Friday Fives

Everyone, rejoice. Today is not only Friday but two incredible things have happened today: Drake just dropped a new album and Taylor Swift released her new music video to Style. The only thing that could possibly make this day better is if BeyZ confirms the rumors that they will soon grace this world with another one of their beautiful offspring. Okay, maybe that is too much to ask for but for now let us enjoy the beautiful things that have happened online this week. Happy Friday. xx


Blake Lively’s First Appearance After Baby

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Taylor Swift Releases ‘Style’ Music Video


Kanye West x Adidas Runway Show


The Incredible Making of One Dior Haute Couture Gown (*A Must Watch*)


Drake Pulls a Yoncé + Releases a Video to Jungle”

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xoVS

Natural Beauties

Depending on my mood, I’m either an outdoorsy girl or a total indoor girl. This weekend I’ve been totally in love with the simplicity of the outdoors and the beauty of breezy weather. I think I am especially loving it now that the weather is transforming so beautifully from Summer to Fall. On Friday, Lily and I stopped at our brand new Whole Foods and picked up a few goods for our picnic. We woke up early (for me) and spent the morning at the Farmer’s Market. They had the sweetest homemade goods and cutest artisan artwork.

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Shit / Anthropologie

Boots / J.Crew


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Shirt / Urban Outfitters

Belt / Anthropologie

xoVS

Friday Fives: The Week in 5 Pictures

It’s Fridayyyyyyyyy! You wont be shamed upon if you’ve been dreaming about this moment since the second you woke up for work Monday morning. It’s only normal. There are even articles about why people love Fridays here and here people get me. No matter if this week went by fast for you or slow, things happened. And this is what interested me.


Cupcakes & Cashmere is having a…

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If you have been living under a rock or just don’t keep up with this blog, there is a new baby on the way! Yes, Emily Schuman and her adorable hubby are expecting. What is it? I guess you’ll just have to check out the super cute way they announced the pregnancy and gender.

Bey & Jay are playing with our heads once again

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As we all already know, Beyonce is the QUEEN of surprising reveals. So was their last show in Paris foreshadowing yet another announcement? Read here to decide for yourself!

Mrs. Tell

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Continuing couple’s news… After getting engaged last fall, LC and hubby William Tell are finally MARRIED! Wohoo, congrats!

NYFW X Big Statements

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Earlier in the week, Shiona Turini took on the streets of fashion week as not only a red carpet but as a way to get a message out there. She sported a shirt with the names of the 11 African American men who were brutally murdered by  Police Officers. So is this going to be a new trend? Standing up for rights through street style.

FW15’s Hottest Accessory

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PLOT TWIST: I’ve been into chokers for the last few months now but never actually had the balls to wear one (or found one I liked). And I don’t mean the stretch ones that are usually accessorized by goths or really earthy people. I mean cool ones (not that those aren’t cool). Like this piece of art found at J.W. Anderson. Can I get a #tbt to the 90s?

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Impromptu Dates

As Carrie Bradshaw once said, “We made a deal years ago. Men, babies, it doesn’t matter. We’re soul mates.” By any means I am not complaining, boyfriends are great to have but your girlfriends are your soul mates and you can’t live without them. I am so so lucky to have found two people that know more about me than I know about myself. And who can make me feel better by just being around. Infinite X’s and O’s my darlings.

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At the beginning of the day I attended a sweet tea party in honor of someone very special’s birthday and then I met up with a friend for an impromptu date. We purposely ordered something we normally wouldn’t try just for the sake of trying something new. We also made a pact to be adventurous and do this more often.

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Trench / Banana Republic

Shirt /Vintage Anthropolgie 

Jeans / Gap

Shoes / Free People (Jeffrey Campbell)

Purse / Urban Outfitters 

xoVS

Friday Fives: Beauty Secrets

Everyone has their own beauty secrets and trust me I’ve collected lots over the years. I’ve only been dawning makeup for about six years and my routine changes every four months or so. Over this past year I’ve developed a large adoration for the five products below that I must share with you all.

Vaseline Spray & Go

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This stuff is literally hand crafted by Angels. It’s the best beauty products since liquid liner and we all know how amazing that is. My friends and I have become so obsessed with it that one of them applied it so obsessively that they broke out in hives (I permit that you make sure you are not allergic before applying). Best part: it’s only $7 at Target.

Lancome Face Powder

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Over all my years of wearing makeup this has to be my favorite face powder. It goes on smoothly and gives off an airbrushed feel. You can purchase it for $38.50 at any Lancome and varying Sephora stores.

“Better Than Sex” Mascara

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This mascara is the most natural looking mascara I’ve come across thus far. It evenly spreads along my lashes while adding the perfect amount of length.

Miss Dior by Christian Dior

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A friend bought me this for my birthday after watching me spritz myself with it every single time we passed it in the mall. It smells heavenly. Like the sweetest mix between Chanel and Jasmine Glam by Michael Kors. [Watch the enchanting video here.]

Clarisonic Face Cleansing Brush

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I got this for Christmas two years ago and out of everything it was my favorite. It is the absolute best thing to clean your face because it works deep within the surface. And we all know how important it is to completely clean your face. 

xoVS