Swimwear 2019 |Trends Cheap VS. Expensive

Trends in swimwear go across the board from expensive to cheaper alternatives. When clothing is more expensive it does not mean that it is higher quality. Some of these dups are better then their counter parts so keep that in mind when shopping this season.


The Two Parter

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One of my favorite trends this year is this two part swimsuit or bikini suspenders? Its unique flare adds something extra to this season’s selection. I would much rather add the yellow set to my collection. Plus it is not really two parts, it just looks that way. The lines are horizontal but since they vary in size it still has a sliming effect. In addition the color’s contrast which is a fun effect. On the right side the diamond swimsuit is cool but lacks vibrancy and a shape aid.

 

Aerie ~ Layered One Piece: $32.97

Free People ~ Charlie Bikini Top 2: $135 + Charlie Jumper 2: $180 = $315

Petite Tips for Spring/ Summer |2019 Trends

Half Smocked Semi Crop

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Do the synched in waist for a fun detail this season, the wide shoulders in Luca’s version makes the waist appear even smaller with a girly country vibe. The Pac Sun version’s bring a more muted tone to the trend. For those that cannot deal with off the shoulder tops there is a cami option too. Overall a fun trend for everyone, including petite princesses. Style with either a skinny fitted bottom or even a loose flow one as the middle leaves room for exploration; the possibilities are endless.

Work Style File | Lookbook

Since it has been awhile since my last style file or what I wore this week this seemed to be the perfect time. The weather around this neck of the woods in California has been a bit chilly with foggy rainy mornings and sunny afternoons. For a reference, it has been around 57-65 degrees Fahrenheit here. Considering the fact that it is required to wear closed toed shoes in the office I rarely wear heels unless they are boots. That being said I still uphold a semi relaxed formal attire. All of these looks include soft, warm yet breathable material to provide all day comfort.

Practically Stylish & Playful | Lookbook

Staying creative is more of a release that I need in order to function, at least that is how it feels. For my first major sewing project since graduation I wanted to make something fun. From university I have collected a small array of material, which included this fun glow in the dark monsters print. Yes, I did use a pattern to ease back in, if you would like to know the exact number let me know.

3 Ways to Style | Olivia Culpo Collection

Recently Express teamed up with Olivia Culpo to create this amazing collection centered around girl power. Truth moment, I had never heard of Olivia prior to seeing her pictures from this campaign. I gravitated toward this set with the intentions to use it in  both my personal and professional wardrobe. Your girl likes a good sale but I have realized with fashion I gravitate towards quality pieces that cost more but that I will also use more.

Flexible Style Sculpting Foam | Paul Mitchell Review

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Hey lovelies! Hope you are having a good day thus far. This post is for the sassy babes and lads struggling with frizzy hair. I feel as if curly hair is the ultimate test for a frizz control product to go through, which is why I am testing this one for you. Online Paul Mitchell’s Flexible Style Sculpting Foam has raving reviews, so of course I had to pick it up and give it a try.  I love Paul Mitchell’s tools but this was the first time I tried one of his hair care products so this was a fun test.