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These shoes were made for working

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. If you’re the type of business fashionista whose outfits revolve around shoes, your coworkers could probably identify you by… Read More →

Sizing up the office environment for the modern fashionista

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Fashionista (noun): 1.     A person who designs, sells, or is very interested in clothing fashions. (Merriam Webster) 2.     A… Read More →

My Sister’s Attic at Pinnacle Peak expands

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Some things are meant to get larger and this September My Sister’s Attic at Pinnacle Peak is embracing the motto ‘big is beautiful’ with a 40% expansion of the Valley’s favorite designer consignment furniture shop. Shoppers looking for more wall art, china, crystal, furniture, lighting, rugs and patio accessories should head to My Sister’s Attic’s… Read More →

U-Lace helps kick-start your personal style

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Just in time for back to school, U-Lace give kids and adults a way to add a splash of color to their wardrobes. U-Laces are shoe laces that allow anyone to lace up their kicks (sneakers or shoes for the uninitiated) in a variety of patterns and colors. U-Lace offers elasticized shoelaces that can transform… Read More →

Valley model creates sexy swimwear line for all body types

Catrina LaDell is the creative force behind Pink Moon Prophecy, a Phoenix-based swimwear company. Photo of Catrina LaDell by Party Through It Photography.

Call it cataclysmic creativity. In this case, define cataclysmic as something that “brings great changes.” In this case, a great change for the fashion industry. Pink Moon Prophecy, created by local model and swimwear designer Catrina LaDell, provides sexy, custom handmade swimwear for all body types. LaDell, using the name Cataclysm, helped hone her unique… Read More →

White, hot trends for summer

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Some shudder at the thought of white apparel, but I’m here to tell you that there is nothing to fear. Not only is white the most perfect color to keep you cool during the hot Arizona summer, it’s flattering and versatile. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to fashions in white. And whether you… Read More →

5 secrets for flat abs

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Wish your stomach was flatter and more toned? Exercise alone will not get you a toned stomach – diet is a huge part of the equation. Here are 5 ways to improve your eating habits that will dramatically flatten your abs: Flat Abs Secret #1: Enjoy natural sweets Traditional sugar-filled sweets will quickly add up… Read More →

Summer makeup tutorials with Scottsdale 16′s Tonya Gabriel

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Feel good and look beautiful this summer with step-by-step makeup hints and tricks to get that perfect summer looks from Scottsdale 16’s Tonya Gabriel. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, is a group of young, beautiful women in Arizona who are booked for a variety of events across the… Read More →

Summer hair tutorials with Scottsdale 16; Mel Rodriguez

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Now that summer is in full swing it might be time to spice up your look. Scottsdale 16’s Mel Rodriguez is giving a step-by-step guide with tips of the her favorite trending summer hairstyles for being out on the town, cool by the pool or anything in between. The Scottsdale 16, a part of Steve… Read More →

Summer’s must-have accessory

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The must-have accessory this summer is not the newest Coach purse or the recently released Jimmy Choo wedges, it is not even a designer brand, though design is important. We’re talking about nail art. Even though it’s a small accessory, it has been making a big splash here in Arizona and on the red carpet.… Read More →

Arizona civil engineer designs sexy, modest swimsuits

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Summertime means sunshine and pool weather, but for many women for the thought of wearing a swimsuit is terrifying and frustrating. Arizona mother and civil engineer Lensa Kitilla suffered from back acne, also called bacne, as a teenager, which left scars. Her scars led to a feeling of embarrassment when it came to wearing traditional… Read More →

Dress professionally as things heat up

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It never fails that summers in Scottsdale are hotter than most places. This will never change, but styles will. Every year there is the struggle for what is appropriate to wear as working women who aren’t melting. Alison Goodman is a stylist at Scottsdale Quarter and discussed with us how to dress in the office,… Read More →

PetSmart Introduces Creative Grooming

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Heads will turn and tails will wag with hip, on-trend grooming styles now offered at PetSmart® (NASDAQ: PETM) in-store salons. The new Pet Expressions – including chalking, stenciling and feathering – provide safe, creative ways to show off dogs’ personalities and coordinate seasonal looks with temporary fur color accents and accessories. “In creating Pet Expressions,… Read More →

Six Steps to Swimsuit Ready

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February 10, 2014 by in Beauty | Fashion | Shape | Style

Summer is upon us and Phoenicians are flocking to the nearest pool. A fun day by the water also brings the desire to get your body in swimsuit shape.  With a few simple steps, you will be feeling comfortable and confident in no time. Not all carbs are created equal.  Carbohydrates are not the evil… Read More →