Posts Tagged ‘spring 2012 trends’

Piermarini Boutique Styles The Spring

Posted by    |    March 20th, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Dallas’ favorite fashion entrepreneur and boutique owner, John Piermarini, is officially saying sayonara to his boutique’s winter wardrobe, as he welcomes the most stylish of spring trends! Piermarini Boutique, famed for its’ shopping in your best friends closet experience, will be undergoing its seasonal transformation, from wintery woolens to a sophisticated and lively spring collection.

The women’s wear collection will kick-off the new season with hints of “ocean colors”; sea foam greens & blues that are pale and pair nicely with bolder accents. Piermarini has handpicked a selection of top-notch designers to be sold in the boutique, including an elite collection comprised of women’s wear by Minimarket, Won Hundred, Osklen, Kymerah and Hyden Yoo.

Won Hundred White Blouse Dress

Minimarket Red Dress

For the gentlemen, he has selected brands such as Won Hundred, Moods of Norway, CREEP and Kai-Aakman, making it possible for even the most fashion challenged men to leave looking suave. Regarding the new men’s collection, Piermarini says, “We are keeping it classy & simple with that extra edge this season.”

Chartreuse: Ugly or Unique?

Posted by    |    February 8th, 2012 at 7:00 am

It’s a goofy sounding word for a color (kind of like the Cerulean blue in the Crayon box,) but chartreuse isn’t goofy on the bodies of hot models for Spring 2012. I haven’t quite decided how I feel about the color yet, even though I bought a chartreuse shirt myself for spring and sported it at a wedding reception a few weeks ago.  Though it’s eye-catching and can be worn with a myriad of complementary bold colors, is it ugly or unique?  You decide.

If you DO decide it’s unique and worth trying out, here are a few tips:

1. This yellowy-green color looks fabulous with hot pink, royal blue, different shades of purple, black, gray, and even electric blue.  Old Navy has a hot pink maxi skirt ($28) that would be lovely with a chartreuse top. Just keep away from other yellows, greens, certain turquoise colors, and too much gold.

2. If you do an all over chartreuse look, keep accessories and makeup simple.


Spring 2012 Sneak Peek

Posted by    |    October 24th, 2011 at 10:28 am

If you’re wishing for crisp fall weather like me, then Spring 2012 may not be at the forefront of your mind.  However, the beautiful new trends for the upcoming season are so drool-worthy, I had to give you a sneak peek at what lovelies lie ahead. In case you missed the unveiling of these trends at fashion week, here are my top three:

Pastels.  This color trend is coming back in a big way, thanks to the resurgence of lady-like fashion.  Pastels are flattering on virtually every skin tone and look polished, pretty, and feminine.  Major design houses Louis Vuitton, Phillip Lim and Diane Von Furstenberg all showed off their latest in pastels.