Archive for the Inspiration Category
Diane Von Furstenberg is, without a doubt, a tastemaker of style and class. She has been inspiring women ever since the 1970s with her chic and timeless creations as a pioneer of women’s fashion. After starting out with only a suitcase of jersey dresses, Diane has become a household name internationally and “fashion royalty” to those in the industry.
Last week, we featured semiprecious stones and their bountiful health benefits. This week, we’re spotlighting turquoise–the almost-always-perfect color remedy for boring outfits or a drab home. Mostly known to protect those who travel, turquoise has detoxifying properties that reduce inflammation and speed recovery. It also lifts depression, boosts self-confidence, and promotes endurance. I feel revitalized already!
Let’s be realistic, it costs money to run a business, and the cost of your purchase has to cover those expenses. A lot of companies start small, and every cent of your purchase goes into an artisan product, handcrafted with love. As that company gets bigger and needs to produce in higher volume, their expenses grow so much that they need to make the product cheaper in order to still be profitable. Your item costs the same amount but now you might have a fancy brand name with a lower quality product.
Jenna Lyons is best known as the the trend-setting, creative mastermind behind J.Crew’s signature style. She is essentially responsible for evolving the brand from simple (well, boring) basics to fashion forward classics that we actually want in our closets. Her personal style also exhibits her creative mind and the fashion industry can’t help but be obsessed with her! I mean, don’t you wish you could rock those thick framed glasses or start the double-jacket trend?