Summer print pops

Summer is meant for fun prints and lots of color! Whether it’s in the clothes or the accessories, prints make everything better! So here is a collection of prints to find, wear and love!

This Sara Joy kaftan is a must for summer! Whether running errands, heading to lunch after the beach or anyr fun summer activity. The color pops against the black creating movement in the print, I couldn’t help but pair the dollar store butterfly stickers as accessories by just adding a few bobby pins!

Try a bit of a hippy vibe with wide leg bell bottom floral neutral pants with a fun swirl of color for a head scarf. I love pulling colors from patterns to add in to my accessories.

This Tabitha Brown X Target collaboration kimono/dress is a must with the bright pop of orange/yellow, colorful flowers and adorable white polka-dots! Paired so well with all white accessories!

Go BIG or go home is what they say! So pairing this fab lemon print, another great piece from the Tabitha Brown X Target collab, with this stark black a white print was such a great marriage! 

Do you do matchy matchy? I have to say..LOVE IT!! This jump suit is a repeat and from Walmart kids. If you are on the short side you can fit in some of the larger sized children’s clothes in lots of stores.

Sometimes a look comes together with opposites. Like light and dark. Pink, maroon..same family different shade!

A must in your wardrobe is a little jean vest!! Great for a little cover up especially if your in the a.c. and then heat! Pair it with a great black floral print.

So…….which prints will you be trying this summer!? Tag me @hinchology and #getahinch and #hinchology to be featured in my stories!

Until next style,

xo,

Nicole

 

Prints

Talking prints today!! Wearing them is so fun!! Prints bring smiles to people’s faces! Unexpected combinations create conversations and ignites creativity! So get your prints out, it’s time to mix!

70’s vibe all the way!….white accessories? Yes please!!

Florals with a trifecta of jewel tones makes it easy to take on the day!

More pops of prints the better!!

A wild print turned up a notch with a colorful surprise! When the print is turned up…turn down the accesorites…keep the forcus on the print!

Floral and geometric combo is always a perfect balance!

Neutral small prints create texture and look great with a pop!

Zig zag are like stripes..gotta have them in your wardrobe!

Adore a rust and red plaid moment late in the fall!! Plaid is a staple for the holiday season!!

Keep it simple w!

Small print, big pop of color!!

No matter where you are in life, just rememeber that a color, a print, your style can help give you the confidence to have a creat day!! Keep going!! Dreams do come true!!

Have a print look you want to share? Tag @hinchology and #getahinch and #hinchology.

Until next style,

xo,

Nicole

Holiday Bling!

The magic is in the air….the holidays are here!!  My son is over the moon about Christmas, for me first things first…enjoying Thanksgiving!! I love being lazy around the house, eating a lot of yummy comfort food and wearing stretchy pants….of course with some added bling! What does you Thanksgiving look like? Do you host, is it low key, do you travel?  Either way this post will inspire you to get your BLing on and have fun with layers and details!!

Do you have a dress that you truly see made for wedding parties ONLY? Not sure how to simplify it, to get more wear out of it…add layers,  add a color pop. Edit the look with black accessories.  Of course don’t forget to check out AnneXJoseph repuposed and upcycled earrings!! The perfect gifts for the Holidays!!

Look for sparkle in a top, or a new years dress that needs an upgrade becoming a top by layering with a lace skirt!! Then wrap yourself with a neutral like black with a little texture!  Spakle doesn’t need to be head to toe!

Talk sparkle, how about some wide leg twinkle?  Add layers that are unexpected.  Put the bustier on the outside this time of the year. Layered with a silk flowy long tank or blouse!! Remember if you don’t try it you won’t know if it works. Dont’ forget your upcycled earrings from AnneXJoseph!!

Want the sparkle but not all the fuss?  Add jeans to keep the look simple and wearable for a Friday vibe or an afternoon of run around, even Thanksgiving!!  This look is near and dear to my heart because the baby blue jacket was my fathers.  Sometimes the bling isn’t a physical aspect of the outfit but the emotional bling …..love and miss you Pop!

How about a little fringe with your bling?!! I love a great Kimono vibe that uplifts any day at any moment!! Keep the look simple with blue jeans and a white tank….then add that bling for a great look upgrade!!!

I hope that this season you bling yourself out and shine bright for the Holidays!!  Remind yourself that you inspire, you are worthy to anything you put your mind to.

I want to wish my entire community a very Happy thanksgiving!!

Inspire together with #hinchology, #getahinch @hinchology.

Until next Style,

xo,

Nicole

Fall Florals

Leaves aren’t the only things falling into play this season….flower prints are stomping through this season!!

Deep plum has fall written all over it! Pop it with brighter hues like the pink/purple velvet….throw on a light animal print coat for contrast! Love tulle sprinkled here and there!

Dressed down fancy with sneakers and a baseball jacket! Sparkle for a gloomy day pick me up!

Kimonos with fringe kicks it up a notch! Layered with a statement necklace! Talk about an entrance!

Take any floral dress to a fall vibe with black accessories! Sometimes keeping it classic and chic makes the dress center stage.

Grab a floral blousepencils skirt and heels and create a match from like colors!

Retro flowers paired with classic navy and black ribbon makes for a new age chic!

Bright bold pops pulled from dark prints work wonders! Talk about a color twist!

Long layers in the dress and sleeve will keep you warmer as the temps start to drop!

Jeans, diamonds and kimonos to the floor makes for any day of the week!

So get your flower power on! Tag me @hinchology and #getahinch #hinchology! Let’s lift one another up and inspire together!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

Halloween Fun

I love this time of the year! Cooler weather, lots of layers and super fun Halloween vibes! Today it’s all about how your day look can change into a costume with only a few added accessories!! DIY quick and easy must haves to create this year!!

Meow!! Do you have a cheetah print dress, pants (these are an absolute dream) or top? Add simple inexpensive pair of ears on a headband, if your lucky you will get a matching tail! Go from your gucci fanny pack to your pumpkin candy bag with a few quick changes!!

Deilish in all red!! Wear the dress to work..run home and put your red leggings on and your horns..ready for trick or treat!! Another great Halloween accessory that is inexpensive.

How about a simple angel!! A great jean look layered with a lace dress! Added the halo headband, oldie but goodie, can be found at any kind of pharmacy! I created the wings from poster board and coffee filters found at the dollar store! Check out my reel this week to see how simple they are to make!

From red and black vibes to Carmen Miranda vibes !! Thrifted plastic fruit, cardboard, hot glue and a headband!! ( reel coming this week to show you a DIY)

Halloween calls for a bit of clowning around…lol..had to! Fun pops like a sugar skull scarf..this one from the dollar store! A sugar sweet treat and a little gold pop…it doesn’t get any sweeter!!

What’s Halloween with out a witch costume!! Loved how these handcrafted eye ball earrings matched my little witch hat!! Give me the candy!!

So if you want to join in the fun but are not looking to be covered head to toe, maybe dressing for work, or on a time crunch, these are great quick and fun looks!!

Share your Halloween costumes by tagging @hinchology #hinchology #getahinch!

Until next style,

Happy Halloween 🎃

Xo,

Nicole

Sweats and Sweaters

FINALLY….I feel the cool weather…and I have to say it’s my favorite time to layer and put on cozy sweaters, sit at a bon fire and drink hot coco!!

Loving this long cardigan found at Target!! Great deal too!! Houndstooth is a favorite print in any color! I was so happily surprised when my houndstooth skirt worked. Then I realized..they are complimentary color orange and blue!! No wonder!!

Sweater vests are taking the spotlight this fall! Layers layers layers! Loved adding the icy blue to the neutral, created a gift ribbon vibe!

Layer a light oversized sweater with a shorter printed jacket! The perfect pairing to jogger pants and tall boots!

How about a lettuce trim sweater dress as a cardigan! Most pieces can be used in different ways! Just be creative and open minded!!

Sweat shirts can add just as much layered fun!! Pull out prints and colors that are in the top pair it qith jeans and you are ready!

How about a sweater cape! The fall brings out layers and basics so look for inspirational pieces like a cape. Unexpected and full of details like fringe!

Keep it in the fam like this pink and red pop!!! Layers of colors go perfect for a sweater vibe!

Rainbow of any kind is always a great pick! You can literally pair it with ANY color!

A larger than life print full of whimsy is the perfect pick me up for fall! Layering great tights and knee highs are great qith a pair of white leather tennis sneakers!

It’s amazing how a season brings life to our familiar pieces in our wardrobe and breath into them new life! Remember think twice about how you can wear each piece!!! I bet you could come up with even more style tricks!!

Connect with other fashionistas by @hinchology and #getahinch #hinchology to inspire together!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

Fall mix ups!

Each season has it’s own special vibe in fashion. For me fall is where it’s at! The layers, the textures and the endless color pallets! So let’s get inspired to pop small mixed prints or really shake things up with three or more!

Let’s face it polka dots are ALWAYS a good idea!! Add a fun belt to make a small but mighty pop!! I absolutely adore houndstooth and feel like it married well with the dots!

This was a fun combo! Animal print and geometric patterns!! I really love how the orange and Jean vest pulled from the dress print! The original GG Gucci print acts like a neutral!! So if you want to invest in a high end bag or accessory think of a monogram that you like!!

I was DELIGHTED when this fun whimsical French Macaroon top paired so well with the geometric print!! It all came down to the eye catching colors!! Seek out matching colors within the prints!!

Think Georgia O’Keefe western landscape vibes with cactus flowers, snakes and butterflies. Layering a sheer tank allowed the snake print to show through and be one with the flowers! Adding my third print for a head scarf! I turned up the look with beaded necklaces and a macrame wooden belt.

Pink and tan or brown are such a great pair! Large gingham and a small plaid even down to the tights!! Metallic belt and heel match drawing your eye from head to toe!

Hope this fun print mix post has inspired you to get out of your comfort zone to shake things up!

Want to inspire together? Tag me at @hinchology #hinchology and #getahinch.

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole

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Summer to Fall

Have you noticed a trend on social media right now, people putting away their summer closet to bring out their fall one? Why do people feel they can’t use pieces from one season for another For? For me nothing gets put away!!! I absolutely love having my entire wardrobe at my finger tips to get creative with!! It’s bad enough we have to say goodbye to the fab weather, although I do like my cooler seasons, so I refuse to put all my summer vibes away, sometimes they are the best fall layers!

Take this white cotton tiered dress….yes I do wear white after labor day!!! This can be layered for the perfect white pop into fall!!

Adding touches of black and rainbow Metallic polka dots sends us into cooler nights!

Don’t you dare put away your strapless dresses!! They make for the best layers with blouses and belts!

Stripes and polka dots are always a fab vibe!!! Add a head fascinator and your ready for the office or brunch!

Kaftans are normally associated with summer, lounge wear and resort!!! But don’t you dare think they don’t belong in fall!!

Layer it with metallics from head to toe!!! Don’t forget the rainboots for the pumpkin picking!!!

Turn that summer boho skirt turned strapless into a texture tease!!

Over the knee boots, fur feels, denim and lots of beads are a sure win for a glorious vibe!

Denim and gold pops transition so easily!

I hope that this has inspired you to keep your seasons together so that your style can be elevated and inspirational!!

Feeling inspired use #hinchology #getahinch and tag @hinchology

Get creative, have fun!

Until next style,

Xo,

Nicole