Color Story: Marsala

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Pantone has spoken, and the color of the year is a far cry from last year’s Radiant Orchid! This year’s winning shade is described as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red color”, and has a fitting name to boot: Marsala. This beautiful color is a cross between a cool burgundy and a warm terracotta. We can’t wait to see how designers and decorators use this color in the coming year!
088832d0ba98346b98a7f9c75fac4a34We love this color paired with a light blue for an unexpected contrast.

 

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A perfect color to use in your winter wedding palette, this rich red screams to be seen against a snowscape.

 

lush-fab-glam.com Paris Fashion Week Elie Saab Fall 2014 RTW Collection 1Designer, Elie Saab, is right on trend with this beautiful ombre gown.

1784a5817e7ed3bf74c1f2f541a72ebaA romantic color for dresses, we’re expecting to see this color pop up throughout the holiday season!

British Fashion Awards

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The British Fashion Awards brought out the best in fashion across the pond, and, looking at these styles we think everyone should have gone home with an award that night! kendall-jenner-british-fashion-awards-dec-1-gettyKendall Jenner rocked a classy Pucci jumpsuit, and looked every bit in her element at the show.

rihanna-british-fashion-awardsRihanna, definitely no stranger to daring fashion moves, donned a black jacket, neon green nails and not too much else!

 

anna-wintour-bee-shaffer-british-fashion-awards-dec-1-gettyAnna Wintour and daughter Bee Shaffer looked radiant in neutrals and metallics!

david-and-victoria-beckham-british-fashion-awards-dec-1-gettyEnglish fashion royalty, the Beckhams, looked glamorous in black and white.

 

cara-delevingne-british-fashion-awards-dec-1-gettyModel of the Year, Cara Delevingne, looked stunning in a champagne sequin dress!

 

 

 

Cyber Monday Free Gift with Purchase

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This Monday marks the last day of our Cyber Weekend Sale extravaganza! This Cyber Monday we wanted to give YOU a gift to show our appreciation, and help you get the Holidays off to a great DIY start! So, today only, we’re giving away a FREE Project DIY Modern Heirlooms Timeless Wrap Watch project with every order of $50 or more!

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Each kit comes with everything you need to make a gorgeous wrap watch, but there are also ways to customize the project to fit YOUR style!

Gold Chain

Add chunky chain for a high-end look!

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Make it the perfect present with crushed velvet ribbon tied in a bow!

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Or swap out the brown bolo for a little blue!

Mad About Plaid Inspiration

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Lumberjack style is so in right now, to the point that the phrase lumbersexual has been coined as a way of describing a man who dresses with an outdoorsy and rugged aesthetic. We’re wondering if the obsession with this new-era lumberjack has less to do with the actual man, and more to do with his pattern of choice: plaid. Well ladies can rock a plaid flannel just as well as men can! And here’s proof:
bold plaid coat = outfit-maker

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big plaid + sweater + leggings from @ashleighloveslularoe IG

add some sparkle to a casual flannel

DIY: Leather Wrap Watch

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Are you looking for the perfect present for that hard-to-shop-for fashionista? If so, we’ve got the perfect gift idea that she’s sure to love. Not only is this gift chic, it’s also handmade! You can customize it to fit the giftee’s style. Use all black cord for a punk look, or neon cord for a super-trendy summer style!

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Braided Leather Bolo

Project DIY Modern Heirlooms Timeless Wrap Watch

5MM Jump Rings

10MM Jump Rings


DSC_08481. Take your cord and cut five 1′ pieces. The pieces should be long enough to wrap around your wrist.

DSC_08502. Add cord connectors to each end, and connect them to the watch with jump rings.

DSC_08543. Take the rest of the cord and cut five piece 8 inches or longer.

DSC_08514. Add connectors and connect with jumps rings to the watch.

DSC_08555. Place the watch face on your wrist. Wrap the long side around your wrist until it hits the middle of your wrist. Cut if too long.

DSC_08586. Wrap the short side until it meets the ends of the cords you just cut.

DSC_08617. Add cord connectors to each end with jump rings. On one side add the five cord ends to a jump ring and then connect it to the lobster clap.

DSC_08658. Connect the other side with a larger jump ring.

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American Music Awards 2014 Fashion Recap

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Last night’s American Music Awards were full of hits, and we aren’t just talking musical ones. Check out some of our favorite songbirds rocking some seriously glamorous numbers! Fergie

Fergalicious indeed. Fergie stepped out in a black dress with some serious gold hardware.

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Selena Gomez looked all grown up in a dramatic full-length dress and a sophisticated middle part.

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Rita Ora glowed in a canary yellow gown with a flared mermaid skirt.

 

Kate-BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale kept it sleek and chic in a beautiful white dress.

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If there’s anyone who can pull off tangerine in November, it’s Julianne Hough.

Tempting Timepieces

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When it comes to adding decor elements to your home that are both stylish AND functional or adding an accent to your outfit that looks chic while also helping you get through the day, we look to the timepiece. Whether a clock or a watch, these timely pieces will never go out of style no matter how digital we become. Check out this inspirational items that will have you hoping someone asks you for the time! Colorflash 3 clock by Mareike Böhmer Graphics

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The jewelry piece to covet: Bulgari's watch inspired by Cleopatra and Elizabeth Taylor.

 

 

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Jean Dilemma DIYs

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Have you ever fallen in love so deeply that you overlook the bad, and highlight only the good? And then you get home and realize that the fit/shape/cut/color is all wrong? We’ve all fallen in love with a pair of jeans, that by all intents and purposes is perfect, except for one little setback. But one tiny problem can’t stand in the way  of true love, right? Right. With these simple DIY fixes, all of your jean dilemmas are a thing of the past. AND you won’t have to spend a dime on therapy afterwards, retail therapy that is.

Learn how to make your jeans a little more rough around the edges with this denim distressing DIY!

Does your favorite denim need darning? If your go-to pair needs a helping mend, use this DIY to make them almost brand new!

created at: 08/19/2013If your pair is picking up dust as you walk, use this DIY to hem those jeans like a pro!

If your jeans fit everywhere but your waist, it may be time to take them in at a side seam.

pink pants headerAre your jeans making you feel blue? Dye them with this DIY, and your friends will be green with envy!

DIY: Embellished Jeans

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If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to update your basic blue jeans, look no further than this DIY! It’s so easy, and there’s absolutely no sewing involved. Just place the gems and studs where you want to add some pop, heat them up with glue, and you’re ready to hit the town in style!DSC_0662 What You’ll Need:

 4mm HF Octagon Rhinestone Stud
6.5mm Hotfix Cone Shaped Stud
SS10 Hotfix Swarovski Pearl
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Iron

 DSC_0663 1. Lay out your jeans and place the iron-on studs and pearls to the desired areas. We laid the studs and pearls out in a denser pattern at the top and faded them out to the middle of the jean.

DSC_0665 2. Place your iron on top of studs and pearls to heat up the glue. The heat will attach the studs and pearl to the jean.

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Denim Days Inspiration

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Lately we’re really feeling jeans that are jazzed up. With the holidays right around the corner, adding a little sparkle or flair to your pair makes them all the more festive. Last year we were all about the embellished sweater, but this time around we think its time that the jeans got a chance to shine! We love the look paired with a basic tee or sweater that really lets the look of the embellished denim shine through.
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Pearl embellished Jeans. These are fabulous I love them.

These embellished jeans from Abercrombie are not only cute, they are on sale: $38.50, down from $128.