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Barbie Raids the Runway

I’m a Barbie girl in a Barbie world – no, really, I am. My friends and I even made a Barbie cake for my 21st birthday (see below)! My childhood pretty much revolved around my Barbie collection, so it’s no surprise that I developed a passion for fashion as an adult. And what could be more fashionable than Barbies dressed to the nines after designer brands like Dior, Moschino, and Diane von Furstenberg? Yep, there are such things as Designer Barbie Dolls. In fact, there is an entire website dedicated to them and other Barbie collectables. I’ve included my favorites …

Seasonal Trends

Spring 2015 Trend #4: Glamorous in Gingham

Elle has already called gingham THE print of spring 2015.  If you liked my blog, “How to Wear Plaid Like a Grown-Up” from this past fall, then this is the trend for you! Similar to how it can be difficult to find a plaid flannel shirt that isn’t just for teenagers, gingham print needs to be worn in just the right way to keep the look sophisticated and chic. Here is how to do gingham without looking like Dorothy from Wizard of Oz.  . . 1. The Conservative Work Outfit While gingham may be a traditionally younger looking print, nothing about this look is …

Shopping Tips

Is Two Years Long Enough For A Trend To Come Back?

The Nineties are back but it has been 20 years. Lip Prints? Some of you might recall that I had a blog on lip prints just two years ago. But seriously, they are back again! I guess you could ask if they ever really went away. Does it matter? The fashion world, specifically the fashion magazine world, is OBSESSED with this YSL lip print dress. Too dear for you at $3490.00? Scroll down for some great high/low outfit options. The Fantasy   Saint Laurent Lip Print Silk Dress, $3490 The Reality Look #1 Diane Von Furstenberg Vint Printed Crepe Blazer, …

Shopping Tips

The New White Shirt: How Will You Wear it?

The white shirt was one of the biggest trends on the Spring 2014 runways. However, it’s not your classic white button down. The New White Shirt is clean, crisp and subtly different in its styling. It’s more cool than classic. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, see below for plenty of examples. Which one is for you? Although I don’t usually push a specific trend, this one is just so easy and refreshing, there’s no excuse not to try it! . . . The Shirtdress Vince Drawstring Waist Shirtdress, $275  . . . . . Alexander Wang …

Shopping Tips

Spring Colorblocking

Once again, colorblocking is a huge trend for spring. You can choose to go bright and bold with neon colors or minimalistic with monochrome black and white. Either way, this trend is low-commitment, with no need to invest in any stand-out patterns you won’t like next season, and can be flattering on everyone. Let us know which colorblocking look is your favorite on our Facebook page! Peter Pilotto for Target Colorblock Cardigan, $35   Splendid Two-Tone Knitted Sweater, $120   Rag & Bone Kent Stretch-Satin Jersey Sweatshirt, $395     Diane von Furstenberg Louisa Colorblock Silk Top, $94.50 Prabal Gurung …