Have you heard of
texture-blocking? It’s just as fun as colorblocking, but um, more tactile. We
love it, ‘cause it brings together dainty and tough in one solid piece. We put
together a roundup of six pieces under $40 so that you can mix and match textiles
like leather, silk, satin and lace to elevate your everyday basics.
Sock it to me
These adorbs boot socks feel
a li’l bit grunge and a li’l bit presh—creating the perfect mix peeking out of
your knee-high pair.
Oatmeal Tweed Tall Lace Boot Socks, $30,
What’s better than a
sweatshirt + silk combo? Nothing. Your loungewear just got a lot more chic.
Silk-Blend Inset Pullover, $13, forever21.com
A sunshine-yellow dress gets
a sweet style update with a lace panel. Perfect for a springtime picnic,
Lace Panel Dress with Belt, $28, forever21.com
Printed shorts with
embellished pockets? Pair ’em with a cool graphic tee and you’re best dressed,
Tassel Trim Pocket Aztec Shorts, $22, mickeysgirl.com
Your best knit gets toughened
up with a scattering of gold spikes. Too cool for school? We think not.
Royal Knit Spiked Sweater, $38, mickeysgirl.com
Hop on the trend bandwagon
already and pick up a jacket with contrasting leather sleeves. Looks soo good,
you’ll never wanna take it off, trust.
BY KARA DEPAOLA ON 3/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN fashion, cheap, trend, spring, accessories, how to, sweater, shorts