The Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby-Inspired...
It’s that time of year again: “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”—oh yes, the Kentucky Derby. The big race is upon us, and this week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re dishing on our favorite Derby-inspired trends. The Kentucky Derby is as much about the fashion as it is about the horses. What’s synoymous with the Derby? Floppy hats and, of course, the...
GS Style Inspiration of the Day: Today’s inspiration is Lauren’s gorgeous and feminine crocheted necklace. Lauren crocheted the necklace with gold wire and iridescent beads. We’re loving her craftiness! What do you think of her necklace? Vote here!
Fashion Traditions of the Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby is held on the first weekend in May each year and is one of the most well known horse races in the world, with spectators traveling from all over the globe to watch the race. From the Mint Julep cocktail to the annual Kentucky Derby Festival, the Kentucky Derby is known for its traditional style as much as the race itself! In the earlier years of the race, women wore fairly...
Tuxedos and the Power of Androgynous Fashion
Until the twentieth century, a woman wearing pants was considered scandalous and unceremonious, with few restaurants and formal events allowing them. A fashion revolution was born in 1966 when Yves Saint Laurent presented Le Smoking, a black tuxedo for women. Le Smoking combined the sleekness of menswear with the elegance of women’s formal fashion. Critics, who called Le Smoking outdated, lumpy...
Trend Spotting: TOMS Crochet Classics
I’m currently loving these crochet flats by TOMS. They’re perfect to throw on with a pair of shorts, and the variety of colors are super fun. Plus, TOMS donates a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair you buy. What are your favorite style of TOMS? Stay stylish, Grace
Trendspotting: TOMS Wedges
Follow up to my GetStylin’ post and poised question a few weeks ago, just how comfortable are these shoes and are they worth all the hype? I work in retail and spend 8 hours and sometimes more on my feet each day, needless to say, I strive to still look good while protecting my feet from utter pain. My TOMS arrived in the mail earlier this week and I cannot tell you how INCREDIBLY...
Trendspotting: Gladiator Sandals
Summer is on its way and nothing says summer to me like a cute sandal. Though many aren’t into them, I’m a big fan of gladiator sandals. They are a great alternative to flip flops and can be quite comfortable. Gladiator sandals are a fabulous addition to any boho chic look! Do you love or love to hate gladiator sandals? ~Lauren
The Boyfriend Blazer
This week on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re featuring our favorite women’s fashion trends inspired by menswear. The blazer is a universal piece for both men and women, and every season, the blazer seems to reemerge, even more fabulous than last season. The boyfriend blazer should be a staple in every woman’s closet. Adding a structured blazer to an outfit can instantly...
GS Style Inspiration of the Day: Today’s style inspiration comes from the ever-fashionable ACollectedGentleman. He’s rocking orange, slim pants from TJ Maxx that look great paired with his toggle sweater. Vote for his look here!
Ahead of The Class: How The Oxford Shirt Has...
Years and years ago, it was a man’s world filled with styles and structures that only flattered the male frame—as well as ego. Today, that situation has been altered in more ways than one, thanks in part to women’s style evolving each year. Oxford Shirts have been at the forefront of fashion for years and now they are fitted for every shape, designed in every color, and can be...
Sneak into Spring with some Stylish Footwear
Spring is here and I’m on the lookout for some comfortable shoes to wear that won’t sacrifice my style. I’ve always been a fan of sneakers. I think that they can be a perfectly stylish addition to anyone’s closet! My go-to sneaker brand has always been Converse. I love pairing some high-tops with skinny jeans and a tee for a fun, casual look. You can even design your own sneakers on their...
Our Mini Guide to a Glam-tastic Weekend
Temperatures might have cooled off a bit this week, especially in the Midwest, but that doesn’t mean are style needs suffer for it. Whatever your plans may be for the next two days here are a few suggestions to color your weekend pretty. A cardigan simply does the rest for you when it boils down to completing your style; and with so many beautiful brights out right now, you’ll be...
Break Free from your Winter Blues with Lovely Aqua...
Summer is on its way and no color makes me think of summer like aqua. Crystal clear oceans, sparkling swimming pools, and refreshing drinks all come in shades of aqua and bring to mind the warm, relaxed feel of summer. I love aqua because it can be dressed up or dressed down. Whether rocking a cocktail dress or relaxing in some jeans, aqua is a great color to brighten up any wardrobe! If you...
Trendspotting: Wild Nail Art
As you know, the Get Stylin’ team is crazy about nail art! One of the hottest trends in nail art today is animal print. From leopard to zebra, animal print in all shapes and sizes have been seen everywhere lately, especially on celebrities like Lauren Conrad, Rihanna, and Jessie J. Stick with neutral colors for a more sophisticated look or mix up your nails with bright tones for a younger, fresher...
Neon Nails: Essie Funky Lime Light
Today on the Get Stylin’ blog, we’re featuring our favorite nail colors for spring. Since neon has been so popular lately, a neon manicure is a fabulous way to rock this bright trend. Essie’s “Funky Lime Light” is a neon yellow/lime green. This color is perfect for spring and poolside around summer time, because the vibrant neon compliments a sun-kissed glow. ...