Veronica Kamkwalala

Freelance fashion stylist/personal shopper. DC native. Bone-rattler. I suck at describing myself. http://coeurssolitaires.com

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Beauty Bit: September Essentials


top 5 buys for fall    These are my top five buys for fall, and I'm not much of a beauty buff either, so you know they're the bare necessities.  Givenchy "Phenomen'Eyes" Mascara - Not...


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Style Icon: Aila Wang


tumblr_ma9kxbFYsT1qza5l7o1_500 Our current style icon is one of the...mini...variety; and when I say mini, I'm not talking Anja Konstantinova mini. Three year old Aila Wang is the youngest fashionista to make waves in the street...


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Featured September Editorial: My Jamaican Guy


numero This week's editorial is something of a flashback (if we can even call two years ago a flashback). "My Jamaican Guy" comes from Numero Homme Issue 20 (September 2010) with not-so-Jamaican male model David...


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Save the Date.


cole_haan Save the date. As if Rei Kawakubo weren't already busy enough (hello, it's September), this fall, Comme des Garcons will be collaborating with Cole Haan on a shoe collection. The line (which is...


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Fashion Fix: 5 Fall Spins on the Leather Jacket


Black leather jacket with silver hardware It's that time of year again. Yes, fashion week may be coming up, but this also means that September's upon us, and summer is officially over. Bummer. But stop your brooding, a new season means a new...


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Featured September Editorial: #Instaglam


tumblr_m8a5e5jPbI1qinp4fo1_500 Based on the Roman Calendar, the "New Year" starts on January 1st. The Chinese New Year varies between fiscal years, and the list goes on. In fashion, however, regardless of the country, the year begins...


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Model Spotlight: Anja Konstantinova


tumblr_lkf85k1Sd61qfvb8po1_500 Over the years, the fashion industry has seen several trends in terms of the model "types" to represent luxury brands. We've seen the bold, leggy models of the 80s and 90s (Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell,...


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Maison Martin Margiela for H&M


hm-maison-martin-margiela In the most epic collaboration since Kanye and Jay-Z (yes I said it), this fall, Maison Martin Margiela is blessing us mere mortals with a collection for H&M. Yes, we've seen H&M go haute (Marni,...


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7 Reasons to Watch Snow White and the Huntsman


kristin-stewart-as-snow-white I'm sure you're all tired of new age renditions of old movies coming to theaters month after month after month (has Hollywood run out of ideas?), but I'd hardy classify Snow White and the Huntsman as a...


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Vogue Netherlands


2012_3_VOGUE-NETHERLANDS Conde Nast has expanded yet again, launching Vogue Netherlands, the 19th international edition of Vogue. There's been a lot of anticipation for the latest addition, since it was announced that Vogue would...


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Lookbook to Look Out For: Zara March 2012


Zara Lookbook March 2012 Believe it or not, a few years ago I was barely a Zara fan. I found the styles boring and the fits unimpressive. One one hand, I'm sure my style has done some major evolving in the past few years, but...


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Fashion Week Roundup: Top 10 Fall 2012 Shows


dries collage For the past month, we've all been drooling over, staring wide eyed at and sometimes even shielding our eyes from the chaos that has been fashion week, fall 2012. Though street style from bloggers, socialites...


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Featured Designer: Charles Anastase


Dungeon-boots-2 If you've heard of Charles Anastase, you probably know him as the creator of the original Dungeon Boot, from his autumn/winter 2009 collection. The much coveted platform boot made a lasting impression...


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Terrywood Opens at OHWOW


terry-richardson-terrywood-1 If I could describe Terry Richardson in 3 words...well then he wouldn't be Terry Richardson, would he? If you're not good with names, you may know him as the guy with the red plaid button-up, big glasses...


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Y-3 Spring 2012


Y3 SS 2012 In my opinion, the "Best Adidas Collaboration" award goes to Yohji Yamamoto, hands down. While Adidas has done collaborations with several big names - Stella McCartney and Jeremy Scott, for example, Yohji...


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