Style tells a story. About things like cultural heritage, the type of music you like, or where you’re heading out to for the night. And just like with verbal communication, it’s best to be genuine and personal—even if it means taking a few risks. It’s the one chance to say who you are (for that day, that moment) without having to say a word.
California is known for its unpredictable, yet beautiful weather, and right now you can still see summer fusing in the streets. Check out some summer styles in Silicon Valley.
What a difference an accessory can make. The black scarf transforms a knit maxi dress into an elegant, statuesque look.
Round black buttons, a cylinder handbag, round pearls—fashion styling has a lot to do with general principals of design, and using them can help bring a look together.
Style is as much about how you move and walk in your clothes. Make them part of you, not the other way around.
Sometimes it’s an interesting, unique color that makes a style stand out in the crowd.
When a couple has a similar style, you know their relationship runs deep with common interests and attitudes about life.
The kilt was her grandmother’s, and it is as stylish today in the hot California sun as it would have been years ago back in Scotland. “Mom jeans” may be a fashion disaster, but that doesn’t mean she or even her mom might not have something that works fabulously.
A kimono cardigan has plenty of the lightweight, flowing drama of a full-length one, but is a little more versatile and easier to just throw on.
A shift dress’s basic, simple construction leads to just one question: what fabric do I want to wear today?
Pushing a jeans and dress shirt look to the limit takes it from unremarkable to extraordinary.
Punk had a revolutionary impact on fashion, and although the era is long gone, its influence lives on. Hemlines may come and go, but attitude is here to stay.
The summer black look is still going strong.
Photography by Timothy Roper
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