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Supermodel Naomi Campbell has a Sweet Surprise this Summer

We are so excited that the end of the semester is coming near, and that summer is right around the corner. So since summer has been on our mind, we obviously have been thinking about what to wear to our beach day activities, and late night bbq get together’s. As we were researching some of our favorite bloggers, stylists, and designers for some summer inspiration.. we came across an unexpected candidate who typically is not on our designer radar. Not a stylist, not a blogger, but supermodel Naomi Campbell. You will not believe the summer innovation she has brought to the table this season and designer by herself. So let’s get into it, as summer begins and the weather gets warmer, you might want to break out a pair of flip-flops. The shoe style is a popular and easygoing choice, but thanks to supermodel Naomi Campbell, it’s been given a major update. Campbell designed an insane pair of hybrid thong-style sandal heels, and we’re not 100% sure we could walk in them. The black shoes have a pencil-thin high heel and daunting platforms fit for a high-heel pro. While some might be intimidated by the shoes, they were made for a philanthropic cause worth supporting. Campbell designed the shoes with Havaianas for Women for Women International, an organization that helps female survivors of war rebuild their lives. Even if you won’t wear the pair yourself, you’ve got to give Campbell props for using her supermodel status for good. While there’s no word yet on where you can buy Naomi Campbell’s take on flip-flops, we provided an image of the extravagant sandal-heel hybrid for you below, or check out the supermodels Instagram page for deets.

So what do you guys think? We want to hear some serious feedback on these crazy shoes.

Let us hear your thoughts below.

Xx, B

 

Halloween 2016: Blogger Edition

Hasn’t October been a wonderful month so far? We love the change in weather, our psl lattes, and of course one of our favorite holidays of the year… Halloween! As a fashion blogger, I am always looking to other bloggers for a lot of inspiration for my blogs as well as for my own personal life. My fellow gals in the industry influence a lot of my vacation outfits, wedding ideas, and even a crash course in how to update my instagram feed. Bloggers set the trends and do it bigger, so when it comes to Halloween, its no surprise that their costumes are just as sexy as they are phenomenal.

Halloween is also the one night where any fashion can be extra bold, and honestly any girl in general to be extravagant. Unicorn onsies? Sure why not! Or skip the fuss completely and simply throw on those car ears… totally stylish! And like our favorite style influencers who grace our daily screens, we are constantly on the prowl for the next great holiday outfit of the day. So we thought we would share some of our favorite Halloween costumes from some of our favorite social media influencers..maybe even some inspiration for your Halloween parties tonight, take a look.

THE SONG SISTERS @SONGOFSTYLE @SONGDANI

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Wearing a big rice circle and oversized black dress is even more gorgeous with a pair of heels.

ARIELLE NOA CHARNAS @SOMETHINGNAVY

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Grab a pair of black lace bunny ears and some simple face paint for this sweet and sexy look.

CHIARA FERRAGNI @CHIARAFERRAGNI

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“Eleven” from The Stranger Things. You can probably find all of the items in your own closet, except maybe the eggo’s.

JULIE SARIÑANA @SINCERELYJULES

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A mermaid custom to die for, and a spectacular day of the dead dream from our favorite jules.

JAMIE CHUNG @JAMIECHUNG

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Keep it weird with Jamie Chung and a blue power ranger costume, and do not forget your starbucks.

JACEY DUPRIE @DAMSELINDIOR

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The damsel herself looking as sexy as ever buzzing around this Halloween.

JACQUI SALDANA @BABYBOYBAKERY

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It doesn’t get much cuter than this, Baby Boy Bakery as Darla and Nemo.

KYLIE RAE @KYLIEEERAE

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You really cant go wrong with Kylie Rae or the Tomb Raider.

JENAH YAMAMOTO @GYPSYONE

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Last, but certainly not least- Jenah + Cute Boy customes from Mad Max. Some seriously stylish vibes.

We hope that you enjoyed our favorite bloggers all dressed up as much as we did. Let 2016 Halloween be your best costume yet.

Xx, B

 

 

 

How the stylish do Flip-Flops

Traditionally, the fashion community falls flat when it comes to the thought of flip-flops. They are just too basic and outplayed to be unique in the style industry. But a certain summer shoe style popping up among fashionista’s lately may finally be changing that. Sandal brand Cornetti, worn by the likes of influencers like Rocky Barnes and Aimee Song, has a style called the “Elia” that features elements of traditional flip-flops combined with a lace-up ankle detail. The hybrid shoes are an elevated departure from your high school rubber soles, making them a no-brainer for the style crowd.

These stylish sandals are perfect for an occasion this summer, and you don’t have to compensate your sense of fashion to be able to cool down those toes. Now, Cornetti isn’t the only brand innovating the flip-flop this year… many other fashion brands are playing with the sandal style. H&M, Forever 21, and many others are also looking for to put their unique twist on the trend, so keep your eyes peeled for the perfect style for you this summer.

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Xx, B

 

Some Hot Summery Ways to Cover Up at the Beach!

The days are getting longer, and the weather is warmer, and summer beach days are right around the corner! We know that sometimes summer comes up too fast, and we aren’t always ready to wear that bikini solo. So we have some great cover up’s that you can wear to the beach this year and feel confident in your kini!

CLASSIC CAFTANS

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Classic Caftan Dresses are perfect for the beach, you can get these babys from Zues + Dione Tinos, or just purchase a cute less expensive one from H&M.

GAUZY PANTS

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Whats great about Gauzy pants is that you will look great in these by themselves! Wear a cute printed pair with your bikini top… and BANG… summer beauty. Gauzy pants are also perfect for the beach because they come in such a variety of styles & lengths, as well as been comfortable, light, and flowy! You can get gauzy pants from Aritzia OR J CREW.

EASY DRESS

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Easy, yes they are. A perfect summer dress, not just for the beach but any summer occasion! These dresses look great on any summer day, but specifically when your playing in the sand. You can pretty much find any easy summer dress from any retailer but we found some amazing ones from net-a-porter.com & matchesfashion.com

SARONGS

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Our absolute favorite beach accessory! Sarongs were made for beach trips, and come in basically any length and style you can ask for. The great thing about sarongs is that you can wear them as a dress, cover up, skirt, or even on your head. Also it is fun to tie them in different kinds of knots and play around with the styling! We found these guys at farfetch.com and H&M!

JUMPSUITS

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You can’t go wrong with a jumpsuit, and these are not just for the beach either! They are perfect for summertime, but if your not feeling a bikini kind of day at the beach, jump into one of these. They are also comfortable and come in any style you can image, find a cute summer printed one and enjoy your day at the beach with confidence. We found some great styles at tibi.com and net-a-porter.com!

CROCHET DRESSES

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Crochet dresses are SO in this year, with all the celebs wearing these dresses out on the town! Really though, they are perfect for the beach, and super cute. Crochet styles have so much variety and many different colors, these three are our favorite and show how much diversity these dresses ca have! Check out zara.com or topshop.com for some great styles of crochet dresses this summer.

SHIRT DRESSES

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We had to include the shirt dresses! The best thing about shirt dresses is you don’t even have to go buy any, you can more than likely already find an oversized cute shirt in your closet and just turn it into a dress with a fun belt. However, if you can’t find the perfect shirt dress in your own closet… we found some great ones at bananarepublic.com and uniqlo.com, both are super affordable too.

Hope these make your summertime more fun with confidence at the beach this year!

Xx, B.

A Rainbow of Fashion

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While scanning my favorite fashion forecasting websites, I came across an article from WGSN that inspired me to discuss the importance of color in fashion. As we ready ourselves for a fabulous fashionable summer, it’s vital we pay attention to color. Whether that means knowing what’s trending, what shades compliment each other, or what hues make you stand out in the best way possible, color plays an enormous part in our wardrobe.

If you’ve ever seen a color wheel you’ll know that there is such a thing as complimentary colors. These are colors that are essentially opposites and when paired together, they help to compliment each other. A few examples of these pairings are; red and green, yellow and purple, and blue and orange. Many advertorials use complimentary colors to draw in attention, and create a visually pleasing  picture that people are naturally more likely to stop and read.

In terms of fashion, this can help to create visually stimulating outfits, and style colorful pieces. Summer is the perfect time to play with color and bright patterns. Try pairing bright blue jean shorts with a neon orange sweater, or pick a patterned dress covered in yellow and purple.

In addition to paying attention to complimentary colors, there are color families or groups that you should be familiar with. The two I find the most helpful when it comes to fashion and styling myself, are cold and warm hues. Knowing how to differentiate these two color groups is extremely helpful and can even make or break an outfit. Colder hues include, blues, purples, some greens, greys, and black. Warmer hues are reds, yellows, browns, and white. Although black and white can be switched around, pairing like colors can easily turn a confused outfit into a fashionable one. For example, say you are wearing an orange dress and can’t decide between black or brown boots. Determine what color group the dress is in, then choose your shoes accordingly. (Hopefully you picked brown) This can also be compared to dressing for your natural coloring. Darker skin, eyes, and hair will usually look best in warmer colors such as bright pinks, reds, and greens; whereas a lighter toned person might look better in colder tones such as blues, greys, and purples.

Keeping these few tips in mind, have fun this summer dressing up in bold colors and enjoy standing out from the crowd. The rainbow was meant to be celebrated!

Check out WGSN’s tumblr page for tons more color and fashion inspiration: http://wgsncolourarchive.tumblr.com