Nominated for a second Boston Fashion Award

 

 

Location 5001 Flavors for Belinda’s Bridal Dress Fitting

 

Leopard Dolce and Gabbana Bustier

I would like to thank GOD, my family and the Boston Fashion community for recognizing my contribution in the fashion industry!   Thank you to my international clients for taking my companies name worldwide!  I received my first Wardrobe Stylist Award last year and I am proud to announce that I am nominated again for the Boston Fashion Awards!  You can vote for me, Natalie Mason (Natalie Lux)  by clicking HERE!  

Styled by Natalie

 

Sonic Soul Reviews

 

 

Photoshoot with famed photographer Keith Major

 

Client singer, song writer and music producer Vivian Sessoms voice can be heard with the greats Cher, P!nk, Michael Jackson, Patti Austin, Donna Summer, Sinead  O’Connor, Stevie Wonder, P.Diddy, Lalah Hathaway and many more.

Stone Designer Dawn Carroll for Chronicle on WCVB

Dawn Carroll is a stone designer and fabrication consultant to New England’s most prestigious builders, interior designers and architects.

*On this night her photo was also featured on Getty Images.

Belinda Munro-Gardner is an international singer performed for Presidents, Prime Ministers, her voice was supported on many tours including Wynton Marsalis Jazz at Lincoln Centre Abyssinian Mass Choir tour and is the  Co-founder of Jazz Houston.

Vincent Gardner is a 2 time Grammy nominated artist, musician and lead trombonist with the Jazz At Lincoln Center.  He has composed many bodies of work for Jazz at Lincoln Center and currently is the Director of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Youth Orchestra.  When he is not on tour with JALC, the Co-founder of Jazz Houston curates and performs with the Jazz Houston Orchestra!

I accepted an opportunity to co style over 10 choreographers for their tour campaign.

 

Choreographers who are on stage with the biggest talent in the music industry! I accepted the opportunity to co style this photoshoot.

I have many more photos and several other clients, many of which I signed a non disclosure for and cannot post!   Grateful to see my work Internationally!

Email me to book my styling or promotion services Natalie@Luxshop4u.com

Photoshoot

Photoshoot in Nahita restaurant

 

It is always great to be on set with wonderful, energetic people! Thank you to Janelle Woods-Mcnish for choosing my styling service for your photoshoot with Boston Common Magazine.  While I cannot show you what she wore just yet, I’ll show you the shoes that I pulled for today by Tori Soudan.

 

Magneto Sexual by Reggeaton Star Sir Speedy

 

I am honored and blessed to have an exclusive interview with Reggaeton artist Sir Speedy for his  single with Rosa Pistola Magneto Sexual!  He is no stranger to creating historic moments, “Billboard called his Siéntelo remix the first international Reggeatón hit!” sourced from BBC.  Speedy is getting ready for his upcoming record release, clothing line, and tour!

“Y tú eres un magneto sexual
De solo imaginarte
Me comienzo a evitar
Yo trato ‘e controlar
Tú haces que salga en mí
Mi sed animal, la-la”

 

Natalie: Sir Speedy aside form the obvious what was your inspiration for Magneto Sexual?

Sir Speedy: My inspiration for this song was that I wanted everyone in the world to dance at the same rhythm.

Natalie: What tours do you have coming up?

Sir Speedy: My next presentation will be at the Urban Bash concert in Puerto Rico on September 29th.  I have two concerts in Virgina on October 6th and 8th.

Natalie: Where can fans purchase Magneto Sexual?

Sir Speedy: Download or stream my music on your favorite platforms; iTunes, Spotify, Deeper, Tidal, etc.  My next EP is scheduled to be released soon and its called REAL REGGAETON the second season!

Sir Speedy: My new clothing line “Velozid wear” will be available for purchase on my birthday September 10th!

Natalie: Congratulations on your new single and clothing line God Bless you and your family!

Download Magneto Sexual now!

 

Urban Bash in Puerto Rico will be on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8pm, Coliseo Roberto Clemente San Juan, PR Click HERE to purchase your tickets.

Bookings: Yokojoerecords@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Summer Fashion meets Pre Fall

 

 

Gearing up for a new season of styling and more travel for various clients whom I style, I decided to unwind and take my coworker Crystal up on her offer to photograph me!  In this photo I am featuring the metallic look! Be prepared to see tons of sequence and more metallic!  The cowboy inspired boot will also make its presence known!  Here’s my interpretation of my summer fashion meeting my pre fall style!

 

I love my vintage hat travel case, I travel with it as much as I can! I hope to find new colors!

 

I guess my vacation in Jamaica contributed to extra leg muscle!  The 16 minute walk up the hill to the road where my mom is from was more of a hiking adventure than anything else!  I am thankful for the muscles and the memories!

 

I shopped in my closet for this look!  My metallic sequin shorts are from Forever 21, My St. Barthes T-shirt is from Saks Fifth Avenue, Isabel Marant Boots from Neiman Marcus and handmade scarf from Ethiopia!

Summer It List According to Natalie

Destination Beach & Islands was the topic that I chose to focus on for my FGI Boston feature!  Working in the top leading luxury retailers in Boston for over a decade I have a trusted loyal client base who rely on my predictions!  I was happy to share it with everyone!

Make your Beach and Island Summer Destination complete with…

Cult Gaia

Perfume 

Bond 9 Sag Harbor

A scent shared for you and your significant other. This scent is in the marine fresh category and will refresh you with bergamot, the floral notes are suitable and the base has Sandalwood to ensure sillage.

 

 

Kilian Love The Way You Taste

*Limited Edition

inspired by the sun, sin and style of Miami.

 

Rouge De Guerlain

This vacation make it special by customizing your lipstick with the perfect lip case to add a pop of color with your outfit or travel accessories.

*Lip Tip for any lipstick polish your lip with a lip polish to remove dead (flakey) skin.

 

Shiseido SPF 50+

This SPF 50+ has received a lot of buzz due to the non grey/ash appearance once it has been applied.

 

Louis Vuitton Bum Bag

 

Louis Vuitton

The Bum Bag of all bum bags/belt bags is already sold out in most boutiques. Please add your self to the waiting list.  Or partner with a luxury professional like myself to add you!

 

 

Balenciaga

Graffiti Explorer Belt Bag

The phones cannot stop ringing for this belt bag.

*Belt bag tip wear it across your waist or diagonally across your shoulder.

 

Adidas Stan Smith

Dress these up or down. *Tip carry a lightweight tote when your going to a fancy event and switch to your high heels or men’s dress shoe at the event.

 

The Visor made its way back into our hearts this season.

 

Eric Javits Straw Hat

Tip for any straw hat, pack you hat upside down and fill it with your clothes to maintain its shape.

 

 

Chloe Medium Faye available in several colors. Travel is made easy with this lightweight backpack.

 

Gucci sunglasses

 

J.Crew Cargo shorts

MintSwim

 

Chanel Wallet On a Chain

Carry your essential cards, keys and lipstick with you. Wallet on a Chains are available by other brands search around for what suits you best.

 

Kent Stetson Margarita Clutch

Can be worn on the shoulder with the silver chain strap provided or as a hand held clutch.

 

Landon Sequin Romper

Dance the night away in this gold jumper. *Bonus tip

This jumper has a choker so wear it with minimal Jewlery.  A floral ring or stacked individual rings is all that you need.  Email me for personal appearance inquiries at your event and collaborations! 

Fashion International Group Boston

 

 

Hello,

here is a repost of my Interview earlier this year. The original post was shared over 70 times and then my website crashed. Let’s continue to share it with others aspiring to work in the fashion industry! Thank you to my international supporters who post my work and direct fashion and music lovers to my website!

We had a chance to chat with FGI Boston Member, Natalie Mason and here is what we learned…

What is your profession / role in the fashion industry?
I was born into a family of tailors and artists so we always worked in the industry. My dad is an upholstery king in Toronto, Canada! I worked for various leading luxury brands in the fashion and beauty world and was trained by the finest houses. My current role in the fashion industry is curating scent and clothing wardrobes for my clients. When I am not styling my clients I write about and promote my talented family and friends on my website.

What is your personal philosophy about the fashion industry?
Study your craft, be true to yourself, wear what you love and make your own rules! i.e This year Disco is trending but in my world Disco is forever.

What do you consider your biggest accomplishment professionally?
My biggest accomplishment was styling singer/song writer and music producer Vivian Sessoms for Grammys 2018. She is responsible for many hits that you have danced or sing to, you also saw her on tour with your favorite artists from Cher and Pink to name a few. http://luxshop4u.com/vivian-sessoms-grammys-2018/ . I’m also excited about when I was selected at the Boston Fashion Awards as Boston’s top Wardrobe Stylist 2017 I was happy to be in great company with other successful Boston Stylists! I dedicated my award to my sister Pauline in heaven.

What inspires you?
Music, 1970’s fashion, and My loving family inspires me each and everyday! They are the most creative and fashionable people that I know! I am gearing up for my late father-in-law Soul Music Icon Danny Woods proclamation ceremony on March, 27th! After his death I wanted to put a smile on my grieving families faces, particularly my husband so I reached out to the music community, fans and mayors to help with this project and many others! So not only do we have one but we have 4 Proclamations in Atlanta, North Myrtle Beach and Charlotte North Carolina. PBS will be there to document this historic day! This week we contacted several media and music outlets to prepare for the week ahead! https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1921554397879360&id=1201501463217994

We are so happy to have you be a part of FGI Boston!

To contact Natalie:
Email: CreatorofLuxshop4u@gmail.com
Instagram: @Luxshop4u
Twitter: @Luxshop4u
Website: www.Luxshop4u.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Luxshop4u/

www.Luxshop4u.com 

Dapper Dan Fashion 500

 

It was an honor to see O.G April Walker, she birthed the urban streetwear genre. We cannot thank you enough!

 

It was a pleasure to meet the legend himself Dapper Dan. Award recipient and Harlem native Harlem Gatsby

 

The photo quality isn’t the best but it’s still an epic photo!

From one award winner “Boston Wardrobe Stylist 2017” myself to another “Fashion 500” Harlem Gatsby I would like to wish you a career and journey of continued success!

It was a delight to be in a room amongst fellow stylist and fashion veterans who I admired as a child growing up in Toronto.  On the day of this event I was preparing for an upcoming shoot for Vivian Sessoms and celebrity photographer Keith Major.  I left this event early to go back and finalize more details for Vivian’s  “Life Album” photoshoot.  Later on that week May 4th I also Co-styled a photoshoot for ADE with a team of talented women whom I admire.  We had the opportunity to style a team of notable choreographers. Check back soon for details.

Angelica Timas and Natalie

Vogue Magazine designer feature Angelica Timas  taps stylist to world renowned artists, actors and athletes Natalie from Luxshop4u to style her 2018 Fashion show.
“BOLDEFIANCE is a hybrid collection of summer and Pre-Fall 2018 pieces.  A blend of textures, fabrics and prints that easily transition from season to season.  The audience will be treated to two fashion seasons during one presentation.” Angelica Timas
This show is guaranteed to be sold out so purchase your tickets now on
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angelica-timas-presents-boldefiance-ss18-pf18-tickets-37920828218?aff=LuxShop4AT&afu=187002666229

Angelica Times Designer feature in Switch Magazine Italy

“Angelica Timas is a clothing label that offers its clientele limited collections of luxurious pieces.  Each piece is unique and hand-crafted, made in small quantities giving a real exclusive and individual feel.”

Best designer award for evening/club wear Boston Fashion Awards 2016 Angelica on the left and her daughter model Tirzah on the right

Angelica Timas featured in British Vogue

 

Angelica Times featured in British Vogue

British Vogue designer feature

Singer Mila J wearing mesh top by Angelica Timas for Dopeness Magazine

 

Purchase tickets now on the Luxshop4u Affiliate link!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angelica-timboldefiance-ss18-pf18-as-presents-tickets-37920828218?aff=Luxshop4AT&afu=187002666229

Featured in :
British Vogue Magazine’s designer profile
Vogue Fashion Files
Vogue Style Brief
Six page designer profile spread in Switch Magazine Italy
Glamour Italy
Tattler Magazine and Fashion London.
for custom inquiries email Angelica at hello@AngelicaTimas.com

Cruel Summer

I wanted to create what I did not see.  I remember uttering these words in 2015 while dining in the Blue Bangkok restaurant on Boylston Street in Boston.  My friend Dean Nights and I discussed my busy life of pulling clothes for VIP’s and creating a total lifestyle experience that included fine dining and clubbing for the VIP’s  all while I attended my full time job. During this time I needed and refered services to some of the people in this post for nails, hair, and graphics.  I told Dean that I wanted a place where my talented friends like him and myself could be highlighted.  So here we are with this mega post for the month of August. (Dean Knights is a tailor to the stars and aristocrats.)

I present to you the talented professionals in my circle with experience that ranges from music, graphic design, fashion and beauty who are making a difference in their respective fields.

 

Album art created by BenjiRichDesigns

 

Album art created by BenjiRichDesigns

 

Album art created by BenjiRichDesigns

 

Album art created by BenjiRichDesigns

 

BenjiRichDesigns Valentine Day gift to his fiancé this is currently my screen saver

 

Mawd Panda jumping the moon on his BMX in all white Yeezy’s

 

Kimbo Slice Art by BenjiRichDesigns

 

 

BenjiRichDesigns volunteered to create 3D printed prosthetic hands for children in need for a handathon

 

BenjiRichDesigns T-Shirts that I wear with my Chanel

 

Art Director BenjiRichDesigns

BenjiRich’s Graphic Design degree, and illustration (logo and branding) speciality afforded him the opportunity to perfectly marry with his motion graphics, videography, and 3D design background.  During his tenure with an undisclosed agency his clients included the NBA, New Balance, and Reebok.   Aside from being my personal web designer Richard also designed the backdrop for a live text to screen background during the Kevin Hart NBA Allstar 2016 after party in Toronto.  BenjiRichDesigns was also the Art director for VIP jewelry in Toronto, created logo/branding, and marketing videos for an indie record label by the name of  globe trotta records in Los Angeles.  Upcoming projects for this media expert are, vinyl toys, a clothing line and his uppermidsole blog that I will expand on when it launches.

*Fun Fact did you know that a BenjiRichDesigns t-shirt was custom made and  expedited for a movie star while he was filming in Boston?

Contact BenjiRichDesigns Creative via email: reubanks82@gmail.com

www.BenjiRich.ca

www.uppermidsole.com

www.hoopsontario.ca

 

Grammy Award Winner and Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis

 

Perks working on my Birthday meeting Mello! Natalie, Carmelo Anthony and Belinda Munro

 

Hearts on Fire Jewelry designer Ilaria Lanzoni and Natalie

 

DJ Liz Ladoux and Natalie

 

Natalie, Michael K. Williams, David Kenneth Sommerville

 

Natalie, Bevy Smith

 

DJ Baby Yu and Natalie

 

 

Luxury Personal Shopper, Stylist, Lifestyle Expert and  CEO of Luxshop4u

In my world, we the community are on international tours styled by me, receiving life time achievement awards, walking red carpets, nominated for Grammys, charting music billboards and getting inducted into the Music Hall of Fame! My fashion expertise is put to use and my music ear is called.  Jorge Milliano and Benji Rich told me to add myself on here! I prefer to be behind the scenes!

Different phases of my website will be introduced in many capsules, I am not one thing I have been trained in many areas and will exercise my talents.  Read more about me in my bio!

 

 

Belinda Munro

 

Vincent and Belinda Founders of Jazz Houston

 

President Bill Clinton and International Singer Belinda Munro

 

Belinda Munro

This is an exciting year for International singer and song writer Belinda Munro!  She married her soul mate Vincent Gardner and their love story was featured in the Munaluchi Bride Magazine.  Belinda and Vincent are about to embark upon their August 2017 Australian Tour.  When Belinda is not on stage backing up Grammy award winning artists or singing at private charity functions and galas she is working on her long awaited album and building Jazz Houston the Arts organization that she and her husband founded.

“Belinda’s voice is angelic. Her sultry and uplifting vocals are enough to feed your soul”

NY Post

To learn more about Belinda Munro  visit www.BelindaMunro.com

Follow Belinda on Instagram @Iambelindamunro

 

 

Shellee Mendes and Oprah Winfrey article in the Boston Globe & Mail

 

 

Photo from Braintree www.Wicked Local.com

 

 

Shellee Mendes and Malcolm Butler

 

Shellee Mendes Salon Monet

Hard work should never go unnoticed!  Salon Monet owner Shellee Mendes’ photo was recently inducted into the African American Museum on Joy Street, Boston Ma.  Shortly after celebrating this occasion she had a once in a lifetime experience of meeting Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey.  When she is not working on movie sets or in Salon Monet you will find Shellee volunteering or attending fundraisers.

The Salon Monet staff are one of the most sought after hair stylists in Back Bay.  Services that they provide are highlights, blow dry, hair extensions, hair cut, eyelash extensions and many more.

To book an appointment at this award winning salon please visit www.SalonMonet.com or 176 Newbury St, Boston, Ma
Follow salon Monet on Instagram @SalonMonet @ShelleeMendes
To read more about Shellee Mendes visit

*Boston Globe’s article with Oprah Winfrey https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/names/2017/07/20/newbury-street-salon-owner-sets-sail-with-oprah/

Braintree http;//braintree.wickedlocal.com/news/20170622/braintree-residents-newbury-street-salon-gains-high-honors

 

 

Alec Tavares from The Compound

 

 

Alec Tavares

 

Alec Tavares

Reasons that you may not know him, is because he prefers to remain behind the scenes.  A former contributor to XXL Magazine, you can now find Alec’s work on The Compound and Luxshop4u.

To read his work visit

Follow Alec on Instagram @TheLegendReal and read his current post on www.thecompoundblog.com

 

 

 

Glam Expressway in Dumbo, Brooklyn

 

 

 

Glam Expressway

 

 

The Shiloh Statement Necklace

 

 

Glam Expressway

 

Glam Expressway Lindsay Stuart

Business Mogul Lindsay Stuart is taking the world by storm!
This busy wife and mother of two girls, is a host on HSN and has a record for selling over $12,000 Tortuga Rum Cakes during a short period of time.
You should get to know her because she is also a talented makeup artist and founder of Glam Expressway accessories/clothing boutique in Dumbo Brooklyn.  With her celebrity following you may never know who you will see shopping in Glam Expressway.  When Lindsay is not jet setting for work, with girlfriends or family you will see Glam Expressway featured in Cosmo, Latina, Huffington Post, The A-List, Celebuzz, ET, OK and In Touch Magazine.

To order Lyndsay’s Tortuga Rum Cakes visit www.HSN.com
To shop Glam Expressway visit 145 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York. www.shopglamexpressway.com

 

André with his client International Singer Belinda Munro

 

Millinery Designer Extraordinaire André at his fashion show

Christine Designs by André Millinery 

André creates handmade couture fascinators and hats.  His Atelier hat making approach has his clients flocking to him like bees on honey.  Andre’s work was most recently photographed during our dear friends Belinda Munro and Vincent Gardner’s wedding.

For inquiries visit André on https://m.facebook.com/DesignsbyAndre/

 

 

John Golden

 

Super Nova John Golden

Shoe Specialist and Stylist for a luxury retailer

John is an international socialite known for his eclectic fashion and Basquiat dreadlocks.  I first met him at a Gucci Ghost party in Boston.  His approach to fashion is to break down gender specific clothing.  When John is not in London or Japan you can find him inside the most coveted invitation only Fashion parties.
How to contact him?   John prefers not to have a social media account however you will find him photographed in local magazines.  This supernova makes his appearance everywhere and slowly hides into obscurity until he is ready to resurge.  In the above photo I decided to photograph his aesthetics from behind to get a candid view of him on the go!

 

Mr. Phillips and Jorge Milliano

 

Dj 38 and Mr. Phillips

 

Jowell, J Balvin and Randy

 

Luny Tunes & Baby Ranks

 

Frankie J Obsession (No Es Amor) featuring Baby Bash

 

Reggaeton Artist, Song Writer and Music Producer Mr. Phillips

Mr. Phillips is a highly sought after song writer, artist and music producer.  Raised in Santurce Puerto Rico, and born in Rio Piedras to a Puerto Rican mother and Trinidadian father.  Alvin better known as Mr.Phillips’ melodic yet raspy voice captured the hearts of millions  with his  “Spatoanglish” fusion of Jamaican patois and Spanish in his lyrics.  Working with Francisco Saldaña (Luny) from Luny Tunes allowed his work to be  featured on a CD compilation called Mas Flow2 with Frankie J for the hit song Obsession (No Es Amor).  Chart topping artists that received Mr. Phillips magic touch are Angel López, Alexis Y Fido, Mr. Vegas, Dmanti, Notch, Baby Ranks, Cobra, Jay Sean, Tito El Bambino, Tony Dize, Wisin y Yandel, Don Omar, El Rookie, Cynthia Antigua, Eddy Lover, Flex, Kevin Little, Yaga and Mackie.  Mega producers who worked with Mr.Phillips are Nely “The secret weapon,” Tainy, Nesty, Bones, Eliel, Luny Tunes, Preacher, Anx and Jorge Milliano. We look forward to the completion of his new Album and the Vertigo album by Jorge Milliano.

Visit Mr. Phillips on www.soundcloud.com/Mr-Phillips

To hear the new song that he wrote for J Balvin Featuring Jowell Y Randy visit https://m.soundcloud.com/jorgemilliano/j-balvin-feat-jowell-randy-bonita-jorge-milliano-remix

Follow Mr. Phillips on Instagram @officialmrphillips

 

Jorge Milliano

 

Jorge on a secret location in Star Island

 

Jorge “Jorge” Milliano

 

Guelostar and Ivy Queen

Jorge Milliano

You know his chart topping hits and the star studded artists who he’s worked with.  Since our last post (read La Musica Part 2)  Jorge flew back to Miami to produce a song for J Balvin Featuring Jowell Y Randy.  Spring 2017 Jorge and I kept on telling each other that it is going to be a cruel summer because our schedules were booked.  My schedule consisted of styling, consultations, scouting locations for designers and clothes for the talent that I work with and for Jorge it was a back to back summer of producing.  Just last week one of his dreams came true recently by working with Jamaican reggae legend General Degree.  Expect to hear new music from General Degree, Mr. Phillip’s EPK and Jorge’s Vertigo Album later on this year.

 

 

Jenn & Big Papi

Fashion Rescue Fundraiser

 

Perfect for Bachelorette parties and birthdays

 

Jennifer Nguyen

Jennifer owns Jennifer Nails on 161 and 224 Newbury Street. Services provided range from waxing, manicure and pedicure, hosting celebratory events (weddings, birthdays).  Giving back to her community by supporting her favorite charities is very dear to her as shown above.  Visit Jennifer’s Nails this summer.  Tell her that Natalie from Luxshop4u referred you!

visit www.jennifersnailsalon.com

Follow Jennifer on Instagram @Jen_nguyen224