OMG remember these? I'm so behind on Masterposts, I probably need to do another round of them by now. Le grand sigh. Back during her Emmalina tease, Emma was slaying us with scalding fashion. Among that panoply was this tie-dye dress in lovely shades of aqua, navy and golden yellow. You can probably guess which part of this look got my attention. The shoes!! lol Anything yellow is certain to catch my eye...and likely my love as well. While I'm not a huge fan of the scallop hem on the side of the dress, any look that uses this much color competently is a definite win to me. The pairing is sassy, joyous and super fun! There's some spring style inspiration in these for sure! Aqua-blue shades were on Emma's radar for sure - she showed off this strappy bikini in front of a surfboard earlier this spring. I love the delicate quality of this design - it's not often you get a bikini that will stay in place but also looks feminine and this one pulls that off. Her next one is a simple but sexy strappy iteration in a soft terra cotta color. The shade is quite unusual and it suits the earth-tone rocky backdrop of the shot perfectly. I wish Emma had explored the Emmalina character further - it really allowed her to show off a completely different side of herself, which was super fun to see. Maybe she'll go back and forth between the two periodically now - kind of like a Gollum-Smeagol thing...but without the whole live-fish-eating, ring-obsessed, murderous psychosis. We've seen Emma do prints quite often, but this bold floral is quite a change from her previous bright, graphic or tropical choices. Those were playful and lighthearted. This one is moodier and more sophisticated. The cutout fronts adds a coquettish touch and, although I could have done without the double side slits at the front, I really love how well Emma pulls this off. Sometimes more mature looks and come off awkward for people who are very comfortable with more whimsical styling, but Emma handles both with competence. Her next bikini is similar to the terra-cotta-on-the-rocks piece, but with a brighter, cleaner color palette and a bold, diamond print. I adore the melon-and-coral combination - they're exactly the kind of shades I think of (and reach for ;)) as quintessentially summer! And this uncomplicated print is tons of fun!
Summer (the diva, not the season :)) joined Emma for a pair of events this spring. The first was a JLo concert and blush tones seemed to be the order of the day. Emma wore a bodycon dress in the shade, accented with lace-up details and ivory strappy sandals. I'm a huge fan of those dress choice - it's simple, but with a nice pop of flirtiness form the lace-up detail and captures the freshness of Emma's style outlook during the Emmalina era. Summer's brush with blush came in the for of a v-neck cami, which she paired with rolled blue denim shorts and a sleeveless trench topper. She gets big Fierce point for the on-trend (and appropriate) use of the trench -it updates and elevates this simple combination. It's hard to envision from a still photo how much swirl and movement a piece like this creates, but it looks amazing and feels powerful and confident. or their second girl's night out, Summer went with a...oh gee...what do you call those - you know when you pair two matching pieces? Umm...errr...well, you know what I mean :). This one should look awfully familiar to anyone who saw her outfit at Axxess. The only difference is that this look didn't include the black wide choker. Emma's went with a taupe sheath, again sporting a lace-up detail. This one was on the front and showed less skin. Even so, like her other piece, I really love this choice and this look on her. It's casually chic and sexy without going overboard. Canvas-colored wedge sandals rounded off the look. I wouldn't have minded black ankle boots with an edgy silhouette or pointy pumps (perhaps even with a pop of color, like her yellow ankle-strap pair from above :)), but these work well. We go tot see Emm in pants for the first time in ages, as she paired these distressed skinny jeans with a camo cropped top and fringed ankle boots. Camo is hard to sell me so I probably would have preferred the dramatic contrast of a bright white version of this top, but overall, the look is solid and well put-together. It's fun to see Emma's casual side pop up again, especially with a fashionista filter! Switching things up helps to keep the passion in fashion -boredom is the kiss of death :). It's back to dresses again for her next look, a mock-neck cutout bodycon piece done in deep rose. It's not mind-blowingly original, but everything about the look is spot on - the color, the silhouette, the fierce pairing with suede OTK's. For a chill Aussie chick, Emma has the makings of a heck of style queen, if only we can get her to keep pursuing it :) *hatches evil plot* ...ok maybe not "evil"...more "somewhat disreputable" :)
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Brie: shoe-lover :) fashion-lover and generally glamorous semi-dork
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