Saturday, December 1, 2018

Lip Looks

I popped into e.l.f cosmetics recently in search of a fall berry lip color with a sheer finish (nothing too bold) for a subtle moody lip. I came across some really good finds that I wanted to share! Not only did I find exactly what I was looking for with this sheer deep berry gloss, but I also found an awesome hot pink lip color too - and all at really affordable prices. 

The pink lip tint color goes on really pale and pearly at first, but with a pH technology that reacts with your skin it turns to a brighter shade of pink for a fun pop of color. the stick goes on super smoothly and is great for a quick touch of color at a moment's notice! 

While the berry lip oil looks pretty rich in the tube, it is really so subtle and yet adds just the right amount of deep berry color for me - it's nothing dramatic but looks great with a fall or winter color palette. The gloss goes on easily and isn't too sticky so it wears nicely for just a hint of a fall lip look. And to top it all off these lip colors were only $6 dollars each! A very exciting find when I wasn't sure I'd be able to find a berry color in a soft and sheer enough finish for my liking. 


Friday, November 9, 2018

Fall Textures

Tweed, denim, leather and florals. The best thing about fall fashion is all of the textures! Thicker fabrics and knits and sleek seasonal leathery looks make mixing and matching so much fun. Even so, it's all too easy to fall into wearing dark colors daily in the autumn and winter seasons, but your looks can easily be livened up with fall floral prints and pops of color in thicker fabrics. Pink is a always fall color in my book!

Floral top and tweed dress: Loft
Denim skirt: gap
Belt: anthropologie 

Friday, October 19, 2018

Today’s Look: Pink for Fall

Wide leg pink pants for the win! This style is very trendy right now, not to mention comfortable, and I finally got myself a pair that are halfway between office chic and loungewear comfy. I'm all about wearing pale pink in the fall season, I think it's the perfect way to add a softer color into a fall palette. Look how nicely this shade of blush pink coordinates with fall colors of black, taupe and dark purple. Adding textures and layers like knit sweaters, leather and tassels ensures a seasonal (and warm) look.

Pants: gap
Sweater: loft
Jacket: Zara
Shoes: aldo 
Scarf: from my study abroad in France 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Transitional Inspiration

Transitional Inspiration

Transitional Inspiration by ccnoordsy
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Whenever the seasons start to change I get that itch to go shopping, to update my wardrobe just a bit for the new weather and new trends. Here are a few fun items I've come across on my window shopping rounds recently that stood out as fun and stylish pieces for the transitional period between winter and spring that we are experiencing now. With the official first day of spring a few weeks away on March 20th we may still see some cool temps and even a bit more snow here in NYC, and I'm sure many other regions are expecting the same! So while florals and tees are enticing, we have to dress realistically in traditional pieces for the time being - which means a great balance of colorful shades and thick textured fabrics.

Cozy faux furs, sturdy booties and long sleeve tops keep your style seasonal while pastel shades, elegant floral prints and playful accessories ensure that spring is on the mind as the days start to get a little longer and sunnier. The playful pastels are balanced by deep shades of black, teal and mauve. Wintery chenille and brocade are balanced out by summery tassels, pops of pink, and floral prints. A good mix of spring-ready pastel colors and luxe wintery fabrics is a great way to transverse the two seasons in the transitional months like March.
Any of these items spark your shopping interest? Take a guess at which ones I'm adding to my wardrobe!

xoxo, CC