I’ve talked and emailed to several friends lately and we all seem to agree on the same fashion point: upgrading our style. This doesn’t mean we want to completely revamp our wardrobes and get rid of everything we own. Instead, it means we need to add a few new items that make us feel we have amped up our style. Amping up our style means perhaps purchasing a new handbag, adding a few new pairs of earrings, or new kitten heels for fall. When adding new purchases to a wardrobe, they can be small and simple. Sometimes the smallest additions can make the most impact on our looks. I recently returned from a shopping trip to NYC and I had the best time hitting the stores and catching up with friends. But what was the most amazing thing about shopping is that I bought very little. However, what I did buy makes a statement. I truly prefer purchasing smaller luxury items that make a statement. New statement pieces doesn’t necessarily mean you need to completely overhaul your wardrobe. In fact, I prefer to shop and upgrade my style in this way: fewer items that add to what I wear on a daily basis.
As stated above I have a habit and a love of shopping for smaller items. It’s easy to make fashion upgrades with tinier accessories and additions. Have you noticed that it seems easier to browse jewelry when it’s smaller and tinnier? I love shopping for jewelry, especially earrings. In NYC I luckily found four new pairs of small stud earrings. I’m not sure about you, but I love studs because they are chic and seem to go with everything. Often times big large earrings overpower the face or what you are wearing. You don’t need to worry about that with studs. And there are many shapes of stud earrings; they aren’t all super small. There are circles, ovals, squares, etc. I own many different shaped studs based on what I’m wearing that day. I even own a few pair of larger studs for evening. The same goes for shoes as well. I own more flats than heels. I like a small square heel that resembles a flat, but is about 1 inch taller. A stacked heel is amazing for work and it looks nice as well. Stacked heels and stud earrings, one can’t really go wrong.
The other area of my life that I’ve upgraded in the fashion realm relates to my iPhone. Those that know me in real life, understand my love for my iPhone. It’s always by my side. I love it for various reasons and one of them is Instagram. Instagram is such an amazing way to keep in touch with my friends and family with minimal tome consumption. Unlike other social media outlets, Instagram is so easy to use and it’s not text based; instead it’s all about photographs. I’ve upped my fashion game with designer iPhone cases. You will be amazed how adding new designer iPhone cases to your accessories will give you a very simple fashion upgrade.