Designer Emojis? Karl Lagerfeld Teaches Us to Text Fashionably…

Karl Lagerfeld has taken emojis to a whole new level. Apple just released the emoji app, appropriately named emotiKarl after the legendary designer (as if we needed another reason to kill time on our phones, but come on…. How amazing is this?!?) The app is creating cramping fashionista fingers all over the world and it’s easy to jump on board seeing as this app is free. The reason for the creation of these emojis was simply to help promote Lagerfeld’s new fragrances for men and women which will be launched soon.

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The only downside to the emojis is that they have to be saved within the app as a picture and then attached to a text message to be sent. However, that doesn’t mean it isn’t entirely worth it to see Karl’s face, Choupette faces and the infamous Karl Lagerfeld gloves. Face it, it’ll definitely step up your texting game and turn a simple text into a fashion forward message.

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That Fashion Thing: That Blanket Thing

Aztec ponchos and western blanket wraps made a huge come back this year’s collections! From Louie Vuitton to Etro, combinations of delicate patterns, cozy material, and bold prints conveniently hit the runway during snow storms and dropping temperatures!

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Watermelon Water Taking Over New York’s Runways?

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With New York Fashion Week in full force right now, it is important to keep in mind just how much work and effort goes into the impeccable outfits and the gorgeous models that display each intricate piece of clothing. That being said, we often forget that behind the scenes a lot goes on as well. A new U.S. based beverage company known as World Waters has announced the launch of a new drink, WTRMLN WTR, which became a pertinent part of New York’s Fashion Week when it sponsored The Line NYC at the Highline Hotel.

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The cool drink is almost a fashion accessory in itself, with it’s precious pink tone, packed with watermelon, a pinch of lemon juice and chock full of anti-oxidants that make those models shine even brighter than they would normally. The company hopes to influence individuals when it comes to making healthy choices and let’s face it, if it gets us closer to looking like a model straight out of fashion week, then sign us up!

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For more information on this chic drink check out WTRMLN WTR’s site.

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#Obsessed: Ba Ba Black Lips

Winter is here and we finally get to bring out our (California-ized) winter wardrobe. But what makes me excited is to pair these stylish outfits with equally stunning winter-style make up. This season we are seeing a lot of dark colors, deep reds, dark purples, and our personal favorite: black. Be daring this winter!

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Jackie O. Molding the Fashion World 50 years later

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The iconic pink outfit worn by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis still remains one of the most well known outfits that helped pave the way for classic fashion trends. Yesterday marked the 50-year anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, in which Jackie sported the infamous pink ensemble. That historic outfit now sits in the National Archives and rumor has it the late Mrs. Kennedy herself requested it not be shown for another hundred years in order for the dress to not become a spectacle. Though we’ll never get to see the dress that has so shaken the fashion industry, pictures will have to do.

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#ThatFashionThing: Fall Booties!

One of our favorite things about fall is the adding on of layers, pulling up our boots and having a nice thick scarf around our neck as we walk around town. But living in California, we still experience 90 degree weather in November. Still want to get in the spirit of the ‘cold weather’ but don’t want to sweat in your knew high boots? Well these fashionista’s have been wearing their booties in place and have been rocking the trend this season!

#ThatFashionThing: Pretty in Pink

Fall brings us nostalgic memories of faded summers but rewards us with chilly nights for our forgotten fall wardrobes. Get ready to douse yourself in powder pink and dusty rose coats this fall because this temperature drop will be a sweet one!

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#ThatFashionThing: Spot On

Being playful and reminiscing childhood is what is so awe-inspiring about this trend. Following the street style, polka dots are spot on for fashion lovers who remind themselves its okay be fun, act like a curious young mind and dress like it too. Who said the world had to be so serious? What’s so great about polka dots is that it’s ever adaptable to your style: whether the look you’re going for is cutesy, vintage, chic or posh.

Alexander Wang Collaborates with Samsung and Art Start

Balenciaga’s Creative Director, Alexander Wang has proven that fashion can come together with technology and help a great cause. Wang has teamed up with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. to design a bag using the Galaxy Note II. The bag is a drawstring lambskin backpack with leather corners featuring a black and gray print retailing for $550. The bag is called the Alexander Wang Wallie Gym Sack. The print was designed by Wang’s fellow designers, photographers, and stylists by sketching on the mobile device, to ‘capture the energy of New York City.’ This collaboration is helping to provide funds for NYC Youth Charity Art Start, a charity that nourishes the talents of underprivileged children and the youth in New York.

Men Take Over Magic Trade Show in Las Vegas

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This week at the Magic Trade Show hosted in Las Vegas, the men’s market has come a long way and frankly, it’s about time . The industry has exploded in recent years, as said by Senior Trend Analysis, Tim Bess, there are rapid changes in technology. We are seeing performance fabrics and active wear in the designer market. Well tailored merchandise is taking the limelight and men consumers are under the impact of this powerful attraction. We see slim fits, classic seasonal fabrics, and a dark saturated color palette. The Doneger Group’s Mobility in Menswear presentation prior to the Magic/Project Trade Show on Monday conveys this overriding theme of tailored clothing and technology for the Spring season. Each look in the presentation comes together and embodies the quintessence of class. We are looking forward to more innovating influences menswear can bring while staying true to their simplistic nature.