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Casual Wear: Leggings & Cardi For Fall *Stylo 211


Casual wear emphasizes comfort and personal expression, that is why it has become one of my favorite styles for the weekend.

I think we all dress casual at some point, whether it is after work or on the weekends. I have realized I am now more inclined to wear a casual outfit than before, unless I am attending an event.

This is the outfit I wore yesterday. I got up real early to run errands and besides being exhausted, I knew that I was going to be out most of the day, therefore I wanted to wear something as comfy as PJ’s and as cozy as a robe. But since I can’t leave the house wearing neither of them, I needed to find something comfortable to wear, so I wore this cardi a family member gave me a few days ago. I sooo love wearing it because it’s so soft and slouchy…ah!

I decided to add cotton leggings, a loose-fit tee, a messenger and faux suede booties. And to add glam to the whole look, I added a black floppy hat and a dark burgundy lipstick.

Sometimes you need to give your body a break and go ahead and dress down. This doesn’t mean you have to leave your house looking bummy. You can always add some key elements to add glam to your look; that’s the key.  😉

 

 

My Outfit

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What I Wore

 

Long Cardi in Beige from GAP;

Flower Tee in Grey from EXPRESS;

High Rise Leggings in Black from Hollister;

Faux Suede Booties in Taupe from EXPRESS;

Lita Satchel in Black from Franco Sarto;

Floppy Hat in Black from EXPRESS;

 

 

Create The Look!

 

 

Beige Cardi

 

 

 

With Pockets Cable Knit Cardigan in Khaki from Romwe $35.25 Now $19;

 

 

 

 

Flower Tee

 

 

Factory Metallic Roses Collector Tee In Airy Cotton in Metallic Roses from J. CREW FACTORY $45 Now $29.50;

 

 

 

 

Black Leggings-Hollister

 

 

 

Hollister High Rise Leggings in Black from Hollister $14.95;

 

 

 

Suede Booties

 

 

Suede Ciran Low Western Bootie in Taupe from DV BY DOLCE VITA $59.99;

 

 

 

 

Black Messenger Bag

 

 

Zoey Medium Leather Messenger in Black from Michael Kors $198;

 

 

 

Floppy Hat

 

 

 

Braided Trim Floppy Hat in Black from Forever 21 $17.90;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casual Wear: Leggings & Cardi For Fall *Stylo 211 – My Youtube Video

 

 

 

 

 

My Makeup

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Pre Makeup:

Make Up For Ever Primer; Too Faced Eye PrimerPrep Prime + Lip Base from MAC Cosmetics; Graftobian Wheel Corrector.

Makeup:

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Eyes

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NAKED

Maybelline Line Stiletto

Sephora Mascara

MAC Cosmetics False Eyelashes

NAKED Palette from Urban Decay (Naked – On the crease; Virgin – On the lid;)

Maybelline Line Stiletto Eye Liner (Black)

SEPHORA COLLECTION Outrageous Volume-Dramatic Volume Mascara (Very Black)

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Brows

Paula Dorf 2+1 For Brows

Anastasia Beverly Hills brow_duality

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Paula Dorf 2+1 For Brows (Brunette)

Anastasia Beverly Hills Highlighting Duo Pencil (Camille / Sand)

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Contouring & Highlighting

Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit

Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit (Medium To Tan)

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Lips

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MAC Lip Liner-Cork

Kat Von D - Rosary

MAC Cosmetics Lip Pencil  (Cork)

Kat Von D Lipstick (Rosary)

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Face

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Laura Mercier Setting PowderMake Up For Ever hd_pressed_powder

Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation from MAC Cosmetics (Nº3)

Laura Mercier Invisible Loose Setting Powder

Makeup For Ever HD Pressed Powder

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Perfect Fall Casual Wear: Long Cardi With Cotton Leggings, A Loose-fit Tee, Suede Booties, Messenger & A Floppy Hat. It Is Super Comfy, Cozy And Stylish!

 

 

Chiara Boni At Fashion Week NYC

Chiara Boni was at Fashion Week NYC presenting her new Spring Summer 2016 Collection this past September.

I had the opportunity to attend her fashion show at the Artbeam in Chelsea. I was also able to be backstage previous to the show, and I must admit that I went crazy when I saw her collection laid-out across the room.

OMG! It was so vibrant, elegant and ladylike! I could not stop taking pictures and already imagining the show at the same time.

And just as I imagined, the runway show was outstanding! So perfect and delightful that you knew it was meticulously planned out.

Besides, everyone there was so impeccable and so well dressed! I loved it

Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Spring/Summer 2016 Collection is inspired in the designer’s personal memories of fairies and blossom gardens captured and transcribed into dreamy/romantic, vibrant, modern, sophisticated and sweet feminine designs.

It features puffed peplums, cutouts, mermaid silhouettes, capes and svelte maillots subtly covered by embellished flowing trains; stretch jersey, tulle, embroideries and georgette fabrics in raspberry and peachy hues, as well as very classic and sophisticated black and white designs.

The musical highlight was represented by “92 Days”, a song specially composed by producer/composer Yakamoto Kotzuga for this fashion show.

Chiara Boni is an Italian designer who began her career in 1971 opening, in Florence, her first boutique where she proposed dresses designed by herself. She has created a cult following of women, from celebrities to television anchor personalities. La Petite Robe was born in 2007 and since then this Collection represents a choice of style at very competitive prices.

Her style is always elegant, timeless but always innovative.

Here a few of the shots I took myself at her SS16 Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week.

 

Chiara Boni At Fashion Week NYC

 

 

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Raspberry And Peach Hues

 

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Rose And Oriental Blossom Prints

 

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Black And White Contrasts

 

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La Finale

 

 

Me ♥

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Chiara Boni Spring/Summer 2016 Collection Was Presented At Fashion Week NYC This September. Take A Look At Her Romantic, Vibrant And Sophisticated Designs!

 

 

 

 

Daniel Silverstain SS16 Collection – NYFW

Daniel Silverstain Spring/Summer 2016 Runway Show took place last Wednesday at Shop Studios NYC, where he presented his most recent and breathtaking collection.

Daniel Silverstain is an Israeli designer based in New York City who gets inspired by the architecture and art of the mid-20th century (era of hi-technology and industrialism) interlocked with aims for innovation and futurism, creating a range of simplified shapes that compliment the female body and give it a sophisticated, yet comfortable look.

“I design to inspire women to be bold, to be courageous, to standout, and to create a story of their own”.

 

 

Daniel Silverstain Spring Summer 2016 Collection

 

“In 1967, everything was wonderful. It was the year of love and the year of Expo 67”.

His Spring Summer 2016 collection is a combination of neutrals used as framework, embellished with a splash of an energetic palette of primary colors well structured.

I love how he captures the vintage air of Expo 67 and transforms it into a futuristic collection made for that bold woman who doesn’t mind to stand out and make a statement.

“It tells the story of the world’s future from the angle of the most successful world’s fair of the 20th century – Expo67. With high sense of optimism, Montreal turned to a hotbed of culture, where individuals could tour the world in a few hours, and get a look at the future from the point of view of 62 different countries.

This monumental event not only placed Montreal on a global center stage, but was also the catalyst for the city’s development into one of the most cosmopolitan and distinct cities in the world.

The impressive dimensions of modern decors, and innovative architecture that reshaped the city of Montreal, inspired the collection, which focused on the hub of cultures with futuristic essence.”

As I said before, the color pallet of the season is built on neutral hues with contrast shapes of primary colors, representing national flags. Lace and crochet textiles are coated in metallic gloss, and intricate multi-yarn jacquards are mixed with natural wovens, creating soft and relaxed silhouettes.”

 

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SS16 Runway Show

 

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Here Some Live Videos!

 

 

 

 

 

Here A Recap Of The Entire Daniel Silverstain Spring/Summer 2016 Collection!

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    Daniel Silverstain SS16 Collection

Daniel Silverstain Spring/Summer 2016 Collection: A Futuristic Approach Using Neutrals As Its Framework, Embellished With A Splash Of Vibrant Primary Colors.

 

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How To Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Having some awesome ideas on how to stylish boyfriend jeans can change the perception of many of us who are still a bit skeptical on adopting this trend.

As for me, I have quite adopted the boyfriend jeans trend a few times. I have worn mines very casual with both, loafers and heels.

But I also decided to put together 10 different ways on how to wear boyfriend jeans, to give you some great ideas on how to pull the look, in case you’re still a bit reluctant to wear a pair.

 

How To Wear Boyfriend Jeans

 

 

1. Classy Chic – With Jacket & Button Down Shirt

I love how blogger Miu Phan from Thytu & Miu styled her pair of Boyfriend’s. It is very fun but at the same time it looks classy. I love the combination of classic elements with trendy pieces.

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2. Crop It – Crop Top & Under Shirt

In love with this outfit of Tsvetina Tsekova from cvetybaby. A few options here you can adopt: you can fold your boyfriend’s; you can wear it with a crop top; or you can also add a button down shirt under your crop, tucked in or not!

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3. Urban Boho – Floppy Hat, Pumps And Fringe Bag

Diana Iordachioaia from The Bear Girl created this very well polished urban boho look. I love how she incorporated the biker jacket to the outfit.

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4. Boyish Casual – Tank and Sneakers

Vivian from TWOWARD chose to overcome her fears and adopt this cute super casual look by pairing her BF’s with a tank top and sneakers. This looks sooo comfy, doesn’t it?

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5. Effortlessly Casual  – Loafers And Loose Top

Mada By Mada‘s approach is simple and casual. She wore her BF’s with a peasant top and a pair of polished loafers.

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6. Preppy Look – Boxy Shirt Buttoned Up & Structured Bag

Anna Łuka from Moda Na Strychu created this preppy outfit wearing a boxy buttoned up shirt along with a statement necklace and a structured bag.

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7. Denim on Denim

Alexandra from Clarabour‘s approach is cute and comfy. I love how she added white laced up shoes to the look.

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8. Boho Chic – With A Trench or Cardi & Hat

Kata Balogh from InspirationHolic chose to wear her boyfriend jeans with a trench and a fedora. I love the neutral look also!

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 9. Casual Chic – Sweater and Statement Necklace

iida from Comme des Filles styled her BF’s for a casual Fall/Winter and even Spring approach! I love the comfy sweater paired with a statement necklace and heels. The black combined with denim creates such an elegant look!

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10. Urban Rock – Tee, Leather Jacket & Cut Out Booties

Gabriela from KOLOROWA DUSZA created a trendy streetstyle by adding a tee, leather jacket and cute out booties. I totally love it ♥

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Here 10 Stylish Ways On How To Wear Boyfriend Jeans. Make Your BF’s Stand Out By Adopting One Of These Looks, Whether You Are Dressing Up Or Dressing Down!

 

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Bright Yellow * Stylo 189♥

Bright Yellow is definitely in my wardrobe this Summer!

I was never into yellow before, but somehow, all of a sudden, I am big time!

Same thing happened with fringe! I am now inexplicably into fringe…so what a great surprise when I found this lace top with fringe at H&M!

I think yellow is the perfect color for Summer, and I loved how the whole look came out, by pairing it with other summery colors like mint green and pink.

I had to run errands and was going shopping on early afternoon Saturday, then I was going to go out to dinner. I knew I wasn’t going to have time to change clothes, so I came up with this Stylo, where I was able to change it up a little bit.

Since I needed a comfy and practical outfit, I chose to wear loafers and a hat, as well as a shopper bag where I could fit all of my coupons and offers. 😉 😉 😉

I matched the shoes with the hat, by wearing both in a natural color, and wore my black shopper bag to add depth.

Then to go out to dinner, all I did was take off the hat; replace my loafers for my fave pair of zebra pumps; add a mint green statement necklace and retouch my lipstick Pink Pigeon from MAC, of course!

I loved the whole idea of creating two outfits in one…I think I am going to do this more often.  😉

 

 

My Outfit

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What I Wore

 

Lace Top With Fringe in Yellow from H&M $17.95

Skinny Jeans in Dark Wash from Mandee $19.99

COACH Fredrica Loafer Flats in Milk from Macy*s $118

Zebra Pumps from VS

Straw Ribbon-Trimmed Fedora in Natural/Black from Forever 21 $14.90

Leather Shopper Bag in Black from GUESS

Blue And Rose Gold-Tone Icons All-Around Sport Watch from GUESS $179.99 Now $129.50

Layered Faux Stone Fringe Necklace in Gold/Mint from Forever 21

 

 

Create The Look!

 

 

 

Yellow Top

 

 

Kensie Crochet Trim Crepe Crop Top in Sunray from Nordstrom $65 Now $32.49

 

 

 

NYCO-Soho Jeans

 

Soho Jeans City Slim Control Skinny in Dark Tide Wash from New York & Company $54.95 Now $27.47

 

 

Fredrica Coach Loafers

 

COACH Fredrica Loafer Flats in Milk from Macy*s $118

 

 

Penny Loves Kenny-Opus Pump-6pm

 

Penny Loves Kenny Opus Pumps in Zebra Velvet from 6PM.com $34.99

 

Shopper Bag

 

Style&Co. Kenza A-Line Shopper in Black from Macy*s $108.50 Now $29.99

 

 

 

Straw Hat

 

Straw Ribbon-Trimmed Fedora in Natural/Black from Forever 21 $14.90

 

 

Mint Necklace

 

BP. Faceted Bead Statement Necklace in Turquoise from Nordstrom $24

 

 

Guess Watch

 

 

Blue And Rose Gold-Tone Icons All-Around Sport Watch from GUESS $179.99 Now $129.50

 

 

 

 

 

Bright Yellow * Stylo 189♥ – My Youtube Video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Makeup

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What Am I Wearing?

 

Pre Makeup: Make Up For Ever Primer; NYX Eye Primer; Prep + Prime Lip Base from MAC Cosmetics; Graftobian Wheel Corrector.

Makeup:

Eyes→ Mixed Metals Baked Eye and Face Palette from Sephora (Smoky Quartz – On the lid; Gypsum – Above the crease; Copper – On the lower lashline; Sandstone – On the inner corner); Kat Von D Tattoo Liner; MAC Cosmetics False Eyelashes.

Brows→ Paula Dorf 2+1 For Brows; Anastasia Beverly Hills Eyebrow Highlighter;

Contouring & Highlighting→ Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit (Medium To Tan);

Lips→ MAC Cosmetics Lip Liner (Talking Points) & MAC Cosmetics Lipstick (Pink Pigeon);

Face→ Cream Foundation from Graftobian (Femme Fatale) & Universal Setting Powder from Laura Mercier; Makeup For Ever HD Pressed Powder.

 

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Wear A Bright Yellow Fringe Top This Summer! Pair It With Other Summery Colors Like Mint Green And Pink. Also Check Out How I Created Two Outfits In One!