Quarantine Style w/ Femme Luxe Finery

Apr 27, 2020

Quarantine Style w/ Femme Luxe Finery

Apr 27, 2020


I can't believe it's been over a month into quarantine already. I am not going to sit here and write about all the things that suck about it. I am fortunate enough that Jeremy and I have a safe space to be in, there are many that do not have that privilege. There are many who do not have that privilege, unfortunately. I just hope that this ends soon and that things can possibly go back to normal.

I have been busy creating content whenever I have the chance. My semester is over in about two weeks (yay!) so it is crunch time over here!  Plus, I have been helping Jeremy with his own schoolwork and making sure he stays on track. While these times are challenging, they definitely are a test of our own strength and resilience. I have been cooking my butt off, cleaning excessively, and trying to stick to a routine as much as possible. I am happy that I am sticking to a workout routine as well, as it does a lot for my mental health in a positive way.

This post contains some awesome pieces that I received from Femme Luxe Finery. Femme Luxe Finery is an online boutique store based in the UK, They have a variety of trendy, good-quality clothing items at affordable prices. Their jeans, in particular, fit really well. They make your waist look really snatched! Even though, I have been wearing a lot of cozier styles, sometimes you have to put on a great outfit to feel good. Also, putting on jeans occasionally helps keep that quarantine snacking in check. Have to make sure that they still fit.

They are so many cute pieces to choose from that I did not even know where to begin! I already mentioned how much I love their jeans, a pair is featured in the video. I love the split-side hem and high-waist. I paired them with a crop top and blazer for a cute brunch look but you can def dress them up with a black lace bodysuit or another form of dressy top. The corset dress is worn in two different days. I wore it the intended way and then I layered a tee and denim jacket for a casual look. This piece was surprisingly versatile. The ruching is extremely flattering as well as the material. It is stretchy and has a bit of a grip to it. Apart from jeans, there is a great selection of trousers as well. From loungewear to sexier styles such as leather, there is something for every occasion.

It was a lot of fun creating this video. It has been a while since I filmed something and it was not as time-consuming as I thought it would be. I made a short version using TikTok for my instagram profile. More time on my hands has gotten me playing with TikTok a lot more lately. I will admit that I was a bit wary to use it because of the privacy concerns, but there are measures being taken to combat that. But, it is a very addicting app. And super fun to use. I'm not sure about adding it to my daily rotattion of apps though, as addicting as it is.

How are you all keeping busy during quarantine? What are your outfits of choice. I personally have been wearing a lot of workout gear. Today was my first time getting dressed up and doing my makeup in a while. It felt so good though. I kept my makeup on even after filming. Cooking up dinner was a glam experience tonight! Sometimes you need a reminder that you are all that and a bag of chips.

Outfits Featured
1
Blazer- Missguided
Top- Pretty Little Thing
Jeans (get them HERE)
Shoes- Zara
Bag-Mansur Gavriel
2
Corset Dress (Get it HERE)
Shoes- Public Desire
3
Corset Dress (worn as skirt)
T-Shirt- Peralta Project (get it (HERE)
Jacket- Gap
Shoes- Converse
4
Top- Femme Luxe Finery (similar style HERE)
Trousers (get them HERE)
Shoes-Zara


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FOTD: Pink Soft Glam

Apr 3, 2020

FOTD: Pink Soft Glam

Apr 3, 2020



This is the makeup I wore for my for Birthday in Quarantine. The original outfit I had planned (when I thought I was going to spend it outside) had pink in it, hence the pink theme.  I decided to go for a soft glam look and keep my face fairly matte. I used the NYX "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" line for foundation and concealer and I'm impressed! It blends so well and the coverage is great. I love my Fenty foundation for matte looks but one downside is that you have to work super quickly because it does dry out pretty fast. 


PRODUCTS USED
FACE
Elf Oil Control Primer Mist
NYX "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" Foundation in "Golden"
NYX Can't Stop, Won't Stop" Concealer "Neutral Tan"
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Powder
Fenty Beauty Matchstix "Truffle"
TooFaced Chocolate Soleil Bronzer
Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector "Champagne Pop"
NYX "Bare With Me" Setting Spray
EYES
NYX Micro Brow Pencil "Espresso"
Colourpop 
Anastasia Beverly Hills Jackie Aina Palette, shades "Ginger" and "Supreme"
Huda Beauty Rose Gold Remastered Palette, shades "Dollface" (also used as blush), "Trust Fund" and "Demure"
Loreal Voluminous Million Lashes mascara
KoKo Lashes "Misha"
LIPS
MAC lip pencil "Cork" + NYX lip liner "Nude Beige'
Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gloss "Marshmallow"







Birthday In Quarantine

Mar 30, 2020

Birthday In Quarantine

Mar 30, 2020



2020 has been quite an interesting year. We are only 89 days in and so far, there have been massive wildfires in Australia, Kobe Bryant's untimely death and threats of WWIII. Now there is a pandemic. COVID 19 or the coronavirus has been spreading, particularly in New York City due to its high population and congestion of people.

New York City is a ghost town. We have been advised to self-isolate and practice social distancing. Yes, spending my birthday in my living room is not ideal but I made it work. It also reinforced how lucky I am. I have shelter, food and basic necessities. I have a wonderful network of friends and my incredible family who made a great effort to make sure I enjoy my day. Also, just because I'm in my living room does not mean I cannot serve a look ;).

It has been a difficult couple of weeks. In a matter of days: I got laid off, learned that I will not be able to attend graduation or enjoy my workouts with my peers. I can only go out for basic necessities and enjoy solitary activities. In my opinion, we can be two types of people: those who complain about it or those who find alternatives. I choose to be part of the latter. I have been working out at home and enjoying solitary runs. With this pandemic, I have also been able to spend more time with Jeremy. Also, I have learned to slow down a bit. New Yorkers are always in a hurry and for now, having more time to do things is not so bad.

For those who are interested, I have work-out videos in my Instagram stories (@havtastic). They are home workouts with little equipment or using items you may have at home. Hoping everybody is staying safe and practicing safe measures. We got this!






top: Missguided, jeans: Femmelux, sandals: Reformation







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