It’s a trend that’s hard to miss — cool sneakers are everywhere this season, and fashionistas are giving the footwear a stylish kick by pairing athletic shoes with dresses. It’s an evolution of sporty chic, and one that’s both chic and comfortable. Depending on your style, you may opt for bold, feminine or even glamorous sneakers. Here’s a guide to finding the perfect sneakers to pair with your summer dresses.
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For the Rocker Chic Girl:
Think: Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Gwen Stefani
Your dresses range from jersey mini frocks to athletic-inspired, oversized Ts and boyfriend shirts, boho chic maxis, fringe, slip dresses and anything that’s a modern twist on a classic style. Your go-to sneaker options are a funky, free-spirited mix of summer leather, grommets, studs and graphic prints. Continue reading →
We are here to take bridesmaid dresses to a whole new level by helping you pick something out that the gals are going to love because you picked it out and that they will be able to rock again post-nuptials! Don’t be afraid as a bride-to-be or bridesmaid-to-be to speak your mind and use our go-to guide below to help you find a dress that can be worn for the big day and beyond.
Lace, sequins, floral patterns and chic-black dresses are all in-style right now, not because they are trendy, but because they are versatile. A lovely lace dress can be dressed up walking down the isle, and dressed down for a family reunion a few months after the wedding. A long classic black dress is perfect for your bridesmaids to feel great in day-of and will be even more special to wear to a black-tie wedding the following month. Don’t be afraid to mix and match either!
Have fun shopping with your girls–visit one of our stores, or shop online! You’ll win either way!
Lovely Lace // Flowing Floral // Long Black Dress // Shining Sequins // Little Black Dress
Summer is all about feeling relaxed, fresh and easy. And your summer look should be the same…easy, fresh and radiant like those long summer days. We all want that warm summer glow and it starts with healthy skin and the makeup essentials below.
Season’s change, but skin necessities don’t. A healthy glow starts with a fresh, clean and moisturized face. A nutrient-based makeup routine, exfoliation and hydration are key components to achieving that ever-so-elusive glow. Start by prepping your skin daily before any makeup application, which will allow you to reap all of the glow-ing benefits from your makeup products. Follow these steps to achieve a gorgeous glow:
Step 1: Foundation
Start with a fresh clean face. Apply a primer or moisturizer with SPF 30 followed by foundation. I love the amazing Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Radiant Makeup for several reasons: it gives sheer to medium coverage, hydrates and evens skin tone. Apply the foundation sparingly over your face for a flawless, natural healthy glow. Tip: Using the applicator to dab a little onto your face, buff and blend. It’s available in 17 shades. Continue reading →
Personally, I don’t need much of an excuse to indulge in a scoop (or three) of ice cream, especially in the summer time. But for those who do, you’re in luck–National Ice Cream Day is coming up this Sunday, July 17! Since the best pleasures of life are shared with the ones you love, why not put together a little ice cream social for family and friends? It doesn’t have to be anything fancy, but with these four essentials, it’s guaranteed to go off without a hitch.
Ice Cream Scoop
(Zak Designs® Ice Cream Scoop and Water Basin)
Not only does this ice cream scoop come in a pretty shade of chartreuse, it also comes with a water basin, so you can scoop like the pros at the ice cream shop.
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