Tag Archives: Spring/Summer 2016

6 Accessories We Didn’t Know We Wanted Until Fashion Month SS16

Among the gorgeous clothes featured at Tokyo Fashion Week’s spring 2016 collections, I fould myself focusing on the details, especially the bags, jewelry and accessories.  Here are some fun girly items I’ll be adding to my closet over the next few months in prep for the new season.  Which items do you plan to buy?

TIARAS.

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The ubiquitous tiaras at Saint Laurent’s show looked fresh and enhanced a number of different hair styles and hair colors. This one is available here.

SCARVES, BEAUTIFUL SCARVES.

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Photo:  Hermes SS2016

CHOKERS WORN OVER SCARVES.

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Photo:  Dior SS16

BOATER HATS.

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Photo:  Beautiful People SS16

BOWS.

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Photo:  Chanel SS16

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Photo:  Lanvin SS16

FRESH & CLEVER HANDBAGS.

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Photo:  Louis Vuitton SS16

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Photo:  Christian Dada SS16

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Stand Out in a Crowd with These 5 Fool-Proof Fashion Tips

Prior to today’s Julien Macdonald Spring 2016 show at LFW, I had a bit of time to people-watch.

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A few audience members caught my eye not because of who they are but because of how they put themselves together.

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Which prompted this thought:  we spend the majority of our time preparing or waiting for events to begin, events which are often short-lived or anti-climactic.

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Why not flip the script and catch others’ attention while we’re in down-time?. We owe it to ourselves to star in our own life-shows, whether we’re in line at the grocery, meandering in the front yard or waiting for a fashion show to begin.

Here are 5 foolproof techniques to get noticed and be remembered long after you’ve left the crowd behind.

Wear Red.

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Photo:  Kate Middleton at Wimbledon, 2015.

Photo:  Julie Bishop of Australia meets Kate in Canberra, AU, April, 2014.

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Red accessories like hats, bags, scarves and shoes are fail-safe attention-grabbers.

Add Neon to Your Wardrobe.

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Here you have a jacket from Holly Fulton’s Spring 2016 show.

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Holly also featured neon bags in her SS2016 line.

Wear Something Unexpected.

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White hair on a young face, such as this audience member, caught my eye in a crowd of otherwise traditional hair colors.

Large, Colorful Spectacles Draw Attention to Your Eyes.

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Think Kelly Green.

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I’ll share additional tips and tricks in future posts, so tune in!