ALL IN THE DETAILS: Gold and Leopard

Have no fear, summer is finally here. That means more freedom to dress up and accessorize now that school is no longer in session. As we’re all making plans this summer, whether it’s dates for brunch, trips to the beach or full on vacations, we could all use tips when it comes to outfit planning and accessorizing, especially when it comes to spicing up our favorite wardrobe pieces. All it takes is a few statement pieces to really liven up an outfit for your busy summer day.

This Fashionista is a perfect example when it comes to brightening up a simple outfit. In her look she’s wearing an essential black bodycon dress and added a pop of color with an emerald green cardigan. Even though the duo is already appropriate for summertime, she didn’t stop there. The details within this look is what really makes it stand out. To accessorize, she chose some gold necklaces, vintage rings and a watch to add interest, as well as a nice brown satchel with matching gold hardware. Lastly, she completed this look with some leopard print slip-on shoes to really make an unexpected statement.

This look goes to show that simple doesn’t have to mean boring. It’s perfectly easy to liven up your more basic pieces. It’s the best way to incorporate your whole wardrobe by utilizing your staple garments with your more trendy and statement items. The combination of the two equal a match made in outfit heaven.

How To: Having trouble finding ways to wear things you have but never use? Try pairing your bold statement items with your basic garments, as well as pairing them with simple elements like, jewelry pieces, on top. This trick is the ideal way to start putting together outfits that are sure to impress during any event.