5 fashion thoughts I’ve had this week

Hey Fashionistas,

Have you ever had those moments when you see something unusual or a random thought pops into you head and you can’t stop thinking about it?? Like ALL. DAY. LONG???

Like for instance did you ever wonder…

How do ladies put on makeup on the subway? I mean not just lipstick but the works, eyeliner, mascara, eyeshadow…everything! Granted, they’ve probably have had years of practice but how do you keep your arms so still? I just started getting into makeup and the only thing I can put on is lipstick…and that is when the train has stopped at a station! So props to all you beautiful ladies out there who can put on makeup on a moving train – YOU GO GIRL!

How do you keep curls so perfectly curled all day? I love curling my hair but the curls are gone within an hour….maybe…if I’m lucky. I mean I’ve looked at tutorials, tried out different tips, and it never stays all day. My hair is naturally very straight so yes, it takes a longer time to curl my hair. But how do you ladies get it to stay? I’ve used tons of hairspray and then my hair becomes stiff and I’m practically suffocating in a cloud of hairspray. I’ve also tried curling my hair after not washing it for a day or two and it stays..but then my hair feels gross.

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How old is too old to wear bows? I absolutely love love loveee bows! More than half of my headbands have bows on it, so I guess at 22, it might not always be best to wear bows on a headband….but what about just putting your hair up in a half up do and then tying it with a bow? Is that acceptable for an adult? Then again…. I do consider myself a child at heart ❤

Is brown and black really a fashion no-no or does it not matter anymore? I have these super cute brown suede boots that I usually wear with everything. Yesterday, however, I wore my black Michael Kors pants to work and slipped into my trusty brown boots and I felt super self conscious about making a fashion boo-boo. Now normally, I’m all for you wear what you want and you rock it! But I don’t know….is it really that color clashing/ not fashionable to wear black pants and brown suede boots? Calling for a friend….

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Do you ever wish that your Pinterest board would come to life? As a fashionista, I find a lot of my fashion inspiration and clothing ideas on Pinterest. I must spend at least 1 hour or so pinning clothes and shoes every day. Sometimes I just wish that I can wake, open my closet, and all the clothes that I pinned had magically appeared in my wardrobe. I guess a girl can dream…

Xoxo,

Christine

Fashionista Thoughts:

What is one fashion thought that has been bugging you?

Do you have a Pinterest obsession?

What’s one category you are always pinning?

 

 

What’s in my Closet: Headbands

Hey Fashionistas,

For those who know me, I take great pride in my headband collection. I would say my headband obsession started in high school when I first saw Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl. Seeing her classic style mixed with chic patterns and infamous headbands was inspiring and she automatically became my fashion icon.

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Another reason behind my obsession of headbands is the fact that they were a significant way to accessorize with my high school uniform. Yep! I went to an all-girls private Catholic high school. Uniforms were allll the rave there! From the same button-down or polo shirts to the classic plaid kilt (yes….those are called kilts, not skirts…contrary to what they look like) all the way down to the same knee highs, how is a girl to make her uniform her own style? Accessories, of course! Mine were headbands, though to be honest about 70% of my classmates also accessorized with headbands. #originality

Part of my beautiful organized headband collection!!

Part of my beautiful organized headband collection!!

Since then, I’ve grown my headband collection and now I have about more than 30 headbands. Some call it obsessive, I call it…a lifestyle. Headbands became a part of my wardrobe and they are my go-to pop of color when I wear a more simple outfits.

Flowery sundress = leaf-life headbands #ClosestI'llBeWithNature

Flowery sundress = leaflike headbands #ClosestI’llBeWithNature

Headband power on a summery day

Headband power on a summery day

Me and my trusty headbands picking up rocks along the waterfront

Me and my trusty headbands picking up rocks along the waterfront

Lunch date with my sister and my sparkly bow headband :)

Lunch date with my sister and my sparkly bow headband 🙂

Like the girly girl I am, you didn’t expect me to just wear a headband to play up a simple outfit? Of course, I had to bring my headbands to the rest of wardrobe! Remember….Headbands are a lifestyle!

Wearing my Eugenia Kim Rhinestone headband to the Nutcracker with my beautiful friend Sara

Wearing my Eugenia Kim Rhinestone headband to the Nutcracker with my beautiful friend Sara

MEOW! #ArianaGrandeInspiration

MEOW! #ArianaGrandeInspiration

Vintage throwback with my pink and navy polka dotted headband and vintage 50s inspired two-piece swimsuit

Vintage throwback with my pink and navy polka dotted headband and 1950s inspired two-piece swimsuit

If I were to have a favorite headband, it would be this beautiful coach ponytail scarf! I can play it up and tie it into a bow giving me a super cute casual look, or wear it wrapped around my head for a more classic work look.

My favorite Coach ponytail scarf

My favorite Coach ponytail scarf

Wear it as a bow....

Wear it as a bow….

Or wear it like the classic Blair Waldorf (refer to first photo)

Or wear it like the classic Blair Waldorf (refer to first photo)

Headbands are my ultimate favorite accessories to wear! From bows, to classic colors, to fun patterns, headbands are a classic and wearing them is my way of a girly cute lifestyle!

Xoxo,

Christine

Fashionista thoughts:

Do you wear headbands? How do you style them?

How do you play up your outfit?