Have you ever wondered why couture and special occasion dresses are so expensive? Well today's Video Of The Week will give you a glimpse inside the making of a couture gown. It will help everyone appreciate the attention to detail that goes on behind the scenes. Just by watching this video from Nigel Chia, we see that it must take an extreme amount of time and effort to hand sew all the beading and sequins. Hence the reason for the exorbitant pricing. Now that you can appreciate it, why not try your hand at it? All it takes is a swatch of fabric and a pack of sequins. We'll try our hand at it, hope you will too.
It might not officially be a trend yet but don't tell that to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. The couple posted Twitter and Instagram photos of themselves in chic KFC and fire patterned onesies. You can get in on the trend by making one yourself. We'll point you in the starting direction.
Are you in the market for a new sewing machine? We recently purchased a new Husqvarna machine and we're really excited to start sewing with it. It was an off the cuff purchase so we didn't really spend too much time researching. But if we did, here is a list of things we would have wanted...
If you're in the market for a new sewing machine, or just an experienced sewer, tell us what are YOUR must-have features!
Congratulations are in order for Tracee Ellis Ross. She won her first Golden Globe Award...Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series - Musical Or Comedy. Very fitting that she seems to be headed down the same path as her infamous Mother, Diana Ross. It's a family affair. We know her for her acting on Blackish but did you know she can sing too? We caught a clip of Tracee Ellis Ross singing with her mom, Diana Ross on her website. Not too bad.
Next up on the blog.... a post on Golden Globe winner Tracee Ellis Ross. So we thought it only befitting to dedicate this Video Of The Week to her. Check out this video of her describing her style and opinions on style. "I am a what makes you feel beautiful advocate."
After watching all of the movie trailers for the Golden Globes nominated films, We've decided to start a new series here on the blog. We'll be posting reviews on movie trailers. First up, designer Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals.
The trailer is quite suspenseful and intriguing. It is also very mysterious. We had to watch the trailer several times to try to get a feel for what the storyline is. So here's our best guess...
We're back with another post on the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. This time, we're bringing you a quick take on the trends we spotted on the red carpet.
First up...glitter and beads. Our favorite. So who was in on this trend? Janelle Monae and Naomie Harris both wore Giorgio Armani Prive dresses that sparkled with glitter and beads.
Cue Bruno Mars' song "Versace on the floor." The best dressed celebs on the Golden Globes 2017 Red Carpet all donned Versace. Would you agree? Naomi Campbell, Reese Witherspoon, Luciana Damon, and Blake Lively all chose to strut the carpet in Atelier Versace gowns. Simple, elegant, and classy.
Our favorite was Blake Lively's black velvet gown with gold metal detailing.
The Golden Globes will air on January 8th on NBC. Will you be watching? It's the time of year when everyone is predicting who will win. We decided to get in on the excitement and present to you our predictions for the 7 major categories of the 2017 Golden Globes. Surprisingly, there is a major designer on the list. Congrats to Tom Ford for being nominated in the Best Director category. You'll have to watch to see if he wins, and of course to see what he wears.
After watching all the trailers for the nominated films, we came up with our list of predictions. So with no further delay...
If you follow our weekly Video Of The Week posts, you'll remember YouTuber April and her show "Thrifted Transformations." Well today, we've got a special treat to share. Seems she had her first television appearance on The Real and we're happy to report that we're sharing the video of her appearance. Your jaw will drop when you see her amazing transformations, and we hope it leaves you filled with inspiration!
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