Before we know it, summer will come to an end. Of course we don’t like to think about summer ending, but it’s the inevitable. It’s August and before you know it, it’ll be November! Although summer isn’t over yet, fashion forecasters are already giving us details of fall trends that you’ll be seeing for the 2019 season. You want to get a jumpstart on building your closet accordingly. I suggest investing in pieces that can transition over to the Fall season now. Shop pieces that you can also begin wearing now. You have to stay ready to get ready for the season changes! I’ll show you items you can buy right now that you can create looks with for early Fall and also wear during the end of the Summer. Here are my top style picks from three of my favorite online shops!
UNIQUE21 organza shirt with balloon sleeves ($48.00) from ASOS!
Floral Print Organza Shirt ($49.99) from Zara.com
Fuchsia Leather Heeled Ankle boots ($149.00) from Zara.com
Simmi London Samia neon yellow fishnet heeled shoes ($ 56.00) from Asos.com
Wide heeled sling backs ($39.90) from Zara.com
Blazer with Rolled Up Sleeves ($69.90) from Zara.com
Plus Black Rolled Sleeve Blazer ($100.00) from us.riverisland.com
Black faux leather shirt dress ($130.00) from us.riverisland.com
The In Style Plus Cropped Blazer Jacket with hook and eye detail in white ($51.00) from Asos.com
Orange caged skinny heeled sandals ($76.00) from Zara.com
Black faux leather belted bandeau dress ($ 130.00) from us.riverisland.com
Striped Rustic Jumpsuit ($39.90) from Zara.com
ASOS DESIGN vinyl short with self covered belt ($40.00) from Asos.com
Plus black faux leather utility pencil skirt ($76.00) from us.riverisland.com
Heeled Sandals with wood and vinyl ($ 49.90) from Zara.com
Megan Thee Stallion’s self proclaimed “hot girl summer” isn’t over ladies! There is still time to get out there and shut it down in the finest of threads. We’re giving millinneal Sex in the City steez with looks all summer 2019! I’m talking elevated body cons with exaggerated sleeves, deep V-necklines, balloon sleeves, and dramatic textures. Let’s take a look at 12 elevated statement party dresses that are sure to turn heads.
This beautiful satin lime number, with its draped sleeves and wrapped front gives a great waist line because of it’s intersecting drape at the waist. You won’t need to pair much with this bold piece.
I’m a sucker for dramatic and this dress screams “do the most” with the front ruffle and sequins. I suggest doing some textured statement earrings and single sole heels.
Holographic Silver Sequin Strapless Dress ( $225) from Houseofcb.com
You’ll be pretty in pink with this metallic pink wrap dress with a dramatic drape that fall slightly below the skirt. Go all out with a bold chandelier earring or keep it simple with diamond studs and clear heels.
Usually I dedicate all my fashion energy to my ladies! Today, this style post is for my guys! So many men ask me for style advice! It’s not that all men have a terrible fashion sense, it’s just they want to know what looks good and what fits well! From tailored suiting to joggers and sneakers, there are a number of on trend items you can play around with. The great thing about men’s style is that aside from a few changes in cuts and the use of new fabrics, the trends don’t deviate too much from the standard basics. It’s really all about how you’re putting your pieces together! Let’s dive in and take a look some of the top trends for the season!
1. Printed Tees
ASOS Design T-Shirt with Paisley Cut and Sew Panel ($23.00) from ASOS.com
River Island T-shirt with Monogram in Ecru ($29.00) from ASOS.com
ASOS DESIGN Super Skinny Suit Jacket in White Linen ($111.00) from ASOS.com
You can definitely use my trend picks as inspiration the next time you’re shopping for something to wear! Now you know what to shop for and wear to shop. These items are must-have pieces you can create stylish looks with. Sound off in the comments and let me know what you think of these trends!
I fell in love with this color block tiered tulle dress from ASOS the moment I saw it. From the color combination of pastels to it’s layered tulle, this dress stands out in the crowd. Talk about a statement piece! I lucked up because it was on sale for $33 and of course I love a good sale. (My favorite past time is to browse through ASOS sale items). I had to have this piece in my wardrobe.
I originally wanted this dress for an event earlier in the year but it was completely sold out. After checking back a few weeks later, there it was. My cotton candy dream dress was there for me. It was fate!
I wanted to create a look with popping hues that was unique and stylish. Elevating my layering was key to piecing my outfit together. I layered this dress over a yellow sheer organza pussy bow top and yellow silk heels. Pairing statement pieces that can be worn interchangeably is an innovative way to mix and match your pieces and create new looks out of what you already own.
One Above Another Oversized Pussy Bow Blouse in Sheer Organza ($40) from Asos.com
Hey Statement Makers! I want to take a moment to shed some light on a locally owned online boutique you should know, AJ’s Luxe Wear. Operated and owned by entrepreneur, Ambernique Johnson, her boutique offers a vast range of of luxe pieces giving you fashion that looks and feels good. Johnson works to provide her “Luxe Babes” with a top tier online shopping experience that will keep you wanting more! And you’ll certainly want more of what AJ’s Luxe Wear has to offer.
Johnson began her online boutique, AJ’s Luxe Wear, in January of 2017. She drew inspiration from her love of style and fashion magazines like Ebony and Jet as a child. This fueled her desire to create her own interpretation of what feel good fashion is in comparison to main stream media. While working to receive her MBA and raising her now 4 year old daughter, she decided to jumpstart her very own boutique.
While her brand is an extension of her personal style, she works to create classic looks that fit anyone’s style. Her pieces range from casual wear to occasion wear making AJ’s Luxe Wear truly a one stop shop! Whether you’re on the run to grab a few items or you’re stepping out for a night on the town, you can find something stylish that makes a statement at this boutique.
AJ’s Luxe Wear has much more in store for you for the Spring and Summer season this year! Johnson plans to keep her collection “light and chic” while giving us a few statement pieces that’ll give us stylish summer night looks. It’s going to be all about keeping it sexy and feminine while ensuring us style and comfort! Beyond that, Ambernique Johnson plans to eventually open up a small brick and mortar location in the next few years! I’ll certainly be keeping my eyes peeled for what AJ’s Luxe Wear has in store!