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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.

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 …

parker smith jeans review pocket placement

Parker Smith jeans review

Getting back to the basics, it’s important to remember some of the most essential elements of fashion. When working towards a capsule wardrobe, identifying key repeat-pieces is of the essence. What could be more quintessential than a pair of jeans? In this Parker Smith jeans review, I’m going to cover a personal favorite brand that has now held my loyalty for years in providing the perfect fitting jeans (no, they haven’t paid me to write this). Owning dozens of pairs myself, and also sharing with friends and family, it’s a staple item that I wear in my real life scenarios nearly every day, making them well worth a place in your wardrobe. Managing a minimalist fashion blog, I’m not always able to share some of my everyday basics. But, basics are those capsule wardrobe items that you can wear the most – and the most important investment pieces in your closet. I couldn’t hold this one back any longer. About Parker Smith jeans First, a bit about the brand, Parker Smith. Parker Smith is a …

t&n ballet flats review

everyday luxury | T&N ballet flats review

Simplicity is a rare treasure in life. Webster describes it as the “the quality of being easy to understand or use.” It’s a natural component of what one would consider an everyday luxury of the minimalist. Straightforward, understated, and a support of one’s lifestyle. T&N is one brand that captures the essence of just that. In this T&N ballet flats review, we will cover just what simplicity in footwear means for you, including a detailed personal review of my experience with the comfort, quality and components of their classic ballet flat. About T&N It’s always a paramount preface for me to start all product reviews with an introduction to the story behind the brand. There is a lot you can understand about a product line or collection if you first understand the concepts and principals they were built from. I encourage you before making any purchasing decisions to first research into the brand’s history, get in the head of their designer, and then dive deeper into what brands align with your lifestyle priorities. T&N was …

mobs design sneaker review

MOBS Design sneaker review

Modern utility and altheisure design, check. Luxury essentials with sporty undertones, check. Footwear designed for a casual lifetyle, check. If you’re a regular blog visitor, you may remember my ode to luxury footwear for the modern nomad from December of last year. If not, prepare to tread the urban jungle on a discovery of globally inspired footwear in this MOBS Design review covering details about the brand, design inspiration, related fashion trends, a bit about the 6 pairs I now own in my own closet, and the latest scoop on their newest collection. Discover the MOBS mentality Mobility, optimism, beauty and soul – it’s what MOBS stands for, and it’s the gravitational center of the MOBS mentality. MOBS Design is a brand of men’s and women’s luxury sneakers with an architectural design inspired from cityscapes around the world. Made for the restless wanderer and the creative soul, MOBS is more than a brand. They are a movement towards the appreciation of beauty found in all humanity, and the sense of satisfaction one feels when seeing …

luxury fashion creed millesime imperial review

discover sultry luxury – Creed millesime imperial cologne

Ok, I’d be lying if I said I selected this perfume for any reason other than the packaging. But can you blame me? Dripping in luxury, this 100 ML bottle of decadence looks as if pure gold was melted over the entire bottle in one seamless pour. Then as if by magic, the symmetrical Creed logo rises from the liquid gold just a fraction to deepen the metallic shine. It’s flawless by design, with the cut cap standing proudly like a gold brick chiseled to perfection. The box is as beautiful. A hardy white craft board is embossed in gold and silver, with Creed’s 3-feathered crown gracing the box top and center. Millesime Imperial is place on the box as a plaque, giving it an even more regal look and feel. And the scent? photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | cologne c/o:CREED   When I was gifted a Creed cologne bottle of choice to feature on an Instagram promotion, I wasn’t able to get the full experience of scent testing before making the …