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Gaga for Gingham

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This season’s must-have: Gingham. The fabric was seen everywhere that past few months from brands latest and great designs to style bloggers sporting the latest trend. If that isn’t enough, gingham has been seen on nearly every type of style, whether that is frilly and girly, edgy and fierce, or chic and sophisticated, there’s a style for everyone.

Mcguire Gingham Dress and Top

Hope on the bandwagon with our gingham pieces this season. For the feminine style check out this dress and for those with an edgier taste, try our structured gingham sleeveless ruffle top with ruffled hems.

Either way, anything gingham should be at the top of your shopping list.

About the Author: Amber is a fashion blogger living in Canada with a love for classic staples amongst a modern twist. On her website, Love, Amber Victoria, you’ll find fashion inspiration as well as new beauty and topics on life and love.

 

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Basics… not so basic.

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Basic pieces are such important pieces to have in anyone’s wardrobe. Basics are those perfect staple items that tie together just about any outfit. Referring to football, think of these pieces as the defense line of your wardrobe; although not the flashiest, or the most expensive, the basic pieces are there to pull together your favorite embellished jacket or YSL bag. Consider the basic white tee as the safety of your closet. Think of how it can easily tie together those flashier, or trending, pieces while keeping things balanced. Basic pieces support the rest of your wardrobe.

With the being said, good quality fabrics are a major key in buying any items. Imagine youfind your favorite white tee- it’s comfortable and fits you in all the right places but it starts to pill, fast. When you buy quality fabric, and treat your clothes right, your favorite basic pieces will last you years. Minnie Rose is perfect for finding those quality, basic pieces. You can never have too many staple basics in your closet.

Minnie Rose Basic Sweaters

About the Author: Amber is a fashion blogger living in Canada with a love for classic staples amongst a modern twist. On her website, Love, Amber Victoria, you’ll find fashion inspiration as well as new beauty and topics on life and love.

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Quay Eyewear x Desi Perkins

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Khloe Kardashian Kendall Jenner Bella Hadid Quay Eyewear Desi Perkins

Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, and Bella Hadid are just a few celebs loving Desi Perkins X Quay Eyewear

Quay eyewear emerged from Australia roughly 12 years ago creating notoriously cool, affordable eyewear. The brand has collaborated with multiple influencers, the most recent being beauty YouTube star, Desi Perkins You Tube. The collaboration and limited edition line has since then been seen on Bella Hadid, Khloe Kardashian, and Kylie Jenner to name a few. This leading label sold out in record time in June last year when the Desi line was first launched.

It seems like Quay x Desi eyewear are the only shades to be seen in this summer. The High Key style, as seen on many of the celebs labeled above, has a unique take on the classic aviator. The oversized shades, rocked with a metal frames and reflective lenses, are for the ultimate cool girl. Easy to dress up or down and great for just about any outdoor occasion.

There has been a definite trend of reflective lenses in the last few years. Desi brilliantly combined this reflective trend with classic aviators for an on-trend yet timeless look where traditional meets modern.

We can see why so many celebs are choosing these Quay x Desi shades; they are the ultimate paparazzi blockers. Not to mention, the oversized trend is totally in. And who doesn’t love a good pair of oversized glasses? Did we mention they’re exceptionally affordable too?

About the Author: Amber is a fashion blogger living in Canada with a love for classic staples amongst a modern twist. On her website, Love, Amber Victoria, you’ll find fashion inspiration as well as new beauty and topics on life and love.

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Warm & Wonderful: Dressing Tips for Cold Weather

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Cold weather can be wonderful and festive if you know how to keep warm. Keeping warm and remaining stylish doesn't have to be as challenging as you may think. Obviously, you want to maintain a certain level of style, but you also want to assure that you are not freezing. There are some simple and practical tips that will make enjoying the cold weather much easier.  (more…)

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Trends to Try for the Upcoming Winter Season

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Winter BluesThere are many people who are willing to look fashionable but are sometimes at a loss as to how to do this. For instance, most people often have a very difficult time figuring out what kind of clothes to wear during winter. For most, the fact that it’s very cold makes them go for functionality rather than form when shopping for winter clothes. This means that they sacrifice fashion just to be comfortable.

However, the fact of the matter is that you can get the best of both worlds if you are interested in it. There are a few fashion trends that are poised to be very popular during the winter and which still remain fashionable. Some of these include: (more…)

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How to Wear the Trend: Camo

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In the past, most of us reserved camouflage for real, mean, hide-in-the-forest type bustle. And for the brave who rocked it, they infiltrated the military thrift stores and made their own anti-society fashion mark on the world, sometimes alone. We looked at them and thought, man they must be a tough cookie, because if they walk into a dark forest they might just disappear…and then what?

Those days are over. No one will think you’re GI-Woman come to life. But you can be — dare I say it — trendy. Top designers like Phillip Lim, DKNY, Equipment and even Manolo Blahnik have taken this otherwise brute feeling pattern and made it high-fashion and all over the streets of style. The colors are always neutral in nature, ranging from green to khaki, with subtle hints of grey. For the bolder, you’ll see movement into the reds and blues, the special forces of high fashion camo.

So now that you can buy it from SINGER22, how do you wear this pattern? It’s neutral in color and yet so bold in nature, which makes it hard for a lot of us to wrap our heads around how to make it good. Follow some key guidelines: (more…)

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Summer Fashions that Transition into Fall

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We all want to get the most out of our wardrobe—especially if we paid for quality items. But as the summer sun fades to autumn’s greyer skies and orange leaves, you might find yourself forced to contemplate a shift in your wardrobe.

There are, of course, some things you’ll have to drop your hard-earned cash for like a leather jacket, perhaps. However, here are a few items you can get value out of even as the weather changes.  (more…)

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Organizing Your Shoedrobe: 5 Must Have Pairs

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Shoes make or break an outfit. Even the most expensive wardrobe, when paired with the wrong footwear, tends to look a little less classy than it actually is. On the other hand, a good pair of shoes will take any well-fitting clothes to the next level. No matter how simple your clothes are, the perfect pair of footwear has the power to bring your entire ensemble together.

As it has been said from time and time again, “Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she will conquer the world.” With these things in mind, here are five classic shoe styles that help every girl organize a fully functional shoedrobe. These aren’t called classics for reason. These are staples pieces that that transcend the latest trend. (more…)

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Rachel’s Radar: Casual, Fancy…& White

11:52 AM

In the summer months I love to wear white and cream colors and mix all of my cool rings and chains to give my style some more personality.  I wanted to show the everyday woman how they can make white look casual, fancy and versatile for almost any occasion.

Jet by John Eshaya

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Rachel’s Radar: Four Summer Makeup Trends

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Being a lifestylist, there is more to it than just styling with clothing and accessories. Makeup is a huge aspect to consider when making your look complete and polished. Makeup is just as important as carrying the latest bag and strutting in heels. Here are four makeup trends to try this summer. (more…)

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