Travel in Style this Summer
Summer is the time for travel and no trip is complete without some cute travel accessories. Whether you’re just going away for the weekend or on an extended vacay, looking good en route to your destination is easy! If you’re looking for something on the smaller side, a satchel is a great choice. A satchel is the perfect bag for flying. It can carry your travel documents, iPod, beauty essentials...
Favorite Blogs: Buy Now, Blog Later
While I love reading fashion blogs, I suffer from the attention span of a baby hamster, so it’s a rarity when I frequent the same blog. However, there’s one blog on my radar that I’m completely enamored with; it’s even bookmarked! Laura’s blog, Buy Now, Blog Later, is a delightful mix of shameless shopping endeavors, humorous anecdotes, helpful beauty reviews, and outfit of...
Wednesday Trend Spotlight: See Jane.
Today we’ll be posting about our favorite bloggers of the moment and I am absolutely smitten with See Jane. , a wonderful blog where Anne aka “Jane” fuses together tasteful pieces, elegant patterns, and one of a kind ensembles. Each post reflects on an overall image and then breaks down what makes this outfit so unique or chic. She definitely brings together fashion and...
Erica Domesek: DIY at its Finest
I love DIY fashion and I make sure to follow several DIY blogs to keep up with the latest do-it-yourself trends. Without a doubt, the queen of DIY fashion is Erica Domesek, founder of PS I Made This…. Erica is a design and style expert based in New York City who has taken the concept of DIY and transformed it into a successful business. I love the layout of her projects. Each project features a...
DIY Dip Dyed Denim
Denim is a staple in nearly everyone’s closet, and each season brings a new way to evolve denim. The latest trend for summer is D.I.Y. dip dyed denim. Starting with an old pair of shorts and some bleach, then taking creative control from there, every dyed piece is unique and gives off a laid-back vibe. I love the idea of branching out to different types of denim pieces: denim shorts,...
GS Style Inspiration of the Day: ACollectedGentleman’s colorful ensemble is perfect for summer. He’s wearing a button down from Ralph Lauren, blue oxfords from Bass, and reddish orange chinos by Brooks Brothers. What do you think of his look? Vote here.
Neon Attack: How to Pull It Off Without...
HELLO SUNSHINE, HELLO NEON. It’s hard not to notice this trend every time you walk into any clothing store—mostly because a beaming surge of light enters your viewpoint. Neons are back in full force and this time around they are being paired in every way and in every shade possible. What’s awesome about this trend is how vibrant summer fashion has shaped up to be; these...
Swarovski Offers Stunning Sparkles
I love anything covered in bling and one of my favorite jewelry lines is Swarovski. For years I associated Swarovski with cute little figurines and home decor. In the last few years, they have really stepped up their game in the jewelry department. Their jewelry ranges from cute and girly to more trendy, so there is something suited for any style or occasion. Swarovski makes stunning...
Trend Spotting: Nail Armor
Nail art and jewelry all in one? What?! Bijules NYC has created a “nail ring” that covers the nail and acts as a ring. What do you think of this trend? You can purchase these rings here.
Trendspotting: Attachment Jewelry
The latest trend in jewelry is attachment jewelry. Necklaces & earrings and rings & bracelets are being fused into one unique adornment. One style of attachment jewelry I am partial to is the toe chain anklet. Anklets and toe rings are traditional jewelry styles for women in India, but these styles have been updated for modern style by being fused together. You can spruce up a simple pair...
Wednesday Trend Spotlight: Bracelet/Ring Combo
It’s a blast from the past, that’s for sure. It seems like the latest jewelry trends are all being resurrected from the past and fittingly we are seeing these trends pop up almost everywhere. What I enjoy about the bracelet/ring combination is that it represents a timeless beauty—eclectic and fun while still bringing forth an elegant force. It’s no wonder these pieces...
Jewelry Favorites: House of Harlow 1960
This week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re featuring our favorite jewelry and accessories lines. House of Harlow 1960 is Nicole Richie’s accessories line, which is sold at higher-end retailers like Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and online at ShopBop.com. The Spring 2012 jewelry collection features an array of lavish, tribal-inspired pieces. Usually, when a designer releases a...
GS Style Inspiration of the Day: Lauren’s DIY Bow Tie necklace. Sticking with our jewelry theme of the week, we’re loving Lauren’s bow accessory and her amazing creativity. What do you think of her necklace? Vote here!
Rustic Influence: Jennifer Fisher Accessories
“I wanted to create jewelry that signified my own personal style, incorporated all things I loved, and could be worn all the time.” - Jennifer Fisher One of the most talked about upcoming, hotter than hot, jewelry lines that has made its way to the public is the introduction of Jennifer Fisher’s jewelry line. Already a noted fashion designer Fisher has turned her direction...
Lemlem Thrives on Simplicity
Most celebrity fashion lines are all about glitz and glamour but model Liya Kebede is all about simplicity with her line Lemlem. Inspired by her roots in Ethiopia, Lemlem serves as a resource for people in Ethiopia to find work. Kebede found that traditional weavers were losing their jobs because of a serious decline in local demand for goods so she started the company in 2007 as a way to provide...
Trendspotting: Organix Hair Care
Today we are spotlighting eco-friendly beauty products that are not only great for your hair and skin but also for the environment. One of my favorite green brands is Organix. The make amazing shampoos and conditioners that are all natural and sulfate free. The do not test their products on animals and ensure that each bottle only contains natural ingredients like peppermint oil, shea butter,...
Wednesday Trend Spotlight: EcoTools
EcoTools philosophy revolves around earth-friendly beauty and giving back to the planet. One of EcoTool’s highest rated and best selling brushes is their Bamboo Bronzer Brush, which is composed of the softest bristles (cruelty-free), and the handle is recycled aluminum and bamboo. The brush is perfect for buffing on a subtle, summery glow. What’s your favorite EcoTools product?
Lushies Unite: Wednesday Trend Spotlight
Lush Cosmetics has made its way across the world with amazing products that soothe the soul, transform skin, and are doing it the right way—with completely natural product, and are fighting the fight against animal testing. Lush is transforming the cosmetic and natural product world. And they’re whimsical company stature as well as off-beat and eccentric product names, keep...
This week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re spotlighting our favorite eco-friendly designers and beauty lines. Maureen Kelly, CEO of Tarte Cosmetics, started her beauty company from her one bedroom apartment over a decade ago. Frustrated with the synthetic ingredients of typical beauty products, Kelly sought to create natural and healthy cosmetics. Tarte products do not contain harmful parabens,...
Eco Friendly Meets Sex Appeal: Linda Loudermilk
When you think eco-friendly clothing, it’s natural to assume that you’ll get is something simple: plain and nothing super fashionable or sexy. But when you take environmentally conscious fashion and throw in designer Linda Loudermilk—yes, that’s her real name—you are transported to a world of flirty, sexy, and yes even a little scandalous fashion. And you’ll...
GS Style Inspiration of the Day: ACollectedGentleman’s houndstooth sports coat and red cardigan combination. We love his style and his ability to get great deals on his threads. What do you think of his look? Vote here.
The Legacy of Alexander McQueen
Without a doubt, Alexander McQueen is my favorite designer. I have been a fan for a few years now and each season my mind is blown. The clothes are crafted beautifully and the level of innovation is outstanding. When McQueen was still alive, his ideas were unlike any other. In one runway show, he featured Shalom Harlow in a white gown being showered with spray paint by robotic arms; in another,...
Fall/Winter 2012: Alexander McQueen
Alexander McQueen is by far my favorite designer and I look forward to the McQueen show each season. The Fall 2012 show presented a stunning, voluminous collection filled with graphic patterns and opulent fabrics. Creative director Sarah Burton had a vision of lightness and wanted to give the illusion that the garments were floating down the runway. Using delicate organza and beautiful...
Trend Spotting: Rebecca Minkoff's Mini M.A.C.
Rebecca Minkoff’s signature bag, the M.A.C. clutch, is great for all seasons. We’re loving this mini M.A.C. clutch in “chocolate.” You can wear the bag cross-body or double the chain up to throw over your shoulder. Either way, you’re going to look fabulous carrying this bag! Shop mini M.A.C.’s here. What’s your favorite color mini M.A.C.? Stay...
Trend Spotlight: Stella's Athletic Wear
Did you know Stella McCartney is designing the British uniforms for the upcoming Olympics? So it makes sense that she would debut a hint of the athletic line in her Fall 2012 runway collection. More modern and definitely a cut above the rest, look how Stella transforms the simple uniform into a statement:
What's not to Love about Rebecca Minkoff?
This week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re featuring our favorite designers. Rebecca Minkoff was the obvious choice for me, considering I hoarded my savings to purchase the latest M.A.C. clutch. I’m a total Minkette…and proud. Rebecca Minkoff is a New York designer who originally started with a line of luxury handbags, but luckily for us, has since branched out to...
A Stellar Influence Amongst Us: Stella McCartney
Although Stella McCartney has a last name that will get her pretty much anywhere, it has been delightful and refreshing to watch her blossom into her own brand and create her own business. The Stella McCartney collection has grown into a mega fashion label and has allowed Stella to flex her creative muscle—inspiring pieces that have evolved and led the way for other designers to follow. ...
Accessorizing with Denim (The Right Way!)
This week the Get Stylin’ team is covering our favorite styles of denim. Denim has gotten a bad rap in the past (thanks Britney and Justin!) but now it is back in style. The wrong way to do denim! If you want to add denim in small doses to your wardrobe, start with some accessories! These denim spiked Louboutin heels are gorgeous but pretty pricy. For a cheaper alternative, try...
Trend Spotlight: Maxi Skirts
One of my favorite things about building your own fashion and creating your own look is the power maxi skirts have to create incredible looks! Maxi skirts have become all the rage this past year, incorporating all kinds of designs and prints. ShopBop.com has some great inspirations—everything from simple to knock out pieces! X0- Bre
Street Style Trend Spotting: Dulce's Minty Hi-Lo...
Today on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re featuring our favorite street style looks. Who better to feature than DulceCandy87, a YouTube beauty and fashion guru and blogger? Dulce is the queen of street style. I’m loving the way Dulce mixes trends; she pairs a minty hi-lo dress with gold accents and white accessories. Her shoes are from Aldo and her earrings are from Forever 21. ...
Trendspotting: Street Style
Street style has become a phenomenon in the fashion industry, with photographers like Bill Cunningham and Scott Schuman basing their careers on it. Schuman’s blog The Sartorialist has paved the way for street style. This image from Paris Fashion Week is one of my favorite street style images. The way the wind is blowing her skirt adds to the effortless quality of her look. A touch of pink on her...
Colored Denim Essentials
This week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re blogging on our favorite denim trends. Today, it’s all about the colored denim! Pastel jeans have been unstoppable this spring, from mint skinnies to lavender straight-leg cuts. The J.Crew Toothpick jean has been one of my closet staples for the past month. The Toothpick jean comes in five different shades, from neon to pastel....