Fashion Trend Report: The New Basic is Anything But BlackWritten by Donna Monday
We all have it in our closets. Black Ė universal color that mixes and matches with anything. Black makes us look good, while covering up figure flaws. And thatís good. Black has its place in our fashion hearts. But, now itís time expand our wardrobe options into colorful uncharted territory.
Are you ready, ladies? Here are new color combinations that will spice up your wardrobe and get you away from reaching for black when you may be in a mood for something a little more adventurous.
Chic Color Combo: Brown and Pink
Brown is a great alternative neutral to black. A brown pair of pants or a brown skirt with a pink top is a nice feminine look that is warm and inviting.
Chic Color Combo: Navy and Orange
Navy is traditionally paired with white or red. But letís think outside box a bit and go for a navy suit with an orange blouse or tank top. Wear navy shoes for a traditional look, or shoes with orange accents for a little fun.
Got A Closet Full of Trendy Clothes? Watch Out!Written by Donna Monday
You just bought a pair of Ugg boots to go with your hip hugger jeans and trucker cap. And thatís not all. You scour fashion magazines for latest trends, then go running out to fill your closet. Trendy is good, right?
Uh, not so fast. Keeping abreast of trends in fashion is essential to not looking outdated, but having a closet full of trendy clothes can quickly turn into a big waste of time and money, unless youíre Paris Hilton. Maybe Paris can afford to buy and discard clothes like candy, but average woman needs a wardrobe with some staying power.
All fashion experts agree that you should build your wardrobe around classic pieces like: blazers, tailored suits, neutral bottoms and tops. Classic clothing lasts for years and is very versatile.
On other hand, trends come and go. Those Ugg boots you just bought along with trucker caps are already passť (according to fashionistas in know). You can either give them away to Good Will or keep wearing them because you really like them.