Posts Tagged ‘Summer Fashion Trends’

Fashion Jobs – Staple Pieces to Take You Through The Summer

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

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As fun as summer style can be, it can sometimes be challenging to find pieces that are not only work appropriate but also worth the price tag, considering the lack of fabric usually involved in summer clothes. Especially with the style trends leaning towards mini and cropped everything it can be harder to nail down those classic pieces that can not only take you through summer at the office but also be worn during the warming spring and fall months. We’re big believers in investing in classic wardrobe choices that will last you over the years and seasons, so we picked out some of our favourite staple pieces to take you through the summer!

Style Nine To Five_Staple Pieces For Summer_Community Howley Blouse Aritzia

The Blouse
A blouse is such a classic and timeless piece to own, a T-Shirt cut is a perfect addition to your wardrobe. Not only do the shortcut sleeves work great for the warmer months, but also can be worn under a blazer or cardigan as it gets cooler, so you have longer to style this piece! We love this one by Community at Aritzia with the perfect balance of a classic cut paired with a slightly oversized fit.

Style Nine To Five_Staple Pieces For Summer_Gucci Princetown Loafers

The Loafers
A shoe that will probably never go out of style is the Gucci Princetown loafer that’s been going strong over the last few years. This full coverage mule is the perfect transitional footwear to take from Spring through to Fall and goes with pretty much everything from sweatpants to skirts making it a great staple loafer. We love the playful embroidery that’s still fun without being too in your face.

Style Nine To Five_Staple Pieces For Summer_Ray-Ban Round Metal 3447 All Black

The Sunnies
It wouldn’t be summer without sunglasses, although if you ask us they can totally be pulled off all year long, especially on those bright snowy days. This is a classic Ray-Ban style that seems to make it’s way back to the trend lists every couple years, so they’re definitely worth buying. We love this blacked out pair but with the Ray-Ban customizing feature online you can create a pair to match your vibe.

Style Nine To Five_Staple Pieces For Summer_All Saints Star Skirt

The Skirt
Denim skirts are totally back onto the “Yes” list this year and we couldn’t be happier to revive our mid-2000’s wardrobe. But if you didn’t think to keep your favourite denim skirt you’re in luck because they are pretty much everywhere. We fell in love with this one from All Saints thanks to it basically being the ideal denim skirt: perfect length that’s not too short but still great on those warm days, the right amount of distressing making them casual-day appropriate and a great shade of blue that right in the middle, being not too light for transitioning into fall.

Style Nine To Five_Staple Pieces For Summer_Brixton Fiddler Cap

The Hat
Baker boy, Fiddler or Captain? Whatever you want to call these caps they’re pretty much THE hat of the last few seasons, pushing out dad caps to take over streetstyle. We have to admit, we probably own more than one and definitively aren’t ashamed of it. This Brixton Fiddler Cap is perfect for the summer with its light coloured and breathable fabric. It also comes in a few colours so if you love it as much as we do you too can own more than one!

 

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Image courtesy of Anouk Yve

 

Product Info:

  1. Community Howley Blouse, $78, available at Aritizia
  2. Gucci Princetown Embroidered Leather Loafer, $975
  3. Ray-Ban 3447 Round Metal Sunglasses, starting at $213
  4. All Saints Star Skirt, $150
  5. Brixton Fiddler Cap in Off White, $48

 

By: M.J. Elle, Toronto, ON, @TheMJElle

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Fashion Jobs – Trend Alert: Frills in Fashion

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Style Nine to Five - Fashion Jobs in CanadaFrills in FashionWhether you call them ruffles or frills, they are currently the hottest trend of the summer. Following the spring and summer ready-wear-shows, frills have been dominating the fashion world and can be seen on just about everything from dresses and blouses and skirts and shoes. This high fashion trend can instantly make any look fun and girly and is the perfect trend to rock this summer. If you have yet to snag a frilled item for yourself, here are five stylish items to add to your wardrobe.

Free People Dress
The Dress
This simple off the shoulder dress from Free People is very on trend this season. The cut is perfect for dressing down with a pair of gladiator sandals or up with a pair of wedges. The bold frills add a unique feature to the dress. If you are daring to bare some skin and rock frills then this dress was made for you!

Shop the Look: Phi Phi Dress, $214.63, available at Free People

club monoco top
The Top
If you’re looking for a light and breezy fabric for summer, we highly recommend picking up something in Chambray. This is why we love this frilled chambray top from Club Monaco, it’s a basic that can jazz up an otherwise simple outfit. 

Shop the Look: Shilen Ruffle Tank, $139, available at Club Monaco 

Kate Spade Dress
The Office-Approved Dress
Kate Spade is known for her unique and feminine pieces, and this dress is definitely no exception. This dress is perfect for the office thanks to its Oxford-style cut and tailored shirt component. The cascade of frills along the hem adds a playful touch Kate Spade is notorious for. If you are looking for a fun dress to wear at the office this summer, this is the one!

Shop the Look: Pinstripe Ruffle Dress, $149, available at Kate Spade 

Free People Blouse
The Romantic Top
We can’t get enough of this little number from Free People. The cascading frills can add a romantic touch to any outfit. When wearing a bold top like this, make sure to keep the rest of your look simple – think slicked back hair and minimal jewellery.

Shop the Look: Kiss Kiss Top, $86.36, available at Free People 

Frilled Shoes
The Shoes
Play around with the season’s hottest trend by picking up a frilled shoe in a fun colour, like millennial pink. When rocking something as bold as a frilled shoe, make sure to keep the look minimal, think a sweater or blouse and kick-flare jeans.

Shop the Look: J.W Anderson Ruffled Suede Ankle Boots, $298.50, available at Net-a-Porter

Inspirational Image
Image courtesy of  Vogue.co.uk

Product Info:
Phi Phi Dress, $214.63, available at Free People
Shilen Ruffle Tank, $139, available at Club Monaco
Pinstripe Ruffle Dress, $149, available at Kate Spade
Kiss Kiss Top, $86.36, available at Free People 
J.W Anderson Ruffled Suede Ankle Boots, $298.50, available at Net-a-Porter

By: Najja Morris, Toronto, @najjamorris

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