Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Happy September my Dears! I hope everyone had a good start to the month today. Work was crazy, but then again, it usually is. I just wanted to do a quick/ semi-random post about a couple things that I am loving at the moment, along with some recent online shopping purchases that I can't wait to receive in the mail.

First: NARS' Albatross lipgloss is gorgeous! I am so happy that I made a wise choice in grabbing it at Sephora. I have so many colorful glosses, from pink to purple to coral. I guess I needed a break from those sort of stand-out colors, and simply let my own lips do the talking so to speak.

With flash


Natural light


Natural light, on my lips.
See the slightly golden/honey gleam? It makes my pout look ten times fuller. I normally don't receive compliments or comments on my lipgloss or lipstick, but I have when I am wearing this. If Albatross is the perfect highlight to the cheeks, than this gloss version is equally stunning on lips. I need to buy another tube because I read this is LE. Of course, right?!


I am also loving these flats from The Gap that I just purchased over the weekend. I have worn them to work all week! The soles feel like I am walking on air. Not exaggerating. They are comfy, period.

While browsing the lovely Natasha xoxo's blog, I nearly stopped dead in my tracks when I saw these booties (they call them shooties?) on the Payless website. They are designed by Lela Rose:

I was hoping to snag the taupe pair she featured on her blog, but my size was long gone and now all that remains is black. You girls know that I have been dying for a pair of booties to wear with dresses, skirts, and skinny jeans for Fall. The peep toes, cut-outs, and back zipper were what made these my ideal find. But who knows? I still might get another pair ;)




Keeping with the subject of Fall and coveted items, I searched every ULTA near me for this nail polish by Essie. I know, I need to stop with the Essie, especially since the formula is becoming more and more questionable by the minute! But this dirty, dingey, olive is nowhere to be found and I was getting this feeling of Panic! The Urban Decay Naked Palette has escaped me thus far, I couldn't let Sew Psyched escape me too. I ordered a bottle for $6.95 off of Amazon:


Lastly, to complete this ridiculously all-over-the-place post, I leave you with three women who I absolutely and positively adore. Two of these pictures are now gracing the side bar of my page.

Gorgeous

Gorgeous

And...Gorgeous


A little beauty (well, beauty IMHO) to leave you with
♥ Noelle

17 comments:

  1. That lipgloss works amazing!:D

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  2. I want to give NARS lipglosses a try! I'm always just debating which to get first. Love both of those shoe pics as well.

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  3. hmm that gloss is quite fabulous! I think I might consider getting it :)

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  4. Marie: Lol, thank you!

    Jessica: Good luck deciding!

    Veronika: I have a feeling you'd really like this one. I could definitely see you wearing it ;)

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  5. Awesome post!
    Those booties are insane! Thanks for posting about them!
    I just rediscovered a Nars gloss too, it's coral and it's beautiful on somehow! PS-I have Sew Psyched on my toes right now :)

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  6. Andi: I am so envious you already have Sew Psyched! Olive seems to be a favorite color for both of us ♥

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  7. Love the booties (in fact I'm kinda crazy about them in general right now. I picked up a pair the other day, black (Faux)suede, open toe, back zipper, and only $39.00! (not from payless though...)
    They are perfect with skinny jeans and leggings!

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  8. oh such a pretty gloss and i LOVE that photo of Kim! her makeup looks perfect! xo

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  9. I sow that gloss at my local sephora. It looks amazing. I love the highlighter. Great post. xx

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  10. Ohhh...I love that nude lips gloss. Kim K is my fashion icon. She is so gorgeous!

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  11. that lip gloss looks amazing.. i definitely need to pick that up..i honestly think kim kardashian looks very pretty despite the fact that she does not have her signature smokey eye.
    insidebeauty101.blogspot.com

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  12. The Albatross lip gloss looks amazing! I am loving the booties...I can't believe they are from Payless!

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  13. Nikosmommy: yay for booties! And at good prices ;)

    Andee: I love the way Kim looks here, she's never looked better!

    Ansa: Thank you ;) I think Albatross really is the best highlighter. I wear it most often on my cheekbones when I go out at night. The sheen captures light so well!

    PetiteLittleGirl: I love nude lips too, and this one is a little more unexpected. It lets your natural lips show through because other than the gold sheen, it is very very sheer.

    InsideBeauty101: I recommend looking at Albatross the next time you're in Sephora! Kim looks stunning here. I actually love her sans smokey eye!

    Amanda: I know, I couldn't either! What a great deal!

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  14. I'm obsessed with lipgloss. I have to grab it next time I'm in Sephora! Also, I can't wait to see an OOTD featuring your new pair of shooties! :)

    <3, Natasha

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  15. OBSESSED with that gorgeous NARS lipgloss and that gray Essie polish is so chic and unexpected. Love it for fall.
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  16. I can never bring myself to spend that much on a lipgloss. CG works for me! But glad you found something you love so much and looks great on your lips!!

    Cute shoes too!!

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  17. Natasha: Again, thank you for blogging about Payless, because I wouldn't have thought to look there for booties otherwise ;)

    Josie: Thank you doll. I just saw your latest outfit post and you look fab!

    Nicole: I agree, this is my only NARS lipgloss and I normally wouldn't dare spend that much on one!

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