SouthPark’s Newest Store, Johnny Was, Offers A New Twist To Modern And Vintage Style Dressing

Calling all comfort-seeking luxury-boho fashionistas! Say what? Yes…Johnny Was has come to SouthPark Mall in Charlotte. As SouthPark’s personal shopper it’s my duty (gotta love it) to check out all stores and try the goods. We should all have as much fun as I did in trying on this season’s trendiest looks! Johnny Was was created in 1987 from the classic Bob Marley song released a decade earlier. The Southern California designers wanted Johnny Was garments to feel luxurious and waver in style between vintage and modern while also exuding a true sense
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Check My Style: Spring Fashion Trend – Embroidery

One of the biggest fashion trends this season is embroidered clothing, shoes, and handbags. Embroidered garments are believed to have started during the Zhou Dynasty in China around 1045 and were regarded as a sign of wealth and prosperity. Fast forward to spring 2017 and the trend seems to be everywhere and so easy and fun to incorporate into a wardrobe. How to wear embroidered garments or accessories Select one embroidered item unless you choose to mix two opposing patterns Example: Try pairing a colorful embroidered floral on the leg of a
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New Year Fashion Hit List

It has been a crazy fall and winter so far, with temperatures ranging from low teens to mid 70s. To help ease your chills, I have a check list of cold weather recommendations listed below. If these items are not part of your lifestyle wardrobe, now is when you should find them generously marked down. A single or double breasted long wool coat. Most wool coats are lined to prevent scratching and can be the perfect addition to layer over pants or dresses for warmth. Select the basic color of
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Putting “How to Dress as a Wedding Guest” to Work!

Yesterday I caught up with Charlotte Agenda senior writer Mary Gross. I was charged with the task of finding a dress for two summer weddings she’s attending. Did she read my newsletter? And how perfect was her timing? She had a short list of requests for the dress: blue, khaki, no pink or too girlie, and most importantly with a sleeve and under $200. My challenge took me shopping at SouthPark Mall to a variety of stores: Nordstrom, Macy’s, The Limited, J Crew, and Dillard. Meeting Mary at the Ebar
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How to Dress as a Wedding Guest

How often do you receive an invitation for a spring or summer wedding and wonder what is appropriate to wear? Be prepared with selections that would work for any wedding you may be invited to. The invitation’s formality is generally the first clue, along with the time and location. Some invitations include a dress code for wedding guests. Regardless of what is printed on the below are tips on how to dress as a wedding guest: This is the bride and groom’s big day and a family celebration. Be respectful
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