A Weekend Trip To Paris

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What to wear on a weekend trip to Paris

A two-day trip to Paris during the summer is the perfect excuse to look very fashionable, eat good food, shop and walk through the city to take in its beauty. Since it’s a short trip, when it comes to packing, opt for packing light: pick only three dresses and a pair of heels which can be worn with all the items of clothing.

Sylvia Tcherassi Samantha tiered striped silk-blend satin midi dress at Net-a-Porter
A red and off-white striped dress that has a nice wide sash across the waist; wear it during the day when you are out visiting the best of what Paris has to offer, such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre-Dame de Paris.

Emilia Wickstead Camelita embroidered abstract-lace dress at Matches Fashion
This black dress is from the Emilia Wickstead’s Autumn-Winter 2017 runway collection; it is made from sheer lace and has big sleeves, plus colorful embroidered polka dots – wear it during the night when you are out sampling some fine French food at a local restaurant.

Costarellos One Shoulder Printed Crepe Midi Dress at Moda Operandi
The white-colored one shoulder dress has a neck collar, a draped sleeve and an asymmetric hemline; it also features beautiful and bright floral prints in places – wear the dress when you are out shopping in Paris.

Sam Edelman Sammy Sandal at Nordstrom
A simple pair of black heels – it has ankle straps, plus an intersecting design of straps across the sandal. Choose this pair because the sandals are stylish but they have block heels which means they will be comfortable to walk in for long hours when on a holiday.

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Summer Trench Coats

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The best trench coats to get this summer

In my outlook, a trench coat is an ideal coat for the summer. This because of the materials they are sometimes made from, like cotton which is a really comfortable material to wear during the hottest season of the year.

Burberry Detachable hood taffeta trench coat at mytheresa.com
The trench coat is of a beautiful red color and it’s water-resistant too, making it ideal to wear when it unexpectedly rains during the summer. It is made out of taffeta and is not prone to creasing, plus it has a hood which can be detached; wear it with an outfit comprising a black shirt, a pair of dark-colored cigarette trousers and high heeled sandals

Clear Vinyl Trench Coat at Topshop
A bright pink trench coat that is made out of vinyl with contrasting white buttons, plus trimmings around the pocket, the sleeves and the collar; wear it with an outfit comprising a t-shirt, short skirt and a pair of sneakers.

Scarf Neck Trench Coat by Boutique at Topshop
This trench coat is in the traditional color of a trench coat – camel, but its design breaks free from traditions because a printed scarf adorns the neck; the scarf features colors like red, yellow and green – wear the trench coat paired with a crisp white shirt and a pair of wide-leg trousers.

Batwing Trench Coat at Topshop
A beautiful bright orange trench coat with batwing sleeves; wear it with a pair of black skinny jeans and a dark-colored bandeau top.

Beige Dresses

The best beige dresses to get this summer

Beige is a good color to wear during summer because you will not feel extremely hot if you wear it. Also, the nude-like aspect of the color makes it a perfect match for a woman who likes to look provocative all the time.

Cowl Front Satin Midi Dress at Boohoo
A champagne-colored satin dress that has a cowl neck and very thin shoulder straps which extend quite far over an open back in a criss-cross style – it is perfect to wear on a date because it is a slinky piece; just accessorize it simply with a pair of high heels.

No. 21 sheer tulle evening dress at Farfetch
The sheer + tulle evening dress has a ruched style at the front and also black details on the upper part of the dress; accessorize the dress with a pair of black high heels, as well as earrings, and wear it to a wedding.

Monique Lhuillier A-Line Embroidered Gown With Bow Detail at Moda Operandi
A beautiful champagne-colored gown with shoulder straps that are shaped into bows (made from tulle); it also has shimmering embellishments and it really looks like something out of a fairy tale – wear it to an evening party with a pair of beige high heels.

Boutique Moschino 3/4 length dress at Yoox
An empire-style dress that has a belt, ruffles and very thin shoulder straps; accessorize the dress with a pair of flat sandals and wear it to a picnic.

Summer Jumpsuits

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The best jumpsuits to get this summer

In my outlook, a jumpsuit is perfect to wear to an important occasion when you are not in the mood to wear something too girly, such as a dress, to it. The best in the market this season are either of one single color or printed – you can accessorize all in a simple manner with just a pair of black high heels.

Balmain Long Sleeve Jumpsuit at Harrods
A long black jumpsuit cut in the style of a blazer at the top; it also has gold buttons on the sleeves of the jumpsuit and at the front too, plus a fitted design – wear it to a business dinner.

Alice McCall Stuck On You ruffle-trimmed twill playsuit at The Outnet
The pink playsuit has a skirt layered at the front, a wrap design and a beautiful print of flowers and leaves; wear it to a romantic date.

Carolina K Bermuda Jumpsuit at Moda Operandi
A peach-colored playsuit featuring ruffles – wear it to look seductive on a girl’s night out.

Diane von Furstenburg Celeste floral-print silk-jersey wrap playsuit at Net-a-Porter
The strappy jumpsuit has wide legs and a print featuring cacti etc.; it also has a fold-over design on the front and is pink in color – wear it to a summer barbecue.

One-Color Dresses

The best one-color dresses to get this summer

In my outlook, the best thing about one-color dresses is that they can be accessorized heavily: earrings, a necklace, a bag and pretty shoes, you can wear them all. And there is one for every occasion to repeat that more than once.

Strapless Pencil Dress at Karen Millen
A blue pencil dress that has a bustier design at the bodice, plus a slanted silk sash over one shoulder; wear it to a dinner party.

V-neck Dress at H&M
A strappy jersey dress with a V-neckline and a wrap design and tie-detailing on the side; wear it to a neighborhood barbecue.

Frill Sleeve Button Through Mini Dress at Boohoo
A yellow dress that at the front of it has a cut on the bodice, a bow detail and a buttoned design; wear it to a date.

Asymmetric neckline dress at Mango
A purple-colored dress with an asymmetric cut on the neckline; wear it to a cocktail party.

 

A Trip To A Plantation House

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What to wear whilst visiting a historic house on a plantation

A dressy outfit is great for a trip to a historic house located on a plantation. This is because the trip is supposed to be a moment to look good, as well as be a fun episode.

Dries Van Noten Sleeveless silk organza top at Mytheresa.com
This is a beautiful organza top: it has uncomplicated panels and features embellishment on a print of palm trees, plus tie-details on the sides.

Bodas Smooth Tactel underwired bra at Matches Fashion
It is a simple blush-pink colored bra to wear inside the see-through top from Dries Van Noten: it’s underwired and has a plunging cut.

Haider Ackermann Asymmetric satin-crepe midi skirt at Net-a-Porter
This is a beautiful green skirt: it has an asymmetric hem and drapes following a bias-cut.

Aldo Batavia rhinestone ankle strap sandals at Selfridges
A pair of metallic-silver high heeled sandals that has cascading rhinestones – beautiful and glamorous.

Patriotic Colors

What to wear to the fireworks celebration in New York

Every year, Macy’s throws a spectacular exhibition of fireworks in New York to celebrate Independence Day. It is an event not to be missed, and if you are going to it this year, then choose a casual look for it – one which includes the colors red, blue and white, to appear as a deeply patriotic person.

American Flag Open Back Tank Top at Dresslily
A sleeveless top with a backless design, featuring white stars against a blue background and red and white striped bows at the back; even though the tank top is quite casual, it is a perfect match for a provocative woman because it is backless.

Blue Embroidered Hem Denim Shorts at New Look
A pair of mid-rise shorts that has stunning red embroidery on the hem – it is nicely girly and a good choice for a mostly casual evening.

Satchel Cross Body Bag at Accessorize
A red satchel that is perfect for all your carrying needs at the fireworks display: your mobile phone, keys, compact and so on; the shoulder strap can be detached but the bag looks better if you keep it on when you are at an event of this type because it doesn’t exude too serious a vibe when what you should be aiming for is for it to purely exude functionality.

Cadilinna at Aldo
A pair of dazzling sandals in silver – it is both glamorous and practical for an event that is supposed to be packed.