Ways to Wear: Transitional Pieces

Here are some ideas on how to transition your summer wardrobe into fall. Midi Skirts and sleeveless shirts are a great place to start!
Summer to Fall
Traditional Piece Ideas:

Create Your Own Black and White Summer Style

Create Your Own Black and White Outfit

I’ve selected some of my favourite black and white summer pieces from this season at Polyvore.

Using the arrows, click through the carousels to create your own fun, black and white summer look!!

Hint: There are 14 items on each carousel. Click directly on an item for it’s details on Polyvore :)

Take a screenshot if you come up with some great combos!

PC – Alt + PrintScreen (PrtScn) (should be saved to clipboard)
Mac – Command + Shift + 4 (should be saved to desktop)

Click the arrows on the right to start

Here are a few I came up with. Number 5 is my favourite! Which one do you like?

5 Ways Monochrome

Finishing touches???………..

As amazing as monochromatic looks are, if you’re anything like me you’ll feel the need to add some sort of life and colour into the outfit. Coloured accessories and bold red lips are the usual complements, so here are a few different ideas to try: 

(Click images for item details)

Brightly Coloured Eyeliner/Eyeshadow


For a minimal but dramatic look a bold coloured eyeliner is an incredible look with black and white. Think deep blues, electric purples, neon greens, vibrant pinks and yellows. You can use a damp liner brush to convert any eyeshadow colour you have into a liner. A shimmery, subtle colour across the entire lid is another pretty way of bringing some colour in.
There are some great examples of fun eye makeup ideas at my Pinterest board here.

Bright Blush

Brightly coloured blushes are really fun and can look super pretty and natural when put on correctly.  Powder, cream to powder blush, cheek stains, even bold coloured lipstick can all be used alone or combined to add colour to cheeks.
Here is a great video by Lisa Eldridge showing a gorgeous, minimal makeup look with an extra rosy  cheek.
Coloured Highlights

Hair Colour

Something really different? There are so many options for adding temporary colour to your hair – hair shadows, chalks, paints, sprays, extensions and even mascaras. You can play with one, or why not all of them at once!!!
Those are my three ideas for bringing a bit of colour into a monochramic look? What are some of your favourite and creative ways to do this?

4 Ways With New Season Sussan Floral Print

Sussan have the prettiest floral prints this season! Here are some of the new arrivals that I absolutely love:
These items are actually all the same print and I have quite a major soft spot for all of them! This makes the decision about purchasing any one of them really tricky. I tried the skirt on this week. It’s gorgeous. It’s much greener than it shows in the picture here, more of an emerald green. They also have a light orange dress and top in this too. Anyway, I thought I’d create a collage in order to help with my decision, but I got to admit, I think doing this has made the decision even harder!
4 Ways New season Sussan floral Print

Click Image for Item Details on Polyvore.

Which one should I get?? I am in need of skirts more than anything….but those scarfs are so nice too!!

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