Monday, January 26, 2009

Favorite Satin Torsolette Now in Expanded Sizes to 52F

Our friends at Dominique Intimate Apparel get it when it comes to helping real women with curves. They shared great news today that their bestselling Style 8950 now comes up to band size 52 and cup sizes C, D, DD and F. Brides love this sexy shapewear that makes lumps and bumps go away. You will too! Check out the Miranda Satin Torsolette Style 8950. You'll want it in all three colors: black, ivory and white to wear under all your clothes!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Michelle Obama's Inaugural Ball Gown

Michelle Obama made her black-tie debut last night as America's First Lady wearing a one-shoulder evening gown designer by Jason Wu. The one-of-a-kind ivory formal embellished with buds of silk organza, rhinestones and silver embroiderly twinkled under the lights as the First Couple danced their way through 10 Inaugural Balls in the nation's capital. The Fashion Team at Sydney's Closet has to wonder if the First Lady's formal will prompt a rash of copy cats bound for off-the rack formal dresses designed for real women. What do you think? Is Michelle Obama's dress something you'd want to wear to a special occasion in your life?

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Sydney's Closet Dresses On Stage at Inauguration Concert

Be sure to watch CNN at 7 pm Monday, January 19 when singers performing in the all-star cast of "A Celebration of America" go on stage of the Kennedy Center wearing white beaded evening dresses from Sydney's Closet. We're pretty proud that the wardrobe mistress of Chorale Le Chateau, the famed New York choir under the direction of Damien Sneed, selected "Love Connection" - our bestselling beaded A-line gown with matching jacket - for this historic event. The musical celebration marks the Presidential Inauguration and Martin Luther King, Jr Day. Also on stage, jazz great Wynton Marsalis and retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Look for Anderson Cooper and Soledad O'Brien to host the live event.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Mother of the Bride Dresses Just In for Spring 2009

Mothers of the Bride and Groom shopping for Spring weddings love Caterina Style 7008 with its lady-like lace bodice, elegant rhinestone brooch and hard-to-find sleeves. Plus the deep, rich chocolate (think Hershey's syrup!) compliments the color theme of so many bridal parties. It comes in a dozen more amazing colors too from buttercup to royal blue to white - perfect for an informal wedding dress!

We named this elegant mother of the bride dress "Melissa", after our customer who bought the dress before we could even get up at By the way, bridesmaids who want to cover their arms also love this dress. It's just one of the stunning new designs from the Spring 2009 Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom Caterina Collection by Jordan Fashions now available at Sydney's Closet. Let's us know which one is your favorite!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Inaugural Ball 2009 Dress Trends: Anything but Boring!

Looks like fashion-savvy women dressing up for the Inaugural Balls will say "bye, bye to Bush" and "hello to Obama" wearing anything but black. Customers shopping at for long formal dresses for Inaugural Balls from coast to coast can't get enough of long formal dresses in rich, royal colors like teal, purple, and burgundy. Look for ball gowns with poofy skirts - usually reserved for Prom - to usher in the new adminisration. Pleats please ball-goers too! The hot new "Strike it Rich" dress from Sydney's Closet Exclusive Collection goes to the White House Ball in the nation's capital. "Mild Gone Wild", a pleated design done in a bold black, white and yellow geometric print, is guaranteed to attention in a sea of solids when it's worn at an Inaugural Ball in California. Last-minute plans to go to the ball or any other once-in-a-lifetime occasion? Sydney's Closet stocks thousands of plus size formal dresses ready to ship the next business day!

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Sydney's Closet Seen in Cosmo Girl Prom 2009

Calls and emails keep pouring in since Cosmo Girl Prom 2009 edition hit newsstands featuring four fabulous plus size Prom dresses from Sydney's Closet Exclusive Designs Collection. "Party Girl", a classic and chic short Prom dress, (check it out on page 136) is almost sold out in black and white but still available in trendy color combo of red and fuchsia. Turn to page 166 to see fashion editors rave about "Black Tie Affair", a long formal 2009 Prom A-line prom dress sure to show off your "full-figured assets". And if you're shopping for a halter prom dress, don't miss page 179 featuring Mysterious, a super sexy Prom dresses shown in banana on a model with amazing curves. It also comes in fuchsia if a pink Prom dress is your thing!