New Shoes!

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ASOS PARIS Studded Pointed High Heels

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ASOS ARROW Point Ankle Boots with Toecap

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Sole Society Suzanne

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Sole Society Waverly

Besides being obssesed with jackets, I am completely in LOVE with shoes, no words can describe my profound love for them. Materialistic? Sadly, yes but I believe that shoes do not make a person, but the person make the shoes! If you can rock it with confidence, why not? Anyways, these are some of the new babies that I have purchased recently, I fell in love with all of them and I believe they are great additions to my shoes closet! What do you guys think? Maybe I will do a separate review post of all of them once I receive my ASOS shoes.

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Natural

Photo on 12-13-12 at 2.12 PM #8Photo on 12-13-12 at 2.12 PM #3Photo on 12-13-12 at 2.12 PMHello there! So here is what I call my “natural” make-up look, I have been wearing this look for the past few days since I believe that it is such an easy and gorgeous everyday look. I love how my face is soft, glowy, and everything is kept to a minimum. Here are the make-up I used to achieve this look.

Face

1. Sleek Be Beautiful Blemish Balm

2. Original Formula AirSpun Loose Face Powder

3. E.L.F Blush in Coral

4. The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter

Eyes

1. Maybelline Eye Studio in Sinful Sinnamon (light sweep over the lid)

2. Naked Palette in Creep (light sweep over the lid)

3. Maybelline the Colossal Volum’ Express Mascara

Lips

1. Mox Botanicals Lip Butter

2. MUA Lipstick in Shade 14, Bare

Leather

Nina7Nina4DSC_1404DSC_1375Nina3I have an obsession with jackets, especially leather jackets. This was a fun photo shoot I did with a photography class, I had a great time working with them and the pictures turn out to be amazing! Here I mixed my leather jacket with a statement necklace, the two pieces worked quite well together.

Men’s Wear

I love a guy that can look sophisticated but at the same time comfortable. I believe that in order for a guy to stand out from a crowd, he needs to display cleanliness and well put together. Here are some outfits for men that I find incredibly classy but at the same time  rugged and sexy.


Relationships

Let’s talk relationships.

I happened to come across this article and  I think that it is definitely worth checking out. Many of us need to know key components to maintain a healthy relationship and this article talks explicitly about them. Also, we want to have a successful relationship but do not know how and  in order to make a relationship work, we need to exercise what is talked about in this article.

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Relationship-Work

Leather Jackets

I am a bit obsessed with leather jackets and these are to DIE for (but unfortunately for my college budget, these are way too pricey!). But if you are looking for a good quality leather jacket then splurging on one of these is OK since they are real leather. Just make sure that you take good care and wear the hell out of it!

Muubaa Alexis Drape Suede Jacket, $547.93

Muubaa Patara Leather Biker Jacket, $547.93

Muubaa Cion 2012 Fitted Leather Biker Jacket, $595.03

Obviously, I’m not going to leave you drooling after these wallet breaker jackets. The jackets below are definitely more reasonable for your pocket and you will be happy knowing that you spent under $50 for a jacket!

Forever 21 Perforated Moto Jacket, $34.80

Forever 21 Quilted Moto Jacket, $22.50

H&M Jacket, $49.95

Booties Anyone?

I love a simple pair of black booties because it goes with almost everything and it makes a simple outfit casual yet chic at the same time. Here are a few booties I have found for under $200, they are super cute and totally splurge worthy. They will definitely last for a long time and almost never go out of style.
Asos Dune Pedro Block Heel Boots, $193.49

Asos Bertie Pilot Black Square Toe Ankle Boots, $193.49

Forever 21 Metallic Trim Booties, $32.80

Nasty Gal Westside Combat Boot, $198.00

Tips On How To Refresh Your Wardrobe!

Have you ever looked at your closet and went “oh gosh, I DEFINITELY need a wardrobe makeover.” But at the same time, do not have the budget to buy everything new? No problem, I have a few tips on revamping your closest without taking out new school loans just to pay everything off. As a college student, I have to budget my spending and I do that by hitting up the sales section and going to stores like Forever21, H&M, Cotton On, etc. You can have new clothes and look stylish without having to worry about paying those debt off. Here are some of the things you should keep in mind:

1. Splurge on items where you KNOW you will get many use out of it. Splurging on shoes (buying shoes that are $200 and up) is a NO NO in my book because chances are, you will only wear it a few times. Splurging on a classic leather jacket or a good quality jacket is something you want to think about, because you will most likely wear it all year round (and I’m not talking about a $500 jacket, under $200 will be good enough).

2. Refresh your closet by adding in a few colored jeans. For example, if you are torn between a pair of pink jeans or a pair of burgundy jeans, you are better off going for the burgundy jeans. Why? Because most of the time, dark colors are easier to pair clothes with and in a way, dark colors are timeless (I’m not saying burgundy jeans will ALWAYS be in but dark colors in general will always be in). Also, you do not need to buy an expensive pair of colored jeans, you can find great looking jeans at stores like H&M (that is where I got my burgundy jeans!).

3. Throw out, donate, or trade/sell your old t-shirts or blouses that are totally not in style anymore (and you know for sure that even your mom won’t wear it). Then go out and buy yourself new blouses and shirts, stores like Forever21 offer many new styles that you can purchase without breaking your wallet. Note that when you choose a new blouse or shirt, go for the color that you have the least. Example, if you have 20 black shirts, you would want to go with other colors (that are wearable of course, no funky stuff like red & green together, unless you are funky yourself). Go for a classic design, like a nice chiffon blouse for an example, or a v-neck that you can wear time after time.

4. On to the shoes, if you are feeling bored with the shoes you have lying around then you can definitely add some funk to your style. You can do that by hitting up the local shoe stores at the mall that offer fun new styles for super cheap. Or if you are too lazy to get off your butt to go to the mall (or you don’t want to bring the whole mall home because every time you go, you get tempted to buy everything) then you can check out online stores like Zooshoo.com because they offer the same styles you would find at your local shoe stores with the same price, plus they offer free shipping, bonus! When choosing a new style of shoes, you want to keep in mind that you shouldn’t spend your money (whether it is $10 or $50) on a pair of shoes that are outrageous and that are only IN for the moment (ex. while spikes are super hot right now, it won’t be in a few months). Also check the sales section of your local fashion store, because they frequently update their style so they will put shoes on sale for super cheap (for example, i got a pair of boots at Cotton On for $11.50!).  One more thing, you can totally splurge on a pair of black boots or booties because they almost always never go out of style (check Steve Madden for cute & good quality boots).

5. Accessories do make the outfit and with the right accessories, you can transform a boring outfit into a fun and fresh one. You can buy super cheap accessories on Ebay or at stores like Forever21. Note that when buying cheap jewelries, the color tends to fade over time and stain your fingers or wrist. But you can always throw out a rusty $2 ring and buy another since it is so cheap!

Well these are a few tips that I can give you on how to refresh your closet without spending too much. Hope that these tips help and you find what you want!