Diesel x The Style Darling: Coachella’s What to Pack

If you’re like me, you get that packing is one of the best parts of a trip! So welcome to my new installment: ‘What to Pack’. I’ve teamed up with Diesel at King of Prussia Mall to host their grand opening this weekend with a chance to win 2 tickets to Coachella plus airfare and access to the Diesel house!

Diesel’s designs are simultaneously edgy and effortless which couldn’t be more well-suited to Coachella’s chic Cali vibe. We’re talking some crazy cool distressed denim, a dress that zips apart into a vest & skirt, and some show-stopping prints! So I’ve pulled together my dream Diesel wardrobe for this three-day mega music festival and a few beauty necessities to ensure that you stay stylish and safe under that warm Cali sun!

(Insider tip: Come enter the contest and see which outfit I chose! I’ll be at Diesel KOP Friday for the kickoff at 4pm, Saturday 4-8pm, and Sunday 12-4pm. And follow along with #DieselKOP!)

DieselxTSD what to pack

Friday:

Diesel ‘Euthasia’ detachable dress

Diesel ‘DM0009’ sunnies

Diesel ‘Divina’ medium bag

Diesel ‘Alma’ wedge espadrille

Saturday:

Diesel ‘Puna’ top

Diesel ‘Euthasia’ detachable dress (vest)

Diesel ‘Grupee’ skinny jean

Diesel ‘We Ally’ wedge sneaker

Sunday:

Diesel ‘Casol’ bomber jacket

Diesel ‘Euthasia’ detachable dress (skirt)

Diesel ‘Carrus’ cap

Diesel ‘Alma’ wedge espadrille

Pool Party:

Diesel ‘Puna’ top

Diesel ‘Janet’ bathing suit

Diesel ‘DM0009’ sunnies

etc.:

Bobble filtered water bottle

Tarte ‘Natural Beauty’ cheek stain

Diesel ‘Loverdose’ perfume

Philosophy ‘Hope in a Jar SPF’ face lotion

Essie ‘Butler Please’ nail polish

Maybelline Baby Lips SPF lip balm

Benefit ‘They’re Real’ mascara

This post is sponsored by Diesel.

Diesel x The Style Darling: Grand Opening Event at King of Prussia Mall

Hi darlings!

So here it is, the BIG announcement! Diesel is back at the King of Prussia mall and you’re invited to celebrate! I’ll be hosting the grand opening this weekend at their awesome new store, so come out for your chance to win two tickets to Coachella plus airfare (I know, right?!) and access to the Diesel house!! Check out Coachella’s INSANE lineup below!! (So jeal!)

Excited yet? I certainly am! And entering couldn’t be easier just come visit the store during the contest hours and be photographed in your most stylish Coachella look! Diesel’s mix of urban edge and effortless design are the perfect combo for this cool Cali festival! I’ll be there Friday for the kickoff at 4pm, Saturday 4-8pm, and Sunday 12-4pm, so come say hi! And follow along with #DieselKOP to catch all the grand opening entries!

KOPEVITECoachella lineup poster

Spring 2013: Handbags & Heels

So earlier this month our little groundhog friend told us Spring will be coming early and I couldn’t be more excited for some of Spring’s trends! While I’m really eager to add more emerald to my wardrobe (ok, I already have!) and looking forward to attempting the print on print look. I have also been busy planning a trip to Key West to be a bridesmaid in my bestie’s wedding, so naturally I have been searching for some fun Spring additions!
I find the easiest way to transition into Spring is to start with accessories. So I’ve paired some of my favorite Spring 2013 handbags and heels together with a twist (one is luxe, the other just a few bucks).

Handbags & Heels

 

1 B Brian Atwood ‘Linford 2’ bootie || Forever 21 quilted neon crossbody

2 Phillip Lim ‘Pashli’ tote || Zara high-heel platform court shoe

3 Aldo ‘Errozinc’ tote || Via Spiga ‘Clair’ sandal

4 Alexander Wang ‘Rocco’ duffle || H&M neon ankle strap sandal

5 Tory Burch ‘Amanda’ classic handle hobo || Forever 21 neon ankle strap pumps

6 Aldo ‘Bernell’ clutch || Jeffrey Campbell ‘Don’t Even’ pump

7 Vince Camuto ‘Janet’ drawstring tote || Forever 21 colorblock wedge sandal

It’s a Christmas Qwiki!

Hi darlings!
I was so excited to be invited to the beta launch of new and improved Qwiki! Even with all the busy preparations this weekend, I was determined to play with my early Christmas present. This is my very first Qwiki and I can’t wait to make more! xo Lauren
My Very First Qwiki: Christmas Deliciousness
WordPress doesn’t currently support embedded video via Qwiki but when the new app officially launches you can follow all my qwikis!

A Little Bit of Leather

I definitely have a fashion comfort zone. In the winter, it consists of soft, fuzzy sweaters which can easily become boring. So to infuse my wardrobe with a little edge, I’ve been adding pieces with leather accents. The bit of leather adds unexpected toughness and if you’re wary about being able to pull off leather pants or a leather skirt, you can rock the trend without feeling like you need to own a Harley.

1  Guess double breasted wool blend coat $148
2  Jimmy Choo metal aviator with leather detail $265
3 TopShop faux leather bodycon dress $100
4  Zara peplum skirt with faux leather $89.90
5  Rebecca Taylor leather sleeve tee $350
6  Aqua faux leather tuxedo ponte leggings $54.60
7  Forever 21 faux leather trim lace dress $24.80
8  rag & bone ‘Grand Prix’ motocross panelled leggings $253
9  Zara mini skirt with leather frill $89.90
10  Forever 21 contrast utility jacket $37.80
11 Zara shirt with faux leather details $29.90

Holiday Gift Guide: Under $100

The Style Darling Holiday Gift Guide $100
1  ZARA turtleneck knitted sweater $79.90
2  Longchamp ‘Veau Foulonné’ cosmetic bag $78
3  BCBG reusable mug with studded trim $68
4  Henri Bendel ‘It Girl’ ipad sleeve $88
5  ZARA jeweled box clutch $89.90
6  Salvatore Ferragamo ‘Signorina’ $98
7  Giesswein ‘Traun’ slipper $94
8  Tory Burch fox stud double wrap bracelet $125 (over-budget but I just adore it! The TB stud bracelet is $95)