Resort 2012 Highlights PT2

By Blerona

This year’s 2012 Resort Collections was a sight to behold with hints of sultry, playful and elegance in every collection. I’m excited to see that bright bold colors will still be in style for 2012, and all of the different looks seemed to lean towards more relaxing and loose fitted clothing which I think is perfect for the summer, especially while on a resort! I created six image collages below showing the same inspired looks from different designers which include Sachin + Babi, Monique Lhuillier, Theyskens’ Theory, The Row, Preen, Acne, Badgley Mischka, Givency,  Douglas Hannant, BCBG Max Azria, Rebecca Minkoff, Balenciaga. All photos from style.com (Click to Enlarge Photos)

Flowy

Stripes

Patterns & Prints

White

Pops of Color

Red Carpet

Studded Leather Bracelet

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By Blerona

I am loving the brights, neons, and I’ve always been a fan of leather and spikes. So I combined them altogther, and came up with this spiked up bright leather wrap bracelet, Perfect for Spring!

Materials
1″ Genuine Leather Trim Item# 81499 in Ivory/Teal/Yellow
Small Spike w/Screw ½” Item# 37160 in Silver  
14mm Magnet Fastener Item# 42094 in Silver
Scissors
Ruler / Pen

Written Steps

  • Measure the leather trim around your wrist, it should wrap around twice or however much you want. Then cut.
  • The fastener has two parts, each goes on one end, but on opposite sides (See Photo). Cut to slits and push prong through and use the scissors to push them in for a finishing look. Then do other piece the same way.
  • Adding the nailheads is the easiest part. Use enough spikes to fill up 1/3 of the leather trim. My entire leather trim measured 14” so I only used 9 Spikes. Take a pen and ruler and mark every half inch (see photo)
  • Poke holes on the marks and insert the screw, then screw the nailhead on. Repeat these steps till you fill up 1/3 of the trim. And it’s ready to wear.