Late Summer Outfit Inspiration

So, I haven’t been going out as much outside from work, but I have a few cute outfits that I’d like to share with you all, as well as some other little things I’ve been rocking (and loving) lately.


 

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I must admit, I was definitely inspired by Symphani Soto when I put this outfit together. She is one of my favorite beauty influencers, and I loved this outfit that she matched. Black on black is one of my go-to combinations, so I decided to pair this half-mesh crop top I had in my closet with a pair of black tapered trousers for a more refined look.

Top: H&M

Pants: Express


 

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So, I know I haven’t done a ton of makeup looks lately, but I thought this one turned out fairly well. I know so many people shy away from using blue eyeshadow, but let me tell you, if you know how to wear it, it looks beautiful! I decided to do a lighter play on Symphani Soto’s dramatic blue eye look with a mix of bright and muted blue shadows with neutral transitions, but with a nude lip instead of a dark one.

P R O D U C T S (not all products used are mentioned):

Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation – ‘Deep 71’

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade – ‘Chocolate’, ‘Ebony’

Colourpop Super Shock Eyeshadows – ‘Effect’, ‘Coconut’

Morphe 35N Eyeshadow Palette

Brown lip liner

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – ‘Chi’ (from Karreuche’s Collection)

Ardell Double Up lashes #207


 

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I really haven’t always been a get-my-nails-done type of girl. I always kept them natural and often unpainted. However, I’ve been getting them done as of recent. I opt for gel polish on my natural nails. I’m not certain what color this is (I apologize), but it is a beautiful royal blue that I enjoyed wearing for a couple of weeks.


 

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While we’re on the subject of blue, let’s talk about this outfit! I went out for brunch with a friend and wore this cute piece. This is probably one of my favorite dresses that I own. It’s sexy without being too much, yet graceful with it’s fluted style. I paired this dress with a pair of camel heeled sandals. Simple, yet sophisticated.

Dress: ASOS

Shoes: Charlotte Russe

Tips/Tricks:

  • Every woman and man should own a camel-colored pair of shoes. Because of their neutral color, they go with almost anything!

 

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So about this haircut…

I am so in love! I took an older wig that I had made a couple of years ago and cut it bluntly. For more volume, I took my Conair Infiniti Pro Curling Wand 1″ to ½” and added some curls throughout and finger combed them for a looser curl/wavy look. I love this hairstyle so much, and I’ve never worn hair this short, so it’s a nice change. I think I’m going to keep this style for a little while. What do you think?

Tips/Tricks:

  • For loose waves using a curling wand, only hold the curl for about 10 seconds, then release. It’ll save you some time having to finger comb tighter curls, and you’ll get beach waves even faster.

 

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Fall is (almost) in the air, and I’m more than ready for it to come! I was running errands the other day, and slipped on something simple and comfortable. Even though it was warm, I opted for a super oversized sweater and wore it as a dress. I’m not sure if I was feeling dark and twisty, but I decided to wear a dark plum lip because why not?

Sweater: Thrifted

Tips/Tricks:

  • If you’re a lover of oversized things, then the men’s section is the best place for you! Shop around for men’s dress shirts and sweaters if you’re looking for some baggy-styled clothes for your wardrobe. They’re perfect for the upcoming fall and winter.

 


 

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I received so many compliments on my makeup, which naturally made me a very happy girl. I chose to pair a dark lip with a neutral eye.

P R O D U C T S:

LA Girl Pro Conceal – ‘Fawn’, ‘Warm Honey’, ‘Espresso’

Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation – ‘Deep 71’

Ben Nye Banana Powder

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade – ‘Chocolate’, ‘Ebony’

e.l.f. Instant Brow Lift – ‘Deep Brown’

e.l.f. Clear Brown & Lash Mascara

Colourpop Creme Gel Liner ‘Swerve’

Tarte ‘Tartelette in Bloom’ Eyeshadow Palette

Smashbox Double Exposure Palette

Ardell Double Up Lashes #207

Black Radiance True Complexion Contour Palette – ‘Light to Medium’

Ruby Kisses Matte Lipstick ‘Dark Plum Scene’

Tips/Tricks:

  • For a more casual bold, pair a bold lip with a neutral eye or vice versa. Having both bold lips and eyes can come off as too dramatic for a daytime look.

 

I suppose that I was so inspired by my moody lip color that I decided to get my nails painted in a similar color. The color is called ‘Campari Soda’ from Lechat’s Perfect Match Gel Polish Collection.

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‘Break the Internet’ booties

I saw Kylie Jenner and Desi Perkins (she actually purchased her booties from the same website I did) on Instagram with these booties, and had to have them! They are so mod and versatile. I received these beautiful booties from Lola Shoetique. They are the ‘Break the Internet’ booties in the color ‘Black’. They feature a pointed toe, cylinder heel, scuba material, easy slip on and a lightly padded insole for comfort. I’ll definitely be featuring these in a look this upcoming season.

 


 

Thank you guys for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed today’s post! Stay tuned for more.

Kendall

 

 


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