February 2nd, 2011
This Valentine’s Day turn up the heat with a few subtle jewelry, fashion and style tips. Valentine’s is just another reason to look amazing, splurge a little on yourself and charm your sweetie to heaven. So here is what I recommend.
First, your outfit must read sexy yet sophisticated. Men like to see a little skin so that they feel teased and tempted, yet this should be done in a classy, elegant way. The best choice this season is a long sleeve dress with a low neckline, a one-shoulder draped dress or a fitted printed dress. Here are my inspirations.
Second, your jewelry should be sexy. It should draw attention to your neck, your bust or shine in a way to compliment your outfit. These are my top picks for sexy jewelry. I also like to mix and match wearing an assortment of new and vintage jewelry, to create an eclectic look that states you know how to dress. Try this with vintage bangles or large over the top clip-on earrings and the jewelry below. First featured is the Double Line Necklace, the Asymmetric Tassel Earrings and the Bi-Quartz Gunmetal Bracelet.
Lastly, add some shimmer to your make-up routine. Add body shimmer to glow and create a “look” with your make-up, accentuating your most radiant feature. If it is your eyes, wear lashes that are sexy and tasteful. If it is your lips, dare to wear a bold dark color of red wine or burgundy.
Enjoy! Have fun, be bold and daring and try something new! Happy Valentine’s Day!
January 19th, 2011
Simply Gorgeous. British Vogue.
January 19th, 2011
What better way to prepare for Valentine’s Day than a spa shopping event just for you. The Robert Leonard Salon in Seattle is hosting a Pre- Valentine’s Day party with salon specials as well as many cool and unique products to shop. RB Designs will have our latest collection displayed as well as a few sneak peaks for whats to come in-store this Spring. We will also be offering a 20% discount on all purchases for the event.
There will also be “Twig” the local, mineral make-up line created by the owners of the salon. Show Pony, a local boutique, will be at the event showing a wide range of items from clothes to handbags. Plus there will be many other local emerging designers. This event will be one to attend, with drinks and hor’ dourves being served, you can shop and talk and see what is happening in Seattle.
Here are the details:
When: Saturday Feburary 12, 2011 4-8pm
What: Valentine’s Day Retail Extravaganza
Where: Robert Leonard Salon and Spa
2033 6th Avenue Seattle, WA 98121
January 4th, 2011
We all the love our hoop earrings. Some prefer small, some prefer large, however, we all have a few pairs tucked away for daily wear. Here are some of the hoops of the season. These ones are the best of the best from my favorite inspiration sources.
My version of hoops are the Asym Rio Earrings. I wear these daily, all the time, they are surprisingly easy to wear with shoulder length hair and the asymmetry gives a new fresh approach.
(P.S. I can make them symmetrical too either short or long. Many of my clients like symmetry!)
1. Erickson Beamon
2. Jamie Wolf
October 29th, 2010
The white shirt is a staple to all of our wardrobes, yet the styles, shapes and silhouettes change from year to year. This year the white shirt varies in length, proportion and cut, but overall is making a statement on the runway as one of the main trends. Above Dries Van Noten uses the white shirt in a unique way mixing his stunning prints with a long silky skirt. Below at Celine, the cool, loose white shirt has some innovative details with seams and paneling. The last Spring 2011 runway shot is of Band of Outsiders featuring a white shirt dress with a white blazer, the perfect white on white look.
For our jewelry collections and statement pieces this could not be a better time to find several white shirts to add color and style to with your jewelry. Jewelry paired with a long white tux shirt is a brilliant way to be unique with the shirting and pop out your jewelry. The key with this styling is to make sure the neckline matches with your jewelry choice. So choose an open unbuttoned shirt collar with a large high neck statement piece or choose a mandarin collar shirt with center-front detail worn with a long pair of dangle earrings. With the white shirt, you can experiment, wear bright colored jewelry and wear your large over-sized pieces, the rules can be bent; that is the beauty of the white shirt, you use good taste and make all the rules.