METROstyle: Boots & Bags

  Boots ‘n Bags Kick up your Fall fashion game with a pair of new suede or colorful booties and a new leather, fur or suede handbag to carry all the essentials.     All About [...]

The Art of Fashion

  The Art of Fashion Neiman Marcus salutes The Dalí with a fashion show and private viewing of the jewelry creations of renowned artist Salvador Dali, in celebration of the Museum’s special exhibition Dalí & Schiaparelli, [...]

Haute Look of the Week

  Enjoy A Summertime Splash of Style      Here are a few summer fashion items that should help you create a fun-in-the-sun adventure. From a great tote to a colorful bracelet to a chic romper [...]

Hot Men’s Style Trend of the Week

  SWIMS – On Trend For The Summer   SWIMS loafers share a love affair with urban style, sun and water. Whether splashing in the surf under a bright blue sky, or dashing through the streets [...]

Sizzling Suits For A Hot Weekend

  The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach, nearby park or backyard pool party this weekend. Metro’s studio shot captured the latest fashion trends in swimwear styles to turn heads this season.   (LEFT-TO-RIGHT) TAYLOR: [...]

METRO Style: Beach Bound

  Beach Bound Style Guide The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach or nearby park. METRO found some summer time essentials from totes to shades to enjoy the great outdoors.   Made for Shade Protect [...]

Neiman Marcus Launches Givenchy Beauty

  Neiman Marcus Tampa Bay Launches Givenchy Beauty   Fashion lovers are familiar with the style and trends of Givenchy — known for French Haute Couture since 1952 and now makeup lovers will be happy to know [...]

Grand Opening Celebration of Verve Boutique

Photo: Josef Newgarden, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Susie Wheldon with her boys, Oliver and Sebastian, Marco Andretti, Conor Daly, James Hinchcliffe The evening was filled with the stylish men of INDYCAR as they modeled fashions from [...]

Fashion Inspired by ‘Greenery’

  Fashion Inspired by the Pantone Color of the Year A reconnection with nature and the pursuit of personal passions and vitality, are reflected in Pantone’s Color of the Year – Greenery. To add a pop [...]

Hot Gasparilla Fashions

Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho, It’s A Pirate’s Life For Me! The pirates are taking over Tampa in celebration of the annual Ye Mystic Krewe Gasparilla pirate parade and celebrations. METRO has found a few fashionable styles to help [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Style & Decor

    Tampa Bay Style and Decor   Cerulean Blu Best Resort Wear Boutique and Design Center The idea that everyone can be a designer and be creative has inspired owner, Desiree Noisette to develop a [...]

METRO Style: Floral & Fringe

  The season may say fall/winter, but these bright floral prints will certainly add a boost of color to the fashion scene. Pair with some fringe on a dress, boot or handbag and you’ll be right [...]

METRO Style: Fashion of the Week

 click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow     Cool Looks for the Season   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

METRO Style: Haute Fashion of the Week

click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Haute Look (No. 2)   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

Metro Style: Haute Fashion of the Week

click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Haute Look   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. From lush velvet [...]

Summer’s Splash of Style

    Tampa Bay Metro’s Hot Summer Style Trends   Keep cool this summer in Tampa Bay with light, flowing fabrics in white or pale peach. Add a striped hat, a beach bound bag and a [...]

Dream Sandal

      Keep your favorite strappy sandals around this summer and stay comfy while you’re at it. Bzees’ Dream Sandal has a 2-inch wedge heel and was made with their cloud technology, so you feel [...]

Colors of the Year: A Compliment to Spring in Tampa Bay

  A Softer Take On Color For 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year. As consumers seek mindfulness and [...]

Helping Girls In Need Sparkle On Prom Night

  Macy’s Makes Every Girl Shine Bright This Prom Season Through a partnership with Operation PROM, Macy’s is donating prom dresses to girls in need.   Macy’s is helping every girl reign supreme as the prom [...]

METRO Style: What to Wear St. Patrick’s Day

      St. Patrick’s Day Is Almost Here        It’s hard to believe it. We’re already almost halfway through March and Daylight Savings Time has just begun. It’s time to paint your nails in [...]

Pirate Booty

  A must-have Gasparilla treasure includes a Commando gem-studded skull thong. Made with luxe European microfiber for a soft fit and feel. $26. Stop in at Deborah Kent’s at 2120 South Dale Mabry to get them [...]

Gasparilla Gear

The pirates are coming to claim our fair city and it’s time to get dressed in some of Metro’s favorite finds.   Pirate Treasures Created by local designer, Meredith Haws, these necklaces are rare treasures. Be [...]

All About The Boot

The fall shoes of desire are booties of all kinds … flats, heels and platforms. Fashion your fall repertoire to a finer tune. The trend is moving away from grunge and the sky high rider boots, to shorter [...]


  Be on trend in the crisp white crop top and skirt available at Georgette’s      Sherri Hill is an American designer specializing in formal evening wear collections. Hill started her company in 2008. The [...]


  CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture Fashion Designer Zang Toi will present a Splendor of Santorini fashion show at CITY for the Tampa Museum of Art   Fashion Designer Zang Toi, will be in Tampa and showcasing his Spring [...]

Fall Fashion Tips

Spring trends are making a reappearance into fall/winter fashions, making it easy to transition your favorite pieces into the new season. Fall fashions are showing floral prints and slip dresses styled with a twist and fresh [...]

Inspired By The Sun

From your head to your toes, look stylish at the beach this summer in bold, bright hues of orange, yellow and white.   Hula in Hibiscus Print Include this tropical and casual dress for a weekend [...]

Sizzling Swimwear Trends

Turn Up the Heat with These Sizzling Swimwear Trends By Desiree Noisette   Animal print one pieces throw “matronly” out of the window. These strategic prints provide coverage, tummy camouflage AND sex appeal.       [...]

Get Your Green On!

If you’re looking for some fashion ideas for St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Tampa Bay METRO urges you to go ‘greener than green’ with these great outfits and accessories.     SOPHIA CUSTOM ITALIAN SANDAL ADORNED IN [...]

On Trend With Color

  Enrich the season with a color palette that includes pops of red, burgundy and Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year – “Marsala.”   Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year – “Marsala.”         [...]

Tampa Bay Goes Red

  February is heart month and it’s a great chance to show your true colors on Fri., Feb. 6 to support the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign.  Wear red on this special day [...]

Hot Dress of the Month

      Inspired by the bay of Talamanca … A popular tourist spot in the 60s & 70s. Think faded beach umbrellas, terry toweling robes & retro prints. Tampa Bay METRO loves this Tigerlily Talamanca [...]

Gasparilla Style

  Ahoy, Mateys! Tampa Bay celebrates the annual pirate invasion on January 31, 2015 with the annual Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla pirate parade, sponsored by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Here are a few [...]

CITY: Fashion Show

CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture     When: Friday, September 19, 2014 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   The fashionistas were on full display at the Tampa Museum of Art’s annual runway fashion show presented [...]

CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture

  CITY: Fashion+Art+Culture Friday, September 19, 2014 Tampa Museum of Art 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza       Guests of “CITY” will enjoy a live runway show featuring of the moment fall fashion looks from Neiman [...]

Fall Fashion Trends

  FASHIONABLE PURPOSE                   Fall’s 2014 fashion barometer reads hot and reflects the season’s most coveted finds, which are both refreshingly down-to-earth and out of this world. Think [...]

Hot Walks

It’s time to let those toes show in a great pair of summer shoes — from jeweled  flats to striking wedges.   Summer WhitesEnjoy the crisp look of all white with a white tunic, white ankle [...]