Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Bright On

rainbowbright Inspiration can emerge from the most unlikely style sources. Take the lovely brightly printed dress from Jonathan Saunders’ Spring/Summer 09 show as seen on the even lovelier Thandie Newton....Reminiscent of childhood cartoon icon Rainbow Brite, non? Choose a dress or swimsuit in a rainbow hue to get in on the act full force or tiptoe with subtle accents.

Striped Off Shoulder Dress with Tie $440 Alice + Olivia; aliceandolivia.com Laser Cut Droplet Earrings $7.80 Forever 21; forever21.com Indian Summer Maillot $134.89 Anthropologie; anthropologie.com

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Love it or Loathe it: Peplum

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