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SPRING FASHION: BEST OF

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Today is the last day of the Spring 2016 season! Today I will be reviewing the top 5 looks from the season. Enjoy!

#1-Love

Create a casual spring look by pairing a black tank with simple jean shorts. Cover up with a crochet cardigan to complete the look.

#2-Draped Blouse

Draped blouses were all the rage this spring. Make a cute outfit by pairing a draped blouse with jeans and booties.

#3-Red, Black, and White

A look from early spring, this outfit sets trends with its red accents.

#4-Hipster Fashion

This spring outfit has some grunge undertones. Pair your favorite pair of converse with a simple grey tee for a fun mid-spring look.

#5-Trend-Setter

Here is another popular look from early spring. Wear a floral tank with simple jeans and pair with a crochet pink cardigan for a trendy new look!

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REVIEW: HOTS TOOLS AND GOLD N HOT

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Disclaimer: I received these products for free in exchange for an honest review.
Gold N Hot offers professional styling tools created for a variety of hair textures.
LOOK AND STYLE: The first product I received was the Ceramic Tourmaline Deep Waver from Hot Tools. I actually received this product in gold; however, I posted a picture of it in purple to help differentiate between the too. I loved the gold and black combo on this product. I thought it made it look chic and professional. I noticed that this product has a unique locking system. Instead of simply locking in place, one flips a small lever and it locks or unlocks. The power button is also a switch similar to this. This make the product seem that much more efficient. This product also has a long cord that gives the user a lot of mobility.The second product I received was the Jumbo Ceramic Triple Barrel Waver from Gold N Hot. This product is also gold and black. This product was significantly larger than the other one, and, be…

SPRING FASHION: DARK TONES

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Spring is almost over! That means it is the perfect time to take some bold steps in fashion. Try these 5 dark toned outfits for a daring look:

#1-Preppy

Dark doesn't have to mean goth. Every look can have some darker tones added to it. Make your preppy style a little darker by adding in a navy blue flowy top.

#2-Baseball Game

Don't like navy blue? You can make any outfit darker by changing out your regular shirt with a grey and white striped tank. This outfit is perfect to wear to a baseball game!

#3-Fashionista

Dark doesn't have to mean black. Pair a scalloped white tank with dark denim for an edgy look.

#4-Cardigan

Looking for a darker, yet comfy, outfit this spring? Try pairing a long grey cardigan with a plain white tee and some jeans. Wear all grey accessories to complete the look.

#5-End of Spring

Spring is almost over, so why not go out with a bang? Pair a dark maroon top with dark denim for a look to die for!

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REVIEW: HG APPAREL

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review
HG Apparel offers bold and original funny tee shirts!
LOOK AND STYLE: I received the "World's Okayest Halloween Costume" tee from HG Apparel. I really enjoyed this shirt because it is so hard to find Halloween shirts in adult sizes. I love having a shirt for every holiday, and HG Apparel allows me to do that in an original and funny way. Ranging from white to green, this particular shirt comes in a variety of colors. I picked black because I felt that it went best with the holiday and with my personal style. It is important to note that HG Apparel offers a variety of graphic tees for other holidays and for everyday wear. Overall, HG Apparel shirts have a bold, yet humorous, vibe to them that you can't find anywhere else!
COLOR: Like I mentioned before, HG Apparel allows you to pick the color of your graphic tee from a list of choices. I really like this idea because it allows for everyone t…

SPRING FASHION: TRENDSETTER

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Dressing trendy is always fun, but being a trendsetter is even better. Stay ahead of the game this fashion season with these five fabulous outfits:

#1-Vacation

Its summer vacation for a lot of my high school and college fans. Even though it is still technically the spring season, a lot of people are already planning their summer vacations. Try a bold color combo like maroon and navy blue, and you're certain to set some trends.

#2-Silver

Gold jewelry may seem to be the trendy thing right now, but why not incorporate some silver jewelry back into your outfits? Pair a simple peplum white top with dark denim to create a chic basic look. Then add in silver jewelry and accessories and you're ready to set some trends.

#3-Cute

Look cute while you lounge around in a striped tee and blue denim shorts.

#4-Thrill Ride

Going to an amusement park this summer? Try a bold look by pairing a flowy maroon tank with white and gold jewelry!

#5-Memorial Day

Memorial Day is quickly approaching for a…

REVIEW: ZEE ALEXIS

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review
Zee Alexis offers woven shoes that move and respond to every step!
LOOK AND STYLE: I received the DANIELLE Black Metallic Woven Sneaker. There are several things I love about this shoe. The first is the laces. There are laces, but there is not need to lace them. I have found that this pre-laced up style is becoming increasingly popular. As someone who loves to be a trendsetter, I felt like I really set trends with these shoes. Another thing I love about the appearance of these shoes is the woven material. The woven appearance makes the shoes look completely unique; I have never seen anything like it before. That is something that really drew me to this shoe. The final thing I noticed about this shoe was the part on the the back. As you can see by the picture, the shoe comes up a bit on the heel up towards the Achilles tendon. I am someone who is prone to getting blisters in the particular spot. Seeing that …

SPRING FASHION: PROFESSIONAL

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I know that a ton of you guys work in a professional environment. Maybe you even own a business. Either way, you know that looking chic and professional is super important whether its your first day or your last. Check out these five outfits designed for the working woman:

#1-Work Meets Fashion

Just because you have a job doesn't mean you can't dress with style. Try on a formal navy blue sleeveless top with some skinny trousers for a great look. Don't forget to accessories with simple, yet  elegant, earrings.

#2-Mint Edition

The only thing I would recommend changing are the jeans. I recommend non-ripped white jeans paired with a beige tank and a mint blazer for a great work look. Add in matching pumps to complete the look. Thanks to reader highfashionfiles for sending this in!

#3-Casual Friday

Business casual and actual casual are two very different things. Find a good medium this casual Friday by pairing a lacy sleeveless top with nice jeans. Golden accessories complete t…

REVIEW: ADNART

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Disclaimer: I received this product in exchange for an honest review. The logos on the products are not a reflection of the product or the company I am reviewing. They serve only as an example.

Adnart offers products that are BPA free, odorless, tasteless, and stain resistant. These bottles are designed to be purchased in bulk with your company logo on them. As one can see from the picture, I received two glass bottles and one stainless steel tumbler. These bottles are all dishwasher safe. To protect the appearance of these bottles, one should avoid using chlorine or bleach and use a non-abrasive sponge or cloth. Do not freeze or microwave these bottles. Use caution when pouring hot drinks.
LOOK AND STYLE: The first product I received was the Cafe Latte Tumbler. This tumbler does come in many colors; however, I was sent a grey container with a black lid. The tumbler has a sleek finish to it making it look professional. This tumbler is a great tumbler to give out at promotional compan…

SPRING FASHION: TEEN STYLE

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Today's post is inspired by the styles I have seen teens wearing online and in person. Dress like the age you feel with some help from this post.

#1-Secrets

I remember one huge part of being a younger teen was telling and keeping a bunch of secrets. Channel your inner 15 year old with this outfit. Pair leggings with a plain tee shirt and white sneakers for a young look.

#2-Dinner with Family

Who says dinner with your family has to be formal? Not today's teens. Dress casual chic with a striped tee and denim jeans.

#3-Outfit of the Day

Not sure what to post on Instagram? Try this super adorable outfit. Pair a charcoal shirt with dark denim jeans and minimalist accessories for an instagram-worthy look!

#4-Road Trip

Just because you aren't 16, doesn't mean the road trips have to stop. Whether you are going on a college tour or taking the kids to a fun vacation spot, be sure to look comfy and casual. Try pairing a light grey tee with dark denim short and brown sandals for a…

REVIEW: ZING ANYTHING

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review.
The new Citrus Zinger from Zing Anything diffuses citrus fruits into water with ease. For more info visit their website by clicking here
LOOK AND STYLE: I received the Citrus Zinger from Zing Anything. This water bottle has a great sporty look to it. The bottle is mostly clear with some yellow and grey accents. I really liked this tri-color approach to a water bottle. Another thing I noticed was the flat top. It can be difficult to see from the picture, but when the straw is down, the top is completely flat. This make it super easy to infuse the fruit into the water. Besides its technical use, I really thought that flat top gave this water bottle some character. Near the top is a small hole for the hooking the product onto gym bags or bikes making this the perfect sports water bottle. The final this I noticed was the actual infuser. I have used other water infuser product, but I have never seen one that lo…

SPRING FASHION: REST AND RELAXATION

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Springtime is a perfect time to just spend a little time to yourself. Whether thats reading a book, watching netflix, or listening to music. Here a five outfits that are perfect for a me-day.  #1-Beaded Bag I love the way the simple grey dress looks with all the preppy accessories. This is a perfect outfit to wear while reading a book!
#2-Bohemian Preppy Bohemian and preppy seem to be the most popular styles this spring. I figured: why not combine the two to create a new style? The plain white tank and simple jewelry look great with printed pants. This outfit is a perfect one to wear while resting before a big day.
#3-Stripes This striped ensemble is great to wearing while driving to your latest destination. Whether thats a college tour or a family members house, 
#4-Work Similar to the first outfit, this plain dress looks great with brown accessories and is perfect for getting housework done.
#5-City Dress When I think of city living, this outfit comes to mind. This dress is great t…

"IN THE NAME OF GUCCI: A MEMOIR" SUMMARY AND AFTERTHOUGHTS

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review. This review may contain book spoilers. Read at your own discretion. 
The gripping family drama and never before told love story surrounding the rise and fall of the late Aldo Gucci, the man responsible for making the legendary fashion label the powerhouse it is today, as told by his daughter.
Patricia Gucci was born the secret lovechild whose birth could have caused imprisonment for her father and social out-casting for her mother. Aldo Gucci was the businessman who turned Gucci into more than a small town store. He turned a small luggage company into a fashion powerhouse. The Gucci brand is still widely popular today, all thanks to Aldo Gucci. However, this might not have happened if the public had found out about his scandal. To avoid this, Aldo sent Bruna, his pregnant lover, away to England to give birth to his daughter, Patricia. After giving birth, Bruna wanted to come back home. Aldo had to go throu…

SPRING FASHION: STYLISH

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Happy Sunday Everyone! Once in a while, I think everyone needs to splurge a bit. For me, I splurge on clothes. If you're anything like me, you want to know that latest styles before you go to the mall. No one likes being surprised with a new style. Or worse, no one likes buying something only to realize it was fashionable last spring. Don't worry. Here are my top five stylish outfits.

#1-Draped Blouse

I've noticed that a ton of people are wearing this draped blouse look to work and school. Turn it into a weekend outfit by adding jeans and low cut booties.

#2-Blogger Style

Bloggers and Youtubers have a ton of influence over what the latest style is. So in this outfit, I have created my signature look for you to try. Try wearing a plain shirt dress with simple brown accessories for a chic look.

#3-Spring Cleaning

Time to clean out your closet-and replace those old clothes from 2012 with the newest styles of 2016. This chic outfit is great to wear to work. Thank you to highfa…

REVIEW: NEAUTIES

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Disclaimer: I received these products in exchange for an honest review.

Neauties offers natural, handmade lip balm and lip gloss that offer protection and contain maximum healing strength

LOOK AND STYLE: The first products I received were the strawberry and cherry lip gloss. As you can see by the picture, these lip glosses come in small glass jars. I thought that this was a really unique way to package lip gloss. It really appealed to me because I have never seen that before. The Neauties logo is white and brown. Normally, I would label these colors as bland for a logo, however, these colors work really well with the overall Neauties brands. I feel like the colors really help represent the face that the lip gloss (and lip balm) is natural and handmade. The minimalist design seems to fit in well with the modern world. I don't like my makeup and beauty products to seem too "busy". Neauties kept it simple, yet chic. Another thing I noticed about the lip gloss was the pictu…

SPRING FASHION: CUTE

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Hey Everyone! I hope you all are having a great weekend! As many of my US fans know, Memorial Day is quickly approaching. Memorial Day is the time when nearly everyone attends a funeral. Check out my cute Memorial Day outfits, perfect to wear to the neighborhood get-together.

#1-Pop of Red

Pair a flowy black top with blue jeans and sandals for a great look! Add in red earrings for a pop of color.

#2-School

School is almost over! This cute outfit is perfect to wear on your last day of finals. This outfit perfectly combines cute with comfy.

#3-Ready for Summer

Combine a flowy white top with dark blue jeans and decorative brown sandals for a summery look in the spring!

#4-Mall Trip

Similar to the first outfit, pair a black top with light blue jean shorts and strappy brown sandals. Add pink jewelry for a little color.

#5-Spring Day

Looking for the perfect outfit for a cool spring day? Pair a coral long-sleeved top with light blue jean shorts. Add in black sandals to complete the look!

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