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Fashion, beauty and lifestyle posts until 2016.

The Issue of Fast Fashion Companies Copying Big Brands

The Issue of Fast Fashion Companies Copying Big Brands

Over the last couple of weeks I came across a few articles that were about the ever increasing problem of fast fashion companies like ZARA, Mango and H&M copying designer brands’ pieces in order to sell copies for much lower prices and a lot quicker. Is it OK? Is the argument that this keeps the fashion industry turning valid? Should the brands take it as a form of flattery? Just like to any other story, there are two, or even…

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My Spring Item of Desire

My Spring Item of Desire

Spring is here!! Anyone else excited? It’s finally warming up and I’m longing for some updates to my wardrobe. Unexpected twist? After all my preaching about my love for whites and blacks, which is still there, I’m longing for some colour. It’s spring, it always happens.

Quick Tutorial: Eyeliner for Hooded Eyes

Quick Tutorial: Eyeliner for Hooded Eyes

At the beginning of the month I posted a quick guide – Eyeliner for Beginners with a couple of key tips that make all the difference. This week, I’m helping out my ladies that have more hooded eyes and don’t think the classic eyeliner suits them that much. I felt left out of that beauty look for the longest time, simply because I didn’t know there’s an alternative I could easily do! No more ladies, we got this one too! ;)

Tips for Buying Essential Accessories

Tips for Buying Essential Accessories

I used to buy bags that were only appropriate for chic city lunches (think: Serena VdW) to wear to uni only to find out they don’t go with my style (I was only dreaming about it) and they were really annoying when I tried to stuff in my notebooks and the rest of ‘just in case’ nonsense. Took me too long to notice that I ended up carrying only the Adidas messenger bag. I had no other fancy occasions to…

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Tips for Getting Ready on Late Mornings

Tips for Getting Ready on Late Mornings

You’ve been there before – you wake up and realize that your alarm has left you sleeping, causing you running late to your morning errands or even work. You don’t have time to go through your whole morning routine so you’re forced to cut them short or even pass them completely. What to do?