Flower power

What would spring be without flowers and floral prints!! Those warm winds that hit you and get your soul stirring with excitement for future fun in the sun!! The smell of blooming flowers is always exhilirating.  Just like a flower, we are fragile, we need love, self care and an enviornment that allows us to grow!! So breath in the crisp air, learn to be you and keep at it! The best thing to happen may be just an email away!

A floral print with dragons to kick off this blog! Add diamond accessories head to toe!! Keep the textures similar for a seamless look.

Tired of feeling like you have nothing to wear?  You have to look at each piece in a different way.  This long sleeved bowed neck dress with a frilly tank scrunched up with a hair tie..add a blazer and  everything comes together.  Don’t get stuck in thinking there’s only one way to wear something.

A little retro floral print gives a whimsical and fun take on a 70’s vibe.  Love my “know your designer” earrings by my girls Cece at Jewels by Joan.  Pearls are always classic and in style!

Or how about a flash dance vibe to get things done! Dressing down can still be cute!!!

Black accessories frame a flower so well like a still life in a painting….lol I really loved how the flowers looked against the white tights. 

A literal take on floral with a larger than life 3-D flower! make the color pop with gray or muted tones. Remind yourself to style your accessories in creative ways! Like this belt that is originally used as a purse strap!

Baroque florals give a regal vibe, but make it spring with an oversized jean jacket!!

As the flowers begin to bloom I hope it inspires you to grow into new looks and styles! Your wardrobe can bring you inspiration everyday!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

Back to school styles!

I have rounded up my top 5 musts for back to school! Some of these may surprise you and some may be oldies but goodies!! So here we go….drum roll please….

#1 Masks~

This fall no matter what your back to school looks like, we will all be wearing masks!! At first I was against matching my outfits with my masks, don’t ask me why I guess it was because I didn’t want to accept that this was my reality, however it caught on! I’m going for the look and protecting myself!

Obviously matching your mask is not necessary, but oh how fun it is!! I am obsessed with the new LeLe Sadoughi masks!! No matter what masks you choose be sure to have a spare!! I was looking to find different organizers to create a mask bag and came across these favs from Stoney Clover Ln. Of course a zip lock will do, however these adorable organizational bags add a little smile to the day!

#2 Hand sanitizer~

Having a handy sanitizer to put on throughout the day will make this school year as germ free as possible!! Keep them in a pocket or desk drawer. I was over the moon excited when I was introduced to a fantastic Mother and daughter duo from Roslyn, Long Island New York who are the creators of Long Island Sanitzers. Cheryl and Lara Gerstman will work with you on custom labels!!! (Look for the reveal this week on my Insta!!) The smell is lovely, lemon/lime freshness!! Supporting small businesses is something close to my heart!! I hope that you will check them out!!

Another fantastic hand sanitizer that is plant based and smells sweet and subtle is the Megababe company! Their squeaky clean hand sanitizer comes in several different sizes!! I adore the all natural ingredients! Be sure to check out there other amazing natural products!! When you choose to shop local or natural its a win!!

#3 Sneakers~

These are always on the list, and to be honest they usually are first, however with this year there is a shift in what is priority! As a child I always looked forward to the back to school pair of sneakers!! I chose these amazing Eric Michael sneakers from Stada shoes in Northampton Ma. They are so versatile and can be easily paired with a skirt, dress or jogging suit!! I had such an amazing shopping experience with Anna!! If you are in the area check the store out!!

#4 Socks

What better than socks to go with your new sneakers!! Fun socks will brighten your day!! Check these fun socks on Amazon out. Will you be rocking knee highs this fall!?

The knee high socks give such a fun and uplifting, new age look to any dress or suit!! My eye is on these Gucci pink and red socks as well!! The possibilities are endless!! When you are picking out a pair I say go with what speaks to you!! I just loved the yellow and pink combo.

#5 Backpacks

Last and certainly not least on the list is backpacks!! I can remember like it was yesterday how excited I would get to put all of my new school supplies neatly into my new backpack!! This DIY backpack was my husbands old backpack and I just added some bling to it!! (just a little) This was such a fun back pack to put together!! Will you be repurposing this fall or buying new? This Stoney Clover Ln backpack was another top pick on my list!! I adore how you can add patches to really make it unique!!

How does your back to school list look!? Did this list help you!? If so inspire others and use #getahinch and tag me @hinchology!!

Until next style!!

xo,

Nicole