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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.

2019 luxury gift guide

12 best essential luxury basics gift guide

Looking for last minute Christmas gift ideas? This completely un-sponsored gift guide is a curated selection of essential basics that will become the new obsessions for everyone on your list. There are some luxury basics that everyone needs. Having managed a luxury fashion blog for years, I have had the unique opportunity of testing out hundreds of brands. Every year I shortlist my absolute favorites to help you (and myself) shop for the holidays. These are beautiful, high quality gifts that have been personally tested, tried. Even for those who seem to have everything,  Here are 12 essential basics I have used, loved, gifted and highly recommend for the holiday gifting season (or to gift yourself!). Mejuri fine gold jewelry Gold jewelry may just be the biggest fashion trend of 2019 and 2020. Since silver has dominated in years past, it’s a great gift for those who might want to update their jewelry assortment. Mejuri produces handcrafted fine jewelry that can be worn for occasions or every day with low, transparent markups and a limited-edition …

leather jacket 4 review

stolen from his, oversized leather jacket review

Black jeans, a white tee and a leather biker jacket are three items literally everyone should have in their wardrobe. They don’t go out of style. They’re comfy, and extremely versatile. In fact, a true minimalist wouldn’t need much more in their wardrobe at all. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | leather jacket c/o:LEATHER JACKETS 4   A capsule wardrobe represents the core essential pieces you’ll wear over and over. They’re the pieces that can be mixed and matched with everything else, and the ones you’ll likely wear out from repeated use before you’ll ever have the desire to replace them. An eternal icon of rebellious style, a genuine leather motto jacket is a wardrobe staple for both his and hers. While admittedly owning more than a couple in my loosely translated “capsule wardrobe”, somehow I always find room for one more. Changing it up this season, I’ve received a new, oversized leather jacket courtesy of Leather Jacket 4. Leather Jacket 4 is is an online retailer that originated out of Florida, producing …

rubin clip in hair extensions review

Rubin clip in hair extensions review

Curious about trying clip in hair extensions? It has been a year of transformation. This summer, I went from dark brown, 22 inch hair locks to a short grey bob. Thankfully, my virgin hair took only one bleaching session to lift the color. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | clip in hair extensions c/o:RUBIN EXTENSIONS   The short, quirky style is a better fit for my soul’s energy. But on an occasion, I do miss the long locks. Having tried brown hair extensions in the past, I was altogether too excited when Rubin Extensions reached out offering a collaboration to provide my thoughts in a remy hair extensions review. In this clip in hair review, I’ll be providing my feedback on color match, quality, use and styling these new platinum blonde hair extensions. About Rubin hair extensions Rubin hair extensions is the prominent expert on real hair extensions in Switzerland. Newer to the US market, it was the first I had heard of them. Their market now extends to Germany, Poland, Italy, Austria, …

as by df review

discover fall layers of luxury in this AS by DF review

Sun hot by day, evenings are cool by night. The weeks are flying by. Fall is almost upon us. With it, a new season of fashion begins. Layering re-appears on the scene. The hottest fashion trends of fall 2020 are starting to emerge on the streets in the northern most cities. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | luxury suede AS by DF leather jacket c/o:AS BY DF | tie-dye blouse c/o:AS BY DF | luxury handbag:GUCCI   During the transitional months, layers are critical to get you through the drastic climate changes of the day. As such, they’re my first grab off the shelves and out of the wardrobe. This season, AS by DF has caught my attention with their luxury fashion staples that play off of the major fall fashion trends. How I discovered AS by DF Sent a few pieces as gifts for my Instagram fashion blog, I couldn’t resist but to share more details with you here. As a luxury fashion blogger, I’m introduced to so many brands I may …

filippo loreti watch review with gold band and moon face

5 tips on how to find a perfect watch with Filippo Loreti

Being a fashion blogger has it’s perks, and owning a few dozen fashion timepieces is one of them. As one of my favorite accessories, you probably see me posting on Instagram on a regular basis. Want to get a timepiece of your own but not sure where to start? Here are my 5 pro tips on how to find a perfect watch from an avid (obsessed) collector, plus a Filippo Loreti review as the newest piece to my collection. Look for the “wow” factor As one of the biggest accessory trends of the generation, there are thousands upon thousands of fashion watches for consumers to choose from. Having dozens myself, I’ve started to notice many brands producing nearly identical designs. If you’re looking for a single fashion statement, look for a watch that has a “wow” factor that sets it apart from the crowd. Whether it’s a unique face, material or dial design – details matter. This doesn’t mean you have to opt for opulent design, it just means you should be looking for something …