Fashion Bipolarity

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Do you enjoy fashion extremes just like I do? I am so guilty of dressing the complete opposite of what I did the day before. You should definitely let your mood of the day dictate what you’re wearing sometimes, it just makes fashion and dressing up even more exciting since it’s so unpredictable!

I wore this embellished striped top previously with a blush pink midi skirt, and now I take more of a youthful approach with a huge amount of street style rebel vibe.

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This look really goes to show how versatile stripes can be, girly and feminine one day, and rock n’ roll the next. I kept the same beauty look, did you notice? The dark red lip matches this look perfectly as well.

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How much am I loving the grunge rock feel of these printed slip-on sneakers? Again, this is further proof of how opposite I can be with my style. I do love my heels, but there are days when nothing can beat an edgy pair of comfy sneaks.

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These jeans are so comfortable that I can actually surf in them! City surf, that is. Jeans are so great for traipsing about and having urban adventures.

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But what makes this look so amazingly rugged and chic? The ripped denim, of course! I love the ripped denim trend because it just lends that undone glam to your casual look, and if you choose to dress it up with something sparkly for the evening, it looks just as chic. The boyfriend fit of the jean makes this pair extra trendy and of-the-moment.

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I used the same fuchsia YSL nano cross-body bag in this look, and it works just as well. The structured shape of the handbag works to make this look feel a little more put together, and a little less rugged and slovenly. And it is an excellent pop of color too, since this outfit is mostly dark tones.

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This ensemble really makes the embellishment on the tee stand out, a brilliant spin on the denim and tee casual dressing. So take that tip to heart, a little bling on your T-shirt goes a long, long way into glamming up your daytime look.

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Everybody should always have time for funny faces in between #OOTD shots right? I enjoyed this look too much! Isn’t it amazing when you can use one piece in two very different ways? It simply goes to show that any piece can be versatile when you let your creativity rule.

So, which look would you go for: laidback rock chick or dainty femme? Let me know!

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Style Icon: Nicole Kidman

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Multi-awarded Australian actress and producer Nicole Kidman has made a solid name for herself in the film industry as a prolific actress with major acting chops. Tall, statuesque, and striking Kidman has played a variety of roles ranging from Virginia Woolf to Grace of Monaco. Her famous relationships, a marriage with Tom Cruise and her successful marriage with Keith Urban, aside, Nicole Kidman has more than her acting achievements and Hollywood and worldwide fame going for her. She lands on the best dressed list almost every single time she steps onto the red carpet. Her red carpet style is classic and flawless, just like she is.

Here are my picks for Nicole Kidman’s best looks on and off the red carpet:

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An update on the classic LBD, the sheer paneling of this dress and the little collar detail just make for an absolutely darling combination. Nicole finished off this look beautifully with black onyx drop earrings and a pair of red sexy stiletto heels. 012415-nicole-kidman-594

We’re not accustomed to seeing Nicole Kidman dressed down. But even her version of dressing down still contains her signature polish and sophisticated sense of style. The polka dot sweater and printed trousers work so well together because of the unified color scheme of black and white. I especially love the slightly oversized cuffs peeking out from underneath her sweater. The black bow pumps are amazing too!b809f559597b26bab0eb864d061100a6

What makes this dress a red carpet standout is that bow tied around the neck, which cascades to the back. Kidman is an expert at selecting red carpet gowns that combine a simple silhouette with a dramatic detail, this is one such dress. The halter neckline is also perfect on her lithe frame. She lets the color sing and keeps her beauty look natural. main.original.585x0 (4)

This sweet springtime inspired frock is completely adorable. What adds a bit of edge to it are the cutouts laid over top and her sleek up do. Opting to finish off the look with a pair of coral pumps is a great choice as it adds a strong hint of bright hue to this ensemble. main.original.585x0

Kidman’s brand of sex appeal is all about showing off the right things. Whether it’s her toned shoulders or in this case, her great legs, she abides by the rule of thumb that you should only expose one portion of your body to achieve tasteful and sexy at the same time. The studs on her dress and the multiple straps on her footwear add to the seductive feel of this look. Nicole+Kidman+Dresses+Skirts+Beaded+Dress+GbiKxF_luhTl

This embellished gown gives a strong statement on color. The understated and elegant navy color is what provides the timelessness to this dress, any other color would’ve been too boring or too over-the-top. Navy hits all the right notes. Special attention must be paid to Kidman’s beauty look here, center parted poker straight hair with smoky eyes and pink pout, so modern and elegant. Nicole+Kidman+Dresses+Skirts+Cocktail+Dress+6Hfb7yKsgSYl

I am positively in love with this dress! It is one of those dress silhouettes that has a little bit of vintage inspiration but definitely feels contemporary. Nicole looks stunning in it! The dress hugs her every curve and looks great against her skin tone and red hair. Nicole+Kidman+Pants+Shorts+Leggings+G8a50T7hwysl

Nicole Kidman does casual in leggings, a bohemian loose top, and strappy gladiator sandals. Her sleek high ponytail, structured beige leather tote, and chic black sunnies make this casual outfit look more pulled together. She looks so cute beside her handsome hubby, Keith Urban!

Images from WhoWhatWear, StyleBistro, and InStyle

Which Nicole Kidman look are you loving? Why not channel her style at your next party by wearing classics with a simple yet elegant twist.

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Style Icon: Miranda Kerr

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Ex Victoria’s Secret Angel and organic skincare maven (check out her skincare line, Kora Organics), Miranda Kerr, is an emerging style icon of our time. Often featured in magazines and fashion blogs for her stellar street and red carpet style, she has definitely transcended from model off duty style to bona fide global sartorial star. Her outfits are often referenced, pinned, imitated, but you simply can’t duplicate the modern sophistication and unique elegant aura that Miranda naturally has. Perhaps it’s her Aussie upbringing or her model mojo, one thing is for sure, Miranda Kerr is a mogul in the making and a style icon to watch out for.

Here are my top picks for Miranda Kerr’s best looks:
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Miranda Kerr’s signature is trendy yet subtle. Her understated way of mixing prints in this ensemble should be your top wardrobe inspiration. The leopard slip-on heeled mules and the casual striped tank is an unexpected combo that works. The Hermes Birkin and white cropped pant add that polish, that her style is known for.

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Miranda’s jetsetting lifestyle necessitates impeccable airport style, and her outfits while in transit is always on point. A top knot and oversized sunglasses are practical, while her Chanel tweed jacket and D’orsay low heels are ladylike and comfortable at the same time. 

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A graphic printed sheath dress gets upgraded with a jewel tone accent. A surprising detail and a welcome one at that, the sapphire blue is the perfect complement to the deep purple hue on the dress. Miranda sures knows the power of a pop of color.

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Another day, another amazing airport outfit. Miranda can teach a master class on stylish travel looks. This outfit oozes simplicity and advanced fashion acumen. All white underneath a tailored navy blazer with a casual pair of bright pink sneaks; you’ve just found your go-to look for your next airport jaunt.

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Of course, I can’t do her best looks without some of her amazing red carpet style. This white gown with gold embellishments and sexy cutouts is a stunner. With red lips and wavy Veronica Lake inspired hair waves, this looks is Grecian goddess meets Old Hollywood.

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Miranda Kerr knows how to channel sexy, and she shows in this look that you don’t need to bare too much skin to be sexy. A curve-hugging lace frock with pointed toe T-strap heels feels vintage yet modern, feminine yet sassy.

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Miranda’s sartorial skill? Mixing trends while still keeping it classy. A white jumpsuit with a fringe jacket is already a bold statement, but she adds an extra layer of glam with a gold minaudiere, embellished ankle strap heels, and a Versace belt. It is an uncharacteristically maximalist look, but her simple beauty look balances it.

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Isn’t her style amazing? I simply love her effortless elegance and the way she manages to make casual look so elevated. Which look is your fave?

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Style Icon: Victoria Beckham

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Victoria Beckham, known to 90s lovers as Posh Spice, has truly made a name for herself in the fashion industry. Her early affinity for designer labels, Gucci in particular, and little black dresses shot her to fame–not counting her membership in mega girl group Spice Girls, of course. She may be out of the entertainment industry now, but she has managed to plant her foot firmly into the fashion and retail industry. Her namesake fashion line, Victoria Beckham, has been staging one stunning season after another, and the handbags from her line are quickly reaching cult status with fashion industry insiders. She is more than just an ex-Spice Girl and she is definitely more than one half of “Posh and Becks,” she has made herself into a style icon and fashion mogul.

Victoria is coming over to Singapore to close Singapore Fashion Week 2015 this Sunday. With all the tickets to her show sold out way before all the rest it is obvious there is no hotter celebrity right now. To those hoping David is going to join his sweetheart at her show: I’m with you people!!!

Here are my picks of Victoria Beckham’s best looks ever:

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Is there anything more classy and luxurious than a camel colored look? Victoria Beckham proves its timeless appeal. With details like a cap toe heel, leopard print handbag and a ribboned belt, she elevates the innate elegance of this camel trousers and trench pairing.

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Red is such a powerful color. Wearing it from top to toe is a testament to one’s confidence and fashion savvy. A neat ponytail and classic sunnies finish off this sophisticated fiery red look. Note that embellished waist detail and conservative yet fetching dress slit.

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Covered up for the fall and still sexy, Victoria Beckham is indeed the master of looking glam at any time of day. Clad in a comfy white turtleneck and a knit skirt, Becks truly wows with the ultimate autumn outfit accent, a sexy pair of tall suede burgundy boots.

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Airport style is another fashion arena where Victoria Beckham shines. Her jet set lifestyle as a fashion designer, mom, and wife to a soccer star, takes her to many places and she always makes sure that she looks amazing at every destination. A blue oxford button down with a floral pencil skirt is laid back and simple, yet amazingly put together too.

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Victoria Beckham has always been a fan of fashion luxury. Her fur shrug and Hermes Birkin proves her love. Worn with skin tight skinnies and black ultra high platforms, she still gains a fashion edge and avoids that brand victim trap.

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Pencil skirts are key to Victoria Beckham’s signature personal style. A classic 50s combo of sweater and pencil skirt gets upgraded with a scarf, to add a certain Parisian flair. Becks is certainly one woman that oozes that “je ne sais quoi.”

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An ultra girly and adorable mod inspired frock takes centerstage in this ensemble. Balanced with rock n’ roll ankle booties, Victoria Beckham surely defines style with an edge in this look. I just love the scalloped detailing in this look.

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This look is a bit of a throwback from Victoria’s fashion archives, which is precisely why it cements her style icon status. Even during her youth, she already knows what works for her sartorially. Chic and simple, her former trademark angled bob perfectly accents her cream colored flouncy tiered ruffle dress.

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Fur makes another appearance in this list, and this definitely showcases her British spunk. Neatly pulled back hair, an oversized envelope clutch, plus a one-two punch of opaque tights and ankle booties, Victoria Beckham’s style is overflowing with so much pizzazz and undone glamour.

Images from WhoWhatWear and Harper’s Bazaar

I am so in love with Victoria Beckham’s style! This post is definitely full of wardrobe inspiration. Which look will you be copying this week?

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Top 10 Beauty Bloggers

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Beauty bloggers are taking the world by storm. From books, TV show, makeup lines, and brand collaborations, beauty bloggers are showing up in the industry in a big way. The appeal of beauty bloggers is so unique because most of the time, their videos and online platforms are so approachable and friendly. Most of them look and act like your best friend. Another thing that makes beauty bloggers so in demand? They are knowledgeable about a vast number of makeup products and have an almost encyclopedic wealth of information about beauty brands and all their product lines. More than their DIY tutorials, make-up how-to’s and beauty and makeup “haul” posts, these bloggers are business savvy and even more, they are so great at what they do so much so that their niche in the industry is established. We count on them to tell us which products are great and which are not. I simply love watching their videos!
 
Here is my personal rundown of the Top 10 Beauty Bloggers in the industry:
 
Can you really make a list like this without including beauty blogger powerhouse Michelle Phan? Not really. A pioneer in beauty blogging and a definite trendsetter, you can always count on Michelle Phan to show you a fool proof way to get the make-up look you’ve been coveting. Her Youtube channel has over a billion views, which has led to a published book, her own cosmetic line, and even an e-commerce venture, that is now worth $84 million. She defines “Girl Boss” to a T.
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Into the Gloss pretty much invented the “shelfie,” which is now a bona fide social media phenomenon. A shelfie is a photo of someone’s makeup, or maybe even bookshelf. This snapshot says so much about a person’s taste and lifestyle. Into the Gloss is an online magazine that is most known for invading the shelves and makeup kits of fashion and beauty industry insiders and allowing readers to take a peek and gain a tip or two from their beauty routine.
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Lauren Conrad of “The Hills” fame is now a certified mogul. The Beauty Department is one of her highly successful ventures, a beauty blog filled with doable DIY skincare, easy to follow makeup tips and tutorials, cute nail art how-to’s  as well as an inspiration page filled with what LC is loving at the moment. Keep an eye out for their extraordinary hair tutorials and blogs, it just might be your ticket to having locks as healthy and lustrous as Lauren Conrad’s.
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Essie Button a.k.a. Estee Lalonde is a Canadian, now based in the U.K. Her fresh faced beauty and weekly video tutorials is enough reason to add her to your feed. She is super adorable and her beauty product reviews are very helpful. She has a quirky personality that goes with her quirky and cute blog. Watch out for her lifestyle blogs and videos too, they are worth a watch.
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U.K. based beauty blogger, Patricia Bright, is famous for her stunning long and shiny locks. What makes her even more compelling is her killer sense of style. She truly is the full blogger package. Her outfits can be your constant source of wardrobe inspiration, while her product reviews and makeup looks can definitely uplift your beauty game.
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The Cult of Pretty isn’t just your average beauty site. Founder Ann Colville Somma is all about getting to the nitty gritty of each product. For her it isn’t about the hype, it’s about analyzing the effectivity of the product and its ingredients. This should be your go-to blog for finding beauty items that most of your friends haven’t even heard of.
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Amber Clark of Barefoot Blonde specializes in braids. Her stunning braided hairstyles are nothing short of amazing, and she seems like a professional when it comes to braiding. She definitely is up there when it comes to hair inspiration, you simply can’t go wrong with her unique and cool plethora of hairstyles. She is also an organic beauty aficionado, and you would do well to try her natural beauty boosts.
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Marianna Hewitt is an L.A. based beauty host and bloggers that is considered to be an expert in on-the-go beauty. She can’t be beat when it comes to quick makeup fixes and getting covetable Hollywood beauty looks. She also regularly posts recipes that keep your insides in tip-top shape too, her antioxidant smoothies are a must-try!
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Makeup artist turned video blogger Tanya Burr is a refreshing presence in beauty blogging. Her product reviews and descriptions are always honest, and she is amazing in transforming herself. Her makeup application is flawless, and she ca rock a nude lip like no other.
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Teni Panosian of Miss Maven is so good at makeup, she is often asked where she is trained. Truth is, Panosian describes herself as a consumer who is really in love with makeup. If practice makes perfect, then Panosian has definitely reached perfection. All her looks are flawless, and her blog will inspire you to get out of your beauty rut and try something new.
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So who is your fave? Each one has their own style and each blogger has their own unique look, right? It’s hard to pick just one! Bookmarking them all would be your best bet.
 
Happy weekend ladies!
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Spring 2015 Hair and Nail Trends

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When updating your beauty booty for the new season, make sure that you update your entire beauty look and not just your makeup kit. Fashion forward and edgy hair and nail trends abound, and these looks may just be what you need to complete your #OOTD. There is a plethora of beauty ideas and new looks this season, and each one is just as fun and playful as the next. You can certainly pull inspiration from beauty looks from different decades, ranging from 60s lashes to nostalgic crimped 90s hair. Most of us get stuck in a beauty rut every now and then, and these trends are perfect for shaking up your routine. Here are my personal picks for the top hair and nail trends for the season:

Crimped Hair

Bring back those old school hair crimpers from the 90s. I love how fun this look is. It is more playful than full-on bouncy curls and definitely has that “too cool to care” vibe. Best to mix crimped strands with some sleekness for a hair do that’s straight off the runway. This ‘do will definitely make you stand out.

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Exposed Bobby Pins

Gone are the days of hiding how you pinned your locks for the day, the runways are unapologetic with how we achieve a gorgeous ‘do now. Let those bobby pins be a part of your modern look and expose them to the world as you use it to pin your trendy half-up hair do. Whether you do your half-up hair look sleek or whether you choose to do it tousled and a bit more messy, these exposed bobby pins will definitely upgrade your look of the day.

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Baby Hair

Inspired by FKA Twigs, baby hairs are back. No need to pin them back or use gel or serum to tame them, allow your baby hairs to flow onto your face naturally. These fine strands will certainly complete your model off duty look and it also goes with the natural makeup look that’s all the rage this spring and summer.

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Grunge Braids

Braids are still going strong this season, but this time around braids are more on the rock n’ roll and edgy side. Milk maid braids or girly and ladylike braids are no longer, braids this season are a little bit grungy. More fashion forward and with more street style cred for sure, consider this your license to spend a little less time perfecting and taming your braids. Let your strands stick out organically and don’t use too much product to achieve this look.

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Modern Knots

Top knots and buns are still trendy, but for Spring/Summer 2015 these knots are more modern and minimalist with just a touch of origami inspiration. Sleek and architectural, these knots and buns will take your updo to the next level of chic, and will refresh your evening look for sure. 5-elegantupdo-fashioniser

White Nails

White nail polish in glossy finishes are still ultra chic. You can try these optical white nails with either almond shaped or square shaped digits. Long or short, white nails are essential for the season. It adds a graphic feel to any ensemble.

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Au Naturel

Consistent with hair and makeup trends, natural nails are also in this season. This isn’t an excuse to skip your mani, ladies. Maintain and moisturize those nails and cuticles, and pick a nude or natural blush color on your spa appointment. It is vital for this nail trend to keep your digits healthy.

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Striped Nail Art

Keeping things simple seems to be a common nail trend for Spring/Summer 2015. A single stripe whether done in a metallic or contrasting bold color, can do so much and make a major beauty statement.

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Matte and Metallic

Metallic and shiny is out, matte and metallic is what it’s all about. This looks best on short nails, and you can even opt to do a small half moon detail on your nail bed in another metallic and hit two nails trends in one. You can trot this nail trend out whether night or day, but it will look amazing against bronzed skin.

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Are you as excited to try these hair and nail trends as I am? Sometimes, there’s really nothing as fun and relaxing as doing something new to your hair and nails. Have fun with your spring beauty refresh! I am certainly looking forward to it!

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Spring 2015 Makeup Trends

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Spring is just around the corner, and if your closet needs a refresh so does your beauty routine. The Spring 2015 runway was rife with beauty inspiration and artistic visuals. From spins of classic beauty looks to avant-garde flourishes, this season’s beauty looks ran the gamut. There were flirty and fun girly looks, eccentric graphic designs, but the most prevalent look was the minimal barely there makeup look. Wanna know more? Read on for my rundown of Spring 2015’s Top Makeup Trends.

Wing It 

This season takes the winged/cat eye trend that has been going strong for years now, and this time around the industry has upgraded it and made it more dramatic and geometric. You can either go for a fully lined cat eye look in blue liner or a heavily drawn on top liner with a futuristic feel, either way a more pronounced cat eye will do wonders in giving your spring look a modern uplift. These cat eye looks are perfect for evening, and will look great with your favorite LBD.

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Doll Face

This season’s doll-like beauty look is all about pink lips and a wide-eyed look punctuated by high impact lashes. Lips that range from pinkish nude to hot pink Barbie lips, and lashes that range from 60s Twiggy-esque to 80s maximum volume drama, the doll face look has a variety of incarnations that you can play around and have fun with. This look is best paired with spring’s traditional floral frocks and pastel looks.

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Red Alert

Red lips are always a permanent staple in the beauty industry lexicon. It is like a sleek black pump that never goes out of style. For Spring 2015, the red lips come in a more stained look. This “just bitten” look is especially perfect for balmy summer afternoons. Best paired with a bold, perfectly sculpted brow. This is a fuss-free way to get your beauty look on trend.

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Purple Rain

The smoky eye look isn’t exclusive to neutrals anymore. Shades of purple have been used to create a refreshing and colorful take on the smoky eye. This unexpected color creates a look of subtle sophistication. Keep the rest of your beauty look simple when taking this trend out for a spin, and let your eyes be the focus of attention.

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Feelin’ Blue 

Blue eyeshadow gets a bad rep for being unwearable and borderline uncool. Spring 2015 has brought back the blue eyeshadow in a big way, and in the process it has proven that this eye look can work for a variety of eye colors and skin tones. Experiment with different shades of blue and see what works for you.

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High Brow

Yes people, eyebrow coloring and bleaching is a thing. Kim K. and Cara Delevingne have both taken the plunge into a brow color change, and it is proving to be a favorite of fashion rebels to express their inner wild child. This trend may not be for everyone, but it is certainly a noteworthy trend that you can try with some temporary eyebrow tint.

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Au Naturel

Spring 2015’s most dominant beauty look is the barely there minimal makeup look. The perfect no makeup look always start with great skin, of course. Invest in your skincare and stick to routine that works for you to ensure that you have the best canvas for this beauty trend. The key to the no makeup look are groomed brows and a healthy looking complexion, which you can either use a bit of bronze or blush to achieve. Finish off with some lip balm and a tiny amount of gloss and you’re all set.

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

The smoky eye look is another trend that has cemented itself as a beauty industry classic. This season designers showed heavily lined raccoon like dark smoky eyes. Channeling a “morning after party vibe” this edgy beauty look is best paired with a leather jacket or for some sartorial contrast, a polished and tailored ensemble.

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Which look are you loving? I can’t wait to try ’em all! Stay tuned for hair and nail trends on the blog!

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Paris Fashion Week Top 5 Runway Shows

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It’s that time of the year again, fashion week is upon us. Well, more like fashion month actually. This whirlwind of fashion, art, and design inspiration has me wide-eyed over all the creativity and innovation I’ve been seeing, From New York to London, and Milan to Paris, fashion week is further proof of how magical and amazing fashion is. I’ve gotta say though that I am especially in love with Paris Fashion Week. Paris is the birthplace of esteemed and historic fashion houses like Balenciaga, Chanel, and Yves Saint Laurent to name a few, which is exactly why Paris Fashion Week is extra special for me. Here I give you a rundown of the top 5 shows I loved this Fall 2015 season.

Miu Miu

Miuccia Prada has consistently churned memorably playful and witty collection for Miu Miu, this Fall 2015 was no exception. 50s inspired silhouettes in a plethora of colors and textures sashayed down the runway. Cabochon statement necklaces and earrings adorned each look, and is sure to herald the comeback of these baubles this year so take note fashionistas. Knits, pleats, snakeskin, and check prints, there are just so much visual inspiration in this one.

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Balmain

Creative Director for Balmain, Oliver Rousteing, does it again. The signature modern Balmain look is all about glitz, rock n’ roll, and serious tailoring and detail of course. This collection was heavily inspired by the unapologetic glamour and pomp of disco era 70s. Rousteing’s take on the 70s consisted of micropleating, velvet, graphic stripes, oversized belts, and lots and lots of bright and bold jewel tones. A lot of red carpet stunners in this collection. Also noteworthy are the velvet heels in this show.

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Sacai

If you don’t know about up and coming brand Sacai, consider yourself informed. This brand helmed by Commes des Garcons and Junya Watanabe trained Chitose Abe has got the whole fashion world in a tizzy. Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, and Suzy Menkes all consider themselves fans of this brand. So you better get on board with Sacai’s unique silhouettes and forward thinking designs. I mean, how awesome is the cable knit embossed print on leather? Knit and leather have always made a good match, and Sacai takes this duo elevates it even further.

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Chanel

Chanel wows fashion fans once again with its brilliant Brasserie Gabrielle concept. Set in a traditional French brasserie, Karl Lagerfeld’s high concept design with futuristic tetrahedrons with tweed contrast perfectly with Parisian flair of the brasserie. His collection truly celebrates what’s great about Paris. My personal style picks from the show are the cap toe low block heels, tied ribboned belts, mosaic embroidery, and the distinctly contemporary bourgeois feel of the collection.

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Isabel Marant

It Girl fashion fave Isabel Marant stays consistent with what she’s always been known for, which is wearable designs that combine her signature edge with figure flattering silhouettes. High waist trousers, stripes and tribal prints dominated the collection. Touches of femininity like ruffles and nautical preppy buttons were also present. Note the striped sweater and high waist paper bag trouser combo, I reckon it’ll be a prevalent ensemble for the season to come.

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Which shows were your fave? It’s so hard to choose right? So many brilliant design and jaw-dropping shows this season!

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Tough Love

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A little bit of naughty and a little bit of nice is a good fashion philosophy to have. Even if Valentine’s is already over, there is no reason not to wear sweet little hearts all over your frock. 

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They say girls are made of sugar and spice, right? So play into that and spice things up and add rebel chic details to your typical girly look. Tone down the girliness of this heart print dress while amping up your fashion renegade style as you add tough ankle boots into the mix. 

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The exposed zipper detailing on these boots add an unexpected and edgy twist to your standard ankle bootie. Not only that, these exposed zippers add some glam sheen to your footwear. Worn with tights, these boots really make a strong statement on your bold and confident sense of style. The tights and boots combo also accentuate your gams and create a flattering silhouette. 

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Let the love and heart-filled motif into your beauty look too! Red lips, flushed cheeks, well-groomed and shaped brows, and a touch of liner is all you need for that perfect date night look. This goes so well with the dress, don’t you think?

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The impact of an amazing accessory truly can’t be beat. This classic Chanel 2.55 bag elevate your look instantly and give it an air of class and modern elegance.

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Make everyday Valentine’s Day, and make every night feel like date night as you dress up in your chicest. Don’t take a day off from prettifying your fabulous self, and always dress for yourself. Remember, self-love is numero uno. And nothing says I love myself more than a confident ensemble that perfectly represents the confident woman wearing it.

Have a great week my lovely readers!

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Flora and Fauna

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Sunshine and sea breeze on a gorgeous day, what more can you ask for? I love spending time outdoors. Soaking up some Vitamin D and taking a lovely and leisurely walk by the docks while breathing in the fresh air and looking at the gorgeous scenery; this is my idea of a picture perfect afternoon. Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 8.09.00 pm

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Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 8.08.42 pmIs there a better time to don a flowing chiffon floral print blouse? This gauzy and cool blouse has just the right drape and the fabric lets my skin breathe. The naturalistic floral pattern matches my environment and echoes the natural beauty surrounding me. Nature is truly inspiring and spending time outside makes me so happy.

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Pairing my chiffon top with white skinny denim further enhances its springtime appeal. The white denims have the perfect relaxed fit and lends itself very well to the ease of my overall ensemble. Finishing off the look with strappy heels, gives a bit of sophistication. The chunky heel of this pair keeps me from teetering and are so very comfy to walk in. Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 8.07.59 pm

Instead of the usual red lip, I opted for a red-orange hue that matches the more earthy tones in my look. Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 8.07.21 pm

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It can’t be a complete #OOTD without a statement bag? As you can probably tell my dear reader, I am very passionate about purses. I believe that bags can elevate a look and pull it together. My new acquisition from Valentino is no exception. The studded detail is so contemporary and trendy and so unexpected with the earthy color palette of the purse. The orange and olive green color play into the natural appeal of my floral chiffon blouse.

What would you wear for a day on the docks? I loved my outfit from this day, and I hope you love it too! Stay tuned to my blog for more of my personal style.

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