Monday, August 21, 2017

Smith Publicity Summer 2017 Books

The dog days of summer are here and no better time to pick up a great book than now. 
Girl Ghosted: A Penny Wade Mystery is Lucy English's latest novel explores dating in the digital age. When Boston social worker Penny Wade turns to the online dating craze, she travels through the twists and turns of relationships and the unexpected. Exciting and relevant in this day and age, Girl Ghosted is a real page turner.
 Links by Lisa Becker is a non-fiction tale about high school geek turned celebrated novelist, Charlotte Windham. On a chance meeting, 15 years post high-school graduation, the protagonist runs into her secret high school crush, whom is still breaking hearts. Overall, Becker creates a heartfelt tale about developing trust and forgiving for the past. Her characters are engaging and her story one that is relatable, romantic and emotionally gripping. 
Both books are now available (as of August 15) and are satisfying books for your final weeks at the beach and beyond. 

Big Thanks to Emma Boyer of Smith Publicity for making this feature possible.


Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Pono Jewelry Fall/Winter 2017

Named after a fascinating Hawaiian woman of the same name, PONO jewelry proves to be just as exotic and interesting as the woman that inspired the brand. Known for their modern and artistic takes on even the most classic of shapes, it's no wonder that PONO has become a favorite in many art museum shops. Since 2003, sisters Joan Goodman and Barbara Barnett have proven themselves to be a stellar team with Joan designing and Barbara managing the business. Their 2017 Fall/Winter collection is just as timeless as their first.

To learn more, see more and to shop for PONO Jewelry, click here.
Big Thanks to PONO Founder/Designer Joan Goodman for inviting us to this special preview and for making this feature possible!


Sunday, August 13, 2017


The most chic cloths in all of the land. Chicloth is an online boutique that boasts fabulous, fresh fashion at a competitive price. On-point in terms of trend, and with an extremely easy to navigate website, this brand offers an unparalleled variety of styles paired with an amazing customer experience. As the brainchild of "Richard T," a man who earned a PHD, it is clear that Chicloth practices a smart and savvy business model, plus ensures to deliver every fashionable "must-have." With everything from quality clothing to shoes and accessories, Chicloth is a one-stop-shop no matter the occasion.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Chicloth clothing, click here.


Friday, August 4, 2017

Classic Launch

Defining classic...Adjectivejudged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind. Noun: a work of art of recognized and established value. Newly launching brand, Classic, is nothing but classic.

To learn more, see more and to shop Classic, click here.
Follow Classic on Instagram, here.
Big Thanks to Phil, the founder and creator of Classic, for making this feature possible!


Sunday, July 30, 2017

Les Canebiers Summer 2017

European summer holiday (August) is about to begin and there is no better brand to spend those lazy St. Tropez days in than Les Canebiers. The French brand defines beach luxury with chic bathing suits, cover ups, shirts, shorts and outerwear (and more!) for both men and women.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Les Canebiers, click here.
Big Thanks to Sandro over at Les Canebiers for making this feature possible!


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Dangerous Curves: Roz "The Diva"

Photo by David Haws 

NASM certified Roz "The Diva," is nowhere near your average certified personal trainer. An incredible athlete with an incredible attitude to match, Roz is a true inspiration to all women. As a Plus Size Pole Dancer, she has taken not only the athletics industry by storm, but has also wowed the entertainment industry. Besides stunt work for numerous well-received television programs, "The Diva" is now the subject of a New York Times featured documentary, Dangerous Curves. Beautiful both inside and out - with a killer, contagious smile - she really is one strong woman, both physically and mentally.

To learn more, see more and to contact and work out with Roz "The Diva," click here.
Bravo and Congrats to Roz for being an incredible role model and inspiration to all! It is an honor to know you!


Sunday, July 23, 2017

Marrow Fine Jewelry

Creating and recreating. Marrow Fine is a jewelry collection that offers custom fine jewelry. Whether you are reimagining a family heirloom or sourcing a rare stone, Marrow designer, Jillian Sassone, will bring your vision to life.  Beyond offering custom options, Sassone designs gorgeous pieces that complement one another other, as well as any lifestyle. Many pieces feature specially cut one-of-a-kind stones. Based in San Diego, stones are sourced directly from mines and are all conflict free.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Marrow Fine Jewelry, click here.
Big Thanks to the founder and designer of Marrow Fine, Jillian for sharing her beautiful designs and making this feature possible! Special thanks to Kali of In Spades for introducing us to Jillian and Marrow Fine!


Monday, July 17, 2017

The Peace Pillow

Peace, love and pillows. The Peace Pillow is a newly launched brand of handmade sachets filled with soothing scents. With the ability to customize and personalize, these beautiful little pillows prove to be the most perfect gift or party favor. The brand also offers delicious, fresh, homemade jams. Your nose and taste buds will thank you.

To learn more, see more and to shop for The Peace Pillow products, e-mail and/or follow The Peace Pillow on Instagram, here.
Big Thanks to The Peace Pillow Founder, Ashley Johansen, for making this feature possible!


Thursday, July 13, 2017

Byronesque x Opening Ceremony

Byronesque is known for their carefully curated vintage collection. Their current Maison Martin Margeiela pop up shop within SoHo's famed Opening Ceremony boutique, is a testament to their ability to present only the most covetable pieces on the planet. Each hand picked piece is of museum-quality and one-of-a-kind. On view for only two weeks (ending July 23) - and whether you're interested in shopping or gawking - this stoppable exhibition is a must-see.

To learn more, see more and to shop this Byronesque x Opening Ceremony collection, click here.
To learn more, see more and to shop with Byronesque, click here.
Big Thanks to Byronesque CEO/Editor in Chief, Gill Linton, for inviting us to view this collection and for making this feature possible!


Saturday, July 8, 2017

Folk Art

via Elle Magazine June 2017, Model Elsa Hosk, Styled by Samira Nasr, shot by Terry Tsiolis

The patchwork jacket is reminiscent of a childhood blanket, the fur boots are just a complete bonus.


Thursday, July 6, 2017

Anuja Tolia Jewelry 2017

Trained in two of the design capitals of the world, New York and Florence, Italy, Anuja Tolia continues to amaze with her ability to fuse artisanship from her Indian heritage with a Western sensibility. With an offering of everything from refined and delicate pieces to those that serve as a statement, Ms Tolia proves to always be on-trend, yet distinguished.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Anuja Tolia jewelry, click here.
To see more Belles&Rebelles coverage of Anuja Tolia Jewelry, click here.
Big Thanks to Designer Anuja Tolia herself for making this feature possible!


Monday, July 3, 2017

Burnt Soul x Fourth Fun

Be confident, be vibrant, be colorful this Fourth of July. Burnt Soul Clothing offers sparkly bodysuits that suit any body. No matter the holiday or the occasion, Burnt Soul pieces are sure to make you stand out and for you and your personality to shine through.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Burnt Soul Clothing, click here.
Big Thanks to the woman behind the brand, Robyn Lythe, for making this feature possible!


Sunday, July 2, 2017


A wedding day is often considered to be the most important day of ones life.  Choosing the right wedding dress can seem to be equally as important as the day itself. In this day and age, there seems to be more and more pressure when it comes to choosing “the dress.” With television shows like “Say Yes to the Dress” and with the seemingly endless social media outlets, the emphasis on the dress is just so great! It’s no wonder that one can feel overwhelmed when wedding dress shopping!
Lucky for us, sites like LandyBridal exists.

LandyBridal is an online retailer that curates a collection of bridal dresses, not only for the brides, but also for their maids of honors, bridesmaids, flower girls and wedding attendees. With a plethora of occasion dresses, the site is very thorough in ensuring that there are nearly endless options for weddings and any special occasions. The site has developed personal relationships with each designer for every design that they offer.  Beyond an enormous variety of dress cuts and options, the site also prides themselves in their customer service department. They claim to truly give personal care to each and every customer. Excellent and very competitive prices, a great range of sizing and even an option to create custom pieces round out the reasons why shopping with LandyBridal has become so popular in its home country, the UK. It seems that no matter the occasion, women in the UK are trusting in LandyBridal to get them dressed. It is a one-stop shop for Prom Dresses UK and Wedding Dresses UK. While invitations are a whole other story, any beautiful invitation from Paperless Post will certainly complete your wedding day or event.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017


Australia is best known for it’s incredible beaches, amazing surfing (and surfers) and beautiful people. Kangaroos and koalas may come to mind…Or possibly a beautiful opera house or diverse and luscious landscapes. Fashion, however, is not necessarily what might be your first thought. However, the Aussies are changing that.
Formaldressaustralia is an Australian go – to for all formal dresses. No matter the event, this company can guarantee you a creation that will make you the belle of the ball.
The company has been recognized in their country for their designs. With a focus on draping and with very close attention to detail, every dress is sure to stun. From long to short options, from body-con to airy and floaty, to mermaid cuts and backless dresses, the options for dressing seem endless.  The Formal Dresses 2018 collection offers fashion forward styles and exclusive designs that are perfect for any fashionable, contemporary young woman.  Sizes are just as diverse as their designs. With plus size options, no girl is left without a plethora of options for any and every occasion.
Overall, glamorous styling, exquisite embroidery, and dramatic cuts are all innovative. Known in the land down under as the shop that offers “the largest selection of stunning formal dresses,” it is incredible to see so much under one link!

Pricing is just as impressive as their designs.  They have created a brand that can be considered “Affordable Luxury,” and the brand has become one of the most sought-after online boutiques.  Their dedication to creating a collection with endless pieces to select, plus unbeatable prices and excellent customer service (one, the moment you arrive at their site there is a personal service chat member that contacts you via a chat box to ensure that your shopping experience is perfect and can answer any question you may have, and two the site is  very easy to navigate and arranged in a coherent manner), it is no wonder that FormalDressAustralia is helping to elevate Australia in the fashion game.

To learn more, see more and to shop at Formaldressaustralia, click here.


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Game Face Grooming

Although gender neutral, Game Face Grooming Wipes are credited as the "Originator of Men's Athletic Facial Wipes." Any athlete, male or female, can definitely use and appreciate this hygienic brand. Paraben free, hypoallergenic, 100% biodegradable and dermatologist tested (not on animals), this product is designed to help you cool down and remove dirt while exfoliating the skin and leaving it hydrated and smooth. Game Face Wipes help you get your game face on while taking that game face off!

To learn more, see more and to shop for Game Face Wipes, click here.
Game Face Wipes are also available at Walmart and GNC Stores.
Big Thanks to BrandBacker for making this feature possible.


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Standfor Shoes

Standfor's initiative encourages you to take a hike. Their latest campaign, "Quit Phubbing," brings a collection of shoes that are wearable and meant for one to wear. Get off your phone, get outside, travel the world or next door. Switch off, talk, interact in real time and in person. This unique shoe brand stands for that.

To learn more, see more and to shop for Standfor shoes, click here.
Big Thanks to Carlos Luis Ramalhão of Standfor for making this feature possible!


Friday, June 16, 2017

Brooklyn Owl

Magic Awaits! Brooklyn, New York is the home to the world's only Unicorn Horn boutique, Brooklyn Owl. This adorable little shop is enchanting to say the least. Beyond taking each visitor on a magical journey, the boutique boasts a wide selection of handmade unicorn horns as well as a selection of other goodies; including fabulous hair clips and charming apparel. Fun for children, adults and pets alike, Brooklyn Owl is a wonderful and interactive must-visit attraction and must-shop spot for every dreamers out there. 

To learn more, see more and to shop at Brooklyn Owl, click here.
Big Thanks to Brooklyn Owl Founder, Annie Bruce, for sharing her wonderful boutique with us and for making this post possible. Big Thanks to Dasha Alekseyeva for introducing us to Annie and the Brooklyn Owl boutique!