10/21/14

Re-wear




Dittos Jeans / Saint Laurent Heels / Triple Graces "Ritas" sunglasses / Lulus jacket (similar) 
I wore this trench this past Spring over cutoffs, a tee and birkenstocks, and I was determined to re-wear it in a more Fallish fashion. I threw it over jeans and a black top, but it still felt a little "blah," so I amped it with my favorite heels and it felt just right. 

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10/20/14

October






We've had some divine weather here in Miami, and I couldn't be more thankful. I woke up to let me dog outside, and I screamed when I felt chilly. Could this be real?? First week of October?! A miracle from God Himself! I was so excited to get outside and I wanted to wear all my Fall items in case it never happened again! This vintage Dior blazer is one of my favorite pieces, as I found it hidden in a little NYC street market- and its had my heart since, so it felt appropriate for such joy. 

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10/17/14

The Usual





French Connection Leather Skirt / Chicwish Blouse / Celine sunglasses / JustFab booties / Hermes Bracelet / Stila lips in " olivia"
When I began preparing this post, I thought to myself, "my readers visit this blog daily and this feels so plain. Nothing they'd want to see." But then I thought, being authentic is something I strive for, and this is me, everyday. In several forms, but I look like this Mon-Fri. Weekends are for cutoffs & bathing suits. 

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10/15/14

Gunmetal




Shinymix necklace / Sugar Love Boutique Dress / steve madden espadrilles / Gucci sunglasses via SBG / Hermes Bracelet / Stila stay all day liquid lipstick in beso / Balenciaga bag
This dress called for dainty heels and rose pink lipstick, but as sweet and frilly as it is, I wanted to play that completely opposite and add some grunge to create balance. Chunky silver necklaces like this one have become an obsession of mine. I used to be a gold type of girl, but I'll take gunmetal and silver any day now. 

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10/14/14

New Beauty Finds



I get a lot of questions regarding beauty regimens, and although it always takes me forever to update, here are some new / trusty products I've been using lately:

1. Moodstruck 3D Fibers Mascara: It is like adding falsies with a brush. It starts out as a gel that looks like mascara, and then on another mascara look-a-like brush the fibers are added. They stick to create volume and the effects of fakes. 
2. Jenny Patinkin Brushes I have learned that brushes are equally as important as the actual make up, and these take the cake. Lifetime softness unparalleled by other luxury lines. 
3. Stila Color Balm Lipstick in Olivia. This has become my every day color. I hardly ever change it because it is the perfect shade of nude. It glides on smoothly, and doesn't dry on or smear off. It's my absolute favorite! 
4. Kerastase Hair Masque I love Kerastase when it comes to deep conditioning because it infiltrates hair, and it only needs done monthly. 
5. Rosegold Holiday Ultra Chi Since I went short with my hair, I haven't used a curling wand, and have gone back to flat iron testing. 
6. Theorie Grapefruit Shampoo I have been using Theorie shampoo/conditioner for a year, and I wouldn't go back. It is organic, sulfate free, paraben free, and it uses only a couple ingredients to clean and care for hair. 
7. Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit I keep these around year-round, but this year I have partnered with Crest to show you just how well they work with my own progress. I've been using these for years, and they work as well as professional whitening if you are consistent with them. However, you will be seeing my progress as I take the 3D White challenge! 
8. It Works Hair Skin Nails This is a charm for hair growth. In less than a month my hair has grown an inch. I can really see the effect, plus, they have other great vitamins in them. I recommend it if you are looking to grow your hair quickly! 
9. A random tip I wanted to share with you guys that my chiropractor shared with me.. Peroxide not only cures a cold instantly, as it fights infection like an antibiotic, but it also cures blemishes almost immediately with a small dab. 
   

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