Saturday, April 21, 2012

MODEST LOOKBOOK : Leelee Sobieski

Leelee Sobieski has been looking dang chic over the last few days at the Tribeca Film Festival. How pretty and simple are these looks? No frills, just class. So why not wear our pencil skirts with a great, loose-fitting t? We know we're going to try it out. And isn't the simplicity of the Jil Sander white dress amazing? We think we'll have to vote for her in Vogue's 10 best dressed this week....

Thursday, April 19, 2012

BRIDAL WEEK 2013 HIGHLIGHT - Oscar de la Renta

Photos via OscarPRGirl


Bridal week in NYC this week was another sort of dull week where all the dresses looked exactly the same. Strapless column dresses and ball gowns were everywhere as usual. And then there was Oscar. Finally one who stepped away from the norm and did something, well, classic. We're hoping we're starting to see a resurgence in classic wedding dresses with sleeves. And we owe a huge thanks to Kate for that. 
    Back in 2009 when Vera Wang designed Ivanka Trump's wedding gown (seen above), she had some restrictions. You see Ivanka had just converted to Judaism and she needed something that covered for her more orthodox ceremony to her husband. Vera Wang said this... "She was actually very much about being covered and I seized the chance to do a dress that wasn't naked and very Hollywood." When asked if she thought Ivanka would start a trend with her sleeves she said, "Nothing would make me happier. I've been doing strapless dresses for 15 years. It's tiring."
   Lastly, all of this reminds one of us of our own wedding dress. I guess we'll see if it stands the test of time. It would be the biggest compliment if one of our own future daughters wanted to wear it. 

CLINTON KELLY - Appearance at Macy's City Creek

Look who it is! It's Clinton Kelly from TLC's "What Not To Wear"! And he's coming to the brand new Macy's at beautiful City Creek in Salt Lake this Saturday to do a presentation on his Spring must-haves for women of all shapes and sizes. He's also just wrapped up taking part in Macy's million dollar makeover that aired two nights ago where the winner Dylan Gold, an entrepreneur in furniture making, was given not only the big monetary prize, but also advice from designers in the business and a make-over from Mr. Kelly to help in his pursuits of winning. This is the second year the competition has taken place where Macy's has selected 3 finalists in home design, food, or fashion, from applicants on their Facebook page. Maybe we should apply in the coming years in creating a clothing line! Or maybe some of you should apply in the 3 areas of design. In any case, you should definitely come to see what Mr. Kelly has to say on Saturday. It's the perfect excuse to get down to City Creek and view the fabulous site. Oh and it's at the perfect time, 1pm. Looks like one of us may have an excuse to hit some of the shops.... (Oh, and we've been invited to cover the event, so make sure and say 'hello' if you make it out.)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


This has been one of our most favorite modest dresses lately. It seems that there is always room for chiffon when spring comes along. Although much of what was seen on the runways was a little less covered, we'd love to show you how designers have used the material beautifully;  this dress from Jason Wu, this from Oscar de la Renta's collection, this from Chloe or this and this from Dior. We think colorful chiffon is just beautiful! So when we found this vintage dress on Ebay we were pretty excited.  And really sometimes good things come to those who bid :).

Monday, April 16, 2012

COACHELLA 2012 FASHION - via Refinery 29

Thanks to Refinery 29 we all have some great shots of the style at the Coachella music festival this year. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the festival, it's pretty much a celebration of who's who in the music scene right now. You have everyone from the big bands of Radiohead and the Black keys, to other amazing bands like Beirut, M83, The Shins, and The Head and the Heart, to name a few. And since the festival has been on the rise in Palm Springs, you have a definite style that has emerged. It seems to be the music festival of choice to attend for photos of the laid back/hippie-esque style. We've loved viewing what goes on there every year. Maybe one year we'll actually get to make it down there....

Saturday, April 14, 2012

MODEST LOOKBOOK - Emily Blunt in Carolina Herrera

It's strange that we see some of these looks on the runway and they all kind of blend in. This particular dress didn't necessarily stand out in Carolina Herrera's fall collection, but as soon as someone steps out wearing it, we can't help but think "Ooooh, I love that! Who is the designer?", not realizing that we've already seen it before. Regardless, we think Emily Blunt looks fabulous in it.