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Jewelmint Review: Modern Love Set

Morning PSers!

Though it didn’t take me too long to jump on the Jewelmint train, it did take me a little time to make my first purchase….I’d blame my tight graduate student budget! 😦

So here’s my review of my first Jewelmint purchase….

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Maxi Find!

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’ll remember that I did a previous post about maxi dresses.

Well with all the soaring temperatures I realized I needed a break from pants and jeans. So, I was finally able to go out and get one for myself! 🙂

The first one I found was from TJ Maxx. I really love shopping at TJ Maxx. Their prices are definitely very competitive for the different brands available. Earlier this year I was able to nab a gorgeous snakeskin print Jessica Simpson hobo bag that was originally $108 for $30! 🙂

I don’t have an actual picture of the one from TJ Maxx, but it is very close to this, except it is a teal shade all over:

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Edgy twist to a Half-moon Manicure

It’s no secret that I’ve been very fascinated by different nail art techniques lately…A recent trend that I’ve been wanting to try out for a while is the Half-moon manicure. It’s been featured on different celebrities, My Style, TheLooksforLess and many more websites.

It’s a nail trend that was initially seen on Hollywood starlets in the 20s. But it’s definitely making a huge comeback. Here are some celebrities sporting this manicure:

   

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Polka Dotted Magic

I’d been wearing bright nail colors for quite some time…but lately I have been wearing a lot of different nude shades. One of the reasons might be a recent manicure post by Jen (LooksforLess) 🙂 She did a simple yet gorgeous manicure with a nude base and added a magical touch to it with a golden glitter top coat.

So, inspired by her manicure, I tried it with a little twist…

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Color Bomb

I am in love with a recent purchase from a Hautelook Matix sale. Now I admit I had no clue this brand even existed… but a lot of the time Hautelook-type websites introduce me to new brands. I saw the dress on sale and sat patiently hitting refresh for the correct size (S, for me) to become available. When I received the dress I figured this was not going to hug any curves on my body, hehe. So my belt came to the rescue. I used a wide black belt to cinch it in at the waist and here are the results:

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(Maxi)mum Comfort

Spring is here and summer is near. 🙂 So, it’s no doubt that maxi dresses are the thing of the season! Bright bold colors and gorgeous patterns – you name it, they come in all shapes and sizes.

No doubt the celebrities are rocking it too!

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