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Well, these fashionable staples from a decade or two ago have been refined, re-imagined, and are now back in full force! Chinos or Jeans, the key word is skinny and please "roll up the rim" to above the ankles. Like the little black dress for the ladies, a black tailored blazer is a must in the closet of urban men. For today's established young professionals, this classic one button black blazer is well-fitted, not too long (just around the hip), and it is a truly versatile garment for both dressing up or dressing down. I love to pair it with jeans for a casual, yet stylish, sophisticated look.
Glossy oxford shoes from an earlier decade are hip and trendy again. With a satin sheen and in limitless colors, the modernized wingtip oxfords have made their way into my wardrobe twice this time around: one in grey leather and one in cream suede. Round turtle shell glasses frames has also sneaked its way back into our lives. We are a lot more environmentally conscious this time around: faux turtle shell is what we use to make these frames, no turtles were harmed.
The Baseball tee has also quickly re-gained its popularity in the fashion arena.
via Coco + Kelley
I remembered having a few of them in my high school years and after 15 years, I still have a vintage one (yes I used to shop at vintage stores for cool tees) for White Oak Inn Grantsville, MD. Thank God I still fit it and will be rocking in it this summer.
Now for home decor, Chinoiserie has made a come back into our interiors in a whimsical and tranquil manner. Wikipedia taught me that Chinoiserie "refers to a recurring theme in European artistic styles since the seventeenth century, which reflect Chinese artistic influences. It is characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of an imaginary
A traditional art in the past vs. a contemporary interpretation of this centuries old art form:
I absolutely love the energy and playfulness of this pattern by Schumacher. Erin McLaughlin, the Editor-in-Chief of Style at Home, has also used this sumptuous pattern in her own bathroom as wall covering and window treatment. Elegant, serene, and romantic: this exquisite bathroom strikes an A+ in my book.
via Style at Home
via Style at Home
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