Archives for October 2015

MAC Warm Neutral Palette Quicklook

Hey beauties, I’m back from our wedding festivities and honeymoon!!!!!!  It was an amazing adventure, and I can not wait to share stories and photos with you all.  I will try to get to that soon, but today I’m going to do a quick natural eye shadow post for you.

The look: 

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Steps:

  1. Hey browbone
  2. Warm Breeze transition/crease
  3. Brule eyelid
  4. Saddle crease
  5. Dance In The Dark outer V.  Lightly smudged on upper & lower lashline
  6. Blend crease well
  7. Mascara

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[Get Warm Neutrals Palette here]

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Wedding Sneak Peek: Accessories

A week from today I get to say “I do” to my best friend and my true love, in Viva Las Vegas baby!!!!!  Since I can’t share dress details just yet, I figured I would give you a sneak peek into my accessories: shoes, jewelry & purse.

THE SHOES:

I am so in love with these shoes.  These pictures do NOT do them justice.  They are absolutely beautiful in person and are beyond stunning with the dress.  The look I’m going for is “Old Hollywood Glam”.  I can’t wait to show you beauties the full ensemble.  🙂

Blue by Betsy Johnson Stela wedding shoes in Champagne Glitter

  • Mesh upper with glitter overlay.
  • Ankle strap with lace closure.
  • Pointed toe.
  • 4″ heel height

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THE JEWELRY:

I found this gorgeous rose gold, vintage style jewelry on Etsy.com through a shop called Romantique Studio.

  • Haircomb- Art Deco crystal bridal haircomb
  • Earrings- Handmade rose gold, crystal, pearl drop chandelier
  • Bracelet- Rose gold vintage style bracelet with rhinestones

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PURSE:

I also purchased this beautiful 1950’s bridal clutch from etsy.com through a vintage boutique called Polly and Bandit.

  • Vintage ivory and gold purse from the 1950’s
  • Metal frame
  • Kiss clasp
  • Pockets are lined with ivory taffeta

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We will be getting married in front of the Las Vegas sign around sunset.

VEGAS I HOPE YOU’RE READY FOR US!!!!!  I KNOW I’M READY TO SAY I DO!!!!!  XOXOXOXO

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Fall 2015 Purse Haul

Hey beauties, so far we’ve covered fall hauls for shoes and clothing.  I think today I’ll do a purse haul.   You’ve seen some of these make an appearance in earlier posts but I wanted to combine all of them for you today.  What fall purse trends are you loving right now?

  • Charming Charlie tasseled turnlock satchel in green- Purchase exact here

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  • Charming Charlie fold and fringe clutch- Purchase exact here

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  • Black fringe purse- similar here and here
  • Shoulder small bag with fringe- black online only here or similar tan here
  • Small shoulder clutches in teal and black patterened- purchase exact here

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Fall 2015 Clothing Haul

Today I’m continuing the fall haul posts with my recent clothing purchases.  Not all the pieces are “fall” related but I wanted to share them with you anyway.  Where shall we start?

BOTTOMS:

  • Express black faux leather asymmetrical front zip pencil skirt- Purchase here
  • Express black faux leather asymmetrical fringe skirt- Purchase here
  • Express black scuba legging- Purchase here  **These are on sale at the outlet store right now for 30% off**

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[Side note:  I never pay full price for anything at Express.  I always wait for their coupons or a major sale.  Coupons are usually always available online or by signing up for their email list.  Take advantage of this.  Huge savings.]

  • H&M grey pencil skirt- Similar here

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  • Xhilaration tan suede skirt-  Purchase here

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  • Express white crochet pencil skirt-similar here
  • Express white distressed jeans- Purchase here

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(I wear white after labor day)

DRESS:

  • Express lace back sheath little black dress- Purchase here

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TOPS:

  • H&M white lace kimono- Purchase here (FYI…It was only $15 in the store)
  • Express one eleven double v neck crop top- Purchase here (no longer in grey)
  • Xhilaration aztec kimono- Not available online. Similar here

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  • Star Wars muscle tank- Purchase here
  • Batman sweatshirt- Purchase here (Ok…it is a child’s shirt lol)

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(This is my inner geek/child coming out)

  • Bride muscle tank- Purchase here
  • Fancy graphic tank- Purchase here

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  • Express v neck lace up tunic- Purchase here

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  • Express cross back cut out tank- Purchase here

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Red lace back tank from TJ Maxx- Not available online

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H&M sheer pineapple shirt- Not available online

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Stay tuned for these pieces in upcoming outfit posts.   What fall purchases have you made this year?

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Fall 2015 Shoe Haul

October is my favorite month of the year.  Fall is my favorite season of the year.  Shoes are my favorite accessory ALL year ’round.  Why not combine them all into a post?!  I wanted to share with you beauties, my fall shoe purchases:

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(Yes there is a pair with fringe in there.  Shocked?)

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Nine West lace up wedge booties:  Mack picked these out for me yesterday while we were out and about in Alexandria, VA.  We found this amazing consignment boutique, that had SOOOOOO many cute shoes and clothes.  Unfortunately I can not find the purchase details on these anywhere online.  🙁

  • Round toe natural suede
  • Fold over ankle
  • Lace up design
  • Wedge heel
  • Heel height roughly 3″

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Fioni Maisie suede lace up boots-  Mack also got these for me at that same boutique.  I did find them online but they are out of stock.  Sorry guys.  (Can I just say he has excellent taste when it comes to shoes!  And how awesome is he for fueling my shoe addiction?)

  • Round toe black suede boot
  • Lace up design
  • Wrap around adjustable buckle strap
  • Heel height roughly 3 1/2″

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Express quilted back faux suede bootie:  Purchase here in black or natural.

  • Pointed toe
  • Metal buckle accent
  • Side zipper
  • Suede front
  • Quilted back
  • Heel height 3 1/4″

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GUESS Carlene natural suede fringe heel- Purchase here in natural or blue suede.  Purchase here in black suede.

  • Open toe
  • Rear zipper closure
  • Fringe tassel drops from ankle
  • Heel height 4 1/4″
  • Platform height 1/2″

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G by GUESS lace up combat boot:  I purchased these at TJ Maxx and can not find exact online.  Similar here or here.

  • Faux leather combat boot
  • Round toe
  • Lace up front
  • Inner ankle zipper entry
  • Wrap around buckle strap
  • Heel height 2 3/4″

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L’oreal La Palette Nude 2 Quick Look 2

I did a fall look today using the L’oreal La Palette Nude2, this is my favorite drug store palette.

The look:

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QUICK STEPS:

  • #8 brow bone
  • #5 eye lid
  • #2 crease
  • #3 & #1 mixed center of lid
  • Black eye liner lashline/water line
  • #5 smudge into lower lash line
  • Mascara

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