NewsLulus.com Outlet Sale 2012!!!

Calling all lovely Lulus fans!
We wanted to invite you to our upcoming outlet sale! If you are in the Chico area, or you feel like visiting this lovely little city, we’d love to have you.
 
Every customer is entered into our $100 gift card raffle!

 

Where: Downtown Chico, 325 Broadway, across from Jon & Bons
When: Saturday, March 31st and Sunday April 1st
Time: 9am

*All Sales are Final*Cash Only*
Make sure you don’t miss out on these great deals and join us in supporting a good cause! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Families for Children, a local foster care and adoption agency.

For up-to-date information, make sure to go “Like” us on Facebook and stay tuned for exclusive deals for our Facebook fans!

 

FashionFashion Around the Globe: Nigeria Fashion Week

From New York to London, to Paris then Milan. We all know of these fashion capitals, but it’s time to explore new fashion ground: Nigeria.  

Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, played host to ARISE Magazine’s Fashion Week to highlight the work of many African or Africa-influenced designers. It was the event’s second year and a range of 77 designers offered outfits blending traditional fabrics with international flavor that really gave New York and Paris a run for its money! 

So let’s take a mini-trip to Nigeria just for a moment to ooh and awe at some gorgeous designs!
 Jewel by Lisa
It’s no question that Nigeria was definitely all about the prints. The models for Jewel by Lisa were so effortlessly chic with their fitted dresses adorned with bright stripes.
Madam Wokie

Madam Wokie created such beautiful, but very wearable looks with batik print minis with ruffled hemlines and pops of neon. Love the color!

 Eki Orleans
Sultry silk minis and gowns stood out at Eki Orleans, with abstract prints that were mesmerizing. 
Loza Maleombho
Structured separates crafted from batik prints, Kente cloth, and wax fabrics really had us hooked at Loza Maleombho. It was a perfect harmony of African influence and modern shapes.  
Maki Oh
Maki Oh was all about sultry and sophisticated looks with deliciously luxe silks and velour crafted into tailored looks we’d all want!
To learn more about Nigeria Fashion Week and other amazing African designers, check out AfricaStyleDaily.com or Arise Magazine’s website!
(Photos courtesy of AriseMagazine.net)

 

CelebrityRetro Fox: Grace Slick

(Grace Slick (left) with Janis Joplin)
 
What with Coachella firing up in like three weeks, and the entire 2012 festival season beginning to buzz, I thought I’d pick out one of my favorite music and style icons from the 1960′s and 70′s; Grace Slick. If the name isn’t sounding familiar, perhaps you’ve heard a little song called “Somebody to Love” or “White Rabbit”. That’s right Grace was the lead singer for Jefferson Airplane, a San Francisco-based group that helped define the psychedelic rock era.
 
Today we can all take a little style inspiration as we order our festival tickets and plan out our Boho looks. From paisley Kaftans to belted army jackets with beads, it’s time to soak up some killer festival digs!
Grace rockin’ it at Woodstock. I could basically just LIVE in that fringed white getup for the whole weekend.
Another day at Woodstock (left) and wearing a bright paisley Kaftan at right. 
Looking very chic in the studio dressed in all black with a high ponytail, and are those the Jeffrey Campbell Benatars on her feet???

ArtDIY: Wine Bottle Art

If any of you winos out there are anything like me, you’ve probably got a few, er, *cough* many empty wine bottles clogging up the recycling bin. Well, no more! Dig those puppies out and wash ‘em off, because it’s time for a little DIY! (If you’re not 21, just borrow a few empties from your ‘rents.) With just a little TLC, these beautiful bottles can add ambient charm to any room and any occasion.
Here’s What You Do:
Step 1:  Cut your bottle. Using a glass cutter is the most effective and precise way to get a clean cut, and you can get those at any hardware or craft store. However, if you don’t want to spend the dough, you can do it for free like this:

Step 2: Gather tea lights, holiday lights, candles, wicks, flowers, spray paint – whatever you want to accessorize your bottles. Decorate accordingly. The options are endless!
Here are some ideas:
Tumblers
Centerpieces
Tiki Torches
Chandeliers
Garden Decorations
Vases
Candle Holders
Step 3: Show off your handiwork! Let us see any of your DIY with wine bottles on our Facebook or Pinterest!

FashionOutfit Inspiration: True Romance

 
True Romance. I had never heard of this film before a week ago, and boy, was I missing out. I have no idea how I had skipped over this gem, written by Tarantino, directed by Tony Scott. But by the end of it all, I was in love. A whirlwind romance surrounded by drugs, murder, and Elvis Presley. And the costumes! The perfect mix of Las Vegas, Blue Hawaii, and Peg Bundy. Alabama Worley, played by Patricia Arquette, made me want to go on the hunt for some high-waisted pink leopard print pants. Check out her digs below.
 
 
 
 
   
 
You’re so cool!
xoxo