The Look You Need For The Holidays- “ROCK N ROLL SEQUINS” #Holidaystyle

Happy November! It’s hard to believe that 2018 is winding down & there are only 6 weeks left of this year! I’m getting excited for the holidays & the chance to get a little dressed up for different events. This season I’ve been really feeling a Disco meets Rock N Roll vibe with lots of “glam & glitter” and my favorite….sequins! I thought it would be fun to put together an assortment of disco inspired outfits for the party season in different price categories….no matter what your budget is there’s always something cute to find to get dressed up in.

I generally like to keep my holiday looks on the casual side and to mix them with some edgier accessories like a studded handbag or some sleek rock n roll style boots. But it’s always fun to play with different looks especially when you have a fun party (or 2) to attend!

Wishing you a happy & healthy holiday season with lots of style, fun & glamour!

Here are some of my favorite looks for the fall/winter holiday season…..



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metallic rainbow heels/ Sophia Webster

sequins tulle turtleneck/ Halpern

one shoulder sequin dress/ Majorelle

sequin handbag/ Sonia Rykiel

glitter ankle boots/ Saint Laurent

fuchsia booties/ Dolce Vita

beaded clutch/ Alice & Olivia

sequin romper/ Endless Rose

patent leather leggings/ Haider Ackerman

patent leather tote / Stand

Which piece is your favorite & what are you planning on wearing this holiday season?

Leave a comment below

XO,

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THE LOOK- “BOHEMIAN MODERN”……. my fall favorites #FW18

Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures have dropped in NYC, it’s officially time to pile on the layers & start incorporating some of the new trends into your wardrobe……I really do love the fall season and all the rich colors that come with it. Wine, Bordeaux and Fuchsia have been some of my most favorite colors of the season and I love mixing and matching different shades for a tonal look.

 

Here are some of the fall favorites that I’m currently coveting….

 

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I’m loving the rich colors, luxurious textures & bohemian prints trending this fall season……

 

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  1. Dress /  Self Portrait        2. Boots /  Laurence Dacade    (& more affordable version HERE)  3. Velvet Top / Magda Burtrym (& more affordable version HERE )

4. Velvet Flares /  J Brand   5. Sneakers /  Acne Studios       6. Cross-body Bag / Valentino .            (& more affordable version HERE)  7. Ruffle Sweater /  Endless Rose      8. Printed Blouse /  Alice & Olivia (& more affordable version HERE)

 

 

Which piece is your favorite?

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XO,

Zoe       

Mad For Plaid- The Fall Edit

Happy Fall! #TGIF It’s the weekend! 

It seems we are finally experiencing some fall weather here in NYC! Fall is one of my favorite seasons and also just a really fun time to get dressed! I love it when the weather cools down a bit and it feels like the time to throw on some layers & an amazing jacket….So…..with that in mind it seems like the right time to think about this coming fall season & what my new Fall Favorites will be. Right now I’m loving bright Red paired with Black & Grey neutrals. Also loving bold plaids and leather looks too….

Here are some of things on my fall wish list. It’s always fun to add a few great new pieces each season that can be mixed & matched together with the classic items that are already  in your closet.

 

MY FALL FAVORITES:

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Clockwise from top left:

1. Faux Leather Jacket with Studs /  Pistola      2. Red Plaid Tote Bag/  Think Royln       3.Faux Leather Shirt/ pushBUTTON   4. Plaid Pants/ Michael Kors      5. Snakeskin Boots /  Chloe        6. Crossbody Bag/ Rebecca Minkoff           7. Pleated Skirt/  We11Done       8. Plaid Print Blouse/ Sanctuary      9. White Booties/   Sam Edelman

 

Which item is your favorite? Comment Below!

 

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YOUR AFFORDABLE STYLE GUIDE FOR THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMER #endlesssummer #styleguide

Hi again! So…..this summer has been going so fast & I’ve been sooooo busy between working, parenting & our hectic city lifestyle in general that I’ve been a bit MIA on the blog lately.  But even though its almost the end of August, I’m still so excited about styling my summer looks & looking for great new sale items because it feels like summer’s just not over yet!

There’s still 2 more weeks till Labor Day weekend… so lets make the most of it! My family and I are finally getting some time to relax & escape the city and we are so excited to get in some more beach days & pool time & fun in the sun. Lately I’ve been searching for some cute styles that can take you through a long fun day at the beach or pool & then out to dinner and drinks….

This is a great time of year to look for the styles you may have been coveting all season that could currently be on sale or adding great new items you can wear now & also in the begging of the next summer season. I always am looking for a great bargain & love finding things to add to my wardrobe this time of year….because lets face it, fall is just not as fun!

This summer I’ve been really into dresses and bright colors. I like to mix and elegant look with something more edgy and have also been getting back into graphic t-shirts again. For summer I tend to wear more simple styles but also to have fun with my outfit choices. Fashion should always be fun and make you feel good about yourself!

Here are some of my favorite looks for this end of the summer season:

(Most styles are on sale!)

 

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  1. Mink Pink Floral Dress        2.Lace Up Dress      3. Wrap Dress            4. Sunglasses                 5. Crop Top              6. Yellow Dress            7. Cut Out Shoulder Top

 

 

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1.Beach Dress           2. Graphic Tee              3. Polka Dot Dress       4. Beach Tote

    5. Colorful Slides           6. Polka Dot Bikini       7. Bright Sunnies

XO, 

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HAPPY LAST DAYS OF SUMMER!

SPRING 2018: HOW TO ADD NEW COLOR TO YOUR WARDROBE THIS SPRING

Wow! I can’t believe it’s already May! I’ve been a bit missing in action on the site lately with so many changes & so much going in my life lately….but…….I’m very excited to get back into the spring season & to be writing again here on Rock Paper Sequins. It’s been a looooong & cold winter here on the East coast & it’s finally starting toward up & feels like spring is finally in the air.

It’s so fun to be in the city this time of year, everyone is so excited to be outdoors and there’s such an amazing collective energy and optimism on the streets and in the parks and the cafes too, it’s contagious!

Anyway, I’ve been anticipating this season for a while and excited to start wearing all the new spring threads. One thing I’m really excited about is adding more color into my wardrobe after many months of wearing darker colors.

What are your favorite colors to wear this spring?

I’m currently so excited about: PINK, YELLOW & LILAC

 

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Pink is the color of optimism & love. It can be delicate & sweet and feminine & romantic, but it also represents universal love and the most powerful form of love which is self love….

SHOP THE LOOK- clockwise from top: 

floral print dress/ dRA                  eyelet lace dress/   Rebecca Taylor                     gingham top/ Lovers & Friends          off the shoulder midi dress/ Astr the Label             wrap around bracelet/  Rebecca Minkoff            skirt/  Paskal                    cat eye sunglasses/ Fendi

 

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Yellow is a happy color. It represents positive energy & enlightenment, but it can also be cheerful & fun….& perfect for Spring 2018!

SHOP THE LOOK- clockwise from top: 

EYELET TOP/  Endless Rose         maxi dress/ Privacey  Please      slip dress/   Glamourous  

ruffled wrap dress/  C/ Meo Collective

pineapple bag/ similar here        handbag/ similar here           sandals/ Topshop

 

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Ultra Violet is the ultimate color & Pantone’s color of the year!

The color violet can be associated with royal, luxury, power & ambition….it also represents creativity, devotion, peace & magic….

SHOP THE LOOK- clockwise from top: 

ruffled crop top/ Rebecca Taylor       floral print dress/  Ulla Johnson

off the shoulder dress/   Endless Rose        long sleeve ruffle dress/ For Love and Lemons

booties/ Tibi        backpack/ Deux Lux

HAPPY SPRING!

 

The Icon- RIHANNA STYLE….All the Looks You’ll Want to Wear Right Now for #SS18

One of my favorite style icons from the past few years has been the effortlessly cool & uber-stylish RIHANNA. In this day and age it’s hard to find people with a strong personal style who like to break the rules & take fashion risks, but that’s exactly Rihanna. She’s unapologetic & true to herself in both her music, lyrics and her street style too.

Always cutting edge & slightly ahead of the curve, Rihanna sets trends and defines the styles that we all seeM to crave by the following year. A true rebel, independent woman & free spirit, she wears whatever she wants with pure confidence from the red carpet to the stage to the street. Always cool, always effortless & forever beautiful, she is a talented signer, performer & designer.

Here are some of my favorite looks worn by Rihanna in 2017 & the current similar styles you’ll want to wear right now…..

Get Inspired:

ULTRA VIOLET – Pantone’s color of the year is set to be the most coveted color for this Spring season….It looks fresh, cutting edge & optimistic in tops, dresses & accessories…..

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GET THE LOOK:

 

clockwise from top:  1. BLOUSE / TIBI  2. COLD SHOULDER TOP / ALICE & OLIVIA

3. LACE DRESS/ FOR LOVE & LEMONS     4. BOOTS/ TOPSHOP

5. DRESS/ RAMY BROOK    6. CIRCLE PURSE/ BAGGU

 

 

DISTRESSED DENIM : get ready for wide legs & lighter washed denim for Spring…..

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GET THE LOOK:

 

clockwise from top: (from the steal to the splurge…)

1. ASOS   2. TOPSHOP  3. MOUSSEY    4. AGOLDE

 

 

EYELET LACE: one of my all-time favorites, this is a timeless look that can be both edgy and romantic….

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GET THE LOOK:

 

clockwise from top: (from the steal to the splurge…)

 1. TOPSHOP   2. ASOS  3. ENDLESS ROSE    4. TULAROSA

5. BB DAKOTA

 

 

FIT TO BE TIED: wear it cropped, wear it tied & pair with high waisted denim or skirts

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GET THE LOOK:

 

clockwise from top: 

 1. NORDSTROM  2. REVOLVE 3. REVOLVE   4. TULAROSA

 

BRIGHT FLORAL PRINTS:  channel the 60’s with Flower Power prints in tops, dresses, skirts & pants….

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GET THE LOOK:

1. dress/ TOPSHOP    2. skirt/ DVF   3. skirt/ TOPSHOP

 

Which Rihanna inspired look is your favorite & what are you excited to wear this spring? Leave a comment below.

XO, 

Zoe

 

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“Work It Girl!” Your Work Out Style Guide….From the Splurge to the Steal…all the #Outfitinspo you need for your #Workout – The Look #35

One of my big goals that I set two years ago was to make exercising a regular (as in a 3-4 times weekly) practice….. and right now I’ve officially completed 2 years of following through on that commitment!

I can honestly say I have hit the gym at least 3 Times each week ( with the exception of sick & travel days), and it feels sooooo good to say that! I feel so much better mentally & physically now & regular exercise helps me feel more productive & motivated.

I have to say though that at first it was hard and sort of unfamiliar to keep this kind of routine, but it truly is a great feeling to follow through on your goals and to really show up for yourself no matter what! Once you have truly made that commitment to yourself, nothing can stop you!

I think that one of the reasons it was so good to accomplish this is because I really got so tired of letting myself down with all the various projects that I would start and then stop over the years… After a while it just gets really old to live like this and…. just as you wouldn’t want to disappoint your loved ones, then why would you want to disappoint yourself ? If there is something you really want to do, the first step is the commitment in your mind (make that promise to yourself), and the second step is to just do it by finding a workout you love & taking the small steps towards what you want to do and sticking with it, either daily or weekly,…. but really just being determined to show up for yourself without worrying about the end results….trust me, you’re worth it!

Wether you are hitting the gym all the time or just getting started, there are so many cute clothing & accessories options out there in all different price points. I find that wearing neutrals mixed with fun brights or pastels are what gets me in a good mood and prepared for that workout or yoga session! Staying motivated can be a challenge but having the right outfit  will keep you on point & focused…..

Lets do this….

 

Here are some of my favorite work out looks from the splurge to the steal:

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 ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR / FIVE / SIX / SEVEN / EIGHT / NINE / TEN
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What’s your favorite way to work out & stay motivated? Leave a comment below.

XO, 

Zoe

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