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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Our fav Menswear looks!

The boys are back in town and we are glad. As the menswear Spring 2010 shows come to an end here are our top menswear haute picks! We love our men manly with a double scoop of swag and a hint of chic!
Hermes
Etro
Z Zegna
Costume National
Kenzo
Paul Smith
Iceberg
Trussardi 1911
Burberry Prosum
We heart menswear! Love, Kelie XO

Recessionista files: Sample Sales

The more the merrier! Even after a shopping spree in Montreal we still can't get enough of our NY haute deals! See "Recessionista files" on the side for details. Love, Kelie XO

Monday, June 28, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

Milan: Too cool for School - Moschino

Moschino brought it back with this show reminiscent of the AC/DC era.
Love,
Kelie XO
Photo credits: Marcio Madeira/FirstView.com

Milan: Walk in the park!

Etro (below) and D&G (above) were both inspired by the outdoors for their runway design it seems. Kean Etro opted for dark hunter green grass to complement his chic tailoring and color pallette. While D&G opted for fresh bright grass keeping the atmosphere light, perfect for the tailored sporty look Domenico and Stephano presented.
Love,
Kelie XO
Photo credits: Marcio Madeira FirstView.com

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Recessionista files: Sample sales

The sales keep on coming. On the rack today: Rachel Roy collections, Me&Ro, Rogan and many more. Check out details on the side bar! Love, Kelie XO

Following us on Twitter just got easier!

Hey Fwacsters and Fwaconistas!
We added a "tweet it" button to our page. To follow us on Twitter, just click it!
Love,
Kelie XO

A tought for today and every day!

"You are a living magnet. What you attract into your life is in harmony with your dominant thoughts." - Brian Tracy

FWAC event - Artistic Expressions

In an effort to raise funds to build a hospital in Haiti, the Meaningful Minds Literacy Club for the Dorsainvil Foundation lined up musicians, singers, dance companies and poets for your viewing pleasure. Every once in a while, we come across people about whom we can't help but think - these individuals are truly genuine. We had the pleasure to speak to several of the organisers for Artistic Expressions for Haiti and let me (Kelie) tell you, you are in for a real treat. Showtime is on Sunday, June 27th from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Elk's Lodge. What's in it for you? On top of the Haitian flavored entertainment, you will be served a full course dinner with drinks, included in a slew of raffles and given the opportunity to silently bid on artwork pieces. As if this wasn't enough, Dr. Dorsainvil himself will join the fete and share his heart for the challenges the Haitian community is facing and the project at hand. Come out for a fun filled evening with delicious Haitian cuisine, mingling and artistic expressions! This is an event you do not want to miss. From our heart to yours. Love, Kelie XO
Get your tickets!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Recessionista files: Sample sales.

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania, Sunner and Carlos Falchi all go on sale tomorrow! For details, look at our side bar under "Recessionista files". Love, Kelie XO

Friday, June 18, 2010

Recessionista files: Sample sales.

Are your allergies getting the best of you today? I have the perfect remedy for your stuffy nose and watery eyes: retail therapy but at a fraction of the price. Check out all the sales going on this weekend in New York! With designers like Vena Cava, Catherine Malandrino and Proenza Schouler, you can love the air! Love, Kelie XO

Just because we love it!

As promised here are some of the pieces we have fallen over. Lee Angel, Pilar oxidized brass-plated earrings, $105. Love, Kelie XO

Just because we love it!

Lee Angel, Fatima silver-plated crystal bracelet, $170.

Just because we love it!

Falconiere, Frantz necklace $700.
Aurelie Bidermann, Wheat gold-gilded earings, $315.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Catch the trend?

As you might have noticed from our last 3 posts, we are hearting edgy yet feminine jewelry. Small earrings made out of chunky gems, antique gold chainmail cuffs, textured necklaces and the list goes on. These pieces are bold, they stand out and can win you tons of points on the edge -o-meter. There is an undeniable savoir-faire that goes into making pieces like the ones we are showcasing and these designers have hit the nail right on the head. Love, Kelie XO P.S.: More looks to come on Friday! :)
We have been on an online shopping binge for the past couple of days and we found these little wings earrings by Giles & Brother. Don't be fooled by the picture. They are actually quite dainty and can add the right amount of edge to any sophisticated outfit.

Giles & Brother, 18-karat gold-plated wing earrings. $70

Love,

Kelie XO

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Just because we love it!

Dannijo, Finley silver-plated earrings, $320.

Love,

Kelie XO

Just because we love it!

Willow, Beaded open-ended rope necklace, $415.

Love,

Kelie XO

Friday, June 11, 2010

Recessionista files: Sample sales

Hey there. If you need more clothes check out our side bar for the latest updates on sample sales in the city! Enjoy. Love, Kelie XO

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Recessionista files: Sample sales.

Check them out "to the right, to the right!" Love, Kelie XO

Monday, June 7, 2010

Oh snap! FWAC is on Twitter!

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We are on Twitter!!! Yes on twitter. We have reached stawlker-able status! It's frightening but we love being in touch with you so much that we had to cave in. Finding us is super easy! Just search our username: FashionWACNY! The account is brand new so we are following a ton of people including Malarianomore which motivated our choice to join! Follow the movement. Join the lifestyle. Tweet us! Love, Kelie XO
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Back by popular demand! Fashion Gives Back.

"Be the change you want to see in the world." We could not say it any better and here is your chance to do just that. On June 14, History Starts Now will be hosting their second annual Fashion gives back fashion show at Stone Rose lounge in Columbus Circle to raise awareness on human sex trafficking. Most people are not aware of the prevalence of this issue right here in New York City. HSN has made it their mission to shed light on New York's sex trafficking industry and all that it entails. In Kristina Lee Grandstaff's words:

History Starts Now, a non-profit organization aiding in the fight against sex trafficking of minors in the United States , is hosting their second annual “Fashion Gives Back” in less then two weeks. The event is on Monday, June 14th at 7pm at Stone Rose Lounge in Columbus Circle .

Leo Alexander will emcee the event, guest speaker, Kat Rohrer, Producer of Fatal Promises will show a clip from her documentary and HSN will give a presentation about sex trafficking in the U.S. as well as the vision of the team moving forward. This event will feature collections from designers including Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Winner of Season 6, Project Runway Designer Irina Shabayeva, and LaQuan Smith, to name a few. Sponsors include Bumble + Bumble, MAC Cosmetics, Bloomingdales, pop chips and Equinox. Spend an evening to treat yourself to a fashion show while donating money to this very important mission. Enjoy a signature cocktail and discounted hor'derves. Gift Bags for the first 150 guests! Tickets for this event are $25 (students), $35 (general admission) and may be purchased at the door or online at www.HistoryStartsNow.org I sincerely hope that you will be able to make this event where fashion meets philanthropy for a greater purpose.

Don't be left in the dark. Come out to this glamorous event with a heart. Love, Kelie. XO

Friday, June 4, 2010

Charity: water and TOMS shoes team up and it's about time!

The buy one give one California based shoe giant TOMS is finally teaming up with our own New York based Charity: water. It's about time for these two grass roots extremely successful and ground breaking non-for-profit companies to join forces and spread more goodness around the world. Together they created two water-esque printed designs in the TOMS winning shoe style. Each design is available in their limited edition colorway. The map shoe is in navy and the water shoe is in deep blue.
When you buy The Water Project Shoe, $5 will be used to fund a well serving 540 people in the community of Sekura, Ethiopia. And as always, for every pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need - One for One. This joint venture is definitely a great fashion meets awareness and then meets more awareness match.
Support the work of two organizations you love. Learn more and buy a pair now.
Love,
Kelie. XO

Recessionista files: Sample sales

As the economy is recovering, fashionistas all accross America are starting to let their style light shine again! Don't get left out in the dark. Check out these new sales. Step into the light in the side bar please! Love, Kelie. XO

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Work hard and play harder!

Hope you had a FWACtastic Memorial Day weekend. We sure missed being in touch with you but the rest and food binging was well needed. :) We spent time with friends, laid by the pool, travelled and ate more then we will ever admit but we kept some time aside to shoot for you. To see some of our street finds visit our Facebook Fan Page and browse through the 365 days of LOVE, FASHION and BEAUTY album! Enjoy! Love, Kelie.

Lunchtime in Midtown...NYC

Lunchtime in Midtown...NYC

Just a thought...

"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in other; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

- Audrey Hepburn

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