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  1. The Top 3 Places to Shop in Manhattan

    February 10, 2020 by barbara

    The only thing better than shopping is shopping while you’re on vacation! Here are three of the top shopping destinations in Manhattan, as well as some tips on other nearby places to experience.

    Elegant Tightwad: The Shopping Tour With Wholesale Prices

    If your budget doesn’t allow for typical Manhattan price tags, Elegant Tightwad is a must-do. Elegant Tightwad books fashion tours of NYC for groups of 1-100. They offer several fashion excursions around NYC, including East Village Bargainista, Uptown Consignment Crawl, and Accessory Addict. The tour they are most known for is the tour of The Garment District. Here you go behind the scenes and can purchase designer products at wholesale prices. While you’re there, head north to Hell’s Kitchen and treat yourself to a spa treatment or two at Beam laser bar and spa Manhattan.

    Bergdorf Goodman: The Iconic Manhattan Department Store

    A shopper cannot visit Manhattan and not go to Bergdorf Goodman, the New York institution of shopping. It is 900,000 square feet and sells $600 million annually. It also boasts a rich history, including selling $400,000 of furs to John Lennon and Yoko Ono on Christmas Eve in the late 1970s. Bergdorf Goodman is a must-see to experience New York luxury. You’ll also be a stone’s through away from Trump Tower and Central Park, so stroll around to see some other iconic New York landmarks.

    Brookfield Place: The Upscale Mall and Food Court

    Brookfield Place has all the designers and stores you would expect from a high-end shopping experience in Manhattan. Additionally, you can see the mall’s exquisite architecture, and eat it one of its many restaurants, many of which have been named the top in New York City.

    Manhattan has numerous neighborhoods to explore and shop. Start with these three to experience the best of what New York City has to offer.


  2. New Spring 2020 Trends You Need To Shop Now

    January 6, 2020 by barbara

    While January can feel like a rather gloomy place, the start of a new year is be the perfect excuse to look ahead to what the new year has in store.  Let us take our mind off some puffer jackets and boots for a while to talk about Spring.  We know it is hard to imagine breezy floral dresses and sandals while most of us are still bundled up from head to toe right? We can choose to look at the brighter and warmer side.  You can start prepping your shopping list in advance for the coming spring / summer trends of 2020.

    If you thought that glittery outfits were reserved for ringing in the new year, special occasions or any themed party, well it is time to change that perception for Spring 2020.  The fashion world’s obsession with sparkle is still going strong.  The Spring/Summer 2020 runways were filled with sequins than stripes or plain prints, which proves that the shiny, glistening detail can be worn for absolutely any occasion and season. Designers gave their stamp of approval to sporting sequins for both day and night

    During the New York Fashion Week, designer Marc Jacobs closed out on a sparkly note with a chorus of shimmery gowns.  Also spotted were floor-sweeping glitter trains, bedazzled pantsuit and more.  Italian designers also got in on the glimmer action.  Fendi debuted its vacation-ready clothes by featuring an easy to throw mini dress.  Emporio Armani came out with glitzy day wear with clear sequins, creating a see-through effect.

    You can find similar outfits from Yoins below.

    Go glam in this sparkly sequin wrap dress

    Surprise people with this glitzy sequin dress.

    Don’t be afraid to own the streets in 2020.  Everyday sequins are not only acceptable but they are veritably trendy. Sequins are here and it is time we all shone as bright as the summer sun.

    Another trend that is going to be big in 2020 is the bigger and bolder floral. Designers have amped-up traditional florals by rendering them in dramatic, voluminous silhouettes. Badgley Mischka has paired classic feminine aesthetic with flowing silhouettes and Prabal Gurung came out with mixed floral print looks at the recent fashion week.

    You can get the above looks from Yoins.com.

    Floral and puff sleeves are big this year.

    There is no such thing as too much floral, so go forth and be brave.

    Whether you dress up in a sparkly gown or a floral dress, prepare to stand out and be the peacock in your friend group.  Knowledge is power and with the trend info ahead, you will be the most fashionable, smartest dresser in your friend group.


  3. Fashion Items From Mango That You Need To Add To Your Cart On Black Friday

    November 28, 2019 by barbara

    Are you getting ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday?  It is that time of the year where we fill up the shopping cart to the brim with shoes, bags, cozy sweaters and dresses for the festive celebration and gift-giving.   This is the perfect time to scoop up some affordable yet stylish and expensive-looking pieces from Mango. They are offering 30% off during its Black Friday sale.  Here are some pieces that are worth adding to your cart now.

    Pleated midi skirt is a must in every girl’s wardrobe.

    Hoop earrings.

    Belted Wool Coat is so plush-looking.

    Puff-sleeved sweater.  Puff sleeves are trending hard.

    Heel leather ankle boot is the most walkable boots you’ll own.

    Croc-effect baguette bag.  Yes, the baguette is back!


  4. Planning the Perfect Proposal

    November 15, 2019 by barbara

    You are about to embark on one life’s greatest adventures by asking the love of your life to marry you. With so many different decisions to be made and choices ahead of you, you may not know where to start. Here are three key things to start planning your proposal so that you can begin the next adventure of planning your wedding and the rest of your lives together.

    The Perfect Ring

    With dozens of jewelry and diamond stores ready to help you spend your hard earned dollars on the perfect ring, a more personal and special idea is finding someone to help you design custom engagement rings NY NY. A customized engagement ring may cost you a little more but it will ensure there is no one else wearing a ring just like it and be a treasured item for years and even generations to come.

    The Perfect Spot

    So you have found the perfect ring for the proposal but now it is time to find the perfect place and way to pop the question. Think about your love’s personality and preferences. If they are the life of the party and love being the center of attention, then a show-stopping or grandiose proposal might be in order whether renting out a billboard or asking in front of thousands of other people. If your love is a bit more reserved, then finding a scenic remote spot away from curious strangers could be your best bet. If there is a particularly special or memorable spot the two of you have shared, then that could be the perfect proposal spot.

    The Perfect Capture of the Moment

    Once you have the perfect ring and spot picked out, you just need to make sure you have someone to capture those short but life changing moments asking your love to marry you. Whether you hire a professional videographer or photographer or just utilize a camera-savvy friend or family member, make sure you have a way to preserve the memory of the moments forever.


  5. Best Winter Shoes To Wear With Your Skinny Jeans

    November 11, 2019 by barbara

    Yes, it has been years since skinny jeans entered our lives and they just would not quit. We are so used to wearing them and now skinny jeans are like a timeless wardrobe staple.  The cold season means everyone will be wearing bulky outerwear like coats or puffers.  Therefore skinny jeans are the perfect addition to our winter wardrobe. To make a complete outfit, you would need shoes that are not only stylish but practical and enough to keep you warm on the coldest and wettest days.  Keep on reading to find some winter-appropriate footwear to wear with your favorite skinny jeans.

    Topshop Vegan Tan Croc Boots

    Vans old-school suede sneakers

    Ugg Quincy Boots

     

    Doc Martens Core 1460 8-eye Boots


  6. The Best Zara Shoe Trend For Fall 2019

    October 25, 2019 by barbara

    Every woman needs a pair of new shoes no matter the season.  Whether it is a pair of sneakers, boots or heels, there truly is no better feeling than having a pair of new soles. The best feeling is being able to find incredible shoes for really cheap.  I love that feeling. The best place to experience such happiness is of course Zara!  Who doesn’t love Zara eh?  Check out these soles that you must have!

    Zara Beaded Heels Sandal.  You need these for your next party.

    Zara Heeled Leather Square Toed Boots.

    Zara Quilted Leather Heels that is so comfy and chic.

    Zara Ankle Boots with Lug Soles which you need with your jeans.


  7. Fall Sneaker Trend That You Must Have

    September 23, 2019 by barbara

    Tired of the dad’s sneakers? It is finally time to say goodbye and part ways.  A new sneaker trend is taking its place now.  They are the classic retro sneakers and this trend is having its moment this Fall.  Celebrities such as Kate Middleton and Alexa Chung have been spotted donning them.  The specific styles include Converse’s cult-favorite high-tops and throwback styles like the Nike Cortez and Reebok Club C.   There is nothing like some good old retro vibes. Scroll down below and start shopping.

    Converse Chuck Taylor

    Nike Air Force 1

    Adidas Gazelle Sneakers

    Does anyone remember this Reebok Classic Sneaker?  Used to own a pair back in the 80’s.

     

    images via WhoWhatWear

  8. Best Halloween Outfit For 2019

    September 20, 2019 by barbara

    My favorite Halloween outfits from DressLily!

    Gothic Rivet Cutout Cat Ear Hoodie if you want to be a Cat Woman!

    Release your inner Gothic Queen with this outfit!

    #Halloween #dresslily @dresslily

    Shop here https://bit.ly/2luSx0i with code DLKOL25C (25% OFF for orders over $30)!


  9. Halloween Pyjamas For The Family

    September 4, 2019 by barbara

    Halloween is a couple of months away but it’s not too early to start planning for your favorite holiday.

    If you love having matching pyjamas for your family this Halloween, well you must head over to Target.  They have a collection of cute matching Halloween PJs for the entire family. Don’t we all love Target?

    The matching sleepwear sets come in three styles: skeleton, ghost and pumpkin for adult, kid, toddler, baby, and even your pet dogs.

    matching-family-halloween-pajamas

    Aren’t they adorable?


  10. Look and Feel Younger With Makeup

    August 26, 2019 by barbara

    We all know that age is just a number, but many women want their skin to look a little more fresh, dewy, and wrinkle-free.  Here are some tips gathered from makeup artists, dermatologists and other experts on how to look and feel your best at any age.

    1. LIGHTER LIPSTICK

    Dark shades can be unflattering especially on mature skin because lips get thinner with age.  It is best to choose rosy reds or flesh-colored shades.  Do stay away from peaches and oranges, which can make teeth appear yellow.   Do you know that wearing lipstick without other makeup can make you look older than if you wear no makeup at all?

    2. BLUSH

    To have an instant cheek lift, place your blush brush at the highest point of your cheekbone and apply color in a circular motion. Choose warm pinks, apricots, or bronzes since they create less contrast.  We like this Sweet Peach Glow illuminating, blushing and bronzing palette that is infused with the juicy scent and skin-loving essence of peach to give your face a radiant natural peach glow.

    3. LIFT YOUR EYES WITH PENCIL

    If you have been using liquid eyeliner, maybe you may want to try a creamy and soft eyeliner pencil. The softness of a classic kohl or gel pencil enlarges the eyes more than liquid liners do. If you have droopy-looking eyelids, blend the liner up at the outer corners with a Q-tip or flat eyeliner brush.

    4.  GET THE RIGHT CONCEALER

    Cover-up can be a tad tricky to apply.  Some products may sink into crevices thus emphasizing every fine line. To get the most coverage with the least product, try “camouflage,” a dryer form of concealer that can take years off of your face. It does not contain as much oil as a regular concealer, therefore it would not move.  Try Urban Decay Naked Concealer.

    A bit of soft shimmer is flattering as you get older because it brings light to the face.  A woman’s skin starts to lose its radiance when she hits her 30s.  As such, a creamy neutral shadow, like champagne, pewter, or rose gold dab on the inner corners of the eyes can wake up the face. Try Jaclyn Hill Morphe Palette.
    With the right tricks, turning back the clock can be as simple as opening your makeup bag.  Hope you find these tips useful.  Time to check out some high-quality wholesale makeup online to stock up.