Beauty & Style
It’s wedding season and it’s not just the bride who need to find that perfect dress. Buying a Mother of the Groom (MOG) dress can be very stressful too, when you consider all the options for color, length and what’s in style this season. DeDee Madonia, owner of The Quintessential Bride and Formal Wear makes it her job to help MOGs find the perfect outfit for their son’s big day. Here, she offers some tips on feeling great on your son’s special day:
You may know her name and you definitely know her logo, but there are a lot of things you don’t know about all-American fashion designer Tory Burch. Seen on celebrities, your mom and your very own ballet flats, there’s nobody those golden T’s can’t reach. AFM chatted with Burch at her Spring fashion event at Neiman Marcus, and learned all about her inspirations (gardens and fabulous interiors), challenges (keeping her clothing accessibly-priced) and how she made her remarkable start in the fashion industry after raising her three kids, only five years ago.
“Going Green” is a common phrase in our vocabularies nowadays. The demand for eco-friendly clothes, furniture, cars, and clothes is increasing at lighting speeds. We all want to help the planet, but dressing environmentally friendly doesn’t require you to pack granola in your vegan Matt & Nat handbag. In honor of Earth Day, I’d like to share some stylish items that are better for the planet, but look just as fabulous as the tired, unsustainable clothes we used to sport.
Stella McCartney Perforated Organic Canvas Shopper ($645)
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It’s your moment. Bring on the glamour and steal the show in one of these feminine and fanciful frocks.
While Rio de Janeiro is the home base for couture jewelry powerhouse H. Stern, it is also a serious haven for power shopping. At every price point, this city has everything you’d want and need, and from head to toe.