Here are some of our favorite prep school-inspired street style outfits.
Each of the below editorial prints demonstrates the relaxed athletic vibe of the Letterman jacket that we adore. The preppy jacket adds an instant it factor without trying too hard.
Envious of all those Gossip Girl outfits? Here’s your chance to recreate your own GG inspired outfit sans dress codes. Designers such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Opening Ceremony and A.P.C have coveted some of the preppier looks that are undeniably cool.
Styling Tip: Try mixing and matching prep school pieces with leather to create an edgy look or opt for the full on quirky look shown on the runway.
What do Rydell High, Riverdale and Bayside have in common? Varsity Jackets! The high school staple has been coming back in a major way. Often referred to as a Letterman Jacket, this piece has been making waves on the streets. Below are some of our favorite preppy looks.
Many designers are inspired by their surroundings. We’re inspired by art, fashion and our customers. Many people come into the store for different reasons. One piece of trim may be used differently by each person that comes in. It’s fascinating to hear everyone’s visions and truly inspiring in itself. We hope we can inspire you as much as you inspire us.
This season floral prints have been shown everywhere. Fashionistas all over the globe have been donning these prints in a bolder way than ever before. Floral prints can now be seen parading through the streets of New York, London and Milan to name a few. Below are a few of our street style picks of the week.
Spring is quickly approaching so we’re looking forward to joining in on the bandwagon. Check out mjtrim.com for the latest floral trims so you too can join in on the fun!
Floral Prints have been a key feature on the runway. The nature infused trend has been revamped in a major way. Designers have been using various mediums such as fur, lace, beads, fabric and appliques to incorporate these patterns. Below are some of our favorite floral runway pieces that give us the urge to create some of our very own pieces.
On 3.13.13 we had the privilege of watching Betsey Johnson merchandise her Macy’s window display. Betsey managed to turn the sidewalk into a mini party, as she showed off her new collection. We were honored that Betsey used headpieces from the M&J Bridal Salon. She even placed a sign in the window that we had brought for her. Upon seeing the sign she jumped up and asked for someone to get the sign from us so she could use it in her display. We couldn’t have been happier!
Flowers come in many shapes and sizes. Even though everyone has a flower preference, most would agree on their beauty. When creating an arrangement you are greeted with something unexpected; a sophisticated rose may look great next to a playful sunflower or an adorable daffodil. Likewise these odd pairings work well in fashion. Often taking a risk and combining two unique prints will create something better than you had anticipated. The following floral editorials prove that floral prints are no longer restricted to feminine detailing.
This D.I.Y was inspired by the one and only Beyonce Knowles. Although we can’t steal Jay Z we can steal this look! Warning: Completing this D.I.Y will bring out the inner diva in you, guaranteed! Check out all our emerald trims and embellishments at M&J Trimming in order to recreate this look.
Once the sequin trim is wrapped around, cut it on a slight angle
Repeat these steps for the remainder of the sequined cap.
TIP: If you are having difficulty wrapping the sequin trim, you can wrap both sides individually.
BONUS TIP: For the last piece you may want to cut your trim into two pieces. This will allow you to focus on one side at a time.
Wait for the hat to dry prior to wearing.
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