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3 Ways to Wear A shirt Dress // Final Look: A Trench Coat

3 Ways to Wear A shirt Dress // Final Look: A Trench Coat

Weather around this time is very fluctuating. That makes it so difficult to figure out how to dress every day. On some days, we still need some layers. Here is the final look of how you can rock a shirt dress in 3 ways with totally different styles and vibes.

A Few Trends in One Look // Spring Layering

A Few Trends in One Look // Spring Layering

I managed to pull together a few of my current beloved trends into one look. Can you guess which ones? 

3 Ways To Wear A Shirt Dress // Second Look: Dress + Biker Jacket

3 Ways To Wear A Shirt Dress // Second Look: Dress + Biker Jacket

A statement shirt dress styled in 3 ways! Here is the 2nd look in more casual and edgy! 

Spring Has Sprung!

Couldn't be happier to see these lovely cherry blossoms in full bloom!

Photographed by

Marcus Annable

 // Queen Anne

TOP: c/o Charlotte Russe (similar here)  //  PANTS: a local store in Santa Monica (similar here) // JACKET: ZARA  //  SHOES: JustFab (similar here)  // BAG: ALDO  // HAT:ASOS (or oversized one)  // TIGHTS:Nordstrom Rack  //  ACCESSORIES: GAP sunnies, Rocksbox earrings & necklace

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Hi LOVEs!!!!

Are you as happy as I am to finally feel the spring weather and to get to see all the oh-so-cute flowers blooming everywhere? Whenever spring has sprung, it always reminds me of my home: Tokyo, Japan. As you probably know, you can see wonderful cherry blossoms in Japan wherever you go during this season, and we have a fun outdoor party called

Hanami

to celebrate or enjoy the transient beauty of flowers with family, friends, or colleagues while we enjoy delicious food and drinks together. Sounds really enjoyable, doesn't it? Oh I miss THAT so much!

I was happy that yesterday was warm enough to bare some skin (Yes! Finally!) so I wore a bright red dress and a pastel pink sweater on top of it for a fashion/blogger event last night. I posted the look on my

Instagram

if you are curious to see it! 

Although the temperature is warming now, on some days the winter chill remains. Today's look is for one of those days and is inspired by the spring vibe. I put on a flowery printed pink top and paired it with some skinny jeans. Instead of wearing boots, I decided to go for multi-colored sandals. I know it was too cold to wear them barefooted, so I layered with

black sheer tights

, and it worked! I have been looking for a perfect camel hat that can be wearable for all seasons, and look what I've scored recently from

ASOS

!!!

 When in doubt, go find at

ASOS

! I adore its big wide brim. Plus, it definitely goes with any look and gives a nice touch of chicness. Color-wise, camel is better than dark ones like black and gray to give your look a brighter accent. Because I needed a few more layers, I chose my ZARA faux fur jacket to keep the "spring hue" going while bundling up.  For a little bling, these lovely accessories from

Rocksbox

 do an amazing job! I can't help but be in love with them! Too cute not to wear them every day! If you like them and want to subscribe

Rockbox

's amazing jewelry, you can get a free one month subscription with the special code "

aikasloveclosetxoxo

!"

Happy Thursday my sweeties!

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Come SEE Me! Come Join Us! SEE Eyewear Spring Trunk Show April 3 - 6th!




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Hi LOVEs!!!!

I am very happy to announce that I am going to HOST a fashion event/party for the FIRST time in my blogger life! If you remember, I went to SEE Eyewear launch party last month, and they are releasing their new Spring/Summer collection! To cerebrate, they are having a trunk show from Thursday April 3 - Sunday April 6th, and I am a host of the kick-off party from 5-7pm!!!! How exciting!!!

The event will feature special discounts on the new spring collection including an exclusive gift with purchase, light refreshments, on-site shopping from JJ Caprice, complimentary mini manicures by Julep, free bang trims, dry styling and swag from Sasson Salon, and more! Get there early to get stylish swag bags for the first 25 guests! Since this is open for public, NO fee and NO RSVP is needed! This fun event is continuing throughout the weekend. I will be at the store on Saturday as well to have with you guys! :)
If you can't make it for the Thursday's party, just stop by at SEE Eyewear store anytime to check their spring/summer collection! The best way to update your look is always to add some nice accessories, and wearing stylish eyewear from SEE is definitely the right option for that!

I stopped by at the store yesterday and was totally fascinated by how many kinds of glasses and sunglasses they carry! I enjoyed the great service from the shop assistance and really love the idea that you can swatch the regular glasses into sunglasses by choosing your favorite lenses from the variety selections and vice versa! I picked up flattering frames from Mondo's collection and changed the clear lenses to pink transparent ones to make sunglasses!! I can't wait to get my customized fashionable frames! <3 

Anyway...

WHEN: Thursday April 3rd - Sunday April 6th
WHERE: SEE Eyewear - 1429 5th Ave. Seattle 

EVENT OVERVIEW:

Thusday, April 3rd
Sprink Kick off party in-store from 5-7pm featuring style blogger AikA of AikA's Love Closet, special discounts and gift with purchase on the spring collection, complimentary bang trims, dry styling and swag from Sasson Salon, free mini manicure by Julep, on-site shopping from JJ Caprice, light regreshments including Yellow Leaf Cupcakes and more!

Friday, April 4th
 Stop by the store to check out the spring collection of frames and sunglasses! SEE stylists will be on-site to talk spring eyewear trends and help you find the perfect pair for your personal style!

Saturday, April 5th
 The trunk show continues all weekend long! Enjoy music from an in-store DJ, shopping from JJ Caprices, plus an appearance by Seattle style blogger AikA of AikA's Love Closet.

Sunday, April 6th
 The weekend caps off with morning mimosas and spring style consults by SEE Eyewear specialists.
   

 Here are picture previews of  some of their spring/summer collection!


Did you find anything that attracts you? I hope I will see you at the event! :)
Let's enjoy the spring beautiful weather 


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Striped Shirt II ~Newsy Handsome Stripe~



NEWSBOY CAP: Japan
EARRINGS: Birthday Gift
STRIPED SHIRT (Similar HERE), WHITE FRAMED SUNGLASSES & PINK SHORTS: Forever 21
SNAKE RING: Charlotte Russe
PLATFORM SANDALS: Vince Camuto


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Today's outfit features another striped shirt, this time with an awesome hat.
Have I ever mentioned that I am a big fan of HATS? They complete any look!!!

Since I wanted the second striped shirt look to be more a cool, tomboyish, and sophisticated look, I wore this newsboy cap. I really love the pastel pink shorts and how well they go with the striped shirt. Also, I matched up the sunglasses and bag with the same color so that my look has a solid feeling.

Lately I've been in love with these fun, stunning sandals from Vince Camuto (Got them last year via PIPERLIME) . They have a lot of my favorite features all wrapped up in one pair of shoes: they have color-blocking, are platforms, have a cross strap, and they have thick heels with studs (on the heels)... No wonder I get tons of compliments whenever I wear them! I always love the heels to make my legs longer and slimmer, and these are definitely make it happen!

So far, I super enjoy styling up the striped shirt! The next blog post will be the last striped shirt look... It will be hard to decided which one is my most favorite outfit!!!!


Hope you like/love my second striped shirt look!!!!!  


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Striped Shirt ~What Goes With Stripes~




STRIPE SHIRT: Forever 21 (Similar HERE)
SKIRT & BELT: Thrifted
NECKLACE: JAPAN
EARRINGS, BAG & WATCH: ALDO
OPEN TOE BOOTIES: Qupid via Lulu's.com
SUNNIES: Urban Outfitters (UO Sunnies HERE)
HEADBAND: American Apparel


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I'd always wanted to own a striped item; they are very in vogue and great items to make a look stylish and bold. However, I hadn't been able to find any that really caught my eyes. So when I ran into this perfect and very fun (because of its design) striped shirt from Forever 21, I fell in love with it in a second and purchased it right away without looking at the price and trying it on, which was totally rare for me! It's super eye-catchy, trendy, and versatile! I love it so much!
One of the amazing things about styling is that I can create totally different looks and bring out contrasting feelings from the same garment. I just have to change clothes, hairstyle, accessories, or whatever. That's what I love about styling at the most!  So, I decided to make three completely different outfits using one of the hottest trends this summer: STRIPES, and I believe this shirt could be an excellent item for that!!!
For my first striped shirt look, I wanted to achieve a cute, girly look, so I could go shopping with my girl friends, then go out for dinner at my boyfriend afterwords.
 I paired it with some feminine elements, such as the headband and skirt, to create a lovely look. To finalize this look, I accented it with a fresh, yellow colored bag to express the vibe of summer.


Hope you like/love my first look of striped shirt! Stay tuned for the next two looks!



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The First Day of Summer

Photographed by Felix Hidajat


HAT: ALDO
JEAN JACKET: Japan
ANIMAL GRAPHIC TANK: MANGO
LEOPARD BOOTIES: ASOS
ZEBRA NECKLACE: Forever 21
BAG: Steve Madden
FRINGE EARRINGS: H&M



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 My legs are short and I hate that :( They seem even shorter when I'm wearing pants.... Such a sad thing, isn't it? So I don't like wearing pants unless I am wearing heels. But, white skinny pants look cool and fresh, so I got this pair of white skinny pants at a thrift store last year. I wanted an "all-white" outfit, yet I love this animal graphic tank from MANGO so much I had to use it, too.
I didn't notice until now that I paired them with leopard booties and a zebra necklace, completing this outfit with 'animal items.

I really love the way this hat sits. I've never worn a hat this way, but now I think I should wear my hats this way more often. It's simple and easy, but is sleek and very stylish!!!! 
What's your most favorite way to wear a hat? 

Hope you like/love the look!!!!!



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White on White













SHIRT: H&M  |  SHORT PANTS and BELT: Thrifted  |  INNER CAMISOLE: Betsey Johnson  |   HAT: Purchased at a salon  |  NECKLACE: F21  |   KNEE HIGH SOCKS: Gifted  |  SHORT BOOTS: Nasty Gal ( Qupid) 


Although I love colors so badly, I am such a big fan of one of the spring/summer trends, WHITE ON WHITE!!!!!!! It's super duper easy to put on and it brings a lot of feelings to your outfit ; classy, pure, clean, fresh and cool.... How could I not dare to try this awesome trend?  Definitely my favorite easy-chic  look!!!! This is my first white on white outfit this spring, but I already have so many ideas of how I dress using lots of white colors! Personally, I am dying to utilize some light-weight & sheer fabrics. 


 I found some really lovely inspirational white on white outfits that I extremely admire!!!








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Leopard X Neon

As a lot of fashionistas already knew, Neon is a statement color and very fun to play with on your outfits.
It will not only spices up your look but also sends out a strong taste into it.
Don't underestimate the power of bright colors and it definitely enhance the look of your outfit! This spring and summer, Neon is a king of "pop of color" that every woman should have in their fashion wardrobe!!!!!

          
        


 WHITE SILKY TANK-TOP: Aritzia  |  LEOPARD JACKET: Forever 21  |  NEON SKIRT: Nassty Gal  | BOOTIE: Steve Madden  |  ACCESSORIES: Forever 21, Express, ALDO   |  SUNGLASSES: Buffalo Exchange 




 Do you like my new black hair??? :) 


 RING: Loft  |  PEARL BRACELET: Express  |  WATCH: ALDO  |  GOLD + SILVER BRACELET: Forever 21

NECKLACE: Forever 21


 Diggin' my orange statement ring! 

Oh STEVE MADDEN, you are always so good to me!!!!! 


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Hello Spring... Hello Colors...

Hello my lovely fashionable readers, how have you been?
I'm very sorry that I haven't blogged for almost a month. With three jobs like I mentioned in a previous post it's driven me crazy since I have less free time for myself, but now I am kind of figuring out how to handle it :)
Good thing is that I am not really stressed out about my jobs!!! I always get excited and enjoy whatever project I am assigned plus I love people I am working with :D
Currently, I am working on a big project which is a trunk show being held in May. I am extremely thrilled about it because I know it's going to be awesomely fun and exciting!!!!!!


I am very delightful these days because it's now a season of COLOR-BLOCKING!!!! Still Seattle is still kinda chilly even when the sun is up, though. Personally I prefer colors rather than monotone, so I always have some colors in my daily outfit, having fun mixing up colors and colors...
In addition to colors, it's so fun to play with pastel and neon colors this spring/summer!!!!!


HAT: Free People 
TOP: EXPRESS
YELLOW PANTS: From Japan
BELT: Thrifted 
LACE SOCKS: ASOS
TWO TONE SUEDE WEDGES: Lulu's 





EARRINGS: Charlotte Russe

 NECKLACE: EXPRESS



 I love a CHUNKY ring like this one!!!! NEED MORE OF THOSE!!!! :P

COLORS x COLORS = My FAVVVVVV <3 




 
Diggin' these pink frame aviator sunglasses from ALDO!!!! 




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Hope you all have a sweet and lovely one!! 
XOXO