As part of the launch of the newly-renovated FashionStake site, we're very excited to introduce a new weekly blog feature called Small Talk. In order to give our readers and fans a chance to get to know some of our designers a little bit better – both in and out of the fashion world – we'll be...

Pink reigns supreme at YSL beaute with soft palette inspirations for Spring 2011. The look is now available on the newly revamped ysl.com and includes a Celebration palette complexion highlighter for the eyes, lips and cheeks and the much awaited creme blushes in five bright poppy spring...

Rachel Bilson was on hand at Sunglass Hut Celebrates Spring Styles on Monday (March 12) in Santa Monica, California. The "Hart of Dixie" star sported a stylish menswear-inspired ensemble. She paired an oversized blazer by Vanessa Bruno with a white tank top by Vanessa Bruno and vibrant hot...

Jamie looked gorgeous wearing a golden yellow strapless and draped floor-length dress from the Giambattista Valli Spring 2011 collection. Jamie accompanied her dress with nude pumps by Ruthie Davis and a shiny clutch by Judith Leiber. Jamie accessorized with sparkly jewelry by Loree...

Look Ma, No Hands: We're Loving Hand's Free Handbags for Spring! This spring, good things come in small packages. While we love our Celine shopping bags and our Marc Jacobs satchels for their infinite carry-all capabilities, too often have we found ourselves lugging around what feels like a...

Find yourself listening to the same songs day after day? Not to fear – in this week's installment of Small Talk, we've asked a group of talented designers to tell us: What is the best band we have never heard of? Fernanda Carneiro of Fernanda Carneiro Designs: "I have two for you. One is...

This time, we get to see another side of Joan Smalls, much different (in better) from the ultra-polished Vogue Russia we talked about earlier but also the same provocative side of Lara Stone sans her mid-section, currently occupied with growing a baby. Karlie Kloss and her still-fresh...

In celebration of Spring Summer 2013, the sorbet-coloured Mulberry gnomes from the London Fashion Week show were set up in wheelbarrows and grouped together for guests to be pictured with as they arrived. Throughout the evening music was provided by DJ Daniel L'Amour. And since this is a...

Since we're sure our readers are taking advantage of spring's longer days by spending as much time outdoors as possible, we'll make this week's edition of Small Talk short and sweet – or salty, we suppose, depending on how you look at it. In the spirit of spring-time picnics, we wanted to...

Living in New York City, we've all had to perfect our small-talk auto-pilot. After the initial five minutes discussing careers, playing the name game only goes so far. Chats often morph into a competition of recommending favorite museums and exhibitions (this throw-down is also applicable to...

 

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