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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Casual Chic- Black, White & Blue in Brooklyn

THE NEW T-SHIRT, JEANS & LACE TREND

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Sometimes it’s just fun to keep it simple & throw on a WHITE T-SHIRT & JEANS. This is one of my favorite and most comfortable outfits to wear that you can go back to time & time again. But of course you don’t want to wear just any old T-shirt or any old jeans, it’s got to be something that flatters & makes you feel good! I’m loving the “LACY CAMISOLE over a T-shirt” look, but sometimes it can get a bit tricky to pull off. This top is so simple and cute & I love the way the little CROPPED CAMI is built in for a seamless look. Also loving long NECKLACES & these simple medium wash JEANS that are so affordable.

I wore this ZARA top & jeans with METALLIC GOLD accessories, a FAUX FUR MOTO JACKET & suede BOOTS for a lunch date in Brooklyn. This is a fun & casual daytime look….just add some rocker-style accessories for an edgier look or dress it up with heels and a blazer for a more ladylike & sophisticated vibe.

What do you think about the LACE CAMI over a T-SHIRT look? Let me know in the comments below……

Hope you have a beautiful day!

XO,

Zoe

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THE LOOK

FAUX FUR MOTO JACKET / NASTY GAL  (sold out, but similar HERE)

T-SHIRT / ZARA (also similar  HERE)

DENIM/ ZARA (also similar HERE & here)

BOOTIES/ DOLCE VITA (similar HERE & HERE)

HANDBAG/ CIRCUS BY SAM EDELMAN

NECKLACE/ MARISA MASON

 

Ruffles, Embroidery & Metallics

 HOW TO START WEARING THE NEW SPRING TRENDS IN WINTER…


Lately, I’ve been dreaming about the upcoming spring summer season & finding ways to start adding in the new style trends into my current winter look. I’ve been loving all things PINK and RUFFLED with METALLIC accessories, pastel hued FAUX FUR & bold EMBROIDERIES. It’s also fun to play with different fabric textures & SATIN is definitely set to replace fall’s VELVET looks this spring.

You can wear SATIN & RUFFLES for day & mix with RIPPED DENIM & boots, or dress it up for night time with heels and bold accessories. Speaking about accessories…it’s a fun way to get a jump on the spring summer trends  a little bit early.

I wore this ZARA faux fur coat with a TOPSHOP satin ruffle top (on sale!), my favorite J BRAND ripped jeans & new TOPSHOP metallic booties (on sale!) &  embroidered handbag. This is such a fun & affordable look!

Stepping into January with optimism & thinking about bright & happy days……the best is yet to come…… Happy 2017

XO,

Zoe

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THE LOOK

FAUX FUR COAT/ ZARA  (sold out, but similar HERE & HERE )

RUFFLE BLOUSE/ TOPSHOP

DENIM/ J BRAND (similar here)

BOOTIES/ TOPSHOP  (similar HERE & HERE)

HANDBAG/ TOPSHOP -(sold out, but similar here & here)

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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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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:

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Pinterest @Iheartjuliette / Details Handbags Shoes HERE

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

XO, Zoe

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FAUX FUR IN THE CITY

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The winter weather is finally here just in time for the holidays, so it seems like the perfect time to bundle up in cute faux fur coats, sweaters & boots. I’m wearing one of my favorite fall pieces, which is this Zara faux fur jacket that I got last year. I love the copper color and also that it’s super cozy and easy to wear.  I’ve been wearing vintage faux fur coats for as long as I can remember, but now there are tons of new versions that you can find in the stores that fit perfectly and are so cute & affordable too.

I love to add pops of color to my winter wardrobe to play against neutral denim & dresses.  I think bright colors always improve my mood especially when it’s cold or a bit dreary outside.

I wore this Vintage cheetah print top with my H & M zipper jeans, Zara faux fur jacket & added my new favorite wine colored booties from Lulu’s. The handbag is from Betsey Johnson & sunglasses are Prada.

It’s a fun & cozy look to pair cute boots with denim and a great coat for stomping around the city. I’m also so happy to be back in New York City ! I hope you have a great holiday….

XO,

Zoe

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Cheetah Top/ (vintage) similar here

Jeans/ H & M similar here

Faux Fur Jacket / Zara (similar here & here & here & here)

Boots/ Lulu’s 

Handbag / Betsey Johnson (similar here)

Sunnies / Prada 

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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Rose Bouquet Print Dress & Moto Jacket

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I’ve been loving wine, berry & pink tones this season. They are the perfect colors to wear now to brighten up your wardrobe while still feeling like you are dressing for fall. I was so excited to find this printed chiffon dress in exactly the color I was looking for and also love the pretty floral print, ruffles & overall retro vibe. It’s a great dress for layering and would also look good worn over jeans or high boots.

I wore this Band Of Gypsies long sleeve dress with my Zara moto jacket & added my new black Sam Edelman suede boots, pink suede Monserat de Luca fringe bag, Prada sunglasses & a Topshop velvet choker.

I love wearing boots with dresses and these have a great block heel that is really comfortable for stomping around the city and would also look great with either jeans or dresses. I like how the jacket and boots add a bit of toughness to an otherwise feminine look.

XO,

Zoe

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Dress/  Band of Gypsies  (also available here)

Jacket/ Zara (similar here & here)

Bag/ Monserat De Lucca

Boots/ Sam Edelman

 

The Look #11- Bohemian Deluxe

The bohemian look gets an update with luxe velvet, rich jewel tone colors and bold floral and paisley prints. Pile it all on together with bold accessories, suede boots and fringe details for a Carnaby Street style meets Jimi Hendrix vibe.

Create your own eclectic look that makes a statement by mixing a floral prints dress with a  velvet jacket or a printed ruffle top with a suede skirt.

THE LOOK: GLAMOROUS. SEXY. CASUAL

You’ll be the ultimate “Foxy Lady” in these luxury bohemian looks for fall.

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fringe handbag/ REBECCA MINKOFF   velvet jacket/ FRAME  handbag/ GUCCI

blouse/ LPA   booties/ ASOS   skirt/ PARKER   maxi dess/ LPA  off the shoulder top/ WAYF

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velvet top/ ZARA   embroidered booties/ LAURENCE DACADE     handbag/ GUCCI

maxi dress/ THE JETSET DIARIES   boots/ ZARA   blouse/ ALICE & OLIVIA

boots/  JEFFREY CAMPBELL      dress/ NASTY GAL        faux fur jacket/ NASTY GAL

   handbag/ CHLOE

These are some of my most favorite looks for the fall season….

I just love how the rich colors & fabric textures create an overall feeling of relaxed luxury and bohemian romance. Mix velvet with lace, suede with chiffon & floral prints with floral embroideries for a luxurious yet rebellious fashion statement.

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

XO, Zoe

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