For the Love of Fall

August 26, 2010 § 2 Comments

With Fall season right around the corner, I can’t help but to daydream of all the wonderful things Fall fashion has to offer! Leather coats, sky-high boots, scarves, cardigans, hair berets, knee socks and so much more..not to mention the color change of the leaves.  I’m in complete awe right now! ❤

Taking time out to enjoy the weather.  Scenic views, what’s not to love!

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Mix and…Not Match?

August 26, 2010 § Leave a comment

Erdem | Dries Van Noten | Louis Vuitton | Milly | Kenzo

You know when you were younger you liked to dress yourself which meant throwing on anything and everything – even if it did not match, you got away with it! Mixing prints, is kind of like that but  now there is a twist to it to keep you looking fashionable correct.  The key is to find pieces that have a common color scheme, theme or mood.  Link items that have varied proportions or different textures.  One item should be a stand out bold print, the other should be more subtle – meaning do not do two bright prints at once.  Leopard print, is such a popular pattern, it is more like a “neutral” when mixing prints.  Odd? Yes, but true.  Fun, a little tricky, but if pulled together right, not only have you mixed patterns, but you will also “match”!

Duro Olowu | Christian Cota

 

Just Cavalli | Proenza Schouler | Vivienne Westwood Red Label | Wunderkind | Rag and Bone

Transition Your Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

August 25, 2010 § 2 Comments

The key word to transition your Summer wardrobe to Fall is, layering! This is one of the quickest and least expensive ways to build your wardrobe and carry it from season to season.  Instead of packing away the summer clothes, pull out the cardigans, chunky sweaters, blazers, scarves and stockings and continue to rock your summer looks into the new season!

STEP ONE: PICK A BASE PIECE

Can range from a dress, skirt, shorts, a romper, tank – this piece is summer friendly.

STEP TWO: Layer

This is where the outerwear and scarves come into play.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEP THREE: Under Layer

Another option is to under layer your look with ladies stockings.

 

STEP FOUR: Accessorize

Pile on the accessories, add a belt – fall fashion is all about layering!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL LOOK

Spotted: Wild Things

August 23, 2010 § 5 Comments

Animal print is always a popular pattern from season-to-season.   Leopard print, is an instant way to add a sexy, sophisticated yet very glamorous touch to your outfit.  There is nothing wrong with being a little catty from time to time.  This is one pattern that will not cease, at least, anytime soon – so let the wild things enter into your wardrobe and allow your “inner animal”  take control!

SPOTTED:

 

 

 Breanna Lee $115 www.revolveclothing.com | Tigerlilly $194 www.shopbop.com |Bebe Addiction $ 149 www.bebe.com

Leopard Pantsuit $50.55 www.asos.com | Leopard Skirt $158 www.bcbg.com | BB Dakota $13.25 www.chickdowntown.com | Animal Print Zip Skirt $65 www.topshop.com

(clockwise) Jessica Simpson $119 www.jessicasimpsoncollection.com | Kurt Geiger $478.50 www.my-wardrobe.com | Pelle Moda $160 www.shopbop.com

(clockwise) Dan W Metallic Crossbody $110 www.endless.com | Foley + Corinna $215 www.shopbop.com | Nine West $59 www.ninewest.com

(clockwise) Leopard Fur headband $30 www.topshop.com | Betsey Johnson studs $25 www.shopbop.com | Leopard scarf $32 www.topshop.com | Roarke NY Leopard Bib Necklace $425 www.shopbop.com | Leopard Calf Hair belt $60 www.jcrew.com | Fanta-Eyes $26 www.endless.com

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Hot Color to Shop Now: Olive!

August 18, 2010 § 1 Comment

As we near the end of Summer and with the Fall season quickly approaching – a new color has started to make its way onto the scene, Olive.  Not that we have not seen this color before, but expect to see it more frequently and in all items – shoes, outerwear, accessories, clothing items, handbags – this neutral color is making a huge move!

Nordstrom, $48 | www.nordstrom.com

Steve Madden ‘Hansell,’ $149.95 | www.stevemadden.com

 

Betsey Wrap cami, $110| www.jcrew.com

Oryany, $165 | www.shoptheshoebox.com

Arden B, $19 | www.ardenb.com

Vintage Cargo Pants, $128 | www.freepeople.com

OPI ‘Go on Green,’ $9 | www.opi.com

LaRok Luxe, $248 | www.shopbop.com

Yves Saint Laurent, ‘Garden of Eden,’ $56 | www.sephora.com

 

 

Glam Up Your Button Up

August 16, 2010 § 1 Comment

When you think of a button up, one of the first things that comes to your mind is, “stiff,” and you automatically think of dressing up, but business attire.  Button’s up’s do not have to only be worn at work, but can be worn on more than one occasion!  Another great way to build to your wardrobe, get more use out of them – here is a new playful way to glam up your button up.  Pair with a form-fitting or full skirt, pack on the accessories and finish off with a high pair of stilettos! 

Shop Now: Madewell!

August 12, 2010 § Leave a comment

Not sure where to shop? I am constantly browsing retailers (both in store and online to find great products and deals).  So every so often I will highlight a retailer with my top picks.  Madewell since 1987, sister store of J. Crew, offers a variety of quality products – ranging from scarves, jewelry, handbags to leather coats.  Although, the style seems similar to their parent store, Madewell offers a more laid-back, casual look.

1. Night Owl Mini, $88

2. Summerweight Cashmere Colorblock Cardigan, $175

3. Legere Ruffled Vest, $62

4. Worn and Torn Rail Straight Jeans, $110

5. Floating Stones Bracelet, $42

6. Sweatshirt Jacket, $78

7. Voyager Suede Duffle Bag, $198

8. Biker Bomber Jacket, $398

9. Heather Slouch Sweatpants, $49.50

10. Tank Romper, $98

11. Dancing Chains Necklace, $62

12. Striped Cardigan, $72

www.madewell.com

 

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