Elaine Turner Shoe Sale!

Though it started a few days ago, you can still get your summer IT shoes at Elaine Turner! Their semi-annual sale features shoes up to 70% off! You can't beat that with a bat! So head on over to Elaine Turner's flagship store in Rice Village and take your pick! It ends July 5, just in time for you to get an amazing pair of shoes for 4th of July festivities!

Red Carpet Icon: Anne Hathaway









10 Fashion Questions.

by: Jasmine

1. Who is your favorite designer?

Lanvin, Derek Lam, Rachel Roy, Elie Saab, Luca Luca, Thakoon, Jason Wu, Chanel, DKNY, Miu Miu, L.A.M.B., Diane Von Furstenberg, and many more!

2. What are your favorite pair of shoes? These vintage red kitten heels by L.J. Simone New York, I got them from my Aunt’s thrift store, only $3.00!

3. What shirt do you wear the most?
This really cute flowy blouse I got from Urban
Outfitters, it’s see-though in the back (cute, yet a little sexy)

4. What pieces of jewelry do you wear most?

That’s a hard one, I have so many! But my three favorite pieces to wear are all vintage – a silver cuff bracelet, a sliver necklace (which I’ve been told is from India), and a long gold/silver simple necklace I go from my Aunt (I get complemented on it every time I wear it)

5. What is your ultimately desired item?

The Mulberry “Alexa” Purse and these Martin Margiela shoes, sorry can’t pick just one.

6. What handbag are you currently carrying?

Dooney & Bourke

7. What are your favorite stores?
Urban Outfitters, Clue Monaco, Thrift Stores, Macy’s, and Zara

8. What are your favorite jeans, sunglasses, heels?

Jeans – I have so many, but no favorite pair love them all, Sunglasses – These huge oval black shades (can't remember where I got them from), Heels – These blue suede peep-toe heels (again, can’t remember were I got them from)

9. What is your favorite inexpensive item that you own? As a thrift store lover, I have A LOT of inexpensive items, but my absolute favorite is my black Chanel (look alike) purse, only $7.00!

10. What is your favorite accessory? My Ralph Lauren Silver Ball Stud Earrings

Happy Belated Birthday!

My cousins, MKA (Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) turned 24 on June 13! I missed their birthday! Happy Belated birthday y'all!




*All images from Olsens Anonymous

Summer Trend:

The maxi skirt is a great summer piece to have in your wardrobe. With a simple tank, long necklace and belt you have a chic summer outfit. A maxi skirt can also be dressed up or down, depending on the accessories you add to it. If you're a girl who wears heels a lot, get the maxi skirt a few inches longer so it still barley touches the ground. Also, when wearing a maxi skirt you'll stand out from the crowd... in a good way : )

Nili Lotan Maude Skirt

Rachel Pally Long Full Skirt

Penny Lane, San Antonio's Premier Fashion Boutique

Online shopping is one of my favorite pasttimes! So why not pass the time by shopping at Penny Lane, the online home of Penny Lane Boutique in San Antonio.

I am intent on finding some of the best online shopping boutiques, and this is definitely one of them, especially in Texas!

Check it out at PennyLaneOnline.Com!

They have designers like Isabel Marant, Boy by Band of Outsiders, A.P.C. and tons of other fabulous choices!

Left: a new look from rag & bone

And the award goes to....

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)

The CFDA Awards were held at Lincoln Center and is one of the biggest events in fashion each year, it's like the Grammys or Oscars, but for fashion designers. I'm not surprised by any of the winners, most of whom are my favorite designers. CFDA president, Diane von Furstenberg stated “Tonight is the night we designers and members of the industry salute our peers and celebrate their talents. We are a family.”

  • Marc Jacobs for Womenswear Designer of the Year
  • David Neville & Marcus Wainwright of Rag & Bone for Menswear Designer of the Year
  • Alexis Bittar for Accessory Designer of the Year Award
  • The Swarovski Award for Womenswear was given to Jason Wu
  • The Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Michael Kors
  • CFDA Fashion Icon Award went to Iman

Chanel Iman's New Boutique!

Here at Urbane Times, we love Chanel Iman. We love her exotic looks and her ability to morph into any look that needs to be conveyed. But now she's venturing into the retail world with her new store called The Red Bag Boutique. The boutique features gently worn designer pieces, as well as the usual vintage fare.

Ch-ch-check it out! (via Refinery 29)





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