Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fantasy Fashion

Hey guys!  I had to share with you this amazing collection of jewelry and fashion that I found on HSN (Home Shopping Network).  In conjunction with the release of Disney's "The Great and Powerful Oz", several designers on HSN have created pieces one of a kind pieces in the spirit of the movie.  I don't know about you, but I love the idea of translating what would be fantasy fashion into reality. All of the pieces are grouped in 3 different collections centered around the witches in the movie and are absolutely breathtaking.  

The Evanora Collection is dark with accents of rich emerald green. As the protector of the Emerald City, Evanora is strong and exudes powerful elegance. My favorite fashion pieces in this collection are by Naheem Khan. The full feather cape and sequin tulle mermaid skirt are total show stoppers. I am also totally in love with the Heidi Daus "Emerald City" jewelry collection. If you are an over the top diva then this is the collection for you!

Theodora on the hand, is Evanora's younger sister. While she is portrayed in the movie as naive an innocent, her HSN collection is anything but. The Theodora Collection boasts bold ruby hues mixed with a little bit of darkness.  The jewelry collection that caught my eye is  called "Feather" by Jean Dousset. I also love the "A" by Adrienne Landau Sheer Cape Dress and Steve by Steve Madden beaded sandals.

Last but not least, every girls favorite witch, Glinda. Glinda embodies everything thing beautiful and whimsical. She is a brilliant source of light and all things glimmering and good. Therefore, from her namesake collection, I have chosen the American Glamour by Badgley Mischka Sequin Hi-Lo Skirt and the over the top Rareities Moonstone and Diamond Chandelier Earrings

Happy Shopping!


Parker S. :)

Friday, March 1, 2013

Where's Parker????

Hey guys! I know I have been MIA for a while, but this year has been busy already. As you know, I started my year off at church. My life has been a little unbalanced and I needed to take a little time to get back on track. With that being said, I'm going to catch you up with what I've been up to and get back to keeping you "in the know" of hot new trends and my favorite brands. Sit back, relax and enjoy my year thus far. Stay tuned to see where I show up next!


Parker S.

Black Bride Showcase

Started the event season off with my @blogfabofficial buddies at the 2013 Black Bride Showcase. From dresses to tablescapes to cakes and more, I had a great time viewing the latest trends for the upcoming season. I also had the pleasure of meeting and co-interviewing Sunday's Best finalist and budding reality TV star Jeff Spain.

Gorgeous tablescape by fab event designer @MsKimmyD of @imageeventsteam

me, @iamjeffspain & @virtuousstyls

@kiwithebeauty, @ohnikka, @soosootasty, @allymcglam & moi!

Gorgeous bridal fashions @blackbride 
Girl Talk Villa Rica

I played assistant at this event for my friend Sophia Starnes of @soosootasty! As most of you know I live in Villa Rica. I couldn't believe there was actually an event in my area so of course I had to attend. Girl Talk was just that, a bunch of ladies getting together to ask questions to a panel of experts. It was very informative and also very fun. I also jumped in to help SoSo serve her delicious treats and did a little shopping with the various vendors.

Trumpet Awards Luncheon

Thanks to the FABULOUS Quinnie Rice of Southwest Airlines, I was able to attend the High Heels & High Tea Luncheon benefiting the Trumpet Awards Foundation. This event was full of fun and fashion, but also honored  a group of very distinguished and influential women.

Quinnie Rice of Southwest Airlines

@talbots skirt & blouse  @woledesigns caplet @shoemint shoes @prada shades @henribendel ponytail holder

 An Evening of Hope 

The Atlanta chapter of The American Diabetes Association hosted an amazing fundraiser and awards ceremony at the W Midtown. Board Member Kedrick Williams invited me to this event and I had such a great time participating in the silent auction and meeting celebrity award recipients, Anthony Anderson & Ryan Cameron. Supporting diabetes awareness is near and dear to my heart because both my mother and grandmother are insulin dependent diabetics.

 Mixing Business & Pleasure in LA

Rounding out the month of January I took a quick trip to LA. I can't go into specifics with the deets, but I had fun making new business connections, scouting some great #LAstreetstyle and on the last day, taking a tour of the city. The Westin Bonaventure Downtown LA was my home away from home.

Happy Birthday Kiwi

I kicked off the month of February by celebrating fellow blogger Kiwi Durham's birthday. We took over Fab'rik Atlantic Station and transformed it into a Hello Kitty lovers dream. Unfortunately I didn't read the fine print of no dark colors, but still embraced my inner Hello Kitty!

FFFWeek Atl Model Call
FFFweek founder Gwen Devoe and her team hit the ATL for 5th stop on the casting tour. Lane Bryant at Perimeter Mall played host to over 150 model hopefuls. I ran into several familiar faces and rooted for our very own Cha'Kiva Felder who ripped the runway for the judges! I can't wait to cover FFFWeek again this summer in NYC!

Fabulous at 60

On 2-9-13, my mom, Katie Harris celebrated her 60th birthday in a big way! I had a wonderful time celebrating with her and all of her friends for her 70's themed soiree. And yes, she is wearing her own Kami Shade dress like mine! I hope I look that good when I turn the big 6-0!!!

Puffs Kisses

Who knew that sharing a kiss could be so fun?!?! Last week I was honored to cover the Puffs Kiss event benefiting Dress for Success. Proctor and Gamble launched a promotion during the month of February called Puffs Kisses. Throughout the month, for every virtual kiss that was sent through the Puffs wevsite, $1 was donated to Dress for Success. During the event, the ladies of Proctor and Gamble presented Dress for Success a check for $100,000! Also, ladies that had completed the program were treated to a makeover. Adore Salon was the host location and provided complimentary manicures and makeup application and celebrity hairstylist Derek J. and his team coiffed their hair. It was an amazing night and I got to catch up with my blogger buddies and meet some new ones! 

Thrifty Divas

Finally, rounding out the month of February, I had a blast on a thrifting tour sponsored by my friend Sophia Starnes of SooSoo Tasty. Myself as well as Kerrie from VirtuousStyls added our style expertise and coached ladies on trends as well as spotting a great, thrifty deal!