How To: Skinny Cargos

the skinny CARGO

 

A wardrobe staple, the skinny cargo can take on quite a few roles. She can be the rock & roll scenester or the trend conscious sophisticate. Dress her down with a dolman top, heavy metal jewelry and distressed boots. Or dress her up in a top with draped detailing, wedges that WOW and delicate accessories.

Yours,

K. Sama

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How To: Combat Boots

combat boots 24-7-365

I completely embraced the combat boot trend of Fall 2010/Winter 2011. For me this is a look that will never die… so I keep buying BOOTS! I came up with a day and night look for combat boots, both stylish and suitable for warmer weather. Enjoy!

-K. Sama

How to: The Classic Collared Shirt

White Button-up 3 ways


White Button-up 3 ways


White Button-up 3 ways

Remember that white collared shirt you bought for a last minute interview? Our resident “how to” girl Karina Sama gives us 3 different takes on the classic white collared shirt, one for every type of stylista.

Look 1 can go from day to night easily. For a casual look go for the combat boot and to dress it up without being too fussy, throw on a simple black pump. This look is all about the accessories.

Look 2 is very casual but very clean. A boyfriend cut jean, a bit destroyed, adds the perfect edge to this classic look. Perfect for a mid-day shopping trip or lunch with some friends.

Look 3 is a very tribal-inspired look. For a more relaxed feel, leave the shirt outside of the pant; to make it more polished, tuck it in and add an eye-catching waist belt.

Stay Tuned for more How to’s with Sama!

-K.Sama

Editor’s Picks: Best of Fall 2010

best of fall 2010

Jeggings, sequins, native prints, and skinny cargos are a select few of Fall’s most popular trends. Paying homage to the 1970s with the faux fur vest, the 1990s with the grunge-cool combat boot and the iconic Chanel quilted handbag, these pieces were the power players from the runway to the streets thanks to designers like Micheal Kors, labels like J Brand and stores like H&M and Forever 21. Stay tuned for how to rework these items for the Winter season with the help of our style council.

Until then, LTC wants to know, what was your favorite trend in Fall 2010?
-S. Johnson