I always seek out the Pantone Color of the Year every January. The Pantone website is a great tool for researching color trends as well, if you are an avid fashionista as myself. I must say, Marsala isn’t my favorite color. Hopefully it will grow on me, because I can guarantee that we will see it everywhere this year!
Photo Credit: http://www.pantone.com
If you do not have a pair of Chuck Taylor‘s in your closet, I would suggest getting a pair ASAP. These sneakers are an American icon, and can be seen on a multitude of personalities from hipsters and rockers to party girls and preps. There are a shit load of color choices, but if you are stuck on which color to go with first the classic white is a must. They are so inexpensive that you can add more colors to your closet if you like without pulling a Carrie Bradshaw and breaking the bank on shoes. You will wear these sneakers for not only seasons to come, but years to come! They never go out of style. Below you will find a just a few looks that can be conquered with your Chuck Taylor’s. Enjoy!
*All images pulled from Pinterest except Image #1
*Image #1 photo cred: Atlantic Pacific
I have been wanting a pair of Charlotte Olympia shoes for awhile now, and lucked up this weekend when I found some at a local boutique on major sale (at Coplon’s for you fellow locals). Retail price is $695 and I got them for $175. I couldn’t wait til it’s technically fall, so I’m rocking them today. I love the kitty faces on my toes!!
Here are my top picks for the Couture show looks that just finished up. Clearly, IMO, Zuhair Murad killed it and Ulyana Sergeenko is quickly becoming one of my favorite designers. Enjoy!
Photo Credit: Atlantic-Pacific
Photo Credit: Momfabulous.com
American Flag Bandana, similar here
Photo Credit: wardrobeinharmonybyjulz.com
Photo Credit: Stylemotivation.com
Photo Credit: Google Images
Flag scarf: similar here
Photo Credit: RachelSayumi.com
As many things socially and politically I would like see change for the betterment of our countries people, I am truly a patriotic lady and proud to be an American! Enjoy your 4th of July celebrations, stylishly and safely! xoxo
If you are a regular reader, you may have noticed that I was nominated and chosen (in a public poll) as one of Columbia’s 25 Most Stylish People. It was an honor and I am truly excited to add this to my list of growing accomplishments for fashion.
I still love my purple Manic Panic dip dyed hair!
Chambray shirt: J. Crew
Full Flamingo Skirt: Alice & Olivia
Bag: J. Crew (old), similar here
Shoes: Aldo (old), similar here
Belt: Steve Madden
Watch: Michael Kors
Necklace: Versona, similar here
Bangle Bracelets: Alex and Ani, multiple styles
First photo of The Beautiful People Party, courtesy Columbia Fashion Week Instagram/Facebook
Last two photos: American Libertine Style
Of course I forgot my super nice camera, so photo credit to my Mom (Donna) for working her IPhone camera! :)
Leopard is very much on trend at the moment, but it has always been one of my go to prints. As my style has evolved, I am not afraid to use it as a neutral which I do often. Here are some looks to inspire the animalistic fashionista within you!
1. Amp up the classic white shirt look with skinny jeans and leopard shoes.
via Sincerely Jules blog
2. Carry a leopard print bag with a striped top.
Atlantic-Pacific via Pinterest
3. Use leopard as a neutral with polka dots (switch heavy coat for summer jacket).
Jenna Lyons (J. Crew) via Marie Claire
5. Wear leopard print shoes with anything!
via Who What Wear
6. Try a leopard skirt with a fun tee.
7. Or try a leopard skirt with a conservative blouse and bright heels.
9. Wear leopard print pants.
10. Wear a leopard button down with white everything else.
11. Carry a leopard print clutch with sequins.
12. Don’t be afraid of jewel tone leopard prints.