Florals have taken over! Specifically, floral denim. The trend has literally hit the streets and is a sure way to keep your look fresh, flirty, and fun. Florals have always been a fashion staple for ages and transcend seasons. This year we see them in the form of matching two-pieces, blazers, dresses, and sheers. Floral denim however, is an essential trend not to be missed!
The 70’s are back! Trade in your skinny jeans, for high waisted denim bells, and letgo of tight body con dresses, because loose fitting crochet and flowing maxi’s awaityou. We’ve entered the re-birth of 70’s inspired silhouettes in luxurious fabrics;ultra glam at it’s finest.
Pastels are popular in spring for obvious reasons, but this season we find these super soft hues on more than just our Easter baskets. Some might find pastels a bit difficult to pull off, but a mindful splash of baby pink, lush lilac, or mint green can be just the delicate touch you need.
A great way to get noticed this season is to rock the color block! This spring brings unexpected color juxtapositions and bold hues on everything from headbands to handbags. By adding candy apple greens, fire engine reds, or mellow yellows (yes, pastels!) to your color palette, you are bound to turn some heads! Don't be afraid to try out different color combinations with different accessories, the results can be unexpectedly chic.
I have always had a hard time trying to get dressed on the greenest day of the year without looking like I need to be on a box of Lucky Charms, but with a smart clutch, handbag, or tote, anyone can avoid the leprechaun look and show some sophisticated holiday spirit. I got a chance to pick a few of my top bags that will make you look like a million pots o' gold.
Summer is coming sooner than you think. And I, for one, am completely ready for it. I'm ready for the pool parties, bikinis, oversized shades, SPF, sandals and hot new handbags, of course! What are the hottest trends in handbags for Summer 2012? Here are six of the top favorites to carry this summer in heated style.
We have now had our first snow of the winter season here in New York City and this time of year just yearns for stylishly winterized apparel. Undoubtedly, looking ‘winter chic’ is harder than it looks. Winter months mean multiple layers and finding the perfect balance without looking stuffy and feeling like a balloon under all the warm garb.
The velvet trend is hardly new. Velvets have been a classic, timeless staple that can be worn in a number of ways! Everything from a velvet dress or maxi skirt, to finer details (like a fabulous shoe or handbag) shifts an ensemble from being monotonous to being jazzy and fiercely fabulous. The trick with velvet is to know how to incorporate it in both daytime and nighttime attire, and to pair it with complementary fabrics that are lighter and whimsical.
The time of year is rapidly approaching and all the traveling and frantic planning that comes along with the holidays are just around the corner. The other day in Bloomingdales, I swear I heard an orchestral version of jingle bells. Then, while waiting in line to pay, I overheard a lady say she was ‘getting an early start on her holiday shopping.’ As if that was not enough, I went home to find a catalog in the mail from two different stores, offering Holiday Sales. Talk about getting the ball rolling early!
Fall marks the time on the fashion clock for layering, looking chic and stepping out of your comfort zone. I know it might seem like a contradiction to step out of your comfort zone during a season where the weather calls for being anything but uncomfortable, but fall is the ultimate statement-making season to show off your stylish efforts. And although it's much easier to slap on a pair of sweats and call it a day, fall is the quintessential time to unveil your inner fashionista, even if it only makes an appearance one day out of the season.