Fashion Forward Friday [V.16]: The Boyfriend Jean

HAPPY AUGUST! l love compiling different looks together with the same item so in this edition of Fashion Forward Friday, I’ll be featuring my pair of boyfriend jeans from Lauren Conrad’s brand at Kohls. I will say that if you are thicker on the bottom you might have to go up one or two sizes. Other than that they fit great and are super comfortable. Enjoy and be sure to click the links to get to the exact item or something similar.

Shirt - Joyce Leslie Jeans - Lauren Conrad, Kohls Shoes - LuLu's.Com Purse - Charlotte Russe
Shirt – Joyce Leslie
Jeans – Kohls, Lauren Conrad
Shoes – LuLu’s
Purse – Charlotte Russe
Top - Forever 21 Jeans - Kohls, Lauren Conrad Shoes - Just Fab Purse - Aldo
Top – Forever 21
Jeans – Kohls, Lauren Conrad
Shoes – JustFab
Purse – Aldo
Blazer - Forever 21 T-Shirt - Forever 21 Jeans - Kohls, Lauren Conrad Shoes - Forever 21 Purse - Old Navy
Blazer – Forever 21
T-Shirt – Forever 21
Jeans – Kohls, Lauren Conrad
Shoes – Forever 21
Purse – Old Navy
Shirt - J. Crew Jeans - Kohls, Lauren Conrad Shoes - Converse Purse - Unknown
Shirt – J. Crew (Thrifted)
Jeans – Kohls, Lauren Conrad
Shoes – Converse
Purse – Unknown
Shirt - Forever 21 Jeans - Kohls, Lauren Conrad Necklace - JewelMint, 'Bullet Necklace' Shoes - Charlotte Russe Purse - Sammy Dress
Shirt – Forever 21
Jeans – Kohls, Lauren Conrad
Necklace – JewelMint, ‘Bullet Necklace’
Shoes – Charlotte Russe
Purse – Sammy Dress

Fashion Forward Friday [V.13] — Styling Birkenstocks

There is no denying that history repeats itself and fashion does the same. I remember being 10 years old and having a pair of double strapped sandals and going to South of the Border with my grandparents and taking a candid shot. Now here it is 12 years later and that oh so familiar sandal is everywhere and the latest trend for Spring/Summer 2014. The shoe, commonly known as the Birkenstock is the most popular sandal of the season and can range anywhere from $89.95 – $130. The Birkenstock sandals come in a variety of styles, but I wanted to focus on the double strap, the Arizona, which is the most popular of all.

Here are 10 cheaper/inspired alternatives that I found:

Target: Sam & Libby Steve Madden: Boundr-S Platform Steve Madden: Boniella Platform River Island: Gold Metallic Double Stap Mule River Island: Leopard Print Double Strap Skechers: Relaxed Fit Double-Strap Walmart: Faded Glory LuLu's: Soda Topshop: Heights Double-Strap Topshop: Fang Double-Strap
Target: Sam & Libby
Steve Madden: Boundr-S Platform
Steve Madden: Boniella Platform
River Island: Gold Metallic Double Stap Mule
River Island: Leopard Print Double Strap
Skechers: Relaxed Fit Double-Strap
Walmart: Faded Glory Double Buckle Slide
LuLu’s: Soda Jagger Taupe Buckled Slide
Topshop: Heights Double-Strap
Topshop: Fang Double-Strap

There are tons of variations of the Arizona Birkenstock and different ways to style it. I’ve put together SIX looks below on how I’d style them. Be sure to check out my Polyvore for direct links: ellekia. ENJOY!

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