I can be the pickiest person when it comes to sweaters. I hate itchy fabric, too thick or thin, and unflattering fit. So when it comes to shopping for sweaters, I have nailed down some key tips to help you find the perfect sweater for this cold weather. From fabric, style, and shape, I have all the details.
Finding the right material is key. You know what I am talking about, those scratchy and itchy sweaters are a no go for me! I typically like cotton, rayon, and polyester blends. Acrylic and Wool are typically something I try to steer clear from. Of course, if you are shopping in stores you can try it on for yourself. Take note of the sweaters you can't live without and see what material they are made out of so shopping online can be much easier! All online items should have the material listed on the website.
The next tip with buying the perfect sweater is style and fit. I try to buy a variety so that it doesn't look like I bought the same sweater in 5 different colors. I like sweaters that are not too over sized as to not accentuate all the right spots on my body for a flattering look. Some of the new trends I am loving is cable knit designs, balloon sleeves, turtle necks, and thin fitted sweaters. Also remember to buy different colors than what you already have at home. I tend to stick to neutral colors so it can match whatever!
Gorjana Choker , Gorjana Adjustable Necklace , Gorjana Ring Set ,
Zara Coat , Forever21 Sweater (old, similar here) ,
Joe's Jeans, and DSW Heels (old similar here)
I have been moving towards dainty gold jewelry for everyday wear recently. I love the subtle touch of feminine and chicness that it gives to an outfit. The real problem was how to pair and layer necklaces or cute little rings when there are so many options to pick from. Gorjana made it easy to #livelovelayer.
I love Gorjana for many reasons and I am so glad I found them! First, they are local to southern California which is awesome and are also available online. And apart from making everything so easy, the are nickle free which is huge since I have a nickle allergy and always need hypoallergenic jewelry! It is great quality that will last longer than cheaper, costume jewelry. But most importantly they make it so easy to mix & match different pieces to layer for any outfit. Many of their necklaces like the Quinn Delicate Pendant Necklace is adjustable in length. This is a game changer because it allows you to customize it to whatever length you want! I paired it with the 5 Disc Choker for a simple, layered look. Another helpful hint is on the website, they state what the lengths are for each necklace making it easy to pair together, or you can just call it a day with their layer sets already picked out, here.
I also love Gorjana's trio ring sets. The Hudson Ring Set is perfect with its neutral stones that perfectly stack together to form a ring trio. Or wear separately! These pieces were perfect for a daytime date with my husband exploring downtown Los Angeles and trying a new Japanese restaurant.
The weather is definitely chillier these days which normally means I gravitate straight to pants, sweaters, and layers. But sometimes I have a special date night, winter wedding, or dinner party that I need a little something extra but still be able to stay warm and comfortable. I have been wanting a long sleeve mini dress to wear this winter season and on into the beginning months of Spring and I found the perfect combo of this mini dress and boots!
I love everything about this WAYF dress! The mini style is so flattering, and the long sleeves give it a bit more layers/warmth. I love the floral on black combo because it matches well with many winter accessories and is still cheerful and fun. This dress runs a tad big so I would suggest going a size down. I am wearing the XS. It even has a little clasp feature on the neckline to make it a deep plunge or a more conservative v neck. I recently wore this dress to a dinner party, and slipped on these cute over-the-knee boots since it is still freezing here at night. Throw on a coat, scarf, and more for the perfect winter mini dress + boots!
A born and raised Southern girl who's wanting to inspire every women through style and beauty while living in the big city of Los Angeles.