Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hyper Real Brights

Neon has a special place in my heart; perhaps because I was a child of the 80s. Ive always been drawn to colours that resemble highlighters. This is definitely one of my favourite colour trends for 2012; in small doses neon can be a great accent to your style, even at home.

{Decor} Apartment Therapy
{Outfit} Top: H&M | Denim: Fidelity | Sweater: Urban Planet | Shoes: Nine West |
Purse: Vintage | Sunglasses: Bungalow (Kensington Market)

Day Glow

Image via The Fancy

DIY Cocktail Dress

I like to sew something new every year or so; usually if I have a wedding or formal occasion. I made this mint green dress for a wedding I had two years ago, but I still love its unique cut & shape. This dress was my most ambitious project to date; it was made entirely by draping. The shoulder gathering and hem were definitely a challenge to say the least. As wedding season kicks off, here is some inspiration.

Shoes: ZARA | Purse: Vintage I Miss You | Jewelry: Aldo

Images: Coes Online: Susquehana Mason Trilby Hat | Etsy |Luulaa.com

Florals Stripes

The lines between fashion and décor have been blurred; whats hot in fashion is also on trend when decorating. I wanted to feature a series of my favorite 2012 trends in design. First up, mixing florals and stripes; not for the timid but a great way to add drama to your look or home décor. Stay tuned for next Monday’s design trend feature.

{Outfit} Top: Club Monaco | Skirt: Dries Van Noten | Necklace: H&M | Shoes: Vince Camuto
{Décor} Apartment Therapy

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