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KCL 2018 Beauty Awards

Welcome to the latest beauty edit and the very first beauty awards here on the blog! I’ve tried so many wonderful beauty products this year and wanted to let you guys know which were my top must-have products of the year. I’ve picked from new and small businesses only, as I love to work with indie brands. And like most of the beauty brands I review; most of these are organic, natural, and cruelty-free.

These are the items that long after the required testing and promotion period, I find myself still using and preferring above any others. The're the products which despite a never ending stream of free PR samples, I would still spend my own money (and in some cases have) in order to get more of. And whether affordable or more costly, these are the beauty products that I truly think are worth the price. So if you’re thinking about adding more beauty or selfcare products into your 2019 routine, I highly recommend each of these brands.

BEST NAIL POLISH

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That 70's Girl


It started with round-toe mod boots and faux fur vests. Then fringe completely exploded as one of the biggest must-have trends. Add to that button-front skirts, off-the-shoulder tops, and wide-brim suede hats; it's easy to see an overall look continuing to dominate. This 70s-inspired look is one of my favorites, as it has allowed the boho-chic trend that is usually only typical of summer continue into fall as one of the top trends of the season. Pictured: Nasty Gal "Just Romancin'" Off-the-Shoulder Dress


One of my favorites in the 70s trend is the lace-up top. It's a really sexy take on the 70s trend. A loose-fitting boho lace-up top is great over shorts or flare jeans, while a fitted solid lace-up top is perfect to tuck into a button-front mini skirt (another top trend for the 70s revival look). Pictured: Nasty Gal Livin' After Midnight Lace-Up Blouse

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While last year, the kick flare was popular, and before that the wide leg, this year the 70s flare has been reinterpreted in a cropped and only slightly flared version. Though I still highly recommend playing around with a wide-leg pair of jeans. Pictured: DL1961 Women's Joy High Rise Flare Jean (similar available here >)


 
My personal favorite part of the 70s trend is fringe. If those boots are a bit much for you, a simple fringed crossbody bag is an easy and cute way to add some boho-chic to your look. Pictured: Glamorous Black Studded Fringed Over The Knee Boots

Quick Tips for Wearing the Trend
  • Keep it modern with simple colors and prints.
  • Complete the look with a 1970s hairstyle - boho waves.
  • Pick boho pieces in black and other dark colors to keep the look more appropriate for fall and winter.
  • Keep jewelry simple with thin layered pieces like pendant necklaces, bangles, or stacking rings.
  • Transition your peasant tops into winter by layering on a faux fur vest.


Look #1:  Free People Bridgette Print Ruffle Hem Dress  /  ZLYC Women Handmade Dip Dye Leather Fringe Bohemian Tassel Studed Cross Body Bag  /  Cynthia Vincent Women's Hue Boot - similar available here  /  Decree® 12-pc. Antiqued Gold-Tone Bangle Bracelet Set

Look #2:  ASOS Cropped Cold Shoulder Cami Top  /  PAIGE Women's High-Rise Flared jean Canyon - similar available here  /  Steve Madden Blenora Fringe Clutch Crossbody Convertible Clutch - similar available here Jessica Simpson Women's Athens Platform Pump

Which boho-chic trend are you most excited about for Fall? Let me know in the comments below!
 


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Comments

  1. LOVE the 70s trend- I've been rocking so many pieces!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  2. Hey, I like those bell bottoms!

    I thought this was going to be a piece on Halloween costumes....

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  3. Great post! I loooove the fact that 70s fashion has become so prevalent, suede and fringing are my faves too. I'm also a bit obsessed with lace up tops/dresses and over the knee boots at the moment, as well as flares!

    Helen xx
    Hels Yeah | Fashion & Lifestyle

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