September 22, 2011

Icing on the Cake

The title of this post says it all: it’s in the details. To me, accessories (nail polish, shoes and bags included, of course!) make the outfit – or at least put the icing on the cake. When Taylor of Sterling Style did this details post, it was one of my personal favorites and I got inspired to compile one of my own. Here are some of my favorite detail shots.

PS. If you follow me on Twitter, you already saw this: A few of us did such a fun DVF/Refinery 29 shoot that you can check out here . I would greatly appreciate if you voted for your favorite outfit from the shoot.



  • Clara Turbay

    I like all of them.

  • azu

    Aah! I love the houndstooth design on your nail polish in the last photo ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amanda

    Love them all! Love them all!

  • Closet Fashionista

    I love detail shots!! These are so great ๐Ÿ™‚

  • pushups with polish

    these are a great collection of pics! i want all your accessories!

  • Steffys Pros and Cons

    i love all of your amazing layering w bracelets!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  • Call me M

    Wow! These shots are amazing! Love this post!

  • The Fancy Teacup

    Not only is all your nail lacquer total eye candy, but you have an amazing jewelry collection!

    โ™ฅ, Jamie

  • Camille Beaudet

    Looks amazing. I love a good accessory!

    xx Camille

  • Kate

    I love this post! The detailed shots are always my favorite, and you always accessorize so, so well!

  • Heather

    YES – love the leopard belt…and the turquoise nails and leaoprd i-phone cover – i agree – always the details that make it!
    great pics!

  • Bridg

    great pics, love seeing details – and you have some amazing accessories! love those leather shorts too with the zip pockets, so fab! ๐Ÿ™‚

    B xx

  • meisha moo

    I love ..the little details of putting outfits together! great job!!!!

  • Mary Ann

    Cool post – I like all the detailed shots!

  • Beantown's Barbie

    Love the first picture!

  • Miss Jess

    Love love love allllll the little details! I agree with you….details make all the difference!!

  • andrea k (blonde bedhead)

    LOVE this post and I basically want everything you own in the photos above. You mix accessories, colors and patterns flawlessly!

  • Natalie Suarez

    so cute!! LOVE IT ๐Ÿ™‚


  • PinkGlitter

    So many pretty accessories. I like posts like these.

  • Jana Lopez

    That is so true, I just realized this recently, accessories really make more of a statement to any outfit that we wear! I'm just starting my collection and I'm so excited for it to grow!

    Thank you for the post, it's super inspiring ๐Ÿ˜€

  • decimal shoes

    love the 1st pic ๐Ÿ˜€
    I'll definitely will following you if you follow me ๐Ÿ˜€
    Decimal Shoes

  • 7eventh Letter

    OK, I can't take it you are too FLY!!!! I have got so MANY ideas!!! Get it girl. I agree, accessories make a look. But even with the snippets of pictures you provided, I can see the whole picture and I am inspired. WORK!!!

    7eventh Letter

  • Danielle

    I love the first picture. So freakin' sexy

  • Priscilla Francine Makeup

    I just voted for you hun! Hope you win ๐Ÿ˜‰ your hair looks fab in the pictures. I always love with Taylor does these type of posts too

    priscilla francine

  • La Petite Olga

    Great post! Found you on Refinery29 yesterday and voted!!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • Chantelle

    I love your details. You're so meticulous with your accessories. It's truly refreshing to see someone take pride in themselves to that degree. My hat is off to you!

  • Jennifer

    Love this post! the first outfit was my fav ๐Ÿ˜€

  • .Candy.

    this post is just astonishing! i love the REDs! red gloves, red pants, red bag, red gloves! woohoo! I'm obssessed with Red for this season!

  • Gawgus things...

    Details are sooo important! Voted for you ๐Ÿ™‚ xxx

  • M.R.

    love all the bright nails= so pretty!

  • Santina

    I totally agree with you – the details make the outfit. I love that silver cuff!

  • adele

    I love this post Helena!!!!!

  • thestyleflux

    Really adds flavor and sweetness!

    xx Kaye

  • Emilie

    Love this post! I remember the one Taylor did and how I enjoyed it!

  • The doll on fashion

    Great selection of shots – I love your Alexander McQueen ring – stunning!

    The doll on fashion

  • Agata

    Great accessories!

  • I'm Just Me

    love the detail shots!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Style Watch

    Love to see color used so effectively.

  • K.M.

    lovee the pictures โ™ฅ

  • Between Nous

    I am a huge fan of all the accessories….loving all the rings, bracelets, clutches, handbags, oh and those details are just beautiful..colourful…Love them ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Krizia

    Your accessories are to die for!

    x Krizia

    Shark Attack – Fashion Blog

  • ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR

    Couldn't agree more, love the photos you chose ๐Ÿ™‚

    XoXO-Kelli K

  • Neris / Fashion Fractions

    I always love your details so much and was really a pleasure looking at all these photos ๐Ÿ™‚


    Fashion Fractions

  • Chillinstyles

    Love them all!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Tina

    details are the bests posts! i wish everyone would do a post like you and taylor! lol but i do LOVE your details!

  • ellerich

    I love them all but my fav is the outfit in the 5th pic…I LOVE LOVE the way you accessorize

  • Julia

    Helena! I voted for you ๐Ÿ™‚ Your accessories are always so amazing and inspiring

    xo Julia

  • Caitie

    Now I'm all inspired ๐Ÿ™‚ what fabulous piccys!


  • Anonymous

    My sentiments exactly. Sometimes I feel like a gypsy with everything I wear. Love your style. Keep it coming.


    so many amazing detail shots! xo

  • Pablo

    Totally agree! =)

  • Michelle Lee

    amazing post ๐Ÿ™‚

  • The Key To Chic

    So inspired by all the accessories here! Congrats on the DvF/Refinery 29 feature! I'm going to check it out!

  • Serena P.

    Love the accessories!

  • Polly

    Amazing blog! I'm definitely following you! :)))


  • Song of Style

    Hi beautiful!
    It was nice meeting u at the rooftop of Hudson Hotel!! hehe
    btw, just voted for ya! xo

  • Kim (at

    I love how your nailpolish has really become a detail on its own in each pic. So fun.

  • Hilary

    Leopard cell case + green blue polish + beaded striped blouse = my fave pick


  • pinkmate

    all your accessories are just to die for!!! I love all of them!!!


  • Miss Cakey

    Your style is AMAZING!!

  • Jas

    love love love the details

  • Fictitious Fashion

    Love every picture.. especially the blazer and accessories in the 3rd pic frm d bottom!!


  • Natalia

    Love, love, love all the icing. Reminds me of the line "Frost Yourselves" from "How to Lose a Guy." Also, voted for you in the DVF contest. Mixing prints is hard to do and you should win just for attempting it!


    beautiful rings and looks !!!

    I promote spanish designers in Qatar ! Check me out, Iยดd love to follow each other!

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    beautiful images…

  • Mayflower

    Love this post! I adore accessories posts! โ™ฅ

  • peterwriter

    very nice and usefull artical ,i like this post it usefull me and my company Ncentrictech

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