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Fashion Fix: Gold

October 1, 2010

For this week’s fashion fix it was time to bring out the shine, the glitz, and the glam!  The designers have spoken, and the hot new accessory for this fall is everything, and anything gold.

Hope you enjoy!

Photo Credits:
left column (from top to bottom):
Pnina Tornai | Bonnie Tsang via Once Wed | Faraone Mennella via Saks Fifth Avenue | Devi Kroell Booties via Goddess Tasha

right column (from top to bottom):
Favor Jewelry via Once Wed | Taylor Swift via Be Monogrammed | SJP Costume via Couture in the City

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Inspired Intern: Chanel

September 23, 2010

I have recently been thinking about all things Chanel for the past few days.  This could very well be because of the endless episodes of Rachel Zoe I’ve been watching.  Regardless, Chanel knew just how to create the perfect sense of sophistication and elegance when it came to designing for women.  Her perfectly tailored woven tweed suits, elaborately designed jewelry, and her remarkable obsession with pastels and black, are all reasons she is known to this day in the fashion industry.

With that, I wanted to capture the true essence of Chanel in this inspiration board.


Photo Credits:
row 1:  Jan Garcia Photography via KOKOliving | Chanel-inspired Centerpieces via Cake in Bed
row 2: Chanel Necklace via  Chanel
row 3:  Chanel-inspired Centerpieces via Cake in Bed | Chanel No. 5 Jewelry via The Incredible BrideStudio 28 Photography via JL DESIGNS

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Fashion Fix: Leather and Lace

September 16, 2010

I’ve decided to add a new category to the blog. As the name suggests, it’s where we plan to get our little fix for all things fashion… gowns, shoes, accessories… whatever we’re lusting for at the moment. Since my new intern Samantha has a passion for fashion, I’ve decided to hand it over to her for the next few weeks. I’m loving today’s post – leather and lace can be so chic when it’s done well!

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Many designers, such as the late Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, and Project Runway’s Casanova, are all branching out and combining two different types of fabric together for this fall season.  Mixing the hard, rough side of leather, and the soft, elegant side of lace, to create an existential combination that pushes tradition aside.  It is cutting-edge, and lighthearted at the same time.

Below you will find an inspiration board that illustrates the two fabrics, and the way they work together.

Hope you enjoy!
– Samantha

fashion trends: leather and lace

Photo Credits:
row 1: Jasmine Star Photography via Style Me Pretty | Alexander McQueen via Style.com | Cosmopolitan
row 2:  Kirsi Nisonen | GUESS, Giorgio Armani, and J.CREW via Marie Claire | Tara Donne Photography via RealSimple
row 3:  Sex and the City cast via InStyle | Forever 21

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Inspired Intern: Meet Samantha!

September 9, 2010

It’s time for another intern introduction! Samantha is our newest addition to the Flights of Fancy team and we’re looking forward to hearing from her every week. Welcome, Samantha!

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Hello fancy readers!  My name is Samantha and I am the new intern here at Flights of Fancy. I am a senior at Western Carolina University where I am majoring in Communications with a concentration in Print Media, and a minor in Art.

For my first ‘inspired’ post I immediately thought of things that make you say “WOW” at first glance.  Of course being in the Art world I know that can include anything and everything!  To narrow the wow-factor down, I decided to select the two things that I am completely in love with.  Shoes and other accessories.  For me, I love shoes… all shoes, and accessories are what make an outfit’s overall appearance perfect.

In the following board you will see shoes of all sorts that just scream “look at me!”  The accessories below are outstanding and defy what we see as ‘normal.’

I am excited about being a part of Flights of Fancy, and I am looking forward to creating more inspirational ideas as this internship continues!


Photo Credits:
row 1: Paper & Lace Photography via OnceWed | Lane Dittoe Photography via The Wedding Chicks
row 2: Monsoon Accessorize | Lane Dittoe Photography | designs by Portobello via OnceWed
row 3: Pezz Photo via Style Me Pretty | Good Girls Studio