To top
Carmen Negoita / Trends (Page 2)
3 Apr

HOW TO TRANSFORM A SCARF INTO A STYLISH TURBAN

 My dear fashionistas, today I will show you how to transform a scarf into a stylish turban. Here are some things to consider. First of all, make sure you have a square scarf made of soft fabric, (silk is an excellent decision). For a great effect, choose colored graphics. Follow the steps bellow and… voila! Enjoy!   Photography by IULIANA POPESCU @viZor Layout & illustrations by GEORGE ENACHE   SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS:   ...
Continue reading
28 Feb

DIY – How to transform a T-shirt into a scarf

You can surprise your friends with an out of the box trinket! Celebrate the spring by creating a handmade accessory for your dear ones. Handmade presents are always charming. And you know why? Because these gifts come with sincere feelings of appreciation and admiration. Step by step, I will show you how to transform a T-shirt into a stylish scarf. Just watch the images below and let  your imagination run free.   Photography by IULIANA POPESCU     SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS: ...
Continue reading
17 Dec

3 IN 1

My dears, I am convinced that you have already started the Christmas shopping spree, specifically in acquiring the perfect outfits for Christmas dinner and for the New Year's Eve. It would be better to think twice before making any purchase. There’s the option to buy versatile items. Therefore I will show you in the images below how you can obtain three different outfits using the same Zara dress! The casual holiday attire, the Christmas dress and the one for New Year's Eve. Be smart & stylish! Enjoy!   Photography by IULIANA POPESCU     ...
Continue reading
3 Oct

FALL 2013 TREND REPORTS

Whether pretty in pastels, borrowed from the boys, or berfurred, coats are fashion's must-have Fall accessory. But extreme outerwear is only part of the story. Also in the air: nouveau punk, a film-noir, mid-century silhouette, and Savile Row fabrics with feminine kick. Here, the season's most important trends. LAYOUT AND SHOPPING SELECTION BY GEORGE ENACHE   PUNK Designers from Junya Watanabe to Donatella Versace channeled the glory days of Sid and Nancy, Siouxsie Sioux, and Vivienne Westwood before she was Dame Viv, churning out all manner of tartan, vinyl, chains, studs, and spikes. MY OUTFIT: Jacket ZARA / Blouse ZARA / Skirt ZARA / Boots ZARA / Gloves ZARA / Necklace BCBG MAX AZRIA   PASTEL COATS Say good-bye to seasonal affective disorder. From Victoria Beckham to Giambattista...
Continue reading
16 Jul

A HISTORY OF THE FASHION TURBAN

Since its arrival in the West at the end of the 17th century, the turban has been worn by women, both as an expression of glamour and as a way to keep hair in check. See how the traditional head wrap has evolved over the centuries to become one of fashion's most alluring statement accessories.    The turban has long been worn for necessity as protection from sun and sand in the desert in addition to an important part of their religious costume. The forehead is always left exposed so that it may touch the ground during times of prayer and bowing. The colors and fabric ranges in accordance to class, education, religion, and occasion. For example, pink is associated with Spring...
Continue reading
4 Feb

WHAT’S NEW?

Hey dears! Today I'm excited because this is my first interview, stay tuned, from now on more will come. Beyond this, I present you a lovely woman and a good friend of mine - Stefania Voia. I admire Stefania for her skills as a business woman, she is the owner at Quoi de Neuf store (Baneasa Shopping City), I could say more in this caption but I'm gonna let the interview flow.     Carmen - Why did you choose to start a fashion business? Stefania - Here I have broken an important rule: I've mixed business and pleasure. I have also chosen it because I like playing with womanliness and fashion does express it very well. This is a vast domain and when you...
Continue reading
17 Jan

Spring 2013 Trend Reports

THE ART OF CONTRAST Seen at Marck Jacobs, Narciso Rodriguez, Jil Sander and Celine, back-to-basics black and white looked right after seasons of brights, prints, and over-the-top embellishment. VEILED LOOKS Roberto Cavalli, Reed Krakoff, and Haider Ackermann, among others, adopted new transparency measures, using featherweight, sheer materials like silk chiffon, organza and mousseline. COLLAGE DEGREE Any which way you splice it, Spring's message was multilayered, courtesy of patchworks of exotic skins at Proenza Schouler, and mash-ups of patterns and textures at Rodarte, Derek Lam and Thakoon. EVERY FLOUNCE COUNTS Designer reclaimed the ruffle this season: Deep frills edged necklines at Gucci and Givenchy, while thigh-high slits of skirts at Balenciaga were flounced flamenco-style. ALPHA FEMALES From the boardroom to Le Bain, the power suit is Spring's power player. Olivier...
Continue reading