How to Run Errands in Style

Running errands in style require pieces that serve as double duty. 1) It must be utilitarian, and 2) It must be stylish. The items below perfectly define the style-meets-function wardrobe on a hot day when you’re on the way to the post office, grocery market, airport, dry cleaners, and perhaps squeezing in a quick brunch with friends. Plus, it’s always good to put your best foot forward because you never know who you’ll run into!

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1) Lacey sleeveless top.

Perfect for a scorching day, allowing you to get all the breeze you can get.

2) Decorative bobby pins.

Instead of going for the plain black bobby pins that we all use at some point of the day or week, opt for a fancy bobby pin whether it’s decorated with flowers, crystals or filigree. Use it to sweep your bangs to the side for a charming accent.

3) Sunglasses.

When the sun is too bright, keep a pair of shades on to cover your eyes. Squinting encourages wrinkles.

4) Lip gloss.

Keeps your lips soft and looking fresh.

5) Pen necklace.

Serves as a stylish pendant necklace but also a lovely writing device when your phone runs out of battery, or when you’re waiting in line and want to write in your journal.

6) Prints.

Skip the jeans and go for textured prints and graphics to make your outfit more interesting.

7) Beach sandals.

Running errands doesn’t have to be a plain activity. Wear a pair of fun sandals or flip flops that remind you of the beach, be it a flower made with shells or sea creature accents for an instant mood booster.

8) Tote.

An everything-tote is a must for running errands. It’s big enough to store your water bottle (imp for hydration esp on sweltering days), leaves room for few snacks to nosh on, while still having your makeup bag handy, and any other essentials.

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Fashion Fix of the Day: Turquoise Color Pop

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Turquoise always manages to be high on the favorite colors list. Maybe it’s the refreshing tone that makes us remember the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean or the bright pop of color that makes us feel happy, but whatever the reason is, we love!

Turquoise jewelry and accents pop best when worn with a black backdrop—so say yes to LBDs and black maxi dresses! Our model below is wearing a gorgeous 1928 Statement Cuff Bracelet detailed with crystals and a 1928 Cabochon Necklace.

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1928 bracelet cuff & cabochon necklace

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4 Statement Earrings You’ll Swoon Over

Nothing rounds out an outfit like a couple of solid accessories. That’s why statement pieces are becoming style staples in every woman’s closet. Particularly, with statement earrings, adding a pair can instantly turn your look from drab to fab without having to pile on an entire jewelry collection. Here are a few favorites that make accessorizing fun and easy no matter what style you’re going for.

Trendy – With a stylish pop of color and bold, geometric stones, these teardrop earrings add a distinct style to any outfit.

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Whimsical – A retro-inspired set that’s cool and unique, these bumblebee earrings are sure to make a statement.

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GlamFeminine filigree and dazzling crystal earrings give a definite wow-factor.

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Bohemian – Long chevron links and subtle filigree details make these boho earrings the perfect accessory for summer.

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Each set of statement earrings are sure to set your look apart. Find more statement earrings at 1928.com and let us know which ones are your favorite with a comment below!

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What to Wear 4th of July Weekend

While you’re busy making plans for 4th of July weekend, we’re busy planning what to wear! With summer in full swing and the weather warming up, we’ve thought up the perfect casual weekend wear for beach BBQs and backyard pool parties.

For those heading to the beach or a pool party, we recommend a casual tank top, jean shorts layered over a cute bikini, (red, white, and blue of course). Accessorize with trendy American flag jewelry like our US flag dog tag pendant necklace and cuff bracelet.

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Casual tank + bikini + jean shorts + flag jewelry

If you’re spending the day at a family BBQ or city block party, a stylish, yet casual outfit will do the trick. We’ve paired a sheer sleeveless blouse with a pair of long shorts and accessorized with a stylish American flag heart pendant necklace and cuff.

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Sheer white blouse +  jean shorts + heart flag jewelry

No matter what you decide to wear, styling your 4th of July look with jewelry made in the U.S.A. is the perfect way to get an “all-American” look this holiday. See our collection at 1928.com.

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How to Look French-Chic

French women are known for their effortless and sophisticated style, even if the outfit is just made up of white t-shirt and jeans. How do they do it? After studying look after look, one key element is their prowess in making their outfit look simple, yet elegant. Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Louboutin, are all French designers that exude the simple and sophisticated style in their pieces. This minimalist look is followed by a few sparkling jewels here and there, and voila, there you have it.

1928 is happy to say that we have the perfect glittering pieces to create your French-Chic look without spending an arm and a leg, including our Luxe Pastel Collection featured below by the blue emerald-cut earrings and the beautiful pearl drop button earrings that are on sale now for only $15 a pair. Have a great weekend!

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Silver-Tone Stretch Cuff Filigree Bracelet

 

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Gold-Tone Stretch Cuff Filigree Bracelet

 

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