Tag Archives: nOir

low-high-low

statementlo1clockwise from top left: step tube pendant, clean stone pyramid pendant, large plastic V-shape collar, figure 8 chain pendant, mini spike tube collar, mix shape large collar (all topshop)

statementhiclockwise from top left: noir double rope highlight necklace, mawi teardrop crystal and tube necklace, noir squares and spikes nightfall necklace, mawi twin gemstone and claw set spike necklace, mawi hexagon foil and hammered box necklace, noir rectangles nightfall necklace

statementlo2clockwise from top left: topshop premium absail rhinestone necklace, topshop chunky fabric link collar, CJG box chain leather necklace, topshop fabric metal drop necklace, asos jewelled punk spike necklace, asos chunky spike necklace

Futuristic, chunky, tribal-inspired collars are all over the place, and while you could splurge on a Mawi beauty (see collage 2), now is the perfect time to snag a cheaper version (most are under $50) from Topshop or Asos!

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summer brights

forever 21 dress (worn as top), laugh cry repeat shorts, noir necklace (sold out but a few of these would look awesome layered), vintage sunglasses, asos clutch (similar), bauble bar bracelet (more neon here, here, here), zara flats

This color blocked outfit felt a little empty until I added the intense tribal collar.  Thoughts?

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til you get enough

forever 21 blouse (love this new one), asos pants, noir scarab cuff (sold out but earrings here), vintage clutch, gifted ring, nail rock nail wraps in gold, aldo pumps (similar here)

Ok, I can’t get enough of my floral pants so I’m just not stopping.  It also looks like this striped top works perfectly with every floral thing I own.  Awesome.

Thoughts?

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neon-pastel hybrids

1.  topshop hard phone case with purse  2.  bauble bar neon colorblock collar  3. topshop fluro dip hem dress  4. topshop blue rio print one piece  5. adele marie perspex bangle  6. j brand 811 mid rise skinny jean  7. noir shaka bracelet  8. rebecca minkoff bettina sandal  9. topshop mint textured peplum skirt  10. topshop lemon textured peplum skirt

Straddling the line between neon and pastel, these pieces let you rock two trends at once.

PS, I finally linked the blog to facebook!  So if you’re more of an fbook person, you can check out the page here.

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the belt trick

isabel lu dress, random belt, noir scarab cuff, vintage clutch, zara sandals

I absolutely love the details and color of this dress, but it was a little shapeless when I bought it.  Even after tailoring, it didn’t quite fit me right.  So I used the belt trick: sew two belt loops to the sides of the dress (or use two large safety pins to make the loops if like me, you’re in a hurry/sewing averse), then thread a sash belt or wide ribbon through the loops and tie in the back.  This way you get an adjustable fit, and there’s no belt crossing your waist, causing fabric to bunch in the wrong spots.  I also love how a belt adds to the draping effect on the back of this dress, and coordinates with the black accents in my shoes!

Well, happy Friday folks!

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