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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Sunday, January 29, 2012


 This (busy) weekend I shot my first looks for a www.sideofstyle.com look book entitled "WOMAN". And that look book will be FULL of everyday women getting their model on! So excited about this project and THANKS AGAIN to all the women who replied when I stated my vision for this project on SIDE OF STYLE's Facebook page last month.
SIDE OF STYLE's first "WOMAN" is a mother, wife, educator, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha...stay tuned for her complete look book on www.sideofstyle.com

Friday, January 27, 2012


 Amazing how one question can spark a trail of memories! My sister phoned this morning and asked “Who is REBECCA WEINBERG?” And my memory bank instantly replied “That stylist from Houston with the pretty TEXAS tattoo?” I then thought: I never did a “DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS…STYLE!!!” post in regards to Rebecca! And I need to be popped for forgetting about the person who made me think “That is it! I want to do what she does as a hobby!” My thoughts exactly after seeing an episode of the STYLE Network’s “THE LOOK FOR LESS” waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in the day (Shout out to SISTAH OF HARLEM for inspiring me via the “THE LOOK FOR LESS” during that time as well). I followed Rebecca’s career, online and on TV, for a year or two after that. But once she started working as Costume Designer/Wardrobe Stylist, along side Patricia Field, for the “SEX IN THE CITY” cast it seems Rebecca was no longer on TV as often as she had been in the past. And with that I’d forgotten about her…UNTIL NOW!

Thanks for the inspiration Rebecca!

Here’s some Rebecca info from IMDb:

Date of Birth


Birth Name

Rebecca Weinberg Field


Originally from Houston, Texas. Lived in Atlanta briefly after high school, then moved to New York City in 1987 with friend RuPaul.

Born in 1968, to a father who was a musician and fisherman and mother who was a trapeze artist turned model. She is an only child.

Styling/costume design partner, as well as personal partner, to Patricia Field for a number of years. Rebecca started out as a runner girl for Patricia in the late '80s. They have collaborated on a number of projects together, most notably Sex and the City.

Did a one-woman cabaret musical theater show in New York City before hitting it big.

Monday, January 23, 2012


My favorite looks from Solange's INSTYLE MAGAZINE photo shoot! 


 Extremely excited to see Austin's FEATHERS BOUTIQUE on MSN's homepage this morning! I've mentioned FEATHERS BOUTIQUE here and a few other times on DON'T MESS WITH TEXAS...STYLE!!!- and, again, extremely excited to see this boutique getting national attention! Check out the article from MSN's "Best Shops in the US for Vintage Clothes":

Folks are still in love with a $5.00 jumpsuit I snagged, from FEATHERS BOUTIQUE, for a photo shoot I styled Spring 2009 (See below). If you're visiting Austin don't forget to stop by FEATHERS BOUTIQUE. If you live in Austin be sure to drop in every now and then ;-)

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


Well at least they rock SIDE OF STYLE's world!

 While dressing others I have the chance to venture off into all style types...from classic/ladylike to diva/glam and everything in between! I told the client below she's SIDE OF STYLE's very own Mary J. Blige when it comes to her personal style. I'm excited every time I have the opportunity to style and or select pieces for her...she goes with the flow and wears everything exactly how I pictured it!
 Not every SIDE OF STYLE client wants their photos online for public viewing and I completely understand and respect that. This particular client allowed me to photo share and I'm glad that she did! This is the perfect example of seeing a piece on a model and second guessing it because of "curves"...ladies with curves please get out of that shell! I salute you Ms. Tracy for being bold enough to attempt everything SIDE OF STYLE chooses for you...you GLAMAZON you! That's what it's all about!

Look for this Accessory Designer's pieces (on Tami Roman) on SEASON 4 of Basketball Wives Miami


Saturday, January 14, 2012


 Love how Solange made a loud statement through the minimalism...more photos at Oystermag.com

Monday, January 9, 2012


I'm really excited about this news:

NEXT MODEL, a model agency that I consider as being on "TOP OF THE GAME" as far as model management goes, recently signed Houston's own singer/songwriter/actress/DJ SOLANGE KNOWLES! More details on Vogue UK...click HERE 

With the story below, in regards to her sis, Solange has a lot of adventures headed her way in 2012...extremely excited for her!

Sunday, January 8, 2012


 If you really knew me you'd know I am SERIOUSLY-NO JOKING AT ALL-AFRAID of giving birth! I've heard horror stories about child birth, and I've also heard stories that have eased my mind. But either way I always have been and always will be afraid of child birth! But this isn't about me...it's about Mrs. Carter. When I looked at her grimace below I felt as if she was a bit afraid or nervous about something. I mean with this being her first experience with child birth I completely understand if she was nervous/uneasy about delivery. I would've been attached to my mommy's side as well.But the hardest part is now over and I applaud this HOUSTON HOTTIE for remaining a HOT STYLE MAMA down to the last minute! 

Friday, January 6, 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


 Ahhhh...NEW YEAR'S EVE! The one day where everybody wants the glitz & glam look...ladies whip out their shiny dresses and the guys polish their church shoes (Luvs it!). As I was looking through a few party photos from NYE in Houston I saw several photos of stylish girl groups, stylish ladies standing alone or with another glammed up female, and the guys gave the suited and booted look from head to toe. But what I noticed more than anything were the stylish couples! All synchronized with their outfits...of course I'm not sure if these were actual "couples" but according to the photos below they "go together" in more ways than one!

Couple #1 What else did this young man need, a young man that was so dapper it looks as if he's fresh off the set off the movie "Takers", than a gorgeous young lady to compliment his haute look? The draping in the back of her dress won me over...and I'm such a sucker for sequins!

Couple #2 I'm also a sucker for retro fashion and when a man is bold enough to step into mid 1960s and give us full on "Rat Pack" for 2012...how can I not post him and his stylish lady friend? And speaking of his lady friend not sure if that was the bottom of her dress or a skirt but that ostrich feather detail complimented her mates look extremely well! Who else is getting 1920s-1930s from her look? All Josephine Baker with the feathers!

Couple #3 Was it his Versace for H&M (I think) suit with gold brooch on the lapel that made me give all praises to the style gods!?!? Or was it the lovely lady's over sized Prada sunglasses, statement necklace, with small earrings that made me darn near stand up and clap for their photo like I was at an awards ceremony?!?! Those were the questions I'd asked my self after viewing their photo...I'm calm now but at the time those 2 had me going!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


 We all know STYLE does not stop at clothes, shoes, and accessories-right? Truth is I don’t know too many stylish women (and a few men) whose personal style isn’t exuded throughout her (his) home and or events. Below is a blog with Texas links for home/event design ideas from Houston and Dallas
---The above words "Texas links" just made me hungry and if you’re a Texan I’m sure you know why LOL---

(Click the city to view blog)



Monday, January 2, 2012

New Year's Style-solution...

In Houston or surrounding areas and need a style-solution in 2012? See below:

Sunday, January 1, 2012