The Look #23- The Best Little White Dresses To Wear This Spring-Summer #Oufitinspo #SS17

Hope you had a great holiday weekend! I’m so happy that spring has finally arrived here in NYC & enjoying the warm weather….One of my all time favorite things to wear in the summer is a little white dress & this season will be no exception. A simple white dress screams Spring/ Summer & can be worn season after season as it actually never seems to go out of style….

For those who like improvising, add a cool studded belt, a fringed bohemian style bag or leather booties to wear it in a cool way. Simple, sexy & confident is the way to go!

Here is the outfit I wore for Easter brunch with the family…..this is one of my go-to favorites & I just love the lace fabric & off the shoulder details. I also like how it can be dressed up or down or even worn over a pair of jeans for your weekend adventures….

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Here’s some of my favorite new White Dresses that are feminine & chic & perfect for the SPRING-SUMMER season! I’ve rounded up some similar styles & linked my favorites in different price categories, but most are affordable & around $100 or under

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Shop The Look: CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT

1. cotton eyelet dress/ Line & Dot ($110)  2. lace off the shoulder dress/ BB Dakota ($100)   3. ruffle dress/ De Lacy ($136)  4. lace romper/ Mustard Seed ($82)  5. crochet lace dress/ RahiCali  ($88)  6. off the shoulder dress/ Lulu’s ($48)  6. lace dress/ Topshop ($85)    7. tiered sundress / Asos ($45)

What are your favorite looks for summer? Do you have a go-to style each season? Leave a comment below

XO,

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The Look #21- The “Ruffles on Ruffles” Trend for Spring ’17- #outfitinspo

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Hello & Happy Friday! I’m getting excited for this weekend & a chance to unwind….Last week I wore this Asos ruffle top (sold out) & my new favorite Articles of Society jeans for a fun lunch date in Brooklyn….

With SPRING/ SUMMER weather right around the corner, it’s time to finally start getting your new wardrobe in order! One TREND that’s set to continue is “Ruffles on Ruffles” in pretty, happy spring colors! Now is the time to ditch the black winter clothes & start adding some fun & flirty tops & romantic ruffled dresses. With the Ruffle Trend, more is always more, so let the ruffling begin….Weather you will be hitting the city streets or heading out of town on a much-needed tropical Vay-cay, be sure to include something with Ruffles in your assortment

 

This is one of my absolute favorite trends this season & there are so many variations….

Here are my current faves for the Ruffle Trend in affordable prices to splurge-worthy styles:

My Top 5 Favorite Ruffle Tops:

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1. H & M– this top is so affordable & also great for work

 2. ASOS– love the color & details on this blouse, it’s perfect for brunch or for a date night

3.MOON RIVER– fun & flirty & combines the off-shoulder trend with the ruffle trend

4. ENDLESS ROSE(currently on sale!) my all-time fave blouse of the season, ruffles on ruffles & so romantic

5. MISA LOS ANGELES– this top is just simply amazing!

 

My Top 5 Favorite Ruffle Dresses:

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  1. LIONESS– such a cute dress with delicate ruffle details
  2. VAVA BY JOY HAN–  another amazing dress that’s perfect for a spring getaway!
  3. MISA LOS ANGELES– the perfect little white day dress
  4. LOVERS & FRIENDS– a cute & flirty day dress
  5. SELF PORTRAIT– this dress is just to die for…..the color, the fabric, the cut, it’s just everything…

    What do you think about the Ruffle trend for Spring Summer 2017? Which one is your favorite? Leave a comment below

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The Look #19-“Ruffled & Ripped” White Tops & Dresses with Denim & Bright Handbags…. #Outfitinspo for Spring ’17

It’s been so warm and sunny the past few days in NYC!

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I’m getting so excited for the NEW SPRING SEASON & thinking about all the fun tops and pretty dresses to wear when the weather stays warm for good. I know everyone has their “go-to” looks and special timeless favorites that they come back to time & time again….For me it’s always been the pretty white tops & dresses paired with denim that really sets the mood for me for early spring. My closet seems to be filled with cotton, chiffon & lacy little white dresses and tops that I never seem to tire of & I always LOVE to pull them out again at the first signs of spring. I think this is such a classic and feminine look that always looks fantastic & perfectly accessorized with gold jewelry and edgy leather accessories mixed with pops of color.

The off the shoulder trend is still going strong this season….as well as bell sleeves, ruffles and one shoulder style tops and dresses. Pair your ruffled tops with ripped denim & cool leather with soft lace….

Here is a recent #OOTD I wore for a lunch date that I posted on INSTAGRAM.

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This top is currently on sale (here) & almost sold out, but I’ve put together some on my favorite similar looks that I’m currently coveting…..also A NEW POST is COMING SOON with images of my fave STYLE ICONS wearing this current look.

Check out some of my new favorite WHITE & DENIM items for the Spring season.  As always, have fun, be fearless, stay optimistic & WEAR it NOW OR WEAR it later….

THE LOOK is yours!

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THE LOOK

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  1. off the shoulder sweater/ ENDLESS ROSE   2. lace top/ TULAROSA    3.sunglasses/ STELLA MCCARTNEY   4. one shoulder top/ SANTORINI   5. sandals/  SAM EDELMAN 6.dress/ J.O.A.  7. handbag/ MACKAGE   8. ripped ankle jeans/ DL 1961   9. washed ripped jeans/ FRAME   10. skinny jeans/ ARTICLES OF SOCIETY  11.ripped denim/ ARTICLES OF SOCIETY   12. backpack/ BETSEY JOHNSON   13. handbag/ REBECCA MINKOFF  14. necklace/ MARISA MASON   15. handbag/ KATE SPADE

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THINK PINK: the new color trend to wear in 2017-

The hottest hue for Spring 2017 just happens to be my personal favorite: Pink.

Embrace your feminine & romantic side this season with light as air chiffon dresses & flirty ruffled tops. Pair dusty pink accessories with bleached out denim & develop your sense of whimsy.

Here’s to a Pretty in Pink 2017…..Get inspired…..

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Happy 2017!     

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Go Retro This Holiday Season With This 80’s Inspired Trend…The Inspiration: “80’s New Wave”

Bring on the bling in a fearless combination of bold animal prints, metallic fabrics & embellished leather.

The 80’s are back for Resort 2017….get a jump start on this trend with some wild & retro pieces that will carry you from the holiday season into spring.

Have fun with this optimistic & party inspired trend by piling on the bling and mixing metallic pants & dresses with bright colored animal prints, mesh tops, embellished leather & excessive jewelry. Get inspired by Madonna in the iconic movie Desperately Seeking Susan, turn back time to Boy George from The Culture Club, tap into New Romantic style like Adam Ant & feel powerful like Grace Jones.

Combine mixed prints with leather outerwear & layer distressed denim with concert tees & mesh tops. Add a handful of bold jewelry, pointy buckled boots and a neon colored handbag for fun, unexpected & cool-girl look.

Go retro this holiday season with this 80’s inspired trend….

The latest look is “80’s New Wave”

Get inspired….

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THE INSPIRATION: 80’s NEW WAVE STYLE- HOLIDAY/RESORT 2017

DETAILS:

METALLICS. VELVET. ANIMAL PRINTS. LEATHER. RUFFLES. MESH. SILVER HARDWARE. BOLD PRINTS

COLORS:

BLACK. WHITE. RED. HOT PINK. GOLD. SILVER.

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Get inspired by this romantic rock n’ roll trend for Fall Winter 2016…..The Inspiration: “Studs N’ Roses”

The romantic look continues for fall 2016, this time adding an edge with washed out & ripped denim, metallic rock studs, leather & lace. The classic black Moto jacket & simple denim have been adorned with bold rose print embroidery & silver studs….

For a play on contrasts, combine a ruffled chiffon blouse with a studded jacket and ripped jeans, or a flowing rose print dress with a rock n roll jacket. Combining a lace top or dress with studs takes a sweet feminine look over the edge and into the dark side….

A little bit retro, a little bit 80’s & a little bit rock star….the latest look is “Studs N’ Roses”

Get inspired….

 

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THE INSPIRATION: “STUDS N’ ROSES”  FW 2016

DETAILS:

LEATHER. LACE. CHIFFON. BLEACHED DENIM. FLORAL PRINTS. FLORAL EMBROIDERIES. ROCK STUDS. GOLD & SILVER DETAILS.

COLORS:

RED. PINK. BLACK. WHITE. GOLD. SILVER

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Get inspired by the most luxurious trend for Fall Winter 16…..The Inspiration: Bohemian Deluxe

The bohemian look continues for fall 2016, getting an update from deluxe velvet jackets, dresses & pants, dark jewel tone colors, bold floral embroideries and retro geometric prints. Pile it all on together with bold accessories, Chelsea boots and fringe details for a Carnaby Street style meets Jimi Hendrix vibe……

You’ll feel like a rock star by mixing printed dresses with velvet outerwear & chic embroideries with leopard prints. Add some chunky gold jewelry, over the knee boots and an embellished bag for unexpected yet luxurious look.

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THE INSPIRATION: BOHEMIAN DELUXE FW 2016

DETAILS:

VELVET. DARK FLORAL PRINTS. EMBROIDERIES. ANIMAL PRINTS. FRINGE. GOLD DETAILS. LACE TRIM

COLORS:

ELECTRIC BLUE. TEAL GREEN. NAVY. BURGUNDY. COPPER. RED. PURPLE. GOLD

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GUCCI ready to wear FALL WINTER 2016

THE LOOK  #10- Pretty Edgy-Rockin’ Romance

Fall always seems like a good time to get a little tougher with what you are wearing…..think boots, leather jackets & heavy metal details on your accessories. But there’s another side to this fall season that’s just simply romantic. If you are like me and still holding on to that summer mood, you might want to make that transition to an autumn look filled with feminine details, ruffled blouses, lace fabrics and long flowing dresses……

 

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1.LEATHER JACKET/  LPA      2. DRESS/ REBECCA MINKOFF    3.HANDBAG/ YSL  4.BOOTS/ TOPSHOP  5.HANDBAG/  MULBERRY  6. JEANS/  RAG & BONE (SIMILAR HERE)                         7.BALLET FLATS/ ZARA       8.BLOUSE/  ENDLESS ROSE   

These are the perfect looks to mix with some tougher pieces you probably already have in your closet. Go pretty and edgy by mixing a ruffled blouse with a motorcyle jacket, ripped jeans and boots. Or pair a long flowing dress with a studded jacket. Think leather and lace……and spiked metal with pink…….

I love this romantic but rock n roll feeling for creating an effortless personal style for the fall season.

 

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1. DRESS/ FOR LOVE & LEMONS      2.EARRINGS/ (SIMILAR HERE)                    3.HANDBAG/  REBECCA MINKOFF    4. BLOUSE/ TOPSHOP    5.SKIRT / LPA                  6.BOOTS/  DR. MARTINS (SIMILAR HERE)    7.OFF SHOULDER BLOUSE/  ALICE AND OLIVIA     8. BLOUSE/   TOPSHOP    9.HANDBAG/ CHLOE    10. BOOTS/ TOPSHOP

I’m so looking forward to wearing silver studs, motorcycle jackets & washed out denim this fall. Also loving the look of dreamy flowing chiffon print dresses & tops with motorcycle boots.

I hope you like this outfit inspiration for a Romantic Rock n Roll inspired look for the Fall season…………..

XO, Zoe

ALL THE INSPIRATION YOU NEED FOR YOUR 90’S STYLE WARDROBE- THE INSPIRATION #6-“Like Teen Spirit”

  So….that 90’s feeling has been in the air lately….you see in on television, in music and in fashion. From 90’s Icon Winona Ryder starring in the hit sci-fi  Netflix show “Stranger Things”….

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Winona Ryder in Nylon Magazine

 

…to Courtney Love delving into her fashion archives & collaborating on a fashion line with Nasty Gal…..

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And continuing with some of the current street style pics from NY Fashion Week, I think it’s safe to say….the 90’s are back!

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Some people hated the style of the 90’s and some people loved it, but from Grunge to Glam to Baby doll Rock n Roll, there’s a fun & modern way to bring back the style of the & keep it looking cool & fresh……

There’s nothing like the grey sky and cool air of fall to get you in the mood for something a little bit darker, tougher & stronger…..& to channel the vibes from the Pacific Northwest, where some of the most well known grunge bands originated.

I also love the whole 90’s baby doll rock n’ roll look of Courtney Love from Hole & the way she mixed a little dress with fishnets, dark lipstick, smudged eyeliner and a cool guitar.

Here’s some images to get inspired for the new look: Modern 90’s

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Marc Jacobs Perry Ellis collection

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Kirt Cobain from Nirvana

 

 

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Some of the best 90’s bands

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Marc Jacobs collection 1992

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Winona Ryder in the 90’s

 

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Kate Moss for Anna Sui 90’s collection

 

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Drew Barrymore

 

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Naomi Campbell for Anna Sui 1993 collection

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Hole “Live Through This” album cover

 

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Courtney Love

 

All images found on Pinterest. Check out my 90’s board for more inspiration…..

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XO, Zoe

The Look # 9- Grunge Meets Glam

The fall season is upon us & I’m looking forward to cooler temperatures. I’m loving a lot of the fall 2016 fashion trends, but I’m especially excited about the 90’s trend that’s been emerging lately. One of my favorite time periods in fashion history is the early 90’s when Anna Sui had her first runway show, Marc Jacobs creating his “Grunge” collection for Perry Ellis and a young Kate Moss burst onto the scene.

I loved Kate Moss’s effortless personal style & feminine but rock and roll spirit.  I also loved the rich colors, fabrics, prints & jewelry of the early 90’s that are just as inspirational today as they were back then.

I’m so looking forward to wearing animal prints, velvet, plaid & washed out denim this fall. Also love the look of dreamy flowing chiffon print dresses & tops with motorcycle boots.

Here’s some outfit inspiration for a 90’s inspired look for this Fall season…………..

 

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lace trim camisole/ FREE PEOPLE  

studded kiss lipstick/ KAT VON D

T-shirt/ CURRENT/ELLIOTT

coat/ ALICE & OLIVIA

leopard print boots/ TOP SHOP

plaid skirt/ BB DAKOTA

velvet choker/ DOGEARED

slip dress/ LUCY PARIS

lace-up boots/ SCHUTZ

ripped Mom jeans/ ZARA

 

Check out my 90’s Style Inspiration Board on Pinterest.

Happy Fall !        XO, Zoe