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My Predictions for 2015

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I can’t believe it’s 2015. It feels like only yesterday it was 2005 and I was about to graduate from high school. Since then I’ve graduated college, moved to New York and started a blog. Though I’m not one for resolutions, this year I’m really working toward a fatter bank account and a skinnier waist. I’m even going to start running for the first time ever.

While visiting a psychic is super fun and a great way to start a New Year, I decided to make my own predictions this year based on the trends I’ve seen and experienced as a fashion blogger in NYC. Here’s what I see trending in 2015…

Beauty

Based on what I’ve seen on the runways of the last two New York Fashion Weeks, I see 2015 beauty being very polarized. While the nude no makeup look will be popular, so will intensely bold eyes with big black liners.

Other beauty trends such as negative space manicures showing some of the natural nail, metallic temporary jewelry tattoos, metallic accents/eyeshadows, faux piercings and nail art will also remain popular throughout the year. If anyone can figure out how makeup artists actually do faux piercings please let me know because it’s a total mystery to me.

Fashion

Since fashions don’t change as fast as they used to, I see street styles such as skinny jeans, leggings and boots sticking around through 2015.

As for new trends, I predict that the 90s will have an even bigger influence on 2015 with the return of denim outfits, a touch of grunge and a lot more plaid. Though I’m unsure how much influence goth fashion will have on the coming year, I think it will return in some way to the fashion and/or beauty scene. The fact that the 90s is now the new retro decade really makes me feel old.

Entertainment/Pop Culture

Back to the Future Part II will resurface in 2015 as a pinnacle of pop culture. Thanks to Marty McFly’s visit to 2015 back in 1985, tons of people have their hearts set on a hoverboard. While I think someone will make the hoverboard happen, I don’t think this is the year of flying cars. Personally, I just want a DeLorean.

Game of Thrones will continue to grow in popularity in 2015 and will have influence on fashion and beauty. I predict a Game of Thrones partnership with a beauty brand this year.

Movies exploring the themes of class, government control and the shrinking middle class will become even more prominent in Hollywood.

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Trend Alert: Mid Knuckle Rings

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It may not feel like it, but spring is just around the corner and the trends are beginning to bloom. One trend I’ve recently spotted are Mid Knuckle or Above the Knuckle Rings. Though these rings are interesting, I’m not sure how I feel about this new jewelry trend. Sure they’re unique and can compliment your pastel spring nail polish, but wearing rings above your knuckles can also look awkward and uncomfortable. In other words, I’m kind of in a hot or not debate over the mid knuckle ring trend. So I want to hear your opinion.  Let me know what you think of this new spring accessory in the comment section.  If you like what you see, you can find the above rings on MissKL, Etsy, and Planet Blue.  Happy Commenting!

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What We’re Wearing: A Fall 2012 Fashion Snapshot

Being a fashion blogger is all about not only keeping up with, but setting trends. Those who express their style with their own touch of uniqueness, are bound to be trendsetters.  After surveying women in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami, Marshalls and T.J. Maxx  reveal where women are shopping for new trends, how they’re wearing them, and the source of their fashion inspiration.

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