Bohemian fashion

Elegant Dressing - The Embellished Heel

Elegant Dressing - The Embellished Heel

The Embellished Heel

When exploring the fashion looks of each season I always find it helpful knowing what's new or trending.  No need for an entirely new wardrobe of course, but perking up what you already own with an on-trend piece or two keeps your look current with minimum effort.

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Elegant Dressing - Fall Trends 2015

Elegant Dressing - Fall Trends 2015

Fall Trends

Browsing through the fashion websites, magazines and stores, the Fall Trends to me seem to comprise of the following:  Rich textured fabrics of paisley, brocade, jacquard and tweed; scarf-tie at the neck blouses (haven't worn one of those in forever!) and lots of black, especially sheer lace - Valentino Couture in particular feels Noir Victorian/Game of Thrones inspired.  

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Elegant Dressing - 70s Style for Spring/Summer 2015

Elegant Dressing - 70s Style for Spring/Summer 2015

70's fashion is back and for some of us there's a sense of "been there done that!"  However, the silhouettes have been refined and updated - I'm loving the cropped jackets, billowy dresses, woven wedged sandals and fringed bags. Etro's collection is pitch perfect in capturing that era's carefree bohemian spirit. Fabrics have customized dyeing, braiding and intricate embroidery giving the clothes an engaging mix of Native American-style details and Zandra Rhodes' gossamer, floaty handkerchief hems.  

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