1/29/11

70's for the 21st Century


The 70's style is a HUGE trend for this year.
Here are some tips on how to modernize the 70's trend for the 21st century.
Think That 70's Show meets Gossip Girl

-platforms are like so 1970 but wedges are so 2010.
-pair a wedged sandal or heel with flared or wide legged pants for a long and lean look that is within our century.
-When picking a bottom go for a denim or light neutral colour. White is going to be a big trend for pants.
-An easy way to get the 70's looking without looking like you just stepped out of a time machine is to wear a flared/wide legged bottom wide sleeved top that fits closer to the body and adding a boyfriend jacket on top.
- now if you want to wear a dress opt for the maxi. The maxi can be dressed up and/or dressed down very easily. This is a staple item for spring/summer 2011. For a dressy look go for a black with gold accessories. For more of a casual day time look pick one that has lots of colour and pair it with a sandal and chunky bold accessories.

*gold was the colour for accessories in the 1970's and bold jewelry was also very popular. So if you just want a hint of the 70's without the whole package go BIG and go GOLD.
*make-up in the 70's was very colourful and playful. Pick colours from your outfit to give yourself a clean modern 70's make-up look.
*hair wasn't as big as the 60's but don't think that gives you any reason to get rid of the hairspray. &0's hairstyles were all about wavy flipped curls and messy updo's. When using a straightener flip the ends of your hair back and add hairspray but fan it out to give it that messy 21st century meets 70's hair.


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*flared jeans with a raglan sleeved top that is fitted on the torso

*same look but added a boyfriend fit jacket



*make-up used bright colours on the eyes but toned it down with a light pink gloss and bronzer with a light pink blush on the cheeks

*gold dangling earring with a metallic headband kills two trends with one look.


Hope this helps everyone modernize the 70's for the 21st century!!!!!
If anyone has any comments or additional ideas please post in comments!!!

1/27/11

The Hottest Trends for S/S11

The hottest trends for this coming Spring/Summer:

70's Trend - wide leg trousers, big sleeves, flower prints, crepe fabrics, statement jewelry, high waisted bottoms, one pieces(jumpers)
(I apologize there are a lot of items of this trend keep scrolling down for the next trend)


Forever 21 $24.80 - perfect with a straight cut or skinny bottom


Urban Planet $12.99


Gap $79.50 - dressy or casual


Guess $128 - pair with gold accessories


Guess by Marciano $138 - gorgeous dress - my favourite - perfect for a night out


Aldo $15


Aldo $25


Aldo $9.98


Aldo $25

Nautical Trend - nautical stripes, sailor emblems

Forever $15.80 - very casual perfect with jeans


Forever 21 $19.80 - perfect with booties


Forever 21 $11.80 - pair with a light long sleeve top and wedges


Forever 21 $6.50 - wear with a tank and heels for a dressed up look


American eagle $24.50


forever 21 $10.80

Metallic Trend - I think this is pretty self explanatory

Forever $17.80 - great with a wide leg trouser and heels


Jacob $69.90 - For a more subtle look


Armani Exchange $115 - wear with heels and a lace top for a night out on the town look


Gap $49.50 - perfect accessory if you don't wan to go all out metallic

Lace - full lace tops, dresses, lace trimmings, lace leggings


Aritzia; Wilfred tank $unknown - cute with a skinny


Garage $16.90 - layer with a tank under and pair with flared jeans and flip flops for a casual look


Forever $10.80 - Pair with a skinny bottom and heels


Forever 21 $6.80 - Perfect with a simple black dress


Le Chateau $129 - pair with metallic heels or a metallic clutch

Maxi Dresses - long straight cut in many different fabrics and prints


H&M - casual to dressy


Le Chateau $240 - special occasion; pair with metallic heels and bangles

Can't wait for Spring so you can start wearing all of these fabulous trends, well you don't have to. On my next blog I am going to show you how can you start wearing these trends NOW!!!!!

1/25/11

Just hit 300

You guys are so awesome!!!!! I just hit 300 page views I am totally psyched that people are actually interested in what I am posting. If you like my blog please show your support by becoming a follower and I will do my best to keep you all updated and post more blogs!!!!

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1/24/11

Blog views!!!!


OMG just reached over 250 views to my blog!!!!!
To all who visit thanks so much for the support even if you're a first time viewer or someone who has been continuously reading over the past year.
Be sure to keep coming back as I am going to try and blog more often to keep everyone up to date on the fashion trends and fashion/beauty finds that I come across!!!

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1/14/11

Sneak Peak Spring/Summer 2011

Spring/Summer 2011
Sneak Peak



Can you spot the trends?




Top: Forever 21 $10.80
Pants: Armani Exchange $115
Necklace: Forever 21 $unknown



Top: Forever 21 $15.80
Pants: Gap $79.50
Hat: Forever 21 $12.80
Purse: Gap $49.50

Look out for my next blog at the end of the month explaining all of the trends for the season and how to pair them all together.


Images courtesy of:
www.forever21.com
www.gapcanada.ca
www.armaniexchange.com

Images edited by:
Melanie Vance
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