Thursday, November 29, 2012

A Holiday Gold Mine!

A Holiday Gold Mine!

For Holiday 2012 try a gold monochromatic look for the office, church or
sophisticated Holiday event. For the social girls late night out, try a
sleeveless fitted mini dress in gold sequins with rock star peep toe booties
and the Chanel staple bag. The coat can easily be worn with both looks.
**BONUS** You may need to add sparkly hose to finish off the look!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

$10 Gift Card Giveaway Contest!!! Begins Now Ends 12AM EST!!

Excited as we are to continue the 5th year anniversary celebration of Notable Styles and More, it is now day 3 and time for a contest, WOO HOO!!! You can win a $10 gift card to Runway Diva Boutique in Indianapolis, IN by following the directions on the image posted. The contest rules are also posted below. But you must have a facebook account to enter. What does having or being of Notable Style mean to you? If you do not have a facebook account or would just prefer to share your thoughts on this question here please do so in the comments section.

Thank you!

Contest Rules:
  • Like Notable Styles and More on facebook at
  • Add a comment below this picture describing your definition of what having or being of Notable Style means to you.
  • You have until November 29th, 2012 at 12am EST to enter. The entry must be under the picture on the NS&M facebook page.
  • The winner will be selected and notified by 6pm EST on November 29th, 2012.
  • Your gift card will be redeemable at Runway Diva Boutique.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

5 Tops That Will Top You Off!

Let's take a walk, you know how you prepare a drink for someone, any drink, a glass of juice, kool-aid, water, soda, an adult beverage, etc and you figure I might as well top it off, which translates into giving them a little more than they have now, that will help them quench the thirst that they long to fulfill, well that is what the tops that are pictured here will do for your wardrobe as well, top it off!

The selected tops should fulfill your Fall/Winter 2012-2013 wardrobe top quest. They will add pizazz, variety and purpose to the things that you are wearing already. Often times fashionistas just need a few new pieces to pair with their favorite pieces to have a whole new look or perspective on fashion as the seasons and moods change. So I hope that these selected tops will lead you in the right direction of tops for your particular style. And if not, you can always contact Notable Styles and More directly with your style questions.

Dorothy Perkins Sequin Collar Blouse
You can pair this blouse with skinny jeans or tuxedo pants with a sequin side seam or a flare out lightweight fabric skirt for a wintery, romantic look.
To buy

Neon Yellow Wrap Blouse
For the winter pair with a muted gray or rich purple bottom to be the light at the end of anyone's tunnel.
To buy

Pink Polka Bow Blouse
Pair this with slacks or leather/faux leather fitted bottoms for a knock out look.
To buy

Red Lace Peplum Top
This can go with black denim, metallic/wet look pants and even fitted skirts.
To buy

Hearts About Blouse
This light minty color can be paired with just about anything. Don't forget to accent the subtle details by showing off the hearts in the back.
To buy

Monday, November 26, 2012

Cyber Monday Deal: Redemption Boutique 40% OFF!!

An awesome Cyber Monday Deal is available at Redemption Boutique where you can obtain 40% OFF + $10 Redemption Bucks for ever $50 Spent!! Use Code Cyber4012 and hurry over to shop!! Visit the site for product selections!!


Today Notable Styles and More Is Celebrating It's 5th Anniversary!!!

Nicole McClain, started this blog site 5 years ago on Thanksgiving Day while living in Torrance, California, which is located in the southwest region of Los Angeles. Nicole wanted an outlet to express her very own fashion interests and discoveries with a priority to always maintain a level of sophistication and professionalism, so the name Notable Styles and More was born. "Notable" is a brand name that Nicole already had attached to her business, Notable Service. Nicole is the sole proprietor that runs Notable Service where she performs fashion related services such as: personal shopping, styling, retailing, boutique event production and writing. Notable Styles and More soon there after became the medium that would allow Nicole to share information regarding the services she provides and interests with the world.

Since then, Nicole has become more focused about the way the information is distributed to the readers. Notable Styles and More will always offer information about what is hot, trending, original and unique. But Nicole would like to help the readers themselves become more Notable individuals, not by just copying or duplicating what someone has worn, or done before them, but by displaying what is current and asking the reader to be inspired by what they see or read.

The difference in the site from then to now, is the wide array of information that you can find just by using the top navigation bar. The fact that the site is available via mobile phone is also an upgrade. Nicole often has other fashion enthusiasts contribute to the site, to keep the perspective well rounded. Nicole also ensures that the social media accounts related to the site stay current and that includes, two facebook pages, two twitter accounts and one instagram account.

As a reader of Notable Styles and More you can expect more great things from this site. Keeping the content consistent, interesting and available to you in a number of ways is Nicole McClain's focus. Nicole is also working on retailing new and pre loved fashions to you, which she knows that you will enjoy!

Continue to support the Notable Styles brand by tuning in to view the series of links that will be posted via social media of Notable Styles and More posts of the past, starting today! And do not hesitate to wish the owner, Nicole McClain, well wishes on the achievements she has reached thus far.

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Written By: Erika Winston

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Small Business Saturday At Little Green Bean Boutique!

It was a BLAST attending the Small Business Saturday event at Little Green Bean Boutique today. My daughter and I shopped, she played in the kiddie area and I also got a chance to head next door to the pop up shop that housed two of my fave Indiana based clothiers House of 5th and Sweet Revenge Lingerie! Needless to say, I supported two of three businesses and will be working with the third I am sure sometime in the future. The day was very worth the early rise to get there and I even scored one of the 30 swag bags offered to the first 30 customers. I would say, that today was a good day :)


My purchases

Store kiddie area (this really came in handy)

Sweet Revenge Lingerie Promo Poster

Sweet Revenge Lingerie 

Sweet Revenge Lingerie

   Sweet Revenge Lingerie

Sweet Revenge Lingerie
Kimono with matching eye mask

House of 5th 
handbags, iPad case, travel bag

House of 5th

House of 5th
travel bag 
 House of 5th
iPad cases

House of 5th

 House of 5th

 House of 5th
Dress and scarf

The print on the scarf is artwork designed
by a local artist that was digitized by Ho5
and made into a print.

House of 5th 
Hat, scarves other items

The images that you see are of House of 5th and Sweet Revenge Lingerie's inventory that that they had on site. Their promotional banners and signs along with the placement of product, worked really well and was very welcoming, don't you think? To stay connected with all three of the businesses follow these links Little Green Bean, House of 5th and Sweet Revenge Lingerie.

Photo Credit: Nicole McClain

Friday, November 23, 2012

Eva Marcille x Koshie O.

Koshie O. is a design label with an African inspired aesthetic and a modern fashion story. This label has been in production since 2010 and has already had notable personalities that have worn the brand. For more on the Koshie O. brand follow this link. Today's post is about the recent collaboration of the Koshie O. brand and Eva Marcille. Eva was pegged to co-design with Koshie O. and a few images from the editorial shoot are posted here.

I think that the button up top shown above is designed for a nice fit, I love the colors, the print and I love the different ways that it can be worn. Koshie O. also collaborated with R&B singer Mya and Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams to create a complete collection that includes designs from all three of the ladies. Click here to see the Genesis Collection for Koshie O.

Evan and Mya look gorgeous in their designs. Kudos to the Koshie O. brand, what do you think Notable Stylers?

Eva's images Photo Credits:

Designer: Eva Marcille / Koshie O.
Photographer: Catherine Asanov
Stylist: Yaa Boaa Aning
Hair and Make up: Terrell Mullin
Creative Director: The R'ajwa Company

Photo Source: CIAAFRIQUE

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

We would like to wish everyone that is a reader of this site a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday full of love, laughter and fun!  See you back on the site as often as you would like to visit for more style and more from the notable perpective!!

Keep in contact via the following social media accounts:

Facebook (Business): Notable Styles

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Beginning Monday, November 26th, 2012 we will be sharing Notable Styles and More posts from the past in honor of this sites 5 year blogaversary!


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Cold Weather Lip Care!! wrote an article about cold weather lip care, that deems very helpful and offers details of over 10 products that work well for your winter weather lip care. From what Notable Styles and More read the important categories of cold weather lipcare products are: Lip exfoliators, lip balms (tinted and non-tinted), moisturizing lip colors, and lip kits. Taking care of your lips in the winter is a little different than doing so in summer when the weather is warmer.
Follow this link to read the article and get the scoop on all of the products pictured above and the best practices on using them.
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Rihanna Sets Bar For New Androgynous Look!

There may be some Notable Style readers out there that have a menswear fashion streak down inside of them and if so, stop what else you are doing and keep reading, you will love this post. Rihanna is currently on her 777 Tour, doing her thing, but in between tour stops at Berlin and London she put her best community foot forward and helped Westfield Stratford City shopping centre turn on their Christmas lights.

Of course Rihanna attended this event, decked out! And as of late, Notable Styles has noticed her menswear additions to the wardrobe here and there, but shown above Rihanna is wearing an entire look from Acne Spring Summer 2013 Menswear collection.

Great wardrobe color (check)

Great fit (check)

Great hair and accessories (check)

Red lip (check)

Everything worked together in this look, not to make a "perfect" ladylike appearance, but to give that Rihanna, edgy, put together, head turning high end look that Rihanna does so well. She is one of a kind, with her styling and wardrobe choices. Keep us guessing Rihanna, that is what being innovative, notable and an individual is all about.

The Acne pieces shown above are the ones that we think Rihanna is wearing. The coat looks to have been redone in wool and have double breasted closures added instead of the zip as seen on runways back in June of 2012.


Photo Sources: Elle UK and

Monday, November 19, 2012

AMA Fashion Trends and Images!

The AMA's were a success as usual with Justin Bieber winning two of the top male categories and Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift taking home important wins as well. The fashion scene seemed pretty predictable as far as the red carpet fashions syncing up with the popular Fall/Winter 2012 fashion trends that Notable Styles has seen this year.

Trends: Leather, tribal inspired hat and shoes, gold chains

50 Cent

Carrie Underwood
Trends: Brocade, lace, color Boysenberry from Fall 2011

Chris Brown
Trends: Leather, moto jacket, pinky finger jewelry

Chris Brown and Ludacris
Trends: Tuxedo look, bow ties, velvet and monochromatic rider style slacks

Ginnifer Goodwin wearing Oscar De La Renta
Trends: Soft makeup look, jewel/gem detailing, feminine/girly dress

Gwen Stefani wearing Balmain
Trends: Leather pants, red lip, beaded details

Gwen Stefani
Trends: Houndstooth, top with collar different color than the top, high waist bottoms

Heidi Klum
Trends: Brocade, lace, structured shoulders, mock neck collar, mini dress, high slit

J. Cole
Trends: Leather, disstressed denim, Oxblood color Fall 2012, trench coat

Justin Bieber
Trends: Leather, track pants

Karmin (The Group)
Trends: Peplum waist, low v cut, no tie while wearing suit

Kelly Clarkson
Trends: Ostrich print, jewel/gem detailing, mirror effect,

Kelly Rowland in Naeem Khan
Trends: Tribal inspired dress, jewel/gem detailing, Rose Smoke color from Fall 2012

Nicki Minaj in Monique Lhullier
Trends: Neon green

Nicki Minaj and Justin Beiber
Trends: High waist leggings, sheer paneling, leather, jewel/gem detailing

Trends: Leather, Margiela for H&M shirt,

Rocsi Diaz
Trends: Peplum waist, beaded details, platform pumps,

Taylor Swift
Trends: Brocade

Taylor Swift
Trends: Gown and sneakers

Trends: Leather, straight frame sunglasses

Photo Sources: Kevin Winter/Getty Images and Huffington Post