Archive for February, 2012

February 25, 2012

Fashionwidget, the little blog that could… Celebrates 30,000+ Fashionwidgeters on WordPress!!!

NEARLY ONE YEAR AGO…

just as New York Fashion Week drew to a close and inspired by all the amazing things I got to experience attending some of the shows, I got this idea to start a fashion blog. It was something I had always wanted to do but never had the time to devote to it. Knowing very little about the industry or where to begin and inspired only by my renewed passion for fashion I simply talked about what I knew. To some, the idea seemed weird because they believed that only people “in fashion” should talk about fashion. I refuse to call these people out but rather thank them for inspiring me to press forward.  As an avid fan of Bollywood (one of the India’s film industries), Nollywood (Nigeria’s film industry & the biggest film industry in Africa) and of course, Hollywood (arguably the premiere industry of the Western World) my initial posts reflected the style and fashions of the designers and stars from these familiar worlds.   Before long, Fashionwidget began to attract positive attention including but not limited to being signed up and syndicated as a citizen zine publisher (web magazine) for Zimbio.com an online magazine outlet that attracts over 20 million readers per month. 30, 000+ Fashionwidget readers later, the rest as they say is history.

I was not going to do this write-up until next month but when I signed on yesterday and saw that we had reached this milestone before Fashionwidget’s first birthday, I was elated. I want to take this opportunity to thank God & every single person who has signed up for Fashionwidget updates here on WordPress & via e-mail, those who have followed along on Twitter, liked on Facebook, Tumblr & Me2day, WordPress for hosting my blog, all my guest bloggers, my family and friends who have one way or the other supported me, everyone at Polyvore, Stylebistro & Zimbio for syndicating my blog, celebrities and their representatives for commenting and supporting via e-mail & twitter,  fashion designer representatives including but not limited to OscarPRgirl and DknyPRgirl for tweeting along with me during many red carpet fashion events, thank you to all who have taken the time out to comment or send feedback, Polyvore set-requesters (keep ’em coming) and to all those who have provided monetary donations to keep flame burning. I thank you all for your support, feedback, trust and I hope to continue bringing you my international fashion opinion as we look to the future. It has been an amazing 11 months and God-willing, the best is yet to come.

Fashionwidget turns 1 year strong on March 31st.

Photo Credit: YAY Images & Alexander McQueen on Polyvore

~Fashionwidget

February 24, 2012

Photos: Celebs attend the 5th Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Party

Love the colours.

February 23, 2012

A Little Sparkle

Sequin Sparkle LBD Style.

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The LBD (Little Black Dress) is that essential outfit in every girl’s wardrobe. It’s been known to save the entire womankind whenever they face that classic dilemma: “OMG! I can’t find anything I want to wear!”

(left to right) Sonam Kapoor’s Sparkle, Sher Singh’s Sequined Dress and Sequined Kim Kardashian

This season, the LBD gets an update. It’s shiny and sparkling. The LBD is now officially the LBSD.

Shop for your sparkling solution at Sher Singh

– SB

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February 23, 2012

Milan Fashion Week, day 1

Loving the variety.

February 22, 2012

Jessica Alba in Carolina Herrera @ V-Day Cocktails and Conversation with Eve Ensler Event

Love…love…love.

STYLE

pictures via: celebrity-gossip.net

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February 22, 2012

Charlize Theron in Stella McCartney @ V-Day Cocktails and Conversation with Eve Ensler Event

She is incredibly stylish.

STYLE

pictures via: celebrity-gossip.net

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February 22, 2012

Glee Wedding Dress: Rachel Berry’s Audrey Hepburn-Inspired Look

Interesting.

February 22, 2012

Celebrity-Loved Designer to Watch: Jenny Packham

Love the brand.

February 21, 2012

Burberry Prorsum accessories – LFW AW12

Thanks for sharing these, I wish I could be there at LFW.

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I don’t really have much to say about the accessories on the runway from Burberry Prorsum as the studs, umbrellas, plush velvets and animal clasp detailing said it all…

Burberry Prorsum Accessories LFW Runway Show Autumn Winter 2012

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February 21, 2012

McQ by Alexander McQueen – LFW AW12

Edgy style as always….love it.

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McQ‘s first LFW runway show raised more eyebrows than expected… but in a very very good way!

McQ by Alexander McQueen LFW Runway Show Autumn Winter 2012

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