Archive for May, 2011

May 31, 2011

Hot Stepping with Christie Brinkley – New York City Street Style


WHO: Christie Brinkley

WHAT: Street Style NYC

WHEN: May 31st 2011

WHERE: The theatre district, New York City.

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Christie’s laid-back chic proves that less is more and that million dollar smile of hers just adds the extra voltage needed to carry off such a look without coming across as boring or too homely. We just love those gold tone strappy heels. This is street style the supermodel way. A+


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Photo Credit: and Polyvore

May 30, 2011

The Era of the Rockera – Shakira’s Concert Style in Barcelona


WHO: Shakira

WHAT: Concert Style

WHEN: May 28th 2011

WHERE: Lluis Campanys Olympic Stadium, Barcelona, Spain.

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Before these set of pics, we hadn’t seen Shakira since the success of her world cup anthem reached its peak late in 2010. We are glad to see that she is still successfully on her world tour promoting her current album ‘Sale el Sol’ and managing to send us stylish postcards of her wardrobe along the way courtesy of our friends at Getty Images Europe who attended one of her shows in Barcelona over the weekend. We especially love the Marchesa-ish cobalt blue tulle dress(worn to perform a ballad we hope). B+


GUESS ‘Never’ Over the Knee Boot – $225 –

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Photo Credit: Robert Marquardt/Getty Images Europe

May 29, 2011

Street Style with Christina Ricci – Happy Memorial Day Weekend from Fashionwidget


WHO: Christina Ricci

WHAT: Cali Street Style

WHEN: May 28th, 2011

WHERE: Los Feliz, California

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: We’re loving her chic argyle tank top matched with pencil fold-up jeans, brogues (golfing shoes) and a cross-body bag that doubles as a tote. What’s not to love? Not too fussy, Christina gets it. This is an easy A. See our version of her look below.


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Photo Credit: and Polyvore

May 28, 2011

Teach Us Halle, TEACH US!!! Halle Berry Re-defines LBD in a Cut-Out Midi


WHO: Halle Berry

WHAT: FiFi Awards at The Tent at Lincoln Center

WHEN: May 24th, 2011

WHERE: New York City

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Okay, what is happening? What’s happening? This woman is turning 45 in August yet she looks like she will be turning 25. Normally, I would be the first person to be shouting “dress according to your age!!!” to any woman over forty wearing a freakum dress but if you’re 44 yet you look 24, please by all means flaunt it to anyone and everyone who would look and if you’re Halle Berry, you definitely will not have any problems in that arena. God blessed you Halle and may God continue to bless you, AMEN. A+


Donna Mizani One Shoulder Cut Out Dress in Black - $184 -

Or Bargain…

Aqua Cirillo Mini Dress With Cut Out Detail - $74 -

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Photo Credit:,Jemal Countess/Getty Images North America, Polyvore, Youtube

May 27, 2011

FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s Global Chic – Fashionwidget’s Favourite Picks


WHO: Michelle Obama

WHAT: Six day trip to Ireland, the United Kingdom, France and Poland

WHEN: The week of May 22, 2011

WHERE: Europe

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FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Classy. Chic. Stylish. Sophisticated. I especially loved the black Ralph Lauren gown she wore to the farewell dinner party, that’s my personal pick from the entire trip. I just don’t get her detractors when they nit-pick at everything she wears, we are not the first to report on Michelle’s UK style but I must say we might be one of the selected few who actually fancied her global chic wardrobe. Michelle Obama is a very beautiful and stylish woman with a great figure. Let’s leave it at that. People who feel the need to compare her to former first ladies or comment on the shape of her body are just being ridiculous because this woman can only be one person and that is who she is… Michelle Obama.

Photo Credit: Bauer Griffin,, WPA Pool/Getty Images Europe, Oli Scarff/Getty Images Europe, Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Europe, Pool/Getty Images Europe.

May 26, 2011

Joan Smalls…We Love Her Style – Fashionwidget Helps You GET THE LOOK


WHO: Joan Smalls

WHAT:  Whitney Art Party: The Ground-breakers at Highline Stages

WHEN: May 24th 2011

WHERE: New York City

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: She gets it, she really does.  Pairing her shimmering sequins black mini little black dress with ankle-strap stilettos and a not too fussy clutch is a very classic New York City classy club scene look. Normally, I don’t like bump-it coifs but the hairstyle completes her look perfectly. A+


$155 –
$70 –

Photo Credit:, Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images North America and Polyvore

May 25, 2011

NYC Sidewalk Style with Solange Knowles – GET THE LOOK


WHO: Solange Knowles

WHAT: Sidewalk Style – Monoi Repairing Collection launch at Sephora

WHEN: May 24th, 2011

WHERE: New York City, NY

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Yes we do admit that Solange’s style is a bit of an acquired taste for most… but we absolutely love what we see here. With yellow being a very jealous colour, it’s easy for more than one shade paired together to clash and become a fashion disaster but we’re happy to report that is not the case here. Solange got it just right. Simply Chic. A


Silk-Cotton Open Jacket - $195 -

D&G Western shirt - $82 -

BDG Cigarette High-Rise Jean - Yellow - $58 -

MARUM - $100 -

Photo Credit: and Polyvore

May 25, 2011

NYC Sidewalk Style with Selita Ebanks – GET THE LOOK


WHO: Selita Ebanks

WHAT: Sidewalk Style – Monoi Repairing Collection launch at Sephora

WHEN: May 24th, 2011

WHERE: New York City, NY

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Simple yet busy. Classy yet edgy. We love those Christian Louboutin Lady Daf Mary Jane Pumps, they match her print mini dress and that sassy auburn haircut perfectly. This is an Easy A from the entire Fashionwidget team and you can get the look below (haircut optional).


Strapless foil printed jersey dress Z by Zandra Rhodes - $55 -


Lady Daf Platform Mary Jane Pumps - $995 -

Photo Credit: and Polyvore

May 24, 2011

Leona Lewis Continues to Trend Her Unique Style


WHO: Leona Lewis

WHAT: Midriff baring Fashion Statements

WHEN: May 23rd, 2011

WHERE: BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Hackney weekend at Hackney Empire, London, England.

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: Again with the bare midriff look. The scalloped hem is interesting but the look is much too busy for my personal taste. See our past feature on Leona for more details.


ASOS PETITE Pique Chelsea Scalloped Shift Dress - $83 -

$83 - - $83 -

Mango Suede Scalloped Court Shoes - $148 -

Scalloped Suede Clutch Bag - $100 -

Scalloped Suede Clutch Bag - $100

Scalloped Suede Clutch Bag - $100 -

SAKURA Coral Suede Platform Court Shoes - $128 -

Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images Europe and Polyvore

May 24, 2011

Hollywood Fashion with Victoria Beckham – Pregnant in Über Heels


WHO: Victoria ‘Posh Spice’ Beckham

WHAT: Simon Fuller’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony

WHEN: May 23rd, 2011

WHERE: Hollywood, California

FASHIONWIDGET’S VERDICT: *Please DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS LOOK unless you are the fashionista seen above.* We do not advocate pregnancy in pumps but Victoria makes it look wicked good. We believe that the maternity gown she is wearing is one of her own designs from the current season. Perhaps she brought her son, Brooklyn along for support in case she slipped in those seven-inch-custom-made Christian Louboutin pumps. We get it Posh, your fashion does not take a break for anything but please endeavour to wear some flats at some point during your pregnancy. B-


Victoria Beckham Draped parachute-silk dress - $2,290 (1,420 GBP) -

Anya Hindmarch Valorie satin clutch - $405 (250 GBP) -

Christian Louboutin Pigalle Plato 120 Pumps - $585 -

Or Bargain…

Norma Kamali Oversized Box Tee Dress in Black - $99 -

vintage clutch - $42 (30 EUR) -

Steve Madden Shoes, Pinelope Pumps - $79 at

Photo Credit: and Polyvore

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