04-17-2015

#InstaLoveLately (dois)

Ready for the second dose of Insta love?! Not sure you’ve noticed but I’m posting a look of face so you guys can see the makeup and other of the body. Let me know if you like these. They are definitely quicker to do, also be gentle on critics since I’m having no time to “polish” the pictures :o
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All black with a pop of color on the shoes and the lips!!

Zac Posen for Target pleated skirt; H&M button up; Rebecca Minkoff mini mac lilac bag; I.N.C fuchsia pumps; Tom Ford Alicia sunnies

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My sataple B&W along with a pop of coral. Every time I wear this Stella and Dot necklace I get noticed…it’s amazing indeed!!! I usually wear the ring separately but since the outfit was so muted I went for drama!!! Hahahaha

Les Copain leather skirt; Target t-shirt; Saks Off 5Th outlet pumps.

Beijos,

Karina

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“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Matthew 5:6

 

 

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04-16-2015

#InstaLoveLately (Um)

Since time is short now a days I got the idea from some fellow amazeballs bloggers to do a blog update on my Insta action, yes but a bit more in depth. I hate to overload my friends with lots of pictures of the same look on instagram and I’m know I’m ridiculous for thinking that since the majority of my followers are in fact there to see the #ootd pictures. Call me self conscious I know I am, hopefully one day I won’t give to much of a thought of what people think of me BUT for now I’ll stick with overloading my blog posts with pics and attract my insta love to my blog love!!

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Stella and Dot small name necklace; True Religion suede pants; Nine West tan pumps; Louis Vuitton small speedy bag; JCrew long necklace; Saks Fifth Avenue printed long sleeve blouse.

 

Yes, I had these saved from even before I got my hair cut and trust me there’s a whole lot more…sometimes it’s hard to post and reply to friends so I end up not even posting :(

Next….

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Since I don’t want to overwhelm you guys I’ll do these looks in one post and another two tomorrow, stay tuned!!

Beijos,

Karina Signature

Then Jesus told him, “You believe because you have seen me. Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.” John 20:29 

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04-14-2015

All-White Ft. Indy Indians

This past weekend I was off and REALLY enjoyed my time with little Sophia! Daddy and kiddos on spring break took off to the rockies for a few days skiing (jealous here, yes absolutely!!)  and my little girl who’s not a big fan of the slopes decided to stay here in Indy even though I was working all week long. Saturday however we were treated to an Indian’s game at the Victory Field in downtown Indy. I had never been and was excited to do so, but Sophia…not so much. After bribing my sweet lady with candy and fruit bowls and lots of love she agreed to go and ended up really liking the whole thing!!

Now off to outfit talk shall we?! It was a gorgeous day, blue skies and lots of sunshine. So I went for an all white look…but with a little Leopard meoww!!

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IMG_3534.PNGAbercrombie & Fitch white denim; Calvin Klein Men V-neck tees (20 bucks for a pack of three at TJ Maxx); Aldo booties (still get a ton of complis on this three year-old girl!!!); Chanel bubble handbag; Tommy Hilfiger puffer vest; Persol aviators; J.Crew jewelry!

Ok, now if you’re curious of how our eve went, here’s a peek at it:

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04-06-2015

Easter Bunnies

IMG_3346-0.JPGWell hello my dear friends! I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and a sweet time with family and or friends!!!

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Rachel Roy sequin dress; Steve Madden white patent sandals; Kate Spade Nude handbag

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And as a side note I want to give thanks to the One who’s the very reason we celebrate Easter! Thank you Lord :)

Beijos,

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03-28-2015

Tales of a Haircut

It’s been three days since my big hair chop and here I am loving every minute of it!! Don’t get me wrong, I really enjoyed my Rapunzel days but the long locks were starting to get on my nerves.

I used to be more of an adventurer with my hair, so much so that I can look at pictures and pin point the time of life by the hair cut and/or color that I was sporting. The urge to chop it off  became stronger when I started seeing all this cute new short spring hair styles, lighter color, beachy waves, and shoulder length….next thing you know I was seating at my one and only hair stylist’s chair and he was cutting some major hair!!!

I had to do a before picture, or pictures :P

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And tchan tchan tchan tchan…..

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I had an amazing response on this cut and that says a lot about the zeitgeist, fun fun fun if you ask me!

For an appointment with my hair guru call 317-842-4040 or check out their website at Minail Salon. Mention my blog for a special discount!!

 

Beijos,

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03-25-2015

Spring Style Guide

Hey guys, I just wanted to share my march article with you and remind you to pick your issue for free if you live in the North side of Indy. You can find the magazine at Marsh, Kroger, Whole Foods, Earth Fare stores, health clubs and some coffee shops! Thanks for the support and let us know how you guys like the fashion section of the magazine.
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Beijos,

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03-23-2015

The Cat in the Hat

“A hat is a head covering. It can be worn for protection against the elements, for ceremonial reason, religious reasons, for safety, or as a fashion accessory.[1] In the past, hats were an indicator of social status.[2] In the military, they may denote nationality, branch of service, rank and/or regiment.[3] Some hats have a protective function. As examples, the hard hat protects construction workers’ heads from injury by falling objects, a sun hat shades the face and shoulders from the sun, and a Ushanka fur hat with fold-down ear-flaps keeps the head warm. Some hats are worn for ceremonial purposes, such as the mortarboard, which is worn during graduation ceremonies. Some hats are worn by members of a certain profession, such as the Toque worn by chefs. Some hats have a religious functions, such as the turban worn by Sikhs.” Wikipedia

I’m sure you all know what a hat is but I added this description because a hat can be so much more than a fashion accessory, I absolutely love hats and have been wearing them long before they became a “thing”, I probably get it from mom who’s also a hat kinda gal! Anyway, I’m thrilled that hats have become mainstream in the past few years simply because there’s so many more choices of styles and price tags I can’t get enough…

Whether you love hats or are a bit unsure here’s a fun video showing two different hat styles and a fun makeup tutorial for you to do when wearing your sombrero of choice amiga or trying some!!

All the products are being mentioned in the video, please let me know if you have any questions :)

And for the ladies who always ask me to show my look, here’s the outfit I wore with this makeup!!

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03-17-2015

Fringe Mania

Lets talk spring trends for a minute, well maybe I should say lets talk about THE spring 2015 trend: FRINGE!!!

Fringe is being incorporated everywhere, from handbags, to jackets, dresses, skirts, shoes and lots of other fashion accessories. I honestly thing it’s too much when paired together put can’t deny it’s a huge statement piece in any wardrobe. I recently invested in a fringed skirt (my good bye gift from BCBG!) and boy I’ll tell you, it turns heads my friends…all the time!!! If you don’t want to take center stage I recommend you stick with fringe in any accessories that are a little more discreet. But if you are up for attention the flow of this skirt is nothing but flawless, it moves like you’re dancing, such a treat for the eyes!!! 

Here’s the look;





Bcbg Max Azria Raschel Fringe Skirt

Zara TRF sandals

JCrew polka dot sweater

Chanel bubble bag

Stella&Dot bangles and ring

Luckily the wind blew in these last few shots and you can definitely see the fringe dance ;)



Beijos, 

Karina 

“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you” John 14:26 (NASB)


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03-12-2015

Brother and Sister Casual Coolness

Hey pees what’s shakin??

My brother is in town for the past 10 days and I’m in heaven (exhausted, but happy!)!!!! He’s visiting from Brazil and boy we’re having so much fun and catching up like crazy I’m having no time left for anything else…times like this makes me sooooo nostalgic but most of all THANKFUL for family, which is indeed the most precious thing we all have.

He’s pretty low key so we’re mostly staying home, building fires, experimenting with new wines, margaritas, ice creams (yikes!), going out to eat at his favorite places and obviously the thing most Brazilians do when they come to the US…shopping till we’re dropping! Hahahahaha

I’m happy today was a beautiful sunny day and we were able to wear a couple of the items we purchased in a few of these shopping trips, hope you enjoy!

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Target Camo Tee

Zara Boyfriend Jeans

Nine West Camel Pumps (old) but also LOVE THIS

Stella and Dot bracelets and ring

J.Crew necklace  (on sale now)

Camel puffer vest (old) but found this similar on Etsy with monograming option !!

Gucci Boston Bag in Light Tobacco

Now let’s talk about HIS look! Hahahaha he’ll die I’m posting this but hey that’s what you get when you visit your fashion blogger sista :D

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American Eagle Sunnies

Ralph Lauren Polo Hooded Parka

Converse Chuck Taylor Leather Mid

Before I was able to publish the post he saw it and laughed! I guess it’s cool then, huh?! Hehehe Cheers for family and for especially for hubs who’s been extremely helpful taking care of our family while I take care of my bro!!

Beijos,

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Corinthians 13:8 “Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.”

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02-27-2015

Red Lip, Black Kitty Flick….it’s a time to Celebrate!

“If we took a holiday
Took some time to celebrate
Just one day out of life
It would be, it would be so nice”

Oh yes it would! Sometimes though it only takes a change of attitude for things to be so nice, and not necessarily a holiday! Like I said in the earlier post lately things have been a bit crazy around this parts and with that comes the changes of attitude, it’s incredible how our mood and actions make a difference for the better or for the worst on how our day will unfold. So let’s make a point of choosing wisely!!

This ootd was put together to look extra sharp and for the reactions on social media I can consider my mission accomplished! Here’s the deets:

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H&M Black basic leggings

BCBG Leather jacket (similar here)

BCBG Priscilla Sleeveless high-lo blouse

Aldo Leopard Printed booties (old, but here’s a pump)

Tom Ford Whitney sunnies

Chanel Bubble bag

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Stella & Dot rings and bracelets

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Lastly I was inspired by my red nails to do a red lip and wore my L’oreal British Red #350 lipstick accompanied by Smashbox lipgloss in Ruby. Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner in Black Ink and the flawless Chanel Perfection Lumière foundation!

Hope you guys have a lovely weekend and I’ll finish it off with another lyric…

Changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes,
Nothing remains quite the same.
Through all of the islands and all of the highlands,
If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane”  Can’t wait to see you this summer Jimmy, cheers!

Beijos,

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Also I love this and wanted to share: “Jesus maintained a perfect attitude in every situation because He prayed about everything and worried about nothing. We, too, should seek God’s guidance about every aspect of our lives and allow Him to work out His perfect will without interference. Jesus’ attitude was never to become defensive, discouraged, or depressed because His goal was to please the Father rather than to achieve His own agenda. In the midst of trials, He was patient. In the midst of suffering, He was hopeful. In the midst of blessing, He was humble. Even in the midst of ridicule, abuse, and hostility, He “made no threats . . . and did not retaliate. Instead He entrusted Himself to Him who judges justly” (1 Peter 2:23) Read More…

 

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