Let’s call this week’s review of FocusOnStyle’s 15th anniversary online post, the anti- Mommy Chic battle of those who overdo and those who purposely schlump out, and the relvelation that comes from their “sameness,” even though they may think they are light years apart. As we gear up to Mother’s Day let’s look back at the neighborhood of the mom’s at my son’s elementary school, the ones I called the YUMDAF’s and the OAFH’s. –S.H. Mommy (Un)Chic: Mommyheads Blowin’ In The Wind… Dear Diary: One of the […]
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Children’s clothing is always so adorable. Add designer names to the mix, and YOU need a drool bib. The on trend, Italian luxury boutique luisaviaroma.com just loaded up with what’s chic for summer kid’s clothes. Look at the total cuteness in the photo above… sweeeet, right? From animal prints to bold floral pants. Dusty pastels and lot’s a modern twists on classic denim. I love this photo op friendly polka dot dress above from Rykiel Enfant. Can you imagine an adorable toddler twirling […]
It’s back-to-school season and while we’ve recently shown you the best from high-end brands like Chloe and Stella McCartney for inspiration, here we pay a nod to Ralph Lauren’s smart, preppy and attainable line of Kid’s clothes. From the master of American sportswear and one blockbuster designer that virtually every single person owns an item from comes a line of colorful classics with Lauren’s signature notes. >>> MORE: Ways to spoil your kids in style >>MORE: Inspiring Kid’s Clothes >>Meet the […]
Who needs Missoni for Target mayhem when you can dress your kiddies in the real, quality deal? Girls and petites rejoice, Missoni girls latest range delves into the house’s mastery of optical knits for adorable plays on proportions in vibrant color ways and playful silhouettes that are charmingly girlie without being too saccharine sweet. And while the price-points may not be the friendliest, keep in mind that they are certain to last well into the beyond for durable, covetable hand-me-downs. […]
I can see clearly now, the baby’s here… First time moms always lament over the right crib to buy… I know I drove myself crazy. Cribs, for the most part, are not particularly decor friendly when you live in a modern home. Then there are the cribs that look like prisons with their safety rails blocking view of the precious one. US magazine reports that Beyonce purchased a lucite Nurseyworks Vetro crib back in November for baby Blue Ivy. The […]
Top children's fashion design… for the little ones. When Oshkosh is not an option, the sky is the limit for luxury children's clothing…With luxury houses zeroing in on the children's market come three impressive collections from Chloe, Lanvin and Stella McCartney.As you'd expect, Lanvin's recent 25 piece kid's outing is for the pint-size princess in your life with prices hovering around an exorbitant $800 mark, while the Chloe range tightly mirrors it's women's.
Do you think what you see is what you get when you see a photo in a catalog, magazine or ad? Not always. Expert retoucher Sharon Daniels shares some profrssional retouching tips on what happens behind the scenes on a commercial campaign that uses mostly real people instead of fashion models. — S.H.My partner and I recently retouched the images below for the Lindsay Phillips fall campaign for SwitchFlops. Before we began retouching the images Lindsay's creative director expressed that […]
Mini Me Delight…As soon as I walked into the new store in SoHo, the downtown NYC the city mom in me fell completely in love with the most adorable, on trend, and cool kids clothing that were on display at the British AllSaints Spitalfield store.It was a total mini me mecca of the hippest (and not insanely expensive) kids clothes that I’ve seen in a long time– from a rugged motorcycle jacket, to architecturally gathered dresses, ruffed up lace-up boots, […]
Road to style can be spotty…Another mom note from today that even the Material Girl can’t top.I’m totally mixed on this one. Cynthia Rowley has designed 11 styles of Pampers, including pastels, stripes, madras and ruffles.On one hand, sure why shouldn’t diapers be cute?On the other hand, what about my pet peeve with all those moms, dads, and nannies who let the kid run around with a full load. Gross as that is, a pretty diaper is another excuse to […]
Madonna the Mommy has the same dress concerns as you and ILast week we announced that Madonna’s Material Girl Collection is the ultimate Mommy and Me clothing line. Now we have a video of Madonna the Mom talking about what it’s like to have a very stylish child.Her concerns and proud mom moments sound pretty much the same as most parents who live in an urban environment and happen to have a rather sophisticated kid– it’s rather cute and endearing.Material […]
“Mom Alert: Get the sandbox set ready to play a very chic Smurfette dress-up.The blue hair is really not out of the blue for Katy Perry, she also sports blue hair on the cover of “California Gurls,” that features Snoop Dogg, and she tells the Los Angeles Times, it’s “probably because I’m going to be a Smurfette one day.” That would be for the 3D “The Smurfs Movie,” that is scheduled to be released at the end of the year.”
I’ll Have What She’s Having: What to wear to the playground? An easy mom uniform that works.What’s really amazing about Jennifer Garner is that she looks so normal when off the red carpet.We spotted her at the Milk + Bookies First Annual Story Time Celebration in Los Angeles event and although her outfit is far from exciting it does have the right polished element to make any busy mom’s play wardrobe work: a shrunken blazer.