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Get On Board With Spring 2014 Trends

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I know it feels like the last Winter season has barely started, but the new year is here, and we're on the brink of a new fashion collection. We know your shoes and accessories are your staples, but what will you be wearing with your Meher Kakalia flats this season? We give you the low-down: Take inspiration from your favourite 70s icons. The key to this one is picking the boxy, blousey top that will end right around the waistband of your pants, or choosing a top that’s long and slim enough to tuck into your favorite jeans. Either way, the...

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Beaded Flip Flops DIY

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Even though the temperature is rising, you don’t have to compromise comfort or style. The lazy days of Summer are almost here. Whether you want to admit it or not you probably have at least one pair of flip-flops in your closet. While thankfully the whole trend of wearing them everywhere has passed (that’s so 2005!), but if you’re vacationing at the beach or just bumming around on the weekend you definitely need a fancy pair of flip flops to take your casual beach look up a notch and this DIY tutorial to make your own beaded flip flops, is just...

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DIY Barefoot Sandal + Shoe Enhancer

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A simple and fun way to add a little drama to your bare feet... however, I love the barefoot sandaleven more when worn with a pair of classic pumps! Simply wrapped around my foot and ankle, I can wear any shoes {even ballet flats} and give them an entirely new look at relatively no cost. What You'll Need... * Leather lace {I'm using a black suede leather lace} But a bright pink, purple, lime green orwhite would be fun too! * Scissors Steps... * Cut two pieces of leather lacing depending on how high you want them to wrap on your leg. I made mine just over 60" each....

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DIY Beaded Lace Choker Inspired by Downton Abbey...

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I recently {and finally!} started the Downton Abbey series... and not 2 episodes in, I was itching toDIY a fabulous choker inspired by their attire. For this particular look though, I was inspired more by the high necklines of many of their dresses rather than a necklace specifically. But I've already got ideas for more statement types of necklaces as well. I'm feeling a high neckline return on the horizon, and I'm betting it's all thanks to Downton. And the 90's revival, of course. Here's What You'll Need... * Lace or lace trim with scalloped edges {look for lace that is soft to...

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How to Wear Neon - from United Nude

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Step into the neon trend with these heels from United Nude! By now, you'd realise that neon is a big thing this season, and admittedly, it's not an easy thing to wear. For those who are used to more subtle colours, you'd be terrified of looking like a traffic cone, and trust us, you're not the only one! Here's some Dos & Don'ts! Don't: Channel your inner Lollipop Lady Fact: If you go head to toe in one shade of neon you're going to look like a lollipop lady (no disrespect to lollipop ladies of course), but on the plus...

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