Flower Power

April showers bring May flowers, right? GET READY TO HIT THE STREETS WITH THE NEWEST FLOWERS ON THE BLOCK. Just like the flowers are getting ready to bloom, you need to get ready to begin blooming in on this trend.

Florals are in and here to stay, whether you like bold floral designs, minimal floral designs, dark floral designs, light floral designs, colorful floral designs – they are all here to stay.

This year’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway collections were filled with floral designs to suit everyone’s distinct needs.

Florals are one of many ways to celebrate this summer season. Pants, shoes, tops, skirts, dresses, bags, etc. are all lovin’ up on the floral trend. It’s as if this trend never went away.

All the biggest names in fashion, such as Balenciaga, Prada, Fendi, Dolce & Gabana, Miu Miu, and Gucci showed off their best florals on the runway, making it a staple piece for this spring and summer.

Additionally, Fendi even showed off the newest and best way to utilize floral as an accessory, debuting their White Floral Printed Micro Peekaboo Bag, pictured below. To say it was a hit is an understatement.

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Fendi White Floral Printed Micro Peekaboo Bag

This is a trend that you can easily dress-up or down, red carpet or concrete, it does not matter. This is a versatile trend that allows you to get in touch with your girlier side. Do not get it wrong though, even the biggest tom-boys can find a floral piece that they can enjoy.

Don’t just be ready for the colorful May flowers in your garden this season, as this spring and summer of florals is just beginning to bloom!

xo,

Aichan Tewahade

New Merch, New Shopping Trip

This last week I spent shopping and endlessly spending my paycheck in useless places, even though you can never have too many clothes. This shopping trip I stopped by Ragstock, Crossroads Trading Company, Urban Outfitters, & Buffalo Exchange.

I generally can find items at these stores for reasonably priced. As you can tell below, rompers and overalls are perfect transitional pieces, as we transition from winter to spring. Florals and lace are also making a statement this season, especially on the runway. Girly accents, such as lace and floral, are a great way to make a cute statement this season.

Similarly, t-shirt dresses and slip dresses are also in this season. T-shirt dresses and slip dresses are easy to layer, and work as great layering pieces for the colder Spring days.

Additionally, platform shoes are taking the stages of many runway shows and are being manufactured by brands, such as DIVIDED and Steve Madden. Puma and Rihanna even teamed up recently, creating a brand of platform creeper sneakers.

A bomber jacket is an absolute must this season. Bomber jackets are sold everywhere currently, and you do not want to skip out on a chance to miss out on this amazing, timeless trend.

Sweaters and jackets are always a must-have, as we transition. Similarly, fringe is making a comeback this season and you would be silly not to find yourself a fringe jacket. A simple fringe jacket can make such a statement, even paired with a simple outfit.

Of course, nude tones are in, explaining the nude baseball cap and nude sweater. This season focuses on minimalist street wear, all while simultaneously making a subtle statement. Nude and flesh tones are great, as you can pair them with just about anything.

Lastly, embellished vintage belts are sold online and off-line in stores nationwide. The embellishment and vintage feel of the belts provide a casual, yet chic statement. It does not matter whether or not your outfit is bland, embellished belts will assist in dressing up many outfits, while making a subtle statement. Wearing embellished belts with basics, such as my black high-waisted pants, creates a timeless look that can be completed with any basics.

Basics are also making a great comeback, still insinuating the idea behind a minimalist look this season. This can be easy achieved with basics that with cutouts, distressing, etc. Basic tees are essential this season, as this season focuses on a relaxed, yet put together look.

Look below for pictures of my recent purchases.

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Truly Madly Deeply Cut-Out Shirt
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Sadie & Sage Floral and Lace Romper
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MONKI White Overalls
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Ambiance Black Fur-Lined Bomber Jacket
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Native Outsiders Fringe Jacket
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Urban Outfitters Creme/Nude Sweater
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Olive & Pique Nude Baseball Cap
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ALL SON Camo Jacket
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Out From Under Green Velvet Jumpsuit
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Cotton Candy LA Velvet Slip Dress
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Adidas Black Floral T Tank Dress
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Mossimo White Platform Sneakers
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Divided High Top Black & White Sneakers
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Urban Outfitters Thick Embellished Vintage Belt
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Urban Outfitters Thin Embellished Vintage Belt
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BP Black High-Waisted Distressed Jeans