You've probably seen stripes, seahorses and anchors in the ladieswear and accessory departments at alot of retailers. Now is the time to get sailor/nautical inspired. The most common are the blue and white stripes. There has been variety from red and white tops and dresses, and even black and white. These looks are best worn with flats or wedges. If you wanna go all out with the trend, add a little sailor hat :-P
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Who wears short shorts...I just had to say it...lol The lastest trend is going pant-less while pairing it with a blazer. Not Lady Gaga or Rihanna pant-less but dropping the pants for shorts. It's definitely a cute alternative to wearing a pant suit. You can dress it up or down.
Gwyneth Paltrow attended the Iron Man 2 premiere wearing a dressier version of a short suit designed by Giorgio Armani.
The little black dress aka the LBD is the one staple every woman should have in her closet. Whatever type of an event you attend, you can never go wrong with black. The LBD just got remixed with ruffles. Selena Gomez is wearing this stylish Marchesa dress with ruffle shoulders. The detailing makes a simple dress pop!
Spring is sprung and ladies it's time to bring out the bright colors. It can be very tricky to pair off beat colors without looking like a bright ass mess. Here Tinsley Mortimer got it right. Pairing a hot pink dress with green and black accents. You can achieve the look too.
This is such a fun a flirty look. The black belt makes the dress stand out and the shoes pop even more. Fashionistaz, are you ready to be daring with your style?
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The latest wardrobe staple every girl needs in her closet is the cropped leather jacket. The cropped leather is versatile. It can be worn with jeans and a wife beater for a laid back look or paired with a dressed to give the look a bit of sass.
Or if you have washboard abs like Teyana Taylor, you can rock your jacket like it's your shirt
Here are a few styles for you to choose to add flyness to your wardrobe (Click on image for more info)
Kerry Washington; Emma Roberts and Lauren Conrad
There are various styles of jackets that can compliment any outfit, but the sequin jacket will help you stand out. This style can be worn as a statement piece over a solid color palette (like Emma Roberts, Lauren Conrad, Kim Kardashian and Solange) or it can be worn over a printed dress like Kerry Washington's to make the entire look pop.
Here are a few options to help you get your shine on
Booties are a trend that don't seem to be phasing out anytime soon. They are so versatile. They can be worn with skinny jeans, leggings and party dresses. The biggest trend right now in booties are "heavy metal accents." These are booties that have great detail...zippers, chains, straps, studs. Here are a few picks that you need in your life right now.
Sarah Jessica Parker
The days of the traditional head band or bow are over. It's all about the over-the-top headpiece that can pull a look together. You've probably haven't had a second thought of even wearing one. I know I haven't. Many retailers are actually making it fun to wear hair accessories. Fashion is all about having fun, taking risks and most importantly being different. These pieces look best worn with evening wear. Preferably a dress.
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Wool coats have always been a common fall/winter outerwear staple. This season, traditional wool coats get a new look. Ruffles are added into the mix to give it a more feminine appeal.
This yummy fuchsia-colored coat is from Bensoni. The combination of ruffles and zippers gives you more options of how to wear it. It would look cute with jeans and knee-high boots for a weekend look or can be apart of your 9-5 wardrobe.
The men's cardigan has been synonymous with prepschool flair. Well, not anymore. Today's athletes and rappers can been seen sporting one. Whether it's dressed up as an alternative to the suit jacket or dressed down with jeans and kicks, you can make the look all your own.