Archive | Sty(LUX) Chronicles RSS feed for this section

Sty(LUX) Chronicles: Target Style, I Love You!

27 Jun

IFB Project #101

If you’ve been keeping up with me here on the blog & on my other social networks, you already know how serious my love for Target is. That’s definite my go to store for EVERYTHING. But mostly, that’s my #1 pick when shopping for clothes.

With the variety of both your weekend style & looks for the office, Target has it all. Not only are the prices very reasonable, but the quality is great. There’s not a day that goes by, where Target style is not incorporated in my outfit. I can honestly say, I’m legit addicted!

The best thing ever, are the collaborations Target style does with awesome designers and brands. I’m trying to wait patiently but I’m so anxious for 3.1 Phillip Lim to drop his collection on September 15th of this year at Targets worldwide.

It goes without a doubt how badly I would love to work with Target Style. Promoting, hosting, & networking worldwide as the face of Target Style. I have goosebumps with just the thought of it.

Here are some of my favorite outfits where Target Style is featured!

20130627-123444.jpg
Chambray shirt, Cargo Pants, & Pumps from Target

20130627-123606.jpg
White Tee, Colored Pants, & Pumps from Target.

20130627-123813.jpg
Bracelets, Clutch, & Pumps from Target.

I know I’m not the only one looking uber stylish in my Target wear. Follow me on Instagram & Twitter @StyluxByKJay & hash tag #StyluxLovesTarget.

Sty(LUX) Chronicles: Summertime White-Out

21 Jun

Had to toe white is like a breath of fresh air. So free & pure, no wonder it’s so Summer time worthy. With just the right amount of accessories, paired with that pop of print or color, White never looked so vibrant.

    ————–How to wear White (Stylux Way)————-

1. Paired with Metallics: Now we all know how much of a hit metallics were, & still are. So two hot trends in one, BOMB!

20130620-145856.jpg

2. Weekend White: That relaxed, comfy look, but still stylish enough to follow trends. Here you have it. White denim paired with flats are perfect for on the go.

20130620-144901.jpg

3. Pop of color (or print): When I say pop of color, I really mean A POP OF COLOR! So go ahead, throw on those neon sandals or that bright colored clutch, & not to mention those bold print heels, & those accessories full of designs.

20130620-150002.jpg

4. Pull out the delicates: These soft, free flowing materials adds that extra pure-ness to your whites.

20130621-073742.jpg

5. Textures: Adding texture & depth to your classic white, makes it stand out just a little more than it already does. Adding attitude & personality.

20130620-145040.jpg

Now are you white obsessed?! If so, show it off. Follow Stylux on IG & Twitter @StyluxByKJay & hash tag #StyluxWhiteObsessed.

Cropped Top Diaries: Look #2 (DIY)

18 Jun

This cropped top look consist of two trends in one. Not only are cropped tops hot this season, so is color blocking. Don’t be afraid, neither one are your enemies, just make them work for you!

DIY Project:
I took this regular H&M tank & put a nice little knot in the front for that cropped top effect.

20130617-175841.jpg

20130617-180834.jpg

20130618-002823.jpg

20130618-002945.jpg

Outfit Details
Tank: H&M
Pants: Forever 21
Shoes: Thrifted
Clutch: Prabal Gurung for Target

Cropped Top Diaries : Look #1

13 Jun

The cropped top & midi skirt set trend is all over. Amongst us fashion bloggers, our favorite celebrities, & top designers all understand & love this trend. In an earlier post view here, I put together this monochromatic striped cropped top & skirt found at Top Shop & surprisingly Beyoncé rocked it as well!

20130613-114915.jpg

I’ve been finding some great things on this new app Poshmark. Some cool “poshers”, with some cool stuff. I found this posher located in Texas who was selling this custom made bodycon cropped top & midi skirt set. Instantly, LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT! Purple is not my color, but it became an option once I saw this.

Bodycon: very tight fitting material that is now my new found best friend.
The material was perfect! Holding in all those problem areas (and there are a lot), & flattering those areas we love the most!

20130613-120410.jpg

20130613-120444.jpg

20130613-120751.jpg

20130613-120817.jpg

Outfit Details
Crop Top Set: Poshmark
Shoes: Zara
Clutch: Vintage

The mesh insert at the bottom of the skirt adds the extra touch of sexy, & what woman doesn’t wanna feel Sexy?!

Looking smoking hot in your cropped top, cause I know you do. Follow Stylux on Twitter & Instagram @StyluxByKJay and hash tag #StyluxCropTopDiaires.

Cropped Top Diaries: A Series of Looks.

9 Jun

Cropped tops. You know those shirts that show off your midriff. I know, I know, don’t kill me but, actually they work well with different body types. Now, the trick to making cropped tops work for you if your conscious of your mid section is a high waisted bottom or a layer over the crop top.

This week, I’ll be doing a series of cropped top looks. You know, ways to make a cropped top work for you & not against you. Now I’m just as nervous as you are, but I’ll take on the challenge. Here are some looks to get you in the cropped “tippy” top feel of things.

20130609-081741.jpg
via Pinterest

20130609-081848.jpg
via Pinterest

20130609-081929.jpg
via Pinterest

Looking smoking hot in your cropped top? Cause I know you do. Follow me on Twitter & Instagram @StyluxByKJay & hash tag #StyluxCropTopDiaries.

Khadijah, where the hell have you been?!

8 Jun

I know, I know, it’s been a while, matter of fact a damn LONG TIME! Today marks the day that I make my return. Got some important & serious issues out of the way. During my absence I’ve been somewhat fasting, or cleansing. I’ve also start dieting & working out. & I feel great!

On to way better things, yesterday I received an email that I’m Instyle Magazine Reader Of The Week! Yikes!! I’m still in utter shock, & I’m so grateful!

Check me out on InStyle’s Reader Of the Week. Stay tuned to the July issue where I’ll be featured!

20130608-103716.jpg

Good shit huh?!

Sty(LUX) Chronicles: Swaggin on Social Media.

6 May

So, over the past few weeks I’ve been signing up for all these cool social networks. Stylux is officially “social media swaggin”!! Due to the fact that these social networks have apps & allow you to link other social networks together, staying up to date & consistent is that much easier.

Twitter
So, I already had a personal twitter that I sometimes tweet about Stylux, but not often. Then the idea came that Stylux needed a twitter.
Follow Stylux on Twitter

Instagram
Before WordPress came into play, I’ve always had an Instagram. The things that don’t quite make it to the blog gets posted on Instagram.
Stylux on Instagram

Facebook
Around the end of March, I generated a page designated for Stylux. Some of my beautiful followers from all my social networks are liking Stylux on Facebook.
Like Stylux?

Poshmark
How cool is this? On Poshmark, you get to shop my personal closet! I’ve listed a few things in my Poshmark that are up for sale. But here’s the catch, you can only shop my closet if you have the iPhone or iPad app, or online here:
Stylux Closet

Keek
I few days ago I designated my personal Keek for Stylux. Here, you’ll actually get to see videos with exclusive updates about what’s going on with Stylux. Subscribe, follow, like, comment!!
Stylux on Keek

You can always contact me and stay updated with Stylux on here of course & through email: Janai.Styles@ymail.com

Hope to see you guys swaggin on these networks!