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5 Sep

WELCOME TO THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE!

Welcome to Beautiful Fall: September Will Never Be the Same! WELCOME TO THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE. We’re overjoyed with all the melanin popping on the covers of BRITISH VOGUE, AMERICAN VOGUE, ELLE, GLAMOUR, MARIE CLAIRE, and of course TWOmuchSTYLE. Our cover star, @Iamberry, comes to us via MP Management and is a newbie to the modeling world, a mere few months. We are thrilled to be her first major editorial and cover. The first thing I said to her upon meeting is, “You know you’re going to be big.” I don’t think she understands that she has the look of the moment, and this will take her to the runways of Paris and beyond. Remember, “You saw her here, first.” In researching for this month’s fashion...
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27 Jul

THE BEST EMBELLISHED BAGS TO GET RIGHT NOW!

Its summer, anything embellished is in. We hope you've been following our posts this summer, and we hope you've hit the sales with the best embellished bags to show for it. Our mission here at TWOmuchSTYLE is to inspire you to live the well lived life, be it a bit embellished or not. Valentino's Rock Stud bag's was all the rage last season and we are still in love with it. Summer is always about colorful accessories and we prefer to bring you only the best. The best designers, the best trends and of course the best colors to compliment the coolest looks. The bag in our featured image is Valentino "Rock Stud" Bag with embroidered guitar strap, an added...
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17 Jul

WE LOVE ANYTHING SHEER AT THIS MOMENT

Staying Elegant While Being Bold in the Summer Heat We’re in the midst of this summer’s first heat wave; it’s one hundred degrees today here, in Chicago. At TWOmuchSTYLE, we have the perfect fashion cure for that: sheer! Sheer – as in see through, diaphanous, and cooling; it’s what we recommend for a hot summer evening. In today’s post, we photographed Rebecca Bailey in an Oscar De La Renta’s silk, tulle embroidered dress with leaf applique worn with a Saint Laurent feather, wrap sandal. A little leg baring look to inspire you to be daring this summer. Stay cool, let the air in. IT’S SUMMER. This Portfolio photographed by Akin Girav Hair and Makeup- Peggy Pliscott using Chanel Rebecca Bailey wears Oscar De La Renta sheer...
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11 Jul

GRANDMA PANTIES IS CHIC AGAIN!

  DIORS VERSION OF THE BRIEF IN BLACK WITH J'ADIOR PRINTED ON THE WAISTBAND. DIOR AVAILABLE AT DIOR STORES NATIONWIDE. GRANNY PANTIES: WHAT WE’RE LOVING RIGHT NOW! Granny panties, the brief that’s been showing up on the runways of Paris and Milan, are in every editorial for spring, summer, fall, and winter. Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri showed them for fall under sheer skirts. And other designers followed suit! When styling an ad campaign for Jockey a few weeks back, the Elance brief was on the list in a soft floral matelassé print. The fit is high-waisted and reminiscent of the Dior ones styled in the fall. The Elance is a perfect fit for summer as it comes in cotton with a...
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21 Feb

Spring Beauty

Welcome to Spring!! It's all about color this spring. In a few months you will be wearing the brightest pink on your lips and nails as bright as persimon.  Products and application is everything. Therefore we bring you the 411 via the artists, Kerre Berry and Jess Monsalvo. Kerre wanted the makeup look to be minimal, fresh and colorful! For face I used Armani’s iconic Luminous Silk foundation On the eyes I went with Anastasia Beverly Hills  Fresh Peach shadow With just a soft wash of color around the eye gave her just the right amount of pop. The lip which I chose for the focus, I used NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Sydney, Milan, and Addis Ababa These lip creams adds a stunning colorful...
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25 Sep

THE FALL COLLECTION STARTS NOW.

TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY.Welcome to Monday. Today is , of course a very special day for me , as I'm celebrating my birthday. My birthday will find me working , upon which i shall have a glass of Rose' with the most important person in my life and a fantastic meal. I won't be reporting from Paris for the collection this season, Alas. I shall wait till fall when fashion is at its best. Today starts the beginning of the spring collection in Paris. As i always say , this is where it Begins and ends. I shall be posting my reviews this week, therefore kindly visit as you will see it transpire into the pages of TWOmuchSTYLE next fall....
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19 Sep

BEHIND THE SCENE OF RADICAL TRANSPARENCY

WE hope you've enjoyed the Fall editorial, RADICAL TRANSPARENCY. The below video is an edited version of the actual shoot . Shooting an editorial takes weeks of planning, ordering clothes, scheduling deliveries pickups and returns. Of the fifty or so looks from many designers, we chose 8 looks to best define the story. Our model was the pixie cut supermodel Taja Feistner of New York Models.At the Tribune we choose to use supermodels whose been in recent shows and campaigns. It legitimizes the fact that we are shooting fashion that is of the moment and is fleeting. ENJOY. KINDLY CLICK ON THE VOLUME TO EXPERIENCE THE VIDEO. THANK YOU. http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/magazine/ct-mag-fall-radical-transparency-20170825-story.html...
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4 Jan

5 INVESTMENT BAGS TO GET IN 2017

INVEST IN 2017. Welcome to 2017, the year of the Rooster. Be aggressive this year . It's time to invest wisely in the handbag that will reside eternally in your closet. TWOmuchSTYLE brings you our choice of the best investment worthy bag's 1 Hermes "Cherche Midi" handled bag. This unassuming bag with it's bold metal closure is Classicism at it's absolute best. It's the primal accessory that will form a building to accompany your entire wardrobe. 2 Dior "Lady Dior" in Gris. Whats in a name. Stitched to perfection. It's the perfect eye candy. 3 Saint Laurent "Sac Du Jour" bag. This structured piece of architectural jewelry was realized under Hedi Slimane stewardship and remains the jewel in YSL's crown. 4 Chanel "Boy" flap bag. Almost anything CHANEL in...
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27 Jul

SIGN OF THINGS TO COME IN 2017

IS THIS A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME Maria Grazia Chuiri was appointed design director at the house of Christian Dior. She is the very first woman to hold the title at such a storied French house. Chiuri is partially responsible for the success of Valentino. Making a former dusty mature house cool again. She took Valentino to the streets with couture camouflage, studded accessories, embroidered lace and the best gypsy looks in all of Paris. What should we expect at Dior next spring? A collection designed for a woman by a woman. Chiuri to Dior Hilary Clinton to the White House. This is a sign of what’s to come.    ...
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