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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Celebrity Stylist Derek Warburton Shares His Secrets With Mankx!

Celebrity Stylist Derek Warburton has been kind enough to share his style secrets with our readers! Enjoy and have a safe and fabulous summer!

Here are some fabulous tricks from Derek "Fabulous" Warburton, who makes your favorite celebs look amazing!

If you see Derek, you know he is not just wearing one thing on his finger or arm. Derek is known for piling on accessories and looking fabulous. From necklaces to rings and hoop earrings, wear your accessories all at once!
Purchase a set of 18 AMI Clubwear bracelets for only $15 bucks at www.AMIClubwear.com

"Don't be afraid to reuse your jewelry."
Never throw away any of your jewelry. When a necklace or ring breaks, that means it is time to bring out your creativity. Combine the piece of necklace on the ring or even put the ring on the necklace and start making a charm necklace.
Purchase an American Eagle Outfitters Necklace with an actual earring attached for only $16 bucks.(Pretty Uhmazeballs) www.ae.com

"Get Leopardlicious."
"We love animal print! It goes with everything"- Team Fabulous
With a simple LBD "Little Black Dress" a splash of leopard print will make the outfit look fierce!
Check out some awesome places that sell the best Leopard Print shoes on a budget.
Forever21.com, Dillards.com, Aldos.com, ShoeDazzle.com, Macys.com

If you are a person who loves to layer this style tip is for you!
A bandeau bra is a great essential item for layering in the Summer. Bandeaus are perfect for layering under T-shirts and a baggy tank that is completely open.
Purchase your Bandeau at American Apparel for only $11 each! Go Crazy and get one in every color.

Keep in mind the Spring/Summer 2011 Shopping Must-Haves

Bathing Suit Shopping includes:
1. Bandeau
2. Halter
3. High Waist Bikini
4. A sexy one piece

Tops include:
1. crop tops
2. a slouchy half length T-shirt
3. American Flag tank tops
4. Ruffle sleeve tops
5. Bandeau tops
6. Tube tops
Dresses includes:
1. A definite maxi dress
2. Rompers
3. Ruffle dress
4. Short printed dress
Shorts includes:
1. Sailor shorts
2. Distressed denim shorts
3. High waist shorts
4. Floral print shorts

Skirts includes:
1. Maxi skirts
2. Print skirts
3. Ruffle skirts

(Do not get too crazy with the prints and ruffles, Stay in the safe zone.)
Remember: LESS IS MORE...

Sandals include:
1. T-strap sandals
2. Leatherette sandals
3. Gladiator sandals
4. Sandal Wedges

 Handbags include:
1. Large handbags
2. Mosaic clutches
3. Basket weave handbags

Sunglasses include:
1. Your favorite designer sunglasses
2. Aviator sunglasses
3. Solid frame aviator sunglasses
4. Funky cool colorful frames

We hope these style tips prepared you for the Summertime! For more style advice and tips visit Derek 'Fabulous' Warburton's official website DerekLovesShopping.com and DerekWarburton.com. Make sure to follow him on twitter as well @derekfabulous!