Fashion Week: Backstage at Alon Livne SS 2014

Fashion Week: Backstage at Alon Livne SS 2014

Back to the future, back to the eighties for Israeli born Alon Livne and his debut at NYFW. The collection fused impeccable tailoring with splashes of neon colors in fuchsia, luscious shades of deep purple and pastel baby blues. When asked about his inspiration Livne said, “The inspiration was 80’s and 90’s but in a […]

Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty at Zero + Maria Cornejo SS14

Fashion Week: Backstage Beauty at Zero + Maria Cornejo SS14

Fashion week backstage at the Zero + Maria Cornejo show is always fun to see.  For her SS ’14 RTW collection the designer  honed in on a couple different ideas that ranged from desert dwelling communities to a mirror exhibit that she saw at the Palais de Tokyo. When asked about her inspiration she said, […]

TMG Style: Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld, Together Again

Karl-Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld

The September issue of Harper’s Bazaar is sure to catch a few eyes in the fashion world. For her latest body of work as the global fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar Carine Roitfeld tapped longtime friend Karl Lagerfeld to photograph “Singular Beauties” which celebrates the diversity of women. In reviewing the editorial it came as […]

TMG Style: How To Rock A Summer Scarf

Lilogi Scarves

Okay so summer is quickly “A comin’ and a goin,” that said let’s talk about getting the best out of the last few days and weeks out of summer. Got Scarf?, because if you don’t you are missing out on a year round  trend that is both effortless and chic. Before we begin lets clear […]

TMG Style: The LUXE life with Kao Pao Shu – The Voyager Carry-On Tote

Kao Pao Shu Voyager

Passport; check. Giuseppe Zanotti Camo Kevin 10 Loafers; check.  SAS (Scotch & Soda) Cotton Linen Blazer/Royal; check.  Dita Mach One’s; check.  Neil Barret Club Stripe Short; check. Random white V-neck; check.  Carry-on…??  Did I forget something? I am glad I asked that question because I have an answer. Drum Roll Please, the piece de resistance […]

TMG Style: DC Happenings – Ann Taylor Concept Store Opening Pentagon City

AnnTaylor Pentagon City

When you walk into the new Ann Taylor concept store at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City be prepared for a new experience.  This Ann is different.   She is still a career girl.  But, she has lightened up…literally.  This Ann is whimsical, clever, modern and fun.  She still wears tailored suits on occasion.  (And with […]

TMG Style: Macy’s Spring Essentials 2013 with Daisy Lewellyn…

Macys Spring Essentials 2013

Fashion was in full gear at Metro Center in Washington, DC on Thursday March 28, 2013. In partnership with DC’s  Capitol File Magazine, Macy’s was home to the Spring Essentials runway show hosted by author and TV personality Daisy Lewellyn. The event highlighted the five “Must have” trends of the season that every woman needs […]

TMG Style: Alloro Trunk Show Collection


On March 21, the Alloro Collection opened its doors for its second trunk show featured at Tabula Rasa in Washington, DC. The collection provided a unique experience for women suffering from breast cancer and sets the stage for innovation in the market where there is little visibility given to women who want to dress and […]

TMG Style: Kao Pao Shu Bags – Stop & Stare…

Kao Pao Shu Bags

Kao Pao Shu is the brainchild of Naida Begeta a fashion visionary and creator of the stunning brand that is taking the industry by storm. Since the brand’s inception in 2006, Naida has won numerous awards in her native Sarajevo and abroad. Her acclaim has garnered an audience here in the US and worldwide for […]

TMG Style: Betsey Johnson Launches at Macy’s Herald Square NYC….


Where has Betsey been and you might be wondering Betsey who? No one but the iconic fashion designer Betsey Johnson… Who else? The queen of glam and catwalk cartwheels has been busy doing what she does best, keeping the fun in fashion!  In her most recent press release she enthusiastically comments “I’m back!!! Doing my […]

TMG Style: Vans + Kenzo & The Clouded Leopard

Vans/Kenzo Leopard Sunflower Cuban Sand

Did someone mention collaboration, because this one has been a huge success from the beginning and 2013 will continue to be a big year for Van’s and Kenzo. The shoe veterans have paired up once more to bring us an inspiration straight from the jungle….literally. Dubbed The Clouded Leopard, creative directors from Kenzo Humberto Leon and […]

Fashion Girl: Twitter Giveaway – Win So Excessive Liquid Metal Necklace…


UPDATE:  Contest has ended.. Liquid Metal is So Excessive’s newest piece from the Spring 2012 collection and I am offering 3 readers the opportunity to win this FABULOUS necklace. This is an incredible piece so get on it!!! How To Enter: Follow – Both @TheMakeupGirl and @SoExcessive on Twitter Tweet the following phrase – I […]

Fashion Girl: Marie Denee is Chevy’s Fashion Cruze-arati!


Have you heard?  Have you heard?  Chevrolet is doing this HUGE marketing push for their new ride the Cruze (which looks pretty fun). and they have a team of six bloggers cruzing around the country checking out stuff and one of them is my girl Marie Denee from the blog The Curvy Fashionista.  Marie is […]

Beauty News: Gwyneth Paltrow Covers InStyle Magazine’s 200th Issue…

InStyle January Cover - Gwyneth Paltrow

January 2011 marks InStyle’s 200th issue! This is one of my all time FAVORITE mags (remember when they listed me in the “Best of the Web” issue? I die!!) Well, featured on the cover is Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow who opens up to her pal Faith Hill about family, fashion and more. A few highlights: On […]

TheFashionGirl: Neiman Marcus Last Call Studio…


Firstly, let me apologize profusely for my absence but I have been busy making a few minor and MAJOR changes on TheMakeupGirl.  The first thing you may notice is the new layout, it is designed to be easier to navigate for you!  Secondly, I have started a new column here on TMG called TheFashionGirl.  I […]

TMG Project: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week S/S 2011


Here we are again, Fashion Week in New York City.  The big kickoff is tomorrow and this year we are covering a whole slew of shows.  Coverage will be up daily with as much info as possible on upcoming trends/looks etc.  This season marks to move from Bryant Park to the new digs in Lincoln […]

Breaking News: Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen Found Dead…


Wow….I cannot BELIEVE this news and right at the start of New York Fashion Week!  A spokesperson has confirmed that iconic fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead in his London home, an apparent suicide at the age of 40. His company’s communications director, Samantha Garrett, says McQueen’s body was found Thursday morning. She […]

Beauty News: Who Are The Beauty Girls??


So you have probably noticed my new weekend read with The Beauty Girls. well, just in time for New York fashion week, we are announcing our new website together –! With Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week right around the corner (it starts this Thursday, 9/10/09!) and with all the beauty blogs out there promising […]