Check out Smashion Spotlight's Laura Ramos, sister of Alejandra Ramos, who was featured in a previous post. It is obvious to see that great style runs in the veins of this family. Even though Laura and Alejandra share a passion for fashion, their styles could not be any more different. While...

The style is a little western-inspired, bohemian, and looks effortless with a wide variety and range of outfits. The ankle boots come in earthy shades that will elongate the legs as well as classic black. They are already sold out at many boutiques and online retailers, even though they...

Smashion Spotlight's Alejandra Ramos graduated from FIDM in San Francisco, and majored in Visual Communications. She is currently a Visual Merchandiser for Forever 21, and her job consists of mannequin styling, creating unique interior displays, table presentations, and about a million other...

If you don't have a scarf in your daily wardrobe, consider your smashion outfit incomplete. A good scarf can bring you from basic to celebrity stylin' in a matter of seconds. The ability to mix and match colors is endless. There is a scarf for every occasion, and they are appropriate at all...

This brings my attention to wedges! I have mentioned my adoration for wedges before in a prior "Smashion Spotlight" (with London Glendenning), but to recap: wedges are not only perfect for spring, but summer as well. You can dress them up or down, and like heels, they have similar...

Even if you don't enjoy the bohemian styles as much as I do, there's reason to hit these markets. Shops selling western style clothing also dotted the landscape (though they tended to be a tad more expensive), alongside stands with shoes, lamps, souvenirs, books, and myriad other products....

) Another easy braid is the fishtail braid...I like to keep mine looking a little bit messy. It seems easy at first but takes a little bit of practice! The rope braid is extremely simple but looks like it takes a lot of time... (so obviously one of my favorites!) Another braid that I...

They add instance bohemian style to any plain tank or tee. In warmer weather you can rock one with gladiators and for cooler weather they look adorable with ankle-high booties and a leather bomber (or denim vest). You don't have to stick to one certain style when wearing a maxi skirt, for...

I was browsing Smashion Babble here the other day, when I came across an article by a fellow babbler, called "Thinspiration." It was a post exalting the accomplishment of a girl who lost a bunch of weight, showing before and after photos and linking to the girl's tumblr. Now, I couldn't be...

I recently scored a plain back, cotton, braided strapped dress with a shorter front hemline and a longer back. I tried it on, unsure if I could pull it off (I'm a mere 5'1"). But as I stepped out of the dressing room to get my friend's opinion, an older woman gushed at how amazing it looked on...

 

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