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Trending Tuesday: January

January Trends

January Trends

The decorations are down, the weather is still frightful and there are no more holiday parties to prepare for, hello January.  The good thing about January is it’s a fresh start.  Time to introduce some new trends, freshen up your look and make smart purchases.  I already shared my top picks for January here now lets style them with the top trends for January.

Colors:  Icy Shades 

Icy Shades

Icy Shades

Think shades of white, robin’s egg blue, mint, cobalt, greys, blush, blues, etc…  These colors are still very wintery and will still mix in with your black and brown basics.

Icy Nails

Icy Nails

Pattern:  Polka Dots

Polka Dots For January

Ann Taylor Polka Dots For January

Graphic yet whimsical, polka dots are a perfect print for January.  You can wear them to the office or out to brunch or even in your decor.  Stick to small dots for more conservative environments larger dots for fun.

Kate Spade Polka Dot Planner

Kate Spade Polka Dot Planner

 

Materials:  Leather and Thick Knits

Leather and Knit

Leather and Knit

Thick chunky knits are always a must for warmth in January but layer them with the unexpected like leather or even with some polka dots!  Not really into leather pants, try a legging alternative like the mark Chic It Out pant (last seen here and now on clearance).  Also stick to leather (or faux leather) bag and boots, they will give a layer of depth and dependability!

mark. cuff chic booties

mark. cuff chic booties

Accessory:  A Good Mug

My New Mug For The New Year

My New Mug For The New Year

Nothing warms you up better than a hot drink be it tea, coffee, hot chocolate or even some soup!  A pretty mug helps brighten your day and makes each sip a little more fun.

Inspiration:

Sealaura's Icy Mani

Sealaura’s Icy Mani

 

A Good Mug

A Good Mug

Leather and Knits

Leather and Knits

Leopard Flats and Polka Dots

Leopard Flats and Polka Dots

Avon Gel Finish in Iceberg White, Alaska and Inked Up (L to R)

Avon Gel Finish in Iceberg White, Alaska and Inked Up (L to R)

This month I’ll be styling these trends and using my must haves for January to do it!  I guess saying hello to January isn’t so bad.  What trends are you loving for January?

 

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