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Look I get it, I’m a consumer too. And let’s be honest, the internet makes it rough. Don’t get me wrong, I love shopping online, but sometimes that ‘nude’ sweater you got on final sale turns out to be hot pink, and so not what you were looking for. If you’re in the market to discover some cool new brands or just want to know how that sweater actually looks and feels in real life, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some product reviews that give you insight into quality, functionality and beauty from a shopaholic’s perspective.

bite beauty french press gloss review

Bite beauty french press lip gloss review

What’s wrong? I don’t bite, or do I? Calling all coffee and beauty lovers alike (I think that pretty much covers all of us), Bite Beauty has just launched a new collection that I couldn’t wait to share with you. Please note they sent me these items as a gift, but I haven’t been sponsored or paid in any way to make this review – just love these tasty little bites so much, I couldn’t help but share. Introducing French press lip gloss by Bite Beauty. Thought you were over the gloss stage of your life after your hair got stuck on your face and you tacked up your boyfriend’s lips too many times? Prepare to be delighted. This new limited edition collection from Bite is super creamy, feels like a balm, and goes on like a creme lipstick. The best of all worlds right? Want the full bite? Here’s the review. What is Bite French press lip gloss “Creamy, comfortable lip gloss made with coffee butter and cold press coffee oil” – Bite You …

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Mondaine Helvetica No1 Timepiece Review

Sleek, bold… italic. Yes, I’m talking about a font and not just fashion. Who here is a fan of the ever fresh Helvetica typeface? Well there’s good news for you font feens, Mondaine has just released a new timepiece collection in ode to the iconic style, and I have partnered with them to give you a Mondaine watch review. Introducing the Helvetica No1 collection, a minimalist timepiece collection designed with a modern play on design. The collection itself is quite broad with a wide enough selection for every minimalist timepiece lover. You’ll find options in gold, silver, leather and mesh bands… even faces in different styles and designs. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III & iPHONE X | minimalist fashion timepiece c/o:MONDAINE   Steering towards the direction of sleek style, I chose to review the 38mm Helvetica No1 Light. Simple and concise, it’s definitely the ideal for everyday wear with a clean, modern design and attention to details in the components. The rim of the face is in a muted brushed steel with a …

mobs footwear review

luxury footwear for the modern nomad

Sleek lines, tonal hues, architectural silhouettes – a sharp, directional line runs boldly from heel to toe, seemingly thrusting the style in a forward direction. There’s no looking back. Cool. Casual. Ultra luxe. Meet MOBS and their line of luxury footwear, redefining world-class sneakers for everyday style. photography:JOEY PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | shoes c/o:MOBS   There are certain brands, through a combination of minimal aesthetics and modern lines, that resonate deeply with the core of your being that drives your fashion and lifestyle choices. MOBS is one of those brands. Somehow blurring the line between contemporary art and timeless style, their capsule collection of visually-unisex sneakers are an unmatched level of understated greatness. In this MOBS footwear review, I will cover MOBS unique mission statement, the features that make the shoes more than ordinary, and three ways to style their most popular styles. About MOBS footwear Mobility, Optimism, Beauty and Soul [MOBS] define the brand’s unique mission, creating an experience and movement specific to them. They understand we live in a culture …

ravella silk review

Ravella silk review in winter whites

Soft, subtle, and velvety-smooth to the touch – silk remains a go-to selection for luxury fashion pieces for women around the world. With meticulous craftsmanship in manufacturing at a high thread count for maximum luster and beauty, it’s also remained a challenge to attain quality silk pieces at an affordable price range for everyday wear. Fret no more. I’ve partnered with Ravella to introduce you to a new line of silk wear that’s as carefully crafted as highly-sought luxury brands, at a price range you can afford to stock your wardrobe with. In this Ravella silk review, I will be sharing my experience with the brand, my thoughts on the quality of material and designs, and a few key features that make Ravella silk innovative in the fashion market. photography:JOEY PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | silk blouse c/o:RAVELLA First, here’s a bit about the brand Ravella is a modern luxury brand specializing in 100% silk products, offering a capsule collection of blouses and silk tops. Named after a coastal town in Italy, Ravella …

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Tomorrow mattress-in-a-box review

Anyone else been wondering what’s up with these mattress-in-a-box phenomenons? I’ve partnered with Tomorrow to provide you a review and show you exactly what that’s all about, and what you can expect when unboxing your memory foam hybrid mattress. Tomorrow is one of the iconic sleep-support brands providing sleepers with an easier solution to mattress shopping – mattresses delivered in a box, straight to your door. (I live in a third-story apartment, so I can’t express how much easier that makes life for me). photography:KRISTINA PETRICK & KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | memory foam hybrid mattress and accessories c/o:TOMORROW   Unlike their competitors, Tomorrow not only specializes in easy delivery, their business model is centered around providing a sleep-experience, rather than just a mattress. “We believe the better you understand what you do while you sleep, the more you can improve how you feel when you step out of bed”. – Tomorrow With that principal in mind, they have studied the connection between engineering and sleep environment and their affect on a …