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Ciao 2017! Last weekend saw the kick-start of the first major fashion event on the 2017 fashion almanac, Milan Fashion Week. The Italian city of fashion, one of the most important fashion capitals in the world as a matter of fact, Milan, houses many fashion brands that boast classic and exquisite collections. Social media kept on buzzing through the entire weekend as 2017 pre-fall trends for men and women were finally put on blast through the much anticipated fashion week.
Thank God, It’s Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday……..! Highlights of this weekend include Alberta Ferretti’s collection of graphic knitwear of the days of the week printed on colourful, vibrant sweaters. That was only the first snippet. After the tier dubbed, “Rainbow Week”, were “Pre-Fall” and “Limited Edition” which were comprised of fresh and elegant pieces.

The sweaters of "Rainbow Week" with every day of the week printed on each.

2017 is the year for intergalactic themed apparel as models strut down the Moschino runway in cosmos prints with hints of metallic details and accessories. It didn’t stop there, military inspired pieces, floral prints along with other creative explosive prints were also presented on the runway.

Explosive Cosmos Print, Photo by Guillaume Roujas

Prada goes retro with its collection of 70’s styled pieces. Suede, leather and fur fabrics appeared on the runway with beautiful earthy tones of burgundies, tans, greys and camels.

Brown Leather and suede jackets, Photo by Marcella Magalotti

 Bright red shirt under a dark brown fur jacket, Photo by Marcella Magalotti

The Valentino fashion show was a reminder of how powerful and influential fashion can be. Pierpaolo Piccioli made it his job as creative director to inspire and relay messages through carefully chosen colors and themes within the collection. Valentino sought to impart sensations of hope and optimism for the New Year with the pre fall/winter collection. The message was certainly conveyed with the use of beautiful pastel pinks and blues, florals, sparkles and sequins.

Jamaican model, Tami Williams in a beautiful sequins dress at the Valentino show.
The positive quote behind the look: "No matter how radically different, all authentic gestures speak the same language: human"

Go check out Valentino’s Instagram and be inspired by the motivational quotes that represent looks on the runway:
Milano brought 2017 fashion week to an electrifying start. I personally loved that the brands brought out positive and fun vibes in their collection. Furthermore, Jamaican presence on the runway last weekend was marvellous in the likes of Tami Williams. I am excited to see what the rest of the shows and fashion weeks have in store for us.

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Zo Tulloch
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2016 Year In Review

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2016 was a challenging yet rewarding year. It feels like "2013" when I cared zero about opinions of others and Haute People took off flying!

2016 was the year I put pride aside and finally ( finally ) asked for help! We counted and we went to over 50 Fashion Shows! That's a lot of Designers and a lot of Photos.


2016 was the year I tried many things that scared me ( kinda ) like taking an unplanned trip to Montego Bay to attend a Music Festival where I met Akon and Nico and Vince.


It was the year I created TWO Magazines , one Bridal and the other a Gift Guide and the launch of Haute People Lifestyle Magazine. In 2016 I was an exhibitor/sponsor for Kingston's biggest one Day Bridal Expo " Wedding Spectacular".


2016 was the year I went through health related issues and felt pain like I've never felt in my entire life.

This was the year I surprised my self by living in a new country and learnt so much about accepting a new culture and being 1st world status :-) It was the year I traveled and really really embraced life!

Below is a synopsis of 2016 (through photos ) Stay tuned for plans for 2017 as I believe this is my year to really do auh mazing things. I know that things will not always be happy and easy but I'm ready and willing to put the naysayers to bed and show people how "extra" I can be.

Photo Credits

Dale Stephenson Photography
Natasha Camille Photography


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Best Diet and Nutrition Apps for 2017

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If you want to get a good-looking body, increase your strength, stamina and overall health, there’s more to achieving all of that than just simply regularly hitting the gym. Although exercise is a very important part of it, you also need to look at the type of food you’re eating and change your overall diet to a healthier one. Food is what gives us all the necessary nutrients, vitamins and minerals that gives our bodies energy and keeps us going throughout the day, so really diet is actually a precursor to exercise. Once you get your diet sorted out, then you can focus on hitting those weights. What’s more, eating the wrong type of food can cause serious health issues overtime and leave you with some chronic problems (diabetes, for example) that you want to avoid at all costs.

In order to properly document all the food that you take into your body, we highly recommend that you reach for a good nutrition app. Not only are these apps capable of precisely calculating the number of calories you take into your organism, they can also give you informative suggestions about foods that you eat too much, or not enough of. There are many fantastic ones out there that you can use, and today we’re going to be talking about some of them. Word of caution: since fitness apps in general are not that secure, and some of them require you to input personal information, it’s best to use some kind of mobile security app as well as a VPN in order to secure your smartphone or tablet.

My FitnessPal

MyFitnessPal is probably one of the most popular nutrition apps out there today, and with good reason. It has a huge archive of various types of food that you can easily use to document your meals and discover their caloric value. It has an easy-to-use intuitive interface and is even equipped with a barcode scanner that you can use to quickly input groceries and get all the necessary details about them. The app is 100% free, so we suggest that you try it out as soon as possible.


Like MyFitnessPal, Fooducate also has a barcode scanner function that you can use to speed up the whole process of counting your calories, but it can also give you suggestions about healthier alternatives. For example, once you scan a potentially unhealthy box of cereal with a high concentration of sugar, Fooducate will attempt to show you some other products within a similar price range, but with lower caloric value and higher nutritional value. Additionally, this app doubles as an exercise tracker, so you can just use one app for both tracking your diet and your exercise routine.


One of the best things about Shopwell is that, after using its built-in barcode scanner to obtain information about a product’s nutrition, it can actually rank grocery items taking into consideration your own personal nutritional needs. It’s a great way to easily develop a personalized diet that you can stick to for a long period of time, and with very little effort. In addition to all of that, you can also create nutritional goals for yourself using Shopwell, and then the app will enforce a number of dietary restrictions in order to help you reach that goal.

Calorie Counter Pro

This nifty little nutrition app doubles as an exercise tracker, and can provide you with accurate nutritional information about more than 40 types of different nutrients. On the exercise side, it has more than 500 different routines in its database so it can really help you mix it up when it comes to your workouts. But perhaps the most amazing feature of Calorie Counter Pro is the ability to build up an entire plan of your eating and exercising habits, and track your progress thereafter.

My Diet Coach

This app revolves around creating and fulfilling certain fitness and nutritional goals in order to help you start enforcing correct eating habits, so you can shed those few extra pounds and ultimately become healthier than before. Once you input your weight loss goal, My Diet Coach will provide you with frequent reminders and motivational messages in order to help you achieve it. You can also track a few other things with it, such as your daily water intake (very important), vegetables, etc. Of course, as with almost every other nutritional app, there’s a calorie calculator and diet diary included which you can use to regulate your meals properly.

Adam Ferraresi started his career as a web developer and he loves his job from the day one. With time, as he progressed with his skill, he found his passion for writing about many different topics concerning web development. From that time, he has expanded his views and is now writing on all sorts of different subjects. Adam is also a trusted writer of He’s stationed in Dallas, where he spends his free time playing guitar and cooking for his friends.


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Best Bridesmaid Dresses 2017 Ft Ericdress

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Online Shopping has taken off so much in 2016 that it forced a few big name stores to close its doors across the world. We here at Haute People is always on the lookout for fresh new stores with reasonable priced items which lead us to Keep reading for the Best Bridesmaid dresses 2017.

Off the Shoulder A-line Chiffon Long Bridesmaid Dress

The off shoulder trend was BIG in 2016 and we are now seeing it in the Wedding Design Industry. This dress is easy to wear and flatters every body type. Click HERE to see more.

Illusion Neckline Long Bridesmaid Dress

This dress is simply breath-taking! Gone are the days of the “Ugly Bridesmaid Dress to upstage the Bride. This beautiful dress is a lot less expensive than it looks and can suit any budget. Click HERE to see more.

Half Sleeves Sheath Lace Bridesmaid Dress

Lace is synonymous to Wedding and this staple Dress Style is here to say. The great thing about this style is that it can be re-vamped in so many different ways. Lace is perfect because It adds femininity and sophiscation.

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