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Minimalist at heart, but not ready to give up my stuff. Want a look inside my wardrobe? Come on in. The water’s nice. Welcome to the fashion blog collection of day in my dreams, ready to get you inspired for your next ootd. Here’s what I wore, who I’m wearing and what pieces I love most. From modern street style to fashion forecasting and ootd inspo, here’s what to wear today in mostly monochrome, luxury fashion.

2020 luxury gift guide for her

luxury gift guide for every woman on your list

Holiday sales are approaching. As such, holiday shopping is on many a mind. Seeing the faces of friends and family light up is truly the greatest gift of all. The challenge, finding something truly special and unique to get for everyone on your list. Whether you’re shortlisting your Black Friday hit list or looking for some gifting inspiration, this luxury gift guide is a step in the right direction. Discover new and known luxury brands that I’ve personally experienced and recommend for people looking for gift ideas. Working with hundreds of brands year over year, these are the cream of the crop along with some new discoveries. They’re not just sponsored brands. They’re companies I personally believe in, and products I’ve found to be beautiful, unique, and special enough to bring a smile to anyone’s face. Without further adieu, here are my top recommendations for unique luxury gift ideas. For the modern sophisticate: Anne Fontaine essential white blouse If you’ve followed Day in my Dreams for any notable period of time, you’ve heard me rave …

gold ear cuffs by maison miru

ear cuffs, pinky rings and glittering gold you’re going to want your hands on

There’s something about that glow. That warm, sunlight hue, a smooth shine that catches the light. Gold. It’s fascinated us generation after generation, catching our eyes and inspiring the lavish desire to adorn ourselves in it’s brilliance. Whether you prefer platinum or rose undertones, there’s something about gold that’s truly timeless. And while this precious metal remains the same, the new generation of moguls continue to evolve it’s use and application. New for this season, jewelry trends return to a more archaic timeline reminiscent of god-like royalty and adornment of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Plaited hair embellishments, golden ear cuffs, arm bands and pinky rings leave no extremity off limits for an extra layer of shine. While fall fashion trends loop around timeless basics, jewelry becomes more important as an expression of style to adorn otherwise simple attire. Looking for ways to illuminate your looks? Here are a few of this season’s most fire trends for 2020. Gold pinky rings Leave no phalange uncovered. Simple gold pinky rings are all the rage. With wide …

how to pull off preppy style fall trends in 2020 without looking like a concierge

Stark uniforms energize the desire to rebel and to push limits in a restricted environment. Done in the right way, it’s the sexy alluring look that’s driven many a classic heroine films in our culture. It’s no wonder why we’re all gushing over the school girl and preppy looks for this season. Fall and winter fashion trends in 2020 are all about some preppy style. Before you go all Blair and Serena, here are a few tips to keep your preppy style fresh for 2020. Preppy style fall trends in 2020 Largely stemming from classic 90’s school girl looks from pleated skirts to plaid everything, 2020 preppy style has just a few subtle updates. After all, preppy may seem classic and straight forward, but there is always an evolution that’s involved for a truly modern take on preppy style. While the look can be tailored with a bit of edge, it can also look too austere if not executed correctly. If you want to give the school girl prep look a try, here are a …

2020 dr marten fashion trend

Dr. Martin must have the cure, because these boots just won’t die

Trying to work yourself down to a capsule wardrobe? We’ve been all about the Dr. Marten boot trend since its re-birth in 2018. This past summer, everyone kept wearing their Dr. Martins with shorts, skirts and Parisian inspired style. Fall ’20 has now arrived. What shoe silhouette is dominating the trend reports for the season? You guessed it. Dr. Martin boots return yet again for another season in the spotlight. And it’s not just me saying it… the top luxury fashion trend reporters are all on board for another season. Check out InStyle’s claims of Dr. Marten as the most popular runway shoe of 2020. Even Elle lists Dr. Martin as a key player for the lug sole fashion trend of 2020. Dr. Martin was reborn with the early return cycle of 90’s fashion. Apparently the nostalgic millennials are still not ready to let go. With 90’s prep in hot as a major player in fall 2020 fashion trends, it’s not time to say goodbye yet. You’ll be seeing these with classic 90’s preppy pieces …

luxury handbag chanel and preppy style

the 5 top minimalist fall fashion trends

In years past we may have shed a tear for the parting of summer style and the beginning of the new top fall fashion trends… but in a world so much different than seasons past, we welcome the change (any change really). There is always a political or social driver behind fashion trends. This year, a global pandemic rocked our world. With our sense of security shaken, we see “wellbeing” as an industry that is growing twice as fast as the global economy. We have become more aware. Not only regarding global culture, and sustainability, but also of the intimate condition of one’s self. In a chaotic world, simplicity, learning experiences, and mental and physical health become a force behind conscious fashion choices. As we step towards a new season, we have cut back to the essentials. We’ve learned what’s important, and the era of a true minimalist fashion wardrobe has arrived. But no fear, that doesn’t mean fashion is dead. In fact, the top minimalist fall fashion trends are receiving quite a warm welcome, …