These Thigh High Boots Are Made For Walkin’

Thigh high boots have been trending for the past two years and they aren’t going anywhere, the newest variation of this is a straight and wider silhouette. Versace featured embellished boots for their SS 17′ and Pre Fall 18′ collection, meanwhile Off-White included the straight boot in their RTW 18′ collection last February. Other major brands like Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Balmain, Balenciaga and Elie Saab have incorporated this statement boot into their 2018 collections, so grab a pair and rock em’!

 

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Work that Patch

A reoccurring trend throughout the years is patchwork, every time more elevated and modern than the last season. Patchwork is needlework in which small pieces of cloth in different designs, colors or textures are sewn together into a one of a kind garment. Luxury brands like Chloé, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent have featured patchwork on their collections as well as the streetwear brand “Supreme” which released a collection  that included pieces made with this technique. Patchwork can be used with anything imaginable, denim, plaid, floral, color blocking, you name it, this technique isn’t going anywhere anytime soon…

 

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Color of 2018: Ultraviolet

Ultraviolet has been named the color of 2018 and what an electric shade of purple it is! This bold tone sets the mood for a modern technology driven 2018 and stars have embraced it. Style icon Rihanna has embraced it creating a new lip color for her Fenty collection and featuring it in her PUMAXFENTY SS18 collection this past fashion week season. Something tells me that this vivid color isn’t going anywhere..

 

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Text-tiles

Recently texts have been popular on brands like Balenciaga, Moschino and Puma, we’ve seen them on shoes, bags, jackets and everything in between. Some texts are an accent, some are the statement element of the garment, messages can get political or complete satire, texts can be sprayed on, painted, printed, or sewed on. Make a statement this upcoming season and DIY it yourself onto your garment..

 

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Reebok Classics Are Making a Comeback…

Sneakers are the latest trend these days, they’re comfortable, stylish and practical for the daily, recently stars have been collaborating with brands to create new designs. Kanye for Adidas, Rihanna for Puma and now Gigi Hadid for Reebok. Gigi being the new spokesperson for Reebok is going to re-vamp the brand, and I see them making a huge comeback for 2017 just like Adidas has been doing in these past years. Reebok Classics are coming in trendy colors such as pastel pink, blue, lavender, gold and silver, making them a  must-have in everyone’s wardrobe. These sneakers look great with anything, your favorite jeans and a big chunky jacket will be a bold casual look, a bomber jacket and ripped jeans or even a body-con dress would look great with these neutral sneakers. Here are some must have pairs of Reebok Classics..

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Art for Sale by Yours Truly

Besides from being a fashion student and part time blogger I do some artwork in my spare time and recently have accumulated a series of pieces for sale..

For my first piece I am selling a 30X40 Abstract Acrylic on Canvas inspired by earth tones and round shapes. This is a perfect accent for any type of family room, it’s neutral tones will compliment any interior aesthetic.

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My second piece is a series of 3 12×36 Canvas handmade Mixed Media. Ombre effect from red to yellow perfect for that pop in your space, I created a circular illusion in this series of 3 that resembles a droplet effect. This striking color incorporates a bold statement to any space!

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And for my third piece I’ve created a Series of four 20×16 canvases which put together assemble a purple rose. Paper from an old novel of mine was glued onto the canvases to create an authentic look, acrylic was my media of choice. I incorporated a lot of contrast so it would have a three dimensional perspective to it. Overall the piece is 40×36.

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For prices or inquiries don’t hesitate to contact me at: ivanatarraza@gmail.com

Recent Artwork

I’ve been missing; that means I’ve been creating and boy have I. Everything from paintings to drawings to fashion sketches; have I been busy. I’ve also been enrolled in the Miami International University of Art & Design and will now be Miami based until further notice..Here are a look at my latest creations..

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