Weekend Review: Ricky “Trendy” Da’Vista’s Wear What You Fear Fashion Show


So this past Saturday, I had an amazing opportunity to cover the 4th Annual Wear What You Fear Fashion Show produced by Ricky “Trendy” Da’Vista. Ricky is a wardrobe stylist, accessories designer and morning host of “Trendy Tuesdays” on Hot 93.7 radio.

Not only did the night focus on fabulous fashions but also on health awareness with the American Lung Association. The show partnered with the Northeast division of the American Lung Association to increase awareness about the Emphysema disease, a lung disease that destroys lung tissue, reduces the elasticity of the lung and leads to the collapse of the airways, making it difficult to breathe. Partial proceeds of the show were donated to the organization.

The Wear What You Fear Fashion Show was hosted at the beautiful Bill Miller’s Castle here in Connecticut and showcased some of the top emerging designers of Connecticut! It was so nice to see Connecticut step up and step out onto the runway with some amazing fashion designs. Some of the designers included Chinnyere McPherson of La’Rose Faschinn Designs, Stacy Lawes of Stacy Lawes International, Carmen Veal of Sani Auri, Bertha Angelo of La’ Moo Deisgns, Yseline Suarez CEO of Vice Versa Boutique and Matthew Reisman of MistirMr.

Check out some of my favorite looks from the red carpet to the runway!

Ricky “Trendy” Da’Vista, Producer of the Wear What You Fear Fashion Show working it in his custom shoes straight from Italy!

Hosts of the evening: Fitzgerald Heslop & Kristin Brown-Campbell. Favorite line of the night “I would like to continue!” And how fabulous is Kristin in her vintage look! GORG!

La’Rose Faschinn Designs

Stacy Lawes International

Sani Auri by Carmen Veal

La’Moo Designs by Bertha Angelo

Looks of Vice Versa Boutique and CEO Yseline Suarez


Looks of Mistir Mir and Designer Matt Reisman… How amazing are our statement necklaces!

Top H&M | Harem Pants Forever21 | Necklace Aldo | Shoes Louis Vuitton | Bag Louis Vuitton
Special thanks to my friend and helping hand Chassidy for helping me get some great shots of the event!

It was definitely a night of high fashion and couture!! Watch out New York Fashion Week because Connecticut is on your tail!

Cee You Soon!

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Celebrity Style: Rihanna Diamonds World Tour- Connecticut Edition


OMG I have sooo neglected you guys and not on purpose but between trying to stay healthy and all this snow we seem to be getting you cant blame me! lol Anywho, guess who was in Connecticut this weekend??? None other than Rihanna aka @badgalriri! The Diamonds World Tour star definitely did her thang at the XL Center in Hartford, CT Friday night and I’m so glad because she had been canceling due to lerengitis, however she did not disappoint!

Rihanna’s voice was on point, she entertained from beginning to end and I loved how she took moments out of her show to talk to the audience and thank us sincerely for showing support, it was very sweet, opposite of how she is often portrayed in the entertainment scene. And let’s not forget the fashion! Rihanna definitely had some AMAZING costumes for the evening, my favorite being the blinged out halter jump suit not to mention the custom made python white thigh high boots by Christian Louboutin! Check them out!

Created by her costume designer Adam Selman, who also worked with Rihanna on her latest clothing launch, Rihanna for River Island

This look was soo girly and fun! She wore these great high top silver sparkled sneakers with this too!

Color blocking at its finest and another Adam Selman creation

This look was designed by Raf Simons, creative director for Christian Dior, who also collaborated with Rihanna on her stage fashions! How SICK are those boots!!!

While everyone in the place showed up in their best Rihanna themed outfit, I decided to opt for something different! Check me out!

Jewelry Forever21, Nordstrom, Marc by Marc Jacobs | blouse Urban Outfitters | Jeans Paige Denim | Shoes Stuart Weitzman



I definitely had a ball and was thoroughly entertained! What was YOUR favorite Rih Rih look?

Cee you soon!

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