LACE IT UP

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Spring is in the air.  A time when you want to pull out the softer, lighter side of your wardrobe.  I can’t think of anything better than lace.  Since it has first made its appearance as far back as 1561, lace has stood the test of time.  Nearly five centuries later, this openwork fabric is still one of the hottest trends in the fashion industry.  It’s seen all over the world, from the streets of New York to the Paris runways.  It’s been worn by Royals such as Marie Antoinette, celebrities such as Madonna, and teenagers going to their first prom. There is just something about lace that makes you want to put your hair up and put on your favorite pearl necklace.  Maybe it’s the sheer, delicate fabric that makes you feel ladylike and regal.  It’s the epitome of femininity.  Whether worn as a sundress on a warm spring day or as an elegant, floor-sweeping gown to the fanciest gala in town, this timeless fabric is sure to be a favorite in your spring wardrobe.  There really are no boundaries on when and where lace can be worn, and maybe that’s why it is such a timeless classic.  So why not let us show you all the options lace can bring to your spring wardrobe and lace it up?

Lace Dress Off Shoulder

CORAL STRETCH LACE DRESS OFF SHOULDER NECKLINE

With this eye-catching coral color, all eyes will be on you.  This lace dress stretches and hugs every curve to reveal your sexy silhouette. You can dress these up with the LANG SANDAL By Jimmy Choo or get a more casual look with the BRYN PAVE BOW FLAT THONG by Tori Burch.

Lace Top

HYPNOTIZED STRETCH LACE TOP

Add a feminine and romantic touch to your wardrobe with this STRETCH LACE TOP.  With its lace v-neck and sheer long sleeves, this is sure to show off your softer side.  Pair this with our STRETCH LACE SKIRT below for a party-perfect outfit for this spring season.

Black Lace Skirt

STRETCH BLACK LACE SKIRT

Crochet Lace Shorts

CROCHET LACE SHORTS

Sexy, stylish and unique; these Ivory Lace Shorts are perfect to hit the town in with your girlfriends.  Just add a pair of heels and the ESTATE GARDEN LINEAR EARRINGS by Kate Spade for a sexy, smoking hot look.

Long Sleeve Lace Dress

 LONG SLEEVE STRETCH LONG SLEEVE LACE DRESS

Steal the spotlight in this Red Lace Dress.  With its vibrant red color and classic sophisticated style, this lace dress can be worn to the most elegant of dinners or even as your first prom dress.  Pair this with the BRANDIE PUMP by VC Signature to get this look.

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THINK GREEN, LIVE GREEN, LOVE GREEN

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The color green has many different meanings in different cultures. It ‘s associated with growth, nature, hope and new beginnings. It’s the first color we see when new plants are sprouting from the ground as the snow disappears – a sign that the cold, dark winter days are behind us and the regeneration of beautiful colored flowers, green rolling hills and birds chirping outside are upon us. This universal color comes to mind when we think of people that have lifestyles that incorporate recycling, composting and driving hybrid cars. Green living is a lifestyle that promotes the preservation of nature by reducing our impact on the planet. Not only does this color promote eco-friendly and hopeful thoughts of summer, but it also brings to mind the holiday right around the corner: St. Patrick’s Day!! This national celebration was named after the Irish patron saint of Ireland and is celebrated with parades, green attire and shamrocks. Known for its emotional calming effect it has on us, we just love to wear green! So why not give green a chance? On those days when you have to go into a stressful meeting, wear green. Who knows, maybe you can be the one calming influence in a hostile environment.

Shift Dress

BLUE “IN THE MIX” VELVET SHIFT DRESS

Make everybody green with envy in this Silk Velvet Shift Dress. Composed of 100% silk with a Hale Bob Print, this green dress is sure thrust you into the spotlight. Pair this with Kassia Thick Mesh Pump by BCBG to complete this look.

Velvet Burnout Dress

“LANIA” BEADED SILK RAYON VELVET BURNOUT DRESS

Thrust into the fashion limelight with this Velvet Burnout Dress. This Green Silk Rayon Burnout Dress is embellished with beads and has a V neckline that ties in the back. Pair this with the Marlow Heel by Coach for added flare.

Green Jersey Top

“IN THE MIX” COWL NECK JERSEY TOP

Take a walk on the wild side in this Silk Rayon Green Jersey Top with its bold print and vibrant colors. Pair these with our Hudson Collin Skinny Jeans and the Clarkson Sandal by Coach to get this look.

Green Silk Top

“KARLIE” SILK TOP

Being green is sexy in this Karlie Green Silk Top. With its loose fit and dark and light green contrast, this top is both comfortable and dramatic. You can dress this down with skinny jeans and sandals or pair this with the Clemento Pump by BCBGeneration for an edgy look. 

Halter Green Top

SILK CHARMEUSE HALTER GREEN TOP

Be the jewel of the party in this Silk Emerald Green Top. With its deep, rich color and luxurious silk material, this top is sure to be a hit at the party. Pair this with our Stretch Black Lace Mini Skirt for this elegant look.

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Boho chic is popping up in mainstream fashion everywhere you look. This free spirited, carefree and simple lifestyle is catching the eye of women of all ages. From celebrities to street goers, you run into this bohemian vibe everywhere from weddings to the workplace. For a 200-year-old fashion statement, it has been an incredibly popular way for people to express their own carefree energy, it’s been seen by many as an exotic alternative to mainstream clothing. The Bohemian style has a certain exotic and feminine appeal to it that is characterized by long maxi skirts, loose fitting blouses, an armful of bangles and long flowing tousled hair. Also very popular staples of the boho chic vibe are feathers, leather sandals and belts. To truly live the Bohemian lifestyle there are a few must-haves, the first is the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe, second is Manu Dibango on iTunes and third is a cool pad with lots of floor cushions and rugs. So if you want to embrace the boho vibe, go get out your sunflower headbands, chunky bracelets, loose shirts and have fun.

Ivory Maxi Dress

 CROCHETED COTTON IVORY MAXI DRESS

This loose fitting, earthy, Bohemian-inspired ivory maxi dress is embellished with beaded and crochet detailing. Combined with style and comfort, this dress is sure to become your favorite. Pair this with the LUCAS FLAT SANDAL by Tori Burch to complete the look. 

Long Sleeve Silk Tunic SATIN BURNOUT LONG SLEEVE SILK TUNIC

Kick your look up a notch in this Long Sleeve Silk Tunic. This embellished tunic is truly breathtaking with its bright colors and unique style. Pair this with our Sateen White Skinny Pants and Michael Kors Hara Bow-Detail Thong Sandals to get this boho chic look.

Cabana Tie Dye Skirt

NEUTRAL “MAI TAI” CABANA TIE DYE SKIRT

Bring back the 60’s with this Cabana Tie Dye Skirt. This skirt is fun and flirty with its stunning ombre color scheme. Pair with a wide-brim hat and New York ‘Amaras’ Sunglasses by Kate Spade to dive back into the past! 

Silk Chiffon Blouse

“SUN KISSED FABULOUS” SILK CHIFFON BLOUSE 

Brighten up your day in this Silk Chiffon Blouse. With its eye-catching bold colors and beaded neckline, you’re sure to shine! For added flare, wear this with the 5-Stone Bangle by Ippolita

RESOLVE TO BE UNIQUELY YOU

Here at Posh At Play we have made one resolution for the new year and that is to throw out the fashion mags, forget about the style blogs, turn off E! television and just enjoy expressing our own personal style. It is our goal to look elegant and stylish in everything we do but that doesn’t mean we have to allow that to be defined by someone else. What makes a woman truly beautiful is when she emanates a light and confidence that comes from the inside, a charisma that says “I think I am beautiful and I don’t need your approval”.  As women, to often we measure and compare ourselves to one another in a way that tends to make all of us feel like we need improvement. This year lets celebrate who we are. Enjoy the little idiosyncrasies that make each of us unique. No more following trends; find clothing made from fabrics that make you feel comfortable, feminine, beautiful.  Wear styles that help to define and enhance your body shape, whatever that may be. Become a trendsetter, style-maker, fashionista of your own. Here’s to those fashion forward females we so admire who have created there own style throughout the generations!

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis did everything with style.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Did Everything With Style.

 

Gwen Stefani Always Makes Up Her Own Rules

Gwen Stefani Always Makes Up Her Own Rules

Audrey Hepburn's Individual Style Defined A Generation

Audrey Hepburn’s Individual Style Defined A Generation
Kate Middelton Brings Classic Feminine Style Back To A New Generation

Kate Middelton Brings Classic Feminine Style Back To A New Generation

Gisele Bundchen makes easy, comfortable bohemian style look elegant.

Gisele Bundchen makes easy, comfortable bohemian style look elegant.

Queen Latifah's confidence and heart radiate beauty.

Queen Latifah’s confidence and heart radiate beauty.