From Marie Claire: fashion tips…..

Tip # 3: Elevate an all-noir look with statement pieces.
Wearing an all-black ensemble is certainly timeless, but that doesn’t mean you have to play it safe! Strategic accessories will take your outfit from simple to show-stopping, as Olivia Palermo showed us how with the look she wore to a Hugo Boss event in New York last month. Palermo opted for a Dolce & Gabbana lace top paired with Tibi harem pants, and enlivened these black pieces with wisely chosen accents, including a Lulu Frost necklace, CC Skye bracelets, and Charlotte Olympia’s Paloma Shoes in Purple Satin ($963). We’re especially drawn to the unexpected pop of purple and her head-turning jewelry, which energized her black separates and made for an intriguing—and easy to re-create—outfit. For high-octane glamour a la Palermo, go for standout accents, such as Donatella Lucchi’s Closed-Toe Slip Ons ($170), which look just like her pair, but at a fraction of the cost. We also think R.J. Graziano’s Dirty Diamonds Mesh Cain Bib Necklace ($165) and Juicy Couture’s Leather and Semi Precious Bracelet ($67) have Palermo-worthy cachet, especially when worn together!

Tip # 4: Style boho separates with round frames.
With so many styles of sunglasses to choose from—aviators, cat-eyes, ’70s-style frames—picking the right pair to go with your ensemble can seem like quite a challenge. However, Zoe Kravtiz offered us an easy formula to follow with her outfit at the Derek Lam + eBay party in New York last month. Simply start with boho pieces, like a flowy midi skirt and crop top, and add John Lennon-esque round frames to achieve the perfect modern-day hippie vibe. Kravtiz executed this look with head-to-toe vintage (with the exception of her Chanel booties), but that doesn’t mean you can’t get the same style too! To channel your inner grooviness, we suggest snagging Nasty Gal’s Lace Crop Tank ($28) and pairing it with either Holy Tee’s Owen Seamed Long Skirt ($155) or T by Alexander Wang’s Silk-Charmeuse Maxi Skirt ($195). We also think either ASOS’ Orange Round Sunglasses ($21) or Matt Finish Keyhole Sunglasses ($26) will make for a fantastic finishing touch.

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