TREND ALERT: Vegan Leather

I picked up these vegan leather pants from H&M last week and I have to say, I was fooled by the resemblance to the real thing in quality and aesthetic. If you’re someone like me who wants to be more intentional with the items you bring into your closet, vegan leather is an ethical choice … Continue Reading

Best Boot Styles To Try This Fall

Fall is a perfect excuse to ditch your summer footwear like sneakers and flats and get into a pair of true fall essentials – boots! From over the knee options, to booties, combat boots and everything in between, there is a style of this practical and fashionable footwear that will speak to you. And as … Continue Reading

The Little Black Dress – A Fall Season Staple

The Fall season has arrived and there’s nothing more beautiful and humbling than the sight of fall foliage that comes with it. The colors of the changing leaves is incredibly pleasing to the eye but also a swift reminder that the only constant is change and even Mother Nature needs time for renewal. Fall leaves … Continue Reading

How to Transition into Fall Fashion with Sweater Dresses

Fall weather is finally here. And as temperatures start to dip, it’s time to start putting away your summer clothes and renew your closet with fall staples. One such staple that’s been in my closet and that I am most excited to wear again is a versatile Sweater Dress. I’ve worn many sweater dresses over … Continue Reading

NYFW in Times of Quarantine and Social Distancing

New York Fashion Week is happening! But just like every other major event of 2020 that wasn’t canceled, it looks nothing like it did in the past. The “new normal” of everyday social-distancing is pushing the organizers behind NYFW to get more creative than ever. On the CFDA website, shows and presentations are streamed live … Continue Reading

Video: H&M Basics Try-On Haul

I’m bringing you another try-on haul today, this time I’m styling up a few pieces I purchased from H&M, Mango and &Other Stories. I wanted some versatile basic pieces that I can easily wear with other items in my closet. You can take majority of the items featured in this haul straight into the Fall … Continue Reading

Trend Alert: Muscle Tees with Shoulder Pads

“Be the woman who fixes another woman’s crown, without telling the world that it was crooked and align yourself with women who will do the same for you.” – Anonymous Styled up the very on-trend muscle tee with shoulder pads with my girl Gail @simplygailg. Are you into this trend because I’m absolutely loving it. … Continue Reading

Video: Asos Summer Try-On Haul

Hey Gems!! We’re halfway through the week and I hope you’re having a lovely one so far!! I’ve been doing a bit of online shopping and today I’m sharing some looks I purchased from Asos with a Style Haul. They had some beautiful pieces that I wanted to try out like the asymmetrical linen midi … Continue Reading

High Summer ASOS Swimsuit Try-On

https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Automatic.mp4 I’ve gone to the beach more times this Summer than I have any other summers in the past. The beach has been my little escape from the bustle of New York since I can’t travel to the tropics like I’d love to ? Today I’m showing you 4 swimsuit purchases I made on Asos since … Continue Reading

5 Easy Ways To Style Chain Belts

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CCwkRpWJDiR/ Chain Belts – love them or don’t, they are here to stay. And if you’ve been following your girl here on IG, you know that they’re my absolute favorite accessories. They are versatile, pretty much go with any outfit, and unlike traditional belts, they are really easy to adjust to fit any waist. Today, … Continue Reading