readers! It's Sloane from Sailing the Sea of Style
For my second post on how to wear the biggest spring trends, I’m gonna show you
a fave of mine: ladylike. People often have the misconception that dressing
ladylike means frumpy and old lady. Instead, I’ll show you how you can take the
trend in a flirty direction with sweet details and bold hues.
it's important to keep the look simple but sweet. A lacy collar top is easy and
only a tad dressier than your go-to white tee. Add bold printed jeans.
I like a lighter wash for spring, and the little bit of distressing means
things aren’t too presh. Complete your outfit with blush flats and a bow
Topshop Lace Shirt, $70, topshop.com
Jessica Simpson Juniors Jeans
Forever Skinny Polka Dot Print, (similar to shown), $50, macys.com
Blush D’Orsay Pointed Flats, $21 lulus.com
Sparkly Bow Bangle (similar to
shown), $22, shop-charmed.com
party girl look with a mashup of bright shades and femme fabrics. Pick a pretty
peach lacy number and pair with metallic heels. A nude frame clutch is classic.
Add an arm party of blingy bangles (the bow one is my fave) for the finishing
Splendid Soiree Strapless Bright
Peach Dress (similar to shown), $40, lulus.com
Kate Spade New York Polished Bow
Bracelet, $78, saksfifthavenue.com
Vince Camuto Hinged Bangle, $33,
Day Time Clutch Bag, $50, zara.com
Michael Antonio LoveMe Metallic Rose
Gold Pumps, $30, 6pm.com
good question: Why don't you wear a dress this weekend? A drop waist frock with
a lacy collar is causal enough for everyday but still looks a little special.
Add ankle strap flats, glitzy earrings for a touch of sparkle and a mint frame
Ya Los Angeles Peterpan Dropwaist
Dress, $54, piperlime.com
Gorjana Pristine Circle Stud
Earrings, $45, shopbop.com
ASOS Smart Front Strap Bag, $59, asos.com
ASOS Lift Off Suede Ballet Flats,
My top five tips for looking
look doesn’t have to veer old lady. Keep things cute and fun with sparkly
shy away from color! Bring out the brights.
jewelry simple and sweet. Bows, tiny hearts and shiny studs are perfect.
4. Lace always works.
5. Have fun
with your makeup. Try a cat-eye or a rosy blush or a pink pout. Up to you!
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BY GUEST BLOGGER SLOANE KRATZMAN ON 4/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN fashion, trend, spring, dresses, shoes, accessories, how to, jeans, bags, party