Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Top 10 Bridal Gowns from 2011

Number 10: Oscar de la Renta

Number 9: Vera Wang

Number 8: Carolina Herrera

Number 7: Valentini Sposa

Number 6: is a toss up between an Elie Saab gown and a Monique Lhuillier Gown

Number 5: is another toss up between this Juliet Gown and the Valentini Sposa Gown

Number 4: Alvina Valenta

Number 3: La Sposa Glamour

Number 2: Marchesa

Number 1: San Patrick

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Top 11 Best Dressed Celebrities of the Year

2011 was certainly a stylish year and here are my all time favourite red carpet dresses worn by the top celebrities of the year.

Number 11: Gisele Bundchen wearing Alexander McQueen at the Met Ball

Number 10: Kelly Osbourne in a J. Mendel gown at the Emmy Awards

Number 9: Jessica Biel wearing a Giambattista Valli Couture gown at Fashion Group International's Night of Stars Gala

Number 8: Dianna Agron at the Golden Globes wearing a J. Mendel Gown

Number 7: Selena Gomez in a lace Julien Macdonald creation at the MTV Video Music Awards

Number 6: Eva Longoria in Zac Posen at the Golden Globes

Number 5: Fan-Bing-Bing wearing an Elie Saab Couture gown at the Polisse premiere in Cannes

Number 4: Emma Watson in two Marchesa mini dresses

Number 3: Lea Michele in a Marchesa gown at the Emmy Awards and an Oscar de la Renta gown at the Golden Globes

Number 2: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
(wearing a Jenny Packham dress)

(wearing Sarah Burton designs at her Royal Wedding and at the Brtis to Watch Event)

Number 1: Mila Kunis
(wearing Aleander McQueen at the SAG Awards)

(wearing Vera Wang at the Golden Globes)

This lavender Elie Saab gown which she wore to the Emmy Awards is my favourite gown of the year.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Fashion: More from my Final Range

Here are a few more pictures from my final range:

Photographs by Style Design College Students

Photograph by Stephanie van Rooyen (Exposure Photography)
Hair and Make up by Lauren Emmerich

Photograph by Stephanie van Rooyen (Exposure Photography)
Hair and Make up by Lauren Emmerich

Photographers: Stephanie van Rooyen (Exposure Photography)
                        Style Design College Students
Designer, Stylist and Seamstress: Bianca van Rooyen (Just Bee Fashion)
Models: Sasha Lee Fourie
             Lauren Emmerich
             Jared van Heerden 

Top 10 Engagement Rings of the Year

2011 is quickly coming to a close and this year it feels as if everyone has gotten engaged! Even if you are not planning on walking down the ailse anytime soon-or haven't even found the right man- it does not mean you can't admire these beautiful engagement rings. Here are my top 10 engagement rings from 2011:

Number 10: Art Deco Blue Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring

Number 9: Oval Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

$2,400 -

Number 8: Elizabeth Hurley's Engagement Ring

Number 7: Diamond Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring set from Kohls


Number 6: Molly Sims' Engagement Ring

Number 5: Vintage Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Number 4: Platinum Engraved Engagement Ring

$4,00 - 

Number 3: Amy Smart's Engagement Ring

Number 2: Platinum Isabella Engagement Ring from Van Cleef and Arpels

And Number 1- my all time favourite- another Art Deco Diamond Engagement Ring

So there you have it my top 10 engagement rings from 2011; which is your favourite?

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Fashion : Final Year Range

It was recently my final year fashion show at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. I was inspired by innerwear as outwear, moulin rouge and french boudoir and I was so pleased when everything successfully came together.