You Betta Work it: Birmingham Fashion Week Pt. 3

Every show at BFW was packed!

*** All photos were taken at Birmingham Fashion Week 2012 by ArtBLT.  As noted previously, please don’t use/remove any of our pictures without written permission for us. ***

We are still over here raving about Birmingham Fashion Week. The Magic City was on fire!! I don’t know if we mentioned this to you, but the best part of BFW, besides the fashion, is that all of the proceeds from the shows went to local charities: Camp Smile-a-Mile and Alabama Forever. That’s why we love this city– we all are so warm and helpful.

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Wedding Tips & Fun at Birmingham Fashion Week 2012 Pt. 2

We can tell you where to get the cake, but couldn’t decorate one. Check the second tier… see anything familiar? 🙂

*** All photos were taken at Birmingham Fashion Week 2012 by ArtBLT.  As always, please don’t remove/use any pictures without our written permission. ***

 

Bridal Day was the highlight of our Birmingham Fashion Week experience.  We love to watch wedding shows and were completely enamored with all the fab wedding looks. We saw designs by Heidi Elnora, Bella Couture, Ivory and White, and Bella Bridesmaids.

Lovely designs on display from local (and one national) boutiques. (From L to R) Bella Bridesmaids, Bella Couture & The Clothes Tree

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you get proposed to today/are planning a wedding, we have the perfect places for you to look for the perfect dress. These dresses were beyond gorgeous and a belle was smiling from ear to ear! We loved what we saw from the boutiques and fell in love with the chic bridesmaids dresses from Bella Bridesmaids.

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Birmingham Fashion Week 2012 Pt. 1: Our Top 5 Looks!

by SMITH Collection at BFW 2012!

*** All photos were taken at Birmingham Fashion Week 2012 by ArtBLT. As usual, please don’t remove/use any pictures without our written permission. ***

Hey friends!! Did you enjoy your weekend? Hopefully you did because ours was FAB!! The only thing I hate is that it was over too soon. Shermika and I attended Birmingham Fashion Week (BFW) 2012 and let me just say that if you didn’t come, don’t fret because we’ll break everything down for you over the course of this week. Today we are starting with Friday’s show!

There’s so much to see and we want to share it with you. Many of you have already emailed us about the event and we have plenty of photos for you to see. We can’t show them all, but will do our best to show you a lot. You can thank us by being nice to your neighbor. You are about to see our top 5 looks from each designer (featured/headlining). Ready for the fashion goodness? *cues the music* Let’s go! First up (in no particular order), is by SMITH. Read More

Kickin’ it with Style

Gus Mayer in Birmingham, AL.

It’s Friday eve so you know a belle is elated that the weekend is almost here. Other than living for the weekend y’all know that we love meeting people and having a great time. We did just that last night at Birmingham Fashion Week‘s (BFW) kick-off party here at Gus Mayer.

The ArtBelles with Jeana Lee Fleming & Heidi Elnora! FAB!!

The sis and I had a ball!! We met/took photos with our very own hottie Taylor Hicks (American Idol), and the beautiful Heidi Elnora (Project Runway). BFW starts today so you know that we are over here doing our happy dance. Let’s get this party started. Shall we?

Birmingham Fashion Week Models! We want shirts ASAP--LOVE them. :0)

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Let’s Jam: Esperanza Spalding

Now y’all know a belle had to celebrate Black History Month with some fab tunes! We like to celebrate throughout the year, but we thought we’d leave y’all with a video by Esperanza Spalding. Yes she won a Grammy, yes she is self-taught, and YES this song is hot! Check out “Black Gold.” Whether you’re black or not, I think you’ll like the positivity of the video.