Monday, November 1, 2010

The Look

Today at House of Lavande we are introducing a new series, The Look. Each Monday we will be posting an outfit and showcasing 3 various ways to accessorize that one look. The Look will also highlight 1 key piece of jewelry and we'll show you 3 different ways it can be styled. So check in with us every Monday to get style inspirations on how you can instantly update your look.

Today's highlight piece is a Lanvin dress, perfect for a day at work or drinks & dinner after.  We've selected various pieces of House of Lavande jewelry to show you how easy it can be to create a style all your own.

Key Piece = Lanvin dress that easily takes you from office to fun

Option 1

A statement necklace is the easiest piece to select that will instantly update any ensemble. When choosing a piece to best fit your look, keep in mind of neckline and style of the dress or top your wearing. We love this bold vintage YSL necklace because the gold and brown accents compliment the fabric color of the Lanvin dress perfectly and the pop of green adds interest.
*YSL green necklace ($1,648)

Option 2

There's a huge trend right now of playing up your wrists. Have fun mixing and matching various bracelets to create a layered look. To help keep your layered wrist look apropos, select bracelets that have the same color of metal for a base and try various width and embellishments. For evening or a downtown edge look, think about playing up both wrists and add an additional bracelet.
*1940 Trifari gold bracelet ($448), unsigned bracelet ($548), 1960s unsigned gold square link bracelet with flower ($248), Harman gold bracelet ($1,898)

Option 3

To add a graphic punch to this chic Lanvin dress, we love the idea of a graphic earring. For a more simple approach, choose one large earring and keep the rest of your look simple. For a bold approach, you can pair any of these options up with a necklace or bracelet. We recommend evening only for the latter approach. For a classic twist to a modern dress, pair up with a drop peal earring.
*1980 unsigned diamante earrings ($648), 1970 Les Bernard brown earrings ($498), 1980 unsigned gold earrings ($448), 1980 unsigned pearl earrings ($398)