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November Hot Shot Of The Month

Who said you can't wear flare, print dresses in November? We're all about hottest trends on cold days. Just make sure you wear your coat, tights and boots. 

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Hottest trends on cold days. Stylist: Danuta Byra

Fashion adventurous women can now wear the coolest, fashion-forward styles made just for them. The cute, 90s-chic and bohemian look is back and you'll look the part in this Band of Gypsies dress from The Attic. This Fall and anytime of the year, hip fashionistas are right in style with many contemporary looks from The Attic boutique located in downtown Bethlehem. 

The Attic Vintage Store in Bethlehem, Pa

Ok, so what are the must-haves of the month. Let's break it down, shall we?

1. Choker.-Any kind of choker. A signature 80s/90s "must-have," works really well with this Fall's bohemian frills. 

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The ideal choker samples:

2. A Unique Wide Brim Hat. Always extraordinary and adventureous. 

Wide Brim Hat

I'm obssessed with the these! 

Top Row: All hats by  Maison Michel ,  Second Row from the left: Eugenia Kim,  Luxury Divas ,  Rag & Bone ,  Bottom hat:  Maison Michel

Top Row: All hats by Maison Michel,  Second Row from the left: Eugenia Kim, Luxury Divas, Rag & Bone,  Bottom hat: Maison Michel

3. One Sweet Flare Dress. Most glamourous comfort. 

Flair Dress

Top Row from the Left: Moschino, With Chic, Amazon, Romwe

Bottom Row: Romwe, Miss Selfridge, Topshop and Charlotte Russe. 

Band of Gypsies Dress

4.  Leather Statement Bag for shine! What all the fuss is about! 

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5.  Combat Boots. What really makes them special, besides the hot coolness and comfort, is that they go together with almost everything. 

An All Occasion look
Really easy look

We took one of The Attic's (hot and hip downtown Bethlehem store), dresses- and discovered a galaxy of bargain-gems to go with it.  There is so much room for self-expression in the bohemian trend. 

 Photo by JRounds Photography (www.jroundsphotography.com)
lusting for leather combat boots?

With a flirty dress, these accessories are pretty, glam and just spicy enough. Try, just try, a killer color dress like this. Now look in the mirror: Where have you been hiding?

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Faith wears: Dress: Band of Gypsies, Hat: Roeback & Co., Choker: Charlotte, Boots: Guess, Bag: Marc Jacobs. All Clothes and Accessories provided by The Attic. 

MODEL: FAITH GARAVAGLIA

MAKEUP: DANIKA CLEVENSTINE

PHOTOGRAPHY: JOHN ROUNDS

FASHION STYLIST: DANUTA BYRA 

10 Ways To Revive Your Old Pieces - Old & New Spring Remix.

In this post I am reviewing some of the new, hot items available on the market but also going back into my closet to revive and rediscover once beloved pieces that are still very much wearable and classic.

1. In this first look I took the boxy shapes, cropped top from last summer and tweed jacket, and loosened the look up with long wide pants. 

Top:  Someday Lovin , Jacket: Alberta Ferretti (old) also love this  one  , Blazer: H&M (old) s imilar here , Pants:  Daily Look , Bag: Luis Vuitton (old) love this  one  , Necklace: Betsy Johnson (old), love this one from  Emerald Park Jewelry  too. 

Top: Someday Lovin, Jacket: Alberta Ferretti (old) also love this one , Blazer: H&M (old) similar here, Pants: Daily Look, Bag: Luis Vuitton (old) love this one , Necklace: Betsy Johnson (old), love this one from Emerald Park Jewelry too. 

2. This next look is inspired by Spring- innocent ingénue, all sweetness and light. Spring is here, and with it comes a new crop of florals, pair them with your old pastels or neutrals in retro but edgy style. Love this A-Line dress by Ellen Tracy. 

Dress:  Ellen Tracy , Blazer: Gant (old)  similar here , Shoes: Christian Louboutin(old) love  these flats  as an alternative, Tote: Henri Bendel (sold out), love this  one  too, Bracelets: David Yurman and Alexis Bittar (old), love this one from  Emerald Park Jewelry , Fedora: TopShop

Dress: Ellen Tracy, Blazer: Gant (old) similar here, Shoes: Christian Louboutin(old) love these flats as an alternative, Tote: Henri Bendel (sold out), love this one too, Bracelets: David Yurman and Alexis Bittar (old), love this one from Emerald Park Jewelry, Fedora: TopShop

3. Dressing down for the most challenging role of my life- motherhood. You will catch me wearing no make up, linen wide pants and stripe loose top. If you desire to dress up this look a bit, below I added some bohemian elements. 

Top: French Connection (old), I like this  one  , Coat:  Isabel Marant , Pants:  Joie , Pumps:  Valentino , Tote: Henri Bendel sold out, Earrings: Bling Jewelry (love these from  Emerald Park Jewelry  ,) Bracelet:  Kate Spade , Sunglasses:  Ray-Ban

Top: French Connection (old), I like this one , Coat: Isabel Marant, Pants: Joie, Pumps: Valentino, Tote: Henri Bendel sold out, Earrings: Bling Jewelry (love these from Emerald Park Jewelry ,) Bracelet: Kate Spade, Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

4. I love to dress down, but I'm the queen of boho and Spanish influenced style. I'll look at Rachel Zoe and say, yeah, that's cool, I'll rock that. I won't ever spend the money she does, though. Except for shoes and earrings most of these items are from new collections by Tory Burch and IRO. 

Top:  Tory Burch , Jacket:  IRO , Jeans:  Page , Pumps: Christian Loubouitn (old) love these but I am sure  these  are super uncomfortable, Bag: Deux Lux (soldo out), Earrings: Belk (old) love these from  Emerald Park Jewlry , Sunglasses:  Thierry Lasry

Top: Tory Burch, Jacket: IRO, Jeans: Page, Pumps: Christian Loubouitn (old) love these but I am sure these are super uncomfortable, Bag: Deux Lux (soldo out), Earrings: Belk (old) love these from Emerald Park Jewlry, Sunglasses: Thierry Lasry

5. Pleats have been seen on the streets a lot lately: skirts, flouncy white shirts, spring coats etc. Street style is the fashion of our culture, and so for me, it is the way onward. It's all in the way we mix and match the pieces. You can mix this blouse with your worn-out boyfriend jeans, shorts or pencils skirts. 

Top: Alice+Olivia (sold out at Bloomingdales, I like  this one  too), Trouser: Jhonathan Saunders (old) absolutely love  these pants , Flats: Bureberry (old) similar  here , Bag: Versace (sold out), Earrings:  Blue Canday , Watch:  Peugeot , Bracelet: Liz Clairbone or this one from E merald Park Jewelry , Ring Set:  T&C

Top: Alice+Olivia (sold out at Bloomingdales, I like this one too), Trouser: Jhonathan Saunders (old) absolutely love these pants, Flats: Bureberry (old) similar here, Bag: Versace (sold out), Earrings: Blue Canday, Watch: Peugeot, Bracelet: Liz Clairbone or this one from Emerald Park Jewelry, Ring Set: T&C

6.  Cape-style sleeves, embroidered and back cutout with tiered overlay, this season's sexiest dresses take their cues from traditional Mexican way of dressing. Don't forget to find your favorite vintage jewelry pieces to complete this look. 

Dress:  Free People,  Cardigan: H&M (old)  similar here , Boots: Taryn Rose (old)  similar here , Bag: Saint Laurent (sold out), Choker: Mango love  this one  too, Belt: Stella McCartney,  similar here

Dress: Free People, Cardigan: H&M (old) similar here, Boots: Taryn Rose (old) similar here, Bag: Saint Laurent (sold out), Choker: Mango love this one too, Belt: Stella McCartney, similar here

7. A new breed of suit has swept in this spring, coming directly from DVF SS16 Collection. Her new fashion maturity features the arrival of such elements of decent dressing as "safari styling,"glamorous taupe-grey linen, point collar, utility style front pockets and playful rainbow fringing twist. 

Top: European Culture (old) similar concept  here , Jacket:  Diane Von Furstenberg , Pants:   Diane Von Furstenberg , Shoes:  Michael Micahel Kors , Bag: Gucci (sold out), Earrings: Blink Jewelry, or these from  Emerald Park Jewelry , Bracelets:  David Yurman  and  Belk , Sunglasses:  Saint Laurent

Top: European Culture (old) similar concept here, Jacket: Diane Von Furstenberg, Pants: Diane Von Furstenberg, Shoes: Michael Micahel Kors, Bag: Gucci (sold out), Earrings: Blink Jewelry, or these from Emerald Park Jewelry, Bracelets: David Yurman and Belk, Sunglasses: Saint Laurent

8. Strong, romantic and feminine. This dress by Adelyn Rae suggests a wistful prettiness and openness, taking harbor in the formality of trapeze structure. Pair it with a tried oversize trench, a cropped peacoat or a bomber jacket.

Dress:  Adelyn Rae , Trench:  Hobbs Saskia , Shoes:  Joie , Bag:  Relaxfeel , Watch:  Micahel Kors , You can accessorize with this bracelet from  Emerald Park Jewelry  and Sunglasses:  Forever 21

Dress: Adelyn Rae, Trench: Hobbs Saskia, Shoes: Joie, Bag: Relaxfeel, Watch: Micahel Kors, You can accessorize with this bracelet from Emerald Park Jewelry and Sunglasses: Forever 21

9. Summer and spring as seasons are laid-back, which means you can play more with comfortable shirts and jeans or shorts. Once you're comfortable with your base, you can expand onto your accessories. 

Top:  Madewell , Blazer:  Alice&You , Jeans: Abercrombie&Fitch (old)  similar here , Shoes: Joie , Crossbody:  Flora Bella , Bracelets: Zaful and Boho Betty ( I love this one from  Emerald Park Jewelry ), Necklace:  Forever21

Top: Madewell, Blazer: Alice&You, Jeans: Abercrombie&Fitch (old) similar here, Shoes:Joie, Crossbody: Flora Bella, Bracelets: Zaful and Boho Betty ( I love this one from Emerald Park Jewelry), Necklace: Forever21

10. Bejeweled or silk pleated tops and pleated mini skirts are turning up the heat this spring.  Chic European meets bohemian is a sudden expansion of girlie femininity. Let's not forget to accessorize heavily with jewelry for maximum glamour effect. 

Cardigan: Eileen Fisher (old) like this  one  too, Top: Marc by Marc Jacobs (not available) here is another stunning  top,  Skirt: Alexander McQueen (old)  similar here , Shoes: Dior (old) love  these , Tote: Henri Bendel (sold out)  love this one too . Earrings: Lali Jewels love these from  Emerald Park Jewelry , Sunglasses: ASOS

Cardigan: Eileen Fisher (old) like this one too, Top: Marc by Marc Jacobs (not available) here is another stunning top, Skirt: Alexander McQueen (old) similar here, Shoes: Dior (old) love these, Tote: Henri Bendel (sold out) love this one too. Earrings: Lali Jewels love these from Emerald Park Jewelry, Sunglasses: ASOS

Wild One

Winter dark days are still ahead of us but many women out there embrace it with colors, prints. bold jewelry statements and mini leather skirts.  This is my interpretation of this brand new elegance and effortlessness.

Bag:DVF, Vest: Zara, Cardigan: H&M, Blouse: H&M, Necklace: H&M, Bracelet: Palm Beach, Skirt: IRO, Tights: Hue, Boots: Forever 21, Sunglasses: H&M

There is something appealing and almost irresistible about the "cheap," big, statement necklaces. I just love wearing them with collar, button down blouses and skin tight dresses.  Below is another look that features great oversize necklace by Sam Edelman and super comfortable vest by Stella+Lorenzo.

Necklace: Sam Edelman, Vest: Stella+Lorenzo, Sunglasses: Saint Laurent, Blouse: Spell, Skirt: Sally La Pointe, Bag: Sanctuary, Watch: Shinola, Boots: Raport.

 

Even the most dramatic looks can still be cozy and have a comfy appeal. In the look below featured are super funky but still girlie Stella McCartney sunglasses that I absolutely adore, cropped, leopard printed Dolce & Gabbana top and an amazing Sam Edelman faux fur vest.

Sunglasses: Stella McCartney, Top: Dolce & Gabbana, Vest: Sam Edelman, Necklace: Jewel Box Station, Bag: Marc by Marc Jackobs, Bracelet: Anndra Neen, Skirt: Adam Lippes, Boots: AKIRA

Another  "I am woman attitude" look.


 

A FASHION PAGE FAVORITES

My latest obsessions:

Alessandra Rich Dress SS 2015 source style.com  Olivia Palermo source: glamour.com                           

Alexander McQueen FW 2014 source:style.com  Jennifer Connolly source: daily.mail.uk

Alexander Wang FW2014 source: style.com         source: Atlantic Pacific