OOTD: Roots and Boots

22 Feb

There are a few things I would like to talk about in this post:

1. I have purple hair now. All of it started off as dark purple (see Instagram) and now it’s fading into this orchid ombre. It’s been about 2 months since my last salon visit (hence the roots) so I actually need to decide what’s next before next month’s appointment: more purple, lighter, ecaille?

2.  After months of searching, I found the perfect faux leather moto jacket with gold hardware. I actually found an equally perfect real leather one shortly afterwards, but that’s another post for a different day. I’m actually considering getting rid of this one now.

3. I cleaned out my closet like you wouldn’t believe. I have a new vision for what I want it to look like, and this new dress/jacket combo is part of it. Neutral, classic, and versatile.

4. My boyfriend got me a beautiful 50mm lens for Valentine’s Day so we played with it over the weekend!

OOTD: Roots & Boots

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

28 Nov

Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales

Just in time for Black Friday, here’s a list of the Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals I’m stalking. There are 3 categories: Green Beauty & Skincare, Style & Home, and Comics & Cosplay. I’ll try to update this post as I see more deals. Go crazy, and have a great Thanksgiving weekend!

***Updated 11/28 at 11:00AM with 15 new deals!

Green Beauty & Skincare

100% Pure

  • Free shipping with code PURESHIP (11/26 – 11/24)
  • Black Tea Mascara GWP with $75 purchase (11/26-12/1)
  • 3-piece hand buttercream set for $10
  • 7 types of different Mystery Bags

Abe’s Market

  • 10% off with code BLACKFRIDAY (11/28)
  • 15% off orders $30+ with code SNEAKPEEK (11/30)
  • $5 off $30 purchase with code CYBERMONDAY5 (12/1)
  • $10 off $50 purchase with code CYBERMONDAY10 (12/1)
  • $25 off $100 purchase with code CYBERMONDAY25 (12/1)

Alima Pure

  • GWP + free shipping with $65 purchase (11/27 – 12/1)
  • 10% off with code MONDAYMONDAY (12/1)


  • 20% off + free shipping with $199+ purchase with code HOLIDAY2014 (11/28 – 12/1)


  • 15% off  with $50 purchase + free shipping + Rose and Cardamom candle with code PINKFRIDAY (11/28)
  • Free BeauTeaBar + Aila #likeaboss polish with $25 purchase (11/29)
  • Gift cards $10 – $100 giveaway (12/1 – details soon)

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Cute, Cuter, Cutest.

20 Nov

CCC: Quilted Vests

CCC: Quilted Vests

Cute: Old Navy Quilted Zip-Front Vest, $34.94
Cuter: J. Crew Factory Quilted Puffer Vest, $98 $78
Cutest: J. Crew Excursion Quilted Down Vest, $120

Out of nowhere this morning I had a hankering for a quilted vest. I cannot explain it, and I won’t try to, so here are the three best options I found. White would be ideal, but with my purple hair, I better go for navy or classic black. The J. Crew vest comes in a “light amethyst” that is to die for. I found a few other options, but I’ve got my eye on an Old Navy one. I’m having dreams of layered button-ups, sweaters, and statement necklaces underneath a warm, cozy vest. Of course, all of these babies have gold hardware. I wouldn’t want them if they didn’t.

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