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Cotton Candy Wild Spring Fever ’14

Cotton Candy Wild Spring Fever '14

STELLA McCARTNEY shirts top
stellamccartney.com

2b thong sandals
2bstores.com

Gold purse
shoptiques.com

MARC BY MARC JACOBS watch
revolveclothing.com

Metal heart sunglasses
shopzerouv.com

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Although it may be getting chilly outside…Let’s recap on some of my fave sunny Spring/Summer 2012 Collections

Here are some of my favorite 2012 Spring/Summer Collections videos I just had to post and share.

Grab a hot coco if you’d like & sit back, relax, & enjoy.

(Couldn’t resist only putting one of Oscar de la Renta’s Spring/Summer 2012 collections, had to include the Resort Collection.)

Oscar de la Renta – Resort 2012

Oscar de la Renta – Spring/Summer 2012

Michael Kors

Diane Von Furstenberg

Moschino

Victoria Beckham

Tadashi Shoji

Vera Wang

Betsey Johnson

Now, many of my friends have told me in the past, that some of the stuff on the runways is crazy, and stuff they’d NEVER wear. However I like to tell them to keep in mind, although many of the fashions that are displayed in fashion shows aren’t pieces everyone would like to actually wear, I can certainly find elements that will and are being incorporated into our everyday fashions whether we take notice or not. Some of my friends truly admire the fashions they see on the runway, but think they could never pul it off themselves. When I point them out, suddenly it’s like I can see the light bulb above their head turn on as they flash a smilez at me. Helping my maybe-not-so-fashion-informed friends out always brings me joy.

So if you’re someone who think they don’t have the best up-to-date fashion out there, hopefully this has inspired you to be on the lookout for the latest and upcoming trends & possibly help you incorporate a little something something in your wardrobe collection! (; If not, hopefully watching the fashion shows & just admiring has been entertaining! (:

P.S.  As you can see, I’ve added NEW link buttons!! a FB LIKE page, link to my personal/fashion/beauty/random/inspiring TUMBLR, & new account to CHICTOPIA where I will occasionally be uploading OOTD from time to time. <3

Youtube Videos Provided By: FatalefashionII

Behind-The-Seams photos [part 2] Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami 2012

Continuation from Behind-The-Seams photos (Part 1) CLICK PICTURE to go to Part 1

This will be my last post from behind-the scenes covering Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Miami 2012. It was such an amazing and fun experience. Both the models, designers, backstage managers–everyone– were incredibly friendly.

If anyone I’ve met there miraculously happens to be reading this right now, THANK YOU! Everyone was amazing & I can’t wait for the next time we’ll meet again.

All the swim apparel from Diesel, White Sands Australia, Poko Pano, Beach Bunny, Crystal Jin, L*Space by Monica Wise, Wildfox Swim, Caffé Swimwear, Dolores Cortés, Mara Hoffman, Aqua Di Lara, A.Ché, Norma Kamali, Red Carter, CIA.Martima, Luli Fame, LUXE by Lisa Vogel, Lisa Blue, DiNelia Brazil, A.Z Arujo, Aguaclara, Aquarella, Have Faith Swimwear, Kooey Swimwear Australia, Nicolita, Sonia Vera Swimwear, Jogo Beach, Perfect Tan Bikini, Tavik, & Zingara… were all absolutely stunning. It was torture seeing all the new swimwear and not being able to wear them myself just yet. I would’ve loved to be caught in any of their looks, especially in beautiful South Beach Miami.

Models pose backstage ready for the CAFFÉ Swimwear show

Whitney Port getting her photo taken before the Mara Hoffman show

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Behind-The-Seams photos [part 1] Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami 2012

Entering the Oasis tent

Birds-eye View from The Raleigh Penthouse

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Miami 2012! & VIP Lounge

LUXE by Lisa Vogel runway in the Cabaña Grande, only moments away from starting the show!

Models rehearsing for the CIA.Martima show

Designer Lisa Vogel being interviewed backstage Cabaña Grande

Model getting her hair retouched before the DIESEL show

SKYY Vodka bar & photo booth for guests

Model getting some MAKE UP FORVER done

Press/Media backstage getting photos of the models

Models posing backstage the Oasis before the L*Space by Monica Wise show

Model getting her hair done before hitting the runway

Kristen Cavallari walks the runway with Diesel denim flag for the DIESEL finale

Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton posing for a picture before the CAFFÉ Swimwear show

…to be continued in [part 2] Behind-The-Seams photos [part 2] Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Miami 2012

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