Clearly I am on some type of orange kick this week. Today’s Inspiration: Miso Crop Camisole ($25.00), VINCE High Waist Short ($232.00), Forever21 Beaded Spikes Necklace ($7.80), Snakes Belt ($10.00), Kate Spade Flicker Ellie ($298.00), H & M Sandals ($24.00), Marie Helene Opal Ring ($6,415.00), BYS Polish in Tempt Me ($10.00), LuLu Orange Bangle Set ($22.00), NARS Eyeshadow in Lhasa ($24.00).
I am currently obsessed with refreshing shades of mint + seafoam and am looking for interesting shades to pair it up with. I feel like burnt orange + mint is a fun and unexpected combination. Today’s Inspiration: TOPSHOP Fiona Layer Blouse ($87.00), TOPSHOP Co-ord Stripe Boucle Skirt ($76.00), Jas M.B. Move on MInt Bag ($363.00), Kara Pointed Leather Toe Cap Flat ($51.00), Mint Enamel Earrings ($7.90), Mint Enamel Bangle ($22.00), Kevyn Aucoin Lip Gloss in Molasses ($27.00), Essie Polish in Mint Candy Apple ($8.00).
This isn’t my first Neon + Leopard post of the season (see here) and it probably won’t be the last. Today’s Inspiration: Wallis White Chambray Tie Hem Top ($46.00), Bauble Bar Neon Color Block Collar ($62.00), Delia*s Neon Shorts ($34.50), Leopard Print Belt ($31.00), Neon Panama Fedora ($142.00), Rebecca Minkoff Neon Mini ($195.00), ModCloth Neon My Mind Earrings ($7.99), Madewell Neon Sandals ($175.00), China Glaze Polish in Neon Celtic Sun ($5.99), Barry M Neon Polish ($4.70).
You can easily style a patterned or brightly colored skirt by following these two rules: 1. Pick one color from the skirt and use it in your top & shoes. 2. Pick a second color and use it in your accessories. Today’s Inspiration: Miss Selfridge Orange Peplum Top ($44.00), Dorothy Perkins Teal Belt ($9.00), Bqueen Skirt ($79.00), D & G Glam Sunglasses ($135.00), Miss Selfridge Faux Snake Clutch ($57.00), Janis Savitt Stud Earrings ($75.00), Mango Double Bangle Bracelet ($9.50), Two Lips Helen Bootie ($69.95 ), Kevyn Aucoin Plum Eye Pencil ($24.00), Essie Polish in Pansy ($8.00).
Nothing says summer like a good shopping binge at J. Crew, right? Today’s Inspiration: J. Crew Leopard Tank ($29.99), J. Crew 4″ Chino Short ($45.00), J. Crew Nested Enamel and Crystal Necklace ($78.00), J. Crew Selima Sunglasses ($118.00), Charter Club Bracelet ($27.00) Wallis Black Trim Tote ($52.00), Corso Como Sandal ($94.99), Lipstick Queen Pencil in Chinatown ($20.00), Essie Polish in Clambake ($8.00).
Happy Easter! May you have a three day weekend, consume too many Cadbury Eggs and wear too many pastels. Today’s Inspiration: Floral Belted Dress ($90.00), Dorothy Perkins Purple Belt ($9.00), Phospho Boho Drop Earrings ($34.00), Friis & Co. Square Clutch ($48.00), Steve Madden Dynemite Sandal ($69.00), Buxom Big & Healthy Limp Tarnish ($18.00), Essie Polish in She’s Picture Perfect ($8.00).
Most colored skinny jeans are approximately 15 inches too long for me. I’m thrilled that Miss Selfridge has them in this colorful Petite version. Today’s Inspiration: Pieces Poncho Nini ($37.00), Miss Selfridge Jade Jeans ($65.00), Crochet Belt ($11.00), Rafia Trilby Hat ($49.95), Mango Large Tote ($45.00), Office Conga Sandal ($44.00), Charm & Chain Long Beaded Necklace ($98.00), Stella & Dot Camilla Ring ($49.00), Bare Escentuals Ready Eyeshadow Quad in The Elements ($30.00), Essie Polish in Go Overboard ($8.00).
These shoes are apparently selling like hotcakes. If someone catches this color in-stock somewhere can you give me a heads-up? Today’s Inspiration: Wallis Aqua Blouse ($35.00), Roxy Skipper Shorts ($44.50), Gray Faux Leather Handbag ($34.90), Minnetonka ‘Kilty’ Suede Moccasin $39.95), RGB Nail Polish in retro pastel green ($16.00), Rosebud Perfume Co. Smith’s Menthol & Eucalyptus Balm ($5.59), NARS Trio Eyeshadow ($45.00), Kate Spade Cooper Strap Watch ($195.00), Blue Hexi iPhone Case ($12.50).
While this season seems to be all about mixing different patterns and fabrics (see here and here) you can also get a great effect from mixing different variations of the same. I grabbed a simple lace top like this yesterday at Dry Goods and I feel like it’s going to get a lot of use this summer. Today’s Inspiration: Dorothy Perkins Gold Foil Lace Tee ($35.00), Dorothy Perkins Navy Floral Lace Skirt ($44.00), Dorothy Perkins Tan Plait Skinny Belt ($5.00), Vince Camuto Kim Large Tote ($250.00), Senso Karalay ($245.95), Butter London Polish in Slapper ($14.00), Bobbi Brown Lip Balm ($19.00).