On a whim I decided to tie a thin black ribbon around my neck the other night to compliment the deep red dress I was wearing and I’m realizing now that I’m not alone. Chokers are back and making a bold appearance on a number of the style set. From Emma Watson to Rihanna, chokers are turning up the form of wispy and open-ended gold bands, leather “belts” with metal clasps, layered in dazzling crystal, and simple black ribbons — all neatly wrapped around the neck. The look makes an equally bold statement to the many layered and length necklaces that are also trending for spring — with a decidedly more minimalistic effect. Here’s some choker-inspiration for you to draw from for the weekend!
The idea that white should only be worn in the spring/summer is an archaic one that we’ve long since put behind us. So why is it that today’s must-have is one so many style-seekers have a hard time embracing. White jeans in winter is an easy enough 2015 do — pair with chunky knits, ethereal blouses, chambray button-ups and/or long winter coats — and with such chic early converters as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Cara Delevingne, Alexa Chung and a virtual gaggle of street style stars and bloggers offering up their own how-to’s on the look, there is plenty of online inspiration. Your white jeans needn’t linger any longer in the back of your wardrobe waiting for spring to rear it’s head, the time is now.read more
They’ve finally done it. Designers have discovered the perfect mix of feminine and urban for fall 2014 in the guise of a single statement wardrobe piece: the leather skirt. From midi-length and pleated, to perfectly pencil and back to mini- this season’s leather skirts are a wondrous variety of colors, cuts and detailing with a little something to flatter every body type. Pair your sleek, black mini with a chunky sweater, your lace-up boots with a wide-pleated feminine midi, or an oversized tee tucked into a form-fitting pencil style and you have the makings of some of our favorite “it” girl stylings. Here are a few of our favorite leather skirt celebrity pairings for you to tuck into (pun intended) for fall.read more