Painted fingers

Hello Loves!

So it’s Saturday… it’s time for a night out… PARTY, and this week’s Ciaté polish ‘Knee Highs’ is a perfect combination for any party outfit.

Knee Highs is a glossy deep blue…my fav kind of colour.

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset

xoxo Fil

The ‘natural’ look

Hey Loves!

So makeup is NOT my forte… but I love it. I love to experiment with makeup, and make myself look different. I have learnt a LOT of tricks over the years as a wardrobe stylist, from my lovely makeup artist friends.

Although I am not as fabulous as them and never will be, I wanted to start documenting some of my makeup looks and start to experiment with you.

Look 1… I am going El Natural… basically because I have NO clue what I am doing.

Here are the products I used:

BASE:

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset

FOUNDATION: CHANEL – PERFECTION LUMIÈRE #40 BRUSH: REAL TECHNIQUES – EXPERT FACE BRUSH

BRONZE:

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset

BRONZE: CHANEL – LES BEIGES #40 BRUSH: REAL TECHNIQUES – BLUSH BRUSH

BROWS:

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset

PENCIL: MAC – SPIKED SPOOLIE: N/A

LIPS:

Processed with VSCOcam with f2 preset

LIPSTICK: CHANEL – ROUGE ALLUE 108

RESULTS:

vscocam-photo-1  Processed with VSCOcam with m3 presetvscocam-photo-3

A ‘natural’ glow.

xoxo Fil

3 looks 1 pair of shoes

After receiving this fabulous pair of Doc Martens, it seems that my shoe obsession has gone a little stir crazy!

Doc Martens are a British heritage… a MUST HAVE item… So quite obviously they are GLUED to my feet this winter.

With my lust for my Doc Martens so ever strong I put together a lookbook with 3 (and a 1/2) ways to wear your Doc Martens in the winter… enjoy.

LOOK 1:

look1image3 look1image2 look1image1

Sweater: H&M White T: Zara Velvet Leggings: H&M

LOOK 2:

look2image1 look2image2 look2image3

Dress: River Island Jacket: Vintage Tights: Who knows!

LOOK 3:

look3image1 look3image2 look3image3

Jacket: Vintage Dress: Topshop Tights: Still no clue!

LOOK .5

look3image4 look3image5 look3image6

Dress: Topshop Tights: Aaaaaa

xoxo Fil

Polish’d

Hello loves!

So it’s week two of my Ciaté London Mini Manor 2014 blog post.

This week I decided to use two colors… you know being all trendy at that!

These nails make me feel like a sparkly Barbie, using ‘Mineral Love’ and ‘Strawberry Milkshake’…. YUM!

Enjoy the pics… BTW sorry about the bad paint’man’ ship.

Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset Processed with VSCOcam with m3 preset

xoxo Fil

Glitter shoes!

Hello my loves!

This morning I finally received my shipment from Zara. I have been DREAMING about these shoes, well the Saint Laurent version… but what a dupe! What a bargain!

These Zara glitter booties are such a staple in my closet already… and it’s only day one!

PicMonkey CollageHow perfect are they! Wear with Jeans, leggings, skirts, dresses ANYTHING!!

Here are some pics of my outfit of the day!

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with c1 preset

They can be ordered here: http://www.zara.com/ca/en/sale/woman/shoes/glitter-booties-c541568p2381517.html

TIPS:

– Comfort level 8

– The glitter stays on

– No grip on sole so can be slippy

– They had sold out of most sizes, I am a small 7 but ordered a 6 1/2, they fit perfectly

Happy shopping

xoxo Fil

Outfit details:

Top: Forever 21

Jeans: Aeropostal

Shoes: Zara

4 of July

I’m back!! After a lovely long weekend, some time to catch up with family and friends, and enjoy Canada Day… I am back and ready to get BLOGGING!

After a night of fireworks to celebrate Canada Day… my mind has wandered to the fact that America will be lighting up their skies with fireworks this Friday for Fourth of July. So I have decided to do a blog post on ways my American friends can incorporate their flag into their lives this Friday.

1.

Image

Clothing… probably the most obvious way to incorporate your flag. Their are many different clothing items promoting the American flag available for sale on the high street. However you don’t have to deck yourself from head to toe, you could just use one item… or create an outfit of red, white and blue…. e.g red top, blue shorts, white shoes.

2.

Image

Many of you will be getting your kit off this Friday… I am sure!… whether it is at the beach, back garden, pool whatever… everyone seems to get a little naked on July 4th. So show your patriotic by plastering your flag on your private parts! There are lots of cute bikini’s available at places like American Apparel, Target, Nastygal.

3.

Image

Having people over? Or just hungry? Food is the way… not only is it delicious but you can have some fun by adding the American flag into your meals.

4.

Image

Why not bring some of that pride indoors, adding decorative pieces to your interior is not only being patriotic but also making your space look great. There are so many DIY ideas online to add some flag into your house.

5.

Image

Now all that’s left to decorate is your car. You don’t have to paint the whole thing in an American flag… unless you want to, and if in that case don’t hold me responsible. You can add a simple car flag… these are super cheap and easy to get a hold of… especially with the world cup going on.

I hope you all have a fantastic July 4th… and an amazing long weekend! Be safe and have FUN.

xoxo Fil

Singing in the RAIN

Singing in the RAIN

So to put a damper on your summer (no pun intended), if you are in Toronto then, the heavens have decided to piss down on us today. So there really isn’t anything else to talk about but summer rain fashion.

On a rainy day … whatever the season… we look in our closets and always tend to pull out the darkest shades available… black, grey, navy blue. This is all perfect for me as I live in black and grey. Above are some outfit ideas for you to stay fashionable in today’s sucky weather.

Look 1:

Stripes seem to be the go to print during the rain… no idea why… but I dig it.
For this look I paired a striped Dr Denim ‘Blair’ long sleeve top, with Bershka’s boyfriend jeans… on the foot Saint Laurent studded Rangers boot. Don’t be afraid to add pops of color in your accessories, for this I added a Aldo necklace…. oh and don’t forget your brolly, this one is from Pasotti.

Look 2:

Black … it goes with everything and suits pretty much anyone. Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean you still can’t rock the short shorts look, these are from Sheinside. If it’s a little chilly out pair those short shorts with a little extra coverage, add a big comfy sweater like this one from Enzyme. Add a little boot to keep those feet dry in the puddles… and these boots are actually from Payless! And of course compliment your look with some accessories, such as this sun, moon and star necklace from Charming Charlie…. and this rock star umbrella from… obviously… Alexander McQueen.

Just because it’s raining it doesn’t mean you have to stay inside, or wear a plastic poncho. You can look fashionable in the rain… rock those brollys!

xoxo Fil