Tag Archives: Zara

b r i l l i a n t colors .

be inspired by colors that surround you every day !

embroidered flair

* find stitching to add character to a look*

[ top: Forever 21. jeans: Mango. sandals: Banana Republic. ]

textured wonder

* 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]


Pleats, please !

The classic pleat is back, with new twists .



pleat extension

* a long flowy pleat is flattering on several figures *

[ top: Zara. skirt: Forever 21. wedgest: Sabine. ]

pleat o’prints

* snatch attention with a gorgeous skirt that has both pleats and a pattern/print *

[ top: Zara. skirt: Zara. sandals: Steve Madden]

ethereal flow

*  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 !

……. faux fur .

look 1

* 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). ]

 look 2

* pair a long vest with a short tunic or shirt/skirt combo. *

[ faux fur vest: Zara. tunic: BCBG. booties: Nine West. ]

 look 3

* 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 !

All That Glitters . . . .

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. ]

tribal moderna

* 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


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 !

business c(hic)asual

* 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 !