Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Spring to It!

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When eShakti asked me to style one of their dresses, I was so excited! And I must say, this company has not disappointed! First off, eShakti sells the prettiest little frocks, all of which are fully customizable down to the sleeves and length! I chose a lovely, sunshine yellow cap sleeve number. I love the draping of the skirt on this dress- it has such a pretty, lady-like feel. The quality is fantastic- the fabric has a great feel to it, and all of the sewing is really nicely done. If you want to experience eShakti's amazingness for yourself, you can follow them on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

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Dress: c/o eShakti
Cardigan: old
Bow: A Bow for Teagan
Shoes: Payless
Necklace: Forever 21

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Field of Dreams

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You girls may be curious to know the reason for my long tresses- what can I say? My hair grows fast! Haha, just kidding ;) I have been playing with different alternatives for my hair lately, and couldn't resist. This clip in piece is from a hair extension shop called Luxurious Locks. It's heat resistant so it can even be curled as long as you make sure your iron is the right temperature. Gina worked with me to find just the right color to match my hair- she did an incredible job!

This month I teamed up with Moxie 2 Runway Vintage to style this dreamy, field shoot. This dress is an authentic 1930s number ( can you believe it!?) and is available for purchase here. I can't even say how amazing it was to wear this dress for a shoot- as you can see the skirt is all sorts of amazing. Most of all, it's over 80 years old and in stellar condition. 

A couple of months ago we got one, nice rain for about a day or two. Just from that little bit of water, our countryside is blooming with wildflowers and greenery. It's a refreshing change when everything has been so dry and brown. The days have been up to the 90's here lately!

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I knew these gorgeous little flower hair combs would be the perfect addition to this outfit! I love the glass and pearl details- I think this set of combs would be so pretty on a Spring bride <3 You can find your own set at Royal E Xander in different colors, as well as several other stunning hair accessories.

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Dress: Borrowed via Moxie 2 Runway Vintage
Hair Extensions: c/o Luxurious Locks
Hair Clips: c/o Royal E Xander
Shoes: Payless
Parasol: Lace-Parasols

There's a new post up on my other blog, Beautiful in God's Eyes. I hope you ladies will take a moment to stop by and read it!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

How I Do My Makeup// Daily Routine

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Hey Lovely Girlies! Today I have finally put together a tutorial for my daily makeup routine, which just so happens to be 1950s inspired! I drone on in this video for about 30 minutes, so if you're going to buckle down and watch, better grab a cup of joe and get ready for some fun!

What I'm Using:
-Stila Face the Day Moisturizing Gel
-NYC Liquid Foundation
-Mineral Glow Foundation // Cool Beige
Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream // Light/Medium
Mineral Glow Bronzer // Bohemian
-Forever 21 Eyelashes
-Duo Lash Glue // White/Clear
-NYC Sparkle Eye Dust // Opal Sparkle
-NYC Instant Lash mascara
-Rimmel Gel Liner // Black
-Rimmel Lip-liner // Red Dynamite
-MAC Lipstick // Russian Red



Anywhoo- hope you girls enjoyed! If you have any other tutorials you would like to see, or any questions, drop me a comment!
xoxoxo
Alex