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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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 #22: The prettiest trend for Spring Summer ’17….Eyelet & Crochet Lace

Just loving all the pretty crochet & lace tops & romantic dresses for the Spring Summer season….Here in NYC we are still anxiously waiting for Spring to officially be sprung, but in the meantime it’s fun to plan & dream about all the pretty things to wear when it’s warm!

Also, if you are like me & just cannot wait, it’s fun to mix some new spring items (dresses & blouses) in with some of your fave winter items & to layer different pieces for that transitional season from winter to spring.

Here’s one of my favorite new Instagram looks that’s feminine & chic & also combines a few of my favorite winter items

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(This top is currently on sale & comes in 3 different colors, shop it here!)

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Crochet & Lace tops & dresses are pretty styles that are so girly & fun. Add a little edge by combining them with ripped jeans & boots or more hard edged accessories that have fringe, studs or metallic hardware.

Here are my current favorite tops, dresses & accessories for the Eyelet & Crochet Lace Trend :

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1. off the shoulder eyelet top/ Sea

 2. eyelet ruffle apron top / Nightcap x Carisa Rene

3. lace midi dress/ Wayf

4. handbag/ Rebecca Minkoff

5. crochet tiered ruffle top/ Sea

6. platform sandals/ See by Chloe

7. crochet dress/ Majorelle

8. ruffle lace top/ Self Portrait

9. metallic crossbody bag/ Rebecca Minkoff

Do you like the LACE trend for Spring Summer 2017? Which one is your favorite style? Leave a comment below

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The Look #18-Tropical & Bright #Outfitinspo for Spring ’17

Who’s excited about Spring?

Here’s some bright, happy & tropical style inspiration for the new season…. There are so many different trends emerging for Spring/ Summer but one of my favorites has been the new TROPICAL LOOK combined with SPRING BRIGHTS. Get ready to stop traffic & turn heads in bright ORANGE, canary YELLOW, sea-inspired TURQ, fuschia PINK & GREEN.

Here are some of my new favorite COLOR SATURATED items for the Spring season.  have fun, be fearless, optimistic & WEAR NOW OR WEAR later….

HAPPY SPRING in Technicolor!

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THE LOOK

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  1. midi skirt/ MILLY   2. backpack/ MARC JACOBS   3.top/ ELLIAT    4. maxi dress/ BAND OF GYPSIES    5. handbag/ MARC JACOBS   6. sweater/ TOPSHOP    7. dress/ CHARLES HENRY   8. off the shoulder top/ MILLY     9.phone case/ SONIX     10. inflatable pool float/ FUNBOY X KFISH

 

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The Look # 15-Faux Fur & Ruffles- Winter Chic

Winter is here! And it’s so cold out! I’m spending my first winter in ages in NYC and it’s a bit of a shock to the system after so many years in sunny California. But still, it can be fun to bundle up when the temperatures drop. The super cold weather is no an excuse to stop looking cute, but still it can be a bit of a challenge at times.

This winter season I’m loving cozy faux fur jackets and the cutest sweaters with ruffles and lace-up details paired with denim and fun booties. There’s so much cute stuff out there in the stores right now…. Also, why not add some unexpected dashes of color to your winter outfits? Too much black & grey will leave you feeling drab, so throw in some shots of bold color with your neutrals to instantly lift up your mood. Then pile on chic layers and top off with your scarf, hat, gloves & a cool statement bag & you’re good to go…..

Here’s some inspiration to create your own winter casual look that will keep you feeling chic & warm….

THE LOOK: FUN. CASUAL. CHIC- “Faux Fur & Ruffles”

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THE LOOK

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FAUX FUR COAT/ NASTY GAL       COLD SHOULDER SWEATER/ STYLE MAFIA       FAUX FUR COAT/ ZARA     LATTICE BACK SWEATER/ MISS SELFRIDGE     FAUX FUR LEOPARD COAT/ ZARA      DISTRESSED JEANS/ BLANK NYC      LACE-UP SWEATER/ PAM & GELA     RUFFLE TOP/ STORETS     CHELSEA BOOTS/ TOPSHOP      FAUX FUR COAT/ TOPSHOP      ZIP MINI CROSSBODY BAG/ REBECCA MINKOFF      EMBROIDERED JEANS/ TOPSHOP     CROSSBODY BAG/ TOPSHOP    BUCKLE BOOTS/ TOPSHOP     SKINNY ANKLE JEANS/ PAIGE

All details for WHERE TO SHOP THIS POST can be found on:

Pinterest @Iheartjuliette / Fall Closet Wish List  HERE

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Pinterest @Iheartjuliette / Details Handbags Shoes HERE

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

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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