Melissa’s Picks of the Week

Introducing the CFDA Fashion Icon of the Year…

Multi-record breaking artist, Rihanna, will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards. This will be held at the Lincoln Center on June 2. For those who don’t know, the Fashion Icon Awards is given to those who have a very eclectic and innovative style and has made a significant impact on pop culture internationally. She will also be recognized for her contributions to the fashion industry as well as her partnership with the M.A.C. AIDS Funds Viva Glam Campaign. Congratulations Rihanna! You deserve it. (Read full article in the link below)

Rihanna Wins CFDA Award




Breaking News!

So scrolling through the New York Times, I read an interesting article on Afghanistan and their potentiality to bring peaceful change. Afghanistan with their current President, Hamid Karzai, has been associated with a very terrorizing past of Taliban threats. This has caused so much fear and deaths of innocent lives. Nevertheless, Hamid is now stepping down from President and the election is left undecided for the first time. The overall violence has been lower than it was before 2009. We hope it will stay this way and the peace will come and stay. (Read Full Article Below)

Possible Afghanistan Peace Treaty



Fast Food and Runway Fashion??

American designer, Jeremy Scott has taken his fashion to an incredibly new level. Collaborating with Moschino, he bravely incorporated McDonalds, Fruit Loops and Spongebob in to Moschino’s 2014 line. The new line seems to have reached its peak of success hence its positive feedback after Fashion Week all over the world. Also, celebrities like Rita Ora, Katy Perry and Amber Rose are spotted wearing Scott’s new Happy Meal pieces. He says “Ultimately, we need no more clothes. We could function with everything that’s on the earth right now. So you have to have this reason to want things. To me, it’s to make you happy, and to me, that’s linked to humor.” I agree!

Not sure if I love the new fashion line, but the idea is super DOPE. What do you think? Hot…? or naw…

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What’s New With A. Bernadette?

Tuesday, April 8th, FIT will be having their Annual Sustainable Business & Design Conference. Here FIT informs, involves and inspires the FIT community about how to incorporate sustainability as an aspect in to what ever it is we want to do!  A. Bernadette will be there soaking in the fair fashion innovation! Further details in the link below)

FIT Sustainability


Hot New Dance…

Hit That Nae Nae!

The new southern born dance called the  “Nae Nae” is fairly new. But since I’m so in love with it, I just though I’d share. It’s easy and its fun. All You do is put one hand in the air and swerveee. After seeing multiple celebrities, athletes and even Disney characters do it, I couldn’t help but perfect it. Watch Mickey, Minny, Donald & Goofy do the Nae Nae! Check it out!

Nae Nae Dance (Disney Version)




Quote of the Day

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting…




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