OSCARS 2017

On my way Oscars Sunday. I wore a piece I designed to the Oscars in a marigold colour because I wanted to channel some celebration. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the colour psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. My jewellery is from @AweInspired and has a powerful story of survival (see earlier post). The hair clips in my braids are a tribute to African braid art – these beautiful braids by @BraidsByRubee took 10 hours and I wanted to showcase them properly so more to come. Pop over to @RedCarpetGreenDress and thank you for supporting us all! More to come – still in it. Makeup by @MakeUpByKai. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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Oscars Sunday. My jewellery is @AweInspired_. I was thrilled to be wearing a Signature Diamond Medallion from AWE Alive We’re Empowered (@aweinspired_) a new fine jewelry company on a mission to honor, unite, and celebrate all survivors, regardless of affliction. AWE jewelry is made of solid sterling silver or 14k yellow gold: designed to endure like the survivors it honors. The AWE Medallion’s four droplets represent the ingredients of survival (blood, sweat, tears of sorrow, and tears of joy) and 20% of each AWE sale benefits four charity partners that directly serve those in need of assistance on their road to survival. Check out our girls on @RedCarpetGreenDress. Another year, more lessons and more blessings. _______________________________________________________ #RCGD #RCGD2017 #Oscars2017 #Oscars #Fashion

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S Style

We are working on our S Style Page and making some major changes to the website. We are constantly working on making sure your visit here is an enjoyable experience, so stay tuned as your feedback has been taken on board. We also wish you a transformative new month. I mean, are you ready for a transformative month? We are. Still we need to remind myself, one thing at a time.  Read more…

TED

TED

Industry gathered for the TEDxLA event in downtown Los Angeles. The panel discussion included Andrew Morgan (producer of The True Cost) and Kathleen Talbot (Reformation), along with dozens of other fashion industry leaders gathered to explore sustainable fashion, the challenges it presents and its accessiblity to consumers. Breakout discussion leads included Violeta Villacorta, Designer of ORG by vio (previously Patagonia), Syama Meagher, CEO of Scaling Design and Samata Pattinson – Designer, Author of Fashion Designers Resource Book & Campaign Director of Red Carpet Green Dress.

Behind the scenes at new content shoot

Makeup by Joy Adenuga and hair by Dionne Smith.

Readers with my book!

I love getting these from my readers! Please upload and tweet to me so that I can add them to the ‘Where do you read yours?’ page in my book microsite here

Morning positivity

Is this the perfect Monday morning? Reading one of my favourite books in the park and opening an invite (just in time) for Christian Louboutin exhibition and party this evening.

This is one of my favourite books to read at any time of the year, here are some of my favourite quotes from it:

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”

Protect your designs – ACID member and proud

I am now officially  member of ACID. I hope that all of the designers amongst us who read my blog will consider joining up to protect their creative work, Anti-Copying in Design is a membership organisation, committed to raising awareness and encouraging respect for intellectual property within corporate social responsibility. The ACID logo is recognised as a strong symbol of deterrence from copying when sharing your work with other people as part of the creative process.

Fashion

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