Winter Boots Shopping Guide

Winter Boots Shopping Guide

I love boots, especially ankle boots so I am happy when I can start wearing my boots every winter. Here's a guide of my favourite boots available online at the moment:   I am  gold-lover so I added two types of gold to my shopping guide. Find the shiny gold...

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Fun & Games: summer get-together ideas

As you probably know by now, I turned 30 recently. I didn't plan to have a party or any gathering but the week of my birthday I decided to have a little get-together with a handful of friends and just have fun and relax and mingle. Here are a couple of ideas I decided...

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Replicate this look – Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo is one of the most beautiful & elegant fashion influencers out there (in my opinion). I love her style and I especially adore this black (& blue) outfit she put together to wear to Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week. You can shop the links below...

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TRAVEL: Campsbay Airbnb

We went to Campsbay in January for a little getaway (literally days after we returned from Canada). We rented a STUNNING airbnb apartment/house from Nathan, a super-friendly and helpful host. He was very welcoming and the apartment is stunning with lots of space,...

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Fantasy Friday – my polyvore “closet”

I am obsessed with all of the accessories in today's make-pretend outfit. When you have great accessories all you need is a simple & elegant dress to compliment the stunning bag, shoes, scarf, brooch, etc, etc. If you haven’t yet, join Polyvore , it’s the make...

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Sorbet Age Affect Power Serum Review

I love using serums as they feel so amazing on the skin and they usually have the fun little glass bottles with the droppers 😉 I started using this serum a couple of months ago 'by accident' when I saw it in a Sorbet store and decided to try it out. I use this serum...

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Turning 30

It was my 30th birthday on Sunday.  If you’ve ever watched 13 going on 30 then you’ll understand the fascination some people have with being 30 years old. When I was a little girl I also wanted to be a red lipstick wearing, cigarette smoking, independent woman of 30....

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Replicate this look – Aimee Song

It's Paris Fashion Week and I have major #fashionweekFOMO but I am loving all the stunning streetstyles and runway shows. I am particularly crazy about this outfit that Aimee Song wore to the Dior show. The South-African winter is just around the corner and this look...

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Fantsay Friday – my polyvore “closet”

It's my birthday week!!! I am turning 30 on Sunday (4 March) so today's little make-pretend outfit is a sparkly celebratory birthday dress! (If you can't wear sequins on your birthday then when can you???) 😉 If you haven’t yet, join Polyvore , it’s the make pretend...

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Three things about me (part 7)

 I love my cats. (My sister and I have 3 rescue cats in our house) and they rule our lives. {But we love it}.  Pixie is my baby, Mary-Kate is my sister’s and Sandy is our newest rescue and the youngest but she is the queen of the house.   I love skin masks and if...

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Hi there, my name is lucille and this is my blog. VELVETvirtue is a place where I share my life, style choices & travel pics. Come along as we discover new ways to introduce beauty into our everyday existence …

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