Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Rachel Bilson + Isabel Marant Fringed Bag

Rachel Bilson shopping in Los Angeles wearing her Isabel Marant fringed bag, Thakoon drape collar peacoat, Ray Ban Wayfarers, simple gray tee, medium-wash denim jeans, and furry tan leather booties [left].

Rachel Bilson out getting coffee in New York City wearing a lovely black Isabel Marant fringed bag, Ray Ban Wayfarers, a chocolate Elizabeth and James trench coat, brightly colored scarf, simple white tee, Paige Denim jeans, and Rag & Bone Harrow boots [right].

Rachel Bilson out and about in New York City wearing a black Isabel Marant fringed bag, Ray Ban Wayfarers, printed chiffon dress, military inspired parka jacket, and Stella McCartney wooden espardriless [left].

Rachel Bilson out shopping in Los Angeles wearing her black Isabel Marant fringed bag, Ray Ban Wayfarers, oversized striped black and white tee, simple white tank, simple black leggings, and J. Crew Marjorie flats [right].

What do you think of Rachel's style? Tell me in the comments below! I want to hear what you think. Also, if you have time, please don't forget to check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionsita, and chat with me on twitter!


Photos courtesy of starstyleinc.com

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ashley Olsen's Street Style

Ashley Olsen out in Tribeca walking her dog in dark Prada sunglasses, simple button-up shirt, burnt orange Hermes bag, textured blue midi skirt, and black and gold sandals [left].

Ashley Olsen in Tribeca wearing TOMs by The Row, skinny black jeans, printed grey black tee, structured black bag, gold-rimmed sunglasses, and pink floral print scarf [right].

Ashley Olsen in Manhattan wearing TOMs by The Row shoes, simple black maxi dress, assorted rings, a golden watch, burnt orange Hermes bag, and tortoiseshell sunglasses [left].

Ashley Olsen in Manhattan wearing black T-strap sandals, light-wash boyfriend jeans, button-up denim top, The Row crocodile backpack, gold-rimmed sunglasses, and assorted bangles and rings [right].

What do you think of Ashley's style? Do you have a favorite look? Tell me in the comments below! Chat with me on twitter! Check out my second blog! Become a follower!

Photos courtesy of celebritieswonder.net

Monday, September 12, 2011

Style Highlights: Emma Watson

Emma Watson in Elie Saab [left] and Botegga Veneta [right].

Emma looks stunning in this off-white Elie Saab design. The cut is simple--allowing the delicate details to shine. It truly is an amazing dress. Emma manages not to overwhelm the dress by keeping her makeup and accessories simple.

This Botegga Veneta creation is so unique and fresh. On any other actress it would've probably looked horrible. But there is a certain type of confidence and elegance that Emma possesses that allows her to still look stunning in this dress--even if the bottom half is very reminiscent of a bed sheet. The gold color is really beautiful and Emma copied it with the golden touches to her eye makeup.
 
Emma Watson in Rafael Lopez [left] and Balmain [right].

Emma looking elegant in black lace and gold. Her hair is loose and tousled to counteract the sleek and classic lines of her dress and accessories. Never one to over accessorize, Emma keeps everything to a minimum and looks stunning. Is it possible for this woman to look horrible?

Time for Emma to sparkle and shine in Balmain dress. It is a young look for a beautiful, young starlet. The asymmetrical cut of the gown adds interest and drama. Emma paired the look with wooden wedges to offset the futuristic look of the dress. Minimal jewelry and slicked back hair--the look is complete!

What do you think of Emma's style? Do you have a favorite look? Tell me in the comments below! Oh, and please don't forget to become a follower for updates of when I post new content. I would be so grateful. And thank you to all my loyal readers who make blogging so much fun.

Photos courtesy of instyle.com

Essie Nice is Nice Swatch + Review


Another NOTD. It's about time. I recieved this nail polish courtesy of Apothica.com [thank you!] and here is the swatch. It is actually VERY similar to OPI's Rumple's Wiggin'--check out that swatch here--and Essie's Lilacism--I haven't posted the swatch but it's coming soon. You don't need all three. I would only get one.

But even though I have three bottles of essentially the same nail polish. I'm still in LOVE with this color. Lilac is the perfect subtle color for summer, fall, winter, and spring. Maybe I'm a bit biased because purple is my favorite color? But I'm glad that I found a dupe for Rumple's Wiggin' because it was limited edition.

The consistancy is so much better than Borrowed and Blue. It also lasted on my nails for a very long time. Which is an excellent thing because nobody likes chipped nails. No one! I just wish the Essie brushes were bigger...but I think that ship has sailed, no?

Buy Essie's Nice is Nice online or at your local Wal-Mart and Target!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Reese Witherspoon + Chloe Marcie Bag

Reese Witherspoon at a salon in Beverly Hills wearing her Chloe Marcie bag, Proenza Schouler platform wedges, J Brand skinny jeans, delicate pendant necklace, simple white tee, beige button-up cardigan, and Jimmy Choo sunglasses [left].

Reese Witherspoon on an Easter Sunday outing wearing her Chloe Marcie bag, simple white dress, white cardigan with black buttons, dark oversized sunglasses, and simple tan sandals [right].

Reese Witherspoon out and about in Brentwood wearing her Chloe Marcie bag, loose denim dress with rope belt, delicate pendant necklace, oversized dark sunglasses, and embellished sandals [left].

Reese Witherpoon running errands in Los Angeles wearing her Chloe Marcie bag, Chloe cork wedges, simple long-sleeved tee, J Brand chino pants, & Jimmy Choo sunglasses [right].

What do you think of Reese's style? What do you think of her Chloe Marcie bag? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! I'd love to hear from you. Check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionsita! Stop by twitter and talk to me! Become a follower!

Photos courtesy of starstyleinc.com

Anne Hathaway's Street Style

Anne Hathaway at LAX airport wearing red striped sweater, chic black blazer, long gold chains, oversized black bag, baggy black pants, simple dark sunglasses, and paptent leather bow ballet flats [left].

Anne Hathaway in Pittsburgh walking her dog wearing a long black corest maxi dress, simple oversized wayfarer sunglasses, and T-style black sandals [right].

Anne Hathaway in Toluca Lake wearing strappy brown flats, light-wash grey skinny jeans, striped greenish-grey oversized tee, and assorted nkeclaces and bracelets [left].

Anne Hathaway in Santa Monica wearing dark wash skinny jeans, simple white tee, striped grey and white scarf, blue animal print cardigan, golden hoops, transluscent sunglasses, straw fedora hat, oversized cream tote, and black and white quilted ballet flats [right].

What do you think of Anne's style? Do you have a favorite look?

Photos courtesy of celebritieswonder.net

Friday, September 9, 2011

Style Highlights: Emma Watson

In anticipation of the release of the final Harry Potter film [let's have a moment of silence] I decided to blog about Emma Watson's impeccable style over the years. She is not afraid to take chances with style and more often than not, those chances pay off.

Emma Watson in Burberry Prorsum [left] and Rafael Lopez for Atelier Mayer [right].

Emma Watson is the golden girl of fashion. This Burberry Prorsum dress is perfection! The proportions are perfection. The fabric has the danger of looking a little frou frou but the edgy heels and belt, the chic zipper detail, and Emma's smokey eye makeup keep the look in fashion. There is not a thing I would change. As I said earlier, perfection!

Who said that black is depressing? Emma looks the definition of fun, fresh, and content in this stunning lace and feathered cocktail dress. She accented the monochromatic look with a beautiful and bright poppy pin in memory of those who served and died in battle. Very sweet gesture. It's impressive that she looks incredibly elegant and sassy at the same time.

Emma Watson in Azzaro [left] and Haakan [right].

Ruffles, ruffles, and more ruffles. Emma looks so sweet and beautiful in this black and white Azzaro dress. In an effort to counter-act the frilliness of her dress, Emma chose to wear her hair tossed to the side and with no jewelry. She also chose to keep her look very, very neutral and wear simple black pumps. Seeing that dress on the rack, I never could've imagined it looking so modern and fresh. Brava!

This is a different look for Emma. Normally she likes to look approachable and sweet. This Haakan look is a complete 180. Emma sleeked her hair to the sides to give a androgenous and slightly harsher look. Her brows are more defined that usual, although she kept the rest of her look fairly neutral. As is the rest of her outfit with the nude dress and shoes. Beautiful.

Thank you for reading! Please don't forget to check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionista, for movie and book reviews! I've been trying to post over there at least three times a week and I would be so grateful if you checked it out!

Photos courtesy of instyle.com

OPI Swimsuit...Nailed It! Swatch + Review

Another NOTD! At the moment, I'm in love with this color. It is part of OPI's new Miss Universe Collection. I know that I already posted about it but I figured that I would dedicate an entire post to this polish because I love it so much.


What do you think of this shade? Tell me in the comments below! Don't forget to check out my second blog and chat with me on twitter!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Street Style

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Victoria Secret's Angel. Burberry Model. And now, actress, starring in one of the summer's most anticipated releases. She might not be a house-hold name in the States or even outside the fashion world, but I believe that it will only be a matter of time before that all changes.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley out shopping in West Hollywood wearing a white fur jacket, sheer tan maxi dress, embellished T-strap sandals, mid-thigh spandex, a light orange-colored cross-body bag, golden bracelet, golden aviator sunglasses, and simple brown fedora hat [left].

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley out and about in New York wearing knee high grey suede boots, form-fitting leather pants, studded black cross-body bag, textured leather jacket, multi-colored fur vest, and oversized tortoise sunglasses [right].


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley visits a photography studio in London wearing pointed toe suede booties, leather skinnies, navy quilted hand bag, loose-fitting V-neck black tee, multi-colored fur zip-up, silver + gold wrist watch, tan fedora, and simple black wayfarers [left].

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley leaving dinner in Beverly Hills wearing nude flats with delicate bows, long grey column skirt, low-cut simple black tee, and sleek leather jacket [right].

What do you think of Rosie's transition from modeling to acting? Tell me what you think about Rosie and her style in the comments below! Don't forget to follow and check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionista!

Photos courtesy of celebritieswonder.net

Olivia Palermo + Leopard Booties

Olivia Palermo at The Look Show wearing printed booties, a mustard mini dress, black blazer with gold accents, large black clutch, and fur stole [left].

Olivia Palermo at the Emilio De La Morena fashion show wearing leopard print booties, black leather stretch pants, bold Mango blouse, Mullberry oversized Tillie bag, and gold rose ring [right].

Olivia Palermo out shopping in New York City wearing leopard-print booties, liquid leggings, By Malene Birger knit cape, and basic black long-sleeved shirt [left].

Olivia Palermo at the Tibi fashion show wearing leopard-print booties, Mango belt, Tibi maxi skirt, Tibi beaded top, and fur jacket [right].

What do you think of Olivia's style? Which look is your favorite? Tell me your thoughts in the comments below! Check out my second blog! Come find me on Twitter!

Photos courtesy of starstyleinc.com

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Victoria Beckham's Pregnancy Style

Vicctoria Beckham. Fashion icon, mutli-award winning artist, and now soon-to-be mummy. Victoria Beckham's latest pregnancy has recieved much media attention because it is speculated that this latest Beckham coming into the world is going to be a little girl. And also because Victoria's effortlessly chic style hasn't changed because she gained a little pregnancy weight.

Victoria Beckham at son, Romeo's soccer practice wearing suede Christian Louboutin booties, black tights, simple black tank, long loose striped cardigan, simple stud earrings, and dark oversized sunglasses [left].

Victoria Beckham at Heathrow Airport wearing black suede Christian Louboutin booties, sheer tights, long sleeved navy dress with leather detailing on the skirt, simple gold chain necklace, golden watch, and oversized dark sunglasses [right].

Victoria Beckham at Heathrow Airport wearing patent leather pump, distressed grey skinny jeans, simple grey tank, oversized leather clutch, dark blue cropped leather jacket, oversized dark sunglasses, and bold gold accessories [left].

Victoria Beckham in New York City wearing black suede Christian Louboutin booties, dark sheer tights, dark oversized sunglasses, and a draped loose cream sweater-dress [right].

What do you think of Victoria's style? Are you a fan of her line, Victoria Beckham Collection? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! Check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionista! I would be so grateful.

Taylor Swift's Street Style

Taylor Swift out shopping in Paris wearing lace-up, cutout heels, striped sheer tights, a feminine black printed dress, and simple medium brown leather handbag [left].

Taylor Swift out and about in London wearing black and white oxfords, sheer black tights, camel peacaot, large knitted burnt orange scarf, printed black and white dress, delicate gold bracelet, and light brown cross-body handbag [right].

Taylor Swift at LAX wearing nude kitten heels with bow detailing, bold red high-waisted skirt from Zara, medium brown cross-body handbag, and striped black and white Zara top [left].

Taylor Swift leaving her hotel in London wearing a cute panda sweater, ruffled mini skirt, sheer black tights, sleek black leather riding boots, simple gold ring, tan handbag, and assorted necklaces [right].

What do you think of Taylor's style? Tell me what you think in the comments below. Also, please check out my second blog. I have loads of new content. I've been very consistant and I would be so grateful if you checked it out.

Photos courtesy of celebritieswonder.net

Thursday, September 1, 2011

What to Wear on a Summer Date

Today is another "how to" post. I got an email yesterday from a familiar person to Viva La Fashion. Abby, the girl from my What to Wear on a Casual Date post, wrote me again. She says:

"Hey, Lane. It's me, Abby. I wrote you before and you were a big help. Thanks for that. I'm still dating the boy that made me write you. We're happy. But now that summer is here, we're going to be spending some time at the beach/sea side. What can I wear to the beach? I want to look fun and cool and casual. The Polyvore set helped me last time. Could you do that again?"

I was so excited when I got this email. That I knew I had to write a post.


Casual Summer Date

Casual Summer Date by randon1993

Dressing for summer is the best because there are little to no limitations. I remember from the last time Abby wrote me that she didn't like wearing black and so I decided to keep that in mind when I created this set. I started with the Tucker top because it was light, perfect for the summer heat, and the color was bold. It is hard to go too bold in the summer months. Always possible. Just hard.

Jean shorts seemed like the next plausible step. Every girl should have a pair of great denim shorts. Every girl should also have a pair of comfy sandals. I don't think that was a very controversial statement. During the summer I LIVE in my shorts and my sandals/flats. It's so bothersome to wear socks. If I can avoid doing so, I do.

Next I paired this beautiful and drool-worthy Marc by Marc Jacobs bag that matches perfectly with the strappy sandals. Finally, in accordance with my earlier statement, I added some fun but subtle jewelry. I am obsessed with this Kate Spade bow ring ever since I saw Ingrid wearing it. So cute! And that bumble bee necklace adds a bit of color to the look without going overboard.

Abby and I have talked through email for a while and her style is more subtle and subdued. I hope this helps Abby! And thanks for writing. Also, check out my How to Make Crocs Cute, post because that is another super cute summer look. I'm thinking about doing a series of posts about dressing for summer in the next few months. Don't forget to leave your advice for Abby in the comments below!

Style Highlights: Prince William & Kate Middleton

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, in a sleek blue Issa dress and William, the Duke of Cambridge, in a modern blue suit accented with a royal purple tie [left]. Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, in a matching bold red blazer and pencil skirt and William in a crisp navy suit, dress shoes, and a printed blue tie [right].

Catherine in a draped medium-blue Zara dress with black wooden wedges, a skinny belt black, and tailored black blazer. Prince William in brown loafers, tailored khaki pant, slightly unbuttoned shirt, and modern navy blazer [left]. Catherine in a matching navy blazer and pencil skirt paired with simple black pumps and little clutch [right].

Which look is your favorite? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! Please don't forget to check out my second blog, Thoughts of a Fashionista, where I review movies and books. I would be so grateful if you stopped by. 
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