Fashion Flashback?

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Fashion Flashback?

 

Flipping thru my fashion articles and of course thru online pictures I see too many pictures of Floral Pants…. really floral pants?! Its the 1980′s screaming at us all … we might as well put a scrunchy in our hair and listen to Tiffany.  All the popular stores are carrying some version of them but I can’t really decide if I like them or if they should stay in the past…. 

CLICK HERE: JOE’S JEANS The Skinny Blooming Floral Jeans $179.00
CLICK HERE: ASOS Skinny Jeans in Floral Print #4 $60.88
CLICK HERE: Sheer Floral Pants $24.80
CLICK HERE: Anthropologie Floral Sateen Slims $118.00
CLICK HERE: ZARA Printed Trousers $79.90
CLICK HERE: TOPSHOP CO-ORD TROPICAL SLIM TROUSERS $90
CLICK HERE: DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print stretch pants $675

 What are your thoughts on this fashion flashback!?!?!

XOXO- Glam Girl


Inspirations of Style: Peplum

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Inspiration of Style:

Peplum

 

 I am totally into peplum right now! Its all over the pages of magazines and in dozens of stores. Peplum is a ruffle attached to the waistline of a skirt, dress, or even a jacket.  This style is so feminine but also bold. 

When I think peplum the first name that comes to mind is Victoria Beckham. She embodies ladylikeness yet she has such a bold fashion sense.

This is how you wear peplum and my favorite picks of this fashion-do !

CLICK HERE: MINT TEXTURED SKIRT, TOPSHOP $68

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CLICK HERE: ZARA PEPLUM DRESS $99.90

CLICK HERE: ASOS PEPLUM DRESS WITH RIBBON TRIM $78.28

CLICK HERE: PEPLUM JACKET, WHITE HOUSE BLACK MARKET $118

CLICK HERE: PEPLUM PONTE TANK, ANTHROPOLOGY $78

CLICK HERE: PEPLUM TOP IN FRESCO FLORAL SATEEN, J.CREW $350 

XOXO- Glam Girl


The Banana Republic Trina Turk Collection

Collaboration:

Banana Republic & Trina Turk

 

Here is some exciting news GossipandGlam readers …. Banana Republic & Trina Turk have a new 60 piece collaboration set to hit stores June 7 !! The capsule collection has been inspired by Trina Turk’s Palm Springs lifestyle. The collection includes dresses, sunglasses, swimsuits & more with prices from $34.50 to $150. This poolside inspired collection is just in time for summer and your beach vacation!

I have featured designs by Trina Turk before on GossipandGlam.com (here) so I am certainly excited to see more of this anticipated collection. This collection has a 60′s hint with a little sophisticated society twist and based on the photos below of this collection .. I already see my name written on that credit card receipt!!

Trina’s bold prints & colors are fun yet still timeless and I really can see myself wearing so many of these outfits to work this summer. I think this collection has enough pieces to really round out your wardrobe!

FYI all you Gilt Group members…they will be pre-selling items at full price before the collection hits stores on June 7.

CLICK HERE : FIRST LOOK TRINA TURK COLLECTION FOR BANANA REPUBLIC

This collection makes me want to hit the beach with a cocktail in hand… all while looking stylish at an affordable price!!

XOXO- Glam Girl


Must Buy: Envelope Clutch

Must Buy Item

Aldo Envelope Clutch

 

As Spring is just around the corner and your formal party invites begin to arrive in the mail I suggest you do yourself a favor and buy the Beige Envelope Clutch by Aldo for $40. This clutch is a transitional piece from day to night events as well as a basic neutral color to really coordinate with multiple colors and patterns. Also I really love how the envelope style clutch can actually fit more than your lipgloss and ID. The gold-tone detail really gives it some edge! Bust out your bridesmaid dress or floral printed summer BBQ dress and some flip flops and you are ready to party!

 

CLICK HERE: Bernell Clutch, Aldo $40 

 

You know you love this purse!

XOXO- Glam Girl


Twenty Dollar Trendy March 2012

I love when Spring it just around the corner and color comes back into the mall and on us again! I know every girl can’t get enough of black, white & gray but after a dreary winter we need to cheer up & spruce up our wardrobe! I am loving the bold colors for this spring & summer but sometimes it is just too harsh without a pattern. This H&M dress for under $20 bucks is a great find & can easily transition you in style thru the spring and early summer with the 3/4 sleeves. Orange can be a hard color for many to wear, especially work appropriate without looking like Halloween…. this paisley pattern is the perfect way to bring you into spring!

 CLICK HERE: Orange Paisley dress, H&M $19.95

Maybe you are looking for a cute shoe to lighten up your outfit …. for less than twenty dollars you can have comfy cute pastel coral flats with the very fashionable ankle strap perfect for the office or weekend from Forever 21.

CLICK HERE: Linen Ankle Strap Flats, Forever 21 $19.80

 

Sometimes you just need a new clutch …wallet by day & purse by night. I love this orange croco pattern from Target.

CLICK HERE: Merona Orange Croco Clutch, Target $14.99

I know a great piece of jewelry can complete an outfit but spending too much on costume jewels doesn’t seem to always be the best way to stretch your dollar … I found a great pair of earrings from Bloomingdales for $20 … I love these so much I don’t know which color is better!?! Coral or Blue!!!! For $20 buy them both!!

CLICK HERE: Aqua Blue Crystal Button Studs, Bloomingdales $20

 

Ready… Set… Shop!

 

xoxo-Glam Girl


Inspirations of Style: Mod Fashion

 Inspirations of Style: 

Mod Fashions 60′s Inspired 

 

The mod fashion from the 1960’s is classic & certain pieces have been updated to integrate into your 2012 wardrobe. I found select pieces from various designers/stores that will satisfy your 60’s fixation.

          Banana Republic was successful with the launch of their Mad Men Capsule Collection in 2011 and will now launched their second 40-piece Mad Men Capsule Collection which hits stores/online March 1,2012 priced from $35 & up! Ladies swipe your credit cards & bring the glam back into your closet…and your man’s closet too!

*Special side note – Banana Republic Cardmembers gets exclusive early access starting at 5pm on February 29, 2012 at select stores! Check your local store for the details!

CLICK HERE: Lace shell, $49.50; Cigarette pant, $128; 
Leopard-print satchel, $250 BananaRepublic.com 

CLICK HERE: Bracelet sleeve jacket, $175 BananaRepublic.com

Now If High Street Fashion isn’t your thing and you’re looking to rock the latest from a favorite designer of the chic Mrs. Obama, Barbara Tfank, take a look below at my favorite outfits from her Fall/Winter 2012 collection which is a tribute to the dame Elizabeth Taylor. These glamorous dresses will help you shine at your next dinner party. Expect these fashions to hit the luxury department stores soon & leave you eating Ramon Noodles until that bill is paid…but so worth it – GORGEOUS!

 CLICK HERE: BARBARA TFANK COLLECTION 

 

 

 

 

If you are looking for some great dresses that are a little less formal and have a lot more color look to designer collections from Trina Turk, Rachel Roy & David Meister that will only cost a few hundred dollars each. These fashions below are great daywear that easily can transition for a romantic dinner date in any fashionable city.

CLICK HERE: Keller Dress by Trina Turk, Neiman Marcus $348

CLICK HERE: Three-Quarter-Sleeve Dress by Rachel Roy, Neiman Marcus $468

CLICK HERE: Pleated Skirt Dress with Sweetheart Neckline by David Meister, $415

If clothing inspiration is not enough for your 1960′s fashionistas then here are two more collections with a nod-to-Mod. Estee Lauder will debut a two-piece special collection in honor of Mad Men launching March 18, 2012

CLICK HERE: Collection launches March 18 on EsteeLauder.com & Bloomingdales.com

If you prefer to express your fashion inspiration through nail polish, you are in luck with Nailtini Lacqure Limited Collection by Jaine Bryant. For $14 you can get a a variety of colors … Happy Painting !

 

CLICK HERE: Blue Carnation by Janie Bryant for Nailtini, $14 

See you at the mall !

xoxo-Glam Girl


Couture to Copy

COUTURE TO COPY

We all know the greatest fashion houses create some of the best shoe designs but those designer duds can cost a pretty penny. While I sometimes splurge on the real thing, my budget cannot cover my shoe fetish at a thousand dollars a pop.  I love walking through Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus just as much as I love to browse through the racks at Target and Ann Taylor. I believe a girl should always invest in good staple items such as the sexy black stiletto, a polished nude wedge, the perfect ballet flat, a basic black pump, a chic pair of boots and glamorous summer sandals…. but let’s be honest, I love shoes too much to only own a few pairs in the closet, even if they are all high-end designers. This brings me to the “Couture to Copy” section of my blog where I will show you a fabulous designer shoe & if it isn’t in your budget but a must-have of the season where you can find it for less but still just as stunning.

XOXO-GLAM GIRL