Monthly Archives: June 2011

She Wore A . . .

With hundreds of styles and designers to choose from, SINGER22 has your swimwear section covered! But there's one designer that's taking a different approach to the "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" style.  Instead, We Are Handsome has created a concept for swimwear that fuses art with fashion.  By creating this limited edition, the With hundreds of styles and designers to choose from, SINGER22 has your swimwear section covered! But there's one designer that's taking a different approach to the "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" style. Instead, We Are Handsome has " We Are Handsome swimwear line designers have made not only a fun creation that's sparking interest in the fashion trades, but also with celebrities like Rihanna.  I couldn't be more excited about the line because it gives swimwear a whole new dimension by using people to model the art. Can we say walking installations? Wow yourself with: We Are Handsome

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Catch A Summer Breeze

It's time to pitch a tent!!! Grab all of your favorite fashionista's and host a Summer Party of your own.  The Fairground Bunny Got Nailed Wraps seen above are perfect for a cool summer breeze and will keep you cozy by the campfire.  Of course, Fairground's Wraps are not only fun and flirty for tents and beaches, you can swing it over your shoulders as a swimsuit cover up.  I am also loving the Kenny Guadalajara shorts that Vanessa Hudgens seems to be a fan of too. They're a perfect print that matches the Indian Summer trend theme that we're feeling in this look book.  Can't take your eyes off the stud in this postcard? Don't forget to stay in touch with the CATCH22MANBLOG for all of our stylish hotties out there.

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Steal Giuliana Rancic’s Look

Giuliana Rancic always has such great style and I'm loving this edgy, fun look from her. She is wearing these fun Work Custom Faux Leather Jeans which are styled with some great pieces. You can get this look from Singer22 by adding these almost-identical pieces. This  fun, pink blazer from Rebecca Minkoff looks great on top of this alice + olivia sequin top. Add this Luv Aj long layered necklace and CC Skye bracelet to mimic her style. Finally, add a lace up heel or wedge like this Sam Edelman wedge to complete the look!

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Don’t Sink, SWIM!

It's time to splash into summer SINGER22 style with all of the sexy swimwear we're getting in.  The Mara Hoffman suit above is definitely one of my favorites.  Not only can you wear this hot one piece as a suit, but toss on some cut off shorts and you can wear it as a cute top with a sheer blouse over it.  All you'll need to get ready for summer is hit up our swimwear section and grab your SPF 22 and hit the sand!
 

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Summer Looks

I put together some summer looks for when it’s super hot and you’re going out and for when it’s a bit on the chillier side. Emerson Thorpe makes an awesome blazer, it’s so light and has that cool droopy fit. The white is the perfect compliment for a tan, so I’d stick with that, plus I love the way it looks with denim. I paired my Emerson Thorpe blazer with Citizen of Humanity jeans and a blue Naven blouse. I love this look because it’s easy and a great go to, all while still looking put together and chic. The other outfit is my favorite Naven top. I am obsessed with everything Naven. They use the most amazing colors and push a girl to stand out of her box a little bit. I always have so much fun with their collection. I paired the Naven top with an Emerson Thorpe skirt, sort of like the Pleasure Doing Business skirts. It’s a great outfit to pair with a sexy open toe pump for a night out over the Summer. I even incorporated that Rebecca Minkoff side messenger bag. It’s a personal favorite. This bag is a great summer purchase because Rebecca chose a really great yellow that I normally wouldn’t choose for a bag. It screams summer, plus the studding makes it edgier and a little bit more fun.
If you could put together a fun outfit to go out in from SINGER22, what would you choose?

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Top It Off With Haute Hippie

Looking for the perfect top to wear to summer concerts, BBQ’s, parties, and more? Look no further, Haute Hippie has you covered. Haute Hippie’s summer collection is full of fun, great tops for any look and any event you might have planned this summer. Not only do these tops come in fun florals, paisley prints, tie dye, summer nudes, and bright hues, they are also made of 100% Silk, the perfect material for a breezy feel in any hot summer weather. Haute Hippie preserves the bohemian look with a fun edgy feel, the tops are loose and flowy while still accentuating your body. I definitely need to get my hands on these Haute Hippie tops to get me through tons of summer events.

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People StyleWatch Shop

SINGER22 Style is so hot right now that it’s popping up in all sorts of media outlets, including People StyleWatch!

Leann Rimes took a romantic stroll on the beach in her hot Beach Bunny Bikini bod. Beach Bunny Swimwear fits so well and hits the sweet spot in all the right places.

Kristin Cavallari was spotted playing ping pong in her Singer22 Loves Me Tee. This tee is a perfect throw and go top that can be worn with cut offs, jeans or even a hot choice for the gym or those summer sporting activities.

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Be A Local Celebrity

I was a little hesitant when they told us they were sending down SINGER22 t-shirts to shoot, until I was pleasantly surprised. I thought, honestly, they were going to be white/grey/and black t-shirts that just said SINGER22, but when I opened the box, it was filled with all different neon colors, they made it sort of crop top, off the shoulder, football jersey writing. I fell in love. They didn't use your typical hot pink, orange, yellow neons – they used turquiose and green which look awesome on. I also love the v-neck tees that say SINGER22 loves me. They're a perfect hang out piece, to wear around the house, or even to run some errands. I'd probably wear it with jean shorts or leggings. I'd also probably pair it with my Sam Edelman sneakers I got at SINGER22, I live in them! Pick out your favorite here!

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Loving Lace

I like it, I love it, I want some more of it: LACE. The ultimate balance of the hottest trend, lace, is to be romantic but not over-girly. When wearing lace you want to be sensual but not too sexy. The lace isn’t an added detail of a garment, it is the garment.  Dare to wear your lace with not a slip under it, but a swim suit or body suit…Just be sure to keep the cut a little more relaxed or the hem a little longer to maintain that aforementioned balance. Lace no longer has to be worn and followed by “Here Comes The Bride”.  Take your lace look from bridal to summer chic by shopping the trend here: Nightcap ~ Foley + Corinna ~Torn by Ronny Kobo

Get inspired to lace it up with Olivia Palermo’s look:


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Get Alessandra Ambrosio’s Beach Look

Our fave model, Alessandra Ambrosio, soaked up some sun on a family beach day in Malibu this past weekend.  We so rarely spot celebs in a one piece these days, but I think Alessandra is totally working it– what do you guys think??  I’m loving the super sweet heart print and the backless style that keeps this suit fun.

Alessandra is wearing the Wildfox Marilyn One Piece paired with her AG Farrah Shorts.  You can snag her beach style right here at Singer22.  Don’t forget to leave the blog some love and let us know what you think of Alessandra’s look!

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These Are A Few . . .

. . . of my (SINGER22) favorite things.  With so many hot trends of the moment, from bold colors to boho dresses, it is making dressing up this summer much more fun! I like to keep things simple and timeless which is why I picked out the pieces above.  I love the nautical shorts because you can put a t-shirt on top for day or dress it up with a cute blouse for night. Always having that go to bracelet for a bold punch is on my must have list and you cannot go wrong with this amazing JJ Winters handbag.  There are so many fun things to pick from on SINGER22.com right now, but here are a few of my favorite things of the moment:

Nightcap ~ Alice + Olivia ~ 7 for All Mankind ~ Generation Love ~ Twenty8Twelve ~ Natalie B ~ JJ Winters ~

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Back to Basics


Consider this:  Why do we spend the least on basics–the things that we wear the most?  If we’re going to subject ourselves to something every day, isn’t that where we should really be investing?  Well, if you’re looking for luxe basics, look no further than Pencey Standard.

A gorgeous maxi skirt that hugs in all the right places, this piece is a great building block for a comfy-chic wardrobe.  It also features a lace-up detail that adds a unique and subtly-sexy vibe.  Pair this with a slinky tank top, vintagey denim jacket, and summery fedora, and you’ve got yourself an effortless look that totally embodies “cool-girl” style.

Pencey has mastered the difficult science of draping–evidenced by the gorgeous Sobo top.  I also love that the grey version has contrasting piping around the neck and sleeves.  Another subtle detail that really makes this not-so-basic basic tee stand apart from the crowd.

My final favorite piece is the football tank.  I have one of these myself, and it’s seriously the most perfect way to throw together an outfit that screams effortless chic.  It’s also a way to ooze sex appeal–who doesn’t love a little side-boob?  A girlie take on a manly basic, this top is perfect in that strangely sexy equation: oversized menswear + something tight and feminine = totally irresistible.

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Michael Lauren

Yesterday, Barbara and I shot some really great new pieces, but the ones that truly caught my eyes were the Michael Lauren pieces. The perfect every day tops, and then the perfect beach dresses. If you recall that brand Petit Bateau, Michael Lauren kind of resembled that and I LIVED in that brand when I was younger. It was nice to see a more updated version of it. I was able to pair those tops with absolutely anything at SINGER22. The tops were great with all the Siwy shorts and would compliment a bell bottom like the Citizens of Humanity or the Textile Elizabeth and James pair. The dresses were the softest pieces that I probably would wear on the beach and in bed. They are that good, you could actually sleep in them. They also used the perfect colors for it. I love a garment that has a good striping. Michael Lauren really nails the perfect stripes that don’t make you look wider than you actually are. Check it out HERE!

x Somethingnavy

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The LWD Takes Over

Time to push that LBD (little black dress) to the back shelf.  This summer it's all about busting out your whites and we've got plenty to choose from.  I love the look of a simple little white dress because it's feminine, classic and can take you from day to night.

Get your Wow on with WHITE: Blue Life * Backstage * Boulee * Torn by Ronny Kobo * Twelfth St. by Cynthia Vincent * Alexis

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La La LOVE my Litas!

I believe that I have found my new go-to shoe…I am SO in love with my Jeffery Campbell Lita shoes! They’re the perfect shoe for literally any outfit. Whether I want to be cute and casual or more polished and dressy, I’ve been going to my Jeffery Campbell Lita shoes to complete almost all of my looks. As a proud owner of the  Lita Harness, a Singer22 exclusive, I can say that I really have worn these shoes with everything! So far I’ve paired my Litas with a tank and cutofffs, a maxi dress and even a romper. How do you wear your Jeffery Campbell Litas?

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