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4 Dec

DECEMBER! MENS HELMUT NEWTON!!

WELCOME TO THE DECEMBER ISSUE AND TO THE MENS EDITION OF THE HOLIDAY ISSUE. This season, as I've previously stated, I was inspired by the iconic photographer HELMUT NEWTON. I adored his 1994 campaign for Gianni Versace. The lighting was severe and the attitude was a bit sexual but extremely sophisticated. In preparing for any shoot, I start with the clothes and then the models. Luckily there were a few that has just signed to agencies here in the city. I must say that it's extremely hard to find a male model that has African features, It's all the rage in Paris. @linowilson comes to us Via @selectmodelchicago. His future is bright and he will make...
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2 Dec

DECEMBER!! A HELMUT NEWTON CHRISTMAS!!

WELCOME TO THE DECEMBER ISSUE! WELCOME TO HOLIDAY 2019! This season we were inspired by the iconic photographer HELMUT NEWTON. His images has always been a favorite of mine because of their sexual undertones that still remained sophisticated. This year we wanted to give you a modern streamlined Holiday thats glamorous without being too glitzy, sexy without being raunchy. For this issue we chose 3 very young models that reflects the trending look of african features and a youthful vibe. @linowilson from @selectmodels, will make his Paris debut very soon as he has signed but a few months to an agency. @delarthemodel also reflects whats happening in the industry ,Black models with a darker complexion and african features ruling...
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16 Oct

CASHMERE THIS FALL!!

WELCOME TO OCTOBER! It's sweater weather. The chill is here and its time to pull out the cashmere. At TmS we're in love with all things cashmere. Millie Cruzat radiates in Celine's Cerulean blue Cashmere pullover. She can wear from day going into evening as our featured image suggests. This fall wrap yourself in blanket cashmeres and drive away winters chill. Celine ribbed cashmere sweater available at Blake, Chicago. ...
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13 Oct

THE NEW TAKE ON BRIDAL

WELCOME TO OCTOBER! The bridal collections has just been presented for next season and women are being given options thats not just your traditional pouffy dress. They are now considering the cost and the wait it takes to order one. Designers like Valentino and Alexander McQueen are giving us the alternative to the obvious . It's actually quite smart to buy something one can use again and again. In our featured image , @Viktorandrolfmariage silk satin jumpsuit with exaggerated bow is a perfect example of a non traditional bridal confection. It packs a lot of fashion but is still quite perfectly bridal. This portfolio photographed by @Akingiravphotographer. Makeup by @darcylynnmcgrath for Beautyandthebride. Viktor and Rolf silk jumpsuit with exaggerated bow...
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11 Oct

WELCOME TO OCTOBER!!

Welcome to Fall. Welcome to October. Summer is but a memory. It's time to pull out the Cashmeres and the fine wools, as it's going to be a brutal one, says the Farmers Almanac. For Today's post, we bring you Sunflowers to remind you of what we had just a few weeks ago. Our Model, @zammarra wears @Dolcegabbana sunflower printed mousseline blouse courtesy of @saks and of course she's carrying the most beautiful sunflowers. Enjoy the blooms and bring it indoors this fall. This portfolio photographed by Emil Sinanagic. Makeup by @Laursbymakeup101 using Pat Mcagrath. Hair by @Osmanedacunha using @Oribe. ...
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20 Sep

JAYSON HOME “VINTAGE VOYAGE”

" BONNE WEEKEND" WELCOME TO FRIDAY. Welcome to the September issue. Whats old is New again!. As you may know, Jayson Home is my absolute favorite home store. If i have the choice, everything in my home would be purchased from there. "VINTAGE VOYAGE " starts today . Their month's long buying trip to Europe and to Paris's Marche' de Puce will be unveiled today at the Jayson Home Store at 1885 N Clybourn. One of my favorite things is this Vintage French modern Chair, among other things , of course.Kindly visit and do "TELL THEM I SENT YOU" ...
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19 Sep

BEAUTIFUL EFFORTLESS HAIR!

WELCOME TO THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE, THE BLACK ISSUE! It is not easy to style ones hair to appear gorgeous and effortless. Our Contributor, Osmane Da Cunha hails from Brazil and is our hair expert for this issue. His product of choice is Oribe. To achieve this look he blow dried the hair after towel drying, with Oribe Volumist spray. He then finished with Oribe dried shampoo hairspray to give that dry texture and fly aways. Follow him on Instagram @Osmanedacunha. ...
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11 Sep

“MCQUEEN’S SKULL BAG!!

WELCOME TO THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE WHERE BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK. Black as we know it, is never out of style. All the other colors are always touted as the new black. For today's post, we are smitten with Alexander McQueen's "Skull Jeweled Metelasse" satchel in black, of course. Its like a little jewel box that can be carried by day going into night. Our black girl of the moment , Zammarra, prefers Alexander mcQueen from head to toe. We suggest you take note. ...
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9 Sep

SEPTEMBER, MEN STYLE!!

Welcome to the September Issue. "THE BLACK ISSUE". We hope you're loving the first few posts.We try to be a bit different and think on a grand scale. The blog focuses on Women's style but we bring a man in from time to time to balance things a bit. We realize that even a man loves beautiful things. In the 90's Gianni Versace designed the silk twill printed shirt in our featured image. More...
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5 Sep

“THE BLACK ISSUE”

Welcome to September, Welcome to the Black Issue . We dedicate this issue to Black men, Women, Boys and girls everywhere. In our efforts to be relevant in a social media world and to be trending with the best, We've decided to dedicate the month of September to all things Black . Black, as in black skin, is back in vogue. We've seen it on the Runways, in Music, in art and yes in Fashion. Black Girls are ruling the runways from New York to Paris. It was most evident at recent shows for Valentino by Pierpaolo Piccioli, Balmain and Dior. The girls from the motherland, Aduth Akech, Shanel Enyasiase, Anok Yai, Sabah Koj ,are all stars for...
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