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Put on your Sunday best kids; we’re going to Sears!

 

Sears.com launched a newly created Ultimate Prom Experience website. The site includes everything from personality quizzes helping shoppers choose the perfect dress style to the Ultimate Prom Sweepstakes. Sears.com’s Ultimate Prom Experience is a complete online prom shopping and trend guide destination to help create the “ultimate prom experience”. It reminds me of the opening sequence of Clueless where Cher is choosing her outfit like paper dolls. Loves it! Check out the Sears Ultimate Prom Experience site, it helps prom goers with the following features:

  • Dress Styles – Sears has a vast selection of popular dress styles, including Dramatic Diva, Flirty Girl, Boho Beauty, Dreamy Romantic, Glam Goddess and Party  Star.
  • Find Out Your Prom Personality quiz – To help shoppers choose that special prom dress. Sears offers a fun quiz that matches your personality with one of the popular dress styles. Readers can post and share results on Facebook or tweet about the results with their followers.
  • Hair and Makeup Tips – At the click of a button to help readers find exactly what they need to create a once-in-a-lifetime picture-perfect prom night. You can use the hair and makeup tab for suggestions on how to wear the perfect look to match your dress.
  • Top 10 Prom Trends – For ladies who need a little extra help. Sears has the top 10 trends of  2010 to be on the lookout for this spring.

Additionally, Sears is offering one lucky teen and four of her friends the chance to win a complete prom package in the Ultimate Prom Sweepstakes. Details will be available on the Ultimate Prom Experience page starting on March 2 through March 31. So if you need a little extra help try the Sears site to put together your prom perfect look. Find out more by visiting www.sears.com/prom to speak with a Sears representative. Let us know what you think about the interactive site below…. 

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Trying To Keep Up With The Kardashians

As you may have heard, the Kardashian Klan’s Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe have launched a clothing line with Bebe.  The Kardashian for Bebe line was introduced at the 2010 New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. However the line has been under fire for being “knock-offs” of other designers work.  You be the judge for yourself. Kim in their defense mentions on her blog that almost every piece of clothing in mall stores is actually inspired by runway fashions yet, are meant to be affordable for everyday people.  Nevertheless, it seems to me that the Kardashian Klan just wants to design clothing that looks like the frocks they’ve worn before.  Browsing through the different looks on Bebe’s website gave me flashbacks to episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians and/or pictures of them at red carpet events.  One of the pieces in question of being a “knock-off” is a grey knit hooded dress with a leather-looking corset on the upper portion of the dress.

[ Fendi Design - left and Kardashian Design - right ]

Fashion critics are saying that the dress is far too similar to a Fendi dress from the fall 2009 collection.  The question that also comes to mind is why are the Kardashians trying to jump on the celebrity bandwagon of wannabe designers? I know that our celebrity culture allows celebs to just tag their name/”brand” onto products and call them their own, but honestly are these girls actual designers that sketch, cut and sew? Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe already have their own weight loss aid with GNC and their clothing store D-A-S-H boutiques in Miami and Calabasas.  Kim also has a new fragrance being sold at Sephora and recently filmed a commercial for Carl’s Jr (maybe that’s where she got her famous buns), multiple magazine photo shoots, and who knows what else the Kardashian bootylicious babes have up their sleeves.  I guess the family is following the Ryan Seacrest model and are trying to see how many jobs they can hold at one time, especially since he is a producer behind their hit television show. Stay tuned to see how the Kardashian legal woes unfold. Let us know what you think, are you a friend or foe of the Kardashian line sold at Bebe? Knock off or NOT? Comment below…

Source:  www.kimkardashian.celebuzz.com/

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Nicole Richie and Maternity Clothes?

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Yes Nicole Richie has teamed up with A Pea in the Pod® to release a collection of maternity clothes. A Pea in the Pod, the an established brand moms-to-be rely on for stylish maternity clothes, worked closely with Nicole Richie to create a free-spirited designer line.

The 14-piece capsule collection captures Nicole Richie’s signature bohemian look with key items such as the peasant top, caftan, cascade cardigan, patio dress, and maxi skirt. Signature details like asymmetric hems, braid trim and smocking are important elements in this free-spirited collection. Tissue knits and silk are available at prices that range from a $48 tank top to a $148 maxi dress. Items will be available at all A Pea in the Pod and Destination Maternity® locations and online at www.apeainthepod.com and www.destinationmaternity.com beginning August 7, 2009.

“I’m excited to join A Pea in the Pod in creating my capsule collection,” said Nicole Richie. “I hope that the ease and comfort of my designs will help expectant moms to look and feel amazing throughout their pregnancy.”

“Working with Nicole was a great experience,” said Rebecca Matthias, President and Chief Creative Officer of A Pea in the Pod. “Her style exudes a natural, effortless beauty, and there is nothing more natural and beautiful than a pregnant woman’s glow.”

Some notables that have worn A Pea in the Pod are Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rebecca Romijn, Jessica Alba, Naomi Watts, Salma Hayek, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Cate Blanchett.

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Source: www.destinationmaternity.com