Leena Oijala

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The Plain White Tee: On Trend


ColumnThe freshest, easiest and simplest trend for spring 2015 is the crisp and clean white tee. This plain garment can work wonders by sprucing up a casual denim look or bring a bit of street style edge to a dressier look. Check out our 7 favorite plain white tees in this edition of On Trend!

1. Livie Tee by Stateside

We LOVE the twist to this made in the USA simple white tee (pictured top) that’s adding just the perfect amount of aesthetic and sex appeal to make it fashionable and attractive. Wear it …

9 Chic, Cute Jumpsuits and Rompers for Sustainable Spring Fashion

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Jumpsuits are so in for the upcoming season, and we love that this ’70s inspired trend has received a fresh and chic update. Check out our 9 favorite jumpsuits and rompers for spring and any body type or occasion and learn to work the look!

Now Trending: Wide Leg Jeans and Bell Bottoms Are Back!


This season’s denim trend is a double throwback to two decades in fashion history – wide leg jeans from the ’90s and bell bottoms and patchwork from the ’70s. Work the look right with our vintage trending tips!

It all started on the Fall/Winter 2014 runways and bled into the Spring/Summer 2015 trend reports – vintage denim styles are back in and in a BIG way. Seen in the collections of Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Alberta Ferretti and Michael Kors, wide leg jeans, bell bottoms and all manner of cutting up and sewing back …

Super Sweet Sustainable Sneakers for Spring (Because Warmer Weather IS Coming!): On Trend

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ColumnWe bet you are so ready for spring’s easy and breezy fashions, sunny days and lighter footwear! Check out our top picks for this season’s stylish and sustainable sneakers in this edition of On Trend, and get your sporty chic on.

1. Marcos Sneaker by MOVMT

These super cute and trendy sneakers are made from organic cotton canvas and vegan soles, making them animal and earth friendly. Wear them with your favorite cropped jeans to show off your ankles, or don them with your favorite sweatpants for a lazy day.

Jeanologia: The Answer to Eco-Friendly Denim?


The much-coveted look of ‘distressed denim’ can now be achieved in an eco-friendly and sustainable way thanks to researchers at Spanish technology company Jeanologia. The company’s new laser technology creates the look of, vintage denim without the harmful and toxic effects on manual scraping or sanding.

From Reformation to Obvious: The LA Brand’s New Affordable Eco Fashion Collection

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Reformation, the LA based brainchild of fashion designer Yael Aflalo, introduces a new collection of more affordable yet incredibly trendy clothes made from surplus fabrics. The breezy spring dresses, tops, jackets and skirts are mixed with impeccably cut staples that will make you pray for those upcoming sunny days.

More Pleats Please! Spring’s Must-Have Look is in the Fold: On Trend

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ColumnPleats are back in style this spring, so take a cue from the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Joan Crawford and Pat Cleveland and add a new dimension to this season’s wardrobe.

Recently seen on the likes of the red carpet and the streets of NYC and Hong Kong, wear your pleats either in bold and quirky statements or as subtle and chic details. Check out our top 6 picks in pleats for this edition of On Trend.

1. BLANKNYC Pleated Faux Leather Skirt

Cute and sexy, this vegan leather,

Cozy Up With Chunky Scarves and Bulky Sweaters: On Trend

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ColumnUse this edition of On Trend as a style guide for staying cozy during the holiday season. Style up your pile of bulky sweaters and chunky knits for a boho chic and unbelievably comfortable winter time outfit!

Chunky Scarves 

Chunky scarves, like the Snowflake Marled Loop by Knit Collage above, are the trendiest way to keep your neck and chest warm, and those nasty winter colds at bay. We love the varying textures and quirky fiber combinations that ultimately let you pair it up with almost any color. Wear your chunky scarf …