Princess Beatrice’s Hat Hit Ebay

Forget about having a mean shoe game, to compete with the Brits, you must be able to whip your head into shape! Royal Wedding fashion was all about topping off your rageworthy dress or suit with an avant garde hat. Princess Beatrice by far stole the attention with her tan, swirling hat. So much so, … Continue reading

Bijan Pakzad: He made his own world.

His name is not as familiar as Gucci, Prada, and Louis Vuitton, but unbeknownst to many, Bijan Pakzad’s designs have surely touched their hearts. It’s an odd situation, the media is claiming that a fashion legend has passed and unfortunately, many are left wondering who this icon was. So MPPR is attempting to reveal who … Continue reading

Model Monday: Melodie Monrose

It is hard to imagine Melodie Monrose’s vicious cheekbones shyly hidden behind a book, but her mother, an educator, wouldn’t have anything else. Her childhood was spent in libraries, museums, and other cultural centers, until she was discovered in 2010. Mere weeks before the spring 2011 runway casting shows began, Melodie was whisked away from her home in Martinique, … Continue reading

Pinch Me I’m Wearing Blue? – St. Patrick’s

With a holiday quickly approaching, what better place to turn than a friend who lives for it. Below is a post from raving about the pure amazingness that is St. Patty’s Day. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is coming up, March 17th and I will be there as long as the weather works in my favor. I usually … Continue reading

High Fascism

AS I left a Paris cafe the other night, instead of the usual “Bonsoir, Madame,” the waiter called after me, “Happy Fashion Week!” as if we were all celebrating a national holiday. Maybe we were. Fashion is more than business in France: it’s a mythology, a secular religion, a source of national pride, especially during … Continue reading

Culture, Music, Style: August Wilson's Exploration

The depth, passion and power encapsulated in the words is unimaginably intense. The breathtaking reality of the moment stirs the deepest emotions. August Wilson’s classic play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is a thought provoking glimpse at the 1920s music industry and race and religion issues brewing in black culture. Wilson refuses to hold back as he explores … Continue reading

2010 Holiday Lust List: Seasonal Giveaway!!

With Christmas right around the corner, we know there are still a few gifts left to buy, for yourself or others. With that in mind, we decided to put together a little lust-list, filled with goodies, glam and gorgeous (with a french ring). Let go of your frantic worries, because one item from this list … Continue reading

Fishtail Braids: The tightly woven secret revealed.

Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, and Angela Simmons demonstrate the versatility of the fishtail braid Stylish with irresistible practicality, the fun and oh so romantic fishtail braid remains a hair-do. Whether you wear the tightly woven braids a little messy, ultra sleek or multiple braids on one mane, the goal is the same – stay away from … Continue reading

Kylie Jenner's Modeling Debut

At 13 years old, Kylie Jenner, youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan recently made her modeling debut with Nick Saglembini. A sample of photos can be found below, more available on Kim’s Blog. Kimmy’s Comment: I can’t get over how stunning Kylie looks in these shots from a recent fashion photo shoot she did with Nick Saglimbeni. Monica … Continue reading

Divine, Darling and From the Heart

From dainty, to dreamy, to downright darling a few kind words on a delicate piece of stationary always lighten the mood. Strategically placed ruffles, ribbon curled to perfection, perfectly sprinkled sparkles or maybe a doodle so cute you just can’t contain yourself, the journey only ends with your imagination.  Scour the aisles of a unique … Continue reading