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Thursday, September 29, 2011

The Five Biggest Trends for Fall 2011

The 70s are back! Here are a few trends to keep tabs on this fall:

High-Waisted Flare Pants
The days of ridiculing bell bottoms are over! High-waisted pants that are tight at the top and fashionably widen out at the bottom are completely 70s-inspired. You can match these pants with a tucked-in sheer blouse or a bold-coloured blazer.
Get these pants at Forever 21 for $27.80

Sheer Blouse
It is often difficult to figure out what to wear underneath this kind of blouse; you can be a little risqué and wear a black bra underneath or keep it safe for school with a neutral-coloured tank top.
This cute blouse can be found at H&M for $9.95

Pleated Skirts

Who could forget Audrey Hepburn's signature pleated skirt in Roman Holiday? This trend is back in short, mid-calf, and ankle length. Make sure this skirt accentuates your waist; you can do so by wearing a simple leather belt with it.
H&M has this knee-length skirt for $34.95

Fur Ankle Boots
Let's face it, fur is always going to remain a trend. These boots show it off  without making it overkill (hence those Cruella de Vil fur coats!) and are great to wear even throughout winter. 
Check out these Zara boots for $159.00.

Leather Skirts
The black leather skirt is one of the hottest trends currently out there. Contrary to what a lot of women believe, this skirt is actually quite versatile. You can go from looking work-ready to runway-chic with just the change of a shirt or accessories. For school, you can pair it with a sweatshirt-like shirt. 
Here's an H&M skirt for $39.95.

Friday, September 23, 2011

2011 Emmy Awards Best Dressed

It seemed that this year at the Emmy Awards celebrities had agreed on one theme: red. A-list stars painted the town red in elegant shades and some even matched their gowns with the signature red lipstick. There's no question that the best dress belonged to Nina Dobrev in a Donna Karen Resort 2010 floor-length gown with a silver Neil Lane necklace and clutch. Coming in second place was Lea Michele in a stunning Marchesa dress with Roger Vivier pumps. Other contenders included Kate Winslet in a cleavage-bearing Elie Saab and Sofia Vergara in a custom-made lighter Vera Wang one-shoulder dress.

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