Accessories Access: Pom Pom Bags for Spring!


The world is our runway. This phrase couldn’t be truer. When a lot is happening in life, I sometimes feel stuck in my wardrobe, seeking something refreshing & exciting to recreate old favorites & discover new trends to move my style forward. However, inspiration is always just around the corner with every click & keystroke on different social media forums.

This spring is probably my favorite spring ever, possibly because so much in life seems to be aligned personally, & I’m also feeling more confident in my style. This knowledge has also informed my newfound respect & developing radar for how accessories can transform your look. While I’m experimenting most right now with separates (mixing prints & color combinations), I’ve noticed how the playful pom pom movement isn’t going away. This includes all sorts of accessories: bags, shoes, earrings, & necklaces. When so much of spring is about light layers & pastels, pom pom accents make a bold statement without being too over the top.

One easy way to embrace the pom pom is with a straw bag, which is perfect for the everyday Style Darling looking to try something different, as well as for a variety of occasions like a weekend away or luncheon with the girls. Sure, there are plenty of expensive designer options making waves in the fashion world, including selections by (above) Kate Spade New York, Rebecca Minkoff, Loeffler Randall, Alice + Olivia, & Nannacay. When seeking out this look, you certainly don’t have to break the bank since the following styles (below) range in price from $29.99 – $43.00.

SHOP: 1. bag @ASOS, 2. tote @Fayrouzy, 3. tote @Zulily, 4. bag @ASOS, & 5. tote @Stein Mart.

What spring trends are you most interesting in trying? Where do you shop for new seasonal accessories? How much do you invest in trend items? Happy Styling!

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The Stylish Five: Meet Tillys.com ($10 & Under)!


I discovered this new & affordable super stylish online retailer, Tilly’s, that is the current object of my style fancy.  It recently opened at the local mall & I’m super excited to check it out.  Their vast array of accessories, shoes, & clothing at an incredible price is what excites me most!  Without sticking to one specific items, I’ve made a little collage of five really fabulous pieces from this site.  Each piece is $10 or under, perfect for gift giving this holiday season & shopping ahead for next spring & summer!  It’s really never too early to start your shopping for next season, especially when you find a pair of embellished sunglasses, metallic flip-flop sandals, or a sweet cut-out belt- these items are timeless & don’t go out of style! AND, you can drag your man in there too since the retailer also caters to men’s fashions, not to mention great deals on apparel for kids too!  Their blog offers all the latest in-store news & if you sign up for their free emails, you’re sure to get a surprise discount code for your next purchase!  Check out their official website for more!  Happy Styling!