Color Blocked Cut-Off Shorts

Obsession of the Week:  Tangerine Cut Off Shorts Color blocking has transcended fashion seasons. It is not quite in the “leopard is the new neutral” category, but it might get there.  Time will tell.  I chose a red top to go with ny tangerine cut offs using an analogous color scheme.  Orange and Red sit next to each … Read more

Cut Offs Go Nautical

Obsession of the Week:  Tangerine Cut Off Shorts Nautical is back in style and I could not be happier.  Who doesn’t love a good navy and white stripe top? Instead of pairing navy stripes with red, wear it with orange cut-offs and tan Sperrys this summer. Gold accents look best with the tangerine and blue … Read more

Obsession of the Week: Cut-Off Shorts

Cut Off Shorts by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com   Summer is just around the fashion corner and I am dying to wear some new cut-off shorts!  There are so many fun summer colors to choose from that it was extremely difficult to pick just one.  Since I have a day job that does not entail wearing … Read more

Friday Neon Lace

Standard Used:  Neon Blazer After a long stressful week at work, I decided to bring some color into the office with my H&M neon blazer.  The neon blazer along with the lace detail are perfectly on trend for spring.  I picked up the Diesel jeans at Plato’s Closet for $35.00 and the rainbow platforms from … Read more

Neon Blazer Night Out

  Standard Used:  Neon Blazer My Fiance’s birthday is this week and we are heading out for dinner and a movie with another couple to this amazing new movie theater called iPic.  This is our second visit in a week.  We are hooked!  You cannot beat the reclining chairs and the sparkling Pellegrino with a slice of … Read more

Cut-Offs and Neon

Standard Used:  Neon Blazer Over Memorial Day weekend, after a nice day at the gym, I decided to change into some cut-offs for a stroll around the mall and a stop at the market.  I incorporated my new neon jacket into the ensemble to add a little color.  The cut-offs were made from a pair … Read more

Standard of the Week: Neon Blazer

Fashion Star Neon by aprilgolightly featuring a fitted blazer Neon is a trend that I never thought would resurface.  The 1980s spandex and scrunchies frighten people away for a quite some time.  As with all dearly departed trends, neon remerged reinvented and sleek.  Now, all I can think about is neon.  So much so, I have … Read more

Versace Mansion Charity Ensemble

Who doesn’t love a good charity event !?!  This do-gooder event was extra special for me as it was the first time that I ever set foot into the famous Versace Mansion.  I vividly recall longing to enter years ago on my first adult visit to Miami Beach.  This was years before the mansion was … Read more

Work Purple and Mint

Mint green is quickly become my fave spring color. I was able to work these mint capris from h&m into my work wardrobe with a black short sleeve top from Target, tweed jacket from the Talbots outlet, and these point toed purple leather kitten pumps from Steve Madden.  The purple shoes and the cropped mint … Read more

Spring Mint Madness Inspiration

The mint green trend reminds me of high school when my favorite nail polish was mint green and baby blue. My toe nails were always one or the other. The Spring Louis Vuitton runway brought me back to spending my afternoons at the beach everyday after school. How I miss that freedom! Keep an eye … Read more

Pastel Just in Time for Easter

Easter Polka dot Pastel Outfit by aprilgolightly featuring filigree earrings With Easter around the corner , you cannot help but be excited about all the pastel Easter egg colored denim that are in the stores right now. When shopping for pastel colored jeans, be sure to buy the style that works with your body. If … Read more

The Heat is On for Floral Bottom Jeans

Heat is On by aprilgolightly featuring zippered tote bags Floral Bottoms by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com When wearing short shorts, try to make the top more conservative to balance your look. Too much skin can be overwhelming and not very stylish. For transition from fall to spring, try wearing the floral shorts with some tights. What do you … Read more

Mad Men Banana Republic Shopping

Mad Men is finally returning! After waiting impatiently for the last year and a half, the world finally gets to see the lovably real style icons in action. It’s not just about the fashion for me. The writing is truly impeccable and utterly compelling. Since Mad Men seems to be finally boosting their ad budget, I suspect … Read more

Be the Girl on Fire at the Hunger Games

Hunger Games Chic by aprilgolightly featuring a stretch shirt We are reading Hunger Games for my book club and I have not been able to put it down.  Now that the movie has come out, I need to figure out what I am going to wear to watch the film and also to the book … Read more

Rose Gold Accessories

These amazing rose gold Giuseppe Zanotti sandals (similar here by Jimmy Coo and Jean-Michel Cazabat) were a great find from Ruelala. Rose gold accessories go well with spring and spring transition outfits. This outfit is perfect for spring transition as it is a little bit spring, but still keeps you warm when it is cool.   … Read more

Camouflage Top

Wearing: Camo Shirt from Bealls (found similar dress here) Blue Faux Leather Jacket from Bealls as well (similar real leather one here) Modified Jewelmint Screen Siren Earrings  (check out modification here) Gun Metal Lock Necklace (similar here) Shoemint Jolly Leopard Booties (similar here) Red Escada Aviator Sunglasses (similar here) Diesel Boot Cut Jeans in Light Blue Orange Moschino … Read more

Green Shoe Envy

Green Shoe Envy by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com  

Tiffany Wedding Shoes

  Tiffany Wedding Shoes by aprilgolightly featuring stiletto heels   A friend of mine is getting married and she is on the hunt for some tiffany blue wedding shoes.  The Tiffany’s color is so specific, but here are a few pairs of shoes that I found that came really close.   Nicholas Kirkwood high heels … Read more

cashmere sweater j.crew jeans T.J. Maxx

Look Preppy and Trendy

Kate Middleton has taught us that you can be trendy and preppy at the same time.  It seems like a contradiction in terms, but if you take a page from Princess Kate’s play book you will see that it can be done effortlessly.  Here, two trends are represented in a very subtle way.   The … Read more

How Do You Wear Spring Colors Now

Why wait for spring to start wearing Prada’s new spring colors?  Prada’s spring ready to wear collection featured looks inspired by the 1950s.  The kitschy car details were adorable, but unfortunately cannot be incorporated into everyday wear.  The take-away from this collection were the Prada colors of red and the muted baby blue.  The colors in and … Read more

Tropical Outfit Inspiration

Outfit Inspiration Hawaiian Garb by aprilgolightly featuring sleeveless tops When are we leaving for the tropics?  Don’t bother forking out the money for a plane ticket this year, just check out the spring 2012 ready to wear runway collections and you will be transported to paradise. Stella McCartney’s palm tree tops make me want to break … Read more