As another month comes to a close, I am excited to share my fab finds. In September, I scored a mix of lovely new skincare and beauty items, plus chic apparel and footwear classics. From a fab moisturizer for dry skin, to an anti-aging wonder, the absolute best concealer for covering dark eye circles, two amazing brow makeup items, my favorite jeans, a chic blazer, the perfect fall blouse and the most comfortable ballet flats, here are my nine fab finds of September 2017.
Ah, Valentine’s Day. One of those occasions where there always seems so much pressure to find the perfect gift. Inspired by a few things that I’ve come across as of late, here is my curated list of gift ideas for that special someone…even if that special someone is yourself! 🙂
As it’s a new year, I am playing around with new content for the blog. Something that I haven’t written much about, despite being a passion of mine, is fitness. While I do not pretend to be a fitness professional by any means, I do believe in living an active, healthy lifestyle – even if you’re crazy busy!
A busy working professional hack that I’ve uncovered are workout videos. The internet – and YouTube especially – is a treasure trove of 10-30 minute workout videos. It’s the perfect way for a busy, on-the-go person to sneak in a workout – even if you are traveling, cannot get to the gym….or the weather in London is miserable!
So, as I uncover workouts that I like, I will curate them in small groups and share them on my blog. I also plan to keep a tab with links to them all so you can browse and bookmark the ones you like too!
Say hello to my favorite new bootie from Cole Haan! With weather that just doesn’t want to warm up, I’ve been living in these booties ever since purchasing them. With a black suede buffed outer sole, these boots come up about an inch or so above my ankle and look fantastic when paired with black skinny jeans or leggings. In addition to being super chic, these boots are also incredibly comfortable as a result of the Nike AIR technology inside. Which, as city girls know, is a must when purchasing shoes. If I can’t walk a mile in them, they’re just not worth it!
The booties are currently available in the black or maple sugar (nude) brushed suede on sale for $199.95 on Cole Haan’s website, while prices vary for the traditional black leather version on Amazon. The boots also come in a lovely brown leather that have me tempted to purchase another pair! If only they came in my size 8!
The SavvyBostonian purchased the Cole Haan Cassidy Bootie from the Cole Haan store at 109 Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay on sale for $199.95.
Statement necklaces are a simple and stylish way to perk up your wardrobe. While there are many fabulous statement necklaces on the market, Forever21 always seems to have inexpensive pieces. From a mint pop of color, to turquoise, gold flowers and pearls, check out these cheerful finds.
First up is the Regal Bib Necklace, pictured to the left. At $12.80, it offers a nice pop of color, especially for someone who frequently wears black! Check it out here on Forever21’s website.