Lately we have been feeling a bit torn, office conversation about the insane nail craze has come up time and time again and we just can’t decide whether some of the new over-the-top manicures are totally awesome or borderline cheese…coming from someone who rarely strays from the classics (Fiji in Summer, Wicked in Winter and occasionally Over the Taupe for an any-season change-up) it has been a struggle to have fun something new. This brilliant stone-inspired manicure from The Beauty Department is PERFECT way to get in the game. Unique, simple, understated, glamorous, neutral enough not to clash with bright summer prints – and – inspired by jewels…amazing.
One of our favorite things about summer is playing with all kinds of nail color…bright, metallic, neon, ombre…somehow the warm weather and weekends spent on the beach means all bets are off – no rules. So when we found this awesome DIY on Makeup & Macaroons we couldn’t wait to get our hands on some clear polish and create tons of totally unique options, colors our friends would envy for sure. So this Sunday have a blast and let us know what you come up with! If you’re feeling extra daring, use Essie’s Matte About You top coat to create matte colors that are sure to shock the crowd.
We are totally obsessed with beach waves. The casual cool factor doesn’t get any higher than these perfectly imperfect waves – long, short, blonde, brunette – everyone instantly captures boho chic and sexy cool with the “just walked off the beach and my hair looks sunkissed & pretty damn fabulous without doing a thing” look. So when I Love. Want. Need. showed us how to achieve this at home with just a few household items, we jumped all over it. So excited to make some surf spray…let us know how amazing you feel in your new waves!
Recently we have been obsessing over all of the perfectly robust top buns sitting on the heads of gorgeous people all around this city and wondering why ours never seem to be as full or wonderfully round…until we stumbled on the secret – there are socks inside! After digging deep we found the perfect tutorial thanks to Wedding Chicks and trust me, after you spend your Sunday perfecting this easy-peasy DIY, you will be totally addicted. Best trick ever. Enjoy!
We cannot wait to jump in to our beach duds and we are ALMOST there! But while we wait patiently, we figured a colorful rope necklace would be the perfect transition piece and a fabulous Sunday DIY – thanks to one of our favorites, Honestly WTF… we found just the right Proenza Schouler inspired piece to get started on!