Latest Trends: Embellishments

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Embellishments are an amazing way to glamorize any look and it can instantly increase the stylishness of your daily outfits. A touch of bling, a dash of feathers, and a dose of sparkle is all it takes to take any piece of clothing from blah and boring to chic and fabulous.

Adding these glitzy extras have become such a major trend this season, even though embellishments have long been a staple in fashion designer’s arsenal. The glamour of putting textured accessories, metal studs, floral appliques and dazzling sequins can’t be beat. Just take some inspiration from these street style looks that show you that embellishments aren’t just for black tie or red carpet events, a little extra adornment can go a long way in your wardrobe and can improve your daytime style drastically.

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Images from: WhoWhatWear

This season designers take the embellishment trend and lift it to a higher level. Putting that extra panache and giving a fashionable flourish on everything, from T-shirts to fall coats. Take a peek at this roundup of embellished pieces to upgrade your wardrobe’s glam factor.

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SWETC Embellished Sweatshirt from Net-a-porter

A dusty pink sweater looks perfectly sweet and ladylike when paired with a pleated full skirt. Top off that look with a pair of sneakers for an on trend sporty meets feminine look.

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Alexander McQueen Embellished T-Shirt from MyTheresa

The famous McQueen skull print on this tee will immediately let onlookers know that you take your fashion seriously. With sleek black leather leggings and sky high stilettos, this piece will prove that T-shirts can be sexy.

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Burberry Prorsum Embellished Pencil Skirt from MyTheresa

Give your closet a chic element of added texture with this Burberry Prorsum skirt. The taupe and beige combo is elegant, while the trimmings on the skirt put in an edgy feel to the conservative pencil cut silhouette.

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DSquared Embellished Jeans from LuisaViaRoma

There’s no reason why your everyday denim can’t get a flashy update. This will certainly brighten up your denim-and-tee daily uniform. Wear with nude heels or plain ballet flats to keep your attire looking sophisticated.

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Matthew Williamson Embellished Jacquard Jacket from The Outnet

The intense and vivid chartreuse with chrome metal trim that outlines this Matthew Williamson jacquard jacket playfully picks up the ikat and tribal-inspired print of the jacquard fabric. Heads will turn when you slip on this topper.

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Versace Embellished Wool Blend Coat from LuisaViaRoma

Sometimes a little goes a long, long way. Such is the case for this rich emerald green Versace coat with embellished lapel collar tips. The trimmings may be a bit on the subtle side (note the exposed zipper detail on the sleeves), but the effect is all the same–chic and exciting.

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Marni Embellished Crepe Dress from The Outnet

The best thing about this Marni Embellished Crepe Dress is that it is a one-piece wonder. The neckline ornamentation eliminates the need for jewelry, this item is definitely a no-brainer outfit choice on date night.

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Miu Miu Embellished Crepe Shorts from Net-a-porter

Shorts don’t always have to mean casual and rugged. Embellished shorts with peplum-esque detailing can easily take you to your next formal event or classy dinner party. Just pair with a crepe or silk top, complete with your favorite high heels, and go.

So, any outfit ideas for your next embellished look? I’m excited to style myself with some sparkle and glam!

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Sporty Looks for Summer

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Alexander Wang was definitely one of the pioneers and trailblazers for the resurgence of the athletic trend that is sweeping the fashion industry at the moment. Gray sweats, sneakers, and mesh tops are moving out of the confines of the gym, and are now firmly planted in the style spotlight. Sports luxe have been spotted on the backs of the most stylish set, like Miroslava Duma, Olivia Palermo, and Chiara Ferragni to name a few, this fashion trend show no sign of slowing down.

Sprint-Trend-SportyYou can count on more sportswear detailing and materials propping up even in the most classic of silhouettes. From Gucci to Marni, DKNY to Marc Jacobs, locker room wear is a trend that’s here for the long haul. Incorporate this sought-after look into your wardrobe, and get inspired with my top 10 picks for the best sporty summer looks:

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Wearing your sneakers with a relaxed tee and tote in a matching color is an advanced style move that makes your casual attire look a little bit more polished and pulled together.

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Trousers with a single vertical white stripe is an understated nod to jogging pants. Take it to another level by using it to diminish the dressiness of the sequin top and studded heels.

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Mesh details are hot, hot, hot this season. Turn up the volume on this sporty material when you wear it with distressed jeans and menswear inspired loafers.

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The drawstring and pocket detail of these shorts allude to its gym attire origins, but the ankle strap sandal and oversized camel coat make it look updated and super chic.

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Change up your crop top, and go for a sports bra instead. Wear with a high-waist pleated skirt, and give a fresh and twist on the athletic trend.

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You won’t look a like a dad when you wear sneakers with jeans and a blazer. Just bear in mind that your separates should be tailored and not baggy.

main.original.585x0 (4)A striped sleeved T-shirt gives a subtle nod to sportswear. Topping it off with a crystal statement necklace and lucite heels makes it unique and personal.

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Never downplay the value and impact headwear can add to your ensemble. Just by simply wearing a baseball cap, you can dip your toe into the athletic wear trend. Opt for baseball caps done in a more luxe material, like this leather cap, and avoid sports insignia at all costs.

new-york-21-682x1024You need not be limited to blazers and boxy jackets when choosing a piece to complement your favorite graphic print pencil skirt. A varsity jacket is the way to go, when you want to add a bit of sporty glam to your street style.
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Gray sweatpants must always be paired with something more formal or a more rigid or tailored shape to it. By using a leather vest to layer the look, you don’t look like you’re lounging at home or sweating it out on the treadmill.

Why not try this trend out for size? You might be surprised at how many chic points you’ll score!

Images from: WhoWhatWear, Fashion Magazine, Valley Magazine, Lauren Messiah, GlamAsia, Pinterest, Refinery29

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