Styling Blog RSS



6 Style Lessons Learned From Watching Cult Favorite Movie, The Great Gatsby

And no, I don't mean the Leo version.   The roaring twenties mark a period in time where men and women freed themselves from the stiff culture that had ruled society up until that point.  The twenties is the decade of the flappers, and groundbreaking political and social change.  During this period of mass change, different ways of dressing and party culture became the new way of life.  Let's take a look at some major styling moments from the 1974 movie classic, The Great Gatsby.   1.  There is always an occasion to wear white.     Throughout the movie, it seems as though everyone in this upper-class, Long Island neighborhood wears white.  In the opening scene, Daisy and her professional golf...

Continue reading



Street Style: Trends Spotted From Paris Couture Week

What's more interesting than reviewing Paris Couture Week Runway?  Reviewing the street style looks caught in between shows.  This year, these fashion icons have set the bar high for summer style, with many new takes on old trends.  Take note from these street style superstars, as we disect the top 20 looks photographed from Paris Couture Week.      1. I love a good sweatpant.  The fact that these pants are super comfy and stylish at the moment gives new life to lazy girl fashion.  Satin is the latest fabric of the season and satin track pants are the easiest way to pull off this comfy chic look.  They are super accessible as well.  Just recently, I was able to buy...

Continue reading



The Best Products to Beat the Heat and Still Look Chic

Happy Summer Solstice. Now that the Summer Solstice has finally arrived, it's time to up your game with these hacks to look great, keep cool, and stay busy this season.    Beach Read. When it comes to picking out a good book to read, there is no source I trust more than Oprah's Book Club or The New York Times Best Sellers.  The next book on my must-read list this summer is Into the Water by Paula Hawkins.  If you're not familiar with Hawkins' debut thriller, Girl on the Train, then I suggest you pick yourself up a copy.  Her suspenseful books are the perfect beach read and I can almost guarantee you won't be able to put it down.  Another...

Continue reading



Millennial Pink Perfection: Get On Board with the Trend in These Summer Ensembles

Time to Think Pink. In case you haven't noticed, the color pink seems to be EVERYWHERE.  From the latest hair trends, to design inspo.  The term 'millennial pink' was described by Ny Mag as "a range of shades from beige with just a touch of blush to a peach-salmon hybrid."  But what has caused this millennial pink craze?  For one, society's fluidity of gender roles has helped make the shade universally androgynous.  Additionally, this color's light hue and many variations allow it to be considered a neutral and can easily be incorporated into any look.  Pantone, the fashion industry's color gurus predicted this shade of pink would peak in 2016, but in 2017, this color shows no signs of slowing down.  Not only is...

Continue reading



Everything to Know About Monday Night's CFDA Awards

The Oscars of Fashion was held Monday night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, and with it brought shock, excitement, and some unforgettable fashion moments. The CFDA was founded in 1962 and it's membership consists of more than 500 of America's greatest womenswear, menswear, accessories, and jewelry designers.  This not-for-profit trade association was created to raise funds for charity and industry activities.  The Council of the Fashion Designers of America rules the fashion industry.  It's mission is to strengthen the impact of American designers and the global economy.  It has taken a leadership role in sustainability efforts in clothing and manufacturing.  The CFDA is the official organizer of NYFW and the entire fashion calendar.  The CFDA aims to...

Continue reading