fashion blog and we are looking for writers and editors and more importantly fashion ideas. Since starting, we have offer exciting peeks and articles to the world of fashion and exciting products such as handbags, shoes, sunglasses and yes even umbrella. As we reboot into the new year, we are hoping to bring more exciting contests to our readers and also come up with creative ways to share via social media.
We welcome any suggestions and comments on how we can reboot this. As a token of our appreciation, we are offering a $20 gift card for some of the best ideas or articles. To participate, just submit your comment through our site and we will judge the merit of the content. If you are the winner, learn how to check your Master Card balance on the gift card site at ww.mygiftcardsite.com, The MasterCard gift card can be used just like any credit card except it has a stored credit.
To participate, go to the comment page and submit your comment with an idea on new categories or new products.
The Terms and Conditions are as follows:
- You must be 12 years and above to participate
- There will be 1 grand price of a $20 gift card.
- All decisions by us are final and based on merit or idea
- Make sure you enter in your email in the email section of the comment box so that we can contact you if you win
- Deadline to enter : Jan 31 2015
We promise to look at all the ideas for the reboot though we may not be able to act on them immediately or in the short term. Also, we welcome any new tips about new fashion products, celebrity fashion sightings and new up and coming fashion trends.
Tags: Contests · How To · News
September 12th, 2011 · No Comments
What we love about the New York Fashion Week is how each of the designers who participates in the event sometimes end up with similarities. They still have their signature touches, however they couldn’t seem to escape the similar air of the next season’s offerings. Here are some of Fabcrush favorites from the event. First up: bold fresh colors from DKNY.
Still in the bold colors mood, Project Runway alum, Christian Siriano offers some freshness in the formal lineup.
Tommy Hillfiger also came up with some fresh colors in its resort collection.
In the formal front, along with Christian Siriano, Zac Posen offers some really elegant structured dresses in calmer color tones.
Among the blocks of bold colors, Charlotte Ronson presented prints on her collection. Symetrical lines and patterns adorn the collection and we LOVE them.
Which collection will be filling your wardrobe next season?
Tags: Bottoms · Clothing · Dresses · Feature · News · Outerwear · Skirts · Swimwear · Tops
We might be gone for a while there, but as of today, we’re back and in the sweltering heat of summer, we’re bringing you the hottest summer grabs from our favorite American designer: Kate Spade.
Nearing the end of this seemingly endless summer, we have two mood-boards with all Kate Spade goodies on them. The first one, in honor of the season of colors. We show you what electric chic is all about.
1. Kate Spade New York Jillian Dress, $395
2. Kate Spade New York Lynx Short Necklace, $178
3. Kate Spade New York Small Terrance in Pollen, $345
4. Kate Spade New York Cam Too in Turquoise, $275
And because it will be Fall soon, you might want to prepare for the monochromatic air of autumn. Here’s how you do it Kate Spade style.
1. Kate Spade New York Bardot Sweater Dress, $355
2. Kate Spade New York Papillon Pearls Stud Earrings, $48
3. Kate Spade New York Westend Ave Small Damien in Camel/Black, $295
4. Kate Spade New York Cybil, $298
Have a Kate Spade-y day, Ladies. All collections above are available at Zappos.com. Let us know how they work for you!
Tags: Accessories · Clothing · Dresses · Handbags · How To · Jewelry · Shoes
After so much fun in the sun, it’s that time of the year again, ladies. Time to wrap up in your snug and warm coats and jackets. Or at least, shop for them because you know fall is coming. This year, we’re encouraging you to look supercool while warming up with these beautiful selection of outerwear. A bit of tip: what you wear on the outside can really show what you are in the inside, so be really aware of what character you want to portray. Do you want the sexy but subtle Jackie-O vibe? Or that boyish but feminine traits like Angelina Jolie in her newest movie, Salt? Your call.
Mini Market Jacket Stingray, $255
Juicy Couture Rex Rabbit Faux Fur Hooded Jacket, $358
Milly Candy Check Crosby Coat, $611
Tags: Clothing · Outerwear
Although silence is golden, to us, there’s no reason to be silent when you’re fabulous. To look ‘gold digger sexy’, you’ll only have to get the gold accessories and look fabulous because we’ve dug them out for you. Look like a million bucks and get that Ibiza party vibe going on this summer because all that glitters IS gold. Our suggestion is to pair your golden little things with an elegant black one-piece swimsuit or a simple pair of bikini and wide-rimmed beach chapeau.
Here are our picks from the dig. From Han Cholo ring to CC Skye Necklace… you’ll be golden.
Han Cholo Pyramid Ring in Gold, $52
CC Skye Mini Rock Goddess Fring Belly-Length Necklace, $330
G-Shock Retro Metal Casio in Gold, $85
CC Skye Love Affair Bracelet Oxidized Gold Chain Fringe, $350
Tags: Accessories · Jewelry
Vacations are wonderful, but sometimes we have to compromise our fashionable style just to accommodate the stuff that ironically makes us look… well, fashionable. The dilemma is how to appear fabulous effortlessly on your vacation while conveniently carry all your belongings, at least to the plane’s cabin. Solution: get a great-looking keep-all. Or travel bag. Or anything big enough for all your fabulous stuff. The key thing to keep things chic and simple is to stay on the natural color scheme. Colors too loud will only work on paparazzi-inducing celebrities. So if you’re more of a quiet but stylish traveler, check our picks!
Frye Blair Crossbody, $428
Farm Tactics Field Backpack, $195
A Kurtz Russell Backpack, $98
Tags: Accessories · Handbags
Some of us don’t look that great in bikinis, and that’s a fact we have to deal with every time summer comes. However there’s a true misconception about one-piece bathing suits. While often perceived as ‘not hot enough’, one-pieces can actually be sexier than the typical bikini. The secret is: you’ll have to know which one is right for you. Fabcrush editors are all about sexy one piece this summer with this basic fashion principle in mind: sometimes, too much skin revealed is just not as sexy as creating curiosity. So take a look at our picks for the summer’s hottest one-piece swimsuits:
Norma Kamali Bill One Piece in Red, $385
MIKOH Swimwear Lucas One Piece in Turquoise, $185
Juicy Couture Miss Softee Bandeau One Piece in Black, $164
Tags: Clothing · Swimwear
Get your stuff together on the beach and stay stylish. Don’t be a beach bum, but try to be a beach-a-licious gal while having to carry your belongings when having fun in the sun. Get your summer gear on some cute totes and uber cute sandals we found on our favorite shopping site: Shopbop. From See by Chloe to Vera Wang, we’ll make you look a million bucks without leaving your wallet flat. Check the colors picked by Fabcrush editors just for you, and see if you’re really made for the beach:
See by Chloe Two Kan Big Shopping Bag, $72.50
See by Chloe Stripy Small Shopping Bag, $47.50
Vera Wang Lavender Label Rita Thong Flat Sandals, $66.50
Jeffrey Cambell Roman 2 Studded Suede Sandals $72.80
Tags: Accessories · Handbags · Shoes