Sartorial Flair

Fashion Blog by Fashion Enthusiast Kristy Downer – Los Angeles, CA

Month: November, 2013

Winter Whites

by kristy

All fashion rules, prescription over the years, have been thrown to the wind.  Some of the most fashionable women will be spotted this season in Winter White (which yes, isn’t pure white, but close enough). Wear it head to toe for a classic put together look. Or just a touch with a cashmere jacket, sweater or beautiful flowing pants. Here are some of my favorite street style inspirations showing how versatile it can be.

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Sources: Themanofstyle, Stylecab, Mitograph, Stylecarrot

Fashion Branding, PR & Styling Workshop

by kristy

Last month I attended a Fashion Branding, medic PR & Styling Workshop that was put on by the wonderful and talented Crissy Leatham-Ford. Among her many talents (fashion editor, writer, stylist, public speaker) she also is the founder of Models Against Bullying campaign. Never attending one of her workshops in the past, I was very curious and excited to see what it was all about. From the moment that she walked in the door until the very last second she was this incredible ball of energy that was ready  to answer any and all questions that you may have about your (fashion stylist, blogging, designing…) business. Not to mention all the fabulous, talented entrepreneurs that also attended this workshop that I was able to network with.  I left that night inspired and a new ‘To Do’ list for myself. There is another workshop coming up in February that I surely will be attending and highly recommend anyone else is the industry to join!  Check out more information here.

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Photos – I was so enthralled that I didn’t take a single photo, these were taken by Hill Zhou.

Always In Style – Camo

by kristy

Trends come and go, sale but there are a handful of staples that always remain. Camo print (right next to the little black dress) is one of those Always-In-Style-Versatile pieces. What better day to spotlight this wonderful print than on Veterans Day (Thank You to all the Vets out there!!). Produced in many forms for all walks of life. Camo is one of those prints that can be put in the mix with almost anything and fall all ages. Fur, floral, animal print, along with a bright color(s), worn with heels and/or sneakers and/ or boots. You get the point. Here are some of my favorite inspirational street style photos. HAPPY VETERANS DAY!!

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Source: Fordmodelsblog, mademoisellecaetenodiaz, fashionmagazine, aviewfromtheshade, pinterest

Pretty In Pastels

by kristy

Once only associated with Spring in bloom Pastels were spotted all over the Fall/Winter 2013 runway show. Being the brightest trend of the season spreading warmth and cheer to all. Try out your favorite pastel for an easy update to your wardrobe AND it’s a COLOR!!! Jackets, adiposity hats, skirts, pants, bags. Take your pick. Here are some inspiring outfits to help get you started!

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Sources: Fashion Squad, Pipesandsneakers, glamouricious, ElleCanada