Sunday, January 30, 2011

Stripes for Spring

Stripes are charming, fresh and playful. They may not be a new fashion concept but they are back in popular demand and have been featured in multiple fashion shows this spring. Try an alternative approach to Stripes for Spring. 

Marc Jacobs Spring / Summer 2011

A truly charming outfit for spring captured outside fashion week.
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This Armani extravagance was shot for Korean Vogue

Prada Spring 2011 

Jason Wu
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Proenza Schouler is mixing prints for Spring / Summer 2011

Prada Spring / Summer 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Ruffle Me Up

I Love A Good Ruffle.
Romantic, sweet, and there is the right ruffle for every boy type.

Ruffle Front Dress from
The subtleness of the ruffles is what makes this dress a sensation. It's understated yet chic. In Winter wear it with nylons and ankle boots and pearls, in Summer try sandals or heels with layered bangles and bright coloured clutch.
Price $48.27

Ruffle Tee by Red Valentino
Available at
Price $201.79

Ruffle-Tier Silk-Chiffon Gown
By Halston.
I am having a romantic love affair with this dress, or maybe the idea of a great love affair that I might have wearing this dress. I love this playful-girly colour (and I have to say looks fabulous on me) paired with the long, elegant, ruffles it's my garden party pick for spring.
Right now I am counting my pennies because has it on SALE for $2,580
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Ruffles Sister - The Pleat
Pleated One Shoulder Bodycon Dress from ASOS
Sexy not Slutty
Price $55.17

1940's Candy Colour Couture

This Delicious mix of Tropical and 1940's inspirations came together splendidly at the hands of John Galliano for Christian Dior, shown at Paris Fashion Week. Here are my favorites. 

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For a Less Expensive option than Dior add these to your
Spring Wardrobe
Orange Strappy Platforms
From  StyleHive
Bird/Key/Leaf Bracelet from Topshop

This Pleated Halter Swing Dress from ASOS is now $48.27 and is a great start to a Dior inspired outfit.

Just add accessories like contrasting heels and one of these feather necklaces.
Golden Feather Amulet Necklace by Pagan Poetry
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Lanvin Feather Necklace
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Or for a bold statement collar try this. This tropical necklace can be purchased at
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Thursday, January 27, 2011


Bricolage by Emily Finkbinder
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Organic by John Patrick shirtdress
Romantic Retro available at ASOS
Grandmother Chic 
on SALE for $48.27 at ASOS

Grandfather Chic
on SALE for $41.38 at ASOS