Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Red Carpet Style: Academy Awards

The Academy Awards are the Super Bowl of red carpets. 
The Oscar gowns did not disappoint Sunday night. 
My fashion faves are below.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

Mane Attraction

In an attempt to grow my hair longer, I've been picking up tips along
the way in order to make my hair more healthy

First, I dyed my hair brunette. 
I started coloring my hair blonde at age 15, 
with regular highlight touch ups every 6-8 weeks. 
I didn't realize how dark my natural hair color really is until it donned on me that 
I haven't been to the salon in 4 months and I have no roots!

Second, I use salon quality shampoo & conditioner 
to help maintain my color and reduce fading.
My sister is a hair stylist so I definitely reap the benefits 
by always having inexpensive salon products available.

Third, I try to let my hair air dry as often as possible. 
Heat from blow-dryers, flat irons, and curling irons can damage hair.

Lastly, I use a split-end treatment after showering 
which helps extend time between trims. 

I have definitely seen a difference in the health of my hair by practicing 
these tips, and my hair has gotten longer as a result!
Try them if you are growing your hair out too!

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Next Chapter: Intern at BCBGMAXAZRIA

I accepted a buying internship for BCBGMAXAZRIA at the Los Angeles office in December 
and now I can officially announce that I finally signed my contract!

I am so beyond excited for this opportunity. It has been my dream since I was 15 years old to start a 
career in the fashion industry in California. I can't believe it's actually happening! 

Starbucks runs on a daily basis.

Starting at the bottom of the fashion food chain.

I booked my flight yesterday.
Start date: March 5, 2012.
(time to freak out!)

Follow my blog to stay up-to-date on this new journey in my life. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Red Carpet Style: Grammy Awards

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards were entertaining, tearful, and a little bit crazy. 
All in all tough it was a great night for music... and Adele! 
The biggest trends on the red carpet were black, white, and sparkle! 

Below are my picks for Best Dressed.

I must own Kate Beckinsale's dress, the bow is adorable!
Carrie Underwood always looks so glamourous. 
My jaw dropped the second Rihanna stepped on the carpet. One word: perfection!
I was also pleasantly surprised by Paris who looked beautiful in an ivory embellished gown. 

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Fave Spring Color: Mint

My fave color of spring is mint.
This light pastel green is a great compliment to a bronze tan. 
Mint tops, dresses, bags, and even nail polish are perfect ways to freshen up an outfit this season. 

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Cookie Dough Stuffed Cupcakes

I will always be the kind of baker that eats the batter (screw salmonella!) Cookie dough is my ultimate weakness so when I found this recipe on The Girl Who Ate Everything blog last summer, I knew these cupcakes would be an instant fave. I made them that day and trust me I was not disappointed! Absolutely Delicious! 

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Style Trend: Colored Denim

Denim now comes in every color of the rainbow!
In order to keep denim the focal point, make the rest of the outfit simple with neutrals. 
White, Black, and Cream compliment the bold color of the jeans. 
Structured blazers, heels, and boots top off the look.

Or you can try color blocking and wear a bright color on the top as well.

Below are a few celebrities wearing the colored denim trend.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Friday, February 3, 2012

Friday Faves

Fave Meltdown
Kristen Bell's Sloth Meltdown on The Ellen Degeneres Show

Fave Lip Balm
Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 in Rose


Fave Pin 
Hi, I'm Meghan and I have Chronic Bitchface.


Fave Back Detail
French Connection Dress


Fave iPhone Case
Rebecca Minkoff Cheetah case I got for Christmas. 


Thursday, February 2, 2012

Christian Louboutin 20 Years Anniversary

The iconic red soles have been around for two decades now as 
luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin celebrates 20 years!
The anniversary book is now available. Get it here!

I am dreaming of the day I can afford a pair of gush-worthy 
classic black mary-jane pumps from Mr. Louboutin.

Celebrities are always being photographed on the red carpet at events 
and shopping in NYC & LA wearing the unmistakeable heels. 
Below are a few celebs rocking the infamous designs.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012