Wardrobe Must-Have: The Black Jumpsuit & How to Style It

September 23, 2015

Who doesn’t love a piece that can pull double-duty? Enter the black jumpsuit. With the right jacket and purse, this wardrobe-essential can easily be worn during the day. Add your favorite statement necklace and you’re ready for a night out. Our jumpsuit pick of the season is look four from the Elie Saab’s FW15 show — which is now available in-store! Scroll down for our top five styling tips for black jumpsuits…

How to Style a Black Jumpsuit: The beauty of this wardrobe essential is it can be dressed up or down in a snap!

Jason Wu Jumpsuit -- unique wedding outfit idea!

Manager/Buyer of Julianne’s California location, Amanda, wears a black Jason Wu jumpsuit at a wedding.

OUR TOP 5 STYLING TIPS

Lengthen you legs by choosing matching heels.

Define your waist with a figure-flattering belt.

Dress it down with a biker jacket or blazer.

Gloves or statement jewelry will make your look evening-ready.

When in doubt: Sweep your hair up for evening and let it down for day.

Elie Saab FW15 Black Jumpsuit. Available at Julianne Boutique.

Model Lindsey Wixson (right) poses in a black jumpsuit, look 4 from the Elie Saab FW15 runway.

To order stop by the boutique or email us at info@julianneboutique.com.

Get the Look: Padma Lakshmi in KAUFMANFRANCO

September 17, 2015

Model/TV Host Padma Lakshmi  wears a Kaufman Franco gown to the 2015 Blossom Ball in NYC.

When it comes to evening wear we tend to gravitate towards the elegant yet unexpected. Model, author and TV personality Padma Lakshmi nailed the look in an orange and grey KaufmanFranco gown! Padma wore the unusual color pairing to the 2015 Blossom Ball in New York City. We love the way the silky grey back of the dress tempers the bold, sparkling orange.

If you have a formal event in your future that calls for something unique you’re in luck. Padma’s same dress is now available at Julianne! Pop by to try it on in person or give us a call at 805.969.7100 for more information.

Early Fall Vibes at Julianne

September 15, 2015

Mannequins are a standard at any boutique. However, we don’t like the idea of  “standard” and make sure our ladies are some of the best dressed in town! Now that fall is just around the corner we’ve layered them up in navy, jewel-tone greens and plenty of prints. Like what you see? Pop by for a visit or give us a call at 805.969.7100.

oscar de la renta floral jacket, floral trench, oscar floral trench, julianne boutique

(Trench: Oscar de la Renta, Dress: Erdem)

giorgio brato leather jacket, lanvin wide leg pants,  dries van noten embellished blouse, julianne boutique

(Jacket: Giorgio Brato, Top: Dries Van Noten, Pants: Lanvin)

lanvin short sleeved blouse, navy lanvin blouse, dries van noten layered skirt

(Top: Lanvin, Skirt: Dries Van Noten)

On Trend: Navy & How to Style It

September 10, 2015

Tired of black? Looking to update your wardrobe with a NEW neutral? We’re talking to you today! Allow us to reintroduce you to navy. This often overlooked hue is less harsh than black and compliments both blondes and brunettes. You can wear it head-to-toe as you would any neutral — or our favorite — use it to temper wild prints and bold colors.

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PLAYS WELL WITH

1) Crazy prints or vibrant solids.

2) Light colors such as mint green, lavender, or baby blue.

3) White — embrace the nautical look.

4) Black. Just make sure there is a distinct enough difference between the hues so it looks intentional.

Tired of black? Looking for a new neutral? Click over to the Julianne Boutique blog where we'll teach you all about navy -- the new neutral -- and how to style it!

SHOP THE POST – Visit our FARFETCH site or stop by the boutique!

ABOVE TOP (LEFT to RIGHT): Roland Mouret Dress, Mary Katrantzou Dress, J. Mendel Dress

ABOVE BOTTOM (LEFT TO RIGHT): Roland Mouret Dress, Oscar de la Renta Sweater, Oscar de la Renta Dress

Champagne & Jewels

September 03, 2015

Some things are just meant for each other. Black and white, peanut butter and jelly… We’re going to go ahead and add champagne and jewels to that list too! These AMAZING statement pieces from Federica Rettore and Lucifer Vir Honestus are in-store right now. Scroll down to learn more about each piece…

Lucifer Vir Honestus jewelry. Available at Julianne Boutique. Lucifer Vir Honestus jewelry. Available at Julianne Boutique.

Founded in 1998, Lucifer Vir Honestus creates jewelry with one-of-a-kind stones and focuses on a natural, organic aesthetic. This cuff features rose gold, a large aquamarine stone and diamond accents.

Italian-born Federica Rettore originally started out as a sculptor and has since moved on to jewelry making. Her work possesses a “wow factor” while showcasing fine, feminine details. This vine-shaped bracelet is crafted from gold, diamonds, green tourmaline and rubies.

Lucifer Vir Honestus jewelry. Available at Julianne Boutique.

Talk about a cocktail ring! This beauty is made from rose gold and holds a red tourmaline stone. Diamond accents add an extra touch of sparkle.

Lucifer Vir Honestus jewelry. Available at Julianne Boutique. Federica Rettore & Lucifer Vir Honestus jewelry. Available at Julianne Boutique.