Sunday, October 27, 2013

Trendsetter link up on Midi skirts










Skirt: Asos; Jacket: Zara; Heels: Nine West, Belt: Asos, Sunnies: Espirt. Bag: Chanel

Midi skirts are such trendsetters for this season and I couldn't admire this elegant feminine style more. When I saw women wearing those midies in the late summer, I always thought they are not made for me and would cut off my legs as I am only 5.5 and only flatter on tall women. As with every Fashion trends the secrete really lies in finding the piece that fits your body best according to fabrics, cuts and Patterns. So don't be encouraged when you tried one on and it didn't work for you.
My black faux leather guipure lace jacket makes the perfect match to this neoprene cobalt skirt. The Leopard print in my belt and heels adds enough interest to this look. I did good, incorporating 3 of my favorite Trends in one look- midi skirt, faux leather and Leopard print.

Are you ready for our TrendSetters LINK-UP? Rules are very easy: 1. Follow your hosts Elena @dc in style, Ani @fleurani and our beautiful guest host Jenny @Crazy Style Love 2. Link to your new post (specific to the theme - "Midi") not your blog's main page The theme for our next Trend Link-Up is the Statement Necklace, so save the date – December 1st, style the look (it has to be a new post) and join us !!! And now it's your turn to show us your style and meet amazing bloggers!
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Thursday, October 24, 2013

tartan skirt the german way







Top: Zara, Suspenders: Asos, Skirt: Asos similar here; Boots: Nine West; Hat: bavarian local store

One pattern I associate with fall is tartan. Every time of this year, you see tartan in it s different appearances on skirts, Pants, coats and this year even as Accessories like bags and shoes. Nothing is so playful and chic at the same time. Even styled with a moto jacket it has that rock style. What not to love about this universal pattern?
I hope you like my German inspired tartan look with the Bavarian hat, Eric bought for the Oktoberfest and left here in Germany with me. My photographer told me I look like a Christmas inspired forest ranger, nothing wrong with that, right? ;-)

Monday, October 21, 2013

Cropped shirt with leather skirt under 75$






Skirt: H&M similar here; Shirt: Zara similar here; Heels: Zara, Bag: Asos

I had no idea how versatile this pleated faux leather skirt was when I purchased it last year on sale for 10€. I already had multiple use out of it since then and styled it more girly here, gothic here, girly edgy here and elegant with another leather skirt here. Doesn't matter if I styled it up or down, I always feel modern and slightly edgy. This time I opted for a cropped shirt that I got on summer sale from Zara as well. As I am not in my early 20's anymore, I am glad it had a black tank top integrated with it, so you can't see my stomach sticking out it, hehe. I even took my piercing out years ago because of that reason.

I kept  the black and white color scheme to reach a sophisticated yet polished look. For a more vintage vibe, I added this laced collar that I found in my mom's closet. The gold accents on those plateau pumps totally emphasize that effect. I have no cropped Shirts in my closet, I was super pumped by the different shape of it, the kimono arms totally nail it!

NOTE: Our next monthly link up challenge is “Midiskirts”, so save the date – October 28th, style the look and join our Monday Bloom Challenge!!!

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Monday, October 14, 2013

Grunge look + new hair cut












Skirt: H&M; Vest + Boots: Marshalls; checked Shirt: TK Maxx Bielefeld; Jacket: Orsay
 
Once in a while I need some changes. Last year I colored my hair Brown, see here, this time I went for a bob. I actually wanted to have a long sleek bob like Gwyneth Paltrow but my hair was so strongly layered in the front part, that it needs to grow into that length. Yeah it's different, I need to get used to it but what I am already loving is the quick hair wash and blow dry :-)
 
Another unexpected hing is this grungy look I am wearing today. Usually I tend to grab for more classic chic pieces just because of my professional background. Fashion is all about playing around with different styles and getting out of your comfort Zone, so I jumped on the plaid grungy wagon, a huge trend right now. I had all those pieces in my closet already.
 A look wouldn't be pinkish without mesh tights and fishnet gloves/gauntlets. As I don't wear those gloves in my every day life, I did a spontaneous diy project by transforming my fishnet leggings into those gauntlets by just tearing a whole in the "between leg area". Et voila, a checked grunge look was born. My favourite Marshalls vest kept me warm and added preppiness to this street style look.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

grid print midi skirt






Midi skirt: Asos: Sweater: H&M; Booties: Nine West, Hat: H&M, Necklace: F21, Bag: romwoman

One of my favorite trends right now is the grid print. Something seems so classic, clean and timeless about this simple yet bold graphic. So of course I had to get this midi skirt (another huge trend I embrace). Panels of contrast windowpane plaid add graphic interest to a Minimalist rich burgundy knit Sweater. It makes such a perfect fall look, that will def be on heavy rotation the next time.

I just got back from visiting my hometown Bielefeld. It was just a fabulous long 4 days weekend, seeing my family, my friends and my godson Erik who I am so in love with already. He totally made my heart melt when I hold him, he is such an angel and did not cry at all :-). Oh and I was so tired of my long hair, so I cut it to a short bob. Pictures will be postet soon :-) Have a great start in the week!