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The Single Woman's Style Hot List

by Ward McCart (2020-08-27)


Here's an April forecast in your case single women around: We're investigating a 100% possibility of fun, flirty fashions all month long. (Oh, and, um, sofa jati jepara plenty of rain.) The skies could possibly be gray and cloudy, but fashion- and beauty-wise, it is all about lightening?and brightening?up. That means daring neon color palettes (significantly less scary since it sounds), lightweight, barely there mineral makeup, flowing fabrics, and sunny doses of yellow. Hey, it could be pouring outside, but we do not must dress want it.

Neon: No, you don't have to dig out your glow sticks and lime green spandex dresses in the ?80s. For most people, this can be a trend most effectively achieved in moderation, so try pairing a power blue clutch (much like the Sondra Roberts Eastwest Clutch) together with your little black dress, or paint your toenails a shocking shade of hot pink. Or, take the plunge in Banana Republic's uplifting neon pink Keyhole?Back Dress (shown).

Statement Necklaces: A dainty gold chain is fairly and many types of, but this season is all about big, eye-catching necklaces. Look for layered chains and stones, gems and baubles galore. Two to try: Chan Luu's Brown Mother of Pearl Necklace and also the Abstract Multi Gem Necklace from Marc by Marc Jacobs. By Josie Brown Mineral Makeup: Who wants to wear heavy foundation? Mineral makeup offers lightweight, skin-boosting coverage seems natural yet polished, and now your selected drugstore beauty brands are receiving in on the action.

Check out Revlon's new ColorStay Mineral Collection. Sheath Dresses: Upgrade your work wardrobe using the season's sleek sheath dresses, similar to this classy houndstooth version from Anne Klein. Peep Toes: Time to get a pedicure! Peep-toe shoes are stealing the spotlight at this time. If you find this year's wedges too adolescent, get yourself into a sleek pump like Bandolino's Gordona (shown); the monochrome combination is classic yet hip.

Yellow: Has someone been spiking fashion designers' Evian with Prozac? That might explain the sunny swarm of yellow garments coming down the runway. Get the Little Miss Sunshine look with Nanette Lepore's V-Neck Top in Marigold (shown) or Anthropologie's Lemon Meringue Tee. A Canvas Tote Bag: If you're still using plastic bags (eesh!), perhaps Earth Day this month will serve as a friendly reminder that being enviromentally friendly will be the way forward.

And with Diane von Furstenberg's Go Green Canvas Tote (shown), you may be the trendiest tree-hugger in the city. Dress: It's time to lift the Labor Day anti-white embargo. Bench the black cocktail dress and stand out in the crowd having a dreamy white frock like Tara Jarmon's Cinched Waist Shift Dress. Oh, and stay away through the salsa. Draping: Rami from ?Project Runway? really was on to something. Goddess-style draping and one-shoulder dresses is likely to make every woman think that Aphrodite.

Butter by Nadia's versatile wrap dress could be the perfect choice for women who want to test the trend devoid of the commitment; the convertible fabric might be fashioned a few ways.