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DIY Mermaid Nails

I've been promising you guys a new makeup tutorial, and here it is - a beautiful DIY mermaid mani! It's so perfect for Summer, and I promise you, it's quite easy to do. I was so inspired by the samples I recently received from Nail Social Nail Brand. I have to say, when I first saw the colors, I knew they were a little bit out of my typical comfort zone. Honestly, I haven't worn sparkly blue nail polish since college, which was quite a while ago for me. For years I've stuck with pinks, reds, and purples; with the most adventurous of my manis being hot pink (and only when hot pink was very on-trend). None the less, I was ready to try this "24K Mermaid" polish. Objectively speaking, as blue sparkly nail polishes go, it was pretty after all.

It was beautiful on, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that under different lighting it went from a true blue to a sparkly greenish blue that looked even more...mermaid-ish if you ask me. When it came time to take i…

Summer Jewelry Trend: Modern Metallics


I love to wear statement jewelry in the summer. It's a great way to accessorize a simple sundress or tank. Modern metallic jewelry is always on trend for summer, and for 2014, punk-inspired details like spikes and studs are still in. Bold cut-out cuffs and hammered metal are a few of my favorite pieces this year.
Pictured above: Bauble Bar rings from the Coco Rocha for Bauble Bar collection.

Styling Tip: Pair gold with a black or rich jewel tones, and pair silver with summer whites or lighter colors like a pastel yellow or sky blue.

Trending: Modern Metals

Pictured: 1. LowLuv deco earrings  2. Sam Edelman Pave Spike Rhodium Ear Cuff  3. Blu Bijoux crystal ring  4. Express wave bangle  5. Robert Lee Morris oval hoop earrings  6. Kenneth Cole New York "Shards" Geometric Stick Leather Necklace, 19"  7. ASOS cut-out cuff



Trending: Modern Metals

1. Kenneth Cole New York Large Gold-Tone Orbital Earrings  2. Miadora gold plated cocktail ring  3. Vince Camuto Horn and Spike Drop Earrings  4. Vince Camuto Mesh Chain Linear Drop Earrings  5. Kenneth Jay Lane Large Satin Gold Hammered Flat Disc Necklace  6. DailyLook matte gold ring  7. Nine West bracelet jewelry  8. The SAK Python Collar Necklace, 16" 




More Summer Accessory Trends:

http://www.krisztinawilliams.com/2014/04/look-for-less-boho-chic-summer.html
Boho-Chic Jewelry Under $20
http://www.krisztinawilliams.com/2014/05/summer-style-womens-dressy-flat-sandals.html
Dressy Flat Sandals
http://www.krisztinawilliams.com/2014/06/my-must-have-summer-accessories.html
Must-Have Summer Accessories

Comments

  1. I love most of these pieces! I tend to wear very simple clothes in bold jewel tones and these work perfectly with that wardrobe.

    I don't care much for gold, though, except for rose gold. I prefer silver and copper.

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    1. For the longest time I only like silver but recently I'm really into gold.

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  2. Punk spikes are something different.

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