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11 Mar

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Bonjour!

Wondering where I’ve been?
I have been busy updating the all new A Style Soiree!

I’ve moved my blog to http://www.astylesoiree.com
Please visit me there from now on and stay updated all the chic fashion, beauty, lifestyle and culture happenings and events!

With Love,
Christie

Marc Jacobs Intern Makes A Memorable Exit

25 Mar

If you follow Marc Jacobs International on Twitter you may have noticed some “out of character” tweets that were sure to have you clicking on the profile for more. On the current intern’s last day, the individual decided to tweet it all out making it one of the most memorable exits I have ever witnessed. What makes this most interesting is that Marc Jacobs is currently in the process of their search for an official Marc Jacobs twitter(er), for the lack of a better word. Below is a print screen of the 4 tweets that the intern posted, and of course we had to get our hands on this before it is taken down in the morning.

These tweets are the perfect example of what you do NOT do when you are interning, particularly for such a powerful and influential brand like Marc Jacobs’. We once again learn the lesson of truly thinking of what we say and how we say it before we let it out of our systems. It is evident that this individual was well aware of their actions and had the full intention of making their thoughts public; yet without a doubt they are going to regret this sooner or later.

Many have commented on how this will affect the brand of Marc Jacobs; yet I personally believe that it does not do any damage to the brand at all but teaches them a lesson to be more cautious with who to hire as an intern. As for the intern, these actions have definitely damaged their career, whether she is not working in that town again or not, since Marc Jacobs is an international brand.

This issue comes down to the level of professionalism one must have at their work place since, whether you love it or hate it, you are a representation of that company and brand and the image you present is that of the brand. So let’s remember to keep certain thoughts to ourselves and hope that this tweeting individual does not ask for a letter of recommendation.

With Love,

Christie

MTV Europe Music Awards – Best & Worst Dressed

8 Nov

The MTV Europe Music Awards were held this past weekend in Madrid, Spain and here are my picks for the best and worst dressed females of the show.

Best Dressed:

Eva Longoria-Parker

Rihanna

Shakira

Worst Dressed:

Taylor Momsen

Kesha

Natasha Gilbert

My Thoughts:

The best dressed ladies were definitely a hit without a single doubt for the event. Shakira is usually a hit or miss when she attends events with her wardrobe, but this time she happens to have picked the right stylist! The dress she wore hugged her curves in all the right places and really emphasized the curves on her small frame. Eva Longoria I find has recently picked up a “Victoria Beckham” style, particularly when it comes to the makeup for this event; but it is evident there is nothing wrong to say about her dress which is gorgeous! Rihanna looked fabulous in the very feminine piece that she wore which had a sense of serenity written all over it, yet her hair brought out a certain edge to the outfit as a whole.

The worst dressed ladies are fairly predictable when it comes to the “not so fabulous” of the wardrobes. Kesha and Taylor Momsen never ever disappoint when it comes to looking like white trash. They still haven’t quite gotten the concept that being in the spotlight does not allow you to play dress up out of a kindergarten classroom costume chest. Natasha Gilbert is not necessarily an A Lister, and this outfit is definitely not going to help her get there!

Just for Fun:

Here is a close up of Eva Longoria-Parker’s shoes by Brian Atwood; they are just gorgeous!

Eva Longoria-Parker's shoes by Brian Atwood

Below is a picture of Katy Perry’s outfit, which I don’t think is a best dressed, but it’s not a worst dressed either. It’s a very unique and creative piece and I do give her all the credit in the world for pulling it off and working it!

Katy Perry

Those are my thoughts on the best and worst dressed ladies of the show. What are your thoughts??

 
With Love,
Christie

Australian City Bans Ed Hardy!

18 Oct

The Australian city of Stonnington posted the above notice on a recently closed down Ed Hardy store. As it is mentioned in the sign, the famous Ed Hardy bedazzled wifebeaters worn by Juiceheads and Guidos alike are no longer welcome in the area.

This is not the first time this ban has occurred, been encouraged and applauded. Earlier this year, a festival in Perth, Australia banned all Ed Hardy wear; and this also happened in a New Orleans nightclub where their tagline is “If we see it on Jersey Shore, It’s not coming through the door”.

For more info check out Coco Perez, which provided us with the image of the sign currently posted in the Aussie city.

With Love,

Christie