Posts tagged "summer trends"

Must Haves: 7 Hot Summer Shorts

We all have a pair of trusty denim cutoffs that may or may not get washed regularly, but what about a semi-formal pair of shorts for date nights and birthday parties? I've rounded up seven pairs of summer shorts that make a stylish statement.

By: Sophie Leon / July 5, 2014

Must Haves: A Wedding Dress For A Wedding Guest For $100 Or Less

This weekend, Amelia and I are both attending weddings. As a frequent wedding guest, this particular wedding season has been a challenge. I have worn and re-worn every single dress in my closet. Last weekend, I offered Katie three dresses from my collection to borrow for a wedding she was attending, because she too, ha…

By: Sophie Leon / July 4, 2014

Must Haves: 20 “Comfort Sandals” That Don’t Look Like Comfort Sandals

After breaking my foot, I've had to rethink my summer shoe wardrobe. My closet consists of strappy heels I can't walk in, T-strap flat sandals I wear every day, flip-flops, and gym sneakers. After breaking my foot, I need to avoid my heels, flip flops, and flimsy sandals for something with more support. At the moment, I am…

By: Sophie Leon / June 29, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Colorful Canvas Sneakers

I love summer sandals, but some warm-weather adventures are better taken with sneakers on. Canvas sneakers are a lightweight alternative and pair well with skimmer pants, shorts, skirts and dresses. Here are 10 pairs to kick it in!

By: Sophie Leon / June 14, 2014

Must Haves: 7 Paper Bag Shorts

Let’s be honest, a lot of short styles are not particularly comfortable. They dig in at the waist and crotch, or fit great at the waist but squeeze into your thighs. And once you eat lunch? Forget about it. Paper bag shorts, with their cinched waist and roomier fit, are a cute alternative to regular…

By: Sophie Leon / June 6, 2014

Must Haves: 8 Radical Rashguards

In the summer, I love to do everything outside. I would happily soak up the sun at the beach, pool or park all day long, but as I've gotten older I've become more aware of the sun’s negative effects. Even my olive skin tone can’t handle a full day under the cloudless sky and the…

By: Sophie Leon / May 27, 2014

Must Haves: 12 High-Waist Bikinis

I don’t know about you, but I love me a high-waist bikini. The perfect way to camouflage annoying love handles while highlighting the waist. This year's offering of high-waist bikinis include styles ranging from vintage to futuristic. Some of my favorites feature the beautiful abstractgeometric, and photorealistic prints I have been lusting after all spring. Check…

By: Sophie Leon / May 26, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Cute Bikinis In Funky New Shapes

Year after year we see the same triangle, bandeau and halter bikinis packing the beach and laying poolside. I appreciate a classic bathing suit, but really? Isn’t it time for a change? Try mixing it up this year with one of these new bikini shapes. Although, don’t say I didn’t warn you about the fa…

By: Sophie Leon / May 23, 2014

Blue Nails: Love It Or Loathe It?

A few years ago, we all fell hard for Chanel's black nail polish. Celebs started sporting this goth color and soon it spread faster than the H1N1 virus. But can they cause another nail craze again? Come summer, most of us turn to bright pinks, corals and reds when we head into the nail salo…

By: Stylehive / June 10, 2009

Style On The Street: She Keeps Her Finger On The Pulse

High-waisted anything? Check. Gladiator sandals? Check. This gal knows what's "in" this summer. [Trender Bender]…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 7, 2008

Wednesday Quickies!

Tori Spelling's dog Mimi La Rue died at the age of 11. This makes me want to go home and hug Lucca. [Perez Hilton] Even proper Brits accidentally say sexual things. [Daily Bedpost] Some summer trends aren't worth following. [College Candy] Lily Tomlin shares a guide to hiring women from 1943. [Shine] Literally get Michelle…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 18, 2008