Friday Favorites! 10/12

Hello Everyone! Here we go into the weekend again after a long week! I decided I wanted to start doing a “Friday Favorites” post! It could be about anything I’m feeling at the time. This week I have it all based on fast fashion! Here’s 5 of my favorite items I’m loving this week! Have a great weekend 🙂 

favorite friday: jacket / ring

friday favorites: dress / bag

friday favorites: headband and shoes

Studded boots
loveculture.com

Hair accessory
target.com

Forever 21
forever21.com

Heart of Hers — Golden Love Ring
heartofhers.bigcartel.com

If there is something you would like to see in Friday Favorites please let me know in the comments below!

Amazing Oxfords

Old men… 

use to be the first thing I used to think of when I hear oxfords, but now the fashion world has turned the oxford upside down and changed the way everyone used to think of them! The have become a new style of flat that everyone (including me) love and are wearing these days! They come in beautiful prints and colors, they can be dressed up or down, and they are comfy! They really are an awesome style that I suggest everyone try because I am more than sure there is a style of oxford out there for you! I picked out my favorite pairs of oxfords to show you the variety that this shoe can have. Most of these styles are more special(a GREAT way to perk up an outfit) but there are definitely ones out there that are more casual and everyday. Here’s some inspiration I hope you all like…

awesome oxfords
1. Modcloth $35
2. Modcloth $35
3. Target $20
4. Target $20
5. Asos $207 ($175 on sale)
6. Target $20
7. Lulu’s $27
8. Marshall’s $20
10. Nordstorm $60
12. Steve Madden $99

Which pair is your favorite? What is your favorite way to wear your oxfords? Leave a link with your favorite pair!

Product Review: Relvon Lip Butter Color Burst

Lip Butters
I was never really a lipstick girl.. 
but lately I’ve really been getting into the idea of a brighter pout and when I discovered Revlon Lip Butters (about $7.99) I wondered was I was thinking not diving into this sooner! These particular lip color are advertised as a cross between a lip balm and a lipstick. So it has all the moisture properties of a balm and the coloring of a lipstick. For me personally, I thought the color pay off is pretty impressive for a hybrid lip color. On more casual days I can tap on the Lip Butter and get a little bit of color on my lips and on days when I want a little more I glide it on and it gives me the most beautiful bright pink pout (depending on the color you get of course). These colors can be worn alone because it also has a great shine to it. Overall I do always prefer to put a lip balm under any lip product I wear just incase anything gets a little dry but it is definitely unnecessary to do that with the Revlon Lip Butters. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best of the best!) I would rank this product as a 8, as amazing as it is, it does require you to put it on multiple times in a day because it comes off quite quickly. Other than that I have no complaints. Have you tried a Lip Butter or a lipstick hybrid? Let me know what you think of it or share any of your favorite lip products in the comments!

Royalty -Childish Gambino

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Childish Gambino! Just released his mixtape “Royalty” on the fourth of July and I’ve been listening to it ever sense. I was also fortunate enough to see him live this year at Coachella and it is safe to say he has an established fan base, but who wouldnt being a writer for 30 Rock, actor, and comedian. Now rapping and doing it well enough to pull featured artist like Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, RZA and Ghostface Killah to name a few.

Check him out….

Frank Ocean at the Wiltern

So last night Amanda and I had the chance to check out frank ocean at the beautiful historic Wiltern in Los Angeles. As many of you already know Frank Ocean just released his first store album Channel Orange yesterday which was also released on iTunes a week before.
This was our second time seeing mr. Ocean live and he did not disappoint. As many artist do at small Los Angeles venues during album releases, he focused on performing songs off his newest album. Earl from odd future made an appearance during his featured track “rich kids”. Ocean performed Amanda’s and I favorite almost 10 minutes long track “pyramids” and delivered it beautifully. He then came out with a encore playing Beyonce’s “i miss you” off her “4” album with no band, just him and the piano.

If your a Frank Ocean fan I highly recommend you make the effort to catch him live because he is amazing!

DIY: Studded shirt

I have been LOVING… 

The new studded shirt trend! It’s such a easy way to dress up a blouse; a little on the collar goes a long way! I’ve been wanting to do a DIY so I thought this was the perfect opportunity. Keep reading for this super simple “homemade” studded shirt.

  • TAKE A COLLARED SHIRT. Easiest step because everyone has one in their wardrobe! I got this one below from forever 21 for 15$. I like it also because its thin fabric which will make it easier to punch the studs in.

  • PICK EMBELLISHMENTS I was very surprised and disappointed that I didn’t find more shirt embellishments at both joann’s and michael’s, but i worked with what I got and I grabbed this leather bracelet kit and took the studs off to use.

  • OPEN SHIRT & PICK YOUR LAYOUT Completely unbutton the shirt and lay it down on your workspace tag side up. Choose how you want the studs to sit and where you want to place them. Do you want to cluster them? Or do you want to line them up? Pick however you want it to look and position them on the shirt so you can get some kind of idea on how it will look

  • START PUNCHING STUDS THROUGH SHIRT This part was actually a lot easier than what i thought and like i said earlier it probably helped that it was a thinner fabric. Try to punch them in as straight as possible by poking in both prongs at the same time. A couple of mine were a little off but I don’t mind.

  • CLOSE THE PRONGS I used the leather bracelet my kit came with to close the prongs so they did not hurt my finger. Make sure you close them as much as possible and as far as they go so the studs won’t slip off. Also I close each one as I went because if you leave them open and close them all at the the end they will slip out of place.

  • CONTUNIE PROCESS TIL DONE Basically you just keep doing them same 2 steps above until your collar is finished and them switch sides and do the same thing to the other side.

  • LOOK AT FINISHED PRODUCT Changing it is pretty easy so if in the end you didn’t like your stud layout you can always change it.

  • MODEL IT I was so proud of my DIY I decide to model it a little and I suggest you do the same  (even if your husband thinks your silly too) Well there you go! A very easy DIY. I Hope you liked this post and if you would like to see more or something else comment below and let me know! Enjoy my pics! Happy Shopping and Happy Crafting 🙂

 

Which B.B. cream is right for you

which B.B. cream is right for you
There are new several drugstore B.b.creams out on the market and i’ve personally tried these three.
Now what is a b.b. cream. Well its a blemish balm that is really popular overseas and is just now seeing its way over to us. Its generally a step up from a tinted moisturizer and a step down from actual foundation.
1.GARNIER
Out of these three the garnier offers the most coverage. Personally it was a little too thick for my taste and borderlined more on foundation than moisturizer.The consistency was much more heavy. Also they only have one for light skin or dark skin which i think makes it harder to create a natural look. Although if you have more dark spots i would recommend this brand since its targeted more for dark spots and discoloration.
2.MAYBELLINE
Maybellines B.B. cream boasts that it does eight things in one. More than the other two brands.
Blurs imperfections
• Brightens
• Evens skin tone
• Smoothes
• Hydrates
• Enhances
• Protects with SPF 30
• 0% oils and heavy ingredients
This is by far my favorite B.B. cream. I thinks its light enough to wear during the summer and still covers any imperfections. When i tried it it gave me a natural clean look and not cakey at all.

3.LOREAL
Loreal’s B.B. cream was my second favorite but looses to Maybelline only because it doesn’t cover nearly as much as the Maybelline one. It comes in fair,light,medium, and dark, but its lightweight formula makes it easy to blend in and create a natural, luminous look. I would recommend this one if you have no blemishes and just want to create a healthy clean look.

Hopefully this review is helpful and makes your b.b. cream decision that much more easier.

4th of July Accessories

4th of July.. 

Such an amazing time of year to spend with family, having BBQs, swimming, and whatever else your family loves to do! I definitely do not think its a time to get dressed up but a time to be more comfortable and show your pride in america! So here’s a list of essential 4th of July accessories to really jazz up a more casual outfit.

  • Light scarf just incase it gets chilly.
  • Awesome festive shades
  • A cute hat to keep your head from burning
  • Comfortable shoes (TOMS are amazing and charitable)
  • A Little star necklace as to not go TOO over board on the stars and stripes!

4th of july accesories


TOMS red shoes / Club Manhattan antique jewelry, $25 / Forever 21 fedora hat / Sheer scarve / Sunglasses
What are your plans for the holiday? Hope you have a safe and great day tomorrow! Happy Trails. 🙂

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