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What to Wear for Homecoming 2014

A new school year means new memories, and what’s more memorable (and photo-worthy) than the first school dance to ring in the year ahead? Make this homecoming an extra special one with our collection of gorgeous dresses, special occasion shoes and accessories!

Below are a few fabulous picks that will look positively stunning on the dance floor:

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1. Adrianna Papell Beaded One Shoulder Gown

2. Donna Morgan “Sarah” Short Chiffon Dress

3. Adrianna Papell Shutter Peplum Gown

4. French Connection “Orient” Minaudiere

5. Blue by Betsey Johnson Mesh Sandals

6. Nina “Lockhart” Clutch

7. Colorifics  “Valentine” Sandals

8. Adrianna Papell Blouson “Irri” Chiffon Gown

9. BCBGMAXAZRIA “Carina” Clutch

10. Laundry by Shelli Segal Shirred Gown

11. Nina Senora Sandals

 

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Inspired By: Campus Rebel

As summer winds down, we’re setting our sights firmly on campus-friendly looks that blend collegiate classic with a little dose of edge. That’s why we love today’s street style inspiration with its effortless mix of preppy and street-smart cozy.

Check out our take on this easy fall look:

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1. French Connection “Mod Squad” Shoulder Bag

2. BCBGeneration Round Neck Sweater

3. Alternative Poplin Button Up

4. French Connection “Rockstar” Jeans

5. Dr. Martens Wingtip Oxford

 

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Fresh Picks: Moto Max

This fall, we’re all about infusing a dose of “bad girl” style into our existing wardrobes! From the versatile moto jacket to the season’s fresh crop of booties with edgy details, this trend just lends itself to toughening up your feminine wardrobe pieces. And we’re more than OK with that!

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1. Free People “Dillon” Studded Tee

2. Steve Madden “Glazee” Stud Trim Backpack

3. Free People Hooded Vegan Moto Jacket

4. Steve Madden “Raleighh” Ankle Boots

5. French Connection Jet Leather Tank

6. Sam Edelman “Eavan” Sandals

7. Sam Edelman “Chester” Booties

8. French Connection “Gypsy” Bucket Bag

9. French Connection Faux Killa Croc Leggings

10. Steve Madden “Ringoo” Booties

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On Our Favorites: Digital Print

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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French Connection “Wilderness Check” Dress – The futuristic take on floral print makes this dress utterly fresh and modern.

L.A.M.B. “Ekta” Hobo  – We love the multi-dimensional look of this ultra-chic oversized bag.

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Inspired By: Creative Layering

By simply layering your go-to summer staples in unexpected ways, you can drastically change the look and feel of each piece. Take this effortlessly cool example below.

Taking a barely-there summer dress and layering it over a classic tee instantly transforms it into something altogether fresh and new. Talk about getting more mileage out of your clothes!

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1. Alternative Perfect Cap Sleeve Tee

2. Free People Floral Trapeze Slip Dress

3.French Connection “Mod Squad” Shoulder Bag

4. DV by Dolce Vita “Zippy” Sandals

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Inspired By: Breezy Chic

Let’s face it; sometimes it’s hard to think about looking put-together when the temperatures creep up into the “no longer glowing, but sweating” category. That means we have to throw looking effortlessly chic out the window, right? Wrong! That’s when we turn to our beloved warm-weather staple—the basic summer dress.

When done in a chic solid black, this easy-to-wear essential becomes the perfect piece for a hot day. Paired with clean white Birkenstock™ and some cool shades, and you’re ready to take on the summer!

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1. Ray-Ban New Wayfarer

2. Obey “Modern Rider” Dress

3. Dogeared “Good Vibes Only” Palm Tree Necklace

4. Birkenstock “Gizeh” Birko-Flor

5. French Connection “Gypsy” Mini

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Fresh Picks: Seeing Stripes

Sometimes it can be hard to navigate all the latest trends in fashion, but one perennially relevant trend that always remains at the top of our list is stripes. From bold stripes or subtle stripes, this summer is filled with so many varieties of this beloved classic:

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1. DV by Dolce Vita Stripe Tank Dress

2. Aryn K Open Back Maxi Dress

3. BB Dakota Rally Dress

4. French Connection “Elliot 2” Tank

5. Free People “Florence” Tank

6. Sanctuary Stripe Tank

7.Gabriella Rocha “Laylah” ¾ Sleeve Dress

8. Seafolly Tie-Front Retro Maillot

9. French Connection “Hunter” Messenger Bag

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Fresh Picks: Pattern Play

Prints & patterns are such a great way to set a focal point for your entire look. Whether you go bold with bright, in-your-face prints or more subtle like a toned-down floral, they’re a great way to add in some personality to an outfit.

Below are a few of our favorite prints to play with this summer:

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1. French Connection “Holiday Poppy” Silk Dress

2. Sam Edeman “Adora” Slides in Olive Camo

3. Herschel Supply Co. “Little America” Backpack in Black Floral

4. KAS New York “Anthovia” High Low Dress

5. kensie Streaked Spots Dress

6. Chaser “Neon Lips” Tee

7. Sanctuary “Island” Maxi Dress

8. Foley & Corinna Plated Mini Crossbody in Island Watersnake

9. Maaji “Spearmint Boho” Cover-Up Pant