All posts tagged: stand out

The Faux Fur Phenomenon; Make it Retro for the Holidays

It’s chic and it’s trending. The perfect faux fur vest can take your everyday look up a notch. Whether you’re headed to the office or bundling up for a rocking holiday party, this fashion must-have is eye catching when styled right. First step, find a style that works for you. We love American Eagle’s soft and classy deep red vest. Match this piece with a simple long sleeve top with a contrasting color for a little pop! A sleek high-waist skinny heats up the look for a New York Centric feel. With all the crazy chatting and gift giving, staying flat on your feet is essential.  Take a vintage route to comfort with velvet loafers! Now it’s time for the jewels. With the holidays right around the corner we opted for accented bangles knotted with a ribbon and simple pearl earrings. That’s all, folks! You’re now ready to stand out in the crowd at your next holiday party! As always, we hope we inspired you to make a retro fit with this season’s trendiest item. And …

How The Other Half Thinks

It’s important to be confident in yourself and not care about what anybody else thinks. But to be honest, we all want to be liked by our peers, especially the opposite gender. For decades, women have been spending hundreds on beauty supplies and clothing to try and impress men. This week’s Connection Story is a little different. YHM sat down with a panel of three  guys and asked them the question: “What makes a girl stand out?” The answers are surprising! “For a girl to stand out in a crowd, she has to be well dressed and neat. She has to have a certain posture and body language that shows that she is confident, not afraid. She has to have a voice that exudes intelligence but not conceit, while showing she has an outgoing personality,” says Javier Perdomo “The very little details in an outfit makes someone really stand out. You can never really go wrong with vintage. With a little vintage print or pattern, you have no choice but to stand out from the …

Stand Up & Stand Out

One fear that everyone has when they go off to college is that they are going to be just another small fish in a very large and blended pond. They become worried that they are going to get lost in the shuffle and become just another number. However, there are people who have learned the tricks of the trade on how to stand out on a big campus. YHM asks Kean University student, Mamie Marima, what she does to stand out in a crowd. “I feel like I set myself apart by the clothes I wear. I have a unique style of clothing and love to shop. When I go to buy something, I never ask myself if so and so will like it. The only opinion that matters is my own and if I like it then I’m going to wear it. The main aspect of standing out, I think, is being yourself. You may not necessarily want to follow what the latest “trend” is because you don’t want to be identical to those …