Neon Awareness

Neon, neon, neon! It seems as though everyone, including myself, has been effected by this epidemic! Neon clothing, accessories, and shoes which have previously been associated with the 80s (a whole other epidemic) has been given a chic makeover. Here’s a few pointers on how to rock the neon without looking like a human hilighter.

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1. Neon looks great with neutral colors. White, beige, tan, brown – neon is like their hot date that livens up the night but doesn’t overdo it. Pair a bright top with white pants or vice versa like in this picture.s

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2. Create a pop of neon in your outfits by adding neon accessories to a regular outfit. Shoes, handbags, clutches, nailpolish, jewelry, what have you – the small splashes of neon will add some flare to your everyday wardrobe.

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3. If you’re going to strut down the street completely dressed in the trend, make sure to use your colorblock. It’s perfectly fine to rock more than one shade of neon; but if you do, do so in solids and make sure they are completely different colors. Try pairing a neon blazer with a different-colored neon top and white pants. You get the idea right? Too much of one thing can be just too much… unless you do it right!

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Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Congrats to the Grads of 2012!

Still looking for that perfect graduation dress either for the ceremony or the party you’re throwing? We’ve got the perfect trends to fit the occasion – try these on for size!

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A timeless graduation style that will always be in fashion is the white sundress. White is a classic summer color, so why not work it at graduation?

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Trend alert! In case you haven’t heard, graphic prints are as hot as the summer heat this season! Choose to go a bit bolder with a statement dress showing up in bright, wild prints!

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Lace adds a classic vintage look to a modern dress and is perfect for graduation.

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And finally, you can never go wrong with an LBD! So rock the chic, sophisticated look in a short black getup.

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Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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New Girl in Town: Bethenny Frankel

Move over Oprah – here comes Bethenny Frankel!

From zero to hero, Bethenny Frankel has slowly been working her way into society’s limelight. Starring on the “Real Housewives of New York” launched her career to new heights. Since the show, she has managed to make a name for herself not only as a TV/film star but as an author, entrepreneur, and most recently TV talk show host.

Initially being a hater, I can understand where all of the criticism comes from; but this woman has truly become my idol. She has risen to the top of the food chain by simply being who she is. Her passion, honesty, and general kick-ass attitude are traits that we can all aspire to have.

Her two most noticeable accomplishments right now are the launch of Skinnygirl Cocktails (see my previous post for more info on this delicious brand of alcohol heaven) and her new daytime TV talk show, “Bethenny”. You can check out what it’s all about here at http://www.bethennytv.com/.

What is Bethenny Frankel going to do next!?

Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Drink of the Summer: Skinnygirl

Be a Skinnygirl this summer with Skinnygirl Cocktails… the most fabulous drinks a girl can ask for. They bring you “all of the cocktail options you want, without the extra calories you don’t”.

Skinnygirl now offers three different lines of drinks: Vodka with Natural Flavors, Ready to Serve Cocktails, and the Wine Collection.

Vodka has always been a favorite even when its naked, but when it’s spiced up with fun flavors like tangerine or coconut it’s hard to resist!

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“If you like piña coladas…” (I hope you just read that to the tune of Jimmy Buffet) then the Skinnygirl ready-to-serve options are great for you! From sangria to margaritas, they’ve got you covered with delicious cocktails. Why waste time slaving over a cold cocktail shaker when you could be putting that time to much better use drinking!?

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“It doesn’t matter if the glass if half empty or half full. There is clearly room for more wine.” With its own red and white blends and the next generation of rosé, you can go to a wine-tasting event in your own kitchen!

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Let’s celebrate happy hour together the Skinnygirl way! Check out the rest of her collection at http://www.skinnygirlcocktails.com/.

 Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Cheers to your health! Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Best Swimsuits for Every Age, Size, and Budget

Splash into Summer!

From the catwalk to the boardwalk, the hottest summer swimwear trends are coming to you! Show off your curves in a thick-banded or high-waisted bottom or add shape to your body with bottoms that tie on each side. The great thing about bathing suit season is that you can really show off that personality of yours. With different patterns, colors, and swimsuit styles the sky is the limit. So ladies, dress as you please and let’s make sure all the boys out there know just how hot we are this summer!

Here are some designers that can make your summer fabulous, so check out their collections:

Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Eyelash Emergency!

Eyelashes can make the eye look old and tired if untouched, but put some mascara and eyeliner on and BOOM! Your eyes are given a new life. Lash extensions take the power of maintained eyelashes to the next level by improving the length, thickness, and fullness of your eyelashes.

There are 3 variations of extensions:

1. False lashes (temporary)

  • Applied directly to the eyelid
  • Not to be worn in the shower, overnight, or while swimming
  • Meant to be used for a single day or a couple of hour
  • Cost starts at about $3 at a typical drugstore and can go up in price depending on the material of the lash (but why spend $50 on lashes you’ll wear for less than a day!?)

2. Eyelash extensions (semi-permanent)

  • Does not come in contact with the eyelid
  • One lash extension is applied to the tip of each individual eyelash
  • Can sustain showering, swimming, and overnight wear
  • Meant to last until the natural eyelash falls out – can last for weeks or months
  • Process takes 1-2 hours and is to be done by cosmetologist or aesthetician
  • Can cost anywhere between $100 and $500

3. Medically enhanced process

  • Drug prescription
  • Allows natural lashes to lengthen and thicken on their own
  • Costs about $125 for a month-long supply of the drug

No matter the color, size, or shape of your eyes they always seem to look better with a touch of mascara and eyeliner – am I right? That’s because eye makeup is meant to attract attention to our eyes and make them more dramatic. Extensions achieve that more naturally bold look, and when extensions and makeup go out on a date together they are unstoppable. Visit the eyelash extension specialists at ebenezer.

Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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What You Should Be Wearing This Summer

1. The Prints

Prints are in! Printed dresses, printed skirts – shorts, tops you name it! There is an eclectic variety of prints on the runway this season that range anywhere from tribal and cultural prints to animal patterns. The particular dress above can be found here.

2. The Bootie

The bootie is essential this summer. Pair it with a sundress or shorts and a tee. It is versatile and adds a summery touch to any look!

3. The Cocktail

The party has arrived! There will always be parties, and so there will always be cocktail dresses. The above dress is a perfect summer cocktail style with the light purple and equally light material and can be found here.

4. The Neon

Pops of neon are showing up all over the runways. The simple addition of a neon handbag or blazer can add the perfect amount of color to a summer outfit.

5. The Sheer Top

Sheer tops go great with any bottom and are the perfect lightweight alternative to a classy button-up. Whether you decide to dress it up with a pencil skirt or down with printed shorts, it is a great addition to your summer wardrobe!

6. The Maxi Dress

The maxi dress trend is nothing new but it’s still alive and kicking on the summer runways. It provides a great feminine feel. Pair a cotton maxi with sandals for a simple street look or a fancier dress with wedges for a classy occasion.

7. The Bold Necklace

Bold statement necklaces are this summer’s hottest accessory. Wear a solid top with a wilder necklace and you’ve got this summer’s classic look. Try pairing this bold necklace style with the sheer top look! Check out this green forest necklace here.

Look for these great trends and more at shop.boutiqueon57.com.

Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Brendon Buchard re charges how to activate 10 human drives

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Brendon Buchard re Charges us with his latest “blue print” guide how to activate 10 human drives to keep us alive. Those drives control everything we think and do.

The book emerges step by step what it takes to be fully engaged, fulfilled, and connected in today’s life craziness. It introduces the idea how to trigger and meet our needs in order to unleash our own success potential. Each one of us can find meaning and power within internal charge. Often finding more direction and clarity is by revealing and focusing on human conditions. When our focus is in the right direction with “the right energy” we can get more things done and contribute more.

“If people spent as much time worrying about how to make a difference as they do about how they could make money, then they would soon find themselves rich beyond belief.” You must focus on adding value to the consumer of your products/service. Let “add value” be your mantra.

Brendon’s sincerity is revealed in tons of great advice on expert knowledge. He does a great job of discussing the mindset necessary for success in any business. He lays out the recipe of overcoming all fears and masterly leads to the place where we can feel engaged, courageous, vibrant and fearless.

The author leaves your with plenty of great ideas, renewed enthusiasm and creates a huge charge within.

By reading this book you will definitely activate your mind!

Happy reading.

http://www.brendonburchard.com/

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