spring knitwear





knitwear: Mango // denim: Zara // bag: Barneys New York // shades: Céline // lip: Fiona Stiles Beauty // loafers: Prada

Finally transitioning into warmer weather with light knitwear. Loafers and slip-on sneakers are my go-to shoes for spring. For this look I kept it casual with distressed denim, neutral knitwear and black accessories. To keep it feminine, I chose a driving loafer and a brighter lip for a pop of color. What are some of your favorite transition pieces for spring?

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spring beauty


1: Le Volume de Chanel Mascara // 2: Fiona Stiles – Ultra Luxe Nourishing Lip Balm // 3: Byredo – Gypsy Water Hand Cream // 4: Le Vernis Chanel – Garçonne // 5: Dior Addict Pure Ultra Gloss – Tell Me Dior 

It’s always refreshing to switch to lighter aromas and softer colors for Spring. Here are a few of my favorites. I generally stick to a natural palette and will occasionally wear a bold lip or something with extra shine. I’m really loving the Fiona Stiles Lip Balm as of late. It’s the perfect amount of shine to wear alone or layer over a lipstick – and it’s super moistening! Oh, you can never go wrong with a luxe mascara that adds volume with a single stroke!

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Spring|Summer from Closet Barcode





shirt: c/o Oh My Julian // shades: Marc by Marc Jacobs // sandals: Old Navy // lip: Fiona Stiles – Matte Lip Crayon in 22nd 

Spring and Summer styles are popping up everywhere and I couldn’t be more excited about it! My husband and I have escaped Chicago’s cold weather to soak up the sun in Tulum, Mexico. This Arctic Ice Open Back Tank from Oh My Julian is perfect for a beach vacation! It’s a delicate crocheted knit with a sheer open back. I paired white denim and black accessories together for a chic and minimal look. All Taffeta and Cedar readers can receive 15% off your purchase with code TF15 at closetbarcode.com. Have fun shopping new Spring and Summer looks from up and coming fashion designers!

This post was a collaboration with Closet Barcode. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting collaborations with Taffeta and Cedar!

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Fiona Stiles Beauty

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Last week I had the pleasure of meeting celebrity makeup artist, Fiona Stiles. She was in Chicago celebrating the launch of her new makeup line, Fiona Stiles Beauty. Her line is available exclusively in Ulta Beauty  stores and online. At the event Fiona was hands-on with the makeup. Everything is easy to apply and has intense pigments, so a little goes a long way. She discussed the longevity of everything from lip color to foundation, different color combinations, and how to build and blend eye colors. Oh, and I don’t want to forget how super cool and down to earth she is. Seriously, how awesome! So, be sure to pop in your nearest Ulta Beauty and check out her fantastic new line of easy to wear and apply makeup!

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