Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Style Icon: Emma Watson

Ever since her early days as Hermione Granger, I've been a loyal Emma Watson fan and as she has matured, so has her style. Emma Watson is one of the few celebrities who's style I have consistently loved. I honestly can't think of a time I didn't like what she was wearing. Emma dresses with a kind of class that stays true to her proper English roots, without being afraid to take risks and dress with a little edge. One of my favorite risks she has taken was at the Golden Globes earlier this year when she wore a short-sleeved full-length coral dress that looked ordinary from the front, but when she turned around revealed a nearly backless dress and a pair of black tailored pants she was wearing underneath. Certainly something I don't think anyone has seen on the red carpet before. No matter where Emma is, she always looks pulled together. Even if she's just wearing a sweater + scarf combo with a pair of sunglasses out running errands, she looks stylish as hell. Not to mention she's also the face of Burberry, so that could be another factor of why her street-style is always so on point. Another one of my favorite things about Emma Watson's style? She pairs neutral colored clothing with a pop of color by wearing red lipstick, which is exactly how I wish I could dress every single day during the fall. My all-time favorite fashion moment of Emma Watson was when she wore the Burberry (of course) gold mini dress (top right photo below) to the Burberry Spring/Summer 2010 show. Everything about this dress from the gold encrusted fabric to the nearly invisible front zipper is incredible. No matter what Emma Watson continues to wear in the future, I already know I'll approve. I mean, I'm already envious of her entire closet.


Friday, June 13, 2014

Modern Jackie O


One of my favorite icons in style history is Jacqueline Kennedy, better known as Jackie O. In my opinion, she exemplified what a first lady should be and changed style in the 1960s by serving as a trend-setter to women during incredibly changing times. She wasn't afraid to wear bright colors, shorter hemlines, cheetah print coats, and played a big role in making Lilly Pulitzer what it is today. After acquiring this magenta blazer and a pair of retro sunglasses, I was inspired to create my modern day take on the iconic style of Jackie O, complete with a set of pearls of course.



Skirt: Zara
Blazer: Forever 21
Blouse: Loft
Sunglasses & Bag: Forever 21
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