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2021 new years fashion resolutions for minimal style and sustainable fashion

fashion resolutions for the sake of your style and your world

There’s just something about fresh starts. Though one should truly find reasons to restart every day, the first of January seems a good a time as any. If you’re looking to make better fashion decisions in the new year, here are some resolutions that will change the way you shop and dress for the better. With these simple lifestyle changes, you’ll be dressing more like yourself than ever, clear space in your wardrobe, and reduce waste that impacts your wallet and your environment. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | outfit c/o:ANNE FONTAINE #1: Don’t buy it unless you know you’re going to wear it One of the biggest fashion faux pas we’re all guilty of – impulse buying items we never actually wear. Perhaps you unearthed an irresistible steal, maybe you fell in love with the fabric or print. Take a pause before you rush to the checkout. Even the most beautiful pieces in your wardrobe can go unworn; no matter the deal – it’s not worth it. Ask yourself: Is this style truly …

womens suit trends 2021

the essential white women’s suit

So post-Covid has been a bit of a drag, it’s a new year, and we’re ready to start the New Year fresh. Shed the loungewear and discard your fuzzy socks. The year of Covid has past, and while we’re still not back to life as we knew it, life is still flourishing. We made it through, and it’s time take the big step into the new year with pride. Say hello to the power suit of the New Year. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | white suit c/o:ANNE FONTAINE Women’s suiting and co-ords are not only one of the biggest luxury fashion trends of the season, it’s a timeless ensemble that makes a lasting impression. The posture, the tailored silhouettes, the crisp fabrics and commanding aesthetics – it’s no wonder suiting never really goes out of style. If you’re looking to empower your wardrobe for the new year, this is where you’ll want to start. Introducing the Lido blazer and Preston suit pants – a statement selection from Anne Fontaine’s FW collection. This white …

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. Marten 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. Martens 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. Marten 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. Marten as a key player for the lug sole fashion trend of 2020. Dr. Marten 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 …

maison margiela replica springtime in a park review

evoking springtime memories | review of Maison Margiela’s Replica Springtime in a Park perfume

Spring has past, but we haven’t forgotten, nor will it be likely that we ever will. It’s no secret that I’m a cult follower of Maison Margiela’s luxury perfume fragrances. Since my first experience sampling By the Fireplace (my all time favorite Margiela scent), I’ve looked forward to each of their new releases with eager anticipation, and often recommended their fragrances as a luxury gift to yourself or others. This spring, I had the opportunity to try one of their newest scents, Springtime in a Park. In this Replica Springtime in a Park review, I’ll do my best to indulge your senses in the Maison Margiela experience, as well as share some key points about the collection. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | perfume c/o:REPLICA Bare in mind while the fundamental olfactive notes consistently emerge, perfumes will manifest uniquely as they bond with your own body’s chemistry. Known for their genderless approach to cologne, Replica has a soft but distinguishable different aura on both men and women, both of which applications reveal themselves in …

minimalist spring fashion trends

6 minimalist summer fashion trends

My backyard has had blooms for months. It seems the cold lost the war for winter before the first battle even began. Buds of green speckle the landscape. The air is already fresh with the scent of new. Spring is here. In my home, spring cleaning is well underway, and I am doing my best to follow my own advise… whittling down to a more capsule wardrobe each season. Trust me, with the pieces that come in for having the blog Day in my dreams, that’s a real challenge. Once you’ve prepped yourself on capsule wardrobe tips and you’re ready to refresh your wardrobe, it’s time to have a look at the newest, most exciting trends for the new season, and our favorite season of all… shopping season. Here are the top minimalist fashion trends for spring that you’re going to want to be a part of, as well as some tips for buying or repurposing to style them. Think mini – mini skirts, mini shorts, mini tops… mini everything Perhaps it’s the return of …

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3 easy steps for a capsule wardrobe this spring

Fashion moves fast, and you’ve probably already been eyeing some of your favorite spring fashion trends from editorials, magazines and your social inspirations. You’re trembling over the “order now” buttons, but wait. Let’s do it right this time. If you ever want to get closer to having a capsule wardrobe with a few better luxury fashion essentials, that means not impulse buying ever spring trend you love. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III   As a fashion blogger, I receive so many items gifted from brands or for sponsored content. While it’s a thrill to enjoy the best of the best each season, it can get wasteful. In an industry that’s notorious for excess, let’s strive to do better, and take a more sustainable approach to long-lasting style. There’s a project brewing I’ll be sharing soon… it is one more way I hope to contribute to a circular economy and sharing fashion. In the mean time, here are a few practical steps you can take to enjoy the new trends coming in for spring, …

decadent luxury fashion

extravagance and ice, and imma shine like gloss

Something about the the way the light moves across the facets like sunlight over water… sparkling with each ripple. It feels like a movie scene in slow motion. Sharp edges, the clear depth of each crystal, a bright flash with the slightest shift towards the sun. After a full month of quarantine clothes… it was time to mix it up. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK & JOSH WOLFE | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | shirtdress c/o:AS BY DF | chandelier earrings c/o:CAPRICE DECADENT | gold ring c/o: ANA LUIS JEWELRY   There’s something powerful in draping yourself in luxuries, like a queen feeling her crown settle on her head. Flowing fabrics, decadent embellishments, something sexy, but subtle. The kind of adornment that makes you raise an eyebrow, jut out your chin and crave a $40 cocktail on the rooftops of Dubai. Extravagance. While I often speak about minimalism and the simple joys in life, there’s something to be said of treating yourself on occasion. And, after all of this lockdown, it’s something we’re all craving. The cocktail attire, …

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future trad and perfecting plaid

Future trad makes its debut for fall fashion trends grounded in traditional preppy style with a futuristic twist. Marie Claire is calling it one of the biggest fall fashion trends of 2019. The material focus – plaid. Here’s how you should be wearing your business casual day wear in the new season. photography:JOSH WOLFE | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | plaid pants c/o:FIDELITY | chain belt:CHANEL | chunky shoes:DR. MARTENS   Suiting evolves with a futuristic take on traditional British style. The era of cross-over and non-conformity lends its hand to shifting this style. Conventional turns unpredictable as classic silhouettes are worn in a new way with oversized layering and a mix of casual and innovative pieces. Modern updates can be seen in the details with rubber edging, button details and trench inspirations. Advise from The Kit, “Mix it (plaid) up. Now is your time to play with heritage pieces by pairing them with unexpected items. Wear a plaid kilt with a T-shirt, or even double up on tartan and wear it head-to-toe. Much like …

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three ways to wear heels – stepping up summer fashion trends

When the world goes one way, fashion inevitably starts to go the other. In case you missed the memo, dress is back. With athleisure now fully saturated into both European and American markets, the consumer has started to get bored, and they’re reaching back to their archives for a compromise away from athleisure style. Don’t worry, it’s not going anywhere soon. But while athleisure strays away from fashion and moves toward traditional sport brands like Nike, Puma and Adidas – 2019 summer fashion trends are leaning towards the ultimate return of the feminine evolution – heels. photography:MY MOM | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | shoes c/o:JO MERCER | classic blue levi jeans c/o:SHOPBOP | black jeans c/o: PARKER SMITH | leather biker jacket c/o:ALL SAINTS   Don’t worry ladies, we know you got used to the comfort of sneaker styles and flat-bed sandals. So let’s start simple. Kitten heels fill the largest category of the return of heels for spring and summer 2019, while only the bravest are bringing back the pumps and stiletto heels. …