Monday, April 30, 2012

Do You Like These Looks by Stylish People?

Looks by Stylish People

Stylish People - Robin Baum, 48, celebrity publicist
The Investment - True Religion leather pants ($695 at truereligionjeans.com)
Why It's Worth It - Black leather pants are no longer a statement peice, they are a wardrobe staple and can be work as jeans, dressier pants, leggings and pretty much anywhere and everywhere.

On the Job - Wear hair in a low, loose ponytail instead of a rigid, top-of-the-head bun.

Blazer (Stella McCartney), Top (Hawk n Sparrow Custom Apparel by Lauryn Flynn), Shoes (Christian Louboutin).



After Work - Layer the pants under a loose silk dress for a more forgiving silhouette.  A denim jacket keeps the look from being too dark and witchy.  Add a cool chapeau for an instant hair fix without any effort.

Jacket (Levis), Dress (Kimberly Ovitz), Hat (Editor's own).



Hanging Out - Wear them with an '80's style tank and glasses mix the rock and roll look with a brainy accent.

Top & Necklace (Hawk n Sparrow), Eyeglasses (Warby Parker)



Sunday, April 29, 2012

Great Shoes - Wow, Not Under $50!

Here we are going to look at some really great shoes, that are not under $50

Penny Loves Kenny Duffy Sandals ($89 at Zappos.com)



Rachel Zoe Bardot Platform ($325 at Piperlime.com)



L.A.M.B. Missy Platform Sandals ($285 at Isaay)



Saturday, April 28, 2012

Sheath Dresses to Wear by Body Type

Sheath Dresses that I Love for helping camouflage those pesky body flaws we all have!

Slenderizes a Thick Torso
Calvin Klein polyester-blend dress ($128 at Nordstroms)



Covers Upper Arms
Judith & Charles viscose-blend dress ($371 at judithandcharles.com)



Flatters a Large Chest and Trims the Middle
LRK polyester and spandex dress ($345)



Friday, April 27, 2012

How About More Great Shoes Under $50

More Great Shoes Under $50!

Flat Metallic Sandals
Flat, metallic sandals have become a summer staple.
Havana Metallic T-Bar Sandals ($32 at Topshop.com)



Coral Gladiator Sandal
This peachy coral hue goes with everything.
Canvas Two Part Gladiator Sandals ($28.65 at Asos.com)



Jelly Sandals
Who says jellies are just for kids?
River Island Glitter and Diamante Jelly Sandals ($32.23 at Asos.com)



Thursday, April 26, 2012

Low Effort with High Impact Makeup & Sensitive Skin Care!

If you want high impact but with low effort, give these products a try!




Brighten Cheeks with Long-Wear Lipstick
Chanel makeup pro Kate Lee finds that long-wear lip color works better than cream blush.  "It gives that same dewy look but stays put for much longer."  Warm it up on the back of your hand, then pat color onto cheeks and the bridge of your nose.
Chanel Rouge Allure Belgravia ($32 at chanel.com)



Switch to Bronze Eye Liner
The warm metallic hue can still convey the rebelious attitude of a dark, sooty liner without the hard edge.
Jane Iredale Double Dazzle Dual highlighter pencil in 1C9 ($15 at janeiredaledirect.com)



Tint Your Brows One Shade Darker
Kate Lee suggests having brows professionally tinted one shade darker than your hair color, then using gel to define every hair.  This makes brows look fuller.
Chanel Brow Shaper in Clear ($32 at chanel.com)




Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Great Bold Colors and Pairing Them Together!

Great Bold Colors are Easy to Pair Together!

Navy and Orange: Soft orange cropped trousers with a thinly cabled navy sweater, Orange scarf with white polka dots, Orange flats or heels, a great orange small chain strap bag and mixed orange jewelry.




Pink and Emerald:  Emerald green sheath dress with hot pink heels, cardigan and scarf.  Emerald drop earrings and a neutral colored bag which blends with the outfit and does not distract your attention away from the outfit.



Sunday, April 22, 2012

Saturday Night In Downtown Dallas Texas!

I thought I would share some of the photos I took last night here in downtown Dallas Texas.






Black and Whites of Dallas architecture.







Saturday, April 21, 2012

To Juice or Not To Juice, That is The Question!

I finally gave in and decided to try the whole juicing thing

I knew it was good for you and I knew it cleans out the toxins in your body.  What I didn't know is how easy it really is to do.

Mike started juicing about a year ago, he bought the big juicer machine and he started buying tons of raw fruits and veggies.  It would take him at least an hour to juice enough for 1- 2 days, I was thinking he is much more committed to this thing than I could be.  Finally he gave up on juicing his own and started buying the juice already made....BEST INVENTION EVER!!!!  lol.

Anyway I had been feeling bloated, so Mike suggested that I do nothing but juicing for the next 3 days.  I looked at him like I always had when he suggested this and then said OK.  I think he almost fell out of his chair.  The first day was hard, I was hungry and my body wanted something to chew and solid food in my stomach,  The 2nd day was much easier, I found the trick to getting through this is to not let yourself get too hungry.  If you start feeling hungry, go fix yourself a good size glass of juice and drink lots of water.  It worked, for me anyway.  The 3rd day was a breeze, but my stomach was very upset due to the juice so Mike made me some chicken and rice soup to settle my stomach so I ate it.  But I made it and now I have decided to keep juicing for 2 meals a day and eat a light 3rd meal.  I feel great, I have not weighed so I am not sure how much I have lost but I can feel a difference in my clothes.  I love this.


Friday, April 20, 2012

Great Bags, Great Colors, Great Designers!

My Bag Want List!  What would be on yours?

Great Bags in great colors!!!

Below left to right:
(1) Chloe' Mini Elsie Shoulder Bag
(2) Rebecca Minkoff Love Spell Tri Zip
(3) Jimmy Choo 2012 Pre-Fall
(4) Upwardly Mobile Satchel in Yellow
(5) Michael Kors Skorpios Ring Tote
(6) Brahmin Vivian Polka Dot Dome
(7) Vince Camuto Michelle Tote Multi
(8) Miu Miu Applique leather bag



Great Bags




Thursday, April 19, 2012

Makeup For Every Age!!! Believe It? Or Not?

Do you believe your age should or does have anything to do with what makeup you should use?


Whatever your age may be now, have you noticed a change in the makeup you use now versus the makeup you used to use?

If I were back in my mid 20's, I would probably answer the questions above with all No's.  But I, somewhat unfortunately, am not in my mid 20's.  I am in my 40's and my answers now would be all Yes's.

Before I go on, I have to share this really cool gift my daughter got me for my birthday 2 weeks ago.  It is called Q&A a day, it is a 5 year journal like no other I have ever seen.  It has a question for every day of the year, on each page for each day is one question.  Along with that one question is the place for your answer, actually 5 different places with a 20__ next to each answer for you to complete the year.  So you answer each question every year on the same day, this gives you in a very simple snapshot how your opinions, knowledge and views on the world in general change over time and as you get older.  I absolutely love this, and I started that day.  Sorry, I just had to share.  If you are looking for a great gift, you should check into this book.




Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Great Shoe Outfit Combos by Infinite Images

Great outfit paired with shoes from Infinite Images:  Blue Feathers - Black suede platform pumps with blue feathers hand painted on each shoe.  ($120)



Blue Feathers

Blue Feather Shoes
Another great outfit paired with shoes from Infinite Images.  Falling Feathers - Camel suede platform pumps with falling feathers hand painted on each shoe. ($120)



Falling Feathers














Tuesday, April 17, 2012

My New Beauty Products

At work we had a system upgrade, at least that is what it is called.  It feels more like a downgrade, but due to the system issues we sent our team home early today and yesterday.  Today when we got to leave early, I went shopping....yep, when the going gets tough....the tough go shopping!!

I bought a great new product "Rozge Renew - Lip Plumper".  With age comes those tiny little lines around the mouth, which I hate.  So I bought this and tried it, and so far I can really see and feel a difference.  Don't get me wrong it is not like you just got Botox, it is just enough plump it looks very natural.  I am going to wear it tomorrow to work, and I will give you an update then.  It goes on and looks like clear lip gloss, so there is nothing to it.


They also make conditioning mascara, I didn't get this yet but I may have to try at some point.


Monday, April 16, 2012

More Summer Shoe Finds Under $50

Gotta love great shoes at great prices!




Mint Sandals
We love the fresh, minty hue.
Lauren by Ralph Lauren "Alexa" ($48 at Zappos.com)



Wooden Platforms
The wooden platform adds major height without sacrificing comfort.
NYLA Women's Doriell Ankle-Strap Sandal, ($26.94 at Endless.com)



Tangerine Strappy Sandals
A classic style in color-of-the-season tangerine.
Fluorescent Leather Sandals ($26.86 at Asos.com)



Sunday, April 15, 2012

RedhotIam's Great Bags / Purses

So last weekend while cleaning out my closet and putting away my much loved boots to make room for my summer heels, I also pulled out all of my purses.  I installed utility hooks from the ceiling and wall, to hang my purses up out of the way while keeping easy access.  I keep a step ladder in my closet already in order to reach things on my top shelves, so using it to get my purses off the hooks hanging from the ceiling is fairly easy as well.  It looks great and I stuffed the purses with paper to help them keep their shape while not carrying them.  I thought I would share the pictures of my purses and wallets I keep in rotation.  I hope you enjoy.


Big Buddah, for those of you who haven't heard of Big Buddah - you are missing out.  They have some really great purses for really reasonable prices.  The dark green bag is my favorite and was my first Big Buddah, it is great soft leather and the color makes is neutral enough to go with everything.  The white bag is a great summer bag, I love it.  I was actually carrying the white bag until last weekend when I bought a new Steve Madden, which I will take a picture of it today before I post this.


Saturday, April 14, 2012

Perfect Outfits for Shoes by Infinite Images


 Great Outfits to pair with shoes by Infinite Images.I love this first one,such bright color blocking mixed with the latest trend in florals.

More Flowers
Flowers




















Thursday, April 12, 2012

More Great Beauty Buys Under $25

More Wonderful Beauty Buys Under $25 - Great Bargains!

Tsubaki Abura Camellia Oil
"I have always loved this camellia oil ($20 at tsubaki-abura.com), and it's perfect for making hair extra shiny." says hairstylist Jenny Cho, who creates Jessica Chastain's glossy strands with the product.  "Even used alone, the oil works wonders, but sometimes I like to mix it with a leave-in conditioner for polished styles."




St. Ives Olive Cleanser
Get a clean face and soft skin thanks to a generous donation from olives and their leaves: glycerides, a water-soluble oil that excels at moisturizing skin. ($5.99 at drugstore.com)



Almay Clear Complexion
Use your foundation to help clear up your skin, rather than just conceal.  Sailcylic acid fights future blemishes, licorice extract soothes redness, and a mineral complex absorbs for a shine-free look.  ($14.50 at amazon.com)



Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Summer Shoe Finds Under $50

For those on a budget or those always looking for a great deal, this is the posting for you!!!!

Floral Wedge
Floral wedges are your cutoff's new best friends.
Kimchi Blue Quarter-Strap Wedge, $49.99 - Urbanoutfitters.com


Pink Strappy Sandals
The delicate straps mean these can go dressy or ultra-casual.
Coiled Thong Sandals, $7.50 - Forever21.com


Two- Tone Wedge
Two-toned wedges are so elegant paired with crisp shorts.
Michael Anotonio "Goldy" $49.00 - Piperlime.com



Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Great Shoe and Outfit Combos!!!!

Today I would like to take time to show you some fashion options and outfits, that would work well with some shoes by Infinite Images.  Outfit Images provided by Polyvore, and shoe pictures provided by Infinite Images (http://www.infiniteimage.net/).

I hope you enjoy!


Here is a great outfit to pair with the shoe "Single Feather" by Infinite Images.  Single Feather is a camel platform pump with a handpainted feather on each shoe.  ($120)
Single Feather
Single Feather





Here is a great outfit to pair with the shoe "Abstract Orange" by Infintie Images.  Abstract Orange - black suede platform pump with an abstract orange design painted on each shoe.  ($120)

Abstract Orange


















Monday, April 9, 2012

More Great Beauty Buys Under $25

More great guys that won't break the bank!!

Charlotte Ronson A Perfect Mess Beach Spray
Hairstylist Chris McMillin channels Jennifer Aniston's inner surfer girl with a few spritzes of this fresh-smelling texturizer ($20 at sephora.com), which creats soft, natural-looking texture - not hard, scrunched ringlets.



Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk
"This aerosol ($18 at drugstore.com) is great for creating volume and absorbing oil." says hairstylist Cervando Maldanado, who uses it on Kristen Dunst.  "It makes Kristen's blond hue look brighter, and gives strands texture while keeping it soft and touchable."



Coty Airspun Powder
The finely milled setting powder, shich has been making movie stars' complexions flawless since 1935, is "perfect for shine-proofing the T-zone," says celebrity makeup artist Tina Turnbow.  ($7 at Walgreens.com)


Sunday, April 8, 2012

Boots, Boots and More Boots!!!!

Too bad I don't live somewhere like Canada, I could get more wear out of my boots....lol.

Today I cleaned out my closet, I needed to put my boots up so I could get to my summer shoes.  For those of you who don't know me, I live in Houston Texas where we don't get much winter and I love wearing boots.  So I wear boots almost every day while the weather allows.  I took pictures of all my boots as I was putting them away and thought I would share them with you!

I have wedges, flats, high heels, over the knee and knee high boots, see what you think.



Above left to right - Reaction, Franco Sarto, Steve Madden, Alloy.


Above top to bottom - My kitty Bella (she loves the hot lights and I can't keep her out of pics when I set them up), Naughty Monkey grey suede wedge, Unlisted black fold down, the bottom 2 pair are over the knee from Newport News.