Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Black and White and Red All Over...

Accessories are a girl's permanent pandora's box. A little touch of color or texture can transform a nonchalant ensemble into a striking combination.

Handbags: Size and color weren’t the prominent markers of this seasons gotta-have-it handbag. The can’t-compromise characteristic: it’s gotta be able to travel. Smaller, messenger-style satchels are an effortless touch to any ensemble, and lend an androgynous angle to a girl’s partner in crime. The oversized totes of seasons past are still strong for this season, just as long as they’re willing to go the distance.
Jewelry: If jewelry is a part of your outfit mix, make sure it doesn’t play alone. Stack your bangles with a devil-may-care ‘tude. A strong tribal necklace can command an ensemble all on its own, but more delicate jewelry should be accompanied by a friend or two. Fringed chains and gunmetal grays are as commonplace as a white t-shirt this spring. Opposites attract: if you don’t feel like draping yourself in jewelry, bare skin is just as desirable an accessory. This season, it’s all or nothing – and either is perfectly, fabulously acceptable.

Boutique Girls: Sandra and Stephanie
(photography by Carrie Tatro)
From front to back

On Sandra:
Dress: Vintage Valentino, size 10 $73
Shrug: Luxe, size medium $26
Wedges: Bobbi Blu, size 7 1/2: $25
Necklace: Coral $29
Gold Chain: $18
Bangle: $8

On Stephanie:
Dress: Hanii Y, size 44: $118
Shirt: size large $18
Belt: Cipriani, size small $22
Boots: Kenneth Cole, size 8, $53
Necklace: $52
Assorted Bracelets: from $3 - $16 a piece

1 comment:

  1. Casey and all Boutique girls (esp. Julia)

    Sorry to have missed you over the last few weeks....been in Haiti x 3 and Africa for three weeks! Hope to see you soon...great pix!!!! WOW!

    Barbara M.


Thanks for stopping by! Feel free to leave any blog information so we can check you out. Remember, all merchandise is currently available at the time of the post! peace * love * fashion