Dec 282013
 

how to wear leather, how to wear boyfriend jeans, airport style, fall/winter, street style,  Rosie Huntington Whiteley, leather jacket, boyfriend jeans, ballet flat, python bag, oversized scarf, grey sweater, sunglasses, leather pants, givenchy antigona, leopard scarf,  On Rosie Huntington Whiteley: LAURENCE DACADE beige studded Ankle boots, 	Helmut Lang Skinny Leather Pant, Givenchy Antigona satchel,  Anita Ko jewelry, Givenchy sunglasses, grey sweater, leopard scarf On Rosie Huntington Whiteley: Chloe braided ankle strap flat, Isabel Marant black leather jacket, grey top, Current/Elliott boyfriend jeans, mulberry python bag, mulberry aviator sunglasses, grey printed chunky scarfPhotos: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley; Courtesy of akmgsi.comsplashnewsonline.com

Weekend wardrobe calls for casualness and ease, but the ways to achieve that vary depending on our activities. For a walk around cities, we may want something sleek and edgy for an effortlessly urban chic look, like leather pants, leopard scarf, or studded booties. For a getaway, comfort is key. Jacket, top and chunky scarf build up ideal layers for us to adjust to different temperatures while loose fit jeans and ballet flat making commute a lot easier.

In Chinese: 周末我们总会穿得休闲些,但根据场合和活动的不同,我们休闲搭配的侧重点也有不同,比如如果仅仅是周末在市区里的一些活动,像逛街购物或和朋友聚餐等,选择些有都市感的、线条简洁、图案典雅的单品,秋冬典型的有皮裤豹纹或铆钉装饰的包包、鞋子或围巾等。如果周末要外出度假,舒适和便于活动就更重要了,洋葱式的穿法外加围巾、帽子等有助于我们适应室内外的各种温度,宽松的裤款平底鞋也让旅行更方便舒适。

how to wear leather, how to wear boyfriend jeans, airport style, fall/winter, street style,   On Rosie Huntington Whiteley: LAURENCE DACADE beige studded Ankle boots, 	Helmut Lang Skinny Leather Pant, Givenchy Antigona satchel,  Anita Ko jewelry, Givenchy sunglasses, grey sweater, leopard scarf  Featured:  Equipment 'Sloane' Crewneck Cashmere Sweater,Helmut Lang leather pants,  Laurence DacadeSTUDDED ANKLE BOOT,  Givenchy KENYA METAL SMALL ANTIGONA DUFFEL,  GivenchySQUARE SUNGLASSES,  Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Infinity ScarfJacket: Etoile Isabel Marant (similar here)
Top: American Vintage
Jeans: Current/Elliott (similar here)
Shoes: Zigi
Bag: Michael Kors (similar here & here)
Sunglasses: Gucci
Scarf: N.Peal Cashmere (similar here)

how to wear leather, how to wear boyfriend jeans, airport style, fall/winter, street style,   On Rosie Huntington Whiteley: Chloe braided ankle strap flat, Isabel Marant black leather jacket, grey top, Current/Elliott boyfriend jeans, mulberry python bag, mulberry aviator sunglasses, grey printed chunky scarf  Featured:  Etoile Isabel Marant KADY WASHED LEATHER JACKET IN BLACK,  Current/ElliottTHE BOYFRIEND JEANS,  DSWZIGI SOHO DANGLE FLAT,  Michael Kors Large Miranda Python Tote ,  Gucci 'MARINA CHAIN' 63MM AVIATOR SUNGLASSES, N.Peal CashmereLEOPARD-PRINT CASHMERE AND SILK-BLEND SCARF, AMERICAN VINTAGE Massachusetts Supima cotton-jersey top

Sweater: Equipment (on sale here!)
Pants: Helmut Lang (faux leather choice here)
Shoes: Laurence Dacade (similar here)
Bag: Givenchy ‘Antigona’ (great style here)
Sunglasses: Givenchy
Scarf: Lauren Ralph Lauren (great style on sale here)

 

Dec 012013
 

how to wear boyfriend jeans, how to wear chunky sweaters, how to wear fisherman/newsboy cap,   Blake Lively,Rosie Huntington-Whiteley,   On Blake Lively: beige chunky sweater by H&M; INSTANTLY SLIMMING black leggings by WHITE HOUSE BLACK MARKET; WOOL BLEND black newsboy cap by H&M, RAY-BAN AMBERMATIC aviator sunglasses, MANOLO BLAHNIK bb pump,HOOP EARRINGS  On Rosie Huntington Whiteley:  Equipment Sloane grey Sweater,  Citizens of Humanity Dylan boyfriend Jeans,  Chloe Lucy Houndstooth Tweed Bag,   Isabel Marant Betty Sneakers,Halleh 18-karat gold diamond ring,Photos: Blake Lively & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley;  Courtesy of luckymag.comjustjared.com.

The key for casual yet pulled-together outfits is getting the proportions right, as showed above, pair oversized chunky knit with leggings or team slouchy boyfriend jeans with fitted tops.

Blake Lively’s look is comfy yet sexy, great for brunches, a relaxed dinner, or hanging out with friends; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s look is sporty and laid-back, perfect for running errands or holiday shopping.

A stylish hat is a great piece to throw on when you don’t have time to style your hair but still want to look polished.

This weekend marks the start of holiday shopping, here I want to share with you some of my favorite promotions that are going on right now:

Last but not least, the beloved 3.1 Phillip Lim mini Pashli satchel  is on sale here! As the perfect everyday bag, it’s a great gift for your mom, sister, BFF or stylish aunt!

Wish you all safe, happy and stress-free holidays. Good luck!

In Chinese: 今天的这两个look很适合假日季。Blake Lively的搭配舒适又不失性感,很适合和好友聚会,吃早午餐或者约会;Rosie Huntington-Whiteley的搭配则更休闲动感,很适合外出采购或逛街。

看起来慵懒休闲不等于邋遢,关键在于掌握好比例,比如穿宽松的大毛衣时搭配紧身的牛仔裤或内搭裤,相应地,搭配男友风的直筒牛仔裤或运动裤时,选择稍微贴身的上装。

另外,加入一些女性化的元素,比如漂亮的手包或高跟鞋,露出纤细的手腕脚踝等也是平衡过于休闲着装的好贴士。秋冬时帽子更是实用又能增加时尚感的小物,没有时间打理发型时,加上一顶有性格的帽子就可以美美地出门了。

黑色星期五标志着美国假日购物季的开始,上面我列了一些最吸引我的折扣促销和大家分享。祝我们都能度过一个健康、平安、轻松愉快的假日!

The art of accessorizing-helenhou.com-Blake Lively, lucky shoot, oversize sweater, black pump, cap, fur bag

Sweater: Soft Joie (also love this one)
Leggings: Splendid
Shoes: Jimmy Choo (on Blake Lively here; similar here)
Bag: The Row
Hat: J.C.Penney
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

how to wear boyfriend jeans, how to wear chunky sweaters, how to wear fisherman/newsboy cap,   Blake Lively,Rosie Huntington-Whiteley,  On Rosie Huntington Whiteley:  Equipment Sloane grey Sweater,  Citizens of Humanity Dylan boyfriend Jeans,  Chloe Lucy Houndstooth Tweed Bag,   Isabel Marant Betty Sneakers,Halleh 18-karat gold diamond ring,  Featured:  Equipment 'Sloane' Crewneck Cashmere Sweater Heather Grey Medium,  citizens of humanity dylan boyfriend jeans,  Banana RepublicEVAN CONVERTIBLE HOUNDSTOOTH CROSSBODY,  Isabel MarantBOBBY SUEDE HIDDEN WEDGE TRAINERS ,  Ralph LaurenWOOL-BLEND FISHERMAN'S CAP,  HALLEH 18-karat gold diamond ring,

Sweater: Equipment
Jeans: Citizens of Humanity
Bag: Banana Republic (on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley here)
Shoes: Isabel Marant ($18 here)
Hat: Ralph Lauren
Ring: Halleh (great alternative here)

Oct 102013
 

how to wear over the knee boots, how to wear frills/ruffle hem skirt, how to wear prints, how to wear a cape,  Miranda Kerr, street style, fall/winter, cape coat, printed top, printed skirt, over the knee boots, grey coat, grey sweater,  On Miranda Kerr: Stella McCartney grey coat, Equipment Asher cashmere sweater grey,  Hermes over the knee leather boots, Marc Jacobs sunglasses,  Chanel tweed chain bag, grey frill skirt,   On Miranda Kerr: BALENCIAGA Sphinx Tee,BALENCIAGA Spinx Print Mini Skirt, Balmain grey suede bag, Chloe light grey cape coat, Oliver Peoples aviator sunglasses, Hermes over the knee bootsPhotos: Miranda Kerr; Courtesy of justjared.com.

Thanks to Balenciaga & Yves Saint Laurent who first introduced over-the-knee boots to the fashion world in the 60s, and legendary Karl Lagerfeld who popularized them by showing women that over-the-knee boots are a fashionable and practical alternative to leggings, now they already become a fashion staple that we rely on every fall/winter.

From the pioneers who rocked them in the 60s (led a strong trend against the iconic New look from Dior), you know that these babies are bad girls, they are tough, brave and sexy, which we should keep in mind when styling.

The streamlined menswear coat and outstanding cape coat showed on Miranda Kerr echo the cool-girl vibe of these boots. Mini skirts or shorts are the way to go with the high hem. And the best accessories? Your attitude!

膝上靴的流行真的要感谢设计师Balenciaga & Yves Saint Laurent,在上个世纪60年代,他们第一次把这种专门为男士们骑马而设计的鞋款引入了女性时装界。但这种靴型真正流行起来还要感谢Karl Lagerfeld,他在90年代设计的一个秋冬系列里用膝上靴代替传统秋冬穿的厚裤袜,从此每年秋冬,膝上靴就成了我们必不可少的单品了。

至于怎么搭配,回顾它的设计起源能给我们更多灵感。上世纪60年代正是迪奥最著名的new look盛行的时候,膝上靴的酷帅、性感和“坏女孩”的感觉吸引了一批对new look审美疲劳的时尚先驱们。

Miranda Kerr所选的单品,从狮身人面图案的T恤迷你裙男士款的大衣及独特剪裁的披肩外套等,都呼应了膝上靴的这种叛逆感和性感。

 how to wear over the knee boots, how to wear frills/ruffle hem skirt, how to wear prints, how to wear a cape,  Miranda Kerr, street style, fall/winter, cape coat, printed top, printed skirt, over the knee boots, grey coat, grey sweater,  On Miranda Kerr: BALENCIAGA Sphinx Tee,BALENCIAGA Spinx Print Mini Skirt, Balmain grey suede bag, Chloe light grey cape coat, Oliver Peoples aviator sunglasses, Hermes over the knee boots,   also Featured:   2. J.Crew COLLECTION CAPE TRENCH,  3. Alexander Wang SOFIA NAPPA LEATHER OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS,  4. Jules SmithEDIE KNUCKLE RING & CampbellKNUCKLE FLOATING RING,  5. See by ChloéMATTIE GREY SUEDE BOWLER BAG,

1. Balenciaga Sphinx Tee & Balenciaga Spinx print skirt (love these prints!)
2. J.Crew cape trench (great style here & here)
3. Alexander Wang boots (great style here; all time favorite here)
4. Jules Smith & Campbell knuckle rings
5. See by Chloé bag (investment-worthy here here)

how to wear over the knee boots, how to wear frills/ruffle hem skirt, how to wear prints, how to wear a cape,  Miranda Kerr, street style, fall/winter, cape coat, printed top, printed skirt, over the knee boots, grey coat, grey sweater,  On Miranda Kerr: Stella McCartney grey coat, Equipment Asher cashmere sweater grey,  Hermes over the knee leather boots, Marc Jacobs sunglasses,  Chanel tweed chain bag, grey frill skirt,   also Featured:   2. Marc by Marc Jacobs ROUND SUNGLASSES,  3. Mother of PearlBELLA SKIRT,  4. WAREHOUSE OVOID BIKER COAT AT ASOS,  5. Alexander Wang SOFIA NAPPA LEATHER OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS, 6. ValentinoTHE LOCK PONYSKIN SHOULDER BAG,

1. Equipment cashmere sweater (also here; similar here)
2. Marc by Marc Jacobs round sunglasses
3. Mother of Pearl skirt (similar here)
4. Warehouse biker coat (love this one; on Miranda Kerr here)
5. Alexander Wang boots (great style here; all-time favorite here)
6. Valentino The Lock shoulder bag (great style here & here)