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Holiday Style

2 Dec

Glisten,  sparkle & glam basically sum-up any holiday look. Your skin should glisten, your outfit should sparkle, & your overall look should tie both together for a glamorous outcome.  Beauty routine is up first:

Clinique

Everyone knows these cold winter months can be damaging to our skin.  Thus, it’s important to give your face a little extra TLC prior to any makeup application. Exfoliating is key- Get rid of all that dry, flakiness. It’s no secret I have an obsession with Clinique. Their skincare is never-fail for me so I recommend the Clinique Exfoliating Scrub (Sephora- $18.50). Purchase It!

KNOWWEAR

Follow up with your usual moisturizer/ primer routine. If you’ve read about makeup contouring then your next step will probably involve your contouring routine (I am so addicted & apply makeup this way everyday).  Next, it’s time to add the glitz with great holiday blush, eye product & lippy:

Beauty Banter

I am HIGHLY recommending all my readers to check out Beauty Banter & her advice on how to maximize your makeup with the NARS holiday collection. It sparkles & shimmers to add a special feel for the holiday season.

Moving on to the holiday wardrobe…

First, & foremost, it’s important that any key piece you choose make you feel beautiful, especially during the holidays. I am a huge advocate for sparkle, but with any “trend”, it’s important to mix with classic pieces as well. Here are a few sparkle & shine pieces that would be perfect when paired with more classic & neutral counterparts:

DKNY

This DKNY Sleeveless Dress with Allover Sequins (DKNY- $345.00) would be perfect when paired with black opaque tights & a black blazer for simple complimentary pieces.  Purchase It!

MICHAEL Michael Kors

This MICHAEL Michael Kors Sequin Front Tank (Nordstrom- $69.50), paired with a dark skinny jean & classic black heels would look stunning. Add a black open-front cardigan if you’ll be chilly or show off the racerback detail. Purcahse It!

Alice + Olivia

If the two previous hues were too bright for your taste, then this Alice + Olivia Asymmetric Sequined Dress (NET-A-PORTER- $600.00) is a bit more toned down while still adding the sparkle. Pair with a great bootie for an edgier look either with or without tights. Purchase It!

I am a firm believer that some sparkle is warranted for the holidays, but if you’re shying away from too much shimmer, look for some sequin accessories or heels that could help with the glitz without overdoing it.

Happy Holidays!

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Costume Jewelry

24 Oct

While Halloween costumes are the most popular fashion trend right now (it is only a week away), the costumes I’m interested in right now are in the form of jewelry. Costume jewelry is the perfect way to make a statement. While I’m a sucker for vintage costume jewelry, shopping for the ideal pieces can usually be hit-or-miss so here are some great vintage-inspired (but available) finds:

Marc by Marc Jacobs

I absolutely adore the currently trendy rose-gold finish for jewelry, especially for this chunky ring. Marc by Marc Jacobs  Pave Katie Ring (shopbop.com- $68).

Madewell

Pair with a classic LBD or simple t-shirt. This necklace is extremely versatile.  Madewell Shadestone Necklace (Madewell- $88.00).

Michael Kors

The Michael Kors Pave Link Bracelet (Michael Kors- $275.00) is bold enough to make a statement but sleek enough to pair with more dressier look or even to add an edgy feel to a 9-5 outfit.

Tory Burch

Tory Burch Multi Jeweled Leaf Dangle Earrings ($150.00) are the perfect accessory to a sleek pony for day or night and their neutral shade makes them wearable with many outfits.


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