Sunny Monday

Good morning! Today’s look is what I’d wear on a hike – if I were trying to look cute hiking, that is. Actually it could work for any day, these pants are really comfy even though they are leather, and the booties couldn’t be more perfect for winter with the chunky heel.
Scroll down to read about my crazy frustrating weekend and some of my makeup faves! 

Sunnies here borrowed from my husband, always great gift idea!

Pants Paige similar Sweater J.Crew (old) similar Sunnies Kate Spade Booties Shoemint Bag Tory Burch Similar Michael Kors Green Jacket Loft Loving this one Tank h&m Necklace Urban Outfitters (old) similar  Watch Michele (old) similar Coat Banana Republic (old with DIY fur removed from hat) similar Lips Mac Viva glam A31 with Estee Lauder lip pencil in 07 Red
 I have to admit today is a day that I wish I could wear my sunnies all day long. This weekend was busy and I wasn’t feeling too great, but I wanted to do my outfit posts over the weekend so that I could totally focus on work during the week – one of my resolutions, actually. So I did all the prep work in choosing my outfits, got myself dressed and made up, then I realized I left my camera at work. After pouting for a little while, and at the insistence of my sweet husband (who knew I’d keep pouting if I didn’t get this done) I drove to work and got my camera. After we took all of the pictures, we viewed them at home and they were ALL BLURRY. Somehow I think we forgot about autofocus and all of those pictures went to waste. I should post them just to show you how terrible they were. Then we retook one outfit this morning (today’s look) before work, and well, they are just okay. The last one is blurry but not terrible. Maybe it’s just the Virgo in me talking, but I guarantee you these will be retaken at some point in the future.
Anyway, I also didn’t get a chance to do a video for my makeup and beauty routine – because I was sick and didn’t want my first-ever video to be punctuated by sneezes and coughs. So, I put together a quick list of my current favorite makeup that I use on a daily basis. Enjoy!
Makeup Forever microperfecting primer
Makeup Forever HD foundation in N128
Makeup Forever HD concealer 350
Makeup Forever HD microfinish powder
Loreal True Match N7-8 sweet ginger (on temple/cheekbones)
Tarte Tipsy (on apples of cheeks)
Lipstick Favorites (ever-changing)
When I am wearing a shade that is:
Bright Red – MAC Viva glam A31 with Estee Lauder lip pencil in 07 Red
Dark Red – MAC Viva glam A31 with MAC Lip pencil in Burgundy
Burgundy – MAC Rebel with MAC Lip pencil in Burgundy

Neon bright orangey pink – MAC Impassioned (amplified)
Pink-ish – Revlon Super Lustrous 130 Rose Velvet with Ulta dual lip pencil Plum/Rose (use Rose)
Natural – Lancome L’absolu Rouge in Rendez-vous  (super moisturizing)  with Lancome lip pencil with brush in Ideal 
**Sometimes I only use a Lancome Juicy Tube – a little sticky but really stays glossy
Currently in love with Loreal Voluminous Million Lashes 
Favorite black eyeliner Lancome in Black Ebony

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