Glitter pants: ’tis the season to sparkle

Lately, I have to admit that I have a thing for sparkly pieces. It might be the season too, but this pair of glitter pants got me. I think that they are the perfect piece for the upcoming holidays.

glitter pants

They are basically a pair of coated jeans with sparkles on them.

This glitter pants are super easy to use in a holiday outfit. Just add a pair of high heels ( I actually tried them with a pair of black stilettos and it looks absolutely stunning), a nice top and you have a great holiday dinner outfit.

I’m not a fan of buying pieces that I know I would wear them once (and I would suggest you shouldn’t be either), so, in today’s post I want to show you a way to wear glitter pants in your everyday outfit.

The glitter pants are such a va va voom piece, so paired them with something simple. I chose this white sweater with a nice deep crop that shows your back for that little sexy touch.

When I added the animal print sneakers, I just saw the whole outfit coming together. They just go perfect with all the accessories and add a nice color contrast with the pants.

To be honest, this is my first animal print piece that I own. I always enjoyed seeing them on others, but I did’t find one to actually make me buy it for myself… until these sneakers.

It might be just the beginning of my animal print items, or I’ll stop right here…. I don’t even know.

So, this season let’s sparkle our pants off, girls!

glitter pants

 

glitter pants

glitter pants

glitter pants

glitter pants

glitter pants

Sweater: DKNY

Pants: here (on sale now)

Sneakers: Salvatore Ferragamo

Necklace: BeBe

Bag: Karl Lagerfeld

 

 

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Mastering mesh trend: dressed down mesh dress

The mesh trend it’s been around for some time already. In the beginning, we start seeing mesh tops everywhere, mixed in super cool outfits. Now, it’s time for another item to pop up: the mesh dress.mesh dress

Completely see through and worn as a long top, over shorts, jeans or leggings, the mesh dress gives you a mega urban look, but with a twist.

Usually, when we talk about the sheer style, or mesh trend, we automatically have a tendency to think about something elegant and sexy.

That is true, but what I like the most about the mesh items, is the fact that you can dress them down easily and add that nice discrepancy between the elements of your outfit.

Too add a pair of high heels with a mesh top or a mesh dress it is super predictable for my own taste. I’m not saying that is wrong, but I just like to add a little twist to any outfit: a pair of crazy socks, a brooch in an unusual place, sneakers with an elegant dress.

When we talk about mesh, I think that black is the safest option that radiates a sophisticated and sexy mood.

The mesh dress I’m wearing today is made out of 2 pieces: a simple black cotton dress that serves basically as the under layer for the see through mesh dress.

I love the midi length of this dress, as well as the shape of it. Honestly I like better dresses that have a loose shape because they give you a comfort that other dresses just don’t.

I chose a pair of booties, because I enjoyed the rock-ish look, but it can work as great too with a pair of white sneakers.

The exposure of layers in this outfit, creates more depth and makes your look more balanced and airy.

In the end my lovelies, You don’t need a tight dress to be sexy… everything comes from inside.

XoXo, OD.

mesh dress

mesh dress

mesh dress

mesh dress

mesh dress

mesh dress

mesh dress

Dress: here

Jacket: H&M

Booties: here

Bag: Zara

 

 

 

 

 

Oversized hoodie or sweatshirt dress

One trend that we see more often in the street style zone, it is the oversized hoodie or sweatshirt dress with over the knee boots.

oversized hoodieIf you ask me, some of the most beautiful outfits are the ones that blend together contrasting elements. In this case, a sport-ish oversized hoodie, paired with some elegant and feminine over the knee boots.

Of course, that all the stores offer the oversized alternatives for the classic hoodie. You have also an easier option: just “shop” for one in your boyfriend’s closet.

Don’t be afraid that it will look baggy and slouchy, because my dear, that’s exactly what we are looking for.

If you choose to wear your oversized hoodie with a pair of over the knee sock boots, you will totally change the sport look of the dress and just give a little sex-appeal to the whole outfit.

To be honest, even if it is a super easy outfit to put together, is not that easy to wear. In my opinion it gives you an alluring look. With that being said, if you are not comfortable turning heads and being the center of attention, I wouldn’t recommend this look as a daily basis outfit.

Even though it is not an outfit that shows a lot of skin, and the dress kind of hides your body shape, it is extremely sexy.

I would totally chose to wear an oversized hoodie with a pair of over the knee boots, to any night out, club or party because it is actual and uber cool.

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

oversized hoodie

Oversized hoodie: Cotton On

Boots: On sale now here

Backpack: Aeropostale

Happy Monday my lovelies… and let’s make this new week a memorable one.

XoXo, OD

 

 

Embroidered mini skirt

Happy Monday my lovelies! I don’t know exactly what happened, but this fall I have a thing for embroidered pieces and for patterns. This gorgeous embroidered mini skirt it is my first item since all this embroidery fever started.

embroidered mini skirt

The pattern and the detailing it is absolutely stunning and the unbelievable part is that it costs only 30$.

I know this skirt might not be new for you, we’ve already seen it almost all over the fashion blogosphere. The strange part is that I still wanted it, even though, usually it doesn’t matter how much I like something, if everyone has it, I’m not getting it anymore.

Well, with this skirt, it was a different story. For some reason, the pattern and the embroidered fabric reminds me of the traditional Romanian costumes. With Christmas being so close, I am a little more emotional than usual. So, every time I’m wearing this skirt I have a melancholic smile on my face, because it reminds me of my family and the place where I grew up.

We’ve seen this embroidered mini skirt incorporated in a lot of summer outfits.Usually, worn with white t-shirts or tops. I saw it more appropriate for fall, so I paired it with a cozy sweater and a faux fur vest.

Anytime I’m wearing this vest I get a million compliments.Everyone tells me that is pretty hard to believe that it is a faux fur. It looks and feels extraordinary real but it is not.

It’s true that I don’t wear real fur, especially when we have such great alternatives.

I hope you all have a great week ahead full of fulfillment.

XoXo, OD!

embroidered mini skirt

embroidered mini skirt

embroidered mini skirt

embroidered mini skirt

embroidered mini skirt

Vest: Unreal fur (different colors here)

Sweater: here

Skirt: here

Shoes: Dirty Laundry

Bag: Karl Lagerfeld

 

 

Touch of color: patterned kimono jacket

Who says that we cannot wear colorful clothes during fall? The weather is so gorgeous in LA lately, that almost feels like spring and not fall. So, I was totally in a mood for a colorful look. This beautiful patterned kimono jacket is just perfect to define the touch of color that I needed.

patterned kimono jacket

Completely in love with kimonos, because they are a super versatile piece and a must have in any closet.

I have written before about the kimono dress and how to wear it with jeans here, so today I want to talk about this beautiful patterned kimono jacket.

Kimono jackets are, no doubt, a great alternative when you are not in the mood to wear another cardigan or blazer.

With a loose structure, kimono jackets are also great for layering during fall.

When I saw this one online, made me immediately, fall in love with the pattern and the color scheme. The fact that costs only 30$ it is just a bonus, trust me.

To accentuate the color of the kimono, I paired it with a simple black tee and some white skinny jeans. I know… this is a sensitive subject.

I heard all about the “no white after Labor Day” rule, but guess what? Sometimes I’m driven by the principle of “rules are made to be broken”. Furthermore, where do you add the fact that in So. Cal is summer almost all year round.

Most noteworthy, it is how affordable this entire look is: less than 150$. Head to toe.

In conclusion, my lovelies, you don’t need extremely pricey items to look stylish. What you really need is a little imagination and some patience on your next shopping spree.

Which is your favorite affordable fashion store to shop? I would love to hear from you.

XoXo, OD

patterned kimono jacket

patterned kimono jacketpatterned kimono jacket

patterned kimono jacket

patterned kimono jacket

patterned kimono jacket

Kimono jacket: here

Tee: H&M

Jeans: Local Store

Platform: Forever XXI

Bag: Aldo (similar here)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classy black- tricks in achieving an elegant all black look

Today I want to talk about the classy black. Achieving an elegant and classy all black look, is not difficult if you keep in mind a few rules.

Today I want to talk about the classy black. Achieving an elegant and classy all black look, is not difficult if you keep in mind a few rules.

When you think about an elegant, feminine, all black outfit, what’s the first think that comes into your mind? For me, it is Coco Chanel with her staple “little black dress”.

Black looks good on all hair colors, skin tones; black is elegant and timeless.

If you want to approach an all black outfit and look fashionable, I’ll share some tips with you that help me every time.

First of all, in every all black outfits, the most important thing that you should pay attention to, is fitting. True that black is slimming, however you don’t want to look shapeless. So, take advantage of it’s flattering attribute and wear more fitted clothes.

I’m guilty of this one. My all time favorite trick in a monochrome outfit (especially black) is: bold accessorizing. In today’s outfit, for example, I made a statement with the feather brooch. It completely changed the blazer, from a simple piece, to one that draws all the attention.

If you feel the need to add a pop of color, you can do it by choosing a pair of shoes in a bold color.

I wanted to keep my shoes black, because these blue, sparkly pearl socks just stole my heart. I just saw them perfectly integrated in this look; they are in the same styling zone with my whole outfit.

A mix of pearls, lace and feathers… can it get any better? Oh, yes my dear! Red lips. I always though that you have to create a balance between your outfit and your hairstyle and makeup. Don’t forget that is part of the look.

A cat eye liner and red lips was everything that I needed to complete this classy black look.

What are the occasions, when you like to wear an all black outfit?

Have a great week my lovelies,

XoXo, OD!

all black

classy black

Full outfit: H&M

Shoes: Christian Louboutin here

Brooch: here

Socks: here

Bag: Karl Lagerfeld

 

How to achieve a casual but girly look

Hello my lovelies,

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving with your families.

I was super busy today, not necessarily going for those Black Friday deals (I rather do online shopping this day, than to deal with the crowds in the store), but I had to run around the city and get some things done. That’s why I chose to wear a casual but girly look that is super comfortable.

A few years ago, I wouldn’t think that I would ever wear any midi skirts, I developed a crush and I just keep buying them.

I like this particular one, because it’s slightly asymmetric, longer in the back, which gives it that little extra something.

You can easily dress it up and add a pair of high heels, but my favorite shoe combo for this skirt, it is for sure a pair of converse.

Another obsession that I have lately, is the tulle socks: simple, with studs, pearls or stones. I want to mix them with almost any type of shoes (I’m sure that you’ll see them in future posts too).

For this particular look, I think that the socks are a nice styling trick, that adds an extra cuteness to the outfit.

The funny thing about this outfit is that, when I saw the pictures I realized that I kind of match the face on my T-shirt 🙂

Have a great weekend,

XoXo, OD

Biker jacket: H&M

T-shirt: here

Skirt: Zara

Shoes: Converse

Backpack: BCBG

How to wear sweatpants with high heels

Hello my lovelies,

Sweatpants and high heels together? Yes, please. It seems like we live in decade, when putting together sporty pieces with feminine ones, is not only more than acceptable, but super cool and trendy.

The sweatpants and high heels combo is back on its fashion track. When you think of sweatpants, you see them paired with sneakers, flip flops or in the cold season with UGG. And when it comes high heels, we think about something really feminine like dresses, skirts, dress pants or jeans. How about we step out of the ordinary and experiment by mixing these 2 together. The rules are not broken… we are creating new rules.

Of course that it was a time, when such a combination it was a totally fashion faux pas, but in the end, isn’t style a form of self expression? If you feel that a certain look represents you, don’t hold back, go for it babe.

If you want to go for this kind of look, I would suggest to mix a simple pair of sweatpants in a classic color, with some really feminine heels: strap sandals, pumps or stilettos.

In conclusion, it is a laid back look but uber sexy.

I hope you have a great time tomorrow with your families and give thanks for all the beautiful things that you have in your lives. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you for reading me and for being a big part of my life.

XoXo, OD

T-shirt: American Eagle

Sweatpants: DKNY

Biker jacket: H&M

Heels: Aldo

Bag and Earrings: Zara

Sunnies: Lucky brand

 

Fall outfit ideas for Thanksgiving day

Hello my lovelies,

Since I moved to the States, there is a holiday, that we didn’t have it back home, but I totally love it. Thanksgiving.

Simply because it means just quality time spent with your family. It is not about presents, on this day, the best present that you can give or get it’s just being with the ones that you love the most.

I know that this time can also be a little bit stressful, with all the cooking and baking (unfortunately I can’t help you with that), but I got your back setting your outfit for the day.

Even though we spend time surrounded by our family or closest friends, it’s a holiday so I wouldn’t recommend showing up in sweatpants and sneakers.

I put together 3 different Thanksgiving outfit ideas, so you can choose what will fit you best.

Outfit no. 1

When I created this outfit, I thought that it would be just perfect for a family reunion dinner. It is casual but super chic and what I like the most is that is very comfortable if you want to play in the leaves or throw a ball in the backyard with the kids.

Sweater: H&M/ Jeans: Levi’s/ Hat: Lucky Brand/ Boots: here/ Necklace & Bag: Zara

Outfit no.2

For the second outfit, I was thinking what if I need to go, at a Thanksgiving   dinner where I’m going to meet my boyfriend’s family for the first time. Well girl, that’s stressful… what am I supposed to wear? So I decided to go for a girly girl look, feminine but cute. That’s why I chose the floral skirt that I decided to pair it with a simple black turtle neck (no cleavage needed, trust me), you’re a good girl and their son is in good hands. Don’t choose a skirt that is too short, because grandma will be there too 😉 Be girlie, feminine, but decent and the most important: be you, let them know the real you and they’ll love you.

Turtle neck: H&M/ Skirt: Bershka/ Faux fur vest: Bershka/ OTK Boots: here, Bag: Ross

Outfit no. 3

For this look, I pictured a dinner with my closest friends. It is a casual elegant look, even if I chose a pair of black skinny jeans, I kept it pretty classy with my shirt. The jacket it is for sure the star of the show and the rest of the outfit being black is popping out for  sure.

Textured jacket: Tularosa/ Jeans: Hudson/ Shirt: COS/ Shoes: ZAra/ Bag: Karl Lagerfeld

 

whatever you choose to wear, keep your tops a little loose, so you have room for all that delicious turkey, baby.

Have a great time with your families and Happy Thanksgiving!

XoXo, OD!

 

Favorite fall coat

favorite fall coat

Hello my lovelies,

The star of the show in today’s post is for sure, the coat.

When I saw it in the store, I automatically knew that I want it to be mine.

Trying on a small size, which it was way too big for me, it was a big disappointment, because I thought that is a very unique coat and I could create some really cool outfits with it. I was checking what else they had, when on the other side of the store I saw another coat, which for my surprise it was an XS.

The fabric of the coat is what makes it so different and interesting… kind of a mesh, but not really, that’s the reason why I chose to style it with a leather mini skirt and some fishnet leggings.

I decided to go for a black on black outfit, more on the edgy side, because for some reason I find myself digging this style a lot.

Coat: DKNY

Shirt: H&M

Skirt:H&M

Leggings: Zara

Boots: Zara

Bag: BCBG

Accessories: Zara and Guess