You may have noticed the return of the neons. Does that mean you have to dive right in? Not necessarily.

Neons are a trend. One that I observe rather than follow. I prefer keeping to my own style and mixing in a pinch of trend here and there. For example, three months ago I added neon green shoe laces to my white chucks. The cropped trench I bought in January has neon orange piping. That's about the extent of what I can pull off.

In order for neons to work, you have to own them. Wholeheartedly. Your style personality and coloring dictate what's most appropriate. Are you quiet or loud? Or, somewhere in between? How you interpret this particular trend is what makes you unique.

I will not pretend that I don't love punchy color — especially the unexpected pulled together. The red eye shadow with the turquoise earrings and neon green jacket below are kickin'! However, I reserve this for photo shoots. Just wish I thought of this color combination first!
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Photo by Chris Nicholls

It's been a while, but the STYLE Society is back!

Summer can be as hectic as it is relaxing. However, that's no reason not to deliver style goodness from time to time. And there's plenty to catch up on. Great wedges, fabulous ensembles and getting beach ready! Click below to read on ...

Why So Blue?
Working Chic into Gray Slacks
Wear That Room with CoS: LSI Inspired
My First Haul Video: Shopping at Buffalo Exchange
Beach Babe - Ready for Action!

 

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The STYLE Society gals have gone bi-weekly through the end of summer. The style love will still be passed onto you, no fret. However, don't be shy about checking in on the action in between weeks.

Speaking of action, there is plenty! You can enter to win a Mauboussin jewelry giveaway, go backstage with yours truly at the Oscar de la Renta event in Charlotte, and get the low down on city-specific stylish stores, colorful outfits, pretty hair accessories and royal wedding finds! Tea and crumpets anyone?

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April Color of the Month: Yellow
New Twist on Vintage Cameos
Boutique of the Week: À Bientôt
KLJ for QVC Debuts Princess Kate Royal Wedding Earrings
Backstage with Catherine Horgan at Oscar de la Renta
'Peace' Out to the Mauboussin Giveaway
Indian Inspiration
White Blouse + Navy Print Skirt + Brian Atwood Pumps
Toast to Tuesday: Donning the Hair Pretty

Photo credits: Martha Stuart Weddings, Wedding BlogSpot, Invitation Crush, Life in a Venti Cup

This week, you will find some fabulous eco-friendly shopping, a great catch-all bag for spring/summer and a stunning outfit that is très chic and budget-conscious. The ladies from the STYLE Society have you covered! And, if you haven't explored the new Closet of Style yet, check it out!

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Closet of Style Gets Re-Branded
eDressMe's Earth Day Sale
Boat Tote Trend
Spring 'Desk to Date Night' Look

Photo credit: Anthropologie

Super fun week from the ladies of the STYLE Society! From an uber fabulous tablescape to translating runway to walkway to insight on how to stay cool no matter what you're wearing. And more!
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"X" Does Not Mark the Spot
What To Wear: Spring Country Club Social Event
Silver Lining to Summer Feet
Gucci Color Blocking Style
The Glam Rock Tablescape
Dress for Success
The Spiegel Email Caught My Attention

Tablescape photo credit: Haute Couture Linens