How To Shop Sales The Smart Way!

Or how I keep sane in a sales madness! I’ve been prophesying lately about the wonders of Stylefrizz’ new orientation. Yes, less is more. But don’t you suddenly feel like you need so much just to keep it simple?

Like.. an entirely new wardrobe? An entirely new home décor layout? A new bag, at least a new pair of shoes and definitely a new office chair? Not to mention a new hairdo! And when all these happen in the middle of the sales season, how do you keep focus and think about ‘less’ when you want so much more? Here, I’ll go first: I’ll tell you how I try to keep sane and try to shop right and then you tell me how you do it and we compare notes and methods and come up with a really functional one, k?

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2016 Critics Choice Awards Washed Out Red Carpet

When did this happened and why did we let it? When I initially saw the Golden Globes Red Carpet defile backsplash in that pale aqua color, I thought it wasn’t important. But then it happened again, a week later, for the 2016 edition of the Critics Choice Awards: aqua ‘red carpet’? Seriously?

After all, who isn’t expecting for the Oscars to be just as pale (pun intended)? Like you were so rightfully observing: the awards season just isn’t what it used to be! I thought I’d better let this event slide, that’’s how disappointed I was with the pale-ness of it all! My idea is perfectly illustrated by Leslie Mann in her Monique Lhuillier ombre dress (scroll down to see it)!

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The Only Accessory DIY Update You Need For Spring Summer 2016

Chains. It was all about chains in the Spring Summer 2016 season catwalk presentations! Big chains, chunky chains, gold chains, silver chains, tiny chains, there’s no size order so if you want to update your old wardrobe with an essential element for the next season, chains are what you need!

Seriously, remove the old bag strap and replace it with a chunky chain! You’ve seen big fashion names chained for SS16: Alexander Wang, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Dolce&Gabbana, Emilio Pucci, Marni, Miu Miu. You can also wrap your old bag or backpack in a chain-made harness, it will definitely be the next year’s arm candy for uber-fashionistas! And if handbags are not your accessory of choice, perhaps (chain) earrings will be more attractive?

trendiest 2016 accessory update

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11 Incredibly Easy DIY Wreaths For Christmas, Valentine’s Day And Birthday Parties!

The time of Christmas Wreaths have come and passed and yet I’m still talking about them. Could it be an effort to bring back those wonderful jolly days of decking the halls… and the doors? If writing about them and publishing pictures of Xmas stories would be all it takes to recreate that wonderful Holidays atmosphere, then I solemnly declare to write an Xmassy story every month! Every week – what? Nah! Every day!

Every day could be Christmas. Wait – someone already sang about that. Ugh.. I guess I’m sticking with my writing then. And my DIY Christmas Wreaths. Or I could just shorten it to DIY Door Wreaths. Like this one:

diy christmas wreath silver blue

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2016 Golden Globes: Red Carpet’s 9 Best And Worst

With the arrival of the new year, the Red Carpet was rolled out to put on display the most and the least tasteful celebrity looks. All hail the Golden Globes! You’ve seen the pictures, you’ve read about the happy winners (and the snubbed), you may have had the time and the information to form your own opinion about the 2016 Golden Globes Red Carpet – did you?

If the answer is yes, I would loooove to hear all about it! If not, below I will tell you about who I liked best and who might’ve done better on the Globes Red Carpet. These are quick notes I snapped while going through the pictures in an intense session of indoor bicycling, so do weigh in, let’s discuss those dresses!

20116 Golden Globes Red carpet best worse

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Happy New Year 2016!

Winter finally found its way to us and the first snow is slowly covering everything with an immaculate white cover. All the mud, all the misery, all the blood and the debris, everything gets snowed in, away from sight. Not away from mind.

As snow decided to show up late at the annual party, so did I, fashionably ^_^. I will start 2016 by wishing you a wonderful, happy, peaceful new year and then I’ll round up stories I haven’t got around to publish this past month. Just like snow failed to show up for Christmas. Ha! Take that snow!

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The Hottest Nail Polish: Chanel Vamp/Rouge Noir Lacquer & Affordable Alternatives!

From Dior to Chanel and Marc Jacobs – every major fashion house wants a piece of the nails industry. Because – didn’t they say it on repeat? – nail art is dead. Long live the new posh nail art!

Luxury can bury a trend and then make it rise from its own ashes with a golden cap. So even though they tried hard and long to make us all ignore all things nail art, all major players in the fashion/beauty business eventually realized that it’s easier to go with the flow than to stand against the storm. They ended up releasing gorgeous nail polishes everyone wants to have and to wear! Almost every season, there’s a particular Chanel nail lacquer flying off the shelves because… well you need it.

the new nail polish color to have

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Ikea Hack: Handwritten DIY Custom Curtains In 30 Minutes!

Everyone who knows me, knows a capital thing about me: I can’t live without hacking – a dress into a skirt, a skirt into a dress, a tshirt into a bag, and so on and so forth.

My Home is filled with more or less artistic craft projects, things we care deeply about and have huge sentimental value to us. Pictures of our children or love letters penned on posters hanging on our white walls. This new DIY project is no different: an Ikea Hack of their white Teresia curtains into a pair of shabby ‘French curtains’ with a brush and black acrylic paint. If you feel reluctant to this, don’t! The point of ‘shabby’ is imperfection, so scroll down and dare to personalize your curtains! It’s so easy, you won’t believe it!

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