The No Budget Madewell Wish List.

no budget madewell wish list

Madewell has always been the shop of my dreams. Everything about it is so simple, classic, and modern. I fell in love with the brand when I bought a pair of their skinny jeans that seriously never stretch out. I got them on sale and they were still pretty pricy, but they are the best quality denim I’ve ever purchased. My heart still yearns for Madewell and I can’t help but peruse their site every once in a while. You know what they say. You gotta dream big. Consider this no budget Madewell wish list one of my big dreams.

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FOTD: Spooky Night.

Tara Halloween make up blue hairFantasy Makers Fa-Boo-Lash! in MysteriousScarecrow Vampire FangsHey there bow friends!

Was that a surprise twist or what?  This here is my Halloween look this year!  My friends and I are going as modern gothic vampires. Apparently that means big lashes and bold hair.  My eye look is composed of electric blues and icy silvers with some smokey shadow going on in the outer corner.  My base makeup is a mix of my Tarte Amazonian Clay foundation and a much paler shade of the Revlon Colorstay Liquid foundation.  I went with a heavy contour (NYC Sunny Bronzer) and highlight (theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer) as well as a dusting of pale powder to help make me look vampiric (Rimmel Stay Matte).  Although I’ve never watched it, from what I understand the modern vampires on Vampire Diaries have veining underneath their eyes and so I used a Jordana Fabuliner felt tip eyeliner in brown in order to mimic veins peeking through.

Blue Pageboy Wig/Scarecrow Small Deluxe Vampire Fangs/ Wet N Wild Mysterious Lashes

Eyes – Maybelline Eyestudio Quad in Sapphire Siren/ L’oreal Hip Metallic Shadow Duo in Platinum/ Milani Eyetech Extreme/ Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

Lips – Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Poe/ Jane Cosmetics Eyeliner

I hope you guys enjoy this crazy look!  I never wear this much color so I had a lot of fun putting it together.  I guess without the teeth I could be an ice princess or something.  Hmm.  Anyways, I’ll post some photos of my costume on twitter and facebook so look out for them!  I’d love to see your costumes so make sure to share them as well.  Have a fun and safe Halloween everyone!

We shall talk soon.

-Tara Joy ❤

Day 5 – Holiday Outfits – The Grand Finale.

Full dress

So like I mentioned the other day, today is the classiest I think I’ve ever looked.  I don’t get too dressed up for New Years usually as I usually spend New Years Eve running around downtown with beau in the 14 degree weather.  Not exactly the best time to pull out your stilettos.

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