Outfit Post: The Frill Shift

I started in with a series of shifts earlier on this year. With each shift, I kept the silhouette very basic and changed the details of the dress. Shift dresses are actually defined by their very simple silhouettes and if you want to know more about their characteristics you can check out a previous outfit post here.

For today’s shift, the simple detail I added was a trim of frill. I thought it made the silhouette a little more playful while adding length for ladies who want a little more coverage. I paired the dress with statement earrings in a style called soutache. Krystle DeSantos, a fellow Guyanese blogger who is into accessories and vintage style introduced me to them.  Read More

why do these 6 trends exist?

Let’s be honest, some trends we love, and just cannot get enough of and others we loathe and wonder why anyone thought it was a good idea. Sometimes, my mind changes though. For one, I used to hate skinny jeans and peep toe pumps as a teenager. I also couldn’t understand why anyone thought leggings were suitable bottoms. Today, I own countless pairs of skinny jeans and somewhere in my  college partying life I owned quite a few pairs of peep toe pumps as well. And if you ask anyone that knows me personally, I own multiple pairs of leggings, and I find them to be extremely comfortable, and think they offer a wide range of motion.

    • Matching sets –

      from thefashionspot.com
      at the beginning of this trend season I thought that matching sets were cute. Who wouldn’t love to wear high-waist paints with a flowing crop top in the same print? Now, I am so over it. After seeing pictures of almost ALL of the attendees at a soca event in varying palm and floral prints I definitely think I have seen every single fast fashion version of matching sets and they should all be burnt (except this is bad for the environment, a waste of fabric, and isn’t good sustainable fashion practice but you get my point.

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Currently Coveting: Trendy Resin Earrings

I’ve been missing for almost a month because life got a little busier than expected and I didn’t exactly plan for it although I do often try to.  I’m back with a bang and sharing with you some of my favorite pieces from this new style trend – resin earrings!

 

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Artist Spotlight: Jessica Durrant

Jessica Durrant popped up on my Instagram. I am a huge fan of fashion illustrators and they always jump out at me. However, a different aspect of Jessica’s art caught my attention. She has a series of silhouettes that are all like double exposures except she’s painted them with nature.

I think that these would be especially beautiful on a gallery wall.

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