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, 

Zoe

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HAPPY LAST DAYS OF SUMMER!

Paris Fashion Week-FW 2017 Style Trend: “The Madness of Glamour”

It’s all about GLAMOUR for the Fall 17 season from Paris Fashion Week. “When the going gets tough, the tough dress up” and there was a feeling of dressing up against all odds, against all the madness of the world….

I especially loved the collections of Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Saint Laurent & Isabel Marant. There were lovely faux fur coats in sweet pastels and fall brights. Dresses were embellished with metallics and lace. The overall feeling was eclectic, RETRO-kitch and psychedelic. I’m loving the pretty dresses, tailored coats, delicate ruffle trims, metallics & retro embellishments.

HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE LOOKS FROM PARIS Fashion Week for Fall Winter 2017.

The latest look is “THE MADNESS OF GLAMOUR”

Get inspired….

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THE LOOK #14-My Favorite Holiday Dresses

It’s party time !….The HOLIDAYS are here and it’s time to start planning for all your fun events… Here are some of my favorite holiday dresses that are the perfect party looks for the season….Everything is metallic now as far as the Fall/ Winter 16 Trends go, and I’m loving all the pink, gold, silver metallics & sequins that shine as well as all the latest pink, berry, fuschia and wine tones too. These are the looks will take you from that office party to your New Year’s Eve celebrations….

Here are the ultimate party dresses for the fall trends “Disco Days” & “Very Berry”

Think ruffles, glitter & glam

Pair with a faux fur jacket & ankle boots to give your look an edge!

HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRESSES FOR THE LOOK #14….

DISCO DAYS

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SEQUIN DRESS/ PARKER         SEQUIN FRILL DRESS/ ASOS

SILVER RUFFLE MINI DRESS/ ASOS       LAME WRAP FRONT ROMPER  (under $100!)/ TOPSHOP

SEQUIN BODY-CON DRESS (under $100!)/ TOPSHOP

AND HERE ARE SOME MORE OF MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY DRESSES FOR THE LOOK #14….

VERY BERRY

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LACE DRESS/ SAYLOR     VELVET MINI DRESS (under $100!)ENDLESS ROSE

VELVET MAXI DRESS/ MISA LOS ANGELES      RUFFLE DRESS/ MILLY

I hope you find some inspiration for this party season!

Xo,

Zoe

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The Look #13- Retro Glam

The holiday season is upon us….and it’s time to start thinking about all those fun events and parties & what you’ll be wearing this season….I’ve been loving all the 80’s inspired styles that are in the stores right now as well as some of the “New Wave” inspired collections that are coming soon for Resort 2017. These fun, over the top and truly optimistic styles provide just the escape we need right now. Pile on the glitsy glam and bring out the bling….then go out and have some fun!

I’m loving this dressed up Glam look that’s mixed with edgy embellished leather, ripped denim, metallic rock studs, sleek metallics and cool animal prints. For a play on contrasts, combine a ruffled blouse with a studded jacket and leather jeans, or a sexy metallic dress with a velvet jacket. Combine different fabrics, textures & prints for a retro-modern look. These looks are party perfect for all of your end of the year events. Get the latest….. “Retro Glam”

THE LOOK: SEXY. RETRO. COOL

HERE’S SOME OUTFIT INSPIRATION FOR THE LOOK #13….”RETRO GLAM”


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THE LOOK (clockwise from top)

DRESS/ ISABEL MARANT     LEATHER JACKET/ TOPSHOP       MESH TOP/ STORETS

CROSSBODY BAG/ STELLA MCCARTNEY

FAUX FUR COAT/ TOPSHOP   HEELS/ ALICE & OLIVIA       METALLIC BLOUSE/ TOPSHOP

LEATHER SKIRT/ ISABEL MARANT (more affordable version HERE)  

METALLIC DRESS/ BA&SH

METALLIC HANDBAG/ MIU MIU   BOOTS/ ISABEL MARANT

LEATHER PANTS/ ISABEL MARANT (more affordable version HERE)       

PRINT BLOUSE/ TOPSHOP (similar HERE)         FLATS/ ISABEL MARANT (similar  HERE)

 

I hope you find some great style inspiration for this party season!

XO, Zoe

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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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The Look #12: “Studs n’ Roses”

The romantic look continues for fall 2016, this time adding an edge with washed out & ripped denim, metallic rock studs, leather jackets & lace tops. 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 lace blouse with a studded jacket and ripped jeans, or a flowing rose print with a rock n roll jacket. Combining lace 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”

THE LOOK: SEXY. CASUAL. COOL

HERE’S SOME OUTFIT INSPIRATION FOR THE LOOK #12….”STUDS N’ ROSES”

 

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LACE TOP/ ALEXIS       ROSE PRINT TOP/ TOPSHOP     DENIM JACKET/ GRLFRND

VELVET BOOTS/ MADEWELL    LEATHER BAG/ CLEOBELLA        RIPPED JEANS/ GRLFRND

LEATHER JACKET/ LPA       SHOES/ ALEXANDER WANG         SLAY CLUTCH/ MILLY   

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LACE TOP/ BARDOT       BOOTS/ ISABEL MARANT        JEANS/ ZARA

MOTO JACKET/ NOUR HAMMOUR   MAXI DRESS/ NASTY GAL       BOOTIES/ RAYE

SKIRT/ BLANK NYC     BOMBER JACKET/ TOPSHOP

 

I just love this fun look for the fall season….go a little retro & rebellious with some 80’s inspired rock n’ roll romantic pieces….

I hope you find some great style inspiration for what to wear this fall!

XO, Zoe