Tag: Fashion Trends

Your Guide to Statement Sleeves: Sleeves to Try Now

Serving sleeves because sleeves are the secret sauce ūüėČ I was watching a film set in the 1800s recently and was captivated by the costume design. The full and delicate sleeves on the dresses from the Romantic Period were breathtaking. I then realized that the sleeves in the film looked similar to the sleeves on many blouses in my own wardrobe today. It seems … Read More Your Guide to Statement Sleeves: Sleeves to Try Now

A Mixed Print Look for the Work Place

Style is a way of communicating without words. I love putting creative looks together for the work place and for this post, I am sharing some mixed prints style inspiration for your work place wardrobe. Sleeves are the secret sauce for adding flair to ordinary tops. I am excited that some of my favorite styles of sleeves, like balloon and peasant sleeves, are popular … Read More A Mixed Print Look for the Work Place

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Slip into the New Year in Snake Print Shoes

Hello there and Happy New Year! Snake skin has always been a hit or miss style for me, with a lot of misses. While I am not typically drawn to this print, the overall design makes a huge difference and, depending on how it is styled, snake print can create a chic look. For example, I put this casual look together with a pair … Read More Slip into the New Year in Snake Print Shoes

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South African Designer Series Part III – Sustainable and Ethical Fashion with Ballo

See things differently. Hello readers! I am back with the final post¬†in my three¬†part series on¬†South African designers.¬†The company featured in this post has¬†an ethical approach to creating fashion, but also experiments with innovative uses of materials.¬†While I saved this¬†company¬†for last,¬†they are¬†certainly not the least favorite among¬†the South African designers I learned about this summer. While exploring¬†the Watershed artisan market in Cape Town, it … Read More South African Designer Series Part III – Sustainable and Ethical Fashion with Ballo

South African Fashion Series Part II: The Perfect Summer Dress

Walking through The Watershed in Cape Town¬†and spotting¬†this¬†boutique was love at first sight. From the¬†vibrant colors and prints to the fitted bodice and full skirt, it was as if the designer¬†had masterfully created the perfect all-occasion¬†summer dress.¬† The Nama Collection was at the top of my¬†purchase list during my trip to South Africa and¬†is the featured brand¬†for¬†Part II of my South African Fashion series. … Read More South African Fashion Series Part II: The Perfect Summer Dress

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Create Festive Summer Looks with DIY Bow Tops and the Best Summer Visors

DIY fashion meets function this summer… Bow front tops are¬†a perfect pick for summer festivals and even to find some relief during summer heat waves. Did you know that you can easily transform your long sleeve button down top into a DIY front bow top? For this style hack post,¬†I am sharing how to easily create a bow front top,¬†along with sharing my favorite … Read More Create Festive Summer Looks with DIY Bow Tops and the Best Summer Visors

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Styling Red: Go Bold for a Valentine’s Day Look

With Valentine’s day around the corner, red is the color to wear if you are thinking about looks to celebrate the day of love. Wearing red can be daring on any day. It exudes boldness and confidence, and according to research, can also increase your perceived self-attractiveness (i.e¬†a quick pick me up). Red dresses are a common go-to look for Valentine’s Day, but perhaps¬†your¬†plans … Read More Styling Red: Go Bold for a Valentine’s Day Look

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Spice up Your Fall Wardrobe with Leopard Print

Leopard print is my neutral. Check out my favorite leopard print pieces from around the web and my tips on how to style them.

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Playful Puff Sleeves by Petersyn

If there is one trend that I love with no signs of fading out soon, it is exaggerated sleeves. From ruffles, to bells, to puffs – I believe that fashion should be fun and creative. For this post, I am featuring a chic look that incorporates puff sleeves from an indie label I recently discovered. It is appropriate for the work place, so get … Read More Playful Puff Sleeves by Petersyn

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Travel OOTD: A Day Trip through Northern Spain

A summer travel look and a day trip through Northern Spain…

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Everyday Metallics – Style Tips

As a lover of all things embellished and sparkly Рfrom pants, to clutches, to dresses, and shoes  Рthis post offers some style tips on styling metallic pieces into casual looks.

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Four Ideas for Spring Cleaning your Wardrobe!

It’s spring! It is the perfect time to declutter your space, including getting rid of unwanted clothes. What do you do with your unwanted clothing? Did you know that taking clothes to donation centers is not always the best option? Check out these options that can bring new life into your unwanted (or unneeded clothes), or earn you some extra cash.