by Nikki-Lyn Holm
Sparkle In Style
I'm a fashion-obsessed blogger, excited to share local highlights, tips, and trends about a few of my favorite things: Beauty, Bangles, and Babes. My mission as your Mom Blogger and Accessory Stylist, is to help enlighten and enhance your own unique fashion style!
This covers so many things: Fashion. Kindness. Makeup. Children. Beauty is a genuine, kind-hearted soul. A positive force. A living and breathing example of “love” in action. We all have room to “model” more of what beauty looks like in our lives…
Bracelets represent my accessory-loving side. Women are like fashion cupcakes. Layer yourself with a hat, necklace, or bracelet, and we display a bit of “frosting” to showcase our personalities!
I keep myself busy with four younger children ages: 5, 7, 9, and 9. My girls were born to be fashionistas, while my son lives to wear play clothes. We empower them to find their own "style" while guiding them away from fashion No-No’s; the struggle of the “balance and beauty juggle” is real!
Enough about me…now onto YOU!
Here are my top five categories, of head to toe trends you can expect to see this Spring:
Makeup: Your face is a canvas. Try the BOLD color of red lipstick. Or, enhance your eyes and grab a nude colored lipstick. It’s all about balance. Lashes and defined brows are VERY in whether you apply DIY, or get enhanced at your local salon.
Wardrobe Statements : Banker stripes, thick stripes, and head to toe florals (Careful….too many flowers could make you look like your Grandma’s walking garden). The IN colors for Spring are well over 50 shades of blue and yellow. Neutrals and khakis are always hot to trend as well!
80’s Influence: We are seeing the ‘Flash Dance” shoulders, peek-a-boo dresses, and bathrobes. Ummm, yeah, you read that right. We aren’t in the big cities. Want a bathrobe? Great. Save it for the bathroom. Or a trip to the jacuzzi or even the beach.
Shoes: Flatforms! A platform shoe with no arch. Stilettos are back, but I’ve never been a fan. Too constricting. Sneakers are IN. If you exercise, than they never really “went out” but hey! Also, bows, feathers, ruffles, ribbons and all kinds of shininess have hit the shoe scene as well.
Accessories: Chokers. Charms. Textures. Mixed Metals. Although the main headliner this spring is rose gold. Silver and Turquoise, and creams and golds are making quite the pairings together too. Layering your jewelry gives a very polished, and elongating look. Women should strive to wear a minimum of 6, and a maximum of 12 accessories. This rule includes: Watch, ring, bracelets, necklace, earrings, belts, scarves, eyeglasse/sunglasses, and polished nails.
New to the fashion scene? Want to reinvent yourself? Try one of these tips above and let me know how it goes. I’m happy to guide you while you find your inner fashion-zen-se. Namaste.
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