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MCLV Style: Chambray

A chambray piece is effortlessly chic and always in style, which means that this sweet little striped number from Les Mechantes is everything that you need for Spring this season. And probably next season as well.

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Chambray Stripe Babydoll Dress – Les Mechantes

Embroidered Jacket – English Factor via Les Mechantes

Tortoiseshell Sunglasses – Karen Walker

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An eye-catching striped print, a flirty little hemline, and an easy-to-style silhouette that looks great solo or can be paired with anything from a cropped denim jacket to a beautiful embroidered coat like the one pictured here.

That’s what I really love about this material – It’s versatility.

You can easily dress it up or down, and you can style it in any number of ways. It’s always fun and flattering, and totally easy to wear.

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{Photography by Garry Alexander}

Want to see some other ways to wear chambray for Spring and Sumer this season? Chambray & Denim and Denim Daze: Saako will keep you inspired!

Are you in need of some fabulous new pieces for Spring?

Check out these other posts featuring Must Have Spring essentials from SF boutique Les MechantesSpring Dresses // Pink-on-Pink // Striped Spring Separates

Tell me – Are YOU a fan of chambray for Spring & Summer as well?

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Spring Fashion: Denim and Chambray

My favorite fabrics for Spring are probably denim and chambray – They’re fun, flattering, and incredibly versatile. You can pack them for a quick weekend getaway, style them with fun fabrics & maxi lengths as resortwear, and mix n’ match to create killer street style looks.

Read on for some tips & suggestions on finding your perfect style for Spring!

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{Denim Dress: Nothing says Spring Fashion to me quite like a fun, flirty denim dress. A shirt dress is the perfect go-to chambray piece for Spring – You can wear it on vacation, to run errands, or even throw it over your suit!}

TRY: DV by Dolce Vita Denim Floral Dress// Patchwork Dress from OASAP // Topshop Pinafore

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{Denin-on-Denim: This trend was made for Spring. Try pairing a chambray button-down shirt with jeans, cut-offs, or a denim skirt. Bonus points for adding a killer bag!}

TRY: Shirt from Tommy Hilfiger // Polka Dot Shirt from J.Crew // Tie-Front Shirt from Ann Taylor

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{Button-Down: In the mood for something fun and bold? Make a look wholly your own by mixing & matching prints with your classic button-down shirt.}

TRY: Top from Alice + Olivia // Acid Wash Shirt from Michael Stars // Button-Down from GAP

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{Matching Set: Want to take your denim to a whole new level? Try a lightweight chambray shorts suit for Spring!}

TRY: Jumpsuit from Urban Outfitters // Shorts from Tommy // Blazer from LOFT

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{Prim & Polished: Denim can be perfectly ladylike with the right accessories. Try adding chic heels and a fun statement bag to your denim.}

TRY: Blouse from Brooks Brothers // Rolled Sleeve Shirt from Ralph Lauren // Vintage Wash Shirt from OASAP

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What’s YOUR favorite way to wear denim?

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Looks of the Week – Denim Edition

One of the trends for Fall/Winter 2013 that I’m most excited for is the continuation of all the great denim. From jeans, vests & jackets to accessories, bags & shoes – This round-up has a little bit of everything for the denim lovers out there.

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{Want to keep your denim casual? Try a looser fitting pair of jeans like this rolled boyfriend style}

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{Adding denim to your look doesn’t mean that you have to stick with blue hues – Try pairing a classic chambray shirt with neons for a fun twist.}

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{Not in the mood to try a major denim piece? Accessories are a great option – You can add a bold twist to a low-key or monochrome look.}

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{Want to try a daring take on denim? Put together a fun head-to-toe look by pairing your favorite jeans with a chambray button-down.}

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{Denim is also perfect for layering – Trying mixing your jean pieces with a classic trench or turtleneck for Fall.}

 What’s your go-to denim style going to be for this Fall?

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Blogger Fashion: Monochrome

Welcome to the second post in the Blogger Fashion series featuring the lovely Julia of Once Upon A Blog, Cara of Cara’s Cliché, Bethann of Beth Animal Print & Alex of SF Shop Girl.

{You can catch up on the first post here}

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Today’s theme is – You guessed it – Monochrome. Regardless of what your favorite color is, there’s a way to put together a fun, stylish head-to-toe look so it’s time to get inspired!

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Jeans – J Brand {On SALE at Piperlime!!}

Chambray Polka Dot Shirt – Madewell

Heels – Sam Edelman

Bag – Kate Spade

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{Check out outtakes from this shoot here – Just log into Facebook to view}

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{Photos by Lydia Hudgens Photography & Makeup by Michael Bondi}

While green is my favorite color I have to confess that I have more blue than anything else in my closet, next to black of course, plus I love an excuse to wear a new piece and was excited to try out this super cute Chambray Polka Dot Shirt from Madewell that I got recently. It went perfectly with my favorite Kate Spade bag!

Are you a fan of the fun denim-on-denim trend this season? How about monochrome?

Stay tuned for the next post in our Blogger Fashion series and don’t forget to check out the fabulous blogs listed above!

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Styling 101: How To Wear Chambray

One of my staples for 2013 has already become this killer chambray shirt from TopShop. This style of shirt is incredibly versatile – You can easily dress it up or dress it down, and take it from daytime to nighttime with just a change of accessories.

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{Sasha Maks Vintage Jewelry: Rhinestone Cross Brooch/Pendant, Florenza Rhinestone Cocktail Ring & Bypass Textured Gold-Tone Bracelet}

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{You can shop similar pieces by clicking these hyperlinks: Chambray Shirt – TopShop, Coat – H&M, Cropped Pants – Forever 21, Clutch – MICHAEL Michael Kors & Heels – Zara}

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While tucking a chambray shirt into a cute a-line mini skirt is a fun look for later this Spring when the weather starts to warm up – These chilly February days call for a little more coverage. Enter the cropped pant. If you’ve been window shopping lately you’ve probably seen the plethora of fabulous pants for Spring – Tons of prints and brights – From polka dots and plaids to tweed and silk.

This purple pair of crops are the perfect color to mix with this pale blue denim shirt – This way the tan coat and black accessories can take backseat while the pants & shirt are the center of attention.

*Photography & Jewelry by Sasha Maksutenko

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