Sidewalk Art

Sidewalk Art

Sidewalk art with chalk from the International Children’s Festival at Mill Point Park in Hampton, VA


Step into Spring: Footwear Forecast

Step into Spring
3 Shoe Trends to Look for this Spring
Considering there are so many shoe trends for Spring 2013, we have selected just a few to discuss this week. When shoe shopping for the latest trends, keep the following items in mind: holographic, mesh, and mixed-media.
Holograms minus the Jem
When it comes to footwear, holographic designs are definitely trending this season. Whether it is just the heel, or the entire shoe, the array of colors that iridescent shades are bold, unique, and seemingly futuristic. Heels, sandals, lace up shoes, and sneakers all can be found with the new hologram look.
Stay fresh with mesh
Keeping in line with see-through trends this season, you will definitely want to snag a pair of mesh heels, flats, or sandals for Spring 2013.
Mixed-Media flavor
Mixed-media is also trending for Spring 2013 footwear styles. Mixed-Media combines, different fabrics, textures, and patterns to create a look. Shop the latest mixed-media footwear which can be found incorporated into the wedge sneaker styles, sandals, and also flats to make a bold, unique statement.
What is your favorite shoe trend for Spring 2013?
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Top Makeup Trends for Spring 2013

Spring 2013 Trends in Cosmetics

Top Makeup Trends for Spring 2013

The top makeup trends for Spring 2013 are non-tradional for the season with an hint of 80’s flare. While wearing blue eyeshadow after the 80s may have been considered a faux pas, the color has returned this season in a variety of hues. Would you wear blue eyeshadow and eyeliner?

Thin is not always in

When it comes to eyebrows, the bushier…the better. Actress Camilla Belle who starred in the film ‘From Prada to Nada” has gorgeous, full eyebrows. Actress Lily Collins also has beautiful full brows. This top makeup trend for 2013 makes a bold statement.

Get Sun-Kissed before Summer

Spring is here, and summer is fast approaching but you can maintain sun-kissed skin anytime by including a light bronzer application during your routine. Stila Cosmetics Bronzer not only provides an added glow but it also includes moisurtizer with SPF20 protection.

Pucker Up for Red Hot Lips

Luscious lips are back for Spring 2013 but with much more color. Look for bright lip color in various hues of red. Do not be afraid to experiment. Finding the right color of red lipstick can be a challenge. Nailing the perfect look may take some trial and error but to get you started we recommend the Tarte Cosmetics Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick which includes mango, avocado, and also shea butter.

Go Faux

Faux Sure! Extend your oculus-tresses by adding in some additional lashes or falsies. Lashes by Katy Perry from Eyelur are available for under $20.00

See through Spring

See Through Spring

Fabulous Friday: Oscar de la Renta and Christian Louboutin

It’s Friday so why not make it fabulous? This breathtaking gown by Oscar de la Renta is a show-stopper. Paired with Astley Clarke Connie drop earrings, this look is quite stunning. Notice the bold , contrasting stripes that we have been talking about all season. For added gloss, try a pair Louboutin pumps to complete the look and go certified #Glam.

Fabulous Friday Finds

Virginia Beach Spring Styles

Virginia Beach Spring Styles

As the warm weather approaches, Virginia Beach spring styles emerge. Virginia Beach is a coastal city with beautiful beaches and a mild climate. The city is known as a popular tourist destination but just a few miles from the rolling surf of the Atlantic, visitors may find private beach-side escapes, quaint neighborhoods, farming communities, and historical adventures. With such a diverse experience, Virginia Beach definitely has it’s very own flare for fashion. Due to the climate, It is not uncommon to find people in the city wearing flip flops and sandals year-round.  With it’s own unique style, inspired by surf, water sports, outdoor adventure, and influences by newcomers from areas such as NYC, Virginia Beach fashion blends street trendy looks with southern flavor and plenty of Americana.

Virginia Beach Style

H M zipper bag
$15 –

Navy jewelry


Warehouse plastic sunglasses
$24 –

Bright lipstick

DIY: Dance Style

Dancing Queens

Create this dance inspired look including a cropped tee like the one pictured by Pineapple, paired with leggings by Akira and some Pastry kicks. Stash all of your dance gear in a coordinating backpack like the Victoria Secret buckle backpack shown above.

Finish off this look with a glossy, stained lip and make your eyes pop with bold color and a little shimmer on the lids.

Pineapple heart shirt
$14 –

Pineapple black top
$14 –

Pastry high top trainers
$120 –