TIPS FOR NO-MAKEUP LOOK

some days you want your makeup look natural and not too done. A fresh face is always in style.we have seen those girls who always look naturally gorgeous and their makeup looks very minimal,right? i’m spilling the beans on no-makeup look so you all can look effortlessly fabulous and natural beauties! well i’m not an expert or PRO but i love makeup and love teaching people what i know so here are few tips for natural looking makeup.

1-one of the most important no-makeup beauty tip is to have natural base.pick a base with dewy finish for best results.(you can use tinted moisturizer or BB cream too)

2-if you have dark circles,be sure to hide them with concealer. trust me all those girls sporting natural looks are wearing lots of concealer.

3-use a loose or translucent power where you need it… T-ZONE area,under eye on top of spots after concealer.

4-apply an eye shadow… little darker than your natural skin tone and apply all over your lids.you can use a shimmery champagne color to highlight you brow bone and inner corners as well.

5-apply eye pencil in between your lash line, it really open up the eyes and make lashes appear fuller without any obvious liner. apply your mascara afterwards.

6-grab your pink or peach blush and apply on the apple of your checks.going too red or pink can look too done-up.

7-use highlighter for a dewy skin and blend it nicely.the highlighter is one of the finishing touch of your makeup,so you need to be careful not to smear it all around.

8-use a tinted lip balm or any nude lip color. creamy or semi sheer lipsticks work best with this look.

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STYLING THE BUMP!

While pregnant with my kids if i look back,honestly i didn’t like the way i use to look 😦 i spent most of the time on bed rest,feeling fat,old styled out of fashion (and shape) with biggest belly ever!!! so what i have learned from my pregnancies as well what i have learned while styling my prego friends i will try to summarize here.

so you are pregnant, Hooray!! but now what to do about your wardrobe??your maternity wardrobe doesn’t need to be filled with new cloths,you don’t need to buy bunch of maternity cloths.shopping for maternity cloths can be exciting with the right knowledge and mindset. here’s a few tips on dressing for confidence and comfort during your pregnancy.

STICK WITH YOUR STYLE-

just because your body is changing doesn’t mean you need to change your style.

1-if you are a pant girl,wear it! if it makes you feel comfortable. if you were wearing skinny jeans before don’t be afraid to wear it in pregnancy.many maternity lines are now making stretchy comfy skinny jeans.maternity jeans with top and biker jacket looks so carefree chic and stylish.12509634_10203917914308365_313866160033430264_n

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2-you don’t want to look bigger when you are pregnant,wearing loose cloths to hide your size is a good idea but if you want a stylish pregnancy than trim down your look.so try to wear stretchy dresses it will show off your shape in good way.12552910_10203917915028383_8053323096515257504_n

3-when your pregnant you butt gets pregnant too. wearing something long and light weighted on top of your shirt or dress hides all the extra stuff and adds interest to your outfit. Kimonos and long cardigans are good option.12512293_10203917915068384_6287098804639824038_n

4-flowy maxi’s are comfy,pretty and pregnant ladies glow in them. nice accessories can add a hint of luxe to your look.

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5-if you are proud of your growing belly and want to showoff, wear strips it look cute.12573776_10203918550364266_785091032420185127_n

6-belts above belly can help give you a bit more shape.12001_10203917916428418_5190193800143133311_n

7-don’t limit yourself with light colors, try to wear more colorful cloths.but if you don’t feel like wearing bright colors, just wear colorful shrug or scarf on top of your light/solid color. beautiful scarfs can distract the eye up away from baby bump and look so stylish.10626620_10203917914788377_5047026521605079465_n

8-go for capes and ponchos,so much in fashion these days and you can wear them after delivery as well.12642696_10203917916188412_4374239151294912532_n

9-you have surely heard of this fashion lifesaver for pregnant ladies; the belly band. its stretchy fabric band that overlaps the top of your unzipped or low-slung jeans/pants/skirt and holds them up while leaving room for your growing belly.12645075_10203921629401240_1682099720171622478_n

10-your hubbys button-down shirts/t-shirts are great for those days when you are running out of your maternity cloths. and it look cute :*12642625_10203918505443143_5181050035805306388_n

FASHION FOR YOUR TRIMESTER !

when it comes to dressing during pregnancy, comfort is the main thing which comes to your mind. here are some tips on looking your best no matter how big your bump become 🙂

FIRST TRIMESTER!

many ladies don’t want to disclose that there’s a bun in the oven until second trimester and try to keep their pregnancy under wraps but their boobs are bigger and they start to again weight already.so what to do? it can be an uncomfortable phase for fashion. don’t go for low rise jeans, it can can cause a tummy to pooch out. don’t go for high waist pants, it will draw the attention to the belly as well. ideally pants should hit about one inch below the belly button to prevent the blooming look. try to wear longer shirts and loose from waist. A-line shirts (empire waist) are cute and comfortable too.12592719_10203918551444293_8162343591449142875_n

 

SECOND TRIMESTER!

you feel like you are new size every week and you don’t want to blow your money on buying new cloths every month. try to buy cloths that will grow with you! like wrap dresses. go for stretchy dresses that fit nicely in pregnancy ,will hide your stomach after baby birth. the other common problem are your boobs busting out all over. invest in few good bras. most women find that not only their cup size growing but their band size growing too. but if your band size is not growing too much than you can get bra extenders for that.( can get at lingerie stores)12540731_10203917916348416_788318574480395238_n

THIRD TRIMESTER!

dressing your belly during the third trimester once your bump has morphed into basketball (or bigger in my case) can be very difficult.you feel huge and uncomfortable and don’t want any zip/button or band in your dress. try wearing long maxi dresses that you can wear even after delivery. loose fitting shirts with leggings.

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DRESSING FOR WORK IN PREGNANCY!

for the first three months you will probably be able to wear your regular work wardrobe. you may need to leave the top button undone on your pants or skirts.you can use belly bands, a stretchy fabric band that holds your pants up so you can leave them unzip.later you can buy maternity band pants, you can wear yoga pants with long shirts/ cardigans and jackets.12645103_10203917914988382_5928055350530853722_n12540653_10203917915428393_6375087450014363921_n

DRESSING UP FOR FORMAL OCCASIONS!

A nice black dress…. black is slimming and it goes with everything. you can wear nice shoes/ jewelry and clutch with it and if you are conscious about your weight and arms go for a wrap it will allow you to go sleeveless without totally baring them. you can find simple/ beaded/silky cashmere wraps every where.12565613_10203921749764249_7453691922395361618_n

WHAT TO WEAR TO YOUR BABY SHOWER!

one of the most exciting day for a mommy to be. you will be surrounded by love and best wishes and you want to look your best. remember the current trend in maternity fashion is about enhancing, not hiding your pregnant figure. here are few idea’s for your consideration.12645137_10203917914428368_7659317115298994333_n

pregnancy is the most beautiful period in woman’s life.once you are pregnant, you are full of joy and hope. everyone gives you extra attention and love to make you feel special. try to keep your self happy. being pregnant doesn’t mean you cant keep up with new fashion trends.there’s no reason not to look your best for these nine months.you have earned it! you deserve it! and you need it! having a baby is one of the most amazing thing so flaunt it!12647225_10203921815285887_2939306732877598209_n

 

 

 

DON’T WAIT FOR YOUR WEIGHT!

Lets talk about our curvy fashionista’s today! curvy ladies have been left out of the fashion conversation for year’s. but in 2015 model TESS MUNSTER has been signed by milk model management,this move makes her first plus size model of her size (22) and this attention on plus size models and democratization of all trendy cloths for plus size is due to a group of fearless plus size fashion bloggers. because of them world is finally taking notice.

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some of plus size fashion bloggers

so if you are curvy beauty the first thing you should know is how to style your frame to the most flattering way. Remember everything is not for everyone but that doesn’t mean that you cannot do current fashion trends….for that you need to understand you body type.our measurements change over time but our basic shape is product of bone structure that remains same.

understand your body type!

its very important to understand your body type to improve your style.there are three basic body shapes….

1-pear shape…upper body is smaller than lower half.

2-Athletic shape….  toned, square body.

3-apple shape…….upper body is larger than lower body.

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How to dress for your shape!

1-pear shape

your upper body is smaller than your lower body. may have a long neck and narrow shoulders, small to medium bust,defined waist,fuller calves and curvy hips. as a pear shape you should always emphasize your face,neck and waist.try to wear wide neck colorful tops and flowy comfortable bottoms. straight skirts and maxi dress look amazing on pear shape.

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2-Athletic shape

the women with athletic body type have straight toned figure, broad shoulders, toned arms,square hips and not much curves.you need to create curves by wearing certain type of cloths. wear flowy loose tops ruffles or lace to enhance the bust line and soften the shoulder.loose top with belt to add waistline with bubble skirt or a dress with belt is good option.

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3-Apple shape

they have fuller breast with wide back mostly slim arms and shoulders could be wide. having slim arms and legs can be used to your advantage. you can look more slimmer with fitted figure flattering dress. for tops try to pick styles with empire waist that  begins under the bust to draw attention away from your stomach. V-neck plus size top and dresses or skirts with fuller silhouette to hide stomach area.

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shopping tips!

  • buy cloths that makes the eye go up and down instead of side to side(go for vertical prints)
  • buy a proper size bra. it has to fit to keep your bust up and eliminate.
  • buy nice heels, if you don’t wear high heels just go for inch or two to slim your legs
  • get a plus size shape wear.

some ideas!

body shape(athletic rectangle) size 16

with broad shoulders and thicker middle you can look best in this style. untucked dress shirt, nice blazer and pants.you can wear statement necklace to draw all eyes up. you can wear nice wrap dress to create a waist and shape, pointed pumps to lengthen  legs.

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body shape(hourglass) size 14

bright jacket over dark shirt and v-shape printed skirt. v-neck shirt under shaggy cardigan with silk pants. or silk dress shirts with nice fit pants and ankle boots

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body shape(pear) size 18

wider necklines, diagonal line blouse with dark pants and ankle boots for perfect formal look. silk pants with small prints and loose blouse is a good option too

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remember curves are hot but you need to make sure you look good with them. Avoid things that make you look bulky and focus on smoothing out your bumps. don’t wait for your weight, you can live fashionable in any size and shape.keep it curvy,confident and cute….love you all xx 

 

ALL ABOUT WEARING LEATHER-

All about wearing leather-real or faux. its the perfect transition fabric that you can sport from winter to spring with ease-and its super sexy. Leather is one of the most stylish fabric of this season.colored leather is the new must have this season.Deep maroon,rich color can make anything look edgy and luxe….Leather jackets have always been in fashion.it carries a rich style and completely change the look of your outfit.Leather tees are totally in fashion these days,i will suggest not to wear totally fitted leather tees.it should be loose.and how can i forget about leather pants….leather pants with loose fitted tshirt is the coolest outfit ever!

now lets talk about styling!

-black/maroon/camel color bodycon or Aline leather dress with fur jacket and statement necklace is perfect for date night.

-baby blue,pink or beige leather jacket with white floral dress is perfect for lunch date with friends.

-black leather pants with plaid dress shirt or loose fitted tee is perfect for movie date with friends or with your man. if you are planing to head to a party just add an embellished blazer for more polished look.

-Leather jacket with lace dress,black leggings and high boots for a cute look.

-Leather midi skirts are totally in fashion these days. you can wear it with crop top/dress shirt and nice heels.12509691_10203882844711647_986624713477737827_n12552779_10203882844871651_2078891766237947848_n

HOW TO LOOK CHIC IN DRESS SHIRT!

Do you ever feel unmotivated to look good?those days when you dont feel like getting dolled up? no fancy suits, no branded dresses.but you have to attend some important event…… AH-ha i bet you have days like this too and if you are a fashion bloggy!!! mannnn you are in big trouble.so what to do? TaDaaaaa! i have a super chic option for getting dressed when you are not actually interested in getting dressed :/

a dress shirt  is a  one of the most important thing in women wardrobe. most of us associate it with the corporate dress code or manly look. these shirts are always tucked away in the back of our closets until they are needed for some formal event.well theres more than one way to wear a dress shirt without looking stiff and manly!

1-go for shirts in pretty colors besides white or black.

2-go for shirts with ruffles,puffed sleeve or belted waist

3-accessorize it with nice belt,scarf or statement necklace

4-you can wear it with classic v-neck sweater or vest.

5-you can wear your dress shirt with dress pants for formal events and with jeans for casual look.

6-for a sleek look pair your shirt with pencil skirt or create a fun look with your midi or A-line skirt.

7-wear it under strapless or spaghetti strap dress.

8-you can knot it over a jumpsuit for casual relaxed look.

9-wear it as a cardigan over your tshirt.

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last night casual look

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Interested in wearing culottes?

what are culottes? loose and flowy pants that hang right below the knee,can be shorter like shorts or longer in a midi length.they are super comfy and best for spring/summer.want to make them a part of your summer wardrobe? here are style tips on how to wear CULOTTES!

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Go for a simple and summery look by wearing light pink culottes with white top 
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professional yet chic look with black culottes white top and with or without jacket.
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High waist culottes with bralette or crop top.
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culottes look superb with heels because they are baggy but you can wear them with sneakers too!
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if you are wearing printed culottes than keep rest of your outfit simple with solid colored top.
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wear culottes that ties at the waist and tuck your shirt in. looks super chic
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yes! you can wear culottes in chilly weather too. Add a jacket to toughen up even the most feminine culottes.

 

 

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Time to write my first blog post…

but something is holding me back from taking that first step.

what is it?

yeah! blogging is kind of terrifying :p

sometimes the hardest part about writing is learning how to find your voice.it took me quite a long time to develop my voice,and now i have it,i am not going to be silent :p….some people like to write about serious topics while others love humorous pieces…..well i love fashion so i will be writing about it mostly.But today i want to say something on courage and power…in simple words WOMEN EMPOWERMENT.One of the most courageous things you can do is to find yourself,who you are?what you want from your life?…ummmm….stuck for an answer? if you dont know what you really want in life,you are not alone…..life is so busy that we dont have time to think about it and when we do find what we want, it can seem impossible to achieve it.Think about it,take out some time to do things which makes you happy. it could be anything reading,writing,singing, dancing anything!!!! have some peace of mind, be free from worry and fears,honor your body,your mind and EACH OTHER….and the most important thing! you only live once,but if you do it right,once is enough…..