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Trend To Try: Rihanna’s Sleek Red Carpet Ponytail

Rihanna's Red Carpet Hair

Motions Celebrity Stylist Ursula Stephen created a simple sleek look for Rihanna this past Sunday as she graced the Red Carpet. Ursula was inspired to create a look that was clean and simple to accompany Rihanna’s sleek suit. Steal Rihanna’s style with these step by step instructions from celebrity Stylist Ursula herself.

How to:

  1. Start with clean, air dried hair
  2. Flat iron medium sections of hair from root to half-way down the hair shaft, focusing on the edges. Wrap a small piece of hair around the base of the ponytail to disguise the elastic
  3. Gather hair into a pony tail and secure with an elastic band. Tame flyaways with a light hold spritz and a brush
  4. Finish with Motions Light Hold Working Spritz for hold and Motions Indulgent Oil Spray for shine
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Trend to Try: Matte Nail Polish

Matte Nail Polish
It may seem like every week there is a new nail trend to try, from naked manicures to DIY designs. One trend that’s been going pretty strong for a while though is Matte Nail Polish. Okay so you’re probably use to me talking about mattifying products for my face, and yes the obsession has also found it’s way to my nails.
Matteadjective; of a color, paint, or surface) dull and flat, without a shine.
Okay so from the definition that might not sound to hot, but trust me matte nail polish is actually pretty cool (you saw what I did there ;), corny I know). But seriously, matte nails are a great way to switch up your nail polish look for spring and summer. Zoya even came out with a line of satin matte nail polish (think matte but even more fancy) in pretty pastels for the season. These are actually some of my favs because they’re a blend between a matte nail polish and a traditional polish.
Matte Nail Polish Top Coats
Not sure if you want to fully commit to this trend? You can actually make any of your regular nail polishes look like a matte nail polish by using a mattifying top coat. Try this matte top coat from Essie or this one from elf.


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How To Wear the Gladiator Sandals Trend

Gladiator SandalsWith tall heeled gladiators, a simple outfit is best. Wear loose fitting shorts and a classic tank top, paired with a necklace. Add an animal print bag to make the outfit really pop.

Gladiator Sandals Outfit

This outfit is a perfect bohemian look. Wear a maxi skirt, crochet crop top, and studded gladiator sandals. For this look a simple cross body bag will go best! Top of the whole look with an arm cuff, the quintessential boho accessory.

Gladiator Sandals outfit idea

Last but definitely not least, the lace up gladiator sandal is probably the biggest variation of this trend this season. A cute white mini dress, statement necklace, and simple bag, will have you on trend for this spring and summer!

Personally, my favorite variation of this trend is the tall lace up Gladiator Sandal. The look of that style really makes me feel like I’m back in Ancient Greece rocking this trend the first time it appeared!!

Comment below and let me know what your favorite Gladiator Sandal style is, do you plan on wearing this trend?

Want the look? Check Out These Sites For The Perfect Gladiator Sandals!

1. Republik Vegan Leather Sandal

2. Vegan Shell Game Tall Heel

3. Nasty Gal Lace Me Up Knee-High Heel

4. Jeffrey Campbell Isolde



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Trending now: Purple Lipsticks/Lipgloss

Spring 2015 plum lipstick trend

This spring “no makeup makeup” may be on trend, but when it comes to lips it’s all about full and colorful. From orange to nude.. there are tons of colors to choose from but one of the biggest trends is plum. We know plum aka marsala is the color of the year so it makes sense that it would be one of the most popular lip colors as well. Usually this color is saved for the colder months but this year it’s a big hit for spring. Plum is the perfect color to try this season because it’s flattering for every skin tone, super versatile, and can be worn day or night. Ready to take the plum plunge? Keep reading to see my favorite plum lippie colors.

  1. Make up Forever’s Instance Color Lipstick in Pearly Dark Violet (Even Khloe Kardashian rocks this highly pigmented and long lasting lipstick!)
  2. Mac Satin Lipstick Rebel
  3. Stila’s Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss in Berry Wine


What to wear to a music festival

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With warmer weather on the rise, festival season has arrived! There are countless numbers of fashionable outfits to wear to festivals.  This super chic fringe skirt, with a flowy off the shoulder top, a statement necklace, sunglasses, and sandels is a perfect 70s inspired outfit for a festival.

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High waisted jean shorts are still a summer staple and are a go to for any festival. To bring the look together, try pairing the outfit with a classic kimono, a crop top, and cute booties! For the sun, the prefect sun hat and sunglasses will do the trick. A trendy bib necklace and rings, with a small cross body bag will complete the fashionable festival outfit.

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For a simple outfit a boho dress, trendy gladiator sandals, sunglasses, and a statement necklace is the way to go for a comfortable, but still fashionable outfit.




That 70’s Trend


Don’t worry disco isn’t making a comeback, but the trends of the 1970’s certainly has been heating up the runways of many spring collections. From Valentino to Derek Lam, these major designers have flashed back to this groovy era to create some incredible new looks.

This spring season will be full of wide-leg pants, a fresh new take on the peasant dress and other stylish 70’s looks. Rocking this trend is all about keeping it simple and incorporating subtle hints of the 1970’s into your overall look. Remember, this isn’t a 70’s themed mixer so try and control yourself when falling in love with these bell-bottom jeans all over again.

An easy addition to your wardrobe is the wide-leg pant. This piece is perfect for dressing up a casual day out and great for every trend setter at the office. Try heading to H&M and picking up this sophisticated black pair for only $35. Looking for something more casual? Try these wide leg Rag and Bone jeans from Nordstrom; or this stylish wide leg jumpsuit from Necessary Clothing for a fun stylish weekend look.

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Another must have 70’s item is the peasant dress. If you’re looking for a fun and easy-breezy look this summer you can’t go wrong with a peasant dress. These dresses can be dressed up or down and are a comfortable piece that will quickly become a staple in any wardrobe. Dip into this trend with this dress from SWELL for only $50.

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Lastly, remember to have fun when experimenting with this new trend. Choose pieces that you love and let your personality and sense of style shine.

Peace & Love,



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Sports wear in the past has been big, baggy, and loose fitting clothing.The sporty look has now taken a different turn to “sport glam.” Today sports wear is seen in leather, sheer, mesh, and many more details. Heels are now even considered in sport glam outfits! Wanting to be sporty, but also chic has become a worldwide trend. Being comfortable is not the first concern; now having the chicest sporty outfit is a must! Sports glam has been seen all over the runway. The sports glam style has a luxurious and sexy feel. Street style look and body- defining silhouettes inspire the sport glam. This new turn for sports glam gives a sophisticated and captivating appeal.




With spring right around the corner and St. Patrick’s Day coming up, what better way to polish up your nail painting skills than with some festive, Irish-themed nails? If you’re a beginner, don’t worry. These designs are easy enough to conquer and you have the luck of the Irish in you!


For the first design, we’re going to start out with the basics. What’s St. Patrick’s Day without some shamrocks? For the base, choose any light nail polish of your choice and apply one or two layers. I prefer CHANEL’s “Frenzy”. Then, take either a tooth pick or dotting tool with any green polish to make the clover. Apply topcoat.

St Patricks Day Clover Nails




For this look, apply two layers of green polish. I love Butter LONDON’s Sozzled since it’s such a beautiful green. I can’t find anything like it! Then, apply a green glitter polish onto your ring finger and using the skills you learned in the first look, add a few silver shamrocks onto your middle finger. Apply topcoat.




For the third and final look, take green, white and gold nail polish and paint accordingly. I am loving Sephora by OPI Only Gold for me at the moment. Use a striper brush to paint horizontal lines on your index finger. To make is easier, place your hand on a table and then move your finger slowly, keeping the brush still. Then, add a four-leaf clover at the tip and apply topcoat and Voila!


Hope you like these designs! Let us know if you try any of these shamrockin’ looks!

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