Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Trend: Flared Jeans

Flared jeans are again returning to the style front. Many celebrities and fashionistas alike, are wearing their flares with flowy tops, fitted vests, and even plain tees. Flares are relaxed for day and can be easily dressed up with minimal effort. Just add a heels, maybe an embellished top, and a clutch. The flare remains the most universal fit and is a flattering style for almost every body type. Stylesetters like Victoria Beckham and Heidi Klum wear their flares with long hems and high heels for endless-looking legs. Rich Girl has done the research, here are some of the best!

Top to Bottom- J Brand, Juicy Couture, People's Liberation, Rich & Skinny Jeans, Seven Jeans, American Eagle, Anlo, Diesel, Dittos, Gap

Noticed: Katherine Heigl

Actress and Grey's Anatomy star Katherine Heigl stepped out with friends in L.A. The actress was all smiles in a bright yellow jacket, skinny jeans, bangles and nude heels. Proof that brights are still super trendy!

Seen: Halle Berry

Whoa mama! Halle Berry showed off her post baby curves in an animal-print Dolce & Gabbana dress at the Jenesse Silver Rose Gala in Los Angeles. The new mom wore metallic pumps and drop earrings with the wild look.

Ooh La La: Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow wowed in a black lace Stella McCartney minidress at a London event recently. The dress is intricate, elegant, and just sexy enough to keep you wondering. Props to Stella and Gwyneth!

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Jeans: William Rast Belle Flap Pocket Flare Jean

William Rast has been a Rich Girl denim favorite in the past. This Belle pair has shot to the top of the must have denim list. These laid back jeans come with stitching detail and snap-flap back pockets. The back of the jeans are definitely my favorite part. This laid back pair of jeans also comes with worn spots, moderate distressing throughout, and notably a flared leg. The Belle jean will go perfect with flowy tops, tunics, simple tanks, and even a t-shirt when your off to class. A perfect pair you will keep in heavy rotation.
Available at ($209.00)

Cover Me: The Hills Girls

The ladies of The Hills grace this months Rolling Stone in feminine pinks and whites. Very cute cover!

Oh Baby, Baby: Angelina Jolie

A very pregnant Angelina Jolie was spotted out and about in a bright yellow dress. Rich Girl can't wait to see where worldly Angelina will have this baby.

Fab Fit: Amanda Bynes

Its a given that this is a pretty simple outfit. However the way these simple pieces come together is pure genius. Amanda paired a long sleeve white tee with basic denim shorts. She then added a large red pashmina, gold gladiator sandals and a black Balenciaga. The outfit couldn't have worked out better, simple, chic, and fabulous!

Cover Me: Sarah Jessica Parker for Elle France

Sex & the City star Sarah Jessica Parker covers this months Elle France in a stunning navy dress.

Seen: Lauren Conrad & Lauren Bosworth

The Hills stars Lauren Conrad and Lauren "Lo" Bosworth attended LG's Launch of Scarlet, the HD TV series, at West Hollywood's Pacific Design Center on Monday.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Trend: Maxi Dresses

Last year's hot maxi dresses are still super relevant and trendy this season. These long dresses are airy, easy to wear, and come in a plethora of prints and styles. Because of the elegant silhouette, even the most casual maxi dress appears dressy. You can accessorize your maxi with a long necklace, large earrings, bracelets and a big bag. If your dress is a solid color the accessories will definitely add dimension to the outfit. On the other hand, if your dress involves a pattern try to pick one accessory and let the dress stand out. Unless your going for an evening look, espadrilles and flat sandals are your best bet when wearing this style of dress. Here's some of the best!

(Top to Bottom: Rachel Pally, A Common Thread, Ella Moss, Issac Mizrahi, Old Navy, Alloy, Mara Hoffman, Tibi, Matthew Williamson, Moschino Cheap & Chic, Tibi)

Seen: Pharrell Williams, Joel Madden, Nigo and Nicole Richie

Faithful fans of A Bathing Ape—known to the truly hip as BAPE—flocked to the grand opening of the chain's first L.A. store to check out the luxury streetwear for sale. While new parents Nicole Richie and Joel Madden snuck past the press line and headed inside to catch up with BAPE designer Nigo, Pharrell was more than happy to talk about his current business ventures. "I don't have an empire, but I'm humbly working towards building something," the music whiz kid said of his own foray into fashion design.

Courtesy of InStyle

Cover Me: Fergie for Harper's Bazaar Singapore

Fergie covers the May edition of Harper’s Bazaar magazine Singapore in a stunning blue dress. Blue is definitely Fergie's color!

Fab Fit: Joy Bryant

Actress Joy Bryant showed off a look that was both classic and classy at a charity event for St. Jude's Hospital in New York last night. Joy donned a black Marchesa sheath dress and the look was perfection. It's refreshing to see that she kept her accessories to a minimum. This type of quiet glamour never goes out of style.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Seen: Lauren Conrad

Hill's star Lauren Conrad stepped out for the Absolut 100 Kanye West party in LA. The designer wore a white Alexander Wang button-front minidress with a skinny black belt and peep-toe pumps.

Accessory: Peace Scarf from Forever 21

Scarfs are a stylish, easy way to complete an outfit. You can wear it traditionally around the neck, hang it loosely, or even tie it as a belt. Rich Girl suggests you tie it around the handle or your handbag for a chic pop of color. This Peace Scarf by Forever 21 is covered in a peace sign print. Fun and political, you can make a subtle statement. Who doesn't love peace?
Available at Forever 21 ($9.90)

Noticed: Kate Beckinsale

Actress Kate Beckinsale paired her DVB jeans with a soft navy ruffle blouse while out in LA.

Noticed: Victoria Beckham

Posh celebrated her birthday with her family after leaving the Pink Taco restaurant in L.A. Victoria wore a Milly ruffle, eyelet dress with mile-high heels and oversized shades.

Dress: MARC BY MARC JACOBS 'Kitty' Strapless Dress

This "Kitty" strapless dress is sexy and chic. The curvy dress features a fan of sheer tulle across one side of the sweetheart neckline. The dark navy hue flatters most skin tones and is much more fun than boring black. Pair it with heels in black, navy, or beige. Add a clutch and sweep back your hair a bit to showcase the unique neckline.
Available at Nordstrom and Bloomingdales ($448.00)

Seen: Heidi Klum

Model and fashionista, Heidi Klum accepted Us Magazine's "Style Icon of the Year" award in a luscious purple dress created by Project Runway finalist Rami Kashou.

Noticed: Victoria Beckham

Birthday girl Victoria Beckham stepped out wearing a Giambattista Valli floral dress and Christian Louboutin heels to celebrate in LA.

Accessory: Marc Jacobs Quilted Oversize Pouchette

Lavender and orange make a brilliant couple on this oversize clutch. Marc Jacobs hit a fashion home run with quilted buttery leather and bright color blocking. A cute gold lock and metal plate refine the bag and add sophistication. This clutch is big enough to carry all your stuff while looking super stylish. You will be able to wear this with countless outfits for many years to come.
Available at ($1,275)

Fabulous: Luella Edith Bustier Dress

Uber-cool Brit designer, Luella, keeps things fun for spring. Made of organza tiers, this dress is best suited for those with a smaller frame. The bright yellow with slim black trim looks playful and chic. Pair it with a black clutch and sky high heels for the ultimate party look.

Available at ($1,125.00)

Cheap Thrills: Twisted Bubble Dress at Forever 21

Very Grecian inspired, this bubble hem dress is perfect for any summer day. You can pretty much pair it with anything to add style. Try adding gladiator sandals, flip flops, a tank underneath or a light cardigan. Then add a necklace or earrings and a large bag and your good to go. For $17.80 you can get it in several colors and stay cool in the heat. Go get it!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Ooh La La: See by Chloe Color block tiered skirt

Great color makes an impact on this See by Chloe skirt. Its acidic wash is an extension of the neon trend that has been smartly teamed with neutral tones increasing its styling options and making it an easier fit into your existing wardrobe. Pair this bold skirt with a lux white tee, a fitted neutral jacket and neutral heel and you have a cohesive, presentable, and stylish work look. Forgo the jacket and heels, keep the white tee and add flat gladiator sandals for a fun and laid back day look. Truly a great peice!

Available at Net-a-Porter ($360)

Dress: Dolce Vita Dorothy Drew Dress

What a sweet dress! Dolce Vita used satin with a printed chiffon overlay to create a simple yet extremely pretty dress. Bone and pink work magically on this tribal inspired print. The colors really compliment each other and summer's tan skin. The dress is trimmed with ruffles along the neckline and bubble hemmed at the bottom. Simple and airy, this dress would be great for a warm night out. Love it!

Available at ($264)