October 22, 2010

Hello again!

I haven't posted in so long.. oh well! So, I joined this site called fiverr where you list things you would do for $5 and people can buy your service or product. It's a cool way to make some extra cash doing whatever it is you like to do. I listed that I would create a customized look on polyvore and surprisingly I have gotten several orders from small online stores, and also from people who would like some help putting outfits together. What can be better than finally getting paid to do what I love.  Here are a couple of the looks I created recently. The first is how to bring your black suit from the office into a night look, and the second is how to accesorize your jeans and white tee. Hope you like them and find them useful..


August 28, 2010

Tag: This or That

I wanted to do this blog post for a while I just haven't had much time lately.. but anyways here it is.. enjoy! :)

MAKEUP:
blush or bronzer: blush
lip gloss or lipstick: lipstick
eye liner or mascara: mascara
foundation or concealer: concealer
neutral or color eye shadow: neutral
pressed or loose eye shadows: pressed
brushes or sponges: brushes

NAILS:
OPI or china glaze: OPI
Long or short: short
Acrylic or natural: natural
Brights or darks : darks
Flower or no flower : no flower

BODY:
perfume or body splash: body splahs
lotion or body butter: lotion
body wash or soap: soap
lush or other bath company: other

FASHION:
jeans or sweat pants: jeans
long sleeve of short: long
dresses or skirts: dresses
stripes or plaid: stripes
flip flops or sandals: sandals
scarves or hats: scarves
studs or dangly earrings: studs
necklaces or bracelets: necklaces
heels or flats: heels (wedges)
cowboy boots or riding boots: riding boots
jacket or hoodie: jacket (blazers)
forever 21 or charlotte russe: forever21
abercombie or Hollister: abercrombie
saks 5th or nordstrom: nordstrom

HAIR:
curly or straight: straight
bun or ponytail: ponytail
bobby pins or butterfly clips: butterfly clips
hair spray or gel: hair spary
long or short: long(er) (medium really)
light or dark: dark
side sweep bangs or full bangs: side
up or down: down

RANDOM:
Rain or shine: rain
Summer or winter: winter
Fall or spring: fall
Chocolate or vanilla: chocolate
East coast or west coast: east

August 16, 2010

Ad Campaign: Chanel fall/winter 2010


Going to the Theatre Outfit

The other night I went with a couple of friends to the Theatre and this is the outfit I wore.

Top Zara, pants Topshop, shoes Kenneth Cole, owl ring Forever21

In this picture you can see my makeup a little better..

Lipstick MAC Viva Glam Gaga

August 11, 2010

Obsessing over: bow pendant necklaces


There's just something about bow pendants. They look so delicate and feminine. Plus, they give plain outfits a touch of sophistication and make a dull outfit unique and special.



Zara Haul

Last weekend I went shopping with a friend and one of the stores we went to was Zara, which was having a huge sale, and I found some things that I want to show you. Below is everything I bought and the info...



First, I got two striped tops with embellished shoulders. The one on the left is sweater material and the one on the right is tshirt material. These were my favorite items I got, I mean stripes and embellished shoulders.. what can be better? I have already worn the one on the right for work with black pants and it's really comfortable. With tops like these I like the fact that you can dress them up or down depending on where you want to wear them to.
Striped tops with emellished shoulders $16.99 and $12.99
Next I got two tanks. I love the birds on the black one and the other one is just a basic tank that I could not pass up for the price. Both of them are really soft.
Black tank top with birds $12.99, Gray tank $4.99
The last things I got were a skirt and two belts. The belts were a really good deal and I am sure I will get really good use out of them since I like to wear all of my flowy tops and dresses with belts. The skirt is made out of a gabardine like material and the gray waist is a stretchy swearter fabric.
Skirt $19.99, Belts $9.99 each

August 9, 2010

Tag: Questions and Answers

I was tagged by my friend, and fellow blogger Amelia to do this tag. I hope you like...

What is your current fashion obsession?
embellished shoulders

What are you wearing today?
black ankle pants, a light blue button down, and black pumps (office attire)

Skin type?
oily

Do you nap a lot?
sometimes

Why is today special?
nothing really.. kinda boring

What would you like to learn to do?
speak italian and french

What's for dinner tonight?
don't know yet

What are you listening to right now?
the news

What is your favourite weather?
fall and spring like weather not too cold not too hot

Whats the last thing you bought?
groceries

What are your essentials when travelling?
laptop, socks, and a comfy sweater

What's your style?
classic with a twist, and always polished

What is your most challenging goal at the moment?
exercising at least 3 - 4 times a week

What do you think of the person who tagged you?
she's a sweetheart

If you could have a house, totally paid for, fully furnished, anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
New York

Favourite Vacation spot?
Paris

Name the things you cannot live without?
my family, my friends, and my laptop 

How was your childhood?
pretty good

What would you like to have in your hands right now?
a Chanel classic flap medium bag in lambskin

What would you like to get rid of?
clutter

What are you most excited for?
I might be going to MAC tomorrow during my lunch hour

If you could go anywhere in the world in the next hour where would you go?
Greece

What countries have you visited?
US, and quite a few in Europe


I tag anyone who is reading this and wants to do it.

August 8, 2010

Ad Campaign: Julianne Moore For Bvlgari Fall 2010



One of my favorite fall 2010 ad campaigns. I think Julianne looks amazing and the lion cubs are adorable.

August 7, 2010

Funky Dunkey by OPI

I did my nails with OPI's funky dunkey from the Shrek collection. I did a base coat, then two coats of funky dunkey, a multi-colored glitter coat on my ring finger, and finally a top coat.

Funky dunkey is a rich opaque purple. Really pretty and it looks gorgeous, and lighter, in the sunlight. The glitter nail just gives the whole look a pop.

Here's another pic with different lighting..


The products I used: OPI base coat, OPI funky dunkey, jordana glitter polish, and seche vite fast drying top coat (the best).



Obsessing over: striped tops

Striped ObsessionFashion Trends & Styles - Polyvore

Striped Obsession by capripor


I have been obssesing with striped tops lately, well for a few months to be honest, but the fact is I can't get enought of them. Stripes are so practical and versatile that it's definitely worth having at least 1. These are some cute and affordable ones I found.
1. Striped cuff-sleeve tee from Gap $9.99 - $14.99 depensding on the color
2. Striped racer tank from AE $11.95
3. Striped boatneck tee from Aerie $24.50
4. Striped shirt tail tank from Aerie $19.50
5.Bold stripe top from Forever21 $15.80
6.Whistles Breton stripe top from Asos $75.83
7. Gardener romper from Madewell $52
8.Striped dreamweight cotton racerback tank from Express $19.90 plus buy 1 get 1 50% off





July 3, 2010

Essentials

Essential Wardrobe PiecesTendencias de Moda y Estilos - Polyvore

Essential Wardrobe Pieces por capripor


A few essential pieces everyone should have in their closet:

- A pair of really good fitting jeans, I prefer dark because they work better at night
- A white button-down shirt
- A black pencil skirt
- Black pumps
- A pair of colorful flats to brighten up your outfit
- A classic black purse
- An oversized bag
- Simple earrings that go with everything

Carte Blanche



Carte blanche : complete freedom or authority to act.


This is how I feel about starting a blog. Like I have an empty canvas to do whatever I want with it.
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