Friday, April 29, 2011

glitters, sparkles, & extraordinary details

there's a cosmetic brand called "the saem"
it's basically a very affordable cosmetics line
with cute designs but that works quite effectively
this set of 3 gradation manicure polishes
costed $4.50 (or 4500 Korean won) approximately
how it works is like this:

you paint A all over your nails
B only about 2/3 of your nails
C the french tip of your nail (or 1/3)
and you will get:

nail art like this :)
it looks more beautiful up close and in real life
but i couldn't get the exact feel i wanted ... sorry
but you see how easy they are in applying and all right?

(the other way i do gradation is to get a sponge
there's a gradation sponge selling in these kinds of cosmetics stores
and then apply three or two colors of match you want
and sponge them on your nails

but it's harder to get the colors fade naturally
so you'll have to paint the polishes about 3-4 times to get the clearer colors)
I'll show you how the sponge looks like
in upcoming posts if you would like

met up with my high school friends over last weekend
and one of my friend took these pics and sent these to me :)
my hair is longer on the back side but can't tell
any suggestions for me to try easy hair-do's?
if you have any basic tips and or tricks you know
please teach me!

fab pieces from cartier, jimmy choo and louis vuitton
glued the pages in my inspiration book

i'd meant to show these to you when i first got them
few months back
but realized that i still haven't
do you like my shoes from suecomma bonnie?
it's my favorite shoes brand in Korea
costed about $600 (as far as I can remember it was about 598,000 korean won?)

for full collection views and to see where you can purchase them
off and online (sells in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, U.S. and Middle East too!)

and for pricing in Korean won


custom monogram linens $52
this means i can get my own initials or whatever three words
I want to write in them right? :)
perfect for parties & visitors coming at for any occasions

robins egg clutch $62
perfect clutch for spring
especially for the wedding attendance

something blue ring pillow $68
feels so romantic
i guess i'm inspired by royal wedding too much

black and cream tuxedo jacket $225

kimchi pant $168

petite romance set $158

scallop skirt navy dot $128

all can be purchased at


look at those beautiful stripes fading out in gradation
waist area makes this dress perfectly long & lean
love the light fabric of this clothing

the color is so unique
love the shoes
if you are not afraid of color blocking
then this kind of dress is for you!

beautiful dresses from kron by kronkron s/s11 collection


badice patent flat $360
simply beautiful in classic b&w

boralie mary jane flat $350
i recently threw away my white mary jane flat
and in finding new one
this is a great option #1

vivian patent wedge $765
can this be my rain boots please? :)

all from maloles

special thanks and photos credit to Frances A. from JujuThePR


Pauline said...

i love the nails those colors are perfect!

Yuliya said...

I love your shoes ♥ ♥
Thank :)

Bisous !

Patchwork-of-dreams said...

Hello =DD
I love this post ! Nice nails :DD
And nice pictures ^^


fashionmagnolia said...

nail polishes look so so fun!

Moroccan fashion diary said...

I'm your newest follower ♥ ♥ great post btw !


the nyanzi report said...

it's always good when you find a product that works for you.

Sarah said...

Gorgeous shoes and nail polish. I'm no good at hair though so I don't really have any suggestions, sorry :(.


mari b. said...

your shoes are oh so glamormous!

thanks for your sweet comment, dear.

Grace said...

those are SUCH beautiful dresses! I love the scallop skirt especially ;)

xx Grace

Couture Carrie said...

Love your manicure!
And those shoes are amazing!


Lindsay said...

glittery nails are so fun! i love your shoes!!

thefashionguitar said...

Nice colors of the nail polish!

XO Charlotte

Ashley Johnson said...

Love those shoes and that tuxedo jacket! Great post!


Chloe Mia said...

I love your shoes! x

Tere said...

amazing your nails, i really love originals nails!!


Cafe Fashionista said...

Ooh, your nails look incredible - I am loving the sparkles! :)

Dilan Dilir said...

wish you a wonderful day!

I V Y said...

your nail polishes come in such cute colours!


Phuong said...

i LOVE the scallop top! amazing

Travel In Style

Chelsea Lane said...

ooh I love the glitter nails and amazing shoes!


Agora tô pronta said...

Nice colors of the nail polish!

Marilyn said...

thank you <3 I love glitter nail polishes!

Bonnie said...

I literally GASPED at those shoes. I mean, holy eff. They are purrrr-fectttt. I want those in my life.
Twitter: @GlamKitten88

Style, She Wrote said...

Very pretty nails! Very impressive. x o style, she wrote

mirjam schuurkamp! said...

i love the nailpolish baby!
vert Qute post
a lot to see
i have a new outfit post, maybe you can check?

Joandy said...

I gave you an award, please check it out

Monique said...

I love your nails!! Such a pretty color!
Monique xx

I'm Just Me said...

love your nails!!! & those studded shoes are amazing!! :)))

Pretty Things said...

great post - love the nails and shoes!


SC said...

Are you kidding meeee?? Are you the owner of THIS PAIR OF SEXY HEELS????!!


Jan said...

Wow that nailpolish looks great on you,
I also wanna do something like that once,
probably have to try it over and over again for like 1000 times or something first XD
&Ohmy that black and cream jacket is wonderful!

LDM said...

love those nails!! following you right back :)

xx from hong kong

LaFutile said...

Your Suecomma Bonnie shoes are amazing!

smokey onix said...

your black shiny shoes are simply beautiful... thnks for your comment the other day, Im your follower too !


Tanyabell said...

pretty nails and love those studded shoes!

oomph. said...

love all these inspirational photos...expecially the cream/black blazer!

and, yes! please do try those nails...and let me know when you do! would love to see them.


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