Apr 24, 2019

Loving…. some Lela Rose

Posted By: Terri
Category: Designer Spotlight

In case you need a breath of Spring, might I suggest a sneak peak at the Lela Rose Spring 2019 Collection. You’ll find soft colors in feminine silhouettes,detailed to perfection. Can we just say Lovvving!

All images courtesy of Vogue.com

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Apr 8, 2019

Red Alert

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

If you need to put a little “pep in your step” might I suggest selecting a red suit to add to your wardrobe. Here’s a little fun fact:Studies show that red is a universally flattering color. Translation-red looks good on everyone! . Red is such a vibrant color and will absolutely brighten your outlook and your appearance.

Opt for a red suit that flatters your body and fits you to a T. Speaking of T-check out the images enclosed and note how a plain simple solid t shirt/or cami can be the perfect finishing touch paired with some pretty spectacular heels. Done and done.

If you’re looking for some affordable and stylish red suiting options here are two that would look so good on you. Options are under $100.00

Misguided Military Blazer at ASOS $67.00
Suiting Available at H & M
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Apr 3, 2019

Checking IN

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Checks, Plaids and pastels…whatever you want to make of today’s offerings, all I can say is this…they’re all PRETTY and that is with a capital P. If you need a bit of pretty in your life “check out” the following items by simply clicking onto the image and going directly to the “source.” As always…thank you so much for Checking IN! Have a great day.

Capulet Danna Gingham Belted Trench via Urban Outfitters $249.00
Classic Casual Plaid Shirt via Talbots $69.50 Sale: $41.99
MDS Stripes Everywhere top Courtesy of Revolve.com ($395/Sale $219.00)

Additional options for sporting pretty checkered pastels

Pamela Munson “Made About Plaid Bag” Shopbop.com $145.00
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Mar 27, 2019

Suiting UP

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion tips
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Suits for women have come a long way from the very basic (and maybe a little boring) navy or black, single breasted, 2 button down jacket with matching A- line skirt and a pair of pants. . Thank goodness! Suits for Spring 2019 seem to have a bit more edge and style and are much more flattering.

If you happen to be looking for a few quick and easy tips to UP your “Spring Suit Style” here are a few that should do the trick:

  • First and foremost FIT is key! Your suit should fit you to perfection. You can take a moderately priced suit and have it appear to be Couture with the right tailor.
  • If you’re opting for a color PINK IS BIG this season. Very Big. I’m featuring a soft pink from Veronica Beard in today’s blog but you can find suits in a wide array of colors and styles.
Image Courtesy of Talking Shop with Victoria Latu
  • Heels. Yes, I said it heels. Please “elevate” your style and add a heel instead of flats. You don’t have to teeter on 5 inch stilettos but please promise me you’ll at least try. Heels give you a polished put together look and you’ll appear taller and thinner. (Your basic win-win)!
  • Accessories are the perfect finishing touch. Add a great handbag in addition to opting in and adding earrings/ a sleek statement necklace/ bracelet or ring. You don’t have to do all 4 jewelry options-but add one great piece and it will pull your whole look together and amp up your style another notch or 3!
Zoie Pinstrip by Safiyaa (Image courtesy of Modaoperandi.com
Veronica Beard Fogg Dickey Jacket Image Courtesy of Shopbop.com

Dior Bella Black Cut Out Suit
Express Suit Image Courtesy of Viva Luxury.com
Image Courtesy of Victoria Latu Talking Shop
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Mar 8, 2019

In the Trench(s)

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

While many parts of the country are still covered in snow and dealing with freezing temps,here in LA we have been deluged with rain for weeks. Thank goodness I planned ahead (way ahead) and happen to have a bevy of trench coats at the ready. (Translation-I have a major coat addiction and own quite a selection(8 and counting) to choose from hanging in my closet. A girl has got to have options. Right?!

The trench coat is a closet staple. It never goes out of style and if you purchase one in a flattering fit and color you will wear it forever. Promise!

If your looking to add a trench coat to your wardrobe- THINK: Basic… COLOR: tan or black STYLE: single or double breasted and preferably belted. Fit is key. Take your time and search until you find the the perfect style for your shape and lifestyle. The basic trench is an absolute investment piece. Remember the mantra-Buy Well…. Buy Once.

Piped Trench $270 (Anthropologie.com)
Mackage Iva Neotrench Jacket $450.00 (Revolve.com)
Burberry Sisel Trench $790.00 (Bloomingdale’s.com)

If you already own a basic trench why not consider branching out with a different color,fabrication or style….

A.W.A.K.E. Deconstructed Trench $1,155.00 (Shopbop.com)

Leopard Print Mac $130.00 (Topshop.com)
Belted Trench Coat $130.00 Topshop.com

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Feb 26, 2019

Think Pink

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion Red Carpet Fashion

Did you get the memo? In case you missed it..here it is- Pink is BIG…(very big) for Spring and that was clearly the case at the Oscars on Sunday. There was allot of Pink in every shade and style and all of it was Pretty with a capital P. Here’s the round up of some of my personal favorites and with Winter winding down a chance to start embracing brighter and bolder colors, I urge you to put a pop of pink into your wardrobe. It will make you feel Pretty- and let’s face it ” we love the pretty. ”

Julia Roberts in Elie Saab
Kiki Layne
Kasey Musgraves
Gemma Chan in Valentino Couture
Angela Basset in Reem Acra

All images courtesy of Popsugar.com

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Jan 29, 2019

Think Pink

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

You’re going to be seeing a lot of pink for spring. The trend is already spotted on the Red Carpet starting with last weekends SAG Awards and believe you me it will be popping up in the months ahead.

Pink- comes in a bevy of beautiful hues for Spring 2019- pink, blush, rose, and this year Pantone (the color experts introduce “Sweet Lilac” which I believe is vibrant pink. Whatever you want to call this color and in whatever hue you choose to wear it-pink is so pretty!

So remember, as you’re schlepping through the snow in the cold days of Winter, just think in just a few short months you may literally be “in the pink,.” and everything will be looking a lot more rosy!

Yara Shahidi in Fendi courtesy of POPSUGAR.com
Pretty in Pink at Brandon Maxwell Spring 2019

Pantone Color Swatch-they call it Sweet Lilac- translation: a fancy fashion term for PINK
Seriously….Sweet Lilac-It’s PINK.
Pink at Chanel Spring 2019-If it’s Chanel it must be in Season.
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