Friday, October 31, 2014

How To: The Perfect Cat Eye




A cat eye look can be SO hard to achieve, or so we all think it is. Above is a post I did for the GLAM Style iPad app on how to get the perfect cat eye. It may take a little bit of practice but trust me, you will slowly get the hang of it! I hope you guys enjoy this tutorial and let me know anything else you want to see! BTW - Don't forget to "PIN" this tutorial please!

Love, Olia

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Dressed Up

Dress: Three of Something // Shoes: ASOS // Bag: Urban Expressions, love this one (similar) // Bracelets: Michael Kors & Whiting & Davis

Lately I've been more into conservative dresses with a little edge (for example-- cutouts, bare back etc..) which is why I am currently obsessing over this dress. First of all the dress fits like a glove, it has a unique texture and the simple yet classy way of adding a small cutout really makes the dress stand out. The night I wore this I got tons of compliments and it was so nice since sometimes a black dress can kind of blend in with all the others. Since there was a bit of intricate detailing on the dress I wanted to make sure to keep my hair up and out of the way to not take away from my outfit. I was also deciding on a statement necklace but again, I wanted to keep the focus on the dress so instead I went with some bold hoop earrings. What do you guys think!?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Caribbean Feeling with Matching Separates

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caribbean dominican republic, asos, matching separates, crop top, pink, maxi skirt, las terranes
caribbean dominican republic, asos, matching separates, crop top, pink, maxi skirt, las terranes
caribbean dominican republic, asos, matching separates, crop top, pink, maxi skirt, las terranes
caribbean dominican republic, asos, matching separates, crop top, pink, maxi skirt, las terranes
caribbean dominican republic, asos, matching separates, crop top, pink, maxi skirt, las terranes
Top: ASOS // Bottoms: ASOS // Shoes: Onex // Bag: Tory Burch, love this one // Bracelets: Danielle Stevens


I'm getting to the last of my Dominican photos! This set was taken at our beautiful home in the DR and it already makes me sad to not be there! This front porch is where we spend most of our time while there since it's always so beautiful outside (day or night). We will always have breakfast here and hang out. Sometimes I would even just lay down and take naps outside. Such a beautiful way of life! xoxo

Fall Entertaining Tips

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Well, it's officially fall and that means lots and lots of entertaining! I've partnered up with Starbucks®  to round up some of my favorite fall entertaining tips, ideas and pairings that will help you add a little style to your parties. Hope you enjoy!

Place Cards. What a unique way to change up a regular place card by using a leaf turned upside down with your guest's name written on it. First of all, it's adorable and secondly you can find them in your backyard!

The Perfect Cup of Joe. What better way than to warm up with a delicious cup of flavored coffee?! Impress your guests with the amazing tastes of the Starbucks® flavored K-Cup® Packs. For a fall evening of entertaining, I would go for the Cinnamon Dolce flavor. Your guests will enjoy a signature cup of coffee in the comfort of your home and honestly they might wonder how in the world you made it taste so good! You can keep that little secret to yourself.

Appetizers. I'd love to pair my coffee with some fresh fruit and cheese. Sliced apples make for an easy finger food and/or snack and always remind me of fall. Another thing I absolutely love is paper lunch bags filled with delicious caramel corn. You could easily get a scalloped pair of craft scissors to get the simple design on the top of the bags. Little things like that make a big difference in the aesthetic of your party.

Details. As I mentioned above, if you can add small touches to your party, your guests will appreciate it. I love these drinking and wine glasses with the gold detailing. It adds that extra touch and really gives the feeling of fall.

How do you guys gear up for fall entertaining?!

The rich aromas and sweet flavors you love from Starbucks®, now brewing at home. Introducing two new K-Cup® flavors for fall, inspired by our cafe favorites.

LEGAL: Developed in partnership with Starbucks Coffee Company and their new Starbucks® K-Cup® packs. K-Cup packs for use in Keurig® K-Cup® brewing systems. Keurig, the Cup and Star Design, Keurig Brewed, K-Cup and the Keurig brewer trade dress are trademarks of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., used with permission.

Compensation was provided by Starbucks Coffee Company, via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Starbucks Coffee Company.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Retro Swim in the DR

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swimsuit, dominican republic, beach, retro bathing suit, swim, aviators
swimsuit, dominican republic, beach, retro bathing suit, swim, aviators
Bathing Suit: WET Swimwear // Sunglasses: Ray Ban

I typically have Sunday and Mondays off from work and I usually run errands, go to Pilates and/or biking and spend my time being active. Due to my recent vacation and life getting in the way of things (we've all been there), I have sadly missed it for a while now and finally just got back into my regular routine and all I can say is O - M - G.  You guys know that feeling when you finally work out hard for the first time in weeks? That painful burning in your muscles and feeling like you want to cry? Yep -- that's me. Right. Now. I literally don't even know how I can type this -- my fingers might possibly be the only thing not sore in my entire body. LOL. Just a little reminder to myself to never go through this again although I'm pretty sure I never learn. Til tomorrow ;)

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Stripes to the Beach

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beach stripes, dominican republic, beach stripes, crew, loft, lou grey
beach stripes, dominican republic, beach stripes, crew, loft, lou grey
Dress: Lou & Grey, Similar here // Hat: J.Crew // Sunglasses: Ray Ban

Whhhat?! Can you believe it is almost the end of October?! Where in the world did this month (errr year) go?! On another note, it's October and I'm still posting beach pics -- yay for me! Here are more photos from the DR. This set was taken at Playa Las Ballenas which is the beach right outside our home in the Domincan Republic! BTW- I loved wearing this Lou & Grey dress as a cover up to throw on when I was heading out to the beach. It's so easy to throw on over a swimsuit and head out! And of course you all know, I am an esthetician which means I wear hats a LOT especially when I am heading out into the sun for the day. Remember ladies-- always..and I mean ALWAYS protect your face!!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Fall Makeup Tutorial: bareMinerals & more


Hey guys! If you all follow me on YouTube then you may have seen this new video but I wanted to post it here in case some of you haven't!! Hope you enjoy & make sure to SUBSCRIBE to my channel for lots of new videos!!

Makeup Used:
Using all of my favorite bareMinerals products to show you guys a new fall makeup look. 

Products used below:

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