What to Wear to a Summer Wedding | Five Gorgeous Outfits


Guest at a summer wedding? Wedding season is here! Summer is probably one of the busiest seasons throughout the year due to the beautiful weather. Remember the invites you RSVP-ed to few months ago? Yes, darling. You probably said yes to an invite or two. Before you freak out about wedding outfit ideas, here are some outfit ensembles on what you can wear to a summer wedding.

Bright & Bold Outfit:

This is a leafy green shift dress that will get you through this happy and busy wedding season! It is versatile and can be worn in different occasions. Great for an afternoon wedding or an evening reception. The bright solid color makes it a good reason to pair it with understated accessories. A classic white and gold bracelet and gold stud earrings are good choices.

Green Shift Dress - Summer Wedding Outfits

Topshop Asymmetric Wrap Shift Dress | Kate Spade New York Leather Clutch | House of Harlow 1960 Nicole Round Frame | Maiden Lane Elana Pointed – Top Pump | Handmade Geometric Studs Gold | White and Gold Striped Bracelet

Understated outfit for say, a church wedding:

If you’re attending a solemn, formal occasion like a church wedding, this is a great outfit. Try to stay away from loud and crazy prints. Your best bet is to wear a dress that falls below the knee. This outfit has a delicate floral patterned dress with pops of yellow, paired with nude/tan accessories, a gold vintage charm bracelet and a simple pendant.

 

Understated wedding outfit, say a church wedding or a city hall wedding

Giambattista Valli Embroidered Lace Dress | Rebecca Minkoff Crossbody Bag | Ray Blake High Heels | Carolina Herrera Acetate Glasses | Vintage Gold Handmade Charm Bracelet | Gold Windmill Pendant 

Pants!

You don’t always have to wear a dress for weddings. Here is an elegant outfit with a pair of classy slim fitting trousers. You’ll definitely stand out in a sea of guests in dresses! Choose a dressy top in the same color as your trousers. If you’re short, pair it with high heels and the trousers will make your legs look longer and taller. Add sparkle to your outfit by accessorising with a chic statement necklace.

Wearing Pants to a Wedding? Here is an elegant outfit idea.

Warehouse High Neck Top | Chloe Straight Leg Trousers | Maiden Lane Evelyn Pumps | Wild Bead Statement Necklace | White and Gold Stripe Bracelet | House of Harlow Clutch | Chunky Gold Drop Earrings

Pastel Wedding Outfit:


This is a great pastel outfit, great for an outdoor afternoon wedding. This is a peach playsuit with a lace insert paired with pastel accessories. Pair it with sleek gold heels, a pop of color with the bracelets and you’re good to go.

Pastel wedding outfit for summer - a lacey playsuit paired with sleek heels

 

Oasis Lace Insert Playsuit  | DV by Dolce Vita Buckle Sandals | Hamilton Handbag | Handmade Geometric Stud Earrings | Coral Pink Handmade Bracelet | Sky Blue Handmade Bead Cluster Bracelet

Elegant Little Black Dress for a Wedding Cocktail Party:

A little black dress works great as a cocktail party outfit. Add some pop to it with gold touches like the toes on these pumps and the earrings. A timeless textured black bag and a touch of color with the red lipstick completes your look. Great choice for a wedding reception, cocktail party at a hotel lounge or bar.

 

Outfit for a cocktail party - Little black dress paired with white and gold  jewelry

 

Ted Baker Cidia Skater Skirt | The Kooples Court Cap-Toe Pump | Chanel Blank Lambskin Quilted Medium Boy Bag | White and Gold Striped Bracelet | Gold and Jet Teardrop Earrings

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Cute Outfit Ideas on What to Wear on a Day Date


Day dates are a great chance to get to know someone in a low pressure environment. It also opens you up to more options on how to spend your time together (no need for just dinner or drinks). And since day dates are more casual, you can choose something from your wardrobe that is day-time appropriate. Just remember to keep your makeup natural since you will probably be outdoors, select footwear that is comfortable since you may be out for a bit, and have fun!

Here are a few outfit ideas on what to wear for your next day date:

Sight Seeing:

Bohemian stone bracelet perfectly pairs with an orange top

This adorable spring outfit combines all the best things about good weather: bright bold colors, white skirts, and trendy straw hats. Top it all off with beautiful organic stone bracelet, and antiqued silver earrings, and are ready to venture out in to town. {Shop the rest of the outfit on Polyvore}

Outdoor Concert:


Chic triple chain necklace amps up colored denim and white top

Since day dates are casual trying dressing it down with your favorite hue of colored denim to create an outfit like the one above. Throw on a simple white top (no need to make it complicated), and you can pair the look with a stylish three strand chain necklace, some gold dangle earrings, and a hamsa hand bracelet. {Shop the rest of the outfit on Polyvore}

Picnicking:

Cutout sun dress pairs well with tiger eye earrings and gold cuff necklace

This lovely sundress will be comfortable and light for any outing, especially if it involves a picnic. Keep your hair back with this yellow headband to show off your new tiger eye earrings and add a gold cuff bracelet to finish the outfit. Remember you want to be comfortable, so stick with these beautiful brown leather sandals.  {Shop the rest of the outfit on Polyvore}

 

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What to Wear to an Interview – Four Essential Style Tips for Women


There are a lot of necessary steps when preparing for a job interview: researching the company, looking up the profiles of the people you will be meeting with, and picking the appropriate outfit. But if you’re a woman, you’re probably also stressing about your attire. Instead of spending hours stressing about what to wear to an interview, use these helpful tips to select your perfect interview outfit:

  1. Dress Code: If you aren’t sure what to wear to the interview ask the HR manager or recruiter what the dress code is like at the office and dress accordingly. If the job is as at a skateboarding company, a suit probably won’t go over well. If you know the office wears business attire, you can be sure to avoid mistakes like open toed shoes. When in doubt, err on the side of conservative.
  2. Minimal: Job interviews are not the place to show off your impressive collection of neon bracelets, instead aim for minimalist fashion statements that won’t distract the interviewer. Of course if you are being interview to be a fashion designer, this may not apply, but you get the picture.
  3. Comfortable for Sitting: Remember that the majority of the interview will probably be done with you in a chair, so consider the length of your skirt, how your pants feel after sitting in them for an hour, and how your top or jacket looks when bent at the waist. The last thing you want to do is focus on how uncomfortable you are instead of the interview questions.
  4. Prepared: It is always important to be prepared! Have an extra copy of your resume in a folder, and if you have an iPad keep your portfolio queued up to illustrate the type of work that you can do.

Here are a few outfit ideas to inspire your next interview outfit:

Modern Suit:

What to wear to an interview - Tasteful silver necklace to wear with a grey dress

Try a modern spin on the traditional suit with this grey dress, it is an appropriate length, and you can add a little pop color with this cute pink iPad case.  Don’t forget to accessorize with some simple jewelry such as this silver twig bracelet, a long silver necklace, and some dangly silver earrings. {Shop the rest of the look on Polyvore}


The Suit:


Formal interview outfit - Classic tri-gold necklace worn with a black suit

Not every job interview requires you to show up in a suit, but when it does, make sure you do it right. Pair a classic black suit with a nude or pastel top and a nice understated pair of gold disc earrings and tri-gold necklace. They will be the perfect accessories to this more formal look. {Shop the rest of the look on Polyvore}

Business Casual:

Business casual interview outfit - bright blue top with formal black pants

When dressing for a business casual interview you are treading into a fashion landmine! On the one hand you don’t need a suit, but you can’t wear jeans right? Instead opt for a pair of dress pants and a nice top that isn’t a button down. Don’t go all out on the jewelry, stick with simple yet fashionable pieces like these gold and black teardrop earrings and hammered gold pendant. {Shop the rest of the look on Polyvore}

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Outfit Ideas: What to Wear on a First Date


First dates can be nerve wracking, but picking the right outfit can go a long way in quelling first date jitters. Of course picking the outfit has its own challenges, especially if you aren’t sure where you going, or what you will be doing. Here are a few rules for selecting just the right look:

  1. Dress up: Skip the jeans on a first date, there will be plenty of chances to dress down in the future, so bring your fashion A game. Wear something that makes you feel special and attractive, but don’t go overboard, you don’t want to come off as high maintenance. 
  2. Be comfortable: While a first date might feel like the right occasion to buy a new dress, avoid the urge! The last thing you need is an outfit that is untested, otherwise you might discover your dress sleeves keep falling or your new top pinches you. 
  3. Wear the right shoes: Part of the fun of a first date is not knowing what might happen! You could end up at a venue with no seating or change venues at some point, and you should select footwear that allows for that kind of flexibility. Now that doesn’t mean you have to abandon heels, but maybe scrap the really high stilletos that will make you teeter and totter or have aching feet. Instead opt for wedges or a ballet flats to stay comfortable and cute all night.
  4. Arrive prepared: Make sure to plan ahead for your date, get a pack of gum, a small container of perfume, a pack of tissues, anything to avoid that “whoops” moment when you realize you left unprepared.

Here are a few first date looks that are fun, fresh, and flirty:

Cocktails:

Happy Hour is always a winning date option, low lights, drink specials, and lovely little booths to site in and stare at your date over your favorite cocktail. Don’t be afraid to wear a nice dress and throw in a green purse, some gorgeous black wedges, and just the right shade of lipstick.

Cute simple jewelry to wear with a black and white dress

{Shop this look :  Scribbled disc drop earrings // Hammered oval pendant necklace  // Emerald green stretch bracelet}

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Transition from Work:

Sometimes the best time to meet up after work, but that doesn’t mean you have to create a whole new outfit! Transition your day to night with a little pop of color (like some read shoes), and don’t forget your gum!


Statement necklace with a peplum white top

{Shop this look :  Twisted gold ‘snake’ earrings // Orange triple layer bib necklace}

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Coffee Date:

A cappuccino with a side of romance might be just what you need for a first date. Linger over a good cup of coffee in your favorite green dress and don’t forget to use a little perfume to complete the look.

Statement necklace to wear with a green dress

{Shop this look :  Lucite chain bib necklace // Long gold link dangle earrings}

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Outfit Ideas: What to Wear with Combat Boots


Combat boots are not just for punk kids from the 90’s anymore, their resurgence in popularity have a lot fashionistas looking for different ways to wear them and unless your outfits regularly include military jackets, studs, and camo prints, it might be a little intimidating. Luckily there is no need to shave your head and pull out your old flannels to make this look work.

Combat boots are a great staple for any wardrobe and are very versatile, regardless of your personal fashion sense. Here are three distinct ideas on what to wear with combat boots that will get you inspired.

Combat Boots and Boyfriend Jeans:

Jennifer Anniston popularized this look when she was seen walking all over New York with Justin Theroux last year in this outfit. This outfit will be a relief to get in to because you will be comfortable and fashionable, just slide on your new boots and go. Be sure that the cuff of the pants come to the top of the boots, and then pair the looks with some simple jewelry and a comfortable top. This is grungy chic at its best!

What to wear with combat boots - weekend

{Shop this look :  Black and Gold Silk Fabric Belt  // Faceted Teardrop Earrings  // Long Gold Necklace with Assorted Charms}

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Combat Boots and Dresses:

This is the perfect way to toughen up an otherwise sweet dress. Take on this Spring’s trend of lace and pastel colors and with a pair of beat up “stompers” and you won’t be disappointed.

Cute outfit idea. How to wear combat boots with a dress.


{Shop this look :  Gold Feather with Charms Necklace  // Muted Yellow Gold Fish Bone Bracelet   //  Hammered Yellow Gold Bracelet with Pink Details // Gold Studded and White Bracelet}

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Combat Boots and Shorts:

If you do want to take your combat boots to an edgier level, pair them with some trendy studded shorts and spiked jewelry. Just don’t throw in the motorcycle, or you might become a cliche.

Outfit idea on what and how to wear combat boots with shorts this spring and summer.

 

{Shop this look : Dangle Silver Spike Earrings // Coral Tribal Silver Spike Necklace}

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Outfit Ideas: What to Wear with Khaki Pants


Khaki pants are usually reserved for uniforms and boarding school, and they can be tough to pull off. But that doesn’t mean you have to ban them from your wardrobe for forever. Khakis can be versatile, easy to pair with other items and comfortable to wear all summer.

Here are some tips for pulling them off this spring:

  • Go Darker: Pick a shade of khaki that isn’t too light, it will help avoid making small stains visible and will be more slimming.
  • Pop Color: Since khakis are neutral go for that splash of color, choose something in the hue of season such as emerald.
  • Footwear: Keep your shoes darker than the hem of your pants, or brighter, just don’t make them lighter to keep the flow of the outfit.  

Check out these three outfit ideas on what to wear with khaki pants that will inspire you to head out and pick up a pair:

Preppy Chic:

Bring the wow factor with this fantastic colorful outfit that takes khaki pants from blah to pow!

What to wear with khaki pants for women

{Shop this look :  Gold Hammered Spike Drop Earrings // Fuchsia Silk Fabric Belt  // Tri-Colored Gold Nugget Shaped Necklace}

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The Office:


Khaki pants can look good in the office too, pair them with a nice pair of heels, and do a little pen twirl every time you get a compliment on your style.

Outfit ideas on how to wear and style khaki pants

{Shop this look :  Brushed Yellow Gold Earrings // Marbled Ivory Pendant Necklace}

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Casual Outings:

Opt for Capri length Khakis when you are feeling casual yet chic.

How to wear khaki  pants in spring | for women

{Shop this look :  Brushed Silver Cuff // Silver Figure 8 Earrings}

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Cute Outfit Ideas on What to Wear with Sweatpants


It used to be that the only people caught outdoors in sweats were college students, but that is no longer the case, after all, who says that you have to sacrifice comfort to be fashionable? Sure, you probably won’t see anyone wearing them to a cocktail party, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look chic wearing sweats while running errands, getting brunch, or even hitting up a happy hour. However, there are some simple rules to follow in order to pull this look off:

  • Get updated: Ditch the baggy, stretched out, holey sweaters from 1995. Instead, invest in some more fitted, colorful, and modern sweats. You don’t want to look like Rocky Balboa after he leaves the gym.
  • Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize: Grab a hat, scarf, sun glasses, earrings, bracelets, etc., adding little details will show that you are wearing an outfit rather than last night’s pajamas.
  • Have confidence: The most important element to wearing sweats is believing that you can wear them anywhere and never apologizing that you are comfortable.

Still not sure? Check out the three outfit ideas below on how to style and what to wear with sweatpants:

Running Errands:

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{Shop this look :  Yellow Gold Feather Bracelet // Yellow Gold Disc Earrings}

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Brunch:

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{Shop this look :  Yellow Gold Dangle Link Earrings // Yellow Gold and Topaz Bracelet}

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Happy Hour:

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{Shop this look :  Yellow Gold Triple Chain Necklace // Yellow Gold Leaf Bracelet}

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Outfit Ideas: What to Wear With a Blazer


Spring may have arrived, but things are still a bit chilly outside. Luckily you don’t have to keep your favorite summer outfits tucked away for three more months. Instead, head to your favorite local boutique and pick up a couple of bright colored or floral patterned blazers to freshen up your spring wardrobe. Not sure what style is right for you? Here are a few tips for selecting your new blazer:

  • Go Over Sized: Boyfriend blazers are in for 2013, so don’t be afraid to try a bigger size (you can always just steal one from your boyfriend’s closet). Just cuff the sleeves and step out with confidence.
  • Pop Color, Patterns, Stripes: This year it is all about incorporating color, so don’t be shy about trying on some bold new colors when shopping for your new look.
  • Think Modern: These are not your mother’s blazers, so avoid anything with shoulder pads!

Once you have found the perfect blazer, pair it with any of your favorite summer dresses, wear it to the office, and even rock it on your Saturday night out. Here are three cute ways you can style your blazer:

Weekend Outing:

Outfit Ideas: What to wear with a Blazer - 1

{Shop this look :  Yellow Gold Chain Necklace // Yellow Gold Drop Earrings}

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The Office:

Rock your blazer at work with this professional yet edgy ensemble.


{Shop this look : Yellow Gold and Bead Bracelet // Yellow Gold Twisted Earrings}

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Night Out:

A blazer is always a great look for a night out on the town.

{Shop this look : Striped Bangle Bracelet // Spike Bib Necklace}

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Outfit Ideas for Spring: What to Wear with Skinny Jeans


With the sun out and the flowers blooming, we thought we’d come up with some fun spring outfits based on a staple – skinny jeans. Here are some ideas on how to accessorize and what to wear with a few shades of blue skinny jeans.

Comfortable Casual:

Cute Summer outfits - Skinny jeans with a pink top and sandals.

Spring has sprung, well in some parts of the country at least, and this outfit is exactly what’s been missing during the long, cold winter season! The pink top brightens up the entire outfit and the heart necklace gives the outfit a whimsy feel! The gold dangle earrings and the white enamel bracelet complete this casual outfit. To shop the rest of the outfit, view complete details on Polyvore.

Comfortable Casual #2:

Outfit ideas for a cool summer day - skinny jeans, a blank tank top and a cardigan.

This outfit is absolutely perfect for a more laid back outing. Keeping the jewelry in this outfit a little more simple gives it the carefree, breezy look. Owls, being all the rage lately, adds the perfect touch to the outfit. Bringing in a little color and sparkle with the bracelets helps make the outfit a little more eye catching and interesting. {Shop this look : Owl Necklace // Silver Bracelet // Sparkly Crystal Bangle}

Lunch Date:

Outfit with dark skinny jeans, a yellow strappy top and a white jacket finished off with a statement necklace.

This outfit is very versatile and could be worn for many different occasions. For a lunch date with some friends or co-workers, this outfit would be perfect. It could even cross over to a casual work outfit as well. The pop of yellow shows off a fun and free spirit while the white blazer gives the outfit that business like look! Pairing this outfit with the statement necklace adds a little more color & depth to the outfit, topping it off with more subtle bracelets and earrings pulls the entire outfit together. {Shop this look : White Bracelet // Gold Bracelet // Earrings}

Lunch Date #2:


Dark skinny jeans with a turquoise top accessorized with silver jewelry.

This is probably one of my favorite skinny jean outfits. I love the flowy feel and look of this blouse, paired with silver jewelry just makes me fall in love with each and every piece! Being from the Mid-West myself I like to think I have a little country-girl in me and the cowboy booties seem to make this outfit that much more enticing! {Shop this look :  Silver Circle Necklace // Silver Circle Bracelet}

Business Casual:

Wear to work - business casual outfit featuring black skinny jeans with a maroon top paired with gold statement jewelry.

Perfect for a more formal outing. Business meeting or dinner, this outfit screams sophistication. The gold jewelry in this outfit pulls everything together and creates a feeling of confidence and determination. You could even pair this outfit with a nice fitted blazer for those chillier days! {Shop this look : Drop Earrings // Gold Necklace // Gold Bracelet}

Business Casual #2:

Business casual outfit for summer - turquoise denim with peach accessories.

Another more sophisticated outfit, perfect for the Spring as well. Keeping the top very neutral creates the perfect canvas for the statement necklace, drop earrings and larger bracelet! Contrasting the pink and gold with the aqua colored jeans helps to make the outfit pop that much more. This outfit would be the perfect ensemble for Easter! {Shop this look : Bib Necklace // Beaded Earrings // Bracelet}

What do you think? Which one’s your favorite?

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