You have seen the plaid trend gaining popularity since early fall. The plaid blazers, then the plaid trench coats and now, finally the plaid coats. I resisted as much as I could but I finally gave in when I saw the RIGHT kind of plaid for me: the black & white plaid that I find so much more refined and timeless as compared to the trendier gray. So, in today’s post, I would like to share some style tips on how to wear black & white plaid coats and how to layer them with thinner coats or leather jackets in order to stay warm this winter.
In this blog post I am sharing style tips on how to style the logomania trend that will continue to stay throughout this fall. I’m sharing tips on how to style t-shirts with minimal logos and busy logo designs as well as tips on how rock the logomania trend by incorporating it in accessories such as, designer belts or bags.
In this blog post I will share 10 amazing reason why you should stay Ritz-Carlton at Tyson's Corner, among which: it's the perfect place for a romantic getaway, an exquisite experience for wine lovers, a luxurious shopping emporium for any discriminate fashionista, and finally an ideal retreat for those who wish to visit the capital and its monuments.
In this post I covered fashion shows I went to during the Miami Swim Week 2018. I also I shared a quick guide as to what to pack if you are traveling to Miami or another beach town or tropical destination and would like to pack smart but effectively and have a lot of chic outfit options.
I shared five items that I packed during the Miami Swim Week that I mixed and matched and also posted some pictures on how I styled them during the Swim Week.
Today is a very special day because I am premiering a new section on my blog. It is an exclusive section dedicated to my favorite finds that I will be sharing once a month. In this section, you will find the best of the best of fashion finds, beauty products and services, […] So, THIS MONTH'S FAVORITE is 20 East Botanicals. Why?
It is beautiful outside and I am in full vacation mode. And as I was browsing for places to go and things to do on my next vacation, I stumbled upon an interesting article where some were asking what would be an appropriate daytime outfit for a casino. That struck a chord with me as I was reading the posted answers and felt that most of them left me wanting for more.
So, in today's post, I will share my tips on what I think an appropriate daytime outfit for a casino should be. I will also share with you five reasons you should visit the Live! Casino in Arundel Mills, Maryland where I was extended an invitation to the grand opening of their Live! Hotel and Live! Spa as well, the reason why I had to actually put in practice what I am actually sharing with you. So let us get started.
So you know how I talk about various ways to style a top or a pant? Well today, I will talk about ways to style jewelry. And specifically, how to stack rings, layer coin chokers, and lariat necklaces because these, my lovelies, are all the rage this summer. And, as you know, I am very discriminate when it comes to trends, namely, I only go for those that suit my style and have a little more longevity, and these two check both of those boxes. So let's get started.
I have been very shy about shorts as I thought that they were reserved for, you know, the younger crowd. And by younger, I mean really younger, like 16 and under. But then I tried some shorts at H&M and they looked pretty stylish and I suddenly felt six feet tall and I realized that I was missing out. So, today, I am going to share five style tips for petites on how to instantly look taller. And yes, as you probably guessed, I will show you how to style shorts with long jackets to create that elongating effect for your small frame. And you can apply the same tips to the micro skirts as well since they are so popular this season.
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