Makeup Monday…

Rihanna

Though spring is usually the time to bring out the brightest possible colors, sometimes a muted color can give off an unexpected, yet daring look. One unusual lipstick shade that took the Acne Spring/Summer runway show, and not to mention, celebrities and beauty bloggers, by storm is grey lipstick! Though grey is a color that you would expect to see during fall or winter, there’s something a little rebellious about donning a neutral shade during the sunniest season. For an extra bold look, we recommend wearing your grey lips with a colorful outfit for a contrast of brights and neutrals.

 

(Photos: Pinterest,  Makeup For Life)

 

 

Fun Friday…

lily

With all of the flashy and sometimes over-the-top nail trends, it’s hard to believe that less is more. But Lily-Rose Depp, who has become quite the fashion icon after closing the Chanel show earlier this year, just recently left the nail salon in the most clean and simple look. Nail Job, the salon in Beverly Hills that completed her look, described her nails as “almond milk,” which makes a lot of sense. Not only are the nails shaped like an almond, but it is coated in a milky, translucent nude polish with a high shine finish to create a fresh, muted look. Will your next trip to the nail salon result in a neutral manicure like Lily-Rose Depp?

(Photo: ET online, Nail Job Instagram)

 

 

Throwback Thursday…

converse

Everyone looks great in a classic pair of Chucks, from the average Joe’s to the iconic movie stars. Ferris Bueller anyone? But even the classics need an update every once in a while. Thanks to the ownership of Nike, the Converse sneaker is getting a complete makeover with the athletic brand’s renowned Flyknit technology. Starting April 27th, your favorite Chuck Taylors will be made with the same weightless fabric of your running shoes! Get ready for the completely new and totally rad look!

 

(Photos: Sole Collector)

 

 

Wear-It Wednesday…

scarf

 Though we have seen feather trims and feather accents on dresses, skirts, and sleeve cuffs for years on the runway, and even red carpet events, it’s time to take that style to the streets. That’s right, feathers are officially taking over street style, and it’s not as hard to pull off as one might think. The airy and feminine flair that feathers add may seem over the top at first, but it’s important to keep in mind that it can be balanced out with muted pieces, such a simple black turtleneck or a neutral color scheme, so that the ensemble doesn’t look too busy. Or if you’re feeling bold, then embrace it with pops of color! Get ready to step out in feather trimmed sandals and other unexpected looks.

 

 

(Photos: Accessories Magazine, Who What Wear)

 

 

Trendy Tuesday…

ysl

2017 is the year to embrace maximalism. It’s no longer about the simple and dainty details of minimalism anymore. Though we have already seen the rise of logo t-shirts and logo bags once again, the trend of maximalist logo pieces have trickled it’s way down into jewelry. Say goodbye to barely-there necklaces and say hello to loud costume jewelry from earrings to necklaces to bracelets. Some our favorite brands for statement jewelry would include Chanel, Gucci, and Yves Saint Laurent. To balance out the loud jewelry, we recommend pairing it with a simple and tame outfit so that the jewelry can become the main focus. Are you ready to bring out the bold jewelry?

 

(Photos: Pinterest, Niche Style)

 

 

Makeup Monday…

eyeliner

Makeup is truly a form of art. And if you don’t believe us, then check out this season’s major eye makeup trend that is inspired by the 19th century art technique called pointillism, which is essentially a painting that is made up of many distinct dots to create an image. For an eye-catching and unique cat eye for spring, beauty bloggers have used dots to re-create the classic eyeliner in light pastel colors such as yellow, instead of sweeping it in black strokes above the lash line. Another popular method by beauty bloggers is to add a single dot or many dots under the lash line to create a Twiggy-inspired look for a retro and flirty vibe. Would you try the pointillism technique?

 

(Photos: Refinery29, Top 6 Trends)

 

 

Fun Friday…

justine-skye-1

It’s time to give your suede knee-high boots from the winter a proper update. Now the season is calling for boots that make a bold statement like the metallic knee-high boots. These shiny shoes are only for the brave and will amp up any spring outfit! To give your outfit a laid-back vibe, try pairing the metallic boots with athleisure wear like a sporty crop top and a pair of jersey shorts to make the metallic boots the star of the show. Or for a night out on the town, pair the boots with a short body con dress for a sleek and sultry look!

 

 

(Photos: Fizzy Mag, Refinery 29)

 

Throwback Thursday…

kim

When you think of a corset, you might immediately think of the Victorian era. However, a more modern take on the corset has officially flooded the fashion scene in the form of a belt! During fashion month, the corset belt was one of the most prominent accessories, not only on the runway, but by street style girls alike. After seeing the cool fashion piece in the Spring ’17 collections by Balenciaga, Balmain, and more, it’s no wonder why the corset belt would one of the must-have items of the season. A big part of its appeal is the way that it cinches the smallest part of your waist to instantly create curves on an otherwise shapeless outfit. The most common way to wear it is over a button-down shirt! How would you wear the corset belt?

 

(Photos: Pop Sugar, Aria Di Bari)

 

 

Wear-It Wednesday…

vanessa

 As festival season gets closer, new chic styles tend to appear. One major trend that we’re excited about is lace-up detailing on the sleeves, in the front, or even on the back of various items of clothing. This stringed-up look gives off the just right amount of edge and can easily be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. For a dramatic grunge look, try the lace-up jeans that go on the entire sides of the jeans. For more subtle detailing, look for jeans that only lace up for a small portion on the front or the back. If you’re looking for a unique and unexpected look, find lace-up detailing on the back of sweaters or tops. There’s something about back details that suddenly boosts the cool factor of a garment. And of course, you can never go wrong with statement sleeves. Lace-up details on a sleeve will instantly bring your entire outfit up a notch and create a head-turning look.

(Photos: Pinterest, EJ Style)

Haute Spring Hair Colour

Hillary Vaughn Canale

Spring is in the air and it’s time to refresh, and reinvigorate our look.

Celebrity Colorist Michael Canale, known for creating Jennifer Aniston’s colour for “the Rachael,” as well memorable hues for other Hollywood celebrities, including Heidi Klum, Shakira, Penelope Cruz, Carolyn Murphy and more.

Canale’s new spring trend is old school “Canale” colour–natural blended highlights. And “Baby Blonde” is the hue of the season–which Canale created for Hillary Vaughn, a Los Angeles based correspondent for FNC and FBN.

These are enhancing highlights – since it only improves the colour, rather than changing it.

Thus, a seamless effect is created.

All the highlights are tied to Vaughn’s natural blonde colour so that the baby blonde paper thin highlights just add a little glow.

It’s the perfect way to leave your colourist. And, after all, who doesn’t want a little pizazz in their life?

To find out more about Michael Canale click here.  

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