Laurel and McKenzie were looking casually chic as they hung out together earlier this winter. Both ladies sported graphic tees (shoutout to McKenzie for her good taste in selecting the AC/DC! :)), paired with blue distressed denim. This pairing is one I always enjoy, especially when those punk leanings are spiked with glamour – in this case via faux fur coats! I’m equally wild over Laurel’s short jacket and McKenzie’s car coat and the way they inject fabulosity into this attitude-heavy look. The one piece of these ensembles I can’t get behind is the fur slides. Fur on shoes = yes, slides = yes, together = no. They look like furry slippers – which is probably the point :). I completely understand how awesomely comfortable they must be but still a no over here. Slippers and slipper-approximations are not for strolling the streets in. Ankle booties would have been my go-to. That said, from the ankles up, I adore both these looks!
Michelle posted this #tbt shot on her Instagram and the feels ran rampant for me. This photoshoot was the last fashion ‘shoot she ever did and the only one I got to review in real time rather than as a throwback. I remember calling it “Haute et Basse (High & Low) and raving over the new ground Michelle broke in some of her poses – her off-camera pensive stare is an unforgettable gem and this stance was another of my faves. Equally memorable was the horrid photo quality of the original release, for which I doubt any Michelle fans have ever forgiven the Big Dub, although I believe HQ versions of some of the snaps did eventually make their way into the cloud. The body-con dress and OTKs was a combo we saw a lot from Michelle; it was one of her signature LayCool looks, usually punctuated by crave-worthy statement jewels. It’s fun to come back to it now…and it still looks flawless :).
If you’re going to do out-of-this-world-glittery boots, this is a fantastic way to style them! Naomi let her sparkling footwear have center stage as she set them against a simple black backdrop of a cami and leggings, topped with a black blazer. I love the unique tie-front detail on this piece, as well as the fact that she chose something of this level of formality (note the satin lapels) as a topper. It elevates the look significantly and bridges the gap between the high impact of her boots and the low-key vibe of her under-layers in just the right way. Stellar styling!
I was immediately attracted to the gorgeous melon shade of Nikki’s dress in this snap from Total Divas! It’s warm, radiant, a complete jaw-dropper. The rest of the dress is simple, and that’s perfect: the color is all you need to make this piece stand out. Nikki added a massive statement necklace in a gold tone that echoes the sunlit quality of the dress, giving the look the sophisticated touch that pulls it together. She completed the outfit with nude heels, which work beautifully. (Gold metallic would be a second fab option). Natalya’s look is much more laidback, but equally solid: she paired a lace-up bodysuit with blue denim and topped it with a minimalist leather jacket. I love how clean and cool this ensemble is! Her shoe choice would tell all about this look: sneakers would give it an on-trend athleisure vibe, ankle booties would take into off-duty rocker territory, classic pointy pumps would elevate it to casual chic.
It was this time last year that John Cena proposed to Nikki Bella, in the middle of the ring, right after the two had won their WrestleMania match. That makes today's news that the couple has decided to separate particularly devastating and this episode of Total Divas, where we saw the Fearless One trying on wedding dresses extra poignant. We were gearing up for months of romance, finery and celebrations and now...sniffle. Our heart goes out to both Nikki and John at this time. We'll regret getting to find out if this white, smooth satin, lace embellished, strapless one was THE one, because it sure looked f-l-a-w-l-e-s-s! Renee Young made the right move by pairing this black and white vertical stripe statement jacket with solid black pants and tall boots. A piece like this is eye catching on its own, and keeping the colour scheme simple allows it to be the main focus. The shine from her latex leggings offers an intriguing textural contrast and kicks the fierce quotient of this look into overdrive! Finally, we've got two looks from Danielle (Summer Rae). The first one is simple, comfy, and oh so cozy. It has a very cool tone with the slightly oversized, light blue sweater, and white with grey stripes pants. It almost looks like cute pajamas! This looks like the perfect outfit for sitting by the fire, while slipping hot chocolate. The slouchy quality of both pieces gives this look a boho vibe, with a cool-girl twist that I love! The second look is way sportier, but still comfortable, and also has some serious Kill Bill Vibes. Slay, Summer, slay! Naturally, I can't take my eyes off of it because ...yellow :). Is there really anything else to say? ;) Okay, okay...love or hate yellow, a bright shade is a great way to ward off winter doldrums (is it EVER going to stop raining/sleeting/snowing/precipitating?!). It's like happiness-in-a-garment! Teaming it with neutrals, as Danielle has done, grounds the brightness and chills it out a bit. (Although I admit, I have zero issues with pairing color-on-color if it's done right ;)).
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Brie: shoe-lover :) fashion-lover and generally glamorous semi-dork
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