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Outfit-Maker: Statement Skirts

how to wear a sequin skirt; how to wear a asymmetrical skirt; how to wear printed skirt; Blake Lively, Jamie Chung, red carpet look, party outfit, embellished skirt,Christian Louboutin Pigalle, printed skirt, strappy sandal, grey shirt,   On Blake Lively: Burberry dress from the Burberry Prorsum resort 2014 collection, Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 nude kid pump, Lorraine Schwartz ring;  On Jamie Chung:gray tee, Finders Keepers printed asymmetrical Skirt, yellow necklace, neon-yellow cross-body bag, black strappy heels;Photos: Blake Lively & Jamie Chung; Courtesy of redcarpet-fashionawards.com, instyle.com

An outfit that mixes something opulent and exquisite with pieces that are austere, plain or casual is what I always love and get inspired by. Today’s featured outfits of Blake Lively & Jamie Chung above perfectly interpreted that:

Highlight a bold, embellished eye-catching skirt with neutral, understated pieces and minimal accessories, resulting a pulled-together yet effortless chic outfit. After all, we are in this era with blurred borders. (I knew it was a dress on Blake Lively, but you got my point)

An outfit that exudes a bit of everything–modern, sharp, sensual, laid-back, sometimes a little sporty–is not only attractive but also practical too:  A tailored blazer and structured satchel can make this combo office-friendly; A flat or sneaker with a bomber jacket and baseball cap can transform it into day-time chic look, and the list goes on…

In Chinese: 混搭衣橱里已有的单品,尤其是那些乍看起来不属于一个“世界”的,是我平时最喜欢看到的搭配,也是给我灵感最多的。这样的组合不仅令人耳目一新,而且能最大限度地增加每件单品的使用频率。

在参加派对或其它重要的社交场合时,一条有装饰感和设计感的裙子必不可少,搭配同样华丽的上装往往显得太过正式、繁复,而且缺乏新意,选择一件简约的白衬衫或者T恤反而清新自然,脱颖而出。

这么美的裙子当然不能只留在“重要场合”穿,其实搭配上利落的西装外套和公文包,就能给无聊的上班着装增加些风情,换上帆布鞋和今季大热的棒球帽,就能轻松自信地应对周末的各种休闲场合了。

how to wear a sequin skirt; how to wear a asymmetrical skirt; how to wear printed skirt; Blake Lively, Jamie Chung, red carpet look, party outfit, embellished skirt,Christian Louboutin Pigalle, printed skirt, strappy sandal, grey shirt,   On Blake Lively: Burberry dress from the Burberry Prorsum resort 2014 collection, Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 nude kid pump, Lorraine Schwartz ring;  From left:  Lafayette 148 New York Lillith Raffia-Embellished Linen Skirt,  Elie Tahari Sequin Vera Skirt,  ASOS Pencil Skirt in Pearlescent Sequins,

From left:
Lafayette 148 New York embellished skirt
Elie Tahari sequin Vera skirt (on sale)
ASOS sequin pencil skirt

how to wear a sequin skirt; how to wear a asymmetrical skirt; how to wear printed skirt; Blake Lively, Jamie Chung, red carpet look, party outfit, embellished skirt,Christian Louboutin Pigalle, printed skirt, strappy sandal, grey shirt,   On Jamie Chung:gray tee, Finders Keepers printed asymmetrical Skirt, DANNIJO Mallory yellow Necklace, neon-yellow cross-body bag, black strappy heels;  From left:  Shona Joy We Surrender Pencil Skirt  findersKEEPERS You Sent Me Skirt  Peter Pilotto Arrow marble-print pencil skirt

From left:
Shona Joy We Surrender pencil skirt (60% off)
findersKEEPERS You Sent Me skirt
Peter Pilotto arrow marble-print pencil skirt

how to wear a sequin skirt; how to wear a asymmetrical skirt; how to wear printed skirt; Blake Lively, Jamie Chung, red carpet look, party outfit, embellished skirt,Christian Louboutin Pigalle, printed skirt, strappy sandal, grey shirt,   Recreate Blake Lively's outfit:   Johana Hernandez Fashion Star sequin embellished Skirt,  J.Crew Silk keyhole top,  Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 patent-leather pumps,   Banana Republic Genuine freshwater pearl earring

Top: J.Crew
Skirt: Johana Hernandez (on sale)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin (great alternative here & here)
Earrings: Banana Republic

how to wear a sequin skirt; how to wear a asymmetrical skirt; how to wear printed skirt; Blake Lively, Jamie Chung, red carpet look, party outfit, embellished skirt,Christian Louboutin Pigalle, printed skirt, strappy sandal, grey shirt,   Recreate Jamie Chung's outfit:   T by Alexander Wang Classic Muscle Tee,  CEDRIC CHARLIER Asymmetrical print skirt,  kate spade new york yellow statement necklace,   Steve Madden Realove ankle strap heel sandal

Top: T by Alexander Wang(similar here)
Skirt: Cedric Charlier (on sale)
Shoes: Steve Madden
Necklace: Kate Spade New York (the one on Jamie Chung here)

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Holiday Party Outfit Ideas For Every Age—Chic Winter White

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Photos (from left): Emma Stone, Diane Von Furstenberg and Jessica Biel; Courtesy of vogue.com, zimbio.com.

Thanks to the consistent advocacy of “wearing white after Labor Day” in the fashion industry, now that “Can I wear white in winter” is no longer a question. Many of you are asking “which white should I wear” and “how to wear it”. Given the holiday season upon us, I picked three of my favorite outfits lately that all incorporated chic white to help you answer these questions.

To make white pieces weather-appropriate during this time of the year, Continue reading Holiday Party Outfit Ideas For Every Age—Chic Winter White