Monday, December 18, 2017

My NYE Dress





Chanel lipstick in #145

Alright girls, NOW is the time to buy your New Year's Eve dress... because they're all on sale at Express! The fit and flare dress I'm wearing in these photos has elegant gold and white flowers embroidered on it and is PERFECT for NYE.... and it's currently 50% off right now! You can even find deals on opaque black tights and black pumps like the ones I'm wearing. I'm linking up tons of other cute sparkly and feminine dresses from Express in the widget below - and they're all on sale!

Speaking of New Year's Eve, what are everyone's plans? Chris and I plan to have a low key New Year's this year... we made reservations with another couple at a fancy restaurant in downtown Winston but that's all we have planned! I'm at the age where I want to be in bed at midnight rather than out partying :) 

xoxo

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Metallic Sweater Dress




You guys already know by now that I'm a bit obsessed with sweater dresses and over-the-knee boots, and this one is no different! This sweater dress from NastyGal is SO cute, but most of all I love the tiny flecks of metallic gold in the dress! You have to see it in person to see how beautiful the details are. If you're having a casual New Year's Eve, this dress would be PERFECT! NastyGal has SOOOO many ute dresses right now and everything on their website is currently 40% off (+ free shipping!) with code 40NOW - click here to see some their new arrivals.

I'm also linking up a bunch of holiday party dresses from NastyGal in the widget below!

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!!

xoxo

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Holiday Party Makeup with Ulta


Happy Thursday, everyone, I'm back with a really fun party makeup look! I NEVER do my makeup this dramatic, but I think it's so fun to do for a holiday party - eyeshadow, fake lashes, a red lip and the whole works! Read on for a list of the full products I used (all from Ulta!).




Ulta products used:
Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation // NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette // Eyelure Vegas Nay 'Absolute Allure'   // Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade color 'Soft Brown'  // It Cosmetics 'Chic in the City' Brushes // Urban Decay After Glow Highlighter Palette // LancĂ´me Monsieur Big Mascara // MAC lipstick "Lady Danger"
wearing: bow dress

I started by applying my normal foundation and mascara (by the way I just started using this mascara and I LOVE it! Almost as much as "Better Than Sex"), then I did my eyeshadow. I have been dying to try out this NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette - especially the shimmer shadows - so I picked it up from Ulta last week! I applied the darker shades in my crease and a shimmer shadow all over the lid. Next I applied false lashes - I usually only wear false lashes for special occasions, but when I do my absolute favorite brand is Vegas Nay from Ulta. I'm wearing these lashes in the post - I trim mine down and apply them only to the outer corner of my eyes for a dramatic, cat-eye look. They're absolutely perfect for any Christmas or New Year's Eve parties you have to go to! The final, finishing touches were highlighter - I used this palette in the "no angel" shade - and a red lip - MAC lipstick "Lady Danger"  (if you've been reading my blog this holiday season, it's been my go-to!).

Let me know if you have any questions about this look!

xoxo

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A Roundup of the Cutest Holiday Party Dresses on the Web


Happy Wednesday! Is everyone having a good week?! I've gotten a lot of emails about party dress recommendations so today I'm rounding up some of the cutest holiday party dresses that are out right now. Most of these are less than $50 or less than $100 - just click on any of the images below to shop! P.S. The one I'm wearing is this ombre sequin dress & I got it in an XS!



xoxo, Cait

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Faux Fur Vest + Cable Knit Dress



faux fur vest, also love this one // MAC lipstick in "lady danger"

Good morning and happy Tuesday! Today's look features a very classic Winter combo - my favorite faux fur vest paired with a sweater dress. This sweater dress in particular is really worth it - it's very thick and high quality so it will keep you warm! I know I talked about expensive boots on the blog yesterday, so today I wanted to feature a pair that's just as cute but also affordable :) These Sole Society "allegra" boots are just gorgeous, don't you think?! They also come in a "dark taupe" color that is equally as pretty.

If you're following along on Instagram you may know that I landed in NYC yesterday! Y'all - it is sooo pretty all decorated for Christmas! I'm working on a fun project all day and to be honest I'm a little nervous about it. Check out some of my Instastories today to see why :)

xoxo

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Monday, December 11, 2017

The Best OTK Boots for Petite Calves



One of my most-asked questions this year has been "how do your OTK boots stay up?" The answer is that I'm wearing amazing boots! They're the Stuart Weitzman hiline boots from Nordstrom and they come in several different colors (I own them in the black suede & nutmeg suede). I have tried on TONS of over-the-knee boots and none fit my legs like these Stuart Weitzman ones. I have small legs and calves (I was called "chicken legs" in middle school and high school, which really hurt my feelings at the time) but these boots actually fit them. Yes, they are expensive, but I HIGHLY recommend them because they will last you years and years. I've had a gray pair for four years now and they still look brand new! If you have any questions about them, comment below & I'm happy to answer :)

And check out the rest of Nordstrom's Designer Apparel and Accessories here!

I'm headed to the Big Apple today for a really fun project - I can't wait to share with you guys!! Follow me on Instagram (@cmcoving) for a sneak peek.
xoxo

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