Monthly Archives: May 2012

High Waisted Shorts is a must for Spring. Jean, cotton, leather, or lace there are so many styles out there! But when did women go from covering-up to showing-off? Lets take a look:

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High Waisted Shorts is a must for Spring. Jean, cotton, leather, or lace there are so many styles out there! But when did women go from covering-up to showing-off? Lets take a look:
 Shorts were first introduced for men in the 1890’s -if for nothing else- but for comfort. It was about time that a cooler alternative was offered to the gentleman who were always stuck in sweltering pants! Women trends followed the influences of WWI — i.e. women began finding themselves joining the workforce. Levi reacted to the changing dynamic with a high waisted jean short. It was designed to handle the curves of a woman yet remained within society’s conservative norms. But if it were not for noted fashion designer Mary Quant —would the look have lasted all the way through the 60’s into the early 70’s? Thanks Mary!

The 1980’s showed some love for the trend with pop icons like Madonna. But it was not until recently that the high waisted short has come back in full force! With the blossoming of Spring, the Runways are flooded with high waisted looks from Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, etc. Take center stage this spring and grab a new pair! Don’t limit yourself for just daytime activities either. Why not dress up them up for evening? History repeats it self, but you don’t have to. Here are a few tips on getting that perfect ready-to-wear look for day or night with your new high waisted shorts:
Chanel Spring 2012                                 D&G Spring 2012
Kat’s Tips for looking hip:
  • Want flattering curves? Tuck in your top and belt the waist. Show off your great hourglass figure!
  • Crop tops are another fabulous silhouette to consider. There are tons of great styles featured this spring. And don’t be scared to try anything with a fringe!
  • Take your look into the evening with heels. This elongates and tones the booty– for a look that pops!
  • Less is more! Don’t over-do-it with new trends. Keep it simple. Let the look speak for its self.


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Style Rack Event @ Chalk Miami

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May 12 at 10 pm Chalk Miami brings you fashions styled by Indie Queen Host Valerie Duardo in the nights “Pop of Pink” Theme hosted by yours truly Viva Vint.  Pick up some swag with the Local Designer Trunk Show featuring one of my favorite pop up vintage boutiques Shop Bar and designers Mandalynn,Rdo, & Fake Frivolity. This bitter-sweet event will benefit cancer with portion of proceeds being donated. Charity, young fashion minds, and fun at Chalk Miami is what to expect at the Style Rack event! pick up some new threads, and catch a sugar high, and experience Miamis fashion scene at Chalk Miami with Style Rack Saturday May 12 at 10pm.

Viva Vint Tip:

RSVP to mariana@chalkmiami.com for cocktails.

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Style Rack @ Chalk Miami