Sunday, April 25, 2010

School's out! (I ran out of ideas for clever post titles)

Ahh... it feels so nice to finally be finished with exams for the next few months.
I have some posts planned for the upcoming weeks and they will be a lot more frequent :)
I am also really leaning towards doing some YouTube videos, so please feel free to leave me any suggestions for videos in the comments section below (or any advice on whether I should do it or not!)

My last exam was on thursday, so on friday it was time to unwind and go out with a couple of friends. I aimed for a mixture of comfortable, girly and edgy... it's up to you guys whether I succeeded in the combination haha :)

Warning: awkward poses ahead!

T-shirt: Alexander Wang
black vest: vintage and missing a button, which makes me love it even more.
coiled chain brooch on vest: Marquis & Camus
Skirt: Agnes B.
black opaque tights
Ankle boots: Miss Sixty
Necklace: Lisa Taubes (36' silver)

Eye make-up wise, I stuck to my ol' faithful combination of Style Snob eyeshadow by MAC over NARS Mykonos cream eyeshadow all over the lid and on the bottom lash line. A bit of MAC Naked Lunch eyeshadow in the inner corner along with MAC Twinks and Beauty Marked eyeshadows blended in the outer corner.
My eyeliner was MAC Feline and the mascara was ARTDECO "All in One". I got a sample of it when I went to Germany last summer and have been using it recently. It has great staying power.

The rest:
Foundation: NARS Sheer Glow in "Santa Fe"
Concealer: Bobbi Brown colour corrector in "Light Peach" set with Benefit Powderflage
Laura Mercier translucent loose powder
Bronzer: NARS Laguna
Blush: NARS Deep Throat
Lipstick: MAC Freckletone
Lipgloss: MAC Underage

I hope you all enjoyed this post and don't forget to give me suggestions regarding a YouTube channel! Have a great start of the week and I'll be catching up a lot more often in the next few weeks...

I want to start (a late) "Project 365" which is to take a photo a day, for a whole year! This phenomenon actually started in the blogosphere in 2004 and it's still being done. Most people start on January 1st (for obvious reasons) but I only learned of it now and think it's a really cool idea. I will start posting on May 1st on a flickr account that I will link to on here, in case you'd like to see or participate :)

This is shaping up to be an exciting summer for my blog and I can't wait to share it all with you all.

Until next time...


  1. welcome back :)

    love the ankle boots and your eyes look gorgeous! i can see why it's your ol' faithful.

    can't wait to see what you have in store for your blog and youtube. oh! and congrats on surviving exams :)


  2. oh lucky you! my finals are the first week of may, i'm so ready for them to end!!

  3. You look so gorgeous! I love how you did the eyes!

  4. i will be trying out your faithful comment as it looks GORGEOUS - right up my alley!

  5. wow i loove this outfit of yours! You look so gorgeous :)

  6. Amazing that you've finished exams; my last one is in June! Looking very pretty in your photos!

  7. No advice on the YT front, I made one and felt like a tool the whole time! I loved your makeup here though.

    That project 365 sounds awesome, I've long been telling myself to take a picture everyday (just because life passes so quickly) maybe setting out to do it online would make me actually stick to it. . . Can't wait to see your pics!

  8. @Dani

    thank you so much :)


    thanks, good luck on your finals too! it will be so nice to finally have the summer off

    @Hope @Holly @B.Louise

    thank you so much, ladies!

    ahhh I hope you enjoy my ol' faithful combo just as much as I do. keep me posted on how it works for you :)


    I am sure I will feel like a tool as well... since, well, I'm kind of a tool in real life sometimes haha... I hope it ends up working out. I just have to try though, it's been tempting me for months!
    Start a late Project 365 with me :D

  9. beautiful, as always!
    i'll be sure to be one of your first subs when you join yt! woop!

    keep up the great posts!

  10. Love this whole post! I really like how you did your outfit photos - very artistic layout. I also love the outfit itself - very cute and edgy at the same time. That's hard to pull off.

    And your makeup, well in one word...gorgeous. You are very beautiful, and you know how to enhance your natural beauty, instead of hiding it with gobs of makeup.

    Looking forward to more posts from you! :)

  11. Oh, and I forgot to mention... you should DEFINITELY start posting videos on YT! You're one of my favorite bloggers, so to see you in action too would be great!

  12. @BunnyDays

    you are too sweet. thanks so much :) I really hope you will enjoy my videos when I start putting them out!

  13. loving your style & makeup !! Xx

  14. I love your makeup picks as I have all the items you use LOL! Makes it easier to put my face on. Although I don't have the NARS founation yet!

  15. that foundation really suits ur skin xX


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