All posts tagged: black

All About Sunglasses

With sunglasses more likely on the forefront of the list of the top 10 must have accessories for the next two seasons, YHM has curated a list of the best sunglass styles of 2014! Whether the fashionable retro cat-eye, rockin’ aviators, grungy round eye lenses, or any of the other popular styles, sunglasses are most importantly used to protect your eyes from harmful sun rays. However, we can all admit that they are the hottest accessory to have right now. Below are some of the most stylish shades out that will complete your fashion looks, while also blocking the piercing sunlight. One can never go wrong with all black cat eye sunglasses. These are sexy and super stylish. You can try wearing these with just about anything you have in your closet. Now, these are super cute! If you are headed to a festival or outdoor concert, these are definitely the perfect choice. When we saw these glasses, we automatically think of the word hipster! You can try these cool Wayfarer sun glasses with the brown tinted …

Trend Alert: Platform Sandals

Are you concerned with purchasing comfortable shoes this spring/summer, but you don’t want to compensate for the shoe’s stylish appearance? Then, these shoes are great for you! Platform sandals have always been on the fashion radar. Over the years they have been continuously improved and reinvented. However, this year they are particularly different in style! The sandals still give us those few inches of height off the ground, but this time around, the platform isn’t wedged. They have a thick flat platform that is supportive and a sweet-casual shoe alternative. These shoes are similar to the one above, but the metallic shell is truly an eye-catching trend. They would make a great addition to any futuristic outfit of your choice. The perfect casual shoe! Instead of wearing a typical pair of flip-flops, opt for these amazing slip on shoes. Try wearing these with a pair of boyfriend jeans and loose-fitting tee shirt. These black Steve Madden shoes will go perfectly with any of your summer ventures out to the mall or a steaming BBQ party! By Fatimah Foster

Minimalism: Casual Elegance

Think casual elegance! Although lacking the usual attention seeking flare most styles have; beauty lies in simplicity when it comes to the minimalism trend. It may hint boring, but the concept is substantially enticing. There is something about wearing a black and white combo that screams fashion intelligence. The color palette of this trend usually does not exceed black, white, grey, and tan. With the right minimal pieces, you will never run out of things to wear! This sleeveless wide-leg jumpsuit is sexy and simple. No accessories necessary. Just a nude lip and slick back ponytail would be more than enough. This deep v-neckline grey romper is completely comfortable. It’s perfect for a relaxing day on the boardwalk. Pair it with your favorite spring/summer sandals and you’re off! Black and white shoes are a great new addition to the minimalism trend. These half black and half white shoes have been spotted everywhere and they are a great buy, because you can where them with just about anything! Having a few hats in your wardrobe are always necessary! Wear this …

Suave Sophistication

Put your own spin on a tuxedo. Take a look formerly reserved for men and add a feminine flare. He won’t be the only one sporting a dapper ensemble. Let this black structured blazer stand out over a soft colored chiffon top. By buttoning its single button, this jacket will allow you to a create sexy plunging neckline if you rock it without an undershirt! Add these black high waist trousers for a more structured look. For a bit of pizzazz pair your outfit with these gold metallic strappy stilettos. Finally add this gorgeous gold big face watch for a sleek finish. Now you have a complete look that is sure to knock the socks off of anyone who sees you. But remember if they ask you where you got your outfit from tell them your favorite magazine. By Lisa Green

Celebrate Printed Leggings Another Season

With the potential of becoming cosigned to oblivion or short-lived to the fashion world after some time in the spotlight, leggings stood their ground in remaining inaudibly relevant. From stripes, to floral and random graphics far from typical, the edge that printed leggings bring to our wardrobe continues to capture our hearts and makes us look effortlessly fabulous. With spring around the corner, the thought on everyone’s mind is, “which trends will be hot and which will not?” Undoubtedly, printed leggings will present another appearance in the upcoming season. Below are a few looks that you can break into when you’re ready to ditch your denim obsession. Get fun and playful with cartoon inspired leggings. Stand out in these stars and stripes print leggings! Floral leggings are flirty and girly, which brings a feminine vibe to your outfit. These bold colored leggings with yellow and black leopard print and monochrome letters at the bottom would be great with a pair of sneakers for a sporty look. Overall, printed leggings are fun versatile pieces to have in your wardrobe. …

Back to Black, Black and White That Is

Experience a blast from the past with an assemble that takes color blocking to a whole new level. This mod inspired look may feature a classic theme, but adds a modern twist that is sure to keep you on trend. This sharp cut out cropped top in white will surely make a bold statement. Add a bit of fun by throwing on this flirty black and white asymmetrical zip up mini. Pair your outfit with these sleek black and white contrast booties with side cutouts. Accessorize by adding white cat eye shades for a bit of retro edge. Finally, add a splash of color by including a sexy bright pink lipstick by MAC in the hue Playtime. Now you’ll be sure to turn heads in you chic new black and white combo! And remember if anyone asks where you got your new look from, be sure to tell them from your favorite magazine! Our totally chic Pinterest board dedicated to the black and white fashion trend is a must see for more inspiration! By Lisa Green