Summer Black

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Even during the summer, I just can’t stay away from black.  The other day my husband pointed out that I had worn all black for four days in a row—- totally guilty!  This little number is from ASOS and it’s on sale. While I love body con dresses, but sometimes it feels great not wearing something contrived, plus don’t have to worry about how much I eat. While this is a simple dress, the embroidery in the back gives it that special touch.  My wedges are Schutz– found them on Gilt.  My hair is up in milkmaid braids– best way to beat the heat.  Besitos. XO

Shop My Look: 

Black Dress with Cut Out Detail ASOS//Animal Print Wedges Gilt (they run one size big!)//Hoops Old//Sunnies Ray-Ban Aviators

Hasta durante el verano, yo no puedo dejar de ponerme el color negro. El otro día mi esposo señaló que había llevado todo negro durante cuatro días seguidos —- totalmente culpable! Esta vestidito es de ASOS y está a la venta.  Si bien este es un vestido simple, el bordado en la espalda le da un toque especial. Mis zapatos son Schutz – los encontré a buen precio en GILT. Besitos. XO

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Monday’s Pinspiration: America’s Largest Closet

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And it’s another happy Monday in my life and here on the blog!  I’m coming off an amazing weekend with the hubs and my family.  We rented a summer home upstate and I never thought I would be so enamored by the country side.  It’s so peaceful, with breathtaking views and a pool we could not stay away from.  As I pinned away on Sunday night, I couldn’t stop looking at the images of America’s LARGEST closet, owned by Houston entrepreneur and fund raiser Theresa Roemer —  this closet is so big she holds fund raising events and parties in it.  It is bursting with designer labels and she calls it her “she cave”.  Oh a girl can dream! 

Get inspired yourself by pinning these images and following me on Pinterest here. 

Have a blessed and amazing week. Besitos. XO

 

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Summer Vaca-y, Ze Cabo

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IMG_8910-670 We had the MOST amazing dinner at Flora’s Farm– a MUST if you’re ever in Cabo.  Adam Levine just got married there! 

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IMG_8952-670 Gals! This dress is still available on on SUPER SALE– I’ve gotten so many compliments on this piece.  Definitely a head turner.  Buy it here! 

Happy mid-week!  My summer vacation photos are finally here!  If you’ve been following on Instagram, you know that I spent the week of 4th of July in Cabo, pre-celebrating our wedding anniversary.  Peter and I got married at the One & Only Palmilla hotel in Cabo and make it a point to go back every year for a week of margaritas, guacamole and hanging with friends.  At this point the staff is like family and we’ve made friends over the years that we run into during this time of year– it’s oh, so swell!

Some of these pictures will look familiar (they were all taken with my iPhone) and I already posted some on Instagram.  Hope you enjoy them!  Xo

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Embroidered Summer Dress

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Hey lovelies! Hope you’re week got off to a great start.  I’m just loving this weather and have been dress shopping non stop because everything is on sale!  I can’t tell you how comfortable this dress is, you have to try it yourself.  The gauzy breezy fabric is perfect for this weather; here I paired it with my fave Target wedges (which are also on sale! I just got the black ones), but you can also wear with flats.  The dress is from Mango, but I bought it from ASOS– click on the link below.  My sunnies are Italia Independent and I can’t stop wearing them. #inlove

Shop The Look:

Mango Embroidered Dress//Sunnies Italia Independent at Shopbop//Wedges Target//Bag Kelly & Katie DSW//

Hola bellezas! Espero que estén teniendo una semana maravillosa! Estoy enamorada de este clima y no he parado de comprar vestidos, porque todo está a la venta! No les puedo decir lo cómodo que es este vestido, aparte de lindo y femenino. La tela de gasa es perfecta para este tiempo; aquí me lo he puesto con mis plataformas de Target que acabo de comprar en negras por que están a la venta! El vestido es de Mango, pero pero lo compré en ASOS.  Mis lentes son Italia Independent y no puedo dejar de usarlos.  #enamorada

Pictures by Jerry Zalez

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Monday Pinspiration #pinterest

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Happy Monday everyone!! I hope you all had a fantabulous weekend!  We spent it with friends in New Jersey, poolside most of the weekend, soaking up every bit of summer that is left.  Not sure why, but I feel like summer is just breezing by — tear!  Anyhow, here are some of the images I stumbled upon on Pinterest and just had to PIN: from the chicness of Olivia Palermo in those overalls, to that mani I need to get, to the perfection that is Cate Blanchett.  Enjoy! And don’t forget to follow me on Pinterest by clicking here. Have an amazing week! Besitos. Xo

 

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Premios Juventud Beauty Look

 

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Happy Friday fabu folks!  I caught Premios Juventud last night and couldn’t get over how gorgeous Alejandra Espinoza looked—- she went for a sensual look with this very sexy dress.  She definitely took the “plunge” with that neckline and showed off those fit legs with the side slits.  When you’re making such a statement with your outfit, it’s always best if your makeup is understated.  I love the softness of her beauty look, which is perfect for summer.  I got the scoop from her makeup artist Franz Munoz about the inspiration behind this look and the products he used to create it.  It was all about achieving a natural, yet polished looks so he opted from warm colors, including plum liner, coral cheeks for a flushed look and soft rosy lips.  Here’s the step by step:

STEP 1: Create a perfect canvas using L’Oréal Paris Youth Code Texture Perfector Pore Vanisher ($24.99) as a skin primer to give a nice dewy, radiant complexion

STEP 2: Gently dab the L’Oréal Paris True Match Super Blendable Makeup in Golden Beige($10.95) to contour. Blend in with the L’Oréal Paris True Match Super Blendable Makeup in Caramel Beige ($10.95)  to create a sun-kissed caramel glow. No powder needed to keep the look fresh and dewy.

STEP 3: For the eyes, apply the darkest shade from the L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Eye Shadow Quad in Absolute Taupe ($9.99) over your entire eyelid and the medium-colored one in the crease. Use the lightest shade from L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Eye Shadow Quad in Perpetual Nude ($9.99) along your brow bone. *Secret tip: Franz added a bit of Urban Decay Heavy Metal Loose Glitter in Goldmine ($12) to make the makeup more llamativo

STEP 4: To highlight the eyes, first add a winged line above the upper lash line with a fun summer green shade from L’Oréal Paris Silkissime Eyeliner by Infallible in True Teal ($8.99).  Beneath the lower lash line use the L’Oreal Paris Silkissime Eyeliner by Infallible in Pure Purple ($8.99) as it’s a perfect color for daytime that plays well with tan to darker skin tones.

STEP 5: Apply two coats of L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara in Black ($7.99) to the upper lashes

STEP 4: On the apple of your cheeks, lightly dab the blush from Urban Decay’sNAKED FLUSHED in Native ($30) for a natural flush and highlight the cheek bones and nose with its built-in highlighter.

STEP 5: Create a polished glossy lip using L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Extraordinaire Liquid Lipcolour in Rose Melody ($9.99), one of my favorite colors from the line!

 

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Short Shorts #targetstyle


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It’s time for shorts and some every day value folks!  Summer time is so short (sadly! sniff..) that I refrain from spending too much money on shorts.  Luckily Target has an amazing selection of summer shorts at very accessible prices– you truly can’t go wrong.  These eyelet shorts were $19.99– not kidding! They’re cotton, super comfy and perfect to run my errands around the city, a pool or beach day, day at the park, etc…. Paired here with a graphic tee that was only $12!  Seriously.  Graphic tee’s are always on trend and super easy to pair with your favorites shorts or even jeans.  If you haven’t yet, you must check out Target’s selection of graphic tee’s.  My white Converse sneakers are a must for summer and they have many colors to choose from.  To make shopping easier, just click on the Cosmic Cart icons on the photos.  Happy shopping!

Shop My Look:

Target: Eyelet Shorts (Only $19.99!), love these, these and these!//Converse Sneakers//Peace Graphic Tee, love this one and this criss cross tank//Fedora Hat Similar here//Denim Shirt

Este verano esta caliente o sea que ya es hora de ponerse pantalones cortos y aquí les traigo una opción buenísima de mi tienda favorita Target!  Como el verano es tan corto realmente me abstengo de tener que gastar demasiado dinero en pantalones cortos. Afortunadamente Target tiene una increíble selección de pantalones cortos de verano a precios muy accesibles. Estos shorts solo cuestan $ 19.99 – no es broma! Son de algodón, muy cómodos y perfectos para hacer diligencias en la ciudad, para un día de piscina o de playa.  Combinado con una camiseta gráfica que solo cuesta $ 12! En serio. Las camisetas gráficas siempre están en tendencia y son muy fáciles de combinar con tus pantalones cortos favoritos o incluso pantalones vaqueros. Si todavía no ha visto la selección, no dude en chequear los links de compra arriba que les aseguro encontraran el pantalón corto ideal.  Y mis tennis Converse son esenciales para el verano y tienen muchos colores para elegir.

Find Your Style @targetstyle

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“Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Target via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Target.”

Photos by Jerry Zalez

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Romping around

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Hope everyone is having an awesome week!  What about this romper huh?  I scored it at the Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth outlet in West Palm Beach recently and what I didn’t know is that they have a website.  So guess who’s been shopping on their website? Guilty!  It’s Yumi Kim and while this one is not available online, there’s a version just like this one in black ( that I just ordered!) and on sale for $69.99 + 40% off– I know, I just lost you.  Happy shopping!

Shop The Look:

Yumi Kim Romper, similar here//Sunnies ASOS old//Sandals Zara old, but similar here//Bag Zara sold out on line, but LOVE this one

Espero que todo el mundo está teniendo una semana increíble! ¿Les gusta mi romper nuevo o que? Este lo conseguí  en el outlet de Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth, en West Palm Beach recientemente y lo que no sabía es que tienen una pagina web. No he dejado de comprar de aquí desde que llegue! Es Yumi Kim y mientras éste no se encuentra disponible en línea, hay una versión igual que este en negro (que acabo de pedir!) Y la venta por $ 69.99 + 40% de descuento.  ¡Felices compras!

Photos by Jerry Zalez 

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It’s Monday, Let’s Pin Away!

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Happy Monday!  Hope everyone had an amazing weekend!  Back to some Monday inspiration after a 2 week break.  If you’ve been following and reading along, you know that I’ve been traveling, but I’m back. :)

Here are the images that jumped at me this week, from a geometric mani, to a lucite clutch with butterflies, to  six pairs of the hottest shoes seen at Milan fashion week.  So come for the ride and pin away with me on Mondays and every day on Pinterest.  Follow me here!

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Keeping Summer Cool

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It’s Friday folks, so this post is filled with much excitement! Can you feel it already?  I thought it would be a great day to tell you about how I kick off my mornings — so I jump out of bed at 6:30 – yawn! and take my behind straight to the gym.  I’m not necessarily a morning person, but I’m all about getting it out of the way and I feel amazing afterwards.  There are a few essential items that are a MUST in my gym bag– these breathable pants and matching bra from Adidas, these adorable New Balance sneakers from the Heidi Klum line and my Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee. because I need to wake up!  The way I see it– it keeps me hydrated and takes me from feeling comatose to being completely energized for my workout.  Plus, it’s an awesome on the go option so I’ve been stocking up on all of the different flavors every time I go to the supermarket.  I can’t decide if my favorite is the regular flavor or the vanilla, both are delicious!  Anyhow, I hope you’re keeping staying hydrated drinking iced coffee my lovelies!

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Feliz viernes! Hoy les dire como normalmente empiezo mi día y mi rutina de las mañanas.  Me levanto a las 6:30 y me voy directo al gimnasio.  Se me hace super difícil despertar en la mañana, pero siempre me siento increíble después que termino de hacer ejercicios. Hay algunos elementos esenciales para mi bolsa del gimnasio – estos pantalones transpirables y sujetador de Adidas, estos tennis de la linea de Heidi Klum para New Balance y mi Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee, porque necesito ayuda para despertar! La manera en que yo lo veo – me mantiene hidratada y me lleva de sentirse en estado de coma a estar completamente despierta.  No puedo decidir si mi favorito es el sabor regular o el de vainilla, ambos son deliciosos! De todos modos, espero que se estén manteniendo hidratados este verano bebiendo café helado mis bellezas!

Bottled Starbucks Iced Coffee beverages are the perfect blend of premium Starbucks coffee and 2 percent milk. Available in four delicious offerings: Coffee + Milk, Low Calorie Coffee + Milk, Vanilla, and Caramel, Starbucks Iced Coffee ready-to-drink beverages are the perfect on-the-go refreshment to get you through the daily commute, big projects such as spring cleaning, or an exciting road trip with friends. Look for it at major grocery and convenience stores, available nationwide.

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Starbucks Coffee Company via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Starbucks Coffee Company. 

 

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