I often turn to Kate Spade, one of my favorite designers, for fashion inspiration. Her styles are colorful, feminine, classic and current. The official description on the company website reads: “utility, wit and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york.” I love that! I recently discovered Kate Spade's color blog (it’s number one on my favorites toolbar) and I follow her on Facebook and Twitter. Yes, I'm a little obsessed, but it's free inspiration. You can't beat that!
I especially love her colored tights. My sister gave me these fabulous orange tights from American Apparel as a Mother's Day gift this year. I was both excited and little nervous to wear them the first time, but they were a huge hit and I didn’t want to take them off. I got so many compliments: from the male server at a women’s professional breakfast at the WAC who exclaimed “nice socks!” to a guy on Broadway who said “I love your orange tights. It’s nice to see some style in Seattle!” to my friend Dana who saw me on the street downtown and sent me a text that simply said "nice legs!" These comments, as well as the many others, brightened my day and put a smile on my face!
I even wore them to a black tie ball on Saturday night. They were a bright spot amongst a lot of black!
Where do you turn for fashion inspiration? A favorite blog, magazine, website, a girlfriend?
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