During the opening of her latest designer boutique, Coquette, designer Aries Milan took me aside to share some of her fashion secrets that she lives by.
Beaded embellishments, studs or gem accents on jackets, necklines and shoes are always donned in establishing a chic appeal.
Silk is Chic
Throw on a silk scarf - it's one of the simplest things you can do and it gives you an instant classic and polished look.
Throw on the Pearls
Pearls glam up any ensemble and embody a classically feminine Audrey Hepburn look.
The Shades are a 'Go'
Oversized sunglasses are a fashionista staple that adds instant mystique and mod glam. And let's face it, we all just love the feel of them too!
For more on my exclusive from the grand opening of Coquette, designer boutique in Santa Monica, California and fashion advice from designer Aries Milan, check out my fashion designer column on About.com
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