Frugalicious Fashion: A High-Low Affair!

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I rarely ever go with the trends. I have this thing where if I see everyone wearing a certain type of fashion or accessory, I just put it in the back of my closet until further notice. I think there isn’t anything worst for a true fashionista than going somewhere and encountering someone wearing the same shirt, dress or shoes!! This year, I have done that with lace dresses, jewelry with skulls or beads and neons. However, if there is one trend I’m beyond glad it’s everywhere it’s the High-Low hem.


I have been a fan of this style for years because it complements my shape well and it gives that sexy short look without the showing-too-much-butt trashiness. It feels elegant, feminine, sophisticated and young, everything that I look for in fashion! I’ve had dresses and skirts in this hem for a while even-though they are hard to find; but not anymore, thanks to the huge comeback this trend has made, now I can find it everywhere! Continue reading

Trending Tips: How To Create An Anchor Tag!!

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I decided to take on the time-consuming task of writing this blog in English and Spanish because I truly madly care about my readers. Writing bilingually its a tricky thing when it comes to readability and reader’s engagement. To me, its important to find a way to relate to the reader and keep the language’s own flare; this is the reason I do not do a word-by-word translation, but rather a free-writing version keeping the main points. I have used colors to differentiate each language, and a top sign to let readers know where to find the Spanish part, but I felt there was something missing!

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Wearable Whims: Sawgrass ‘Fashion So Sweet’

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I know we all love a good deal! Often people ask me where do I buy my clothes and how do I get such good deals on brand names. That is why Sawgrass Mills Mall its my best-kept secret and one of my fave places to shop! This place not only includes your average Nike, Coach and VS Outlet, it also has the best and most upscale designer outlets stores! From Burberry, Valentino, Gucci, Adolfo Dominguez, Movado, Prada, Ferragamo, Michael Kors, to my dad’s guilty pleasure: Ermenegilno Zegna!

As if those fab stores weren’t enough, they have decided to leave me completely bankrupt by adding a Steve Madden and DKNY outlets stores to the new ‘Fashion Row’!! These are 2 of every frugalista’s go-to shopping destinations, and to think their prices will be even more frugalicious, Its out of this world!! If you come to Florida I will insist you visit this Mall. Not only are the stores amazing but they have great restaurants, amazing anchor outlet stores (Bloomies, Nod.Rack, Last Call, Off the 5th!) and places to have fun with or without the kiddies! Continue reading

Social Spotlight: BDRY BlowBar Giveaway!!

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Who doesn’t love supermodel looking hair, a manageable mane and perfect styling? I certainly do! There isn’t a thing that makes me feel more polished than having my hair looking flawless! It doesn’t happen very often, as it takes me too long to blow dry my hair, but when it does its usually a professional’s doing! Enter here my new go-to obsession: Bdry Blow Bar! Look at my before and after pics!! From dull looking hair to shiny locks! Its INSANE!!

I’m totally in love with this Miami Beach salon! Super chic white walls and furniture, mixed with a pop of turquoise accessories, and celebrity hairstylists, make this beauty salon feel like a luxury destination! but wait!, this wouldn’t be a frugalicious post unless there was a bargain included! The prices are out of this world!! $35 for a full blow out or pro make-up application? Sign me in! It’s totally ridic! This place its a best-kept celebrity favorite, and with their array of professional hair care lines and make-up services, it’s no wonder why every fashionista out there is buzzing about it!

I want you to try the amazingness and come back raving like Moi, so I’m giving away 2 gift cards for whatever style or make-up you want! Do you want to feel like a bombshell today? Then the exotic might just be the one for you! perhaps its a business meeting you’ve been waiting for? then the sleek has your name written on it! The best its that this techy-ready salon has ipads in every counter (hello fabulousity!) which are ready with wi-fi for customers to browse pictures, find style inspirations or show their hair crush while sipping on champagne!

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Marvelous Mode: A Make-A-Wish Cinderella Story

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I had the pleasure and honor of attending the Make-A-Wish Ball benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida. The theme was Bollywood, and as expected, the decor and ambience were a true reflection of beautiful India. The Make-A-Wish Foundation it’s a cause very close to my heart. I firmly believe that giving children the opportunity to smile and fulfill a dream its one of the most selfless things a person can do. Seeing a sick child battling a deadly disease, with a smile on their face and their spirit uplifted, it’s simply priceless. As a mom myself, I can only imagine and be compassionated, about fellow parents hurt when having to see their child go through medical treatments and painful recoveries.

I can only dream about been lucky enough to Make a child’s Wish one day! There are so many ways to get involved with this organization and helping children, and their families, receive much deserved good news! For all my readers, and friends not living in SoFla, there are other Make-A-Wish chapters which you can reach out to and volunteer your time for. It’s as easy as to promote awareness about this wonderful cause with a tweet, Facebook status, sharing stories, referring children to the org and even sharing this post!

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I chose an elegant Cinderella style black beaded gown with colorful accesories. Bollywood inspired make-up, with defined cheeks and eyes, and deep red lips! My nails had 3 layers of the most used Indian hues: Purple, Fuchsia and Orange/ Escogí un vestido negro muy a lo Cenicienta con accesorios coloridos. Maquillaje inspirado en Bollywwod con ojos y mejillas definidas, y labios rojo profundo. Mis uñas tenían 3 capas de los colores más usados en India: morado, fuchsia y naranja.

* Aidan Mattox Embroidered-Bodice black beaded gown with tulle skirt/ Vestido con falda de tul y encrustaciones de piedras negras.
* Christian Louboutin Platinum Paillette Heels with a BCBG Max Azria Back Diamond Shoe Clip/ Tacones con Lentejuelas  en Platino y Clip BCBG Max Azria de Piedras Negras para los Zapátos.
* Jewelmint ‘Sugar Pop’ Earrings/ Aretes ‘Pop de Azúcar’
* Jewelmint ‘Flower’ Ring/ Anillo de Flores
* Vintage Glass & Swarovski Crystal Bracelets/ Brazaletes de Vidrio y Piedras Swarovski.
* Amorium ‘Snake’ Black Hand Jewelry/ Joya de mano con Serpiente Negra.
* Nordstrom ‘Birch’ Crystal Ring/ Anillo con forma de Halcón en piedras.
* Nordstrom Black Glitter and Diamond Clasp Clutch/ Cartera de Mano de Escarcha Negra con Cierre en Diamante.
* Bdry BlowBar Did My Hair/ Arregló Mi Cabello

Hola Mis Amigos!!

Tuve el honor y placer de atender la gala a beneficio de la Fundación Make-A-Wish del Sur de la Florida (Concede-Un-Sueño). El tema del evento fué Bollywood y la decoración y ambiente fue una reflección de la belleza de India. La Fundación Make-A-Wish apoya una causa muy cercana a mi corazón y en la cual creo firmemente. El poder darle a un niño la posibilidad de sonreír y alcanzar un sueño es una de las cosas más desapegadas que alguién puede hacer. Ver un pequeño luchar contra una enfermedad peligrosa y sin embargo mantener una sonrisa y su espíritu elevado, son cosas que no tienen precio. Como mamá simplemente me puedo imaginar, y ser compasiva, acerca del dolor por el que pasan los padres de un niño que tiene que pasar por tratamientos médicos y dolorosas recuperaciones.

Solo puedo soñar en tener el placer de conceder un sueño a un pequeño algun día! Hay muchísimas maneras de involucrarse con esta fabulosa organizaciôn, y así poder ayudar a estos niños y sus familias a recibir muy merecidas buenas noticias. Para mis lectores y amigos que no se encuentran en el Sur de la Florida, Make-A-Wish tiene sedes en otros lugares a los que pueden contactar para donar su tiempo. Es muy fácil promover esta causa y atraer atención sobre ella: Un simple tweet, estatus en Facebook, compartir los enlaces o este articulo, o referir pequeños a la organización, pueden hacer una diferencia!

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