10 Hair Extension Tips from Celebrity Stylist Cynthia Alvarez

Cynthia Alvarez is a New York City-based celebrity hairstylist that has worked with many familiar faces in entertainment today including Kerry Washington, Rita Ora, Alicia Keys, Keri Hilson, Tika Sumpter, and Keke Palmer. Here are 10 of her personal tips for women with weaves provided by Essence Magazine:


1. Care for your own hair first. 
2. Invest in quality hair extensions!
3. Assess how much time you will need for styling regularly.
4. Avoid glue-in styles; sew-ins are a more protective style.
5. Consider wearing wigs!
6. Don't overwhelm your extensions with products.
7. Take the weight of your weave into consideration.
8. Try mixing textures!
9. Customize your cut and color.
10. Refrain from using excessive heat on the hair.

The 90's is Back with DKNY


Opening Ceremony teamed up with New York label, DKNY for a special collection. The iconic label has reissued styles from the early 90's exclusively for Opening Ceremony .

Rita Ora in DKNY Spring '92 T - Shirt

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Big Sean wearing DKNY for Opening Ceremony

Pieces are available on the Opening Ceremony website.

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Trend Alert: Leather Glove Attack

Leather is HOT this season from head to finger, so leather glove is one of the hottest accessory. You can find them with fringes, metal accents, and fascinating colors. They even keep your manicured hands cozy. Give them as an awesome and inexpensive gift for the fashionista in your life or keep them for yourself!    

Also, get this inspired Rita Ora look with the Hysteria Collection in Platinum to go with your leather gloves!