A few weeks ago I was invite by Philly Current Magazine (remember they featured me in the last issue?) to check out a fashion photo shoot. The Outside Issue just came out yesterday and I was excited to see the final product! Below are some of my behind-the-scenes shots. The online version of is available HERE!
Clothing by: Bettie Page Clothing
Photos: Lindsay Docherty Photography
Model: Laurel Rose Purdy
Makeup: Emily Aznavourian (Cheekadee Makeup Artists)
Hair: Danielle George (Crimson Hair Studio)
Looking forward to the Style Issue in September. wink wink hint hint. You’ll be hearing more about that soon! -IMC
Well spring is here.. and summer is just around the corner! So I went to King of Prussia with fellow bloggers to check out new collections and products! Here’s our journey..
First up: Previewing spring styles at Juicy Couture
Brittiny Stewart of Fashion of Philly
Next up: Spring make-up trends for my lady blogging friends at Bare Escentials
Brittiny made a Vine of the demonstration!
Then we went to Guess and learned about the new Festival Collection!
Jessie Holeva of Trend Hungry
Then off to C. Wonder!
Finally a stop by Swatch!
Do you like my outfit?
Oh and then I went back to Guess for a fitting. Did you see I was on CBS?
Thanks for the great event, KoP Mall!
Marina Makaron, owner and designer of Marina Makaron Moscow, is a world traveler, designer, mother, blonde, and all around fun woman! She splits her time between Moscow and Philadelphia, but on occasion stops by her flat in NYC. This creator loves working with different fabrics and has built an empire around her colorful silk pieces.
What’s happening now: Marina just wrapped up her Fall 2013 show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia and is focusing on pushing her current spring collection. Rumor has it that more info on Marina can be found HERE and on her brand page.
Photo via Facebook
Ian Michael Crumm: What did you have for breakfast?
Marina Makaron: Coffee with milk and omelet with kolbasi… and cucumbers.
IMC: Whose shoes are you wearing?
MM: Lately – Miu Miu
IMC: What is your favorite guilty pleasure?
MM: I try not to feel guilty; if my body desires excess of something, maybe it knows something I don’t and it’s good for me.
IMC: Where were you last night?
MM: Golf & Yacht Club Pirogovo
IMC: What do you wear to bed?
MM: Commando, Sir
Photos via Designerz Central
Don’t forget to tweet at @MakaronM to tell her how much you love her!
Did you catch The Grooming Products Every Man Needs in His Medicine Cabinet yesterday? If not check it out! Here’s what part of it looks like…
In addition to the suggestions I listed in my column, I also think teeth whitening can be a great way for men (or women!) to boost their appearance. I love the Bleach Bright at Sunmyst Tanning Spa. The 15-20 minute whitening session lights teeth 2-8 shades with almost no sensitivity!
Oh and Khiel’s new location at the Shops at Liberty Place is bright and welcoming! Makes me want to go shopping there instead of ordering online.
Here’s a picture from last weekend when I got the Bleach Bright treatment and a Miami spray tan!
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Joy Adaeze, Stylist and blogger at Joy Loves Fashion
Two weeks after the Lancôme X Alber Elbaz collaboration was announced, another fashion icon tells WWD of his collection with Lancôme. Jason Wu told WWD, “Beauty has always been extremely important to the Jason Wu label and I’ve made it an integral part of my fashion shows.” As of now the collection is only planned to launch in the US, but don’t be surprised if it pops up in the UK too!
Here are some looks from Wu’s pre-fall 2013 collection..
Another Carmelita Couture
I wish I would have positioned myself better. A lot of my shots weren’t so good. There were many looks from Joan Shepp I loved.
From: Metro Mens Clothing (I love this look. Wish I got a better picture!)
I just downloaded the app, Vine. Mini videos integrated with Twitter are a great tool for fashion bloggers and brands to communicate more with their audiences. Here are some of my Vines from the night.
I also made a two Vines of Denise Fike, but I’ll share those in a few days when I upload the cute portrait she drew of me!
My friend Priya went to Gorgeous as well. Here is our Instagram!
I also met the lovely Caitlin from Cobblestones & Stilettos. Wish we would have taken a picture together. Next time!