Tuesday , 24 April 2018

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Vera Wang’s Spring 2019…. Color!

Vera Wang – the inventor of modern day bridal is consistently looking to experiment and explore, even after 30 years in the weeding industry. On her Spring 2019 wedding collection, Wang keeps evolving, now into color… I mean color! From reds, yellows and shades of lavender, Vera Wang mixed color with nudes for a jaw-dropping collection of wedding dresses. How do you feel about a colored wedding dress? Photo: Courtesy of Vera Wang Photographed by Inez & Vinoodh

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White Poise – The new Marrero Collection Cover-Ups

Cover-Ups to Take You From Beach to Cocktails From lace-blocking to crips crochets, nothing says Spring-Summer like sunbleached whites. The new white Marrero Collection tops for this season are in! If a swimsuit is the star in beachwear, then a cover-up plays the sartorial equivalent of a supporting role—an accoutrement, but just as important. It serves as a figure-flattering sun guard by day and a transitional piece come dusk. *** To get our fashionista newsletter click here!  

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Phantom Of The Opera I The Beatboxed Cover (Video)

I haven’t posted anything with music in such a long time, but a friend of mine suggested that I watch this video and I must say my mind was blown! If you thought you’d heard Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera covered in every way possible, then think again…   It’s always great to see a fresh take on something as iconic as The Phantom of the Opera. Just gorgeous, a stunning work of art that has been done in many ways and always carries some hint of emotional affect that you’d have to be heartless to miss.. Singapore beatboxer, Dharni & the amazingly …

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The 64 year old Accidental Icon – Lyn Slater

My girlfriend Erika sent me a short clip of this 64 year old “Accidental Fashion Icon.“ Needless to say I fell in love with Lyn immediately and wanted to share her story with you guys. Lyn Slater has been a professor at Fordham University for years and her students begged her to write a blog on fashion because they loved her style. Little did she know that she was going to inspire so many people! “This project is me saying: I’m not twenty, and I don’t want to be twenty” Slater explains. “But I’m pretty cool, and here I am.” …

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TRENDENCIAS – Do what makes your heart sing…

My philosophy in life has always been to do what makes your heart sing. I have always followed my passion for drawing and other artistic pursuits, even though it was not considered a “moneymaking” move. A couple of years ago I was introduced to TV interviews for my line, and as a fashion commentator. It was on one of those shows that I met my friend Carina Silva. We were part of a panel of experts talking about the inauguration of Donald Trump and we had an instant connection. A couple of weeks later Carina asked me if I was interested in …

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Cuban pop sensation, Willy Chirino wears Marrero Collection

As most of you know…  1. I live in South Florida 2. The Cuban population in Miami is massive   There is a plethora of cuban artists who have thrived in the sunshine state, or, for that matter, the world: Celia Cruz, Andy Garcia, Pitbull, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Lissette Alvarez… but a list of talento like this would not be complete without the creator of the Sound of Miami and Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Willy Chirino.  Cuban pop sensation Chirino has recorded over 30 albums, several of which have attained platinum and gold status, Grammy awards, and is celebrating forty years as an artist.   Chirino …

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2 new Marrero Collection small scarf designs available now.

The silk scarf is one of those style staples that people revere, but rarely rock. Maybe it’s because this classic accessory has a prim-and-proper reputation and seems to only be worn by ladies of a certain age. Or maybe folks just don’t know how to incorporate scarves into their personal style. Whatever the case, let’s bring this look back! Click HERE to order Use code HOLIDAY20 for 20% off entire order The colors will compliment many looks and give you a finished touch! 20″ square. 100% silk. Hand rolled finish. Hand wash cold, line dry. Limited Edition. By The Marrero Collection; imported. Check out …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda – Almost Like Praying feat Artists for Puerto Rico [Music Video]

I love this! The humanitarian work to support Puerto Rico continues. Lin-Manuel Miranda gathered a ton of Latino celeb music makers and artists for “Almost Like Praying,” a benefit song released on Oct. 5.   The track features: Gina Rodriguez, Gloria Estefan, Joell Oritz, Rita Moreno, Marc Anthony, John Leguizamo, Ednita Nazario, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra, Jennifer Lopez, and more.    Check out the video here I was moved to tears listening to all these artists singing “Almost Like Praying,” for the which samples West Side Story’s classic “Maria” and the lyrics list of all the towns in Puerto Rico. Lin-Manuel …

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My Illustration of Fashion Icon Blake Lively published in two Magazines

I had the honor to work again with the brilliant editor of Aventura, inWeston & inDoral magazine, Lori Capullo Lawrence. Our working relationship goes way back- think Versace days in Miami Beach. We have worked together in many projects through multiple publications, from Ocean Drive, Channels, Fashion Spectrum, 95 East, Aventura and now she commissioned my work for inDoral & inWeston magazines. I was so excited to hear from her and thrilled to illustrate her idea. A full-page illustration with “5 fall runway trends you gotta have”  I had to have, fashion icon & actress, Blake Lively wearing all 5 trends. …

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Puerto Rico needs us. Join and help us rebuild Puerto Rico!

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Most of you guys know I’m Puerto Rican, After 5 days of no communication with my family because of hurricane Maria, I was able to make contact with my father – as you can imagine, a very emotional day. Dad is a very strong man but he sounded fragile and distraught, he said that he never thought than in 74 years he would experience something so horrific. After asking him to come stay with me, I needed to spread the word to my friends in social media. My heart is heavy but there is stuff to do… move on to …

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