Well well then, it is the month of June it is officially summer, so we need to talk summer outfits. I have been agonizing over the striped blazer trend and whether it is one worth following. After some long deliberation, I decided that this trend is a yes for me and also a yes for petites, and actually the rest of fashionistas, simply because, it is generally very flattering to our small frames because of the elongating effect and hence, very flattering to all shapes and sizes.
I know, I know ... I have to admit I may be a little obsessed with the athleisure styling a bit lately. But you have to admit: it is comfy and not to toot my own own horn here but I think I am getting pretty good at it :-). So, today, I will show you how to style an athleisure grungy yet polished outfit for petites and every shape and size with Express and Aerie.
You know when you see it but you don't quite know why you like it. It is that outfit that is so familiar and elegant in its simplicity and then you take a closer look at it and when you start breaking it down you realize that the outfit itself is made of a simple cami and denim. [ … ] So, today, we will discuss the mechanics of that simple cami and denim outfit, and specifically, I'll show you how to style a black cami with a distressed white denim to get that all-American cool girl summer look.
It is about time to show some respect to athleisure. Everybody has been talking about it, magazines have been opining about its rise and death, and bloggers have been quick to try their own interpretation when it comes to styling it.
So, what is athleisure exactly? Well, that's exactly what I will attempt to clarify for you in today's blog post. I will then show you how to style athleisure like a star and specifically, I will showcase three ways to wear American Eagle joggers for work, play and travel.
The well-awaited spring season is here and so is the scary topic of white pants. Should we or shouldn't we? And if we should, then how should we wear them in good taste? Well, lucky for you, my ladies, today's blog post is just about that. In today's post, I will show you three ways to wear white denim this spring so that you can look your very best for work, brunch and an occasion requiring a business casual attire (that you can also use for play, depending on your lifestyle).
Here's to trying things at least once! On March 30th, I succumbed to my boyfriend's challenge and decided to join him and a couple of our friends for Awesome-Con in Washington D.C. I had only a few days to think of a costume and put it together, so, I literally had to 'pull a rabbit out of my hat'. So whether I pulled the said rabbit out my hat or not, I will leave it to your discretion. As such, in today's post, I will talk about how to pull off a Charize TheronAtomic Blonde cosplay outfit by using regular clothes from your closet
Well, hey there! The trench coat season is finally here and with it, the fiercest hunt for the best and chicest trench coats. Can't relate just yet? Just give it a few days .... or a few rains... or who knows.... it may very well be that by the time you finish reading this post you will be experiencing some major 'trench coat envy' :-). And I would not blame you because today, I will share with you, one of my most exquisite finds
Before I started blogging I always admired Miranda Kerr's flawless airport attire. I'd like to think that nowadays I have developed a personal style of my own that is chic and individualized enough to create my own version of a great travel outfit. So, in today's post, I'll share a few tips on how to transform an airport outfit into a runway-worthy one with a few quick adjustments such as
It is no secret that a good trench coat makes a great wardrobe staple, especially as a transitional piece for spring or fall. If developing a personal style or improving upon it has been on your long list of new resolutions for this year, then you probably know that when it comes to picking a trench coat
At last, Spring is showing its first signs ... I am hopeful because as much as I love the winter holidays, I have to admit, winter is just not my season. Spring, however, brings so much positivity and hope, and I feel like a chirpy little bird :-).
The 'cold shoulder' times have graced us for over two years now and as I was expecting this trend to have an irremediable demise (at least for the next ... five years! :-)), but somehow, someone came around and decided to give it one more spin. And I am talking about the one-shoulder styling.
If you are following my posts, you already know that I like to stay away from trends as much as possible. [...]That said, in today's post, I'm going to feature exactly one of those trendy items, specifically, I'm going to show you 3 ways to wear silver boots this season and look magazine ready for daytime, date night and girls night out.
In today’s blog post, I’ll share with you how you can dress like a blogger on a shoestring budget, by employing creativity, smarts, know-how, a little thriftiness and timeliness. I’ll also share with you some of my knowledge and beliefs on luxury and quality, some shopping tips and some business acumen when thrift shopping for luxury.
Just a few days ago a wrote a post From Office To Dinner: A Chic Valentine's Day Outfit That You'll Wear Again and while I was writing it, it dawned on me that I could have shown you a few more fun and easy ways to style a date night look with just some quick adjustments, based on your style, preferences, venue, and occasion. So, here is it, that promised, spin on the look that I mentioned in my previous post: the same blazer styled this time with a different denim, boots, and top if you want a little more polish extravaganza for that night but the same effortless vibe.As usual, below see my easy-to-follow style tips.
It is no secret that when it comes to holidays, anniversaries, or social occasions, we women, tend to overcomplicate things.... And yes, that goes with outfits too. Today, I will show you a quick way to style an outfit that you can easily take from office to dinner for Valentine's or a date night and which you can wear times and times again. That way, you will never have to to go out shopping for an entire outfit the day before (duh!) because you have nothing to wear (really??!) when your closet is full to the brim.
I gotta say that I wasn't sure about the plaid trend in the beginning. A fews years ago I thought it was cool when it Zara was sporting plaid tops with zippers on the back but this season when it first peaked I found the blazers a little too preppy for my taste. Here is the good news, though, the plaid is expanding to areas, so, if like me, blazers are not your thing, you can incorporate plaid into other items of your clothing. In today's post, I'll show you 6 cool and fun ways you can style plaids in an innovative and unexpected way.
If you are working on developing or perfecting your style, you should NOT follow trends. Trends and fads are your worse enemies especially if you are trying to stay within a budget or stay true to your style and lifestyle. That said, in today's post I'll talk about the trendiest boots and bags that you should invest in this year and there is a good reason for that: they are also timeless and practical.
After an Indian summer, winter suddenly came in my area as well, with chill and dry winds that took such a tall on my hair. So, I took it upon me to find a way to keep my hair healthy and beautiful in this cold season. In today's post, I'll share with you, 5 common ways you are ruining your hair and 5 easy things you can do to keep you hair heathy, hydrated an shiny this winter.
We did not get a white Christmas in my area. In fact we enjoyed a warm sunny day :-). Forward two days later and we have cold winds that make you want to stay in, cozied up in fluffy sweaters, and a fine bowl of pho. (Who's a pho addict like me ??). Naturally, in today's post, I want to talk about chenille sweaters, so that you can be cozy and still rock that 90's trend that is back this season !
Last week my boyfriend and I ventured to Baltimore, Maryland for a week-end getaway and stayed at the Sagamore Pendry Hotel. I was blown away by the impeccable service, the hotel's modern architecture, interior decor and the warm yet festive Christmas atmosphere.
So, you know how you bought that dress for a friend's wedding and never wore it again? And there is also that sequin dress that you bought for last year's new Year's Eve ... still catching dust in your closet? In this blog post, I want to share with you a little styling secret that will help you look amazing for the holidays in casual clothes. I'll give you a
Last week my boyfriend and I were in New York city for a couple of days for a two day vacation. We often travel to New York for fashion related events but we also enjoy traveling to New York just for pleasure, as we love spontaneity, travel, art, and food. And New York has plenty of that :-). We stayed at Viceroy Central Park and absolutely loooooved it. And so, today, I am I going to share with you why I recommend this hotel as the #1 place in New York to spend your Winter 2017 holidays in a very memorable way.
So, the Thanksgiving is over but Christmas is just around the corner :-). And there are so many more things to do and buy, right? Like me, for example .... I still have not purchased by Christmas tree (shhhh).
Last week I graced you with what I thought was comprehensive gift guide for men that featured products that our men would actually use and enjoy. If you missed it, read it HERE and let me know your thoughts.
The one thing that I CONSISTENTLY see every year around the holiday season is gift guides for men promoting products that are either impractical or tied to the old-school gender stereotypes: gift him a power drill, or a wallet, or a corkscrew ... This huge disconnect between men's current
Chunky sweaters, cozy coats and oversized scarfs.... That's what I love about the cooler seasons. I also love rich brown outfits and suede but also neutral outfits, which can be the perfect canvas for a statement bag or shoe. In today's post, I am going to address just that: how to style monochrome and
Today I want to talk about how you can style an off-shoulder top in 3 unique ways and achieve that intentional simplicity I mentioned earlier. I like to call it a "self-sufficient look" and you'll know you nailed it when there is nothing else to add or
I can't say that I am fully winter or fall - ready, but I did stock up on some sweaters and ... vegan leather pants, that I thought, offered some classic yet cool styling possibilities. So, in today's post, I will talk about how to effortlessly turn leather pants into a classic
I love New York city and travel there whenever the opportunity arises... or I make it arise it :-). It is no secret though that for non-locals staying in New York can turn into a costly venture very very quickly. Today, I'll share with you my latest secret on how to stay in New York at one of the newest and chicest places that also happens to be quite affordable.