Nigerian designer Lady Biba launched in 2011 with a sample collection to test the market and now with amazing feedback, The July/August collection themed “Rich Summer” has been released for the online shopping site where all the pieces are exclusively sold. The online store will feature products regularly. Take a look at the look book:
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Rita Ora seems to have already taken a liking to the new Velvet nailtrend. Its created by Ciate and it promises to bring “decadent luxury to your fingertips”. Peep more of her velvet nails below. Are you gonna try the trend out?
Rapper Eve was at the African American Museum in Philly recently where she participated in the UNIQUELY YOU SUMMIT, INC.’s Becoming Who You Are! Series. Chatting it up with Lori Wilson of NBC10, Philadelphia, the "Tambourine" performer addressed dating with Stevie J (really) wearing a multicolor tribal Knee-high jumpsuit. Do you dig her look?
Monday, July 30, 2012
Azealia Banks is Wang's latest campaign girl, bringing her youthful energy to his new T Fall 2012 ads. Debuted exclusively on Style.com, Banks' T by Alexander Wang video is shot in (mostly) black and white with split screens, close-ups and lots of hair swinging.
Christina Milian tweeted pictures of herself wearing 90′s inspired red and black plaid top featuring scoop neckline and long tail hem. Her loose fit Lucca Couture Plaid Tail Top with dolman sleeves and rolled cuffs is available at Nasty Gal, but her shoes are the ones that are our catching attention. She wore $198 (approx. 161 euros ) Jeffrey Campbell Damsel Silver Spiked Wedge Boots:
Today's Hairstyle of the Day is a naturalista! She made know that she never relaxed or put any kind off chemicals in her hair. KUDOS to that, cause her hair looks very healthy! Rate our new Hairstyle of the day below. (Be our next Hairstyle of the Day and send your picture to email@example.com).
Rihanna is curently in Portofino celebrating her vacay. Rocking her fave $390 (approx. 318 euros) Miu Miu Culte Sunglasses Rih Rih continued her yacht fun with her girls yesterday in a itty bitty leopard bikini. Do you like her shades? Get them after the jump:
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Alexandre Vauthier kept it elegant and glamorous for his Fall 2012 Couture presentation, sticking to a neutral palette of whites, tans, and golds, playing beautifully with proportions and high hemlines. He flaunted peplum blazers over thigh skimming mini skirts or skinny trousers, completing the looks with gold rimmed clutches and Christian Louboutin heels.
Jennifer Lopez goes in with her brand new single "Im Going In" for the new Step Up 4 soundtrack. Backed by female dancers and neon laser effects, Jennifer Lopez seemingly returns to her hip-hop roots wearing a $ 525 (approx. 426 euros) Norma Kamali Spliced Midriff Top featuring extra-long sleeves with thumb holes and silver sequin “Wow” and “Jolie” spelling leggings from Blumarine AW12 runway. Get them after the jump:
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The Summer Carnival in Rotterdam and the Nothing Hill Carnival in London are coming up! Both carnivals are very similar to the Carnival that takes place in Brazil. There’s lots of music, elaborate costumes, and dancing in the hot sun! For those who are going to participate in the "long walk" we have some fun make-up ideas for yall! Find out more after the jump:
Keyshia Cole is giving us a shoegasm as she dropped a teaser of her latest single "Enough Of No Love" wearing heelless shoes. The video features Keyshia in a padded room, dressed in a white dress and black suede peep toe encrusted sculpted wedges by Giuseppe Zanotti. These heeless shoes cost $2,300 (approx.1894 euros) but you can get a similar and cheaper version after the jump:
Alicia Keys was wearing a Christie Brown African Fringe Necklace , while doing a photoshoot for VIBE. You can team this fabulous necklace with jeans and t-shirt and make a bold statement. Buy the necklace for 60 pounds (74 euros) after the jump:
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Vanessa Simmons is taking over Angela's Simmons fashion taste! Angela Simmons has given Nigerian Brand Virgos Lounge a bit of a wear, and now Vanessa has been pictured in their £44.00 (approx. 56 euros) VL Mollie-Coral skirt from their high summer collection at the debut of her Rose by Vanessa Jean clothing line at Miami Fashion Week.
RiRi was recently spotted with her bestie Melissa in St. Tropez. She accented her vacation look with a $ 1,775 Diamond Pave Body Chain from Jacqui Aiche jewelry, including an $89 Rio Bikini by Porto BR, white crochet skirt, and gold toe ring sandals.
Our new Style of the day was spotted at the Kinks, Curls and Cupcakes event a few weeks ago. She was giving us the African vibe so we had to snapp her! We are loving the dress and her flower crown detail! What do you think, rate below: (Be our next Style of the day and send your picture to firstname.lastname@example.org )
Are you in for CAVIAR! Created in London (by Ciate), this one-of-a-kind nail art innovation brings avant-garde catwalk nail styling to your fingertips. Featuring pearlescent beads for a 3-D effect, this kit includes everything you need to express yourself with your hands and become an instant nail connoisseur.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Senait Gidey, Kate Menson, Amber Camara, Venantia Otto, and Patricia Laloyo for Marie Claire South Africa August 2012. (Dont forget to "LIKE" our brand new page http://www.facebook.com/#!/Elegancy101com)
The African print is slowly moving away and the aztec print is moving his way up. The South American prints have been taking the center stage and designers like Mara Hoffman plus brands like River Island, All Saints and Zara have been dealing out some of these frivolous prints on their fine garments.
Alicia Keys Instagrammed a photo while rocking $ 750 (approx. 616 euros) suede black jeweled tassel loafers by Guiseppe Zanotti. She was chillin with her hubby when she posted the photo of herself wearing jeans and a t-shirt ensemble while matching her loafers. More pics below:
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Our new Hairstyle of the Day is rocking the short updo! This updo is cute for the summer. You can see that styling short hair can be just as fun and creative looking as styling long hair! What do you think? Leave your opinion behind after the jump. (Be our next Hairstyle of the Day and send your picture to email@example.com)
Its fashionweek in Miami and there were numerous celebrities in attendance including the beautiful Christina Milian. She attended the Lisa Blue show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh, Miami Beach 3 days ago. She showed up wearing a yellow maxi dress and completed her look with a neon pink clutch. Get the clutch after the jump!
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Some didn't even noticed that Rihanna changed her hair, but she really did! We love the black hair color on her skin. And that wavy look is perfect for vacationing. How do you like her new long black beach wavy look? More pics after the jump:
Rapper Diamond and Soulja Boy's Boo Boo dropped in on The Breakfast Club to dish on her new modeling gig and the "haters" on "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta". She rocked a cool blue/turquoise nailpolish with some layerd jewelry on her fingers. Hot or Not:
Friday, July 20, 2012
After almost a year of speculation, the original members of Sugababes have announced their return to the charts! Mutya Buena, 26, Siobhan Donaghy, and Keisha Buchanan, both 27, have signed with Polydor Records. But the girls will not be able to use the Sugababes name despite the current line-up featuring NONE of the original members (SAD).
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Amber Rose was snapped in NYC a few months ago wearing these $275 pair of SHOWSTOPPIN KTZ x Linda Farrow Face Shield Sunglasses. the futuristic shades were released in Spring/Summer of 2010. They feature gold and mesh details and have an edgy essence. Yay or YIKES:
We are going back in time with this trend! We mean way back to 1982 when the original Nike Air Force One (aka “uptowns”) first debuted. When we analysed the urban streetstyle here in The Netherlands we recognized the allure of Air Force Ones kicking up. Do you still have "Ones" in your shoe closet?
Christina Milian recently tweeted a pic of her in a hot pair of Michael Antonio Women's Townsend Platform Sandals. The Michael Antonio brand is one that most of us average fashionista's can afford. The sandals contains materials like synthetic upper lining and a manmade sole. The shoes are dubbed the "Townsend" platform, and feature a unique looking 5.5 inch heel with synthetic leather caged design upper, and comes in a variety of colors. If you like them, you can get them here for $129 (approx. 105 euros).
New upcoming model Scarlet Peña Quezada covers Pandora Magazine and she is wearing some amazing neck pieces by Sofia Tejada and more. She was photographed by Hairo Rojas. Hot or Not:
Rita Ora was rocking the stage for BBC Radio One Live wearing Kokon to Zai from head to toe from the SS12 “Masai Punk” collection. We have love for her large beaded hoops! Its giving us the tribal African Vibe. The large (about the size of a bracelet) hoops is made of beadwork and brass get it for $67,90 (approx. 55,38 euros) after the jump:
Draya Michele is getting all excited for the new season of Basketball Wives LA! Whether you like her or not, it’s hard to deny that Draya was THE star on the first season of the show. And now she is currently in the midst of promoting her new swimwear line Mint Swim! She showed us some instagram love when she posted a photo of her GREEN ombre nails. Hot or Not:
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Do bad looks equal bad health? When your body is healthy, you tend to look attractive and more youthful.But oddly, people tend to point their fingers at things like aging when it comes to less attractive things, like hair loss, unsightly nails and skin problems, according to Health.com.
Rihanna went for a cheap look while having the time of her life with her friends in Porto Cervo. She was all Topshop from head to toe as in bralets to pleated dip hem skirts to and floral shorts. The singer wore a now sold out $90 (approx. 73 euros) Pineapple Print Playsuit. Get a similar version of her playsuit after the jump:
Beyonce is following up her sissy's hair trend and rocked some blonde box braids with a natural look (as in no make-up) while attending Nas’s ‘Life Is Good’ dinner 2 days ago. We guess she is taking us back to the Destiney's Child dayzzz! Hot or YIKES? Rate below:
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
We know it aint weekend yet but Joseline Hernandez wore a STUNNING $264 (approx. 211 euros) yellow and blue mini Naven Cut Out Dress while partying it up in MIA. Joseline’s dress is fun and flirty, and those bold colors are perfect for a summer night out! Some might say she is a Jose Hernandez but her curves in this dress prove the haters wrong! Get the dress after the jump:
Who is a Nicki Minaj fan here? You might have seen her latest video "Beez in the trap" with 2 Chainz! And we guess you saw her saucy leopard print catsuit too! Well we got good news, not only is Nicki wearing a affordable piece in her music video, its now online for PURCHASE at GoJane.com for only $27,60 (approx. 22 euros)! Get it after the jump: