ASKEW DESIGN / Personalized Cards, Custom Invitations
by Ida Hsiang
It's wedding season and many of us have a good friend or even a BFF that's tying the knot this summer. We know it's rude to try and upstage the bride, but that doesn't mean we can't still dress to impress (afterall, we may meet our own Prince Charming there!). Just keep silhouettes simple but striking and add a little bit of bling that'll help you stand out in your accessories. ThisNext Lifestyle Tastemaker, Jo Gartin, inspires us with her picks on getting ready for your best friends bridal bash in style. Check out her favorite dresses and accessories by clicking over to her Summer Weddings! collection.
Splitting ways with your best gal pals for a summer internship or vacation abroad? Look no further for a great going-away gift! Jot down some quick notes, or sketch at your favorite museum in a color blocked notepad that you can personalize for yourself or gift to your best friend. Add a touch of chic to boring summer classes - Here's an easy way to transition your favorite color blocking trend from your closet to your backpack! What you'll need- - Notebook- Acrylic paint, magic marker, or coloring option of your choice that will adhere to the notebook's material (or you can use colored duct tape!)- Masking Tape- Paint brush- A large piece of paperStep 1 - Tape off the section that you would like to color block and press firmly. This will give you a clean line.Step 2 - Completely color in the area with a few coats of paint.Step 3 - Carefully tear off the tape before the paint drys and let sit until completely dry.