One of the best perks of summer, besides being able to finally whip out our sundresses, is the ability to enjoy the outdoors in a totally different way. We’re talking about heading down to the beach, pool or other comparable large body of water. Now besides sunscreen, a straw hat, and a cute Triangl bikini, there’s only one thing you need to make your beach day a success. A cute cover-up of course!
The Tony Awards bring out the theatrics and we’re not only talking about the performances they honor. We’re also talking about the style stars that shone on the red carpet! Although not as over-the-top as the Met Gala or the Grammys, we readied ourselves for some drama, and we weren’t disappointed. Elizabeth Moss bloomed in a gown with cascading flowers.
Bella Hadid looked like a modern goddess in a cream and black column dress.
We were starstruck by Jennifer Lopez’s celestial style.
Vanessa Hudgens has blossomed into a style star in a voluminous gown of posies.
Kendall Jenner looked as pretty as a peach in a Calvin Klein Collection dress!
This week we have a DIY that is the perfect piece to complete your spring and summer wardrobe. Inspired by Marni’s incredible rope necklaces, we decided to put all of our cord to good use! This simpler design features one length of cord at a time, but you can always add additional segments to the necklace. We like wearing a clustered bunch to really make a statement, but you can also rock one at a time. These necklaces are a little bit nautical too, making them perfect for your summer vacation at sea!
6mm Braided Metallic Cord
12mm Imported Chenille Twist
End Caps (small and large)
Chenille Cord Necklace1. Measure your chenille cord around your neck, and cut depending on how long you want your necklace. Cut cord.
2. Take your jewelry wire and hold the tip with the loop with a set of pliers. Create a knot by twisting the wire into a ball. This will allow the wire not to fall through the opening of the end cap.
3. Place the loop tip into the end cap so it come out on the other side.
4. Add glue and place cord into the end cap. Let dry and repeat on other side.
5. Add a jump ring to each end and a lobster clasp to on end.
Braided Metallic Cord Necklace
1. After cutting your cord to the desired length, take your smaller end caps and add glue inside.
2. Place cord end into the cap and let dry. Repeat on the other side.
3. Add a jump ring to each end and a lobster clasp to on end.
Swedish fast-fashion giant, H&M, just announce a collaboration with Balmain, a fashion house known for its elaborate intricacies. In anticipation of this exciting collaboration, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite looks from Balmain. Which is your favorite, and what do you hope to see from this upcoming collection?
Skinny jeans have been the stand-by pant silhouette for years now, and while they are a staple in our closet, sometimes we need a pant that’s a little more roomy. Enter culottes. These wide-legged cropped pants are making a comeback baby! Not only are they chic, they’re also one of the first types of pants to be acceptably worn by women because they were shaped like a skirt, while giving women the freedom to ride horseback astride a saddle. We love this style because it’s versatile, unique and modern; and we know you’ll be seeing it everywhere this spring!
Pantone’s picks for spring included an aquatic blue that we can’t wait to see this season! From fashion to home decor, this hue is sure to make wave with the design-savvy.
We can’t be sure where the name “scuba blue” came from, but we imagine it was inspired by the intense greenish-blue of the ocean that only lucky divers get to see in person.
This beautiful greenish-blue looks completely at home in any home. It’s bold enough to add fun to your space, without overwhelming it. And the fact that it’s cool-toned makes it easy to relax in.
Not only is it a magnificent color for home decor, scuba blue is also the perfect color to wear at any formal event to really wow a crowd. Pick up a scuba blue gown for prom, and use our rhinestone trim to add a shimmering embellishment.
Fashion Month is over, and there’s no better place to end it than Paris, the city of love and impeccable style. Here are some of the collections that we fell in love with, and we’re sure you will too!
The pieces at Alexander McQueen were inspired by roses. With tiny ruffles, accents of lace and leather, models strut down the runway like blooming bouquets.
Stella McCartney continued to play with spacious silhouettes that moved gracefully on the models as they sauntered down the runway.
Saint Laurent’s show was full of going-out pieces that were fun, flirty perfect for a party!
The looks at Celine were luxurious and filled with an abundance of different textures.
Paris Fall Fashion Week is still underway, but we’re already inspired by the incredible street style we’ve been seeing! From pearl embellished jackets to billowy white blouses, we’re loving everything about PFW. What was one outfit that has already inspired you?
It’s finally starting to warm up, and in celebration of the warming weather, we wanted to gather up a bunch of DIYs that you can rock you start dropping the layered outerwear. Soon enough it will be warm enough to walk outside wearing only a jacket or cardigan, and when that day comes you’ll be prepared with a bunch of awesome DIY outerwear! Upgrade a basic denim jacket with a cool fabric insert!
If you’re not bad with a needle and thread, this DIY kimono is a perfect pick for you.
Sparkle as you walk down the street with this sequin cardigan DIY!
Accentuate your waist with a cropped jacket!
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.Inspired 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!
Fur was in fashion at Michael Kors where models donned fox fur in addition to more classic cuts and styles.
Who says neutral has to be tame? At Ralph Lauren creams, tans and taupes stole the show with garments showcasing an undeniable Western flair.
The 1920s made a comeback at Marchesa where gowns were trimmed in fringe and floral embellishments.
Jeremy 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.