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25 of the Best Bags, Sunglasses and More Accessories From NYFW Street Style

Something for everybody in fashion world is presented at the NEW YORK Fashion Week. #NYFW

Vee Travels

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New York Fashion Week street style is the best to spot out things you can get now. Finishing up my street style coverage from this spring/summer 2015 presentation season, here’s the best bags, sunnies and other accessories I spotted at fashion week:

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LOOK BOOK #89

Shoes, shoes and more shoes. This something I love and worth checking out.

Style Me Manly

Once again, we come to one of my favourite topics… SHOES!!!

I have my own likes, and often times wear shoes that most guys wouldn’t… maybe it’s because their personalities don’t quite fit the style that I would wear.  Just as there are some shoes I would most definitely not wear.  Then there are some that no person should ever wear… crocs and toe shoes to be exact.

If you have the above mentioned eyesores… kill them.  Kill them with fire.

And then go out and get some of these…

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Fiji Fashion Week – Established Designers Opinion on the Collections

Fashion Opinion(Note – All Designers name are linked to Fiji Fashion Week facebook page album, so you can check out the designs and decide for yourself)

Fiji Fashion Week 2014 held it last show on Saturday 31st May, which showcased the work of established designers. As it would be, there were some designs that really made me appreciate the hard work of the designers and then some designers just confused me. I am not saying that I am well versed in fashion, or that  not all designs would be loved by all, and not all combinations would work, it’s just that my expectations were that since this was the Established designers showcasing they work, there would be a wow factor, which was truly missing for me. As stated before some were really wonderful, from the likes of Rachel Fairfax, Samal Singh, Hupfeld Hoerder, and E2 by Anton Conway Wye and Alex Ligairi, who were truly my favourites for the night. Some of my favourites for the night and some of my not so favourites.:

  • Robert Kennedy – it was a totally beautiful and unique collection, it was truly fashion in paradise moment, with his collection.
  • RFX by Rachel Fairfax – the colours, the bold designs, just screamed that I am a designer who is willing to experiment.
  • E2 by Anton Conway Wye & Alex Ligairi – this was play of colours and patterns, with daring designs and combinations. A truly wonderful experience full of making a mark as designers.
  • huudaverti by Christine Evans & Jan Evans – this was a collection that just did not meet my expectations. Some might have found appealing to they taste buds but I did not.
  • Mena – Beautiful prints and simple patterns, this was a collection that showcased, the way patterns and prints work.
  • Stylopsophy Fiji Creations by Ana Rabuka – this collection was very confusing to me, in terms that there were some pieces that I really appreciated and some that just had to many things going. So overall, it was a mixture of pleasing and non pleasing items.
  • Lepou by Fai Lepou Peni – why there were gleaming stones, in this collection it is a mystery to me. The colour choices also did not appeal to me, and overall, it just was not something I expected.
  • Essence of Pacific by Michael Mausio – I found the collection a tad too simple, it somehow felt that the collection, was just missing something more to elevate it, although it was not a collection which was missing its mark in terms of choice of colours and prints.
  • HupfeldHoerder by Hupfeld Hoerder – this was a collection that was truly vintage, yet truly awesome. I totally loved the white ensembles. It was just so divine.
  • Lara by The Samal Singh – A very wonderful and sweet collection, the patterns were neat, and the colours were well chosen, we would like to see more colours and less of black in terms that black binding and black underlays for some garments, it was wonderful to see to such vividness in your choice of patterns and cuts.
  • 8 Mountains by Moira Solvalu – John – this was a collection which had selections for plus size women , and some items for men’s wear. The prints were Pacific inspired. There couple of pieces that really stood out for me and some were just missing the mark.
  • Mataka by Nazia Ali – this was simple, classic, and elegant, the colour palette was colourful, with beautiful prints reminiscent of Pacific feel, but it just felt that, I wanted to see more.
  • Jean Ragg – I just wanted to say, I do not like to see religious prints on the runway. Its just doesn’t feel to have religious icons on runaway, and yet when the designs are not even remotely hippie oriented for me.
  • Hefrani by Aisea Konrote – I just have to say I just liked few pieces and the show stopper, apart from that it just did not speak to me.

 

Hasta la vista spots! L’Oréal Paris Men Expert – Pure Power

For those times, when a Men, has to get rid of those spots, and feel the awesomeness of having flawless complexion. These days its all about being true to yourself and taking that extra step when it comes to personal grooming. So do read and take heed.

Grooming Junkie

Spots and blemishes are often the bane of our lives, popping up at the worst possible moment; just before a night out, an important meeting, a weekend away or that exciting first date. But we’re used to spots and the occasional spate of bad skin so, like me you probably have a whole cabinet of blemish-fighting concoctions, creams, washes, a little pot hiding at that back full of something with Aloe Vera in it or even something make-up-based that will help cover it up, all of those ‘essentials’ that you fall upon at that last minute to help relieve your complexion and have you ready for the challenge ahead.

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Because of that, anything that claims to be the next spot-battling rescue remedy and promises to rid me of my blemish woes, then thank you very much, I’ll see you at the front of the queue.

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LOOK BOOK #71

Something for those summer days, when we want to be stylish yet be understated and yet also wear something that we are comfortable in.

Style Me Manly

With the wishful thinking of an approaching summer, the need for a beach and Vitamin D… I’ve decided to offer up these… some of my favourite past pictures of SHORTS SHORTS AND MORE SHORTS… let’s get those legs bronzed, because quite frankly I’m starting to look like the marshmallow man.

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