Nautical Style Makes a Splash on Street Fashion

By Milton   This summer nautical fashion makes a come back and has been incorporated in many ways into urban wardrobe.  Some of the details that are visible in runways and street fashion are: white and blue stripes, anchor buttons, bullion crests with sailing-inspired details, like the ones from Arena Home, spring/summer 2009. Other collections … Continue reading Nautical Style Makes a Splash on Street Fashion

DIY Multi-facet Swarovski Jewel Bracelet

By Milton People often ask me what's my advice when it comes to fashion.  My reply is "Accessorize, accessorize and accessorize some more".  Accessories can really help enhance what you're wearing; unless you're already wearing something that sparkles all on its own.  Some examples would be a sequin dress or an overly embellished jewel dress.  … Continue reading DIY Multi-facet Swarovski Jewel Bracelet


By Milton Ladies, it's that time again.  This Sunday, M&J Trimming will be hosting another headband workshop.  You'll be able to learn how to create some dazzling DIY headbands like the one I made here.  Call 1-800-9-MJTRIM to register.  For this headband, I used a large plastic headband that I got from a local discount … Continue reading Headbands

Satin Bow Headband

By Milton Headbands are undeniably popular, thanks to Gossip Girl.  Girls across the world can't seem to get enough of these lovely accessories.  However, these headbands do come with a large price tag at the department stores.  Recently, a lot of people took a different route and started making their own headbands.  I've put up … Continue reading Satin Bow Headband

DIY Headband For New Years

By Milton   It's pretty obvious that the headbands from Gossip Girl have been inspiring girls everywhere this year.  As long the cast from the show continues with this trend, sporting these stylish headbands isn't going away anytime soon.      This week, I've decided to create a different headband using sew-on jewel trims.  They're great … Continue reading DIY Headband For New Years

Fashionable DIY Gift Ideas For Winter

By Milton It's getting pretty cold around this time of the year.  I guess you can say winter is one of the most fashionable season.    Fashionistas gets to demonstrate your abilities to set a trend.  One of this season's popular trend is to look stylish while rockin' out to some of latest hits on … Continue reading Fashionable DIY Gift Ideas For Winter

A Glimpse at Pre-Fall 2009 Collection

By Milton   Doo.Ri Zac Posen Narcio Rodriguez Burberry Chanel These are some looks from the Pre-Fall 2009 collection. This was the first Pre-Fall for Doo.Ri, which were mostly dresses and used mainly black, white, gray and pale blues.  Zac Posen's collection  was inspired by  the forties, (his signature look). Narciso Rodriguez  flows with references … Continue reading A Glimpse at Pre-Fall 2009 Collection

Dress Up For Halloween Using Body Glue

By Milton Halloween is just around the corner!  Add some elaborate looking elements to your costume this year without using elaborate amounts of energy!  A few rhinestones and feathers around your eyes are the perfect accent for Halloween this season.  All you need is body glue, a wooden applicator (or something around the same thickness … Continue reading Dress Up For Halloween Using Body Glue

NYC’s Fashion Week Spring ’09

By Milton If you love fashion, then you're going to love these highlights from the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week SP09.  Fashion week started on September 5th and ended on the 12th.  Enjoy! Calvin Klein   Diane von Furstenberg   Donna Karan   Marchesa Narciso Rodiguez    Oscar de la Renta

Gossip Girl (Serena’s Ribbon Headband)

By Milton In Gossip Girl's "Summer, Kind of WOnderful" episode for the second season, Serena van der Woodsen wore a silver ribbon as a headband to the white party.  One option to get this look is by using a metallic silver mesh ribbon.  I used about 5 yards and just wrapped multiple layers and then tied … Continue reading Gossip Girl (Serena’s Ribbon Headband)