Friday, September 11, 2009

I Like What You Got

ello love.
to day is designated designer friday, yeah!

time to meet rachel roy. the california native went to new york and gained an internship from rocawear. she started at the very bottom and eventually the creative director overseeing seven licences and running the design department and teams for all of rocawear juniors and girls. in 2004 she started her own line rachel roy and it had a glorious debut spring 2005. in 2007 she appeared on oprah and was inducted into the cfda(council of fashion designers of america). in 2008 she created a joint venture with jones apparel group inc. this year she she announced a jewelry collaboration with estelle and opened a special pop up shop in soho this month. now, rachel rachel roy, her line supported by jones apparel group, is available exclusively at macy's this very instant!! its lower budget collection and the clothes are youthful and edgy. the star pieces include a perfect leather bomber, bohemian fur vest, studded handbags, and neon purple skinny jeans. the most expensive item is $299 so frugalistas rejoice. key pieces and guilt free prices...ain't nothing wrong with that.

word on the street_fashions night out was a success. designers, photographers, muses, and models took over the streets. pop up shops, guest appearances, a clothing drive, and delicious treats, what more could you ask?

daily fashion tip_its been kinda rainy lately. like torrential winds and freezing cold temperatures. what ever happened to indian summer? some say it got sent to a reservation but that's a debate for another day. in order to combat the wind and the rain i've armed you with the trench. black and tan are the way to go sherlock, word on the street is gap has the simplest, durable cuts( i know i love my black, knee-length, double-breasted trench.) for flair try a graffiti trench from rachel rachel roy. it's investment piece.


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