Indulge: From Runway to Reality
This month, we take inspiration from the Big Apple’s Fall 2012 runway and bring them to the “Big Rock.” Meet two stylish Arkansans — professional, real women — as they bring the runway to reality.
Ramona is wearing button-down hi-low blouse by Free People provided by Mason’s; cords in creamy white by J Brand, gold five-chain necklace with signature medallion by Chanel, gold eight-chain necklace with signature medallion by Chanel and leather handbag in natural by Urban Expressions provided by Scarlet; Dutch Plains Sweater in straw by Central Park West and brass/black tassel necklace provided by Beyond Cotton; tear-drop white/gold earrings provided by Maude.
Next > The Statement Suit
Make a Statement
Ramona is wearing multicolor pleated-front blouse and matching skirt by Jones New York, pleat-front blazer in garland pink by Jones New York, “Josette” pump in pewter/liquid by Jessica Simpson, rosette/bronze earrings and coordinating bracelets and necklace by Cezanne, link and chain in bronze necklaces provided by Dillard’s; “Andre” brief case bag by BCBG Maxazria provided by Beyond Cotton.
Next > Looking Fierce in Peplum
Girl, You Look Fierce!
Missy is wearing brocade yumi blouse with peplum in black by Elizabeth and James, “Lewi” bootie in black by Promise, and gold Aztec earrings provided by Scarlet; textured skirt in black by Lanvin provided by B. Barnett; gold collar and textured gold cuff by Kenneth Jay Lane Couture Collection provided by Dillard’s.
Next > Smooth in Velvet
Smooth in Velvet
Missy is wearing a long billow-sleeve floral blouse by aryn K. and gold rock ring provided by Maude; a velvet jacket in pink by DSquared, “Lewis” “leather”-accent legging in black by BCBG Maxazria, and “Vanya” rust-multicolor snake pumps by Donald Pliner, all provided by B. Barnett; buckley cami in sand by Rory Beca, zircon drop earrings and leather handbag in merlot by Rebecca Minkoff provided by Scarlet.
Next > The Golden Child
The Golden Child
Ramona is wearing a beaded cascade dress by Adrianna Papell for “E Live from the Red Carpet” in nude, teardrop earrings by Nadri, “Kelli” strappy shoe in light champagne by Gianni Bini, provided by Dillard’s; Ombre sequin clutch in gold by Koture provided by B. Barnett.
Next > The Romantic Look
Isn’t It Romantic?
Missy is wearing embroidered balloon sleeve blouse in taupe by black, and gold tassel necklace provided by Maude; skinny jean in gold by Hudson, antique gold cuff, cross/flower earrings, provided by B. Barnett; “Magg” Split Sole Wedge in tan by Dolce Vita provided by Mason’s; and antique rose leather belt provided by Solemates.
Lauren Miller, stylist with Fringe Benefits, became a cosmetologist because she loves to make people feel beautiful. She enjoys tailoring her clients’ hair to meet their faces as well as their lifestyles. Miller’s dream clients? She’d love to style Ellen DeGeneres’ and Portia de Rossi’s manes.
Kyla Betton is a makeup artist and cosmetologist who recently became a national educator for John Paul Mitchell Systems. She specializes in color and works at Fringe Benefits. This mother of one is a runner and plans to participate in the January 2013 Walt Disney marathon in Florida.
Missy Lipps is a fashion designer in her own right. Her self-titled clothing line is available at local retail outlets in Arkansas, Texas and Los Angeles. A mother of three daughters, she enjoys finding used treasures to recycle into her designs and returns a portion of the profits to charity. For more information about her line, log onto missylipps.com or on Facebook at missylippsreallabel.
Ramona Elliott serves as a speech language pathologist with Konnect Rehab in central Arkansas. An Arkansas native, Elliott has three children Porchia, Tyler and Ross and is married to former Razorback Marcus Elliott. She recently took up boxing and is a snow cone enthusiast who loves to travel. She and Marcus lead Phoenix Marriage Ministries in Little Rock.
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