Memorial Day Weekend Style For Every Age

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20's Outfit: J. Crew Top // AG Skirt // Vans Shoes // Quay Sunglasses // Bauble Bar Earrings  30's Outfit: St. Roche Top // Rag & Bone Jeans // Star Mela Clutch // M. Gemi Shoes  40's Outfit: Frame Jeans // J. Crew Top // Tory Burch Sandals // House of Harlow Necklace // Rag & Bone Hat  50-60's Outfit: Ann Taylor Pants // Ann Taylor Top // Jack Rodgers Shoes // J. Crew Bracelet // Talbots Bag 

Memorial Day is the unsung hero of holidays because not only is it a special day to honor our armed forces, but it is also the official kick off to summer which means great weather, beach trips, vacations and BBQ's.   It also means you can break out the white pants without judgement if you are still one of those people who follow the fashion rules.  What I love most about memorial day weekend is you can put your jackets and sweaters away and bring your t-shirts, tank tops and shorts to the front of your closet.  Today I am kicking off the celebration by hand picking the perfect Memorial day outfit for every age group.  All four of these are perfect for almost any memorial day celebration whether you are heading to a party or just hanging around your house with family.  All of these looks can take you from the holiday weekend into the summer months so you continue to be the most stylish person in the room!  To shop my picks, click the links above or below.

If you want me to style you for upcoming events, check out my virtual styling services!

xx,

Colleen

Spring Handbags

Spring Handbags

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From Top Left: Gucci // Marc Jacobs // Star Mela // Gucci // H&M // Rebecca Minkoff // Tory Burch

I'm not going to lie, its been awhile since I've invested in a new handbag and I am starting to get the itch to add to my collection.  The problem is there are so many amazing bags out there right now, I am having a hard time deciding.  When the weather gets warmer I like to either wear a bright bag to inject some color into my outfit or go for the lighter more neutral bags like white or blush pink.  Right now I am loving the Gucci handbag series, but depending on your budget Rebecca Minkoff has great options at a much lower price point for a similar look.  To shop my picks, click the links above and below.

xx,

Colleen

Things I Love: Blush Tones

blush tone clothing 

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From Top Left: Re:named Jacket // Stuart Weitzman Shoes // Amanda Uprichard Top // Tory Burch Sunglasses // M. Gemi Sneakers // Madewell Tote // AMO T-Shirt // Tbags Dress 

I am always drawn to neutral colors when dressing because they go with everything and are easy to mix and match.  Besides black, white and grey one of my favorite colors is blush pink.  I think this subtle pop of color is the perfect way to spice up an all neutral look.   Lucky for me, right now blush pink is on-trend and almost every store has a variety of options to choose from.   Today I have hand picked some of my favorite pieces that are available in stores right now.  Even though it is still winter here in NYC, I clearly have spring on my mind!  Let's hope it comes early and I can start to wear some of these pieces now!

xx,

Colleen

Detached Turtleneck from LNA

detached turtleneck sweater
louis vuitton speedy bag
LNA detached turtleneck
LNA clothing detached turtleneck
tory burch boots
LNA clothing sweater
lna clothing olive green sweater
LNA Clothing 
detached neck sweater
LNA sweater

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LNA Sweater // J Brand Jeans // Tory Burch Boots (older stye, similar here and here) // Louis Vuitton Bag // Ray Ban Sunglasses

I am always looking for tops that have a little something different about them.  LNA is one of my favorite brands for casual tops because they always have the coolest cut outs or necklines that make them more than just simple t-shirts or sweaters.  This detached turtleneck sweater is super chic and on trend with the built-in choker look!  This top can be worn out at night or paired with jeans and sneakers for daytime.  It is also super soft and comfy.  Today I paired with with my J Brand high-rise skinnies and Tory Burch boots.  To shop this look, click the links above or below.

xx,

Colleen

Photography by Christina Emilie