All About Platforms with Jessica Alba!


Jessica Alba has always been one of my favorite celebrities to watch out for on the red carpet because several elements of her personal style mirror my own. She loves feminine, classic pieces, never straying too far into an architectural or modern aesthetic, but still appearing current & trendy. While the actress / entrepreneur has been promoting her new series L.A.’s Finest (also starring the always exquisite Gabrielle Union), as well as her brand The Honest Company, Jessica has been all about platforms. I couldn’t help but notice the chunky shoe under many of her dresses during her promotional tour, a choice that I would not personally make, but something I love to look at with her red carpet fashion, which has a very 70s & 90s glam vibe right now.

Below Jessica goes peachy in a Giambattista Valli Spring 2019 dress with beige patent leather platforms & an Alaia cropped shirt with a striped skirt in Jimmy Choo platforms.

Also, at the Monte Carlo TV Festival, Jessica wore an orange Silvia Tcherassi belted dress with a Mulberry bag & satin platforms. For her Honest Beauty Meet & Greet, Jessica looks heavenly in a Self Portrait midi dress with rust suede Salvatore Ferragamo platforms. For the budget shopper looking for trend pieces without breaking the bank, check out some of these affordable & stylish platforms out in stores & online now.

burgundy platforms @GOjane

beige platforms @Forever 21

Mix No. 6 Trima platforms @DSW

Madeline bronze platforms @Steve Madden

Chinese Laundry red Theresa platforms @Zappos

Design Lab black platforms @Lord & Taylor

Chinese Laundry Going Haute striped platforms @ModCloth

Do you like platforms? How do you typically style platform heels? Where are you shopping for the latest shoe styles? For more stylish posts, check out classic tees from New York & Company & dressbarn, Betsey Johnson’s Vandi butterfly shoes, & weekend totes perfect for the beach! Happy Styling!

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.Com Darling: Designer / Stylist Rachel Zoe Shares Her Favorites On Tumblr!


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It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of any & everything Rachel Zoe.  I’ve already covered news about her latest Spring 2012 collection, as well as a very special collaboration with Exude to create classic lip colors.  However, I’m super excited to see Rachel share her style wisdom on yet another online forum, with her daily blog, The Zoe Report on Tumblr.  Of course, there’s plenty of magic going on the official website for The Zoe Report that’s just to die for!

For example, today on the blog, she’s featuring the essential pieces to recreate a nouveau grunge-inspired look, with pieces from Topshop, Zara, & Marc Jacobs.  As for yesterday’s post, I can’t get the black & white Oscar de la Renta strappy heels out of my head! To catch up on what you’ve missed, if you aren’t in love with this site already, check out the archives!

Since I find her style, work ethic, & accomplishments in the fashion & entertainment industry so inspiring, I’ve decided to name the new mom my first official .Com Darling! Also, I wanted to share a little gallery of some of her best looks, sporting designers like Gucci, Christian Dior, & Alaia. Happy Styling!