Archives for posts with tag: accessory

19th. An article of clothing/jewellery that instantly makes you feel great

Sometimes it’s the simplest things in life that put a smile on your face. For me, it’s this necklace. No matter what outfit I wear, I always feel x100 better wearing it!

OMG, 100 posts!? Woohoo, I actually feel quite accomplished! DO A HAPPY DANCE WITH ME MY FELLOW BLOGGERS!~

xoxo Dana

18. Your brightest lipstick

I don’t wear lipstick, so I am substituting for lip-gloss. I don’t think of lip-gloss as a little girl type of product, because I like to wear it if I really feel like “dressing up” or “going all out“. But, that does NOT mean I throw on the brightest, most glossiest and bold shade of LIFE. It’ll just be a super light glaze look because I’m terrified of lip colours, I haven’t found one I really find suitable for me, except for a dark dark red lip-gloss from ESTĒE LAUDER that my mom gave me. (which I’ve been using for the last almost year and a half)

(On the right) Brightest shade: 07 Flashdance

(In the middle) 03 Berry Lush (so far my favourite)

(On the left) 06 Coral Chic

This is a very new and recent set of ESTĒE LAUDERs lip-glosses, my mom got it not even a week ago when purchasing her other makeup products. It comes as a set, just as the above picture shows, and it comes with a square purple and black animal skin-print compact mirror. The lip-glosses are called: Pure gloss, High gloss, Ultra brilliance.

http://www.esteelauder.com/product/647/21166/Product-Catalog/Makeup/Lips/Lip-Gloss/Pure-Color/High-Gloss/index.tmpl

Surprisingly, these lip-glosses work really well; they stay on your lips for a long time, unlike other glosses that would come off very easily. There isn’t a very heavy shine, so its subtle on the lips, but its the pop of colour that makes it look so amazing.

BTW, this was a gift set, so I don’t know the actual Canadian pricing, SORRY!

This is the 07 Flashdance in the photo above.

I don’t ever do reviews on products, but it is new and I don’t like to just say a product without giving the proper information about it. ESTEE LAUDER is a really great brand to buy from. My moms been buying from them for years, and I have tried some of the products here and there, it really does its job well.

I’ve personally never come across a bad product from them, and if you ever purchase from the Bramelea City Centre ESTĒE LAUDER in the makeup section at The Bay, they give amazing customer service to everyone, and a lot of tips about what products will work best for you.

xoxo Dana

14. The item that was hardest to hunt down/buy

My leopard print infinity scarf from Old navy for $12. (It was hard to find “the one“)

http://oldnavy.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=38340&vid=1&pid=576179&scid=576179002 (Now $14 +tax)

That might sound stupid, but for some reason I was EXTREMELY picky about how I wanted my printed infinity scarf to look (you wouldn’t believe how much I looked online AND in-store, trying them on, debating on prices, ect).

Actually, I was just looking for a regular leopard print scarf because I had been eyeing it (current fashion trend, comfortable, everyone was rocking it while they have it); the infinity part was a plus because I fell in love with it in a heartbeat. (That’s why I was okay buying a scarf for more than $10 for the first time ever)

One day, both me and my co-worker had both worn this scarf to work, I was wearing light colours and she was wearing dark colours. It just was really interesting to see how versatile this scarf was and how it works with every colour palette so effortlessly.

xoxo Dana

9. The item at the top of your wish list

Ironically, I had a really hard time picking this because I’ve actually been acquiring the things that have been on my wish list for SO LONG.

I’m currently hunting for that perfect cuff for my cartilage. I find a cuff more attractive than just a typical diamond stud. Online at Etsy, you can find THE most amazing earrings, lobe, cartilage, chains and all!

http://www.etsy.com/search?includes%5B0%5D=tags&q=cartilage

My achieved wish list:

  • Brown jacket
  • Helloberry bracelets
  • High-low skirt
  • Maxi skirt
  • Infinity leopard scarf
  • Chain cuff earring
  • Denim-leather jacket

xoxo Dana

You know when you’re on a hunt to find something and the accomplished feeling of FINALLY finding it!? I experienced this yesterday! I love love love chain cuff earrings!

Chain Cuff: H&M ($5.95)

I have an obsession for them! It’s one of the reasons I even pierced my cartilage. I’m still looking for some really unique ones, but I think I might have to look online instead. Any store recommendations?

xoxo Dana

Is it me or are collars now a whole new thing? They have truly been reinvented!

From this, the classic collar on a normal shirt to this:

Who would have ever thought you could buy JUST the COLLAR as it’s own fashion piece?! When I saw this in stores, I was awestruck and laughing at the same time!

This is from Forever21, click here for the link~

Best part about it? If you don’t want to go out and buy one, it becomes the SIMPLEST DIY; just cut off a collar from your shirt!

I have a growing love for collars because they are not only great layering pieces, but they add a really nice flare to clothes to instantly make it more preppy/sophisticated/crisp/cute based on the rest of your outfit.

What I’ve started doing is looking at the lines of a shirt to find more interesting and unique collars. Any collar that’s different than the simple collar will present a different look for your neckline, and hey, that’s worth a shot to try is it not?

A really nice feature to a collar without the shirt is that it can act as an extra layer without having to wear the full shirt!

xoxo Dana

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