Sunday, August 28, 2011

Something Old and Something New

You know that feeling when you're opening the closet before an evening out and your eyes quickly dart from left to right... panic sets in and *gasp* there's nothing to wear.

Then, out of the corner a small shred of fabric sticks out and all is right in the universe, an old favourite comes to the rescue!

That was me a couple of nights ago, and this is the blouse that saved the night. It is by BCBG Max Azria and I have owned it for a long time. I hadn't worn it in over a year because the thin, slightly sheer silk-blend fabric makes it a "summer only" kind of piece.
From the front it is a rather plain and simple sleeveless blouse with high neckline, but from the back - insert artsy photo here -


I just knew I had to pair it with simple eye makeup.

My most recent eyeshadow purchase, Patina by MAC seemed perfect for the occasion.

Patina eyeshadow all over the lid, with a hint of Mulch eyeshadow (also by MAC) along the top and bottom lash lines. A bit of black eyeliner and mascara and done!


  1. That top is lovely. I like tops that show the back.

  2. Well obviously I love the top...and you remind me to bust out Mulch again...god I love that shadow :)

  3. Very pretty! An open back is guaranteed sexiness! :)

  4. Love the top, and patina eye shadow is one of my favorites =)

  5. pretty! I love the eye makeup!

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  6. Love the open back with all the big ruffles! I think Patina needs to be my next MAC shadow.. I don't know why I haven't purchased it yet! Beautiful :)

  7. What a gorgeous top, love the detailing on the back! Mulch has been on my list forever, need to go grab it soon!

  8. After seeing that photo I think I definitely need to get MAC Patina! xx


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