styling: the neck scarf

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When it comes to revamping an outfit, accessories are the *major* key…more specifically, the neck scarf. From a simple bandana to a designer silk scarf, they’re the perfect finishing touch to an outfit. Whether you want to feel fancy or you just want to ditch neck jewelry for the day, it’s super easy to pull off. Here are 3 ways to wear your neck candy:

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Beyonce – Lemonade: The Looks

Saturday night, Beyonce premiered her HBO special “Lemonade”, the mini-movie to her album of the same name now streaming on Tidal. The hour long special is filled with intense visuals of betrayal, feminism, infidelity and black women overcoming adversity all while using the album as a score. The special includes cameos from Serena Williams, Zendaya, The Weeknd, Quvenzhané Wallis, Amandla Stenberg, Winnie Harlow, Halle and Chloe Bailey, Ibeyi and the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Mike Brown. Many have their speculations about whom or what the songs are in reference to but in the meantime, check out the fashion featured in the movie below.

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Styling: Culottes

 

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Culottes are any garment which looks and hangs like a calf length skirt (not to be confused with palazzo pants which flow down to the foot), but is split down the middle and actually pants. Back in the Victorian times, these long wide legged pants were made so women could everyday things such as horseback riding, gardening, riding bikes, etc without the inconvenience and limitations of an actual skirt. Culottes have definitely made a comeback as does everything. A vintage look with a modern twist.

These pants are practical for just about anything as they give the illusion of a skirt yet the flexibility of a pant. Check out some looks below: Continue reading

Styling: the Slip Dress

If you have eyes and the slightest bit of fashion sense, you’ve noticed that the 90’s are back, at least they’ve been back for a few years now. From flannel shirts down to the plastic tattoo choker, the reemergence of the decade is here to stay a while. One piece that you’re likely to see every designer take their spin on next spring is the slip dress. Kate Moss was one of the faces of the slip dress in the 90’s but Rihanna has been wearing them all around town this fall, dressing the silhouette up or down. She has been wearing a lot of (what seems to  be) bedroom wear lately so the comeback was pretty inevitable. As they are super versatile, trying to pull them off can be overwhelming. Here are a few ideas to help you pull it off below.

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