Friday, June 28, 2013

Mimi Boutique x Inspirafashion Instagram Summer Bag Giveaway!

Gray Brandy & Melville San Francisco cropped top, Black Tobi asymmetrical skirt, Arm Candy: 'LOVE' Bracelet c/o Mimi Boutique, Black Zara sandal heels, Black and gold Cheylas Studded Bag c/o Mimi Boutique.

I'm so excited to share my very first Instagram Giveaway on Inspirafashion!  As you probably have noticed, Instagram has a close place to heart when it comes to social media haha, I guess maybe because I love photography that much.  But I'm glad to collaborate with Mimi Boutique on this giveaway for you lovelies!  

I styled the Cheylas studded bag with some minimalist pieces yet interesting in shape -- I recently got this asymmetrical skirt and it's amazing.  Paired it off with a cute SF cropped top and sandal heels.

Now on to the giveaway!  Mimi Boutique is giving Inspirafashion readers a chance to win a Cheylas studded bag of your own (your choice on which color, black, red, or white)!

Here are the rules to enter this giveaway on Instagram:
2) Re-post the giveaway photo (can be found on my instagram account HERE)

3) Tag a minimum of 3 friends on your IG post

4) Don't forget to add the official hashtag for this giveaway (so we can keep track of your entries!): #MBIFsummer
Giveaway ends on July 12th.

Good luck lovelies!!  And cheers to the freakin' weekend, so excited for all the sun we're getting here in the Bay! :)



Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Neon Love: Victoria's Secret x Chictopia.

Outfit #1: c/o Victoria's Secret PINK neon green tank, Vintage Levis denim shorts, Tan Zara sandal heels, Brown Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac bag.
Outfit #2: c/o Victoria's Secret PINK neon pink tank, Orange Zara polka dot mini skirt, Tan Sam Edelman sandals, White vintage Chanel purse.

Nothing screams a beautiful summer than a pretty neon pop of color. I partnered with Chictopia and Victoria's Secret in styling these two tops from Victoria's Secret new PINK essentials line: 2 for $40 tees and tanks. They’re so effortlessly pretty and sweet for the summertime. I love how the neon pink and green both have lovely lace racerback details -- the perfect combination of sporty meets girly. Pair them with some distressed denim or a cute mini skirt underneath — and its the perfect summer look.

I can’t believe btw Summer is already here! The first day was technically last Friday, but I am so excited for those warm lovely summer nights, bon fires, trips to the beach, and enjoying the sun. Have an amazing week ahead lovelies and hope you enjoyed how I styled these two lovely tanks!

P.S. Check out my Chictopia post here as well.


Thursday, June 13, 2013

Chanel stripes.

Brown Urban Outfitters hat (similar here), Gray Forever 21 stripe top (similar here), White Zara skirt, Brown Tory Burch satchel via Silver and Plum, Gold vintage Chanel brooch, Nude Zara sandal heels, Arm candy: Silver cross bracelet c/o Mimi Boutique, Gold arrow ring via Crossroads Trading.

If I had a go-to comfy outfit, this probably would be it -- a casual tee, crossbody bag, sandal heels (given its 3 inches) ;), a cool hat.  All the factors scream my wardrobe.  At the moment this new Zara skirt I got, I am obsessssed (words can't describe how happy I was when I found it!).  I love how it has that small detail of the asymmetrical hem.

Hope you lovelies have been doing well!  We're almost to Friday and I can't wait for the weekend.  This week has been seriously the longest, but getting back into the groove of things.  This weekend celebrating with one of my girlfriends her bday at Rotunda/shopping, then Sunday is Father's Day! Time flies. We're planning on hiking in Napa, can't wait for family bonding time :).


Thursday, June 6, 2013

Polka dot denim.

Blue Viva Vena! shirt dress via Nordstrom Savvy Depart., Gold necklace via Etsy, Arm candy: Brown c/o Jeweliq fox bracelet, Brown gifted Buy Love Give Love 'LOVE' bracelet, Brown Zara heels, Brown Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mac.

I recently visited the Nordstrom Savvy department, and can I just say, never have I came across a place I felt so home when looking for clothes that fit my style...I finally did there!  And the sales rack is amazing -- I found this gorgeous Viva Vena! shirt dress there, very my style with the button up blouse top part, and a pretty denim and polka dot pattern.  I decided to keep it casual and comfy with this outfit -- dark browns with the bracelets and trusty Zara sandal heels.  And adding some gold touches with this pretty LOVE bracelet from Buy Love Give Love and my social media handle necklace.

Hope you lovelies are having a great week so far! So happy the end of the week is coming close..I am very very ready for the weekend (as usual, it's been a longg week where rest is much needed!).


Saturday, June 1, 2013

Vidal Sassoon x Chictopia: "Show Your Genius" - Look 2: Sweet Glam

Second up to this Vidal Sassoon x Chictopia series, 
"Sweet Glam, Night Out" Look
White Agaci polka dot dress, Red c/o Hobo International 'Zara' clutch, Tan c/o Steve Madden MARLENEE heels.

Here, I used these Vidal Sassoon products:
I wanted to have more fun with this look and was kind of inspired by (everyone's new fave movie) The Great Gatsby along with beachy hippie hair ;).  And having short hair, I love curling it and having it reminiscent of those flapper girl 1920's hair styles.  The hippie vibe came from creating the side braids.
In other words, Hippie meets Gatsby.

First, I used the Vidal Sassoon MOISTURE One Minute Mask, after applying to damp hair and combing through in the shower, I rinsed it thoroughly.  After, I applied the Vidal Sassoon REPAIR Heat & Protect Shine Spray all over the ends before applying any heat to my hair.  Right after blow drying, my hair felt so silky and soft, I could run my hand through it without any tangles.  I then started to curl my hair alternating between inward and outward curls for volume.  After each curl, I also applied the Vidal Sassoon EXTRA FIRM HOLD Hairspray which held the curls tightly without any frizzy hair as well.  Next the curls helped to create the braids and hold them together too -- ended it off with tying them to the back with a little clip.

After styling my hair with curls all over, I decided to style it with a sweet party night out outfit.  This white polka dot dress from Agaci was perfect for the hair style I created.  Both the polka dot dress and curly hair were perfect for a sweet yet glam night look.

If you haven't yet, enter Vidal Sassoon's fun contest HERE -- share your own hair style look and be entered to win one of many prizes, $1,000 to complete your look, and a year's supply of Vidal Sassoon Pro Series!  Also, feel free to check out my Chictopia posts on the series as well here.

Hope you lovelies enjoyed this two-part post!  My very first set of beauty-meets-fashion posts :).
Keep inspiring Beautifuls!