For this post, I was inspired by an effortless easy breezy playtime attire enabling me to accomplish freestyle happy dancing moves in the streets of Soho. I am rocking a loosely fitted button-up white shirt accompanied by silky black harem pants. The simplicity of this outfit brings us back to the basics of sporting an effortless, chic daytime look.
My new Asos cut-out party booties make the dancing commence with ease due to their perfect height of 2.5 inches. Your new moves may surprise you. You know. You may have been a sea lion in a previous lifetime.
To add some hues of color to the look, I am layering with an olive green leather jacket and my trademark purple fur muffler, and a heavy duty screw cuff bracelet from Miansai.
Photography by Sarah Jean Fatheree
Cut-out Booties: Asos.
Silk Harem Pants: J Brand
White Shirt: Zara
Leather Jacket: Zara
Fur Muffle: Bloomingdales.
This week features a day-to-night-look. A simple outfit of the day that can be carried forth to summer night-time endeavors.
I am wearing a purple v-neck kimono-sleeved shift dress from Asos. This piece is an easy comfortable throw on and constitutes a silhouette that is flattering to many different female forms. I accessorize with a chunky necklace that put together a few years back. I bought the fluffy wool pendant from a jewelry booth during London Fashion Weekend and found beads to pair it with from the Boston bead factory.
Simplicity is the key with this look as the dress color is the main visual stimulant. The remaining accessorizing process is remained at a minimal with white a white leather Messenger from Ted Baker and white wedges from Kurt Geiger.
Photography by Jeffery Thompson
Writing, Styling and Editing by Mona Hamid
Purple Dress: Asos.
Wedge Shoes: Kurt Geiger, available here.
White Messenger Bag: Ted Baker, available here.
Spring is the season of daydream, excitement at the increased day’s length and at the sight of pretty blooming trees. The season inspires us to press the restart button on our lives and start on a new page. New floral prints make their way back to our wardrobes as we feel the need to express our new happiness in color.
For this spring season, Ted Baker has a series of vibrant floral prints. Here I am rocking my new neon floral print blazer from the electric daydream collection. This blazer with its neon undertones is a staple piece for spring due to its styling versatility. It can be dressed up when paired with a pencil skirt for an evening dinner/lounge attire or with a pair of skinny trousers for a more relaxed daytime brunch look.
To Avoid detraction from the statement floral blazer I decided to keep my accessorizing to a minimal. I finished off the look with my favorite white booties from Asos and a simple chain bracelet.
Photography by Sairina Smith
Styling, Editing and Writing by Mona Hamid
Floral Blazer: Ted Baker, available here.
Skinny Jeans: Ted Baker, available here.
White Booties: Asos, similar here.
In an effort to draw attention to former cultural fashion panaches that have been diluted in our current time, I have created a look based around the Eastern European headscarf, also referred to as ‘babushka’.
I am currently intrigued with the evolution of the headscarf as a focal fashion accessory. Think 1950’s, driving a beetle shaped convertible on the way to a fabulous getaway after a visit to the hairdressers that requires an accessory shield for protection against the roaring winds of the car journey. This is indeed a calling for a beautiful silk square shaped ensemble to be paired with sunglasses and a pop of rouge. In my case it is calling for my beautiful blue illustrated silk Moschino
Cheap Sheep and Chic scarf.
My look was composed of a sixties Mod-esque Kate Spade Mondrian print dress paired with daisy nude shoes from Asos, cat eye shades, and pop of rouge from Mac. My lovely friend Katie, who has joined me for this duet style post is wearing a floral printed vintage fifties dress with a red and fuchsia hued vintage scarf, and lime suede pumps from Madewell. Katie and I are both accessorizing with handbags from one of our favorite go to retailers for quirky unusual bags: Kate Spade.
Photography by 1000lotus
Styling by Mona Hamid and Modeling by Katie Owsley and Mona Hamid
Writing by Mona Hamid
Location: Boston Harbour, MA.
Mona’s Outfit Details:
1. Scarf: Moschino Cheap and Chic
2. Dress: Kate Spade Mondrain Print Dress
3. Daisy Shoes: Asos
4. Polka Dot Bag: Kate Spade
5. Red Lipstick: MAC
Katie’s Outfit Details:
1. Floral Printed Dress: Vintage
2. Fur Bag with Bow Detail: Kate Spade
3. Red Floral Scarf: Vintage
4. Orange Floral Necklace: Kate Spade
5. Lime Suede Pumps: Madewell
6. Pink Lipstick: YSL
p.s: We are obsessed with Kate Spade..obviously.