Happy Friday! What’s better than a little style inspiration at the end of a long week? Check out fashion designer Denise Focil’s unique creations for Project 365. This week, she professed her love for Japanese fashion and went retro with polka dots. She even rocked a turban a la J.Lo. Few can pull that look off, but Denise nailed it!
Vote for your fave look of the week below and make sure to keep coming back every Friday for more!
From left to right, here is the breakdown from Denise for each outfit:
Look 1: A Perfect Shade of Coral
“Coral has been on my mind as a color so much lately. I found this vintage coral silk fabric and just had to make myself a top out of a silhouette from one of my upcoming collections!”
Coral Silk Blouse- Alpinestars by Denise Focil
Tank worn underneath- ASTARS
Leather Belt- Vintage
Necklace- Gift from my mom
Large Ring- Gift
Snake Ring- St. Kilda
Shoes- Jeffrey Campbell
Look 2: Harajuku Girls
“I love this silk tank. I was inspired by Japan and their amazing sense of style. The pleating on the front of this tank really has a Japanese vibe, which is so timeless.”
Silk Tank- Alpinestars by Denise Focil "Dree Silk Tank"
Bracelets- Amirta Singh
Pinky Ring- Bulgari
Look 3: Pop!
“I was playing with neon accents here. I picked a soft moss green top and a white skirt—which made for a nice, neutral outfit. Then I added a couple of neon pops of color.”
Top- ASTARS "Montreal Top"
Belt- H & M
Sandals- J. Crew
Tassel Earrings- H & M
Green Stone Ring- Vintage
Gold/Silver Ring- Gift
Look 4: Do the Polka
“Polka dots always put me in a retro mood. And nothing feels more retro than a short, high-waisted dress and some high heels!”
Leather Jacket- Alpinestars by Denise Focil "Revolver Jacket"
Dress- H & M
Leather Belt- Forever 21
Brooch - My Great Grandmother's
Nude Heels- Nine West
Look 5: Summer Breeze
“There’s a song by Seals & Crofts that goes, “Summer breeze makes me feel fine/blowing through the jasmine in my mind.” It always reminded me of summertime and I even named one of my favorite crochet tops from my line after it. I thought a little retro silk turban would be the icing on the cake!”
Crochet Top- ASTARS "Summer Breeze Top"
Jeans- JBRAND "Lovestory Jeans"
Silk Scarf as Turban- Burberry
Love Necklace- from Melrose Trading Post
D Necklace- Delicate Raymond
Shoes- Marc by Marc Jacobs