All posts tagged: luxury fashion blog

the perfect mix of artsy and essential, the new Tory Burch SS23 release is a must see

Surprising pops of chartruese, asymmetrical accessories, and a distinctly vintage aesthetic… Tory is that you? The most artful drop yet, Tory Buch new arrivals are a sensory delight that inspire dreams and imagination – all in a super tasteful, sophisticated package of course.  I’ve been keeping myself on a strict “everyday essentials” fashion diet, and I’ve already convinced myself these are just that. If you’re starting to imagine your wardrobe refresh for 2023, you’re going to want to check this collection out. Here for your preview, a list of my absolute favorites from their latest drop that are just basic enough to be everyday essentials, yet edgy enough to make an artful statement.  Sporty sophisticated drawstring skirt Props for being different. Let’s start with my first surprise in the collection, the silk linen skirt. No, the slip isn’t showing. This artful piece is delicately layered to show a soft gathered parachute with adjustable drawcord. Sporty and sophisticated, this skirt gets a freshness award for design outside the box that doesn’t go too far. Essential cashmere …

minimalist fall fashion must-haves report, from runway to street style  

It’s hard to imagine the end of summer is already here. But for perhaps the first time in my life, I’m looking forward to the crisp air and the return of fall fashion.  The longer I work in fashion, the more of a minimalist I’ve become. Passing through phases of maximalism and needing to drop unspeakable amounts on new collections each season- I’ve learned what I will actually wear. And what I won’t.  Yet, it’s still all in fun to add a few new pieces into my wardrobe each season. After watching the runways and drooling over NYC, Copenhagen and Paris streetstyle for the past several months… how could I not.  Image cred: Getty Images Simply put, after months of following this seasons fall trends in the making, here are the 7 wearable must-haves I’ll be scouting out this season to boulder my minimalist wardrobe.  Image Cred: @maria.calvet, Whowhatwear, @mvb The fitted, knitted maxi dress  The return of 90’s fashion didn’t just bring back platforms and chunky slides. They brought back a form of elegance …

modern, minimal Amazon essentials to grab for your spring wardrobe refresh

Buying luxury for quality pieces you know you’ll rewear for years to come is a principal I stand by. Buy it nice, or have a closet full of nothing to wear.  However, on an occasion you may find some steals that make your repeat play list that are always worth the buy. If you’re looking for steals to elevate your spring style, look no farther. Here are a few of the best Amazon grabs for your modern, minimalist spring wardrobe. Grey crop trousers (Styled in the feature image), crop trousers are a minimalist essential. And with the elastic waist and lightweight material, these are a great grab for spring style. And a steal at $20.  90’s Vibe sunnies Into the y2k fashion trend for spring? Grab these 90’s sunnies to modernize all of your spring outfits for just $15 for the pair. The perfect basic tee My husband bought this tee shirt for himself. After wearing his a few dozen times I finally purchased my own. If you’re looking for the perfect soft, quality cotton …

16 best luxe summer accessories wishlist and gift ideas from Neiman Marcus

Looking for luxury accessories to elevate your summer style or gift ideas when flowers just don’t cut it? I’ve scoured the Neiman Marcus site and new arrivals for hours on the hunt for new luxury staples and elevated essentials. And there are a few goodies you won’t want to miss (I’ve nearly talked myself into treating myself to a few things). Here are the best of the best luxury accessories from exciting new brands in gold jewelry, versatile summer handbags, luxury brand sunglasses, and in Vogue gift ideas for Spring and Summer 2022. Better than thou Dior luxury brand sunglasses Did summer really happen if not in a fresh pair of luxury brand sunnies? Christian Dior is the winner in this category this season, with a classic wayfarer silhouette and nostalgic logo details embossed in gold. A little preppy, a little nostalgic, a little “better-than-thou”. And let’s be honest, that’s what this essential is all about.  Duality Cult Gaia suri pearl anklet If Cult Gaia isn’t on your brand watch list, it should be. Modernizing …

finally, a flattering modern aesthetic luxury swimwear brand

In search of high end swimwear without awkward fit and low grade materials? It’s become increasingly difficult to navigate swimwear, especially when shopping online. (The photos just look so far from the actual fit). The sagging bottoms, loose threads, unflattering fit – it’s almost impossible to find swimwear to suit elevated taste. Even when you shop luxury. As with all core purchases, swimwear is an investment piece that should feel effortless and sexy, while suiting your personal style.  I’m truly thankful to have discovered a high end brand that completely eliminates the most common woes of modern swimwear. Introducing PARAMIDONNA. The brand name may take you a minute to pronounce, but is appropriately translated, “for my woman.”   Designed to suit all women, PARAMIDONNA designs super stretchy luxury swimwear in aesthetic, modern designs that contour to the body for the most flattering fit. I spent a weekend in Naples, FL from poolside to country club and never changed my swimming suit.   Here’s what I loved most: The fabric has high elasticity – select designs brag a …

11 fashion influencers slaying summer style

In the ever changing landscape of fashion and technology, there has been an extraordinary rise in the industry of content creation and micro trends driven by the luxury fashion blog community. Influencers certainly get a lot of hate, but it’s harder than you might think making life look so effortless. Lifestyle and fashion bloggers make you want to treat everyday like a luxury experience, and inspire us to live life the way you truly want to. With some mad props to the majors and respect for the fashion bloggers continuing the grind, let’s highlight a few women on Instagram who are killing it in the world of social media, and some of the best fashion influencers to follow for outfit inspiration and beyond. Cut outs and sleek, sexy summer style: Carolina Lindo Blogger behind @imnotsorrydarling, her handle clearly sums up her approach to style. Bold, daring, and effortlessly sexy, Carolina has mastered the art of summer style in slinky dresses, bold printed bikinis and cutouts galore. Follow her for luxury resort wear style. Casual can …

must have “it” items for spring style from Shopbop

Trying to decide what to buy to freshen up your spring wardrobe? 2022 is a year of fashion like none other, as we all learn to embrace our individuality in new and exciting ways. Style is an important part of self expression, and after a couple of years spent more secluded than ever, we’re ready to re-enter the world in a big way.  As such, spring runways have been littered with bold new prints, silhouettes and artistic creations like we’ve never seen before. It can be a bit overwhelming. Here are a few must have “it” items from luxury retailer Shopbop for spring style that extends beyond trends. These pieces are great staples to start building your spring style, or key items to add on to your capsule wardrobe.  The vibe dress What’s your vibe this spring? Find a signature dress that embodies your energy this season. Understated but sexy? Casual and confident? Unique and artistic? Find a piece that makes you feel like the best version of you. And wear it often. You should …

22 best designer color block sneakers in neutrals with bright color pops

For those who are looking for color block sneakers for that aren’t too loud, this minimalist curation of women’s designer sneakers is your new athleisure shopping list. As a luxury fashion blogger and a creative director in the women’s sneaker industry, this is a category I follow closely, and excited to show you a shortlist of some of the best. Check out some of spring’s hottest high end sneaker brands from Axel Arigato to Hogan and Ash. This mix of neutral color block sneakers have just the right amount of color pop mixed with neutral whites and greige to offset your modern, minimalist wardrobe. Subtle pinks and teals feminine color block Ash Extra sneakers These Ash designer sneakers have all the color blocking cues desired to stay fresh for 2022 – from elastic and hiker lace details to the subtle mix of neutrals and feminine pop colors. Shop > Luxury brand exaggerated Pierre Hardy urban utility sneakers Looking for something with a bit more edge? These urban utility sneakers have exaggerated details that make the silhouette …

7 simple luxuries you can enjoy from home or nearby

Looking for things to do from home or nearby that feel like a luxury experience? Every year there comes I time I pace restlessly considering what to do for those days you just can’t manage to hop on a plane to the next adventure. Especially the past couple of years, when you’re in search of new inspiration during lockdown.  If you’re starting to feel the ache of cabin fever, here are a few simple luxuries you can indulge in from home or nearby, anytime you need an escape.  Grab a coffee and go for a scenic drive I’m all about efficiency, as such, I typically brew my java from home. But grabbing a coffee at a local coffee shop not only helps support local businesses, it’s also a $2 ticket to a French roast guided tour of the most beautiful areas in your city. Grab a venti, go for a drive, and discover some place beautiful you can enjoy from the warmth of your car.  Visit a local art gallery Even most rural communities have …

spring fashion trend – bucket hats are back, and still not going anywhere

Vogue has officially declared that the bucket hat fashion trend is going no where. You can thank Y2K fashion and the early return of 90’s and early 2000’s style. The bucket hat is officially back on the fashion scene. And with its laid back yet edgy vibe, there are plenty of reasons to embrace the trend. What are bucket hats Yes, I’m talking about the fisherman style hat with its narrow, downward-sloping brim. While fashion leaders and celebrities have been obsessed with the re-emergence of the bucket hat trend since 2020, they’re making even bigger headlines in spring 2022.  Typically made of canvas, the most outrageous styles have even been spotted in thick padded faux fur and shag (but let’s not go there).  Who’s wearing them Fashion leading celebrities like Bella Hadid, Hailey Beiber and musician Duo Lipa have all been spotted wearing bucket hats on the repeat paired with beach style and street style alike. The ever fashion social circle has also widely adopted the trend, rocking bucket hats with y2k fashion, retro outfits, …