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Looks of the Week

Looks of the Week – Denim Edition

One of the hottest trends for Summer 2013 so far is denim – From overalls and pinafores to vests and jackets – Denim seems to be everywhere these days.

Denim-Jumper

{This sweet denim dress is perfect for any event you have planned for this Summer and a statement necklace is the perfect finishing touch.}

Denim-Vest

{If a head-to-toe denim look isn’t in your wheelhouse then a great vest or jacket is the perfect way to indulge this trend.}

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{You can kill two sartorial birds with one stone by trying out some denim overalls this season – It’s the perfect statement whether you go with shorts or pants.}

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{A jean jacket is classic – Go for classic with basic denim or spice up your layering looks this Summer with a fun printed or striped jacket.}

Denim-On-Denim

{And if you’re a big fan I suggest trying out a denim-on-denim look.}

What’s your favorite way to wear denim?

My current denim obsession is definitely white jeans! Check out my two favorite looks featuring my killer new Sonas Denim patchwork jeansHow To Wear White Jeans and How To Wear White Jeans: Dressing Up.

If you need more of a fashion fix head over and check out the last Looks of the Week post that features some fabulous black & white looks from around the world.


Looks of the Week

The Looks of the Week – Office Style Edition was a fun deviation from the standard round-up of looks, I for one really enjoyed getting inspired to be more creative with my work looks. This week is all about international street style and the looks below were put together by fashion bloggers everywhere from Russia to the UK to Poland.

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{Does it get better than this? Bold black & white stripes and checkers paired with brilliant yellow, and finished off with chic two-toned sling backs. Swoon.}

Cloud-Print-Dress

{Does anything say Spring more clearly than a sweet cloud print skirt? And the pretty fuschia pumps are the perfect punctuation for the look!}

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{I couldn’t be more in love with this look – The silhouette of the suit is perfect, the print is fun & eye-catching, and the cut is beyond flattering. This is a How To on wearing prints for Spring so take notes!}

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{You know what there aren’t enough of these days? Suspenders. And you can quote me on that!}

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{Head-to-toe black & white zebra print? Yes please!}

Clearly I’m loving black and white trend for Spring, especially when paired with a bold colored accessory – It’s classic but with a fun, modern twist. What’s my personal nod to this style? Just ordered this top and matching bottoms from Nordstrom – Can’t wait to show you guys! 🙂

Are you a fan of black and white for Spring? What’s your favorite version so far this season?


Looks of the Week – Office Style Edition

One of the easiest fashion ruts to fall into is not being creative with your work looks, whether that means defaulting to all black or never mixing in new pieces. So take some inspiration from the lovely ladies below and I challenge you to try something fun and new this week to keep your work style interesting.

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{Hands down the greatest Spring work-appropriate look I’ve seen this season. It’s bold, yes, but absolutely perfect for a fun work environment!}

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{Black & white separates are perfect for work so try mixing & matching some pieces and put together a fun new look!}

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{If you prefer a classic pencil skirt and blouse combination take a cue from Britt with this beautiful combination of color & prints. Classic, but fun & Spring-ready!}

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{A colored suit is a great option for warmer weather and while a navy or forest green work well for a number of offices, if you work in entertainment, fashion or other more casual fields you could try a bold hue like We Wore What’s pink Walter Baker suit.}

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{My office staples always include chic dresses – I favor wrap dresses & sheaths with a blazer. Take your inspiration from Krystal above and find a flattering dress in a classic silhouette that you can add your repertoire.}

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What inspired you most in these pictures? If you had to try one new thing this week – What would it be?


Looks of the Week

What better way to kick off a new week than drooling over a round-up of stunning looks from around the world? These Spring looks are great and feature all sorts of fun Spring fashion, but I’d like to start with one of my favorite looks so far from 2013.

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{Leave it to Atlantic-Pacific to put together a look I adore, head-to-toe, in a hue that normally wouldn’t turn my head. Nope, I’m not a pink girl. But I couldn’t possibly love this Ann Taylor dress more!}

DenimOnDenim

{Denim-on-denim is one of my favorite trends for Spring and I’ve been having a great time putting together unique looks and finding fun new pieces for pairing. This look from Zanita however completely refreshed my love of this trend – From the DIY scarves tied to her H&M heels to the tropic print denim this is a fantastic, chic look.}

SpringMenswear

{Here’s proof that ladies aren’t the only ones who can have fun mixing things up for Spring – Gents, why not try rolling your jeans to take your look to a whole new level?}

WhitePants

{I adore a good ladypants look and these wide-leg white pants really caught my eye. It’s a simple look but oh-so-chic. Perfect for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Mexico.}

MidiPencilSkirt

{I love a good pencil skirt – Obviously – So if you add a bold print and a fun midi length you’ll certainly capture my attention. This Spring-ready Baroque print is beautiful, versatile, and flattering. Great choice!}

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Comment below and tell me which of these looks is your favorite!

Need more fabulous Spring fashions? Check out last week’s post Looks of the Week – Retro Edition.


Looks of the Week – Retro Edition

With retro styles and Mod fashion being such popular styles this Spring I wanted to do a round-up of some of the fabulous looks I’ve seen lately that make me want to run out and buy all of the Louis Vuitton collection that sparked this trend!

CheckeredDress

{I can’t imagine a more dramatic or striking look – The black & white color scheme is eye-catching and the styling is spot on!}

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{What I love about this look is not only the color combination but the layering of the turtleneck underneath the top. Too. Cute.}

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{This eye-catching checkered dress is taken to the next level with great styling – The cap toe ankle strap heels and neon clutch are perfection!}

RetroDress

{Such a sweet dress – I love the subtle print and the flattering color paired with the simple styling.}

CheckeredDress

{The best way to make these retro styles & prints look great on you is to style them in a way that’s modern and gives it a dose of personality.}

Are you digging all the retro fashions in stores and on the streets for Spring? Which of the great looks above are your favorite?


Looks of the Week

Welcome to another Looks of the Week post featuring some great daytime and nighttime looks for this Spring – Everything from brights and dramatic jewelry to great denim pieces and fun separates.

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{Bright colors, bold prints, and fun colorblocking. Fabulous from head-t0-toe.}

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{While a head-to-toe black look might not necessarily be the first style that comes to mind when you think about Spring but I adore this look – The silhouette of the skirt is flirty & fun, and the statement necklace is really dramatic & eye-catching.}

Chambray

{I love a great denim-on-denim look and this one is fabulous – I especially love the patchwork chambray shirt.}

RockNRoses

{Retro fabulous! I love everything about this look – From the silhouette of the coat to the bell bottom jeans to the fur hat!}

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{Floral dresses are perfect for Spring and I love how the sweetness of this butterfly print dress is tempered by the denim jacket & twisted belt.}

Which of these looks is your favorite? Are you inspired to try anything new this Spring?


Looks of the Week – Shorts Edition

Does anything scream warm weather quite like a pair of great fitting shorts? I didn’t wear shorts for YEARS and last Summer was the first time I picked up a pair since Junior High, and I already find myself excited to break them out again. So let’s get inspired by some of the great shorts looks that bloggers around the world – i.e. in warmer places than San Francisco – Have started putting together for Spring.

JeanShorts

{Does it get more classic than denim shorts and a striped tee? The perfect casual warm weather look.}

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{Wearing heels with shorts can be a challenge, you want the look to be chic not desperate. A pair of neutral hued heels is a great choice because it elongates the legs. Not sure how to make it work for you? This look from Donatila Rose is picture perfect – The ideal length shorts, a stylish, oversized top, and cute nude peep-toes. Perfect!}

WinterShorts

{Is it still chilly where you live? Why not add some layers and some tights to make your shorts a little more palatable?}

PeplumShorts

{Are you an innovator? Why not try a fun new style pair of shorts like these yellow & white brocade peplum pair that Sincerely Jules makes look like Summer perfection? You can find a similar pair here from BCBGeneration.}

FloralShorts

{For the girlie-girls and floral lovers out there this season will make all your dreams come true with beautiful, feminine pairs of floral shorts like this gorgeous pair from Late Afternoon.}

CutOffShorts

{Short-shorts can be a cute Summer look if done right. Not sure where to start? Yumi has the answer!}

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{If you’re a fan of the throwback trend for overalls this Spring then you should try a pair of denim overall shorts – This look is a fun, stylish twist on this classic style. Great inspiration!}

Are you a fan of shorts once the weather warms up? Which of these looks is your favorite?


Looks of the Week

That was quite the hiatus from Looks of the Week posts – The last one was in February! {Looks of the Week – Cape Edition} Well today I’m finally back with a fun round-up of colorful, print-tastic early Spring looks. For those of you, like me, who haven’t been able to break out the real Spring clothes yet due to weather these pictures are great inspiration!

PrintedPants

{A pop of color? Check. Printed pants? Check. Embellishments? Check. This look has it all!}

CheckeredShift

{Thanks to Marc Jacobs retro styles & Mod prints are back in a major way for Spring – So why not embrace the trend and kill it in a sassy little shift?}

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{Casual Spring layering is an art – Putting together a look that’s stylish but casual & approachable can be hard. This is a great example of how to make relaxed fashion work – Great layering, plaid, knits, flat ankle boots & a graphic tee.}

RetroBowDress

{Speaking of retro fabulous here’s another great look that’s right on trend. Head-to-toe perfection from the bows to the round-toed shoes to the sweet Peter Pan collar.}

Stripes

{If you’re a fan of stripes take this look as your inspiration and put together a modern twist on this old classic by mixing horizontal and vertical stripes.}

MixingFlorals

{Bored by basic florals? Try mixing n’ matching and create a wholly unique look like this one!}

BrightBlazer

{Boldly colored blazers is one of my favorite trends for Spring 2013 and this is a great example of how to make this style work for you. This chic little Rebecca Minkoff number looks great paired w/ jeans.}

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{I wanted to end this post w/ one of the best looks I’ve seen recently – Leave it to the Master to make this printed dress look amazing w/ a red belt & lime  green strappy sandals. Tres chic!}

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Which of these fun Spring looks is your favorite? Would you try any of these trends yourself?


Looks of the Week – Cape Edition

My favorite piece this season has definitely been my fabulous Betsey Johnson faux fur-trimmed cape. I love the classic, old school glamour that a cape evokes. It goes great with jeans or over a dress, I even paired it with my favorite BCBG Max Azria floor-length gown. And clearly I’m not the only one who loves capes. So enjoy these fabulous looks!

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{This whole look is just fabulous – From the plaid print on the cape to the faux fur collar she added to the killer purple heels.}

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{If you’re not sure whether a full-coverage cape is the right style for you than this silhouette is perfect. A Trendy Life makes this look even more chic w/ a fabulous black, white & red dress underneath.}

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{I love the wide-leg pants in this look and I couldn’t have picked better accessories – Beautiful color, perfect style.}

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{I love the lux, glamorous feel of this cape. The color & embellishments are classic but she’s made the look totally unique & modern with great details & fun, one-of-a-kind pieces like the sweater.}

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{The fun, printed pants in this shot are perfect with the flirty silhouette and fun studded accessories.} 

{This color is just phenomenal – I adore the unique, chic shade paired with the classic silhouette. Stunning!}

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Which of the fabulous caped looks here is your favorite?


Looks of the Week – Outwear Edition

Bold and dramatic outerwear is my current obsession – Whether you adore the classics or pieces with more a avant garde or boho vibe, you’ll love the fabulous examples below!

OhMyVogue

{Such a fabulous color – Bold & eye-catching. And I adore the belt!}

LovelyByLucy

{Fabulous prints like these are a great way to go – This subtle black & white oversized coat is just the thing!}

BeesWonderland

{Drama Drama Drama – This Maison Martin Margiela coat is about as head-turning as they come. Are you brave enough to rock something like this?}

VictoriaPlatina

{A faux fur collar is a great way to spice up a coat – It adds a touch of sophistication and a fun twist that can make a coat totally “you.”}

LotsOfLooks

{Animal prints can be a really fun print to try out – And finding a unique cut & silhouette like this one is a great way to go. Belting it? Makes it even more unique!}

MadameDeRosa

{I love the unique style of this piece – The print, the fringe, the silhouette}

What’s your favorite style of outerwear? Do you have a favorite piece that you just can’t get enough of this season?