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Shop It: 5 Trends, 5 Dresses, Under $50

It’s time to ditch your jeans and break out some dresses. Dresses make getting ready easy – just throw it on and go. Plus, it’s dress season – weddings, graduation parties, family BBQs. You don’t have to wear the simple, plain spring dress. Instead, amp up your dress collection with a few top trends that will work all summer long. The best part about it?  You don’t even have to break the bank buying any of these dresses.


dress trends

 

1. Neon

Brighter up your wardrobe this season with dresses in colors such as orange, yellow, pinks and greens. This dress give you a bonus trend perfect for highlighting your waist – peplum.

dress trends: neon, peplum

Try: Orange Peplum Dress, $24.80.

 

2. Prints

From stripes to polka dots and tie-dye, bold prints and patterns are making a major statement in fashion right now. Bonus: requires little accessorizing.

high-low dress, forever 21

Try: Tie-Dye High Low Dress, $22.80.

3. Cut-out

Arms and legs aren’t the only skin you’ll be showing this spring with this particular style of dresses.  From cut-out backs and sides, this dress will show off the right amount skin without being too revealing.

nude dress with cutouts
Try: Marcilla Sweetheart Cut Out Skater Dress, $39.31.

4. Lace

Who says you have to wear lace to formal events only? You can now rock it casually as a fun and flirty dress. Did we mention little white dresses are a must-have item?

white dress 2013 trend
Try:  Open Back Lace Dress, $22.80.

 

5. Floral

It’s not spring without flowers in full bloom. Instead of walking around with flowers, you can have them on your dress. It’s a must-have for the spring.

floral dress under $15 forever 21
Try: Sleeveless Floral Print Dress, $12.80.

Try one or try all. With these prices, it’s hard to not buy them all.

Which dress suits your style? Comment below!

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Fashion, Style Tips, Trend Bite

Trend Bite: How To Wear Long Denim Without Hemming

Calling all petite fashionistas! Do you hate jean shopping? Are all the fabulous styles too long? Does it drive you insane?!?! Okay, clearly I’m not a fan of this and run into this problem way too often. But, when I get something new I want to wear it now, like right now! I can’t help it. So here a few little tricks I personally do all the time!

Shop the Look: LC Lauren Conrad Red Jeans, $54 $29.99 at Kohl’s (c/o) // Rock & Republic Kassandra Bootcut Jeans, $88 $49.99 at Kohl’s (c/o) // Merona Women’s Classic Long Sleeve Plaid Shirt $19.99 $13.98 at Target.

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XO!

Jessie

 

Fashion, Sale Rack Skinny

SRS: The Zhush’s Picks For Designer Deals

Hello! I’m Sue from zhush.com, a fresh, fun online shop for home accents, gifts, and more. I also blog about interiors, fashion and style over at The Zhush. I’m excited to dish about my Sale-Rack scores with all of you here today. Since many of the big department stores making room for Holiday and Resort inventory, late fall is one of my favorite times to get some really great deals. With so many major sales taking place this week it’s not too hard to find some really great things.

My favorite items to snag during sales are usually trendier items like this adorable peplum knit top from Nordstrom, originally priced at $58.00, now on sale for $33.90Continue Reading

Celebrity, Fashion

Falling For Peplums

This past season peplums took over – period. Charlize Theron showed us just how fabulous they are and we’re simply not sick of this trend. Don’t think the peplum (an overskirt typically starting at the waist) is only for the stars on the red carpet. It’s also for us worker bees just trying to stand out in our cubicles while not freezing to death from the central air conditioning. Even though Kate Middleton is a princess, she’s relatable (repeats outfits like the rest of us) and her pretty peplum is chic, keeps her warm, and shows off her skinny waist even is cool months.

 

Here’s a slew of peplums you can wear to work, rework for play, and can be mixed with jeans, a skirt, or dress pants. Oh, and of course, they’re trendy, not spendy! 

Fashion

You’re Invited! South Moon Under Event Next Week!

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Ahh, September is busy for a fashionista. It’s New York Fashion Week. The VMA‘s are tonight (gotta see those  crazy fashions). Tonight is also Fashion’s Night Out – I’ll be at the KOP Mall from 6pm-9pm, come visit! And next week is a big fashion week for Philly with The Philadelphia Collection, and the main attraction will be next Thursday at South Moon Under in Center City! Trend Hungry (Me!) will be there to offer expert styling tips, and the fun doesn’t stop there. All the fashionista favorites will be at this event: cupcakes, cocktails, mini makeovers and manicures, fun freebies, and of course, some great sales!

south moon under fall faves

Chanel Inspired $84 // Cool Cutouts $162  $60 // Peplum Perfection $74

Needless to say, I’m pretty excited for the South Moon Under event! I hope you are too! It’s a great way to celebrate fashion with your gal pals and you get a taste of fashion week without all the craziness of NYC. Festivities start at 6pm, perfect for happy hour! So, will I see you there? Here’s the Facebook invite. Add yourself to the list and share it with all your fashionable friends! They’ll be forever grateful that you kept them in the stylish loop!

Tweet me! Can’t wait to meet at the event!!

Fashion, Uncategorized

Kim & Kanye Copy Katie & Suri’s Matchy Looks

By Kelsey

If you always have the desire to have everything around you matching, listen up. Unless you’re a 5-year-old twin, matching is not cute. There is a time and place to look exactly the same as everyone else, that place is the military, private school and any type of public service job. Don’t make the mistake of turning fashion into a boring, unoriginal experience. Spare yourself and your loved ones the embarrassment now and stop with the matchy –matchy  eye sore you think is “stylish”.

 
Top offenders of this horrific fashion blunder are Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise. Katie Holmes, please stop the awkward encounters of people mistaking your child for a life-sized, “look-alike” American Girl doll.  Looking like your small child is not something to be proud of.  With the endless fashion possibilities Katie Homles has, she should not look like she just got done shopping at Baby Gap.
 

Katie & Suri Matching, as Usual. Image Via Just Jared

 

Other matchy-matchy offenders are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (or Kimye, as I like to call them).  Please stop dressing alike, you are not going to prom, your outfits do not have to coordinate. You both are look cutting edge (leather will be huge this fall), but these outfits work much better when you’re at different locations.

Kimye's Leather Look. Image Via Pacific Coast News

So to all the matchy- matchy offenders out there, consider this your fashion warning. There is a fine line between cute and horrendous, don’t flirt with it, stick to being the original fashionista that you are!

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10! Show: Celeb Looks For Less

Good Morning! Today at 11:30am I’m on NBC Philadelphia’s The 10! Show showing you celebrity looks for less! Hope you can turn in and if you’d like to shop the looks, it’s all linked below! Thanks for stopping by!

 

1. Charlize Theron – Peplum Pretty

Dress: $94.00 at Piperlime.com

Shoes: $24.00 at DSW (not online)

Bangle: Free, got it at a clothing-swap party (blog post on it to come).

 

2. Jennifer Lopez – Colorblock Chic

Dress: $44.00 @ Lulus.com.

Shoe: $28.00 at DSW (not online)

Earrings: $8.00 @ Target.

 

3. Kris Jenner – Shady Lady

Dress: $42.00 @ Express (similar one linked).

Shoes: $25.00 @ Payless.

Necklace: $16.00 @ Lulus.com

Belt: $16.99 at Target. (not online)

 

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Steal Charlize Theron’s Peplum Perfection

MTV award shows are my favorite. They’ve always got a fun vibe and good performances. The fashion isn’t always on point, but Charlize Theron’s look was a DO and you and do it too.

This peplum in red is a little more classic than trendy. Yes, peplums are hot right now, but a fitted red dress can go from season to season. It’s June and she wore it, but add some big bling and black heels for a holiday cocktail party. Wear it to a wedding or a hot date. It’s a special-occasion dress, but fits many occasions.

 

Here’s the dead ringer.

Tag: Aryn K Peplum Strapless Dress, $94.00 @ Piperlime.

And here are some pretty similar alternatives…

 

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Oscars 2012: Peplum Pretty

Were you just as glued to the 2012 Academy Awards as I was? So many amazing outfits, inspiring speeches, and the Cirque du Soleil BLEW MY MIND.

Okay, back to the trends – muted tones, bright reds, and peplums stole the show. Plus, peplums have been all over the runways, so it’s about time we talk about them. Plus, I really want one … now!

Let me break this trend down for ya.

Peplum: (pronounced pep -lum):  A short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress. (courtesy of thefreedictionary.com)

Oscar Examples: Tina Fey, Michelle Williams

Skinny-Budget Buys

Tag (left to right): Two-Strap Peplum Dress, $34.99 at Ally Fashion.

TFNC Pleat Trim Peplum Bandeau Dress, Was $90.00, Now $44.76 at Asos.

Showbiz Strapless Coral-Red Dress, $39.00 at LuLu*s.

Metallic Peplum Top,  Was $50.13, Now $39.60 at Asos.

Peplum-int Candy Golden Yellow Dress, $28.00 at LuLu*s

Midi Dress With Lace Peplum, Was $62.69, Now $31.33 at Asos.