What happens when a purveyor of all things eclectic joins forces with one of the most whimsical kids' clothing companies? A capsule collection that bohemian mamas will be gathering up faster than you can say Missoni For Target! Since leaving the high-end Ports1961 women's line that she launched and led for six years, Tia Cibani has been focusing her attention on her KicoKids collection of fun, fashionable clothing for kids. Now the designer is introducing a capsule collection for Anthropologie that epitomizes the clothing store's wide-ranging styles. Made for tots ages 2-6, the KicoKids for Antrhopologie pieces — including full skirts, a padded pea coat, and stunning sweater coat — aren't inexpensive, but they'll certainly make a statement every time they're worn. Check out the collection when you click through.
Anthropologie's newly released October catalog shows us covetable Fall must haves and the styling tips to go with them. The selection of colorful wool dresses, chic plaid coats, sweaters, and sweet booties are all perfect options for cold-weather dressing. There's more: for the upcoming holiday party season, we also spotted delicate lace dresses and gorgeous silk maxi gowns. We love how the brand manages to twist such classic staples into refreshingly new ways, so before you check out the rest, read our quick Fall styling tips gleaned from the mixmasters themselves.
- Add color and warmth to your wardrobe with fun printed knits. We love the idea of a cozy patterned maxi dress for Fall.
- Do experiment with Winter white hues via wool trousers or a luxurious sweater.
- Green and red can look great together when done right. For the latter, opt for darker shades like wine or persimmon to avoid looking like a Christmas card.
Go safari chic! We've recently spotted so many animal heads in kids' rooms that we think it's safe to call it a trend. Several retailers — like Anthropologie — offer their customers cruelty-free animal head collections as wall decor. Most recently, DwellStudio launched their papier-mache animal head collection — including pastel colored zebras, a gazelle, and a giraffe — as an addition to their wall decor selection for baby! What do you think of the faux taxidermy trend, ga ga or gag?
“In fashion, either you’re in, or you’re out.” In the 6th grade, I wanted “in” and that meant joining the so-called “Preps” so, I assembled a wardrobe of V-necks, cableknits and Palazzo pants. And one of my most coveted items of them all? Wait for it . . . penny loafers.
Who can forget the novelty of buying their first must-have pair of shoes that all the other kids are wearing? Maybe yours were some pretty heels, or a cushy pair of UGG's, or a stylin’ set of Nike Airs, but penny loafers? Sure, there was the novelty of having big sis help me make them look all shiny, and adding the little charm of a penny, but who can forget the thick, awkward block heel, the unflattering height and the typically dowdy association with straight-laced school marms and perhaps, those least interested in fashion, “Gulp,” nuns?
If you're looking for transitional dressing inspiration, check out Anthropologie's August catalog. Staying true to its exotic-meets-eclectic aesthetic, the brand showed diaphanous layered lavender maxidresses paired with cinched striped poncho tops, pixel printed blouses with skinny jeans, and cardis accompanied with vibrant skirts. The footwear selection is especially eye-catching thanks to colorful woven platforms, artsy stacked-heel loafers, and a gigantic, gorgeous collection of ballet flats. Here are the Fall tips we've gleaned from this lovely catalog:
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Anthropologie's gorgeous parade of fascinating finds and easy luxuries is what makes it such a beloved institution. And if, upon picking up a bottle of singularly beautiful fragrance, you've ever wondered where it all comes from, here's your answer. Anthropologie's beauty buyer, Melissa Green, let us pick her brain about everything from finding the next big thing to making sure brands are unique but still fit with the company's aesthetic. It's a fascinating view on how the products you love reach the shelves, so check out what Melissa had to say.
Bright colors are such a fun way to inject a playful touch to your outfit, and OnSugar blog The Artful Shopper is giving us more reason to try it out with this super cute Alice & Olivia Summer video — check it out!
When I came across this Alice & Olivia video for their Summer 2011 collection I had to share this for my post on summer brights and the colorblocking trend we're seeing that are so hot in fashion right now! What is colorblocking? You've probably heard of the trend that started in early spring that's punctuated by pops of bold color and highlighted by the mixing and matching of separates in all-over hues, in sometimes unexpected ways. Strong prints with geometric shapes in solid hues are big for fall and an all-over wash of striking color is very of-the-moment, for accessories too.
If you're planning a trip to the great outdoors this Summer, get inspired by the woodsy-chic style of Tori Praver in this cool, camp-inspired editorial from Elle Italia. Mix practical go-to gear like a knapsack, thermal leggings, and hiking boots with easy neutral pieces like drawstring shorts and breezy button-downs. Whether you're roughing it in a tent and sleeping bag or living the high life in a cushy RV, don't forget to bring along these cool camp-friendly picks. Click through to see and shop each one now.
When it comes to shopping for bras, we're from the school of thought that says, "If you've got it, flaunt it." One of our favorite Summer styles is a pretty, colorful bra worn under a loose, low-cut tank or slouchy dress. Though not the most appropriate office ensemble, it can be a fresh, sexy weekend or nighttime look. From dainty and delicate to bright and bold, we've rounded up 10 beautiful underthings that are way too pretty not to show off. Click through to see and shop each one.
I went with a salmonish color on my bedroom walls, and this is the look of what is on the left side of my bed. The wall décor is antique, the drum side table was bought at Target's online store many moons ago (I don't know if they still have it or not), and the chair is from Anthropologie. The candelabra is from a store in Manhattan and is by a Mexican artist. The lamp base is from Ikea, and the lamp shade is by Mibo.
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