Polka Dots

Emmy Rossum in Stop Staring by Alicia Estrada on Conan

Emmy dropped by Conan to chat about her upcoming movie, Beautiful Creatures in this figure-flattering polka dot Stop Staring by Alicia Estrada cap-sleeve sheath.

She styled her flirty ensemble with red Christian Louboutin pumps and dazzling H.Stern drop earrings.

Glossy tresses complimented with a bold red lip and manicure added the final touches to her retro-chic inspired look.












What do you of Emmy's look? You can find her dress at ModCloth for $179.99. 

~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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New York Fashion Week Spring 2013 RTW: Alice + Olivia

No one does a pretty party frock better than Stacey Bendet. This year the head designer for Alice + Olivia threw a nod to 1950's nostalgia for her Spring 2013 RTW collection. Bendet used every color of the rainbow for spring, inspired by artist Ilya Bolotowsky, whose works mixed the decade's bold primary colors with sweet pastels. If you love color and wearing lots of it, you might want to pick up the striped, strapless, bustier crop top and the full skirt to match.








A girl could truly build an entire wardrobe from this collection. There is something for everyone including: fit-and-flare dresses, floor grazing maxi dresses and cool mixed separates. A standout look teamed white, billowy, gaucho style pants with a bedazzled bustier top and an orange leather jacket. We personally loved the chambray shorts coupled with the blue poppy top and glittering striped jacket.

Looks were styled with lace-up pointed booties, floral print sandals, ankle-wrapped heels, top handle bags and Lucite clutches.



Bendet expanded her cocktail dress expertise to full-length evening gowns and proved that you'll be seeing more of her designs at red carpet events. The embellished, ivory cap-sleeved gown needs to be feted by one of Hollywood's young twenty-somethings. We're looking at you Emma Roberts, AnnaSophia Robb and Allison Williams.





~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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New York Fashion Week RTW: Whitney Eve

 Up and coming fashion designer Whitney Port proved that she is far more than just a gorgeous TV star with her Whitney Eve Fall 2012 RTW Collection.

The diverse collection included jackets, pantsuits, tank tops and a variety of dresses. The unique details of the clothing made the collection come to life with sparkling silver polka dots, jeweled trim and peek-a-boo fabrics. 







The color palette of the collection ranged from blush to tangerine tango to royal blue. The end-of-summer meets beginning-of-autumn outfits featured mini-dresses with cardigans and maxi-dresses with sweaters. The versatility of the collection showcased how each piece could stand alone or be layered for colder weather wear.





The models wore bright coral lipstick and flowing, side-parted ponytails. Polka dot opaque tights and peep-toe heels were featured throughout the collection. The Whitney Eve Fall 2012 collection included a little something for every twenty-something fashionista looking to add pizzazz to her autumn wardrobe.




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Editor's Pick~ Sea Pleated Polka Dot Skirt

Sweet and feminine, pleats have been seen on nearly everything from skirts to pants in recent weeks. Prada and Roland Mouret's Fall 2011 collections were filled with a pletora of perfectly pleated looks.

Celebrities like Emma Watson, Taylor Swift and Victoria Beckham have been spotted donning this girly chic look. Thanks to designers like Jill Stuart and J. Mendel the trend will roll right into your closet for spring.



Add this sleek, polka dotted Sea navy pleated skirt to your wardrobe. We love the style of this skirt and the silhouette will enhance your shape making you feel undeniably feminine in a flash. 

Shop: Barneys New York; $288.00




~Christy Pastore @christypastore

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