Nairobi, Phucket, Goa, Marrakech… These are just some of the exotic, faraway inspirations for one of our favorite microtrends this season. Brimming with wanderlust and a flair for the intricate, these pieces add a dose of global style that will leave you inspired to pack up and fill up that passport, pronto!
Zappos Blogs: fresh picks
Christmas has come and gone and that means it’s full steam ahead to the biggest, most anticipated party of the entire year: New Year’s Eve! We’ve gathered a few of our favorite party-worthy show stoppers to make this year-end celebration one to remember!
When it comes to sartorial choices, there’s a time to be tame and there’s a time to go wild. Today’s Fresh Picks definitely belongs in the latter. These modern animal prints add a nice dose of personality to your wardrobe whenever you’re feeling a bit untamed. Check out some of our recent favorites:
If there’s one thing to remember Paul Bunyan for, besides growing an impressively manly beard, it's putting buffalo checkered plaids on the map. We have seen a big resurgence of this print everywhere, from low end to high end fashion. We think there’s no better time than this winter to dabble in this timeless print and channel your inner woodsman (beards and suspenders optional).
Check out a few of our recent favorites in buffalo checks:
No party ensemble feels complete without a sprinkling of dramatic jewelry, especially during the most festive time of year! Statement jewelry really punctuates even the simplest LBD or cocktail dress, giving your party attire an added dose of personality.
Below are just a few of our favorite statement pieces for all those holiday shindigs and beyond:
What is it about the Wild West that continues to capture our imaginations? It might be the unbridled spirit of the cowboy or the carefree, laidback attitude. One thing we know for sure, the style of the untamed West is still alive and kicking in today’s fashion landscape. This new version of Western-inspired style has multiple influences, from the wandering boho gypsy to the modern cowgirl—making it easier than ever to incorporate into any wardrobe--including yours!
Check out some of our recent favorites:
You know the saying “learn to pick your battles”? Well, one battle that’s easy to overcome is pinpointing this season’s most commanding trend—and it so happens to be one of the most wearable ones, too: military inspired.
Marked by a healthy dose of camo, structured coats, khaki, olive green, navy blue and other stately details inspired by soldier style—this standout trend has captured the imaginations of fashion enthusiasts both on the runway and on the streets, and it’s easy to see why!
Check out a few of our current favorites:
The woods are lovely, dark and deep… Ok, so it turns out that poetry isn’t the only thing inspired by the woods. This fall/winter, we’re seeing lots of super cozy pieces that conjure up the enchanting and fairytale vibes of the woods-- from woodland creatures to cabin-worthy knits.
One look at these woodsy picks and we’re suddenly craving the warmth of a campfire with some hot cocoa, s’mores and being surrounded by cute, furry critters (like in the cartoon movies of our childhood!)