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Heavy on Fashion : A look at Lumete Eyewear

Hello all my fashion confidantes! I have a great new label to show to you today. About a few weeks ago I attended a great little networking event called Cocktails & Shades: An Evening with YPI & Lumete Eyewear. I had a cocktail, meet some new people but that best thing about the event was the Lumete shades.  Everyone who attended the Cocktails & Shades: An Evening with YPI & Lumete Eyewear had a chance to try on and ask question about Lumete Eyewear. After speaking with Clara Herrera, Co founder of Lumete Eyewear and trying on several styles, I was hook. 
Here are some photos of the Cocktails & Shades: An Evening with YPI & Lumete Eyewear!
More photos of the event are available on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/HeavyonFashion


Celebs who don Lumete Eyewear: 
Dita Von Teese -American burlesque model, artist and actress
LA CARMINA - pop culture/alt/Japan author, blogger, TV host & consultant
Sherri DuPree Bemis- singer, guitarist and lyricist for the rock ban…

Heavy on Fashion - The Fall Preview Party at Neiman Marcus in Paramus,NJ

Hello all my fashion confidants! I have some serious fashion fun for all of you. A few weeks ago I was invited to a Blogger's Brunch at Neiman Marcus in Paramus, NJ. It was tons of fun and I received a killer gift bag. Well in those lovely giftbags was a invite to see the latest fall fashions hitting Neiman's! Fashion and freshly made hors d'oeuvres, How could I say no.  I saw some serious style coming down the aisle of Neiman Marcus. So without further ado, here is The Fall Preview Party at Neiman Marcus!

Oh so Lady Like


I had a feeling Houndstooth was going to be a popular print for the season. Loving this look, very Fifth Avenue.  The coat is by Trina Turk.


Tweed, Tweed, Tweed! 



Love these shoes but I can not get over the printed tights that I saw throughout the show! 

I love this Cape. It is from the Rachel Zoe collection that just arrive at Neiman's. So Fabulous! I have a feeling that capes will be making an appearance this fall.  







Color Blocking and animal prints…

Heavy on Fashion is The Official Sponsor of the LC MAG Party for Fashion and Charity Event ***

I have some Killer news for you guys! I am proud to announce that I will be sponsoring the LC MAG Party for Fashion and Charity with Lifestyle + Charity Magazine and co-host NYC designer, Lauren Gabrielson! This boutique party event + fundraiser is all about fashion and supporting City Harvest. City Harvest has been serving New York City for over 25 year and is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children.

 So come on out and see Fashion and Charity meeton September 22, 2011.
Tickets are available now at http://magparty-lauren-gabrielson.eventbrite.com/

Heavy on Fashion at the Pure Case of Sassiness 24 Blogazine's First Cover Release Party

"Pure Case of Sassiness" 24 Blogazine's First Cover Release Party was a fab event at the White Rabbit in New York City! Though the party goers had a great time, everyone came out to bring awareness to PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). PCOS the most common hormonal disorder in the United States, affecting 1 in l0 women. Some the proceeds from the items sold at the Pure Case of Sassiness benefited The Jewish Hospital's Cholesterol and Metabolism Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Jewish Hospital's Cholesterol and Metabolism Center is only of few medical facilities that specializes and cares for women battling with PCOS.
Here is a inside look at Pure Case of Sassiness 24 Blogazine's First Cover Release Party!



Yumnah Najah Designs



Yumnah Najah was there to support a good cause and to showcase their beautiful hand painted earrings. You can check out Yumnah Najah's Hand Painted jewelry at http://www.yumnahnajah.com






KB. LuSH and Bella Harris of Vintage Lollipop lent …

Heavy on Fashion Events: A Style Doubter goes to IFB Conference..Help!

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I just brought my ticket for the IFB Conference and I am so excited! The only issue is, what am I going to wear. I mean I am a fashion/beauty blogger after all and I do not know what I am going to wear? How crazy is that. 
When it comes to my own wardrobe, I am a style doubter. You probably wondering what a style doubter is? It is when you doubt or criticize everything you wear. I mean I am a chronic style doubter, I usually change my outfits at least 3 times before I leave the house. I know that is a problem! Until I get over my seriously self diagnosed style doubter syndrome, I am going to leave the choice up to you. Yeah you! 
 For the next 3 weeks I am going to post some potential outfits and you guys can vote on what I will wear for the IFB Conference in NYC! 

Live,Style,Write Malanb

Heavy on Fashion: Style Flash

Amy Winehouse collection is a go! 
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The Amy Winehouse fashion collection is going to be release according to Fred Perry. The designer has received the OK from the Winehouse family and promised that the new A/W 2011 collection is everything that we will expect and more.  The royalties and fee that Amy would have received will be donated to the soon-to-be-established Amy Winehouse Foundation. What a great idea! 
As soon I heard about this I headed over to Fred Perry website and I have to say I am loving the use of houndstooth throughout on the collection. Very Amy indeed. Check it out here!

FNO, Vogue, and Polyvore is a match made in fashion heaven 
Fashion Night Out is less than a month away and some serious fashion news is coming to all Polyvore fans! Polyvore is holding a crazy good contest for all you digital stylists. There will be 3 themes that center around FNO, fro…

Heavy on Fashion: A Look at ImaniLia Designs

Hello all my Heavy on Fashionconfidantes. Today I am happy to present a great new designer line called ImaniLia Designs. Imani Whyte is the fashionable and creative mind behind ImaniLia Designs. Born and raised in Harlem, NY Imani began designing and making clothes at the tender age of 10. After graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Fashion Design, Imani developed ImaniLa Designs. Today Imani created a great clothing line and branched into other areas in fashion includingCouture, Evening Wear, Handbags, and Hair Accessories. 

Today I am going to show one of my favorite collections from ImaniLa Designs called Royal Jungle. The use ofAfrican prints and other tribal patterns with the combination of bright colors makes this collection is a summer must.  I fell in fashion love with this 2010 collection. 
Here is a glimpse Royal Jungle by ImaniLa Designs. 


Photography credit to: Matt Borkowski - www.mattborkowski.com

For More info on ImaniLa Designs…

Heavy on Fashion at Blogger's Brunch Hosted By Neiman Marcus

Hello all my Heavy on Fashion readers, I am so happy that I had the opportunity to attend the Blogger Brunch Hosted By Neiman Marcus at Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, NJ. Some of the hottest bloggers in New Jersey including the members of the New Jersey Beauty and Fashion Bloggers from Meetup.com were invited to this elegant brunch.  I had the chance to meet some many best bloggers that New Jersey has to offer and the staff of Neiman Marcus in Paramus,NJ. 

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus in Paramus, NJ was beautiful. The table setting was clean and stylish. The view on the Rotunda was beautiful. It is a great place to have a brunch with friends. 



Neiman Marcus set out a great Brunch for all the fashion/beauty bloggers. The Yogurt Parfaits were great. 



Jean Scheidnes is the Social Media Managing Editor of Neiman Marcus and the woman behind Neiman Marcus twitter account. Jean gave us some great info about Neiman Marcus' blog and exclusive news on what to come!  
Next time you are on t…