Bundled Up Style

Yasmin here for another post on our Bratz Trends Blog today! Lots of our friends have been asking us for tips to dress during the cold Fall and Winter months, so I decided to take the lead to talk about stylish bundled up fashion.

Just because the weather is a drag, doesn’t mean our fashion has to be drab. Right, Bratzies?

There are so many ways to jazz up an outfit even when the weather is trying really hard to give us a “bad outfit day.” I recommend sticking with styles that you know you love and feel comfortable wearing. The important thing is to stay warm!

If you are still looking for more tips, I’ve put together a quick list of Do’s & Don’t’s for ya below!

The Do’s

  • Definitely Layer Clothes – it makes it easy to go from outdoor to indoor weather without freezing or overheating.
  • Be Scarf & Gloves Ready – these are great accessories that look good & help keep you warm. They’re also easy to stuff in a backpack or handbag…even a large coat jacket!
  • Consider a Hat – a lot of heat escapes from the top of the head, so a hat is a good way of trapping that heat to keep in “storage” on a cold day.
  • Mix & Match – a good rule to stick with in every season. Mix summer prints with winter colors or summer colors with winter prints.

The Don’t’s

  • Wear Summer Shorts or Dresses – it’s too cold for summer fabrics unless you cover those legs with tights or leggings.
  • Go outside with wet hair – even though wet hair may not get you sick, wet hair in cold weather sure does make someone feel colder than usual!
  • Forget to moisturize – cold weather often dries out skin & lips. Don’t forget to apply chapstick & lotion.

 

Snooze & Style

Let’s face it, getting up in the morning for school can be hard sometimes.

It’s especially hard during the winter when it’s cold and gloomy outside, but you are nice and warm under the blankets! Lots of times we hit snooze over and over (and over) again to give us a few more precious moments of sleep. But those are extra minutes we could use deciding what to wear to school. So NOT cool. We Bratz love to have all the time we need to choose the perfect outfit for the day. A Bratzie can never be rushed when it comes to styling. But we also like to have our beauty sleep too!

Decisions, decisions—luckily, we always have back-up plans!

  • Sometimes we try to plan our outfit the night before (which totes helps us out).
  • Other times we choose an outfit that we’ve worn in the past and loved.
  • There are also our Bratz style staples that we make sure are always on-hand in the closet, just in case we are short on time (check out last week’s blog post      for more deets).
  • One of our favorite things to do is talk on the phone with our bestiez about different outfits to wear throughout the week. Our friends are always there to offer great style advice and we couldn’t be happier!

How do you figure out what to wear every day? Help a Bratzie out and share tips in the comment section.

Snooze ya later!

 

Style Staples

It’s no secret that the Bratz absolutely love to get dressed up and create some funky, fabulous fashions! We always have tons of fun playing with the clothes in our closets and trying to create more new outfits with items we already own. If you girliez are like us (which we know you are!), fashion and style is a big part of your daily life.

One afternoon we were all hanging around with our BFFs talking about our favorite outfits. After talking clothes for hours (obviously), we compiled a little list of items that all of us seemed to have in our closet that we often used in different ways to create awesome outfits. These items are great to keep on hand and tend to appear every year in some sort of trendy fashion.  We thought it was a good idea to share these Bratz Style Staples with all of our friendz! These pieces can create many different styles that fit your personality and the best part is you can wear them from year to year!

Here are our Bratz Style Staples –

  • Leggings – invest in printed ones  like leopard, zebra or a bright neon pair.
  • Jacket – denim or leather. Even a cropped jacket would be awesome!
  • White T-shirt – always great to pair with a maxi skirt, denim pants or printed leggings
  • Accessories – a statement or chunky necklace or earrings always make an outfit pop
  • Go-To Shoes – whether they are high top sneakers, black high heels, embellished sandals or glitzy flats, your go-to shoes should represent your personality & the outfits you like to wear

What do you consider to be personal style staples? Share with us in the comments!

A Stylin’ Starz Halloween

Hi there, boo-z! There are all sorts of glam-ific fun in store this Halloween here at the Bratz house, but some of our friends are still having trouble deciding what to dress up as. With so many options out there to choose from, it’s no wonder our Bratzies can’t decide!

Last week we talked about how to create your very own Bratzillaz costume, so now we are going to help out with tips on how to create a Bratz Style Starz. Our style star look is super pop glam and all about having fun. We know if anyone can be a style star best it’s our Bratzies!

Here’s how to create your very own Bratz Style Starz costume in 5 easy steps –

  1. Pick your Star: choose your Bratz Style Starz girl or you can be a combo of all of us!
  2. Style it up: Take a look in your closet for the funkiest, brightest and fun clothes. The bolder, the better. Think Hollywood glam like Selena Gomez, Bella Thorne and Katy Perry. Remember to mix and match styles, patterns and fabrics!
    Extra tip – ask mom, sister(s) and / or friends to make a visit to their closets for extra options to choose from
  3. Always Accessorize: grab some super trendy sunglasses, shoes (like your princess pouf sandals, if you have them) and plenty of bracelets to complete your glam look.
  4. ‘Do your Hair: ask for some help curling the hair or ask if anyone has a fun wig to borrow. The bigger the hair, the better!
  5. Mic-up: Every star needs a microphone! If you don’t already have a toy (or real) microphone handy, you can make your own. Grab a tennis ball and the cardboard from a used paper towel roll and tape them together. Next, wrap it all up black (or any color) tissue paper.

Now you Starz are camera-ready for Glam-oween! For extra star fun, be sure to download the Bratz Style Starz app for the iPhone and iPad. You can document your rockin’ style and snap photos using the Bratz Cam, sing the night away along with us in karaoke, OR even create your very own songs. Go ahead Starz, sing your heart out!

Wishing all our friendz a very stylin’, safe and HAPPY GLAM-oween

Trick or Treat!
Yasmin, Sasha, Jade & Cloe

Wicked Glam!

Halloween is one of the Bratz’ favorite holidays of the year! What other holiday out there encourages us to get dressed up in fun, funky costumes and makeup?

Word on the street is gals everywhere want to dress up as the Bratzillaz – Cloetta Spelleta, Yasmina Clairvoya, Sashabella Paws, Jade J’Adore and Meygana Broomstix. There’s a quick and easy way for Bratzies to create their own Bratzillaz style with items from around the house. We’re ready for glam to get wicked and you can be too!

Here are 5 easy tips to make your own Bratzillaz costume:

  1. Pick a Bratzillaz girl -  (red for Jade J’adore or hot pink for Cloetta Spelletta, or whatevs)
  2. Style the outfit – grab clothes from your own closet & get creative with the chosen color (the funkier, the better!)
  3. Make a cape – with a bed sheet or a piece fabric (be sure to use the color you picked)
  4. Borrow or Create a witch hat –using 2 pieces of cardboard paper (take one sheet & tape together to make a cone, and then cut the other piece into a circle. Wrap both pieces with colored fabric & secure together with glue or tape to make a hat)
  5. Grab a Broom

Now get flyin’  – BRATZACADABRA!

Glam squad out!

NYC Fashion Week Love

Hi there, Bratzies! Jade here and I’ve got a serious case of New York Fashion Week! What a great week for the city, I so wish the Bratz could have been there front and center for all the glam!

Let’s talk runway trends. From fierce prints to super brights like blues, reds and greens, it’s going to be another bold year in fashion! Think florals with stripes, funky prints with a girly touch and intense color blocking with a bright blues and soft pinks. Don’t be afraid to mix patterns and colors that may not typically match, Bratzies. Let the imagination run wild this season because it’s all about making a personality statement and taking outfits to new heights. Sure sounds like Bratz style to me!

I definitely will be taking some serious fashion trends to the L.O.V.E Jade boutique and will be sure to share all my style inspiration on the blog.

I’m SO excited to share my new styles with each of you and see what all the Bratz fashionistaz will be wearing this next year.  I always love seeing the great outfit creations from each of you! What were some of your favorite looks from the runway? Post your comments below!

Satchel Style

Hey there, Bratzies! Cloe here, and if you’re like me, you need a SERIOUS purse to hold all your makeup, your cell phone, journal, and anything else that could solve any possible issues at school, the mall, or even a dance! This Fall, the best bag there is to handle…well, EVERYTHING…is the stylin’ satchel bag.

Somewhere between a clutch and a shoulder bag, the satchel was made to be carried low by the handles, or worn high close to the body and around the shoulder. These bags are seriously roomy. I can fit my whole life in one of these, and thanks to its rounder shape, it doesn’t look bulky or clunky.

Plus, since it’s designed to be carried or worn close at hand, it’ll take less time to grab your cell phone out of it to put in a cute boy’s number!

Try coordinating the color of your satchel with the primary color of your accessories, such as your belt, shoes, or scarves – it’ll enhance those small doses of shade on your body and really make them POP! What would YOU put in your satchel before leaving the house?

Catch You Brazies Later!

Smart Style

See how a little preppy houndstooth pattern on my pants gives the outfit an edge without overpowering it? Give it a shot, schoolgirl!

Hello to all my Bratzie girls! Cloe here, and I’m getting ready to shop for some cool new plaid skirts so I can be prepared to go preppy!

The newest Fall trend calls for us ladies to start breaking out the school uniform-type clothes and accessories, such as cardigans, vests, knee socks, argyles, plaids, thick-framed glasses, and loafers–but with a stylish twist!

Try incorporating a preppy-type pattern or item into your usual outfits, like a houndstooth skirt or pants, or some argyle knee-socks with your favorite skirts.

It’s so awesome that dressing like you’re going to school can look so fabulous outside of school! What kind of prep-tacular accessories or clothes do you plan to try out?

That’s all for now…stay looking SMART, Bratzie girls!

 

Bratz Hair Extensions 101

Hello dollz—Sasha on the scene bringing you a quick lesson on hair extensions! Hair extensions are a fun and fabulous way to add some color to your hair without long-term commitment or causing damage to your gorgeous locks. I’ve seen some pretty crazy styles out there—from feathers to glowing fiber optic strands! Celebs always rock extensions to help them go from long luscious waves on the red carpet to an exciting colorful hairstyle on stage.

There are a few different types of hair extensions. You can either get clip-on, glue-in or weaved in extensions.

Clip-on hair extensions are super easy to wear and change. You just need to hide the clip under a layer of hair. This is best for one-day use or if you just like to change up your look a lot!

Glue-in extensions can last up to a month—if done right—and you’ll need a hair stylist or friend to help.  To remove them you need to use a special oil-conditioning remover. If you are patient and gentle you can take them off without damaging your hair.

Weaved in extensions stay on longer than glue in extensions and are pretty much “threaded” into your hair on hidden rows of braids. These extensions take a while for the hair stylist to put on your hair but the results are worth it if you want the extensions in for a long time. You can wash your hair and style it anyway you want!

If you need more detail on how to put on hair extensions, surf YouTube for great How-To videos—there are some good ones out there! What do you think about hair extensions?

Catch ya later!