Saturday, February 28, 2015

Stripes N' Such

Happy Saturday!

You probably remember this top from my recent YouTube NYFW Haul...  I'm back on the horizontal stripes train again!  In case you missed it, I talked about how to wear stripes the right way in this post. 

Back to this adorable striped top, I love that it's long enough to cover your booty, so you can pair it with leggings or jeans and feel good about the length of it. 

If you're looking closely, I'm wearing two different pair of shoes in today's photos.  I wanted to show how I would take this look from day to night.  If I were wearing this look for a casual day or errands or whatever, I would pair them with over-the-knee boots (first photo!)  But, if I wanted to switch things up a bit for the evening, I would throw on a simple pair of black heels.







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Top || Anthropologie 
Heels || c/o Windsor // similar here & here 
Boots || Chinese Laundry 
Handbag || Kate Spade 
Earrings || BaubleBar 
Necklace || c/o Kendra Scott 
Ring || c/o Kendra Scott 




Friday, February 27, 2015

VIDEO: Get Ready With Me for an Oscars Viewing Party

Today's look/video is from the event I attended this past Sunday celebrating the Academy Awards.  This makeup look is just a pretty cat eye with the most gorgeous lip color ever!!  You guys LOVED my hair on Instagram, so I'm doing a little talk through of how I put this hairstyle together as well.  Enjoy!


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Paint || MAC Paint Pot in "Painterly" 
Eyeshadow Brush || MAC 239 
Gel Liner || NYX c/o 
Mascara || Tarte c/o 
Brows || similar 
Lashes || House of Lashes in "Temptress" 
White Liner || similar 
Primer || Smashbox 
Foundation || L'oread Magic Nude 
Concealer || NYX Hi Def Wand in "yellow" 
Cream Foundation || Cover FX for both light & dark shades 
Pressed Powder || Rimmel Stay Matte 
Contour Kit || Anastasia Beverly Hills 
Blush || Revlon c/o 
Highlighter || Physicians Formula c/o 
Lipliner || NYX in "Nude Pink" 
Lipstick || Giorgio Armani in "500" 
Setting Spray || Pixi Glow Mist c/o 



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Dress || c/o NBD 
Heels ||  heels.com and NastyGal 
Earrings || similar here 
Bracelet || BaubleBar 
Ring || c/o Prima Donna 






Thursday, February 26, 2015

Blue Crush

Cobalt blue is the most figure-flattering color in my opinion.  It's always been my favorite color to wear and I think it's generational for me...  I remember my Mawmaw and mom also preferring this color.  Whether I'm tan or pale as all get out (which is my current state) this shade of blue just really pops off and makes a statement. 

Because this dress is so bold in the color department, I felt like neutral accessories were key. My earrings were obviously a big statement, but sometimes you just gotta go big or go home!







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Dress || c/o NBD 
Shoes || c/o Call it Spring // similar from Nordstrom 
Handbag || Kate Spade 
Bracelet || BaubleBar 
Earcuffs || BaubleBar




For those of us on a budget, here are a few adorable lacey dress options.  The best part?  They're all under $30!! 





Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Weekly Gorgeous Grams

Apparently girlfriend has been busy werkin' that Instagram feed this week.  I didn't realize how many photos I posted this past week until writing this post!  I also started up a SnapChat account, so go follow me: angelalanter. 

Since I have so many photos to discuss, let's jump right in! 

First up is the ever-so-popular morning time leg shot.  My typical morning consists of coffee and blogging, so that's why this style photo is so usual for me.  I did share my latest (and greatest!) breakfast obsession, avocado toast.  Holy YUM!  I love smashed avocado on whole wheat toast sprinkled with sea salt and fresher cracked pepper then topped with an over easy egg.  If you haven't tried this combo yet, you're seriously missing out.


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How gorgeous is this sunset photo I snapped last week here in LA?  


"The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the works of His hands." 

Psalm 19:1




I may have a plaid problem.  I can't ever seem to pass up a good plaid print, especially plaid flannels.  This gingham is the perfect example of said problem.



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This, right here folks, is my favorite breakfast.  I crave this meal and sometimes get it for dinner because I love it so.  It's Jinky Cafe's green & white omelette with tater tots.  If you're ever in the LA area and have a hankerin' for some good breakfast, find yourself a Jinky's and order this.  You'll thank me with every bite you take.


On Friday I posted my "How to Give Yourself the Perfect Blowout at Home" video and you should absolutely check it out if you haven't already seen it.  I'm just giving you all my best tips on how to get a salon quality blowout at home. 



This jeans and tee combo is basically my everyday uniform.  If you haven't already noticed, I'm totally a jeans girl.  These Levi's 501's are among my favorite pairs in my closet.



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Another breakfast/coffee/morning/pj's shot



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I created this hairstyle for the Oscars viewing party that I attended on Sunday.


...And I got to attend the party with two of my blogger babesSheridan and Julie



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This little collage is for my NYC/New York Fashion Week vlog so be sure you go watch that fun video!




And lastly is this little love bug...  How cute is that little face?!  I want to smoosh her face with kisses!!  :)


Happy Wednesday, Gorgeous Fam!  Enjoy your day and leave me some love below.  :)