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Beauty Experts Best Apps - Schwarzkopf, Styleseat. Pick up an iPhone, any iPhone, and it's pretty safe to say you'll find Instagram, Facebook, Seamless, Uber — and maybe even Bumble, VSCO, and Facetune — on the home screen.

Beauty Experts Best Apps - Schwarzkopf, Styleseat

Is A Capsule Wardrobe the Solution to Your Closet Frustrations? The onset of 2016 brought with it a flurry of inquiries from new and established clients about whether a capsule wardrobe could be the best wardrobe solution for them.

Is A Capsule Wardrobe the Solution to Your Closet Frustrations?

The concept was created by London boutique owner Susie Faux in the 1970’s. In 2008, when the economy tanked, interest in this strategy for dressing swelled. But, this most recent round of interest wasn't lining up with economic trends or a runaway trend. The more I thought about it and spoke with clients, the more I understood where all the interest was coming from as we ushered in a new year. My clients are busy, ambitious, and smart women. Will this help me spend wisely while simultaneously hone in on my unique personal style? SPLIT DECISION. Post + photos by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun This lovely look is an homage to Raquel Welch from the 1960’s and is actually easier than it seems if you just break it down.

SPLIT DECISION

Your friends will be so impressed! OH HEY BIG EYES! Post + photos by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun For something so simple, a pop of color along the underlid makes quite an impact.

OH HEY BIG EYES!

For demonstration purposes I’m showing the how to on my fellow blogger Taye Hansberry’s normal-sized eyes (check out her fashion blog here!) , but this is especially great for those of us with monolids or smaller eyes. Either instance, opting for a colored liner or shadow on your bottom lash line will make your eyes appear even larger and more interesting.

Here’s how: A colored pencil or gel liner. Lifestyle Family Photographer in Raleigh. What the HECK is a capsule wardrobe?

Lifestyle Family Photographer in Raleigh

Great question! A capsule wardrobe is a minimalist wardrobe. When you remove all the unnecessary and unworn items from your closet and fill it with the bare minimum keeping just the items you adore, you’ve created yourself a capsule wardrobe. I was first introduced to the concept in a little book I found by Marie Kondo called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The book has a bit of a cult following these days and a healthy group of people who aren’t a fan. What makes you qualified to talk about this crazy idea?

Diane Kruger Basically Wore My Dream Summer Outfit. A universally* accepted truth about summer is that it is impossible to get dressed and still look cute.

Diane Kruger Basically Wore My Dream Summer Outfit

There's something mind-blowingly tricky about shorts; layering isn't an option, and that's not even tackling what to do with your hair or your makeup. Obviously this is not a problem for superhuman Diane Kruger. Have you ever seen Diane Kruger look bad? The answer is no, you have not. She was running around New York City on Friday looking better than anyone has the right to look in high combinations of heat and humidity. *In a universe where I am the only occupant. How To Tuck In A Shirt, Top, Blouse - Styling Trick. While you're more likely to see me with my top tucked in than not, this isn't the case for everyone — to some, tucking in a shirt can bring back unpleasant memories of a private school uniform, past waitressing days, or Steve Urkel from Family Matters.

How To Tuck In A Shirt, Top, Blouse - Styling Trick

But, there are a few game-changing (yet still simple) ways to tuck in your top without feeling awkward. Tucking is one of those styling tricks so many people overlook, even though it can totally transform a wide variety of outfits. 3 High-Low Beauty Techniques That Make All The Difference. I love shortcuts as much as the next lazy girl, but for all my lackadaisical habits, I don’t want anyone to think I’m actually lazy.

3 High-Low Beauty Techniques That Make All The Difference

Mostly, I don’t want to sacrifice punctuality because I take forever to primp and preen. I also want to take care of myself so I’ve always got an able body and a good face base to begin with. However, ease and effortlessness are not without their own rituals. Everyone has their particulars when it comes to what works for them--but I’ve developed a couple of tricks to help my hapless self look good for good. 1. After all the hype about the 10 to 12 steps of Korean skin care, I finally decided to try it... sort of. How to cleanse: Froth your face with cleanser and begin massaging, moving from the center of your face to the outside in circular motions. Left Bank Girl: French Girl Style Muse Lou Doillon. I have a song going through my head, "So I drag myself to the corner cafe, and for a second I see you there, like in the good old days, and I wonder what you're doing, what you're up to these days.

Left Bank Girl: French Girl Style Muse Lou Doillon

" The song is ICU, sung by Lou Dillon, so I was inspired to cover her style. I wondered how I had missed writing about her previously! Not only does she sing, she acts and models. Wardrobe Clear-Out Tips - Wardrobe De-clutter - Top 5 Tips. As you might know, I’m moving to NYC for a year in 4 weeks time so over the past few months I’ve had some pretty ruthless wardrobe clear-outs.

Wardrobe Clear-Out Tips - Wardrobe De-clutter - Top 5 Tips

Weirdly enough, I actually quite enjoy a good clear-out. There’s something very therapeutic about getting rid of unwanted items and having everything organised. Whenever I’m really stressed or anxious about something… you’ll find me tidying my room! And it ALWAYS seems to help. 20 Ways To Take Beauty Risks With Your Hair & Makeup. Diana Vreeland has always been one of my glamorous idols. Her wildly popular column for Harper’s Bazaar, “Why Don’t You?”

, encouraged readers to think differently about themselves, their style, and the world around them. Of course, because it was DV writing, these suggestions swung wildly between the cleverly achievable and the somewhat-bonkers. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. This is a scheduled post. I won't be able to answer any questions until I return. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. H&M lace top (past season), J.Crew skirt (old), DIY leopard clutch (tutorial) I caught glimpse of a lady the other day in a chic lace shift dress, and made note to try recreating it with old pieces. We had a wave of heat and humidity last week, which meant goodbye coats that I brought out prematurely and hello again cropped tops and minis. This flared tank + high-waisted skirt came together nicely for that straight-edge shift look I wanted. For date night in our neighborhood, I added olive suede pumps and a leopard clutch to make this white-after-labor day pairing a little more seasonal.

I was intrigued by other colors these shoes come in and also ordered the red suede. Another shoe brand that I had been watching for a while is Sarah Jessica Parker's - I thought right off the bat the designs looked super similar to Manolos, and was surprised to just learn that the entire collection was in collaboration with their CEO. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. I've been reaching for this skirt all summer (first reviewed here) because you just can't beat the comfort of an elastic waistband. It's now on final sale for under $15, but please read all reviews as it's more of a crinkle texture than soft, pliable pleats. This top is an oldie from H&M, but it leads me to mention that this popular crossover drape blouse has been fully restocked in 2 colors! (see my review at the bottom of this post) Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY.

For the past ten days, I spent some time on both coasts living out of a suitcase. As temperatures varied from 30 to nearly 80 degrees, I had to pack wisely (lots of layers!). I also had to plan for a variety of occasions. I ended up bringing (from left to right)... 3 jackets: Black Theory blazer, Uniqueen tweed jacket, Gap cardigan jacket4 pairs of shoes: Calvin Klein leopards, Adrienne Vittadini booties, CL pumps, ebay (no brand) boots2 pairs of pants: Seven for all Mankind olive jeans, plus purchased Old Navy ones in Russet Brown3 skirts: Ann Taylor olive lace pencil skirt, camel wool mini, vintage herringbone mini 2 clutches/crossbody bags: H&M brown bag and Chanel WOC 7 tops: Gap nudes & gingham, Target chambray, H&M ivory shell, crewcuts sweater, AT leopard cardi I tried to take photos each day to share with you guys some easy, packing-friendly outfits.

Lace Skirt: Ann Taylor (old) Tights: H&M Pumps: CL Decolettes The material of the J.Crew one has a vintage worn feel w/ tiny check. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. Petite Fashion, Style Tips and DIY. **Update: Thank you so much to everyone who entered! Congratulations to the winners Amanda M., Jessica C., and Rachel G.! Each winner was drawn at random via Rafflecopter and has been notified through email : ) ** With my belly full of one too many cups of mulled cider, I'm procrastinating on packing for as long as possible to share one more holiday giveaway with you guys (congrats to Christy L. and Priscilla S.

G. for winning my earlier ones this month!)! Jeaneology: The Need-to-Know Styles - Mama's A Rolling Stone. We’ve all been on the treasure hunt for that perfect pair of jeans at one point in our lives. Cool Girl Uniform - Popular Outfits. Age Appropriate Fashion Advice - Iris Apfel Style Icon. Photo: Wendell Teodoro/ WireImage/ Getty Images. Age dressing is tyrannical, and the philosophy behind it runs deep. To break free from it takes work — and women like Iris Apfel are paving the way. If you don’t know who she is (amend this immediately!) Ivanka Trump Sarena Boot. Which Bras ACTUALLY Look Seamless Under a T-Shirt? Nowthatslingerie. Revised April 11, 2013 by Celine the Bra Doctor In my experience, more than 90% of women wear the wrong bra size.

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