Your NEW Wardrobe Essentials

The days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. That can only mean one thing… Summer is coming!! All this sunshine and warm weather means it’s time to fill your closet with all the latest and hottest summer trends. If you are having trouble deciding what’s hot this year, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Below are our top three summer trends that you’ll absolutely adore and need to ensure chic summer style!  You’ll be summer ready instantly with these MUST-HAVE Summer ’15 essentials all found on CLV.com!

Head-to-Toe WhiteWhite Summer DressesFrom neckline to hemline, this all white short dress is sure to keep you looking cool and chic throughout the entire summer! White was a color made for the hot temperatures, which is why it’s always a popular choice for the summer months. The extremely chic head-to-toe white trend is a look that you must pull off at least once this season! With so many graduation parties and BBQ’s coming up, you’re going to need a look that can be worn all day and all night long, and this is it! You’ll love the simple and sweet design of this all white party dress that goes great with one of our white clutches and low heel rhinestone sandals. If you want to be ready for the summer, this is one look your wardrobe absolutely needs!

Palm Prints Palm Printed DressesSummer is the perfect time to bloom with bright floral designs and tropical patterns! Prints are one of the hottest trends this seasons, and just like a flower this dress is absolutely blooming with beauty! If you are looking for the ultimate long dress to celebrate in, this bold style is the one you’ve been searching for! It’s great for all types of graduation parties, weddings and many other formal events. No matter where you go, you’ll feel like you’re on your own private island with these vibrant tropical vibes. With a great pair of low heel sandals and a scattered stone box bag, you will surely flourish with style!

Nude Metallic HuesNude metallic dresses

You worked hard all year long, this is your time to hit the streets for a much needed girl’s night out! And what better way to celebrate the warm weather then with a chic and short party dress?! Nude metallic hues have to be our number one color choice for the perfect party outfit. It’s a hue everyone will look great in and will shine bright all throughout the night! Pair it with a metallic bow-top handbag and some sparkling high heel sandals to have one hot look that will amaze everyone. Metallics will make your summer ensembles come to life, so score this sparkling shortie and get ready for the season of a lifetime!

Hurry! Summer is almost here! Find all of these MUST HAVE summer ’15 essential outfits and accessories at CLV.com before it’s too late!

 

Top 10 Summer Beauty Must-Haves!

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1)      Sephora Collection Cream Lip Stain – A fabulous ALL-DAY lip stain in a bunch of great colors.  Wear it as a matte or shine it up with some gloss…it stays on until you take it off.  $13.00 at Sephora.com.

2)      Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes – There’s nothing a girl hates more than a greasy makeup remover.  Try these refreshing towelettes… it removes makeup in a snap and leaves your skin feeling refreshed and clean without any greasy residue.  $6.99 at Neutrogena.com.

3)      Aveeno Clear Complexion Foaming Cleanser –If a towelette isn’t enough, try this foaming cleanser not only to get squeaky-clean skin, but to also prevent breakouts.  It’s gentle, oil-free, hypoallergenic and noncomedogenic.  $7.99 at Ulta.com.

4)      Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 30 – After all that cleansing you need a moisturizer.  How about a two-in-one with a little tint of color: just enough for those summer days and nights?  With tons of shades, you’ll surely find the right tone for your complexion.  $43.00 at Sephora.com.

5)      Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield with SPF 30 – Great as a primer!  Apply evenly under your makeup for a smooth, even, moisturizing look and feel while protecting your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.  $65.00 at Sephora.com.

6)      Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm – Nourish those puckers with a hint of color.  We love Burt’s Bees and their fabulous products.  This lip balm comes in 11 luscious colors that are sheer and wearable for everyday.  $7.00 at Burtsbees.com.

7)      Lancome Difinicils Waterpoof Mascara – No running mascara for you when you get out of the pool with the best mascara on the planet.  Application is smooth and gradual for a perfect finish that lasts.  $27.50 at Lancome-usa.com

8)      Smashbox Fusion Soft Lights -  In the summer, a bronzer brings it all together.  This awesome bronzer with five shimmering shades in one will give you the perfect sun-kissed look.  $32.00 at Sephora.com.

9)      Moroccanoil Treatment – Argon oil has swept the nation and is the perfect treatment for your hair this summer.  Use for styling, conditioning or finishing to keep your hair moisturized in the heat.  $43.00 at Moroccanoil.com.

10)  Demeter “Salt Air” Fragrance Spray  – Last but not least…a scent to accentuate the season.  We are just crushing on this cologne spray from Demeter…its light, sweet and will make you feel like you’re on a desert island.  $20.00 (1.0 fl oz) at Demeterfragrance.com.

Valedictorian of Style: Four of the smartest looks for graduation.

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You’re graduating and you have tons of parties to attend from morning to night but what to wear?? Well, we’ve got you covered…literally from head to toe. Here are four fab looks showcasing our dresses and accessories for your graduation and/or the party(s) after.

GRAD_BW_BLOG_POSTBlack and White and chic all over.

This short and sweet dress is perfect to wear under that cap & gown and once the party starts, you will look stripe-chic among the crowd. The fit and flare striped bodice and full striped skirt can be complemented with the richest black accessories like our mesh and satin pumps and glitter box clutch; both with just enough sparkle to set-it-off. Don’t forget to add a little shine to highlight your face with a chunky crystal set of earrings.

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GRAD_CORAL_BLOG_POSTDay into Night with smooth transition.

This highly on-trend scuba dress is all you need for all the parts of that busy day. The scuba look is so key for this season and easy to change up. The solid color of mandarin and chain detail along the shoulders is your canvas of style to transition from ceremony to graduation party for the elite.
Keep it understated for the day with a gold shimmer clutch and low-heel sandal.  Dress it up for the evening with a rhinestone encrusted clutch and high heel pump.  It’s two dresses for the price of one.

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Timeless and Classic.  Lace and white.

This dress is all-over lace with a hint of glitter to make it shine. With its subtle white-on-white look, it’s no surprise you will want this classic look for your big day.  In this ensemble, we’ve paired this beauty with a stunning silver, low-heel sandal and an all-lace clutch with chunky rhinestone clasp.  Keeping the lace look throughout, we’ve picked rhinestone chandelier earrings and bracelet.

…a graduation of fashion for all time.

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Last but certainly not least…

BOLD_COLOR_BLOG_POSTGo BOLD or go home.

If you’re the sassy graduate, then a bold monochromatic look is the way to go.  Let’s start with this bold, blue, pop-over, two-piece dress.  It’s out-of-bounds with its uneven hem which will set you apart from the rest.

Keep it bright and blue with a fabulous pair of cobalt heels, a sparkling blue clutch and a multi-colored bracelet.  Stand out and proud on your graduation day and continue the fun at the after party.

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8 Perfect Pairs of Heels for Prom

The perfect shoe and dress Prom is finally here! You have the dress, you have all your fabulous accessories and now you need that perfect pair of party heels! With thousands of different styles out there, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed trying to find a pair of heels that are just right. Well… we are here to help you! It’s important to find a style that is not only great for prom but also one that you can wear anywhere and everywhere. Listed below are eight of the most perfect-party shoes – ideal for virtually any type of event and are sure to have you dancing all night long!

high heel shoesThis low heel sandal is a great choice for any party! With only a small 2-inch heel, these shoes are easy to walk in. Whether it’s a night out with the girls or dancing away at a fabulous party, these heels are defiantly a must have to party all night long. It’s also covered in stunning rhinestones that are ready to light up any event.

formal shoesIn order to be party perfect a heel must be: comfortable, chic, and covered in rhinestones. And these platform sandals are TRIPLE THREAT and so much more! They have a 4-inch heel and 3 small bands that are each detailed with sparkling rhinestones. These high heels have just the right amount of glitz and glam for prom but also the right amount of elegance to make them great for every event.

 

dressy heelsNothing says party-perfection like a great pair of black high heel sandals. What makes black such a great color is that it goes with just about anything! Not only will they look amazing with your prom dress but also many other styles you have in your wardrobe. Add a 4.5-inch heel, adjustable ankle strap, ½ -inch inside platform with dazzling rhinestones and you’ll be left with the ultimate pair of party shoes.

party heelsSometimes less is more, which is why these high heel sandals are ideal for all types of party dresses. They have a 4-inch heel with an adjustable strap and padded insole with lace and rhinestone detail. With such a classy and simple design, these heels are versatile and look fabulous with almost anything.

 

fabulous sandalsWhat makes a shoe “party perfect”?  It’s the versatility.  These heels are great for any occasion, like prom, homecoming or a simple a night out with the girls.  These low heel sandals have all the right features… a low 2-inch heel makes them easy to walk in and the sparkling rhinestones add the perfect amount of glitz and glam to light up any party.

 

shimmer high heelsRhinestone, sparkle, and shine are what makes this pair of sandals the ultimate party shoe. They have a 4-inch heel, adjustable ankle strap in beautiful satin material. All of these fabulous details make these heels shine bright and stand out amongst the crowd.

 

pump it up with party heelsTo be party perfection, a high heel must be in style with the latest fashion trends. One of the hottest colors this year is nude, making these high heel satin and rhinestone sandals ideal for all types of occasions. They have a 4.5-inch heel with a padded insole and a stunning beaded embellishment that sparkles atop this elegant shoe.

 

stylish shoesHaving the ideal party shoe can bring you and your dress to a whole new level of party-perfect! So, you definitely need these mid heel sandals that have an amazing “WOW FACTOR”! They have a  ½-inch platform with a 3-inch heel. But what makes these a MUST HAVE for all parties are the dazzling rhinestones that beautifully run along the strap and they will sparkle and shine all night long.

Now you have eight different but amazing styles that are each perfect for prom in their own way. Choose which one is right for you and get ready to have a great time in your party perfect heels!

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xo, Camille

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