December 2017

A year in Feathers 2017

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on December 30, 2017

in FEATHER TRENDS

2017 had it’s fair share of fashionable feathered moments. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and check out our favorites in a Year in Feathers from The Feather Girl… and Cheers to a better and brighter future. Have a prosperous and abundant New Year – From your friends at The Feather Girl

Year of the Rooster 2017 JANUARY : We kick off the Year of the Rooster 2017 on January 28th. Oscar worthy Feather Fashions FEBRUARY : Next up is Elie Saab who took inspiration from ancient Egypt. We love the embroidery and ostrich feather embellishments in his new collection from 2017 Couture fashion week. Talk Derby to me with Headcandi Hats and Fascinators MARCH : Talk Derby to me with Headcandi Hats and Fascinators … our newest favorite Kentucky Derby Milliner! Using only fine quality materials and feather styles like Dyed and Natural Lady Amherst Pheasant, Ostrich Plumes, Rooster, Peacock Tails and Swords… Jazz Up your Space with Feathers APRIL : It’s Spring and the perfect time to jazz up your space with feathers! We love showcasing our favorite DIY feather projects like this amazing Pre-teen bedroom makeover by Candice Cowin of Texas Brocante Antiques & Interiors. JUNE : The Hollywood Carnival and Cultural Festival 2017 was an amazing, world class experience. We’d like to give a shout out to our friends Extacy Mas, Jam Design Concepts, Bamboo Mas, Sistas wit Style, Caribbean Zone Productions, People of the Sun, The Mirage, Abraham Gonzales-Pollick from A Royal Piece and ALL of our carnival clients for counting on The Feather Place this year. JULY : Comme des Garcon, Art of the “In- Between” is a brilliant exhibition that combines fashion and art. The exhibition explores the avant-garde design works by Kawakubo. Zendaya wearing various feathered pieces. AUGUST  : VOGUE July 2017 sees Disney-teen-princess-turned-fashionista Zendaya adorned with feathery tops and hats and jackets that are sure to ruffle your feathers (in a good way!) DIY The Birds Halloween Costume OCTOBER : This DIY The Birds Halloween Costume is perfect for those last minute parties! You won’t believe how easily you will convert into Tippi Hedren. All you need are a murder a crows and some simple thrift store finds. Find some inspiration and a link to buy black crow birds below… NOVEMBER : Victoria’s Secret Angels take Shanghai for the X instalment of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show starting with Alessandra who walked her last VS Runway this year. DECEMBER : Take a peek of the Hollywood Carnival 2018 Launch party, showcasing the best of what your favorite Mas Band has to offer for the 2018 Carnival Parade of the Bands presentation.

Celebrity Feather Trendsetters of 2017

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on December 22, 2017

in FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,STAGE & SCREEN

Here’s a round up of our favorite Celebrity Feather Trendsetters of 2017! Of course we have to start off with Beyonce in this silver Nina Ricci ostrich feather mini. We LOVE IT! There’s also some repeat feather trendsetters like Rihanna, Chrissy Teigen, Julianne Moore and Hailey Baldwin who wore feather detailed outfits more than once this year . Scroll though to see

 

 

Hollywood Carnival 2018 Launch Party

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on December 18, 2017

in COSTUME,CULTURAL ARTS,EVENT,FEATHER TRENDS

Take a peek of the Hollywood Carnival 2018 Launch party, showcasing the best of what your favorite Mas Band has to offer for the 2018 Carnival Parade of the Bands presentation. Here are some of our favorite behind the scene and runway photos that we got.

Behind the scene with the ladies of Sambalushus, Bamboo Mas, Extacy Mas and The Mirage Mas …

Abraham Gonzalez-Pollick 2017 Hollywood Carnival KING shakes a tailfeather down the cat walk!

Hollywood Carnival 2018 Launch Party

The one and only #SambaMama and owner of Sambalushus ; Guadalupe Dlushus .

Representing Latin America are these two beauties decked out in feathers!

Extacy Mas

Winners of the 2017 Hollywood Carnival Best Band and most anticipated theme launch… Shimmer & Shine

Chez Zen Nation

TriniFeters International

Carnival Jumbies

Bamboo Mas

The Mirage

Hollywood Massive

Hollywood Carnival 2018 is from June 21st-24th! Make sure to plan ahead and get in with one of these mas bands to participate in the parade. By purchasing a costume from one of the participating Mas Bands, you are automatically registered and are eligible to participate with them in the Parade of the Bands.

See you in June…