Trendy Tuesday: Summer Scarves


This summer, you don't need to put away all your scarves and wait for winter to come again. Wearing a scarf in summer is totally acceptable, as long as you pick a season appropriate material and color - wouldn't want any wool plaid, now would we? Check out this helpful video from Nordstrom's about fun ways to use your scarves this summer:

Now that you've got the skills, you need the perfect scarf for summer! Luckily, we've found a few to choose from -

old navy

This light and pretty watercolor scarf from Old Navy is only $12, and looks perfect for the "Cowgirl" style!


This oblong scarf has a subtle nautical feel to it, and the stripes are so versatile for summer! Try out some fun knots with this beauty from Forever 21, a steal at $11!


This beautiful - although pricey - sarong from Vera Bradley is the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. $43 buys you this fun and colorful beach cover-up that you can use summer after summer.


Loved this trend? Find more from Top Buttons - from Contrast Button Downs, to Fun Shoes; from Bomber Jackets to Spunky Sweatshirts; from Holographic Details to Modern Black & White to a Close-up on Love 21 !

Create an Eclectic Style from Your Own Closet


Ever wonder how some girls just have a knack for pulling together an outfit with pieces you would never normally pair together, but somehow the whole look just works?! Well, it isn't too difficult to accomplish this look because there is no one way to do it!

The eclectic style is all about creating an unusual look with mixing styles; therefore don't feel boxed in.

To accomplish this look:

The eclectic look can at times appear to violate some fashion faux pas.  But there is no harm in trying to upcycle old items with newer ones in a unique way. And if done tastefully, it can create interest into your personal style.

Morgan full look

Morgan seems to do it right with creativity, personality, and class every time!

How To: Tight Curls Tutorial For Prom

Searching for the perfect prom hair style?  Team member, Delaney, shows us how to get the perfect curls for the perfect night!  There are many products you could use to accomplish this look.  What products do you use to get your curls to hold tight throughout the night? Still trying to put together your total look for Prom?  Click the links to see our posts about  Prom Makeup &  where to find the best Prom Dresses!

Video by: Delaney


A Taylor Swift Inspired: Smokey Eye And Nude Lip Tutorial


A dramatic eye paired with a barely there lip is a classic look with high impact. Taylor Swift often wears this combination and it always looks amazing. Today, I am going to tell you exactly what you need to know in order to achieve this glamorous makeup look. For the face:

  •  Start with applying a primer. This will help your foundation to go on smooth and last longer.
  •  Next, apply foundation. I would suggest a full coverage foundation such as Mac Pro Longwear. Don't forget to put it on your eyelids and to set it with powder, this will help your eyeshadow to stay on longer and to go on evenly.
  •  Apply concealer under the eyes and on blemishes.
  •  Set your foundation with powder. Choose one that has a full coverage, flawless finish. Smashbox Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder is an excellent option that has a radiant, red carpet effect.
  •  Apply a peachy pink blush to the apples of your cheeks.

For the eyes:

  • Use a brow pencil to fill in and shape your eyebrows.
  •  Choose eyeshadows in the following colors: light grey, light brown/or taupe, charcoal/or black, and white. Dior Royal Khaki has a fun combination of colors that work well in creating a smokey eye. You can use the gold shimmer in that palette as a substitute for light brown.
  •  Sweep the light grey shadow on your lid up to the crease.
  •  Take the light brown color and work it across the crease and then blend slightly above the crease. Mixing in a light brown or taupe color adds depth and warmth to a palette of greys.
  •  Next, take the charcoal color and apply it to the outer corners of your eyes and blend in to the crease.
  •  Use the white color to highlight under the brow bone and in the corner of the eyes
  •  Take a black liner and line the upper and lower lash line. To soften the look you can take an eyeliner brush, dip it into the grey shadow and sweep it over the pencil line. For a more dramatic look, you can use the charcoal shadow to brush over the pencil liner.
  •  Apply false lashes. Ardell Demi Wispies would work great for this look.
  •  Apply a black, thickening mascara to your top and bottom lashes.

For the lips:

Now that you have all of the tools and steps that you need to achieve this look, its time to practice, practice, practice! Your makeup may not come out perfect the first two times or ten times! But, just remember that practice makes perfect. Once you have this look down, you are going to love it!

Happy practicing!




How To Wear: The Arm Party


The arm party has graced the pages of countless magazines. It is fun, edgy, and oh so stylish! If your new to this trend, here are some tips to get you up and running. Start out with a watch and build from there. Gold is safe when you are first starting out, it goes with everything.


Next, add one thin bracelet and one larger bracelet.


armcandy3*similar gold watch | love bracelet | *similar studded bracelet

You can wear this look or you can keep adding! A mix of chunky and thin bracelets work well together.

Another way to wear the arm party is to take a color from your outfit and incorporate it into your bracelets.


*similar bracelets

Try mixing textures in your arm party. Leather is a great option. Add a couple of rings and it completes the look.


rings | *similar leather bracelet

There are countless ways to throw an arm party, these are just a few pointers to get the ball rolling. I have created a pinterest board here to further assist you in creating this look. Forever 21 is a great place to build your bracelet collection. They are affordable and have a great selection. Target also offers "arm parties in a box" where you can purchase an entire look. Michael Kors makes a fabulous gold watch, but you can also find less expensive watches at stores like Target. You do not have to spend a fortune to rock this trend.

We would love to hear how you wear your favorite arm party! Comment below or head on over to our facebook wall and let us know! We can't wait to hear from you!



Happy Styling!




How To Wear The Collar Necklace


Are you a secret admirer of the collar necklace trend? Have you wanted to rock it but, didn’t quite know how? Well this is the article for you! Here are a few tricks to styling this popular statement piece. 1. Collar necklaces look great paired with crew necks. They give the illusion of being a collar, hence the name “collar necklace.” They can transform your average t-shirt or sweater from plain to chic.


2. Collar necklaces look great worn under a collar. They can be the statement piece that you were looking for to add that “little something” to your button up blouses.


3. Collar necklaces look great with layers! Pair a collared shirt with a crew neck sweater and add the necklace under the collar. Top it off with a blazer and it looks even more sophisticated!


Collar necklaces come in a variety of colors, materials, and patterns. Having a couple on hand to mix and match with your outfits is a great investment. They are an inexpensive accessory that have the ability to truly “make” an outfit. Want more collar necklace inspiration? No fear, I created a pinterest board devoted to the trend on our Top Button’s Pinterst account here. Enjoy!


Happy Styling!


*A similar necklace to the one pictured above can be found here.