Archive for the ‘Fashion’ Category

Fall Essentials Fashion Event

Want to know what trends are making front page news this Fall? Join Macy’s Westshore and the Tampa Bay Times’ Deal Divas: Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley and Keyonna Summers for a style event highlighting this season’s five fashion essentials. Take a seat for a runway fashion show and learn what the area’s most noted budget conscious fashion finders are talking about this season. Enjoy refreshments from Vita Coco and cool DJ beats while you shop. Plus, check out Estee Laud…

What your Style Say about You

A Red Affair

Red captures her essence. Throughout decades and diverse cultures, it has long been the ultimate expression of love, emotion and power. And now, her dream wardrobe has arrived in a spectrum of the hue’s most splendid shades, from bright to Bordeaux. The look is bold and authoritative, yet feminine, with an emphasis on high tech materials, luminous embellishments, fur details, shine and luxurious fabrications. Leather rules, done in sheath dresses, soft pants, minimalistic t…

Shop Chic for a Cause


Thursday, September 12 from 4:00PM-9:00PM

Chico’s boutiques in Lee and Collier counties Shop Chic for a Cause™ to benefit American Cancer Society (ACS). 10% of sales will be donated to the local ACS chapter to benefit Ovarian Cancer. The Chico’s brand offers women a combination of fabulous style, one-of-a-kind details and amazing personal service.

Shoppers will enjoy Shoppers will enjoy refreshments as well as Norma…

Interview with Stephanie Burkhalter


Life is full of miracles! A fashion blogger who falls in love with the ecstatic design by an exceptionally gifted designer who is a thousand miles away at first sight when stumbling onto her website by chance finally met the real person and sat face to face with her in front of the camera to chat about fashion and passion in life. If it is not a miracle, I do not know what it is. That blogger was me. On a typical beautiful sunny morning of Southern Europe, I arrived at the studio of the Swi…

Chico’s Stands Up To Cancer

Chico’s is pleased to announce that it will join forces with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) to support innovative cancer research.

The heart has always been at the core of Chico’s, whose passion for charitable giving has continued to grow for over 30 years. For this collaboration, the company created an exclusive, limited-edition anniversary scarf in Chico’s iconic leopard print, which will be sold at Chico’s boutiques and outlets across the country. With every limited-edition leopard prin…

Vivian Andean Designs

Vivian Hidalgo created Vivian Contemporary Andean Designs with the vision of bringing the purest and most elaborate Andean designs to Europe and introduced the true identity of traditional Andean textiles together with the elaborate process behind these colorful and intricate pieces to the 21st Century.

Vivian went through a lengthy and demanding process of experimentation and research to produce these new Andean patterns managing to stay loyal to their cultural and historical background….

Avant Garde Creations

Aleah is better known for her newspaper dresses and avant garde creations . Her dresses are primarily made out of glass, leaves, bubble wrap and even jelly sweets.

She gets inspired by recyclable materials as they create such a different edge to the shots.

She creates a story to go with them to make the final result both striking and unique.

Aleah is a great believer in that any item can be turned into a beautiful thing provided you find what makes it stand out from the rest and bri…

The Wedding Shop

The Wedding Suite at Nordstrom highlights merchandise for all bridal needs, occasions and events surrounding the big day at appealing price points. It serves as a “one-stop shop” for the entire bridal party — from engagement parties, to the wedding day and honeymoon.

“For years, customers have been increasingly turning to our stores and for their wedding needs,” said Erik Nordstrom, President of Stores for Nordstrom. “Positive feedback from customers led us to th…

Hottest In Caribbean Fashion and Music

Riddim Runway is here again! The Riddim Runway Festival is an annual reggae concert and fashion extravaganza showcasing the best in Caribbean music, fashion and a Caribbean Carnival parade. For the first time in the festival’s history, the 6th Annual Riddim Runway Festival will take place at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) on Friday, September 20, 2013. This is a FREE event. This year, attendees are asked for a donation of canned goods to help stock FGCU’s food pantry.



Luxury Medical Spa

Assuage Spa, a new medical spa that brings exotic relaxation treatments from around the globe to Southwest Florida, will open August 28 at 9407 Cypress Lake Drive, Suite C, in Fort Myers.

Assuage is located adjacent to the South Fort Myers office of facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Prendiville, who will serve as medical director of the spa. “Assuage,” which means to soothe or satisfy, was created by Tehjan Prendiville, a registered nurse and the wife of Dr. Prendiville.

Tehjan Pr…