Thursday, December 27, 2012

Featured on { BeChicMag }

Today I was featured on BeChicMag and I am super excited about it! I met Mercedes Sanchez at the Ford Fusion Event in NYC last September. 
This photo is from something I wore over the holidays. I bought this tweed dress in H&M. 



Thank you Mercedes for the feature. 

Have a wonderful holiday! Can't wait to show more outfits from over the holidays.

Happy new year! Do you like the new blog look? 

xo,
E.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

{Holiday Outfit} Little Black Skirt

Last night I attended my friends' annual Secret Santa Gift Exchange. I decided to wear this classic black skirt I've had for a very long time, years to be exact! I love it, it is so versatile. I recently introduce this necklace, the Ivanka Bib to my collection in my boutique Lola Blue, the closet. And I had been dying to wear it, last night was the perfect occasion.





...and some Instagram pics.


Blouse: Forever 21
Skirt: Express
Shoes: Forever 21

I can't wait to post more holiday photos for you to see. I love black, it makes everything so elegant! 

...and a little blooper photo, this is what really happens when taking my blog photos, I love my little boy.



xo, 
E. 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Tweed Shorts + a Pop!

What are your thoughts on shorts during the chilly season? I decided to try it out, I mean they are tweed and why not? I feel that fashion is all about taking risks. And you know, it's like wearing a mini skirt. I have been seeing these adorable shorts everywhere. Here is how I wore mine. I felt a look like this is classy but still a little sexy. Whenever showing off skin, don't over do it. If you show cleavage, don't show too much legs or if you show legs don't show too much cleavage. And work with what you've got ;)

Top: H&M
Blazer: H&M
Shorts: Marshalls
Belt: Zara
Shoes: Forever 21
Watch: NY&Co

What do you think? I also thought of wearing them with knee highs... that will be my next outfit ;) have you worn them lately? Show me your pics.

xo,
E.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Lola Bubble Necklace Giveaway!

I am so excited about this giveaway! I connected with Life Songs of a Busy Mom and she did a lovely review of my Green Lola Bubble Necklace and I decided to also do a giveaway of it! I am feeling festive and thankful and what better way to thank you for being amazing readers than to gift one lucky winner one of my beautiful Lola Bubble Necklaces. Read below on how to win it!







I know you want to win this... You will have a choice to pick one of these two amazing colors. Enter the giveaway by going to Life Songs of a Busy Mom blog on this link HERE! Just follow the easy instructions and that's it you can win!

Good luck!

xo,
E.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

{Holiday Style} Red + Gold Sparkle!

 It will be December in just 3 days... I can't believe it either. I love the holiday spirit and of course the fab dresses and all the glammed up style. I wanted to put together one look every week for ideas on what you can wear for all the holiday events that are filling your calendar!






I love that you can wear this dress again and we all can use a new LBD! This shoes are to die for. You can dress them up with a cute little dress or spark up your casual outfit with these sexy stilettos  And the price of this gold clutch you won't believe! All the above accessories are currently available at my boutique for less than $25 each! They would make super fab stocking stuffers too!

Here is where you can get these items:
DRESS: Asos
CLUTCH: Target
SHOES: Aldo

Sunday, November 25, 2012

{Nudes on Nudes} Sheer + Cords!

Something about nudes that I just love. I am really into nudes lately, from nude lips, to nude eyeshadows, nude pants... skirts and nude jewelry! Well {ROSE GOLD} to be exact! I love the clean look. I wanted to wear my Rose Gold pieces and I am so happy I did. The way these pieces shine and sparkle in the sun is beyond beautiful, the photos do not do it justice.




 



Sunglasses: Chanel
Top: Forever 21
Pants: H&M
Purse: Coach
Shoes: Forever 21

For more of my Rose Gold Collection pieces head over to Lola Blue, the closet. I am really in love with this collection, it is so glam, chic and so-so feminine. Gorgeous.

xo,
E.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Instagram Love!

I would love to connect with you on Instagram! If you are not following Lola Blue, the closet yet, do so to get to the minute news on new pieces + sales from Lola Blue, the closet and fashion inspiration! 


Instagram name: lolabluethecloset
FB: www.facebook.com/lolabluethecloset

xo,
E.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

{Fall Style} Knits + Suede Skulls!

If there is one thing I do love about fall/winter weather, it is the fashion! I love the knee high boots, the cute berets, the colorful scarves and the list goes on... Here is this casual, a little rocker with a touch of cozy look I wore yesterday!
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Si hay algo que me encante del verano es la moda! Desde las botas, bufandas hasta los lindos gorritos. Este look de ayer es casual pero con un poquito rock'n'roll. Pero lo suavise un poco con este sueter tejido.










Hat/Gorra: Old
Sweater/Sueter: Forever 21
Leggings/Pantalon: Zara
Necklace/Cadena: Lola Blue, the closet
Handbag/Cartera: Olivia + Joy
Bracelets/Pulseras: Lola Blue, the closet
Watch/Reloj: NY & Co.
Boots/Botas: Aldo

I must say that these leggings are on of my favorite! They are suede! I love this look because it's fashionable and comfortable. I've had these boots for a long time and they are such great quality, they are still in tip-top shape. Oh and don't forget to stop by my boutique to check out these + more stackable bracelets - Lola Blue, the closet!
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Mi pieza favorita aparte de estos lindos pantalones son mis pulseras, so versatiles y super lindas. Pueden creer tambien que he tenido estas botas por mas de 4 a~nitos!? Si son de excellente calidad y me encantan.

xo,
E.


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

{Splurge vs. Steal} Wedged Bootie!

I've been looking for the perfect booties for this fall/winter season. I wanted something with a wedge to give me comfort, especially that I can wear often when I am out with my son. I found these amazing brown suede booties at Forever 21 and I knew I had to have them. The very first day I wore them (see how I styled them on THIS POST) I spotted the most similar booties at Zara, see below!

Forever 21: $32.80
Zara: $49.90

Zara's are still very well priced, but I can use the $18 for a casual top or some nice lipstick in a wine hue I've been spotting ;) 

Do you love? Which would you get? The only big difference is really the shoe laces.

They don't have my pair available online, I bought them at my local mall. But they do have these faux leather wedged ones I've been eyeing as well... and 3 different color options.
 
 

xo,
E.



Monday, November 12, 2012

{Fall Booties} Sunday Style!

As a mom of a 15 month old, my schedule is beyond hectic. In between working a part time job, blogging full time, launching a jewelry boutique and being a mom + wife... I make it a priority to find time to "date" my husband every so often! And anyone who has a toddler, knows it is much needed too! Yesterday was a gorgeous day in NJ and we did just that! 


* These are the Arianna Earrings from my Boutique Lola Blue, the closet  *


 Sunglasses: Chanel
Watch: NY & Company
Bracelet: Gift from Israel
Top: Forever 21
Jeans: NY & Company
Purse: NY & Company
Booties: Forever 21

What do you think of my booties? They are so comfortable... and the price.. you won't believe! And wait till I show you the Splurge vs. Steal

xo,
E.

{Lola Blue, the closet} The Boutique!

It's been a long-time dream of mine to have my own boutique ever since I can remember. Last year when the thoughts of beginning my blog began to brew in my mind... I never imagined I would be here today. But thanks to the amazing support of my husband, family and a few very close friends, and a lot f long days and dreams... I am so beyond elated to  introduce to you LOLA BLUE, THE CLOSET, an online jewelry boutique!
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Desde muy pequena, uno de mis sue~nos mas grandes siempre a sido tener mi propia boutique. Y hoy Lunes, 12 de Noviembre, estoy FELIZ de anunciar a ustedes LOLA BLUE, THE CLOSET, mi tienda de accessorios. No lo pude haber hecho sin la ayuda y apoyo de mi maravilloso esposo, familia y mis ciertas amigas. Hoy les presento mi tienda!


My mission and goal for my store is to bring you, my readers, the latest fashion jewelry at great affordable prices. I love accessories, so when it came to choosing the pieces for my first collection, I was excited and nervous but most of all... READY to LAUNCH!

So here I am today 11.12.2012... Ready for this new chapter in my life. To prove to myself I can do this. Because if I don't, if I hold onto my nerves and fears I will always wonder "what if"... So today, here is my boutique! And I hope you love it! I have many dreams and ideas for this new business venture... and in one year, 11.12.2013.... I will be writing a post about how amazing the past year has been.

Here is the link and web address www.lolabluethecloset.com - feel free to browse and share with friends! If you don't see something you've wanting to add to your armoire... email me or leave a comment!

CHEERS TO DAY 1!
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Mi mision es traerles piezas muy fashion y bonitas a precios fabulosos. Cuando escoji una y cada piezas lo hize con mucha atencion y carino ya que tengo muchos sue~nos y planes para esta nueva etapa! estoy lista para anunciarles a www.lolabluethecloset.com - chequeen la tienda y dejenme un mensaje o mande un email si no ven algo que buscan. Hoy 12 de Noviembre empieza un nuevo dia! Espero les guste!

SALUD AL DIA #1!

xo,
E.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

{Fresh Skin} Facial Cleansing Routine!

As far back as I can remember, one advice my mom always gave me was to take care of my skin. From when I was a little girl to the days as a teenager when I began to wear makeup. She would always make sure I washed my face correctly, removed my makeup and bought me any products to treat or prevent any acne I may have had. I was lucky to be blessed with fairly clear skin. But there were those days when those little suckers (zits) would appear.

One of the most important things about caring for my body other than healthy eating habits is keeping my skin fresh and clean. As a fashion blogger - I love to play around with clothes AND makeup, I don't wear heavy makeup on a daily basis unless I am on a night out but for my day-to-day I do love my mascara, bronzer,  lipstick/lipgloss, and I can't live without my concealer!

So for me the most important part is cleansing and maintaining, that is to make sure my face is clean and I go to bed makeup-less. But as a mom of a 15 month old and the hectic days I've had lately, for me, a reliable and efficient skin routine is a must! I have trusted Neutrogena for years now. And their Neutrogena® Pink Grapefruit Line features products that powerfully treat and help prevent breakouts and blackheads while delivering a refreshing blast of 100% naturally derived grapefruit extract and vitamin C. It's a win-win for me. Quick and easy steps for fast and amazing results!




IN THE MORNING.
I typically wash my face with a acne preventing cleanser, even though I have fairly clear skin, I like to prevent them. I recently started using Neutrogena® Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser and I must say I am loving it. It leaves my skin feeling amazing, so clear and fresh. It does not irritate my skin and it prevents breakouts!

After washing my face, I use a toner (twice a week, to prevent drying out) then immediately apply an SPF moisturizer, DAILY, even twice a day. I always use SPF on everything I put on my skin.

SCRUBBING IS A MUST.
I use the Neutrogena® Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub three times a week. It does not irritate my skin as it is gentle enough for everyday use, but I like to not use too many products all in one day. I find that for my skin, less is best. I first wash my face with the facial cleanser then use the scrub. These are my best skin days... and my makeup looks amazing after this morning shower wash!

REMOVE YOUR MAKEUP NIGHTLY.
By the time night falls, I am exhausted. This is why I love cleansing wipes! They are easy and efficient. They are my DAILY go-to product when it comes to my bed time routine. I've been using Neutrogena® Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes Pink Grapefruit, they are gentle and remove all my makeup, even my eye makeup! It leaves my skin feeling young and vibrant! And off to bed I go :)


Ladies, it is so important to find the time to care for your skin. For me before I had my baby I had the time of the world. Not "me time" is a lot less but I always find time to follow my skin Facial Cleansing Routine and sticking to it! It is as important as going to the gym or eating healthy. Take care of your skin and maintain it. Whether to you that means a daily facial ritual or a once a month facial at the spa... whatever it may be, be sure to stick to it and make a it a daily occurrence. You will thank yourself in a few years! 

What is your skin cleansing routine like? 

xo,
E.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me in collaboration with Neutrogena and Latina Bloggers Connect. All information was provided by Latina Bloggers Connect.

Friday, November 9, 2012

The shoes of my dreams!

As I was doing my week round up... I came across this amazing, too good for words, dream, whimsical yet rocking, perfection of a shoe! They are DSQUARED2 and retail at the glam price of....

.... just $1,495.00... but hey shipping is FREE! ;)

And let's keep dreaming, check out these silver stunners! Who else but Christian Louboutin. I die for these shoes. DIE!


And these are just... $3,395.00 ;)

Happy Friday!

xo,
E.