Best Style Trends of 2017 – Hot Damn! is a compilation of my ultimate favorite summer styles this year. There are a few that I’m just not totally down with (high platform shoes, boho oversized mix and match patterns – which sounds totally “Heather” but wasn’t executed in a “Heather” enough fashion), but these pictures depict what I’ll be going for as soon as the weather gets a bit warmer. Rockin’ some nice abs this summer? Totally go for the bra-let look! Trying to cover up a winter’s worth of carbs in your belly? Rock the Boy Scout sash! There is something for everyone. Now, I, of course, in my infinite wisdom decided to pack on my winter weight over the past two months. So much for becoming svelte and fabulous! I was down to an amazing weight and feeling pretty good about myself. In a mere 2-3 months, I managed to pack on more lbs than I had in 5 years! I blame everything on pregnancy hormones (ummm… my kid is 2 and a 1/2), and the fact that I just purchased a house for the first time and had a major life shift and move. Obviously, I won’t be taking any of the blame myself. 😉 Anyway, I am back on the mend and am shedding those lbs but not in time for the random heat waves we’ve already had. I’ve been rockin’ my baby doll dresses to hide the weight, and because, well, nothing else fits nicely! The moral here is that these amazing styles, especially the bra shirts, have been a huge motivating factor in me getting fit and ready for some seriously badass summer ’17 style trends… and abs! Like it says in the title: Best Style Trends of 2017 – Hot Damn! Go at it, ladies!
If I could, I most definitely would, style myself pretty like the following outfits below. One, I’d be beyond pleased with myself if I looked that incredible. I’m pretty sure there are not enough Jillian Michael exercises per week to make me that svelte. I suppose if I was willing to move past her 30 Day Shred Level One and do it more than 4 days/week I’d at least have a bit of chance to perhaps, or just maybe, get my rear in gear to start the road to looking that fit, but alas, this is all the time and willingness I have in these bones, and I’m currently thrilled with myself for losing 2 lbs a month. How’s that for a sentence?! Onto point two, if I did have the moola, I would most definitely be purchasing my most favorite designers incredible pieces of art. I am pretty sure I would feel like a million, bazillion dollars, and could quite possibly become the most confident woman on earth. So you’re thinking “dang, she’s vain!” right? Well, not entirely, people. I mean who wouldn’t feel incredible in such expensive works of glory that fit you like they were made for you whilst embodying the coolest of the fashion world that one could offer? Who could resist feeling so fabulous?! If you can, well, I’m impressed, and I guess, that would make me more vain than you. Lastly, I am totally one for going to the thrift store to scope out some unique and awesome finds. I love to put them together and feel fairly proud of it. Still, no matter how skilled you are, I believe finding what you see below is challenging at best. Click on the picture to bring you to the links of the blogs where I found the articles of clothing via Pinterest. What are your thoughts? Anyone have any amazing suggestions on how to dress to impress for less? Sorry, had to say it! But really, anyone? Ideas? Please share! -Heather