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Mercedes
California
A fashionista with a desire for adventure
Interests: Fashion. Travel. Sports. Reading. Music
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Purple Play Punch up your look with vibrant purples for a fresh take on the season. It may be a little premature to call it the "it" color for fall, but purple is definitely a top contender. Experiment with soft lips and smoldering eyeshadow in plum purples and vivid lilacs.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Anyone who knows me personally is quite aware that I have a serious obsession with Marc by Marc Jacobs accessories-the handbags in particular. With the fall season already amidst, I find myself craving a new handbag-a new bag for the new season only makes sense, right? While wandering through Nordstrom's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Chart topper Katy Perry is coming out with her own O.P.I. line which features fun colors titled Teenage Dream (a plummy pink sparkle), Not Like the Movies (metallic silver), Last Friday Night (a Crayola blue glitter), The One That Got Away (a deepest dark berry purple) plus one called Black... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Luckily for me (and you) couturier Iris van Herpen and architectural shoe company United Nude have joined forces to release a collaborative pair of wild sky-high boots that showcase the endless possibilities in shoe design. Recently spotted on the likes of Kim Kardashian, the one time catwalk addition has made... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2010 at TheShowroom
Rihanna's "Only Girl In The World" video premiered today and from the looks of things it seems as though she's moved past her dark, troubled past that made up most of the material from her last album, Rated R. The song carries a light-hearted tune, which is sure to turn... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at TheShowroom
Amber Shades Looking to turn heads this season? Reinvent your look with fall's smokin' hot beauty trends. Whether your into sultry smoked-out eyes, bold brows or laid-back lips, there's certainly something for everyone. Copper-drenched lids made their way from the fall couture shows and are a shimmering statement for cooler... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Designer Sarah Burton has proved genius for Alexander McQueen with the new Spring 2011 collection. While the clothing is captivating in it's own right, the brilliantly eccentric shoes are simply mind-blowing. Carrying on the McQueen legacy, the exquisite line still manages to leave me in awe with numerous breathtaking designs.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Marc Jacobs comes back stronger than ever for the Spring 2011 collection of Louis Vuitton. Although the coveted LV show seemed like a close repeat of the designers own line, there's no denying the eye-catching bags. The focus was clearly on evening, with handheld shapes and long-strapped mini bags—mostly in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at TheShowroom
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By now we're all aware that Kim is not an actress, a singer or even a dancer. But some how she's managed to make a house hold name for herself based on her image. Whether you love her or hate her, you gotta give the girl props for being a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at TheShowroom
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As the leaves begin to fall and the days get shorter it’s just another reminder that fall is fast approaching. If you’re anything like me, this time of year gives you the itch to shop for a new wardrobe. While I won’t quite be replenishing my whole closet, I am... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Looks like Beyonce has taken a cue from fashion house Chanel with her recent launch of temporary tattoos for her own line, House of Dereon. I guess you can’t really go wrong when borrowing ideas from the classic brand, but I’m afraid it just doesn’t blend as well with Beyonce’s... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at TheShowroom
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You may have seen celebs like Rihanna and Katy Perry decked out in the latest Minx nail design, which have become quite a trend. Unfortunately just like other celeb favorites, Minx nails come with a high price tag. At $50 a pop this weekly manicure can be pretty pricey. Fear... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2010 at TheShowroom
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It's no secret that the side swept braid has dominated for the past few seasons. I'm guilty of rockin' the look at least twice a week :). Alexander McQueen, however, has taken the look to all new heights for the Spring 2011 season. With Sarah Burton taking over, critics were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2010 at TheShowroom
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MAC has teamed up with Disney to create a devilish collection inspired by some of the most famous Disney villains. The collection highlights some of our favorite villains from classic Disney tales like Cruella De Vil, Maleficent, and Evil Queen. The line comes just in time for Halloween, which I'm... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at TheShowroom
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The Fall 2010 runways were full of lavish leopard prints that vamped up the lady like looks of the season. Nothing made this more apparent than the beauty trends that sauntered down the catwalks. The '50s cat-eye made a comeback with bold liquid linear,while strong brows were defined, lids were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2010 at TheShowroom
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While her bright red hair is still up for debate, Rihanna's new cd Loud has taken a creative turn that some how doesn't make as much sense. By now, we've gotten use to the fact that the Barbadian babe changes her look as much as she changes her shoes-it's almost... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2010 at TheShowroom
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As the new season rapidly approaches, I've been on the hunt for the must have lacquer colors for fall. Like all trends in the fashion realm, Chanel seems to set the tone for what to be on the look out for. With every new season, the fashion house releases a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at TheShowroom
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It looks like sping's military trend is making a smooth transition into the fall season, with a utilitarian chic twist! Don't put away those cargo pants just yet, remix your military look for fall with layers of faux fur and lace up ankle boots. Epaulets, cargo pockets, and zippers -... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at TheShowroom
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With the summer coming to a close, it's time to flash forward and start thinking about the seasons newest must haves. When it comes to being fashion forward, one can never go wrong with a great handbag. Whether your a fan of Marc Jacobs sequins, Lanvin leopard prints or Mulberry's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2010 at TheShowroom
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It's almost safe to say that I am a bit more obsessed with accessories than I am with clothes. So naturally when I came across the new Rachel Rachel Roy jewelry collection my mouth watered with enthusiasm. Not only is her new line affordable and available on her website and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2010 at TheShowroom
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I've been wanting a cool pair of platform pumps for the fall season for a while now, but haven't found the right pair yet. That is until I laid my eyes on these bad boys. I've recently fell in love with the edgy yet feminine designs from Elizabeth and James,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2010 at TheShowroom
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As I see it fashion can extend all the way to ones finger tips, literally. I came across the nail artist Naomi Yasuda who does amazing nail designs for such super stars as Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys. Her creative style steams from the hugely popular harajuku style that has... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Full time rocker and part time actress Taylor Momsen, from the hit TV show Gossip Girls, preformed at the Warp Tour in some clearly amazing heels. Taylor rocked her stripper-esque heels with a corset dress and thigh-high leggings. This probably isn't the best shoe of choice for the 16 year... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at TheShowroom
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Christian Louboutin never ceases to amaze. The latest installment to his shoe empire is the Clou Noeud Spikes heel. It was recently worn by Dakota Fanning at the Twilight Saga: Eclipse premiere. Although she always looks darling, the shoe is a little beyond her years and was better suited for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2010 at TheShowroom
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I'm always on the lookout for cool nail art. So when I spotted these world cup inspired nails, I just had to blog about it. I knew the world cup was a big deal, but I didn't realize it impacted people in such a big way-until now however. I guess... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2010 at TheShowroom