Because Coffee and Cold Go Perfectly….

Apologies dear readers for the lack of postings, 6th grade is harder than I remembered! I’ve also been dealing with some technical issues with SkinnyRist and some conflict – but that is beside the point and out of my hands! Anyways, SR is introducing a new color!

Sadly, I don’t yet have any bracelet photos to post of it, but as soon as I catch my breath (and dig my way out of student homework) I will be setting straight to work on making as many brilliant pieces as I can with this gorgeous new color. So what is it? Drumroll please……we will now be utilizing another of Pantone‘s picks for fall: French Roast! Yum!

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Gatsby Fashion Is IN for Fall

With Leo’s new movie looming, the newest remake of the classic novel The Great Gatsby, designers are throwing themselves at the mercy of 1920s fashion trends. Staples like the cloche hat, flapper dresses, and sexy sling-backs are a must for the true Gatsby woman.

 The above photo is a highlight from the Ralph Lauren runway show, he may have bombed the Olympic uniforms a bit but he’s certainly on target with his Gatsby inspired clothing line. You can go back to school 1920s style too!  Prefer to show your Gatsby fandom without dressing in character everyday? Rep your love of this classic in a more modern way with OutOfPrintClothing.comAnd if you’re not sure yet if you’re committed to the story, and reading’s not your thing, fall in love when you see the movie based on the book that’s cast Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby, the perfect classic actor to play the most classic character in literary history. 

Rebel Wilson Funny Is Fabulous!!

 Rebel Wilson, probably best known for her role as the creepy, British roommate of main character Annie in Bridesmaids is taking over the Hollywood scene now staring in Bachelorette with stars like Kristen Dunst, Isla Fisher and James Marsden. She’s also going to have a major part in Anna Kendrick‘s new movie Pitch Perfect as “Fat Amy”. Brittany Snow, Elizabeth Banks and Anna Camp will also be listed in the credits as major characters. Rebel is hilarious, easily one of my favorite actresses because she leaves me in stitches with every part she plays! Without the movie even having been released she’s already given me my new favorite line to quote, (in response to  a boy suggesting they kiss) “I sometimes think I can do crystal meth but then I think nah better not”.  Check out the Pitch Perfect trailer for yourself!!  If you haven’t giggled at Rebel’s antics yet then you live in a cave because you haven’t seen Bridesmaids and I’ve seen it like 150 times (no exaggeration I can literally quote 90% of the movie courtesy of my sorority houses obsession with playing it NON STOP for weeks when it came out), I’ll help catch you up and bring you the joy of Rebel Wilson in Bridesmaids:

Tattoo Scene 

Diary Scene 

Rebel (which is her given name) is Australian and was raised by her three siblings Liberty, Ryot and Annachi. She attended University of New South Wales where she pursued Law and Arts. As a Rotary Youth International Ambassador she was stationed in South Africa and she contracted Malaria, which gave her a hallucination of being an award winning actress and she was convinced to change her career path!! Now on top of acting she’s a spokeswoman for Jenny Craig and she’s lost about 20 lbs, but the directors of Pitch Perfect didn’t want her to lose anymore weight before the film! Her filming contract stated she maintain her size, but once obligations are lifted she plans to begin dieting again and reach her target weight loss goal of 80 kg. Go Girl! Related articles

To Infinity and Beyond!

We love infinity symbols at SR, they’re super understated and cute and have meaning too – we all want something to last forever, right? I guess Brandy Melville agrees because she just released (and we ordered) these super cute tees and tanks see all her looks here: Brandy Melville USA

How cute to pair with our BRAND NEW and not yet released SkinnyRist Mini Infinity Cobra!

Stay tuned for more info and release dates of new products like the SkinnyRist Mini Infinity Cobra and others!

More Back to School Trends!

Bomber Jackets: you won’t be bummed out by rain when it’s an excuse to rock your super cute super stylish bomber jacket, pair with dark wash jeans and dress it up with bright accessories

BDG Vegan Leather Bomber Jacket $99

Long Blazer: pair this oversized, slouchy jacket with a tank and jeans or make your favorite summer dress your favorite fall dress by wearing it with a blazer and tights!

Silence & Noise Oversized Double Breasted Blazer $89

Super Skinny Jeans: don’t let the “super skinny” in the title fool you, these are great on all body types because they actually flatter your lower half, ankle length with a little bunch at the bottom is the right fit – pair with a chunky heel for a cute nighttime look or flats for a comfy day time look!

Krista Super Skinny Hudson Jeans $198

Boyfriend Jeans: not sold on the super skinny? Don’t worry because boyfriend jeans are still in, these are a much more relaxed fit and you want them to be loose in the thighs and calf, balance the baggy fit on the bottom with more fitted layers on the top!

J Brand “Aiden” Distressed Boyfriend Fit Jeans (Gemini) $218

Boot Cut Jeans: this cut that ends right at your foot looks super clean and professional with heels and makes your legs look ultra-long! This is the most popular cut for denim and a darker wash will give your outfit a super polished look

7 For All Mankind “Kimmie” Bootcut Jeans $198

Plaid Prints: pair a subtle plaid in a cute color combo with dark jeans and boots, leave a plaid button down open with a solid color tank to bring out one of the colors used in the top

 BDG Breezy Plaid Dolman Shirt $39

Hair Bling: place sparkly hair accessories like clips and bobby pins on the opposite side of your part and mix various sizes, use hairspray to give extra hold or try a headband for a really bold look

 Rhinestoned Heart Hair Pin Set $3.80Metallic Bow Hair Clips $2.50

Glitter Headband – Set of 5 $12

Woven Headbands: if you’re less glitter and more boho a woven headband is the way to go, these are great because they totally hide your hair when you skip the shower for a day 😉 wear them with your hair up or down straight or curly and use bobby pins to secure if needed

 Printed Lace Wide Headband $24

Leather Boots: for the fashion badass, short leather moto boots will kick any outfit into gear and turn heads for sure, pair with extra tight skinny jeans or jeggings and a slacker tee

 Banddit Black Leather Women’s Bootie $104

Bright Sneakers: wear with a neutral top and biker or bomber jacket for a rocker-chic look or pair with a funky tee for a unique relaxed look

 Chuck Taylor Converse Lo-Top $45

Go To Flats: a girl’s best friend and such a must is a great pair of super comfy closed-toe flats, pair with skinny jeans, solid color tank and a blazer for a casual chic look or a printed dress for a dressed down day look and even pair with tights and an oversized sweater or tee to look comfy but ultra cute heading to class

Katchy Women’s Casual Flat Round Toe $69

Chunky Platforms: these are a personal fave because they are SO much easier to wear than heels and give you a great height boost without looking too dressy. These are essential to pair with your skinny jeans and and a great cropped tee with a blazer, button down or bomber for a sexy-casual look great for going out

Jeffery Campbell Roks Wedge $148Jeffery Campbell Roks Wedge $148Wyliee High Wedge $89Tampaa High Wedge $69

Moccasins: thank God these are still in because I literally wear them everywhere, skinny jeans with a cute zip-up sweatshirt and light moccasins takes the grunge out of running errands even when I just woke up (hello headband…) or do understated preppy and pair an oxford or colored shirt with super distressed jeans and mocs!

Betsey Johnson Mayhemm Flat $79Minnetonka ‘Kilty’ Suede Moccasin $39Jeffery Cambell “Mocky” Moccasin $129

Okay, if that didn’t give you the shopping bug you’re just immune because I’m hating the fact that I have my credit card number memorized right now as I fight the urge to pick up all of these trends!!

Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2012!

Pantone has released a list of 10 brilliant colors hot for Fall 2012 and SkinnyRist has designs in some of the most popular of these fabulous hues!

Honey Gold

The inspiration for this color is Lauren Bacall “in her film noir days”, it’s a camel color combined with winter pastels and the must have accessory is a Honey Gold coat but we think SR arm candy should be added to the list of must haves!

 

Pink Flambé

The inspiration is urban architecture combined with nature and female landscape artists! The prominent colors are the landscape with earth tones highlighted with pops of berry color pink and granite gray with brushed coppers.

 

Ultramarine Green 

This teal-tone of green has been an SR fave for bracelet design color for a long time and now Ella Moss is making it her own as inspired by “love magic”. The designer is all about “witches, warlocks, misty landscapes, love potions, and dreamy skies”! Her must have fashion item is a dramatic high/low hem dress and our must haves are SkinnyRist bracelets!

 

Olympian Blue 

This All-American hue was actually inspired by the Golden Age of Shanghai China according to Tadashi Shoji! He recommends keeping cosmetic accents neutral when rocking this shade so the blue is the pop of color set off by the otherwise neutral palette. 

Titanium 

Designer Charlotte Ronson found her inspiration for Titanium from the bohemian-lifestyle – vibrant prints juxtaposed with modern and sleek color. Her must have item is the Oba print slip dress and she’s inspired to pair this color with Ultramarine Green, and we are too! 

Rhapsody 

Nicole Miller gets her Rhapsody inspiration from listening to 70s music and she’s totally into pairing Rhapsody with the other muted tone in this set Titanium. Her must-have item? An Alpaca vest in plum or pine, and her cosmetic recommendation is a smokey eye and neutral lip. Love! 

See All the Pantone Fashion Colors

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Fall 2012 – Back To School Fashion

Okay so heading back to school is never anyone’s favorite event but it can be made way more fun by using it as an excuse to hit the mall and scoop up the hottest fall trends! So what are the fashion experts saying? We’ve been perusing the web to find out!

Glamour Says:

-Red is the new black, adding pops of color to your ensemble is so in for fall

-Black and white contrasting, wearing black and white together is hot, hot, hot!

 Opposing Forces Buttondown $98

 SkinnyRist Mini Cobras $12

-According to glamour.com, “the trendiest shade is pale, slate gray…[it’s] cool neutral…[and] figure flattering”

 Isn’t She Peasant Blouse $88SkinnyRist Shady Lady Gray Cobra $20

Elle Says:

-Gold is IN

Michael KorsSkinnyRist She’s Golden Bangle $20

-Oversized is the fashion-forward fit for fall (holy alliteration Batman!)

 Shaggy Knit Pullover $98