Stud Earring DIY Roundup

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Add a little something to your next outfit without making waves in your style by adding a set of studs, stud earrings! KateSpadeglitterearringsDIY2_zpsd987c6cf

These fun glitter earrings are high-end inspired, but can be made with old nail polish from your medicine cabinet!

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These druzy earrings are perfect if you want to add a little bohemian flair to your outfit.

DIY-Heart-Earrings-The-Hobzy-Blog-tutorial-764x1024These heart-shaped earrings only takes a piece of wire to create, but the results are so cute.

 

 

monkey-knot-earringThese studs are modern, simple and chic; and are made with shrinky dink material. What’s not to love?

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These earthy studs are perfect for mixing and matching!

Our Favorite DIYs of February 2015

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Although it was a short month, February was full of clever and creative DIYs!  Here are a few of our favorite DIYs from the month. Fall-For-DIY-Semi-Precious-Stone-Soap-1These jewels are definitely precious, they’ll wash away in water!  Make these jeweled soaps that are almost too pretty to use.

6a00d8358081ff69e201b8d0dba194970c-800wi (1)Pompoms are making their way off of our hats and into our home decor. Make this pompom wall hanging to add whimsy to your room!

MS4A1941This mini marble clock makes the prettiest side table accessory.

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Add a touch of spring to your home with this ombre floral wall hanging.

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Or personalize your primavera home decor with this typographic floral wall art!

London Fashion Week Fall 2015 Street Style

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Londoners are known for their eclectic yet effortless style, and the most stylish were in attendance at LFW. Although next year’s trends were shown indoors, out of the streets we saw which trends really resonated this season. What did we see in abundance? Colorful outerwear, backpacks, military-inspired jackets, and patches galore!

 

gty_lfw_day_4_ss_02_150224Keep bare legs from freezing with fun printed hosiery.

gty_lfw_day_2_ss_10_150224A military-inspired jacket paired with a bohemian suede fringe skirt scream 70s chic.

LFW-Street-Day4-2Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you shouldn’t accessorize your eyes with fun sunglasses!

 

LFW-Street-Day3-3We’re seeing patches everywhere, and this coat is sending us all the right signals.

 

gty_lfw_day_1_ss_03_150224Forget the boring handbag, and try an edgy backpack on for size!

 

LFW-Street-Day3-30cLook sharp and neat in an outfit that’s color-coordinated.

London Fashion Week Fall 2015

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London Fashion Week just wrapped, and there’s something special about the designers that show across the pond. There’s an effortless coolness to the style there, and we can’t help but covet the pieces we saw. christopher-kane-tait-rtw-fw15-runway-33

christopher-kane-tait-rtw-fw15-runway-04Christopher Kane creating an unabashedly sensual collection for Fall 2015. From the overt embroidered dresses to the more subtle uses of striking color in unexpected places, this collection was daring indeed.

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burberry-prorsum-rtw-fw15-runway-16Burberry Prorsum’s Fall offering channeled the bohemian 1970s with ample use of suede, fringe, and florals.

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Peter-Pilotto-rtw-fw15-runway-33The designs at Peter Pilotto were inspired by an unlikely source: board games. Each element of the board game, from the playing path to the pieces, were captured in the garments.

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topshop_unique_rtw_lfw_fall47Topshop Unique’s collection this season featured pieces were cool, casual, and, most notably, easily wearable. A sweet dandelion printed blouse could be paired with a colored leather mini for a look that can be worn effortlessly by style stars and the rest of the fashionable population.

 

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emilia-wickstead-rtw-fw15-runway-162At the Emilia Wickstead show the looks didn’t steer too far away from what the designer is famous for: elegant design with modest yet modern cuts. We’re sure to see the British elite wearing the soft pastel pieces from Emilia Wickstead this fall.

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j-w-anderson-rtw-fw15-runway-low-res-06According to J.W. Anderson, the 1980s are the next big thing. Bold circular belt buckles, slouched boots in bright colors and ruffled outerwear made waves in a 1970s dominated seaon.

 

DIY: Crystal Embellished T-Shirt

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Does your old graphic tee need a glamorous upgrade? Give it the gusto it deserves with Swarovski crystals! We’re channeling spring and breathing bright color into this botanical print t-shirt by outlining the leaves in brilliant shades of emerald and olive. DSC_0588

What You’ll Need: 

Graphic Tee (H&M)

Olivine SS20 Flat Back Rhinestones

Fern Green SS16 Flat Back Rhinestones 

E6000

Glue Syringe

Crystal KatanaDSC_05901. Decide which areas you would like to embellish with crystals. We decided to use the rhinestones to accent the palm fronds on the shirt.

DSC_05902. Apply glue with the syringe to create a neat thin line.

DSC_0599 3. Using your Crystal Katana, lay out your rhinestones precisely but quickly on the line of glue.

DSC_06124. Apply the rhinestones and glue section by section so that the glue doesn’t dry prematurely, and let the piece dry overnight.

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Academy Awards 87th 2015 Recap

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Although there could only be one winner per category, if there were an award for best dressed last night, we wouldn’t be able to stop at just one Oscar.
emma-stone-oscars-red-carpet-2015Emma Stone sparkled in a chartreuse Elie Saab gown. The pastel dress paired with the bright peach lip really got us revved up for spring!

scarlett-johansson-oscars-red-carpet-2015 (1)Scarlett Johansson wowed in a Versace halter gown and statement earrings.

dakota-johnson-red-carpet-2015-oscarsNewcomer Dakota Johnson stole the show in beautiful red dress with an embellished shoulder.

cate-blanchett-oscars-red-carpet-2015Cate Blanchett went for drama with a long black gown with a striking blue necklace.

lady-gaga-oscars-red-carpet-2015Lady Gaga didn’t only blow us away with her performance, but with her voluminous dress and striking red gloves.

lupita-nyongo-oscars-red-carpet-2015Lupita Nyong’o stunned in a pearled gown.

Oscar Nominations for Costume Design 2015

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We’re at the edges of our seats waiting for tonight’s Oscars to air, and one of the categories that we’re most looking forward to seeing is Costume Design. This year’s contenders are strong, and range from quirky and colorful to dark and fantastical. Which movie had your favorite costumes this year?

Grand Budapest Hotel 6a00e55290e7c48833019b001ee1ca970d-800wiThe quirky worlds that Wes Anderson creates are definitely not typical, and obviously the costume design has to follow suit. Despite the time period, the colors used in costumes in Grand Budapest Hotel really bring the eccentric characters to life.

Into the Woods

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Taking a play that’s set in a fantasy world almost ensures an over-the-top wardrobe, and Into the Woods did not fail to deliver. The costumes in the film were brimming with trimming!

Inherent Vice

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Set in the 1970s, Inherent Vice follows a private detective who is definitely more laid back than most, and the fashion reflects the California sunshine groovy aesthetic of the time.

 

Maleficent 

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A different take on a Disney classic, the costumes in Malificent definitely dare to bring on the drama. From coiled horn-headpieces to feathered frocks, this movie embraced the fantasy in their design.

Mr. Turner 

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Mr. Turner is a period piece about an eccentric painter, and thus took care to make sure the world they created for the characters was as beautiful as the paintings Turner created.

NYFW Fashion Street Style: Outerwear Edition

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Subzero temperatures? Challenge accepted. This year’s NY Fall Fashion Week definitely brought the chill. But that didn’t stop fashion’s most well-known faces from showing off their impeccable style. What better way to exhibit the best outerwear in the fashion game? NYFW-Street-Day7-19b

 

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NYFW Fall 2015 Recap

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New York Fashion Week has come to a close for the season, and the styles were as glamorous as they were varied! From furs to floral embellishments to childish cartoon characters; this year’s offerings had a little bit of everything._A2X0637Inspired by Vikings, the looks at Anna Sui screamed with Scandinavian style. A bevy of bold prints and colorful fur trim were the highlights of the show!

ONP_5507Fur was in fashion at Michael Kors where models donned fox fur in addition to more classic cuts and styles.

ONP_7202Who says neutral has to be tame? At Ralph Lauren creams, tans and taupes stole the show with garments showcasing an undeniable Western flair.

ONP_6655The 1920s made a comeback at Marchesa where gowns were trimmed in fringe and floral embellishments.

ONP_6316Jeremy Scott never fails to bring excitement and a marriage with pop culture in his designs. This season his collection featured brightly-colored babydoll dresses and prints that are reminiscent of nursery rhyme characters.

Lunar New Year DIYs

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Happy Lunar New Year to all! To celebrate we’ve collected some of our favorite DIYs featuring the moon. From clocks to pillows, there are ways to include every phase of the moon in your decor!    Moon-Phases-Wall-Hanging2Make this beautiful wall art using dye and wax.

 

52fa50eedbfa3f7c69000eb2._w.540_h.720_s.centercrop_Add a little lunar love to your bed with this printed pillow using a sponge and paint!

lunafadoA personal little moon is the ideal nightlight.

DIY-GIant-Moon-Pinata18-600x900Lunar viewing parties that need a little pep would definitely benefit from a pinata like this!

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If you’re in need of a celestial statement piece for your room, look no further than this lunar wall painting.