Everyone wishes they could have their own personal genie. We could wish for money, fancy trips, and even help with our fashion! For this throwback Thursday we took inspiration from the 60s TV show I Dream of Jeannie and created … Continue reading
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St.Patrick’s Day Wedding
Having a wedding on or around St.Patrick’s Day can be really fun. You can list the parade as something to do in the area before the wedding or even make it part of your bachelorette festivities. You can easily use … Continue reading
Wedding Wednesday- Casino Themed Wedding
A casino themed wedding is a great idea for couples that love card games like poker and blackjack, slot machines, and all the entertainment casinos have to offer. This idea can be incorporated into decor and wedding favors or even … Continue reading
Glitter Mesh Envelope Clutch
As holiday gatherings approach, you may think you need to buy a whole new outfit. We suggest adding one or two new fun accessories instead. A great option is a glitter mesh envelope clutch. It will give your current wardrobe … Continue reading
Crystal Stud Peacock Motif Hard Box Clutch
Using an accessory as a focal point can be beneficial when it comes to creating different looks. Create multiple styles of outfits with this peacock hard case clutch.
Accessories possess a world of power. They can compliment an outfit, make certain elements of an ensemble pop more effectively, and they have the power to steal the show if desired. An entire outfit or look can be altered with the use of accessories, whether you are using jewelry, shoes, scarves, hair accessories, hats, purses, or any other number or combination of items to complete your look. Fashion accessories are a lot of fun as well, you can choose to use the piece to make a statement, use it to inspire the look and color scheme of your look, or use it to invoke a certain feel to your outfit. This can do any of these aforementioned things and do so with class.
The peacock motif itself is fabulously vintage. It hearkens back to the speakeasy and underground club scene of the roaring 20’s and adds a hint of this old school glamor no matter what you’re wearing. Using this clutch as a focal point of inspiration for a formal outfit seems the most logical. Depending on the color of bag you choose, gold, silver or black, you can match it with a metallic or sequined dress. Or you can simply use it to accent a vintage styled or retro find dress in most colors, though jewel-tones work particularly well (especially those found in a peacock’s feathers, such as teal, deep blue and purple). Use rhinestone studded cocktail jewelry to complement this clutch and further push that romantic vintage feel.
Another way to use this piece is to do so in stark contrast. Pair this clutch with a sleek, modern dress in a simplistic color or in a bright and bold statement color like radiant orchid. This way, the bag will stand out and make a statement that offsets the dress in both style and design while complimenting it at the same time. The contrast in the material of the dress, whether it’s satin or any other dress that offers a sleek silhouette, and the textured surface of this hard box clutch, from its grid like rhinestone insets to its large peacock motif closure. When worn in this style, the peacock closure can make a larger impact, standing out against the smooth material of your ensemble.
There are plenty of ways to manipulate a statement piece to create multiple looks. Mix and match, experiment and see what works. You never know what combinations may work out for you and make your next signature style.
You can find this peacock motif hard box clutch at Chicastic.
Duster Knuckle Clutch
Gold can be great in a pinch. Add that oomph to your outfit with this glittery gold clutch.
Looking glamorous can have a lot of meanings and may differ depending on who you are talking to. But no matter what, gold always has the power to add oomph to an outfit. The key with gold is to use it wisely and sparingly. Bring your evening ensemble to the next level with this gold glitter duster knuckle clutch.
This bag can go two ways, if not more. But when it comes to evening events, it can be worn to a high class formal event just as well as it can to a night out with the girls. It all depends on what you’re wearing it with. If you’re heading out to a glamorous formal event, clad in an evening gown and timeless jewelry, this handbag can add that bit of boldness you’re looking for without requiring you to overhaul your whole look. While looking timeless and traditional for a formal event is nothing but expected, having a statement piece to set you apart from the crowd can make you feel bold while you still adhere to the rules of formal wear. Against a neutral evening gown, this bag sparkles and shines and since it is so small it will attract just the right amount of attention.
If you’re planning a more casual night out that still calls for you to dress to the nines, then this bag will work just as well. If you’re going to a less formal event then you have much more freedom to play around with dresses in terms of color and texture. You can use this bag to inspire your jewelry by adding other sparkly or metallic gold pieces and shoes to add that wow factor to a cocktail dress or even more casual outfit. Even if you’re going out on a date, this clutch can be used along with a basic outfit and, say, a statement necklace to jazz it up a little.
This bag has multiple purposes, but the trick is not to go overboard. If you choose to wear matching accessories, choose one or two choice items and make sure they aren’t crowded around the same area. For instance, a statement earring and metallic gold shoes would be great with this clutch when worn with a cocktail dress. If worn to jazz up a casual outfit, a bold necklace is perhaps the only other accessory you need. Subtlety goes a long way with gold and still adds that glamorous effect.
Find this gold glitter duster knuckle clutch and other great clutches at Chicastic.
Wearing Black Right
You can never go wrong with black, right? This shade is easily the simplest go-to color in anyone’s closet. Whether it’s a basic v-neck tee or a little black dress, it’s the one fashion item that seems the easiest to resort to when we’re unsure of what to wear, what seems appropriate for any event, or simply because it’s always chic to wear it. Wearing the same black dress with different accessories like a gold clutch purse can really change the look.
Unlike every other color in existence, black is probably the only one that can make up an entire outfit. Depending on the pieces you wear, this simple yet bold look can look like rock royalty, runway ready or effortlessly elegant. The trick to wearing it though? Is matching. But if you’re wearing all the same color, that shouldn’t be an issue, right? Wrong. Not every shade of black is the same when looked at up close or when put together with other pieces. Shades and tones can vary slightly, and this disparity becomes incredibly apparent when put next to each other. Even pieces that may have been bought jet-black can fade after being washed several times. When wearing a lot of this color, be sure the shades and tone match. No matter how subtle the difference is, it will be quite noticeable. Sometimes you can take the attention away from these things by wearing a bold statement necklace.
Sometimes wearing a monotone outfit isn’t called for, but black goes with everything right? Similar to differing shades, black can clash with colors that are too similar, such as deep navy blues or dark browns. Though all of these are considered neutrals, they are not completely impervious to clashing with one another. If you’re trying to mix colors, even mixing too many neutrals can end in disaster, especially if they are too similar to one another. Also, if you’re trying to accessorize with a black outfit, be careful of mixing and matching accessories that are too different from one another. Wearing a bright chiffon scarf or leopard print chiffon scarf with a solid outfit can really enhance it. Evening bags play a very important role in giving any outfit a refreshed look. You could wear the same dress over and over with new accessories and still look brand new. Check out Chicastic for some bold and sexy accessories to brighten up your blacks.