I was really excited for the opportunity to style our good friend Amy. She has a similar sassy and glamorous style to me and isn’t afraid of standing out a little! Looking through her closet she has a good mix of on-trend casual pieces, pretty girly dresses and fun jackets, accessories and shoes to complete an outfit. We choose this pleated chiffon dress because she was having trouble figuring out how to wear it. The straight cut of the dress wasn’t as flattering on as she had hoped when she bought it online. So we added a belt to bring in the dress at the waist, and added this fun sequin jacket that hit right below the belt to draw the eye in even more, accentuate her tiny waist and add some extra fun sparkle to the outfit. Add a basic black pump, delicate jewelry and a red lip and she’s ready for a night out! I mean, she worked that camera and looked stunning. It helps that she has done some modeling and is a former pageant queen… so she was completely comfortable in front of the camera.
Do you have any pieces in your closet that you loved at the store, but just can’t get it to look right once back at home? Adding accessories, a jacket or sweater can change the look for the piece and make it into an outfit you love to wear. If you’re still stumped on how to wear something, snap a pic of the item in question, send to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you out!
STYLE SPOTLIGHT ON…
Career: Client Service Manager
Favorite place to shop: Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack! I also like Madewell, Aritzia, Abercrombie & Fitch, Anthropologie, Banana Republic and Purpose Boutique.
Style inspiration: Lately, my biggest inspirations have come from Pinterest and fashion bloggers on Instagram.
Summarize your style: Classic with a glamorous/girly touch. I like to stay up on current trends but keep it classic and timeless. My favorite, go-to look would be a dressed up version of jeans and a t-shirt – jeans, simple top, some fun accessories and heels/wedges/boots. But I love to dress up like I did for this shoot!
Jacket: Abercrombie & Fitch (similar style here)
High Heels: BCBGeneration
Belt: Express (similar style here)
Clutch: Rebecca Minkoff ‘Leo’ Envelope Clutch in Latte
Necklace: ‘LayeredandLong’ shop on Etsy
Earrings: Kate Spade
Watch: Michael Kors