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Rush Week: What to Wear

Planning Rush Week looks can be a daunting task. Our top tip? Choose clothes and accessories that you not only feel comfortable in, but also speak to your unique personality. We broke down the sorority recruitment process by day (though schedules vary by university) so you can impress stress-free.

Comfort is key on your first day as you’ll be walking from house to house. Pair your school-issued tee with tailored shorts, cropped pants or a preppy skirt. (We picked a pink pant that’s playful yet polished.) Your secret weapon on this busy day? Blotting tissues. They’ll ensure you’re fresh-faced and oil-free from the first house to the last.
Shop Our Picks: Sanctuary Clothing Cropped Pants, Michael Kors Watch, Bobbi Brown Blotting Tissues, Michael Kors Earrings, Sam Edelman Sandals

Take things up a notch with a sundress. Look to feminine styles with prints or textures to subtly set your look apart. If you still have several houses to visit, opt for a shimmery yet smart flat. When you get down to the final tours, lift your look with a pump or wedge. We chose a bejeweled wedge that catches the sunlight with every step. A cheerful nail polish —  we especially love this coral shade — is a constant reminder that this week is all about having fun and finding your place.
Shop Our Picks: M.S.S.P. Printed Dress, Gianni Bini Wedge, Michael Kors Bracelet, Guerlain Emilio Pucci Nail Lacquer, Anna & Ava Necklace, Vince Camuto Metallic Flat, Gianni Bini Lace Dress

Stand out from the crowd of black dresses with a saturated jewel tone. On-trend details, like one-shoulder necklines and peplums, create a sharp look that also complements your figure. Don’t go too heavy with your accessories. Instead, select one or two statement pieces that truly shine.
Shop Our Picks: Gianni Bini Pump, R.J. Graziano Earrings, R.J. Graziano Bracelets, Gianni Bini Peplum Dress

Keep it fun and simple on this special day. Since you’ll be running to meet your new sisters, slip into the flat sandal you wore on your first day. Wear a lightweight, fitted camisole or top you can layer under the T-shirt your house will give you. There will be plenty of photographs to commemorate the day — so don’t forget your lip gloss for flawless shots.
Shop Our Picks: Gianni Bini Shorts, C&C California Tank, Sam Edelman Sandal, BCBGeneration Sweet Bracelet, Bobbi Brown Lip Gloss, Lilly Pulitzer Sorority iPhone Case

Find looks for Rush Week here.

Do you have any tips for Rush Week? Share them in the comments!

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How To: Build a Watch Wardrobe

Build the perfect watch wardrobe, and you’ll be ready for any fashion situation. It may seem like a daunting task, but we’ve outlined the major categories to keep you on time in style.

  • The Everyday Watch: For daily use, a simple style that you can easily pair with a variety of looks is just what you need. From jeans and tees to leggings and tunics, the Everyday Watch will never feel out of place in a casual ensemble.
  • The Sporty Watch: It’s cute and fun, but it’s also a multi-functioning workhorse. From timing your workout to swimming laps, The Sporty Watch is your go-to for exercise and vigorous activities.
  • The Dressy Watch: When it’s time to get glam, don’t forget your fabulous time piece. The Dressy Watch feels at home with your little black dress or your tailored suit.
  • The Quirky Watch: Sometimes referred to as the weekend watch, this style is something unique that you wear when you’re feeling sassy. The Quirky Watch can work with a casual look or it can give some edge to a dressier look.

Shop our picks: Fossil Georgia Sand Watch, Baby G Pink Jelly Digital Watch, Michael Kors Rose Gold Parker Watch, Betsey Johnson Skull with Rose Military Strap Watch

Which style of watch do you wear most often? Tell us in the comments!

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Shift Out of Neutral with Bold Bags

We’re seeing tons of fabulous and richly saturated hues on some of our favorite bags this season. Not sure how to integrate one of these colorful stunners into your wardrobe? Check out our examples below to see how easy it is.

Shop our picks: MICHAEL Michael Kors Medium Leather Travel Tote, Antonio Melani Sophie Top and Katie Pencil Skirt, MICHAEL Michael Kors Grayson Woven Satchel, Gianni Bini Loch Dress, Gianni Bini Brie Satchel, Buffalo David Bitton Sleeveless Tank, Brahmin Melbourne Collection Ramona Cross-Body Bag, Calvin Klein Houndstooth Sheath Dress

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Will you rock a bold bag this season?

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More is More: How To Stack Your Wrists

One of our favorite trends we’re seeing right now? Stacking your wrists with layers upon layers of bracelets. There’s a party on your wrists and everyone’s invited.

When it comes to this trend the “more is more” rule applies. As for the other rules? There are no other rules. Follow these simple guidelines to rocking a runway-worthy stacked wrist.

  1. Stick with one arm: If you’re dipping your toe into the trend, play it safe and focus on one arm. Diving in? Adorn both wrists with your favorite bangles and bracelets but keep one arm relatively bare with a charm bracelet or oversize watch. Speaking of watches…
  2. Play with a timepiece: The cornerstone of any high-fashion stack game is a watch. Whether it has a big, round face encrusted with crystals or a simple strap and mod dial, adding on the extras is a sure-fire hit.
  3. Pick a statement bracelet: Bonus points if your statement bracelet actually makes a statement. The BCBGeneration Affirmation bracelets are perfect for this.
  4. Consider texture and size: Mix metals with resin or leather. Mix thick cuffs with thin bangles. Or, keep everything in the same tone or size. We love this trend because the combinations and possibilities are endless.

So to conclude our lesson, just remember this: If you look in the mirror and it seems like too much, then you’ve got it!

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Do you stack up or is this trend just too much? Tell us in the comments! 

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Carryall Bags: A Summer Must-Have

When it comes to summer essentials, a stylish carryall bag is at the top of our list. Perfect for everyday use or vacation, we love bags that carry our normal essentials plus a little extra. One of our favorites? The Teddie Tote from Gigi New York. Leather embossed with python details gives the bag an exotic touch and keeps it from being anything but basic.

What’s in the bag:

  1. kate spade new york Angelique Sunglasses: Sunnies need to be kept close-at-hand.
  2. Natasha Accessories Leopard iPhone 4 Case: Your phone deserves to be just as fabulous as you.
  3. forbidden euphoria Calvin Klein Rollerball: Perfect for a midday perk to your scent.
  4. Clinique Deep Comfort Hand and Cuticle Cream: Stave off dry skin with this rich cream
  5. Origins Sunshine State SPF 20 Face & Body:  Protect your skin every day from harmful UV rays.
  6. Shiseido Suncare Sun Protection Compact Foundation: For touch-ups on the go.
  7. Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm: Part moisturizing balm, part flattering color. Great to always have on hand.
  8. Betsey Johnson Cosmetic Pouch: Keep all of these cosmetics organized in a cute pouch.

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What extras do you stash in your carryall? Tell us in the comments! 

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Beyond Blue: How to Wear Printed Denim

Go beyond blue this season with bold, printed denim. We took one of our favorite pairs from Joe’s Jeans and styled it four different ways. Rest assured, these floral-print pants are no one-wear wonder.

  1. Casual Friday: Make casual Friday “Take Your Style to Work Day.” Here we offset the pant’s colorful print with a crisp white blouse. A collection of classic accessories, a Michael Kors watch and handbag and Antonio Melani sandal, perfect the polished look.
  2. Evening Out: Cut the floral’s sweetness with edgy zip-front sandals, shoulder-dusting earrings and a studded clutch. The bright pink top by BCBGMAXAZRIA complements the fun print but keeps the look sophisticated with a single sleeve.
  3. Retro Weekend: Play up the jean’s feminine print with retro-inspired styling. Cat-eye sunglasses and loafers channel 1950s glamour. Maintain your modernity by adding stacked bangles and a Cremieux striped top.
  4. Summer Festival: Easy does it when you’re spending your day in the sun. Choose a breezy top and strappy sandal for a look that’s cool and comfy. A bright Cole Haan cross-body bag keeps your cell phone and other essentials stylishly secure while a golden cuff adds a touch of shine.

Shop our selection of women’s printed denim here.

Have a styling question? Tell us in the comment and we’ll post about it!

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Available Now: Michael Kors Jewelry

Michael Kors jewelry is now available on Dillards.com. Shop the entire collection to get a rugged yet chic look that is full of style. We love the Tiger’s Eye Multi Chain Bracelet and the Horn Link Necklace. For a softer, sweeter look try the Buckle Ring or the Pave Heart Pendant Necklace.

Watch the video below to see more of the collection.

Shop all Michael Kors jewelry, watches and handbags at Dillards.com.

What do you love about this collection? Tell us in the comments! 

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