Back on Black

Old habits never die, and after two colorful outfits I was totally ready to go back to the black, and what better way to do it that wearing a timeless basic: The little back dress.  If you still don't have one you totally have to check these ones and make yourself with one, because a versatile black dress is a MUST have in your closet. You can always dress it up with a statement necklace and heels, or you can pair it with simple sandals like I did here for a laid back look. Whatever you chose, you can never go wrong with a LBD.

ps. For more ideas on how to wear a LBD check out this post
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Dicen que los viejos hábitos nunca mueren, y es verdad. Después de dos días tratando de ensenarles outfits mas coloridos, volví al negro! Y que mejor manera de hacerlo que usando un clásico: El vestidito negro. Ya sea que lo combines con un collar llamativo y tacones para un look mas elegante, o lo uses con sandalias si lo que prefieres es un outfit casualEl vestido negro es perfecto para cualquier ocasión. Si todavía no tienes uno, aquí te dejo este link para que escojas tu favorito, pues esta es una de las piezas que no te deben faltar en el closet !

pd. Si quieres mas ideas sobre como usar un vestidito negro, no olvides visitar este post


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earrings/aretes - mirina collections









Chameleon

I used to walk by this wall every day and more than once I stopped right in front to stare at it for a bit,  because you know, it is pretty cool. I've always wanted to take some pictures there, and the other day when I was cleaning my closet, I found this dress in a similar shade of green as the wall and of course I immediately wore it and went there. Isn't this the most amazing background ever?
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Antes pasaba frente a este mural casi todos los días, y mas de una vez me detuve a verlo por un momento, porque hay algo en el que me llama mucho la atención. Creo que desde que lo vi supe que quería tomar unas fotos ahí, así que el otro dia cuando encontré este vestido en mi closet que es casi del mismo color verde que el mural, no tarde nada en ponérmelo e ir ahí a tomar fotos! No les parece que quedaron lindas?


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 photography: Eric Alanis



Less burgundy .. more rose quartz!

This afternoon when I was checking my pictures I realized something. When I'm feeling "colorful" I wear burgundy ... or blue. Maybe because I'm so used to wear black and gray most of the time, I feel really weird when I wear light colors and I try to avoid them as much as I can. The thing is that this spring colors like serenity and Rose quartz are the trendy ones, and this only means one thing: It's time to experiment with new colors, and get out of my confort zone. It doesn't hurt to try right? For now I started my spring shopping getting a white shirt and nude heels. The next step is to get some accessories in the most popular color of the season. Just take a look of those rings, aren't they pretty? Let me know which of these pieces is your favorite in a comment below.
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Esta tarde cuando comencé a preparar este post y estaba revisando mis fotos me di cuenta de algo, cuando me siento con ganas de usar algo "colorido" me visto de burgundy ... o azul. Pero por nada del mundo me pongo colores claros, o al menos trato de evitarlo lo mas que puedo. Como yo creo que ya los debo tener aburridos de ver siempre la misma paleta de colores en casi todas mis fotos, y ya que esta primavera lo que esta en tendencia son los tonos pastel como Rose Quartz o Serenity, me propuse una cosa: voy a experimentar con esos colores  y atreverme a salir de mi zona de confort. Por el momento,  para comenzar las compras de primavera ya compre una blusa blanca y zapatos de color nude. El siguiente paso, comprar accesorios del color mas popular de la temporada: Rose Quartz. Tienen que ver todos estos! Apoco no están lindos?


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Shiny Shoes

You know you bought an awesome pair of shoes when random people stop you in the middle of the street to tell you how cool your shoes are. Yup! that is what happens to me every time I'm wearing this pair. And I have to agree with those people every time, no shame! I love my shoes! My favorite part about them is their beautiful rose gold. Today's pictures doesn't make them justice, but in person they are prettier and shinier, I swear you can spot them from a mile away. If you're looking for an easy statement piece, metallic shoes is what you need. You can wear them with a casual outfit like I did, or with dress pants in a semi formal outfit office, and you can totally forget about jewelry with shoes like these. Sadly these are sold out, but here are so many beautiful pairs like mine, or here if you prefer something classic(aren't those two jeffrey campbell pairs amazing?). and a bunch of metallic sandals perfect for spring here too. Make sure to check both out, remember metallics are on trend this season!!
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Cuando la gente te detiene a media calle para decirte lo lindos que son tus zapatos, te das cuenta que hiciste una buena compra. O al menos eso es lo que yo pienso cada vez que me sucede (que es cada vez que me los pongo!), y aunque no fuera así, estos zapatos me gustarían igual de mucho. Mi parte favorita de ellos es su color rosa/dorado, pero estas fotos no les hacen justicia, en persona el color es mas lindo y ademas son tan brillantes que los puedes ver de lejos!! No exagero. Si lo que estas buscando es una pieza llamativa que agregar a tu guardarropa, zapatos metálicos es lo que necesitas! Puedes usarlos en tus outfits casuales, para agregarles un toque llamativo como yo hice aquí, pero también puedes llevarlos en tus outfits de oficina, se ven increíbles con pantalones de vestir! La mejor parte es que con zapatos como estos, puedes olvidarte de tener que agregar accesorios, ya con eso tu outfit esta completo!  Por si se preguntaban, el par que yo llevo hoy ya no esta disponible, pero aquí hay muchos pares similares al mio, o también pueden ver estos si lo que buscan es algo mas clásico ( me encantan los dos pares de jeffrey campbell) , y aquí pueden encontrar muchisimas sandalias bonitas en colores metálicos también.  Yo los quiero todos!


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photography: Eric Alanis

Burgundy

You know how much I love, a basic versatile piece, needless to say this dress is one of my favorites.  It is so comfy and easy to style that I wear it almost every day.  This time I combined it with tights, a cardigan, some leopard print and a hat to finish the look.  You'll be surprised how adding a hat to your outfits, creates a complete different look. If you're looking for a new piece to add to your wardrobe, a nice black hat is the way to go. I'll link up a couple ones at the end of this post, just in case you're ready to get one!

ps. In case you missed it, here is a post wearing this same dress it in three different ways. I told you it is versatile!
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A mi me encantan me gustan las prendas versátiles y cómodas, no es de extrañar que este vestido me guste tanto y me lo ponga apenas sale de la lavadora.  No tiene ni un mes , y ya me lo he puesto infinidad de veces, a lo mejor lo recuerdan en este post donde les mostré como usar un vestido de tres diferentes maneras.  Y aunque en ese post el ultimo outfit es casi el mismo que este, esta vez le agregue un cardigan y un sombrero, y ya con eso se ve completamente diferente no creen? Si están buscando agregar mas accesorios a su guardarropa, yo les recomiendo mucho buscar un sombrero de ala ancha/ o una fedora de color negro. Aquí al final del post les voy a poner algunas opciones por si se animan!


dress/vestido - Shein | similar
tights/medias - similar | similar
Cardigan - similar | similar
boots/botas - similar |similar
bag/bolsa - similar | similar
hat/sombrero - Charlotte Russe | similar










REMIX: Graphic hoodie


Can you tell I'm obsessed with this hoodie? I just got it a couple weeks ago and it has been on the blog three times already. I love that it is light which makes it perfect for transitioning outfits and light  layering . By the way have you noticed it says MUSIUM, that just cracks me up!! Oh well! The downside of shopping on a overseas store but on the bright side now it's on sale for only $5 so I can live with that!
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Estoy obsesionada con esta sudadera! La compre hace poco y ya me la he puesto miles de veces aunque solo ha salido tres veces en el blog. Me encanta porque es muy ligera, lo que la hace perfecta para acompañarla con una chamarra en atuendos de transición. Por cierto, ya se dieron cuenta que dice MUSIUM en vez de MUSEUM haha me mata de risa! Pero bueno, eso es lo malo de comprar en tiendas online, viéndolo por el lado amable, solo costo $5 y es super versátil!


Not ready yet!!

Feel like I've ben wearing layers and big coats for so long that I don't remember how to dress when it's not so cold anymore. As much as I miss my shorts and light dresses, I think I'm going to enjoy till the last moment of chilly weather to wear a maxi scarf while I still can. I'm sorry spring, I'm not ready for you yet! 
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Siento que he estado usando ropa de invierno por tanto tiempo que ya hasta se me olvido como vestirme cuando no hace tanto frió. Aunque si extraño ponerme shorts y vestidos cortos y una parte de mi quiere que ya comience a hacer mas calor, al mismo tiempo no estoy lista para guardar mis chamarras y bufandas gigantes. Mientras todavía se pueda, seguiré disfrutando hasta el ultimo dia con poquito frió, la primavera puede esperar!

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3 easy spring hairstyles for short hair

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Reading my previous posts on this blog I realized that lately my hair has been messier than ever, and I feel it's about time to start doing something about it and experiment with new hairstyles.  So I took I little trip to Target to provide myself with a nice brush and some hair styling essentials to start practicing right away.




Remember I told you I didn't have a brush, well I'm also totally lost on the brushes and hair styling department but my boyfriend swears by his Goody Paddle brush, so I decided to chose a different one from the same brand. I  got the Goody Clean Radiance Oval Cushion Brush because it has copper bristles that help to reduce buildup, that is always a plus when you use a lot of different hairstyle products and want to keep your hair cleaner for longer. The second step was to get some elastics and bobby pins to keep my hair in place. I purchased a package Goody ouchless elastics ,because I prefer the ones that don't have metal on them, since they won't pull my hair when using them. When doing some hairstyles like braids, Mini rubber bands and bobby pins are a must, so I also got a package of Goody ouchless ruberbands and a Goody bobby pin pack, don't you love the little case they come in?

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Honestly I've always been the worst styling my hair, I just don't have the patience or skills to do it, and having short hair doesn't make things any easier. Mostly all the hairstyle tutorials are meant for long hair, or they are too complicated! I'm sure I'm not the only one with this problem, so this post is for all the short hair gals out there, with zero patience and 5 extra minutes to get ready in the morning. I'm going to show you how to do 3 super easy hairstyles perfect for spring, starting with this half-up with a twist:

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1. First I used my  Goody Clean Radiance Oval Cushion Brush to detangle my hair. Brushing your hair before styling it is very important not only to make it easy to handle, it also is going to make it look shinier.
2. I separated my hair in two parts, and grabbed a little piece from the very last part of each section. Make sure to leave some hair in the from, you'll need it later.
3. Using one of my  Goody ouchless elastics I tied back both pieces of hair. I have a lot of hair that is why I used a regular elastic, but you can use a rubber band if you prefer.
4. Then I Grabbed another piece of hair from the front, and I passed it over one of the straps I had tied, and I secured it under the same strap of hair. You'll do the same with the other side of the hair.
5. With the hair left in the front section. I repeated the step 4. You'll end up with the two little pieces you tied in a mini half ponytail and two other pieces to each side of the ponytail
6. And that's it! As an extra step, you can curl those little pieces, like I did! That is going to make the hairstyle more elaborated than it actually is. 

This simple hairstyle is perfect to keep your hair away from your face, while still looking a little bit messier and effortless. You know me, I like messy hair! But if you want a boho-girly hairstyle, then this side french braid will be your first choice:

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 1. Before making a braid you always have to make sure that your hair perfectly detangled, otherwise it's going to be more difficult for you to separate the hair in pieces to incorporate them to the braid. I used my  Goody Clean Radiance Oval Cushion Brush to make sure all the side part of my hair was tangles free.
2. Then I separated the front section of my hair in three little pieces and I started doing a french braid (If you don't know how t do a french braid, check this video out!).  I personally like to do a french braid only at the beginning, and then I finish doing a regular braid since that's easier. You can either do the same, or keep "french braiding" your hair to the back.
3. After I finished braiding my hair I secured the braid with a Goody ouchless elastic. And using my fingers I pulled each section of hair on the brad to loosen it up and make the braid look thicker.
4.The next step was to pull the braid back and secure it with a bobby pin under the rest of my hair.

That's it! I know this hairstyle may be difficult if you don't know how to make a french braid, but trust me after a little bit of practice you'll be doing it in a minute!  No braiding skills and no time? No problem!! Check this 30 seconds half-up:



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1. Separate your hair in two sections, grab a piece from one side and twist it, then pull it to the other side and secure it with a bobby pin in the middle.
2. Grab a piece from the other side and repeat the step 1 but this time secure the hair to the part you already had secured in the middle. 
3. Voila! You're ready to go!

What are your favorite hair accessories and hairstyles for spring? Let me know in a comment below!

By the way, If you want to get the products I used, you can score some great deals when using Target Carwheel like : 20 % off in hair brushes and 20% off in hair accesories. And don't forget to check the Target cartwheel once in a while for more discounts. Happy shopping!

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