Monthly Archives - July 2015

End of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Style + Beauty Recommendations…4 Days Left to Save!

Above: Nothing screams the impending fall season like a fresh pair of booties. Now that these booties have hopefully caught your attention, I feel it necessary to mention that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (discussed HERE and HERE) is on the cusp of completion with prices going up on August 3rd....

Surratt Beauty Automatique Lip Crayon: Swatches of Every Shade

Above: Surratt Beauty Automatique Lip Crayon in Scantilly Clad, a divine peachy pink nude. In honor of National Lipstick Day, I am beyond thrilled to offer a close up of the brilliant Surratt Beauty Automatique Lip Crayon (available at Barney's NY, Sephora and Liberty London)...

Charlotte Tilbury Bronze & Glow…An Overview with Swatches of All Three Versions

Above: 3 versions of the brilliant Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow. Earlier this month, the Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Collection debuted (review HERE and HERE), delivering a stunning cream formula of the modern classic Filmstar Bronze & Glow as well as a simultaneously released...

Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head: Chanel Fall 2015 Collection Swatches + a Tropical Look

Above: Kissed by the rain. Up until a couple of days ago, we were experiencing anomalous rainstorms here at the beach...although, it was unexpected, the precipitation is greatly needed!  Now it's rather sweltering, but the images from my rain soaked shoot that weekend remain and,...

Style Second: Slip Dress, Flannel and Hightops…

Above: I picked up this long Free People slip dress while in Idaho last month (more on that excursion HERE)...it is soft, flowy and opaque enough to be worn without a slip... Hello lovelies...today, I present you an outfit that I thought I'd never wear.  It involves...

4 Foundations for the Sweltering Summertime Heat

Above: Four foundations to fight the summer heat and one beautiful brush for good measure. Living in Southern California, I know that it is positively gauche to complain about the weather; we know that we are blessed with one of the most temperate climates in...

New Foundation Alert: Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)Able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate…Swatches + Review

Above:  The Marc Jacobs Re(Marcable) Full Cover Foundation Concentrate, slated for official release on Tuesday 7/21/15, is on the cusp of its debut and I am excited to offer you a first look at this otherworldy formula!  Kindly scroll on for more details, comparison swatches, a closeup of...

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: Top 25 List!

Above: General Access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale begins at midnight...wearing the Free People Stitch Detail Plaid Shirt (also procured at the sale).  Early Access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (previously detailed and discussed HERE and HERE) ends today and General Access to the sale...

Bright Colors and Buttondowns: MAKE Cosmetics and a Nordstrom Sale Shopping Guide Update

Above: MAKE Cosmetics Face Gloss, Defining Mascara and Matte Lipsticks in Jakarta and Fire. Sometimes one needs a shock of color to break up a routine...enter MAKE beauty.  Although the Defining Mascara is a classic black and the Face gloss is, dare I say it,...

Rapid Review: 8 Things I’m Currently Loving

Above: 8 things I'm currently loving.  I hope your week is off to a marvelous start! I am happy to share a succinct rundown of 8 of my current loves as of late; in the spirit of the brevity of this post, I shot all...