May 31, 2008

The User-Friendly Dress

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The User-Friendly Dress

A stress-free dress...

Diane von Furstenberg, creator of the revolutionary wrap dress, gives us an equally non-stress chic piece, the Aston Shirt Dress. Created for on-the-go women that are unwilling to give up style, this dress is as user-friendly as it gets. With a modern spin on the typical shirt dress, this garment will remain current for many seasons to come. Dress it up with metallic accessories and shoes, wear it casual with your favorite flat sandals or even make it sporty with understated retro sneakers.

For more no-stress dresses, click here.

May 30, 2008

Fall Preview: These boots are made for walkin'

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Boots you can live in
A pair of boots you can live in...

It's never too soon to find fall treasures and this pair is definitely one of them! The Black Leather Riding Boots by Burberry are an example of design that is made to last and stay current in a dimension that is independent of time. Apart from being the utmost in comfort, these boots are chic and classic in a very relevant way.

You can wear them now, they are perfect for rainy summer days!

For more on how to adapt your summer outfits to not so sunny weather, click here.


May 29, 2008

Beautiful Batik

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:


Beautiful Batik

Simply pretty...

The Sleeveless Crinkle Batik Dress by Matthew Williamson is a beautiful interpretation of batik work. A naturally coordinated block of black transforms into a bright pink and then into the purest white. A lightweight and breezy option for the summer, this dress is appropriate both for day and night events. No accessories are needed, just choose a pretty set of sandals or pumps.

For more art-inspired solutions, click here.


May 28, 2008

Orange Crush

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Orange Crush
A color that will brighten your summer days...

The Orange Patent Peep-Toe Flat Sandals by H&M combine comfort and impact in one. Make them a statement by teaming them with a monochromatic outfit, be super bold by wearing contrasting colored tights or socks underneath or play safe by matching them to your printed summer tunics. Above all, have fun and make them yours!

For a playsuit that makes a perfect match, click here.

May 27, 2008

The Statement Maker

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The Statement Maker
Not only a jacket, an attitude creator...

The Embroidered Pinstripe Jacket by Kate Moss for Topshop is the ultimate statement piece. Versatile and edgy, this jacket can be matched to more outfits than meet the eye. Pair it with skinny jeans for a casual outing, wear a full black skirt or wide black pants for a dressier day. Featuring black embroidered details over a perfectly neutral white base, it will be hard not to wear it everyday.

Feeling a bit down or not ready to face the world? Wear this jacket for an instant attitude boost.

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

May 26, 2008

Dear New Found Lust: How can I challenge the rain in my summer outfits?

Dear New Found Lust,

I love summer and being able to dress light throughout the season but what about when there's a chance of raining? It's still hot when it rains so how can I stay fresh without getting wet and ruining my summer look? I especially like wearing dresses and skirts but it's so difficult to stand the rain in them.

Thanks,
Sarah.

Rain, oh rain...the bad part of weather becoming warmer and us being happy in the sun. In most parts, the rainy season happens during summer so what to do when our daily outfits rely on skirts and lightweight materials without ruining our summer spirit with depressing outerwear?

Luckily, there are a few ways to avoid killing your outfit with non-suitable rainy equipment or dying of heat while wearing it:

*Choose a skirt or dress that has many layers and is preferably long: The skirt will keep you cool but when it rains and the temperature goes down, the layers will maintain your body warmer than if it's just made of a skimpy piece of fabric.

*Opt for a medium-weight denim skirt or dress that hits you below the knee or longer. Denim is warmer than most summer fabrics and will help you stay drier.

*Don't be afraid of incorporating appropriate autumn jackets: keep them lightweight but water-resistant and long enough to protect you from the rain but not cover the whole outfit underneath. You can choose bright colors to suit the summer spirit.

Rainy summer solutions

Outfit A:
1. Cropped Linen Jacket, See by Chloé; 2. Reef Top by French Connection; 3. Jelly Mouse Shoes by Marc Jacobs; 4. Multi-layered flared skirt by Celine. Outfit B: 1. Lume Ruffle Dress by Matthew Williamson; 2. Shirebrook Trench Jacket by Burberry; 3. New Single Pumps by Christian Louboutin.



*Avoid wearing open shoes: the most important thing is to keep your feet dry. Jelly shoes are the perfect alternative for rainy weather (see #3 of first example) and pumps will still look good with your skirts without getting your toes wet.

*Keep a compact umbrella in your purse, this will save you from being stranded in look for shelter because of the rain.


It's all about incorporating certain pieces borrowed from other seasons that compliment the lighter garments in a practical way. This will help you survive the heat, the rain and keep a smile on your face while you're at it!


Have an outfit dilemma or fashion question you would like New Found Lust to answer? Contact us!


May 25, 2008

The Comprehensive Cardigan

The all

The cherry on the cake of any flavor.

The Wrap Cardigan by Jardin des Orangers is the perfect outer layer of any outfit. Open and full of movement, you will be able to incorporate this piece and add the last touch for a variety of occasions. Tie it for a more fitted look or leave it loose for creating interesting layering. Its neutral shade of gray makes it easy to coordinate either with bold and bright colors or classic tones such as black or white.

This cardigan will be there for you when you most need it.

For more on how to coordinate gray, click here.


May 24, 2008

How volume can be flattering - part II

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

How volume can be flattering - part II

Comfort that tricks the eye...

The 3-color pleat tunic by Forever 21 is another example of the volume trend working to our advantage. For instance, the way it drapes and pleats away from the body makes it be breezy and comfortable. The length of the tunic forces the fabric down instead of out which is how our natural proportions are maintained without creating fake bulk.
The best feature of this piece? The strategically-placed color blocks trick the eye by narrowing the waist and drawing the eye up to the lightest part which frames the neck.
The result? A chic, comfortable and flattering outfit in one.

For a great necklace to team it with, click here.

May 23, 2008

How volume can be flattering

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Volume that is Flattering

Volume in the right places...

The volume trend in clothing? It's fabulous, until you actually seem pregnant when you aren't. The problem itself is not wearing something with volume but its location and whether it suits your particular body or not. The Cashmere Kaftan by Autumn Cashmere is an example of how volume can look good when used in the right places. The fake pregnancy look is primarily avoided by cinching in at the waist and having an elongating V-neck. Volume is used to your advantage by freeing the arms and creating movement as you walk while the length of the kaftan makes you look longer instead of wider like it happens with short pieces with volume.

Choose right and the volume trend will not only look good on the hanger!

For more solutions that create effects with more than stitches, click here.


May 22, 2008

Wrap Pop Art around your neck

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:


Pop Necklace

Groovy, baby...

Get artsy, get retro with the eye candy Ring Necklace by Marni. A truly unique look, this piece will make any top pop! Be edgy and elegant by wearing it with a simple black dress or choose a contrasting printed top for added impact. Post-modern mod is back!

For more art-inspired solutions, click here.

May 21, 2008

The Good, the Upscaler and the Rocker

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The Upscaler
Rock and elegance in one...

The Cropped Stud Jacket by Anna Sui will be a keeper in your wardrobe. Depending on what you pair it with, this piece will morph into an elegant element or the edgy look of your outfit. Deliberately designed to be versatile, this jacket will be able to define your own style according to your day's spirit. A piece created to make your own and that will speak your mind by putting it on.

To read on about style, click here.

May 20, 2008

The Little Pretty Dress

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The Little Pretty Dress

A subtle dress with a big impact...

The Sleeveless Ruffle Cotton Dress by 3.1 Phillip Lim is soft and simple but will make you feel and look prettier than ever. A fashion statement on its own, this dress is suitable both for day and night by making a few accessory adjustments. A bolder look is easily achievable by adding black opaque tights and a larger handbag. Woke up feeling romantic? Wear skinny jeans underneath and flats for your daily activities.

For more vintage-inspired solutions, click here.

May 19, 2008

Worry-free springtime

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

One Step Springtime

A no stress way to dress...

The Ditsy Floral Playsuit by Topshop is the chic and instant way to enjoy springtime at its fullest. Forget about making complicated outfits, no-stress dressing is now a trend and definitely will become your new best friend. Although a naturally perfect piece for casual occasions, you can dress it up by adding a nice fitting white jacket and metallic sandals. This playsuit will definitely let you be as playful and carefree as you want to be this spring.

For more floral spring solutions, click here.

May 18, 2008

The Art Nouveau Summer Handbag

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

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A handbag that flows...

The Eliza Cotton Handbag by Getsuzy combines style and practicality in one. Featuring an Art Nouveau printed fabric, this piece will certainly add uniqueness and a breath of fresh air to your outfit. The mixture of sober colors and a lively print makes it versatile both for your daily errands or having fun at night. This handmade piece will remain current for many years to come.

For more art inspired solutions, click here.


May 17, 2008

The Power Black Dress

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

The Power Black Dress
Power dress for a power woman...

Introducing the Black Sweetheart Dress by Vivienne Westwood Anglomania, the perfect dress to feel absolutely confident in. Modify its silhouette by unfastening buttons and adjusting the neckline. Forget little, this is the black dress that will make you be yourself to the power of 10.

For more solutions fit for a super woman, click here.

May 16, 2008

The solution when having a hard day matching clothes

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:


The solution to an outfit-making clueless day

Dressed in one step...

There are days when we can be absolutely clueless when it comes to coordinating an outfit. We have either too many or too little clothing possibilities and a truly hesitant state of mind.
What to do? Pick a worry-free solution such as the Collarless Playsuit by Mint Jodi Arnold, accessorize it according to the occasion and you'll be out and about in an instant. This is the ultimate instant chic piece for the summer.

For more solutions that rely on more than stitches for a great look, click here.

May 15, 2008

Summer Chameleon

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Summer Chameleon
A dress you can live in...

The Raissa Silk Tye Dye Tunic by Velvet is the perfect addition to your wardrobe this summer. Lightweight and comfortable, chic and versatile, you will be able to wear it over and over again. Renew your look every time by adding a belt or wearing leggings, wearing stilettos instead of sandals...the possibilities are endless!

For more chic summer dresses, click here.

May 14, 2008

Pieces of Summer

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Romantic mood for summer...

The Summer of Love Necklace by Juicy Couture will certainly be an outfit maker. With unique beads that are repeated only once, you can relate a summer memory to each bead. The color and shape variety transforms this necklace into the perfect addition to practically every outfit you can think of. A statement piece that will not pass unnoticed...

For more vintage inspired pieces, click here.

May 13, 2008

Straight from Heaven


Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:


Straight from Heaven

Simplicity and style in one...

The Stella Patent Leather Flat Sandals by Yves Saint Laurent will surely be remembered in the future seasons. Few designs combine symbolism, timelessness and comfort so easily. The difficult decision will not be what to wear them with, but when to give a chance to the rest of your shoes.

Creating a new type of sandal in it's own right, this pair falls straight from heaven to be part of your every step.

May 12, 2008

Practical doesn't have to be boring

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:


Practical doesn't have to be boring

Versatile, elegant and practical...perfect for work AND play...

The Harlequin Leather Tote by Miu Miu is the smart alternative to a plain black handbag. Yes, black IS practical but can sometimes get boring. Add a punch of color and lively pattern to your day without having trouble to coordinate it to your outfit. The carefully patchworked color combination of this bag makes it all possible. Plus, if you have to run to meet your friends straight after work, you will be more than prepared for the occasion.

For more from work to play solutions, click here.


May 11, 2008

Easy Breezy

Presenting New Found Lust's wardrobe import for today:

Wardrobe Import - Easy Breezy

Cool, calm and collected for the warm weather...
This cotton flower-printed top by Marni is a feminine and pretty way of staying cool this summer, without losing your chic in the process. With a flirty (and definitely fresh) low cut line at the back, the roses are masterfully balanced.
Make it casual by wearing it with a pair of white jeans and sandals or dress it up by adding a pencil skirt, high heels and a wide waist belt.

For more flowery and fresh solutions, click here.

May 4, 2008

Work and Play

Longer work days, heavier commute...can't we just go straight from work to play?

Presenting a perfectly executive wardrobe that doubles as chic nightlife attire, transporting our mind and body from work mode to play mode is now easier than ever. By wearing a neutral and elegant base of gray or black, it is possible to transform our look from 9 to 5 daytime to after-hours playtime. By adding bolder and colorful accessories to your office outfit or changing your typical run-about-the-office/commuting shoes to luscious red stilettos, your state of mind will be renewed.

Tackle the day with around-the-clock style and you will be able to leave the headaches at your workplace all through the night.


Work and Play


A.-Embellished Patent Cuff by Erickson Beamon; B.-Tweed Waistcoat by Kate Moss, Topshop; C.-Chantilly Lace Top by L'Wren Scott; D.-Nappa Leather Jacket by Fendi; E.-Long Sweater Coat by Forever 21; F.-Kimono Style Cardigan by Alexander McQueen; G.-Pleated High-Waisted Skirt by Alexander McQueen; H.-Stud Detail Cardigan, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel; I.-Black Trench Coat by Gucci; J.-Short Sleeve Day Dress by Miu Miu; K.-Loose Knit Sweater by Vivienne Westwood Anglomania; L.-Drop Waist Dress by Chloé; M.-The Handy Clutch by Marc Jacobs; N.-Roll Neck Dress by Nina Ricci; O.-Belted High-Waisted Skirt by Forever 21; P.-Knit Jacket with Cape Shoulders, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel; Q.-Enid Silk Dress by Luella; R.-Duchess Blouse by La Petite Salope.
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