Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Prelude to Summer

Is it me or is she the most beautiful woman on the planet? These pictures are definitely making me think weekend sweat sessions in place of margarita's...the summer is coming and bikini shopping is right around the corner! I think I will use her as motivation...

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Skinny Cargos

Anyone who's ever worn cargo pants knows how comfy they are. Despite their comfort, however, they have never been the first thing to come to mind when you think high fashion. Now with this new skinny cut, things have certainly changed.

Here are a few pairs I found. (I am kind of DYING over these J.Brand's!!)

J. Brand Houlihan Cargo Skinny Pants -

7 For All Mankind Josefina Cargo Pants -

My Pants Dublin Cargo Pants -

Monday, March 29, 2010

Keeping it Classic

Today I had a lunch meeting crammed dead smack in the middle an already hectic day. In desperate need for a haircut, I was having the worst hair day ever so I threw on red lipstick and my Louboutin's which never fail to make me feel great. :)
Do you have a go to item in your closet that no matter how crappy you feel it never fails to make you feel good?

{Shirt - H&M, Jeans - American Eagle, Shoes - Christian Louboutin, Bag - Franscesco Biasia, Necklace - JLynn Jewelry}

Photos by Patti Anglin

Friday, March 26, 2010

Must Haves for Spring - Beauty

Well the warm weather is here for most of us and that means we need to slather on scrubs, soften up dry winter skin and assess our beauty routines! There are a few things we need to do to get ready to pull out that warm weather wardrobe and having a simplified beauty routine is key! Here are a few things I think are helpful:

1.) Tinted Moisturizer

Josie Marn Tinted Moisturizer -

The last thing you want in the warm weather is heavy foundation. This stuff is 100% organic!

2.)Blush in a stick

Tarte Cheek Stain -

This stuff can cut your beauty routine in half. It works on cheeks lips and eyes and gives you a natural warm weather glow :)

3.) Bright Nail Colors

Modern Flowers Collection Sephora by OPI -

These colors are fun and whimsical. Perfect for spring!

4.) Foot scrub

Sephora Collection Super Foot Scrub

You need soft and pretty feet for your fabulous new spring sandals! This one has a massage head applicator!

5.) Spray tan

GlowFusion Micro Nutrient Face and Body Natural Protein Tan -

Because you're legs have been hidden under layers of clothes all winter you don't want to blind people when you throw on your spring skirts! ;)

6.) fushia lipstick

Sephora Collection Rouge Cream Lipstick -

When you choose a bright lipstick you don't want anything that will dry out your lips and look flakey :)

7.) Bronzer

Benefit Legally Bronze Kit -

This kit has everything you need including highlighter!

8.) Sunscreen

Shiseido Extra Smooth Sun Protection Lotion SPF 38 -

Whether or not you hit the beach you need to protect that skin!

9.) Double Duty Lip gloss:

Bare Escentuals Buxom Lips -

This stuff is a plumper but doesn't make your lips burn. It's fantastic!

10.) Waterproof Mascara

Diorshow Black Out Waterproof Mascara -

Just incase the weather gets balmy you won't have this stuff dripping all over your face!

I also want to thank all my lovely readers for your tips for my dress. The event is in a few weeks so stay tuned for the results. I will definitely post some pics ;)

Also I want to say thank you to Brow Raised Beauty for the really sweet post she did with a comment about yours truly. It really made my day!

Happy Friday Everyone!! Have a fabulous weekend! xoxo

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Prom Circa 2010

Ok my little fashion blogger friends, I have an assignment for you. I have been invited to a formal gala/ball event. Yesterday I found my dress at BCBG and now it is time to accessorize. I am having a difficult time deciding on whether or not to go with black shoes/clutch or gold. I tried it on with both and both look great. I need a second opinion! I am doing shoe/clutch shopping this weekend so if you have something in mind, please share!
Here is the dress:

I am also taking a poll: Hair up, down, half up, pulled back into a sleek pony? Thoughts?? I feel like I am going to prom!! :)

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Bag Tag Bag

Mackensie from Design Darling has Bag Tagged me which apparently is a challenge to dump out the contents of my purse. I assure you there is nothing interesting, but I am never one to turn down a challenge so here goes...

{Jacket -H&M, Tattered T - Old Navy, Jeans - American Eagele, Shoes - Dolce Vita, Bag - Vintage, Earrings - Forever21, Druzy Agate Ring - Gift}

The Bag-was a vintage find on ebay
Phone- G1
Motorola Blue Tooth - b/c in L.A. it's illegal to drive and talk without one
MAC blot powder
NARS Lip pencil
Loreal clear Lip gloss
Sunnies - forever21 (never leave home without a pair)
Camera- b/c I never want to miss that photo op!
Wallet - I picked this up at forever21 a long time ago. It's coming apart at the seams but I love it!

OK. So now I guess I have to tag 5 other bloggers. I hope they too are up to the challenge! I chose:
Jenna from The Petite Blogger

Amanda from A.Co Est. 1984
Hope from Cupcakes of Silk
Taylor from Sterling Style
Jonesy from The Bliss List

Photos by Patti Anglin

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Must haves for spring - wardrobe

It's time for spring shopping! Before buying anything though make sure you look at what you have. I always store my spring/summer clothes so when I pull them out each year I find things I forgot I had! Once you assess what you have vs. what you need it's time to shop til you drop! :)

Here are 10 things I think are must haves for this spring's wardrobe.

1.) Stripes

Alice by Temperley -

2.) Military Inspired

Balmain Embellished Military Shirt -

3.) Aviators

Ray Ban Original Aviator Sunglasses -

4.) Wedges

Pour La Victoire Tarissa Wedge Sandals -

5.) A Fun Print

Single Printed Jersey Strapless Dress -

6.) Denim shorts

Current Elliot The Boyfriend Short -

7.) Bright Bag

Marc Jacobs Teal Faridah Totally Leather Bag

8.)Trench coat

Burberry Short Cotton Trench Coat -

9.) Fun Flats

Lanvin Pom Pom Thong Sandals -

10.) White Blazer
Jil Sander Edison Cotton Blend Blazer -