Friday, October 22, 2010

Rocaille of the Day: Purples'n'Berries

I'm on the Outfit of the Day roll! Here goes another autumnal look from last weekend when we headed to Botanical Garden. It was very chilly and I regreted not having taken a scarf with me, but still, I was quite happy with the outfit: simple and comfortable with trendy touches, just how I like my weekend wear.

Light grey tee: C&A, last seen here
Purple cardi: H&M
Skinny jeans: Hollister Co., Laguna Skinny
Boots: Aldo, last seen here
Purple glass beads: Primark
Leather belt: Hollister Co.

Lips: NYX Long Lip Pencil in Deep Purple, last seen here
Nails: China Glaze 'Frostbite', see my review here
Hair: Air dried and styled with hair spray


As you can see, my skin is back to its pale, wintery self, but I quite like how it looks with a darker lip. What is your favorite dark lipstick at the moment? Hope you enjoyed this one and have a great weekend! xxx

19 comments:

  1. first: what a great purple cardigan and I really loved the photos!!
    You look really cute in this outfit!
    2nd; I really like the MAC new collection and I always like the Yves Saint Laurent and Chanel lipsticks, but well...just in dreams for now**

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  2. Thank you, sweetie! Ehem, I know what you mean... YSL and Chanel are a bit off-limits for me as well at the moment ;) xxx

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  3. your lips look lovely, that berry tone looks perfect against your pale skin! and the photographs look so professional, and you look so model like, esp. in the first one.

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  4. The first picture is so fun.:D Nice shot.:D

    It's a cute outfit and your makeup is so fresh. Loving the dark lips.:D

    I am loving MAC Russian Red and Media.:D


    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  5. You're beautiful! Really like your style and the pictures are great.

    I love all kinds of dark lipsticks, I haven't dig up the reds yet, I tend to keep them for the really dark Wintery days and use the dark plums and berry shades in Fall. I like YSL Rouge Volupte in Dirty Burgundy, Mac London Life, Mac Rebel, Illamasqua Move... I'm all about non-nude lips!

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  6. You look so gorgeous! Quite simple and yet stunning! The lip colour is to die for ;) x

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  7. The jumping photo is so cool, you can see you had a lot of fun doing it!! Actually, you remind me of a trendy Peter Pan! Oh, and I love Botanical Gardens, my college at University was just in front of the city's Botanical Garden and I used to spend a lot of time there, revising or meditating :) Still on the lookout for the perfect dark lipstick for my skintone, but I have found a couple of really nice purplish glosses which I'm loving a the moment (one's an Armani stain and the other one is by another Italian brand, diego dalla palma). Hope you have a great - and no doubt stylish - weekend, xx

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  8. @Binia: Thank you, hun! All the photo credits have to go to my husband, but I have to say that he started to lose his patience with my jumping shots ;)

    @Marie: I've never tried Media, will have to look into this one! Thanks for the tip :) xxx

    @Marielle: I'm also not a great fan of nude lips, tend to look quite deadly on me... I've found some nice shades at the drugstore, I'm thinking of writing a post on inexpensive darker lip products.

    @Marina: Thank you, dear! I really like this shade as well, but unfortunately it is quite drying :( x

    @Anna: I really like Botanical Gardens too... In Warsaw, there's on close to and on the roof of University Library - I used to spend hours there! The one here in Bellevue was a bit disappointing though :( Have a fantastic weekend too, hun! xxx

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  9. You look so beautiful and the first picture is so so so happy. :) Adore the way your skin looks with that gorgeous hair and berry lipstick. Wishing you a wonderful weekend! x

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  10. that jumping photo is so fun! i'm really loving mac's brickola, it's a nice dark red perfect for autumn.

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  11. Such a lovely post. I love your outfit and the pictures are fantastic! I really like the colours your chose, I'm a big fan of purple (clothes and make up).

    I have a dark purple Armani lipstick on today. It's definitely an Autumn colour!
    Jane x

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  12. i love the first photo! i'm slowly working my way into dark lipsticks..October is nearly over, and I need to face the fact that it is fall.

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  13. @Little Rus: Thank you, hun! I guess my hair looks more red in overcast weather :) x

    @Superficial girl: I wish I could find a nice creamy lipstick in the same shade as this liner!

    @Helen: Dark reds are right up my alley!

    @Jane: Purple is one of my fav colors as well, but I think only the darker shades suit me - lilac tends to wash me out unfortunately... xxx

    @Ane: I think with the weather today it's easy to believe it's autumn :( Hate that rain! x

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