Trend Alert: Little Leather Jackets
By Latina Staff | 11/17/2008 - 14:32

The leather jacket is proving to be the most stylish, versatile solution to staying warm this season. Motorcycle and bomber versions are showing up all over the red carpet these days, dressed up and dressed down. Seriously, with the exception of bath time and bedtime, there is no real reason to take your little leather jacket off!

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Carlos Santana Handbags Hit Stores
By Monica Herrera | 11/14/2008 - 17:49

Back in August, we shared the news that our favorite Latin guitar hero, Carlos Santana, was expanding his fashion portfolio by launching a collection of handbags later this year. Carlos by Carlos Santana shoes have graced our pies on many an occasion, so we've been eagerly awaiting the new line...and here it is!

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Weekend Shopper: Commes de Garcons Hits H&M - Run for It!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/14/2008 - 10:38

If you head to your nearest H&M this weekend--and trust us, you should--expected to face a madhouse scene, and to leave with a superfly new wardrobe. Lovers of Commes des Garçons’ unadulterated avant garde flair can now find the Japanese-designed collection at H&M. The low-priced collaboration, which includes clothing for men, women and children, was formally launched yesterday, which caused long lines to form outside of H&Ms in Tokyo days in advance. Get there fast while sizes are still available!

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Trend Alert: Patterned Cardigans
By Monica Herrera | 11/10/2008 - 10:39

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Weekend Shopper: Run, Don’t Walk to Nordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale for Women and Kids!
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/07/2008 - 01:52

At long last, the Half-Yearly Sale at Nordstrom has arrived. Everything is 40 percent off for women and kids, which means it’s a great time to stock up on marked down lingerie, shoes, and coats. We're especially coveting this adorable black quilted coat by See by Chloe, originally $675 now $399. And if the kids are good, you might pick something up for them, too!

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Style Scoop: Highlights From Mexico City Fashion Week
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/04/2008 - 14:45

From Oct. 20 to Oct. 26, 2008, Mexico's best and brightest fashion designers showed their finery at Campo Marte in Mexico City for Mexico Fashion Week. In its tenth year, the event began as a minimal affair with one designer showing per night. "Today we have over 30 shows in six days," said José Andrés Patiño, FWM's general director to WWD. The lighting was gorgeous, the models were breathtaking and the clothes were innovative, smart and artfully executed.

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An Open Letter to Mariah Carey
By Monica Herrera | 10/30/2008 - 15:29

Dear Mimi,

We hope you don't mind if we share, in this personal letter, our humble opinion on what we believe is your very promising style evolution of late.

First, a disclaimer: Back in your “Emotion” days, we loved your look: denim jacket over tube dress, natural curls flowing freely, classic men’s shirt knotted at the waist. You were the breathing embodiment of the multi-culti early '90s.

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Jessica, Jamie-Lynn and La La "Spread the Love"
By Monica Herrera | 09/16/2008 - 17:22

Not every celeb wants to launch a full-fledged fashion line. Jessica Alba, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and La La Vasquez are among the dozens of starlets who designed one look (a T-shirt or a onesie) for "Spread the Love," a charity campaign jumpstarted by L.A. T-shirt line 2LOVE. Each piece features its celebrity designer's stylish interpretation of amor--cop them online at, and a portion of proceeds will go to the charity of their choice.

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