Monday, January 31, 2011

Hate It or Love It.

Good Morning!


I first want to take a moment to once again thank my readers and followers. I have reached 50 followers and I couldn't be happier. I'm thrilled that people are enjoying my blog. Keep your eyes open for my upcoming giveaway!


Whether or not you hate or love Valentine's Day, it's approaching. With Valentine's Day in the near future, I'm loving everything pink and red


A few things that I'm loving for February:
Juicy Ribbon Headband $45

Forever21 Glitter and Hearts Cosmetic Bag $5.80

Old Navy Slippers $12.50
Marc Jacobs Single Shoulder Bag $525
Victoria's Secret Thong $11.50


Yankee Candle Roses Scent $24.99
Anyone else feeling pink lately? 

KIU,

Twentysomething

Photo credits:
blg.timesunion.com
nordstrom.com
forever21.com
victoriasecret.com
shopbop.com
oldnavy.com

Saturday, January 29, 2011

My Outfit.

Here is another outfit post! This is something I wore over the holidays when it was a little warmer...


A bit casual but I just had to wear one of my favorite pair of shoes...



Another glance of the outfit with some accessories...




I'm wearing:
Crop top - Urban Outfitters
Shorts - Forever21
Shoes - Ash
Watch - Michael Kors
Ring - BCBG
Nails - Hands: Essie Smokin' Hot, Feet: Essie Wicked


What do you think?


KIU,

Twentysomething

Friday, January 28, 2011

Short Suit.


Spring is quickly approaching and with that comes new trends! It is said that the trend for spring is the short suit: dressy shorts with a matching blazer. I love this look and think it's the perfect transition into summer. 


Some designer picks that work for this look:


1. Nanette Lepore Blazer - $425
2. Marc Jacobs Tee - $68
3. Robert Rodriguez - $425
4. Jeffrey Campbell - $155


And some more affordable ways to wear this trend:


1. Asos Blazer - $90
2. Aldo sandals - $90
3. Old Navy tank - $19.50
4. Schwing Schwing Shorts - $30


Some more inspiration:

What do you think about this look? Do you think it works for the office?


KIU,


Twentysomething


Photo credits:
www.refinery29.com
http-//grazia.ninemsn.com.au/img/blogs/shoes-with-news/NewsShoes_ShortSuit_July17
http-//grazia.ninemsn.com.au/img/blogs/shoes-with-news/NewsShoes_ShortSuit_July17_02
http-//cdn.buzznet.com/media/jj1/2010/04/gwyneth-paltrow-suit/gwyneth-paltrow-white-short-suit-02
www.nordstrom.com
www.shopbop.com
www.aldoshoes.com
www.asos.com
www.oldnavy.com
www.chictopia.com

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Makeup is an Artform.


I think makeup is an artform, which is why I have so many different products. I love trying new things and experimenting with different colors and makeup companies. 


I don't think makeup should be over-the-top as much as I love these photos, but I do believe that a little bit of makeup goes a long way in freshening one's look and added some glitz!


I wanted to share some of my current favorite products with you:





1. Maybelline Great Lash Mascara - $5
2. NARS lipgloss in Belize - $24
3. DIOR Style Liner - $32
4. MAC Select cover-up - $16.50


What are some of your favorite makeup products? I love recommendations!


Side note, to celebrate the fact that I have 40 followers... look out for an upcoming giveaway! Thanks for being so great to me these past few months. 


KIU,


Twentysomething


Photo credits:
4.bp.blogspot.com
makeupartistdirectory.com
imageprov.com
cosmeticscenter.net
sephora.com
wonderful.wortelworld.files.wordpress.com
maybelline.com

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Retro Watches.

I've always been a fan of vintage, especially vintage accessories, which is why the new retro watch trend is so exciting!


What's even more exciting is that they greatly range in price... from super cheap to designer ones.


Here are a few of my favorites:
1. Nixon Time Teller PU - $110
2. Marc Jacobs Pelly Watch - $20
3. Timex Classic Watches - $26 & u
4. Casio Casual Classic Watch - $21
5. Nixon Vega Watch - $60
6. Rumba Time Broadway Slap Watch - $20

And the winner for me was the Nixon Vega watch in brown tortoise...




Sorry for the poor picture quality... didn't have good lighting at the time!


What do you think? Loving the retro watches?


It must be cool if Justin Bieber wears one... right?


KIU,

Twentysomething

Photo credits:
www.shopbop.com
www.amazon.com
www.casio.co
www.shop2011.com

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

My Outfit.

I was contemplating for a long time whether or not I could pull off the patterned Harem pants trend and finally decided to give it a try. I must say it was extremely comfortable.


So, did I pull it off alright?


Now for the accessories:





I'm wearing:
Crop top - Frenchie
Pants - Forever21
Clutch - Urban Behavior
Shoes - Forever21
Bangles - Forever21
Rings - Market in San Francisco
Watch - Michael Kors
Nails - Hands: Essie Smokin' Hot and Feet: Essie Wicked


Let me know what you think!


KIU,

Twentysomething

Monday, January 24, 2011

Vintage Posters.

I have a small obsession with vintage art, and I particularly love vintage posters. There's just something special about the way they were drawn and the combination of colors. My favorite vintage posters have to do with fashion, surprised?! 

Here are a few that I love:

Anyone else a vintage art fan?

KIU,

Twentysomething

Photo credits:
www.debutanteclothing.com/news/images/vintagelejabylingeriead.jpg
http-//shessmart.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/vintage-fashion-poster
http-//www.enjoyart.com/library/beauty_fashion/clothing_fashion/large/Paris-Bata-Clan

Sunday, January 23, 2011

I love Insta-Polish!

My collection so far...
Although I love my OPI and ESSIE colors, I'm often in a rush when I'm getting ready in the morning and that's why these Sally Hansen Insta-Dry nail polishes are perfect for my lifestyle. They dry in 60 seconds, are available in 32 colors and cost only $4.95. And the best part... They're available at the pharmacy!


So far my collection consists of: Brisk Blue, Presto Pink, Wined Up, Night Flight and Blue Streak.


I'm wearing (and loving!) Brisk Blue... perfect shade to shake off my winter blues.



Have any of you tried these polishes? If so, what's your favorite color?


KIU,

Twentysomething

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Some Favorite Paintings.

Just wanted to share 4 of my favorite paintings with you...


1. Claude Monet - Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies (Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC)
2. Gustav Klimt - The Kiss (Vienna, Austria)
3. Edouard Manet - Le Dejeuner sur L'Herbe (Musee D'Orsay, Paris)
4. Vincent Van Gogh - Van Gogh's Chair (National Gallery, London)


I have been fortunate enough to have visited 3 out of the 4 paintings... still waiting to see The Kiss in person!


What are some of your favorite paintings?


KIU,


Twentysomething


Photo credits:
ibiblio.org
arttoheart.com
wikipedia.org
userpage.fu-berlin.de

Friday, January 21, 2011

Nothing Rhymes With Orange.




ORANGE! It's the season's biggest color trend. It may seem a little flashy but I think it works well in a variety of ways. Perfect color to fight the winter blues! 


Some orange things I adore:
Lulus Dress $39
Vanessa Bruna Athe Blouse $97.50
Target Necklace $16.99
Vivienne Westwood Shoes $85

Rebecca Minkoff Purse $295




Jenni Kayne Pants $295



What do you think of the orange trend? Is it the new black?

KIU,

Twentysomething

Photo credits:
www.shopbop.com
www.target.com
www.rebeccaminkoff.com
www.lulus.com
girlznight.co.uk

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Jewelry Art.


I just wanted to start off by saying thanks to all my readers! I'm very excited to already have 14 followers and I'm thankful! Spread the love :)

My jewelry stash is an absolute mess! I don't have enough room to store everything properly so all my necklaces get tangled, earrings break and I could never find anything!


I think I have found the perfect solution that works well in an apartment and looks cute too... jewelry frames!



What do you think? Does it work or does it still look messy?


What are your jewelry organization solutions?


KIU,

Twentysomething

Photo credits:
farm3.static.flickr.com
www.apartmenttherapy.com
www.instructables.com
farm1.static.flickr.com
cn1.kaboodle.com