Posts Tagged ‘accessories’

Accessory Minute- Hobo Bags

hobo bags
Hobo bags are casual and cool. You can slouch them over your arm and go. If you are looking for the ultimate “I want to look stylist without really trying” bag, then try a hobo. They are great to take to the beach, the gym, to run errands around town. Some of the leather ones are great to dress up an outfit. They also may have metal hardware on them that gives them a more sophisticated look. They also have really plain ones now that are great for an everyday minimal look


Accessory Minute- The Mini Bag

the mini bag

Today in Accessory Minute, I wanted to write about one of my favorite accessory trends of the past few years-the mini bag. I love mini bags. I am one of those people that try to carry their entire home in a bag, purse, backpack, whatever. Mini bags force you to cut things down to the bare necessities. You can’t carry 20 lip glosses in a mini bag, and that is the beauty of the mini bag.

Shoe of the Week-Dolce & Gabbana F/W 15 Embellished Shoes At Milan Fashion Week

dolce & gabbana
I loved the details and embellishments shown on the clothes and the accessories at the Dolce & Gabbana show at Milan Fashion Week. While everyone was talking about the pregnant models and the babies going down the runway, for me the shoes were my favorite part. Some were velvet, some were furry, and some had all of these sequins and things on them. I love the basic black pumps, and the slingbacks too, but who can resist a Mary Jane pump. I love Mary Janes. I just might have to incorporate them into my fall wardrobe. I have months to plan. Photo from here.

Shoe of the Week- 90s Style Shoes Are All The Rage At Topshop This Spring

90s style shoes
90s style shoes are all the rage at Topshop this spring. They have many shoes that were popular in the 90s, and I am not mad at that. I love chunky platforms, espadrilles, and mules. A lot of these shoes are under $100, so they won’t break your style budget. Get in on the trend before it is too late. Footwear is one area you can have fun in this spring! Check out all the latest styles below.

Shoe of the Week- Pre-Fall Booties From Solestruck

pre-fall bootiesAugust is here and now is the time to stock up on pre-fall booties. I have to go to the mall every week as a homework assignment to observe things for class- such a difficult assignment I know- and I have been noticing all of the new fall merchandise.

Light sweaters, dressy sweatpants, wool blazers, and light coats have been posted up in stores since most summer sales ended last week. When I move over to the shoe section, I can see the first few pairs of pre-fall booties. These booties are great because they can be worn late summer and all the way through winter and low key through early spring and summer too.

This pair from Solestruck is great because you can get a black pair, a white pair, or a pair with both colors. Black and white can go with most anything in your wardrobe, and the platform should make them easier to walk in and wear. Also ignore that haters that say you can’t wear white after Labor Day. Every year I say that, and every year someone gets in a tizzy over that. Bah I say! Bah!

Anyway the booties are selling for $64.95, but you can get 30% if you sign up to their website.  You also get 40% sale shoes for their 10th anniversary sale. You must be signed in to get both sales and it ends Thursday at noon. Happy pre-fall shopping! :)

Shoe of the Week- ASOS Summer Sale Now At Up To 70% Off

ASOS Summer Sale

The ASOS Summer Sale is Now at up to 70% off! That is a whole lot of wow! The shoes are cute and vary from winter to summer season shoes. The prices are great too! The only thing is that now that the sale has been going on for some time, a lot of the sizes are gone. Run…don’t walk to the ASOS Summer Sale!

Accessorize Your Night Out With Unique Prom Accessories


Written by Intern Tunisia.

If you are going to the Prom, Spring Dance, Ball, Formal or whatever you call it and you need to get all dressed up then I got you covered with the most unique prom accessories! From the dress to the shoes to the hair, nails and accessories there are a lot of bases a girl must cover before climbing in the back of a limo.


Ugly Shoes Are Making A Comeback!

ugly shoe trend-Written By Intern Zaquana.

You read that right. Ugly shoe are making a comeback in stores and are marching their way right back into many of our wardrobes. The ugly shoe trend encompasses a sort of perfectly imperfect style that is slowly creeping into the fashion world. I first noticed in the summer of 2013 how the new and fashionable chunky heels were selling quickly in all of my favorite shoe stores.

NSFW: Get Explicit With Atelier Minyon!

Atelier Minyon

One of the places I always visit while in New York City is the Atelier Minyon jewelry store on Spring Street. I miss walking in there and watching the designer, Alp Sagnak, work on pieces right in front of you on the showroom floor. It is very exciting to see.


Warby Parker Just Released Their New Spring 2014 Collection

Warby Parker

Super cute and super cool eyeglasses and sunglasses brand Warby Parker just released their new Spring 2014 collection with eight new shapes and six new colors. I am loving all of them. The very round and owly Quimby frame is mah fave! I love all of the colors and shapes. The old school nerdy feel is more of my thing when it comes to picking out glasses, so I have always been a fan of Warby Parker. Check out the new collection here! Which pair do you like?

Warby Parker

Currently Craving Infinity Scarves

infinity scarf

These past weeks have seen some icy weather, and that calls for some infinity scarves. I love infinity scarves this time of year because they warm the neck and can cover the face. I know plenty of people up north that could use these types of scarves. I always say that if you aren’t going to knit or crochet your own, you should stop by Target. Target always has the best selection on infinity scarves every year. The prices are always right too. Infinity scarves are on sale this week. Go out and get yours before the next winter storm.

Currently Craving-Forever 21’s Statement Necklace

statement necklace

Over the holidays, family and friends gather together to celebrate and be festive.  You can’t be dressed to the nines without a statement necklace. Forever 21 has a ton of them. My intern Maddy loves the Lacquered Link Necklace. A statement necklace works great for all holiday events and occasions. The Lacquered Link Necklace is the necklace every girl needs, not to mention it comes in four great colors (black, green, magenta, and peach)! It is classy enough for any holiday party, and causal enough to be worn to just about any occasion. Another aspect about this necklace is that it has a unique look for an affordable price- $10.80. I highly recommend this necklace, especially during this appropriate time of year.

Don’t forget about the $140 Target Gift Card Contest!

Shoe of the Week- Four Ankle Boots From Forever 21

Forever 21 Ankle Boots 21

I love ankle boots, and these four from Forever 21 are perfect. I used to hate them, but the past two seasons have seen designers taking ankle boots to new heights. You have the hiking ankle, the moto ankle, the combat ankle, and the ankle boot with cut-outs! I am still trying to find the perfect ankle boots with cut-outs because that is a style I think I will be trying this fall. I like how you can wear different color socks with them.

Ankle boots are great for people like me who have big calf muscles. Even though they have a larger selection of wide-calf boots now, they tend to be a bit on the pricey side. With ankle boots, I can still wear cute boots and not have to worry about how they fit or if my jeans are bunching up in the boot’s leg. These four ankle boots from Forever 21 are super affordable and inline with this fall’s boot trends! Check them out!

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Shoe of the Week- Amanda Block Heels From Sole Society

Block Heels

Block Heels are very trendy this summer. They come in various heights, but you usually see them in the short to medium height range. They are pretty popular because the block heel can be sturdier and more comfortable than a stiletto. The Amanda block heels from SoleSociety at $64.95 and comes in three colors. Check these out and tell me what you think about this trend!

To Die For- ASOS Curve Jewelry Coming In August

ASOS Curve Jewelry

There are a lot of cool collections and designer drops this fall like Carmakoma to ASOS.  Now ASOS Curve Jewelry, coming in August, is another one. You may have noticed ASOS Curve little pieces of jewelry here and there, but not a larger selection will be available this fall. I can’t wait to check out the ID necklaces, bracelets and rings they have for sale. The prices are pretty good too. The range will be priced from $10-$51. Check back on the ASOS site for details on the jewelry launch. Photo from ASOS.

Don’t forget to enter in the $140 J. Crew gift card giveaway!

Shoe of the Week – Shoedazzle’s Meja Sandal is Coachella Perfect

shoedazzle meja sandal

If you are thinking about going to round two of Coachella or any other music fest, Shoedazzle’s Meja Sandal is for you! It comes in white and brown, but the brown is more suitable for the grass, dirt, and mud of music festivals. The regular price is $39.95 and the VIP price is $35.95. Either way, this trendy sandal is such a steal. You better scoop up Shoedazzle’s Meja Sandal before all the cute little Coachella girls get it.. Pictures from here, here, and here.

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