Default- Home- hands clasped-

Tag Archives | pastels

  • Paris Street Style Trend Report: How to Wear Sophisticated Pastels

    How to wear sophisticated pastels a la Paris street style

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Dusty Pastels & Make-Up Neutrals have dominated trend reports over the past few seasons: Learn How to Wear Sophisticated Pastels to get in on the action… While pastels and timeless neutral tones are nothing new, its more than safe to say that they haven’t looked this refreshed and rethought since their heyday in the 90’s. And maybe that’s exactly part of the reason that pastels seem so fresh as they make for a great alternative…

    ... READ MORE
  • How to wear pastels and look chic not chintzy- look at Tilda Swinton & Marion Cotillard for style ideas

    Tilda Swinton poses at the "Moonrise Kingdom" photocall during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Sophisticated dusty pale colors that never scream juvenile You must know that I’m not a fan of grown up women wearing baby pastels… in one wrong wimpy shade, you instantly take a hit to your personal power right down to that of  a kid. >>> MORE: Do you need more style inspiration? Read how Michelle Obama wears pastels to look chic But strong women CAN pull off pastels– particularly on these unbearably hot days (ok, not…

    ... READ MORE
  • The color PINK- a trend shade that even the most ardent pink hater (like me) will love

    Pinks, from left to right: Michael Kors, Tory Burch, H&M Design Award, BCBGMaxAria

    Full disclosure: Pale pinks excessively worn on a grown-up woman makes my skin crawl. There, I’ve said it. There has always been something about a woman of a certain age (post student years in this case) drowning in otherwise wimpy goo-goo-gaga colors that just sucks the va-va-voom out of her style and her presence. But take that same hue and amp up the volume and you have got one VERY hot color palette that is worthy of a second look….

    ... READ MORE
  • Michelle Obama Style Alert- First Lady Wears Vintage Style and Does NOT Look Like an Old Lady

      I’ll Have What She’s Having : A mellow hued watercolor floral print that although vintage inspired, looks fresh and age appropriate on First Lady Michelle Obama. A rich print on a classic 60’s inspired princess coat could have gone all wrong on someone Michelle Obama’s age, as it could have aged her beyond her years if it weren’t for some modern updates and a slightly more relaxed silhouette that took away the Jackie Kennedy edge from her ensemble. Stylist…

    ... READ MORE
  • Here’s How Michelle Obama Makes Pastels Look Chic

    Michelle Obama

    I’ll Have What She’s Having : Sophisticated & pretty pastel shades oozing with daytime elegance. Pastels can be tricky to pull off if  you want to look more refined rather than youthful. Even with the best intentions, a grown-up woman can instantly look like a cast off from the sherbet scooper. Last week First Lady Michelle Obama made a case for daytime elegance in an easy to pull-off, well styled look that exudes a certain finesse at pairing subtly distinct separates. SHOP: Accessories…

    ... READ MORE
  • Cheap Chic Alert- H&M Spring fashion Video- and it’s not (always) about designer collabs


    We all need some cheap chic to mix into our wardrobe. And when it comes to fabrics for spring and summer, it’s easier to down market the price tag. MORE: Cheap Chic We’ve got the H&M Spring Trends Videos for both men and woman to share. The collection’s focus is on tailoring and sweet pastels… Enjoy! H&M TREND GUIDE WOMAN SS 2012 For Spring Summer 2012, we will see baby colours, a new way of color blocking, silk trousers, pencil…

    ... READ MORE
  • Blush Hour- Celebrity Style- Sarah Jessica Parker In Valentino and Vintage

    Sarah Jessica Parker in Pink

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Pale colors that don’t wash out Almost always dressed to the nines in the most refined of uptown finery, Sarah Jessica Parker took a more demure route while attending the launch of Valentino’s Virtual Museum in New York City and looked all the more radiant for it. MORE: Sarah Jessica Parker It’s been a while since we’ve seen her let that stuffy undo she’s been donning as of late down, but more so, it’s her…

    ... READ MORE