National Wear Red Day | Go Red for Women

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pictured: sparkling dangle earrings / lipstick / red dress c/o Macy’s / handbag (old, also love this one) / black and silver watch / spring nail polish / black pumps

Happy National Wear Red Day! This is an incredible movement to help raise awareness in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Go Red for Women is a campaign by The American Heart Association, and it is sponsored by Macy’s. The campaign calls attention to the fact that cardiovascular disease is so prevalent among women; yet many don’t know it. A woman dies every 80 seconds from heart-related illnesses, yet 80 percent of those deaths are preventable. The American Heart Association’s mission is to reduce deaths, and disabilities, from cardiovascular diseases with education and research that benefits everyone.

I hope you will join me in the fight against heart disease and stroke by wearing red today, and hopefully purchasing a red dress awareness pin from a Macy’s store. The pins are shaped like a red dress, and cost only $3. They are sold in pairs, so for $3, you have a pin for yourself, and one for your BFF! Love that!

This dress I am wearing is also part of the Wear Red campaign and can be found online or at a Macy’s store. It’s a classic and fabulous dress which can be worn every year on National Wear Red Day as well as on Valentine’s Day; or anytime you want to wear a va-va-voom dress! Loving it!

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To learn more about The American Heart Association, please visit their website.

Thanks for stopping by!



*sponsored by The American Heart Association and Macy’s. all thoughts and opinions are my own

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Shades of red for fall 2015

shades of red fall 2015 color trends for fall

Pictured from left: jacket / watch / handbag / platforms / cut out booties

Shades of a red is a huge color trend for the fall 2015 season. Designers favored red hues in their collections for the fall 2015 season; with Merlot and bright red being the top two shades.

Merlot, which is also referred to as “Marsala” the color of 2015, and bright red, are being spotted on everything imaginable for the fall 2015 season including clothing, accessories, shoes, handbags, and more! With two distinct red hues on the color wheel for fall 2015, there are two distinct ways to wear these colors during the autumn season.

When it comes to wearing Merlot, designers have opted to pair this wine hue with shades of black, navy, military green, and a bright blue hue, which resembles a cross between teal and turquoise, and is officially named “Biscay Bay.” These various combinations give Merlot or “Marsala” a modern look when shown with the fall season’s vintage 70’s trend. Merlot or “Marsala” is also a traditional fall hue giving the color a classic autumn look, and making it a natural hue to wear during the cool weather season.

Designers have also gravitated towards bright red for the fall 2015 season. This is a classic red hue; which is considered a year ’round color. Bright red is being shown alone, as well as paired with black, and neutral hues. This eye-catching shade is meant to be the main attraction of an ensemble, and it is meant to be complimented with neutrals or black; not blended with other colors. Look for statement pieces in bright red this fall 2015 season to make an entrance at a event, or a day-to-day statement.

Shades of red are great colors to look for this fall 2015 season when updating your closet. Not only are the hues traditional, there is a shade of red for every taste, style, and occasion. Love that! I find myself gravitating towards Marsala/Merlot. Which red hue is your favorite?

Shades of red clothing for fall 2015:

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Dolce & Gabbana Make Up Collector’s Edition for the holidays

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Pictured: The Dolce & Gabbana Make Up Collector’s Edition, Holidays 2014. c/o Dolce & Gabbana. Eye shadow in Pure Gold, Illuminator compact (in-store only), nail polish in Lover and special edition bottle of The One (in-store only) regular version here.

Dolce & Gabbana has outdone themselves this time! For the holiday 2014 season, Dolce & Gabbana has launched a beautiful collection of make up aptly named the “Make Up Collector’s Edition.” This fabulous collection offers exclusive casing which is ideal for gift-giving; or for the collector like me! The beauty products in Dolce & Gabbana’s holiday collection are classic pieces which are iconic in their own right.

The collection includes collector’s editions of Dolce & Gabbana’s Bronzer, Illuminator, lipstick in “Real Red,” Perfect Mono Eye shadow in “Pure Bronze” and “Pure Gold,” nail polish in “Lover” and a fabulous special edition of “The One.” This entire collection is limited and will only be available for a short time. I am so thrilled to have a piece of it!

The One” is one of my all-time favorite fragrances. I have gone through a few bottles of it already, so this special edition version of The One is exciting! The nail polish in “Lover” is a fabulous cherry red which is timeless, and ideal to keep in one’s nail polish collection. I am also a huge fan of Dolce & Gabbana’s “Illuminator,” so this fabulous special edition version features the imprint of an ancient coin is thrilling!

The ancient coin imprinted on the Illuminator and on the Bronzer represents a journey of discovery Dolce & Gabbana have gone through in Ancient Sicily and the Greek culture; where the designing duo takes much of their inspiration. The profile of Greek God Athena is imprinted on the coin. She represents wisdom, courage, civilization and intelligence. She also personifies the voyage to Sicily’s roots and captures the precious characteristics which have helped define the entire “Make Up Collector’s Edition” for the holiday 2014 season.

To shop this special beauty collection by Dolce & Gabbana for the holiday season, please click on the photos below.