What to do when the weather cools down…

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Winter is without a doubt our favorite season. You don’t need an excuse to bake every weekend, cozy up with friends to re-watch old movies, layer like it’s nobody’s biz, and prep like an overachiever for the upcoming holiday season. With the first day of winter less than a month away, here are a few of things we’re planning on tackling this year… Think of it as a really, really fun ‘to-do’ list!

1. Learn how to make apple cider donuts.

2. Do a house purge where every weekend you tackle a different closet. (you go, girl!)

3. Rent a cabin up north for a long weekend away with friends.

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4. Master three new soups.

5. Compile a list of cold weather trends to try (including our favorite, fur!)

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6. Host a baked potato bar party. Can you say delish?

7. Visit a ghost town.

8. Make pumpkin butter and package in jars for gifts.

Elan Style: Fall Trends to Try!

Although lace and crochet may seem like a blast from the past, these two iconic trends are a must have this fall! From the runway to your wardrobe these feminine frocks can be dressed up or down.

Lace:

Lace speaks the language of love and romance. Check out our favorite lace lovelies available now at Elan Style. These dresses are sure to add a little sex appeal and sophistication to your wardrobe. Too ladylike for your tastebuds? Try toning down these frilly garments with a chunky Frye boot and a utilitarian jacket for a delicate-meets-durable look. Definitely fall worthy!

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Crochet:

We know what you may be thinking…. Just because your grandmother knitted you a crochet afghan ten years ago for Christmas doesn’t mean this garment isn’t wardrobe worthy! Crochet offers up a hippy chic vibe inspired by the 70’s. Try pairing our favorite crochet cardigan with a loose print blouse, dark denim skinny jeans, and a knee-high boot for a 70’s inspired look that is oh-so-NOW!

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These must have styles and more are available at Elan Style now! Don’t wait too long to shop your favorites, they won’t last long!  Email us for more information at flair@azelanstyle.com or stop by and see us at our Scottsdale location at the Scottsdale Quarter. We look forward to seeing your beautiful faces!

Elan Style: Fall Fashion Fix!

So we totally have you covered when it comes to your fall transition wardrobe (check out our new arrivals must-haves from Bobi, below), but if you’re anything like us, sometimes it feels like your hairstyle is always stuck in last season. Before you go for something drastic, try out a look we LOVE and that is super simple to replicate at home, the Fishtail Halo Braid. We love updos in the winter because it pulls your hair up and away from the dramatic collars and statement necklaces. It will also spare you a trip to the salon and months of waiting for your hair to grow back ;)

Check out the super-easy tutorial for this fishtail halo braid and let us know what you think!

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Yeah!!! Good weather!

FINALLY!! GREAT WEATHER!! Time to break out those heavy parkas! Ok.. not really. But still.. this is the perfect weather to layer as the evenings will get a little chilly! Wear a little tank, little sweater, little jacket.. you get the idea! Don’t forget to drop by the store when you are in the Quarter as we have a TON of new items just PERFECT for fall!!! Happy Halloween!!!