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That Perfect Pair

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We all have have that pair of shoes…the perfect pair.

Believe it or not mine were a simple pair of grey Toms, you know their original style. Simple, plain, slipped right on and never seemed to get too dirty.

I had these for at least 5 years and they took me everywhere. College, Nicaragua, summer jobs, Costa Rica, Mexico, and of course my move to LA! They were comfortable and pretty much matched with everything. I believe everyone needs a good, casual (but cute) pair of shoes. Check out some of my favorites 👇🏽

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Treat Yourself

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We are all SO busy and sometimes life just starts to get to you!

But you have to remember to take time for YOU and take care of yourself. It’s different for everyone but here are some of my favorite things to do that help keep my head in the right place:

  1. A good workout – one of my favorites is Burn 60 in West Hollywood…you won’t regret it!
  2. Beach Day! Perry’s Cafe service on the beach or Paradise Cove are perfect ways to feel like you’re on vacation.
  3. A Blowout! – My hair is long and I have a lot of it…so having someone else deal with it once and a while is amazing.
  4. A Spa Treatment – Check out Wi Spa on Wilshire for a full body scrub and signature sauna experience.
  5. Zumba Dance Party – Zumba never fails me, I love teaching and taking classes. You get to party and burn calories for 60 minutes, it dosen’t get much better than that!
  6. Being home – When I have the time, being at home, getting some cleaning done and pampering myself a little is always relaxing. A good old DIY face mask and manicure never hurts!

Whatever works for you, remember to try and clear your head and get some of those negative thoughts out and enjoy the moment.

Xx.

 

 

 

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Oscars Red Carpet: Shoes That Dazzled

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The 2017 Academy Awards were one for the books. From Jimmy Kimmel hosting to La La Land receiving and then “un-receiving’ Best Picture, it’s a year we won’t forget. 

My unforgettable moment was Oscar-nominated actress Naomie Harris in her Calvin Klein white strapless sequin gown and stunning yellow asymmetrical sandals right off the runway.

The crystal-embellished sandals were the perfect touch of color to her all white dress and were complemented by her Bulgari diamond drop earrings.  The ‘Moonlight’ best supporting actress nominee kept her makeup and accessories simple, but was far from lifeless as her feet sparkled. Her shoes made a statement against many others who chose to wear the normal black, white or gold heel on the carpet.

The sandals come in various different colors and were debuted at New York Fashion Week early February.

Photo Credit: REX Shutterstock & FilmMagic

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Giuseppe For Jennifer Lopez

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The ultimate fashion icon, who seems to get more chic with each year she ages, is at it again with her recent colab with Giuseppe Zanotti Design. The designs are everything you would expect from the superstar and Italian luxury shoe designer.

The collection, known as #GiuseppexJennifer features accessories, jeweled lace up booties, strappy sandals and more. I love the collection because you can see exactly where JLo let her personal style shine through. The sexy and gorgeous collection truly represents a perfect collaboration.

 

“I think it goes without saying that like every other girl, I love a killer pair of shoes” says Jennifer Lopez. “Whether I’m walking the red carpet or dressed casually, the right shoes complete my outfit to make me feel beautiful, sexy, and fearless. The collection Giuseppe and I have created is everything you would expect from the both of us – bad ass high heels with shapes that are fierce and of course, have some sparkle!”

 

The collection is available at in the U.S. at Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and in Giuseppe Zanotti Design stores, on giuseppezanottidesign.com as well as in selected retailers around the world.

   

Photo Credit: Giuseppe Zanotti Design 

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TYRA Beauty

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Tyra Banks has done it all. Best known for being an original Victoria’s Secret model and first African-American supermodel to be featured on the covers of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues, Tyra is now an entrepreneur and CEO of TYRA BEAUTY, her cosmetics brand.

The recently launched cosmetics line has everything from matte lipsticks, skincare, brow pencils and more… but my favorite products that come in the most KLUTCH are the 2 Minute TYover and Pop It Clean wipes.

I am constantly on the go, doing my makeup on the way to work, taking it off at the gym and then putting it back on for happy hour. I need something quick, convenient AND easy to throw in whatever bag I’m using for the day. The 2 Minute TYover and Pop It Clean wipes are just that.

The TYover includes a highlighter, Light in a Stick  and contour, Sculpt in a Stick (I use the shade Deep). The 2 products go on smooth with just the right creamy touch, and precision is effortless to get the perfect amount of definition on your face. And best of all it can be done in 2 minutes or less and you have the perfect day look, with no brushes! All you do is use your fingers to blend – check out Tyra’s tips here for blending here.

The Pop It Clean wipes are a lifesaver! Why?

  1. The are small and individually wrapped
  2. They take off all my makeup and don’t leave my face feeling rough or irritated
  3. Once you ‘pop’ the wipe out it is a good size and has plenty of moisture

If you’re anything like me and always on the go, TYRA BEAUTY’s products could be a game changer for you!

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