Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Holiday Ready with GUESS

SHOP THE LOOK
jumpsuit: GUESS c/o | heels: GUESS c/o | faux fur jacket: nordstrom {still in stock here} | clutch: ps i adore you c/o {similar here} | glasses: prada | bracelets: jcrew, tory burch for fitbit | necklace: jilly bean jewelry c/o | pearl ring: t+j designs c/o | lips: 'rebel' by mac



The holiday season is one of my favorite times of year, especially when it comes to dressing up and going glam. And when I need a glitzy dress, classic heels or a sleek jumpsuit (one for me, one for you!), GUESS is always top of mind because their selection of holiday-ready attire and accessories is off the charts. You may think of GUESS when you need a pair of jeans (they began as a jeans company, after all), but the GUESS Holiday Collection is a great place to turn for inspiration and guidance to find the perfect look for whatever your occasion (not to mention the confidence that comes from wearing such an iconic brand).

Happy Holidays!

Special thanks to GUESS and People StyleWatch for partnering on this post.

Photos by Claire Huntsberger.

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Blue Pleated Skirt

sweater: madewell | skirt: nordstrom {sold out; extremely similar here} | shoes: dolce vita {on sale!} | bag: rebecca minkoff | glasses: karen walker | bracelet: tory burch for fitbit | lips: 'rebel' by mac



Pardon moi while I'm a bit behind this week. Between wrapping up work projects before the holiday break, spending time with friends and family, and completing my Christmas shopping/gift hunting, I am burning the candle at both ends. Can't complain about the weather, though. It's been mild enough that I'm wearing these shooties non stop!

Hope you're enjoying this fun (and busy) time of year as well!
xo


Photos by Claire Huntsberger.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Makeup How-To: Two Holiday Looks

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Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion // Naked2 Basics Palette in Stark and Frisk // Urban Decay Liner in Demolition // L'Oreal Voluminous Mascara in Black // NARS Audacious Lipstick in Olivia

SHOP AMANDA'S LOOK




SHOP LAUREN'S LOOK

SHOP AMANDA'S LOOK





Ahh… The holidays are upon us! When I’m not rocking the vampy lips, I’m generally leaning towards a more traditional holiday makeup look. Neutral eyes + red lips or dark smokey eyes + nude lips are generally my go-to's. They’re super easy to put together and never fail to impress.




I hope you enjoyed these tutorials and find them helpful for your holiday looks! I learned a few things on this one... red lips are my favorite paired with a soft, neutral eyeshadow, and a dramatic, smokey eye (when done the right way) makes my eyes look bigger. Plus, I've been doing the "nude lip" all wrong! I always go with a pink tint and Lauren taught me the art of a true nude shade. Eek! I think I just wrote a new stocking stuffer wish list for my husband... ;)

Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Casual Plaid

top: ps i adore you c/o | pants: ag {on sale!!!} | shirt: jcrew {sold out; in love with this similar style} | shoes: converse | bag: tory burch | glasses: karen walker | bracelet: tory burch for fitbit | rings: t+j designs c/o, elizabeth & james, gucci | lips: 'red revival' by maybelline



Well, I'm certainly getting my fill of plaids this holiday season (last seen here, here and here). Up next: sequins. ;)

I can hardly believe we're counting down the days to Christmas already. I hope we can all take a moment to pause during the hustle and bustle of shopping to remember how much we have to be grateful for. In case you missed my post about P.S. I Adore You's December Cancer Cutie, I'd love for you to join me in donating to Kylie's fearless fight against Leukemia and help lift her parents' financial burdens this holiday. If you're not in a position to do so, that's okay, too. Read her story, and keep her in your prayers.

Thanks so much for visiting!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Fair Isle Sweater

SHOP THE LOOK
sweater: madewell | pants: anthropologie {sold out; loving these} | coat: jcrew | heels: jcrew {similar herehere} | bag: rebecca minkoff | glasses: karen walker | bracelet: tory burch for fitbit | rings: gucci, elizabeth & jamest+j designs c/o | lips: 'red revival' by maybelline



In case you're still digesting the awesomeness of yesterday's post... keeping it short and sweet today. ;)
See this outfit in motion in my first and latest video!

Happy Hump Day!

Photos by Claire Huntsberger.
 

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