Must Have Hair Accessory – Realistic Orchid Hairpin

Orchid Hair PinsThis weekend was dedicated to finding the perfect luau theme cocktail party dress.  No easy task considering the the stores are now featuring their fall lines – resort wear has not yet been released and summer dresses have been banished  from showroom floors.

Jessica Simpson Bansi Platform Sandal

Bright purple platform sandals as cute as they are comfortable!

Did we find the perfect dress?  Not quite perfect but we settled for a flouncy orange and purple baby doll dress that can be paired with some fun lilac strappy sandals, dangling earrings and the piece de resistance, this lovely realistic orchid hairpin to tie the entire look together.  Izzy will wear her hair in a beach wavy style and slide the orchid just behind her ear.  Now that's what we call Party Pretty!

Oddly enough, we had an even more difficult time finding the perfect hair accessory than the dress itself.  There are lots and lots of flower hair clips available, but most are fake and cheesy looking.  They usually are either too small or too large and don't fit comfortably.  These orchid hair pins are both priced right and fit well.

This orchid hairpin is also the perfect hair accessory for a summer casual or destination wedding,  as a beautiful accessory to a beach or surf theme party or even an upscale costume party since island theme costumes can easily straddle the fine  line between elegant and sexy.  It is always fun to find an accessory that is not only pretty but can be worn over and over in many different contexts –  we will definitely be adding this hair piece to our must own accessory list.

 

Party Hearty!

 

 

 

Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Hats On! Hat Theme Party

Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Don your hats ladies, it is time to party!

A hat or fascinator party is a perfect party theme for Ladies Night Out Parties, Bachelorette Parties (Hen’s Night In), Bridal Showers, Birthday Luncheons, Retirement Parties, and even Quinceanera Celebrations, Teen Parties, Sweet Sixteen Parties, and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations (especially if you add a charitable element to your celebration).

I even hosted a wildly successful hat theme party while in college.  Like costumes, hats make great conversation starters without the fuss of finding the perfect costume.  My date and I simply took a ride to the local Burger King and picked up a pre-party snack and 2 Burger King crowns. 

One more idea — dress your holiday party up this year — add a hat element and leave your Christmas sweaters in mothballs in the back of the closet  or in the bottom dresser drawer!

The Inspiration for this party

Kate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's Fascinators

Kate Middleton, Fashion Icon & The Fascinator

Women across the world are wanting them and wearing them!

The fascinator is the new must have fashion accessory! What is it? It is an ornate hair accessory that features feathers, beads, flowers and other fancy trimmings. Kate (or should we say Princess Catherine) seems to favor fascinators with feathers. We like them all. Not only do fascinators add a whole lot of flair to any outfit, a nice fascinator does not have to set you back a pretty penny which is good because you will definitely want to own more than one!

Where to wear them? Everywhere!

  • Planning a ladies night out or bachelorette party? Call attention to yourselves by wearing these fun and festive head pieces.
  • Planning a birthday luncheon? Ask all your friends to wear fascinators or hats or any type!
  • Attending an afternoon wedding? Don a fascinator — the latest British trend to storm America's shores. 

Let's start with the hats

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Fascinators – The Perfect Party Accessory!

Kate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's Fascinators

Kate Middleton, Fashion Icon & The Fascinator

Women across the world are wanting them and wearing them!

The fascinator is the new must have fashion accessory! What is it? It is an ornate hair accessory that features feathers, beads, flowers and other fancy trimmings. Kate (or should we say Princess Catherine) seems to favor fascinators with feathers. We like them all. Not only do fascinators add a whole lot of flair to any outfit, a nice fascinator does not have to set you back a pretty penny which is good because you will definitely want to own more than one!

Where to wear them?

Everywhere!

  • Planning a ladies night out or bachelorette party? Call attention to yourselves by wearing these fun and festive head pieces.
  • Planning a birthday luncheon?  Ask all your friends to wear fascinators or hats or any type!
  • Attending an afternoon wedding?  Don a fascinator — the latest British trend to storm America's shores.

Love Hats?  Host a Hats On! Theme Party

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