artTECA Blog » 2016
The artTECA blog is a creative and inspiring space where topics stemming from the fashion industry, aspiring women in business, trending news in the arts and local communities are researched, written about and shared with readers weekly. This blog is created about and for you. The modern woman. Wherever life has taken you, we know a few things for sure: you want to feel good, look good and always know the latest and greatest tips and advice that can help you become the best version of you that you can be. We hope this blog can be a valuable resource for you and your fun journey!
With the end of the year approaching soon, let us take a look back at The Best Fashion and Art Collaborations of 2016. However, before we revisit this year’s shining collaborative moments between the two disciplines, we should remember the origin of these collaborations. The design that is considered the first of fashion and art collaborations by... Read More »
Finding a gift that is unique and special for friends and family is often a challenge. Not only because most don’t know where to start in finding a one-of-a-kind gift, but the season can be bustling with no time to search around. That’s why we have rounded up the perfect gifts for the art lover, cultured... Read More »
There is no doubt that technology is advancing rapidly as each day passes. The moves being made in technology have always impressed and have stood out in industries such as medicine and sports. However, there is another industry that within the past decade has been slowly embracing the world of technological advances. The fashion industry. The way technology has... Read More »
The history of patterns in fashion one full of intriguing facts and surprising details. Who would have known the prints we wear daily held such a rich history that leads back to many centuries ago. Although we may sport many of these looks with ease and a light-heart, why not be educated on the truly... Read More »
You know the feeling… It is a new season and you are going to take it on with a season-embracing wardrobe, so you are looking into what trends are on the forefront of fashion at the moment. But where do you take the plunge? Which trends do you decide to give into and spend the... Read More »
We have heard it spinned numerous ways. Dress for Success. Dress for the job. Express yourself. We all know that the way people dress speaks a lot about their personality, but as time has proven, we can now see that science is strongly backing these concepts as well. Numerous scientific studies have shown that what... Read More »
The History of Halloween Costumes Of the many loved festive traditions in America is the donning of costumes every year during the month of October is on the top of the list. Although Halloween is known today to be predominantly celebrated by children, many years ago adults lead the festive day and began dressing in... Read More »
We may be well into the Fall season, but stylish trends are still emerging left and right. With still a few months left in the Fall, and with most of the trends being transcendental for the Winter as well, we are sharing the top styles to add in your wardrobe rotation this season. From closet basics... Read More »
Although life seems busy and days fly by for most people, these words ring most true to moms everywhere. Whether you are a stay at home mom or a working mom, all moms know that it is not the easiest task to get all the ducks in row while looking chic. As it is, raising... Read More »
Today we are excited to share how fashion bloggers style their own artTECA. We are proud to collaborate with such fashion-foward fashion bloggers. From on the go moms to young entrepreneurs, these ladies are showing chic and effortless ways to wear artTECA-displaying just how versatile each piece from the exclusive collection is! Jess from Elegantly Dressed and Stylish.... Read More »
Did you know the average woman spends over 2,000 hours at her workplace each year? That’s way too many hours to not have fun with what you wear to work and to not dress your best at the office. (Even if your work from your home office.) It’s time to embrace the concept of “when... Read More »
New York Fashion Week may be in it’s final stretch, but we have been left feeling inspired by all of the incredible new designs and fun fashion trends. Designers like Coach, Dolce Gabbana, Tory Burch and Tommy Hilfiger wowed on the runways. From simple silhouettes to bold statements, this year’s NYFW did not disappoint. Today, we... Read More »
From fashion empires to tech adventures, some women show fashion and brains can go hand-in-hand. Leading some of the world’s most successful businesses while looking chic doing it, these are the best dressed female business leaders. Tory Burch CEO of Tory Burch, LLC This female CEO is best known for having developed her multi-billion dollar fashion empire... Read More »
Everyone can agree, fashion is fun and should never be a science. In today’s fashion we are constantly told our style is anything we want it to be and we stand behind that. However, there are still a handful of rules that will refine any woman’s individual style. Today we are sharing the 17 Fashion Mistakes... Read More »
Haute Couture is a French phrase for high fashion. The precise definition of couture means dressmaking, sewing or needlework and haute means elegant or high. When a customer purchases a haute couture piece, they have purchased a model garment that is at the highest caliber of customized fashion design. This also means that the piece of haute... Read More »
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“Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.” — Yves Saint Laurent Women in fashion have taken note of Laurent’s quote. If there is one thing to recognize in The Women Over 40 Who Have The Best Style, it’s that their confidence is evident.... Read More »
With the 2016 Summer Olympic games in full swing in Rio De Janeiro, we’re diving into the country’s colorful and exotic fashion. From leading fashion brands and current trends, to the country’s top fashion bloggers. Here is What You Need to Know on Brazilian Fashion. Let’s start with a brief history lesson on Brazilian fashion. Brazil’s... Read More »
With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games opening this week, we’re taking a look back at the history of olympic uniforms and how olympic fashion has changed through the decades. Though the inception of the Olympics games didn’t include matching team uniforms, once uniform coordination was embraced in the games, there was a certain style that... Read More »
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While we believe a woman’s style should reflect her own individuality and mood, there are a few rules to live by when it comes to pairing shades of color. How to match lipstick with your outfit is always a concern when putting together an look. Whether you’re looking to wear a bright, dark or neutral lip shade-the... Read More »
Just because it’s Summer doesn’t mean you should move your button ups to the back of your closet. The button up has always held it’s place in the office, but the classic piece can also makes the perfect statement in Summer fashion looks. Check out these tips on how to style a button up during Summer. Tied... Read More »