The creative force behind beloved brand Lafayette 148 New York since 1998, Edward Wilkerson is as charming as he is talented and I was lucky enough to join him for lunch last week to find out more about his inspirations, passions and what makes him tick. Born and raised in the Big Apple, Edward joined Lafayette 148 New York after honing his craft designing for Calvin Klein and Donna Karan. He cites his mother and her chic style as a major influence early on and told me that he is inspired daily watching the melding of cultures and style on the streets of the city. "Keeping a global perspective and traveling around the ...Read more.
I think just about every woman and mom would agree with me -- we cannot live without black. Black is flattering for all body types and appropriate for just about any occasion. It's slimming, it hides stains when your kid spills on you, it makes the less expensive look more expensive, and it pairs with virtually every other color of the rainbow. A wardrobe staple, this miracle color always looks chic and sophisticated. Not to mention, black is a can't-miss choice for the whirlwind party circuit that is December. ...Read more.
We can't wait for the new Annie movie to hit big screens next Friday, December 19th in theaters! The beloved Broadway classic has been modernized with a new take on the story, but the same general premise and our favorite show tunes, like "It's a Hard Knock Life" and of course "Tomorrow." Mom Style Lab's Angela Keller featured super affordable clothing and accessories from Target, including a number of pieces from their "Annie Collection," all inspired by the movie, on NBC Channel 12's Arizona Midday. We love the mixed prints, luxe fabrics and darling accessories, especially the heart-shaped locket and ...Read more.
I am thrilled to be joining designer Edward Wilkerson, the creative director behind Lafayette 148 New York, as he makes a personal appearance and presents the brand's Resort 2015 collection at Nordstrom this Saturday. If you are in the Scottsdale area, I invite you to join me for some girl time! Come see the latest looks and do a little shopping for yourself or find some items to add to your holiday wish list. ...Read more.
All of the most stylish celebrities and street style stars are wearing it, so we have to have one, right?? The blanket poncho... it's the new "it" outerwear piece of the season, and we can thank Burberry for starting the movement with the color-block version they gifted to VIP celebs. While the guys in our life may not be so hot on it, we have to admit, there's something downright appealing about this cozy, warm, western-inspired wrap. And since when do guys understand fashion anyway?? All our girlfriends get why we need one and that's what really matters. ...Read more.
Sequins aren't just for dress-up anymore. Daytime, nighttime, anytime -- it all depends on how you style them. Today on NBC Channel 12's Arizona Midday, Angela Keller shows the latest trends in sequins and how to wear them for both casual and dressy looks. ...Read more.