Back at it again with another must-have LBD! I’m telling you, Femme Luxe has to be one of my new go-to sites for affordable and trendy clothing. This beautiful black midi dress ties around the waist, exposed one sleeve, giving it a trendy edge and uniqueness from your standard little black dress. The material is extremely soft and stretchy, creating a flattering silhouette for all body types. I’m just waiting for the day social distancing ends so I can take this piece out for the night!
Of course, a little black dress needs a little black heel. If you saw my previous outfit post, you would know one of my good friends created this design with Cecconello Shoes and I’m obsessed. This heel height is perfect for me, and the faux leather is so soft and comfortable for wearing on long nights out. What’s your favorite place to shop for fun basics?
Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! During our quarantining I’m trying to do my best at taking extra care of myself, including my skin. A big part of this is proper diet, lots of water and most importantly good skincare! I wanted to share my current must haves by one of my favorite brands Image Skincare. I’ve been a lover of this line for around 5 years now and am obsessed with their ORmedic line. My absolute must haves are the lip balm, it keeps my lips moisturized all day! And the total resurfacing mask, minimizes my pores, softens my skin and improves my skin tone.
I use the face wash morning and night, followed by the vitamin C. In the mornings I’ll use the SPF after the vitamin C.
2 or 3x a week I’ll alternate between the exfoliating wash and exfoliating mask to keep my skin smooth and glowy!
Tis’ the season of staying indoors, but who’s to say that will stop us from shopping! I’ve found the cutest online store, for inexpensive and trendy clothing, so I had to share! This dress is one of my all-time new, favorite little black dresses from Femme Luxe. The one-shoulder style is so flattering, and the firey designed puff sleeve adds an extra oomph to the outfit. Every woman needs a LBD, so why not make it stand out. I styled this dress with one of my best friends collaborative shoe design, The Urban Gal x Cecconello, and I have to say this is one of the comfiest heels ever! The faux leather is so soft and stretchy, and the strap around the heel keeps it in place even if the wrap gets loose. A total comfy and boss babe look!
Long time, no see! Amidst all of this change and time spent at home, I decided this would be the perfect time to start back up with regular posting to my blog. I want to start sharing my fashion, beauty and Miami lifestyle with you all again, and be sure to follow me on Instagram @AroonMelane where I post even more!
Living in Miami, my wardrobe consists mainly of shorts, tank tops, and bikinis! If you’ve followed me for a while, you would know I love the swim brand Lila Nikole!
Recently I’ve been loving to add a watch to my looks, its a simple way to make your look more classy and sophisticated. And it’s a functional accessory!
I discovered JORD Watches and instantly fell in love with their brand, message and watches! JORD is known for their hand made, customizable wooden bands. When I tell you the packaging and watch smelled like it was take straight from the forest, I mean it!
I wanted to get a watch that would fit with my style, something not too small, but not too large and a metal that already matches the majority of jewelry I wear. So instantly the rose gold popped out to me! I find rose gold to be easy to style and the Koa wood band compliments the rose gold perfectly!
You can bet this watch is going to be making several appearances in my upcoming looks.
My watch is the Koa & Rose Gold from the CORA series. For each of the different woods used, JORD has created an amazing guide describing the wood and level of sustainability! You can see more here.
Koa is a finely ground golden wood, with rose tones. It is native to Hawaii and is their second most common tree, it is a flowering tree and is a part of the pea family! Koa means brave, bold, fearless and comes from the Hawaiian language.
This year for Miami Swim Week I kept things a little more low key and only attending a few events that were hosted by my close friends. One of said events was a pop-up at Moreno’s Cuba Restaurant in South Beach, hosted by Bikini On Demand. Where four different designers were showcasing their newest swimwear pieces.
Of course I couldn’t go to the event without sporting my new favorite look from Lilac and Lilies Boutique. The same boutique that styled by New York Fashion Week trip! And I have to say, these pants are some of my new favorites!
You guys, I think I’ve found my new favorite restaurant! Chotto Matte, off Lincoln Road Mall in South Beach. It’s a little hidden and off the main path, but once I stepped inside it was like walking into a whole different area. The design and decor inside is stunning, and the food was even better! If you’re into exotic cocktails and a contemporary sushi experience, Chotto Matte is right up your ally. I dined on their vegetarian bento box and the food it was phenomenal, already planning my next reservation asap!
Livin’ the MAD Life has now launched our newest collection “Miami Summer” and can I just say, I am totally in love with every piece from this collection! Especially the “Melon Jolly” Travel Bag. I can’t wait until my next trip to sport around my matching handbag, travel bag and cosmetic case. If this doesn’t say Miami, I don’t know what does!
And I’m also in love with the lemons, for a more classy look. I’ve been carrying around my “Summer Citrus” Classic Handbag for the last few weeks, and it’s the easiest bag to style and wear with any look!