Navy & Camel

March 8, 2016

leather-jacket-outfitnavy-leather-jacketleather-jacket-loafers-outfitleather-jacket-turtleneck-outfit Good morning and happy Tuesday! With March in full swing, I recently switched up my nude nail polish color. I’d been wearing this one in “Simple Nude” for months on end: it’s a moodier nude, more saturated in color and perfect for Fall and Winter. I had also purchased another neutral polish at the same time, this one in “Tutulle,” but it sat unopened until recently. I’m glad I waited because it’s the perfect Spring nude: lighter and a very subtle hint of pink. I always do my nails at home (typically after Lucia goes to bed), so I splurge on my nail polish. Here are the tools I work with:

  • this manicure set: it’s handy and perfectly confined in a zipper pouch; plus it’s relatively inexpensive so I don’t feel badly about replacing it every year. I’ve also seen this set and I’m definitely curious to see if it’s worth splurging for – haven’t done it yet.
  • this nail file: simple, but again, it comes with its own case which works for me!
  • this buffer block: it makes such a difference in the application of nail polish, so it’s a step I haven’t skipped since I discovered it a few years ago.
  • this base and top coat set: goes along with the super luxe nail polish!

I haven’t gotten into cuticle oil or any other prep step – would love to hear your thoughts or tips/tricks! Hope you have a wonderful day!

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Leather jacket – Iro (old | navy has been even more versatile than black, in my opinion! similar styles priced high to low: here, here and here)
Turtleneck – thanks to Everlane (still available in gray here | similar styles in camel priced high to low: here, here, and here)
Jeans – Madewell (here | similar styles priced high to low: here, here and here)
Purse – Fendi thanks to LuisaViaRoma (here in blue, still available in black here | similar styles priced high to low: here, here and here)
Sunglasses – Illesteva (here without the reflective lens)
Flats – thanks to M.Gemi (here | similar styles priced high to low: here, here and here)
Lips – Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip “Neutral Rose” (here)


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