Menswear Inspired OOTD

Hey guys,

Well I know I haven’t posted an outfit post in ages and I decided that it was time. It’s sunny today and I took the opportunity. This look I decided to put together because of being inspired by Sofia Vergara’s instagram photo where she was walking in New York with heels and a pair of jeans. I decide to go for that whole look but add my twist to it and instead of making it really feminine with a tank top etc. I decided to put on a shirt, blazer and a long coat. This look is almost all from Zara by the way. My shirt, blazer, coat and boots are from Zara. The jeans are from Calvin Klein which I found in TK Maxx and the necklace is from H&M. IMG_3680 IMG_3688 IMG_3683

I decided to add a bit of colour with the lipstick and I went for my trusty YSL orangey-red lippy in number 13. I went very minimal with the make up and only used my Nars tinted moisturiser and a rustic brown eyeshadow, Uninterrupted, from MAC. To conceal my under eyes I used two brilliant Bobbi Brown products, one which I have already reviewed (here) and the other I will review soon with my Bobbi Brown BB cream. They are the Bobbi Brown Corrector in Porcelain Peach and the Creamy Concealer with powder in Sand. Before I put all that on I used the Nuxe samples I got in the ITWBN event back in August. I am in love and I will definitely be purchasing the full size once they run out. I will have a review up when I finish them as well. IMG_3681IMG_3698IMG_3691IMG_3697

Retail Fashion Intern’s OOTD

Hey guys,

So I know I promised a few OOTDs while I was on my week’s holidays but well I just decided to enjoy it since it was just one week. But I am back with an OOTD and hmm did any of you want me to do a review of any of the items from my 5 faves of the week post?

As you all know I have been working since Feb (read all about it here) and  I am loving it. I sometimes just get stuck in a rut and don’t come up with any nice outfits for work but today I was really happy with what I put on. It’s not something amazing but I like it anyways.

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I bought the One Teaspoon gold Iggy’s in their sale and it is just $5 AUD which is amazing! and to ship to Ireland it’s $30 but it’s fine. Now they’re not as gold as on the site as you can tell from the photos and jeepers when they say stiff on the description they really mean stiff! I have them now for 2 weeks and today I finally wore them. I had to run some errands and jeepers my legs were tired after walking in them. So they’re good to get a work out in!

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However I think they look so chic with all black and have them as the statement. Hope I made sense. I wanted to wear them with my Toga Pulla Blue Suede boots but they’re not short enough and they’re not good when turned up…on me anyways. I went with my trusty cut out Topshop shoes.

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I got this stunning top in Zara yesterday with another stunning piece which I’ll show you in another ootd and I’m so glad I got it because it’s amazing and it was just €13 in the sale!

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I am wearing my O’Donnell Boutique jacket with the cutouts and I think that jacket is the best thing ever invented! It’s so soft and I live in it basically.

On my face I have on Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation in Desert Beige and I have on my new Chanel lipstick in Rouge Noir which is stunning!

Hope you like this outfit and do let me know what you think.

Ana

My Ideal Summer Escape

I decided to enter the Blogger Competition which I would advise you to also if you are a blogger of course because the prize is amazing!

You have to show them what your ideal summer escape would be in any form you like and I chose to use Polyvore.

My ideal summer escape is definitely sunny California…I was working all last week and it decided to be the warmest week we’ve had yet and now when I’m off it decided to be raining (Typical! Stupid Irish Weather) so that is why I chose sunny Cali. I want to actually live there sometime in the near future (fingers crossed) because I just need the sun and what better place then California.

I would love to go around and just experience the California vibe and the gorgeousness of the desert in my Harley Davidson. (yes I plan to own one hopefully!) I want to watch the palm trees go by as I cruise on my Harley. So of course you have to keep your peepers safe and what better way than with Pretavoir’s new Sherbet Collection! They’re gorgeous candy colours and I love the one I chose. It seems to have a mirrored effect lens and it’s a pastel-y pink shade which compliments the outfit I chose.

I went for the Mickey One Teaspoon Awesome Baggies and a striped shirt with some nude Karen Millen boots. Of course you can wear a leather jacket for when it cools at night and perhaps a fedora. But that would be my ideal summer escape and I hope to make it a reality sooner rather than later!

 

My Ideal Summer Escape
My Ideal Summer Escape by anaelizabethaguila featuring Pretavoir sunglasses

Where would be your ideal summer escape?

Leather Me Up | OOTD

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I wanted to wear something that was Saint Laurent inspired. I had on my nude heels and silver glitter socks before I decided to change to my Zara heels and yes my white ankle socks cause I can’t go bare foot especially in this cold weather we’re having. I went for a, kind of, monochrome look with my Zara and H%M pieces.

I got these leather look trousers in H&M two days ago and I’m so glad I did cause they’re brilliant and if you see them in your local H&M get them! They’re €30.

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My top, jacket and shoes are all from Zara. You can get the shoes now but don’t think the jacket is available anymore.

Dylan Penn in Karen Millen’s ‘No More Tiaras’ Campaign

image002-5Dylan Penn, actress and daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright, is starring in Karen Millen’s short film ‘No More Tiaras’. To celebrate the opening of their new flagship stores on London’s Brompton Road and New York’s 5th Avenue they collaborated with emerging talent from both sides of the pond to bring you this short film.

With 13 US stores and a highly successful partnership with Bloomingdales in 15 locations with a further 5 scheduled to open in 2014/15, the brand’s US business continues to grow. International expansion also continues with further planned openings in Canada, Norway, India and Taipei for 2014.

The film is a fun, engaging and affectionate look at the brands evolution into the international accessible luxury house it has become today. You can watch the short film below.

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The Evolution of Karen Millen

The Karen Millen collection has evolved over the past few years to offer a luxurious high low mix of perfectly cut trend-led pieces and seasonal wardrobe staples including their iconic biker jacket. For the SS14 season the essence is the same, but the attitude has changed: Karen Millen is confident but smiling, strong but easy and this fresh spirit is encapsulated in their new SS14 collection. Every piece is designed, cut and finished in the brand’s design studio based in Shoreditch, London, ensuring that Karen Millen continues to stand for exceptional quality, craftsmanship and cutting edge design.

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Karen Millen’s new mini film stars Dylan Penn who is fast becoming the fashion wolrd’s biggest girl crush

She is making a name for herself because of her acting and fashion credentials. As well as landing a Vogue spread alongside Kendall Jenner this week, she also working it in Karen Millen’s just released ‘No More Tiaras’ campaign. She acts alongside gorgeous ladies of the modelling, arts and acting worlds-Langley Fox Hemingway, Stephanie La Cava, and Adwoa Aboah.

In the mini fashion film, the girls play beauty queens from the US and UK competing in the ‘Miss Galaxy Beauty Pageant 2014’. But it’s clear, that from the opening scene, the ladies don’t want to play fair. This movie sees them take over the show with plenty of attitude in their covetable Karen Millen outfits.

Watch the movie and leave your thoughts in the comments

There’s great news! You can now shop the ‘No More Tiara’s edit right now! Here are some o my favourite items styled the way I would love to wear them. Let me know what you think.

 

No More Tiaras

Glenstal Abbey Day Out + OOTD

The Gardens at Glenstal Abbey

The Gardens at Glenstal Abbey

Last Thursday it was a gorgeous, cloudy, day. It was warm so that is why I’m calling it gorgeous.. I finally didn’t have to wear warm coats and a scarf woohoo. We went to Glenstal Abbey and it’s gorgeous there. If you’re ever in Ireland and you want to visit a peaceful place then this is it. It’s a boarding school for boys but it’s also a place where you can go and walk around the gardens also there’s a shop at the reception and you can get gorgeous accessories, soaps, cutlery etc there and my bf got me a Belleek ring there which I love!

Starting the day off in #GlenstalAbbey #positivelimerick #limerick

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We walked for a bit, we first went to the walled gardens and of course there was a good opportunity to take outfit photos. It would be rude not to…for you guys I mean :p

I went with a crisp white suit kind of look yet keeping it casual with my gorgeous tank top from Silver Factory and River Island plimsolls. The trousers are from Mango (I styled it in a previous post here) and the jacket is from H&M which you can’t get unfortunately but O’Donnell Boutique have a similar one here.

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I love this look and I am loving the minimal/monochrome trend as you probably have realized from my latest posts. I just left my accessories at a minimum and just wore my trusty Michael Kors watch and my new ring.

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I left my make up, again, at a minimum and I was wearing my Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation in Desert Beige, MAC Kinda Sexy Lipstick and my Chanel mascara.

I will leave you with some photos I took at Glenstal Abbey. My holiday week is almost over (sad face) but I enjoyed the rest nonetheless. Hope you’re week is going good. Let me know what you think as always.

Brian finding out that there are sheep

Brian finding out that there are sheep

I love trees

I love trees

Sheeep!

Sheeep!

The bridge

The bridge

Feeding Donkeys

Feeding Donkeys

Look at how cute they look!

Look at how cute they look!

 

It’s Dinner Time

 

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I went out to dinner with my bf and I decided to wear my Cooperative top from Urban Outfitters (old) and when pairing it with my Topshop Leigh jeans I just fell in love with them again. I wanted to wear my Zara nude heels (finally!) but since it’s still super cold here in Ireland, I had to wear my mustard socks. I want to get more socks that I can wear with these heels as I know I want to be able to wear them again without feeling cold. I had my trusty Zara coat and scarf hich is super warm and big!

For make up I chose YSL le teint touche eclat foundation in BD30, MAC Ruby Woo lipstick and Chanel mascara. I have the ST Tropez tan which I received to review a week ago and I will have that review for you tomorrow. Hope you’re having a great weekend.

It’s a simple outfit and hope you like it.

Minimal & Monochrome

 

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I’m loving these two trends and I finally found the perfect off white trousers so I can start completing this outfit for myself. I just kept it simple and also I made it very menswear inspired but with a sensual/mysterious touch.

White It Out

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I am in love with white…white trousers, white tops, shoes with white soles…. I guess I have Tumblr to blame for that. I was inspired to come up with this outfit. It’s a 90’s meets Gothic angel type thing that I concocted. If that makes sense.

I fell in love with the white trousers when I tried them on in Mango and I am so glad I got them (like I always am when I get things) because they’re not as see through as many I’ve tried on (H&M, ZARA etc) They’re €40 and are well worth it. The material is thicker than others and you can feel the quality of it. I guess it’s more of an off white but it’s perfect with white.  You can get similar here

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The top I got in River Island for €13 (you can get similar here) which is a lot but it’s still good to have and looks great with anything high waisted. The shoes are also from River Island which you can get here

For jewellery I went with my trusty watch by Michael Kors, my Zara bracelets and my gorgeous Alex and Ani birthstone bracelet.

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For my make up I’m wearing MAC Film Noir Lipstick

Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation in Desert Beige

YSL shocking liquid liner

 

Let me know what you think of the outfit. Would you wear it or something like it? Oh! and don’t forget! you can get 20% off Motel Rocks (motel rocks items only) with code elizabethsbeauty There are great new items in there and they stock Quay Australia sunglasses! I’m in love with them especially their kitty sunglasses!

 

Step Brightly Into This Season With ModCloth

Hey guys,

I was contacted by Mod Cloth to style one of their gorgeous dresses and the dress that I had to style is gorgeous. I only heard of Mod Cloth once before and as soon as I went on the website I was intrigued by it and found little gems there from brands/designers I hadn’t heard of. I fell in love with Olivia Burton watches and I’m loving BB Dakota items. I had never heard of them before either. So glad I went on their website and trust me you’ll find unique pieces there it’s worth a look!

But anyways…back to the dress! The dress screams SS14 as well as fun, feminine and flirty. It is something that you could wear to a lunch date or while going shopping. It just makes everything bright and it makes me happy looking at it, as cheesy as it sounds. They also have more gorgeous dresses in their store so do check them out here

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I love the turquoise and blue floral print on this BB Dakota dress. It’s very feminine and that is why I wanted to keep it that way when looking for shoes on their site. However, as I do love adding a little uniqueness to the outfit I thought that these holographic heels would suit them perfectly. I love that they will also be comfortable to walk around in if you were to go shopping with your girlfriends all day.

I decided to go with the turquoise bag because I thought it was cute and would add another little uniqueness to it. However, once again, to make it me I decided to pair it with a leather jacket and I picked a white one which would definitely still keep it Spring/Summer and bright.

For jewellery I kept it simple with just a watch, bracelet and necklace. Of course if it is a gorgeous sunny day then you need to protect your peepers and these cat eye sunglasses (I’m still in love with cat eye frames!) are stunning. It will go well with the outfit and won’t take from it.

Hopefully you like the way I styled this dress and do check out their website, there are great things there which are also reasonably priced. Let me know what you think in the comment box below.