Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Look of the Day: Naked 2 Palette





I love doing a smokey eye look, but to be honest, walking around with that look in the middle of the day or even at work can be a wee bit excessive. 

I decided to tone it down by trying a more subtle smokey look that should be acceptable at all times during the day. 

Eyes

Step 1: NYX – Jumbo Pencil in Milk (Lid)
Step 2: Naked 2 (Urban Decay) – in Tease (Lid)
Step 3: Naked 2 (Urban Decay) – in Snakebite (Outer/Middle Crease)
Step 4: Naked 2 (Urban Decay) – in Blackout (In a “V” shape at Outer Crease)

::Blend eyeshadow together then apply::

Sephora – Liquid Eyeliner
L’Oreal – Power Volume 24H Mascara
Stardel Lash - False Lashes in #SF 62

Here's the finished look!


Thank you for reading Cupcakes!!


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Trend:Leather


Every once in a while, a trend comes along that takes over until it fizzles out. I’m the type of girl that tries to stay away from doing what everyone else is, and focuses strictly on what works for my body type and comfort level. With that being said, I couldn’t turn away from leather skirts. 


Faux leather skirts are great statement pieces that could be mixed and matched with practically anything you may currently have in your closet. Faux leather is also very inexpensive and can be purchased for less than $100 at many retail stores.
I wore this little number in Palm Springs, yes I know….104 degree weather and leather do not match, but the skirt was really light and carefree. 


I decided to keep it simple by pairing it with a black & white striped tank & Heels with a gold colored toe accent from Forever 21 and a great brown belt & bag from H&M. 

I’m currently in love with this Laser Cut Faux Leather Dress from Betsey Johnson and this little hot and affordable number from Guess G by GUESS Women's Zea Faux-Leather Skater Skirt

I hope you enjoyed this post Cupcakes!



Friday, September 6, 2013

Instagram Friday!








1. Tasty Macrons from Wholefoods
2. Enjoying the view in Palm Springs,CA
3. ...Just a boring "Selfie" Pic
4. More Sweet Treats!
5. Girls Night Out
6. Girls Night Out (Part II)




Friday, May 10, 2013

OOTD // Black and White









Hey Cupcakes! I hope you’re all enjoying your Friday…I know I am. During spring and even throughout Summer I usually wear pretty bright and bold colors. It’s something about the warm weather that makes me want to “pretty up” around that time. For some odd reason though, I decided to wear something a little darker today. I’m usually not too much of a fan of the monochrome look…but it can work depending on the person. An outfit like this is usually reserved for grocery shopping or other errand runs, but if accessorized more it could work for a date or a night out with friends. 

The black and white jersey skirt was purchased from Forever 21 and the halter top was brought from a store called “Q”. Yeah…that it, just Q. It’s a new store featured at the Fox Hills Mall in Culver City (If you’re familiar with it great!!! I need a new shopping buddy!) I saw a girl working at another part of the mall wearing an adorable peach colored halter top and had to stop and ask her where she purchased it from. She then directed me to this brand new store. Most of the stuff looked like stripper gear, but there were a few gems hidden. The shirt was only $8.00 while the skirt cost about $15.00.




Watch//Nordstoms   Bracelet and Ring//Forever21


On another note, I am in need of serious help with my picture taking skills! I’m sure some of you expert bloggers have friends or significant others that help you with taking pictures for your blog…but what about you forever alone ladies like myself? I think I got hit on by a car full of adolescent thugs, a bus full of elementary kids, a woman and an old guy. After a while I just said screw it and threw in the towel hence the small amount of pictures. I need to find a quiet place to take my photos so that I won’t be harassed!!

Please tell me I’m not the only one with this issue and feel free to share your freaky blog photo taking horror stories in the comment below!

I love getting messages so feel free to send me one!
 

Monday, April 22, 2013

Flowers in Bloom - Prom Time!

 Dress: Sa'Brak Boutique
http://www.sabrakboutique.com/
Instagram: SabrakBoutique

Hello Cupcakes! Happy Monday to you all!

For this post, I will be showcasing this lovely little dress that was purchased specifically for my sisters Champagne party.



If you are unfamiliar with what a Champagne party is, let me break it down for ya:



A Champagne Party is a pre prom gathering usually at someone’s home. Family and friends gather to see the youngin’s (Damn I sound old) off to the prom. There is usually finger foods and good music.

I had a great time reconnecting with family and got to view my lovely little sister in her jaw dropping dress (more on her dress a little later)



This dress had a bit of sexiness to it without being overtly so. I usually don’t wear green, but I loved how the color and the print just popped! Since the dress had so much going on, there really wasn’t any need to over-accessorize. I was able to keep it uber simple by wearing my favorite gold watch from Nordstroms and a pair of dangling earrings purchased from Forever 21.
 




Now on to my ridiculous amount of pics...





Now...for the Prom Girl!!





I'm just saying...I might need to borrow this dress one day. Not sure where I'll wear it to, but I'll figure it out.

Hope you enjoyed Cupcakes!!