Throwback Style Inspiration…..Sixties Style Icon-Jean Shrimpton

Who is on your fashion radar this spring? Some people always have their favorite style icons & others get inspired by the trends & have new icons each season….and as the sunshine begins to replace the snow & the winter season goes, it’s time to get inspired for Spring Summer 2017! Usually I’m always inspired by those who are a little offbeat & bold, but right now I’m so loving all the retro floral prints & pretty dresses that were on the SS17 runways, as well as all the feminine chiffons, ruffles upon ruffles, crisp cotton tops & of course the color PINK. This brings to mind the retro-modern days of the swinging sixties where women got into music, art & the “mod pop fashion scene” of London.

 

This season, I’m inspired by Jean Shrimpton in the 1960’s. 

 

Jean Shrimpton is an English model and actress. She was considered “The Face of the 60’s” & was one of the first supermodels! She had an amazing, memorable & truly timeless style that still resonates today….I love her feminine yet modern look.

The Look- Retro. Modern. Feminine

get inspired…

 

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What do you think about Jean Shrimpton’s retro style?  Who are your favorite fashion icons? Leave a comment below

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Get inspired by Spring’s Fab Floral Prints….The Inspiration: “Flower Girl”

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Currently craving…. Bright Colors & Bold Floral Prints for Spring/ Summer ’17.

For the Spring/ Summer season, there were some great designer collections with retro-inspired & playful flower print dresses, tops & jackets that totally remind me of 60’s & 70’s “Flower Power” dresses. I’ve always loved hunting through vintage shops for those one of a kind dresses in prints so similar to those that went down the runways of Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Dolce & Gabbana, Balenciaga & Chloe this season.

I can’t wait for spring to get here & to start embracing some bright colors, retro accessories & fun prints again!

Here are some of my favorite “Flower Girl” inspired items for SS17:

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Shop Tops from left: 1. Zara    2.Ella Moss   3. J.O.A.   4. Flynn Skye   5. Rebecca Minkoff

 

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Shop dresses ( clockwise from top) : 1. LPA the Label   2.ASOS   3. Band of Gypsies   4. For Love & Lemons    5. Rahi Cali (Shopbop.com)

 

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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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Happy New Year! The Best #Outfitposts of 2016

Happy New Year Babes! I hope you are all excited about 2017…..I know I’m excited for this new beginning and the chance to start over again….I don’t know if I really believe in New Year’s resolutions though….I feel like the beginning of the year is just a good time to asses everything you’ve accomplished and to plan ahead for the goals you want to achieve going forward.

One thing I’ve learned is that setting goals is fun, but actually working towards your goals takes determination & commitment. You really have to decide what you want to do & then just go ahead and really do it. Do the work. Take the daily steps that you need to do to move towards your goal. And believe in yourself! Because at the end of the day it really is about the daily journey and not the end result. It’s really all about the person that you become while you are on that journey….

“Life is the moment we’re living right now” The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Here are some of my favorite 2016 Outfit Post Images from the Blog & Instagram:

It’s been so fun to work on the blog & I’m excited to share more content in 2017 & to continue to evolve with more trend & style inspiration, curated looks & outfit posts for Rock Paper Sequins.

Happy New Year!

 

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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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Vintage Sweatshirt & Denim in Brooklyn

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I always seem to sway between romantic & rock n’ roll inspired looks, sometimes mixing the two depending on my mood. But There’s something about waking up in New York City that makes you want to dress up a little bit tougher and today I was feeling in that kinda mood. I stepped out in this vintage outfit for coffee and a casual day walking around Brooklyn….

I wore this vintage Def Leppard sweatshirt layered over a Splendid tee with my Zara splattered skinny jeans & Nasty Gal faux fur jacket & added black suede Sam Edelman boots, my hot pink suede Monserat de Luca fringe bag and Prada sunnies.

I can never seem to get enough of denim, boots & faux fur jackets this fall season and I like how these can be either dressed up or down depending on your mood or occasion.

I hope you had a great weekend!

XO,

Zoe

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THE LOOK

Rock Band shirt/ (vintage) similar here, here & here

T-shirt / Splendid similar here

Jeans / Zara similar here

Faux fur jacket/ Nasty Gal similar here

Boots/ Sam Edelman  (similar here)

Handbag / Monserat de Lucca

Sunnies / Prada 

 

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Dark Florals & Sunny Days

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Happy November!

This is that crazy time of year where every day the weather seems completely different and you never know what to wear until that morning when you see how the weather actually is on that day and not what your weather app was predicting the night before…

I had actually planned on wearing my cozy faux fur coats this past weekend but we had an unexpected heat wave which was actually so nice and reminded me of California days…
I’ve been loving Dark Floral Prints paired with denim, boots and leather this season….Also still cannot get enough of off the shoulder tops and flared sleeves for fall, so it was fun to wear this new top I found from Nasty Gal. It’s so pretty and I love how the print looks with jeans & gold accessories. It would also look great with a skirt and over the knee boots.

I wore this ruffly Nasty Gal top with my ripped J Brand jeans, black Dolce Vita boots, favorite Marisa Mason & Calleen Cordero jewelry that’s always on repeat & Prada sunglasses.

It was a beautiful & sunny day & I’m really trying to enjoy all of these last days of good weather before the cold sets in here in NYC….

XO,
Zoe

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THE LOOK

Top / Nasty Gal

Jeans/ J Brand (similar here)

Boots/ Dolce Vita (similar here ) & here

Sunnies/ Prada

Jewelry / Marisa Mason

Leather Wrap Cuff/ Calleen Cordero

Crossbody Bag/ Matt & Nat (sold out, but similar one here)

 

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