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Trend Alert: Chokers

Dec
16

Chokers are one of those accessories that will always add that sexy factor.  It can take a polished look and make it instantly effortless and edgy. You can go simple with a black ribbon-style choker or go all out with a blinged out version.  This type of necklace is definitely a nod to the 1990’s but over 25 years later, it’s still a must have piece for any girl’s jewelry box. Check  out five ways to style a choker!

1.Black X White X Gold

Miranda Kerr wowed while at LAX airport last week, pairing a gold studded black and white choker with a dark hued bomber jacket, white crop top and cream colored high-waisted leggings.  She added black pointed boots, a large bag and vintage style sunglasses.  The choker took the neutral toned look and added a nice metallic detail.  The colors of the necklace also tie in the white, cream and black of the outfit perfectly!

Miranda Kerr Suede Leggings White Top Choker

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2) A Simple Black Choker

Gigi Hadid wore a black ribbon-like choker while out and about in West Hollywood with Zayn Malik.  This is a great way to add an edgy touch in the simplest way–she styled the choker with a black velvet crop top, a leather jacket and high waisted jeans.  This look is so effortlessly cool and so easy to recreate!  Make sure to pull your hair back into a low bun so you can show off the choker!

gigi hadid choker crop top jeans

3) Charm + Choker

Cara Delevingne styled a choker with a large sparkling charm, giving the whole look a pop! This choker is great for adding a unique touch to an all black look and is something that will draw a lot of attention to your décolletage. The slightly off center look is also a good way to make the necklace less formal, perfectly paired with a high bun and red lips.

Cara Delevingne Choker Black Dress

4) Bandanna Choker

Kylie Jenner added a bandanna to her night out look, pairing it with a black dress, a leather bomber jacket and lace up heels.  She took a folded bandanna and tied it around her neck–adding a cool girl touch to the ensemble.  It can even be done with colorful scarves if you don’t have a bandanna, just fold it diagonal and then fold it over until it becomes the width you want it to be.  This look is great if you want it to look edgy but not vampy.

Kylie Jenner Bandanna necklace all black dress bomber jacket

Close up of Kylie Jenner bandana choker black bomber

5) Tie it up

I love the way Gigi styles her chokers–it always looks so effortless. The blonde beauty is wearing a rope-style necklace–meaning it looks like several chokers layered  on top of each other. She added the light blue choker to a white top and duster coat with leather leggings. The light color is a great way to add a sexy touch to a look without making it vampy.  Instead this is an airy, posh look that can add a nice detail to a look. The light color is a nice change and pairs perfectly with the white top and jacket.

Gigi Hadid White Choker Look

Which type of choker is your favorite?

Sarah xx

 

Style Inspired: Hailey Baldwin’s Bandage Dress and Denim Jacket OOTN

Dec
10

Hailey Baldwin Bandage Dress Thigh HIgh Boots Denim Jacket

Hailey Baldwin looked amazing in her birthday outfit–an olive toned bandage dress with a distressed denim chambray top and grey thigh high boots.

The 19-year-old rang in her birthday in a Mistress Rocks Exposure dress, which retails for $104 and can be found on their website: mistressrocks.com.  Kylie Jenner actually wore the same dress to an event as well, but she styled it completely different but equally gorgeous.

Kylie Jenner mistress rocks olive bandage dress

I just love how Hailey took the glam dress and gave it an edgy touch with a chambray top, styled as a jacket.  She added grey suede thigh high boots, which paired perfectly which the khaki hued dress.

I found two similar chambray tops: $178 on carmardenim.com and one for $27.90 at Forever21.com

What do you think of this dress and denim top combo? Share below!

Sarah xx

 

mistress rocks exposure dress

Mistress Rocks Exposure Dress, $104 USD

Stylish babe @haileybaldwin in the @mistressrocks Exposure dress. Shop:mistressrocks.com

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Trend Alert: 3 Ways To Wear An Oversized Sweater

Dec
01

Sweater weather is officially underway! Although I do miss summertime, I am looking forward to wearing my favorite knits once again.  The latest trend in winter fashion has got to be wearing oversized sweaters.  While the loose-fitted nature can be off-putting to some, it can actually be quite sexy.  It’s all about how you style your sweater.  To find out ways to wear an oversized sweater this fall/winter, keep reading!

1.Oversized Sweater X Thigh Highs

Kourtney Kardashian has been lately been slaying on the fashion front–every outfit has been on point and so flattering!  She recently paired a blush hued Yeezy Season 1 Cotton sweater ($499) with black Stuart Weitzman Highland Suede Thigh High Boots ($798). The key to this look is to make sure the sweater is long enough where it will cover your butt and that your thigh highs go high enough.  The light tone of the sweater perfectly compliments the black of the shoes and handbag.  This is a simple, minimalistic look that is so sexy!

If you want to try out this look at a more budget friendly price, check out this cream sweater from Naked Wardrobe for $42. and these Steve Madden thigh highs from Nasty Gal for $150.

Kourtney Kardashian Yeezy sweater Stuart Wietzman Thigh High Boots

2.Oversized Sweater X Loose Skirt

Selena Gomez donned a taupe hued oversized turtleneck, pairing it with a camel colored loose skirt and white pumps. She’s wearing a Tory Burch knit (currently on sale for $177) and skirt (sold out). This look is all about fit–the top and skirt are loose. Both pieces have large slits on the sides, making this look subtly sexy. By pairing them with pumps, you’re showing a lot of leg, but in a really classy way.

I found a similar turtleneck on Naked Wardrobe, and it’s only $62! Forever 21 has a gorgeous skirt for $17.90.

Selena Gomez Oversized Camel Hued Turtleneck and Loose skirt

3.Oversized Turtleneck X Leggings

Gigi Hadid sported an oversized turtleneck sweater that looked so cozy and classic.  She paired it simply, with black leggings and heeled booties. The oversized turtleneck will always look good with leggings because the two pieces really balance each other out. Gigi pulled her hair up in a casual bun,  which is the perfect ‘do for this! I found a gorgeous Topshop sweater for $80 and leggings from H & M for $12.99

Gigi Hadid Oversized sweater                                                          Credit: FAMEFLYNET

Which oversized sweater look is your favorite?  Let me know below!!

Sarah xx