Styled for Winter in Relaxed Silhouettes

When it comes to those crisp walks to the train yet sunny during the day – in the heart of winter – the fashionista  in you still wants to feel relax, warm  – yet stylish.  Wearing a relaxed silhouette be it a blouse, jacket or skirt – you can pull this look off in the winter season through layering!

Some silhouettes offer tonal lining with an alluring peek-a-boo effect while others are modern formfitting options.  We’ve gathered a few of our favorite silhouettes for layering PLUS a few style shopping ideas and want to share them all with you …

  • An ankle-skimming maxi skirt features sharp knife pleating, metal snap embellishments and an ultra-smooth sateen finish, making it perfect for day or night.TKY3E507_001_a
  • A slim-fitting midi silhouette is elevated in striped, perforated faux suede that will take you effortlessly from workweek to weeken

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    ’70s faux suede for between-season dressing.

 

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  • Creating collections with focus on feminine tailoring, quality cuts and wearable designs, high street brand Oasis deliver every season. Flattering shapes are brought to life with cute detailing and vibrant prints, with key separates, on-trend footwear and statement accessories featuring prominently.

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  • A lightweight, semi-sheer chiffon with embellished yokes and sleeves plus button cuffs!

French Connection Arctic Spell Top

With an emphasis on quality, affordable and inspiring – silhouettes can range from statement pieces to embraced garments.

Oasis Photo Floral Viscose Shirt

Vero Moda Sleeve Top With Lace Detail

Ultimate 70s Blouse

Trend focused and led by runway styles, create your own collection of silhouettes that are distinctly feminine aesthetic, adorned with pretty trims, and more.

 

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Getting Around the Snow in the Most Stylish Duck Boots!

If you’re in the metro Washington, D.C. and surrounding areas, you’re surely prepared for the impending snow – though it will be beautiful as the snow comes down (its the after part that I don’t like). Nonetheless,  snow boots – duck style are an adorable update to the classic boot. This waterproof winter boot will keep you warm and cozy all season long!

Check out these – our most stylish duck boots ever!

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Sorel Joan of Arctic Snow Boot

 

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We dig the patterns, prints and the fact that these super waterproof boots won’t let a drop of water in, even if you’re making it your business to hop in more than a few puddles or patches of snow en route to your ultimate destination.

 

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Step Into Winter with Cardigans for Every Woman

Cardigans are one of those things that every woman has in her closet. They come in all shapes and sizes, colors, and prints, but all cardigans are not created equally. Some cardigans are better for certain body types, and others are better for certain outfits. It can get a little confusing sometimes, but wearing the right cardigan for your body type and for your outfit is important.

Micha Lounge Oversized Bell Sleeve Cardigan

 

Vila Oversized Geo-Tribal Knit Cardigan

 

River Island Chunky Cardigan With Faux Fur Collar

 

Vila Color Block Long Line Cardi

 

Premium Kimono Cardigan In Abstract Animal

 

Monki Ribbed Cardigan

 

 

Free People Deck Chair Knitted Kimono Cardigan With Stripe Detail

 

Element Oversized Fair Isle Festival Cardigan

 

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Boohoo Chunky Knit Long Line Cardigan

 

CURVE Longline Maxi Cardigan

 

Chunky Cardi in Cutabout Rib

 

Comfort and style? That’s no sweat with loungewear-loving labels such as Micha Lounge, Vero Moda and Fashion Union – simply layer up on its knitted cardigans, blanket-cape cardigans and chunky geo ponchos.  Grab a couple of cardigans on your next shopping adventure!

 

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Get Wrapped in the Best Winter Hats for Any Budget

Accessories attitude is over the top this season. Of course you can wrap it up in oversized scarves and capes or turn up the texture with full-on faux fur and felted hats – and today we’re talking HATS for any and every budget (ranging from $17.50 to $48.00).

Exciting and diverse, the collection makes and breaks the fashion rules; providing you with a cutting edge accessories season upon season.

Cable Pom Beanie Catarzi Pom Riding Cap Catarzi Wide Brim Fedora Hat in Marine Esprit Felt Trilby Hat Felt Panama Hat With Bound Edge Pieces Camel Contrast Fedora Hat River Island Eyelet Floppy Hat

 

Our favorite hat collections come from various brands – River Island, Esprit, ASOS, Catarzi – which brings us an eclectic collection of fashion forward styles. Look out for a balanced mix of tradition and modernity alongside contemporary fedoras and an exclusive edit of felt hats.

 

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Stay Styled On The Field As An AFC Divisional Football Fashion Maven

Yesterday we shared how to stay #NFLfanStyle on the NFC – if you’re headed to any football parties, game day gatherings or to the actual games, now its the AFC’s turn to shine.

Whether you’re a Broncos, Patriots, Steelers or Chiefs fan, we have you covered with style combinations that will surely exude confidence on and off the field.

 

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Our family is BIG on football, we love the coming together plus faith, food and fun – what could be better?  Whether it be the kids, friends, significant other, or any other family member for that matter- almost everyone agrees that spending time with the ones you love is a favorite game day tradition!

Missed how we styled NFC babes, here’s more from yesterday’s post!

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Blouses To Rock This Winter

When we think of winter, we think we can’t wear certain textures or fabrics, but we’ve discovered that you can rock a blouse any season as you as you pair with the appropriate layered piece.  Don’t let the winter season stop you from having fashion fun. Consider adding a jacket, fur vest, patterned infinity scarf or a charming sweater with your blouse.  The more layering effects – the better!

We’ve scored with some of our favorites here …

 

Geometric Contrast Collar Blouse

 

 

Y.A.S Past Shirt In Monochrome Stripe

 

Y.A.S Aida Long Sleeve Shirt

 

Vero Moda Tall Lace Sleeve Shell Top

 

Lipsy Open Wrap Back Blouse With Lace Applique Details

 

Glamorous Petite Blouse With Scarf Neck

 

Ted Baker Naylia Surreal Tapestry Long Sleeve Blouse

 

Sister Jane Camelia Ruffle Blouse

 

Semi sheer chiffon

 

Fashion Union Shirt with Tie Neck

 

Your ultimate Blouse Collection can go from renowned to fun vibe while delivering a fashion forward style.  Look out for structured cuts, bold prints and heavy embellishment when shopping for your next blouse purchase.

Connect with the ASOS women’s collection if you want to purchase, check out the details of these blouses or sift through some of their other haute items.

 

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Must-Have Gifts for the Fashionista Who Has Everything

Hello everyone!

It may seem there are fashionista friends out there that have it all – but I guarantee they don’t have these fab gifts! Here’s to our selection of style, fashion, decor and beauty items from our Most Fashionable Holiday Gift Guide.

Stop by the Inked Designs Etsy Shop for beautiful watercolor and digital illustrations.  Her art prints make perfect wall decorations for your home or office, or a great addition to your desk or bedroom side table.  Gift one to a friend! Use promo code: HOLIDAY15 for 20% off everything in the Shop.  Code expires December 14 – so hurry and shop Inked Designs Etsy here and don’t forget to visit her via social media to stay connected on Instagram @elayna_thejunoesque and Pinterest @thejunoesque.

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Tees, sweats and mugs for men, women and kids from the HUMAN collection from creator Isha Gaines – the HUMAN. exchange from one HUMAN to another.  Shop the collection here and follow her via Instagram @human.collection.

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SugarHustle was born when Rhawnie’s passion for everything food, and love for jewelry met … SugarHustle Apparel and Accessories designs driven by passion, inspired by Chefs, Bakers, and Foodies alike and shares “may your passion keep you full!” Visit the brand and learn more here and check them out on Instagram @sugarhustleapparel.

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Flow – A Dominican Blowdry Bar opened its doors in September 2008 as Sintia’s Dominican Salon – the first Dominican Hair Salon in Northern Prince George’s County. In November of 2015, the salon rebranded as Flow – A Dominican Blowdry Bar to better serve our clients, improve our systems, and meet the demand of current trends. Our mission is service-based, and we strive daily to exceed our customer’s expectations. This is no ordinary salon experience! Open six days a week with no appointments required and quick service times, we are the perfect solution for the modern-day girl – a girl who needs a salon with the flexibility to meet the demands of her busy schedule. Our services are affordable, with blowouts starting at $40, conditioners starting at $5, and chemicals starting at $65. Connect via Instagram @flowhairbar and surf their website here.

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Native Polish: Wear Local. Be Local. The Crescent City’s newest line of high quality nail polish made by and for women passionate about all things NOLA, including its glorious (revelry) and not so glorious (pothole after pothole) attributes. The initial Fall lineup includes a unique color palette: Gulf Oyster, Revelry, Pothole, Voodoo Vixen, Hot Sauce and Out on Frenchmen. Women who flaunt Native Polish can feel good about what they’re wearing because in addition to expressing their local passion, Native Polish is vegan, not tested on animals and most importantly is “5 free”. Native Polish retails for $11 and comes ready to gift in an adorable burlap bag – see more from the nail collection here.

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An accessories boutique specializing in chic, trendy, modern, unique, statement, one of a kind & affordable accessories to compliment the everyday woman – Modish Boutique is a haute way to go this holiday season! Stay up-to-date with their jewelry and accessories available at MODISH here and on Instagram @moddishboutique.

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The Strut Truck is a mobile retail boutique – on wheels – that curates USA trends and private brands! You can also request the brand to have a pop-up shop, style party or private shopping party at your house or event – yes, the Strut Truck will bring stylish, trendy, USA made fashion to you, learn how here and on Instagram @the_strut_truck.

So for the fashionista who has everything?

You can score these from Strut Truck – this styled full length slim fitted silhouette glitter pants has artful glamour with brilliant sequins that creates a distressed effect. Bring the trend to this years holiday party!!!

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Or any of the other must-have items mentioned above in this edition of the Most Fashionable Holiday Gift Guide.

Have a Haute Holiday!

Thanks for reading and see you soon,

Monica

 

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Layered: Styling with Oversized Scarves

Hello everyone!

Its my favorite time of the year … the season where layering up is fabulously fun.

Chilly fall weather means its time to start bundling up in cute layers again. Keep every outfit interesting and feeling like new with these chic oversized scarves.

Woven Oversized Scarf With Overprinted Check

  • Color block woven fabric
  • Oversized design
  • Fringe detail

Woven Oversized Scarf In Blocked Pastel

Camo Knit Oversized Scarf

  • Heavyweight wool-mix knit
  • Metallic thread design
  • Ribbed cuffs
  • Oversized styling

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Oversized Scarf In 70s Tile Jacquard

  • Woven fabric
  • Tile jacquard design
  • Oversized styling

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Oversized Fluffy Scarf In Color Block

  • Fluffy knit
  • Soft-touch finish
  • Color block design

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Oversized Scarf in Blown Up Tweed

  • Lightweight knit
  • Soft-touch finish
  • Check design
  • Tasseled ends
  • Oversized style

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Whether you’re off to a casual event or a super swanky night out, there’s a simple and stylish way to wrap yourself up. As the weather dips, you’ll definitely thank yourself for your courageous fashion move.

Thanks for reading,

Monica

 

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Fall Essential: Comfort and Style with Fashion Tights

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Hello everyone,

Just because it’s getting colder outside, doesn’t mean you can’t stay in style and get your comfort fix at the same time! Kushyfoot tights feature specially designed sole with a massaging sensation while the fleece-lined tight keeps you feeling warm and cozy.

Add a pop of pattern to any outfit with fashion tights.

 

It’s one of our favorite fall accessories, tights can increase the appeal of your outfit. From Kushyfoot’s ribbed tights, opaque tights to fleece-lined tights.

Rib tights are a classic fashion piece that can easily jazz up your outfit. Tights feature a:

  • Built-in control top;
  • Sole-massaging sensation for extra comfort;
  • Reinforced toe for added durability.

Super soft opaque tights cover your leg with comfort and style. Great for everyday wear. Tights feature a:

  • Built-in control top;
  • Sole-massaging sensation for extra comfort; ​
  • Reinforced toe for added durability;

 

 

Ultra soft, fleece-lined tights are a must have for breezy nights and cold winter months.

  • 120 Denier leg.

Browse the gallery below for some inspiration from fall 2015.

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When it’s sub-freezing temperatures, tights are just non-negotiable. When layered, they can even be warmer than pants.

Thanks for reading and see you soon,

Monica

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Shop Jackets and Coats at FreePeople.com!

Hey fashionistas!

Bundle up this season in our most sought after collection of outerwear!

Shop Jackets & Coats today at Free People!

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