October Monthly Archives

Instant Style – Lilac

Purple, the “color of kings” does indeed reign because it is all about sophistication and elegance.  When the color is lightened a few notches it gives off a romantic feeling, a quietly exotic appeal. Lilac The Palette: Lilac Wine Navy Why it Works: The rich burgundy shoes and navy bag gives the lilac dress a color block appeal.  The ’70s color scheme appears striking but …

Marsala + Gingham

Note: This post was supposed to come out on Friday after the Fall color post. As you all might have noticed, the color post came out today. It really was not easy putting that together. I had to go through hundreds of pictures to pick the ones that I love and really represent the colors. It took me 3 days to finish that piece. So …

Pantone’s Fall/Winter 2015 Color Trends

For those of you that are wondering who or what Pantone is, Pantone Inc. is the world-renowned authority on color, provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer. The 10 color trends for Fall/Winter 2015 were revealed way back in Spring (March) of this year. …

Any colors that should not go together?

All of us at one point had asked the question of whether certain colors go together?  Well here is a perfect answer if you are still wondering. “There’s really no such thing as colors that can’t work together.  It’s all about placement, keeping a tight palette and using neutrals to keep the wilder things balanced.” Be willing to take a fashion risk and step out …

Which one designer item out of these five will you splurge on?

 Christian Louboutin Shoes || Chloe Handbag || Burberry Trench Coat || David Yurman Cuff || Valentino Studded Sandal A couple of months ago, a friend asked me where she could get one of those shoes with red on the bottom.  I knew she was referring to the one and only Christian Louboutin So Kate 120 black pump; the most popular pair of shoes.  I told …

Grid and Textured

It was getting dark and I was a little tired but why waste an opportunity to take a picture of a great work style.  The grid top is one of my the first and only order from SheInside.  I was a bit worried the quality might not be up-to-par but I was willing to take the risk since it only cost me less than $20.  …

Find Your Perfect Relaxed Trench Coat

I never look forward to the Fall but the reality of the fact is that, it is beginning to get a little bit cold at night and early in the morning.  So far, we have had the pleasure of enjoying a temperature well above 60 degrees since September 23 (first day of Fall).  The gist around town is that this Winter is going to be …