Blazer/ Chaleco- Gap
Top/ Blusa- Material Girl via Macy's
Jeans- Wet Seal
Shooties/ Botines- Alloy.com
On Tuesday the 24th I had the opportunity to attend Kmart's Fall 2012 Fashion Preview. Where they were introducing the new collections for all of the Kmart lines including Sofia by Sofia Vergara and LYS.
El Martes 24 tuve la oportunidad de asistir a la Previa Vista de Kmart de de la moda de Otoño 2012. Donde presentaron las nuevas colecciones para todas las líneas de Kmart como Sofía by Sofía Vergara y LYS.
Earrings/ Aretes- D.I.Y
All photos of me are courtesy of the lovely Toya from The Limerick Lane
who I ran into at the event and was nice enough to take a few shots of me for the blog. Thank you again Toya!
Well at least it is still April lol it has been how many weeks again since Easter? And now is when I am doing the outfit post. If you only knew what I have been going through, some of you who follow me on twitter and are fans on the Facbook page may know already that I have been laid of and my laptop's hard drive died on me. I am still thanking God daily for all that I have and all that I don't. I shall have a laptop soon enough.
My Easter was wonderful spent amongst beloved friends and family. I attended the morning church service which was as amazing and as powerful as Good Friday's service. Then headed over to my parents home for Easter dinner.
Bueno, por lo menos todavía estamos en el mes de abril lol , han pasado cuántas semanas desde la Pascua? Y ahora es cuando estoy escribiendo la entrado. Si supieras lo que he estado pasando, algunos de ustedes que me siguen en twitter y son fans en la página de Facebook saben ya que estoy sin empleo y el disco duro de mi laptop se me murió. Aun estoy dando le las gracias a Dios todos los días por todo lo que tengo y todo lo que no tengo. Tendre una laptop muy pronto.
Mi Pascua fue maravillosa entre amigos y familiares queridos. Asistí a el servicio de la mañana, que era tan increíble y tan poderoso como el servicio del Viernes Santo. Luego se dirigieron a casa de mis padres para la cena de Pascua.
My Daughter's Easter Basket
On to the oufit!! If you remember the Fashion and Faith: Easter Outfit Ideas
post I gave a visual of the outfit I planned on wearing on Easter Sunday. The look turned out exactly as I had envisioned it! I could not have been happier! I looked all over the mall for a navy blazer, I found one at Forever 21 I was not happy with the shade or quality of the fabric so I ended up borrowing my sister's thrifted Jones New York balzer, it definitely fit the bill, pairing up perfectly with my American Rag chiffon dress that I snagged on clearance at Macy's. My shoes wear steal at Charlotte Russe you can read all about the buy here. My New Charloette Russe PumpsI did my very first twist out post big chop on on my natural hair I loved the results as did many of my friends and family. My hair is growing slowly but surely. I cannot wait until my twist outs look like this again.
Ahora sobre el oufit! Si te acuerdas de la entrada Fashion and Faith: Easter Outfit Ideas
di un visual de la ropa que pensaba usar el Domingo de Pascua. El look se vio tal como lo había imaginado! Yo no podría haber sido más feliz! Busqué por todo el centro comercial por un blazer azul marino, me encontré con uno en Forever 21, no estaba contenta con el color o la calidad de la tela así que terminé tomando prestado el de mi hermana. Uno thrifted de la marca Jones New York, que sin duda le quedo perfecto, y combino tal como queria con mi vestido de la marca American Rag. El cual consegui en la tienda de Macy's. Mis zapatos los compre en oferta de la tienda Charlotte Russe, pueden leer todo acerca de la compra aquí My New Charloette Russe Pumps
Hice mi primer "twist out" en mi cabello despues del "big chop" me encantó el resultado al igual que muchos de mis amistades y familiares. Mi cabello está creciendo lento pero seguramente. No puedo esperar hasta que mis "twist outs" se vean asi
de nuevo .
Dress/ Vestido- American Rag via Macy's
Shoes/ Zapatos- Charlotte Russe
Belt/Cinturon- Nine West via Burlington Coat Factory
Here is my mini Chica Fashion with her Easter look. I bought her whole outfit from Carters, they were having a 60% off sale. Her shoes are also from Carters and were 25% off. I made her headband to match with her dress with supplies from Michael's.
Aquí está mi mini Chica Fashion con su look de Pascua. Su outfit entero es de la tienda Carter's, tenían un 60% de menos de descuento en venta. Sus zapatos son también de Carter, y tenian un 25% de menos de descuento . Le hice diadema para que combine con su vestido.
"Emiliani Enterprises Hosted the Groundbreaking 4th Dimension Hair Spectacular to usher in the "Day of the Hairdresser"
Braided Warrior Look (Photo Credit: Beauty Press)
I had the opportunity to attend Emiliani's "Day of the Hairdresser" show, which made its epic debut this weekend at The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. The two-day event lived up to all of its hype and exceeded expectations as one of the most innovative displays of talent in the industry. There was no shortage of amazing moments, stellar creativity and awe-inspiring talent.
Right before heading out to Atlantic City for Day one of two.
Shoes/Zapatos- Mossimo Target
Necklace/Collar- Chica Fashion
What I wore on day two.
Dress/ Vestido- c/o Estava Morioka
Jean Jacket- H&M
The two-day extravaganza kicked off with an exclusive VIP party where famed celebrity hairdressers such as Robert Cromeans, Nicholas French, Phillip Wilson, Amit Abraham, Gina Khan, Patrick McIvor, Joseph DiMaggio, Jo Blackwell, Michael O'Rourke, Boyd Parris, Rafe Hardy, Tim Hartley, Leonel Rodriguez and Rocco Vitelli arrived ready to party along with their admiring fans.
The vivacity of the stylists fed the crowd's appetites for glamour, drama and ingenuity - concepts essential to this eclectic craft. Andre Chiavelli, Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Emiliani Enterprises, gave a riveting speech during the opening acts of the grand event on Monday driving home the adage of "giving credit where credit is due."
Fashion has dominated the runway as the only star of the show for too long, for with out the throngs of beauty teams backstage and behind the scenes, the images of perfectly polished models and celebrities would be non-existent. The talents of the fashion and beauty world should work hand in hand to create the most exceptional results. All of the characteristics of iconic clothing - sharp lines, vivid colors and unforgettable silhouettes - are paramount in beauty as well. Our hair is a direct expression of our personalities and can be a manifestation of our wildest dreams.
Thousands of people turned out to see the show the hair industry has been anticipating for months. "The Day of the Hairdresser" featured avant-garde and high fashion looks; the energy from the crowd was electric as each artist created their own dream world on the runway. Case in point: Phillip Wilson cut a models' hair while she hung upside down from cloths in a Cirque-du-Solei style performance.
Phillip Wilson Cutting Hair Upside Down (Photo Credit: Beauty Press)
High Fashion Hair (Photo Credit: Beauty Press)
This show marked the start of a hair revolution. The beauty industry thus far was always an after thought compared to the fashion industry, but that ended with "The 4th Dimension." The success of this show has inspired the hair industry to continue on its path of recognition. Be on the lookout for Emiliani to take Fashion Week by storm in the Fall.
Rafe Hardy Cutting Hair (Photo Credit: Beauty Press)
In celebration of today’s release of THE LUCKY ONE, Warner Bros Pictures hosted exclusive “Make Your Date with Destiny” events in Houston and San Antonio.
At the Hotel Derek in Houston, fans gathered to hear Jose “JoJo” Padrón of
Univision Radio read an excerpt from the best-selling bookThe Lucky One. The reading was followed by a Q&A with Hispanic relationship expert Eva Szego, during which invited guests asked questions on love, fate and destiny—all prevalent themes in the film. “Sometimes we walk a certain path, but unexpected events happen that make us reevaluate our lives,” said Szego to the crowd.
On the River Walk in San Antonio, Janet Sanchez, the founder of Esposas Militares Hispanas USA, read a passage from the book and conducted a Q&A session with local community members. As a military spouse and former member of the Army National Guard, Sanchez was honored to be a part of this special event. Sanchez touched on her own personal experiences and discussed the impact that serving overseas has on relationships.
Zac Efron stars as U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault who travels to North Carolina after his third tour of duty in Iraq to find the woman who he thinks saved his life while he was at war. The film addresses fate, loss, luck and love as two total strangers’ lives become interconnected by a chance event half a world away.
THE LUCKY ONE is the latest film from Nicholas Sparks, the acclaimed author who penned the bestselling novels The Notebook andDear John. The romantic drama opens in theaters nationwide April 20, 2012.
necklace/collar- Burlington Coat Factory
tank/ franela- Forever 21
blazer/ chaqueta- Thrifted
jeans- no name
shoes/ zapatos- c/o Luichiny
On Tuesday April 17th I had the opportunity to attend Western
Union’s celebration of the launch of the company’s “Thanks a Thousand” campaign launch with Hip-Hop emcee, actor and best-selling author Common.
Through “Thanks a Thousand”, Western Union invites people to honor and thank those who hold a special place in their lives by uploading a
personalized video, photograph or a brief essay through its website.
El martes 17 de abril tuve la oportunidad de asistir a la celebración de
Western Union para de el lanzamiento de la campaña "Mil gracias" de con maestro de ceremonias, Common cantor de Hip-Hop, actor y autor best seller.
A través de "Mil Gracias", Western Union invita a la gente para honrar y agradecer a aquellos que tienen un lugar especial en sus vidas mediante la subida de un video personalizado fotografía, o un breve ensayo a través de su sitio web.
I had a wonderful time at this event and it was truly a pleasure
meeting Common. He is a very humble and kind individual apart from quite talented. For more pictures please visit the facebook page.
Tuve un tiempo maravilloso en este evento y fue realmente un placer conocer a Cmomon. Él es una persona muy humilde y amable, aparte de bastante talentoso. Para ver más fotos por favor visite la página de facebook.
I know, I know I am about a week late with this post, But in any event here are a few outfit ideas for your Easter look regardless of how you observe
the holiday or where you are going, one of these looks is sure to fit the bill.
If you know me then you know that I love Easter. Why? Because I grew up with the understanding that we are reconciled by His death and we are saved by His life. What better reason than the Lord to get all dressed up and look beautiful than this day, I think it is a super special celebration. For those who do not know how I feel about finding the perfect Easter outfit you can get an idea by reading last years Easter post
For this year's Easter outfit I have in mind to wear a lilac chiffon dress from American Rag, I snagged it on clearance at Macy's. I plan on wearing an open navy blue blazer over it with the sleeves cuffed. To add my sense of style and flair I'll add a leopard skinny belt, floral print shoes and of course accessories to boot.
Below is a visual of what my outfit is going to look like.
Ya sé, ya sé que estoy casi una semana retrasada con esta entrada, pero en cual quier caso, aquí están algunas ideas para su look de Pascua. A pasar de cómo vayas a observar el dia o a dónde vayas para celebrar, unos de estos atuendos estaran mas que bien para la ocasion.
Si me conoces ya sabes que me encanta la Pascua. ¿Por qué? Porque yo crecí con el entendimiento de que somos reconciliados por Su muerte y somos salvos por Su vida. ¿Qué mejor razón que el Señor para vestir se y lucir bella que este dia, creo que es una celebracion súper especial. Para aquellos que no saben cómo me siento acerca de encontrar el atuendo perfecto para el dia de Pascua pueden leer la entrada sobre mi atuendo del año pasado aqui
Este año tengo en mente usar un vestido de gasa color lila de la marca American Rag, lo consgui en oferta en Macy's. Mi plan es llevar una chaqueta abierta color azul marino sobre él, con las mangas esposadas. Para añadir mi sentido de lestilo le voy a añadir un cinturon delgado con estampado de leopardo, zapatos de estampado de flores y accesorios, por supuesto.
A continuación les muestro una representación visual de como mi atuendo se vera.
As the saying goes; April showers bring May flowers. Rain is no reason to keep from being fabulous; even with it raining cats and dogs out you can throw on a pair of rain boots to not only be dressed for the weather but to look great
Galoshes can go will with just about every look, below find an outfit idea...
Como dice el refrán, lluvias de Abril traen las flores de Mayo. La lluvia no es razón para dejar de ser fabulosa, a pesar de que llueve a cántaros a fuera usted puede poner se un par de botas de lluvia, no sólo para estar vestida para el clima, pero para verse super bien
Las botas de agua se pueden combinar con casi todos los looks, a continuación encontrará una idea como pueden usar las...
In 1995, Selena was the most popular Tejano recording star in the world, and she was looking forward to a future that seemed like a dream. After years of traveling the country in a bus, struggling to make a name for her, Selena had finally found success: a number one single, a Grammy Award, an upcoming English language album and, most importantly, a husband that she loved and was looking forward to building a life, and a family, with. But in a flash, it was all taken away. After her shocking murder, husband Chris Pérez was left to pick up the pieces of his life and find a way to move forward. Now, for the first time, Pérez tells his story in the intimate and moving book.
TO SELENA, WITH LOVE by Chris Perez Celebra Hardcover; On-sale: Available as of March 6 on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart, Target. $24.95; ALSO AVAILABLE AS A SIMULTANEOUS SPANISH LANGUAGE TRADE PAPERBACK PARA SELENA, CON AMOR; $15.00
“Lots of people asked me to write our story after Selena passed. I always said no. My feelings were too private... I was too busy desperately trying to wall off that part of my life completely...I have begun to realize that, by burying everything, I've actually been living my life with blinders on, just putting one foot in front of the other without really moving forward at all...Selena loved as hard as she lived. We loved her in return – her family, her friends, her fans, and me, her husband, who felt like the luckiest man alive every time Selena said my name. This book is for her."
– Chris Perez, from “TO SELENA, WITH LOVE”
From joining Selena’s band and realizing he was falling in love with her, to hiding their relationship and finally confessing to her family, getting married and buying a house, and planning their future family, Pérez details their ups and downs truthfully, meaningfully, and movingly. And his honesty is never more devastating then in his description of the black hole of depression he fell into after Selena’s death. “TO SELENA, WITH LOVE” is the never-before-told story of the man who loved a superstar, his wife, and had to cope with losing her at the hands of a brutal murderer who was once considered a friend.
About The Author
Chris Perez is a Grammy-winning American guitarist and the widower of superstar recording artist Selena. He won a Latin Grammy for his 2000 solo album,Resurrection. Since 2006 he has been a guitarist for A.B. Quintanilla III y Los Kumbia All Starz. He lives in San Antonio, TX.
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My sister, Natalia is going to flip when she sees that I used her latest nail art invention for my Manicure Monday post. That's what sisters are for though, right? To lend a hand pun intended lol!
She sent this over to me yesterday via text, looks like the night before she had been fooling around with some ideas and polish or saw a similar mani on Pinterest and this is what she came up with.
I love it and think it is very cute and in season. The bright pink falls right into the neon trend. By using the gray base she has also created some color
blocking as well.
Mi hermana, Natalia se va a morir cuando vea que he utilizado su última invención de arte de uñas para mi entrada de Manicure Monday. Pero para eso es que son las hermanas, ¿verdad? Para darle la mano a uno lol!
Ella m envió esto a ayer a través de texto, parece que la noche anterior había estado jugando con algunas ideas y esmarte o vio algun mani en Pinterest y esto es lo que le ocurrió.
Me encanta y creo que es muy lindo y husto para la temporada. El color rosa brillante cae a la derecha en la tendencia de neón. Y el uso de la base gris también ha creado un poco de color blocking.
This post is so late it is almost sad lol, but I am trying to play catch up so here we go...
On Tuesday, March 13th from 6-10pm I attended Dina Manzo's Designer Affair Wedding, Event & Design Showcase
at The Brownstone in Paterson, NJ. It was a weddings and special events showcase featuring NYC and NJ's premier event specialists.
Featured exhibitors include Stuffed Cupcake, RSVP To Me, Design Spree, Dazian Fabrics and Weddings for Heros to name a few. Guests experienced an informal fashion show by I do, I do Bridal Boutique, living art presented by Ten 31 Productions and an elegant display by Designer Affair.