Red Dress is All You Need

I always thought that red is not my color… that, no matter what shade of red I’m wearing, it just does not look good on me. Because of that, I had only a few red garments in my closet for many years, and didn’t wear them often at all.

Well, this red dress from ZARA proved me wrong. Red is a very attractive color, especially when paired with black! I like how this color gives life to the outfit, and of course makes the dress the main focal point of the whole look. Thanks to the very high black heels by Jessica Simpson, the dress doesn’t look baggy and I look tall! -)

Here is another best part… the MidoriLinea bracelets! They add a sophisticated and delicate touch to the look, making it perfection.

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Red Dress from ZARA

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Black and White Outfit with Overall

I love pencil skirts, and have them in many colors in my closet. I prefer pairing them with dressy tops, blazers, and even t-shirts. Pencil skirt can dress up any look, especially if worn with high heels, or it can be dress down when pairing with sneakers.

Today I am wearing a pencil skirt, but as an overall. The overall is from ASOS (similar here), the heels are by Jessica Simpson, the white top is from Dillards and the jewelry is from Ettika.

A special promotion from Ettika.

Buy any piece of jewelry using CODE: olyacreative, and get 15% OFF.

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If You Own a Cat, Read This

My post today is a little different from the ones I’ve been writing, as today I will write about my cat…to be more specific, I will write about something that’s important to have if you own a cat. -)

LitterGenie

If you are a cat’s owner, you know how odor from soiled cat litter can take over your home. Litter Genie® brings you a hassle-free compact cat litter disposal system. The Litter Genie® Pail holds up to two weeks of cat litter (for one cat) and with the seven-layer refill bags, it helps lock stinky germs and odors away too. So, you can forget about those constant trips to the trash!

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I love this product! It’s basically “Diaper Genie” for cats.

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Simple design that allows you to scoop away waste without any smells! And then carry it out to the trash whenever it’s full. Comes with a tube of plastic bag which are also sold as refills.

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The more scooping you have to do, the more you will appreciate this system and love it as much as I do.

Litter Genie® is available in Petco, Pet Smart, Target, Walmart, Amazon.com, Chewy.com and other retailers where pet products are sold.

You can also find Litter Genie on facebook, instagram, and twitter.

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Necklace as an Inspiration

This beautiful necklace from Ettika was my inspiration to style the elegant and feminine look I wore today. This unique-style necklace made me think of the midi skirt I bought from ASOS a while ago, but had no idea what to wear it with. So, for whatever reason, I felt like these two items would go together perfectly. I hope I was right! -)

Ettika Necklace as an Inspiration

The Ettika necklace is so pretty! You will see me wearing it quite often, as it goes with so many looks. Visit Ettika online store to see an amazing collection of jewelry they have. There is lots of amazing pieces to choose from.

Even better, if you decide to buy this necklace or anything else you like from their collection, I give you a special code to get 15% OFF of your purchase!!! It’s even better isn’t it?! -)

The code isolyacreative (15% OFF)

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I wore:

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SoCozy’s NEW Sensitive Hair Care Products for Kids

Look what we found at Target a few weeks ago!!! Let me tell you why I was so excited about these products. -)

SoCozy Hair Products

My daughter’s hair has always been on the dry side. As she was growing up, and her hair was getting longer, we learned that it needed some extra conditioning. And so we are always on the lookout for the hair products that are specifically made for dry hair and sensitive scalp. That’s why I was so excited to see SoCozy brand, the salon-quality hair care products developed for kids, at Target. Their new HUSH collection by SoCozy is designed to treat dry hair for children with sensitive skin. It includes HUSH Sensitive Scalp Serum, Sensitive Foam, Sensitive 2in1, and Sensitive Detangler.

Here is what my daughter’s hair looks like very morning after she brushes it. Obviously, it needs some conditioning. So, let’d start testing the HUSH collection, and see if it does what it promises.

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First, we used the Sensitive Scalp Serum. It’s a non-greasy, leave-in formula that helps calm an irritated scalp, while reducing dry flakes.

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The best way to use it is to part her hair in small sections, apply directly to scalp and massage gently.

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Then I sprayed it with the detangler. I am very impressed how well conditioned, smooth and soft her hair was. It was very easy to brush through.

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I could definitely see the benefits of using it every morning. It will get the tangles out with no problem. See the result below.

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Next, we washed her hair with the shampoo+conditioner.

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The brush on the tube was a nice feature for applying shampoo on her hair.

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The product foamed very nicely as we worked it through her hair.

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However, when my daughter rinsed it out, it didn’t just feel dry…it looked dry. As you see on the photo, her hair still needed some conditioning.

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To be fair, I have to mention again that my daughter’s scalp and her hair always needed extra conditioning. For whatever reason, the product made little difference for her hair.

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To fix the problem, we immediately sprayed the detangler on it, and again it worked its magic. Her hair became soft and easy to brush.

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To make her hair looking fuller and to add more volume, I used Sensitive Styling Foam.

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I let it dry naturally, and really loved the end result. Judge for yourself!

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To summarize my review, I will definitely be buying SoCozy detangler, foam, and scalp serum in the future. All these products work very well with dry hair. Each one of them contributed to my daughter’s hair looking softer, shinier, and healthier. I strongly recommend all three of these products.

However, I can’t say the same about the shampoo+conditioner, as it didn’t work for my daughter’s hair. It may work well with your kid’s hair, but that’s just my experience. And, keep in mind, her hair is really dry.

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If you like the result, get ready to participate in a GIVEAWAY very soon!!! The WINNER will be getting all 4 hair products from HUSH Collection! Watch out for my next post! -) 

(Sponsored post, but the opinion is mine and honest)

Dressy Casual StreetStyle

If you follow my posts, you know by now that I like playing with different styles…mixing and matching dressy and comfortable, expensive and cheap…it’s my fun and creative way to dress up that somehow when all put together makes it looks stylish and complete. It’s like a game!

Today I am layering a black dressy top and a military jacket with a tan pencil skirt. Heels, clutch, and curls add a feminine touch.

Dressy Casual StreetStyle

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Sharing with you a similar outfit layout:

Dressy Casual Streetstyle

 


Print blouse
rotita.com

Winser London beige skirt
$110 – johnlewis.com

Rupert Sanderson leather pumps
$215 – fashionette.co.uk

River Island beige handbag
$18 – riverisland.com

Office Look

I stay home most of the time, as I home-school my kids, and am very happy to do so! -) However, somehow my closet includes many office-style outfits. Pencil skirts are one of my favorite garments, and it’s one of the main pieces that creates a perfect office-style look.1 (2).fMjpgIMG_6859f

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My Office Look Layout

Office Look

 


Helen McAlinden brown pencil skirt
$95 – houseoffraser.co.uk

Pointy toe shoes
rosegal.com

Furla top handle handbag
$430 – fashionette.co.uk

Black and White Never Gets Old!

Black and white color combination is one of my favorite in an outfit. To keep it from being boring or too busy, I like to add a touch of silver or gold accessories.

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Sharing with you some of my favorite black and white sweaters.

 

Black and White Never Gets Old!

Études graphic top
$185 – ssense.com

Wildfox graphic top
dollskill.com

My Ideal Valentine’s Day Outfit!

So, we got a gift idea for Valentine’s Day in my previous post, and today is time to get an idea of what to wear that day to look and feel absolutely fabulous. I put together my ideal outfit to go to a fancy restaurant for dinner with my husband.

Tan color is my favorite at the moment, as it’s simple and eye-catching at the same time. A burgundy color clutch and shoes were added to the look to spice it up and bring it to life. -)

Smokey eyes, heavy mascara, and maybe even fake eyelashes (don’t do it usually, but that day is special) is a must-have for my makeup, especially if it’s evening.

My Ideal Valentine's Day Outfit!

 


AERIN sling back pumps
modaoperandi.com

Fold over purse
$315 – trouva.com

Guerlain palette eyeshadow
bloomingdales.com

False eyelash
$7.54 – prettylittlething.com

 

The outfit looks great, but to make it perfect, I’d like to add a simple and absolutely beautiful gold necklace. There is a great store AUrate New York with an amazing selection of contemporary yet timeless real gold jewelry made right in New York City. I absolutely love the style of every piece they offer, and I’d love to add one to my ideal look. Below are the two that I really like. Any one of their gold necklaces would go perfectly with my Valentine’s Day outfit.

Wear it, own it!

Geometric Bar PendantGold Bar NecklaceGold Bar Necklace

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

As you know, I mainly post my favorite styles and outfit combinations to express the “creative side of me.” However, I wanted to change pace a little bit and focus on my husband this time around! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I was trying to think of some different gifts that would be perfect for him. His wardrobe needs a little help and that’s when I came across Tommy John

They’ve really gone all out in terms of putting the guy first and that’s just what I’m looking to do this Valentine’s Day. I love how they’ve put a lot of care into the fit and fabrics they use. I was reading some of the reviews and it sounds like guys feel the same. I definitely think my husband will appreciate the thought, and I’m positive he’ll enjoy the added comfort too. No more bunching or riding up that’s for sure!

I’m currently considering their underwear and undershirts. I really think hell enjoy them!

What gift ideas are all of you thinking of for this Valentine’s Day?

Cool Cotton High V-NeckSecond Skin Crew Neck Second Skin Titanium Boxer Brief Second Skin Titanium Trunk

Love their new ad. Watch it! -)

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