Wednesday, June 27, 2012

@SWAROVSKI Boutique with ERIC Daman Event

by Angeles




Last Tuesday I was invited to the most fabulous event at Swarovski Boutique on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach to watch the premier of "The Daman Chronicle" with Eric Daman himself.
 Eric Daman is the Costume Designer of  "GOSSIP GIRL"..... one of the most popular series on TV and I had the opportunity to interview him ( you can read the interview below).  
   He won a Emmy Award as a Costume Designer of Gossip Girl, wrote a book "You know you Want it", he designed a luxury accessories collection for Atelier Swarovski’s Eric Daman’s ‘Native Modern’ and now he is in charge of making the style of the new teen Carrie Bradshaw, the prequel of "Sex and the City", "The Carrie Diaries".
Mr.Daman was really nice, friendly and easygoing to talk to.  
 I really love one of his quotes "confidence is the best accessory".... and I completely agree with him, if you feel good about yourself...  everything is going to be much better!
 It was a night of glamour, fashion and of course Gossip Girls... because the theme of this fabulous soiree was to "Dress the part of your favorite Gossip Girl character".... so all the Miami ladies were in Serena's or Blair's characters, with headbands, eclectic style and feminine outfits.

Thank you to Swarovski and Eric Daman for such a marvelous night!

 Kisses and see you soon! 

The Fashion Guru and costume Designer Eric Daman

 My interview with Eric Daman

1. How did you get into working as a costumer designer for Gossip Girl?
It's actually a funny story. I studied French Literature in Paris and I was working in fashion (at this little boutique) at the same time. I was noticed by a scout for Steven Meisel and ended up modeling for him in several Calvin Klein campaigns. During that time modeling I got sucked into amazing world of fashion and Steven was actually very supportive in saying that you should go into styling. I didn't even know "Stylist" was a job. I mean, back then, not to date myself, but I was like "Stylist...what's that"?
Then I ended up styling and had a great run with it. One thing lead to another and I ended up working with Patricia Field and she asked me to come on as her assistant on "Sex and the City", which I worked on for three seasons and won an Emmy. Then I decided to leave and kind of become my own man. I did a movie called "The Door in the Floor" and the producer was a producer on Gossip Girl and said Eric is perfect for Gossip Girl, we need to bring him on. 

2. What advise would you give to young, aspiring designers that want to dress celebrity on Gossip Girl or a similar show?
I really feel like people need to stay true to their dreams and seek it out. And put yourself out there again if it doesn't work, and not getting beat down if something doesn't work or someone says no the first time. I hink a lot of people get discouraged because they are so excited and they really want to do something and then someone says no. But you can't take no for an answer. Take chances and put yourself out there to get to the next level.
Eric Daman says 
"Style is 80% confidence and 20% fashion"
It's good to remember this ladies!
With Kritin Clark, the sweeties girl on town ... having some sparkling bubbles.
Eric Daman is ready for the show with style and a lot of accessories!
Eric and myself! So happy I have this picture.
Some beautiful ladies Martha, Linda and Kristin ..... you rock ladies! 
The host of the night  Miami Fashion Blogger Ria Michele with one of the manager 
of Swarovski Boutique.
A fabulous piece for next season of Swarovski.
Kelly Saks and Ria Michele were looking stunning in a Gossip Girl style! 
Ginger Harris with her lovevly daughter ... Ginger wearing a pink one shoulder dress, so trendy, feminine and glamourous.  
Brian who is working with Eric Daman was absolutely a gentleman in a classic suit with the perfects details.... great smile and attitude!
The 3 Swarovski princess Anna, Emma and Tess.
Kristin Clark wearing the most fabulous gold sequin jacket!
Fabulous shorts Jennifer Gonzales
Always tweeting ....here with Kristin.
Eric's style - a lot of accessories, his signature scarf, bracelets an rings....... great mix!

She was the coolest lady of the night, Kamla_Kay McKenzie, a model with a bohemian style.
Details and more details...it was a night of accessories...and this one from Emma was a 
exquisite hair pin....love it!
The winner of the contest...the marvelous Kelly who did absolutely perfect Blair's style.
Here you can see the winners of the contest "Dress the part of your favorite Gossip Girl character" as Chuck Bass and Blair with Eric Daman......fabulous photo! Don't you think?
Paola Leon and Julieta Alvarez were great wearing stament accessories.... necklace and bags.
Melissa Pastore a Public Relations Manager from Swarovski, Kristin and I...... Ria the wonderful host and with Megan Lewis from Fashion One and Anthony Bermudez a Wardrobe Stylist.
I was wearing a Zara dress (I wore back and forth), Chloe shoes and bag,  Marni for H&M bracelet and my signature Spike Flowers Brooches by Angeles Almuna Design.
Pictures by Angeles Almuna




Saturday, June 23, 2012

Today Is My BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!

by Angeles


 
Happy Birthday to me!!!!!
Yes!!!!! Today is my birthday and I have to be happy ..... although (as you see on the photo ) I have a fracture in my wrist because on Wednesday I fell on a couple of steps :( ..... it was painful but now I have a cast from my hand to the elbow and I need to recover.
But I need to be grateful and so happy because I'm alive with fabulous people who are 
helping me and they love me!
Thank you so much to my husband who is the best!!!! I love you!!!!!!

Kisses and see you around my friends!
Pictures by Angeleslmuna

Monday, June 18, 2012

Fashion BLOGGERS Do It BETTER - Summer Edition

by Angeles



Fashion Bloggers Do it Better - Summer Edition is back!!!!!
YEAH!!!!! and I'm going to be there as a blogger model ...wow!!! ...with other fabulous
Miami Fashion Bloggers.
The event will take place on June 28th from 7 to 10 p.m at Ricochet Bar and Lounge
3250 Buena Vista Blvd, Midtown. 
Thank you to the host Annie Vazquez The Fashion Poet and Eugy & Simonett 
The Goodwill Project for doing this great event and Refinery29 official media sponsor.
And if YOU want to come just remember to RSVP
RSVP: fashionbloggersdoitbetter@gmail.com
Come to this stylish and beauty event and share with as your love for fashion.
It's going to be so much fun!!!!


And here are the Blogger Models:
 Daniela Ramirez Nany’sKloset, Maria Tettamanti The Wordy Girl, Ginger Harris Electric Blogarella,  Ana Ortuño Chic Street and Eats, Kristin Clark Living in Color Print, Angeles Almuna Angeles Almuna, Vanessa Ferrer The Very Thought of You, Kiana Barnes Young Wilde Free, Kelly Saks Kelly’s Kloset, 
Maika The Glam Life Blog Nicole Jordan Front Row Spectator, 
Mayleen Gonzalez Word in Fashion, Lori Riviere Short Cuts to Fab
Casey Garcia Sweet Savvy Street, Ria Michelle Ria Michelle.

See you on Thursday June 28th from 7 to 10 p.m at Ricochet Bar and Lounge....
It's going to be fantastic!!!!!


Kisses


Pictures by The Fashion Poet, 
The Goodwill Project and 
Alexander Tamargo

Friday, June 15, 2012

Birthday WISH List!.....Yeah!!!!!!

by Angeles


My Birthday is coming!
Yes! In one more week June 23rd is going to be my Birthday... and always I have to do 
my Wish list...Why not? I't 's a good time for dreaming about fabulous gifts and 
maybe  we never know, I can get some of these great presents.
So, here you have a big idea what I love and things that would be great to own!!!! But remember is a Wish list and I don't need all of these...if you want just call me or send me a message and I'll be the happiest person on earth!
Enjoy and see you around my friends!
Kisses and happy weekend!

From ZARA
Mac Pro Longrwear Lipcreme in Red Dwarf $17.00 - Something Vintage for any flea market, salvation army or thrifts stores - Necklace with my name (Angeles)  
like in Sex and City $29.95
Love Chloe! Oh! yes! 
A Marcie bag , Marcie bag  gold or the Chloe 'Suzanne Studs' Buckle Bootie ( and you know any color and style will be fine!!!!) jajajaja!!!!!
But also love regular things and easy.... Flowers of course! Peonias are my favorites right now - Forever 21 Gift Card - Movies Tickets (Love all kind all films!) - 
And Books! Love the magic of them....so these are my favorites... Chanel: the Vocabulary of Style $60.22 - Alexander McQueen Genius of a Generation $19.14 - The Pedro Almodovar Archives by Tashen $200.00 - Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty  $31.50


Pictures by Zara, Urban Outfitters, 
Amazon, via Google, Forever 21 
and RewardsStyle.

Monday, June 11, 2012

@TOUCH Boutique

by Angeles


Ladies night at Touch Boutique.
It was a great event , as usual in Miami.... colorful evening, with fabulous and affordable fashion in a boutique where you can buy everything from day to night. 
Touch Boutique offers all kind of casual and evening clothing , bags and trendy accessories than also you can wear on the beach.
Come to visit this unique Boutique ...and let me tell you something... it's imposible 
to leave the store without buying something! 
In this picture Miami fashion Bloggers Ria Michelle, Ginger Harris, Juliana Ramirez
Ginger Harris with a friend.
Lauren and Mallory Domingue
Julieta Alvarez, Ana Ortuno and me having a great evening.
Ginger Harris and Ria Michele always fabulous and hosting the event at Touch Boutique.
Juliana Ramirez, one of the host of the night wearing a trendy neon top.
Nice pants!
Accessories were the hit of this cool evening....everybody was wearing all kind of bracelets, 
full of colors and sizes.
Martha Dominguez and Linda Guilarte before and after with a great style made by 
Royal blue was one of the color of the night....two beauties wearing long Royal blue skirt.... and both of them did really well with this fabulous color!
I wore Love...Ady top, Asos lace skirt, Chloe bag, Shanghai Tang bangle, Angeles Almuna Design flower brooch and Zara shoes.
Pictures by Angeles

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wearing my favorite black flower brooch