July 26th, 2012
Claire's Life, Fashion News, The Bomb Life
The Fashion Bomb Life: Our Staff Dinner at Da Silvano
By Claire

Hey!
So The Fashion Bomb has grown significantly since I started waxing poetic about the perfect black pumps and vintage shopping back in 2006. To show appreciation to the ladies who write regularly, provide interesting, entertaining commentary, and contribute to the success of the site, I decided to treat Jihan, Faith, and Cliché to a dinner at Rihanna’s favorite restaurant Da Silvano (I felt it was very fitting) and also snap a few pictures for an updated, beautiful masthead.

Of course we had to dress up:)


Celebrity style whiz Faith opted for a peplum top and ASOS skirt, punctuated by Seville Michelle Anastos earrings, a Jewelmint cuff, Nine West sandals, and a Paranee Ongwat ring.


Jihan worked a summer ready Boxing Kitten for Urban Outfitters Magic Eye dress, neon Aldo flats, Asos earrings, and an Urban Outfitters necklace.

Intern contest winner Cliché looked chic in a pop pink dress she snagged at Urban Outfitters.
And as for me…!

I tried the colored suits trend in a cobalt blue two piece by Aqua accented by a Topshop necklace, Cashhimi bag, and United Nude sandals.


What do you think?



Photos by Marta McAdams
*True Story, we ran into industry fixture Andre J on the way to the restaurant:


He’s a fan of the site and wished us many more years of fashion fabulousness. Thanks, Andre!
*See a few outtakes at www.thefashionbomb.tumblr.com.

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67 Responses to “The Fashion Bomb Life: Our Staff Dinner at Da Silvano”

  1. j says:

    You ladies look absolutely fabulous!

  2. Mads says:

    You all look fab and many congrats on what you’ve accomplished so far. Hope you’re all v proud.

  3. Ena says:

    Wow! all you ladies look great! I love all the great use of colour. I think I could rock Faith’s outfit.

  4. Taylor says:

    Looks like fun times…keep doing your thing

  5. loverly says:

    Beautiful photos, ladies! Thanks for all your hard work.
    In the 3rd group photo, y’all are looking at Jihan like she said something crazy, lol. Looks like fun times.

  6. loverly says:

    Oh, and after seeing these pictures I’m like 90% sure that I saw Jihan at JFK last week. She walked past with a girl who had just been on my flight from T&T. I was waiting for my ride, nearly delirious and thought, “Hmmm, that looks like the funny girl from Fashion Bomb,” then promptly forgot about it til now. Random!

  7. Meka says:

    Very nice ladies…I need those United Nude sandals in my life!!

  8. Taj says:

    You all look really pretty and I have that same Boxing Kitten dress.

  9. moi says:

    Great post Claire. You inspire me to wake up each morning and post something on my blog. You all look fab! That last pic took me completely off guard btw. Thought it was Miss Jay Alexander, the Runway Diva extraordinaire:))x

  10. Raymond says:

    Claire’s outfit is BOMB.

  11. LaTasha says:

    Everyone looked great. Love the skirt Faith. Claire…that suit was so cute. Great color on you. Jihan your dress was so cute and fun.

    **Oh and the fan you all took a picture with….priceless. @Moi he does look like Miss Jay.

  12. Marsha D says:

    You ladies look amazing! Haaaay Jihan! (Now what am I looking at in that last picture?) *squints*

  13. Dobe says:

    Nice mix of colors, ladies!

  14. Savage says:

    U ladies look fab! And I remeber the first time my Indiana ass met Andre J, he had on a gown with a turtleneck underneath and had on 6 in CL’s LOL!!!! Newyork, Newyork!

  15. Giselle says:

    Love that you’re showing appreciation to your staff. Looking great by the way. Oh and Claire, the link for the handbag isn’t working (www.cashhimi.com). I’m such a sucker for a gorgeous snake skin clutch. ;-)

  16. Anonymous says:

    LOVE it! You ladies of FBD look fabulous! Love Cliche’s dress and that cobalt suit, Claire! #Weerrrk!

  17. Mandina says:

    you all look so lovely!

  18. Frieda K says:

    Fab looking ladies. love the blue suit and kitten dress!

  19. DeeDee says:

    You ladies look lovely. Jihan – you better work them calves girl.. LOVE! I can tell you are no stranger to the gym :)

  20. Hehe says:

    I was going to buy the dress Cliché is wearing but the medium was too clingy and I didn’t want to go up a size. That was 10 pounds ago lol. You guys look great!

  21. Jules Alexander says:

    last pic whos dat a man or woman? just checking

  22. Cliche says:

    My swoop was misbehaving per usual. A trademark of mine at this point, tbh… Love the photos, ladies!

  23. lola says:

    Everyone looks fab. I love Jihan’s posts and Claire’s shoes are HAAAWWWT

  24. Dee says:

    Looking fab,ladies.

  25. Toni says:

    Lovely to see youall together, looking nice ladies…..

  26. abigail says:

    you guys are such rays of sunshine, hottest staff dinner ever!

    abigail

  27. llehsal says:

    I just LOVE Jihan! Her poses are hilarious! haha

  28. Diva says:

    You ladies look REALLY nice…. CLAIRE THOSE SHOES ARE GONNA COME UP MISSING… ummmm what size are you ??? Faith that skirt is the BIZNESS. Jihan, I love that dress too !!! And that pink number is FRESH !

  29. LawyerChic says:

    Claire just how the heck do they sandals stay on and what’s their comfort level? I could just see myself tumbling all over the place in them!

  30. Izhause says:

    Wow you all look totally Gorgeous, fresh,fly,fun just beautiful black women! I love your blog!

  31. 1. Claire those sandals are everything

    2. Jihan you have really great calves. I apologize if that is a creepy comment lol

  32. Ashley says:

    Everyone looks so nice!!! That was so sweet of you to treat the ladies to a lovely meal :)

    XoXO,
    Ashley
    ASassyWoman.Com

  33. Honey B says:

    Beautiful!

  34. Honey B says:

    Love the vibrant colors ladies!

    Jihan your posts are HILLARIOUS!

  35. Honey B says:

    *HILARIOUS (oops lol)

  36. You ladies look fab and fun! I muse say beautiful hair Faith!

  37. Big Styles says:

    Why isn’t this a show on HBO? I will take you guys over the Brooklyn hipster kids any day.

  38. nehi says:

    whatever happened to vuitton and danielle? :( :( lovely pictures though! growth is good.

  39. NH says:

    cuteness!!!

  40. Claire says:

    Thanks y’all!
    @LawyerChic The sandals are comfortable *now*, though I can say that the first time I wore them, I was limping:
    http://fashionbombdaily.com/2011/08/04/claires-life-the-exclusive-preview-of-sean-johns-empress-fragrance-at-cirocs-cabana-club-in-the-hamptons/
    @Nehl Vuitton and Danielle have been gone for a minute! Vuitton is off studying fashion in London and Danielle is spending time on her own site. We’ve had several of interns/staff members past and present….this is the current crop. xoxo

  41. Dom says:

    You ladies look GORG! I love those heels Claire, and Cliche is working that dress! I saw it in Urbans and tried it on–looked odd on me. But she’s killing it!

  42. Jihan says:

    Thanks for the compliments, guys!

    I actually don’t know why my calves look like that, as I haven’t been to the gym in several months *covers face in shame* I will return!

    and re @loverly yes, that was me picking up my cuz from T&T! Small world!

  43. mi manning says:

    ask that MAN where he got his weave from! gotta get it!

  44. Faith says:

    Glad you guys liked all of our outfits, we had a lot of fun! Yes, we did spend most of the time laughing hysterically at Jihan. She’s cray in the best way possible!

  45. Cute! You ladies are the bomb! Thanks for all of your hard work, as you should know by now, I love the site! I have been rocking with Claire for a long time now. I can’t wait to see what the future holds!

  46. Lani says:

    Jihan looks so adorable the necklace could have been wrapped twice.

  47. Angie says:

    Love Claire’s outfit! I’ll definitely have to try this trend.

  48. Marsha says:

    Congratulations on all of your success! You all look beautiful and I saw great poses mixed in. Fashionbomb is a daily staple for me, thank you.

  49. Brenda says:

    Thanks for the update on past interns and Danielle. I do miss her beauty posts.

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