Perhaps you've been waiting and hoping for the neon trend to disappear. Well, it hasn't. In fact, for spring/summer it is bigger than ever. A pop of neon can really lighten your daily look and add a dose of fun that screams hot weather and good times. Neon can be worn in a variety of ways - from work to play. Neon is all about brightening up your basic look, so pick a shade in a color you already like and feel is flattering to your skin tone. These colors are bright and draw attention and ... Continue Reading
Neon is still trending, here are three new ways to add it to your fashion ensemble.
Tips for wearing white on Memorial Day and beyond.
Memorial Day is this weekend. Traditionally this is the time to break out everything white in your wardrobe. Whether or not you follow this rule, you may still be hesitant about adding white to your wardrobe ... no matter what the season. Maybe you're afraid it will highlight some flaws, or you're worried that life is a little too messy. I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t matter your size or lifestyle: you can wear white right now, just in time for the holiday weekend. Be a Rule ... Continue Reading
Four modern ways to cover up – at the pool or the beach.
As a kid did your mom tuck you into a terry-cloth robe or mini-jacket after swimming? That was your cover-up and you probably hated it. Well, those days are over. Now, you can find a cover-up that is luxurious or economical, full coverage or see-through. No matter your style or budget, you can find what suits you and your suit best. We've got 4 different cover-up options, and endless possibilities: Tons of Tunics Tunics are probably the first type of bathing suit cover-up that ... Continue Reading
Ways to repurpose your old shirts into fun new dresses and skirts.
I love the idea of repurposing and reusing items. It's the ultimate way to go green. But what about clothing? Are you concerned it might wind up frumpy instead of stylish? I recently stumbled across the most amazing video outlining how to turn an ordinary men's button up shirt into a stylish dress. Best part yet, it doesn't require sewing or any other accessories aside from the shirt. Not only does Colour Heels Diary turn the shirt into a beautiful strapless dress, but also shows you how to ... Continue Reading
2013 swimwear includes ruffles, retro, and color blocking. Choose your trend today!
It's time to talk bathing suits ladies ... please don't cringe. The summer weather is rolling in and your kids are going to ask for some pool time soon, whether you're ready or not. Maybe some talk of the 2013 bathing suit trends will have you ready to shed those winter clothes, sit poolside and start soaking in those sun's rays. Fashionably, of course. Before we talk trends, one thing to always remember is to make sure you pick a style that you are comfortable with. There's no point in ... Continue Reading
Mix up your color combos with these bright summer ensembles.
It might have been the aqua pants combined with a crisp white shirt and white patent leather ballet flats ... but regardless of which item it was, a recent visit with a friend had me craving summer colors for my own daily looks. Colors that invoke fresh flowers and beach locales can get you in the mood for the season - even when the weather isn’t cooperating. Yellow & Light Blue Pantone released their colors for 2013, which included a bright citrus yellow and soft light blue. ... Continue Reading
Eyelet is versatile, fun and perfect for warm weather. Check out these three great ways to dress it up or down.
One of my favorite styles for spring and summer is eyelet. At first, you may think it's too delicate of a fabric, or that it makes you look like you walked out of an Easter parade. But eyelet can be worn a variety of ways, from soft and sweet to edgy. It all depends on the color, size of the eyelet, the article of clothing, and what you pair it with! Here are a few options to try this spring: Dress It Up An eyelet dress is traditional in white. Ideal for summer, it brings to mind ... Continue Reading
Some great ways to wear the midiskirt this season.
No, I didn’t say mini, I said midiskirt! A new look this spring is the medium length skirt that hits you right below the knee. It’s a tricky trend to style but when it works it can be polished ... and even hot! The key is all in the column - don’t balloon or let this one flow out. Here's how to get this sophisticated skirt style and make it work: Get Fit Finding the right length and fit on this skirt is the most important thing you can do. Too long and it is dowdy looking. Too ... Continue Reading
Incorporate Pantone’s 2013 colors into this summer’s wardrobe!
The Pantone color report for Summer Fashion 2013 has been released and the colors are absolutely amazing. From coral and teal, to yellow and purple - these are the colors you should be looking for when you shop for those new summer ensembles. The great thing about these colors is you can wear them alone or pair them together. If you've been on Pinterest at all lately, you've most likely seen the huge coral and teal (or turquoise) trend that's very hot right now. What do I think about ... Continue Reading
Add a color blocked tote and clear, strappy shoes to your wardrobe this spring!
Nothing punches up an outfit more than a pretty pair of shoes. Killer stilettos, chunky block heels or gladiator style sandals can take a simple outfit and kick it up a notch. The same goes for a hot handbag in cobalt blue or passionate purple. Whatever you’re wearing this season - keep in mind these stunning accessories. Clearly See-through accessories, especially purses, are going to be everywhere this spring and summer. It may seem like a 90s redux but then again what trend ... Continue Reading