My mini and I donned our best stripes in recognition of the first #NationalStripesDay, a day created by the one and only J. Crew. Classic stripes are reinvented in a variety of cuts and styles every spring. From skinny to wide, navy and white to multi-colored, there are so many looks to choose from this season. Of course, you can never go wrong with an always-in-style, preppy striped tee. And, while horizontal stripes are a popular look, vertical stripes are ultimately more flattering with their long, slimming line. Note that a great pendant or statement necklace can break up the widening effect of horizontal ...Read more.
Bell sleeves are a favorite style of mine -- they're so chic and flattering on everyone. Especially when they are cut with a tailored shoulder and skim the upper arm, then flare out just past the elbow to provide proportion and balance. This easy-to-throw-on-and-run-out-the-door-looking-fab dress has them. Plus, the corset detail, tho. Open-back, mule-style loafers are haute right now too and so comfy. I'm loving these in particular and metallic is the perfect statement neutral that pairs with, well, pretty much everything. The striped clutch adds a sporty pop of personality. ...Read more.