As colorful as trends have become in the past season, the classic black and whites have still been brought out for some air.
Here are some summer ideas on how to make leather work even in the hottest of nights!
The Leather Skirt:
Whether it hits above the knee of is thigh-high, these skirts are easy to integrate into a summer outfit.
How-To: Tuck a silky camisole or blouse into a matte leather skirt like 90210 star, Shenae Grimes for a chic, cutting edge look.
Running around from day to night? No need to head home for a wardrobe change. Follow socialite/model, Olivia Palermo’s footsteps! The leather skirt is easy to adapt for an afternoon walk or night out on the town.
Okay, so as much as many of us hate to admit it, black has not been the standard selection shoppers tend to reach for (or in terms of us online shopoholics, we catch ourselves scrolling down the color menu to see what other colors are available).
“Basic Black” has not necessarily been put on the back burner, but a color frenzy has definitely taken center stage for quite some time this past season. From the gradient ombre of colors to color blocks, the latest trends have been reacquainting themselves with some blasts from the past. Never in my mind did I think I would practice the courage to incorporate neon into my wardrobe in fear of resuscitating my fashion-frightworthy moments of neon scrunchies, tube socks, and fanny packs from the 80’s. Next thing I know, I seemed to master the skill in modernizing neon like skipping 1-2-3.
Now that the trends of the season have constantly presented us with daring ways to reinvent ourselves, what’s your take on: Paisley Prints and Psychedelic Eyewear?
And no, let’s avoid making a tribute to Austin Powers.
Psychedelic Eyewear - Say hello to the offspring to our favorite cat-eyed frames by
When it’s time to make a sweet escape, it’s always nice to get back to the bare necessities in life. The morning is your launch pad in directing the rest of your day. A good night’s sleep, rising to a nice latte, all followed by an aimless walk on the beach helps to set the carefree tone for the day.
Among my vacation necessities?
Hair Product Obsessions:
1. Moroccan Oil - “The Cult Favorite”: Tames the frizz without leaving an oily residue, this hair products works wonders when hair just seems to take a life of its own. This moisturizing, natural product has turned me into a devoted believer in the existence of an anti-frizz hair products that adds the perfect amount of shine without the unpleasant residue. Even better? My hair seems to maintain its health and shine even in this summer heat!
2. Bb Bumble and Bumble’s Surf Spray and Bb Texture Creme - “The California Girl Staples”: I used to only use the Surf Spray that magazines always claimed asthe miracle product to help you achieve that “just returned from a day by the beach” kind of look. But I discovered its partner-in-crime to help achieve the perfect beach waves for my thick hair. Using the Surf Spray alone always seemed drying on my hair, leaving just as much residue as frizz by the next morning. But I think I have discovered the solution to the problem.
How-To Tips and Tricks:
1. Sparingly spray your locks mid-strand to ends, avoiding the roots. Spraying directly at