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Style Advice

Today in Trends: Star Prints & Patches

Claudia Di Capua

Stars are showing up everywhere! Whether they are patched on your denim jacket or printed on your bag, they are hear and ready to stand out in your spring wardrobe. Since this is one of my favorite emerging trends, I figured I would do a post discussing why I am a star lover and link a few of my favorite options from the denim, tops/sweater, bag and shoe categories for you all to shop! Comment below if you try anything out!

Photo from saksfifthavenue.com (Stella McCartney)

Photo from saksfifthavenue.com (Stella McCartney)

Photo from bloomingdales.com (Bagatelle)

Photo from bloomingdales.com (Bagatelle)

Photo from stylebop.com (Current/Elliot)

Photo from stylebop.com (Current/Elliot)

Denim

I love the look of stars on denim! Whether it comes in the form of patches or prints, the stars are a simple way to amp up your regular jeans or denim jacket. I recently purchased the Bagatelle jacket (top middle photo) and am super happy with it! The metallic stars are perfect and they really stand out.

More subtle options are also a great option. The bottom left option is a Paige denim jacket, but has smaller stars that don't pop out as much. There is a style for everyone when it comes to stars, but I'm so happy to be seeing them on my denim these days!

I'm excited to try denim on denim with the added twist of the stars. I recently have been sporting the "canadian tuxedo" a lot, so the stars will help to give my normal denim a little spin. Check out brands like Tommy HilfigerTopshop and Asos for more denim styles!


Tops & Sweaters

Blouses and sweater are awesome because they add that little bit of detail to casual looks. You can also dress the blouses up! For example, the top middle style with the red stars would be great for as part of an evening look. 

Some of the sweaters are blasts from the past, meaning they look vintage. This is perfect to add that 70's feel to you look. If you are looking for somethin like that, try out the JustCavalli sweater in the bottom middle spot to the right!

I don't currently have a any blouses with stars on them, but I am excited to stock up on them for warmer weather. I would love to try all of the Shopbop options I liked to the right! I also linked a bunch right above, so be sure to hover through those as well!

Equipment

Equipment

Photo from Rebecca Minkoff

Photo from Rebecca Minkoff

Shopbop.com

Shopbop.com

Photo from luisaviaroma.com (Just Cavalli)

Photo from luisaviaroma.com (Just Cavalli)


Photo from dsw.com

Photo from dsw.com

Kohls.com

Kohls.com

Photo from amazon.com

Photo from amazon.com

Photo from macys.com (Sam Edelman)

Photo from macys.com (Sam Edelman)

kohls.com

kohls.com

Photo  from macys.com (Tommy Hilfiger)

Photo  from macys.com (Tommy Hilfiger)

Photo from shopbop.com (Marc Jacobs)

Photo from shopbop.com (Marc Jacobs)

Photo from Farfetch.com

Photo from Farfetch.com

Macys.com

Macys.com

Bags

This has to be one of my favorite categories right next to denim! I love bags and lately have been very into statement bags. Stars are a must since this is the case! Of course, some of the major designers such as YSL and Marc Jacobs have the star concept down, but more affordable options have proven difficult to find quality styles. Luckily I was able to find a bunch of options at all price ranges!

Whether they are patches or printed on the bag, it is sure to act as a focal point of your look! I love all of the Kohl's options I linked to the right as well as the Farfetch bags I linked in the slides above. 


Shoes

Finally, we have another awesome item that we can throw a star on! I'm obsessed with the subtle use of star studs and patches on sneakers and boots! The entire top row does wonders for me. I love how these options are visually engaging, but not overbearing.

Of course, there is always a time and a place for a more vivacious pair of shoes. When done well, they steal the show! The Chiara Ferragni heeled sandals as well as the star boots on the bottom left are examples of how a statement featuring stars can be done right!

Forward and Farfetch have some amazing options, so be sure to check them out!

Photo from stevemadden.com

Photo from stevemadden.com

luisaviaroma.com

luisaviaroma.com

gilt.com

gilt.com

Photo from shopbop.com (Tommy Hilfiger)

Photo from shopbop.com (Tommy Hilfiger)

Barney's

Barney's

Macys.com

Macys.com

Selfridges.com

Selfridges.com

gilt.com

gilt.com