Category: Blog

FashionBlogger Spotlight: Leandra of The Man Repeller

When looking at you and commenting on your style, has anyone ever used any of the following words:
 
-Granny?
-Nerdy?
-Confused?
-Why?
 
Have no fear, there is now a blogger shedding light on the brillance of your fashion expression. Here to rescue us all from the pressures of dressing in a way some could call sexy or attractive we have: 
What is a Man Repeller, you say?  Here is the definition found on Leandra’s blog:
 
man·re·pell·er1[mahn-ree-peller]
 
–noun
  outfitting oneself in a sartorially offensive way that will result in repelling members of the opposite sex. Such garments  include but are not limited to harem pants, boyfriend jeans, overalls (see: human repelling), shoulder pads, full length jumpsuits, jewelry that resembles violent weaponry and clogs.
 
In this hilariously written blog, Leandra talks about all the different trends she embraces that seem to repel men and keep them at a distance. Examples include: harem pants, shoulder pads, jumpsuits, excessive jewlery, and socks paired with sandals.
 
 
Assuming that men often find things tight and simple to be the most attractive way of dressing, and having an affinity for layering both patterns and fabrics, Leandra’s style may be seen as kooky to some. The fact is her style is reverred by designers and fashion critics alike and has recieved lots of postive press around her humorous style of writing and lighthearted approach towards fashion. Featured in Lucky Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle Girl, and more, Leandra has quickly become one to watch in her short time blogging.
 
 
Above, Leandra takes a dress that she recognizes as a tried and true “man-getter” and through several addition turns it into a verified “man-repeller.” Priceless!
 
 
Socks with sandals? Turban and nerd glasses? Yes, oh yes! This isn’t even quirky folks; this is a perfect example of how to wear high-end trends with out looking like you are trying too hard or like you don’t have a mind of your own. Personally, I commend Leandra; she is my new fashion icon and someone that I will be watching in the months and seasons to come.
 
 
Make sure to check out Leandra’s blog and next time you are headed out, throw on a fur vest (or several!) and a pair of  socks with those sandals and commend yourself for being a fellow “Man Repeller”!
 
all images from The Man Repeller

FashionOur Favorite Bloggers at New York Fashion Week

Here at LuLu*s, we get the privilege of working with some super talented and accomplished fashion bloggers. Both stylish and sweet, these ladies are always a pleasure to work with. Finally, fashion blogging is seen as a real force to be reckoned with, influencing trends all over the world. As a result, we have seen increased involvement from the trendsetters behind our favorite blogs. Some of the special ladies we work with attended New York Fashion Week this year, and I was able to find some awesome shots of them having a blast in the Big Apple!

Above left we have the gorgeous Taylor from Sterling Style giving a loving squeeze to Kim from Eat Sleep Wear. Both of these blonde beauties have a style all their own.

Getting in a group shot with Joan Rivers?! Only in New York, I suppose! Above left we have the charming Christina of Trop Rouge, who just so happens to have my favorite hair in the entire blogosphere! The other half of the “Joan Rivers sandwich” is Taylor, again from Sterling Style.

Looking very “Sex and the City,” Taylor and friends strut around the big city!

Introducing two more lovely bloggers whom we so adore, Julie from Orchid Grey and Jennifer from Jen Loves Kev (left to right). I am in love with this picture, particularly Julie’s pants and Jennifer’s perfect dress! Although I haven’t worked with her yet, I have to give a shout out to Punky (far right). I have been a long time follower of her adventures via her blog, Punky Style. This vintage lover leaves all who read her blog thinking, “Man, I gotta do something cool with my life!” Definitely check out all three of these talented ladies!

One of the first talented ladies we had the privilege of working with was Rebecca of The Clothes Horse. I am in love with her style, feminine with a touch of whimsy, as seen above in her superb taste in headbands! She has truly developed her style, allowing in new pieces and trends but always looking “very Rebecca.” Her blog is a must-read for those of you looking to build a blog roll.

Once again we have Jen from Jen Loves Kev! I had to feature this amazing dress on its own! I am in love with the vintage floral pattern.  Along with having amazing style, Jen posts recipes and what it’s like parenting a young baby! For all of you new mommies out there, Jen’s chronicle of her beautiful daughter Rowan’s growth is something to smile over.

Above we have the beautiful Aimee of Song of Style! She has an amazing modern and edgy style. Not to mention, her hair is always perfect! Her blog is definitely one of my personal faves; check her out and you will be hooked as well. I found this picture perusing the internet on HarpersBazaar.com.

Here we have Krystal from This Time Tomorrow. I love her! She always looks like she is about to giggle, and in this picture, I think she really is! Rocking a perfect pairing of chambray shirt and white fur coat, she is on trend and looking super cute! In her writing, she comes across as some one that you could just become friends with in an instant! Read her blog to find out the funny story of what happened to these gorgeous shoes she has on.

Oh my favorite, Keiko Lynn! The ultimate, stylish girly-girl with perfect hair and makeup and the all-time cutest dog! This amazing designer/blogger has the sweetest style and personality to match. Everyone loves Keiko and if you head over to her blog, I am sure you will fall in love too! I found this picture in an article covering street style at NYFW on Harpersbazaar.com.

Thanks to these lovely ladies for many great posts and pictures! Make sure to check them out!

FashionFeatured Blogger: Arushi of Bohemian Like You!

Happy Wednesday! If you are searching for some inspiration this weekday morning, then look no further! I was lucky enough to be introduced to the blog, Bohemian Like You, and have been delighted with the fashion musings of the beautiful Arushi! This bright, young enthusiast is only 15 and writing from far away India! How we wish we could attend fun and fashionable events in no other than New Delhi! Check out some of my favorite pics from her blog.

  

Arushi really knows how to approach fashion in a modern and fresh way. Her signature slouchy look is kept tailored with architectural high heels and sharp cut blazers. She wears a lot of black keeping her look serious and chic.

Here is Arushi in one of our past favorite shorts, sadly, sold out! However we do have a simliar pair in brown! Fret not ladies, you too can emulate her sharp sensiibility with our Where? Everywhere Lace Brown Shorts. Hopefully our friend Arushi has inspired you to have a fashionable and fun week!  Don’t forget to check out her amazing blog!