Spring Trends

Maria is wearing a tone of spring trends in this outfit. My favorite trend is eyelet. Luckily, the Spring 2013 runways were filled with eyelets. Heavy hitters like Valentino, Giambattista Valli, Bottega Veneta, Stella McCartney, and Victoria Beckham all showed the delicate white eyelet fabric in modern ways. I have been a huge fan of eyelet since I had eyelet pillows on my childhood bed. My mother always said that eyelet reminded her of her mother. I was young when she died so there are very few things that remind me of her. Eyelet is one of them.

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Runway Inspired Spring Nail Trend with Sally Hansen

Runway fashion always inspires my nail looks. I have been noticing that mint was shown on the Spring 2013 runways like Valentino, Claire Pettibone, and Donna Karen. Using Pinterest, I have collected minty spring trend inspiration on to my Spring Trends Pinterest Board.  GiGi New York came out with an entire collection of embossed python leather bags and accessories that are on my wish list. I purchased a pair of mint skinny jeans that I was wearing non-stop until my belly got too big for non-maternity jeans. Since I cannot wear the skinny jeans for the time being, I have to fill my wardrobe with mint in other ways. First, I bought my Kate Spade polka dot iPhone cover and now I purchased Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Mint Sorbet Nail Polish.

Runway Inspired Spring Nail Trend with Sally Hansen

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Finish Foundation

Make Up For Ever Pro Finish has replaced foundation in my daily routine. It is much easier to put on while I am on the go. Sometimes for more coverage, I layer a sheer foundation under the Pro Finish, but it really is not necessary. The product can be applied wet or dry. When applied … Read more

Neon in the Fall

Neon is a spring trend that I am unwilling to give up this fall. I bought into the spring trend with the purchase of fabulous neon yellow sandals. I was stopped several times to receive complements on my nautical dress and neon sandals last time I wore them. An ego boost that made my day. … Read more

I Need A Taxi Military Nails

  I Need A Taxi Military Nails by aprilgolightly featuring deborah lippmann nail polish Kenzo over sized sweater $420 – youheshe.com Wildfox Couture screen print shirt shopthetrendboutique.com Current/Elliott army skinny jeans $315 – montaignemarket.com Leather handbag boticca.com Timex bloomingdales.com Nars cosmetic barneys.com Deborah lippmann nail polish nordstrom.com

Cool Nail Polish

Cool Nail Polish by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com

Effie Trinket Halloween Costume

Effie Trinket Halloween Costume created by April Golightly Effie Trinket was such an awesome character in the Hunger Games trilogy. She epitomizes the Capital fashion look, but allows you to see the side of it that is removed from what is going on the districts. I was drawn to her look immediately when reading the … Read more

Neon AND Glitter Nails

Why are your nails so boring?  These days finger nails are very important accessory that need to be factored into your outfit.  Here, I am sporting  neon pink Milani polish under Milani pink glitter nails with a camo top from the juniors section at Bealls.  Layering polishes is a way to wear glitter and neon … Read more

Plaid Shorts to Work

Plaid Shorts to Work by April Erhard of April Golightly

Holiday Nail Polish Adventure

For most of my life, I have been wearing pale pink or nude nail polish on my fingernails and reserving all the fun colors for my toes.  After seeing fashionista everywhere online embrace color and design, I decided to give some color a try.  I chose a hunter green and topped it off with light … Read more