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Easy Outfit Formulas: Boyfriend Jeans + Sheer Blouse

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Easy Outfit Formulas: Boyfriend Jeans + Sheer Blouse
Product Info: Jeans, Blouse

Boyfriend jeans and sheer blouses are some of my favorite closet go-tos, and when paired together, they make one totally chic outfit. The casual, masculine feel of the boyfriend jeans is dressed up by the feminine, flirty blouse, and the resulting look is both comfy and stylish.

Also, this combo is great for the early fall months, when the weather is starting to cool. If you don’t have these pieces in your closet yet, you should really give them a try this season.

When wearing a sheer blouse, be mindful of what you are wearing underneath. If you want a more modest and clean look, go for a flesh-colored bra and/or cami. But if you want a bolder, trendier look, try a pretty bra in a contrasting color that will show through your shirt. It’s totally up to you!

Now, on to the outfits – here are three stylish ways to wear a sheer blouse and boyfriend jeans:

Casual Yet Polished

Dark boyfriend jeans white pocket blouse
Product Info: Blouse, Jeans, Flats, Headwrap, Earrings

This outfit strikes the perfect balance between laid-back and polished, which makes it ideal for those lazy school days when you want to look nice without much effort. Grab a pair of dark wash boyfriend jeans and a flowy white blouse, then add a pair of colorful pointed-toe flats.

Bad hair day? Throw it up in a bun or top knot and slip on this pretty vintage-inspired headwrap. For the finishing touch, keep your jewelry simple with a pair of cute gold stud earrings.

Street Style Chic

Black bow blouse boyfriend jeans
Product Info: Blouse, Jeans, Clutch, Earrings, Heels

If you’re always aiming for the chic and trendy looks you see on street style blogs, this adventurous ensemble is for you. Rock this outfit formula on a casual date night or an outing with friends. Pair a black sleeveless pussy bow blouse with distressed boyfriend jeans, then dress it up with strappy black heels. Finish the look with some sparkle from a metallic clutch and jeweled earrings.

Trendy Boho

Flowy printed blouse distressed boyfriend jeans
Product Info: Blouse, Jeans, Bag, Boots, Necklace

This last outfit is easy and casual with a boho vibe, but it’s balanced out nicely with a couple of trendy touches. It would be perfect for class or an outdoor fall concert. All you need is a pair of slightly-fitted boyfriend jeans and a loose, flowy printed blouse.

Cutout ankle booties add some flair while staying practical and comfortable. Lastly, accessorize with a fringed faux leather bag and a gold pendant necklace.


What do you think of this formula? Have you tried boyfriend jeans and sheer blouses? Which look is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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Celebrity Street Style of the Week: Kendall Jenner, Jessica Szohr, & Emmy Rossum


Celebrity Street Style of the Week: Kendall Jenner, Jessica Szohr, & Emmy Rossum

Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Kendall Jenner, Jessica Szohr, and Emmy Rossum. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself.

Look 1: Kendall Jenner’s Patterned Pants

Kendall Jenner wearing patterned pants, a black tee, and slip-on sneakers
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Kendall Jenner looked trendy in a black-and-white ensemble featuring patterned pants, a long crew neck t-shirt, slip-on sneakers, cool sunglasses, and a crossbody bag. Kendall’s boldly patterned pants make a stylish statement, which she balances with the rest of her all-black look.

Switch the sneakers out for heels to make this outfit go from day to night, or make it work for a crisp fall day by throwing on a faux leather jacket.

Outfit Inspired by Kendall

Kendall Jenner Outfit
Pants, T-Shirt, Sneakers, Sunglasses, Bag

Black, white, and gray is a timeless combo that never goes out of style. For this trendy look, pick out skinny trousers with an eye-catching print. These pants feature a tile-print similar to Kendall’s, and look right on-trend when paired with black slip-on sneakers. These sneakers are faux suede, which makes them a bit more chic than just any pair of sneakers.

A long or oversized black t-shirt balances out the print of the pants. Complete the outfit which modern accessories, like square-shaped sunglasses and a small satchel crossbody bag.

Look 2: Jessica Szohr’s Camo Cool

Jessica Szohr wearing a camo print tee, ripped skinnies, and Birkenstocks
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Actress Jessica Szohr was spotted out and about in a fun look featuring current trends, like buckled footbed sandals, skinny jeans with knee rips, and a camouflage print t-shirt.

Jessica also wore a necklace and an embroidered hat – I’ll be honest, I am not a huge fan of the hat, but to each their own. What do you guys think of it? Putting that aside, Jessica’s outfit has a chic, androgynous element to it that makes it cool and unexpected.

Outfit Inspired by Jessica

Jessica Szohr camo tee and jeans outfit
T-Shirt, Jeans, Sandals, Necklace, Bag

It seems like all celebs have totally embraced skinny jeans with knee rips; there’s something so cool about the simple yet distressed look of them. One of the biggest and most comfortable trends of this season have been footbed sandals, and they look quite chic with distressed skinnies or boyfriend jeans.

A camo print t-shirt completes the androgynous-esque look of this outfit, but add a touch of glimmer with a necklace. To mimic the embroidered look of Jessica’s hat in a more wearable way, rock print and texture with a crossbody bag.

Look 3: Emmy Rossum’s Shades of Gray

Emmy Rossum wearing light gray jeans, a gray cable knit sweater, and white slip-ons
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Emmy Rossum looked comfy yet cute while traveling in cuffed light gray jeans, a darker gray cable knit sweater, white slip-on sneakers, a white satchel, and a wide-brim fedora.

Emmy’s look is casual and easy to throw on, and is great for traveling or a day of classes. The standout element here is the wide-brim hat, because it adds an instantly chic touch to the outfit.

Outfit Inspired by Emmy

Emmy Rossum Outfit
Jeans, Sweater, Hat, Bag, Sneakers

Monochrome looks cool when you pair together different shades of the same color. A light gray pair of skinny jeans (you can cuff these to achieve Emmy’s look) looks great with a darker gray cable knit sweater. I am a fan of oversized sweaters in the fall, so think about purchasing one a size up for a slouchy, comfy vibe.

White slip-on sneakers are awesome because they go with just about everything, including this stylish neutral ensemble. Accessorize with a white satchel and a black wide-brim hat to complete the look.

What do you think?

Which celebrity’s street style look is your favorite? Which outfit would you be most likely to wear? Leave a comment and let us know!

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4 End-of-Summer Beauty Favorites

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August beauty favorites

Can you believe it’s already September?! Fall is almost here, but I have a few beauty favorites from the month of August that I wanted to share with all of you. It’s a mix of old favorites that I found while packing up to go back to college and some new products, too. I even rediscovered a nail polish that I seriously think I wore for six months straight!

Without further ado, here are my four end-of-summer makeup, nail, hair, and perfume favorites. Read on to learn what they are:

Essie Nail Lacquer in Hors D’oeuvres

Essie's Hors D’oeuvres
$8.49 at Target

This might actually be the most beautiful silver and gold glitter polish I have ever seen. Like I said earlier, I came across Essie’s Hors D’oeuvres nail polish in an old box from a college move-out, and was so happy to find it  – I thought I lost it! This polish is just so pretty. I normally wear it on its own, because I think the color is unique enough that it doesn’t need anything under it.

However, it looks especially stunning over top of a navy or forest green polish, or even a really light beige just to make it stand out more. This polish also has amazing staying power, and, since the glitter flecks are pretty small, it’s not too difficult to remove. I love this nail polish, and feel so New Year’s-esque when I wear it!

Garnier Fructis Style Sleek Finish 5-in-1 Serum Spray

Garnier fructis style sleek finish 5 in 1 serum spray
$5 at Walmart

I am the biggest fan of the scent of Garnier hair products. I’ll admit it… I’ve purchased their hairspray just so I can spray it on my hair and make it smell awesome! However, this does a lot more than just smell awesome. This is a winner of a product. It’s basically a BB cream for your hair. I spray this on my hair as a finisher after I’m done styling it. I love how it adds shine and just improves the overall look of my hair.

It doesn’t make hair look greasy or too shiny, but instead provides just enough shine so that my hair looks healthy. And for the price? I won’t even feel bad if I spray this on my hair a bit more than I should because it smells that good.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Perfume

Elizabeth and James nirvana perfume
$22 to $75 at Sephora

I LOVE this perfume! I am borderline obsessed with it. I’ve been wearing the scent since May, and I am not even close to tired of it. Back in June, Sephora was giving away mini rollerball sizes of this as a 100-point Beauty Insider perk, plus I already owned a regular rollerball, and I just recently bought the 1.0 oz size of this! However, the perfume lasts a long time, and you don’t need to use a lot.

Elizabeth and James is Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s high-end fashion brand, and although I’m not always their biggest fan, I am extremely happy with this perfume. According to the description, its smell is “a captivating blend of delicate peony, chic muguet, and tender musk for a feminine scent with dark sophistication.”

This perfume is a feminine scent that isn’t too loud or musk-y, so it’s not specific to one season. You can wear it year-round. Give this a smell at your local Sephora. You won’t be disappointed!

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow

Milani bella eyes
$3.99 at

Gel? Powder? Gel powder? You’re probably just as confused as I was. Milani’s new Bella Eyes eyeshadows start as a gel, then dry to a powder after they’re applied. Basically, these are awesome. The color goes on in one stroke, and can be applied with a brush or your finger. They’re so easy to use! There are also 30 shades to choose from and the staying power is fantastic.

Some of the shades are vegan, so make sure to check the packaging if you are interested in purchasing a vegan shade. The one shown above is a light shimmery beige called “Bella Sand,” and it’s my personal favorite of the bunch. Definitely check these out. I’ve seen them at Walgreens and CVS, as well!

What do you think?

What were your favorite August/late summer beauty products? Have you tried any of these products? Would you like to see more posts like this? Remember to tell us your thoughts by leaving a comment!

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