• Fashion,  How to videos

    How to create a fall/winter outfit from a cropped trench coat

    How to create a fall/winter outfit from a cropped trench coat I have never taken any days off from my blogging since I started my blog in 2014. But this year I decided to give myself a break while also spending more time with my family. I will be back on 1/2/2017, Monday. Hopefully see you all then! This is my first video of the series I wish to continue this next year which is called “How to create an outfit starting with one piece”. The past Wednesday I talked about Trend Alert Cropped Trench Coat with Dezzal. If you haven’t gotten a chance to read it, you can catch…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips,  Product Reviews

    Trend Alert Cropped Trench Coat with Dezzal

    Trend Alert Cropped Trench Coat with Dezzal Since last year, I have been looking for a good cropped trench coat. And finally I found the perfect one at Dezzal.com. I have had a few things from this website and I still love them. You can read the reviews here and here. And below are some of the looks. This Double Breasted Cropped Jacket is just the one I always wanted. It is very well made, and the cropped style is so flattering for a petite woman like me. You can come back this Friday to watch the video of how I created this outfit and see more of this jacket…

  • Fashion,  Product Reviews

    Last minute unique gift idea with CaseApp

    Last minute unique gift idea with CaseApp I have moved more than 30 times in my whole life and it is hard to call a place home. I was born in a very small rural village in NorthEast China. After I graduated, I ran to Shanghai to chase my dream. You can read more from About Me page. After I moved to America, I often refer to Shanghai as my hometown when people ask me where I am from. I picked Shanghai, not because it is the biggest, coolest and funnest city to live in, although it’s all those things. And if you don’t know, yes, the photo on my…

  • Fashion,  Over 40s fashion tips

    How to perfectly pack your evening clutch

    How to perfectly pack your evening clutch Happy Friday guys! New years call for new plans and changes. I will start to produce more Youtube videos for my 3rd year blogging. My plan is at least once a week and it will be most likely on every Friday. The past Wednesday I talked about how to choose the perfect evening clutch, if you haven’t gotten a chance to read it, you can catch up here. On the same note, I wanted to share with you how to perfectly pack your evening clutch. So my first video is below, it would be great if you can watch it and give me…

  • Fashion,  Michigan Fashion events/interviews,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips,  Product Reviews

    A Guide for choosing the Perfect Clutch with Beau Satchelle

    A Guide for choosing the Perfect Clutch with Beau Satchelle Now that Christmas is just right around the corner, it is time for us to upgrade our evening look game. 😉 Today I am going to share with you how to pick a perfect evening clutch. What to look for in a perfect evening clutch: You all know that I am the Ambassador for our very own Michigan luxury leather goods brand Beau Satchelle. This brand constantly produces very thoughtful and perfectly designed high end bags for every occasion. So I will use my beloved Grace bespoke evening clutch from them as an example in this post. By the way,…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Petite fashion tips

    Neutral Camel and Gray the Perfect Combo for a chic look

    Neutral Camel and Gray the Perfect Combo for a Chic Look You all know that I love bold colors. But it doesn’t mean that I dislike neutral colors. I just don’t like boring color combos. 😉 Among all the neutral colors, I like the mix of camel and gray best, what a pair! There is nothing more chic, more sophisticated or more classic than these two together. You may think, what about black and white? Good question, they are the forever classic but because of the strong contrast, they can come out a little bit too loud compared to the much more subtle camel and grey. I have to say,…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Petite fashion tips

    Classic for Ever – Cape Coats for Fall and Winter

    Classic for Ever – Cape Coats for Fall and Winter I love capes, and my love lasts all year round. The Cool, Capable Cape is one of the trends will never go out of style. It is so classic and edgy at the same time; especially if you are wearing a men’s wear inspired cape for winter. 1. A black and red sweater cape: 2. A grey cape: 3. A burgundy cape: If you are tired of your normal winter coats, then put on your cape and you will instantly become the most stylish one in the crowd. After all, there’s no point in being in a crowd unless you…

  • blogging,  Fashion

    TWO YEAR BLOG ANNIVERSARY | COLORANDGRACE.COM TURNS TWO

    Two year blog anniversary—colorandgrace.com turns two! Yes, it has only been two years for colorandgrace.com. Somehow I feel like it has been 3 or 4 years already. Lol! There are a lot of people who have asked me “What inspired you to become a fashion blogger?” Here is the answer for you all. I have always loved fashion and dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. But I don’t know how to draw or sew. After reading many articles about how the fashion blogger industry has grown stronger, I realized that I could do it too. This has been a very difficult year for our family but I still managed to…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Must Haves: Fun Animal Sweaters for Fall/Winter

    Must Haves: Fun Animal Sweaters for Fall/Winter I am often asked by interviewers, What is my personal style? For me, it is elegant, polished and fun. For the fun part, I love to use colors, prints and funky accessories to show off my playful vibe. And every fall and winter, the animal sweater becomes my must haves in my wardrobe to pull off those fun looks I desire. The cat sweater: Look 1: Look 2: Look 3: The tiger sweater: Look 1: Look 2: Look 3: Look 4: The fox sweater: Look 1: Look 2: The bird sweater: The robot sweater: I know a robot is not technically an animal…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Rock a Shearling Coat Like a Fashion Girl

    Rock a Shearling Coat Like a Fashion Girl Other than down jackets, a shearling coat is one of the warmest pieces you can wear for winter. And the best part? It’s a timeless piece that’s as versatile as it is classic. Ground it with denim or elevate it with a fancy dress. COMFY CHIC WEEKEND LOOK Of course it will go perfectly with any of your denim looks. But if you would like to add a little bit more edgy vibe, choose some black leather leggings instead of jeans. COLD-PROOF DRESSY LOOK Pick a dressy dress or skirt to go with it. The unexpected factor is fully paid off by…

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    The Modern Ways to Wear a Brooch—And Make It Look Seriously Cool

    The Modern Ways to Wear a Brooch—And Make It Look Seriously Cool I have been collecting vintage or unique brooches for many years. Considering they’re one of the most versatile and underutilized accessories out there, they deserve a shout out! And below are 4 looks that I am using them in a modern way. Look 1: On your collar Look 2: Group with a few on a denim jacket Look 3: Add bling bling to your hat Look 4: Bring down the turtle neck and show some skin Look 5: Add the sparkle to your bow Of course you can put a brooch on your gloves, your purse and just…

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