Upgrade Your Arm Party with Charriol

CHARRIOL FOREVER YOUNG COLORS

With the weather being hot and sticky this summer, you may not be wearing too much clothing. But you can still upgrade your style with your arm candy! From watches, bangles, and rings, you can transform your look. I love classic jewelry. Jewelry you can wear with anything, anywhere, and anytime. Jewelry that adds interest and conversation to your already interesting or maybe plain outfit. Like a colorful statement bangle or a mixed metal watch. Charriol showcases all jewelry, accessories, … [Read more...]

What Every Father Wants for His Day

4 Simple Gifts for Father's Day

iPad \\ Wallet \\ Sunglasses \\ Watch Sometimes you just have to keep it simple. Men don't like all the fancy stuff anyway. With these options he can finally put away his overused wallet (that's probably stretched and faded), some cool sunglasses that will up his swag, a tech item he can carry with him so he won't miss the game, and a watch that will definitely be a conversation piece next time he is with his friends. I can undoubtedly recommend that this will make their day! … [Read more...]

What I Use On My Natural Hair

New Natural

Today's post is all about my hair! I've been debating on where in my journey I should start this because there's so much information to give. But I think I'll just tell you what products I use on my hair and a couple of pictures of my growth over the past couple of years. Step 1:  Pre-Poo Routine I don't know what I would do if I didn't pre-poo. With my thick and curly hair, it's a must to get tangles and knots out before washing. I've learned that my hair has to be moisturized and detangled … [Read more...]

Cool Saturday Style

Cool Saturday Style 2

Hat: Urban Outfitters | Shirt: Brandy Melville | Jeans: J. Crew | Blazer: Asos | Sandals: Zara | Bag: Louis Vuitton (want this one) Saturdays are literally my "throw-on-whatever-but-manage-to-still-look-put-together" days. I never really have a plan to dress up on this day because of the errands, cooking, and cleaning I'm normally doing. I'm always focused on keeping it simple and being able to throw on a bright blazer if my busy day turns into a eventful night. When I wore this, my husband and … [Read more...]

Styling a JORD Wooden Watch #jordwatch

BrillianceOfB Jord Wooden Watch

Top: Zara | Denim Jacket: Gap | Pants: bebe | Heels: Shoemint (similar here) | Watch: JORD Wooden Watch c/o I love the fact that accessories and jewelry can be so unique and stylish. Who knew a wooden watch would be the perfect additional to this spring inspired outfit?! I wore this outfit during the day with brown strappy sandals and sans denim jacket before leveling it up for dinner. As soon as I wore my denim jacket I thought, "This watch would be perfect with a Canadian tuxedo look!" So … [Read more...]

Feeling Cute

BrillianceOfBoutfit

Blue Tank: Cotton On | White Sleeveless Vest: Macy's | Blue & White Pencil Skirt: Zara | Black Pointed Suede Heels: Zara | Watch: MK I finally have my closet, somewhat, in order. After moving in, I spent several weeks with clothes still in boxes, suitcases, and laundry baskets. I felt so uninspired with my wardrobe that I had to make some changes. After finally getting everything organized the way I wanted, I felt inspired to purchase a few Spring items, like this white sleeveless vest. I … [Read more...]

Date Attire

Spring Yellow Zara Pants

Black Silk Tank: Cotton On | Black Sleveless Vest: H&M | Yellow Pants: Zara (recent) | Shoes: Zara | Gold Watch: MK  It's truly Spring. The rain showers and the beautiful sun in the same day. And honestly it's refreshing. Kinda like when I saw these yellow floral drawstring pants in Zara. The easygoing, versatile pants are perfect for the up and down temperature we are experiencing right now. These can be dressed up or down which is why they had to be in my wardrobe. I wore this outfit on … [Read more...]

How to Save Money While Shopping at Sephora

How To Save Money While Shopping At Sephora

via The truth of the matter is Sephora can make you use your money to buy Nars and Urban Decay instead of paying your rent. Especially during the Beauty Insider sales that happen every year. And honestly, when I do spend the cash, I don't have time to return a $65 foundation, remember where I placed the receipt and waste my gas to go back to Sephora to exchange or refund. So when I spend my money, I want to make sure I do it right the first time. Use these four money saving techniques before … [Read more...]

Houston’s Paleo Restaurant: Ruggles Black

Angry Shrimp Appetizer

My husband and I went Paleo this week! Kinda. Or at least tried. yaaay. Can't you tell I'm excited. What sparked this food adventure was our recent invitation to Ruggles Black, a paleo restaurant with an atmosphere to die for. I never knew food could be so good, look so great, and be filled with amazing local ingredients. Ruggles Black is a food bar located in Upper Kirby in Houston and is a modern and fun restaurant serving a fusion of Indian, French, and American foods.  The Long Drive: … [Read more...]

Charlotte Tilbury visits Houston 2015

Charlotte Tilbury Visits Houston Texas

If you haven't heard of Charlotte Tilbury, you are truly missing out!   Celebrity Makeup Artist Charlotte Tilbury and her crew visited Houston to showcase the brand and show us all the makeup goodies her brand offered. I was invited to a press session to get the inside scoop on the brand and the products. Charlotte Tilbury understands the power of make-up like no-one else. With over 20 years at the forefront of the make-up industry, working with the world’s top models, photographers, … [Read more...]

Routine

Daily Routine

Tee: Madewell | Knee-Ripped Jeans: Same here | Black Patent Flats: Zara | Black Sleeveless Blazer: H&M Work is busy, the house isn't unpacked completely, there's no furniture yet, and I'm a little frazzled. In order to get this routine going, I need things to be in place! That's the Type A personality coming out. Any who, this outfit is sort of what my days have been looking like lately. Jeans + Tee + Flats. That's been the recipe. I've been so eager to get everything in place but … [Read more...]

Update + Home Decor Inspiration

Neutral Decor for Formal Dining Room

Blue couch | Gray couch | Coffee Table | Cowhide Rug Dining Table | Rug | Curtains | Buffet Bed | Chaise | Rug | Lamps | Mirror This past weekend, we finally moved in our new home! There is nothing more stressful than moving. Seriously. Last week, we got the keys to our home before we moved in to allow us time to get all of the upgrades we wanted before we officially moved in. I took the week off to make sure everything arrived in one piece and was installed correctly. We got all new … [Read more...]