I know, I know. There’s still a lot of lace out there and it’s a lovely way to cover your arms if you don’t want to go sleeveless, but like I said last month, it’s tired and cliché. Everyone has that royal blue dress with the see-thru lace over a matching colored slip. So, let me suggest one of my favorite looks for the all-daunting upcoming holiday season–something literally kicky with enough variation in style that people won’t notice if more than one of you is wearing it. Try a pretty metallic dress with a steely fringe, or a simple Phillip Lim black cocktail dress with a feathery fringe. It’s an especially good look if you’ve got good legs and even better if you want to distract from your arms. Also, it’s a way to minimize accessories as the fringe is an accessory itself. I saw a really cute black Milly dress at Nieman’s with a sweet fringe or, your bank account permitting, you can go upscale with a Chanel fringe. Here are a couple of suggested designs. I’m partial to the cowboy look myself, but that’s just my thing.
Samantha House continues to breed talent and style with Chevron – the latest jewelry collection from the well-acclaimed Boston designer.
The line is sold exclusively at Flock Boutique and was inspired by the owner, Dani Kupsc. House captured her “free love glam” style with these refined but edgy pieces in gold and silver. It was Kupsc’s obsession with geometric shapes that inspired House’s triangle-shaped necklaces, earrings, and bracelets – hence, Chevron.
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