Wild about spring

Now that spring is FINALLY arriving here on Long Island I can’t help but be so fantastically WILD about the warmer weather! So of course when you say WILD what comes to mind?…thats right animal prints!

Having a bit of fun at a near by Mickey D’s for a pick me up! Keep it simple with black and white. (and don’t forget the fries!!)

Start busting out the shorts with tights…and don’t forget go big with small on the print match, made in heaven!!

Pull a color from a print! Layer an animal print by adding a kimono/cardigan or a button dress open!

Pink at the pump..yes please….go with a colorful animal print and pop it with neon!! Such a vibe!!

Take a neutral animal print….then add unexpected pops like a fun print scarf, velvet headband and some fabulous lace textures!!!

Layer the print! Pair a paisley handkerchief for a head scarf! Don’t they marry well?

Pair blue cheetah with any kind of jean for an easy look week or weekend! The possibilities are endless!

Don’t forget to wear what makes YOU happy!!! Don’t be afraid to mix the print, wear the tulle and add the sparkle!!

Fashion is special! It creates a vibe, a feeling that helps carry you through your day to do your best!

Let’s inspire together!! #getahinch #hinchology @hinchology !!

Until next style!

Xo,

Nicole

Spring layers

Spring was made for layers. Some days you may need a little sweater, some days are feeling so good with warm winds that just a layer of jewelry is needed! Today we look at how seasons decide for us on HOW…NOT what we should wear!

Let’s start with TWEED!! What an amazing texture it is. Able to keep your temp perfect no matter the weather! Match the colors in the tweed with different hues!

Sometimes there is no need for a jacket, so go with socks! Love how knee highs are so versatile and they can transcend to look like tights!

A trench, without question, is a staple in everyone’s wardrobe, especially for spring! The color is such a neutral and can go with everything! Sometimes you can find trenches in colors that are always a pick me up!

Kimonos are one of those pieces I love to thrift! There is nothing like the quality, fabric and details that make such a statement.

A sweater is another fab mix to a spring like this Regina Herman red Cardigan that is purchase with purpose. (use code: Hinch15 for 15% off) Really love a pop to mix with prints to keep the look upbeat and fun and just a bit unexpected!

Sometimes the layer is jewelry and accessories ( Jelly is back and a must for the warmer months!) Layers of metal creates a vibe that gives that shine in the Spring time sun!

And last but certainly not least….a jean jacket! Light weight but keeps the cold out! Love how a denim comes in so many different colors and styles! NEW or old they are ALWAYS in!

Hope to see you getting inspired to have fun with all kinds of different layers this season!

Want to inspire together! #getahinch #hinchology @hinchology

Until next style

Xo,

Nicole

Easter time vibes

Easter has always had a special nostalgia of pastel color dresses hats and the smell of a new outfit. Ever since I was a little girl I have treasured easter details like earrings in the shape of kiwis!! They even had seed details. Needless to say I have always been an accessory girl! Here are a few fun spins on Easter wear. If any of you needed an excuse to get dressed up take advantage of all Holidays! (for me any day is good) If something here speaks to you shop your closet by looking for similar colors, textures, prints and shapes!! (all bold and italic words are clickable and will get you to fun fashion buys)

Pink is always fun to play with for spring, especially Easter! Add some white and black for a basic then pop a color like Kelly green!! Visit the dollar tree for some new ears and you are party ready!

Go lace with pops like pink for a great vibe to bring in the holiday! Love pairing a sock and heel that are almost identical in color. It creates a new shape and and look.

Lavender…can’t get more spring vibes than that! Love adding a color pop throughout.. accessories! (who would have thought that this scarf came from Joann’s fabric store, goes to show always be on a look out for something that speaks to you!)

This dress is an oldie but a goodie from Nordstrom! Love the way the lines are so whimsical and remind me of Easter joy!

Keep everything neutral and pop that color in unexpected spots like a bow and sunglasses! Don’t forget to add a white pair of tennis sneakers like these from Comfortiva the perfect pair for comfort and style!! Use code: Hinchology for 15% off!! Let’s face it there is no time like spring for a new pair of sneakers!!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and don’t forget that if you are inspired and want to share a look #getahinch, #hinchology and @hinchology to lift each other up!!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

Twilly love

How do you change up looks when you shop your closet? I realize, as many of you do, that accessories can up your look! The star of the show is Twillies, twillies and more Twillies! These versatile pieces can be used from your head to your toes! (any bold and italic words will link to all different twillies that would work so well!!) Many that I am wearing in this are from the fabulous Cece from Jewels by Joan!! Be sure to check her our @jewels_by_Joan2!

Now that the warmer weather is on its way you will see my hair pulled back a LOT more!! Hair frizz is the worst in the humid summer months so I am getting my pony tail game on point. Pull colors from the twilly to layer head to toe! Tie a bow and on with the day you go!

Go casual with the twilly as a head band (splurge)! Pop the ends over your shoulder!

Tie them on the bottom of your joggers for an unexpected fun pop!

Match the twilly with a print by matching the colors! Pin a twilly with a brooch at your neck line for an added detail!

Wrap it as collar, then wrap it on a wrist to upgrade from business to fun!

The possibilities are endless with a little scarf called a twilly!! Remember that if you get stuck on what to wear go to the basic principles and elements of art!! Excited to see all the different styles that you will create with scarfs and twillies this Spring season!!

Feeling inspired and want to inspire together? #hinchology #getahinch @hinchology to inspire together!!

Until next style,

xo,

Nicole Hinchman

Spring mix

I am Soooo ready for Spring…are you? I can’t wait to feel that warm burst in air. Although the weather has not caught up to my wants, my vibes have and this Blog is summoning Spring to hurry up!! Dive into to spring with your own bursts of color pops and prints…and of course layers!

With warmer weather, or at least the vibes of it, come lighter layers and pastels!! Kimonos a great way to layer. Turn it backwards for a dress! Keep an eye out for details like fringe.

Floral print is a must and SO expected! Pull colors out with tights and a sweater! Don’t forget your Regina Herman bag! Feel good inside and out knowing that you are purchasing with a purpose!!

Pop colors and be dazzle with rainbow metallic and some bling!! Marry your favorite colors together and have fun!

Leather real or vegan is the perfect layer! Change it up with a color pop and then a splash of print to keep it unexpected and upbeat!

Take that summer skirt add a sparkle light weight jacket, flat sneaker boots and a diamond accented beret!

Flowers flowers all you see is flowers! So fun to get dark colors with splashes of bright beautiful spring flowers to create an eye catching pattern!

Bringing out the white jeans screams…better weather is on it’s way!! Be sure to check out the most comfortable shoes from Comfortiva to step into for the next season!! No joke guys these shoes are so so so amazing and the quality is fantastic!! Use code: HINCHOLOGY for 15% off!

With better weather comes colder treats like sherbet pastels!! Add a neutral and tada!!

Look at your wardrobe with new eyes…think outside the box to create a new style for spring.

Be kind to yourself, remember that you are able to accomplish anything if you put your mind to it!!

Feeling inspired #getahinch #hinchology @hinchology to lift each other up with kindness and love!!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

Suit Power

Have you ever thought why a power suit was given its name? Well because it gives you power! Power to get through your day! Power to feel confident! Power to make an impact! Let’s explore a few different takes on what a power suit looks like, and recognize how any suit can give you power!

Mixing a jacket from one suit with pants from a different suit to create a next level power! So let’s say you choose to get two suits, if you mix them up then you really have four suits!! Shop your closet while looking for different ways to use a piece.

Pair a jacket and dress for a different spin. Add knee high boots to have the eye move head to toe with ease!!

Do a pop of color with black or navy! Add a print worth highlighting!

A Dress down suit with a tee and some tennis sneakers is perfect any day of the week. Be sure to look for a multi color tweed for a classic twist.

Layer, layer, layer print and highlight the jacket! Talk about a suit impact!

Dazzle in a suit by pairing sparkle with a small print or plaid. Pop with a bright print and a bit of a color splash.

Reapeat after me….POWER suit, SUIT power!!

Have fun mixing it up!!

Feeling inspired to inspire? #getahinch, #hinchology @hinchology !

Until next style,

xo,

Nicole

Spring Moto motto

My Moto motto is be sure you have one in your wardrobe for ANY change of season. “Moto” refers to a jacket with zippers and studs that usually are worn by motorcyclists. They are often made from real leather, however you can find amazing vegan looks that give you all the vibe and texture that the real deal would.

I love how versatile a Moto jacket can be!! Mine came from the winter sale at Victorias Secret. Try this very similar one. Play it down with pleather leggings and an oversized graphic T!

Add a bit of sparkle with ethically sourced jewelry from Woman shops world. Create even more texture with black jeans!

Moto’s are so fun to pair with a poppin’ color dress. Details like hats with chains bring out a fun aesthetic.