Autumn Styles Anyone Can Pull-off

The easiest way to transition your wardrobe from season to season consists of three simple steps.
Step One is Clothing, whether it’s a dress, shirt, or skirt.
Step Two will be Shoes, from the perfect heel to the most comfortable flats.
Step Three will include accessories.
With the guidance of this easy process you’ll be able to put together the perfect outfit! Today’s post will show you two easy ways to modernize your style for the upcoming season.
The Modern Victorian
1. LRB (Little Ruffle Dress)- For this trend, you’ll need a ruffle dress or a simple black or white dress with a smooth silhouette complemented by long string ties. The dress you wear should not only be stylish, but it should be comfortable and easy to move around in.

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Labor Day Weekend Style 

The last weekend of the summer is always full of activities, which also means it’s full of wardrobe changes and figuring out what to wear to each event. You could possibly have several things you go to in one day or something each day of the weekend. In this post I styled looks for both women and men for the most popular Labor Day weekend events – Brunch, Beach and BBQ.
 
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Wear Now…Wear Later: T-shirt Dress

The weather is definitely starting to change, so how do you take items in your current wardrobe and make them cross-seasonal? Our latest blog series is here to help you answer that question.
Today’s post is about how you can wear the t- shirt dress trend from early fall into winter. A “casually polished” theme is demonstrated in the styling of each look.

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Plus Style: The Kimono

“Plus Style” is a new series that will be featured on the Dose of Vitamin F blog. These posts will focus on style advice or tips for the plus size fashionista. Feel free to leave comments or email info@doseofvitaminf.com with any suggestions for what we should write about or what you would like to see more of under this category.
For the first post in the Plus Style series, my client Theresa asked me to show her a few examples of how she could wear the popular trend – the kimono.

 

Plus Style: Kimonos

#TrendyTuesday: Midi Skirt

Image courtesy of downtowndemure.com

Image courtesy of downtowndemure.com

The midi is the new skirt length for the summer. This not loo long, not too short, but just right skirt length can be a casual or dressy look. From work, to weddings, to brunch a midi is the new staple skirt to add to your wardrobe!
With so many options and fabrications to chose from it can be overwhelming to figure out how to begin to incorporate this trend into your existing wardrobe. The great thing about this trend is it can be paired with a variety of different tops, from blouses to crop top t-shirts. It is also a trend that is both heels and flat shoe friendly!
For this post I chose focus on three different skirts and pair them based on a look with a crop top.

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7 Ways to Wear Tropical Prints!

Tropical Trend...Every Day of the Week

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Until recently the idea of wearing a “tropical print” under the age of 65, usually meant cheesy vacation shirts or granny style loungewear caftans. These days the tropical print (either floral, Palm or a combo) has resurfaced in a anti- cheesy way. It’s an easy trend that anyone can incorporate without seeming too addicted to the trend or overly trendy. We will give you 7 examples of how you can rock this bold print trend throughout the week while on vacation or on a stay-cation this summer. Continue Reading

Trend Alert: T-Shirts & Full Skirts

Many times there are fashion events that ask for a more formal attire than most of are accustomed to wearing when we go out. However, there has been a new trend that has made it much easier to get away with looking formal, yet trendy at the same time.
@Moguldiva at Full Figured Fashion Week. Image courtesy of @fffweek on Instagram

@Moguldiva at Full Figured Fashion Week. Image courtesy of @fffweek on Instagram

This week and weekend was Full Figured Fashion Week and the founder Gwen DeVoe wore a few styles that highlighted this trend and she looked fab!

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Comfort can be chic…

Happy Saturday! It’s the weekend… lounging around, going to brunch, running errands, or maybe even traveling is probably somewhere on today’s agenda. In most of these activities it’s ideal to be comfortable and still look like we made an effort to get dressed. A couple of weeks ago I came across this photo of Rihanna on Instagram traveling for her concert, and I thought it was such a great look. Which then inspired me to explore the new ways of styling comfortable clothes and still make them look chic. Think of it as my “sleepy to stylish” outfit tips!

Rihanna styled sweats

“What?! I’m wearing sweats and I still look fabulous!!”

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Dark Suits For Spring – Inspired by Thandie Newton

I think actress Thandie Newton is as much talented, as she is beautiful and smart. She’s extra amazing, because she has a very “sophisticated cool” style vibe that fits her so well. She doesn’t ever look like she’s trying to hard to look fashionable or trendy, she just goes with what works for her. While perusing zimbio.com, I came across an image of her at a promotional event for her new TV series “ROGUE”. Ironically the outfit she was wearing inspired me to write a post on how to wear a dark suit in the spring!

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My Nail Files – Week 3: Glitter and Citron

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It’s a new week and you know what that meansss…  I’m sharing a new DIY manicure for “My Nail Files Challenge”. I hope you enjoyed my “Festive Fingers” look last week. This week I was feeling like I wanted to do glitter nails with a bright  pop of color…

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