Month: August 2014

Fall Trend Alert: The D’Orsay

Fall Trend Alert: The D'Orsay


The D’Orsay shoe is by far my favorite shoe trend for this fall! I love how the mid portion of the heel or flat is cut out, showing more skin and giving more attention to your feet. This new style re-imagines the plain court room pump and basic flat, giving it a modern twist without losing its classic appearance. Above are my top picks for this fall trend! View how I styled my own pair of D’Orsay flats here and D’Orsay heels here and here! Happy styling fashionistas,

Areta’s Style Secrets x StylePuzzle

In celebration of Areta’s Style Secrets’ first anniversary, it is my great pleasure to announce Areta’s Style Secret’s first ever fashion collaboration with the team at StylePuzzle!

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So, what exactly is StylePuzzle?

StylePuzzle is a monthly online styling service that hand picks pieces of clothing that suits your style needs and delivers them to your doorstep every single month! Similar to Birchbox or Julep which does a beauty box every month, StylePuzzle sends its subscribers a box of personalized clothing items for their wardrobe!

The website first gives its clients a comprehensive quiz to determine their style profile. Afterwards, subscribers will receive three hand-selected items of clothing every month. The great part about this is, you get to choose which pieces you want to keep–and only pay for those!

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StylePuzzle has personally approached me to be one of their blogger stylists on the site! Now, separate from their monthly styling service, StylePuzzle also has pre-styled outfits already on the site under “Collections.” These outfits are meant to be purchased in a set, as they have already been pre-styled by the blogger for the clients.

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Areta’s Style Secrets is now available for purchase through the “Collections” section of the StylePuzzle site! If you love the outfits that I have featured, you’ll be able to purchase all the pieces of that look in a set from StylePuzzle!

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Signing up with StylePuzzle is free and you’re not obligated to purchase any of their styling services or products! If you’re interested in purchasing any of the outfits that I have styled here on my blog, check out the Areta’s Style Secrets section of the “Collections” page on their site!

Happy styling fashionistas,


One Year Blogaversary: New York Love Letter

Dear NY 4

Zara Mint Jacquard Backless Flare Dress | T+J Designs Crystal Glam Brooch Inspired Necklace (Similar) |Kate Spade Mint Statement Earrings (Similar) | Loft Gemstone Clutch | Navy Bow Skinny Belt | Aldo Galelawen

Dear NY 2

Dear New York…

From your cobblestoned streets of Soho, to your towering skyscrapers of Midtown–your beauty and magnificence have always been an inspiration.

From brick-toned apartments of Chelsea, to marble mansions of Upper East Side–the many different facets that come together and define what is New York City….there is no other place in this world that can compare.

Dear NY 11

Dear NY 6

Dear NY 7

Dear NY 8

Dear NY 3

And after being able to immerse myself in all your glamour, it becomes especially difficult to part ways…

Dear NY 1

Dear NY 10

Dear NY 9

Thank you New York for all the unforgettable memories, friendships and experiences. I bid you adieu for now, as I’m London-bound in a week–but I promise to be back…and that you’ll always be close in my heart .

With Love, -A