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24 DIY Christmas Trees for Last Minute Holiday Decorating

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Christmas is just around the corner; houses are glittering with lights and  smelling of cinnamon and nutmeg. Familiar tunes are playing in the shops and there may be a snowman or two lingering on the streets. Don’t worry if you’re not quite ready for the holidays because we’ve got some great DIY Christmas tree ideas that are perfect for some last minute decorating! Ready? Check them out! Continue reading 24 DIY Christmas Trees for Last Minute Holiday Decorating

5 NYFW Street Style Looks To Steal

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The best fashion show is the on the streets — always has, always will be.” — Bill Cunningham

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Since we completely agree with the original street style photographer, we’ve decided to focus our attention on New York Fashion Week’s street style! The shows ended last week and while there was plenty of aspirational eye candy on the runway, the off-the-runway style was just as inspiring — and even better, easily translatable into your closet. Continue reading 5 NYFW Street Style Looks To Steal

The 5 Boots Every Girl Needs this Fall

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It’s time to face the cold, hard truth that sandal season is over. Don’t get too sad, though. The transition to fall means it’s time to dust off your favorite boots and add a few shiny, new pairs to your closet. Here are the five boot trends that have us actually excited about the dropping temperature!

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You don’t have to enjoy riding horses to pull off riding boots! This equestrian-inspired style is a true classic. They can be dressed up and down, so you’ll get lots of wear out of them — from the office to the pumpkin patch. There isn’t a boot that more clearly screams, “Fall has arrived!”

Get these ones HERE.

Get these ones HERE.

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Channel your inner “It Girl” and slip into a pair of studded ankle boots! They’re the easiest way to add just a hint of edge to any look. They look just as stylish running errands as they do rocking out at a concert. And the flat sole of this pair makes them uber comfortable.

Get them HERE.

Get them HERE.

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Suede booties are the perfect balance of chic and cool. Wear them with everything from “city girl” staples to “boho princess” staples (think everything from polished shift dresses to flowly maxi dresses). Just make sure the weather forecast doesn’t include rain!

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Click HERE.

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Now for those days the rain does make an appearance, you’ll need a cute and comfortable pair of rain boots to make a splash! The right pair keeps your feet dry and takes your look from so-so to amazing — you might even find yourself wearing them when there isn’t a rain cloud in sight!

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Find them HERE.

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Over the knee boots or thigh highs might be stepping a little out of your comfort zone. The style is really having a moment, though and totally worth the effort! Really go for it and pair them with tights and a cute fall dress. Or keep it simple with a cozy sweater and dark jeans.

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All of these fall styles give boring footwear the boot! But, which are you most excited to wear? Tell us in the comments!

 

Star on the Rise: Savannah Outen

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It’s not every day that you hear a voice that changes the way you think about music, but earlier this week I had one of those days. I was introduced to Savannah Outen by way of her YouTube video for Chandelier and was absolutely blown away. After watching the rest of her videos I knew she was really something special. I was lucky enough to be able to ask the almost-22-year-old singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon a few questions.

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Autumn is Coming: 5 Trends for the New Season

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Fall is nearly upon us, and you know what that means–cozy sweaters, ankle boots, and cool walks in the park! Another thing we’re super excited about? The upcoming fashion trends! There’s nothing more exhilaratingthan a new wardrobe, and the new season is a perfect excuse to go shopping! Read on to find out about 5 cute trends and where.you can get them on the cheap.

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Tis the season for bold neckwear! Choose a collar length one  with lots of bits and baubles. Have no fear–use these necklaces to have some fun and make a bold fashion choice. For the best look, match with a toned down outfit so as not to overwhelm passersby!

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Another way to go bold for fall? Pretty printed dresses! Go for a busy pattern for a fun look, or a plain dress with a bit of print if you want to stay more reserved. Again, make sure that when one piece that you wear is busy or has a lot going on that the rest of your outfit is toned down. Go for solid-colored shoes and bags, and go easy on the jewelry.

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Too much print got you down? Feel like you need to break things up? Belt it! That’s right–beautiful belts are in for autumn. From wide to thin, from bows to buckles, belts are a perfect accessory to accentuate your waist and break up busy patterns.

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Lumberjack Chic

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Plaid isn’t just for lumberjacks and Catholic school girls, you know. This classic print is making a comeback this fall, and it looks like it’s going to be more fashionable than it was in the grunge era! Pair plaid tops and coats with classic jeans or black slacks. Dresses and skirts look great with thick tights.

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Need that perfect accent for a great piece that won’t overwhelm? The answer is simple: zippers. Whether for fashion or function (or both) zippers add a fun touch to otherwise plain looks. Try them out on dresses, tops, pants, and outerwear!

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Get it all (for less)

Not all of us can pay designer prices for amazing new trends, but still have a taste for fashion. Does that sound like you? If so, you’ll notice that all the links in the pictures above go to LightInTheBox, the fashion bazaar where chic comes within reach. Here, you can find what you need at amazing prices, so you can stay trendy without breaking the bank. Love it!

What are your fave fall trends? Let us know in the comments!

5 Fab Fashion Trends from the 2014 Emmys

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So, the Emmy Awards are over, and wow! Can we hear it for Breaking Bad?  And of course, all the other great shows and actors that won some well-deserved recognition. However, there was one thing that stood out, even before the show started–the fashion. Even non-TV watchers can agree that there were some amazing looks that definitely stood out on the red carpet. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite trends to share with you, and include the looks you can get for less!

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Laverne Cox (from Orange is the New Black) and many others showed how to rock the all white look without looking like a mis-placed bride. Stick with shift or column shapes. Anything else, like mermaid or ballroom, will appear too wedding-y! High slits to show some leg will also remove the “innocent” factor.

 

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Belts and sashes are a great way to split up your dress and give some shape, especially if you have more of a boyish figure. Give the illusion of a smaller waste and wider hips with  a belt combined with folds, pleats, or a froofier skirt.

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Click HERE for more looks.

Black Out

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White wasn’t the only solid to have it’s time. Lots of ladies made an entrance in classic black. Instead of looking ready to attend a funeral, these hot chicks look ready to rock the house. Style tip: it’s all about the details–a sparkly belt, a low v-neck, an asymmetrical hem and neckline. Also, Lena Headey’s tattoos help.

Go HERE for more classic black.
Go HERE for more classic black.

Shine On

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These girls know how to glam up for a good night! Sequins, pailletes and all over shine were a big hit for fashion, and it’s no surprise why. The shimmer adds dimension and glamour without being overbearing. To try this look, choose neutral colors with pattern. If you want a bolder color, all-over sequins work best.

Find more sequin gowns HERE.
Find more sequin gowns HERE.

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For those that didn’t want to choose the all black or white trend, we have these stunning ladies in sunset shades. Bright yellows, oranges, and crimson dotted the red carpet as these bold beauties grabbed all the attention for their bright choices. If you want to try a hot shade, make sure to pick the right one for your skin tone–these colors can be dangerous if worn wrong! Also, minimize the accessories and makeup or you run the risk of appearing garish.

Find more great shades HERE.
Find more great shades HERE.

So, which was your fave Emmy 2014 red carpet trend? Let us know in the comments!