Everything You Need To Know About Styling Leather Leggings

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I know what you’re thinking. Are leather leggings still in style? The answer is YES! Okay then…how do you wear leather leggings? That’s what we’re here to talk about! This article of clothing is a staple that is comfortable, but also adds complexity and funk to any ensemble. It’s all about taking simple outfits up a notch and leather leggings are just the winter trend to do that for you!

How to wear leather leggings for a night out

Sequins & Leather: For a night out on the town, you can’t go wrong with a fun and flashy sequined top. A good rule of thumb for these tops is to make sure they’re long enough to cover your bum! The looser the better too since it will offer a contrast to the tight, form fitting leggings. If you prefer to accentuate your waist, choose a peplum top or cinched tunic.

leather legging outfit

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Lace & Leather: Another great way to rock leather leggings for a night out on the town is to pair them with a flirty and feminine lace top. The juxtaposition of the soft and subtle lace with the edginess of the leather leggings creates a unique and dynamic ensemble that will have you turning heads. Don’t forget to add some statement pieces like a printed clutch or large geometric earrings!

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How to wear leather leggings to work

Leather & Denim: A great way to sport leather leggings to the office is by pairing them with a denim (or Chambray) top. This look is casual enough that you’ll be comfortable all day, but classic and appropriate for all your workday meetings. The best part? The leggings and the top create a great, somewhat neutral, backdrop where you can showcase some great statements pieces. Try a bright mustard bag like the image below…or some animal print flats!

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Leather Leggings & Sweater: A great way to style leather leggings for fall/winter is to pair them with a oversized sweater. The loose and cozy feel of the sweater offsets the edginess of the leather. Sweaters also have a softening effect so it makes the entire outfit more casual, making it perfect for the office!

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#make_it_hapin: Must Have Military Jacket

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We are deep into the fall season guys…leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and pumpkin has found its way into everything! Wondering the best way to dress for this fabulous fall weather? Look no further than this awesome ensemble submitted by a Make It Hapin client!

The green military style jacket is a classic fall staple that will not be going out of style anytime soon! Every year, there is a new twist on how to rock this timeless piece. In the look above, she opted to do a pop of color with a bright bold handbag. Check out what our shoppers found, the client absolutely loved all the items!

military jacket outfit

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Make It Hapin Welcomes Beth Richardson as Chief Architect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/25/18

With Her Advanced Experience in Software Engineering, Beth Will Lead the Technical Design and Build of Make It Hapin’s Technology Platform

Portland, OR: Make It Hapin, Inc. welcomes Beth Richardson as Chief Architect. Beth joins Make It Hapin with over 10 years of software engineering experience. As an accomplished software engineer and technology leader, Beth will be overseeing the technical design and build of Make It Hapin’s technology platform. She is Make It Hapin’s first engineering hire and will also be leading the growth and development of the engineering team.

“We are very excited to welcome Beth to the Make It Hapin family. With her expertise and enthusiasm, she’ll be crucial in creating the technology that will propel the company forward,” said Veronica Lieberman, CEO. “She understands the pain-points our customers face and brings unique insight that will allow us to think outside of the box when it comes to identifying solutions that will delight our customers.”

Beth will be working with Make It Hapin’s Chief Product Officer, Andrea Tucker, to identify and implement technology solutions to the company’s business objectives. The primary goal of the build of Make It Hapin’s technology platform is to power the shopping experience for the company’s personal shopping agents and customers which will allow the business to scale.

About Make It Hapin: Make It Hapin is an online personal shopping service that combines technology and the irreplaceable human element to create a shopping experience that’s truly unique. When you send us an inspiration image, you’ll be paired up with your very own personal shopper who will present you with matching options within 24 hours. Once you’ve given your approval, we process the checkouts on your behalf and have them sent right to your door. Visit makeithapin.com to learn more.

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A Color Story for Fall/Winter 2018: Red Pear

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For all of you who don’t know, the Pantone Color Institute helps the fashion industry make style decisions based on their predictions around color trends every year. This blog post is the first in a series where we’ll dive into each of the main color trends and how to best incorporate those trends into your wardrobe! (Full disclosure…Pantone released a top 10 list of colors, but since a lot of them are very similar, we’ll be covering the 5 best.)

So…what color will we be talking about today? Well, that’s none other than…

RED PEAR

The color red, known for being a showstopper, is the perfect way to turn heads this winter! Whether you’re draped from top to bottom or just adding a pop to a neutral ensemble, this particular hue of red will keep you looking classy and sophisticated all season long! Check out some of our favorite looks and shop them for yourself below.

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We wouldn’t be doing this trend justice without mentioning the Queen (or Dutchess!) of style…Miss Kate Middleton! This dress is simple, tasteful and appropriate for all occasions.

We’ve found a similar dress for you to make your own! Click here or on the image to purchase this dress for yourself!

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Not into dresses? No problem! Rock this tone by layering a comfy knit sweater on top of an edgy black ensemble.

We were able to track down a close match for this sweater, just click here or on the image to purchase the item for yourself!

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Are you looking to rock a cutting edge, chic outfit this winter? There’s no better way than to tack on a Red Pear trench coat!

Check out this amazing trench coat we found for you so you can re-create the look from above! Click here or on the image to purchase it for yourself!

You can also add touches of Red Pear to outfits by using accessories to highlight the trend and add complexity to an otherwise subtle outfit. Check out some fun accessories we’re loving right now!

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#make_it_hapin: Quilted Vest & Striped Shirt

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A Make It Hapin client submitted this fabulous fall vest ensemble and her personal shopper nailed it! As with so many pins, this one led to a dead link and so the client needed help tracking down these awesome items. She already had jeans that would work for this look so she asked her shopper to just find her the top, vest and boots.

She was able to find her some great items to help her re-create this cozy, yet stylish outfit that is perfect for pumpkin picking and leaf peeping! Want to buy these items for yourself? Can’t say we blame you…we’ve included the links down at the bottom of the post for your convenience!

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Fashionable Rain Boots You’ll Fall For

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When it’s raining outside, there’s nothing more satisfying than curling up on a couch with some hot cocoa, Netflix, your favorite pair of sweatpants, and your furbaby by your side. We’re headquartered in Portland, OR and for us, rainy season has begun. An essential item for us is a cute, good quality pair of rain boots. We’re not talking those clunky brightly colored shiny plastic rain boots that make you look like you’re wearing clown shoes. We’re talking rain boots that are stylish and keep your feet dry at the same time! There are so many great rain boot options out there now. Here are a few of our favorites…

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Hunter Original Tall Rain Boots

Hunter boots are well known for their comfort and style. Recently, Hunter has upped their game with these trendy yet functional rain boots. As mentioned in a previous blog post, leopard print is very much in right now. So, how do you wear such an adorable pair of rain boots like these? It’s easy! Here’s a simple outfit our stylists put together to go with these Hunter rain boots.

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Sperry Quilted Duck Boots

Sperry Duck Boots are not only waterproof but have good traction in wet weather. On top of that, they’re a good looking pair of rain boots! The Quilted Duck Boots are oh-so-comfy and are great if you’re going for a more casual look. Worn with jeans, a plaid button down shirt, and a cozy scarf, this outfit gives off an effortless vibe that makes you feel good and look good too.

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Sorel After Hours Chelsea Boot

If you’re looking for a waterproof bootie, look no further than the Sorel After Hours Chelsea Boot. They’re very versatile and can be worn during the day with a more casual outfit or at night when you’re out on the town. We love that you don’t have to skimp on style with these rain boots. Our favorite way to wear these is with tights and a skirt for a look that can be worn in the office during the day and then out with your favorite co-workers for happy hour.

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#make_it_hapin: Purple and Pleat

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We received a request from a client for an adorable look which included a long sleeved eggplant purple shirt, a black pleated mini skirt, black tights, an ivory loop scarf, and a white drawstring bag. The look is perfect for the fall or winter and the items in the look are versatile enough that they can be worn individually with other outfits.

Here’s the look that was submitted…

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Here’s what our personal shopper found for her…

This look was really fun to shop for! A short preppy skirt like this is perfect for fall or winter when worn with a pair of tights. This skirt is also reminiscent of 90s fashion (remember Clueless?) which has definitely made a comeback this year. If you’re wondering what type of shoes to wear with this outfit, we recommend black ankle boots which will go really well with the tights and skirt while keeping your feet warm.

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Be Bold in Fall Floral

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When people think of floral print, they usually think of spring or summer. This fall season, we’re seeing a LOT of floral print in stores and it made a big imprint on runway fashion. So, how do you pull off floral print in the fall while fitting in with the season? Our answer: go bold! Bold floral print with stark contrast on a dark background is eye-catching and statement-making. We’ve got the skinny on how to wear bold floral prints and make it a part of your fall wardrobe.

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A Daring Dress

A dramatic floral print dress such as this one by Topshop in the outfit our stylists put together below is the perfect fall dress. The loud contrast of the print is softened up by the ruffles on the sleeves and hem. Throw on a panama hat, some peep-toe booties, and a gold choker and you’re set.

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Rad Retro Shirt

Yup, the 70s are making a comeback in fashion and we’re all in! Retro floral prints are a perfect way to wear this fall trend. We put together the quintessential retro look below – complete with a retro floral shirt, corduroy flare pants, and platform boots!

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Lively Leggings

Leggings with a bold print can liven up a more casual look. Adopt this season’s floral print trend with leggings like the ones in the look below. The contrasting large flowers of the print stand out and are everything but boring. Bonus points for this look: the fabrics are soft and comfy!

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#make_it_hapin: Must-Have Merlot Skirt

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When we saw the beautiful merlot colored pleated A line midi skirt in the inspiration image one of our clients sent to us, we were in love with the look as much as she was! Our personal shopper was tasked with pulling off this look with a minor adjustment – our client preferred shirts that were a little loose. Challenge accepted! We’re always happy to follow the instructions provided to us by our clients to accomplish the look they’re going for with their modifications. Here is the inspiration image that our client provided:

merlot skirt outfit

We were able to find a similar skirt that closely matched the color in the inspiration image and met our client’s preferred price range. We also found a looser black long sleeve top that wrapped like the one in the photo. To top off the look, we found a light gold colored clutch to match.

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Get Cozy In An Oversized Cardigan

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A fall trend that we are very much on board with is oversized cardigans. Just the thought of wrapping ourselves in these sweaters to keep warm in the crisp fall air makes us eager to jump on the bandwagon. There are many different style options for these too – from long and slender to thick and puffy. Styling your outfit with an oversized cardigan can help you tie together your look while staying cozy and warm.

Oversized cardigans are a very versatile way to add layering to your outfits. They’re also flattering, so you can’t go wrong! Our personal shoppers have put together a few different looks to show how you can adapt your wardrobe to adopt this trendy piece.

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Comfy Casual

OK, so sporting a casual look with a cardigan is super easy and you probably don’t need too much of our help with this one. But why not liven it up a bit with some color? This season’s fashion colors are all about the blues. You can go bold with a bright blue or tone it down a bit with navy. An oversized cardigan like the one in the photo below is the perfect way to pull this off. Throw on your favorite jeans and t-shirt and wrap yourself up with this Stripe Cardigan from Treasure & Bond.

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Cozy Classy

Perhaps the most standard use of a cardigan is for work wear. But, your standard length cardigan can be a bit boring. Keep things interesting with a long cardigan in a vibrant color! Check out the Side Split Midi Cardigan from Leith to create a long and lean silhouette while keeping warm from that frigid office A/C.

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Snug Social

Don’t you wish you could feel as cozy and warm as you are at home on the couch under a blanket even when you’re out on a girls night? Well…with the right roomy cardigan and coordinated outfit…you can! I know, right? Win! This Long Cardigan from H&M is a match made in cozy heaven when worn with a faux leather skirt and cami. Drop the shoulder on one side for extra allure. Make your going-out outfit extra comfy without losing style by wearing a pair of pointed toe mules!

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