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SS16 Fashion & Makeup Looks

So for this post I am combining fashion and makeup looks for SS16. According to Jo Elvin  Editor of Glamour Magazine this year is all about bringing it back to basics and the three key pieces that we need are: 

Tailored trousers, knee length skirt and trench coat (they are here to stay). You can style these key pieces up and down for day to night.   

My top tips:

For me a staple item of clothing to have in your wardrobe is blazer. They instantly smarten up an outfit and they can be worn very casual with skinny jeans and runners. For Spring/Summer invest in a brighter coloured blazer e.g. pastel, blue, navy or even print. 

Start adding some lighter pieces to your wardrobe for the transition e.g. shirts, trousers and tops as having these to hand means you can instantly freshen up your look. 

A handbag is also a key factor, well for me anyway (I love a big bag). Move away from the all black bag by adding bags that are brighter. 

Skinny jeans are another key piece in my wardrobe. What I love about them is that you can dress them up and down so easily. As the weather changes don't be afraid to try a different colour, like a brighter blue, white, coral or burgundy. Denim dresses and shirts are another key trend to watch out for. 

I am also loving shirt dresses which can be worn over skinny jeans or tailored trousers. You can also wear them with a bare leg and heels for a night out and the prints they are available in are so pretty.   

Below I am sharing my favorite fashion and makeup looks for SS16.

As always let me know what your fav look is?
Love & Sparkle

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I adore Handbags and Parfois sell amazing bags. I always go to the one in the Pavilions Swords and there is another one located on Henry Street. They are so affordable and the quality is amazing. The bags I have featured here will ensure that you brighten up your collection for SS16.

I am no makeup artist, but I know what I like and when it comes to makeup for SS16, I like a fresh faced look (think holiday and brighter nights). Soft tones like, pink, coral, nude and bronze. Complete the look with fresh lightweight foundation and some highlighting. Celebs makeup looks I have featured are from Kate Hudson, Holly Willoughby, Kendall Jenner and Jennifer Lawrence. Then closer to home the beautiful Pippa O'Connor. She always nails the fresh look and Tara Makeup is the queen of creating dewy fresh makeup looks. One Day I will get my makeup done by her. 

Images from Pinterest:

Evening Look 

Evening Look 

Images from This Morning:

Images from  Pippa O'Connor 

Images from Tara Makeup

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