Thursday, September 22, 2011

George Kotsiopoulos Shares Fall Trends, Courtesy of Plastic


Plastics Make It Possible is launching its second installment of seasonal trends in a video series via their "Stylist's Corner" section. The video series features celebrity stylist, fashion writer, and television personality, George Kotsiopoulos. "Stylist's Corner" has been debuting videos throughout September which will total to 3 that showcase the hottest Fall trends using plastic!

Earlier this year, the website showed us how to look good using accessories and clothing made from plastic materials. (
See my Plastics Make Fashion Possible post) And now they're back!

Visitors to the website can even view exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot, posts by Kotsiopoulos on his favorite fall trends, and answers to the FAQs on style. If that's not enough, Plastics Make It Possible will feature a new
"What to Wear On..." series that will help readers put together perfect outfits for various occasions.

So whether you're working out in the gym or stepping out for a night on the town, you can look fashionable which is made possible by plastic! Visit for more details on the video series and how plastic works for you in fashion! You can also read an in-depth article on the new video series by Kotsiopoulos and the "What to Wear On.." series at Examiner.

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

71 POP Announces Featured Pop-Up Shops

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71 POP is a hip, new retail space in Midtown Detroit that's dedicated to upcoming and local designers. The retail space is several shops divided into separate and distinct shopping experiences. Within each space a Detroit artist or brand is temporarily occupying the space to present unique products. 71 POP opened 7/30 and is already announcing its September pop-up shops. The pop-up shops for September will include:

*Andrew Kopietz Photography

*Always the Forest

*Cyberoptix Tie Lab


Business hours 11:30a.m. to 7p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. to 5p.m. on Saturdays. These September shops are open through October 1st. For more information on these pop-up shops and 71 POP, visit Also follow them on Twitter!

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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Fashion's Night Out 2011 MI

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Fashionistas it's that time of the year again!!! Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off 9/8- 9/15 and that means that Fashion's Night Out(FNO) events are also set for to occur 9/8!

FNO is a global celebration that encourages shopping and get residents everywhere excited about one of the biggest weeks for the fashion industry.
And even though Fashion Week is in New York, it's still a great opportunity for Michiganders to celebrate the annual fashion week event. Luckily, there are plenty of local FNO events to take part in:

*Birmingham Principal Shopping District
FNO events will be held from 6p.m. to 9p.m. and the follow stores are participating:
-Antonino Salon
-Ariada Boutique
-Figo Salon
-Grinstein Jewelry & Design
-Harp's Lingerie
-La Belle Provence
-Paulina bh
-Shades Optical
-Townsend Street Pilates
(HOUR Detroit Magazine is sponsoring the FNO event) For more information, you can contact Birmingham PSD at 248-530-1200 and visit their official website.

*Somerset Collection Mall
The luxurious Somerset Collection in Troy, MI will be hosting mall-wide FNO events. Cocktails, hors d' oeuvres, and plenty of shopping and giveaways will be included at various FNO events. Here are a few FNO store highlights to expect:

-The Betsey Johnson Store will have fruit, champagne, and a chance for guests to win a Betsey Johnson tote!
-Saks Fifth Avenue is offering tickets for $75 or $150 which will include wine, hors d' oeuvres, and $25 Saks gift card. Proceeds will benefit Children's Miracle Network at Beaumont Children's Hospital.
-Swarovski will be joining in on the FNO fun with red velvet cupcakes and a crystal tattoo for guests just stopping by! Swarovoski will present its glitzy Fall collections too. With any $150 purchase, guests will get a crystallized compact as a gift.
The events will be held from 6p.m. to 9p.m. For more FNO events, visit the FNO website for event listings. For more information on all FNO events across the globe, visit

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The International Fuller Woman Expo

The 5th Annual International Fuller Woman Expo will kick off 9/10/ 2011 at the Detroit Historical Museum! Talk show host and comedian, Kim Coleswill be a keynote speaker at this year's expo. The expo will include several other great highlights that include:

*Modeling tips and fundamentals with Jeannie Ferguson

*2009 Keynote speaker, DeLores Pressley

* Tasty food from Curvy Cafe

*Curves in Motion Fashion Showcase--IGIGI by Yuliya Raquel and will display ready to wear fashions around the world

* "The Evolution of Revolution" panel discussion, featuring the topic "Plus Positivity In A Negative Society" which will be led by actreeand comedian Erica Watson and News Director of Mix 92.3 and FM 98 WJLB, Tracey McCaskill

*Plus Positive Vendors that sell products and services that cater to the plus size woman

Admission is $10. To purchase tickets and for more information on the event, visit

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Monday, September 5, 2011


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