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Showing posts with label accessories. Show all posts
Showing posts with label accessories. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Accessories Collective Mini Haul

I got 4 items from 3 different places that I want to share w/you all. :)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Accessories Mini Haul

Today I paid my 1st visit to a Charming Charlie store & all I can say is WOW! Neat accessories & everything arranged by color, plus the layout & design of the store is just classy.

It's halfway through the month, so all I could afford is a ring for now. I definitely want to go back when I have more dough.

Earlier this month I bought a couple items from Claire's online store. I got a ring & a bag. The bag was a bit bigger than expected, but that's ok because I've already found a good use for it. :) As you can see from my purple finger in the image, the Claire's ring is a wee bit too tight, lol.

So, the Claire's ring is a bit of a disappointment. It's not as pretty in person & it's kinda tight. I love the bag though & I love the ring I got from Charming Charlie.

So, what do you guys think? Have you shopped at both stores & how would you compare them? My impression is that Charming Charlie is a bit more grown-up & very classy. I still like Claire's though. Let me know your thoughts in the comments! :)

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Charming Charlie - A Cool Accessories Store!

I just recently heard about an accessories store called Charming Charlie & I've discovered that there's one not far from where I live. They organize their accessories by color (purple, red, pink, blue sections & more), which is awesome because that should make it a lot easier to find an accessory in the right color for your outfit!

I've heard it described as being like a more grown-up Claire's on steroids, which sounds cool because I love Claire's. I hope to check it out soon! Have any of you, my readers, heard of or visited a Charming Charlie store? What did you think? Let me know in the comments! :)

Sunday, July 31, 2011

I did something bold & daring! Lol.

Ah, the fedora! So classy, so stylish on either gender! A type of hat I've always admired & wished for, yet I always thought I couldn't pull off hats. "Hats look strange on me" was a thought I always had.

Fast forward to yesterday, I'm in the Sears mens department with my family admiring a jaunty black & white pinstripe fedora. It's in mens xl, which means it actually fits (one-size-fits-all mens/womens hats never did fit my huge skull). It fits & I look at it admiringly, but "hats don't look right on me".

My Sisters' insistence that the opposite is true & finally my Brother-in-Law's opinion that it looks good on me (plus the fact that it was on sale) convinced me to bite-the-bullet so to speak & I went ahead & bought it. You can see the results in the image. What do you think of Women wearing fedoras? Let me know in the comments! :)

Friday, July 22, 2011

Claire's has an eStore!

Guess what folks? You can now purchase Claire's products online at their brand new eStore! So, get your claire's fix online, from jewelry to handbags to eyeshadow!

I've mentioned before how pigmented their eyeshadow is & of course I love their accessories. Happy shopping!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

This/That Beauty Tag

Here is a tag that I made up! If you want to participate, the questions are shown below.

Beauty
1. Liquid or Powder Foundation?
2. Liquid, Pencil, Gel/Cream, or Shadow Liner?
3. Lipstick or Lipgloss?
4. Lengthening or Thickening Mascara?
5. Blush or Bronzer?
6. Eyes or Lips?
7. Solid Nail Color or Nail Art?

Fashion
8. Earrings, Necklaces, or Rings?
9. Dresses or Skirts/Tops?
10. Dressy or Casual?

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Wet Seal/Dress Barn Haul

I got some cute accessories & etc. from Wet Seal & a cute flowy top from Dress Barn.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

OOTN 3-11-11

I recorded this Outfit of the Night video a couple weeks ago, after the percussion show at my Nephew's school. Stay tuned for some percussion show clips at the end! My nephew doesn't want to be seen freely over the net, so his clip wasn't included. I included the 3 clips from the intermediate-advanced classes that came out the clearest.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hair Accessories - A Snap To Use?

A friend of mine opened her own Etsy store, Agenda Hidden, fairly recently (Sept. of this year) & she has come up with these very cool & innovative "pony snaps". So, I thought I'd let you guys know about them.

Basically, it's a fabric flower w/a backing that has elastic & a snap. You can snap this around fine hair, a barrette, a headband, a purse strap, you get the idea. The possibilities are endless!

Do keep a lookout for her pony snaps & other hair accessories & check out her facebook page!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Bootlegging...

...no this ain't about the prohibition, it's about a new accessory. I get Accessories Magazine's News Flash email newsletter in my inbox. And today's was all about the new bootlegging.

Literally a boot attached to thigh-high tights which you just roll down, pull on, & stretch it up to the top of your thigh, and you're done. Odd, isn't it? What do you guys think of this? Yay or Nay? Let me know in the comments! :)

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

What's In My Purse? - Revisited

I decided to do an updated "What's In My Purse?" video & I explain why in this video.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Pump Up The Volume . . .

. . . in your hair! Want to add volume to your hair with minimal fuss? Enter Divado Hair, a line of hair accessories that allow you to add volume w/o the use of many hair products.

How do you make a cool thing better? By offering a discount of course! DivaShop readers get a 20% off discount when they enter the coupon code divashop20 at checkout! - Click!


To find out more, checkout the video below. It includes product demonstrations by a salon stylist.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

ZannClip Discount

ZannClipRemember my post awhile back about the ZannClip? Well now Suzanne Shaw, the woman behind the ZannClip is offering DivaShop readers an exclusive 15% off discount! Just enter the coupon code "DIVA" at checkout. - Click!

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Andrea's Beau

AndreasBeauA few minutes ago I was reading a blog that mentioned a hair accessories brand known as Andrea's Beau. So, I decided to mosey on over to their website & take a look. OMG! If you're looking for absolutely adorable headbands, clips, & etc. for either yourself, a friend, or a little girl you know, you've got to check this place out! They make their hair accessories for both women & girls, & they have a wide variety of cute styles. They can be found in over 500 stores around the world, including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, and Nordstrom. So, if you're looking for cute hair accessories, mosey on over to Andrea's Beau. - Click!

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The ZannClip

I was recently given the opportunity to to try the ZannClip (Thanks Suzanne!).

Oh if only these had been around when I had long hair!

Because of the top coil of the barrette & the fact that it comes in 3 sizes, it can automatically adjust to the thickness of your hair w/o pinching, pulling, or yanking. It is also very versatile.

Besides the traditional ponytail you can create a variety of stylish updos as well. Overall, I think this is a very ingenious idea & I mourn the fact that this wasn't around when I had long hair. What trouble it would've saved me! I heartily recommend this product for purchase.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Good News from Lulu's!

I've just received an email from Nicole at Lulus.com to inform me that my 15% off coupon code (DIVASHOP) has been extended to May 15, 2009. Happy Shopping!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Oscar Night 2009

These photos showcase the standouts of the evening. I thought Anne Hathaway looked elegant in her Armani dress & her overall look had a bit of old Hollywood glamor going on.

Evan Rachel Wood's Art Deco inspired dress was also gorgeous, & Kate Winslet's one shoulder slate blue w/black overlay dress was a stunner as well! There were others I liked too, but I think these were my favorites of the evening.

What were your favorites of the evening?

Photos PicApp.com Click on pic for larger version.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Macy's Friends & Family Discount

Saving money is always welcome, especially in this economic climate. With that in mind, I'm happy to let you know that you can benefit from Macy's Friends & Family Discount by getting 20% off your purchase (10% off mattresses, furniture, area rugs, & electronics)! Macy’s product offerings include brands such as MAC, Lacoste, DKNY, Shisheido, Tommy Hilfiger, and many others. You can use the coupon linked to in this post in store or use the coupon code MACYSFRIEND online. This discount is good only from Dec. 10-15, so act fast. Happy Shopping! - Download Coupon

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Iron Pocket

Have you ever wanted to store & travel with your flat iron or curling iron without waiting for it to cool? Enter the Iron Pocket, a unique bag that can be used, both as a mat for your flat/curling iron while doing your hair, or to store it immediately after use. All Iron Pockets are $21.99 each, measure 16" X 6", & are made of cotton & quilted, heat resistant material. What a great idea!

Iron Pocket

Monday, October 06, 2008

Trash Ties Hair Accessories

Did you ever look at those twist ties that come w/your trash bags & think: "I wonder if I could use that in my hair?" Well, I don't recommend it (lol!). Instead, check out Heather Bailey's gentler & far more glam version, known as trash ties. These glam hair accessories come in 2 lengths (standard & an extra long 25") & a multitude of colors to create just about any hairstyle you can imagine. To see a video & a gallery of hairstyles, click here. To purchase click here!

Trash Ties Hair Accessories