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Fashion Accessories to Shine with on Vacation

The best fashion accessories for a vacation can update your holiday style, keeping you up to date with trends without needing to buy a whole new wardrobe. By choosing new fashion accessories, you leave yourself with more spending money whilst you are away and it’s better for the environment as it cuts unnecessary waste. 

fashion jewellery

Wherever you’re on vacation, reworking your outfits can be simply achieved with a new hat, a pair of sunglasses, an item of jewellery or an on-trend bag. 

 

Jewellery

A dainty ring can go unnoticed, and if a pendant is kept covered by your top, your jewellery will have little impact on helping you shine on vacation. Be on-trend with jewellery that makes a statement and will draw in compliments. 

Floral jewellery, particularly earrings, has taken the fashion world by storm, with bold colours across the spectrum. Layered earrings work well, though require more piercings. Alternatively, combine diamonds, colour and 24k gold earrings for a look that will get you noticed. Laboratory diamonds work well as it is almost impossible to know they are not real. 

A multilayered shell bracelet complete with gold links and clasp will add a bohemian feel to your look.

 

New bag

Wicker and shell basket bag

A straw basket bag is perfect for any beach vacation. Go retro with a straw bag with a cowrie shell and tassel trim design with enough space to store all you need for the beach. A cotton lining and zip will keep the sand out.

 

Geometric clutch bag

Geometric patterns are on-trend and make an impact against a little black dress. Try a bohemian style delicately woven from soft cotton or one with embellishments to really stand out in the crowd. These are an easy way to update an outfit without taking up precious luggage space. Add a beaded shoulder strap to a plain clutch bag for a different look that adds some shine when out in the evening.

 

Abaca bucket bag

Your bag can be a conversation starter not just because it looks good, but because it makes a statement from the material from which it is made.  An abaca bucket bag is both silky and translucent in a neutral colour that will lift any warm-weather ensemble. Abaca is a species of banana that is highly durable, flexible and resistant to saltwater damage, making it perfect for your beach holidays. 

 

Headwear

A wide-brimmed natural straw hat with a contrasting ribbon and oversized bow is fashionable whether you are on holiday in the Hollywood Hills or Bali. To make an elegant statement, go retro with a wide brim hat in black with tan leather trim and gold buckle for a touch of luxury. 

 

Hair brooches

Barrettes and hair brooches are perfect for adding something special to an evening look, but they also add a touch of finesse to an everyday outfit. Gemstones, pearls, bows and florals are just some of the feminine touches you can choose from. A diamanté-embellished shell on a gold-tone fastening creates a perfect statement accessory to tousled beach waves. 

 

Headbands

When it is no longer time to wear a summer hat, a plush velvet headband encrusted with shells and pearls that will really make you shine on holiday.  Consider a headband made from twisted loops completely covered in beads that look like tiaras. 

A simpler woven patterned cotton headband will enhance any beach aesthetic when worn with free-flowing dresses. For unusual designs, look for fairtrade brands actively working alongside women worldwide to improve their quality of life through access to healthcare and education.

 

Article written in collaboration with Rebecca Miller (Becca).


3 Casual fall outfits to wear NOW

Fall is just around the corner, so I’ve styled 3 casual fall outfits to inspire your new season. They are very easy to wear and super casual outfits, in a simple way but with a touch of style that you can wear during the fall days (or nights).

With crop tops, a pair of flare jeans and a shirt dress, get inspired to style your own fall outfits with pieces that are perfect for the season’s days (and nights), when it’s not too warm, neither too cold yet.

The new season is also a perfect time to add new trends to your wardrobe or to enjoy even more the ones you’ve been loving the whole summer and that will continue to be trendy during the fall too.

 

• 3 Casual fall outfits to wear now:

Black crop top outfit

For going through the change of seasons, I’m loving this style of off shoulder crop top! It gets the off shoulder trend straight from the summer (a trend that I just LOVE!), but in a crochet top with long sleeves, so you have it cosy enough for the fall.

The see-through fabric also plays a part at this end of the summer outfit, when you’re not ready to get into the winter season yet and you already miss the summer outfits.

Well, let’s get ready to enjoy the fall outfits again! I love a cosy cute outfit for the season.

 

Black crop top outfit

I’ve been wearing so many colourful outfits during this summer, that I kind of missed a total black outfit, so here it is, just in time for the fall season! And let’s face it, a total black outfit is always an elegant look.

 

I’m pretty sure you will notice I really liked that crop top from the outfit above, since you will notice I’ve picked a very similar style in white as well! Well, what can I do? When in doubt of which colour to choose, just get them all. (lol)

The difference is that this white crop top is knitted, while the black one above was in crochet. By the way, there are both from a website called Femme Luxe, where you will find a lot of trendy and fashionable clothes for affordable prices (you can also know more about this website on my Femme Luxe review here).

Casual outfit with crop top

For this casual fall outfit, I styled this white crop top with a pair of high-waisted flare jeans, to keep it very casual. Perfect outfit for a day out in the town or even for running errands in a stylish way. Because we all love a stylish-outfit, no matter the occasion, right?

• Styling tip: High-waisted pants are a great match for crop tops, specially during the fall season, because they are classy and it can also cover more of your belly, so not much skin exposed to the fresh air of the season. •

 

Fall outfits white top

Crop top and jeans are from Femme Luxe | Earrings are from Monili di Legno | Sunglasses by Adore World | Bag by Oeyes

 

Last, but not least, you all know how much I love a dress! So the third inspiration for casual fall outfits definitely had to be with a dress! And here it is: a chain print shirt dress with black as the print background that I thought it was perfect for the fall:

 

Chain print dress

Dress: Femme Luxe | Rings and necklace: Pesavento

The chain print is almost a classic, it comes and goes all the time, so having a piece of clothing in this print is always useful! And when you choose it in black, it’s even better because it instantly becomes more elegant and timeless. 

And just to make it even more fall-perfect, I styled this dress with a black floppy hat to add even more style to this outfit, who doesn’t love a cute floppy hat? It’s also the perfect accessory for the fall/winter season, since it’s super cute, cosy and warm.

 

3 Fall outfits: dress

 

So now you have it, 3 new casual fall outfits to inspire you into this new season.

Which of the 3 casual fall outfits that I styled was your favourite one?

* This blog post is not sponsored, even though some of the clothes on this blog post were sent to me, as always, all opinions on my blog are always my own sincere opinions after trying any product.


Femme Luxe Finery Haul & Review

A couple of weeks ago I wrote that I was in the mood for some jumpsuits (check my jumpsuits for women blog post here), and that was when I met the Femme Luxe website, so this time I’m writing a Femme Luxe Review to help who’s looking for more info on this online store.

So, this time I’ll be showing you what I’ve got from the website. I went for some different kind of clothing: from a white bodysuit to a lounge wear set! Check everything I’ve choose this time and more information about this website.

 

• Femme Luxe Haul Try on & Review:

Femme Luxe Finery review

Like I wrote on my previous post, I was positively surprised with the quality of the clothing from this website and this time I tried more than just jumpsuits. So my choices this time included a polka dot white and black dress, a lounge wear set, a white lace bodysuit (on that very trend style made with lace and some transparency) and a little white jacket.

If you’re wondering if Femme Luxe is a safe website and if it’s real, yes, it is. All four pieces that I had chosen arrived well and they were just like the photos showed on their website. Therefore, the clothes do arrive and from this and from my past experience, all of them were just like pictured on the website.

Bonus point is that the prices are very affordable and the quality of fabric and sewing are fine! So here are my photos showing how the clothes wear and how I styled them:

 

• White Polka Dot Dress:

It’s no surprise that I LOVE DRESSES, right? So, when I saw this asymmetric polka dot dress at Femme Luxe, I was in love! It’s such a cute dress and it’s also perfect for this time of the year, when the weather starts to change a bit. The asymmetric detail of one long sleeve makes it very delicate, but also very fashionable!

Cute white dress from Femme Luxe

 

Since the dress is super cute, I went for a classy style! Matching it with a white pair of shoes and a white bag, plus some classy big black sunglasses:

White polka dot dress

 

White polka dot dress by Femme Luxe

 

• White Lace Bodysuit from Femme Luxe:

lace bodysuit

If you have Instagram (BTW, if you don’t follow me yet, don’t forget to follow @manuluize for your daily dose of fashion and beauty inspiration), you probably noticed how the lace bodysuit trend took over Insta outfits lately! So there I was in the mood to try it!

So I decided to pick a white lace bodysuit from Femme Luxe this time, to see how I’d feel about it and how to style it. My favourite way to style it is to wear with another layer, like a jacket or even a shirt or a long sleeved top. Plus, add a layered necklace and you will be super trendy!

White lace bodysuit - Manu Luize

 

• White jacket:

White jacket Femme Luxe review

Something that I noted that I was missing for a while on my closet was a white jacket! So when I saw this one, I knew that was it! Something as basic as a white jacket is always useful to match with so many different outfits and being white, it will never go out of style and it can be paired with so many different colours.

Here I styled it with the same lace bodysuit, creating a different outfit. But this jacket will be so versatile to pair with some many pieces, from tank tops to dresses, with shorts, skirts and pants.

 

• Lounge wear set:

I’m one of those people who loves beautiful pyjamas and loungewear, I mean, why wouldn’t you be stylish when you’re inside the house or just running errands, right? So, I felt in love with this lounge wear set with a pair of pants and a cropped top that’s so cute and super lovely:

Loungewear set by Femme Luxe

 

I actually had thought it would be like a set of sweatpants, but the fabric is actually different, it’s lighter, so it’s perfect even for the not so cold days and for staying in. It’s cute and super comfy, definitely a win-win kind of outfit!

Loungewear by Femme Luxe - Manu Luize

 

You can wear this set with a pair of sneakers or ballerina flats and you’re ready to leave the house too!

Nothing like a beautiful longe wear set, that if you need to quickly go out, you don’t even have to think that much, makeup and go! 😉

 

* This blog post is not sponsored, even though some of the clothes on this blog post were sent to me, as always, all opinions on my blog are always my own sincere opinions after trying any product.



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