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Get Beachy For The Summer!

June 9th, 2010 · No Comments

There’s a reason why summer is around, and one reason we love is that we get to strut our stuff on the beach.  And you know, by ‘our stuff’ we don’t just mean our bodies, we mean the whole package.  Before you head to the seasides, check the summer sale they’re having over at ShopBop. Today we found some really amazing stuff and that includes this edgy poncho from Brochu Walker, which could be a great cover-up for your bikini.

Brochu Walker Angled Poncho, was $285, now $142.50

And what to wear underneath?  Opt for a bright-colored string bikini.  Like this one:

Milly Fiji String Bikini Top, was $88, now $26.40

Other options for cover ups are loose t-shirts and shorts.  But why go for boring tees if you can have edgy ones? Check this three-strap back tee from KAIN Label.

KAIN Label 3-Strap Back Tee, was $97, now $48.50

Add a touch of high fashion to your beachwear.  Something blue and cheerful, perhaps?

Marc by Marc Jacobs Willis Knit Shorts, was $138, now $69.00

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GILT Summer Special Sale: Melissa Shoes!

May 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Summer time is coming and it’s time for fun in the sun again!  Brazilian brand, Melissa Shoes, is having a major sale on GILT and there are quite a few styles to check out.  From rain boots to flats to pumps and peep-toes, Melissa Shoes’ colors will brighten up your summer.  But, if you think you can only enjoy the comforts of the plastic shoes on the beach, think again.  Melissa Shoes is just made for those long walks to the office on a hot summer day.  Check their dressier style, in collaboration with British designer, Vivienne Westwood, that completes the lineup.

Seen anything you like?  Great.  Seen the price? Even better.  If you’re new to GILT, let us tell you something: it’s the place where you can shop for authentic designer fashion items for ridiculously low prices. Think of it as an online sample sale, without all the queuing up and hassle.  Simply click on the stuff you want and purchase.  But how do you know there will be a sale?

Easy.  To enjoy the full privilege of shopping low-priced but high quality designer’s items AND be notified whenever there’s a sale event coming up, you’ll have to join GILT.  It’s totally FREE to sign up! Just go HERE, fill out your details and you’re a GILT member!

So get your Melissa shoes now, because the sale is only up until May 17th at 11 PM SEAST!

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GILT For Your iPad!

April 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Hello fabulous Fabcrush readers!

There’s great news for you GILT fans, by now we’re sure you’ve gotten in touch with your techie side.  Come on, admit it, you’re viewing this page from your new iPod, aren’t you?  Well, even if you’re not, our friends at GILT has come up with a new iPad app that could be used to maximize your GILT – iPad experience.

But first, let us remind you on what GILT is all about. Suppose you’re a fashion junkie who’s loving sample sales but too lazy to go queue up and fight with other junkies over a pair of shoes or dress… GILT is where you go. It’s THAT easy. You’ll sign up at GILT for free, and then as the exclusive member, you’ll get a daily notification of what’s going on at GILT. What exactly going on is: sale up to 80% on authentic designer stuff. Flip through our past archives of GILT and see what kinds of merchandise they have to offer.

Now back to the iPad GILT app. It enables you to:

  • Get There First
  • Have sale alerts sent to your iPad
  • See it Up-close
  • Use pinch-and-zoom to view richly detailed items
  • Score it Fast
  • Touch and drag items to your cart and check out from anywhere
  • Jump from sale to sale in a single tap

Sounds tempting enough? Go over to GILT, sign up and download the iPad app right away… all for FREE!  Meanwhile, check how gorgeous the app looks!

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Jessica Simpson’s No Make Up Marie Claire Cover: Legit or Not?

April 14th, 2010 · No Comments

By today, the world has recognized the suddenly-famous Marie Claire cover: the make-up-less Jessica Simpson. But then questions raised and people are starting to talk about the legitimation of the ‘loud’ no make-up statement. This is simple in our regular world, but very big in the fashion and beauty world!

Some blogs reported that if you look closely to the cover image, there’s some make-up residue around her eyes or maybe they are touches of mascara. Anybody can say negative stuff, but Jessica stood up for herself:

“I absolutely was not wearing make-up. If anyone compared the Marie Claire Photos to the airbrushed ones, the differences would definitely be noticeable.”

Aside from promoting her upcoming reality show “Price of Beauty”, Jessica wanted to send out an important message to women that she is a normal person and thus boosts their self esteem.

Well, it’s good that Jess is not selling make up (yet) in her Jessica Simpson fashion line, so you can enjoy her designs without being a ‘different’ person.  Fabcrush has selected some strikingly hot Jessica Simpson fashion items for your summer, and here’s the complete beach outfit.  With things like these, who needs make up?

Jessica Simpson Oversized Floppy Hat, $44

Jessica Simpson Shades, $51

Jessica Simpson Long Sundress, $118

Jessica Simpson Cane Sandals, $69

Jessica Simpson St. Tropez Tote Bag, was $128, now $91.35

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Fabcrush Bids Farewell To Designer Alexander McQueen

February 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Fabcrush editors are longtime fans of the recently-deceased designer, Alexander McQueen. The designer who is known for his show-stopping designs was found dead in his apartment in London, Thursday morning February 11th, 2010, just days after his mother passed away. According to recent reports, McQueen hanged himself, but Scotland Yard will not confirm this. His autopsy will take place Monday, in Westminster, London. Funeral details is yet to be released.

McQueen was trained in England’s prestigious design house, Savile Row, and in 1994, he enrolled in London’s Central Saint Martins fashion school. In 1996, Alexander McQueen became the head designer at Givenchy before Gucci bought 51 per cent of his own company and propelled him into being the celebrity-favorite designer.

McQueen was honored by Queen Elizabeth in 2003 and was famous among Hollywood’s A-Listers. His edgy designs were eye-catching and also became Fabcrush readers’ favorites.

One of his longtime friend, fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker who was recently appointed as Chief Creative Officer and President of Halston, mourns the passing of the designer:

“I am shocked and overcome with grief upon learning about the untimely death of the quiet genius Alexander McQueen. My heart goes out to his family and all those who worked for and with him.”

Sarah Jessica also spoke on how she finds Alexander McQueen as one-of-a-kind.

“Every single inspired, original, lofty, whimsical, stunning, brilliant and jaw dropping detail was Alexander Mcqueen. There has never been anyone like him. And there simply never will be.”

About McQueen’s unreleased designs, Sarah Jessica commented:

“What is more devastating is that despite all his success thus far, creatively, critically and commercially, his greatest achievements lay ahead of him. The future would be whatever he hoped to make of it,” she says. “God speed Lee. It has been a privilege for all of us to know you. You will be indescribably missed.”

He will be missed, indeed.

Source: People.com

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New Year, New Gear

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Happy New Year to all Fabcrush.com fans!

It’s past the second week of the year and we do hope you’re feeling fabulous.  The essential thing to make ANY woman feel good, luckily, comes in all sizes and perfect for ANY body-type.  Without further ado, here are our selected FOUR confidence booster -read: bags, to start the year with.  Looks like teal and pink are hot nowadays!

For trendy gals, don’t understimate the power of Rebecca Minkoff.  Faux leopard print plus a lot of attitude equals fun!

Rebecca Minkoff Leopard Baby Bag, $395

Busy Bees, here’s the right bag for you, pay close attention to Juicy Couture’s creation to accommodate your daily life in one rather large hobo.

Juicy Couture Larchmont Hobo, $378

Planning for weekends and always standing by for impromptu sleepovers?  Vanessa Bruno Grand Cabas Tote will get everything organized for you, in style.

Vanessa Bruno Grand Cabas Tote, $400

And to help you go through grocery shopping in style, get the Free City Life Nature Love Bag.

Free City Life Nature Love Bag, $28

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Have a Warm And Stylish Holiday Season!

December 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

It’s the Holidays again and one thing we all need to remember is to stay really warm.  And the most important thing to remember beside that is keep warm but stay stylish.  Sounds a bit hard to do?  We know.  The weather can make us all get disoriented sometimes.  So here are our top 5 winter essentials.  First up for leather jacket fans, behold and drool!

SWORD Lucca Classic Leather Jacket 770

SWORD Lucca Classic Leather Jacket, $770

SWORD Carrara Leather Jacket 836

SWORD Carrara Leather Jacket, $836

Not too much into leather?  No worries, faux leather will also look good on you.  For you eco-conscious girls, you’ll look great too in Veggie Leather!

SUPERTRASH Strong Shoulder Belted Faux Leather Jacket 260

SUPERTRASH Strong Shoulder Belted Faux Leather Jacket, $260

THE BATTALION Veggie Leather Moto Jacket 393

THE BATTALION Veggie Leather Moto Jacket, $393

Not so much into the ‘leather look’?  Fear not. Revive the disco era with this gleaming golden blazer.

CAMILLA AND MARC Cadero Jacket In Gold 998

CAMILLA AND MARC Cadero Jacket in Gold, $998

Get tons of cool stuff at Revolveclothing now!

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ShopBop FREE SHIPPING Worldwide!

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Christmas is near and it’s only understandable if you want to get the best for your loved ones, even to the farthest parts of the world.  Well, great news for non-US residents, because ShopBop is offering a FREE International Shipping if you shop more than $100 in total.  And here at Fabcrush, we have divided our recommendations into 2 categories to fit your shopping style.  First category: For you who like to shop on the ‘reasonably-priced’ items, there are quite a lot of under $100 stylish items and here are some of them:

Patterson J. Kincaid Rio Flouncy Top 98 49

Patterson J. Kincaid Rio Flouncy Top. Was $98, now $49

Bop Basics Short Tube Dress 86 2580

Bop Basics Short Tube Dress. Was $86, now $25.80

Vera Wang Lavender Label 325 9750

Vera Wang Lavender Label Faith High Heels Sandals. Was $325, now $97.50

Marc by Marc Jacobs Bar Sunglasses 98

Marc by Marc Jacobs Bar Sunglasses, $98

Second category: For those who like to splurge on a single, branded and glamorous fashion item… we got something that’s already priced more than $100.  Get this Stephanie Medium Hobo by Diane Von Furstenberg and you can enjoy the free shipping worldwide!

DVF Stephanie Medium Hobo 875

Stephanie Medium Hobo by Diane Von Furstenberg, $875

Browse more fabulous stuff at ShopBop.com today!

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Black Friday Offer: Get Easy Discounts From ShopBop!

November 27th, 2009 · No Comments

We know that not all shoppers are good with math. You know, counting percentage is sometimes hard, especially when they put odd numbers which often leads to confusion. LOL! So guess what, our friends over at Shopbop is offering you no-fuss discounts that are easy to count.  It’s true, when you spend $300, you’ll get $50 off.  If you spend $500, you’ll get $100 off.  If you spend $700, get $150 off and for hardcore shoppers, if you spend $1000, you’ll get $225 off.  Just don’t forget to enter code GIFT4U at checkout to enjoy this.  Get yourselves to Shopbop now because this offer ends on Monday, November 30th at 11:59 pm PDT. And now, we have some suggestions for you.

Alice Olivia Bustier Dress With Sculptural Skirt 462

Alice + Olivia Bustier Dress With Sculptural Skirt, $462

Derek Lam Asymmetrical Cap Sleeve Blouse with Snaps

Derek Lam Asymmetrical Cap Sleeve Blouse with Snaps (skirt sold separately), $690

Alexis Bittar Scaled Cuff 225

Alexis Bittar Scaled Cuff, $225

Giles n Brother Rhinestone Stack Bangle 485

Giles and Brother Rhinestone Stack Bangle, $485

Pelle Moda Yaritza Platform Wedge Sandals 195

Pelle Moda Yaritza Platform Wedge Sandals, $195

Ash Tentation Over The Knee Boots With Long Cuff 470

Ash Tentation Over The Knee Boots With Long Cuff, $470

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Major Designers Final Sale on Gilt

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Been dreaming to have a top designer dress?  No need to max out your credit cards now, ladies, because Gilt is throwing a huge Final Sale on selected world-class designers such as Alexander McQueen, Vera Wang, and many more.  This fall, indulge yourself with reasonable luxurious items and shop more sales from top brands and designers at Gilt.

But just how luxurious and reasonable the designer stuff from Gilt are?  Well, think of it as a sample sale, where you can get ORIGINAL designer items with prices slashed way down low.  In real sample sales, you’ll have to brave the cold, stand in line for hours and fight with other people to get the item you really want.  Now, this is way better because all is done online.  You can participate in Gilt’s sample sales from the comfort of your own home (or office), plus get this, you will be in the know at all times about what sample sale is up and what is down and out as you’ll receive a daily notification so you won’t miss out on anything.

How do you enjoy all the convenience?  Easy. You’ll have to become a member at Gilt and the registration process is so quick, it will be over before you know it.  Most importantly, it’s TOTALLY FREE to become a Gilt member.  Go to this LINK, fill out your details and poof! You’re a Gilt girl in no time.

On to the Final Sale we’re talking about, here are a few samples of what you can get at Gilt for up to 80% discount.  But hurry, the sale will end at 10/26 11PM SEAST.  That’s October 26th at 11 PM SEAST.

First up, we got an elegant Vera Wang dress for you.  Check out the retail price, then the discounted price and you’ll see what we mean.

Vera Wang Foiled Chiffon Strapless Pleat Dress 114

The Vera Wang Foiled Chiffon Strapless Pleat Dress was originally retailed at $565.00.  At Gilt, it’s down to $114.00.  Crazy 79% off retail price.  Yes, we’re serious.

Helmut Lang Asymmetic Leather Lace Dress 238

Looking for a new little black dress?  This Helmut Lang Asymmetric Leather Lace dress was originally retailed for $1,195.00.  Now this can be yours for only $238.o0.  That is a fantastic bargain of 80% off!!

Alexander McQueen Embroidered Corsage Gown 2498

Looking for something straight off the runway?  Get the Alexander McQueen Embroidered Corsage Gown.  It’s originally retailed at $23,875.00 and now it’s down to $2,498.00.  It’s a whopping 89.5% off and this can only happen at Gilt!

So what are you still doing here?  Hurry on to Gilt because although there’s no more standing in line and hair pulling with other girls, you still have to compete with others to get the best deal for these fabulous designer dresses.  Remember, the Final Sale will end at October 26th at 11 PM SEAST.

Happy shopping, people!

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Say It With The Statement Necklace

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments

There was a time where a woman would think that only pearls around her neck can say something about her.  Pearls say ‘class’, and other accessories used to stay somewhat… silent.  Lately, the statement necklaces are crawling their way onto women’s necks and while they might seem weird at first, we assure you that they just take some getting used to.  You gotta get used to them real fast, though, because they’re the ‘it’ accessory this fall and they don’t only say stuff.  They scream out loud.

ACB by Annie Costello Brown V Neck Fringe Necklace

For first-time wearers, the ACB by Annie Costello Brown V Neck Fringe Necklace ($305.00) is subtle enough, yet casual enough to wear with jeans and edgy enough to wear with a simple dress.

Lizzie Fortunato Jewels Midnight Rambler Necklace

If you just love trying on different things and experimenting with fashion (or simply like to be the fabulous center of attention), this Lizzie Fortunato Jewels Midnight Rambler Necklace ($436.00) is perfect for you.  Going to the fashion edge will never be the same.

Juicy Couture Sequin Drama Bib Necklace

The Juicy Couture Sequin Drama Bob Necklace ($228.00) is a charming way to wear a statement necklace.  Think flowy pastel tube dresses and elegant cocktail parties to match.

Fiona Paxton Gilda Collar Necklace

Looking for a different kick in ‘exotic’ accessory?  The Fiona Paxton Gilda Collar Necklace ($375.00) screams “Sexy!” enough said.

Citrine by the Stones Large Drape Necklace

If you think statement necklaces are only appropriate to wear at daytimes, think again.  The Citrine by the Stones Large Drape Necklace ($318.00) is exquisite to brighten up that sexy little black dress.  It’s the new kind of elegance and no woman shall deny it.

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September 25th, 2009 · No Comments

It’s fall and the essential things to have this season are the transitional fashion gear.  No, we won’t talk about boring cardigans and mundane shawls.  The word ‘transitional’ has a whole new meaning and today it means ‘boots’.  It’s not cold enough to wear them yet it’s cold enough to cover those ankles.  Solution: peek-a-boo boots a.k.a. cut-out boots.  Their designs are way out of this earth and they can take you to the past or way into the future.  Check out what we mean and shop away right here.

dco 721 Antik Split Boot in Beige

d.co 721 Antik Split Boot in Beige, $221.00

Candela Victoria Bootie in Bonde

Candela Victoria Bootie in Bone, $132.00

Matiko Lexi Cut Out Boot in Tan

Matiko Lexi Cut Out Boot in Tan, $259.00

Matiko Ozzie Cut Out Boot in Black

Matiko Ozzie Cut Out Boot in Black, $284.00

You can get these cute cut-out boots at Revolveclothing.

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