I know this is a timid take on pattern mixing but when you just want to wear something casual without much hustle and bustle – stripes and polka dots will always work. There are a variety of ways of mixing these two patterns from tame to extreme. For example, a bold black and white striped dress with a polka dot clutch might be too daring for some but ultimately it’s really what you’re in the mood for.Read More
I originally bought this black embroidered top for a business dinner but plans changed and ended up wearing something completely different. Since I hadn’t worn it for an evening outfit I thought it would be a great piece to try and integrate into a day outfit.
To bring this black embroidered evening top into day I wore it with a cute polka dot chambray shirt, bright canary yellow pants and I kept my accessories simple and just stuck to dainty gold jewelry.Read More
The elevator opens to the top floor, a vintage fur coat conceals a yellow pleated satin dress, a classic outfit for a classic venue.
We’ve taken photos in The Grand 1401 before, Wearing Sparkle, but this day was different, it was magical. I wish I could take 100% of the credit but to be honest we didn’t exactly know what to expect on our first visit to the top floor of this beautiful location. All the pieces just came together effortlessly.
The extremely bright color summer trend is carrying its way into Fall. Vibrant yellows, greens, blues, purples, pinks and oranges were in many of the fall runway collections and soon to be in many of our wardrobes. If you want to make a major statement consider wearing these primary and secondary colors in your outerwear; sweaters, pants, skirts, dresses, and also handbags and shoes.Read More
For the last weekend of summer we decided to head to the beach. Very appropriate don’t you think? We packed our swimsuits and drove to Santa Cruz, California. We knew there was going to be lots and lots of people and as you can see in the photo above of the beach boardwalk that certainly was the case. We arrived early and found a place to park because once the fog cleared and the temperature increased everyone flocks to the beach.Read More
I know what you may be thinking. That’s a whole lot of yellow! If you’re not into colored denim this look may be a bit alarming but it’s important to keep in mind that you can balance the brightness of the denim with a neutral top. Here I’m wearing a basic tee from Mango, these two colors worked really well together. And to keep this outfit chic a pair of leopard heels. A simple outfit that that integrates the colored denim trend well.Read More
This is the dress I wore to my friends bridal shower party. It was the perfect outfit for a maid of honor because after all I was the hostess and it is necessary to look my best. When I saw this dress online it did not look fabulous it actually looked frumpy but that completely changed when I tried it on, I loved it and had to buy it.Read More