What the Flare?!

As the seasons evolve so does fashion (but I am sure you realized that for yourself already). Especially this spring season. This spring season, fashion does not have many barriers. The bra-less movement has come back bigger than ever; mixing patterns has become a huge trend; and asymmetrical cuts have made a comeback, trickling down to the streets. However, there is one common style that is trending. Have you noticed what it is (other than the hint from the title of this post)? Well I will give you a hint… it rhymes with “dare” (there’s some irony behind the reason I picked that particular word. Stay tuned)!

Whether your style is city chic or boho vibes you cannot argue that flare is definitely the trend of the season. Like the 70’s… bigger is better! DVF is one of many brands that is taking this trend by the horns and incorporating it into high fashion. DVF has always be recognized for taking bold risks, using vibrant colors, and innovating elegant cuts. And as DVF continues to be recognized for its unique and elaborate designs the brand continues to set the pace.

Other high fashion brands such as Chanel and Gucci have also got creative and took interest with this trend. From unique flared pants to bell-sleeve tops, it is recognized. Even fast fashion brands such as H&M, Forever 21, and Zara have also took initiative with this trend.

The thing I have noticed about the modern flare trend is that many women are intimidated by it. Majority of women are still very adapt to tight-fitted clothes. Last years’ big trends were leggings, denim shorts, and bodycon dresses. So, you can see why some women are having a hard time adjusting to a style that is the complete opposite of what they are used to.

Being a personal stylist I often notice some women want to try more flared clothes but are hesitant to try them. The same women are hesitant to try ruffles and scalloped edges which are also huge in fashion right now. When the ones who take the courage to try them on they discover that they actually love the flared style. I even experienced this while styling my own sister. So, it is not that women do not trust personal stylists, fashion influencers, or even brands such as Gucci… it is simply that they are timid to try them.

So, my question is, what is there to be afraid of? What the flare?!! Fashion changes night and day. Do not let a little bit of flare intimidate you, ladies. If you’ve been interested in even considering the new flared look I encourage you to try it! Better yet, I DARE you. See what I did there? 😉

But all jokes aside, we live in an era where there is constant and never-ending change. Many styles can be hit or miss. There is so much versatility and various perspectives in fashion today. And that is truly the beautiful thing about it! Anything goes when you have the right styling.

Some days I wear flared pants or a batwing sleeve romper and other days I wear leggings with a fitted top. I enjoy taking risks with both. And just like fashion, every woman is versatile and has their own perspective. It is such a revolutionary and beautiful thing! I personally like both tight-fitted and flared styles. Which do you prefer?

Here are some examples of trendy flared looks:

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https://www.talever.com/2018-strapless-wide-leg-striped-linen-jumpsuits-with-pockets.html

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https://www.talever.com/talever-sexy-strap-deep-v-neck-sleeveless-cold-back-women-jumpsuits.html 

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https://www.talever.com/chic-tied-off-the-shoulder-pleated-floral-print-romper-jumpsuits.html

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https://www.talever.com/white-ruffle-v-neck-cute-a-line-cotton-casual-dress.html

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https://www.talever.com/gray-round-neck-cold-back-jumpsuit.html

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Italy Summer Fashion Haul (Gucci, Moschino + More)

Luxury fashion doesn’t always have to cost a fortune! Check out the luxury items I bought from Italy + more!

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Vlog: Milan Photoshoot

I’m back with another vlog! Take a look behind the scenes as I style my first photoshoot in Milan!

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3 Places You Need to Visit in Milan!

Ciao bella! This week I traveled to beautiful Milano and have enjoyed a lot of time sight-seeing. In the four days I’ve been here I have seen and learned a lot. This is the first country I have been to outside of the states so each experience has been new and exciting for me! Here are my three favorite places I have visited so far!

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DSCN2155 copyThe Duomo Cathedral is one of Italy’s largest and most famous attractions. It is the world’s largest Gothic cathedral and second largest Catholic cathedral. Duomo di Milano is dedicated to Saint Mary of the Nativity. It took nearly six centuries to build beginning in 1386, being completed in 1965. You are also able to visit inside which is personally my favorite part. Stay tuned for my vlog to see more!

Fun Fact: Duomo di Milano has more statues than any other building in the world with a total of 3,159 statues.

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The Navigli is also a very famous attraction in Milan, Italy. The neighborhood is dated all the way back to 1179. The waterways were initially built to connect Milan to the nearby lakes to transport goods which included precious marble from Candoglia, used to build Duomo di Milano.

Fun Fact: Legend has it that Leonardo Da Vinci helped develop the renovation of Milan’s canals in 1482.

DSCN2220 copyCorso Como 10

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Corso Como 10 is a very famous concept store in Milan, Italy. In 1990, Carla Sozzani, former fashion editor and publisher, opened a gallery featuring art, photography, fashion, and design called Galleria Carla Sozzani. It is located in garage 10 of Corso Como in Milan. More than 250 exhibitions have taken place here. It is a great place for both tourists and locals. Corso Como 10 also has a cafe which makes it a perfect place for lunch!

Fun Fact: The gallery has its own publishing company which is dedicated to art, photography, fashion, and design like the gallery.

Milan is a very beautiful city with many different attractions and things to do! I have only been here four days and have already experienced so much. Being in the world’s fashion capital has been a dream come true for me! If you love fashion and art as much as I do then you will be sure to love it to! Stay tuned for more adventure! Ciao!

Gucci Vibes.

From brands such as ASOS to Sean John, Gucci has been the muse of the moment. Bold, vibrant, embellished designs are trending rapidly in this season’s fashion. Other elements such as heavy use of dark colors and transparency has also played a large factor this season. Here is a compilation of  fashions both Gucci authentic and inspired from my Pinterest and Tumblr.

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Fun fact:

Did you know that Gucci’s trademark double-G embellishment referred to as the “snaffle-bit” is over 60 years old? The majority of Gucci’s first clients were a part of a horse riding aristocrat fraternity.

Fresh Off the Runway Pt. 2

Take a look behind the scenes as I prepare for the Elevate Fashion Show!

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