Funny how new trends come in and are identified in a certain way.
While trying to stay current and express new ideas, the fashion industry likes to shake things up by introducing “a new style.”
This “new” style is the Coatigan. By definition it’s the combination of a coat and a cardigan sweater. Great for this time of year.
This new trend can be lighter in weight so that layering can make the difference on how warm you want to be!
I went searching for some examples:
They can be with or without buttons as shown above. I found these two at a Zara store.
Both moderately priced. They look like a coat but are sweater material.
I found this checked one at Old Navy.
All of the coats were under $80.00. The one at old Navy was only $50.
I bought one from Nordstrom Rack. I love the color, very neutral.
So cute and only $39.99.
You can find them anywhere with prices as high or low as you would like to go.
They are great for layering and in-between weather.
HOPE YOU FIND A GOOD BUY
Gals, can you believe it’s May already?
Where has the year gone? It’s getting warm outside and colors for summer are getting lighter.
Trending now are outfits in monochrome colors.
Most often in beige, tan, or greys. Since both are neutral and light shades, they make a great choice.
You can do so much with these neutral colors.
Last month one of the comments I received was to show ideas for shorts or capris. So I decided to show these together.
Here’s some monochrome sets to try:
This picture is showing neutral light greys
Below is an example using shades of beige – tan.
The shorts are Khaki & Company ( from Sam’s Club)
similar & similar here. The tops can be any tank or t-shirt.
The first sweater I have featured previously:
Cabi, the other I picked up at Burlington. I like the idea of light-weight sweaters because air conditioning can be cool indoors sometimes.
They also can be taken off, so more versatile.
Add bright color accessories
Try sneakers or any sandal to dress it up or down
Use mixed textures of similar hue
Spring is almost here. Actually for some of us it’s already started.
I am going to start this month featuring cabi fashions. I recently went to a preview party given by one of their stylists. The new clothing line for Spring and Summer is here. These are the two pieces I purchased. I love the striped tee it’s so in this year. You can wear it with anything!
I paired this tee with white cotton flared pants ( also in trend this season) as shown in the picture above. Then threw on the sweater.
Here is another thought about pairing this tee. What do you think? I like the off color of the pant.
The sweater was my other pick. What sold the sweater for me, was the zipper up the back. That adds a little edge (and the fact it was so light-weight).
I know I will get a lot of use of the sweater, especially in the air-conditioning this summer.
I also loved this blue sweater, again it is light-weight and it’s the back detail which makes it unique.
get it here
I also would like to feature Victoria Emerson Wrap Bracelets. So cute! The pieces are made out of leather and have every color stone you can think of. These wrap bracelets are so versatile and can be worn stacked. I am wearing the white leather wrap bracelet with a watch but you could add another small bracelet for a more stacked look. Here it is in black too! I love both colors. They have so many more to choose from. So I think you should go take a look!
I think this is a pretty good start to spring!
Do you agree?