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Stylish Obsessions

What four local bloggers are loving right now.

Sarah King,
1. Denim on Denim. "I can't get enough of all the denim tops, vests, jeans and cutoffs this season. Call it a Canadian tuxedo, or whatever you wish...I've got the indigo blues."
2. Mixing Prints. "Flirty florals need roots to keep them grounded, so lately I'm obsessed with pairing them with stripes."
3. Pops of Neon. "Back in the '80s, I'd wear two colors of neon socks—layered, peeking out of my high-top sneakers. These days, I choose to channel my inner Miami Vice actress with full-on neon skinnies and a silky blouse."
Christia Parker,
1. “Sexy sunglasses that say 'all eyes on me,'" Current fave: $9.99, at TJ Maxx.
2. DIY clutches. "See my how-to on my blog!"
3. “Turban headbands, made by me!”
4. Sombreros.
5. Big earrings. Current fave: from Mark Anthony Collections in St. Louis Mills.
6. "Fresh-for-less nails." Current fave: press-on manicure by Impress, under $10 at Walgreens.
Morgan Gillespie,
1. “Right now, I am intrigued by looks that contain lavish and colorful prints, from head to toe."
2. "I am mesmerized by all of the 1920s references that have recently been seen in runway shows throughout the world. However, I think Ralph Lauren captured it the most beautifully."
Frank Nesbitt,
1. Colored Pants and Loafers. “Instead of the typical sneaker or flip-flops for summer, you can make any day a cool day with your favorite pair of relaxing loafers—and rolled-up chinos, denim or linen pants.” Current faves: colored Levi’s, shoes from ScholarShop.
2. The ZARA Summer Collection. “Zara has become my No. 1 one-stop-shop for the latest in cool, inexpensive apparel. I love its cool new summer advertising campaign.”
3. La Plume Jewelry. “Made by local St. Louisan Chloe Lawless, La Plume Jewelry has some of the coolest custom bracelets. I'm usually wearing three or four; I pair them up next to my watch and I'm ready to go.”
4. Rose Gold Watches. “My latest investment is an amazing rose gold piece by Michael Kors (available at Neiman Marcus). It's one of those ‘dare to be different’ pieces, more unique and cool than traditional gold.”
5. Tom Ford Eyewear (available at Neiman Marcus). “Tom Ford is the ultimate designer. I knew I had to have his “Henry” sunglasses as soon as they hit the shelves.”
6. The Yves Saint Laurent Logo-Strap Leather Holdall Bag (available at “This contrasting leather bag gives that contemporary look and feel with a little bit of edge. I love it.” 
7. Pocket Squares. “The last addition to any man’s suit or blazer combination should always be a pocket square. It's something that makes you stand out from the rest. One that I am slightly obsessed with is by Emilio Pucci (available at Neiman Marcus).”
(Images courtesy of Sarah King, Christia Parker, via Morgan Gillespie and Frank Nesbitt.)


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