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My Miami Sephora Haul

February 24, 2016

Hi loves! So I went to Miami for a couple of days this month, super happy to see my family and friends, and I was more then ready to get some shopping done! I had a long list for Sephora, that I had to edit otherwise my husband would’ve not been a happy camper haha! There where a few things I had to get, like the Laura Mercier Secret brightening powder, which I have been using and its really nice, I’m really loving it! I also got the First Aid Beauty 5 in 1 eye cream, the verdict is still out for that one since it has only been a couple of days using it but it does feels nice and not heavy to wear under makeup at all. I purchased the latest HD concealer from Makeup Forever and I love it! Is not as hydrating as the Nars concealer, that is my holy grail {see blog post here about it}, but it does cover the under eye dark circles amazingly! I got a super cute nail polish color from the Sephora line named Trilling, it’s a must have, perfect white-grayish color, give it a try if you can.

I got a 100 points reward right away because, I didn’t want to save them until next time, and I picked the pink gel coat for the nails that I had always wanted to try, so perfect timing. I got my Sephora Birthday present and this year is a set from Fresh {Face cleanser and Rose mask, that I already tried and it left my skin super soft and nice}  so quite happy about that too! At Heathrow airport before heading to Miami, I got a few duty free items, that honestly next time I will get more stuff! They had everything there! There was a Jo Malone store where I purchased my fave scent from them, English Pear and Freesia and also I got the Lip maximizer from Dior… What should I get next? My list is starting for my next trip to Sephora! P.S. Stay tune for my pharmacy makeup haul next 😉

Until next time!

Love,

Paola

Featured Travel

Wynwood Culinary Tour

August 25, 2015

Hey there! Last week I had the opportunity to experience a super cool way to try some of the best food in Miami,  Miami Culinary Tours  has a really neat concept that lets you discover some cool new {at least for me} food spots in different areas of the city, and in this case I went to Wynwood, one of my favorites areas of Miami! If you don’t know much about the area or you simply want to do something different and try a few different restaurants this type of tours is your perfect opportunity! The tour guide was this lovely lady name Jennifer super cool and really knew her game! The tour starts with an intro about the Wynwood Walls, which is the “go to place” you have to visit when you are in Wynwood! The first culinary stop was Wynwood Kitchen and Bar and we got a trio of super good Latin inspired items, and one of them was a tequeño {that I love!!}, then we went to R House where the tuna tartare was amazing!!! Like seriously I wanted a whole plate of it! The third stop was Jimmy’s Kitchen Wynwood and get ready their Mofongo is the best I have ever had, and so filling! Right after we stop at SuViche Wynwood and obviously its all about Ceviche which I have to say I’m not objective here because I love Ceviche, and this one was seriously good. The Fifth place it was probably my favorite restaurant {since it reminded me of Eataly in Milano}, Made In Italy Gourmet is where we had some prosecco, but beyond that the whole ambiance was fantastic, if you are in the area check it our its pretty cool and unique, and last but not least some dessert, we stopped at Fireman Derek’s Worlds Famous Pies where we had some key lime pie that was to die for, and the best way to end the culinary tour.

I definitely would recommend this tour, it takes about three hours and you get to meet new people, I was sitting with this British couple and since I’m moving there soon {real soon!!!} they gave me pointers of neighborhoods to live and apps to download, nice right? Miami Culinary Tours also does other niche hotspots like South Beach and Little Havana, I really think is the best way to get to know the area, try a few restaurants and have fun with friends and/or family for a couple of hours, here is the link to Miami Culinary Tours and have some yummy food and a good time, provecho! Until next time!

Love,

Paola

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Hey there!  La semana pasada tube la oportunidad de ir a un super cool tour culinario en una de mis areas favoritas de Miami, Wynwood! Sino conoces mucho de esta area un tour culinario me parece la forma perfecta de conocerla, o si simplemente quieres hacer algo diferente con tu familia o amigos. La guía del tour que his se llama Jennifer y fue super nice, y se sabia todo sobre el area! El tour empieza con una introducción sobre las Wynwood Walls, porque este es un lugar que debes visitar cuando estas en el area de Wynwood! La primera parada culinaria fue en Wynwood Kitchen and Bar en donde nos dieron un trio de entradas con inspiración Latina muy rico, y en los cuales venia un tequeño {que me encantan!}, luego fuimos a un restaurante llamado R House y nos dieron una prueba del tuna tartare que estaba buenísimo!! yo ya pedía todo un plato de eso!!, el tercer lugar que fuimos fue the Jimmy’s Kitchen Wynwood y para eso preparate que el Mofongo de ellos es el mejor que he probado y como llena! super cerca y la quinto stop fue en SuViche Wynwood que como su nombre lo dice es todo sobre ceviche, y la verdad aqui no soy objetiva porque a mi me encanta el ceviche, y este estaba muy rico. El quito lugar que fuimos con el tour fue quizá mi favorito, {porque me recordo mucho a Eataly en Milano, Italia}, Made In Italy Gourmet a donde nos dieron una copa de prosecco muy rica, pero ademas de esto el ambiente es fantástico, de verdad si estas en el area pasa por allí esta super cool, y el ultimo stop del tour es el postre, y para eso nos llevaron a Fireman Derek’s Worlds Famous Pies a donde nos dieron un pedacito de key lime pie de morirse! y de verdad la forma perfecta de cerrar el tour culinario.

De verdad soy honesta les recomiendo este tour, toma como tres horas en hacer, conoces a gente nueva, vas a lugares nuevos, pruebas platillos que quizá son nuevos para tu paladar, super cool! Miami Culinary Tours también tiene otros tours que se escuchan super bien, como South Beach y Little Havana!  este es el link para la pagina web de ellos por si quieres mas información sobre este Wynwood Culinary Tours  y provecho! Until next time!

Love,

Paola

Fashion Featured

Swimsuit Trends For 2015

August 4, 2015

Lets grab this last month of summer with style, or if you live in a tropical city it’s a whole year lifestyle, swimsuits trends have been fabulous this year. I used to think one piece swimsuits was old fashion, but after seeing all the options I think I like them even more than bikinis now! They are so versatile, you can put some cute pants or skirt and you are ready for lunch or dinner at the beach or even with light top and serves as undergarment, the options are endless. I love this black mesh panel swimsuit from Asos, so stylish and yet so basic! For me Mara Hoffman is a must for the beach, I love the patterns, the boho style, everything this Mara Hoffman bandeau cutout one piece swimsuit has screams beach for me.

I had to add this super cute two piece from Acacia, a brand that I have been following up for a while but still haven’t got a swimsuit from, but the Acacia Panama Bikini top and bottom are my favorites off all time. I had to add this River Island green palm swimsuit, think with a long black flowy skirt {or pants} and a statement gold necklace and cuff? Fabulous!! If I’m going to go for a bikini, I like to get one basic color like this black bikini from Marysia Swim {top and bottom} and some pieces that I can mix match with it like this multicolor one from Kiini Ro {top and bottom}, these two bikini have been super trendy this summer and can be perfect basics to buy pieces around them! Are you liking the swimsuit trends this year? until next time…

Love,

Paola.

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Pasemos estos últimos mes(es) del verano con estilo, o si vives en una cuidad tropical los trajes de baño son parte de tu vida, y la tendencia de los trajes de baño para este año ha estado fabulosa! Yo pensaba que los trajes de baño de una sola pieza eran super anticuados, pero después de ver las tendencias de este año creo que me gustan mas que los bikinis! siento que son super versátiles, te los puedes poner con unos pantalones o una falda linda y ya estas lista para una cena o almuerzo de playa, o hasta los puedes usar abajo de un vestido o un top light, las opciones son muchas! Yo amo este traje de baño negro de una pieza de Asos, super básico pero con mucho estilo! Para mi Mara Hoffman es un básico para la playa, me gustan mucho los colores, el estilo boho, y este traje de baño tipo bandeau cutout de una pieza grita playa por todos lados!

Este traje de baño de River Island con palmeras verdes me encanta!! Imaginatelo con una falda {o pantalon} floja larga, un super collar grande y una pulsera dorada?? bellisimo! Igual los bikinis son siempre lindos, y tenia que agregar este de Acacia, una marca que me gusta mucho, pero de todos los estilos el Panama Bikini top y bottom son mis favoritos. Y un tip es que si prefieres los bikinis, comparate uno de color basico con otro que puedas combinar, el estilo del bikinis negro {top y bottom} y el de colores {top y bottom} han estado super de moda este verano y son el ejemplo perfecto de basicos para comprar piezas para combinar. Te están gustando las tendencias de trajes de baños de este verano? Hasta la proxima…

Love,

Paola.

 

Fashion Featured

Super Chic Jelly Sandals!

July 6, 2015

I’m back!! Sorry I was missing in action, but I was in finals and presentations for my Master’s so I was completely consumed! But all is done, now back to my blogging life {that I love!!}, and now I’m in Miami, so a perfect way to get ready for my stay in sunny South Florida was to find some jelly sandals, and these ones are super nice for any look, a must have for summer!

Im a big fan of jelly sandals, because you can look chic and put together in the sand and out of it, one of my favorites are this Tory Burch black and white sandals, because you can use them with everything. The gold Michael Kors ones {on sale!} are also pretty cool and matches everything. How trendy are the Rachel Zoe gladiators!? I love them {and they are also on sale!}, and how fabulous are the Givenchy sandals and the red color is on point. I couldn’t leave to the side the Stuart Weitzman Gelati ones, the color is like an aurora borealis style and it has tassels a super trend of the moment. Rebecca Minkoff is one of my favorite designers and this jelly sandals are adorable, it looks like confetti on your feet hahaha super cute and the price can’t be beat! {they are under $50!!} thank you all for the support and now I’m back and ready to rock the summer with you guys! until next time!

xoxo,

Paola

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Ya estoy de regreso!! perdón que estaba desaparecida pero estaba en finales de la universidad y con mill presentaciones y cosas que hacer, pero ya eso termino y ya estoy de regreso a mi vida de blogera {que amo!} y ahora estoy en Miami, entonces pensé en lo que necesito para mi estadía en el sur de la Florida son  una sandalias de plástico, pero no cualquier estilo sino unas super lindas para cualquier ocasión, y son de verdad esenciales para el verano.

Yo soy super fan de las sandals de plástico, porque te dan estilo a todo el look que escoges, y te ves arreglada dentro de la playa y fuera de ella, y una de mis favoritas son estas de Tory Burch blanco con negro, las puedes usar con todo. Las doradas de Michael Kors {que están en rebaja!} so super chic también, y dan con todo. Que fantásticas son estas estilo gladiador de Rachel Zoe!? {también en rebaja!} me encantan! y estas de Givenchy en color rojo están perfectas!. No podia dejar fuera estas llamadas Gelati de Stuart Weitzman, el color estilo aurora borealis y con los pompones que están super de moda, las hacen muy cool! Rebecca Minkoff es una de mis diseñadoras favoritas, estas sandalias con el plástico estilo confetti adentro esta adorable, como si lo tuvieras en los pies hahaha {y valen menos de $50!!} Gracias a todos por su apoyo a mi blog, y ya estoy de regreso para quedarme, lista para disfrutar el verano con ustedes!! hasta la próxima!

xoxo,

Paola