We are more than a month into 2017 and the fashion world has already seen some trends that will continue to make a statement this year.  Although we have less than 11 months left of this year, I am almost certain that the pieces mentioned below will make it into your wardrobe before we ring in a new year.  Keep on reading if you are interested in learning about some of the trends that have been turning heads so far. Micro Bags Image source You heard me right – micro bags are one of this year’s hottest trends.  The only problem with micro bags is that on first glance they seem incredibly useless – what can you use them for, other than carrying a lipstick and maybe one stick of gum? But many designers paired them up with larger bags, meaning that these micro bags are used more as money purses and an accessory to your larger bag.  Carrying two handbags can seem a little counterintuitive and unsafe but if you attach them together then not only will you be on trend, but you’ll also make sure that you never misplace either of them. Statement Jewelry Image source Statement jewelry…

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Remember when the ground wasn’t covered with snow and you could walk outside unafraid of stepping into a gross puddle filled with dirty water from the melting snow?  Or remember when it was like 60 degrees one day and then the next day we got dumped on with over a foot of snow?  It’s been a crazy winter to say the least.  Well luckily the photos below were taken on that 60-degree day because no blogger would miss the chance of shooting outside on a warm winter day.  Keep scrolling to read all about one of my favorite outfits that has been on repeat because it features a few of my favorite things: floral, fringe, and sparkle.          Whenever the cold weather hits, I am the type of person that will fold away all of my favorite dresses and wait until the warm weather returns to wear them all again.  But, now I realize that dresses can certainly be worn in the winter, especially when you layer, layer, layer.  I love my button down, floral dress from Zara.  For the winter, I love dark floral prints, because it totally makes a delicate, girly print a bit more edgy.          My…

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You know you are experiencing a mid-week slump when it took you an hour to come up with the title of this post.  Anyway, today’s style post features some of my favorite new pieces that I picked up from Zara a while back when they were having a massive sale.  I took advantage of Zara’s sale and stocked up on new denim and tops for all occasions, so of course you can expect more style posts featuring my favorite retailer, Zara. Today’s style vibe is casual and laid back.  I took a somewhat fancy, silky black blouse with a floral embroidered detail from Zara and dressed it down by pairing it with slouchy, boyfriend jeans.  My Zara top also features a ruffle detail at the neck, which as you can tell by the photos was not cooperating with the windy weather, but hey it still looks chic. Mixing textures and fabrics, like denim and silk can be interesting, so to give my blouse more shape, I decided to do my oh so famous half tuck trick and tuck a portion of my top into my distressed, boyfriend jeans from Zara.  It is safe to say I am in a committed…

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Who else is totally gushing over the star print trend this year? I mean how beautiful was Emma Stone’s Valentino blush colored dress she wore at the Golden Globes a couple of weeks ago.  I loved how the dress included a sparkly star pattern.  She really looked like a star (no pun intended).  Emma Stone as well as other celebrities and bloggers have really inspired me to add more of the star print to my collection.  Keep on reading to see how I style one of my new favorite pieces that follows that star trend and will have you shining like a star (too cheesy?). All eyes are on my long black tunic with the beautiful metallic star print from online shop, Zaful.  I love heading over to Zaful because you will always find the best prices on the most stylish and trendiest pieces.  Every time I wear my Zaful tunic, everyone is always confused whether it is a top or a dress.  It is long enough to be a dress, but since the sides of the shirt features extremely high slits, I like to style it more like a shirt by wearing my favorite leggings or opaque tights.         …

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It’s crazy to think that we are already 19 days into the New Year.  Anyway, I was so overwhelmed by the positive feedback I received from my Fashion Trends That Need To Go In 2017 post (if you haven’t read it yet, click here).  After reading all your interesting comments, I decided to write a similar post, this time reflecting on the outrageous beauty trends in 2016 that I hope won’t roll over into 2017.  I know 2016 is now in the past and we should be moving forward, but I can’t help to point out the beauty trends in 2016 that in my opinion were far from glamorous.  Keep on reading for the beauty trends that need to go in 2017. 100 layers challenge          Please tell me you have seen the 100 layers challenge videos on YouTube.  You know, the videos where someone proceeds to layer on absurd amounts of makeup on their face, eyes, lips, and nails.  If you have no idea what I am talking about check out Jenna Marbles 100 layers challenge video.  After watching her apply layers of false eyelashes, tanner, nail polish, foundation, lip color, and hair spray you will be left shocked.…

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