Month: May 2012

DIY Inspiration: Ombre’ and Dip Dyed Shirts for Men and Women

 I love  the dip dye/ tie dye  and ombre’ trends this season. I have never worn tie dye till this year, no joke. Never have I been a fan of the techno color pin wheel that tie day has always been to me till this season.  Three reasons why I like this trend, I like the term ombre’ which means graduated in tone, I tend to wear darker more saturated colors, and you can find it with out the pin wheel. Also this trend is awesome for me to wear check out this how to wear ombre’ article.

Here is my inspiration.

Young Fabulous and Broke Tie Dye
Ramona Larue Lauren Top

Young Fabulous and Broke Slouchy Ombre

To check out my Dip dye ombre’ t shirts, come over to our  store.


Memorial Day Weekend Fashion Finds

These are patriotic fashion finds to help you celebrate the un official start to summer time.

Dsquared Flag Bikini

Eagle Print Shirt

Flag Tank

USA #1 T shirt

Modal jersey with sequin appliqué all over. One, draped shoulder . Self tie leather belt worn in photo included. Unlined. Made in Italy. One size fits all.

The coolest canvas platform sandals featuring criss-cross straps and a faded American flag print.

John Varvatos

High-waisted cutoff denim shorts featuring American flag patchwork. Please note: These are one-of-a-kind vintage shorts. Actual item will vary slightly from what’s pictured and sizing can be inconsistent and tends to run small.

Flag Shorts and Top

If you still can’t decide which flag to wear here are some more option. Facebook Pinterest.

Fall Fashion Spoiler Alert

Fall fashion is far from our minds as the un official start of summer is upon us. It is never to soon to check out the next seasons must haves. The fall of 2012 is going to be all bout the pointy toed pump in a single level sole,with a metal toe cap details.  I am saddened to see the oh so comfy platform move out of the main stream.  What do you think of the pointy toe heels?

The Capsize is a pointed toe Mary-Jane style pump with metallic silver toe cap. Strap across vamp has buckle and is adjustable.
Stuart Weitzman Capsized

How to Wear Sheer Tops

Sheer tops and pants have been all over the recent fashion world.  The sheer top though, has some major and minor problems when it comes to actually wearing them out. The major one is the sheer factor being oh so sheer. What do you wear to cover your lady bits? The second is: How many shirts do I have to wear to pull this off? And can you really see my bra that much?

Here are my thoughts on the guidelines of the sheer top. If you do not want to layer a cami under your top, choose a sheer that has a pattern. A pattern will distract from and camouflage the bra underneath. Next tip is to wear a bra that blends with the top. For example, if you are wearing a pastel floral sheer top, you should wear a nude colored bra.

When wearing a cami under your sheer top, you have to have a good quality thin weight cami that is not dingy. I do not like to match cami colors to the color of the sheer top. Camis work best with neutral colors. Here is an example of a navy and red polka dot sheer top with a white cami and an ivory sheer top paired with a white cami.

Red Haute Slouchy Mandarin Collar Sheer Shirt
Ark Co Button Down Sheer Top

What are you guys wearing under your sheer tops? For more sheer tops, check out our facebook album and our pinterest boards.

Anne Cole Swimwear, Look at What I Got!

Anne Cole Swimwear had a giveaway on facebook over Mother’s Day and I won this awesome and functional terry cloth bikini bag! I hear they are having even more great giveaways this summer. “Like” their facebook to keep up to date with what is happening.

The Anne Cole woman is the essence of vibrant, confident femininity, qualities that inspire the newest collection. Outstanding fit and quality are expressed through exclusive fabrics and the most captivating flattering styles. This year, Anne Cole in celebrating 30 years in the business.

How beautiful is this white halter neck one piece!

To check out more styles, visit our facebook album or here on Fashion Stylist.

Wedding Shoes

Wedding shoes were the hardest part of my wedding day attire. A good shoe for me had to have three things: They needed to be reasonably comfortable. The shoes had to have some decent quality, and I didn’t want them too trendy. I really wanted to look back at my wedding and not have to explain that was the style then. Those three requirements were harder to find than I thought. I actually didn’t have shoes until one week before the day and I kept the tags till the day just in case I found something better. Getting married outside in November brought on some interesting wedding fashion choices.
I ended up getting a Badgley Mischka pair similar to these.

Badgley Mischka Zabrina Sandal High heel sandal Flower detail 4 1/4′ heel, 3/4′ platform Leather lining Leather outsole Buckle closure Upper: 100% satin fabric.

With all the weddings that are coming up this spring and summer I wanted to do some wedding shopping for all of you brides to be.
 Check out our pinterest board wedding shoes with this link to see what I have found. I would love to hear any wedding tips, comment below to share your stories!

Summer Must Haves

This summer is filled with color from neons to pastels, and everything in between.  Summer trends are also a bit of a flash back, check out our summer must have items. What are your summer must haves?

One Teaspoon Yoko Suede Shorts 70’s-inspired camel suede shorts featuring front and back pockets. Button fly, fully lined. Looks awesome paired with a crochet tank and ankle boots!
Joes Jeans Tangerine Jeans
Wilt Slub
Modcloth Rainbow Necklace

Emily Choo Oversized Clutch
Fringe Bandeau Bikini
Marc Jacobs Sunglasses

How to Wear Dip Dye Ombre Trend for Men and Women

The Dip Dye Ombre trend is a trend that men can wear this season along with women.  Below are some ideas for ways to incorporate the tonal pieces into your wardrobe.

When wearing a color statement, try to wear it alone like the dress below, or with a neutral compliment piece like jeans. Layering over your dip dye can also help balance the outfit if you are looking to make a subtle statement.

Statement Dip Dye Ombre top from Phillip Lim and a neutral pant.

Alone, in a one piece style. French Connection cotton dress is an understated smock-style with a subtle ombre design. Dip Dye Donna Dress has a V-neck, long bat-wing style sleeves with an adjustable button-tab and button fastening at cuffs, two pockets at chest, two side-slit pockets and a detachable tie at waist.
A faded neon dip dye accents a soft pima cotton tee from Theory Cleo  layered under this jean jacket
Joe’s Jeans Cropped Jacket

The arm party would look great with all of these!

DIY Inspiration, Over Sized and Fold Over Clutch

Have you seen these over sized and fold over clutch bags from Clare VivierEmily Cho, and Alexander Wang? These style are so versatile and functional.
Emily Cho
Since launching her line of chic utilitarian bags in 2006, Los Angeles-based designer Clare Vivier has become a go-to source for modern accessories. In addition to creating her namesake line of TKTKT, all of which locally made, Vivier also collaborates with Commune Design, the Viceroy Hotel, and several other high-end deign brands.

Emily Cho

These are some of my favorites, the sleek and simple design inspired me to try my hand at recreating some fun functional DIY bags.