Archive of ‘Styling’ category

Layer Up for Fall in Hues of Mustard, Burgundy, and Navy with Modcloth

  Mustard + Wine Modcloth Autumn Layering by carlyjcais featuring mustard tights The coming Winter chills mean layering is a must in colder climbs – and Modcloth has you covered when it comes to cute (and sophisticated!) layers. Inspired by the unrelenting recent Portland rains, I put together a Polyvore board featuring items from Modcloth [...]

7 Ways to Make Your Wardrobe Look Waaay More Expensive Than it Actually Is

I’m a budget-shopper, you’re a budget shopper. But no one wants to actually look like they’re wearing a $4.99 blazer, no? They key to looking well-dressed is making sure you’re choosing excellent items for their value, that you can spice up with a bit of budget-friendly DIY prowess. Here are 7 ways you can look [...]

6 Unexpected and Chic Color Combos for Fall

Autumn is now in full swing, and sometimes I need a little inspiration of some color combinations in my outfits that veer away from a standard plaid, maroon, mustard, brown, and dark rinse denim. (Fall I feel is always a rut for me. Just sayin’.) Just because it’s not Spring doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate [...]

Clip On Creativity with Emitations.com

It seems clip-on earrings are having a moment again – and rightly deserved, since they are more versatile than one would think! Not just limited to earlobe decoration, clip-on earrings can be incorporated into your wardrobe in a variety of surprisingly chic ways. Emitations.com sent me a pair of sparkly clip-on earrings to style, and [...]

DIY That Style! Lupita Nyong’o’s Chic Sheath and Textured Clutch

Lupita Nyong’o burst onto the scene in 2013 with her amazing performance in 12 Years a Slave, and has since shown off her amazing style on red carpet after red carpet. Her signature look is bold color, great shapes, simple silhouettes, and matching. This outfit is no different – and is super-simple to DIY. Here’s [...]

DIY That Style! Diane Kruger Polka Dot Blazer and Banded Fedora

Welcome to the first installment of DIY That Style! I actually used to do a version of this as “Steal That Style” …this is basically the same thing, just renamed. And made a little cooler, with more of a focus on DIY. For the first breakdown, I’m going to take a look at Diane Kruger‘s [...]

DIY the Look: Tilda Swinton for Cut Out + Keep

When I first started blogging back in 2008, Cut Out + Keep was the very first tutorial-sharing site that I joined. I loved its scrappy, can-do attitude and the welcoming community there. I ended up posting 61 projects on the site over time, as well as being featured multiple times as a Crafty Superstar, a [...]

How to Style a High Neck Shirt

With Winter still lingering and the high-necked and turtleneck top still on-trend, I came across this helpful photo from ShopBop. I’m always at a loss when it comes to how to style these things, and I love how clearly it’s all laid out. How about you – how would YOU style a high-necked top? xo [...]

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