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Pink Valentine’s Day Scarves

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on February 6, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so if you are looking for the perfect gift or for the perfect accessory, here are our picks for the special day: pink scarves and pashminas!

Wrap yourself with love!

Pink Holes Scarf, $14.95

pink holes scarf shawl salmon

Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

pink pashmina shawl pink scarf

Vibrant Red & Pink Stripped Lycra Viscose Scarf, $18.45

red and pink stripes scarf

Light Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

light pink pashmina shawl

Pom Pom Ruffle Scarf , $14.95

pom pom ruffle scarf pink

Pale Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

pale pink pashmina shawl

Which one of these pink scarves and pashminas will be your Valentine?

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Nicole Scherzinger’s Best Scarf and Pashmina Looks

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on February 2, 2012 at 9:00 pm

We love Nicole Scherzinger. We love her music, looks and style.

Here are some of her best scarf and pashmina looks over the years. It’s obvious that she has a passion for black, grey and pastels scarves which are also some of our favorite choices for every day looks.

Take a look at Nicole’s scarf looks and let us know which one’s your favorite:

nicole scherzinger black scarf pashmina

Shop for black pashmina

nicole scherzinger black scarf pashmina

Shop for black scarves and pashminas

nicole scherzinger cafe au lait scarf

Shop for cafe au lait pashmina shawl

nicole scherzinger salmon pink scarf

Shop for salmon pink scarves

nicole scherzinger black and grey pashmina

Shop for black and grey scarves and pashminas

nicole scherzinger black white scarf

Shop for silk print scarves

Choose you favorite look, leave a comment and we’ll do a post about how to recreate it for less!

Mix &Match: Jessica Alba Wearing Animal Print Scarf and Striped T-Shirt

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Celebrity Scarf Looks, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on January 31, 2012 at 9:37 pm

We love doing ‘Get the Look’ posts! They are super fun to come up with but they also offer the chance to shop for almost identical pieces worn by celebrities so we can perfectly recreate some of the most fashionable looks for less!

Today’s look: Jessica Alba wearing two of the most trendy items of all time: the animal print scarf and the striped T-shirt. Check-out how Alba has mastered the art of Mix & Match and try to recreate her look with a little help from us!

jessica alba leopard scarf jeansGet the Look:

Black Knit “Moss Watch” Beret $35.00 from BlueFly.com

Blush Raglan Sleeve Striped T-Shirt $47.00 from StyleBOP.com

Blue Double Layered Animal Print Silk Scarf $18.95 from lapurse.com

Damsel Cat Eye Sunglasses $14.00 from Urban Outfitters

GUESS Gone Wild Leopard Heart Stud Earrings $20.00 from zappos.com

MOTO Grey Baxter Jeans $80.00 from TOPSHOP

Haile Womens Platform Ankle Boots $24.99 from Target.com

Set of 12 Hammered Bangles $12.00 by Lori’s Shoes

 IMoshion Rhea Shoulder Bag $79.00 from endless.com
What do you think of Jessica Alba’s mix and match? Love the animal print and stripes combo?

 

Get the Look: Print Scarves

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on January 24, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Every woman needs a beautiful collection of print scarves to adorn her every day outfits. Whether you’ll opt for animal print, floral print or other fashionable prints, go ahead and add at least one of these stylish accessories to your wardrobe!

Show off your wild side with the fashionably bold and daring Double Layered Zebra Print Silk Scarf!

Wonderfully watercolored with a feminine floral print, the Double Layered Purple Print Silk Scarf will quickly become essential to your every day look!

Add a touch of personal style and accentuate your look with the stunning Double Layered Floral Blue & Red Silk Scarf!

Show off your wild side with the fashionably bold and daring Blue Double Layered Animal Print Silk Scarf!

Light enough to be worn during the warm season, but also perfect for the cold season, the orange reversible 2 toned circle patterned silk shawl will make you the envy of all your friends!

Adorn yourself with an exquisite and vibrant green stripped lycra viscose scarf!

The perfect choice in fashion accessories if you are looking for a way to liven up your wardrobe this season is the adorable silver polka dots scarf!

What scarf prints do you like best? Polka dots, stripes, floral, animal print or some other? Let us know!

 

Fashion Scarves Under $20

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Infinity Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on January 11, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Looking for affordable fashion scarves that can transform your everyday looks? You are in the right place!

Here is a selection of beautiful women’s scarves, fashionable and under $20 so you won’t have to spend a fortune on those new accessories you’ve been wanting for so long!

Get the look:

Beige Plush Knit Infinity Scarf $17.99; Blue Double Layered Animal Print Silk Scarf $18.95 ; Gray Knit Scarf with Oval Patterns $17.99 ; Yellow Infinity Scarf with Rose Detail $17.99 ; Purple Pom Pom Ruffle Scarf $14.95 ; Fuschia Holes Scarf  $14.95 ; Magenta Cable Knit Infinity Scarf $17.99 ; Vibrant Red & Pink Stripped Lycra Viscose Scarf $18.45 ; Light Weight Metallic Silver Dot Coffee Scarf $18.95 ;Ruffle Scarf Teal Blue $18.45 ; Green Studded Scarf with Two Rose Details & Contrasting Edges $17.99.

Scarves available at lapurse.com .

2012 Winter Fashion Trends: All That Sparkles

In 2012 Fashion Trends, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on January 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Can you resist a touch of sparkle?

1. Sequin cardigans are an absolute must-have for the festive season and we found the perfect piece. This taupe and gold Spangle Trim Crop Cardigan ($27.80) from Forever 21 will make a lovely addition to your wardrobe.

The sequin dress has become a wardrobe must-have just like the famous little black dress. Speaking of the LBD, why not give it a modern twist with a touch of sparkle as seen at no. 9 – Sequin Mini Dress by Aryn K. ($37.97) from Piperlime. If you’re really planing to look ultra glam, opt for no. 3 – the sparkly mesh sequin dress in silver from Jessica Simpson ($89.99).

Feeling the sequined pantstrend? So do we! That’s why we choose the fabulous pieces at no. 10 – Sequin Shimmer Leggings($24.80) from Forever 21 and no. 15 – Sequin Jogging Shorts ($17.80) from Forever 21.

The sequin skirt is also present in our top selections with its best representation at no.13 , Lipsy Skirt – All Over Sequin ($95.00) from Bloomingdale’s.

Sequined accessories? Yes, please!

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by sequined clothing items, these sparkly fashion accessories are the perfect choice for you to stand out.

2. Light Weight Metallic Silver Dot Purple Scarf ($18.95) from La Purse

4. Multi sequin Nine West Cress Pump ($99.00) from Piperlime

5. Sequined Leaf Headband by FASHION BUG from Sonsi Woman

7.VINCE CAMUTO Sequin Chainmail Earrings ($38.00) from Lord and Taylor

8. VINCE CAMUTO Sequin Chainmail Bracelet ($68.00) from Lord and Taylor

9. MADEE silver sequin slip ons ($119.95) from Steve Madden

11. Nine West Kaboose Pump ($44.97) from Piperlime

12. Fiona Paxton Sequin Collar Necklace ($336.33) from asos

14.Markus Lupfer Sequined initial brooch ($20) from Net-a-Porter

Last but definitely not least,  add a feminine sequined top to your shopping list. This will be the perfect piece for a nigh out with the girls! At no. 16. Petite Sequin Front Vest ($64.00) from TOPSHOP.

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Fashion Scarves and Pashminas: The Blue Scarves Edition

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Infinity Scarves, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on January 3, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Get the look:

1. Double Layered Floral Blue & Red Silk Scarf $18.95

2. Light Weight Metallic Silver Dot Midnight Blue Scarf $18.95

3. Silk Metallic Silver Dot Bright Blue Scarf $24.95

4. Blue Scarf with Two Rose Details $17.99

5. Navy Blue Infinity Scarf with Rose Detail $17.99

6. Blue Fancy Patchwork Scarf $29.99

7. Midnight Blue Pashmina Shawl $24.95

8. Reversible Pink & Blue Patterned Shawl $29.45

9. Light Weight Midnight Blue Scarf $9.95

10. Ruffle Scarf Teal Blue $18.45

What do you say: are you feeling the blue scarves?

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10 Most Popular Scarf Styles

In 2011 Fashion Trends, 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Infinity Scarves, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on September 21, 2011 at 7:53 pm

There is no fashion accessory like a gorgeous high-quality scarf. Offering both warmth and great style, this women’s accessory can liven up your outfits in an instant. And let’s not forget about its versatility: wear it as a neck warmer, as a shawl, as a turban or as a headscarf.

Thanks to its popularity the scarf has been constantly reinvented and is now featured in a multitude of styles, ranging from classic pashmina to modern infinity scarves.

Here are the ten  most popular scarf styles from which you can choose the ones that you like best:

Cashmere Pashmina Shawls or Pashminas


Classic and elegant, Cashmere Pashmina Shawls  are the perfect choice in fashion accessories and the perfect gift for any occasion, especially for bridesmaids. These also offer an incredibly soft feel and exceptional look so if there’s one accessory that should not be missing from your wardrobe that’s the pashmina.

Double Layered Silk Print Scarves

Ultra chic and stylish, the silk scarves are another classic style that goes in the category of wardrobe must-haves. Use them to add a touch of glam to your everyday look.

Handmade Crochet Scarves

Inspired by the romantic and relaxed vibe the boho-chic look promotes, the handmade crochet scarves are a great addition to your scarf collection. They are light enough to be worn during the summer but they also offer the right amount of warmth for winter. The ways one can wear this scarves are unlimited, from shawl-style to sarong style.

Ruffle Scarves

The satin ruffle scarves the “It” item in fashion. Incredibly elegant and radiant, these scarves are very fashion-forward and can add the ‘x’ factor to every outfit.

Infinity Scarves

The Infinity Scarves are a modern take on a classic fashion accessory, the overly popular scarf. Being one of the most versatile women’s fashion accessories, the infinity loop scarf  can be wrapped around for a cowl-neck effect, or simply draped around for a more dramatic touch.

Lycra Viscose Scarves

Fun and colorful, the lycra viscose scarf is a great accessory for the modern woman looking to liven up her look.

Pom Pom Ruffle Scarves

Now this is the cutest scarf style ever! Adorable ruffle details and little pom pom balls add a flirty feel to each scarf irresistible.

Light Weight Scarves

This type of scarf comes available in two styles: the plain lightweight scarves and the silver dots scarves. Scarf enthusiasts will love both styles as they are both characterized by light transparency which adds elegance to the overall look of these lovely shawls.

Patterned Knit Scarves

One of the hottest winter scarves are, without any doubt, the patterned knit scarves. The great look, the warmth and the comfort this style has to offer makes them irreplaceable during the cold season.

Keyhole Scarves

For a secure fit, the scarf features a discrete keyhole slit to slide through one end of the scarf. This style is perfect if you are looking for a great accessory for your coats and jackets. Just throw a keyhole scarf on and you’re ready to go!

Which scarf style is your favorite? Leave us a comment with your choice!

 

Everlasting Style: Classic Pashmina Shawls

In 2011 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on August 29, 2011 at 4:36 pm

Fashion trends appear and disappear on a daily basis; most of them barely lasting a couple of weeks. However, there are styles that are forever trendy, always beautiful and always fashionable. One of those timeless styles is the pashmina shawl. Classic and elegant, the pashmina is one of the most popular women’s accessories. Ever since its appearance on the fashion scene and up to this day, this wardrobe staple has remained a classic. There are certain prints, fabrics and styles that will go out of style after a while, but you can rest assured that the pashmina isn’t one of those.

What makes the pashminas so special? The soft feel, the warmth they offer, the style and the effortless elegance, all these contribute to the appeal of the scarf. But that’s not all that is special about pashminas. They are also extremely versatile items that can be easily dressed up or dressed down; they can be worn both during summer and winter and they go well with pretty much everything else in your wardrobe.

It’s well worth investing in a classic pashmina shawl; you’ll see that it will soon become your most valuable fashion accessory. Here are the top classic cashmere pashminas every woman should own:

A black pashmina shawl

A chocolate pashmina shawl

A nude pashmina scarf – this would also make a gorgeous bridesmaid gift. Plus, the warm cafe-au-lait color is hard to resist!

A gray pashmina – whether you opt for light gray or a dark shade, this is an absolute must-have. A celebrity favorite, the gray pashmina has been worn by Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian and Gwen Stefani, just to name a few.

A pink pashmina shawl – take a cue from Jennifer Aniston’s look book and update your scarf collection with a beautiful pink pashmina.

A white pashmina shawl – soft and beautiful, the white pashmina will make a nice addition to your everyday wardrobe. If white isn’t your favorite, try another classic, the cream pashmina shawl.

These classic scarves will never fall out of style and that is what makes them an absolute must-have to every woman who loves beautiful fashion accessories.

Tell us about your favorite classic scarf styles!

Silver And Gold, The Perfect Additions To Your Wardrobe

In 2011 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on August 12, 2011 at 10:36 am

Metallics are one of this year’s biggest and most popular trends. From gunmetal to copper and rich shades of gold, these bold hues are exactly what any bona fide fashionista needs to enrich her wardrobe. Fashion experts advise  trend followers to give them all a try: from sun-kissed bronze make-up to bold jewelry and fabulous fashion scarves, there is one metallic accessory for everyone.

However, two shades are gaining more and more popularity and are quickly making their way into our wardrobes. These metallics must-haves: silver and gold.

We like to keep up with trends so, naturally, our scarf collections feature a couple of gorgeous silver and gold pieces any scarf lover will go crazy for. These fabulous scarves and shawls make the perfect accessory for anyone who’s looking for elegant evening accessories, a little cover-up on a cold evening or a statement making accessory.

Silver

Stylish and beautiful, silver fashion scarves and pashmina shawls will add a dramatic accent to any outfit. We recommend the bold Ruffle Scarf Gunmetal.

Gold

Elegant and radiant, gold scarves are the ultimate fashion accessories. We love the shiny look and the touch of class these pieces can add to any look. We recommend:

Reversible Yellow and Gold Shawl

Reversible Gold and Peach Shawl

Reversible Gold & Orange Patterned Shawl

Have you discovered the perfect silver and gold accessories? Let us know!