• Fashion,  Sets

    Distressed Denim

      Tear it Up: Distressed Denim by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring a burgundy shirt   I love distressed denim, but I have a confession to make. Sometimes I find it annoying putting distressed denim on because my toes will get into the rips/holes and I’m afraid to tear the pre-made holes! Anyway, when Polyvore had this distressed denim challenge I wanted to take part since it is a trend I do like. I paired this pair of distressed jeans with these light colored espadrille wedges and a floral cold shoulder ruffled cami. The dark florals in berry colors helps to make this perfect for the transition to fall. Are you loving the distressed…

  • Fashion,  Sets

    Trend: Necktie Blouse

      Fall Trend: Necktie Blouse by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring black pumps Necktie blouses are a big fashion trend right now and I am an enthusiastic supporter. I’ve even recently worn one myself for Thanksgiving which I posted about (here). I love that blouse! Anyway, because of my love for the trend I knew I had to take part in the necktie blouse style challenge on Polyvore. I decided to go with this white blouse with black necktie and light pink collar for a little pop of color. I paired it with light pink pants to match the collar and I love the gold zip pockets. To match the bold black necktie,…

  • Fashion,  Sets

    Fall Footwear Trend: Loafers

      Fall Footwear Trend: Loafers by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring nixon watches As always, things come back in style and that’s the case with loafers. Well, technically loafers never really went out of style but I feel like you hear people talking about them more lately. And I don’t know what it is about the name “loafers” but it just makes me think of a style of shoe made for older people. Anyway, they’re really trendy lately and there are some really cute ones out there so I wanted to take part in the Polyvore challenge for this fall footwear trend. I chose these navy blue canvas loafers with stars and cat faces.…

  • Fashion,  Sets

    Tricky Trend: Daytime Pajamas

      Tricky Trend: Daytime Pajamas by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring a moschino purse One of the trends this year has been slip dresses, but more specifically, the “pajama” look. When I say pajamas, I don’t mean real pajama pants and oversized t-shirts. I’m talking about the silky, lacy, satin-y tops and dresses. When I saw the challenge was “Daytime Pajamas” on Polyvore, I came up with 2 looks for this trend which are definitely not “daytime” looks but more for going out at night. I think the daytime label is mostly just used because these pieces are worn out of the house and not actually as pajamas. ***** 1) The first is an…

  • Lace Trimmed High Collar

    Fashion,  Looks

    Lace Trim + High Collar

    The high-collared trend has been around for a little while now and while I love the look of it, I wasn’t sure how I would like it on myself. I’m weird about things touching my neck. It’s why I’m not a big fan of turtlenecks – they just seem so confining around my neck. Same with chokers. I love the look of chokers, but just imagining the necklace flush against my neck instinctively makes me reach for my throat. Fortunately, I can deal with the high collar look and it doesn’t bother me. What drew me to this high-collared blouse in the first place is the lace trim. I love…

  • Fashion,  Sets

    Military Green Trend

      Army Green by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring uv protection sunglasses Military or Army green has been on the rise in fashion for the past few months starting back in the fall. I, personally, love the color but you guys already know that I love any shade of green. I don’t think I will ever buy anything camo print for myself, but the solid military green color is doable and much more my style. I think one of the easiest ways to incorporate this color into your style is with pants or a jacket. ***** For this look, I made the focus of this look the military green ankle pants. Because I wanted…

  • Purple Floral Top

    Fashion,  Looks

    Large Floral Print

    Florals are always in style, but a trend that I have been seeing lately is large floral print. I love the large floral print on this Simply Vera – Vera Wang top. I find the purple floral swirls to be pretty and not tacky – I feel like it can be easy to cross over the line into tacky when it comes to large prints. This one of those tops that is versatile and can be dressed up or down. Pair it with black or grey dress pants for a dressier look for work. You could tuck it into a pencil skirt for work as well. I wore it with jeans…

  • Fashion,  Sets,  Uncategorized

    What a Frill: Ruffles

      What a Frill: Ruffles by lifeaccordingtojamie featuring Ted Baker When it comes to my fashion sense, sometimes I can be really girly girl in the sense that I love florals, lace, and as featured in this post – ruffles. Polyvore shared that ruffles are hot this spring, which I’m excited about since I love them. I put together this set to showcase this trend. The star of this look is the tulle dress with cascading ruffles. I love this dress! It’s easy to go too far with ruffles and end up looking frumpy or like a doll, but these layers of ruffles are done well and offer shape to the wearer’s…