In Events, Fashion, Trends on May 22, 2013 at 1:41 am
One of the things we look forward to the most during award shows is, of course, the incredible fashion! We glue ourselves to our televisions and gawk at the amazing designer gowns and tuxes, all the while wishing we could wear them. Sunday night’s 2013 Billboard Music Awards was no exception. Comedian Tracy Morgan hosted Sunday night’s ceremony at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, honoring music’s top-charting artists. In case you missed it, here are our five favorite blue carpet looks from the 2013 BMA’s.
1. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez turned up the heat on the blue carpet in a gold Zuhair Murad gown. Never one to be stingy on the “sexy,” Lopez rocked a boldly plunging neckline. She polished off the look with gorgeous pointed Christian Louboutins.
2. Taylor Swift
It seems that Zuhair Murad was a hit on the BMA blue carpet. Country crooner Taylor Swift sparkled in a bright blue glittered mini with sheer panels on the front and back. Taylor perfected her flirty look with a beautiful pair of Jimmy Choos.
3. Emily Rossum
Yet another blue carpet hit for Zuhair Murad! Emily Rossum made a statement in this black velvet gown with polka-dotted panels. The actress completed the look with a few dazzling cocktail rings. Who says Goth can’t be sexy?
4. Hayden Panettiere
Actress Hayden Panettiere went for a more sophisticated look in a black Halston Heritage gown. This backless halter featured tiny ruffles along the bodice and went along perfectly with the star’s Jimmy Choo clutch. Hayden definitely proved that a simple, sophisticated look can still make a huge statement.
5. Selena Gomez
Paneling seemed to be a major trend on the blue carpet. Selena Gomez stunned in a white Atelier Versace gown featuring sheer panels along the front, side and back. The dress’ neon trimmings brought a youthful feel to Selena’s look, which was topped off with a dazzling pair of Jimmy Choos. (Images: Eonline.com)
Voilà! There is your quick 2013 BMA fashion recap! Clearly, the Billboard Music Awards never disappoints. We hope you enjoyed our five favorite looks and have gained some fashion inspiration for your next big event!
In Designers, Events, Fashion on March 28, 2013 at 11:35 am
International fashion designer and reality star, INDASHIO, showcased his newest collection at the American Dream Fashion Show in Tampa on Friday, March 1.
Attendees dressed to impress and filled the Hard Rock Café for this patriotism-infused fashion show at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. From bold stars to color-blocked stripes, fierce camouflage to sparkle and shine, INDASHIO did not disappoint with his never-before-seen American Dream collection. Models rocked the runway to beats provided by DJ Kidd Leow of 93.3 FLZ FM.
INDASHIO, one of the youngest designers ever to show at Fashion Week in New York, was excited to be back in the Bay area to showcase his newest collection and bring an over-the-top fashion show spectacular to Tampa Bay. We caught up with INDASHIO following the show and he enlightened us with the inspiration behind the collection: “Obama and the spirit of equality in America, especially marriage equality, inspired the designs for my American Dream collection.”
While the finale was star-studded to say the least, it was INDASHIO’s talent and passion for his work that truly lit up the night and brought his own American Dream to life.
A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warriors Project, a cause that INDASHIO holds very near to his heart. Event sponsors included the Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa Bay Times, Wild 94.1 FM, Maxima 92.5 FM and ACE Tampa.
Did you attend the show? What do you think of INDASHIO’s American Dream collection?
In Designers, Events, Fashion on March 26, 2013 at 2:31 pm
In February we were fortunate enough to attend Dolly Donshey of Monstruosité’s showcase at Martini Republic in the heart of Downtown Tampa. Titled “Seven Devils,” the Fall/Winter 2013-14 collection was a representation of the seven deadly sins through fashion, video, music and drama.
The Seven Devils showcase was as unique as Dolly Donshey’s designs. The audience was mesmerized by the theatrics of the show as the models impersonated each of their deadly sins to Ms. Donshey’s poetic narration.
Monstruosité’s Fall/Winter 2013-14 collection stayed very true to its theme. The designs, the story behind the collection, the luminous makeup and hair pieces down to the glitter-infused faux blood covering the models’ limbs – the showcase did not miss a beat. Although, this does not come as a surprise for work produced by TBFW Designer 2011 & 2012, Dolly Donshey.
We look forward to the bright future of Dolly Donshey and the beyond ingenious and artistic work yet to come from Monstruosité.