Friday, February 01, 2013

Guest Scoop: Fashion Tips from Celebrity Stylist Anya Sarre

Flaunt Your Fashionable Flair
Written by Anya Sarre
Your dreams for the new year might not specifically include a new wardrobe, but adding a little flair to your personal style is a great way to get 2013 off on the right foot. Whether or not you have plenty of spending money to use on the latest trends, you can afford to refresh your look. Here are a few simple tips:

Look for deals online
In addition to great prices, you can find a little help developing your personal style online. At StyleMint, you can take a brief quiz that will point you in the direction of fashion trends you’re sure to love. Then browse about for outfit basics and add a few accessories that suit you as well. For jewelry lovers, Stella & Dot hold a wealth of vogue designs, and you can earn rewards and savings by hosting your own trunk show. No outfit is complete without the shoes, and sites such as ShoeDazzle will help you find the perfect pair for any occasion. Don’t forget to pamper your skin. It may be your most valuable accessory. Stop by Birchbox for a selection of the best cosmetics of the season.

Shop retail outlets
Shopping the old-fashioned way is still a great option for finding fabulous bargains on trendy duds. For a fun-filled day of value, take a couple girlfriends with you on a trip to an outlet mall. Outlet stores for retailers such as Forever 21 and H&M all proffer stylish outfits at rock-bottom prices. At these stores, you won’t have to sacrifice quality or service in order to get the very best deals.

Make your own accessories
Accessories can revitalize a tired look and breathe new life into your wardrobe. This season, handcrafted jewelry and hair accessories are particularly popular, and you can save money by making your own. Online resources can help if you're stumped. Pinterest and more have photos and instructions for making accessories and adding personal flair to a range of fashions.

Looking good isn’t particularly difficult, and online resources can help you find your personal style. Then make a few purchases without breaking the bank by shopping online and in retail outlet stores. Add an extra personal touch to any outfit with handmade accessories designed using online photos and templates. With a little investment, you can flaunt your fashionable flair.

Anya Sarre is one of Hollywood’s most influential trendsetters. A nationally recognized celebrity stylist, Sarre is known for her impeccable eye and ability to tie any look together with the perfect accessory. Named “Best Television Fashion Stylist” for her appearances on Entertainment Tonight, The Insider and countless other media outlets, Sarre is the go-to fashion expert for Hollywood’s biggest celebrities.

How do you add flair to your style? Let us know in the comment section below!