Friday, January 30, 2009
Here's a C.O.C.A Style first look at a fairly new shoe line on the scene, 100 Styles & Running. Readers let us know what you think about the following line.
Founded in 2006 by brothers Chad and Evan Birenbaum, 100 Styles and Running is a fashion company and design house headquarted in Baltimore, Maryland (satellite office in Los Angeles, California), with a focus on luxury-crafted mens shoes for individualists, hipsters and fashionistas. The collection combines clean lines, luxury materials and color ways that are incontestably classic.
For more nice shoe models & info on 100 Styles & Running get ya click on here.
Brand: Apolis Activism
Season: Spring 2009
Vision: citizen of no country— where there are no flags and no borders, humanity is the common cause and greatest priority.
Mantra: Defend Tomorrow
Married to the MOB makes it official by tapping Chi-town's very own, Melisa Young aka Kid Sister as the new face of their new spring 2009 collection. It looks like the Second City is starting to make the world notice that we "cold" over here. And for those who are not hip to the word "cold", just look at : The Obamas, Kanye, Lupe & Common for your visual definition.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
This coming April RalphLauren will be releasing the first line of their timepieces, which has been in the making for four years now. They will come in three Styles: Sporting, Slim classique and Stirrup. Find out more here..
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
"Desirée is so poised and so charming, so substantial and capable, but nonetheless I told her how important it is to always stand up to the West Wing," Baldrige.
In Chicago on a Saturday before the Inauguration, Barack Obama taped a Meet the Press interview in which he described his vision for social life in the White House during his presidency, likening the place John Adams built to a "bully pulpit" he will use to inspire Americans, especially young Americans, with a renaissance of culture, poetry readings, concerts, and science lectures. "Our art, our culture, our science," Obama said, are "the essence of what makes America special, and we want to project that as much as possible in the White House."
In Washington that same Saturday, Desirée Rogers, the woman who will be responsible for every social event and ceremony—from a tea for two to a peace-treaty signing for thousands—in the Obama White House, was visiting Letitia Baldrige prior to officially stepping into her new job as special assistant to the president and White House social secretary, a position Baldrige held during the Kennedy administration.
Read entire article here.
There is absolutely almost nothing better than a new book to curl up with besides your cozy blanket. I must share with you my latest book purchase, The One Hundred by Nina Garcia, definitely a "can't wait to see the next chapter" page turner.
So eloquently written and the illustrations by renowned fashion illustrator, Ruben Toledo, are crazy! Garcia explains alphabetically the important items you should and need to add to your wardrobe, as well as personal style.
This guide is a "must-have" and if you consider yourself a lady of style - The One Hundred is the perfect fit alongside your other fashion notables ... and it'll add some great ideas for your next book club social!
Go here and print out the entire book.
Collection: Louis Vuitton Menswear
Season: A/W 2009
Category: Men's accessories
Spotted Rockin' It: Kanye aka Martin Louie King Jr. @ the Paris Fashion Week shows.