Summer is the perfect season to leap out of your every day,
leave work a touch early, and play a little more. Can't seem to
break away as much as you'd like?
Adding a few unexpected pops of frivolity into your
predictable fashion sense is a simple way to re-ignite your inner
playful spirit that's just dying to join the fun.
Here are four of my favorite playthings:
If you're tired of seeing the same dresses coming and going and
are ready for some flashback fun, then say hello to Modcloth.com. I am currently
obsessed with this vintage clothing site that specializes in all
things retro chic. These frocks are the perfect way to PLAY-up your
next formal occasion.
If you've been secretly yearning to try the hottest trend in
sneakers, the ultra chic high top, now's your chance.
This pair from Target incorporates my favorite kind of comfy
heel-the wedge! Chic, active, playful and practical all in one.
Nothing says playful like bright yellow! But some of us
aren't comfortable wearing this "look at me" tone on a
daily basis. So try incorporating a splash of sunshine into your
handbag instead. You'll be surprised at how this happy hue can
brighten your day, just by hanging around.
At a recent Today Show appearance, the makeup girls insisted
that I try
this very bold and very bright lip color called Backstage
Bambi. It takes hot pink to a whole new degree. I reluctantly
agreed but was floored by how pretty and playful this color made me
look and feel. It looks daunting, but trust me, a little goes a
long way and you'll feel 24 again! And it stays on FOREVER.
Meredith Sinclair is a freelance writer and blogger living with three quirky guys on Chicago's North Shore.
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