Sunday, December 14, 2014
Chloé fragrance / Bare Minerals foundation / Cutting Fruit Set Wooden Play Food / Tazo Tea and Teapot Gift Sets / Pinwheel Plush Gloves / Smart Gear Auto Safety Tire Gauge / Pick Punch The Original Guitar Pick Punch / Ethical Pet Spot Sneak A Treat Shuffle Bone Pet Toy IQ Puzzle / The Art of Shaving The 4 Elements Of The Perfect Shave® Starter Kit -…
When gifting, I always have a rule that the item purchased has to be either useful or something that relates to their hobbies/interests. Hope it helps!!!
1. Chloé mini travel gift set is one for the beauty lovers, girly girls and for travelers. Think it is such a classic scent for any lady of any age.
2. bareMinerals Collector's edition deluxe foundation is for those who have this as their holy grail foundation (aka like ME!). Been a user ever since I received a sample at Sephora and have gone through jars of these.
3. Melissa and Doug Cutting Fruit Set is a great educational product for little kids. So adorable!
4. Tazo Tea and teapot gift set is great for anyone since there are benefits in drinking tea and the design of the teapot is just so simple/nice.
5. Gloves are always useful and a easy gift to get if you are in a bind.
6. Have a car enthusiast? Give them a smart gear auto safety tire gauge. With this in hand, they can gauge their tires and make sure they are inflated. Comes with flashlight and other tools!
7. Musicians- guitar players? Guitar pick punch is quirky and thoughtful since when you lose a pick, you'd have to buy one but with this, anything could essentially become one! Customization at its' best.
8. Pet lovers would love this! It keeps the dog entertained while you are possibly cooking or just don't want to be bothered and gives them mental stimulation.
9. For the men in your lives with stubble. Gives them some pampered that they deserve too after what they do for us. It is only proper to do the same for them.
Happy Holidays to you and your family!!
Monday, December 1, 2014
3 items I always gravitate towards when shopping:
Why? Because these are all functional pieces that can be rotated for work, school, and just about any other daily activity! I am all about clothing items that can be styled in a variety of ways since I work a 9-5 job and like to go out with friends or to events right after. Clothes have to be able to withstand my entire day but still look fashionable. I'm not the type to bring a change of clothes either. Too much work!
Denim blazers like this one from American Eagle create more of a comfortable, casual feel vs. a structured black one, which is normally my go-to office outerwear.
Found this beautiful porcelain print top on sale in Urban Outfitters and just had to bring it into my collection. It just reminds me of the china that we have at home but wearable! My favorite type of tops are sleeveless and chiffon-like. They make for great office wear with some high-waisted trousers and also is great for when hanging out on a hot summer day or as a layering piece during the cooler months. See what I mean, multi-purpose fashion!
Being that I'm 5'6", I feel like a giant when it comes to heels 3" and higher so flats are the way to go in my world. Love that these Forever 21 ones have gold hardware AND thick ankle straps with a pointed toe. Perfect pair of footwear for work and play that doesn't kill your feet.
American Eagle blazer (old) | Forever 21 flats (similiar)
Zara skort | Urban Outfitters top
What are your 3 top items you gravitate towards when shopping?
Friday, May 23, 2014
Few years ago, I had gone to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden with my lil sister to see the Cherry Blossoms but they had all fallen then. Bummer! Wanted to go this year when they were in full peak and of course, the day my boyfriend and I go is the day Mother Nature decides to have sporadic rain showers. As soon as we get there, it started drizzling so we took cover in the Brooklyn Museum. Luckily, for us, the sun came back!
Felt like matching the flowers and since I don't have too much pink, I decided to break out my new Zara blazer. It is SUCH a soft material and paired it up with my go-to high waisted jeans and a crop top try toning down the business-y look of it. Glenn still thought I looked like I was going for an interview. lol :/ Oh wells.
Not a big fan of white anything as it gets dirty too quick but I loved this bag for the summer time feel. Great for carrying the big DSLR around and STILL look fashionable.
Love this candid shot of me laughing/smiling. I never take myself too seriously. Life is too short for that!
Zara Blazer | Kate Spade Lincoln Square Fabric Little Kennedy bag (here)
Forever 21 striped crop top | American Apparel jeans | TopShop booties (here)
Photos by Glenn
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Behind in blog posts and I apologize to my followers! Life has caught up with me and I have been so busy at work that all I want to do when home is just vegetate/watch youtube videos.
Since the last post, a lot has happened so more posts to be posted! First up, Chicago!
Couple of months ago, went here with my boyfriend for one weekend and I must say, the architecture is far more superior than that of NY's. If you are in Chicago, take a boat tour. Lots of historic information and when the sun sets, it's just pure beauty.
Warning: Architecturally picture heavy.
We ended our night eating deep dish pizza which is a MEH in my book (sorry, I prefer NY style!) then heading to the John Hancock tower for drinks. Awesome view of Millenium Mile and the Sears Tower by the window seats if you're lucky!
Tip for travelers: Go to the Signature Lounge on the 96th floor to pass over the line to see the view and it's cheaper to just get a beer ($8) than pay full price ($18) for the view!
The next day, we spent some time at Millennium Park and saw the famous Cloud Gate, which is lovingly called The Bean by locals. Not as big as I thought but it is still a pretty neat piece of art smack dab in the park!
Love all the funky sculptures around the park via Jun Kaneko. I'm a big fan of making faces in photos and there you have it. Me in all my glory.
American Eagle denim top | Forever 21 top, shorts and shoes
Definitely need to come back to Chicago again! So many other places that I missed going to!
Where is one place you would like to travel to and why?
Sunday, February 9, 2014
I'm not sure of how many other girls use wallets for men but I'm one of them. They are just way smaller and less bulkier than a woman's wallet, at least in my opinion. But in my case, it is quite embarrassing. Why? Well...my man wallet is actually fatter than a man's wallet. Made a comparison with my boyfriend's wallet and boy, do I need to upgrade. I have a habit of saving receipts and leaving all these never used reward cards in my wallet so it won't even close now!! So finally decided on getting a Kate Spade one since they have been coming out with such cute stuff lately and I laid my eyes on the Cherry Lane Lacy wallet in Cyblue. It is the perfect Spring hue! Matches with the Topshop shorts that I also got on the same day on sale. Now, we just need a matching top for a monochromatic look!
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Probably not the wisest choice wearing all black on a hot summer day in NYC but I do as I please in my outfit choices. Mixing prints of floral and plaid were my choices of that day. That floral hat was a recent purchase that I am wearing to death to prove a point as my boyfriend and lil sis believes that it will end up on the head of my big stuffed dog. The floral pattern is eye catching. Girls AND guys can rock the hat!
Necessary Clothing crop top | H&M shorts | Forever 21 flannel and booties | Urban Outfitters hat
Monday, June 24, 2013
There she is... in the flesh. Is she not GORGEOUS?!!!?!?! Too shy to speak to her, so a snapped picture of her is good enough for me. lol One day, I shall be brave!
Everything in the Piperlime store is so photogenic and boy, did I want to take a lot of it home with me. Some ideas for my future house...
Being at a clothing store, I was drawn to so many pieces. Still on the hunt for a beautiful statement necklace but haven't found the perfect one yet. Loving the awesome chevron clutch in black and white, which NEEDS to be in my collection. Such a simple, yet classic accessory. Might get the cheaper version at Forever 21 but I need to cut back on the spending. Ah, shopaholic problems. Pastel crop tops are something I will be totally rocking this summer! Red and black is a combo that will never go out of style in my book. It may be too dark for the hotter days though.
My favorite clothing combination is wearing this super cheap bright yellow sweater that I got on sale for $10 about 6 years ago with this chiffon floral top. It just goes so well together. Do you have a favorite combination that you wear?
Wet Seal sweater | Forever 21 top | Zara trousers | Marc by Marc Jacobs bag