OOTD – Losin’ My Marbles

Today, with the warm weather in full swing and the Boulder Creek Festival happening, I got to break out my summer clothes and spend some quality time outdoors ON A SWING. I kept my outfit light and airy, with my sleeveless, mock neck, marble-print SWING dress, while sporting a loose-knit, black cardigan, to exude a more relaxed, and effortless vibe.. To spruce up the outfit, I paired the outfit with black, knee-high, lace-up gladiator sandals. I continued the effortless look with a basic, black brimmed vintage. The sandals and the brimmed hat were the accent pieces of my outfit. To compliment and complete the rest of my outfit, I finished the look off with a pair of black and gold circle brow bar sunglasses in order to ward off the sunlight from my eyes.

My outfit today incorporated:

  1. Sleeveless Mock Neck Marble Print Swing DressRagstock
  2. Black Knit Oversized Cardigan With Pockets – Forever 21
  3. Knee-High Lace-Up Gladiator Sandals – Target (ITEM NO LONGER IN STOCK)
  4. Black and Gold Circle Brow Bar SunglassesRagstock
  5. Black Hat With Vintage Embellishments – Forever 21

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xo,

Aichan Tewahade

Caught Up In The Nets

You now officially have every reason to whip out your fishnet tights that you have sitting around your filthy closet.

Fishnet tights have made a particular comeback this season, especially in young women’s street wear. It goes beyond wearing them under your favorite dresses and skirts, though this season.

The most recent trend in young women’s fashion is is to pair these peculiar patterned tights under a pair of distressed jeans. Often, young models are seen pairing them underneath high-waisted distressed jeans, paired with a basic crop top. The point of the fishnet trend is to have the fishnets showing above your high-waisted pants and through the distressed parts of your jeans.

It is a recent, and upcoming trend, mostly sported by young adults, specifically women. Fishnets may be something of the past, or maybe even too much for you, however, if they are paired with a more simplistic crop top, or even a cropped hoodie, you can achieve this grungier look successfully.

The fishnets add a grungy, punk appeal to your outfit, and they are a great way to spice up your basic distressed jeans, especially if you have been feeling bored of your distressed jeans lately. As denim has made a rise in popularity, there have been many unique ideas to update, and spice up, your most basic distressed denim.

Update your look a little bit this season, but don’t get too caught up in the (fish) nets.

xo,

Aichan Tewahade

Oooh, Baby (Pink)!!

Baby pink is the word on the street, and you should take a good, long listen to it. season.

Try switching it up from the dark hues and nude tones, that are currently in this season, with a light touch of baby pink.

Baby pink resembles neon pink, but is a much more mellow variation of this color, leaving you lots of room to experiment with this season with it. Make a not-so-subtle, playful statement, with baby pink overalls from Forever 21, or with a baby pink baseball cap from Urban Outfitters, or even with a baby pink choker from Target. You can even find baby pink sneakers this season, so if you really want to step up your sneaker game this season, try sporting the popular sneaker trend in a baby pink hue. Adidas and Puma have incorporated some baby pink tones into their recent collections.

Baby pink attire is eligible for use by women of all ages, as it a young color for all women to experiment with. Plus, it goes with all skin tones, so baby pink does not discriminate!

Do not worry, you can sport baby pink in any article of clothing or accessory, because there is no absolutely no shortage of baby pink clothing and accessories these days.

It was a hard hit-or-miss with baby pink, as many women have recently been gravitating towards nude tones and dark hues. Luckily, this summer, baby pink is making a presence among fashion retailers, as designers tried to find a happy medium between a fun, youthful color, and a color that could be also be mature and timeless, all while catering to the consumer’s needs. The color itself can be described as a nude, or pastel, pink tone, reintroducing the relevant nude tone trend that has taken over the fashion market. Baby pink is definitely the most playful form of the “nude-ish” tones that continue to keep expanding their presence this season.

There is most certainly a big market for baby pink, as it caters to the needs of women of all ages and skin tones. Older women should not be afraid to try this vivacious trend, as baby pink comes in many hues and caters to many different styles, allowing everyone to play with the fun tone. Similarly, it does not matter what kind of style you sport, whether it be grungy, girly, tomboy, etc., because there is a baby pink something out there for everyone.

Keep it light and airy this season with a neutral, pastel tone pink. Despite the name, it is not just for babies!

xo,

Aichan Tewahade

Basic B***H

As Spring slowly comes to a close and Summer is right around the corner, basics should be apart of your wardrobe. Basics are great, because you can layer with them, they are versatile, and they are timeless, because they never go out of style.

Now, when I say basics, I mean plain t-shirts, no designs or intricate patters – just a plain, old Jane top. These are also what some call essentials, and just like their name, they are incredibly essential this season.

Looks I would recommend include layering your basics underneath tank tops, slip dresses, a denim jacket, or cardigan. The idea of being able to wear them alone or underneath articles of clothing, makes basics very versatile.

One of the best parts about the use of basics is the idea that you can pair them with even your most outrageous jackets, slip dresses, crop tops, etc. Since basics are so plain as it is, pairing them with statement pieces is a great option to take with them. If you want to make your outfit more exciting. pairing statement pieces and basics is a perfect opportunity for you to cycle in wearing your statement pieces this season. I know I do not wear my statement pieces enough, anyways.

If you want to keep the outfit simple, however, throwing a basic on over a pair of jeans is always a valid option. How you decide to wear your basics is up to you!

Basics can come in the form of crop tops, tank tops, basic t-shirts, and basic long-sleeve t-shirts. They can also be loose or form-fitting, distressed and not distressed, low v-neck or high v-neck. Whatever your style may be, there are basics out there that cater to everyone’s needs and desires.

Since the weather is not quite warm enough every day to be wearing summer wear, basics are a great alternative to get to wear your summer clothes paired with something underneath to keep you a little warmer.

Layering is one of the best things you can do for yourself, especially during the transitional seasons.

Break out those basics, it is time to be a basic betch.

xo,

Aichan Tewahade

Flower Power

April showers bring May flowers, right? GET READY TO HIT THE STREETS WITH THE NEWEST FLOWERS ON THE BLOCK. Just like the flowers are getting ready to bloom, you need to get ready to begin blooming in on this trend.

Florals are in and here to stay, whether you like bold floral designs, minimal floral designs, dark floral designs, light floral designs, colorful floral designs – they are all here to stay.

This year’s Spring/Summer 2017 runway collections were filled with floral designs to suit everyone’s distinct needs.

Florals are one of many ways to celebrate this summer season. Pants, shoes, tops, skirts, dresses, bags, etc. are all lovin’ up on the floral trend. It’s as if this trend never went away.

All the biggest names in fashion, such as Balenciaga, Prada, Fendi, Dolce & Gabana, Miu Miu, and Gucci showed off their best florals on the runway, making it a staple piece for this spring and summer.

Additionally, Fendi even showed off the newest and best way to utilize floral as an accessory, debuting their White Floral Printed Micro Peekaboo Bag, pictured below. To say it was a hit is an understatement.

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Fendi White Floral Printed Micro Peekaboo Bag

This is a trend that you can easily dress-up or down, red carpet or concrete, it does not matter. This is a versatile trend that allows you to get in touch with your girlier side. Do not get it wrong though, even the biggest tom-boys can find a floral piece that they can enjoy.

Don’t just be ready for the colorful May flowers in your garden this season, as this spring and summer of florals is just beginning to bloom!

xo,

Aichan Tewahade

Street Style Icons

Who do you look to for your day-to-day fashion inspiration? I constantly am searching for the newest and freshest faces in the entertainment business, who know what to wear and when to wear it.

Every person’s fashion icons are unique to themselves, as you try to develop your own sense of style. Bouncing ideas off of style icons, as well as regular people, can help you form your fashion identity.

My fashion icons include:

  1. Kendall Jenner – Casual, clean lines, minimalist, comfortable and cool are words I would use to describe Kendall Jenner’s style. She always is switching up her looks, often using basics, while including a statement piece to each and every one of her looks. As a model, it is her job to look good and sport pieces that make us all drool with envy. The more beautiful thing about Jenner’s style is that it’s an attainable look for everyone. She sports relatable pieces, such as basic crop tops and high-waisted jeans, that the average American can afford and feel comfortable in. It’s definitely no secret that Jenner loves her crop-tops and high-waisted apparel!

  2. Gigi Hadid – Cool and chic go hand-in-hand with Hadid’s style. She’s often seen sporting lots of chic clothes, and shares a similar style to that of Jenner’s. Both models are friends and bounce ideas off of each other. Hadid’s looks are elegant, and often, attainable for the average American, as well. Clean cut lines are also relevant in Hadid’s style, as she is often caught sporting basics, cool denim, and statement jackets and pieces. Hadid often goes out with a bang!
  3. Vanessa Hudgens – BOHO CHIC. Hudgens can make the best of the best look even more best. Her bohemian vibe and her ability to make things look effortless is a skill that not all can attain. Her style and fashion has adapted into a mature look that everyone can appreciate. Her street style is killer and she does not go unnoticed in my book. She loves her big, flowy pants and I can’t say I disagree with her insane obsession with flowy pants and skirts.
  4. Cara Delevigne – It is so hard for me not to rant and rave about Delevigne’s style, but she’s just so cool. Not only is her personality cool, but her style is absolutely rad. Delevigne is not afraid to take risks and she can always be seen sporting the most in-style items. Everything she owns, everyone else wants to own. Her style is unique, cool, chic, and classic. Delevigne is often caught sporting over-the-top, daring outfits, but somehow these outrageously cool items all seem to make themselves look good on her. Unique is the best way to describe this girl’s ever changing style.

xo,

Aichan Tewahade