Festive Finds: Holiday Alternatives
Posted by Ashling Moss
‘Tis the season for holiday parties and events, galore. While finding the perfect dress is almost as traditional as mistletoe, change it up this season with holiday alternatives. Try a trendy top or bedazzled bottom and pair with a basic. With at least one of these items already hanging in your closet, prepping for numerous holiday events is a cinch.
Try pairing a great ostrich feather skirt or sequin shorts with a simple tee or button-down. Or opt for some party pants – available everywhere in different colors, patterns and textures they will instantly create a luxe look.
Pair your favorite jeans or slender black pants with a trendy peplum top or festive blazer. Look for simple, yet ornate seperates to make any outfit sparkle.
KAIN Label ~ Pocket Tank: $80.00
Milly ~ Ostrich Feather-Trim Mini Skirt: $350.00
Tibi ~ Cotton Brocade Pants: $475.00
Growze ~ Sequins Shorts: $150.00
7 for all Mankind ~ The Slim Cigarette Stretch Jeans: $198.00
Alberta Ferretti~ Sequin-Embellished Tulle Top: $795.00
Rag and Bone ~ Silver Tuxedo: $895.00
Tibi ~ Sleeveless Peplum Top: $385.00
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New Rules: Bright Whites
Posted by Ashling Moss
Societal standards for seasonal clothing have been relaxed since the 1960s. Only those interested in following old-fashion/prehistoric rules believe that women are not supposed to wear white before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. Throw those silly rules out the window, pick-up some bright whites and wear them whenever you like.
“Summer Whites” are crisp, clean and classic. Not only does the lighter color keep you cool by reflecting the sun’s rays on sweltering days, but nothing goes better with tanned skin.
Basic whites to have on-hand this summer, include:
› A classic white button-down is essential to any wardrobe. Worn over dresses, bikinis or on it’s own, a button-down will give just the right amount of coverage on summer days.
› Go beyond the basic white tank with a more detailed and flowy option. There are a ton of lace, crochet and embellished white tanks to choose from.
› White looks especially good with summer’s brightest tones. Colors like coral, yellow, turquoise even neons are universally flattering and make everyone look fresh and pretty. Try a white skirt and a bold top, or a crisp white blouse with a pair of hot-hued pants.
› Use white as an accent. Enameled white jewelry, bag or scarf will help you get your white fix without going overboard.
› A great-fitting pair of white jeans is a summer staple. Period. They look great with just about everything and every heel height, from towering stilettos to basic flats or sandals.
› To pull off an all-white look, go for a pair of nude or metallic shoes, you want a neutral that doesn’t detract from the white. To keep it from looking too ‘clinical’, show some skin in a low-cut blouse or shorts.
Look fresh in “summer whites” with these clean and crisp pieces.
AG Jeans ~ The Robyn Jacket: $198.00
Club Monaco ~ Kimberly Floral Tunic: 149.50
Rag and Bone ~ Dart Jacket: $535.00
BB Dakota ~ Rasalyn Tank: $ 65.00
Victoria’s Secret ~ The Boyfriend Shirt: $49.50
Kate Spade ~Park Guell Long Necklace in White: $128.00
Trina Turk ~ Enamel Brick Gold & White Bangle Bracelet: $98.00
Love Quotes ~ Linen Scarf in Peace: $98.00
Dolce Vita ~ Archer Flat Sandal: $69.00
J.Crew ~ String Bikini: $78.00
BCBGMAXAZRIA ~ Runway Keylene Dress: $398.00
Zara ~ Skirt with Paillettes: $79.90
J.Crew ~ Ankle Stretch Toothpick Jean in White Denim: $125.00
Nightcap Clothing ~ Fringe Shorts: 143.00
Splendid ~ Maxi Tube Skirt/Dress: $83.00
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