Designer Spotlight: Loeffler Randall

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I’ve always been interested in fashion and style from a very early age. I’ve experimented a lot with my own style and I still do (and fully expect to for the rest of my life). While I love to try new things, there are certain styles and designers that I will always revert to for their sense of timelessness and ease of design. Loeffler Randall, while being a relatively newer brand (est. 2005), is one of those designers that come to mind.

I love her minimalist and straightforward designs on bags and shoes. The pieces can easily be paired with anything in your wardrobe because she sticks to neutral colors and patterns (sometimes with a hint of surprise). Here are some of my favorite pieces from the current collection.

What are some of your favorite styles? Who are some of your favorite designers? 

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* All photos from here *

One Romper to Wear to Ten Outings

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Rompers, like dresses, have a certain easiness to them in that they are a complete outfit. As much as I like to play dress up, there are days where I prefer to keep things simple. I like this particular romper because it’s chambray and I’ve had a long-standing committed relationship with chambray (one I suspect is for life), it’s casual, but can be dressed up and it has great details, like the drawstrings in the front and back. When choosing a pricier item, I always think about the uses and years I will have a particular item. Here are 10 different occasions I would wear this to.

  1. An afternoon picnic date
  2. Brunch with girlfriends
  3. Weekend errands-running
  4. A day at the farmers’ market
  5. A BBQ gathering
  6. A casual birthday party
  7. A music festival
  8. On a bike ride
  9. A movie outing
  10. Stepping out for ice cream

Do you like rompers? Do you wear them for only specific events or places?

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{Madewell romper found here}

Fashion Favorites From New York Fashion Week F/W 2015

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Despite the first day of spring that occurred last Friday, it’s snowing once again reminding me how bipolar my city is and bringing me back to days of winter and slush which I was optimistically hoping were far behind us. New York Fashion Week F/W 2015 Collections recently passed, but the designs are still fresh on my mind. Here are a few of my favorites from the runways. What do you think of the collections?

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{All photos via Style.com}

Fashion: The Best of All Things Yellow

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As much as I love the color yellow for its cheeriness and optimistic outlook, I find that it’s a color I have trouble fitting in my wardrobe. I’d like to wear more of it without looking like Big Bird. So far, I’ve found that mustard is the only shade of yellow that looks good on me. But mustard looks good on everyone. That said, I would like to try to find another yellow shade that would look good on me, but have yet to do so. Here are some of my favorite yellow things coming up for spring. Do you wear yellow? If you have an olive skin tone, have you found any yellow shades (other than mustard) that look good? Please share!

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{All items and photos from Zara.com}

Spring Style Inspiration from the Runways

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Spring has arrived! Hallelujah! It has been a bleak, freezing-cold and miserable winter. I am so excited it is finally over and spring has sprung! Admittedly, our city does not seem to have too much of a spring weather-wise, but I’ve read this year will be different. I hope those predictions ring true. I’ve had a folder sitting on my computer for some time now (since last year!) with some style inspirations from the runways of S/S 2015. There are some really easy pieces and others a bit dramatic, but overall, I’m loving the palette and designs.

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{All photos from Style.com}