March 27, 2015

Jewelry - the outfit makers?

If you have been following Lilly Style for a while then you might know that I have a slight obsession with jewelry. And it's a fairly easy obsession to catch (it can be contagious, so watch out).  

My favorite way to wear jewelry is by layering different piece.  You can hardly ever catch me without jewelry, whether it is layered necklaces, a few layered bracelets, rings...yes, love it all.  Certain pieces compliment an outfit and other ones make the outfit. 

And jewelry, of course, is always a great giftNordstrom has a great variety of jewelry designers at different price point, so there is something for everyone. 

How to layer? 
 Instead of layering a few necklaces of the same length, opt for a tiered look starting with a 16" necklace (or 14", which ever is your personal preference) followed by 18" and so on. 
For an eye-catcher look add a long necklace with a larger stone pendant and don't be afraid to mix it with more delicate stones (example below) and for a minimalist  layering look stick to two-three delicate pieces.

This beaded fringe necklace is perfect for Spring and Summer, alone or layered.  

Below are just some of my favorite pieces and a few different ways they can be layered. All of these pieces can be easily mixed and matched. 

Click on each piece for the full info on the item

Click on each piece for full info

A lot of the pieces mentioned are currently being 'Price Matched'...that's what I love about Nordstrom

just a few ways I've enjoyed layering (bar necklace available - bottom left picture)

Do you like layering jewelry or do you like to keep it to a minimum? 

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March 25, 2015

draped jacket

Jacket: Forever 21 / Tee: J.Crew old - similar  / Jeans old - similar / Shoes: Tory Burch sold out - amazing options for less here, here  / Bag: Rebecca Minkoff - get 25% off  / Scarf: Ann Taylor sold out - love this one, perfect for Spring /  Initial Necklace: Kate Spade, bar necklace - similar / Bracelets:  'Bamboo' bracelet, dainty bracelet similar, tassel bracelet similar, similar

Happy Hump Day! 

Who else has been loving draped coats/jackets?  The one I'm wearing is really light and slightly oversized but it works well for the style. It feels really soft.  F21 has been having quite a few nice drapey coats/jackets and they're fairly nice in quality (at least this one) and pretty inexpensive compared to similar ones sold elsewhere.  Some other ones I really like from F21 is this Charcoal and this shorter version. I think they're great for slightly warmer days, when you just need something light  to throw over (and yesterday was not one of those days. The sun has been deceiving).


March 24, 2015

Currently crushing...(everything on sale)

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Happy Tuesday!

There are some great promotions going on currently, and of course I had to look.  Piperlime is having 30% off site wide with exclusions (code SPRINGCHIC). Bloomingdales in having their Friends and Family Sale - 25% off (code FRIENDS) with some exclusions. Definitely a great time to treat yourself to some Spring goodies (wink, wink)

What is on your wish-list for this Spring?