I have said it before and I shall say again, Australian designers are trying to take over the fashion world. Meet the brand Zhivago. Kylie, America’s favorite teen bad bish loves them Pssst this dress is currently on sale on their website www.houseofzhivago.com I discovered this brand on nastygal.com. I have to give it to Sophia Amoruso. She has an eye for fresh designers/labels. Zhivago means daring in Russian and this label lives up to its name. Not for the meek. If you want to add drama and sexiness to your wardrobe then this is the label for you. (Front and back view) Devouring Lady Lace Top $278 I love… Continue Reading
Twitter was in a tizzy today about the long anticipated collaboration between French luxury designer Balmain and H&M. Love it or hate it, the collaboration was a HUGE success, however many shoppers were left out in the cold and unable to grab any pieces from the coveted collection. Fear not! You can score authentic Balmain for over 50% off and here’s how… www.theoutnet.com The Outnet is the online outlet sister site for Net-a-porter (who recently acquired yoox.com) All three sites specialize in offering designer clothes, shoes and bags for the low low. I love the Outnet and you will too. Here are some Balmain pieces to satisfy your Balmain cravings.… Continue Reading
This is my favorite time of the year. Fall fashion, fashion week(s), Thanksgiving feasts and most importantly the revelation of holiday make up palettes. There are so many being released on Sephora and Ulta, that even the most seasoned make up fiend can be a bit overwhelmed. Here are the palettes that have caught my eye. The first palette on top is the “Le Grand Palais” palette from Two Faced. It retails for $58 and includes eighteen shadows (several neutrals with pops of color) a bronzer, two blushes, a lipstick, mascara and a eye primer. If you are a fan of Two Faced or a newbie and want to try… Continue Reading
Highlight…. Strobing…. The latest craze in the make up world. Highlighting and strobing can give the skin a youthful and radiant look. It’s all about the glow. Hop on the trend while saving money with these products. (Some I own) *Please excuse the background for the swatches, my blogging area has not been set up yet* BH Cosmetics- Wild and Radiant Palette $8 www.bhcosmetics.com BRRUUUHHHH This is palette is just…. ugh… so pigmented and pretty. The highlighters do contain a little glitter but the shimmer is to die for. The swatches do it no justice. The highlighters are a pretty good size and you get four for the… Continue Reading
Hey dolls…. Sometimes it’s hard to find blush that won’t look ashy or chalky on darker skin. Here are some affordable options for my bronze and chocolate goddesses who want to add a little rosiness to their cheeks. Warning: Don’t be put off by the colors. These shades will work well all year round Cruel Intentions Early Bird Jellyfish Never Been Kissed All Blushes are from www.colourpop.com and are only $8 a pop E.L.F. Cosmetic Blush Palette in Dark for $6 www.eyeslipsface.com Milani Baked Blush in Bella Rosa for $8.49 www.milanicosmetics.com Tomorrow I will post affordable highlighters that you can use for strobing and highlighting.
Guess whose BIZZZAAACCCKKKKK…. Hey Glam Goons and Fashionistas… I back from my little hiatus that I would like to call “Life Happens” As you guys know I am a full time special education teacher for a charter school so my work load has been hectic. However I am off of work sick for a week due to shingles so I have tons of new content posted for the blog… So lets jump right into it Fall is here… and since I totally missed the various fashion weeks in NY, London, Milan… (Paris is coming up and I think Sydney is having theirs now), I decided to take a different… Continue Reading
Fashionistas rejoice…. Fabulous shoe designer Monika Chiang is back with her namesake luxury shoe line. After an hiatus, the designer has regrouped to relaunch her line. When she first started she made shoes, handbags and luxury clothing. I do not know why she shut her website down but she is back and better as ever. The shoes are made in Italy. The prices are steep, starting at $500 and up. Will you be splurging? I own one pair of her shoes (thigh high leather boots) and I cannot wait to buy another pair To purchase visit her website: www.monikachiang.com Happy Shopping!
Summer is in full swing…. Which means hotter temps and less clothing. Why bog yourself down with a heavy handbag?? During one of my recent visits back home to Baltimore, I scored a really cute bag from Michael Kors. The Jet Set Metallic Crossbody wallet. When I purchased it, it was on sale for $100 however it is currently listed for regular price ($168) on the website. I love the idea of rocking small metallic purses because they look and feel lighter. They also add a touch of glam to any outfit and compliment any color. Here are some affordable options. Coach Crosstown crossbody On sale for $155… Continue Reading
Hello Glam Goons, this post comes as a request from one of my biggest supporters, Shana (Hey Bewski). She wanted some suggestions on how to keep her make-up intact while going to different summertime functions such as pool/beach parties, BBQs, and etc… Before I list products to wear, let me first give you some tips…. 1. KEEP IT SIMPLE…. Pool parties are not the place for dramatic eye make-up and contour. Save that for night time events when the weather is a bit cooler. 2. FOCUS MORE ON SKINCARE. It is easier to be effortlessly glam when you don’t have to cover blemishes. Drink plenty of water and be vigilant with… Continue Reading
I’m completely loving these hair products for my curls to rock my wash and go…. Silicon Mix Leave-in Conditioner $9.99 Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer- $24.00 Aveda Be Curly Style Prep- $24.00