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Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet announce 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive kicks-off today

Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet announce 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive kicks-off today

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon will again partner with Urban Valet Dry Cleaners for the 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive. All donated gowns will be professionally cleaned thanks to Urban Valet and made available to local high school girls in need of a dress for prom.

“I am happy to once again host the Prom Dress Drive to collect gowns and ensure local girls have something beautiful to wear to the dance. This is an incredible cost savings for any family as prom can be quite expensive,” said Legislator Dixon. “The community has always been extremely supportive, even donating amazing designer dresses. There is always a large selection of sizes, styles and colors, including long and short gowns, making shopping through the collection fun for the girls.”

Top Halloween Costumes 2012

Top Halloween Costumes 2012

Halloween is closely approaching and if you haven’t decided on a costume time is running out. Here are a list of some Ideas and Halloween trends for 2012. Halloween trends for 2012 are Superheroes, zombies, sexy monsters and super skins, morph suits and skinsuits that come in a range of colors and patterns. Big hits for ladies include sexy monster outfits, which feature a brightly colored, monster "head", men—and boys—superhero costumes are huge, especially Batman and Captain America. Marvel and Avengers characters are huge this year. "Monster High the popular web series, line of fashion dolls and even young adult book series are huge.

Accessory Trends for Fall 2012

Accessory Trends for Fall 2012

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Trend Spotter: How to Wear Lace

Trend Spotter: How to Wear Lace

Lace is taking over fashion accessories and garments this summer what was once reserved for weddings and formal occasion has designers adding it to handbags, shoes, skirts, dresses, shirts and pants. Lace is definitely back with a feminine bang with various colors, mixed textured,mixed prints, geometrical, large scale cuts outs and coffee doily patterns.

Here are some tips for the Lace trend

Skirts- pencil lace skirts are great pair them with nice silk/rayon blouse plain or printed fabric both work well with this look.

Jacket- Yes cropped lace jackets look great with denim and tees or a pair of sailor pants.

How to Wear Florals

How to Wear Florals

Summertime brings some of the hottest trends and this summer its all about flower power. Botanical prints are huge this summer in jewelry, handbags, shoes as well as pants, jumpsuits, tailored blouses, maxi dresses, caftans, pantsuits and skirts. Floral print trend is feminine yet bold and colorful and there are many ways to add this trend to any woman's wardrobe.

Top floral prints this summer are roses, daffodils, orchids, and daisies. Hot floral colors are pastels as well as bold, bright, vivd colors with the blues and purples are front and center. Hot prints/patterns included Color blocking, bold graphics, over sized prints, plant as well as sequin patterns.

Here are some tips on this summer hot floral trend

Top 10 Creative Mother's day cards

Top 10 Creative Mother's day cards

Mother’s day cards are a great gesture to expressing how you feel about mom but this time around skip the store bought generic cards and get creative. Check out the following list of creative ideas for crafting the perfect one of a kind Mother’s day cards.

Top 10 creative cards for Mother’s Day

  1. Butterfly cut out  shaped Card
  2. Flower cut out  card
  3. Teacup cut out card
  4. Personalized flip card
  5. Sunflower cut out Card
  6. Photobook House/family Card
  7. Purse cut out card
  8. Card Magnet
  9. Finger/hand print card
  10. Wheel of Affection card 

Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of poverty and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Sole4souls looks for companies in the apparel and footwear industry to partner with to battle for the lives of people in natural diasters and to combat poverty.

Soles4souls is partnering with Planet Flops who make flip flops made of natural rubber and from every one flipflop purchased one goes to provide footwear to an impoverish adult and/or child in developing nations. It’s called the “Buy one, Give One” campaign. Planet Flop also has the Buy one Plant program that plants a tree in the Brazilian rainforest for every pair of its flip flop sold on its website. Soles4Souls’ other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls.