Summer make ups have to be colorful and cheerful, but at the same time, subtle and warm, which is why I have specially selected these amazing palettes as your buddies throughout this hot season.Whether you’re a beach or mall person, you can never leave the house without these playful colors. Let your imagination run free and have fun with these irresistible hues!
1. Estee Lauder Violet Playground Eyeshadow Palette. US$48.
For colors that are bold and versatile, Estee Lauder brings you something fancy and elegant through this amazing playground. Sharpen your peepers with these sweet shades.
2. NARS Foreplay Palette. US$49.
This beautiful cheek palette from NARS give you fresh and natural glow on your cheeks, making you radiant and naturally pretty!
3. Sephora Izak Baked Eyeshadow Palette. US$30.
Designed in notebook style by French illustrator Izak Zenou comes this lovely and glamorous palette from Sephora. Perfect for your special evenings and parties, count on this shimmering compact!
4. Too Faced The Return of Sexy Eye Shadows. US$48.
For sultry and sexy smoky eyes, make sure to keep this palette close by because they are the next big thing! Consists of mattes and shimmer, you won’t be able to resist this special treat.
5. Tarte Puttin on the Glitz Color Collection. US$48.
Not only will you get smashing colors, you also get to keep this stylish make-up clutch. Specially made for all Tarte fans out there, make sure to get your hands on this metallic baby!
Charlotte Olympia is no stranger when it comes to fancy and fashionable shoes. I’ve been following her amazing collection for a while now and she never fails to impress me. Actually she impresses me so much I decided to dedicate this post for her. From the unique sole-designs to poise and trendy styles, this London-based designer has proven herself to be one of the most talented and creative shoe makers out there. Her signature styles of romance, glamor and femininity make her shoes not only interesting to wear but also to stare. Whenever you need to hide your non-pedicured feet, you can definitely hide them in her soles!
If you’re a big fan of Couture for its glamor and uniqueness, then you’re gonna love what Fall 2012 have in store for you. Versace, Valentino and Elie Saab had made it to my VIP list for their breathtaking gowns. As I was browsing through their mesmerizing collection, I realize they all have one thing in common, to show as much skin as possible. Whether it through short A-line skirts or transparent fabrics, it’s all about looking elegant and sexy at the same time. For this Fall, you can definitely expect a LOT of beads, sequins and layers of tulle coming from these amazing trio. Here are some of the gowns that I simply can’t take my eyes off.
Soft colors with elaborated beads, sequins and crystals are dominating Versace’s fashion show. And not just that, you’ll find lots of transparent and seductive fabric embracing the models. From gorgeous chiffon to elegant tulle, it is just a spectacular show! For more gowns, click here!
Valentino comes with more daring and bold colors that still are both glamorous and sophisticated. Using brocades, chiffon and lush cashmere, don’t you just love the transparency? Enjoy more of Valentino here.
3. Elie Saab.
When I look at Elie Saab collection, my mind takes me to fantasy world where princess, fairies and evil Queen exist. His gowns are full of detailed embroidery with subtle and glam mix altogether. There are lots of chantilly lace with soft elegant silk. If fairy tale is your thing, then you will definitely love this collection. See more here!
I love neon colors and I think Summer is a good time to wear them. I’m planning to shop for some jewelry & accessories, any good recommendations?
Hi Dina, thanks for your email. Just like you, I also love neon colors, I just need to build up my courage to wear them! : ) So here are some that caught my eye and I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed finding them! Have a splendid Summer!
1. Lead Jewelry Neon Beaded Necklace. US$90.
The reason why I chose this particular necklace is because not only it is full of colors but also shiny rhinestones that complete the whole look. Whether you’re going formal or casual, this necklace is a total fit.
2. River Island Multi Bead Bangle. US$13.26.
When you want to go retro, you can definitely complete the look with this charming little bangle from River Island. Don’t you just love the sweet color combo?
3. Betsey Johnson Rio Pineapple Earrings. US$45.
There’s nothing more tropical than having a pair of pineapple earrings! This super cute pair from Betsey Johnson is enough to make my mouth watery!
4. Asos 3 Pack Neon Rings. US$4.97.
Now you can show your love for neon by wearing this LOVE trio from Asos. They’re totally fun and trendy!
5. Casio Neon Green Watch. US$24.86.
Stay on time with this neon green from Casio. Simple and casual, with this superb watch, you won’t ever be late anymore.
6. J Crew Classic Wide Bangle. US$28.
Back to classic is always a good thing. When you think everything else is too much or over the top, then it is time to go back to original. That is why I just had to include this classic from J. Crew.
7. Forever 21 Flip Sunglasses. US$5.80.
Block the sunlight to your eyes with this handy glasses from Forever 21. It’s refreshing and very stylish at the same time. What do you say, are you ready to be yellow? : )
Attention ladies! are you ready to sway the night with some animal prints and bows? If the answer is yes, then you and I are definitely connected! Which is why, this special and glamorous post makes total feast to the eyes and body. I accidentally stumbled across this dreamy dress from Red Valentino and thought to myself what a stunner it is! This silky chiffon dress cuts each curve beautifully and if you add Jimmy Choo’s on you, then you’re gonna be fashion perfect. Steal the spotlight by dressing up only with your most trusted sidekick, in this case, the mighty Valentino!
1. Betsey Johnson Iconic Bow Earrings. US$30.
Betsey named these earrings iconic for the right reason because the style is timeless and you can pretty much wear them wherever and whenever! Stunningly made out of gold tone metal with sparkling pink crystals, this one is a keeper!
2. Lulu Townsend Stud Bow Clutch. US$26.95.
OK, to save your shopping budget, I have chosen this super cute bow clutch from Lulu Townsend to complete your glamorous look. Made of satin with irresistible rhinestones bow, you can’t miss this one!
3. Red Valentino Animal Print Chiffon Dress. US$795.
This darling dress from Red Valentino is an absolute heart stopper. Whenever you decide to be the center of attention with your girly charm and flirty mode, you’re gonna need this dress for sure.
4. Laura Mercier Baked Eye Color. US$22.
For color that will last all day/night, it is time to upgrade your make up pouch with this little necessity. Available in 8 most amazing shades, wear them wet or dry and get the mesmerizing effect.
5. Jimmy Choo Suede Sandals. US$695.
Having a pair of black suede shoes is a fashion must and this lovely pair from Jimmy Choo can do the justice perfectly. Anytime you want to have a complete makeover, make sure to include these heels in your list!