Banana Republic × Issa


Dress: Banana Republic x Issa dress in Royal Blue* | Necklace: Forever 21 (old) | Bracelets: J.Crew pavé link bracelet, t&j designs| Bag: Chanel Jumbo Classic Flap Bag | Shoes: Nine West (similar) | Lips: Hourglass Opaque Rouge in Riviera*

Wow, it feels good to finally do an outfit post again! Hubbie and I made ourselves promise to do one on my one day off this week–and he had the whole location picked out. He had scouted out this place a while back, and told me he planned on taking me there the next time we shot my outfit. And although it’s been years (okay, a month) since my last outfit post, it feels good to get back in the style game with such a lush backdrop.Read & Comment →

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Powder

The outer box it comes in is light beige which helps those of us dummies

I am just as susceptible to hype as any other woman, but the force of this one really took me by surprise. As did the sheer perseverance  with which I made it possible to get one in my hands. I’m talking, of course, about the Chanel Les Beiges. A new permanent range in the Chanel makeup line that aims at getting that quintessentially French look: carefree, put-together, with a healthy glow. Much of the internet beauty world has been agog about the Healthy Glow Sheer Powder (above) and its glow-inducing powers.Read & Comment →

J’ai pas vingt ans

Dress – H&M | Bracelet – Urban Outfitters | Necklace – Marc by Marc Jacobs | Tights – Wolford | Boots – Urban Outfitters (on sale!) | Watch – Tag Heuer | Earrings – Charles & Colvard | Bag – Chanel

Hi. How is everyone today? The other day, I wore a dress. It had a high-low hemline. Also, I did not wake up this morning and suddenly know how to speak French. I just named this post after one of my very favorite songs by one of my very favorite artists. (Crazy enough, our driver in Paris on our honeymoon, babysat her as a kid! He was floored that I knew of her and liked her so much, since she’s not well known here in the U.S.)

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Getting to Glowy

After a tweet I sent out saying I had discovered a great foundation routine for getting glowy, many of you asked what my secret was to attaining said glowy skin with makeup (since I don’t have naturally glowy skin–and in fact, most people don’t, unless you live in a rainforest, bathe in retinols, and eat antioxidants all day).Read & Comment →

Soft Rosy Pink & Taupe Makeup Tutorial

Perfect for date night, or even everyday, this soft and sweet makeup look combines fresh-faced rosy pinks with muted taupes. You might want to use this for inspiration whilst getting ready tonight! Click to learn more about the tutorial & to see a list of products!

Please don’t gape in horror at my makeup-less face…oh, and please excuse the ratty hair. I could make a quip about a family of rats nesting in my hair, but it’s honestly the result of curling my hair the night before, spraying it with loads of hairspray, and then sleeping in it and waking up the next day. Looking like this.Read & Comment →