Friday, August 12, 2016

Meeting a BAWSE

Do you have trouble finding the right top to wear with a flared midi skirt? While crop tops look amazing, they're not something I'm comfortable wearing (A peek of my midriff? No thank you!). This black bodysuit is a fun alternative. It's fitted, so it contrasts nicely with the flared silhouette. And because it's a bodysuit, you don't have to worry about it bunching up at the waist.

Floral Midi Flare Skirt Romwe Black bodysuit H&M tassel earrings
Top: Miss Selfridges (similar) / Skirt: c/o Romwe (85% off sale) / Earrings: H&M (similar) / Necklace: c/o oNecklace / Shoes: Nine West (similar) / Bag: Chanel WOC

On my lips I'm wearing BAWSE, a matte liquid lipstick from Smashbox's recent collaboration with Youtuber Lilly Singh/iiSuperwomanii. I was invited to meet Lilly during her Square One meet and greet, and I was gifted this amazing lipstick. I put it on in time for my photo, and have been hooked ever since! I love it because it's so lightweight - and unlike other matte lipsticks - it seriously doesn't feel like you're wearing ANYTHING on your lips. It goes on vibrantly and the color is so rich - plus, you don't even need a lipliner - you can just use the pointed tip of the applicator. The best part is that it doesn't dry out or dehydrate your lips at all. It's really a unique formula and I highly recommend testing it out. There are a lot of shades in Smashbox's Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick range - but Bawse is my favourite because it's such a pretty red.

BAWSE, a matte liquid lipstick from Smashbox's recent collaboration with Youtuber Lilly Singh/iiSuperwomanii

I'm also wearing this custom monogram necklace (Mine is size: XXL) from oNecklace in these photos. I've seen these oversized monogram necklaces on a lot of US bloggers, and I've always loved the look of them. However - I only have 2 initials, not 3, so I used the first letters of my name instead - my necklace says "Zeb"!

custom monogram necklace (Mine is size: XXL) from oNecklace

How gorgeous is the print on this skirt? I can't decide which floral midi skirt I love better - this one or my first one. Which do you prefer?

Have you tried any of Smashbox's Liquid Lipsticks? What top would you pair with a flared midi skirt?

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  1. I haven't tried their lipstick, but I am a devotee of their Camera Ready BB Cream. Love it!

    Now, about the bodysuit: I can't. I just can't! I wore them when I was 19 and going to the bars, I fear I would look like mutton dressed as lamb or like I was trying to relive my youth, with Ace of Bass in the background. You, of course, look adorable.

    1. You'd look gorgeous in a bodysuit - just block your 90s association and think of it as a t-shirt that stays tucked in LOL!

  2. How beautiful is your skirt?! <3

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  3. Such a gorgeous look and I to love body suits it just makes for a sleeker look.


    1. Yes you're right, it makes everything so much sleeker 💙

  4. I absolutely love that skirt and the thought of wearing a body underneath is genius as I too wouldn't want an accidentally flash of the midriff!

    1. Preventing midriff flashes is definitely a benefit of bodysuits ;-)

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  6. That lip color is beautiful! I'm really into darker lips right now and that one looks perfect. I also love your midi skirt. You wear them well!

    1. I honestly can't rave enough about this range - the colour does not budge - its even better than filling in your lips with lipliner - and less drying too!

  7. I can't get over how amazing you look in this skirt! The whole outfit it amazing!
    I just put up a new blog post on new skincare I found from Sephora. I have a couple more posts coming this week. I'm a bit new to blogging and would love it if you checked out my blog!


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