Embellished denim is fresh for spring 2016

Mark Jacobs denim jacket for spring 2016Embellished denim is back. When I first spied this Marc Jacobs denim jacket, it was like a trip back in time to 1995.

And, since this trend is sure to be short-lived, I will not be investing $695 (even though the jacket is oh-so-sparkly and covered with a plethora of funky New York themed appliques and pins). Instead, I will rely on a trick that I used when styling my very first fashion show back in college — vintage brooches.

I have dozens of brooches, from classic cloisinne, to 1960’s crosses, to Material Girl-inspired rhinestones. Pinning them in a random pattern approximates the Marc Jacobs look, without the expense.

And, when the trend is dead, I’ll simply unpin!

Fresh denim



Your guide to a life filled with STYLE! Susan Conforte McNeill is a wife, mother, author, entrepreneur, Harper’s BAZAAR Style Ambassador and Cover Girl Ambassador. Susan Said…WHAT?! was named one of the Top 50 Beauty Blogs in the World by RebateZone.com in 2015. Susan is also the co-founder of the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait! Read more about her in Family Circle Magazine.

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