Spring Men’s Style: Cuffed Pants & Denim

Spring season’s nice weather tells men to showcase their ankles and footwear.  Whether you cuff your pants or wear a shorter  The bigger the cuff the more noticeable it is.  Typically an inch to an inch 1/2 is as thick as the cuff should be.  To create a seamless, trendy look press or iron the cuff of the pants so … Read More

5 Styling Tricks to be Fashionable

Every woman (or man) can use these 5 STYLE TRICKS & TIPS to look amazing in any outfit or style. Style Trick #1 Fashion tape is your best friend.  It is not just used to keep clothing in place not revealing too much but also to hold jewelry and accessories in place while you are wearing them.  Your watch moves … Read More

Stylish & Sassy Summer Shorts

Step out in this summer’s trendiest shorts looking chic in lace, sequins, beading & more.  Gone are the days of boring walking shorts or short shorts in a monotone colors.  Add vibrant patterns, hues, texture and details such as a beading to add flare to your look.  Styling Your Look:  Let your shorts be the statement piece in your look. … Read More

STYLIN’ SUMMER SUITS

Summertime is all about looking and feeling cool in your suits.  Add some flair to your look and step out in these stylish looks for men.  Pops of color dress up any suit, so add bolder colored ties and pocket squares in bright hues and prints.  Incorporate various textures such as linen, twill, seersucker with at least two prints (stripes, … Read More

Fourth of July Fashion: Red, White & Blue Style

Show your true Patriotic Spirit this Fourth of July in these stylish looks for men and women.  Put together trendy looks of red, white, and blue in fresh new ways to look fabulous no matter where you celebrate this holiday.  Pair bold prints in blue & white or red & white with the contrasting color.  Men’s blue and white striped … Read More

BLACK & WHITE PRINTS = CHIC ALL OVER

Look crisp and modern in Black & White this summer.  Pair the two neutrals together in a fresh new way by wearing an all white or all black outfit and pair it with the opposite color handbag, sunglasses, and heels.  Black and White Prints are a hot trend to try.  Jacquard prints, aztec, and ikat prints are the summer’s hottest … Read More

REV UP YOUR RESORT WEAR

Who doesn’t want to look fabulous on their next vacation?  From your wrap to your bathing suit, look stunning in what you put on.  While cut-outs and mesh have been trending in dresses, why not try it in in a one-piece bathing suit.  This oozes sex appeal and shows a little skin in a daring but not over-the-top way. Cut-Outs … Read More

Lights, Camera, Action…The Politics of Fashion

June 3, 2014 Svelte, LLC debuted The Politics of Fashion: D.C. Unboxed.  Elaine Mensah, of Svelte, LLC began work on this film in 2012 and includes an ensemble cast from designers, media, photographers, PR, stylists, and more discussing the DC fashion industry, how the DC fashion marketplace is changing, areas of growth, and a look at DC’s retail and fashion … Read More