Classic Corduroy With a Twist

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A twist of color that is!  I love adding bold pops of color in with more classic and simple outfits.  It adds some much needed excitement to a look that could otherwise be boring.  With fall clothes come a lot of different textures.  I love mixing corduroy with a sweater.  This one, made of rabbit fur, is particularly amazing.

When you want to go for a classic look you should definitely pull out the simple and timeless accessories.  Diamond or pearl studs, a simple sleek watch and some basic bangles are usually a safe bet.  The bag is also a classic shape, and clearly a trench coat adds an essence of timelessness to this look.  The shoes add a modern pop.  Metallics are very in right now and this shoe brings out the gold of the accessories in the outfit.

The trick to nailing a look like this is adding in a few bold pieces with your classic pieces to create a look that is timeless yet still fresh!

Trench HALSTON HERITAGE $660 $231 at The Outnet

Flats GIVENCHY $545

Sweater (Rabbit Fur) JOSEPH $1,995

Pants SANDRO $225

Bag YVES SAINT LAURENT $1,765

Earrings ANITA KO $7,920

Bangles MULBERRY $300

Watch MOVADO $1,495

Favorite Pieces: Joseph Fur Sweater, Givenchy Flats, YSL Bag

70s Glam Corduroys

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This look reminds me of a more organic, slightly toned down Rachel Zoe.  I love a high waisted pant with a crop top.  With a look like this you could either add a belt or not, but I personally wanted to keep it slightly more simple since there is so much fabulousness already going on here.

Fur and the 70s look are both very trendy right now.  But when dressing in multiple trends, it’s imperative not to go overboard with the look.  Keep it relatively simple or you can start to look costumey, especially when you’re referencing a certain era in your outfit.

Check back tomorrow for a more classic corduroy look.

Fur Coat VINCE $2,485

Boots MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA $915

Top HAUTE HIPPIE $295

Pants BY MALENE BIRGER $239

Bag FENDI $1,695

Ring IMOGEN BELFIELD $413

Hoops ALEXIS BITTAR $145

Favorite Pieces: Vince Fur Coat, Fendi Bag, Imogen Belfield Ring

Little Pink Dress Two Ways

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Because I love color so much, it’s important to style based on hair colors.  Some colors pop more onblondes, and others on brunettes.

Blonde

Black earrings contrast nicely with blonde hair creating a more defined framing of the face.  I also really like how blush and hot pink look together.  Pairing a color with a lighter version of that color is a great way to do a slightly monochromatic look.  If you like the trend but are scared to do a full on one color outfit, this is a cool way to try it out.

Brunette

I like using white on brunettes (depending on the outfit of course) because the light color usually contrasts with their coloring, making everything pop.  With a neckline and earrings like these, hair should definitely be worn up, otherwise your face will be overwhelmed.  This is a classic look with a modern pop of color!

Blonde

Dress ALEXANDER MCQUEEN $1,680

Earrings NEHITA $1,276

Ring MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA $295

Clutch MARBEL $170

Shoes GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI $650

Brunette

Dress VIVIENNE WESTWOOD $458

Earrings KATE SPADE $98

Bracelet VINTAGE CHANEL $2,800

Clutch MIU MIU $365

Shoes CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN $895

 

ReAccessorized : Eva Mendes in Ferragamo

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I absolutely adore this dress, which Eva Mendes rocked at the Salvatore Ferragamo Women’s Resort 2012 show.  The only thing I would have changed about her ensemble is the lack of color!

Adding a magenta/pinkish shoe and a pink ring bring some more fun to the outfit.  Because the dress had shapes in the design (the rectangular color blocking) I thought I would play off of that in the accessories.  They are all geometric in some way adding more cohesion to the look. These are two completely different looks, which just goes to show you what accessories can do for your wardrobe.  They can literally reinvent a dress.  Love this!

Earrings ETRO $640

Ring IRENE NEUWIRTH $4,970

Watch TIFFANY & CO. $26,500

Clutch VICHY $150

Shoes YVES SAINT LAURENT $919

Black & White Button Down Two Ways

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Black and White Button Down

Chloé
$675

Jewelry
$15,000

I saw Lauren Conrad sporting this Equipment shirt…it seems she forgot her pants, but I think the shirt almost makes up for it…
I think adding black to a white shirt makes it more fun, but still sleek and sophisticated.  Lauren showed us how to dress this look down.  It’s a versatile item to add to your closet.  I suggest investing in one that will last you a while because this is a classic item.  Love it!