Archive for March, 2007

Friday Fashion Hotlist | 3.23.07

Issue No. 78 of the Friday Fashion Hotlist: a weekly compilation of the
cutest and coolest stuff Omiru’s Style Intelligence Report saw out there this
week.

This
week, we present to
you a pair of adorable seafoam flats for women and a Spring-worthy lightweight trenchcoat for men.

BCBGirls \"Cree\" Flat
BCBGirls "Cree" Flat | $88.95 at Nordstrom


Cotton Trench Coat at Armani Exchange

Cotton Trench Coat | $129.99 (sale) at
Armani Exchange

Add comment March 23rd, 2007

Jacqui Chazen Ostrich Feather Headband

Jacqui Chazen Ostrich Feather Headband Feed your inner Dramatic Diva with this stunning Ostrich Feather Headband.

$50 at Jacqui Chazen Designs.

Add comment March 23rd, 2007

Q&A: How to Wear a Shirtdress

Q:  I’m thinking of buying a shirtdress, since they seem to be more flattering than other styles out there.  But I’m not sure how versatile they are.  How do I put together an outfit with a shirtdress?

Greek Wool ShirtdressOmiru is pleased to bring you the answer to this style question from Christina Kornilakis and Sarah Gregory, the designers behind the vintage-inspired clothing line Sweet Tater.

A:  The fun about shirtdresses is that you can dress them up or dress them down.

For a sexy going out look, add a pair of tights and ankle boots and you’re ready to go.  And if you want a more casual laid back look, you can throw on a pair of jeans and some flat boots.

Sometimes simple is better.  You could just wear a shirtdress as is with some sexy heels.

Pictured: Sweet Tater Greek Wool Shirtdress | $197.90 at Sweet Tater.

Style question?  We’ve got answers.  E-mail us at tips at omiru dot com, or leave us a comment with your question.

6 comments March 22nd, 2007

russell + hazel Rubber Band Set

russell + hazel Rubber Band SetTransform your blah paperwork into something fun to look at with these adorable russell + hazel rubber bands. 

$7  at Velocity Art and Design.

Add comment March 22nd, 2007

Trendscape [Men]: Men in Plaid


From the catwalk to the boardwalk, plaid appears to be the pattern du jour.  Here are a few choice pieces to help you get the look.

Our $$ Pick
Diesel Sparty Short Sleeve Plaid Woven
Diesel Sparty Short Sleeve Plaid Woven | $88 at Urban Outfitters

Our $ Picks
Quiksilver \'Santiago\' Plaid Shorts
Quiksilver ‘Santiago’ Plaid Shorts | $49.50 at Nordstrom

Bingham Madras Cambridge Tie
Bingham Madras Cambridge Tie | $49.50 at J Crew

Standard Messenger Plaid Short
Standard Messenger Plaid Short | $39 at Urban Outfitters

Plaid Madras Belt
Plaid Madras Belt | $34 at J Crew


6 comments March 21st, 2007

Bhutan Organic Knit Sweater

 Bhutan Organic Knit Sweater Embrace the planet in style with sustainable ECOfashion from Under the Canopy.  We love the simple lines and elegant detailing on their Bhutan Organic Knit Sweater.

$136 at Under the Canopy.

Add comment March 21st, 2007

Ready Made Outfit: Long-Sleeved T-Shirt + Sundress

Fashion Tip?  Spring your warm weather dresses from the closet a few weeks early by layering them over long-sleeved t-shirts.

Fashion Formula = Long-Sleeved T-Shirt +  Sundress + Brightly Colored Purse + Pumps.
Corsica Blue Striped Tee
Corsica Blue Striped Tee | $12.99 (sale) at Gap

Susina Ruched Back Dress
Susina Ruched Back Dress | $48 at Nordstrom

Issac Mizrahi Flap Bag with Buckle
Issac Mizrahi Flap Bag with Buckle | $16.99 at Target

Juicy Couture \'Anguilla\' Pump
Juicy Couture ‘Anguilla’ Pump | $250 at Nordstrom
 

3 comments March 20th, 2007

Mini Puzzle Rug

Mini Puzzle Rug The black and white beauty will add a dash of modern elegance to any room.

Measures 6′ x 4′.

$641 at Twinkle Living.

Add comment March 20th, 2007

Omiru Poll Results: Capri Pants are On the Way Out!

Omiru Poll Result: Capri Pants are On the Way Out!


James Perse Deep Pocket CapriWe asked: Are Capri Pants In or Out?

You said:  Somewhere in between.  The In/On the Way Out/Out split was almost even–so let’s call capri pants On the Way Out.

Omiru’s take: Though the weather has been heating up, you haven’t warmed to the idea of capri pants.  We can’t blame you–the mid-calf length can be hard to wear.  We look much more favorably upon the knee-length city short (especially if you’re short).  But for those blessed with gracefully long legs, go ahead and go capri. 


Next Question:
Ballet Flats are all over the shoe displays for Spring, presumably to complement the hordes of dresses filling the display racks.  But what do You think?  
Tell us, are Ballet Flats In, or are they Out?  Cast your vote on
the sidebar!

Pictured: James Perse Deep Pocket Capri | $142 at Shopbop.

3 comments March 19th, 2007

Elephant Baby Shower Invitations by Bumble Ink

Elephant Baby Shower Invitations by Bumble InkDiana Chen and Gavin Wu of Bumble Ink are inspired by their life experiences–such as funny situations, or friends and relatives–to create characters for their line of stationery products. 

We’re huge fans of their adorable designs, especially these elephant themed baby shower invitations.

Little known fact about Diana and Gavin?  They both used to be engineers.

$2  each at Bumble Ink.

2 comments March 18th, 2007

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