Accessories Report

Although I am the kind of person whose favorite colors are black and gray, I am also an advocate for vibrant style. For the spring, bright colors and bold patterns are a great mode of expression, and reflect the amazing weather that comes with the season. No matter if your signature style is preppy, classic or boho, like this week’s Fashionista, it is essential to incorporate colors and patterns into your unique style. With bold clothing and carefully selected accessories, you can easily have spring-inspired outfits that stand out.

This week’s Fashionista has a striking boho style that stands out like no other. Keeping it simple on top, she pairs a plain white tank top with wonderfully patterned palazzo pants. These pants are the center of her boho-chic outfit with their unique orange and gray diamond pattern. However, her boho-inspired ensemble wouldn’t be incomplete without her accessories.

This Fashionista’s accessories are on point, with both her shoes and jewelry adding some unique flare. Ready for spring, this Fashionista wore black gladiator sandals with unconventional straps. Although black is not usually the most exciting color, in this case, it contrasts against the lighter and brighter colors of this Fashionista’s ensemble and these shoes become one of the most highlighted aspects of her outfit.

Making a statement can be simple, and this Fashionista knows just how to do it. The addition of larger pieces of jewelry can make a huge statement, and that is exactly what this Fashionista intended to do. She wears multiple necklaces, but one in particular is the centerpiece. This long silver necklace, adorned with a silver and diamond pendant, is as vibrant as a disco ball, yet extremely subtle at the same time.

You can never go wrong with throwing in a few colors to your otherwise neutral-colored wardrobe. Take advantage of the spring weather by stepping out of your fashion comfort zone with the addition of bold patterns, colors and accessories.

Spotted: The Catherine Malandrino spring 2011 collection proves that this Fashionista’s combination of gladiator sandals and palazzo pants is a perfect look for both on and off the runway.


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