Tag: Style tips
Serving sleeves because sleeves are the secret sauce 😉 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
There are a variety of plants, like avocados and even onions, that can be used to create organic dyes for clothing. The indigo plant been used for centuries to dye fabrics. Last weekend, I attended an indigo dyeing workshop during the Slow Fashion Symposium in Atlanta. During the workshop, l learned all about the process of preparing indigo leaves into a usable vat for … Read More Indigo Blue – Dyeing Fabrics Naturally with Plant Dyes
“In my white tee.” Here is a style secret. One of my keys to maintaining effortless style, even when wearing casual looks, is incorporating classic pieces that have been revamped. As a lover of statement pieces, my basics are pretty funky. There is little more alluring than an unexpected backless top and this post features a look that embodies non-basic basics. The Elif Tie T-shirt is by The Line … Read More An Alluring Backless Basic
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
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…which also calls for layers and warmer materials. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! During the winter months, I can be spotted in long cardigan sweaters and wool pea coats (princess cuts are my favorite). When I am creating a more glamorous look, I incorporate faux furs. For this post, I am sharing how I … Read More The Weekend and Styling Faux Fur: What I Wore
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
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.
Holiday outfit ideas with pieces you probably already have in your closet.