Dec 30, 2008

Your Top 10 2008 Fashion Items

Just a few hours of 2008 remain and what a year it was! For fashion, it was a well-rounded and creative year where new trends found their way together with classics brought from the past. A myriad of styles and options available, 2008 will be remembered by its "anything goes" fashion sense.

New Found Lust 2008

What were New Found Lust's readers favorite fashion items during 2008? The following were your Top 10 fashion must-haves!

Which item was your 2008 personal favorite?

Happy New Year and stay tuned for New Found Lust's 2009 upcoming features!

Dec 26, 2008

Shady Glade: Pantone® Fall Winter Fashion Color 2008

A purely green hue inspired in nature, Pantone®'s Shady Glade is rich and elegant for the winter season. Its jewel tone is a perfect color base for various occasions including night and day events. Thanks to the blue undertones, you can coordinate it with a wide arrange of colors to create interesting results.
Shady Glade
A.-Green Rainy Vintage Flapper Dress; B.-Sweetheart Bag in Green by LuLus; C.-Knitted Long Line Cardigan by Topshop; D.-Jersey Bandeau Dress by Topshop; E.-Patina Teardrop Earrings by Charlotte Russe; F.-Jewelled Soirée Ballet Flats by J. Crew; G.-Beaded Malachite Necklace by Patricia von Musulin; H.-Houndstooth Scarf by Forever 21; I.-Silk Blouson Dress by 3.1 Phillip Lim; J.-Short-sleeved Jacket by Forever 21; K.-A-line Tiered Skirt by 3.1 Phillip Lim; L.-Lock Handbag by Mulberry; M.-Chuck Taylor All-Star Hi Top Sneakers by Converse.

Dec 19, 2008

Patent Practicality

The Luka Patent Clutch by Ignes is as practical as it is lustrous and modern. You can go from day to night with style and simplicity just by slightly changing your accessories but keeping this wonderful clutch. The rich red color will warm up your winter in an instant and be the perfect transition up to spring.

Dec 6, 2008

Wardrobe Remix: Rock your Booties

Ankle boots have become one of the season's must-have trends and are the star when it comes to renewing one's style. We have taken a look into New Found Lust's wardrobe and included five previously featured pieces plus three new sets of edgy ankle boots and paired it with wonderful accessories and jewelry for the ultimate remix. The result are three urban, sophisticated and easy to recreate outfits that will pump up your night while staying in your comfort zone.

Grab a pair of rocking ankle boots and redo yourself.

Rock your Booties

A.-Embroidered Pinstripe Jacket* by Kate Moss Topshop; B.-Zipped leather skirt by Aminaka Wilmont; C.-Piano Keys Long Purse by Topshop; D.-Contrast Heel Boots by Sergio Rossi; E.-Draped Tank Dress* by McQ Alexander McQueen; F.-Studded Felt Cuff by Erickson Beamon; G.-Orniron Ankle Boots by Christian Louboutin; H.-Cropped Stud Jacket* by Anna Sui; I.-Wool Pencil Skirt* by H&M; J.-Crazy Bow Cuff, Marc by Marc Jacobs; K.-Capri Pearly Beaded Clutch* by Monsoon Accessorize; L.-Patent Ankle Boots by Chloé.

*As previously seen on New Found Lust

Nov 30, 2008

The Ultimate Party Skirt

The holiday season is upon us as well as the series of parties ahead! Celebrate in style with the timeless yet hip Full Tutu from Warehouse. A fun alternative to bubble dresses and skirts, this piece will come in handy for more occasions than you can imagine. Wear the ballerina look by pairing it with elegant silk blouses and leather flats or make it rockstar material with a cropped leather jacket and ankle boots.

This is a skirt to have a wonderful time in, you just have to make it your own by adding your favorite pieces and start celebrating!

Nov 23, 2008

The Effortless Dress

The Effortless Dress

'Put on and go' is this dress' motto. The Color Block Dress by H&M is style heaven in a hectic world. Beautifully detailed on the top while staying simple yet flattering on the bottom, this dress will make your day as easy as it was putting it on. Carefully divided and belted at a high waist, it will elongate you effortlessly. Pair it with everyday pumps for day and edgy ankle boots for night. Throw on a leather jacket and add shimmery tights for a fun night out after work.

Nov 16, 2008

The 'It' Skirt

Looking for a piece that combines the spirit of the season's trends? Yves Saint Laurent's Cashmere/Wool Wrap Skirt will do just that and more. Masterfully constructed in an architectural way, its thought-out details are both functional and innovative. Combining pleats, asymmetry, structure, zipper details and a hard to ignore soft goth look, this is the 'it' skirt of the season.

Complete the goth-inspired YSL trend by going all black including opaque tights and ankle boots.

Nov 8, 2008

Royal Lilac: Pantone® Fall Winter Fashion Color 2008

A stylish yet warm shade of purple, Pantone®'s Royal Lilac is at the front stage in fashion. With its subtle red undertones and not to cool blue base, this color will give instant life and interest to your fall-winter wardrobe. Pair it up with gray and black for an intense contrast or complete the royal look by adding British-inspired pieces or lace to it. The possibilities are endless.

Royal Lilac: Pantone® Fall Fashion Color 2008

A.-Rosebud Studs by Forever 21; B.-Reginne Printed Top by Paul & Joe; C.-Leather Suede Fringe Boots by Asos; D.-Bellevivier Lounge Bag by Roger Vivier; E.-Chain Clutch by Forever 21; F.-Cotton T-Shirt Dress by Vanessa Bruno Athé; G.-Cashmere Coat by Ralph Lauren; H.-Silk Trapeze Dress by Thurley; I.-Smart Flat Shoes by Topshop; J.-Bow Blouse by Forever 21; K.-Bow Back Trench by Topshop; L.-Pleat-front Skirt by Vanessa Bruno.

Nov 1, 2008

A Double Jacket with Double the Style

The Cutaway Jacket by Proenza Schouler is more than a winter coat. Its innovative double layer design made of soft silk tweed makes it a one-off piece that will be coveted throughout the season. Upgrade your wardrobe and warm up with it's cutting edge style while making it your own by adding your already favorite garments.

Oct 24, 2008

The Textured Coat - Scrumptious & Warm

The Textured Coat
Get warm and cozy in an elegant textured coat. This example by Mango is a definite must-have for the winter months thanks to its classic and versatile style. Naturally tactile and delicious, it will be difficult to take off even when the first rays of sunlight arrive. Wear it with any outfit you already have - this coat will upgrade and modernize your look immediately.

Oct 18, 2008

The Clutch Worth Writing About

Accessories are key when seeking to transform an ordinary outfit into something special. Paul Smith's Airmail Print Zip Purse achieves just that and is a strong piece that will never become irrelevant for your wardrobe thanks to its timeless design. Create a statement by wearing it with a monochromatic outfit or add to the vintage feel by wearing pieces that are preppier than usual.

Click here for more vintage-inspired pieces.

Oct 10, 2008

Perfectly Striped

Perfectly Striped
From time to time a designer comes with a brilliant twist of an otherwise common piece we already know. An innovation so simple yet so insightful that converts the previously "boring" garment into a must-have. This is the case of Viviene Westwood Anglomania's Nymphs Striped Top which embodies what fashion design should be all about. The result is a masterfully designed top that is meant to flatter and never go out of style. Contrast the loose fit with skinny pants or leggings to complete the look and start your day easily in style.

Oct 2, 2008

The No-Boyfriend-Needed Boyfriend Jeans

The best thing since skinny jeans is a relaxed, stylish and mysteriously sensual pair of boyfriend-inspired jeans. Wear these jeans by H&M for comfort or daily action and feel fine throughout. Pairing them with structured tops and jackets brings balance and style. High-heeled boots complete the look and turn the feminine volume up without lowering the comfort level in any way. Living and breathing in them is a natural choice.

Sep 26, 2008

Blue Iris: Pantone® Fall Fashion Color 2008

Calming yet intense, Pantone®'s Blue Iris is one of the most sought after shades this fall. A favorite among any current designer, this color will set the pace in fashion during the cooler months. The spirituality and depth of this particular tone of blue is the result of its purple undertone, uniting carefully to produce a one of a kind feeling when wearing it. Pair it with neutrals for impact and balance.

Blue Iris

A.-Blue Cardigan by J. Crew; B.-Pleated Silk Top by MINT Jodi Arnold; C.-Leather Jacket with Zips by Tim Hamilton; D.-Albion Pointed Ankle Boot by Topshop; E.-Soft Leather Tote by Kenneth Cole; F.-Eden Shoes by Nine West; G.-Pleated Skirt by Marni; H.-Chiffon Jacquard Dress by Stella McCartney; I.-Albury Necklace by Burberry Prorsum; J.-Opaque Tights by Banana Republic; K.-Colour Ankle Skinny Jeans by Topshop; L.-Converse® All Star® blue lo-tops by Converse; M.-Metal bangle by Forever 21; N.-Reversible Bomber by Topshop.

Sep 13, 2008

The Fall Jacket

The Checked Bomber Jacket by Dorothy Perkins is an instant chic piece that will be your best mate through fall. Bold yet wearable checks and a modern bomber cut create a must-have jacket that will keep you warm inside yet cool and sophisticated on the outside. Rock it out with faded skinny jeans and high heels or make it classic with wide leg pants and boots.

For more about true style, click here.

Sep 5, 2008

The Contemporary Silk Blouse - the Tank

The Contemporary Silk Blouse - the Tank

Every once in a while, a piece arrives so ahead of the rest and yet simple and wearable that it becomes an instant must-have. Topshop's Boutique Silk Tank is one of those mouth-opening garments that can be translated into a variety of outfits and moments in a seamless way. Composed of various pieces of shiny and opaque fabric in a sand palette, this is a silk tank brought into the 21st century. Dress it up with a black pencil skirt or make it going-out material with a pair of skinny pants.

For more pieces in a neutral, warm shade, click here.

Aug 31, 2008

Summer into Fall: The New Plaid

Summer into Fall: The new plaid

The Script Plaid Silk Dress from Marc by Marc Jacobs is a design statement in itself. Plaid has been reinvented in the most graphic way while maintaining a modern mini dress silhouette. This dress is an example of a perfect transeasonal piece and will be made complete both by a pair of flat sandals or opaque tights and booties. Make it your own by adding your favorite jacket or coat on and you're ready to go.

For more plaid character, click here.

Aug 24, 2008

Dear New Found Lust: Where can I find the Trim Blazer online?

Mitchmaze, a lovely New Found Lust reader, would like to know where to find the must-have trim blazer online, featured June 26th:

Well, luckily, the trim blazer has been done by various brands and designers...

The particular blazer that was featured on New Found Lust is by Primark, a brand from the UK currently with stores in the UK, Ireland and Spain. However, you can find alternatives online such as this one by Helene Berman; this one by L.A.M.B.; or this one by Semantics. The trim blazer was also used in Lacoste and Polo Ralph Lauren spring collections and are currently harder to find but you might be lucky and find those on Ebay.

Thanks to Soapdeli who has shared with us her find from American Eagle!

Now get yours while they last! You can be sure that it will be perfect for so many occasions and will be look great during the fall too.

For any fashion advice, shopping dilemma or any questions you might have, just post a comment anywhere on the blog or send an e-mail!

Aug 19, 2008

Fall Wardrobe Must-Have: The Pencil Skirt

Fall Wardrobe Must-Have: The Pencil Skirt
The pencil skirt reinvented...

The Wool Pencil Skirt by H&M is a modern classic. The pencil silhouette is transformed by adding subtle volume in a very stylish way. Figure-enhancing and naturally authoritative, this skirt will make the superwoman in you come alive. A definite must-have for business or fun.

For more pieces suitable for both work and play, click here.

Aug 14, 2008

Fall 2008 Preview: The Bright Raincoat

Fall 2008 Preview: The Bright Raincoat

A bright outlook...

The Lana Raincoat by Aquascutum will be the ray of light in an otherwise gloomy and wet day. This piece is made to stand the toughest fall weather while staying chic and elegant throughout the season. Featuring a naturally flattering cut, this raincoat will become your second skin.

For more rain-appropriate solutions, click here.

Aug 9, 2008

The little patchwork dress

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The little patchwork dress
The global dress...

The Patchwork Trapeze Dress by Anna Sui is as unique as each piece of fabric that conforms it. The ultimate boho-chic designer brings us a little dress that is rich both in color and design. Meant for the self-declared world citizens, this dress is a bold statement that can be transfered to a variety of contexts and eras.

For more variations of the little dress, click here.

Aug 8, 2008

Etsy Pick of the Week: Tribal Chic

Our Etsy pick of the week:

Tribal Chic

Simply chic...

The Carved Jade Copper Earrings by Alison Kelley Designs have an ethnic touch while remaining elegantly simple. Made to cherish everyday, these earrings will go well with any outfit you come up with. The carved jade creates texture and visual interest while the copper gives it an antique feel. Easily worn in an urban environment, these pieces of jewelry will transport your mind instantly you to an exotic location.

For more about the ethnic or tribal trend, click here.

Aug 5, 2008

The Naturally Ruffled Handbag

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Ruffles done in an organic way...

The Ruffle Detail Bag by Miu Miu presents a new attitude towards ruffles. Creating an interesting texture and each leather ruffle placed more naturally, it's the definite non-cheesy way to wear them. This handbag responds to the ruffle trend but goes beyond the rest by delivering a unique and interesting design.

For more examples of how fashion can transcend stitches, click here.

Aug 3, 2008

New Found Lust receives a 2008 Premio Award

My most sincere gratitude to Apresenta Concept for presenting New Found Lust with a 2008 Premio Award! It's an honor to be part of it and receive such a significant acknowledgment for the beloved hours spent everyday to bring you a speck of fashion.

2008 Premio Award

I would like to spread the love and give the 2008 Premio Award to the following equally inspiring fashion blogs:

1. HeySuzy* - Design and fashion are all around you.
2. Gilbea's Fashion & Handmade - A mix of fashion and handcrafts in one place.
3. Szafa Sztywniary - Fashion transcends language.
4. Style Bubble - In the flesh fashion.
5. Style Spy - Fashion unveiled.
6. Shoes from around the Globe - Shoe addicts beware!
7. Une Boutique très Chic - As chic as it gets...


Aug 2, 2008

Guess Who: The 'it' shoe

Guess Who: The fall 'it' shoe
The must-have high-heel of the season, this is as edgy and sophiticatedly punk-rocker as it gets. Contrast it with feminine outfits for a cross-trendy look or add your favorite leather jacket for a total queen of the night style.

Know the label of these famous shoes? You are right, they are the Rodita Zip Platforms by the ultimate shoe designer, Christian Louboutin.

Aug 1, 2008

Fall Preview: The Unexpected Coat

Fall Preview: The Unexpected Coat
A fall coat with an unexpected design twist...

It's almost time to wear coats again and there are many options to choose from. The Melton Zip Coat from McQ by Alexander McQueen is one that surely stands out from the rest. The wrapping zipper combines style with function in a utterly modern way. Perfect for both day and night and edgily self-indulgent, this coat is fall's must-have outwear piece.

For more fall preview clothing, click here.

Jul 29, 2008

Wardrobe Must Have: The Retro Watch

A wardrobe must:
The Retro Watch
A symbol of retro cool...

The Mini Digital Watch by Casio is so charmingly retro and nerdily sophisticated that is a definite must-have timepiece. Add it to elegant outfits for an unexpected touch or complete the preppy look with vintage vests or pencil skirts. Its golden shine makes it perfect for night events as well as being appropriate for the daily office regime. Originally sporty, there is more than meets the eye than just a practical vintage watch.

For more vintage looks that should remain out of the attic, click here.

Jul 28, 2008

Croissant: Pantone® Spring Fashion Color 2008

A delicious shade with calm and pinkish undertones, Pantone®'s Croissant is a lovely base that goes well with every summer color under the sun. Rich and vintage-like and definitely more interesting than plain beige, the final results are elegant pieces that fit a variety of styles.


A.-Linen Bow Satchel by Express; B.-Bow Headband by Forever 21; C.-Leather Ankle Boots by Chloé; D.-Tana Striped Dress by Mayle; E.-Ruched Clutch by Prada; F.-Foil Linen Jacket by Wet Seal; G.-Skinny Jodhpur by Topshop; H.-Wooden Buckle Elastic Belt by Topshop; I.-Balloon Sleeve Dress by Vanessa Bruno; J.-Contrast Envelope Bag by New Look; K.-Wave Knit Jacket by Missoni; L.-Stripe Trim Jacket by Wet Seal.

New Found Lust's Online Shopping Guide: Find the stores that stock

Has this color made it into your wardrobe yet?

Jul 26, 2008

Etsy Pick of the Week: Triple Metal Disc Necklace

Our Etsy pick of the week:

Triple Metal Disc Necklace

Instant triple style...

The Triple Metal Necklace by 2 Belles and a Bead is a fun and modern jewelry piece that will create interest in any outfit. Both belonging to the tribal, metallic and geometric/graphic trends, this necklace is definitely a style hit. Mix it up with simple metal bangles to complete the look.

For more Etsy picks, click here. For more tribal trend selections, click here.

Jul 24, 2008

The Return of the Loafer: more than a comfortable shoe

The Ret

A welcome return to our everyday lives...

The Bilbao Loafers by Tod's are timeless plus comfortable, versatile and stylish. What more can be asked of our daily shoes? The loafer and its variations are back in style and rightly so. Succeeding the massively popular ballerina shoe is not an easy task but it has now become the clear winner in the world of flat shoes. Overcoming the femininity of ballerina shoes, the loafer can be incorporated to a wide range of settings, from offices to a casual day in the park. Create contrast and interest by throwing in contradictory florals or pastels for stellar style.

For more pieces that are both meant for working and playing, click here.

Jul 22, 2008

Going round from season to season

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Going round from season to season
A necklace fit for any season, this is an excellent choice for transeasonal outfits and beyond. The Multi Disc and Charm Necklace by Whistles is bold and modern in a fun and versatile way. Make it casual with summer dresses or dress it up with classic blouses.

For more noteworthy jewelry, click here.

Jul 18, 2008

Wardrobe Must Have: The Little Pocketed Dress

The Little Pocketed Dress

The little black dress with a convenient twist...

The Pocket Front Shift Dress by Zara represents the wonderful concept of the pocketed non-casual dress. As practical as can be, this slight and sometimes barely noticed addition makes any dress modern and edgier in an instant. This is a great example of how fashion design can make a statement while remaining user-centered at the same time. A little black dress to be worn with pride while tucking in your hands (or stashing a few essentials) in style.

For more little-something-dresses, click here.

Jul 16, 2008

The Comfort Clutch

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import:
The Comfort Clutch
Comfortable to have and to hold...

The Patchwork Clutch Purse by H&M is a practical and stylish alternative to the usual handbag for your everyday activities. A leather patchwork pattern gives it a vintage 70s vibe that is always outfit renewing.

For more vintage-inspired pieces, click here.

Jul 14, 2008

Pre-fall must have: The Twisted Top

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:
The Twisted Wrap Top
Wrap chic around you...

The Twisted Front Wrap Top by Warehouse is an excellent example of pre-fall fashion working for you. Lightly knitted, this stylish and unique piece is perfect for summer, fall and the transition from one to the other. A naturally flattering wrap, the twist detail makes it one of a kind while never going out of fashion. Wear inner and longer layers to create an interesting look every time or combine it with skinny pants for a contrasting effect. This piece will surely become one of the year's favorites and become an instant classic.

For more fashion solutions fit both for work and play, click here.

Jul 13, 2008

Summer Sale Picks:

Get them now or repent forever...The current summer sale at is a great opportunity to get the most coveted designer items at great prices. Most of the pieces below are 50% off! Chic, sleek and classic, our picks will make any outfit an instant hit and you can be sure that you will wear them again and again as seasons go by.

Summer Sale Picks:

1st column: Classic Bathing Suit by Chloé Mare; Printed Cotton Tunic by Liberty of London; Metallic Thong Sandals by K. Jacques St. Tropez.
2nd column: Eyelet Dress by Gold Hawk; Metallic Belt by Miu Miu; Mondrian Patchwork Mini Skirt by Diane von Furstenberg.
3rd column: Jonas Dress by Velvet; Majorelle Bag by Yves Saint Laurent.

Jul 12, 2008

Etsy Pick of the Week: The Upside Down Earrings

Our Etsy pick of the week:

The Upside Down Earrings

An original and unexpected pair of earrings that can make any outfit pop. The Upside Down earrings are irresistible by creating a modern but elegant style. Give an interesting twist to your too-known outfits and make them new again. Find more unique jewelry designs at jaC Jewelry's Etsy shop.

For more jewelry picks, click here.

Jul 11, 2008

The Black and White Block Dress Trend: Identities and Winner Revealed

It's a tie!

After days of votes from our readers, the results are in and it's a tie. Our first exhibit is the Monochrome Jersey Dress by H&M, made of a fabric meant for the day-to-day and with a simple, easy-to-wear design. The second exhibit is the Daily Slip Dress by Day Birger et Mikkelsen with a more dressier style.

Regardless of how casual or formal they are, the most important difference is where their color block division is located. In the first example, the black block begins just below the chest while the second one starts at the waist. The end result can be very different since this line is where the focus will be put on. Therefore, it's recommended that this color division is located where your narrowest part of the body is.

New Found Lust's verdict:

H&M Monochrome Jersey Dress
(Exhibit A.) - Best for casual outings, recommended when the ribcage is narrower than the waist.

Day Birger et Mikkelsen Daily Slip Dress (Exhibit B.) - Made for dressier occasions, it's most recommended when the waist is narrower than the ribcage.

What do
you think?

Jul 10, 2008

Pre-Fall Collections: The smooth transition from warm to cold

You might have noticed that alongside the summer sales there is a "New Collection" section at the stores. It varies from brand to brand but these pieces tend to belong to the Pre-Fall Collection. Presented as early as the start of the current year at runway shows, they might be related to the coming fall trends, but are made of lighter fabrics that make them a perfect transeasonal choice. Colorwise, they are relevant for both seasons so you can be sure that they will match either seasonal pieces.

Pre-fall fashion pieces can even stay throughout the fall season in cities or countries where weather is not as stark and predictable. Even if part of a designer's collection include very warm pieces and materials, it will not necessarily reach every selling point. Product management enters at this point to determine which pieces do well according to the context and selling performance of each location in the world and even each local store.

Pre-Fall Collections
Pre-fall 2008 Missoni runway outfit.
Photo courtesy of Missoni.

The new season between seasons concept might be part of the industry's selling strategy, but is surely convenient and practical for the buyers. It can guarantee more use of purchased garments since it can be adapted to a variety of weather conditions. Moreover, considering the current climate changes and general unpredictability of them around the world, these seasons in between seasons are easy for all of us to take in.

Jul 8, 2008

Fall Preview: The Silk Blouse

Fall Preview: The Silk Blouse
A renewed classic...

Silk blouses are staples of elegance. From time to time, they are reinvented and eloquently made current for a specific season. Miu Miu's Silk Blouse with Ruching is an example of how incorporating current elements to a classic design result in something refreshing. The satin finish, the rich purple shade, the ruching, the short sleeves and the slightly masculine collar and tie effect all contribute to it being new in design but classic in spirit.

For more vintage-inspired pieces, click here.

Jul 7, 2008

Wardrobe Must Have: The Beaded Handbag

A wardrobe must:

The Ultimate Beaded Handbag

Exquisite bead by bead...

A meticulously beaded handbag does not belong to a particular style or season. It represents an art form and story in itself. The Beaded Bucket Bag by Stella McCartney is an example of how fashion can create a piece of art that in the end, transcends it. Bead by bead, the artisan's voice is heard through completion. Choose one that has meaning to you and it will become a cherished piece you can pass on.

For more art-inspired pieces, click here and here.

Jul 6, 2008

Pink Mist: Pantone® Spring Fashion Color 2008

Presenting Pantone®'s Pink Mist, the subtle and feminine shade of the season. Based on both pink and lilac with notorious undertones of blue, the result is cooling and refreshing. Coordinate it easily with the rest of summer's colors, brights, bolds or neutrals depending on your day's mood. The non-citrus quality of this hue makes it a viable transeasonal option so just add layers to transform it into fall material.

Pink Mist
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A.-Oversized T-Shirt by Maison Martin Margiela; B.-Knot Slingback Heel by Rachel Comey; C.-Wide Floral-Print Scarf by Gap; D.-Roll-up Camp Shirt by Old Navy; E.-Mirror Bangle by Roberto Cavalli; F.-Bandani Print Flared Skirt by Monsoon Accessorize; G.-Oversized Cashmere Poncho by Michael Kors; H.-Star Brooch by Yves Saint Laurent; I.-Serpent Bracelet Clutch by Roberto Cavalli; J.-Polka Dot Slip-On by Vans.
Has this color made it into your wardrobe yet?

Jul 5, 2008

The Denim Shirt Dress

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Denim Shirt Dress
Style that slips on...

The Dawn Shirtdress by dELiAs is an on point example of the denim shirt dress. Beautifully vintage-inspired, this faded piece combines a modern shaped dress with details from yore. Coordinate it with metallic accessories for a twist or maintain the romantic feel with floral or pastel colored garments and accessories. Add a long cardigan for the ultimate cozy and chic feel.

For more new denim solutions, click here.

Jul 3, 2008

Etsy Pick of the Week: Vintage Polka Dot Dress

Our Etsy pick of the week:

Etsy Pick of the Week

A vintage polka dot dress that remains current with the right accessories. A dress that relates to the polka dot, nautical and eighties trends. Easy to wear, you can dress it up or down according to the occasion. Take a look at Thirteen Leaf Clover's Etsy shop for more great vintage finds.

For more vintage-inspired solutions, click here.

Jul 2, 2008

Pick your favorite: Black and White Block Dress

Exhibit A.

Exhibit B.

Blocks of color can be found in a variety of garments. They create visual effects and can section your body in a way that is not achievable with seams only. What happens when these blocks are composed of black and white which is probably the most natural combination of all? White usually attracts the most attention and therefore these two dresses instantly draw the eye up. Their concept and design is similar but the final results are quite different.

Brands and prices aside, which piece is your favorite and why? Pick one, their identities will be revealed on a later post...

Jul 1, 2008

The All-in-One Sandal

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:
The All-in-One Sandal
The Bangalez Metallic Sandals by Steve Madden have a well-rounded design that relates to various current trends. This is a gladiator sandal that mixes with the tribal and studded trend while remaining unique and elegant. The criss-cross straps unite the different stones and studs and makes them stand out among all the gladiator looks out there. Make the most out of the summer season and stride in style!

For more shoes, click here.

Jun 30, 2008

Fall Preview: The Ruched Coat

The modern everyday coat...

The Ruched Hooded Coat by H&M is a new alternative for the cold weather. The gathered fabric gives it a modern twist while the weatherproof material provides practicality and a feminine, flattering shape. Representing a midpoint between casual and formal attire, the rest of your outfit will determine the coat's final identity.

For more pieces that rely on more than stitches for style, click here.

Jun 28, 2008

The Waist Cincher

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import:
The Waist Cincher
Make style a cinch...

The Stretchy Leather Belt by Whistles combines design with purpose. Make your waist a feature with an easy-to-wear elasticated chic belt. Don't have much of a waist? This piece will help you create one. Dress up a simple outfit or transform the shape of the pieces in your wardrobe in a cinch.

For more accessories, click here.

Jun 26, 2008

Wardrobe Must Have: The Trim Blazer

A wardrobe must:
Wardrobe Must Have: The Trim Blazer
The trim blazer has become a staple during this season. With both Ralph Lauren and Lacoste making it an it item, the sharp blazer has become a new classic. Primark's Silver Trim Blazer is a beautiful alternative that covers this trend and gives you the sharp look without damaging your wallet. Whether you wear this blazer to work, with skinny jeans or full skirts, it's versatility and chicness is refreshing.

For more solutions fit for both work and play, click here.
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