Now Trending: Spring 2014 Essentials

Spring has FINALLY arrived! After a long (long!) winter, the sun is coming out, the birds are chirping, and your closet is ready for bright colors, bold prints, and new trends. Want to warm up your look without breaking the bank? Defrost your style with these must-haves from Deb Shops:

1. The Go-To Dress

The perfect dress for any occasion? We’re in!  These printed dresses will get you out of the house and into the sun fast and in style.

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2. The Rolled Jean

Between the fun details, fabulous fit, and the way the show off your fave shoes– what’s not to love? Here are our denim picks for spring:

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3. The Graphic Top

Say something! These tops are doing the talking for you all season long– and they’re screaming stylish!

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4. A Bold Statement Necklace

Bored with blah bling? Upgrade your look! These statement necklaces take every look from casual to chic.

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5. Printed Flat

Re-imagine your footwear this spring! Why reach for boring sneaks when you can slip into these pretty printed flats?

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6. Updated Denim Jacket

We are digging denim this season in a big way, but these aren’t your Mom’s jean jackets! Denim jackets are sporting trendy details you’re going to love.

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7. Statement Sunnies

Outshine the sun in your fave pair of stunner shades this spring. With bold prints, and silhouettes to match, these sunnies are heating up every look!

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Which essential are you obsessing over this season? Tell us in the comment section! 

Blogger Spotlight– Kirstin Marie

Kirstin Marie is ready for warm temps and cool styles in her latest blog posts! She rocks two completely different looks that you’ll want to steal this week!

Her first look is boho-inspired featuring an ombre, crochet tank top, shorts with crochet trim, and a paisley kimono. She accessorizes with a spiked cuff, sunnies, and a fringed bag!

Her second look is casual and so cute featuring a neon top and distressed capris. Kirstin completes this look with floral wedges for spring and a chic statement necklace.

Shop her look below and then peep her blog for more style tips:

Look 1:  Kimono  |  Top  |  Shorts  |  Sunglasses  |  Bag  |  Cuff Bracelet  |  Necklace

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Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and a Bargain

Is it spring yet?! We’re so ready for warm weather and brighter looks! In her latest post, Beauty and a Bargain‘s Claire P. styles a transitional look that embraces light colors, but will keep you warm! She starts her look with a white, off-the-shoulder top that features crochet-trimmed sleeves. Her mint jeggings add a touch of color to the outfit and ankle boots keep it cozy. She completes the look with mint accessories, a crossbody bag, and an adorable floppy hat. Steal her style below, and then check out her blog for more must-have looks:

Top   |  Jeggings  |  Crossbody Bag (similar)  |  Boots

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Blogger Spotlight– Stylelista Confessions

Looking for the perfect day to night outfit? In her latest post, Stylelista Confessions‘ Alex V. styles a must-have maxi dress that can handle your busiest day! Alex starts with our royal blue maxi dress that features a figure-flattering, blouson bodice and pairs it with a denim jacket. She accessorizes the look with a gold statement necklace and a bracelet. Alex finishes the look with ankle boots. We love how this look is so versatile for the unexpected spring temps! Steal her style below, and then check out her blog for more #ootd inspiration:

Dress  |  Jacket  |  Necklace  |  Boots

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Blogger Spotlight– Lynne Gabriel

The PERFECT shirt dress has arrived and it is a must-have for spring. Lynne Gabriel shows off her favorite way to style a chambray dress in her latest blog post and we cannot wait to copy her look. She adds a little height and intrigue to the style with gladiator high heels that have been popping up every where this season. She then adds springy pastels to the mix with a statement necklace, belt, and clutch. She completes the look with gold, geometric earrings. We love this dress because it is SO easy to make your own. How would you style this versatile piece? Shop her look below and then head to her blog for some for instant fashion inspo:

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Blogger Spotlight– Graceful Glamour Girl

Sweet and oh-so-simple to style– what more could a girl ask for? In Graceful Glamour Girl’s latest post, Michelle O. teams items that every girl has in her closet for a pretty, effortless look. She starts with a girly maxi dress and light wash, denim jacket and adds contrasting mint sandals. She completes the look with a quilted, crossbody bag. How easy was that? Shop her outfit below, and then head to her blog for more looks to love:

Maxi Dress  |  Jacket  |  Bag (similar)  |  Sandals

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Blogger Spotlight– The Daily Sugar

Hello, kimono! The Daily Sugar’s Christina D. is killing it in her latest look that will leave you saying, “Paisley, please!”  This fierce style is perfect for spring featuring everyone’s favorite little white dress. We love how this look pairs the crochet details on the sleeves of the kimono with  the crochet trim at the hem of the dress.  She accessorizes this look with peach statement earrings and a peach and gold arm party that only adds to the boho spirit of the outfit. The look is complete with the must-have of the season– lace up wedges! Don’t forget your sunnies when you step out in this style. The sun is finally here to stay! Steal Christina’s style below, and then head to her blog for more maj style:

Kimono  |  Dress  |  Wedges  |  Earrings  |  Bangles  |  Sunglasses

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Blogger Spotlight– Kirstin Marie

Give your look some serious girl power! Kirstin Marie goes 90s in her latest look featuring our trendy pieces. Our favorite part about this look is that it’s both vintage and fashion-forward! In this outfit, she rocks our daisy skater dress, denim jacket, and buckled high heels. She adds some extra style with an eye-catching bracelet. Steal her style below, then head to her blog for more #ootd inspo:

Dress  |  Jacket  |  Heels  |  Bracelet

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Blogger Spotlight– Musings of a Curvy Lady

Looking to re-purpose that old prom dress and wear it again? Let Thamarr from Musings of a Curvy Lady show you how it’s done! She takes our gorgeous short prom dress and adds every day pieces to make it more casual look. She starts with a blazer, adds statement jewlery, and wears a short metallic heel that screams dressed up, but never overdressed. This look walks the perfect line between casual and chic. A clutch and an armful of trendy bangles finishes this look up on a high note. From girls’ night out to date night, this look is a must! Shop her style below, and then head to her blog for major fashion inspo:

Dress  |  Earrings  |  Necklace

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Blogger Spotlight– Stylelista Confessions

Tired of waiting for warmer weather to break out your fave dresses? Fashion Blogger Stylelista Confessions creates a beautiful transitional look for this season in her latest post. She starts with a simple,  lace dress, a striped cardigan,  and combat boots. She accessorizes with a layered necklace and a basic black clutch. This look is easy to make your own! Steal her style and then head to her blog for more fashion tips:

Sweater  |  Dress  |  Necklace  |  Boots

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Blogger Spotlight– Kirstin Marie

Give your style a touch of the 80s! In Kirstin Marie’s latest look she embraces the big trends of this beloved decade– leopard print and chunky jewelry. Start your look with a casual flared jean and animal print button down. Add a statement necklace and a pop of color with bright wedges and you’re good to go! This simple outfit is an easy way to inspire your look without overwhelming.  Steal this subtle style and then head to Kirstin’s blog for more #ootd tips:

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Red Carpet Recap– 2014 Academy Awards

Ready for your prom close-up? Our favorite leading ladies rocked the red carpet last night at the Academy Awards and showed off the hottest dress trends of the season. We’ve rounded up some of the best looks of the night and used them to curate the best-dressed picks from our collection! These chic dresses are so affordable that our accessories will be calling your name… or maybe that’s just the paparazzi clamoring for you to look their way!

Stun like Jennifer Lawrence in award show red.

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Channel your inner-Cinderella like Lupita Nyong’o.

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Ship out for the night in navy like Amy Adams.

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Embrace spring with a blush floral number like Cate Blanchett.

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Cast a spell on your date like Emma Watson.

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Stand out in satin like Sandra Bullock.

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Boldly go where Anne Hathaway went in her red-carpet look.

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Photo Credits: Refinery29  |  DebProm.com

Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and a Bargain

Knock your next look out of the park with this baseball-inspired style! Beauty and a Bargain creates the ultimate transitional outfit in her latest post. In this style, Claire pairs a varsity jacket, black jeans, and sparkly kicks. A mint accessories and a matching crossbody bag. She adds a final playful touch with a beanie! Steal this style below, then head to her blog for more fashion fun:

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Blogger Spotlight– LacyRoseXO

What’s black and white and stylish all over? This graphic look by Lacy Rose XO! This look is so simple to steal. She pairs our black and white graphic top with jeans and a bright red ballet flats. A chain crossbody bag adds a classic touch to this bold look. Simply add some red lipstick and your look is ready to go from day to night! Steal her style below, and then head to her blog for more chic style:

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Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and a Bargain

Nothing says casual-cute like the perfect cardigan and graphic tee combo! In her latest post, Beauty and a Bargain gets a little extra style inspo from classic beauty Marilyn Monroe. Claire layers our faux leather trimmed cardi over her graphic tee and rocks it with our figure-flattering YMI jeans. The simple and chic crossbody bag and bright canvas kicks complete her look perfectly. Don’t forget your sunnies! Shop her style below, then head to her blog for more style tips:

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Blogger Spotlight– The Daily Sugar

Feeling blue? Your look may just need a pick me up! In her latest post, The Daily Sugar’s Christina D. shows that monochrome is anything but boring by mixing our fave shades of blue into one adorable combo! She starts this style with our boho off-the-shoulder top featuring lovely crochet trimmed sleeves and a pair of royal blue skinnies. She adds our mint crossbody bag and then brings the two colors together with a bold statement necklace. Christina chooses a subtle final touch by slipping into our nude chunky heels. Bonus points– how cute is her casual updo? We’re obsessed! Steal her style below, then head to her blog for more looks to love:

Top  |  Necklace (similar)  |  Jeans  |  Purse  |  Heels  |  Sunglasses

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Blogger Spotlight– Stylelista Confessions

Nothing says “It’s almost spring,” like a chic chambray dress! In her latest post, Blogger Babe Stylelista Confessions embraces one of our top trends for the upcoming season. She pairs her simple look with an envelope clutch and peep toe, lace up wedges. Alex accessorizes with a long, mixed chain necklace and changes up her watch look by adding a couple textured metal bangles.  She tops this style with an adorable hat for an outfit that is subtly trendy from head to toe. Shop her look below, then head to her blog for more fashion eye candy:

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Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and A Bargain

Beauty and A Bargain‘s newest Deb Shops look is tie dye for! We’re obsessed with Claire P.’s boho style. This outfit features a high low,  tie dye top that perfectly balances casual and chic. She pairs her top with our figure-flattering jeans, lace up wedges, a long necklace, statement earrings, and a wrap watch. She topped her look off with sunnies  for a celeb-worthy style. Shop this look below, then click-through to her blog for more must-have tips:

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Blogger Spotlight– She Said He Said

Have you found your signature strut-it-out look? She Said He Said Blogger Chelsea D. has– and it’s ready to roar. This look features a black tank with a gold trim neckline, skater skirt, and matching leopard print heels and kimono. She accessorized with our stunning gold cuff. Steal this queen of the jungle look below, and then head to her blog for more fashion tips:

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Blogger Spotlight– Aetherlily

Floral with an edge is exactly what this season calls for! Aetherlily gets fierce in her latest Deb Shops look, pairing chic black and white details.  She wears our romantic floral leggings with our button down top and lace up heels. A rocking leather jacket and structured bag completes this look in a fashion-forward and classic way. Shop her style below, then head to her blog for some more fashion inspo:

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Blogger Spotlight– She Said He Said

Graphic tees go from casual to chic in a snap with this adorable combo by She Said He Said Blogger Chelsea D. In her latest blog, she channels her inner Marilyn Monroe by donning a bold red lipstick. This sleeveless tank gets dressed up with a striped blazer and red bodycon skirt. A spiked necklace and vampy heels add major appeal to her look taking it from day to night! Shop her style below, then check out her blog for more style inspo:

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Blogger Spotlight– Lynne Gabriel

When it comes to mixing trendy pieces, no one is more adventurous that Blogger Babe Lynne Gabriel! In her latest look, she serves up a bold mix of peplum, metal-plated details, and statement pieces. Lynne starts off with our belted peplum top and adds a pop of color with the turquoise skater skirt. She accessorizes the look with high heel boots, bold diamond-shaped earrings, and a colorful statement necklace. Don’t forget the kimono! This unique touch completes the outfit! Shop her look below, then head to her blog for more style you can steal:

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Blogger Spotlight– Stylelista Confessions

Bold and bright, this Aztec top is a trendsetter! Style Superstar Stylelista Confessions takes this trendy top and pairs it with a classic black skater skirt. She adds major shine to the look with gold oxfords and an armful of gold bangles.  This look is simple and makes a major statement! Steal her style below, the head to her blog for more fashion forward tips!

Aztec Top  |  Skater Skirt  |  Oxford Shoes (sold out)  |  Bangles

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Blogger Spotlight– Kirstin Marie

Loving that dress in your closet but looking for a new way to style it? Kirstin Marie spices up our chambray dress by adding a bright layer! In this look she rocks a floral blouse over her chambray and gives it a flattering fit. She adds little bit of sparkle with some glittery pumps and voila! Her look is refreshed! Shop the look below and the head her blog for more ways to refresh your fave looks:

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Blogger Spotlight: Valentine’s Day– Stylelista Confessions

Make your Valentine’s Day sweeter than candy in this gorgeous look by blogger BFF Stylelista Confessions! She belts our red dress at the waist and pairs it with sassy double strapped mary janes. Add a statement necklace and a simple clutch, and this “Be Mine” look will be all yours! Shop her Valentine’s Day outfit below, then head to her blog for more looks that your style-sweet tooth will love:

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Blogger Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Edition– Kirstin Marie

We love you, we love you not, we love you– in a kimono! Kirstin Marie shows off everyone’s fave new trends in this Valentine’s Day outfit! This look is both classic and trendy featuring a pretty pink lace and tulle dress, nude heels, a black heart stone statement necklace, and flirty floral kimono. No matter your plans on this holiday, your crush or your friends are sure to feel the love when you rock a look as sweet as this! Shop her look below, the head to her blog for more fun fashion:

Dress  |  Kimono  |  Necklace (similar)  |  Heels (similar) |  Bracelets

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Blogger Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Edition– Lynne Gabriel

We’re seeing red in this lovable look by Lynne Gabriel– and pink and hearts and bows! This adorable Valentine’s Day look features our fan-favorite red bow dress. Lynne makes this look hers with our gorgeous pale pink statement necklace, cut out peep toe booties, and holiday-appropriate tights! She dresses the look down a bit with a stylish jacket. Don’t forget to add a matching clutch– you’ll want to touch up your red lipstick on your romantic date night or girls’ night out! Shop her look below, then head her blog for more styles you’ll love:

Dress  |  Jacket  |  Necklace |  Heels

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Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and a Bargain

Quilted deets make everything a bit more chic– don’t you agree? Beauty and a Bargain blogger Claire P. does. She rocks her Deb Shops quilted moto jacket with ease, keeping the most of her look simple and letting the jacket shine. Claire paired her jacket with a plain white tee, three button high-waisted skinnies, and a black fringe purse.  Instead of sticking with the black-white-gray theme, she adds pop of animal print by rocking these unexpected booties. A risk? Yes–but it pays off in spots. We’re obsessed! Hunt down this stylishly simple outfit below, and then head her blog for more queen-of-the-jungle looks:

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Blogger Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Edition– The Daily Sugar

Float away with this dreamy look by The Daily Sugar for Valentine’s Day! This romantic look is date night-ready featuring our adorable red bow dress, tights, studded heels, and sparkling statement earrings. She makes this look cozy with a simple black shrug and tights. Not going out with your crush? This look is PERFECT for our other fave holiday– Galentine’s Day! Who doesn’t love dressing up with their besties for a night of fun and glam? Shop the look below, then head to her blog for more style tips to love:

Dress  |  Heels  |  Cardigan  |  Earrings

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Blogger Spotlight– Envision Pretty

Maxed out of your winter looks? Revamp a maxi dress for the season like Envision Pretty Blogger Danielle! She takes our black maxi and makes its ready for the cold by layering on an adorable cheetah print cardigan. Next, she tops the look with our faux leather jacket. She complete this super cute look with sunnies,  statement earrings and a statement necklace, and stone-clad heels. We love how she adds a pink clutch to brighten and pull this look together! Shop her style below, and then free yourself of the winter blahs by looking around her blog for more style inspo:

Maxi Dress  |  Jacket  |  Sunglasses

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Blogger Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Edition– LacyRoseXO

Nothing screams romance more than winter white! In her first look, style maven Lacy Rose XO knocks her Valentine’s Day look out of the park with this gorgeous trend. She pairs this playful white dress with a fanned black statement necklace, fanned stone earrings, and our must-have of the month, the classic barrel handbag. She warms the look with tights and keeps it classic with our black pumps (Psst! Shop them before they are gone!) Let’s not forget the touch of hollywood glam– a chic faux fur jacket! This look just gave your date night a MAJOR upgrade. In her second Valentine’s Day look, Lacy Rose is pretty in powder pink! She rocks a ballerina inspired look complete with our tulle-skirted dress, ballet flats, and a statement necklace that adds major drama to this second act. Shop these outfits below, then head to Lacy’s blog for more fashion wisdom:

Look 1: Dress  |  Necklace  |  Earrings  |  Heels  |  Bag

Look 2:   Dress  |  Necklace  |  Shoes

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Red Carpet Recap– 2014 Grammy Awards

In true fangirl form, we were SO excited to see all of the trends hitting the red carpet at the 2014 Grammy Awards! And from sheer lace to blooming prints– our fave celebs did not disappoint. Want to rock your prom like these ladies rocked music’s biggest night? We thought so! Here’s our best dressed list, complete with the styles we know you’re going to want to steal for your own star-studded night. Whichever style you pick, these bombshell gowns will have you looking #DropDebGorgeous! Which look was your favorite of the night? Tell us in the comment section below.

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Be Best Buds with Floral like Ariana Grande

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Make Metallic Magic like Rita Ora
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Dig the Details like Ashanti
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Crush It in Coral/Orange like Giuliana Rancic
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Blogger Spotlight– The Daily Sugar

A pop of pink can be the piece to brighten any dreary winter day. The Daily Sugar’s Christina D. layers this look to perfection with starting with a plaid button up top. She then warms it up with our cream knit sweater and puffer vest. Pink jeggings and tall riding boots are the perfect winter add to this look.  Our adorable barrel handbag and statement necklace complete the outfit in style! Shop the look below, and then head to her blog for more cute looks:

Button Up Top  |  Sweater  |  Vest  |  Jeggings  |  Handbag  |  Boots  |  Necklace

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Blogger Spotlight– Beauty and a Bargain

Not sure you could pull of plaid? Take a page from one of our fave style superstars– Beauty and a Bargain! In this look, Claire embraces winter and its’ favorite trends by pairing up this grunge plaid top, black skinnies, booties, and an our ultra-trendy clear and crystal statement necklace. This combination of chic and cozy is at the top of our must-have list this season. Check out her stylish Deb Shops look below, and then head to her blog for more #ootd inspo:

Top  |  Pants  |  Necklace  |  Booties

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Blogger Style: Valentines Day Edition– Sensible Stylista

Valentine’s Day is coming up and we’ve asked our style superstars to work their magic and come up with gorgeous looks for your night out! Whether your special night is spent with your crush or your best friends, Sensible Stylista’s got three looks ready for whatever you’ve got planned!

Look 1: Classic– In her first look, She rocks our flirty and ultra-flattering bow bodice dress with a cozy open-front cardi, basic black tights, and pops of silver. Her statement necklace and high heels break up the black and add shine. Add a matching clutch to store all of your goodies.  Check out this sweet look, and shop it below!

Dress  |   Cardigan (similar)  |  Shoes  |  Necklace (similar)

Look 2: Trendy– More into setting the trends than setting the stage for a romantic evening? Her next outfit is perfect for you! Kim pairs our high-waisted pants with our black peplum top featuring an attached metal-plated belt. This black-on-black combo creates a seamless look that is continued with the addition of a blazer with a waterfall front, classic black pumps, and a simple, layered chain necklace. Check out this trend-heavy look, and then shop it below.

Top  |  Pants  |  Shoes (similar)

Look 3: Edgy– Give your V-Day look a rocker chic twist like the Sensible Stylista by pairing contrasting items! In this look, Kim rocks a romantic floral lace dress with a moto jacket. She then adds a trendy twist with our gorgeous black and gold statement necklace and strappy high heels. She adds warmth with tights.This look is a must-have that will be the perfect amount of dressed up for whatever you’ve got planned! Check out the look, and then shop it below!

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Blogger Spotlight– Kirstin Marie

No matter the event, Kirstin Marie can pull a stylish look together! In her latest posts,  she rocks a dressy look and a casual look perfect for staying warm and chic.  In her first looks, she rocks our lace heart sweater with richly patterned pants that are perfect for this time of year.  The next look is perfect for a certain romantic holiday that is coming up (hint, hint!) featuring a romantic lace dress with a sheer lining that makes it so sassy. The best? This look also comes in red! Which look is your favorite? Tell us in the comment section! Shop Kirstin’s looks below, then head to her blog for more casual and dressy outfit inspo:

 Look 1:  Top (similar)

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