Ultimate Style Guide: Creating Amazing Look for Holiday Parties

Staying trendy and fashionable during Christmas holidays is not something reserved for celebrities only. If you stay true to your style and add just a bit of festive touch to the overall look, you too can look gorgeous without losing any of that jolly spirit. Of course, you don’t have to buy expensive designer clothes if you’re on a budget. In general, all you need to know is how to combine your staples with festivity of this holiday. And with such a colorful market, this is definitely not that hard to do.

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If you’re going to a Christmas party or festive dinner, you can’t go wrong with a flattering dress. There are many choices in the market, but it’s important to get the cut and style that suits your personality and body shape the best. Once you’re positive in your ability to shop for your unique self, you can undoubtedly make things more festive. If it’s a party where will be a lot of fun and dancing, try out sequin dresses in silver and gold. If it’s a bit more formal, you can try out elegant cuts in forest green or bright red. Even if you decide to go with neutrals such as black or white, you can spice things up in a festive manner with adequate jewelry and accessories.
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Veronica Marché has a marker and a stylish vision!

About a month ago I saw a really nice illustration of Malia Obama on my FB feed, and it had a “fashion-y” approach to it that immediately caught my eye. I was very intrigued because I loooove all types of illustrations, especially fashion illustrations. I then followed the links back to the artist of this work and immediately became a fan! It was so refreshing to see a young illustrator focusing on creating beautiful images that highlight and celebrate Black Women.

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After I perused through her website/bio/external links… I learned that Veronica is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Fashion Design, at the same school that I attended for my degree! More than being just an artist and student, I realized she is wearing many hats and wears them very well! Continue Reading

Fashion, Music, Networking, Drinks and More!

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This Thursday, Dec. 20th, come out for all of that and more! You have just been invited to a “new- outfit- worthy” holiday event by Spyon Productions, Inc.


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18 Days of Christmas Giveaway Contest!

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December 1st until December 18th, Dose of Vitamin F will be running our “18 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway Contest”.  Everyday we will post a new “Item of the Day” on our Facebook Fan page. Everyday a new free gift, everyday a new chance to win!

TO ENTER: Everyday we will post an item and a question. Leave a comment under the image with your answer and you will be entered to win. The winner will be announced the following day. Check back everyday for the next item and enter as many times as you want!

Styled by Vitamin F – Memorial Day Looks!

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Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. As a marker it typically marks the start of the summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end. Memorial Day has also become a long weekend increasingly devoted to shopping, family gatherings, fireworks, trips to the beach, and national media events such as the Indianapolis 500 auto race. – Wikipedia.com

We will officially welcome the start to “lazy summer days” this weekend! During which many of us (here in the States) will attend beach parties, backyard BBQ’s and top it all off with a few nights of going out. Not to forget the real reason for celebrating Memorial Day, let’s try to pay tribute to the holiday with “Americana” themed weekend style. We’ve put together 3 different looks, (Beachy Keen, Grill Stripe Chic, and Flirty/Fitted- Festive/Flowy) that will be perfect for your various holiday weekend festivities.

All items shown are from shopdoseofvitaminf.com, Asos.com and Converse.com

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Dolce & Gabbana Cube Sunglasses- asos.com

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4 items 4 your Valentine… with love from Saks!

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As Valentine’s day approaches, please remember that Saks Philadelphia has plenty of fabulous options for the lady in your life.

The options are endless! Shop Saks 5th Bala Cynwyd today!!

Here are the top 4 must have style items on our Valentine’s Day gift list…

The Marc by Marc Lucinda dress is easy matte jersey, some of the newest arrivals on the floor. Perfect for this early Spring.

Lucinda Jersey Dress from Marc by Marc - Silky jersey in a wonderful flowing design, softly pleated for fullness with draped, cape-like sides. Round neckline Sleeveless Softly pleated bodice Self tie sash Draped loose sides About 21" from natural waist 52% lyocell/48% rayon

Rockstud is from Valentino, the perfect shoe for that old 80’s punk or that new rocker chic from the current century. At $895, the perfect choice.

Rockstud Leather Platform Peep toe Pumps by Valentino - Gleaming leather platform with studded contrast trim and a peep toe. Self-covered heel, 5½" (140mm) Island platform, 1½" (40mm) Compares to a 4" heel (100mm) Studded leather upper Leather lining and sole Padded insole Made in Italy

What lady is not in need of the newest YSL t-strap? In cardinal, and at $795, another beautiful gift.

Straw-Embossed Patent Leather T-Strap Platform YSL Sandals - Straw-embossed patent leather slingback with an adjustable t-strap and island platform. Self-covered heel, 5½" (140mm) Covered platform, 1½" (40mm) Compares to a 4" heel (100mm) Straw-embossed patent leather upper Leather lining Buffed leather sole Padded insole Made in Italy

Lastly, La Prairie’s White Caviar Collection is the best of any skin care Saks offers. Pricing averages $350, and the results are priceless. Creams for every inch of your body.

White Caviar Collection by La Prarie - Every La Prairie product reflects their unparalleled commitment to excellence, luxury, and the science of skincare.

Come see Marc on three, he can have these all beautiful gifts wrapped and ready for that special someone.

Or even just for you!!!!

The Season of Giving and Giving Back!!

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Give the gift of that keeps on giving!

Shop our Dose of Charity accessories and 50% of the proceeds from your purchase will keep giving gifts of education, awareness, screening and testing services at local charities and programs.

All items are also TAX free!

Breast Cancer Awareness- heart and Ribbon- Linked Stretch rings

Gold Breast Cancer Awareness- Heart and Ribbon - Linked stretch ring

Gold Crystal studded - Awareness Ribbon Necklace

"Red Dress"- Heart Disease Awareness- Dress Charm Necklace

"Together We Can Make A Difference" Heart and Pink Ribbon- Breast Cancer Awareness- Silver Charm Bracelet

"Together We can Make A Difference"- HIV/AIDS AFRICA Awareness- Silver Charm Bracelet

Pins, Purses and additional Awareness bracelet also available!


Snow making + Plush Yeti = NEW Gifts at SAKS!!

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A Dose of Contemporary Holiday by Marc Beeler- Saks Philadelphia (Bala Cynwyd)

The Saks Fifth Avenue Christmas book this year is “Who makes the snow”, featuring Holly and a trip to the Saks store. She meets the Yeti, and their story is magical. The Yeti is by YOTTOY, priced at $65, while the book is $16.99.

Yeti - $65 Soft Plush

Drawstring backpack with Saks' snowflake motif About 12½"H Polyester Surface wash

YOTTOY Plush Yeti and Saks Christmas book- "Who makes the Snow?" Please note: Book sold separately. $16.99

Very limited quantities, so let me know how many you need.

Marc Beeler – Contemporary and Home Selling Manager 610.667.1550 x272

Happy Snow Making!!!!!