Ruffled Tops: Don’t Underestimate Them!

January 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Stylish Savings

I’m really happy that ruffles have made a come-back. Just a few years ago they were considered a granny-like faux pas. Wear them with cardigans. You be thinking “But isn’t that even more granny?”; the answer is no. Top off the look with a belt that has some tough metallic accents and you have perfect balance. For a bolder look, I love pairing ruffled tops with a fitted leather jacket and statement jewelery. Ruffles–can’t get enough of ’em.

Belted Ruffle Blouse ($19.99, Charlotte Russe) Racerback Ruffle Trim Top ($7.80, Forever21) Silk Ribbon Pleated Shell ($69.50, Banana Republic)

Belted Ruffle Blouse ($19.99, Charlotte Russe)

Racerback Ruffle Trim Top ($7.80, Forever21)

Silk Ribbon Pleated Shell ($69.50, Banana Republic)

Vivaciously Versace: Getting the Look for Less

April 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Off the Runway

Versace 2009 Spring Collection

Versace 2009 Spring Collection

I find this outfit from Versace’s 2009 Spring Ready-to-Wear collection to be so stunning. Simplicity appears to be the order of the day, with emphasis on clean, sleek lines and not many intricate details. There is something very city-chic about this Versace masterpiece and I’d wear it in a heartbeat. Read more