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Straw Bags for Spring
The Style Sauce Fashion blog // straw hand bags // spring style trends

 

 

The Style Sauce fashion blog // spring style trends // best straw hand bags

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Today's blog is featuring one of my favorite trends right now: the straw bag! I've rounded up so many of them for EVERY budget, plus showing you an idea of how you can style a straw tote.

Straw totes go with LITERALLY anything in the Spring, but an oversized straw tote is especially fresh with a little white dress and some espadrilles. There's just something about Spring and Summer than makes me want to pull all the feminine pieces in my closet out and suddenly dress like a v proper lady.

Straw Bags Under $100

 

Straw Bags $100-$300

Designer Straw Bags $300+

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What do you think of the straw bag trend for the warmer months? Let me know in the comments below! 

xx Genevieve

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How to style a pantsuit
A crossbody is a great low- maintenance option for styling with a pantsuit like this one from  Hammitt  

A crossbody is a great low- maintenance option for styling with a pantsuit like this one from Hammitt  

Pantsuits, jumpers, rompers with pants, whatever you want to call them, can be such a chic wardrobe staple, but also super hard to style. If you don't do it just right, it can end up looking like you woke up and rolled out of bed and hit the grocery store, or even worse, like you're a city worker or train conductor. While it's totally fine to have a nod to looking similar to the man who painted your house or an inmate, it's not usually my goal to totally go for it - Halloween not included.

All that aside, it's about the way you put it together, the width of the leg, if it has sleeves, etc. Here are a few tips for styling a pantsuit that will have you looking stylish, not in bed clothes or like you live at the state penitentiary. 

1) Layer up: Adding a scarf, vest, or jacket can break up the pantsuit and take it to a whole different level, or even make it look like just pants with a sweater!

Cashmere "Burbank" shawl, Kit and Ace. 

Cashmere "Burbank" shawl, Kit and Ace. 

2) Different leg width, different shoes: I love these pointed bow front slides (similar here) that I'm wearing in this post for pantsuits that are cinched at the ankle or skinny thought the leg. Other great options are mules, or flat sneakers. For a wider leg pantsuit or one with a flared leg, a platform, heeled bootie, or sneaker could be great, depending how long it is and where it sits. 

Fashion blogger the style sauce wears red pantsuit black scarf black pointed slides zara

3) Belt it, or opt for a pantsuit that cinches at the waist : As you can see here this pantsuit has a drawstring at the waist. I've never met a pantsuit I liked that didn't cinch somewhere on the torso area. Make sure you accentuate the waist or cinch at the hips with a belt to make sure your body isn't lost in all the fabric! 

Azalea SF tie-front jumpsuit in "red wine" :  shop here.  

Azalea SF tie-front jumpsuit in "red wine" : shop here. 

The Style Sauce fashion blog red pantsuit Azalea SF blogger

All photos in this posts courtesy of Victoria Gold. Check her out! 

Take a look at the gallery below to shop this exact outfit and some of my other favorite pantsuits.

xx, Genevieve

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Last Minute Stocking Stuffers for Everyone on Your List
The Style Sauce Stocking Stuffers Christmas Gift List

You know what they say: Good things come in small packages. I don't know who "they" is, but it certainly seems to be true. I remember as a kid getting some of my BEST Christmas gifts in my stockings- there's nothing like a some diamond earrings or a gift card to Nordstrom to really make your Christmas, know what I mean? With Christmas just 5 days away I've rounded up 4 of my favorite stocking stuffer ideas for all your last minute shopping needs.

PSSSTTTT I do ALL my shopping last minute because I'm a procrastinator. It seems like you're like me, and that's why you're here reading this blog, trying desperately to figure out what to get for your aunt Cindy or your brother Luke for Christmas (or Hanukah) this year.

No worries. I gotchu. 

The Short and Sweet Stocking Stuffer List for Everyone

Gift Idea #1: Flores Lane Candles

Flores Lane "Beverly Hills" scented candle, $22

Flores Lane "Beverly Hills" scented candle, $22

For basically anyone who's ever been to New York or L.A. (AKA EVERYONE):

I've talked about these candles before (read that blog here), and there's a reason I'm talking about them again. My girls over at Flores Lane are seriously amazing and keep coming out with dope candles with dope scents. I love to shop small and I love these candles. I've already known and loved their L.A. scents, but they've recently come out with a New York line entirely named after different boroughs in my favorite East Coast city. My favorite one from their New York scents is Chelsea, which also just so happens to be one of my favorite places in NYC, as well. Isn't it ironic, don't ya think? Anyways, pick a scent named after a nook of New York or L.A. and it's sure to be a hit with your Mom, Sister, Best Friend, Agent, whatever. I mean it, everyone loves these things. Shop them here. 

Some of the scents from the Flores Lane New York Collection,  all $22

Some of the scents from the Flores Lane New York Collection, all $22

Gift Idea #2: Sudio Sweden Headphones

For the music lover (also EVERYONE): 

Sudio Sweden makes these cute little wireless headphones and I've used mine almost every single day since I got mine. I have the white color way but they come in an array of colors including black and blue for the males in your life. If you have a brother/ uncle/ cousin / ex boyfriend that just got an iPhone 7 this is the perfect gift for them. (I'm kidding though, don't buy your ex boyfriend gifts. Haven't I taught you anything?) Perk: Use code THESTYLESAUCE to get 15% off your order. You're welcome

Sudio Sweden  Vasa Bla headphones,  Daniel Wellington  classic Sheffield watch, $199, Aenon charcoal face mask, $6 and Sage et Cie recycled paper notebook, $12 both via  ShopWantList .

Sudio Sweden Vasa Bla headphones, Daniel Wellington classic Sheffield watch, $199, Aenon charcoal face mask, $6 and Sage et Cie recycled paper notebook, $12 both via ShopWantList.

Gift Idea #3: ShopWantList

shop want list minimal gifts

For the minimalist (aka me)

Ok I love to dress in color sometimes, but I also love minimal shit. I love anything with clean lines and the color white involved, so I'd be uber happy to get any of these little gifts from ShopWantList. Included in the photo below is Repeat & Co's black palm makeup (or pencil) case, $22,  Sage et Cie candle ($25) and recycled paper notebook ($12), and Shop Want List's own tassel bracelet and moon child ring (both $18).   These are also all from local artisans and small businesses. It just feels good to gift things that artisan made. At least I feel that way, anyways. Check out the entire selection of accessories and gifts here. 

Aenon Charcoal and Rose face masks, great for stockings,  $6 via ShopWantList

Aenon Charcoal and Rose face masks, great for stockings, $6 via ShopWantList

Gift Idea #4: Daniel Wellington Watches

For the always on-the-go person in your life

Do you have a friend who is always late? Then this is perfect for them. It's also perfect for the person who's always traveling, the person always losing their phone who needs to still know what time it is, the business person you know, your dad, your brother Luke, and your dog. Ok scratch the last one, but maybe Hudson the golden retriever would even look chic wearing one of these watches. Major perk: Use code STYLESAUCE to get 15% off your order until January 15th

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If you need me, I'll be here online shopping! Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays!

xo, Genevieve