Beauty · Money Saving Tips

Money Saving Beauty Tips and Tricks

As much as I love beauty products and playing around with makeup, it is not the cheapest of pass times. Over the years, I have developed a few beauty tips and tricks that not only save time but money as well; both of which are precious to a university student on a budget. Use lotion… Continue reading Money Saving Beauty Tips and Tricks

Lifestyle

Minimalist French Style Bedroom Decor

I believe that the decor that makes up a bedroom has to be one's sanctuary and has to reflect that person's character. I have always liked a more minimalist and clutter-free decor, with a touch of romantic ornamentation. In my bedroom, it is not done in a suffocating manner, but rather in the little details… Continue reading Minimalist French Style Bedroom Decor

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Shopbop Sale Favourites

Sale Guide Use code GOBIG19 for: 15% off $200+ 20% off $500+ 25% off $800+ 1. Acne Studio Velocity Shearling Moto Jacket 2. Valentina Shah Amanda Blazer 3. Astr the Label Brooklyn Jacket 4. Lioness Palermo Jacket 5. Soia & Kyo Brit Jacket 6. Ray-Ban Classic Mirror Aviators 7. Stuart Weitzman Nearlynude Sandals 8. Mackage Lucille Leather Skirt 9. Tory Burch Enamel Raised… Continue reading Shopbop Sale Favourites

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Spend Smart With These Valentine’s Day Sales!

Nordstrom Rack– Joie up to 70% off // Curent/Elliott up to 65% off // pumps up to 60% off // Ted Baker London up to 50% off Aldo- 20% off $100+ + free shipping on $70+ Sephora– 4x the points on fragrance Saks Fifth Avenue- up to 75% off designer selections // free duties +… Continue reading Spend Smart With These Valentine’s Day Sales!

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

End-of-Winter Season Sales!

Luisaviaroma- up to 70% off // free express shipping // free returns // imports fees included Browns– up to 70% off // free shipping on $198+ Nordstrom Rack– dresses, sweaters, jeans, and boots up to 70% off Aldo- up to 70% off // free shipping over $70+ Dynamite- 30% off selected dresses and jumpsuits //… Continue reading End-of-Winter Season Sales!

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

My Favourite Shopping App!

Hello dears! Before we get started with today's post, I just wanted to apologize for the lack of content recently. I have been SUPER busy with midterms, work, and just life in general. More to come about that later. For the past couple of months, I have been using the Shoptagr program on my browser.… Continue reading My Favourite Shopping App!

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Last Minute New Years Eve Dress Shopping (And They Are On Sale!)

1 Zara Multicolored Sequin Dress 2 Zara Sequin Dress 3 Zara Limited Edition Sequin Knit Dress 4 Zara Sequined Velvet Dress 5 Vince Camuto Sequin Dress 6 Cachet Velvet Bell Sleeve Dress 7 Adrianna Papell Floral Sequin Dress 8 Frank Lyman Velvet Lace Dress 9 Laura Floral Print Illusion Neck Dress 10 Laura Sleeveless Taffeta… Continue reading Last Minute New Years Eve Dress Shopping (And They Are On Sale!)

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Black Friday Sales You’ll Want To Shop!

Luisaviaroma- Extra 20% off sale items. Use code BF20 / 30% off of full price purchase of £300. Use code BF30 Guess- 40-50% off entire site + free shipping Browns- up to 25% off Allsaints- 30% off everything (except fragrances) Ssense- up to 50% off Nordstrom- up to 60% off Nordstrom Rack- extra 30% off… Continue reading Black Friday Sales You’ll Want To Shop!

Christmas Gift Guide · Fashion

2018 Christmas Gift Guide

1 Melanie Lyne Floral Crystal Pin 2 Melanie Lyne Faceted Crystal Bracelet 3 Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour in Pirate 4 Balmain Double-Breasted Wool Blazer in black 5 Costco Marquise Cut Diamond Earrings 6 La Vie En Rose Flannel PJ Set (nutcracker print) 7 La Vie En Rose Flannel PJ Set (champagne print)… Continue reading 2018 Christmas Gift Guide

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Fall Fashion Dupes

Guess Mia Logo Mini Crossbody ($80) Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis ($2370) Guess Reversible Quattro G Logo Belt ($45) Gucci Leather Belt with Double G Buckle ($540) Zara Tweed Blazer With Buttons ($150) Balmain Double-Breasted Tweed Blazer ($3250) Expression Adley Over-the-Knee Boots ($75 on sale!) Stuart Weitzman The Tieland Boot ($800) Zara Chain Print Blouse ($80)… Continue reading Fall Fashion Dupes

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Designer Lookalikes For Less At Zara

Designer Lookalike: Chanel Zara Tweed Nautical Cap Zara Tweed Blazer With Chains Zara Textured Weave Blazer With Trim Zara Plaid Fabric Crossbody Bag Zara Capped Toe Ballet Flats Zara Quilted Flat Zara Two-Toned Ballet Flats Zara Sparkly Crossbody Bag Designer Lookalike: Gucci Zara Chain Printed Shirt Dress Zara Printed Shirt Dress Zara Chain Print Bomber… Continue reading Designer Lookalikes For Less At Zara

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

OOTD: Burgundy Knitwear

Shop this look: Hilary Radley sweater (oos; very similar here) | Calvin Klein Jeans jeggings (oos; similar here) | Michael Kors bag (“luggage” colour is oos) | Aldo booties (oos; different colour here) I have owned this sweater for approximately four years, and to this day, it is still my all-time favourite knit sweater! It is… Continue reading OOTD: Burgundy Knitwear

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

OOTD: White Blouse & Jeans

Shop this look: Calvin Klein blouse (oos; black option) | Kensie jeans (oos; similar here) | Melanie Lyne screw and crystal bracelet | Civion arrow bracelet (use code LILYBELF25 for 25% off!) | Aldo booties (oos; similar here) | Michael Kors bag (colour "luggage" is no longer available) A while back, I published a post entitled "My… Continue reading OOTD: White Blouse & Jeans

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

End of Summer Sale Looks!

Sale Item: White Denim See full outfit details HERE See full outfit post HERE See full outfit post HERE See full outfit post HERE See full outfit details HERE Infinity necklace (use code LILYBELF25 for 25% off!) See full outfit post HERE Watch (use code LILY20 for 20% off) See full outfit post HERE Nail bracelet (use… Continue reading End of Summer Sale Looks!

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

12 Sale Outfit Pieces to Wear This Summer!

 Blouse (50% off!) Blouse (on sale now!) | Heels (on sale now!) Denim shorts (50% off!)     Sneakers (51% off!) See full pink outfit details HERE Booties (75% off!) | Nail bracelet (use code LILYBELF25 for 25% off!) See full post HERE Sneakers (51% off!) | Hat (use code LILYBELF20 for 20% off!) See full post HERE Watch (use code LILY20 for 20% off!) See… Continue reading 12 Sale Outfit Pieces to Wear This Summer!

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Favourites

1 Trouvé Rib Funnel Neck Sweater in tan portobello heather pg 2 2 Nordstrom Chevron 29-Inch & 20-Inch Spinner Luggage Set in pink hero pg 42 3 Kwiat 1.50ct tw Diamond & Platinum Stud Earrings pg 28 4 Vince Alora Mule in black pg 40 5 Sosken Double Breasted Plaid Coat pg 22 6 Topshop… Continue reading Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Favourites

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Shopping Ahead of the Season + Tips and Tricks for Buying on a Budget

Welcome back! In today's post, I will be discussing how I shop for clothes ahead of an upcoming season. It sounds a little strange, however just hear me out. Lately, I have been on the lookout for fall clothes, especially sweaters, skirts, and OTK boots. I already have enough jeans and tote bags (practical for… Continue reading Shopping Ahead of the Season + Tips and Tricks for Buying on a Budget

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

OOTD ft. Calvin Klein

Shop this look: Calvin Klein Jeans tee (out of season; find similar here) | Kensie jeans (oos; find similar here) | ruffle cardigan (oos; find similar here) | Calvin Klein tote bag | cultured Akoya pearl earrings This is a simple, everyday look that can be recreated with almost any t-shirt + cardigan combination. It is… Continue reading OOTD ft. Calvin Klein

Fashion · Money Saving Tips

Last Minute Easter Dresses That Are On Sale!

Tadashi Shoji Lace Cap Sleeve Dress in petal bloom Eliza J Portrait Collar Sheath Dress in blush CeCe Aurora Eyelet Midi Dress in ultra white Willow & Clay Midi Wrap Dress in blush Ted Baker London Long Sleeve Frill Tunic Dress in ivory Calvin Klein Stretch Silk Double Layer Dress in mint I would wear… Continue reading Last Minute Easter Dresses That Are On Sale!

Lifestyle

Parisian Glam Room Decor Inspiration

Lately, I have been very influenced by Parisian style and decor, which, after hours of browsing the web, lead me to find numerous fashion illustrations. I was absolutely inspired to redecorate my bedroom then and there, but quickly came back down to earth and remembered that I am a university student on a tight budget.… Continue reading Parisian Glam Room Decor Inspiration

Christmas Gift Guide · Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide for Her- Under $500

  Shop these items  Pink flannel PJ Velour bath robe Polka Dot flannel PJ Kate Spade saffiano leather crossbody bag Leopard print crossbody bag Leather gloves Lancôme youth activating trio Viktor&Rolf 4-piece fragrance set Beauty Bioscience rose gold microneedling tool Tiffany & Co. eau de parfum Sigma brush kit Pink silk pillowcase and sleep mask… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide for Her- Under $500

Christmas Gift Guide · Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide for Baby- Under $500

  Shop these items Faux fur coat Grey coat with faux fur trim Burberry hooded cape Navy blue dress Blue giraffe print blanket The North Face one-piece snow suit Gucci grey dress Khaki pants Blue silk dress Gucci cable knit sweater Black and white stripped diaper bag Docking sleeper station Burgundy diaper tote Baby carrier… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide for Baby- Under $500

Christmas Gift Guide · Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide for Her- Under $100

Shop these items Flannel PJ UGG fleece lined socks Grey cardigan Pink velvet slipper booties Blue slippers with pompom Skinny gold cuff Lancôme Holiday Colour Collection Luxie rose gold makeup brushes Nest fragrance diffusor trio Yves Saint Laurent makeup set Yves Saint Laurent mascara and lip set Dior eyes and lips palette

Christmas Gift Guide · Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide for Her-Under $50

Shop these items Kate Spade NY pucker up Iphone case Gemstone Iphone case Blue marble Iphone case Pink slippers Twisted metal bracelet Gold cuff Philosophy grace hand cream holiday gift set Yves Saint Laurent magenta lipstick Dior lip glow pink lip balm Lancôme hypnôse drama mascara collection Anastasia mini lip gloss set Dior pump 'n'… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide for Her-Under $50

Christmas Gift Guide · Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide for the Baby- Under $50

    Shop these items Stripped white and blue whale onesie Sparkle faux fur boots Pink lace tulle dress Black satin and tulle dress Pink snowflake onesie Pink ballet bear onesie White bunny onesie Red fauna onesie Plaid jacket White and blue 2-pack onesies Red and navy stripped onesie White puppy onesie Blue animal onesie… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide for the Baby- Under $50

Lifestyle · Travel

St Maarten: My Heart Goes Out to You

Last New Years, I went away to St Maarten with my grandma to celebrate the upcoming year. It was a paradise on earth! The island is gorgeous, the people are so very kind, and the culture is rich! I was so devastated to hear that hurricane Irma had destroyed it all. It is so hard… Continue reading St Maarten: My Heart Goes Out to You

Fashion · Lifestyle · Travel

Shopping Diaries-Montreal Edition

As we all know, the end of August is a busy hustle of back to school preparations and labor day party planning. So, I decided to squeeze in a quick shopping trip to Montreal before life starts to get crazy again. Day 1 Cold-shoulder blouse with frills at RW&Co for $70. This blouse is very… Continue reading Shopping Diaries-Montreal Edition