Color Crush

Color Crush // Burgundy

Isn’t Fall a wonderful time of year? Cool, crisp days that are still full of sunshine – cozy layers, boots!! And a shift in colors – I’m not just talking the leaves. Fall means we swap out our bright summer colors for the deeper, darker colors of autumn.

Let’s start with burgundy {or wine, ox-blood, berry, merlot, whatever you’d like to call it!} I love this rich shade for Fall, especially layered with neutrals like white, cream and grey.

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How would your wear it?
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xoxCrissie

 

Fall Street Style // Grey on Grey

Now that it’s officially Fall (yep, that’s right – it’s FALL) let’s take a little break from Spring trend forecasting and focus on what’s going on right now. It seems that the street style pros have been going grey. Grey on grey on grey.
I’m sort of obsessed with this look… shades monochromatic cozy-ness….perfect for Fall, don’t you think?
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I think I could rock the all grey look pretty much all the time.
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xoxCrissie

Insider Tip // Invest in Bleach

Fashion Week is back again, and in full swing! Which means it’s time to start tend-spotting for Spring. What’s standing our the most to me so far is the amount of white that’s been gracing the runways. Flowing gowns, structured dresses and even pant-suits – white is showing up all over for Spring.

Although I love white, and often attempt to wear it, I have a bad habit of spilling everything I eat or drink while wearing white. So it seems that I’ll be adding Clorox to the top of my Spring shopping list… along with several little white dresses! What about you?

top row: BCBG Max Azria // Honor (note the candy dot belt!) // Christian Siriano 
bottom row: Tibi // Tadashi Shoji (wedding dress perfection!)


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Summer In Pink

Recently I’ve been a little enamored with pink. Not Schiaparelli pink but a softer pink, like the sky after a summer sunset. Which seems appropriate as summer is {somehow!} already winding down.

To help sooth those end of summer blues, go pink! Here’s what’s been inspiring me…
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xoxCrissie

Day to Night White

Can we take a moment to appreciate the unlimited chic-ness of Diane Kruger? Because she is knocking it out of the park in New York City this week.

Exhibit A: Looking sweet for a Today Show appearance
Exhibit B: Looking sleek for a Tonight Show appearance.

I love how she can rock summer whites 2 ways and look amazing in both. Which style do you prefer?
romper: top shop // top: dorothy perkins // skirt: halston heritage // dress: dathlyn
 
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xoxCrissie
*images via: InStyle

 

Color Me Kate

If you read this blog, chances are you are very much aware that Duchess Catherine has been giving a fashion show disguised as a tour of New Zealand and Australia. As if to apologize for her long absence from the public eye she has thrilled us with multiple outfits per-day, ranging from cute and casual to the ultimate of chic.
And she has not shied away from color on this trip. I’ve loved all her bold, bright numbers in blue, green, red – and even yellow. Wills allegedly told her she looked like a banana in the yellow dress below. That’s the chicest banana I’ve ever seen…

Want to be a copy-Kate? Here are a few of my top picks for dressing the the bright hue:

dress: top shop // necklace: j crew factory // blazer: zara // top: marni // shoes: repetto // phone care: kate spade saturday
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Fall Color Trends // Shades of Navy

There is one month left of Summer -which means I can really get serious with the Fall trend action! Last month we talked red, sticking with the primary theme, let’s move on to blue. Dark blue… or, Eclipse, Blueprint and Ink (to get technical) as seen from Marc by Marc Jacobs, Bill Blass, and Dior to name a few.


The best part about this – you probably already have tons of options in your closet to bring out for Fall. But if you feel like a little refresh, here are a few ideas! 

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xoxCrissie
*runway images via Fashion Snoops

Inspired By // BAFTA Brights

My favorite ladies hit the red carpet again last night for the BAFTAs. Jessica Chastain looked beyond amazing in a bring blue Roland Mouret gown and Marion Cotillard was stunning in bright yellow Dior.  
Taking a cue from these lovely ladies, here’s some bright yellow & blue inspiration!

blue: top // skirt // shoeyellow: sweater // pants // clutch // shoe

xoxCrissie
*images via just jared

Color Crush: Neon Orange

I’m totally having a neon moment. (I know, I know, me and the rest of the world… whatever…) But of all the neons, orange might be my favorite. It’s just so happy and fresh – the perfect summer color. 

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xoxCrissie
[PS – Full discloser, I was sent a sample of the Native Union Pop Phone to test out. But I love it, hence its inclusion in this post!]     

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