My Favorite Winter Boots + $500 Target Giveaway

Hi, loves!
Living in Los Angeles sure has its perks but for a fashion enthusiast it has a few drawbacks. We almost never get full swing winter. It’s more like a week here and there or a few good days. The beauty is, there are areas we can travel to in two hours to experience a somewhat real winter. 
A few weeks ago I went on an amazing camping/road trip and finished in Big Bear Lake. I deceived to pack a few winter like items-turtle neck and thigh high boots. I wore this look on our last day in Big Bear and loved playing ‘boots’ dress up. 

With that in mind, I wanted to share this look and share with you 10 other Winter Boots and trends I think are fabulous and if I lived in areas where I experienced a real winter, I’d definitely be wearing these on high rotation. 

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Three 2018 Tending Colors Looks With Dove

This post is in partnership with Dove and Simply. All opinions are 100% my own.  
  Hi there, Loves!
I'm bringing this post to you all to share with you some of the trending colors of 2018 - announced by fashion trend forecasting agency Fashion Snoops - and how I keep fresh, confident and, stain free with Dove Invisible Dry Spray Antiperspirant. See, my style and my fashion sense fully embodies who I am. Whatever I wear and however I wear it tells something about me- no question asked. I love putting my best fashion face forward and I'm also very conscious about everything that goes with my overall fashion looks. You may be thinking yes of course, jewelry, shoes, handbags etc. all have to coordinate very well. While that is absolutely true, these aren't the only assets to my look. My deodorant plays a big part. This is why I trust and love Dove Invisible Dry Spray Antiperspirant to keep me white mark free.
This power red suit suit is one of my go to's for certain days at work. I work a 9-5 and I often attend conferences or special meetings. You better believe this is one of my favorite looks. It's bold, strong, and commanding. Pairing it with softer colors such as pastels or sand is perfect for work. Next time you have an important meeting, try this red power workwear look.
Next up is this pretty moss jumpsuit. Yes, moss is in ya'll. Go ahead and shop for a fun moss jumpsuit and pair it with bright colors such as yellow or pink. Make a statement at your next girlfriends brunch or birthday party. You'll definitely be on trend.
Now let's talk blush! Blush is a staple in my closet and to know that it's still hot and relevant in 2018 is a plus for me. I simply pair it with nudes or, if I want to pop, I can also add yellow pairings with it. Try this look for date night or attending a wedding as a guest (I wore this exact look to my friend's wedding recently). Oh, and don't forget your Dove Invisible Dry Spray Antiperspirant. It's bound to keep your underarms fresh, leaves no residue and makes your skin soft and smooth. I love the Sheer Cool scent -  it's my favorite.
I hope you enjoyed this post, Loves! Make sure you stay on trend with these amazing colors this year and definitely try out Dove Invisible Dry Spray Antiperspirant. It leaves no white marks on 100 colors and will keep you feeling super fresh and confident. Also check out Fashion Snoops to see the other trending colors of the year and how to style them.
Until next time



Wedding Dress Shopping

Hi, Loves.
Oh-my-gosh! Oh-my-gosh!
I'm so excited to share this post with you all. I'm extremely excited because this is such a special time for me and, I've committed that I will share my wedding journey with you all. Now, I'd be lying if I didn't say how much I have dreamt of trying on and wearing a wedding dress. Most little girls dream of this time in their lives and here I am living that out and sharing it with you. Pinch me!
I decided to get a head start trying on dresses and seeing what I like and what I do not like. If there is one thing I know for sure is that I want to look the most beautiful I've ever looked on my wedding day.
Here's a true story: When my fiancé and I just started dating, I found myself giddily looking at wedding dresses. Yes, I was that smitten by his charm. They say when you know, you know. I saw this gorgeous wedding dress from Essense of Australia and I remember saying to my best friend (I was visiting her at the time), I'm going to marry L in this dress.

Fast forward to after our engagement, it was a natural fit that I go ahead and tried on Essense Designs dresses. I decided to check out their luxury line, Martina Liana. I absolutely love the elegance, glamour, and exquisite style of each dress in this line. The details are so romantic and timeless; it's so my taste and style. I'm looking for the dress that speaks to elegance and one that will stand the test of time. I want my kids and grandkids to someday look at my wedding dress photos and laud at how fab their mom/grand-mom looked on her wedding day. Their dresses can also be altered to fit any and every bride-style, taste and texture.

So without further ado, let's get into talking about each of these beautiful dresses I tried on.

First up is this gorgeous Illusion Lace Long-Sleeved Wedding Gown  (style 870). It was the first dress I tried on and I instantly felt emotional. It was all the emotions of oh-my-gosh this dress is absolutely gorgeous, fit like a glove and, I'M GETTING MARRIED feeling. I honestly now understand how and why wedding dress shopping is so emotional yet fulfilling. I love the illusion-lace neckline that blends perfectly with my skin tone. The romantic sleeves gives a perfect vintage touch and the sweetheart neckline add the right about of sexy. The lace work on this dress took my breath away. The fit was perfect for my curves; I felt so glam in it. I also admire the beautiful scallop hem details and it extended on to the train. This dress y'all spells-romance, class, vintage, and glamour.

Next up is this beautiful Romantic Princess Style Wedding Gown (style 950). Now, we all want to be or feel like a princess at some point in our lives and if it's going to be one occasion, it's going to be on my wedding day. Once I tried on this dress, I instantly had a Cinderella moment. I wanted to twirl in the boutique with imaginary music, lights, and beautiful decor- wait, that'll be my wedding day right? A girl can dream and that I did. I loved the flow, the beaded shoestring straps, and the dramatic train-yes to a dramatic train. It was so easy to wear, the movement and flow was absolutely wonderful and that's why this made my top five.
This next dress you guys is one I unexpectedly fell in love with-Lace Wedding Gown With High Neckline (style 948). When the stylist brought this as an option, I wasn't sure but as soon as she helped me get into the dress and zipped the back, I lost it. Again, another one that fit like a glove. While I absolutely loved the lace details, I initially thought it didn't have enough movement but man was I proven wrong. Forget feeling like a princess, I felt like a star in this dress. I love the high neckline, which really shows off my shoulders, mixed with the plunging sweetheart neckline. The back has gorgeous buttons that run along the line, off the illusion-tulle. The train spread beautifully into a perfect peacock shape. The lace work on this dress literally took my breath away    

Next up is this Crepe Wedding Dress With Side Cut Outs (style 921). I'm going to call this my wildcard. Like I said earlier, I went into my first fitting with an open mind and this dress, looking at it on the hanger didn't quite look like a dress I would try it.  I tried it on and fell in love with it. Honestly, It's in my top two. I love the pretty lace straps and the deep sweetheart neckline cut. The upper part of this dress was perfect for me because it accentuate my favorite body areas-my shoulders, arms, hips, and bust. I love the simple elegance it carried and how beautiful the mixture of fabric tied together. It also had a stretch to it that made it super comfortable and move-able.
The last dress I wanted to share with you guys is this Elegant Off-The-Shoulder Wedding Gown (style 955). My awesome stylist convinced me to try on something bohemian glam and I did. You guys!! how gorgeous? I love that the tulle emphasized a ball gown feel while still embodying the bohemian vibe I hoping for. One of the coolest things about this dress is that the sleeves are detachable. In essence, you can add or take away any sleeving you want. If I wanted a very glam sleeve, I could get beaded one. That's one of the beauty of Martina Liana dresses, you can get whatever your heart desire.

Now that you've seen my top five picks from Martina Liana, which one do you like the best and which one would seem more fitting for walking down the aisle? Let me know below in the comments section.

I had such a great time at Blush Bridal Couture trying on these dresses. The staff was amazing and really helpful. They made me feel so welcome and that added to the excitement of my wedding. I really hope you enjoyed this post. For all of my bride-to-be's go ahead and check out Essense of Australia and this beautiful Martina Liana line. Check them out on Facebook and Instagram as well. If you know of any soon to be brides, share this post with them, too.
Till next time ya'll.

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