Resort 15 Trend: Polka Dots!

  Elegant yet a little cheeky, the polka dot had a major moment during the Resort 15 shows. Shown in a variety of styles- sporty, sleek, classic, ruffled- the fun pattern really stole the ‘spot’-light. Take a cue from the shows and,… Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Solange!

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In honor of style icon (& vintage lover) Ms. Solange Knowles’ birthday, here’s a look at what makes this fashionista’s look so memorable. Never afraid to be different, Solange has a style unlike anyone on the scene. Over the years she has stepped out from behind the shadow of her fabulous sister, Beyonce, to create an image all her own. There are a few recurring elements of Solange’s style that has help build the foundation of her signature look. Solange never shies away from a pop of color, when sporting a classic look like black trousers and a white blouse, she sets off her outfit with a clutch in a bold color like teal. A “style strategy” that the songstress has become known for is her use of bold prints. Whether matching a two-piece suit in full geometric print or mixing them up from head to toe, this girl really knows how to work a print! Last, and debatably most important, while Solange is never afraid to rock a bold outfit, she understands the importance of balance. Knowles is always looking fresh in the face, but never leaves her signature bold lip at home. Taking notes out of Solange’s style book Continue Reading

Zandra Rhodes’ Favorite at C.Madeleine’s!

For the fashion enthusiast who sees glamour and femininity in technicolor, we at C.Madeleine’s suggest becoming acquainted with the effervescent English designer, Zandra Rhodes. With a fervent focus on printed textile design throughout her Art School years, since entering the… Continue Reading