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Sheer Perfection!

18 Jul

Let me start by saying that I love all things pink.  I love any and every shade of the pretty color but I’m partial to blush.  Blush pink is so soft and feminine, looks great on all skin tones, and goes with everything…..which led me to a year-long search for the prettiest sheer pink nail polishes. By sheer I mean that they’re almost like a clear polish with a slight pink tint to them.

I’ve tried so many pinks along the way and have narrowed it down to my favorite 3 that I’m going to share with you today.  The colors below are perfect for year round wear, but I especially love wearing them in the Summer. Also these beautiful understated hues are perfect for your wedding day.

Starting with the sheerest of them all,  Essie Sugar Daddy is like your nails, only better. This color looks like you have really healthy nails- think nude with a hint of pink.

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Next up, a slightly pinker -but still not too pink color is Essie Mademoiselle. It is sheer just like Sugar daddy but can build (2-3 coats) to a pretty milky pink.

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Lastly, this super shiny pink(slightly more pink than the others)  is OPI Passion. This color is similar to the others and can be built up just like mademoiselle can be. It’s the shiniest and longest wearing of the three as well.

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Note: All three colors can be built up but remain sheer. 

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The Cutest Monogrammed Bags-On Sale!

23 May

To say I love a monogrammed bag would be an understatement! I’m pretty much obsessed with anything monogrammed- especially handbags. One of my favorite sites Mark and Graham is having a sale on some of the cutest bags and they can be monogrammed. Also, if your monogrammed obsessed like myself, the entire Mark and Graham website is all personalized stuff! YES!!! You can personalize anything on the site! It’s definitely one of my favorite sites to shop for gifts. Check them out.

I’m pretty sure I’m gonna need that blush pink circle bag below, I’ve been wanting a round shaped bag for a while. 

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Outfit Under $70!

24 Apr

Hey guys, I’m here to share a quick outfit that I recently purchased at Target for under $70!!!!  This gorgeous $35 flowy polka dot dress is by my favorite Target line ‘Who What wear’. The wrap up block heels are by Mossimo and were $32. The block heels are also an exact dupe for a Steve Madden pair that retail for $110! If you’re on a budget or just love a good deal, check out the Who what wear collection at Target. They have so many cute pieces that won’t break the bank. Happy shopping:)

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Smells like Christmas!

21 Dec

Happy Wednesday everyone 🙂 I hope you’re all having an amazing day filled with joy and laughter. I also hope your day is filled with beautiful scents -seriously. If you follow me on snapchat (jfilkosky1) you know that I’m obsessed with my wax warmer from Target. I always wish you guys could smell what I’m smelling. This wax warmer is EVERYTHING!!! It’s priced under $20 and is a super cute brass design. I love that it’s a plug-in that has a switch as well. So if it’s plugged in a hard to reach outlet, you can just switch it on and off easily instead of bending all the way down to unplug it. The thing I like most about this wax melter, though, is the fact that it has a huge light bulb to melt the wax. I feel like the scents are really amplified with the heat! The light bulb keeps the wax so hot that the scent is strong and I can’t get enough. A lot of warmers have a small votive candle that is somehow supposed to melt wax and scent your home. unfortunately I’ve never had luck with those.  I use my wax warmer year round, but especially during the cold months which is why I’m sharing it with you now. Also it would make a great gift for a loved one or even for a co-worker gift exchange.

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Pictured below are the Glade wax melts as well as Home scents brand which is the cheaper store brand and they both smell amazing.

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Budget Booties!

1 Dec

Happy December everybody:) Hopefully you already have a fabulous pair of winter booties, but don’t fret if your ankles are in need- I have found a well made pair that won’t break the bank. An important thing I look for in booties is obviously STYLE, but comfort is a major factor when I decide on what booties to buy._13339768

These booties are definitely comfortable and cute! They are currently on sale for $84.90 (reg $99.95) at Nordstrom.  Check out the nearly 1500 reviews if you’re undecided.

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My Favorite Everyday Nail Color!

12 Jul

I’ve found the perfect year round everyday nail color. It’s a pinkish clear hue by Essie called Sugar Daddy. I LOVE this color. It’s almost clear but very light pink at the same time. It basically goes with everything and makes your nails look super healthy. I’m on my 2nd bottle and I never go through nail polish that fast. I was explaining it to a friend as the perfect color for everyone, from the color enthusiasts to the non polish wearing. It compliments all skin tones as well. I recommend you pick a bottle up to add to your collection!

 

Essie sugar daddy $9

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Sartorial Power Player: Striped Shirt!

24 Feb

str3A Striped button up shirt is a classic wardrobe staple that transcends genres and will never go out of style.  I prefer black & white stripes, but any  color combinations will work. From casual to chic, the possibilities are endless when it comes to this sartorial power player. A striped shirt can be worn with distressed denim, luxe leather, skirts, shorts and slacks. Your mom can pull it off as well as your 20 year old sister. Every wardrobe needs at least one.

Scroll down for some ideas on how to rock the striped button up.

 

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Shop budget friendly striped shirts below.

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