be inspired by colors that surround you every day !
* find stitching to add character to a look*
[ top: Forever 21. jeans: Mango. sandals: Banana Republic. ]
* create an eye-catching look by mixing and matching textures, along with shades and patterns *
[ top: Alice + Olivia. shorts: Zara. wedges: BCBG. ]
* maxis are all the rage, but find one that really makes a statement on its own*
[ top: Zara. skirt: Zara. ]
accented color block stack
* add small accents to differentiate and break up the stacking of color blocks *
[ top: Francesca’s. jeans: Zara. pumps: Vince Camuto. ]
accented color block
* utilize accessories to color block a look *
[ top: Zara, shorts: Forever 21, purse: Francesca’s, pumps: Vince Camuto. ]
cut out embroidere
* find cut out pieces in the form of embroidery to soften a cut out look *
[ top: Forever 21. shorts: Zara. sandals: BCBG. ]
The classic pleat is back, with new twists .
* a long flowy pleat is flattering on several figures *
[ top: Zara. skirt: Forever 21. wedgest: Sabine. ]
* snatch attention with a gorgeous skirt that has both pleats and a pattern/print *
[ top: Zara. skirt: Zara. sandals: Steve Madden. ]
* while you won’t have to worry about any fabric-hugging, pleated tops will add a flirty flow *
[ top: Forever 21. shorts: Guess. sandals: (boutique). ]
Pleat on !
……. faux fur .
* add a fur collar/shawl to dress a blazer or jacket up. *
[ blazer w faux fur collar: Guess. tunic: BCBG. leggings: the Limited. pumps: Max Studio (Marshalls). ]
* pair a long vest with a short tunic or shirt/skirt combo. *
[ faux fur vest: Zara. tunic: BCBG. booties: Nine West. ]
* a faux fur vest will make any simple outfit, simple chic *
[ vest: Sanctuary (Marshalls). boat neck shirt: H&M. leggings: the Limited. boots: Michael Kors. ]
Stay warm !
Happy 2012 !
Does anyone else wish you could still wear your sparkling and shimmering NYE outfit? . . . . I sure do !
. . so make it work !
* pair a bustier or any short top with high-waisted bottoms. *
[ blazer: Calvin Klein (TJ Maxx). busiter: Sparkle & Fade (Urban Outfitters). leggings: the Limited. booties: Nine West. ]
* balance a full sequined piece with a simple counterpart. *
[ top: Zara. skirt: Forever 21. pumps: BCBGeneration (Dillard’s). ]
* anything emerald is complimentary to almost every skin tone. *
[ top: BCBG. leggings: the Limited. pumps: BCBGeneration (Dillard’s). ]
* modern and tasteful flairs of metal, geometric shapes, or color splash accents can be classic. *
[ top: Tunnel (TJ Maxx). skirt: Forever 21. boots: Michael Kors. ]
* get chic with a simple blazer, simple bottom, and complicatedly eye-catching top. *
[ blazer: Calvin Klein (TJ Maxx). top: Silence & Noise (Urban Outfitters). skirt: Forever21. booties: Nine West. ]
* put a modern take on a traditional or native scheme. *
[ blazer: Calvin Klein (TJ Maxx). top: Sparkle & Fade (Urban Outfitters). leggings: the Limited. boots: Michael Kors. ]
It’s going to be a great year for fashion !
Fall 2011 has arrived, and so has “Fall fashion.”
So naturally, I’m inspired! ….yet people are already snuggling up to their basic colors and fabrics…. I mean who ever said that looks are going to get boring? Fall and cold weather is NOT where the rich and bold go to die- keep embracing those colors !
* add hardware to rich color. use accessories… belts, handbag accents, etc. *
[ blazer: Silence & Noise (Urban Outfitters). skirt: Zara. belt: BCBG. peep-toe pumps: Guess. handbag: Prada. ]
working girl through rainy days
* liven those wet and gray days with bold colors *
[ dress: Carolina Williamson. wedge pumps: Ellen Tracy. handbag: JPK Paris. ]
running classic errands
* get COMFY/chic in a tank and a knit skirt *
[ top: Gap. skirt: Missoni for Target. flat sandals: Bamboo. necklace: Forever 21. ]
hitting the town
* make a look edgy and fierce with geometric and color accents *
[ top: Silence & Noise (Urban Outfitters). long-hot pants: Forever 21. sandals: Nine West. necklace: Forever 21. ]
the anywhere look
* get flawless flow and comfort with a tank and maxi skirt, always *
[ top: Limited. long maxi skirt: Forever 21. handbag: vintage. bangle: Forever 21. ]
Stay tuned for more…. Signing off for the first time, a la mode !