The Hottest Suits for Summer

Let’s put away the two piece—aren’t we a little bored with bikinis anyway? I’m ready to try something a little different this summer, especially this mesh and olive number by River Island. Comment below with your suggestions for a one-piece this summer!

One-Piece Swim Suit Season

Lilliput Felix
$170, wolfandbadger.com

Lisa Marie Fernandez
kirnazabete.com

Zimmermann
modaoperandi.com

Dolce Gabbana
$460, thecorner.com

River Island
$49, riverisland.com

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Brighten Up Friday with Lips to Get You Noticed

Friday is a great day to jump into your relaxed, casual, weekend-chic look, but sometimes you want to glam it up juuuust a smidge. Simply adding a flash of pink or red (or coral or, why not, orange) to your beauty routine can quickly up your style’s gorgeous quotient. Love!

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10 Outfits to Match Pantone’s Top 10 Colors for Fall

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They’re back! After announcing Radiant Orchid as the 2014 Color of the Year, Pantone has followed up with its top 10 colors for fall: Radiant Orchid, Royal Blue, Aluminum, Aurora Red, Misted Yellow, Sangria, Mauve Mist, Cognac, Bright Cobalt, Cypress.

“This is a season of untypical colors—more reflective of the imagination and ingenuity, which makes for an artful collection of colors and combinations not bound by the usual hues for fall,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “There is a feminine mystique that is reflected throughout the palette, inspired by the increasing need for women everywhere to create an individual imprint.”

We’ve put together our own little guide on wearing the top 10 colors for fall. For buying info, visit Polyvore.

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Celebrate the Season in Silver & Gold

Christmas parties! New Year’s parties! And a few birthdays! Don’t you love this time of year? Not just because you get to snuggle in with your friends and family for holiday cheer and yummy eggnog (well, some of us love it), but also because that means shopping. Yes, shopping for your loved ones—but it doesn’t hurt to snag yourself a new dress for the new year, now does it? For details on the items below, visit Polyvore.

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Wrap Up in Winter Coats

It has finally grown a bit chilly in Los Angeles. Since we never seem to fully dive into winter weather here, a heavy winter coat isn’t always necessary. But who can resist—especially with these cuties that I found on Polyvore.

Winter Coats

How to Wear Fall 2013 Trends

Here’s the good news: You’ve got a lot (a lot) of options for choosing what trends to incorporate into your wardrobe this fall. Possibly too many? Eh, no matter. This season’s looks are so varied that you can wear multiple trends with one piece of clothing. But don’t go overboard—as fun as it is to be on trend, it’s even better to take just a little bit of trendy and then blow it up with your own style. My favorite thing to do is start small and then grow from there.

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Pictured, clockwise from left: IRO Chunky Sweater; N°21 Tartan Mini Skirt; Emilio Pucci Over-The-Knee Boots; H&M (Fake) Fur Necklace; Cambridge Classic Satchel

Fall Trend: Thigh-High Boots

After a few winters full of ankle boots, we finally get to add some drama to our wardrobe with the simple move of slipping into thigh-high boots. Be careful here: If you combine thigh high’s with a mini and a crop top, then you’ll look more go-go dancer than a chic woman of style. Pair the boots with tights, then a mini and a floppy, wide-brim hat to find a happy medium between the two. Don’t forget to include a top that fully covers your torso.
Double-Duty Trend: Leather Thigh-High Boots

Fall Trend: The Satchel

And to be more exact, Cambridge satchels. They are classic and worth the investment. Choose any color, and you’ll love it forever because though the trend may be a satchel style, a Cambridge satchel is more than a trend—it’s timeless.*
Double-Duty Trend: Emerald Green Cambridge Satchel
*No one paid me to write that. I swear, they’re just that amazing.

Fall Trend: Tartan Punk

We saw tartan become popular a few seasons ago, but this time it’s more associated with a punk trend than grunge. And you don’t need to go full-on punk—just a little bit’s enough to get the message across.
Double-Duty Trend: Tartan Punk Mini Skirt

Fall Trend: Statement Necklace

I know, I know, we’ve been wearing statement necklaces, for, like, everrr. But there’s a good reason: They look amazing! Really, I can’t stress this enough because it’s my favorite thing, to stand out with a statement necklace.
Double-Duty Trend: Fur-Covered Statement Necklace

Fall Trend: Chunky-Knit Sweater

OK, I admit that I’m throwing this in the mix because chunky knits were all over the runway for Spring/Summer 2014, but it’s winter, guys. Of course, we can wear our chunky knits a bit early.
Double-Duty Trend: Winter White Chunky-Knit Sweater

 

Ready for the Weekend

Weekend-Ready Comfort

Barneys New York Cashmere Throw
Etsy Journal
Delicate Love Cashmere Sweater
Pantone Bone China
Astier de Villatte Candle
Ethan Allen Throw Pillow
John Rocha Slippers
GreenGate Teapot

Wearing White After (Before and During) Labor Day

White After (Before and During) Labor Day

Wildfox Couture White Crew Neck T-shirt $165
Sass & Bide Long-Sleeve T-shirt $220
French Connection Skirt $108
Rag & Bone White Jeans $187
Sam&Lavi Short Shorts $105
L.A.M.B. White Shoes $228
Zara Minaudiere $100
Star Jewelry Ring Set $170