• Mail Bombs: Paula Patton’s Sundance Institute Benefit Clover Canyon Dress, Kim Kardashian’s Hottest Party Rehab Sundays Dress for Less, and Nicki Minaj’s Right By My Side Alexander Wang Geometric Jacquard Shorts

    Hey Heyyy!
    Happy Friday! I’m spending one more day in NYC before I fly off to Atlanta for the Style Bloggers of Color Conference. I’m the keynote speaker (*gulp*), so have a lot to prepare, including my speech!! But before I get to it, I did take some time to solve a few Mail Bombs.
    Let’s get it.
    Marguerite writes, “What dress is Paula wearing?”

    ” That is really cayute.”
    According to several sources, Paula posed with her hubby in $790 Alexander McQueen skull peep toe pumps and a colorful dress by Clover Canyon. Unfortunately her dress doesn’t seem to be available, but while scrolling through their offerings, I fell head over heels for their printed pieces. They are the bomb! Check out a few dresses here:

    They’re expensive, but not prohibitively so. See more of their frocks at www.clovercanyon.com. Expect to see me in one of these soonish;)

    Next, Jamie writes, “Please tell me where I can find a dress similar to Kim K’s YSL sheer black dress.”

    Jihan writes, “Kimmy K’s look is rather easy to achieve. Just look for a sheer, V-neck dress with an asymmetric hem, add a rope belt, and you’re good to go! We found these options to help you achieve the look.”

    Miss J writes, “Could you please help me to find out where I could find these pants?!”

    “I love them!”

    Cassie attended Kanye West’s Fall 2012 fashion show in a pair of $401 quilted puff pants by KTZ:

    Unfortunately they’re sold out! We’ll let you know if we find something similar.

    Kenya writes, “Can you please let me know who makes the pants that Simones cousin Dina has on at Niecy Nash’s Celebration?”

    Simone’s cousin Dina? We usually only find looks from well known celebs from the past year, but you’re lucky I like you:) It looks like Simone’s cousin Dina looked summer ready in a $170 pair of printed stretch skinny jeans by Current Elliott:

    The colors seem more saturated online, but I’m pretty sure those are them. If you love, get ’em at Net-a-Porter. Note, the jeans also comes in a blue colorway:

    Get those here.
    Cheryl says, “Can u tell me where I can find the shorts that Nicki Minaj has on with the napoleon sneakers in the Right by My Side Video???”

    ” ALSO the TSHIRT with the bear or something on it.. With the red bottom shoes ? What label is that TSHIRT?”

    As Bon Qui Qui would says, “Dang, anything else?” Nicki Minaj flew into Nas’s arm in a pair of Alexander Wang’s Geometric Jacquard Shorts:

    As for her t-shirt, it’s a Lulu Jammin Raglan Tee in White by Lauren Moshi:

    Her shorts are sold out online, though you can call Alexander Wang’s New York boutique at 212-532-3103 to see if they still have her shorts in stock. The tee is currently out of stock as well, though you can pre-order it now for £100 (approximately $154) at www.spoiledbrat.co.uk.

    Lastly, in a wardrobe query, Ari writes, “Seems as though everyone is going crazy over American flag, well shorts period! I recently purchased a pair and no idea what to wear with them!!”


    Those are super cute! If you don’t want to go the typical route (white, red, or blue t-shirt or tank with Converse sneakers), you can take a cue from Solange, who wore Topshop’s moto hot pants with a printed bralet top in Beyonce’s party video.

    Get the look here:

    What do y’all think?
    And I’m going to end this with our unsolved Mail Bombs!
    Ty writes, “Where can I buy the socks TI has on?”

    Deshaundra says, “Where can I find Wendy Raquel’s gray maxi dress from the ‘Cold Swine is not Good’ episode on The Game?”

    Lashunda writes, “I have searched all over and can not ID the sunglasses the Evelyn has on. It’s a black pair and red pair that she rocked in Tahiti 2012. Big Thanks for your help!”

    And lastly, Mike says, “Please help me find information on this shirt worn by Meek Mill.”

    Well, help ’em out!
    I’m actually scheduling a bunch of posts for today, as my sci-fi buddy wants to be the first at the theater to see Prometheus. I’m slightly terrified at the thought of the film (I’m more of a fashion comedy type of gal—Zoolander is still one of my all time faves), but I’ll let you know what I think of the flick via Twitter.
    Stay tuned for more fashion fun today, and make sure you check back in this afternoon to vote for out internship contest winner.


    Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style blog in the world.