We love that the fall collections have an extra dose of fancy this year -- why wait for the holidays? Brocade and velvet, embellishments and feathers -- wearable luxury sums up the season and minimalism has taken a back seat. Don't worry, our beloved distressed denim isn't going anywhere -- it gives all the rich fabrics some edge and an urban feel. The '70s -- aka the hippie and disco decade -- is still having major influence with a boho vibe, but the '80s is making a play for a starring role too with opulence and fun, including statement pieces like the animal print and pink feather jackets below. As a prelude to ...Read more.
We are beyond excited to be teaming up with Saks Fifth Avenue to host "Sip, Shop & Style" on September 23rd in Phoenix! This is a must-attend event to add to your calendar, since not only will it be fun, but also because we are sharing the 411 on Fall 2016 fashion and beauty trends, while you down champagne, shop the new collections, and indulge in mini-makeovers by the Saks beauty experts. Bring your besties!! Did we mention there will be an exclusive accessories gift with purchase from the gorgeous new brand Cinq à Sept? And champagne? Right. We're pretty sure we had you at champagne. So skip your work meeting, ...Read more.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Right, another cancer awareness month you're thinking. Why should you care? Well, to state the obvious, only women get it -- specifically, 1 in 75 of us. More importantly, most women aren't diagnosed until it's in the late stages because the symptoms can be difficult to recognize, resulting in a five-year survival rate of less than 50%. Early diagnosis is critical. That's why we need to pay attention to our bodies and know the signs. ...Read more.
New York Fashion Week wrapped up yesterday and we've been closely watching what's haute for Spring 2017. Wondering what styles will still be trending next spring vs. which items you may want to consider clearing out of your closet? Well, good news, there are several trends that aren't going anywhere, including the fashionista's must-have of the moment -- the off-the-shoulder look, plus strategically-placed cutouts, ruffles galore, and layers of sheer lace and fabrics. We have a peek at a few of the best from the NY shows. ...Read more.
The mornings are cooler, the sky looks a little more hazy and the light diffused... fall is in our sights. My favorite time of year. Oh, and the salted carmel mocha and pumpkin spice latte are back at Starbucks! Time to begin our wardrobe transition to fall and more rich, luxe textures, colors and fabrics. But we're in the in-between phase and it's still too warm for tweed, leather and fur, so the perfect transition pieces come in the form of autumnal and deeper jewel tone hues, suede booties and the latest denim. Welcome back, fall -- we've missed you so!! ...Read more.
Distressed over how to wear the biggest look in jeans since, well... skinnies?? Distressed denim is oh-so-haute and age is not a factor -- it's more about your personal style really. And, "distressed" doesn't have to mean jeans with big holes in the knees and legs, although it can be fun to wear ripped, holey denim with a pretty tailored top and heels for a change, especially if you're working on up-levelling your street style cred. Patchwork has also entered the scene as a new distressed denim look, and jeans with fringe around the bottom of the legs are a great choice for the more conservative fashionista. Looking for ...Read more.