Casual Dress Up: 5 Simple Ways to Make Your Casual Style Pop

The difference between a casual dressed up look is all about your personal style. From accessorizing your look to wearing a piece that pops, these 5 stylish looks give you a casual dressed-up style perfect to give you that sexy, chic stylish feel.   Look #1 Denim, Casual Shirt, and Statement Jewelry. This casual cool style gets dressed up layering … Read More

Lights, Camera, Action…The Politics of Fashion

June 3, 2014 Svelte, LLC debuted The Politics of Fashion: D.C. Unboxed.¬† Elaine Mensah, of Svelte, LLC began work on this film in 2012 and includes an ensemble cast from designers, media, photographers, PR, stylists, and more discussing the DC fashion industry, how the DC fashion marketplace is changing, areas of growth, and a look at DC’s retail and fashion … Read More

Styling Your Graphic Tee’s: Trendy and Chic

Graphic t-shirts have been around for years but say good-bye to those large logo’s and saying and update your look.¬† Graphic tees have come a long way in the style game for men and women.¬† The most important thing is finding a design or words that speak to your personality, whether you are into art, music, travel, fashion, sports or … Read More


Spring Fashion Trends¬†are popping up all over magazines and in boutiques.¬† This season pack your wardrobe with Nautical pieces, Pastels, D’Orsay Flats, Shirtdresses, and Gladiator Sandals. ¬†Transition your wardrobe to spring by intermixing these trends and colors with denim, leather jackets, and leggings to look current but chic. ¬†¬† NAUTICAL- nautical is a spring trend of stripes and lanyards.¬† Freshen … Read More