As much as I love complex scents, I find that too many fragrance notes can sometimes go from head-turning to overwhelming in a single spritz. That’s how I came to adore aerie’s soft shimmer. This chic scent is perfect for those days when you’d rather let your statement necklace be the focus of your outfit—and not your perfume.
Shimmer is a lightweight fragrance blend featuring some of my favorite notes (vanilla, bergamot, peony), and the pretty frosted glass bottle is a fun addition to the growing perfume collection on my ever-crowded vanity. And if you’re still on the fence about switching to a pared down fragrance check out what some of our savvy customers have to say:
Daydreamer256 says: ”I’m quite picky about fragrances, but I really loved this one. It’s light and fresh. It could easily be worn to work without overwhelming the office. I would definitely consider this as my new perfume when I run out of my current one.”
Courtne Smith, a.k.a Queen Shmink, is a world traveler with extraordinary fashion and beauty sense. The Toronto-based blogger is one of our favorite ladies to follow on the Interwebz because she makes her impeccable style (fancy fur is her specialty) feel so accessible and easy to recreate. Plus, she always has a killer manicure. This week, she teaches us her secrets that keep her perfectly primped when she’s both at home or on the road with her bff, Drake.
Vivid prints and patterns are totally my thing, which is why I can never seem to leave the house without a bright chevron knit from Missoni. One of my favorite looks for spring/summer 2012 is this dress (above) by Etro. I’m obsessed with the color combination, and as soon as I saw it, I started to think about what makeup would go well with it.
Summer = sun-kissed skin = the perfect palette to work with. All I can think about is coral lips and shimmer everything! Here are my picks to get that easy-breezy summer look:
Stila Sparkle Liquid Eye Liner in “Royal”
Too Faced Peach Leopard Brightening and Perfecting Bronzer
Dior Addict Lip Polish in “Glow Expert”
Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in “Mermaid’s Dream”
Searching for a way to get the summer glow even when it’s cold out? Try this sheer, glowy luminizer from RMS.