Monday, October 20, 2014

Make a Statement with 5 Bauble-Inspired Costumes

5 Bauble-Inspired Costumes

It's almost Halloween and if you're like me, you're still scrambling to come up with a costume. The goal is to pick something classy, fashionable, and unique. I've found that the key to creating a fashionable costume is the baubles! I prefer to DIY using items from my closet or items from the store that I'll likely wear again. I was able to find 5 pieces from Baublebar that will really add some style and glam to your costume!

1- Ice Queen: Crystal Cascade Bib

2- Indian Princess: Polynesia Drops

Are you going to pair statement baubles with your Halloween costume this year?

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

How-To DIY This Halloween: Top 3 Tips & Rosie the Riveter

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DIY Halloween: Rosie the Riveter by theclosetbychristie

What are you being for Halloween this year? It's always a challenge to come up with something new and original. I prefer a DIY costume because the party store costumes tend to be cheesy and overpriced- AND I like to be unique! How can you create a look from your closet while clearly in costume?

Here's my Top 3 DIY Costume Tips:

1- Statement Pieces: Be sure to include your best statement pieces, whether it be a bold necklace or a sassy pair of leather shorts. The options are endless!

2- Costume Accessories: Don't hesitate to spend a little bit on accessories that you don't already own. A tutu, feather mask, or cat ear headband can go a long way! Then you can re-style your accessories year after year to create a new costume or a different take on your original costume.

3- Style Differently: Try to see your clothing in a new light! The best way to be someone else is to style your pieces in a way that you wouldn't normally. Let your guard down and have fun!

Between the He for She and Ban Bossy campaigns and Emma Watson's infamous speech to the UN,  I thought it would be great timing for a femme Rosie the Riveter costume! The idea was inspired by this gorgeous photo of model Alessandra Ambrosio. It can likely be created using pieces from your closet!

GET THE LOOK: Modcloth Rustic, Scholastic Chambray Top // H&M Imitation Leather Shorts

Monday, October 13, 2014

Fabulously Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

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It's October- which also means it's Breast Cancer Awareness month! It seems like everyone is painting the town pink to raise awareness for this incredible cause. This even includes bloggers! My friend Amy, of Amy's Fashion Blog, leads the Blogging for Breast Cancer campaign. She has been wearing pink all month in honor of breast cancer awareness! I really think everyone coming together for a cause is a beautiful thing, so I just had to join in.

So- here's my 10 Ways to be Fabulously Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness list! 

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