“Red Is The New Black”….the color you need this fall season- The Look #29

Hello & Happy Weekend! Hope everyone is having a great time so far….

Wanted to write about one of fall’s hottest color stories & also one of my personal favorites….the color RED

Red is the color of LOVE & GOOD FORTUNE….it is also associated with PASSION & DETERMINATION, but currently it’s the strongest color for the fall/ winter season that can be worn as a HEAD TO TOE LOOK or simply as a STAND OUT PIECE or BOLD ACCESSORY.

Here is some inspiration for wearing red this fall…I love how there are so many shades that can mixed and matched from traditional “apple red” to “burnt wine”.

Empower your self with the color red…..Shop the Look…..most styles are under $100

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The Fall Edit: Friday Favorites & #Fallfashion

Happy Friday! It’s the weekend! 

It seems we are finally heading into the last weekend of the summer season! So…..it also seems like the right time to think about this coming fall season & what our new Fall Favorites will be.

Here are some of things I will be adding to or pulling from my closet that can be mixed & matched together to complete my fall 2017 wardrobe:

 

MY FRIDAY FAVORITES ( & all styles are under $100!)

  1. SOMETHING RED –loving red & all things ruffled for fall
  2. SOMETHING BLUE ( AS IN DENIM BLUE….)- distressed denim looks new again especially in a lighter wash or cropped length
  3. SOMETHING LEOPARD- leopard prints are my favorite & such a classic print, it’s almost a neutral!
  4. SOMETHING FLORAL- loving dark & moody floral prints for fall
  5. & SOMETHING OLD THAT FEELS LIKE NEWyour classic band tees, but with a vintage look & updated fitFALL-EDIT--FRIDAY-FAVORITESSHOP THE POST : 1) red ruffle top/ ASOS  & red ruffle sweater/ ENDLESS ROSE  2) ripped jeans/ TOPSHOP & distressed denim/ LEVI’S  3) leopard print dress w/ stripes/ ASOS & leopard wrap dress/ BARDOT   4) floral print dress/ ASOS & long sleeve floral print dress/ ASTR  5. led zepplin band tee/ TOPSHOP & queen band tee/ DAYDREAMER

 

Hope you have an amazing weekend!

XO,

Zoe

 

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The Look You Need Now: Transition Into Fall with Studs & Dark Floral Prints-“The Look #28”

We just got back from a quick trip to Los Angeles & since the weather is still so warm here in New York City I’m still wearing all my favorite summer dresses on repeat. But with September coming up & right around the corner, new fall items have been on my mind.

Sometimes a few new key pieces can be added in to blend with your summer wardrobe & give you a head start on the fall season.

Here are some of my favorite new items for fall/ transition in prices ranging from “the splurge to the steal” :

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  1. The Embellished MOTO Jacket (throw it over your summer dresses at night when it gets a little chilly now & wear for a cool daytime look for fall)
  2. STUDDED Booties (fall is always a great time for new boots, but with all the cool new styles out now, who can wait till then? Pair these with bare legs and a skirt for now & anything else for later)
  3. DENIM MINI: the perfect transition piece to wear now and later that ultimately goes with everything
  4. HANDBAG with Hardware (a “wear everywhere” bag for an extra edge that takes you from a daytime look to girls night out)
  5. The Dark Floral Print Top (looks great with denim shorts or a skirt & sandals now, then pair with skinny or distressed jeans & boots for fall)

 

Click HERE for all shopping details & my fall style inspiration……

 

Can you tell which ones are “the splurge” & which ones are “the steal” ?

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Happy Fall!

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Beach Chic…: Your #Outfitinspo For a Perfect Beach Day- “The Look #27” Last Days of Summer

It’s the middle of August, but summer’s not over yet! There’s still 3 more weeks till Labor Day weekend… so lets make the most of it! I’m so excited to get some more beach days in and have been thinking about some cute looks that can take you through a long fun day at the beach & then out to dinner and drinks….

A beach day can be so relaxing but sometimes I tend to bring way too much stuff with me…so I’m thinking it would be more of a zen-like experience to pare it down a bit & narrow it down to: my top 6 summer beach day essentials in different price ranges from the steal to the splurge….

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 Here are my top 6 favorite beach day essentials

Swimsuit: loving the one-piece & the high-waisted bikinis & bright colors

Towel: a bright & cheerful towel is always fun plus loving the round shapes

Sandals: cute flat sandals or flip flops are a must

Sunnies: loving all the aviators & metallic shades this season

Beach Bag: can’t go wrong with playful & fun totes in bright & matching colors

Sundress: throw one on over you bathing suit & you’re ready for a casual dinner or    drinks by the ocean

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Shop The Post:  (clockwise from left)

  1. one piece swimsuit/ Becca by Rebecca Virtue        2. high waist swimsuit/ Kate Spade    3. aviators/ H & M 4.ruffle bikini/ Trina Turk   5. lotus towel/ Vagabond    6. out of office bag/ Soeur Du Maroc  
    7.flower flip flops/ Melissa     8. sundress/ Tiare Hawaii    9. off the shoulder dress/ Asos
    10.watermelon towel/ Ban.do       11. striped tote bag/ Mar Y Sol
    12. gold sandals/ Cocobelle

     

     

    What are your favorite items for a day at the beach?

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FRIDAY FAVORITES

Happy Friday! What are your plans for this weekend? I’m excited for some time to relax & have fun with the family. Here are some of the things I’m currently loving &/ or coveting.

……see below for My Friday Faves……

 

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  1. dress/ JOA   2.sunnies/ Chloe   3. crossbody bag/ Rebecca Minkoff   4. sandals/ Rag & Bone    5. perfume/ Calypso St. Barths     6. fresh cut flowers/ Ode a la Rose

 

Hope you have an amazing weekend!

XO,

Zoe

 

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My Top 5 Affordable Summer Essentials

I can’t believe that August is already here! Well, even though summer’s already more than half way over, there’s still so much time left for fun days at the beach or pool & those hot summer nights! Now is the time to get the most wear out of your summer wardrobe or to add some great new items. You don’t need to spend a lot of money to look stylish & with so many summer sales going on, it’s exciting!

But what about those long weekend days when you always on the go or vacation time where you need your outfits to carry you from morning till night? I’ve put together my top 5 summer essentials that will take you through a long day of fun…from morning brunch to an afternoon on the beach & then a night out on the town.

 Here are my 5 favorite summer essentials

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1.) THE PRETTY SUNDRESS

Pretty floral print sundresses are great for summer as they will keep you cool in the hot weather and can also be dressed up or down depending on where you are going. Pair with flat sandals or flip flops by day or dress up with heels at night. Create an edgy or ultra-feminine look with the same dress by switching out your accessories.

This dress was something I wore recently on a hot & humid day in NYC and I really loved the soft florals & stripe details. (SHOP this post:  DRESS- SIMILAR HERE & HERE )

Pink Floral Dress: This dress below is really affordable & I love the idea of dressing this up with a strappy sandal for night or dressing down with white sneaker or flat lace-up sandals by day.

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Also loving this dress too! shop this style HERE

2. THE WHITE TOP

Lacey off the shoulder tops have really become a universal favorite because they are so comfortable, flattering & on trend. A pretty white top will keep you cool & always looks great paired with denim shorts or a skirt for daytime or you can dress it up with skinny jeans and heels for night. This also can be a great layering look over your swimsuit for a more covered up look at the beach or pool.

White Eyelet Off The Shoulder Top: Nothing beats a pretty white top for a fun & feminine look. This top looks great paired with denim shorts or can be dressed up for night with gold accessories.

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here is another favorite! And it’s currently on sale HERE

3. THE DENIM CUT-OFF SHORTS

Denim Shorts: this is one of my favorite denim brands right now & this is just such a cute & classic style that you can wear on repeat all summer long

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4. THE ONE PIECE BATHING SUIT

Nude Ruffle One Piece: this is my favorite one piece bathing suit because you can just throw shorts, jeans or a skirt over it and head straight out to dinner after a day at the beach. It has such gorgeous and flattering styling with the one shoulder ruffle detail. Plus it’s Made in USA & currently on sale !

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5. THE COOL SUNNIES

Cat Eye Sunglasses: I always seem to wear the same favorite pair of go-to clasic black sunnies, but sometimes it’s fun to change it up a bit, especially in summer. Why not try some fun mirrored lenses in a fun color or a cat eye shape? These are so fun & pretty & at a great price too.

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What are your go-to items for the summer season?

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The Look #26- Fall Favorites…All the #Outfitinspo You Need For the New Season

While summer may be in full swing, behind the scenes all the stores are getting ready for the next fall season…This fall there are so many fun & beautiful options to make an easy transition into the new season. I’ve been looking for the new essential pieces that will transform your closet and finding the new season to be both romantic & edgy….& playful yet strong.

I’m loving all the studs and metallic hardware on jackets & accessories combined with the easy silhouettes of romantic floral print dresses. Go edgy with black leather & studs & ladylike with floral prints & texture. The new season is all about mixing it all up for your own style & #OOTD, feeling strong like a #GIRLBOSS and just having fun!

 

MY FALL 2017 FAVORITES……..

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SHOP THE LOOK:

1. wrap dress/ Spell & the Gypsy Collective  2. cold shoulder dress/ Paige   3. dress/ Self Portrait  4. off the shoulder dress/ BB Dakota  5. rose print dress/ Rebecca Taylor  6. handbag/ Rebecca Minkoff   7. velvet booties/ Kendall & Kylie   8. cold shoulder top/ Band of Gypsies  9. ruffle sweater/ Rebecca Taylor   10. t-shirt/ Pam & Gela   11. studded handbag/ Saint Laurent   12. studded boots/ IRO   13. moto jacket/ BlankNYC   14. skinny jeans/ J Brand   15. skinny jeans/ Lovers & Friends   16. denim jacket/ L’Agence

 

 What styles are you excited to wear this fall season? Leave a comment below

XO, Zoe

 

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