College tours

1 down and many more to go!

I took a (not so wonderful) drive to Ohio to visit Kent State- main campus. Not only to see it’s nationally renowned fashion school but it was everything I was looking in a campus- large student population, athletics (field hockey- score!) and Greek life. Plus, a beautiful campus; there were many updated facilities.

There are many more schools to see. However, this first college visit really made me see fashion is something I am passion about and want to pursue.

Because it was a general tour( with 3/4 of us were fashion students!) we did not get a tour of the fashion building. After, my parents and I took a peak inside. First, there is a fashion museum open to the public. It was fascinating- seeing the progressive of fashion and the industry. The class sizes were the same as my high school and seemed pretty interactive. Even though I know I will have to take the 200 person lectures!

During our walk through, we saw the library of fashion.. So many fashion books and bibliographies – I died! I wish I had that opportunity to read all of those now without buying them. The building had unique architecture on the inside. Overall, just made me excited to learn!

We are now driving through Indiana and will stop at Ball State. I do not know much about Ball, but they are also known for their fashion program.

It was pretty rainy today so I didn’t take that many pictures so I got some off of google.🙊

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Dresses at the Oscars

As much as I appreciate the nominees, and all of the hard work they put into these films.. the dresses might be my favorite (pre)- Oscar time.  I saw a lot of gold, are they trying to dress like awards?! One dress that really stood out was Ireland Baldwin’s. Some may say a red dress on a red carpet will clash, not for Ireland. It was the perfect shade of burgundy, designed by Burberry. The dress may not be THAT special, but i thought it was a great risk to take. Especially with the leg slit, bringing back memories of Angelina Jolie..but Ireland pulls it off much better.

I liked seeing the mix of winter and spring colors during this transition time. One of my favorites of the night was Lupita Nyong’o, in custom Prada. This blue was absolutely perfect for her skin tone. She said, “It’s a blue that reminds me of Nairobi, and so I wanted to have a little bit of home.”, I thought that was sweet. I LOVED the deep v-neck and low cut sides. I also thought the headband brought on a much younger look.

Next on my list was Portia de Rossi. She was wearing one of my favorite designers, Naeem Khan. It was beautiful cream with flowery, abstract like cutouts. I don’t know about you, but it reminded me of spring. (:

Sally Hawkins was in Valentino. Once I saw the dress up close, I noticed the magnificent beading of pearls and gold crystals. I awed in amazement.

Can I borrow these for prom? (;

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Ireland Baldwin in Burberry

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Lupita Nyong’o in Prada

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Portia de Rossi in Naeem Khan

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Chrissy Teigen in Monique Lhullier

86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

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Sally Hawkins in Valentino

My picks for fall 2014. NYFW

It was hard to pick my favorites after this successful fashion week.  I love all individually for unique reasons.  These 20 really stood out for me and expresses the styles I love.

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1. Tory Burch  2. Naeem Kahn  3. Mara Hoffman  4. Naeem Kahn  5. Jill Stuart  6. Tadashi Shoji

 7.Tadashi Shoji  8. Tadashi Shoji  9. Jill Stuart  10. David Tlale

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1. Badgley Mischka  2. Naeem Kahn  3. Alon Livne  4. Carolina Herrera  5. Milly by Michelle Smith

6. Czar by Cesar Galindo  7. Naeem Kahn  8. Monique Lhuillier  9. J. Mendal  10. J. Mendal