Perforation is a very timely trend for spring/summer as it brings an overall lightness to heavy materials, which is important in the warmer months. A perforated bag will be literally lighter, making it ideal for travel, and perforated shoes will allow your feet to breathe while giving you coverage, which is especially convenient if you haven’t had time to get a pedicure. Plus, there’s almost always some type of athletic trend happening on the spring runways, and perforation falls into that category, mimicking the fabric of a sports jersey.
George is a fashion stylist who has dressed an endless list of celebrities, socialites and CEOs. In addition to serving as co-host of E! Network’s Fashion Police, George is the style director of C magazine. He previously worked for MSNBC’s The Hot List as an on-air fashion correspondent and The New York Times Magazine as associate fashion editor/producer.
Historically, pre-spring collections are known as resort fashion, created for people who are escaping snowstorms to vacation in tropical places. But you don’t need to be headed on an exotic trip to wear pre-spring styles. It’s appropriate to infuse bright color into your wardrobe at any time of year; you can never go wrong unless it’s a strictly seasonal fabric like linen or straw. And other brightly colored materials such as leather or suede are of course fine any time of year. Just as everyone eagerly awaits the first signs of spring, JustFab has introduced a pre-spring collection featuring new pieces that can be integrated into your wardrobe now or later.
There are two kinds of daughter-in-laws in the world – those who are cherished (the darling daughter-in-law) and those who are, well, under-appreciated. When dressing for events with this part of your family, it’s important to think about your in-laws and what is going to go over best. Is it a treat for them to see you all dolled up at holidays and big events? Or do they prefer that you stay in the background (and out of your mother-in-law’s spotlight)?
George Kotsiopoulos, JustFab style expert, celebrity stylist and E! Fashion Police co-host, gives his top five shoe trends for summer. Read below for the scoop!
First of all, I love Topshop, and I love going out to fashion events. So of course when I was invited to a dinner hosted by Sir Philip Green, you’re damn right I’m going to attend. I had no idea what to expect other than it being your typical fashion soiree with a step-and-repeat, loads of celebrities and camera flashes everywhere.
I was recently in Las Vegas to be a judge for the Miss USA beauty pageant. Yes, I said beauty pageant. Let’s not sugar-coat this because it is what it is, and it really bugs me that people have a problem with the word ‘beauty.’ What’s wrong with beauty? We all crave beauty in our lives, so why not have a pageant that celebrates beauty? My goal as a judge was to find the girl that had that ‘it’ factor or the ‘star quality’ that set her apart from the rest and who could go on to compete and hopefully become Miss Universe. I was looking for what was underneath all the exterior beauty (including the makeup and hairspray!) by way of her grace, elegance, poise, charm and confidence. So yes, it’s a beauty pageant, but you have to be a smart girl to take it all the way to the top regardless of how gorgeous you are. Speaking of beauty and intelligence, I’d like to know what the heck all of you lovely ladies are thinking when you’re out partying in Vegas?!?!?!