Friday, December 8, 2017

Chanel Fall Winter 2017 Travel Diary Makeup Collection | Swatches + Review

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This past fall, Chanel released the Fall-Winter 2017 Travel Diary makeup collection, which was inspired by the idea of a road trip through the beautifully varied landscape of California. It's full of rich, jewel-tones as well as beautiful neutrals and a wide variety of product textures. Keep reading for swatches and reviews of everything plus FOTDs!




Thursday, November 30, 2017

Everlane Cashmere V-Neck Midi Dress | Review + Photos

Everlane Cashmere V-Neck Midi Dress review photos sizing info

My current favorite dress / item of clothing in general is the Everlane Cashmere V-Neck Midi Dress ($155) because it's basically like a comfy, cozy, soft louge dress except it's a real, non-lounge dress and I can wear it outside in public without being judged to places like church, a cocktail reception etc. 

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Everlane Short Puffer Jacket | Review

Everlane Short Puffer Jacket Review Photos Sizing Fit Petite

Last week I was complaining to fellow woodworkers about the balmy, summery, unseasonably warm fall weather, and now as I'm writing this it's 25 degrees outside. What the actual eff. Anyway, it got cold just in time for me to test out one of Everlane's four newly launched puffers! Today I'm reviewing the Short Puffer Jacket ($125), so keep reading for lots of photos and the full review! Outfit details are linked below and at bottom of post for any who are interested:

Outfit Details:
Cashmere Sweater (XS, Ivory) // Cashmere Scarf (Camel, c/o) // Everlane Short Puffer Jacket (XS, Black, c/o) // Skinny Jeans (24 waist, 28 ankle) // Bag (Navy) // Boots (Taupe, c/o)

Monday, November 6, 2017

Guerlain KissKiss Matte Lipstick | Review

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Say hello to the new KissKiss Matte Lipsticks ($37 for 0.12 oz.) from French luxury perfume house and beauty brand Guerlain. If YSL's Tatouage Couture is my favorite matte liquid lipstick, then Guerlain's KissKiss Matte is my favorite matte traditional lipstick. 


Monday, October 30, 2017

Everlane Silk Long-Sleeve Blouse | Review

Everlane Silk Long Sleeve Blouse Review Photos Sizing Fit Petite Pale Sage Stone Black

More silk! Today I'm reviewing the new Silk Long-Sleeve Blouse ($88, size 00) from Everlane in the super beautiful Pale Sage hue. See below and at the end of the post for outfit deets! The jeans were a random Zara find, so I can't link to 'em :(

Outfit Details
Everlane Silk Long-Sleeve Blouse (00, Pale Sage) // Zara Jeans (old) // Everlane Boss Boots (Black Pebble, c/o) // Linjer Crossbody Purse (Navy, c/o)

Sunday, October 29, 2017

YSL Rouge Tatouage Matte Lip Stain | Swatches + Review

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YSL's new Rouge Tatouage Matte Lip Stain ($36 for 0.20 oz.) is an all new formula released for fall, and it just might be my all-time favorite matte lip formulation, edging out even Chanel's Rouge Allure Ink for that position! Keep reading for the full review, plus swatches (including lip swatches) of each color in the range!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

NARS Bord de Plage Highlighting + Bronzing Palette | Review

NARS Bord de Plage Highlighting Bronzing Palette swatches review photos face look

Over the summer, there was a whole slew of highlighting and bronzing releases ranging from individual compacts to conveniently packaged palettes. Hands down, my pick of the lot was and continues to be the NARS Bord de Plage Highlighting + Bronzing palette ($59 for 6 x 0.12 oz.).

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Everlane Silk Two-Pocket Shirt + Pleated Midi Skirt | Review

everlane silk two-pocket shirt pleated midi skirt review photos sizing fit petite

I am so excited that fall is finally here, and of course, I've been working to transition my wardrobe to suit the crisp weather that's come our way. Today I'm reviewing Everlane's new Silk Two-Pocket Shirt ($95, size 00), which is part of a new batch of silk that Everlane released recently, and the Pleated Midi Skirt ($88, size 00). I've included my outfit details below as well as at the end of the post if you're interested in the boots or bag - I'll be doing a full review of the boots soon!

Outfit Details:
Everlane Silk Two-Pocket Shirt ($95), 00 // Everlane Pleated Midi Skirt ($88), 00 // Everlane Boss Boot ($225, c/o), Black Pebble // Linjer Crossbody Purse ($350, Navy)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Everlane Relaxed Silk Shirt | Review

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Everlane's Relaxed Silk Shirt ($98) has been around for awhile, but I figured I'd re-review it since recently several new colors were released! I picked one up in the Burgundy / Bone combo in size 00, and it is fast becoming my favorite shirt in my closet. My outfit details are linked below and at the end of the post as well!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

L'Occitane Shea Cleansing Oil, Light + Ultra Rich Comforting Creams | Review

L'Occitane Shea Cleansing Oil Light Ultra Rich Comfort Cream Review Photos

With the weather starting to shift around here, I've been really proactive about changing up my skincare routine to accommodate for spells of dryness that are less common during those hotter, more humid summer months. I've recently been testing out L'Occitane's Shea range as a dry skin solution, and I've been really happy with the results!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Everlane Suede Heel Mule | Review

Everlane Suede Heel Mule Black Mustard Taupe Review Photos Comparison Heel Boot

The Suede Heel Mule ($198) is the latest addition to Everlane's lineup of boots 'n booties, and it couldn't have come at a more perfect time. With fall hot on our heels, this is a heeled bootie that I consider to be a Fall essential, along with the Heel Boot ($235), which comes in regular leather (review here) and suede (review here).

Friday, September 15, 2017

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Multi Finish Eye Palette | Review + Swatches

Marc Jacobs Eye-Conic Palette Smartorial Edgitorial Scandalust Glambition Provocouture Review Swatches Face Photos

It feels like yesterday that Marc Jacobs debuted it's Eye-Conic palette range ($49 for 7 x 0.003 oz. / 0.08 g.), but apparently not because for Fall, MJ launched an all-new, revamped range with six stunning palettes to suit every skintone, season and occasion. I picked up 5 of the 6 to review here, and below are swatches and eye looks of each palette!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Everlane Denim Mid-Rise Skinny Jean | Review

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One of the most exciting recent developments over at Everlane recently, has been the launch of their new, extremely clean, ethically made denim line a couple days ago! I've been wearing a press sample around for the last couple weeks, so I've had a chance to see how they fit and feel and wear, and I've been really impressed.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment | Review, Swatches

NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment Review Swatches
A new matte lip formula has arrived! The NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment ($26 for 0.18 oz.) is a lip pigment (that's really the best way to describe it because it's neither a lipstick nor a lip gloss) with a thin, initially runny, slippery consistency that spreads smoothly and evenly over the lips and in a few minutes dries down to a velvety, beautiful, insanely long-wearing finish. It comes in 20 shades, and I've got 17 to share with you today!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Quints | Review, Swatches (Part 2)

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Today I've got the second half of Dior's brand new 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palettes ($62 for 0.24 oz.) to share with you! For the first half, see my review hereThere are 12 new quints in the launch, and I've got 6 swatched and reviewed today. Currently, 6 of the quints are available at Sephora, while all 12 are available at Bloomingdales and Dillards.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Chanel Energies et Puretes Collection | Review + Swatches

Chanel Energies et Puretes Collection Review Swatches Tweed Coralline Cherry Blossom Blush Plisse Lumiere de Chanel Jardins Eclatants Jardins de Lumiere Energie Vibration Corail Radieux Rose Ravissant

Coming to you today with a lil update after being absent for a few weeks because I've got a lot of craziness going on in my life right now...both the good kind and the bad kind! Anyway, my local Chanel counter recently got in the Energies et Puretes collection, which is soooo beautiful that I wish it had been the regular summer collection (bc I like this one a lot better if I'm being honest!).

Friday, June 16, 2017

Dior 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Quints | Review, Swatches (Part 1)

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While Dior's Summer Care & Dare Collection seems to still only be available in Europe (major sad face), Dior's Pump 'n Volume Resort collection is here in full force, which includes a drop of an all new, reformulated range of Dior's ever-popular 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palettes ($62 for 0.24 oz.)! There are 12 new quints in the launch, and I've got 6 swatched and reviewed today. For Part 2 of the swatches + review, see here! Currently, 6 of the quints are available at Sephora, while all 12 are available at Bloomingdales and Dillards.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

NARS Liquid Blushes + Orgasm Collection | Review, Swatches

NARS Liquid Blushes Torrid Luster Dolce Vita Orgasm Collection Review Swatches

For summer, NARS continues its pattern of exciting launches with an all new Liquid Blush ($30 for 0.5 oz.) release! There are four classic shades in the initial line-up (hopefully more will come in the future), all of which have outstanding pigmentation, a really beautiful unique texture and great blendability. These have been so popular that they are selling out, and I suspect it's because of how great the product is! Since they're permanent, they will be getting restocked, so if a colour you want is sold out there's no need to worry ;)

Monday, June 12, 2017

Everlane Bridge Sandal | Review

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Summer is here in it's full, glorious, heated force, and in this sort of weather, sandals are all you wanna wear. And with Everlane's new Bridge Sandal ($88), you can end your hunt for a classic, elegant, versatile, all-purpose summer sandal. Crafted of the usual incredibly high quality, Italian leather, available in five summery, timeless hues, and priced well below a Benjamin...this is a sandal that doesn't take much convincing to get my stamp of approval.

Outfit Details:
Bag (J.Crew, similar herehere) // Watch (Linjer, c/o) // Dress (size 00)

Friday, June 9, 2017

NARS NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette | Review + Swatches

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nars narsissist loaded eyeshadow palette review swatches photos face of the day

NARS recently launched a new palette, the NARSissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette ($59 for 12 x 0.04 oz.). "Loaded" is the perfect moniker because not only is the palette loaded with eyeshadows (twelve almost full-size pans), but almost every shadow is loaded (and I mean loaded) with pigment! More photos, including swatches and eye looks after the jump!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Everlane Breton Cotton Tee | Review

Everlane Breton Cotton Tee Day Heel Review Photos Petite

Outfit details: Everlane Breton Cotton Tee (XXS) // Zara Jeans (24) // Everlane Day Heel (c/o)
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One of my go-to, casual, every-day tops so far this spring and summer has been Everlane's Breton Cotton Tee ($32-41), which is now "on sale" in Everlane's Choose What You Pay Section! I picked mine up in size XXS (for reference I'm 5'2", 103 lbs.), and it fits perfectly...keep reading for the rest of my thoughts!

Monday, June 5, 2017

Beauty Bulletin, No. 12


New summer makeup collections, and even some new fall stuff (Chanel nonetheless!)...

Saturday, June 3, 2017

NARS x Charlotte Gainsbourg Collection | Review + Swatches

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A few months ago, NARS launched a collection in collaboration with French actress and artist Charlotte Gainsbourg, and although I'm a little late to the party, I'm so excited to share it with you because it's my favourite NARS collection of the past few years!


Thursday, May 25, 2017

Everlane Form Crossover + Slide Sandals | Review

Everlane Form Crossover Slide Sandals Review Photos

Everlane's new Form Sandals blend minimal design with a contemporary colour palette and extreme comfort to create a hardworking, cushy leather sandal that is perfect for everyday wear. There are two styles, the Crossover ($118) and Slide ($98) - I ordered both in size 6 in the Pale Rose and Navy colours. Keep reading for the full review!

**UPDATE: The Form Sandals are back in stock / available for pre-order here! If you've been eyeing them but couldn't get a pair because they sold out, now is a good time to get on the list :) 

Outfit 1: Shirt (00) // Pants (petite 23) // Shoes // Necklace (c/o) // Bracelet (c/o) // Earrings
Outfit 2: Shirt (regular, XS) // Pants (petite 23) // Shoes // Earrings


Sunday, May 21, 2017

Chanel Summer 2017 Cruise Collection Makeup Review + Swatches

chanel summer 2017 cruise collection makeup review swatches

Chanel's Summer 2017 Cruise Collection has arrived just in time for summer, hot on the heels of the Ombre Premiere Eye Collection (reviewed here), and it's pretty glorious! Subtly shimmering highlighting and bronzing powders, luscious nude lip colours, juicy corals and a few stunning, dark accents round out what has turned out to be a really gorgeous collection. Keep reading for swatches, face looks and the full review!



Monday, May 15, 2017

Everlane GoWeave Cocoon Dress | Review

Everlane GoWeave Cocoon Dress Review Photos Petite

I literally became giddy with excitement when I saw Everlane's new GoWeave Cocoon Dress ($98) that was recently released for summer...for those of us who don't show our shoulders in everyday dress, it can be really REALLY frustrating to find comfortable yet fashionable clothes come summertime. The Cocoon dress is a simple, minimal, elegant, incredibly versatile solution to my seasonal problem, and it's everything that I wanted it to be from the photos that are on the website.

Outfit Details: Dress // Shoes (another colour here)  // Earrings

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder + Longwear Cream Eyeshadow | Review, Swatches

Chanel Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder Longwear Cream Eyeshadow Review Swatches Comparison

Chanel's Ombre Premiere Eyes Collection for Summer 2017 is finally here! It features 16 shades of an all new mono powder eyeshadow, the Ombre Premiere Longwear Powder Eyeshadow ($30 for 0.08 oz.), as well as 8 shades of the Ombre Premiere Longwear Cream Eyeshadow ($36 for 0.14 oz.), which is a reformulation of the extremely popular Illusion d'Ombre formula. I have swatches of (almost) all the colours in both lines here...I've placed an order for the ones I'm missing, so I'll probably have swatches of those up next week!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Everlane Breton Ribbed Cotton Sweater Dress + Breton Cotton Dress | Review

Everlane Breton Ribbed Cotton Sweater Dress Review Petite

Breton Stripes are always a good idea, but if you ask me, spring and summer are where they shine. The weather has finally gotten warm enough (fifties and sixties) for me to break out my stripes, and I wanted to share a few options with you in case you've been on the hunt for some classic navy and white stripes to spruce up your warm weather wardrobe! Everlane's Breton Ribbed Cotton Sweater Dress ($120) and Breton Cotton Dress ($54, on sale!) have been on high rotation lately - they're two very different takes on Breton, and I find that I love having both options available for various situations.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

New Bedroom Rug

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Our bedroom doesn't change very frequently, and when it does, it's usually just one thing here or there. But over time, the changes have accumulated, and with the latest addition to the room, I'm finding myself more and more in love with the space!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Everlane Pointed Slide | Review

Everlane Pointed Slide Review Photos Ivory White Cream Pale Mint Rose Black

Today I've got an exciting preview of Everlane's next drop: the Pointed Slide ($145). And before you ask: yes, you need a pair. Crafted from Everlane's signature, buttery soft & smooth Italian leather and available in four gorgeous hues, I really feel like there's a pair to suit everyone in the collection! Keep reading for more photos and #shoeporn...


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Everlane Day Heel | Review

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Dress: Tibi via Outnet (similar) // Bag: The Crossbody in Navy c/o Linjer // Shoes: Day Heel in Rose Tan c/o Everlane // Ring: Midnight Grapes, Georg Jensen 

Another day, another great shoe release from Everlane. While the Modern Loafer Mule ($155) still takes the cake for my favourite flat, the Day Heel ($145) takes the cake for possibly and probably being the most comfortable heel that exists (and that is also aesthetically modern and beautiful).

*Update June 19, 2017: the Day Heel is available now for Pre-Order for a limited run of 1000 pairs!*

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Space NK: Essentials Gift, Spring 2017

Space NK Essentials Gift Gift with Purchase Spring 2017

Starting today, from April 19-26, Space NK is hosting a shopping event for spring featuring a pretty grey pouch packed with genuinely desirable goodies as a GWP. The "Essentials Gift" will be given to shoppers who spend $150 or more. The Essentials Gift is available both in stores and online at spacenk.com and bloomingdales.com in the US only and while supplies last. N.Dulge members had early access starting yesterday, so join the program now if you don't currently have an account! 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Everlane Modern Loafer Mule | Review

Everlane Modern Loafer Mule Review

 If you've been looking for the hottest new shoe on the block, you've found it. Everlane's Modern Loafer Mules ($155) are gorgeous, contemporary, modernity embodied in one sleek slide. They're available in black and white, and I need a pair in both because these are necessary for my life rn.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Linjer Classic 34mm Watch | Review

Linjer Classic Minimalist Watch Review Rose Gold 34mm

Elegant, affordable, timeless quality - it's what almost everyone seems to be after these days, especially when it comes to a watch. But sometimes that sweet spot can be difficult, if not impossible, to find. Enter Linjer. (Remember them? A few months back I wrote about their gorgeous, vegetable-tanned leather Crossbody Purse, which I've been carrying daily since then.) Linjer recently debuted a carefully curated line of affordable, high quality watches featuring elegant and minimal Scandinavian design, Swiss movements and artisan-crafted Italian leather straps. Needless to say, when given the opportunity to try one for myself, I immediately said yes!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Dior Addict Lacquer Stick | Review & Swatches

Dior Addict Lacquer Stick Review Swatches Photos

 Dior's new line of lipsticks, the Dior Addict Lacquer Sticks ($35 for 0.11 oz.), are meant to be high-shine, high-pigment, long-wearing lipsticks that deliver pops of colour for an effortlessly chic look. I went ahead and scooped up the whole range to swatch for you, so keep reading for swatches and more photos!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant | Review

Everlane Wide Leg Crop Pant Review Photos Petite Sizing Information Bone White

For Spring and Summer, Everlane has released a denim Wide Leg Crop Pant ($68) with a clean, modern silhouette. It's right in line with the resurgence of breezy, wide leg culottes, although Everlane's is more structured due to the denim used for its construction.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss | Swatches, Review & Photos

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 For Spring 2017, Chanel released the Rouge Coco Glosses ($30 for 0.19 oz.), a permanent line of lipglosses intended to replace the old Glossimer formula and to complement the permanent Rouge Coco line. I've got them all swatched and reviewed - it's safe to say I love em! From colour selection to formula to applicator, I think these are definitely an improvement over the old Glossimer formula, which I liked but didn't especially love. Keep reading for more photos and lots of swatches!
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