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
Four modern ways to cover up – at the pool or the beach.
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
Looking for a more natural way to dye your hair? Check out one of these options.
Whether you are going gray or simply want to change up the color of your hair - most of the hair products are chocked full of potentially harmful chemicals. If you're looking for something a little more natural, there are definitely greener options available by many of your favorite brands. Here are the best options (in no particular order) that offer the most natural and brightest shades without the worry that chemicals can cause. EcoColors Hair Dye Permanent, gluten free, non-toxic ... 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
Check out the latest eye makeup styles for spring and summer, 2013.
Warm weather is on the horizon and with it we often think of spring cleaning. But don't pare down your make-up bag or drawer just yet. Take a look at some of the fun, easy ways you can have a fresh look with just your peepers. All Lined Up Eyeliner is having a moment right now and it is a big one. It is all about finding new ways to experiment with one of the beauty industry’s often shunned products. We buy liners with good intention and for experimentation but then tend to move ... Continue Reading
3 tips to take you from the dry winter season to skin-baring spring.
A new season is upon us, even if the weather seems to be telling us a quite different story. Get yourself ready for this season of renewal with radiant skin - just by following a few simple tips. Lighten Up In the warmer months we wear (or should) lighter make-up and want our skin to look brand new and blemish free. The goal is to wear less make-up and the best place to start is by changing your moisturizer. Ditch the heavy winter creams and pick up a suitable day lotion with an SPF ... Continue Reading