Budweiser Made in America Day 1

Speaking of festivals, of course we had to attend one of Philly’s biggest music fests of the summer: Made in America.  Here’s a quick recap of Day 1.

Made In AmericaWelcome Sign

O Bud

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Fun

Her leggings were made for the festival.

Budweiser Theme Pans

Close-up (Budweiser logo).
J's ChainzLive stand-in for 2 Chainz.
Boombox Chain

One of my favorite necklaces.  A must for the day.

BeyHive

Fans waiting for Beyoncé. Notice the B-Side shirt.

Bey Bodied

There she goes! Blazing the stage 🙂

More coming soon 😉

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11 Must-Do International Festivals in September

Summer may be coming to a close but the festivals are ongoing – here, there and everywhere.  Find one of these culture bombs happening around the world during September.

1. Mariachi Festival, Guadalajara, México – August 28-September 8, the event that encapsulates the heart of Mexican culture fills the streets with folkloric music, dancing and costume. Learn more at http://www.mariachi-jalisco.com.mx.

2. Hawai’i Food and Wine Festival, Maui and Oahu, Hawaii – September 1-9, the “premier epicurean event in the Pacific” takes place on one of the world’s most treasured islands. Visit http://hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com for more info.

Hawai'i Food & Wine

3. Dublin Fashion Festival, Dublin, Ireland – September 5-8, fashionistas shop from over 250 retailers while enjoying elements of fun and theatre in their shopping experiences.  Visit http://dff.ie.

4. Toronto International Film Festival, Canada -September 5-15 over 300 films from more than 60 countries will be screened at tiff., dubbed as the most important film fest after Cannes.  See more at www.tiff.net.

5. FringeArts Festival, Philadelphia, PA – September 5-22, the City of Brotherly Love awakens with provocative contemporary art, both visual and performance.  For more info, visit http://www.fringearts.com.

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Photo by Heiko Kalmbach

6. Budapest International Wine Fest, Budapest, Hungary – September 11-15 Wine University, wine tasting, a harvest parade, etc.  All that plus traditional Hungarian food and culture at their annual festival.  Info at http://www.aborfesztival.hu.

7. Koktebel Jazz Festival, Koktebel, Ukraine – September 12-15 the airwaves of this Ukrainian resort town are jammed with jazz notes and over 30,000 music lovers.  Over 300 musicians from 15 countries perform.  Visit http://www.jazz.koktebel.info/en/.

8. Floriade Flower Festival, Canberra, Australia – September 14-October 13, the finest of Australian horticulture unviels. More info at http://www.floriadeaustralia.com/program/

9. London Design Festival, London, UK – September 14-22 product launches, international exhibitions, seminars, trade events and more all happen at what’s considered one of the most important annual design events.  A mix of commercial and culture for, there’s something from professionals and passersby.  Learn more at http://www.londondesignfestival.com/.

Picture by Cityscope

10. Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music, Bangkok, Thailand – September 15-October 14.  Opera, ballet, music and dance unite for the largest performing arts festival in Thailand.   http://www.bangkokfestivals.com/home/

11. Oktober Fest, Munich, Germany – September 21-October 6.  One word: beer.  http://www.oktoberfest.de/en/

AP Photo/Matthias Schrader

AP Photo/Matthias Schrader

Thanks for reading 🙂

Dîner en Blanc in Philadelphia!

Sooo this year’s D.E.B was held at……30th Street Station!  We all dined and danced on the JFK Bridge, which leads to the biggest transportation hub in the city.  If you’re not from the area, pay it a visit on your next trip.  Below are some of the 2,500 stylish guests in blanc, elegant decor and happy faces.  A little bit of FrEnglish too!

Had no idea we were feet away from the main event.

2013-08-22 19.24.09 He was relieved when he reached the top.2013-08-22 19.31.54Cupcakes & Cookies
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French-looking platter.2013-08-22 19.47.30Global Lipstick, Denise Fike and her fashion-forward hat.
2013-08-22 20.42.22 Eiffel Tower Table.2013-08-22 20.53.31 Les Cupcakes
2013-08-22 20.54.18 Les Macarons
2013-08-22 20.55.00 La Lovely Lady
2013-08-22 20.56.06D.E.B in a ville near you ;-).
2013-08-22 21.00.22Super Fly
2013-08-22 21.01.40 Those glasses…winniiiing.2013-08-22 21.02.03Dapper Gents
2013-08-22 21.02.45Sheer rules!
2013-08-22 21.07.51Les sparklers!  Light up the city.
2013-08-22 21.16.09 More sparkler fun.
2013-08-22 21.18.55Emily Tharp, blogger behind HerPhilly.  J’adore!
2013-08-22 21.20.05And j’adore her dress!
2013-08-22 21.20.56 New friend 🙂2013-08-22 21.29.29 She WAS the party!
2013-08-22 21.37.40 Had to make it to the stage…
2013-08-22 21.46.27Très elegant.
2013-08-22 21.55.23Quick break inside the station.

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Then back to la fête with Kory Aversa, one of the many brains behind the magic! 

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Merci beaucoup to all that put this together.  See you next summer!!

Semana de Moda en las Calles: Street Peeper

Como somos gente que abraza los globos terráqueos, la semana no sería complete sin una vista del mundo de moda en las calles.  Phil Oh y amigos de Street Peeper tomar fotos de ropa moderna en las ciudades mejores del mundo, creando un cresol virtual de moda.  Y reafirmar que el estilo no reconoce límites de las ciudades.  Al cruzar una frontera es concontrar una una extremidad de moda.

Jakarta, Indonesia:

Melbourne, Australia:

Seúl, Corea del Sur:

Berlín, Alemania:

Magda Berliner, CSxOC

En Otro Lugar:

Mucho de cubrir, poco tiempo!

Fotos de streetpeeper.com

Street Style Week: Street Peeper

As globe-huggers, the week wouldn’t be complete without a world’s eye view of street style.   Phil Oh and friends of Street Peeper snap dope digs in the hottest locations of the world, creating a stylish, virtual melting pot.  And reinforcing that keen fashion knows no city limit.  To cross a border is to find a new limb of fashion.

Jakarta, Indonesia

Melbourne, Australia:

Seoul, South Korea:

Berlin, Germany:

Magda Berliner, CSxOC

Elsewhere:

So much to cover, so little time!

All photos from streetpeeper.com

Semana de Moda en las Calles: Street Gazer

Como seguimos por el viaje de nuestros blogs favoritos, paramos con el bloguero Filadelfiano, Reuben “Big Rube” Harley.  Él es un estilista de moda y chef al día y un bloguero de moda en las calles fenomenal durante su tiempo libre.  Su blog, streetgazing.com, le permite compartir dos de sus pasiones: la moda y fotografia. Siempre hay una variedad de estilos.
Un día, localiza a alguién llevando un vestido maxi elegante:
Estilo de Afro:
Estilo de Patineta:
Gorras del Verano:
Pantalones Cortes de Hombres:
Y mucho más.  Todo el mirando fijamente que haces vale la pena, Big Rube!  Muchísimas gracias y estamos en espera de más estilos elegantes!  Muah 🙂
Las fotos son de www.streetgazing.com

Street Style Week: Street Gazing

As we continue the journey through our favorite street style blogs, we make a stop at a Philly blogger, Mr. Reuben “Big Rube” Harley. He is a fashion stylist and chef by day, and an amazing street style blogger during his off time. His blog, streetgazing.com, allows him to share with the world two of his loves: fashion and photography. You can expect a to see variety of styles here.
One day, he’ll spot a subject sporting a sleek maxi dress:
Afro style:
Skateboard style:
Summer hats:
Or men’s shorts:
And plenty more. All of the street gazing you do is so worth it, Big Rube!  We thank you and look forward to seeing much more!  Muah 🙂
All images posted are courtesy of www.streetgazing.com

Semana de Moda en las Calles: Cycle Chic

Los bicis a los éuropeos son como las tablas de surf a los californianos.  ¿A quién le hace falta un vehículo cuando un poco de movimiento de los pies te puede llevar de paseo?  El blog basado en Copenhague, Cycle Chic, encaja su estilo de vida de ciclismo y su moda divertido, haciendo el arte de quedarse moderno en ruedas parece fácil.  Estoy anotando.

La Gemela Danésa de Beyoncé

Summer MoodAmiga de La Ratona Minnie

polka dot2Un Empujón Amable

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Cycle Chic En Una Revista Italiana, Cocun

Reina del Color Rojo!

Lady in YSL

Embarazada En Bici

Black is back

Colores Pasteles Masculinos

Man With the Cool Bike

Colores del Barrio Latino de Copenhague

A lazy Copenhagen SundayMarrónes & Canastas

Copenhagen Bikehaven by Mellbin - Bike Cycle Bicycle - 2012 - 8144El Cerebro de la Operación

Copenhagen Bikehaven by Mellbin - Bike Cycle Bicycle - 2013 - 0508

Todas las fotos son de copenhagencyclechic.com 🙂

Street Style Week: Cycle Chic

Cycles to Europeans are like surfboards to Californians.  A way of life.  Who needs a motor vehicle when a little foot motion can take you for a ride?  The Copenhagen-based blog, Cycle Chic, dovetails their cycling lifestyle and funky fashion, making the art of staying stylish on wheels seem effortless.  I’m taking notes.

Beyoncé’s Danish Twin

Summer MoodMinnie Mouse Nod

polka dot2A Friendly Push

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Cycle Chic in Italian Magazine, Cocun

Red Rules!

Lady in YSL

Pregnant and Still Pushing

Black is back

Masculine Pastels

Man With the Cool Bike

Colors of Copenhagen’s Latin Quater

A lazy Copenhagen SundayBrowns & Baskets

Copenhagen Bikehaven by Mellbin - Bike Cycle Bicycle - 2012 - 8144The Brains of the Operation

Copenhagen Bikehaven by Mellbin - Bike Cycle Bicycle - 2013 - 0508

All photos courtesy of copenhagencyclechic.com 🙂

Semana de Moda en las Calles: Backyard Bill

Urbano + Exclusivo + Clásico + Chévere + Expresión Invidivuo + Mundial = Moda en la Calle.  Esas palabras y más son maneras que identificamos la gente de más de moda en las calles.  Los que se dedican su tiempo a encontrar los mejores de las calles de alguna saben capturar las caras y conjuntos que siempre nos dejan cautivados.  Esta semana, presentamos algunos de nuestros blogs de moda en la calle y nuestros “looks” favoritos de sus colecciónes.

Backyard Bill es un blog basado en Nueva York que empezó como uno en donde los sujetos fueron fotografiados en el patio trasero de Bill.  Años después, Bill se ha mudado de su patio solo a entrelazar los hogares y ambientes de sus sujetos.  Así tenemos un surtido íntimo y divertido de gente de moda.  Nos encanta.

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Lina Plioplyte – Residente de Brooklyn, NY/Nativa de Lituania.

Theo Synnestvdedt – Copenhague, Dinamarca.

Wesley O’Meara – Nueva York.

Fillipa Berg – Estocolmo, Suecia.

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Amanda Merten – Nativa de Las Vegas, NV/Residente de Brooklyn, NY.

Tennessee Thomas – Nativa de London, Inglaterra/Residente de East Village, NY.

Nienke VanHofslot – Amsterdam, Holanda.

Kelsey Lu McJunkins – Nativa de Carolina del Norte/Residente de Brooklyn, NY.

Todos imagines de backyardbill.com