Constantly researching fashion blogs, articles, magazines, instagram, and people, I have admired the recent resurgence and hipness of Gucci. So many beautiful, glamorous, and whimsical pieces of late, each one cool and hip in their own way. That said, the BLING BLING price tags have prevented me from buying anything. I love the Gucci’s bombers and sweatshirts, and yet haven’t pulled the trigger due to price. So when I came across a Gucci *inspired* sweatshirt at H&M, it was BLING BLING a true winner. 39.99 dollars. YES PLEASE, thank you, SUCKER.
Preppy and fun.
So, thanks to everyone who read last week’s recap of Fashion Star, the new fashion-based reality show on NBC. Based on the great feedback and traffic (umm.. thanks Macy’s Facebook page!), the Fashion Star recap is going to become a weekly feature. Reality Steve, (actually, make that Lost Angeles) here we come!
I was really excited for Week 2. The first week of a new reality show is like an awkward 7th grade slow dance. The boy (the show) is trying to be cool and make a good impression, but occasionally gets way too excited and does something out of control (i.e., the opening with the rock music and the models strutting out in Elle MacPherson Intimates). The girl (me.. and um, my husband) is trying to feign disinterest, and downplay any attraction. She pretends like she “isn’t into it” and “doesn’t have time” to commit. But in the end, she knows she is in it for the long haul, and needs to rearrange the priorities on her DVR. Peter Gabriel, anyone?
Without further ado, here are the Josie Girl’s Top 10 Takeaways from Week 2 of… Fashion Star!
1. Favorite 1: After not being in it to win it to in it last week when she put a tie-based accessory over other people’s clothes, Kara put out some rocking looks this week.
Her boxy dresses were chic, modern, wearable, and flattering. And, like the Josie Girl, she’s a teacher! Kara took a huge step up. FAR AND AWAY my favorite looks this week. Available at Saks!