Pop of blue

I love a good all black outfit, but once in a while I feel the need for a bit of color. When that happens I like to add a colorful accesory like a bag or shoes. This time I added my blue wedge boots, I found this shoes in a thrift store and I thought they were perfect for those ocassions. The fact that they were only $8 , extra high and super comfortable, make this shoes one of my favorite pairs, and probably my best find in a thrift store so far. Do you shop in thrift stores? What has been your best find so far?
Un outfit totalmente negro es casi siempre mi primera eleccion, pero de vez en cuando siento que quiero agregar un poco de color a mis atuendos y elijo accesorios como zapatos o bolsas en colores brillantes. En esta ocasion escogi estas botas azules que compre en una tienda de segunda por solo $8, me encanta que son altimismos pero tambien uno de los pares mas comodos que tengo. 

I'm wearing: Thrifted Boots - similar / similar | AEO Jeaans - similar  | Old navy shirt - similar / similar | bag - similar  |  Sunglasses - similar

Ok, but first coffee

These past couple days, I've been all about waking up late, comfy clothes, and big cups of cofee that get me through the day. I blame it on the cold that makes me want to stay bundle up in bed all day long.  Is anyone else feeling in a lazy mood lately?
Tal vez es culpa del clima que me hace querer quedarme en cama todo el dia, pero los ultimos dias ha sido de levantarse tarde, usar ropa comoda y cafe, mucho cafe! Alguien mas se ha sentido asi ultimamente?

I'm wearing: (old) leggings - Similar / similar | dresslink shirt (ONLY $4) - similar / similar | stylemoi jacket (*) - similar / similar | bandana - similar | similar |  shoes -  similar

Photography: Eric Alanis


Tartelette "in bloom" Review & Swatches

Hey guys, today I want to talk about the latest addition to my makeup collection. Tarte's Tartelette 2 in bloom. I've been looking for a matte palette for a while and after a lot of online research and 2 hours in sephora swatching palettes, I decided to get this one.

This palette comes with 12 colors, 9 mattes and 2 shimmers, all neutral colors that work wel in both light and darker skin tones. From nudes to dark browns, this palette has more than enough to create multiple looks. In my opinion this is a better option that the first Tartelette amazonian clay palette.

 i love that all the eyeshadows are very pigmented and easy to blend with each other, but I found that they DO NOT blend as good if you use colors from another palette. Another thing I'm not thrilled about is that the shadows have so much fallout (as you can see in the picture below), specially the shimmery ones. I definitely recommend to do your eyes first when using this. Another thing I like about this palette ishow light the package is and the big mirror it has, both features that make it perfect for traveling.


LEFT, from top to bottom: Firecracker (shimmer), Activist (matte), Funny girl (shimmer), Sweetheart (matte), Rebel (matte), Leader (matte)

RIGHT, from top to bottom : Charmer (matte) , Jetsetter (matte), Rocker (shimmer), Smokeshow (matte), Flower child (matte), Smarty pants (matte)

Overall I think this is a pretty good option if you're looking for a versatile neutral palette. You'll get a good variety of long-lasting eyeshadows, and good color payoff. For $45 I definitely think it worths the money. Buyt if you're not willing to spend that much, or you feel that don't need that many colors the tartelette tease  would be a better option for you.

Have you tried this palette before? Let me know your thoughts in a comment below.

Double the fun

There are shoes that make a statement. Like I was saying in my last post, when wearing those you can wear the simplest of the outftis and forget about the rest, but sometimes you can double the fun and add and statement accesory to the mix. Lately I'm all about tassel earrings, so I added my favorite ones on this outfit for a pop of color and voila, from plain to fun in just a second.
Hay zapatos que son tan bonitos que, como les decia el otro dia hacen que hasta el mas simple de los conjuntos se vea chic sin esfuerzo. La mayor parte del tiempo yo no combino dos piezas llamativas a la vez , pero esta vez quise agregar un poco de color con estos aretes de flecos y descubri que algunas veces un poco de drama extra nunca le hizo dano a nadie.

photography: Eric Alanis

One more time

 This past weekend we had two beautiful sunny (but kind of chilly) days in Chicago, so I take advantange of this one of kind autumn situation, by wearing my fringed heels one more time. I kind of regret  wear them more often during the summer. This heels definitely make you feel super chic , even when you're wearing your less favorite jeans, and the most basic buttoned shirt.

What is your current favorite pair of shoes? let me know in a comment below.
El pasado fin de semana Chicago amanecio de buenas y tuvimos dos bonitos (aunque un poco frrescos) dias soleados, asi que aproveche para sacar a pasear una vez mas estas sandalias con flecos que me encantan. Me arrepiento un poquito de no habermelas puesto mas durante el verano. Lo que mas me gusta de estos zapatos, es que pueden hacer que hasta el mas basico de los conjuntos se vea chic sin esfuerzo, y ademas que hacen que me olvide que estoy usando el pantalon de mezclilla que menos me gusta.

Cual es tu par de zapatos favorito? Dejamelo saber en un comentario.

I'm wearing: Heels (less than $50) | celebirty pink jeans / similar | dresslink striped shirt / similar | Nine west bag (sold out) / similar

photography: Eric Alanis

Blog updates & OOTD

As you may have noticed Last week I was AWOL. I had to take a little break from blogging and social media due to a little problem with my eye. After what It felt like an eternity I'm finally back on track and very exited for the days to come because I've been working in some new projects for you guys.Stay tuned for more updates!
I also used some of my freetime to do a couple fall photoshoots, a lot of them featuring this cargo vest. This has been my favorite piece for fall layering, it just goes well with everything! My vest is not on the store anmore, but I'm also loving THIS one or THIS supper affordable one.

*By the way, the Dolman tunic I wore on my last post is still on sale, check it out HERE! *
La semana pasada me tuve que alejar del blog y las redes sociales para recuperarme de un problema en mi ojo, asi que ahora estoy mas emocionada que nunca por regresar porque he estado trabajdno en algunos proyectos y sorpresas para el blog! Tambien use parte de mi tiempo libre para hacer mas fotos de otono para el blog y me di cuenta que la prenda que mas he usado es este chaleco Cargo, porque queda con todo. Si estas buscando la prenda perfecta para esta temporada, no dudes en comprar un chaleco cargo, a mi me encanta este y este otro en color beige, los dos por menos de $30!

*Por cierto, la tunica que use en el ultimo post todavia esta en oferta, no lo pueden dejar pasar!*

 I'm wearing : Target shirt / similar | Discovery cargo vest / similar | shoes / less than 20 HERE | bag | necklace | bracelet (less than 5) | sunnies

 photography: Eric Alanis

October Wishlist with New Chic

The beggining of a new season is the perfect excuse to get new clothes, we need to keep our wardrobe updated rigth? This season I'm all about knit, chambray and of course boots. So with all that in mind, I shopped around New Chic and I found almost everything I was looking for: The perfect boots for winter, a lot of cardigans and knit tops, a hoodie with my mantra on it, this awesome skirt and the perfect chambray dress for the office. I also found this lipstick that changes colors with the temperature , and I needed to get it, so I did!
El comienzo de una nueva temporada es la excusa perfecta para irnos a comprar ropa nueva, despues de todo tenemos que actualizar nuestro guardarropa no? Esta temporada yo soy fan de los tops de tela como de sweater , vestidos de Chambray y los flecos.  Asi que me di una vuelta por New Chic y encontre la mayor parte de la cosas que estaba buscando: unas botas para invierno, el top y el cardigan perfectos, que vienen en diferntes colores, la sudadera imprescindible, esta falda y el vestido ideal para la oficina. Ademas, este lipstick que cambia de colores con la temperatura es algo que tengo que probar y rapidamente se unio a la lista. 

october wishlist