Miami Wandering

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In case you didn’t know, I’ve moved to Miami Beach for the next couple of months and could not be more excited! Two things you will learn very quickly: 1. the night is never over in Miami and 2. it’s a foodies paradise.

And what better way to start out this new adventure than with a bright, colorful image to greet the visitors of AroonMelane. Shoutout to this random apartment building that kept their hedges trimmed and grass green.

Photo by: Val Hasani

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4 Trends to Try in 2016

4 Trends to Try in 2016

With 2016 officially underway, it’s time to leave last year in the past and embrace everything new—and that includes fashion trends. Though chilly temps might still be the norm in most parts of the country, spring styles are already front and center in the fashion world. And as much as I love my sweaters and boots, the latest designs for the spring season make me glad to live in a place where I don’t have to wait until May to wear them! Keep an eye out for these must-try trends to add to your wardrobe in 2016.

  1. Half-Moon Bag

As soon as Victoria Beckham’s half-moon handbag design walked (or rather, was carried) down the runway at her Spring 2016 show during New York Fashion Week, fashion-followers everywhere starting lusting after the new “it” purse. As Glamour writes, the crescent-shaped style has all the key components of a bag of the season: it’s highly Instagrammable, has a distinguishable shape, and, perhaps most importantly, it’s roomy enough to hold all of your must-have items. Check, check, and check!

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2. Shimmer and Shine

The holidays may be over, but don’t put away the sparkly pieces that you rocked during the annual party circuit just yet. High-shine details and metallic shimmer are in for spring, making every day feel a little more festive than usual. PopSugar’s coverage of this trend can be helpful, as it covers everything from shorts to cocktail dresses, giving you a way to wear a NYE-worthy outfit year-round.

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3. Surprising Sneakers

If one thing is for certain, it’s that this particular trend of 2016 is not made for the gym, tennis courts, or any other type of sweat-inducing activity. Spring’s sneakers put a spin on the classic shape, elevating the once-simple shoe to a more interesting level. While some designers opted for a pointed toe or luxe fabrics, others showcased colorful stitching and metallic finishes. To find your new favorite pair of kicks, Lyst’s shoe collection is a good place to start. The sampling of different designers from across the industry ensures you’ll find just the right surprising sneakers for you.

4. The Slip Dress

A staple of ’90s fashion, the slip dress is trending once again for the new year, and it’s sexier than ever. The subtle, strappy slip of decades past has gotten a makeover, with feminine lace, ruching, and hints of graphic color. Still, if wearing the lingerie-inspired piece outside of your bedroom seems too risqué, top your slip dress with a light oversized sweater or layer a simple tee underneath.

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What are you favorite trends for the 2016 year?

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Shabby Apple

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This dress has got to be the comfiest piece of clothing I own! And the color is stunning! The perfect little dress for a comfy night in, with my little pup and some delicious hot chocolate. The Christmas vibes are real!

Dress// Shabby Apple

Florida Holiday Style (discount code)

Florida Holiday Style (discount code)

 
    
 Finding out about new clothing brands is always so fun! Excited to share with you guys an Australian clothing brand called Ashleigh Taylor

Obsessed with this color; and the slit down the leg gives it that special something. The great thing about living in Florida is being able to wear cute dresses like this and not freeze your bum off. But this dress would also look gorgeous paired with a long jacket!

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My Favorite Sweater Dresses For This Season

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I am just too obsessed with my other sweater dress, not to share it! I’ve scoured the internet looking through all my favorite online stores and have found some of my other favorite sweater dress for this winter!

FYI Missguided has the best selection of sweaters and sweater dresses!

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Missguided Grey Off Shoulder 

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Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

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Sweaters are such versatile pieces of clothing, this striped sweater was very oversized, so I thought it would be fun to try and wear it as a dress! Obviously this would be super cute paired with some leggings, but here in Florida, the leggings may be a little overkill as it is still not below 70 degrees!

A quick tip when shopping for comfy, oversized sweaters, is to look in the men’s department! I have quite a few sweaters that I adore, which I picked up from the men’s section, and no one would even know!

Similar Boots// Here

Striped Sweater Dress// Similar Here

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It’s All In The Details

It’s All In The Details

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Found this gem of a dress buried in my closet, untouched for years! Sometimes I’ll see a piece of clothing that I remember not being too fond of at first, but trust me a year later you may end up loving it! And that is exactly what happened with this dress.

Dress// Forever 21

Sandals// Marshalls

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