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Khaki, Khaki and More Khaki..... This years trend is amazing and long overdue! Khaki is no longer worn for military use only....it's the biggest trend in 2017. Over decades the Khaki has become one of the most popular and versatile fabrics in fashion. From school and work uniforms, to high waisted embroidered pants and ruffled wrap dresses, the Khaki is here to stay! Check out some of these awesome Khaki looks! Khaki-a textile fabric of a dull brownish-yellow color, in particular a strong cotton fabric used in military clothing. The first khaki's were worn by Corp of Guides a regiment of the British Indian Army in 1846.

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Sonita's Date Night Styling Tips Glasses and Necklace available at www.sonitasdesigns.com Book Sonita's Designs for your next speaking engagement or event! Well it's that time of year again! Valentine's Day! Before you head out on your date or special event I want to give you some key tips on how to create a polished look. As a stylist I stress to my clients that there is so much more to putting a look together than just selecting an outfit or pieces you like. It doesn't matter what type of style whether classic, arty, chic, goth or bohemian. Your look should be polished and complete. You never want to go the cheap route when your are celebrating a special night or event. This is the time t

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Hi Jewels! Hope your are having a wonderful and amazing week! This weeks blog piece is all about the Little Black Dress! Not sure if any of you caught the ESPY Awards, and I must admit I don't really cover the fashion at the ESPY's but the show caught my attention when Former First Lady Michelle Obama graced the stage to present. She never ceases to amaze me with her exquisite and classy style! During Michelle Obama tenure as First Lady of the United States, she undoubtedly changed the game in White House Fashion. She is the most stylish First Lady we have seen since Jackie Onassis. Michelle is wearing Cushnie et Ochs, one of her favorite designers. Let just say she has officially brought

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Hey Jewels, Thank you for tuning in last week to receive tips about organizing your closet. Remember, cleaning our your closet is therapeutic and sometimes painful; clothing brings a since of nostalgia and painful memories so take all the time you need. https://www.facebook.com/SonitasDesigns/videos/726232181247537/ Here are some tips we gave during the session. 1. Purchase organizational items (hangers, plastic bins, etc...) 2. Separate your clothes by category. -Donate, Winter, Spring/Summer Fall, Scraps 3. Separate your jewelry and accessories by season. 4. If you have not worn a piece of clothing in 2 to 3 years, it may be time to give it away. Be sure to keep vintage pieces. 5. Design

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Hi Jewel's! Just a quick recap of our previous Style Tip Sunday on Summer White. Remember it does not have to be a chore to wear white! Check out our tips for wearing summer white: 1. Determine what setting you will be in. As we all know white stains very easily. You want to make sure you can keep it clean for the event you are attending. 2. Choose correct accessories, try contrasting colors. 3. Mixing pastels with white is my recommendation. I love the way pastels look with summer white; it allows you to accessorize with gems and jewels. 4. White Linen- stay away from an all linen outfit, mix the linen with another material like a silk blouse, or polyester cotton blend. 5. You can wear whi

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MODESTY IS STILL THE TREND Modesty-behavior, manner, or appearance intended to avoid impropriety or indecency. A lot of times I hear people say, I want to look like............" " from Love n Hip Hop or I want a dress like........." " from Real Housewives. I loathe hearing these statements. Partly because mimicking someone else's style is not the job of a stylist. Our job is to bring out the style that fits YOUR personality, lifestyle and image. Modesty is really not a word that has been buzzing in the fashion industry lately, but Sonita's Designs is making sure this form of style is not lost. I want encourage women who dress modest that you can still keep up with the latest trend

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Hey Jewels, thank you for joining us for last week's Style Tip Sunday! Just a recap of our last Session... What is a wardrobe stylist? A wardrobe stylist, also fashion stylist, is a consultant who selects the clothing for published editorial features, print or television advertising campaigns, music videos, concert performances, and any public appearances made by celebrities, models, or other public figures. I enhance your look and find a look that suits your lifestyle. It is very important to dress according to your lifestyle and responsibilities. Special events are a different story. For an event, photo or video, I will embellish the look to fit the requirements of your production. Last we

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Hi Jewel's, I wanted to reach out to you and let you know that here at Sonita's Designs we are concerned about you! We understand the affect COVID-19 is having on your daily lives. Our new norm is living, working, and entertaining ourselves in our homes. For many this can be extremely difficult. As a wardrobe stylist I understand that clothing and accessories are not essential items right now but I want to encourage you to take this time to cope and implement a self care routine that includes your wardrobe. Though we are staying at home it is important to feel good about yourself inside and out. According to a study at the University of Hertfordshire, what you wear definitely has and impact

 

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