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Fashion Illustrator Meagan Morrison for M Missoni at Bloomingdale’s NYC

M Missoni Launch event with Fashion Illustrator Meagan Morrison at Bloomingdale's

If you haven’t heard yet about the Fashion Illustrator Meagan Morrison of TravelWriteDraw, you certainly will very soon, as her impressive bio is getting longer, constantly updated with new amazing collaborations with world renowned clients including Condé Nast Traveler, Calvin Klein or Lucky Magazine, to mention a few. You may remember my article Love Is In the Air… featuring Meagan and her beautiful work for Rebecca Minkoff a month ago.

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It Purse of the Month: Velentino Rockstud Multicolor Chevron Shoulder Bag

ItBag 2015 Valentino Rockstud Multicolor Chevron Shoulder Bag

Photo by Valentino

There it is, the It Purse of January 2015: Valentino Rockstud Chevron Shoulder Bag.

With this stunner, I start what seems a natural and obvious section of my blog: “It Purse of the Month“. Each month, I will come up with my “It Purse” pick and present it in a short article to share with you my current fixation.

January belongs to Valentino Garavani and his mind-blowing shoulder bag in dazzling rainbow colors. How not to be obsessed?!

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Zebra Dazzle Part II

Matching outfit, stylish look in black & white at the Gansevoort Plaza, NYC.

Are you wondering if your striped dress, blouse or bikini will still be on the menu this spring/summer 2015? No worries! Fashion designers once again serve us a platter of mix stripes of all colors and directions that, put together in an unexpected way, will become a real sensation this upcoming season. But did you know that wearing stripes had once been a perilous venture?

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Zebra Dazzle Part I

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Single or multicolor, vertical or horizontal – stripes of all types and combinations cross the streets and walk the runways with a real dazzle of bold lines and contrasting colors that dizzy  yet draw the astonished eye. Among all of them, zebra stripes strike with a transfixing color duet that performs a mind-blowing act of pure sophistication and refined elegance spiced with a dash of exotic vibe.

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The Eye of the Tiger Part II

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Who doesn’t fall for chic-year-round, sensational tiger stripes? Inspired by the untamed, this wild-meets-glam print excites imagination, ignites creativity, stimulates inner strengths and inflames instincts. Infused with vibrant shades or balanced with monochromatic pieces, it delivers a confident, graphic pop and decadent flair, perfect for a girls’ night out or a visit in an art gallery. It’s hard to believe that there are only slightly over 3000 tigers living in the wild today, all of them in Asia.

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Aye, Captain! Part II

Aye, Captain! Part II

Ahoy, everybody! It’s time to get aboard again and continue our nautical adventure!

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Aye, Captain! Part I

Aye, Captain!

Sea those stripes? Many designers this year incorporate the striped pattern in their summer collections. Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein , Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta or Valentino, to enumerate a few, are inspired by nautical motifs and feature stripes on the runway this season.

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Michael Stars-Style on Wheels in NYC

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Michael Stars, a California based brand of contemporary clothing and luxury essentials has found its way to New York City! You could spot their mobile curbside boutique all over Manhattan. I met the Michael Stars crew and Natalie Suarez yesterday in the Meatpacking District. Their truck was curbed in Manhattan on the 14th and 9th Avenue. First such a fashion experience for me! And how great it was and what a wonderful idea!

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