Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Peekaboo Tops and High Tops

Getting floral with it, Na na na na na na na nana, Na na na na nana.  Okay, sorry for that.  I just had to.  Anyhow, I was getting floral with it because I made that hat.  Well, I didn't construct the whole thing, but shall we say I made an improvement?  It was an average black logo cap, but with my floral patterned fabric sewn over the old logo I get a lot more use out of it now.  It was fairly easy too, just sized it up and sewed it right over.  Stick pins were key in this venture.  I am also toying with the idea of adding some font.  What do you think?  What should my new floral fashion cap say?





Nails: Impress



Sneaker Wedges: Guess




 Lipstick:  Candy Yum Yum by Mac




Floral Cap: Created by me (similar)  //  Sunnies: Lacoste  //  Kimono: Grandma LaVern's  //  
Neon Tank: Urban Outfitters  //  Floral Bralette:V.S.  //  Acid wash Shorts: Urban Outfitters  
// Sneaks: Guess  












Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tea Cup Saucer Nails

The new trend in nails are nude or naked nails.  Coated with a skin colored lacquer, they are supposed to look very natural and perfect.  Nail art is supposedly on it's way out.  I purchased some polish resembling my foundation bottle to try the new trend, Sally Hansen 315 in camelflage.  It was nice and neural for a fresh no fuss look.  However, in couple of days I got bored of it, and thus my tea time nails were born.  Nail art is still in for me!  I have listed below the products that I used to acquire this look.  Oh, and it was my first time using Jamberry.  As this is only day two of the nail wrap and I need to wait a bit longer before I can share my thoughts on those.  
















Sally Hansen Nail Lacquer: Mint Sorbet // Essie Nail Lacquer: Poppy Art Pink // Sally Hansen Nail Lacquer: Camelflage // Seche Vite: Dry Fast Top Coat // Sally Hansen nail art pen: white // Jamberry Nail Wrap: Vintage Chic // Nail Art Decal: Artclub (Sally's Beauty, unfortunately found this once and haven't been able to find it again)

*Seche Vite is awesome!!!  If you love doing your nails and hate smudging or waiting for dry time you must get this!  It is a game changer!  ... my jamberry wraps are starting to peel in the corners... 

Another nail trend here: flip manicure



Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Floral Crop & Double Slit Palazzo Pants

Around 4th of July I stopped in at Urban Outfitter's summer sale.  I happened to be one of the first people there, and boy did I score some goodies!!!  The combo below is all Urban and so flowy and comfy, perfect for a warm summer day.  I know some people are anti palazzo, but I however am embracing this comfy trend.  For now.  ;)








Kelly and Katie Sandals:  DSW

Breezy!
Floral Crop: Urban Outfitters (similar)  //  Double Slit Palazzo Pant: Urban Outfitters




Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Wendy Darling- eShakti

"Now think of the happiest things.  It's the same as having wings." -Peter Pan

Something about this dress made me want to prance around town.  It is so light, such a pretty blue hue, and very lady like.  The color reminded me of Wendy's night gown from Disney's Peter Pan.  The lovely folks at eShakti were kind enough to offer me a dress of my choosing and sent it over for me to give it a looksey.  I looksied and me likey!  They have a lovely array of clothing, and get this folks, it is customizable to your liking!!!  You can enter in your measurements and they cater to your height, size and style.  Don't want sleeves?  Take them off.  Hem too long?  Shorten it up.  Highly suggest taking advantage of that feature when ordering on the website.   Yes sirrah, you enter your exact measurements when ordering a garment and they create it for you.  They have also been so kind as to provide a coupon code for my lovely Patti Cake readers (that's YOU).  Enter " chelseystyles " for 10% off your order.  Other items I liked were this Floral Vine Print dress, this Elephant Print Cotton Dress, and this Dandelion Print Maxi.  Have fun browsing!  







You make me feel like dancing



Dress: eShakti  // Shoes: Gifted (past season, Old Navy)





eShakti provided me with this dress for the purpose of the review, though my views and opinions remain my own.  Coupon code is good 8/5- 9/5 and cannot be used on clearance or overstock items. 



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