Angela’s Lab

Iconic Designer Zandra Rhodes Opens Scottsdale Fashion Week

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She's dressed fashion icons the likes of Princess Di, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Sarah Jessica Parker. Legendary designer Zandra Rhodes opened the second annual Scottsdale Fashion Week at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale with an impressive, theatrical runway show, featuring her trademark bold prints and artistic designs. We loved her use of body-skimming sheer fabrics and layers, plus her attention to detail and styling with statement accessories (think intricate belts and artsy jewelry) delivers unique, one-of-a-kind looks for the wearer. ...Read more.

Angela’s Lab | Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

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Who among us doesn't love to receive diamond jewelry for a special occasion or a "just because" gift? Diamonds are special and meaningful, not to mention they are the ultimate classic gem and a great investment.  I wear my diamond stud earrings just about every single day, and my diamond wedding and anniversary rings only come off at night of course. Hmmmm... a diamond pendant or bracelet would be nice.... just sayin'. I do have a birthday coming up. Plus, since I'm an April baby, diamonds are my official birthstone, thus this is the only gem that will do. To help out with my diamond fetish, Spence Diamonds has ...Read more.

Angela’s Lab | Bell Sleeves & Corset Detail

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Bell sleeves are a favorite style of mine -- they're so chic and flattering on everyone. Especially when they are cut with a tailored shoulder and skim the upper arm, then flare out just past the elbow to provide proportion and balance. This easy-to-throw-on-and-run-out-the-door-looking-fab dress has them. Plus, the corset detail, tho. Open-back, mule-style loafers are haute right now too and so comfy. I'm loving these in particular and metallic is the perfect statement neutral that pairs with, well, pretty much everything. The striped clutch adds a sporty pop of personality. ...Read more.