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    HAVE SOME FUN TODAY - Style. The dictionary defines it as "a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed."

    How are you distinctive? Do you dress or pull together a look for yourself based on what looks good on you? Or is it more just what is comfortable? Or easy? 

    Your look style is your vibe. And it's distinctly you. There's not another one like you and so what you do with your exterior is the impression you put out into the world. Studies show that we make judgements and assessments of each other based on these impressions. Our clothes and our general appearance have a lot to do with that. 

    Too often, personal style becomes a thing of the past and for various reasons, we abandon having our own look or caring about our appearance. When our bodies change shape or when we change the course of our life, our clothes and our style changes, too. But many of us opt out of even trying to have style, overloaded by trends or a limited budget, we give up. We reach for cookie cutter or nondescript rather than inspiring and distinct. 

    Style is something unique to you. Only you can rock a look the way you can, because well, it's YOU! There's never going to be another one. So if you've lost your sense of style, find it. Or maybe it's time to change it.

    Here's a few tips on how to keep it stylish...

    1) Fit Is Everything  

    We're all too aware that we're not built the same and that's clear when we torture ourselves with a dressing room and an armful of clothes that are misshapen or make us cringe. Paying more money for something doesn't mean it's going to fit you. That said, if you're shopping the sale rack or for the bargains, make sure it's worth it, even at a cheaper price. The right fit might even mean going up in size but the number doesn't matter, how it looks on your body does. Your best friend in this effort should be a local tailor. Most local dry cleaners usually have one on staff. They can hem, nip and tuck until your clothes are made to fit you. 

    2) Know Your Body

    It's not always the size that matters, it's knowing what looks good on you. Green is your color? V-neck is more flattering on you? You know when certain cuts or colors are better on your body or just not right. Your closet should be full of clothes and accessories you love to wear and that "wear you".

    3) Mix and Match

    People with flawless and impeccable style are people that know how to embrace a trend when it suits them and buck a trend if it's not for them. They combine a trend with a classic or a vintage piece with a modern look. Or maybe it's a shirt from Target with a designer wide-leg jean. Preppy and bohemian? Classic and retro fabulous? That's how you develop style.

    4) Skip A Trend 

    Maybe the Pantone Color of the Year is just not your vibe, as in it washes you out and generally looks awful on you. Maybe the high waisted jean just looks silly on your petite frame. Or maybe the flatform sandal is just not a trend you're into. It's okay to say, "No thank you" to the hot new look because it's just not you. 

    5) Pull It Together

    Regardless of what you wear, take a little time to care. Give yourself a few extra minutes to create a look, or press a shirt. Too often we opt for what's easy or most comfortable or maybe what seems safe. A few great accessories, and an effort at pulling together your style will show, no matter what your wearing. 

    6) Be You 

    If you don't know your "style" or what looks good on you, start from the beginning. Take a friend and hit that dreaded dressing room. Ask for honest opinions, like "Does this look good on me?" or "Can I pull this off?" And pick things that make you happy. That you'll want to wear or that seem like an expression of you. Creating your own style is about having the confidence to wear what you choose, because it's uniquely you. 

    7) Have Some Fun Today

    Yes, we say it all day and everyday, but having style is about having FUN! When you step into your confidence and your best self, that is when the fun starts. That's the embodiment of Have Some Fun Today. When you decide to look through the rose colored glasses just a little longer and find the spark in the otherwise dreary day, that's FUN. Your clothes and accessories should be an expression of that, in the smallest or biggest of ways. Can't wear the faux hawk to work? Opt for a funky bag (Like our HSFT Luxe tote!) or cool lipstick? Work in your style anyway you can, because after all, it's YOU. The world only gets one.... 

     

     

     

     

    Written and contributed by HSFT writer and blogger Rebecca Doubek who loves style....

     

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  • HSFT Founder and CEO keeps her look chic and simple with an HSFT muscle tank pared with black pencil skirt. Now that's business fabulous for summer... 

     

    HAVE SOME FUN TODAY - Hey Momma, you're hot! We love being busy moms on-the-go, but let's not forget to make it about us sometimes. We celebrate sexy women who balance raising children and home life, jobs and careers and still look amazing while doing it. Here's a few tips for all of us to stay looking flawlessly fashionable and impossible chic. 

    #Momlife

    Whether it's the "baby weight" we're now trying to hide or the practicality of our wardrobe which endures the wrath of Mom life, it's an easy way to suck the style right out of you. And let's face it, when you haven't slept in five nights, staying in your pajama bottoms or yoga pants every day is very appealing. 

    As the babies grow up and we become immersed in playdates, soccer games, trips to the park, and maybe even find ourselves back in careers, some of us have forgotten to put the fashion back in our closets. Just say no to the "Style-less". Fashion and style can still be comfortable and flattering, for moms of all shapes and sizes.

    1) It's All About the Denim 

    Ironically the high-waisted jean featured in that SNL skit is actually back in style these days, but do yourself a favor and update your denim wardrobe. You need one good pair of jeans, but they must be from this decade. Yeah, you do look hot in that new bod after doing "Whole 30", but even if you can fit into your jeans from early 20's, it does not mean you should wear them. 

    Denim has changed a lot. A good pair will have a bit of give and stretch and will fit you like a glove without needing to lay flat on the bed to get them zipped. We're looking for fitted and flattering, not spray painted and muffin-topping. (We love Mother Denim and Rag & Bone  on the splurge side and Liverpool Jeans and Express Denim for a budget friendly pair). You want to feel good in these jeans, so be prepared to spend more than you do on your kids clothes. This is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing in your wardrobe. 

    Take a friend, try on as many as you need to until you find "The One". You'll know when you put them on because you'll never want to take them off. We're sort of obsessing over the released hem look.  Soccer field or with heels and fitted blazer for cocktails with your friends, they'll make you feel sexy no matter where you are. 

    2) It's a Shoe Thing

    Shoes may be on the bottom of your body but it's one of the most important details that many woman overlook. A great pair of shoes can change they way you walk into a room, literally! And a great pair of shoes can give you instant style to an otherwise average outfit. Yes, we love those pointy toe flats and those go-to canvas slip ons, but a heel gives you reason to stand a little taller and feel a little sexier. 

    Even just a heel with a few inches of lift will make big difference. Wedge heels are a great way to get the height and keep the comfort and there are so many options from cork to suede. Block heels are stacked and more supportive but super chic in a strappy sandal for summer. And let's not forget a classic stiletto. 

    Grab those amazing jeans, a cool graphic t-shirt (our Have Some Fun Today original Tee is our go to) and a fitted jacket or blazer. Now slip on those heels. And Momma just stepped up her style....

    3) Pick a Trend, Any Trend

    Jeans and heels are staples and classics that transcend the trends from season to season but a great way to punch up your look is with one seasonal trend that can mix well with the rest of your closet. 

    Take that fitted jacket or blazer. Why not pick a jacket in the hot color of the season, a whisper blush pink or a neutral nude? Both are Pantone's Top 10 Colors for Spring. And it will go with everything. Dress it up or down and watch it become the workhorse of your closet. 

    Or shop for inexpensive accessories on trend, like a great bag in those fabulous colors, a statement necklace or choker. Simple details like accessories can take your style from basic to fashion forward. Being a mom is the hardest and the best job job you'll ever have but you can still look good doing it.

     4) Teach Your Children Well 

    Want to pass on life skills to your children? Teach them how to have style, fashion and good taste. It may sound trite, but your kids learn about personal style and feeling confident by emulating their parents.

    "I love that my two daughter's have their own uniquely individual sense when it comes to fashion and style," says HSFT founder and designer Stephanie Taormina. " I've worked in the fashion and design industry for years. So, they know the value of well made clothes, they know what looks good on their bodies and they have a confidence about them. I've always taught them being beautiful is a deeply personal expression and comes from feeling good about yourself."

    Busy moms default their own personal style and fashion for comfort and practicality all the time.  Knowing how to spot a great handbag, a good pair of shoes, a well-made garment, even if you find it at a thrift store, that's a life skill! And being stylish and chic can be done on any budget. But showing your kids that yes, mom does own more than yoga pants shows them you value taking care of yourself. And that is a valuable lesson at any age.

     

     

     

    Written and contributed by HSFT writer and blogger Rebecca Doubek

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  • We love the versatility of  our Have Some Fun Today muscle tank paired with anything or nothing at all....

     

    A Flair For The Dramatic

    There's something about our HSFT luxe t-shirts, crops and tanks that make us never want to take them off. And the runway trend tor Summer 2017 is the "Statement and Slogan" vibe on tees, skirts and dresses. The look is versatile and fabulous and gives any look instant style. Pairing an easy piece like a our HSFT crop tank or slouchy tee with a dramatic piece like a textured jacket or muted neutral is the hot look for warm weather.  A pretty skirt and sexy stilettos or a super wide-leg pant and block heels paired with our HSFT original tee  is style all day long. The possibilities are endless and the look can run the gamete from dressy to casual chic. 

    Easy Breezy Tees Made Fabulous

    Here's an easy way to make a statement t-shirt chic and sophisticated. A statement tee is like a great necklace or cool accessory. Mix it with unexpected pieces in your closet like skirts, palazzo pants or a great jacket. Dress it up with a piece that gives you maximum impact, like a fabulous lace maxi skirt, a dramatic strappy shoe and the perfect fitting jean, or a "Pantone Pink" like Pale Dogwood mini-skirt and suddenly you've got the wow factor.  

    The "statement tee" trend is fresh and youthful but doesn't have to look like you've raided your teenager's closet. Shop your own closet and look for staples you can mix and match. And invest in one great trend piece this season that can carry that style like a workhorse. (We're loving the "flatform" sandals and super long pendants...) Look for textures and colors, (neutrals and nudes are having a moment, oversized bags, and anything 80's glam!) Balance with a staple like a great fitting jean, bag, fabulous heel. 

     

    Summer Style & Vintage Denim

    And summer lovin' goes a long way with vintage Levi's cutoff shorts like these from RE/DONE Denim, our original crop tank and urban chic sneaks for lazy days on the boardwalk or poolside glam. Transform it to sass and class for cocktails when you switch out the kicks for a great summer sandal wedge and a breezy, long lace vest. 

     

    Gym Glam

    You don't get much more versatile than a crop tank you can wear with heels and also wear to workout. That's what the HSFT tees give you, options for days. We love our original crop tank over a fitted sports bra, so much so that we've designed a whole new line of amazing HSFT workout wear (coming soon!) including leggings and sports bras. 

    Cocktails with the girls, date night with your hottie, strength training a the gym, this look is ready-to-wear, chic, stylish, and looks good on everyone. The added bonus is your daily reminder to just grab a hold of life and Have Some Fun Today. Now that's a statement.  HSFT. Now go be fabulous! 

     

     

    Written and contributed by Rebecca Doubek who loves a sexy shoe....

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  • Beautiful Moms are everywhere! Stylish Moms like Sarah keep staples like a great fitting jacket and jeans that rock your bod. Shop this black Slouchy Have Some Fun Today tank with our early  Mother's Day Sale!  Enjoy 30% off at our studio Happy Hour today or online with code mothersday17 through the weekend. 

     

    HAVE SOME FUN TOAY - The "Mom Jean" started as a hilarious Saturday Night Live parody about bad "Mom Style". It's since become a real life "cautionary tale" for any of us whose life and closet has crossed the threshold into motherhood. But being a mother doesn't have to mean a "Dowdy and Dated" wardrobe. 

    #Momlife

    Whether it's the "baby weight" we're now trying to hide or the practicality of our wardrobe which endures the wrath of Mom life, it's an easy way to suck the style right out of you. And let's face it, when you haven't slept in five nights, staying in your pajama bottoms or yoga pants every day is very appealing. 

    As they babies grow up and we become immersed in playdates, soccer games, trips to the park, and maybe even find ourselves back in careers, some of us have forgotten to put the fashion back in our closets. Avoid the Frump and just say no to the "Style-less". Fashion and style can still be comfortable and flattering, for moms of all shapes and sizes.

    1) It's All About the Denim 

    Let's start with the Mom Jean thing. Ironically the high-waisted jean featured in that skit is actually back in style these days, but do yourself a favor and update your denim wardrobe. You need one good pair of jeans, but they must be from this decade. Yeah, you do look hot in that new bod after doing "Whole 30", but even if you can fit into your jeans from early 20's, it does not mean you should wear them. 

    Denim has changed a lot. A good pair will have a bit of give and stretch and will fit you like a glove without needing to lay flat on the bed to get them zipped. We're looking for fitted and flattering, not spray painted and muffin-topping. (We love Mother Denim and Rag & Bone  on the splurge side and Liverpool Jeans and Express Denim for a budget friendly pair). You want to feel good in these jeans, so be prepared to spend more than you do on your kids clothes. This is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing in your wardrobe. 

    Take a friend, try on as many as you need to until you find "The One". You'll know when you put them on because you'll never want to take them off. We're sort of obsessing over the released hem look.  Soccer field or with heels and fitted blazer for cocktails with your friends, they'll make you feel sexy no matter where you are. 

    2) It's a Shoe Thing

    Shoes may be on the bottom of your body but it's one of the most important details that many woman overlook. A great pair of shoes can change they way you walk into a room, literally! And a great pair of shoes can give you instant style to an otherwise average outfit. Yes, we love those pointy toe flats and those go-to canvas slip ons, but a heel gives you reason to stand a little taller and feel a little sexier. 

    Even just a heel with a few inches of lift will make big difference. Wedge heels are a great way to get the height and keep the comfort and there are so many options from cork to suede. Block heels are stacked and more supportive but super chic in a strappy sandal for summer. And let's not forget a classic stiletto. 

    Grab those amazing jeans, a cool graphic t-shirt (our Have Some Fun Today original Tee is our go to) and a fitted jacket or blazer. Now slip on those heels. And Momma just stepped up her style....

    3) Pick a Trend, Any Trend

    Jeans and heels are staples and classics that transcend the trends from season to season but a great way to punch up your look is with one seasonal trend that can mix well with the rest of your closet. 

    Take that fitted jacket or blazer. Why not pick a jacket in the hot color of the season, a whisper blush pink or a neutral nude? Both are Pantone's Top 10 Colors for Spring. And it will go with everything. Dress it up or down and watch it become the workhorse of your closet. 

    Or shop for inexpensive accessories on trend, like a great bag in those fabulous colors, a statement necklace or choker. Simple details like accessories can take your style from basic to fashion forward. Being a mom is the hardest and the best job job you'll ever have but you can still look good doing it.

    Chic and Stylish is On Sale (Shop the Code!)

    And since we're Moms who are in the "mom spirit" of things, we're offering 30% off at our in-studio event tonite from 4:30-6:30 and online through the weekend! Shop the code mothersday17 and treat yourself and some other moms you know.

     

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    HAVE SOME FUN TODAY - You need this new trend in your closet. Here's an easy way to bring your basic wardrobe into high fashion this Spring, that will last you through summer. Write this down.... Pale Dogwood and Hazelnut.

    The Color Gods

    No, these aren't fancy new drinks on the Starbucks menu, these are the hot, trending colors from the Pantone Fashion Color Report for 2017.

    The guiding force behind the color palette for fashion, these Pantone colors were splashed all over the runway and are now making their mark in paint colors and home design.

    So Much More Than Just Tan and Pink

    We adore the neutrality of these colors. The Hazelnut color looks gorgeous in a modern cut pant, a beautiful flutter top silk blouse or classic blazer. Think shades of a pale khaki or rich ivory. Cream, buff, ecru, champagne.... it's catalog speak for a color that may sound incredibly dull but is actually beautiful and offers versatility to your closet.  

    And Pale Dogwood is that just blush of pink, a hint or a whisper of its more vibrant counterpart. Muted, yes, but nonetheless fabulous. This is a gorgeous rosè in a crystal glass or the palest pink of the spring cherry blossom. And universally, both of these colors tend to be flattering on most skin tones.

    How To Wear It

    We love the look of the neutral nude set to the classic jeans and t-shirt. But you can take it from basic to fabulous with just a few additions.

    The easiest way add these color trends to your everyday look is with accessories. Your go-to favorite jeans and still trending "statement tee" are the perfect foundation to go any direction that your day may take you.

    Running errands around town or meetings with clients on the fly? Take our cool HSFT Live Love Wear Share tee and jeans to another level with hint of the barely there hue in a great slide sneaker. (We heart these classic Van sneakers from Nordstrom in a perforated suede) or you can opt for these fabulous canvas espadrilles in nude from Anthropologie.

    Your day turns into night and it's time for cocktails with your hottie? Switch out the slides for some sexy, strappy sandals in this creamy color. Add a chic natural leather cuff, a buff-tone leather choker, and did we mention this color looks amazing with gold? Layer your go-to gold pieces whenever you pick this muted palette. 

    Complete the look with a fabulous bag like this quilted Chanel classic bag or  any one of the delicious options in this barely there color. We love the Michale Kors Mercer Convertible Tote in fawn   or this fabulous Loeffler Randall dome satchel with tassels in a buttery natural leather. 

    Dive Into the Color Pool 

    You don't have to over do it to be "on point" and look amazing. Mixing trends with classic looks and basic pieces from your wardrobe gives you just enough nod to a look or a style. 

    And however you decide to dress it, Have Some Fun Today!

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