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28 Jun


IT'S SUMMER! BOLD & BEAUTIFUL Vibrant, Colorful, Glamorous. Welcome to Summer. Leaving behind the natural clean beauty of last year. It's full throttle high octane Glamor! Not long ago, pairing striking dramatic eyes with vivid eye-catching Lip color was a No-no. Those days are gone, This summer color is back! The key to successfully paring of a dramatic eye and a vibrant lip is contrast and depth of color. What does that mean you ask? If one has equally intense dramatic colors for eyes and lips. One color should be deeper in tone and the other brighter in tone. Model @delarthemodel wears NARS eye shadow, BIG SUR, a deep shimmering indigo, swept across the eyelid and NARS ASH to ASH ,a shimmering violet base...
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9 May


WELCOME TO THE SPRING SUMMER SEASON! What We love at this very moment! It's Spring and almost Summer. Givenchy unveil's it's new creation, an intro to Summer. May I introduce the new large Cutout shoulder bag in box leather with chain from Givenchy. The all new carryall is here. It's a new minimalist shape with silver hardware. It's new designer, Matthew Williams has taken the new collection to the streets with a new minimalist streetwear sensibility. Another newbie to the ever evolving world of high fashion. Let me know your thoughts.@Kate_sutton12 wears Givenchy's Large cutout bag in black leather and Alexander McQueen White shirt dress. "WELCOME TO SUMMER" This Portfolio Photographed by Hair and Makeup by @Alfredlester...
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3 May


WELCOME TO SPRING SUMMER! This is a season like no other.This Summer the art of dressing up has never been so important. Color is so vital in the accessories We choose. In Todays post we collaborated with Saks Fifth Avenue and it's premier personal shopper Hanlelore Mui of the Fifth Avenue Club, at or @hana.saks.chi. She will procure this beauty for you. As a stylist, color is important, It adds interest and completes a look. It also gets you noticed. The accessory in mention is Valentino's "Roman Stud" leather shoulder bag in Magenta. @averypipenberg wears Givenchy blue silk dress with gold hardware detail. It clashes beautifully. Completing the look is @Nailista_mua's fabulous manicure using @akzentz. British Burnett is a master...
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14 Apr


WELCOME TO TMS. It's springtime in the city. On any given day, be it Spring or Summer, One needs a little pick me upper. That little trick that fixes the bad hair days and does the body good. In my constant urge to inspire, I look no further than Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. A beautiful printed scarf is the perfect cure for the bad hair days. In our featured image @Averypiepenburg wears Versace silk twill printed scarf in a ponytail with one of my repurposed tuxedo dresses , coming soon to the blog. The beauty of all this is it's a silk twill, a more structured fabric than your regular silk. It has a hand rolled edge and...
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14 Apr


WELCOME TO THE SPRING WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!! Welcome back to color and to warmer temperatures. It's here. The lockdown is almost over, and very soon we will be overjoyed that We've emerged alive. It's been a tough winter. We hope you've gotten your vaccine and is waiting to to wear the new seasons best pieces. For this editorial we've collaborated with @Neimanmarcusmichiganavenue and with Saks Fifth Avenue's premiere Personal shopper Hanlelore Mui of the Fifth Avenue Club at or @hana.saks.chi. She will steer you in the direction of the best offerings for spring. At TMS we are always grateful for the support of the stores we work with. In our featured image @delarthemodel @selectmodelchicago wears Jil Sander and the...
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15 Feb


Spring is around the corner, and with it, a bright new trend in mens footwear.In my constant visits to the best stores in the city, I've notice color is everywhere.This, Of course is not a trend for everyone as it comes in oversize soles and shocking neon hues. Welcome to the Mens department at Saks Fifth Avenue, where the best in streetwear awaits you. For this post , I've collaborated with Saks Fifth Avenue. In our featured image, We focused on Versace and Balenciaga neon oversize walkers. It's a bright new day. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue. This Portfolio photographed by Michael Jarecki @jareckiphotographs. "TELL THEM I SENT YOU" ...
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17 Dec


Welcome to THE 7 DAYS OF GIFTING! We had exclusive access to Saks Fifth Avenue for our 2020 gift guide.Winter will be gone in a few months. In compiling our list, we searched for the most beautiful things and put them together to make a beautiful picture. not a very hard job at all. Bottega Veneta's white Chelsea boot anchors two gorgeous colorful stilettos, Pigalle Follies and Hot Chick patent leather pumps by Christian Louboutin.Bottega Veneta crossover braided leather sandal completes a picture that inspires spring. All this is available at Saks Fifth Avenue. "TELL THEM I SENT YOU"....
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16 Dec


WELCOME TO THE HOLIDAYS! On the third day We bring you Beauty wrapped in gilt to give you a pout full of color. Welcome to to the world of Haute Beaute', The world of Yves Saint Laurent and Guerlain. Beautifully packaged in statement gilt to put your best lips forward.Yve Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture #93, Guerlain Paris "Kiss Kiss" hydrating & plumping matte lip color in Chilli Red and Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture pure color satiny radiance #72 Rouge. Pucker up and Happy Holidays available at Saks Fifth Avenue @saks. ...
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14 Dec


WELCOME TO THE HOLIDAYS 2020! Welcome to the 7 days of gifting. at TMS we only give what we absolutely love. For this post We had exclusive access to Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue we wondered the store to bring you a few of our favorite things. @Saks we bring you only the best labels of the moment to help you get ready for Spring after lockdown. Valentino Super V handbag hits centerstage followed by Valentino Super V mini. Balenciaga Nano Ville leather top handle mini bag is small and in focus and Yves Saint Laurent's medium envelope Monogram Matelasse' shines bright. Availabe at Saks Fifth Avenue 700 North Michigan Avenue. 312-944-6500. Our entire Gift Guide portfolio...
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13 Nov


WELCOME TO FALL! We hope we've been providing a dose of much needed inspiration. I always say that a little bit of beauty goes a very long way. The world has become smaller with the internet and information is right at you fingertips. In my constant visitations to the luxury department stores,  I've been noticing a much needed validation to my fellow African American tastemakers. On any given day at any Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue stores , here in Chicago,young African American shoppers are coming in droves to buy the latest offerings of designer labels such as LOUIS VUITTON, SAINT LAUREN , BALENCIAGA, DIOR , VERSACE etc. Saks Fifth Avenue extended its menswear space from 2 to 3...
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