ASOS Green Room

Guilt free shopping is definitely something that we can all feel good about. ASOS relaunches their Green Room initiative today in celebration of the fifth year anniversary of fairtrade cotton. Fairtrade ensures better prices for producers, decent working conditions and sustainability in the developing world. On top of giving back, ASOS is launching a couple small exclusive lines to promote this cause. ASOS Africa launching in March 2011 is the latest collection from ASOS,... Read More

In Brief

Just in case you have a tendency to steal your dad’s, boyfriend’s or husband’s old briefcases, we thought we’d let you in on a little secret… try a satchel. These fold-over bags will not only house all the cosmetics a girl needs for a day at the office, but they look well manicured, while maintaining a professional yet cool-chic look. We have our eyes on the on the ASOS perforated bag! 1. Melie Bianco, $98.00, 2. Burgundy Piped Detail Satchel, $100.00,... Read More

Academy Awards: Best Dressed

Drumroll please… we are giving a hats off to the following leading ladies for getting the red carpet look right! Natalie, you looked exquisite and precious in your perfect mommy to be gown, top marks for the color, cut and earrings. Michelle Williams, you made up ten fold for the Golden Globe fashion disaster with that gorgeous beaded Chanel gown. Jennifer Hudson, you looked stunning, keep it up! Amy and Mila, love the colors. But our real winner tonight (who should... Read More

Academy Awards: Pass or Fail Special!

Alright, we def have our opinions about who should be carried off the red carpet and who deserves an applause for taking a risk, but we figured that you should be the judge! View This Poll View This Poll View This Poll View This Poll View This Poll View This Poll View This Poll Images Courtesy of Lionel Hahn/ABACAUSA.COM  Read More

Academy Awards: Worst Dressed

Ladies, Ladies, Ladies… we love you and think you are all great talents. We also know that dressing for an event can be stressful. However, when you have a team of people at your disposal, would you not try for some better advice? Helena, you are prob one of the top actresses of your time, but please leave the costumes from your hubby’s movies with Wardrobe! Penelope, you are gorgeous, but that dress looks like it belongs on an ice rink with Bryan Boitano, and not... Read More

Designer Collab: Malandrino + Lacoste

For eons we have watched Lacoste parade the perfect casual, yet prim tennis-inspired sportswear down runways. The open mouthed green crocodile is ubiquitous amongst Upper East Side tennis courts, Hamptons country clubs and prep school campuses. So what happens when Lacoste collaborates with the likes of sexy Catherine Malandrino? Well find out this coming April, when the tennis and preppy brand does a 180 thanks to its capsule collection with Malandrino. The collection includes... Read More

Tried & Tested: Strapless Underwear?

I’ll try anything once. Bridge jumping, eating freeze dried ants, swimming in the ocean during a New York winter – sure!  So when a friend of mine told me about strapless underwear, I said I would try it.  Your know, for the sake of FASHION. How could underwear not have straps? I really couldn’t get around this concept until the real deal came in the mail from Shibue Couture, the maker of these puzzling panties. What I got was a stretchy thong made of super... Read More

Girl Crush: Ginnifer Goodwin

Ginnifer Goodwin sure does look different when she’s off-duty, right? A world away from the virginal pastel cardigans she inhabits as Margene Heffman on Big Love, we’ve been seriously into her recent red carpet style. She’s able to take some risks, but definitely knows how to avoid entrance to the fashion victim twilight zone.The jewel tones she favors set off her creamy skin and dark hair perfectly, and when she opts for neutrals – well, we can’t remember... Read More

E-tailer We Love: Fabricly

Do you ever wonder if you have what it takes to build a label or brand your line properly? Are you more creative than business-minded, or just looking for some great PR help? Maybe you need help finding an e-tailer who can successfully carry your unique vision of design? Or perhaps you are just a consumer looking for an online shopping diamond in the rough? If any of the above apply, is your one-stop-shop! This new e-tailer hand-picks emerging designers and existing... Read More

Pleat Shopper: 42 Rings

1. Trina Turk resin ball ring, $75, 2. Sandy Hyun layered ring, $65, 3. Clara Kasavina “Helen” ring, $63, 4. Crystal astronomy ring, $50, 5. Tall stacked ring, $39.50, 6. Turquoise flower ring, $9.50, 7. Tuleste Market double egg ring, $95, 8. nOir “Brooklyn Bridge” ring, $253, 9. Species by the Thousands silver dog ring with ruby eyes,... Read More