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Style Guru Lloyd Boston Launches “Perfectly Styled” Greeting Card Collection At NIQUEA.D

May 2nd, 2014 by Christen Rochon

Lloyd Boston

 

Just in time for Mother’s Day and stylish seasonal greetings – style guru, Lloyd Boston has launched his new greeting card collection, “Perfectly Styled” at New York City NIQUEA.D boutiques this week.  Lloyd was on hand to mix and mingle with guests, as well as offer his styling advice to attendees.

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

 

If your mom, grandmother, sisters or friends truly cherish stylish greeting cards that reflect them – “Perfectly Styled” card collection is perfect for them!  Many of the cards reflect a variety of fashionistas and stylish accessories or settings.  No matter what the occasion, a great greeting card is always a nice surprise.  Averaging around $8, these beautifully crafted cards not only feature amazing artwork and imagery but you can find “Perfectly Styled” cards for birthdays, friendly greetings and more!

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

“Perfectly Styled” by Lloyd Boston is a greeting card collection straight from the style guru himself.  These cards reflect the timeless style and grace he advocates.  Renowned for his style expertise and fashion tips and tricks, his card collection is a group of exquisite works of art.

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

 

Lloyd Boston Perfectly Styled NIQUEAD

 

Each card not only expresses wonderful sentiments, but they also come with extraordinary correspondence.  Each card comes with its own postage and specialty NIQUEA.D seal.  For more on the “Perfectly Styled” collection visit NIQUEAD.COM today.

Photo Gallery: The Bright Side Of Art And Style

April 25th, 2014 by Christen Rochon
The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

Scrap Junk Yard or Art Installation? You Decide.

 

This is Detroit.  Not bad huh?  No, the city isn’t burning down in despair – as a matter of fact, it is alive, well and bursting at the seams  with rich art and re-defining style everyday.  While in Detroit, I decided to visit one of my favorite open art installations in the city – The Heidelburg Project.  Known for its colorful backdrops of bright hues, political messaging and plenty of mixed media – this area has been around and re-defining how we look at art since 1986.  Armed with a camera (a little extra time on my hands) and a crisp, sunny Spring day – take a look at my interpretation of the bright side of art and style below (…and let me know what you think!)

 

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

Divas And Dorks – The Album Cover

 

Dress:  Von Vonni Transformer Dress – VonVonni.com

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

Ring Around The Rosies or Lady Of The Rings?

 

Jacket:  White Moto Jacket – Forever 21

 

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

“Oh what tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive…”

 

[Accessories]

Sunglasses:  Ray-Ban Aviator Flash Mirror Lenses

Earrings:  Cushion Set Neiman Marcus

Necklace:  Private Designer

Watch:  Michael Kors

 

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

A girl can never have enough shoes… even if they’re mixed-matched and hanging on a fence.

 

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

Patience is a virtue…

 

Shoes:  Peter Pilotto x Target

 

The Bright Side Of Art And Style Divas And Dorks Style Christen Rochon

If a rose can grow from concrete, why shouldn’t a car grow from a grassy field?

 

[For more on the Heidelburg Project visit DivasOnDestinations.com

Style Ahead Of The Curve With Sears Fall Preview #ThisIsStyle

April 3rd, 2014 by Christen Rochon

This week, Sears hosted a Fall Preview of the latest trends, styles and collaborations of the Seventeen, Kardashian Kollection, Bongo and more.   I love getting a sneak peek and Fall styles early, but I love it even more when I can spot seasonal styles and trends that I can find now and wear all year long!

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

This mixed material moto jacket from the Seventeen collection is chic for any look all year long.

If you’re a girl who’s always on the go Sears Style fashions from the Kardashian Kollection or Metaphor are the perfect option for who want to dress in trendy and popular styles. When you’re sporting the latest threads from brands who understand your style, you’re sure to look and feel amazing. At Sears, you can find the hottest trends in the colors you love, so you’ll be ready for anything.

 

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

Wool mixed textured coat by Metaphor available at Sears this Fall.

Take this conservative Kardashian Kollection moment for a spin now.  Why wait for fall?  The midriff exposing trend with a pencil skirt only works with modest skin exposure but this look is so hot that you can grab similar separates and take them for a spin this Spring.

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

This is one Kim Kardashian look that I whole-heartedly approve!

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

Femininity at it’s finest. Pastels and lace aren’t just for Spring and Fall, it’s a look you can wear all year long.

The beauty about many of the Sears Style trends and fashions spotted at the Fall preview is that you don’t have to wait until later this year to find them online and in stores.  Many of the items will be available and can ship as early as later this month.  That’s a stylish solution that’ll keep your closet chic and trendy for seasons to come.

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

In case you want to find what’s hot and what’s now, Sears has you covered with a curated selection of the latest styles and trends all in one place.  Now + Here. A contemporary shop found in stores and online, it’s currently stocked with every must on our list: graphic tees, jumpsuits, boyfriend jeans, maxis, bombers, skinnies and that’s just the start of it. You can begin shopping them all in preparation for warm weather—and before they expire. But hurry, cause once it’s gone – it’s GONE!

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

Sears Fall Preview #SearStyle

Even the Fall Preview gift bags are perfect for carrying Spring loads or upcoming beach visits.

 

Check out more of the looks from the Sears Fall preview below and discover some of your favorite and new seasonal trends that you can style ahead of the curve (and season) today.

 

 

 

Find Your Style With The Kleenex Brand Style Studio

February 12th, 2014 by Christen Rochon

Disclosure:  Thanks to Kleenex for sponsoring today’s post on style on the go with the Kleenex Brand Style Studio.

To celebrate Kleenex’s 90th anniversary, they’re bringing you another innovative first: The Kleenex® Style Studio. It’s a fun, inspiring way to discover more of the Kleenex® Brand designs and products you love. And maybe even a few that’ll take you by surprise.

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More stylish shades of golden yellows can be found at the Kleenex style studio online.

 

Whether you’re decorating at home or adding a pop of color to your clutch, Kleenex® has you covered with the hottest colors and patterns to complement your ever changing style.   During New York Fashion Week I was asked to pair a few of the new Kleenex brand to go facial tissue packs with my own stylish accessories to see just how well these designs fit in with my own style.  Lucky for me, I was more than excited to grab a few stylish necessities during fashion week, especially since using Kleenex tissue is a great way to ward off and keep cold and flu germs contained. (In case you didn’t know, New York is in the midst of one of the worst winters in a long time – and catching a cold or the flu is easier than ever.)

Check out a few of my favorite Kleenex style moments below…

Kleenex style

Mixing and Matching: Wearing prints and adding a pop of color takes any look up a notch!

Where do you find your style inspiration?  Can you believe that after spotting this green honeycomb Kleenex style design, I was inspired to shift my style in every shade of green imaginable.  I paired a mix of neons, emeralds, kelly green shades and more to bring a surge of color to brighten my day in this drab wintery weather.

Kleenex style

Be seen in GREEN: Mix and Match shades of green for an envious look for day or night.

 

What is your favorite patterns to mix and match?  Discover the entire collection of fierce patterns to choose from for your home, office and on the go inside the Kleenex style studio today.

 

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See anything you like? Discover more stylish patterns for your home and office at the Kleenex style studio online.

 

Watch our video to see if everyday people could spot the Kleenex® Brand style, then take the challenge yourself for a chance to win;

  • An all expenses paid trip to NYC
  • A personal meet-and-greet with a design superstar
  • $5,000 for shopping!

 

Want to save some money?  When you take the quiz today, you’ll get a coupon to save on your favorite Kleenex® Brand designs and products.  Connect with other fashionistas sharing their stylish finds by using #KleenexStyle on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest today.

 

 Take the #KleenexStyle challenge quiz HERE.

 

Hey You!

Kleenex wants to hear from you.  Tell Kleenex what you think!  Click HERE to take a super quick Kleenex survey today.

 

 

 

Getting Red Carpet Ready With P&G Beauty

January 24th, 2014 by Christen Rochon


Music’s biggest weekend is here and so am I!  There’s just something about Los Angeles leading up to the GRAMMYs that has an electric feel unlike any other time of the year.  With tons of parties, concerts and celebrations leading up to the GRAMMYs this Sunday, there will be plenty of celebrity red carpet hits and misses that many will undoubtedly be talking about in the days to come.

To ensure that my red carpet moments will be a hit, Procter & Gamble gifted me a few P&G Beauty red-carpet must haves before my trip to help me create a winning look from head to toe.

COVERGIRL Bombshell Volume by LashBlast Mascara
The eyes are the windows to the soul, and the perfect red-carpet gaze with eyes that pop are essential for winning red carpet photos.  COVERGIRL Bombshell Volume mascara brings back a sexy starlet look with over-the-top, ten times more noticeable lashes and  has two brushes and two formulas delivering mega volume and dramatic intensity.

P&G Beauty GRAMMYs Cover Girl Crest

Crest 3D White Whitestrips Professional Effects
When meeting new people, nothing breaks the ice better than a bright winning smile.  Crest 3D Professional Whitestrips formulated with the same enamel-safe ingredient dentists use and will get you bright, white teeth in a flash.

 

Secret Clinical Strength Light & Fresh
Bright lights and red carpet jitters can make a girl sweat.  Period.  A funky style on the red carpet is one thing, but a funky smell? (#NoBueno)  Secret Clinical Strength Light & Fresh Antiperspirant/Deodorant helps you feel 100% confident on and off the red carpet with 100% odor protection.

P&G Beauty GRAMMYs Secret

 

Gillette Venus & Olay Razor
Great legs on the red carpet is a must and using the Gillette Venus & Olay Razor makes me want to show off my legs more and more.  Gillette Venus & Olay Razor helps lock-in moisture to your skin for less dryness and with every smoothing stroke, Venus’ five blades shave you close.

P&G Beauty GRAMMYs Venus Gillette Razor

 

Once I put all of theses great P&G Beauty products to good use along with some of my favorite beauty trends, VIOLA’ – a red carpet look that I can’t wait to rock during this weekend in LA.

 

P&G Beauty GRAMMYs

 

Discover more, get red carpet beauty tips and a chance to win fabulous prizes during the P&G GRAMMYs Red Carpet Twitter Party this Sunday, January 26th at 4PT/7ET. (RSVP HERE) #RedCarpetGlam

 

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

 

 

Step Out In Style With Hosiery From Duane Reade

December 16th, 2013 by Christen Rochon

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.

 

It’s no question that accessories can completely upgrade an entire look from head to toe.  Why not play up your look this party season with a pair of your built in assets… your legs!  Tis the season for fashionable leg wear and believe it or not, Duane Reade has a variety of traditional and fashion forward hosiery for just about anyone to step out in style.  Are you looking for a textured pair of tights to take your look to new heights?  What about graphic or fishnet leg wear?  Duane Reade has it all for much less than what you’d pay at a department store.  SCORE!  

 

Hosiery From Duane Reade

How cute are these polka dot tights from Duane Reade? Instantly turn any outfit into a fun party look for any occasion.

 

Last week, I had the chance to stop by Duane Reade to stock up on hosiery and I was really surprised by the quality and wide selection that I found.  Once I in the aisle I found more than six pair of tights to add to my collection this winter.  I’ve already paired several of them with a few of my upcoming holiday party looks, so you know I’ll be stepping out and celebrating the in style.

 

Hosiery From Duane Reade

If graphic zig zags are more your look, Duane Reade has these just for you!

 

Hosiery From Duane Reade

Mix And Match: I paired this graphic dress with polka dots for a festive black and white look.

 

 

Do you want to score haute holiday legs?  Put on your holiday legs with Duane Reade and enter to win fabulous prizes!  All you have to do is check out Duane Reade on Facebook - click on the “Show Us Your Party Legs” tab and snap a photo of your party legs to enter.  Make sure you check out the #DRPartyLegs twitter party online this Monday, December 16th from 7 to 8 pm EST for details.

 

Hosiery From Duane Reade

 

 

Designer Diaries: Phillip Lim For Target Arrives Sept 15th #PhillipLimForTarget

August 13th, 2013 by Christen Rochon

Target is partnering with esteemed designer Phillip Lim on an exclusive fall collection of women’s and men’s apparel and accessories, including shoes, bags and travel accessories.  3.1 Phillip Lim for Target is a sophisticated and elevated collection that is both beautiful, functional and coming to Target shelves next month.
MORNING BEST

 

Since introducing 3.1 Phillip Lim in 2005 with friend and fabric supplier Wen Zhou, Lim has continuously challenged the contemporary market with cutting-edge sophistication and quality. He was honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America with the Emerging Talent Award for Ready-to-Wear, accepting Womenswear in 2007 and Menswear in 2012. 3.1 Phillip Lim also received the CFDA award for 2013 Accessory Designer of the Year.

‘One of the reasons I wanted to collaborate with Target is because I felt that together we could create a collection that would inspire – one that is cool and chic, but still very accessible’

 

The collection ranges in price from $19.99 to $299.99 for apparel and $19.99 to $59.99 for accessories. 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target will be available Sept. 15, 2013 at most Target stores and Target.com.

Phillip Lim For Target

Phillip Lim For Target

Phillip Lim For Target

Want more looks?  Check out the following link for the behind-the-scenes look book video 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target Behind-the-Scenes Look Book Video

3.1 Phillip Lim for Target is a sophisticated and elevated collection that is both beautiful and functional. Rooted in a classic fall palette of neutral tones and prints, the collection features a variety of versatile, affordable pieces that modern women and men can wear on-the-go, while remaining effortlessly chic.  For more information and updates on the 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target collection, visit ABullseyeView.com. Join in on the conversation on Twitter using #PhillipLimForTarget.

Intel On The Ultimate In #UltraBookStyle (Giveaway)

August 2nd, 2013 by Christen Rochon

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As the publisher of DivasAndDorks.com I am constantly keeping an eye out on the pulse of all things fashionable & technology related.  It’s no wonder why with the ever-changing climate of today’s style & tech advances that I stay on the go & even live in my suitcase throughout the year.  It gets tough packing when you’re carrying a laptop, tablet, camera, smartphone and more with you on every trip.  Luckily, the great folks at Intel suggested that I take the Ultrabook style quiz and discover which one of their amazing Ultrabooks would compliment my “on the go” lifestyle.  After completing a series of multiple choice questions, I was paired with the perfect ultrabook to suit my needs.

 

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The “Detachable” Lenovo Helix Ultrabook Convertible combines the power of a notebook plus the versatility of a tablet to create the ultimate combination of productivity while on the go.  No matter if I’m editing videos or sharing a presentation on the detachable tablet, my Ultrabook has me covered. With Windows 8, Microsoft Office and the simplest user-experience I’ve ever had – the Ultrabook style quiz definitely paired me up with a winner. Why not take the quiz for yourself and discover which Ultrabook is right for you. What’s your #UltrabookStyle?

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Check out my #UltrabookStyle video below, take the quiz and enter to win the Ultrabook of your dreams too!

a Rafflecopter giveaway
 

 

Disclosure:  This post has been sponsored by Intel, however all opinions and experiences mentioned are my own.

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WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT:

CONGRATULATIONS Janice T.!

#ChevyUrbanStyle Takes Over Miami With #VJMediaMixology

July 26th, 2013 by Christen Rochon

#ChevyUrbanStyle Takes Over Miami With #VJMediaMixology

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On Wednesday, July 17th Miami style took it up a notch with the new Chevy Impala at the 2nd Annual VJ Media Mixology event hosted by Vanessa James.  An evening of bloggers, media personalities & artists including Jewel Figueras, Teedra Moses and more partied the night away at LMNT in the heart of Miami and were treated to a Miami Swim Week sneek peak show featuring designs by Lila Nikole.

 
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Check out a few photos and video of the #VJMediaMixology with #ChevyUrbanStyle below.

 

 
video via SteadyImage Multimedia
photos via 5 SUR 5 entertainment tv show / Ed Noel

 

For more on Vanessa James and #VJMediaMixology visit http://vanessajamesmedia.com
#ChevyUrbanStyle
#VJMediaMixology
 

About the all new 2014 Chevy Impala:  Vision is the cornerstone of good design and at the core of fearless innovation. The all-new 2014 Impala is proof of that, combining superior materials with meticulously crafted technology. Its bold stance and sculpted lines combine form with function to please the eye and effectively command aerodynamics for a smooth, dynamic ride. The interior is transformed into an environment of sophistication and authenticity featuring premium materials thoroughly crafted with masterful technique resulting in superior finish in every detail. Engineered for excellence. Designed for drivers. The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is a stunning reinterpretation of the premium sedan.  Visit Chevrolet.com for more.

 

 

Sex And The City Fans REJOICE!! Carrie Bradshaw Shoe Line Coming Soon!

June 10th, 2013 by Fashion Staff

Can’t get enough of Sex And The City style?  It’s been years since the iconic show has aired on HBO, however through the power of reruns and box office hits at the theaters – Carrie’s Style LIVES ON!

 Carrie Bradshaw shoe

Carrie Bradshaw shoe

Sarah Jessica Parker is known for fabulous style from head to toe…

 

Who better than the woman most synonymous with shoes to become the namesake of a shoe line. Sarah Jessica Parker’s new shoe line, SJP, will launch in January.

via Vibe Vixen

Carrie Bradshaw shoeSarah Jessica Parker is launching SJP–her first shoe collection in collaboration with Manolo Blahnik–bringing her character Carrie Bradshaw’s shoe dreams to life.  Parker’s Sex and the City character is a style icon and because she “got to play that role, I wore a lot of shoes, and by default I learned an enormous amount,” the actress told Vogue.  Bradshaw’s alter ego is offering “something different” to reflect her personal taste and, according to British Vogue, “old-school labels like Charles Jourdan and Maud Frizon” inspired her collection. “We’re putting new colors together that people don’t typically do.”

 

 

 

SJP will be introduced in Nordstrom stores, but everyone can shop the collection online at Nordstrom.com. The line will include sandals, flats, pumps, and boots ranging from $200 to $400. Which is what you’d expect from the woman who’s television persona, Carrie Bradshaw once confessed to owning about $40,000 in shoes.  The line will be sold exclusively through Nordstrom in 2014.

 

Check out some of our favorite Manolo Blahnik / Sex And The City moments below…

 

 

Carrie Bradshaw shoe

 

 

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