New Fashion Favorites

I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year. This is my first post of 2018 and I wanted to show some new fashion items I bought for myself this past season. I think it’s important to treat yourself. You of course need to prioritize and make sure the important things in your life are taken care of and paid off first such as bills, rent, mortgage, car payments, etc. You can find similar things to these below items at most clothing stores or online. You just need to keep your eyes open which makes shopping more fun.

Hermes Scarf- Hermes is an extraordinary designer brand. If you don’t know anything about them, definitely look them up. What I can tell you quickly though is that Hermes is French and is one of the most expensive brands ever and screams luxury and classic.  They are famous for their hand stitched handbags such as  the popular, “Birkin”
and “Kelly,” which I will hopefully getting a red one soon”

   One of my favorite things from them are their scarves, which I eventually want to have a collection of, and was excited to buy a new one. They came in a variety of colors and patterns as well as sizes. They change the look of any outfit and you automatically feel luxurious when you wear one. I love how this reptile inspired pattern bright this scarf is with vibrant orange and red with a touch of blue. The pattern reminds me of a snake. Even if you wear it with an outfit in all black, it will pop and make a statement. One of the coolest things is when you buy an Hermes scarf is that they give you a set of mini cards with illustrations and pictures of creative ways to wear your scarf Like I said before, Hermes is in no ways cheap but will always be in style and the quality of their items will last forever.

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Leather shorts and Thigh High Boots- These two things are one of my favorite things I bought this past season. I’m obsessed. I had been wanting to buy thigh high boots for awhile, especially since my other black boots got completely worn out and was so excited I found this pair at Macy’s which was a surprise. They have a thick heel and are very comfortable and easy to walk in, even if you don’t wear  high heels a lot. I definitely recommend checking some cool boots out for yourself. I found these shorts online actually and they are so comfortable and can be worn during any season. I love pairing opaque stockings under my shorts and it keeps me nice and warm. Wearing my thigh high boots with my leather shorts is the perfect combination.

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New handbags- I have two new handbags to share which are the complete opposite of each other. One is a beautiful vintage embroidery handbag with floral detailing. It has dividing pockets inside it which is great at keeping your purse stuff organized. I saw a variety of color combinations in this purse but the gold and gray one was my favorite. The other one is a metal alloy abstract stone cut clutch. I was instantly drawn to this. It looks very high fashion and is made to look like an abstract cut gem. It reminds me of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” video. The best thing about this clutch is that it is small for a night out but big enough to fit my iPhone in which is something that I struggle with when small evening bags. It comes with a chain strap also so you can wear it different ways.

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Thank you for letting me share all of these with you. What are some of your favorite fashion items?

My Top Favorite Accessory Brands

   In the past on my blog I’ve mentioned many things about accessorizing and that the right accessories can completely change your outfit and/or look. These are my top favorite brands to get all my favorite accessories, from pinup and vintage style to sexy boudoir, and high fashion.  I strongly recommend all these brands and think that everyone will enjoy them.

(Quick side note,  as many of you know, especially if you have been reading my blog for awhile now, I’ve mentioned, written, and modeled in photoshoots while reviewing fantastic companies such as Sourpuss Clothing, Hellbunny, and Kreepsville 666, which are also my favorite brands, so I decided to not include them here in this post because they will be in another article soon about my favorite clothing brands, and I have also done past blog posts about them but I love all their accessories besides the labels I mention below.)

1. Betsey Johnson- Betsey Johnson’s accessories can DEFINITELY change on how an outfit looks and can make it POP! I can’t even remember when I first fell in love with Betsey because it was so long ago. She makes the most creative and unique pieces, from her clothing to purses, to her fabulous jewelry. I’ve honestly have never seen anything from her that I didn’t love. Her jewelry pieces are probably my favorite from her. Both my mom and I collect her jewelry. Any kind of animal, theme, or popular images such as skulls, anchors, etc., she has made. 

I had to include a few pictures of Betsey’s items because I have so much stuff from her. The pictures are just a small taste to my collection. I also included my leopard purse from her because it was the first Betsey Johnson purse I ever got years ago from my incredible and wonderful mom. You can find Betsey’s stuff in stores such as Macy’s or online. If you are on a budget and/or can’t afford Betsey Johnson, I definitely recommend her other brand, BetseyVille. Betseyville has very pretty and wonderful items as well and is more affordable.

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http://www.betseyjohnson.com

2. Bettie Page shoes (From Ellie Shoes)- This is one of my favorite shoe brands. They are a vintage inspired and pinup shoe line. They have a HUGE selection of heels in every color and also have the cutest designs such as polka dots and flowers. They come in all different heel sizes so if you don’t want six inch heels, you can get a pair with wedges instead or a three inch heel. Bettie Page shoes are also Extremely comfortable. They have built in cushions which allow you to wear them all day long. Below is my sexy pair of red Bettie heels. 

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http://www.ellieshoes.com

3. Agent Provocateur- This lingerie line has the most beautiful lingerie. I remember the first time I ever walked into their shop. They had to fit me for my underwear and the ladies who helped me were the sweetest. It was the one of the best customer service I’ve ever had. It’s definitely not a cheap brand by any means and is a very luxurious line. Even though Agent Provocateur can be expensive, the quality of their lingerie is amazing and will last you a very long time. My two lingerie sets below are from when I lived in San Francisco and discovered their store for the first time which was about fourteen years ago, and it’s still in great shape. You can go online to find store locations as well as buy from their sexy website.

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http://www.agentprovocateur.com/us

4. Lux De Ville- Lux De ville makes absolutely fabulous retro and vintage style handbags as well as train cases and wallets. Their bags look like the vinyl inside of a 1950’s car and comes in all different colors and styles. They also have a shine and sparkle to them. They recently came out with a Black Widow collection which is all spiderwebs. I love the quality of their bags. One of my favorite things about them is that they come with cute keychains to attach to the handles.

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https://www.luxdeville.com

  Definitely check out all these cool and fun accessory brands and have fun shopping for them.

Kreepsville666

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Tonight I’m reviewing some new items of from Kreepsville666! I immediately fell in love. I got two things from them. One a hot pink latex skull purse that looks almost like a bowling bag and a hot and sexy tank that says, “Beauty Ghoul Dropout,” (A hilarious spin off from the Frankie Avalon song in the movie Grease.” I love wearing and using both of my items and so happy to have discovered this company. It mixes my favorite genres of horror, pinup, and psychobilly. I definitely recommend this brand to anyone who likes this style of clothing and accessories and feel very special to add these pieces to my collection of awesomeness.

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A SIDE NOTE TO  PEOPLE WHO OWN OR WANT TO PURCHASE LATEX CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES. THEY REQUIRE SPECIAL CARE. HERE ARE SOME TIPS ON CARING FOR LATEX RUBBER:

1. Sunlight will dry out latex. Avoid direct sunlight for long periods of time.

2. Avoid extreme heat around latex. Constant heat will pull the natural moisture from the latex.

3. Latex rubber in very humid conditions over time may cause mildew to appear. It’s wise to take care of your latex and keep it dry before storing it.

4. If certain moisturizers or makeup come in contact with latex, over time they will cause it to break down and/or become brittle.

http://www.kreepsville666.com

What’s in my Handbag

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Handbags are probably my favorite accessories and I love all of mine. Whenever I go out, either during the day or to work, or to have a night out on the town, I always make sure I have my essentials that are must-haves for me and keep me prepared for any situation. 

The first part here is my list for every day handbags while the second part is for going out at night or special/ fun occasions such as date night, going dancing, and more. These lists just act as guidelines and ideas of items you might want to bring with you so always prepared. Anything else important to you, feel free to bring it with you. Have fun with this.

My “everyday bag” here is my Betsey Johnson telephone (and yes it’s an actual working phone) purse:

1. Wallet- Of course

2. Coin purse- Separate from my wallet

3. Cosmetic bag- For touch ups throughout the day. I’ll be talking more about what I keep in my cosmetic bag later.

4. Notepad and pen- I ‘m very old school here and don’t like storing lists and my calendar in my phone. God forbid it breaks or gets lost and I lose everything. I’d rather write out my to-do lists in a little notebook and keep my schedule in a beautiful planner.

5. Sunglasses- I never go anywhere without them.

6. Keys- of course

7. Compact- To make sure I’m looking fabulous at all times.

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My smaller handbag shown about is my beautiful red heart Brighton purse which is very precious to me:

1. Card holder- You can find these at many places such as drugstores, accessory stores, online, etc., and they aren’t expensive and come in cute patterns and designs. When I’m going out for special occasions or for certain plans, I don’t like bringing my whole wallet with me. I just bring the most important things such as my i.d, debit card, (no credit cards usually) gas card, and some cash folded up. These holders also give you more room in your purse.

2. Make up- My cosmetic bag usually doesn’t fit in my smaller purse so I just put my touch up tools directly in my purse.

3. Keys- Again obvious

4. Again for touch ups and looking fabulous always.

Like I said earlier, if you have anything else you feel you must have with you at all times, pack it. It’s good to always be prepared.