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Simply Luxurious: Dressing Like A Millionaire

Hello lovelies back with a new style topic finally, it's been awhile..I hope you enjoy this useful tips and the photos I selected to enclose to each tip.. A reminder that true style, elegance, simplicity, and class has no specific price... enjoy! 
1) Uniform dressing: You can buy nondescript LBDs, cream-colored knits and dark wash jeans from anywhere. Having a handful of classic pieces in your closet allows for an array of looks that scream money.
2) Polished looks pricey: Messy will never equal “wealthy” at first glance, so keep things sophisticated with clean lines, polished accessories and neat hair and makeup.
3) The basics: If nothing else, invest in your shoes and bag. If you can’t afford to, carry a minimalist leather tote and wear simple ballet flats or loafers.
4) Keep it real: Do not wear fake leather. Ever. You’re fooling no one.

5) Logo is a no-go: Avoid putting brands on display. A purse covered in logos is nothing you want to be seen carrying.  ( I really agree with this!)
6) Sweater weather: Drape your cardigan over your shoulders like our favorite ’80s prepsters.
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7) Tip-top shape: If you’re going to wear something, make sure it’s still in good condition. Nicks and scratches on shoes, bags, or anything else you’re wearing are a no-no.
8) When it comes to sunglasses, listen to Jackie O: Wear tortoiseshell eyewear à la Jackie Kennedy.
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9) Simply cinched: Cinching an oversized coat or classic button-down adds instant polish to any outfit.
10) Nail it: Keep eccentric nails to a minimum.

11) Dark denim: The darker the wash, the more sleek your denim looks.
12) Like a lady: Ladylike dresses that make you look like you just stepped out of a Kennedy family portrait give off an old money, new clothes feel.

13) Your scent can be just as wealthy as your look.
14) Draped in jewels: Don’t be afraid to put your jewelry front and center. From simple diamond studs to that borderline-gaudy statement necklace, this kind of jewelry ups the ante.

15) The “I have money” combo: Own a navy blazer. Own a turtleneck. Wear them together.  If you’re  very top heavy and/or short you may want to skip a turtleneck.
16) Status staples: Embrace conservative status symbols like Gucci loafers.

17) If you don’t know, now you know:Two words: Camel. Coat.
18) Make sure it fits: Clothing is instantly downgraded when it doesn’t fit correctly. Stay away from items that swallow you whole or cut off circulation/create imprints in your skin.
19) Wear your pearls, girls: When in doubt, a classic strand of pearls adds elegance (and dollar signs) to your style.


20) Head to toe: Monochrome is the perfect way to give off that “everything I’m wearing is chic and cost a fortune” vibe.

21) Timing is everything: A nice watch is the ultimate power-play accessory, even if it can’t be a Rolex or Cartier Tank. 👉If you’re on a budget opt for a brand like Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors.

22) Into the wild: Tread carefully when it comes to animal print. There’s a fine line between a leopard-print heel and a zebra-print jumpsuit. 
23) Make sure your hair is clean and healthy looking. Invest in great hair products including a silicone based hair serum for shine.

Tips received from Harper’s Bazaar , Photos slection by me! 

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10 Easy Steps to Get Glowing Skin


1. Use a Toner.  After you cleanse your skin, making use of a toner is suggested.  If you apply moisturizer and other products to dewy skin, they are more likely to latch on and act faster.  Not only does toner bond products to your skin, but it evens the skins tone.  Oily skin and clogged pores are among two types that could possibly benefit the most from using a toner.  Be careful when choosing a toner though, there are multiple different varieties of which a few can be harmful or too drying to your skin type.  Give Caudalie Beauty Elixir a try, it’s a toner/serum of oils and plant ingredients that soothe the skin and enhance natural radiance.  (Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $49, Sephora.com)


2. Apply a highlighter.  For a glow at night, never leave the house without a highlighter. A perfect sweep across the top of the cheek bones, on the cupids bow and where the sun might naturally hit will have you looking great without glowing like a disco ball.  Try Nars Albatross, $29, Sephora.com.
3. Don’t touch your face throughout the day.  We all know you get bored, tired or just simply annoyed.  Most of the time, any of those emotions causes you to put your hands on your face in disbelief or anguish, but resist!  Who know’s what you have been touching all day and with the circulation of germs, you’re more than likely to transfer them to your face leaving excess dirt for no reason.  

4. Exfoliation!  The answer to most skincare problems, if you exfoliate your skin you will see results almost immediately.  Application of your makeup after adding exfoliation into your skincare routine is so much easier and makes your skin work with the makeup so it glows naturally.
5. Invest in a good primer.  Although it’s not absolutely necessary, we like to take the easier steps to make our face have a summery glow.  This step doesn’t require a treatment or a 15 minute mask, it’s simply one extra step in your daily makeup routine.  Priming your face before foundation allows the formula to work with the primer and your face at the same time, making application smooth.  Wear the primer alone for a simple glow.  Try Benefit’s ‘That Gal’ Brightening Face Primer, $29, Sephora.com.

6. Try a resurfacing mask.  We know that applying tons of products to our face on the daily is never a good thing, that’s why we feel like it’s important to have one product on our list that we can use once per week.  For an instant glow try Tata Harper’s Resurfacing Mask that softens, refreshes and hydrates the skin with ingredients like witch hazel to reduce inflammation.  (Tata Harper’s Resurfacing Mask, $55, Sephora.com)

7. Milk and Honey Mask.  We’ve all heard of different types of masks that promote moisturizing, pore unclogging and more but one that works for brightening would have to be the classic milk and honey mask.  One egg white and 1 tbsp of honey is all it takes to make a mask that will have your skin glowing using two pretty natural ingredients.

8. Brightening Sleeping Facial.  Part of achieving and maintaining a bright and glowy complexion is evening out your skin tone and diminishing dark spots as much as possible.  What’s better than waking up with brighter skin than the night before?  Nothing. Try out Korres’ Wild Rose + Vitamin C Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial, $48, Sephora.com.

9. Choose a cleanser with brightening elements.  If your skincare routine works together, your skin will thank you and thats why its better to chose a cleanser with brightening elements in its formula.  The Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub has Active Naturals Total Soy Complex that evens out your skin tone, cleanses and softens.  Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub, $6.99, Aveeno.com.

10. Drink water and eat clean.  The more water you drink, the more regular the toxins will flow out of your body.  The cleaner your eat, the less toxins will enter your body.  The easiest way to clear your skin and brighten your complexion is to treat it well.



The best strobing products for pale skin! What is strobing? Strobing focuses solely on highlighter, and you’re skipping the chiseled out contour of the past!

Source: SC

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Featuring Luxury Today






















































Hello blog readers, during my usual research for what's new and trending in the lifestyle domain, I came across this amazing website that has all exclusive information about the luxurious way of living. The website is such an inspiration for those who are interested in unique life experiences, and like to be specialized in living with a glamorous touch of elegance and classic style.

As I adore looking for fascinating and exclusive experiences myself, I enjoyed their Travel website section where there is a set of destinations and hotels that are carefully selected to meet the high luxury standards. Aside with their other splendour travel options such as: private jets, yachts, motors... ( great recomadation for weddings events and honey moon getaways )

In this amazing website you can surf info and news about: aviation, boating and yachting, cars, fine dining and drinking as well as home decor and architecture.

From my personal interests I enjoyed their "Must Have Luxury Items For The Bedroom" article which gives a great inspiration for those who are moving to new homes or want to make-over their bedrooms, giving ideas from: luxury bed sheet selection, designer throw pillows and more of the decor elements that turn your home space to a luxurious piece of art.


It can be frustrating nowadays looking for specific lifestyle info among all this huge conflict of data online, makes one lose the vision of what he/she is really looking for, especially for those who has a special taste and like to be unique in their selections. It becomes very easy that you lose track of your own personal style just because of lack of good sources. But luckily things get alot easier once you get a flowing feed of info that can keep you updated on the things that interest you the most. Here is a little bit of details about luxury today, which handle this task very well: 
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At the end I hope you guys enjoy this luxury inspiration and find what you are looking for in this website that I recommend, not only the products but also the style ideas and the articles information. Follow Luxury Today using the below social media links: 

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Beauty: Valentine's Day 2016 Make Up Ideas

I hope you enjoy this lovely inspiration for valentine day look. Attractive, elegant and simple.. and remember, less is more! 

Perfect Pout: Matte Lipstick



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Stuffed Cannelloni Recipe



Ingredients

1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) cannelloni (about 20 pieces)

Cheese Sauce:
1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
3 cups (750 mL) Milk
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/3 cup (80 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese

Meat Filling:
1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
1 clove garlic clove, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
1 pkg (10 oz/300 g) frozen chopped spinach, cooked and squeezed dry
1 egg
1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
3 cups (750 mL) tomato sauce
1/3 cup (80 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese

Method

Preheat oven at 350 °F (180 °C).

Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water. Drain well and set aside.

Cheese sauce:
Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute; gradually whisk in milk, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring until sauce comes to a boil and thickens. Sitr in Canadian Parmesan cheese.

Meat Filling:
Heat oil in large saucepan, add garlic and onion; cook until onion is tender. Add ground beef and stir until beef loses its pink colour. Remove from heat, stir in spinach, egg, basil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 cup (250 mL) Cheese Sauce, mixing well. ( Optional : I add some of the tomato sauce to the meat filling )

Sutffed Cannelloni:
Spread 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) tomato sauce into a 13 x 9 inch (33 x 23 cm) baking dish.

Fill cannelloni with Meat Filling and place in single layer in prepared dish. Cover with remaining cheese sauce and garnish with remaining tomato sauce. Sprinkle with remaining Canadian Parmesan cheese, (1/3 cup/ 80mL).

Bake uncovered for 35 to 45 minutes or until sauce bubbles.

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8 Creative Valentine’s Day Hairstyle Ideas

Hello ladies! I've collected this amazing hairstyle ideas with a red touch, exclusively for valentines day. I hope you enjoy this inspiration and there will be more to come regarding valentine's day preparation.. stay in touch! 
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