Sneaker game: Sick summer kicks under $50

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New Look Mauritius Manilow Printed Sneakers, 24.75, available at ASOS. Vans Checkerboard Slip-On, 47.00, available at Vans. Gap Slip-On Sneakers, 39.95, available at Gap. Report Keelin Slip-On Sneaker, 48.00, available at Nasty Gal. Superga 2750 Cotw Studded Trainers, 42.18, available at Browns. Keds Cut Out, 45.00, available at Keds. ALDO Gilfillan, 49.98, available at ALDO.

Do you love it? Beyoncé rocks Aaliyah tribute sweatshirt

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While rumors have it that Beyoncé’s Roc-A-Fella husband, Jay Z and the late and great Aaliyah had a “fling” back in the day, that didn’t stop Mrs. Carter from saluting the R&B singer in her latest fashion photos. Following the 2014 Met Gala, the “Flawless” singer was spotted dressed down, in a Revolution Riche ‘Baby… Read more »

Chanel Iman and George Kotsiopoulos launch ‘Exclusively Styled’ Gap campaign

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Supermodel Chanel Iman and celebrity stylist and television personality George Kotsiopoulos partner with the Gap Factory Store for the All-American brands “Exclusively Styled” summer campaign. Featured in the summer campaign, which kicks off on May 16, are a variety of looks inspired by this season’s trends, including clean cut slacks, basic cotton tee’s, patterned shorts,… Read more »

Red carpet looks from the 2014 Met Gala

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The 2014 Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala honored designer Charles James this year. James was known for elegant and sophisticated silhouettes that accented a woman’s sensuality. See below for his work.   Janelle Monae accented her usual black and white with a daring Tadashi Shoji red cape.   Our dear, sweet Lupita may… Read more »

Babe on a budget: 5 Amazing spring buys under $50

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New Look Palm Print Maxi Skirt, 33.85, available at ASOS New Look Flux Cleated Sole Flat Sandals, 37.61, available at ASOS. New Look Printed V Neck Tea Dress, 37.61, available at ASOS. ASOS Scuba A-Line Mini Skirt In Blue China Print, 39.51, available at ASOS. ASOS Daisy Street T-Shirt Dress with Sheer Insert, 37.61, available… Read more »

7 wardrobe essentials that flatter every body type

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Wrap Dress: Create curves with this wardrobe essential. Try: Ivy & Blu Ruched Faux Wrap Dress, 98. Blazer: By adding a little structure up top, you can create the illusion of a smaller, thinner waistline. Try: Schoolboy Blazer In Black, $128 A-line Skirt: Highlight the smallest part of your body.. your waist, with this versatile… Read more »

Rihanna gets goth for the 2014 iHeart Radio Awards

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Rihanna’s win for “Artist of the Year” wasn’t the only thing Twitter and Instagram were buzzing about. This year, iHeart Radio held it’s first music awards, at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium with guest like Diddy, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lopez and a host of other A-listers. Ms. Fenty has taped some risqué hair-don’ts that has her… Read more »

5 Chic prom dresses under $50

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Cream Ruched Bandeau Maxi Dress, $49, Dorothy Perkins Renaissance Court Lace Ivory Dress, $46, Lulu’s Paradis London Sequin Prom Dress, $47.05, Asos Nasty Gal Light Of Day Dress, $48, Nasty Gal TEVOLIO™ Women’s Chiffon Halter Neck Pleated Dress, $48.99, Target

Rihanna’s sexy ‘VOGUE’ Brasil fashion spread

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All hail Rihanna! Last week, VOGUE Brasil dropped not one but two cover spreads of the Bajan beauty and we’d have to admit, that this is by far, the best we ever seen her! In case you missed it, check out the spread below, courtesy of Rihanna’s Instagram page.

Rihanna’s marijuana inspired 4/20 look

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Rihanna and her BFF Melissa Forde celebrate 4/20 with pasties, sunsets and selfie’s! Over the weekend, the bad gal repped her love for the high life, donned in a black mesh onesie with marijuana leaf pasties, an oversized denim shirt and a charcoal grey Silver Spoon Attire kitten ears beanie. The “Monster” singer completed her… Read more »

J.Crew collaborates with Sophia Webster!

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Shoe lovers rejoice! British shoe designer Sophia Webster has joined forces with J.Crew for a spring 2014 shoe collaboration, offering the best of both world’s: Webster’s colorful, quirky personality and J.Crew’s affordability and quality you can stand by. “Sophia Webster seemed like such a natural fit for J.Crew,” J.Crew head designer Tom Mora says “We… Read more »

5 Spring statement necklaces under $250

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FLORAL PETER PAN COLLAR NECKLACE, $218, available at BCBGMAXAZRIA PERSIAN LEAVES NECKLACE, $125, available at J. Crew VINCE CAMUTO ‘MAYA’ BIB NECKLACE, $128, available at Nordstrom (Nordstrom Exclusive) BAUBLEBAR ‘CRYSTAL RAY’ COLLAR NECKLACE: $46, available at Nordstrom GEMSTONE DRAMA NECKLACE, 128, available at Juicy Couture

7 Spring styles you want in your closet

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Make a statement this spring in some of this seasons must have fashions. From colorful sunglasses to a brightly colored graphic bodycon dress, no fashionista should go without the following items in her wardrobe. For all the deets, scroll below. 1. Bodycon dress: FLYING TOMATO, Scuba Mini Dress, $89 available at Piperlime 2. Colorful shades:… Read more »

Coachella 2014: Celebrity Festival fashion part 2

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While many Coachella fans attend the festival due to its wide variety of dynamic performances and celebrity sightings, we here at Talking Pretty tune in for all the fantastic festival fashion. From Cassie Ventura’s bold blonde cornrows and embroidered jersey dress to Beyonce and Jay Z’s matching street style, The Coachella Valley Music and Arts… Read more »

Coachella 2014: Celebrity festival fashion

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Celebrities don their best hipster attire during weekend one of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival held in Colorado. Solange Knowles and her big sis Beyonce rock the stage in chic hippie looks, Pharrell rocks a spiffy patterned scarf and Amber Rose flaunts her figure in a black fishnet dress and more at… Read more »

Sneak peek: Rihanna’s ‘VOGUE’ Brasil cover

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Rihanna covers ‘Vogue’ Brasil Bad gal RiRi graces the May 2014 issue of VOGUE Brasil. A topless Rihanna hit the beaches of Brazil for her latest shoot, donned in a chic wide brimmed hat and gold bangles galore. The above photo which was leaked on Tumblr earlier this week is said to be the final… Read more »

Nicki Minaj’s summer 2014 Kmart line

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A wise woman said that fashion shouldn’t be a luxury and Nicki Minaj subscribes to that belief. Nicki Minaj released her collaboration line with discount store Kmart last year and it continues to thrive this year. The line especially created for her “Barbz” is a lycra and sequence wonderland. Would you rock these Jamaica, Queens-esque threads?    

Angela Simmons leaps into spring with Culture Starved

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Designer and fashionista Angela Simmons shows off her newly toned body in a “StylePro File” fashion spread for CultureStarved.com. Simmons, who recently launched her very own fashion website, AngelaIAm.com, where she selects designers to feature and distribute their looks, steps into spring biggest must-have trends; from metallic shorts to pizza covered sweaters and pink platform… Read more »

Taraji P. Henson gets glam for ‘Upscale’ Magazine

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Think Like A Man Too actress Taraji P. Henson glitters and glows on the cover of Upscale magazine. The 43-year-old flaunts her curves in a sexy Nicolas Jesbran jeweled romper complete with voluminous locks and sultry make-up. It’s hard to believe that no man has put a ring on the 43-year-old stunner. In the pages… Read more »

Fashionable electronics for the cool girls

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SPRING IS HERE! And for many of us, that means travel, travel, travel… Whether you’re hitting the road for a work event, on your way to grandmother’s house of prepping for spring break in Miami, no road trip is complete without the perfect accessory… your electronics. From earbuds to gold plated headphones to beach ready… Read more »