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About Danielle

A former finance girl, Danielle is a New York City based freelance writer and fashion and beauty expert. She's a Hofstra University and Fashion Institute of Technology grad with an obsession with fashion and beauty which she loves to tell you all about every weekday on her award-winning blog. Think of her as your style and beauty entourage all wrapped up into one bubbly brown package. Danielle's work and expertise can be found in print and across the web in Cosmopolitan for Latinas, StyleBlazer.com, and more! She's also appeared as an on-air style expert on CBS New York's "The Couch" and WPIX11's Savvy Shopper segment.

My Who What Wear x Target Collection Dress

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I’ve been on a HUGE clothes shopping hiatus. Well, at least it seemed huge to me…lol. I’m guessing the 2016 election results hit me harder than I thought because I gained back the weight I lost AND I had ZERO budget to buy new clothes. Most of my cute stuff is feeling a bit smedium so I’ve been really creative when it comes to getting dressed. I did allow myself a few purchases though—one of which is this dress from the Who What Wear collection from Target.

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TSABD Edit: Black Radiance Creme Contour Palette + Blushing Bronze Palette on Dark Skin

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I typically only post ONE TSABD Edit a week on Tuesdays, but I’ve been summer vacaying (or at least trying to—I’ve still been working) and had a bit of a build-up on products that both came in and that I purchased myself, so I figured I might as well churn them out so I don’t have piles of makeup looking at me every time I walk into my office :x

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TSABD Edit: Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation + Medium Deep Translucent Powder on Dark Skin

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Another day, another foundation review! I ain’t mad though—I love trying new foundations. I need to know what’s out there so I can report back to you fine folks. I was recently sent NEW Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation for review consideration and gave it a whirl.

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Stylish Comfy Shoes Series: Vol 2 (There’s a Pair of Heels in Here, Too!)

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Hey party people!

OK so my summer posting schedule is a bit sporadic but I AM posting, so make sure you’re subscribed to the blog so you get an email when new posts are up. But for today, we’re talking stylish comfy shoes so let’s go!

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My Family/Group Road Trip to DC (NMAAHC, Our Hotel + Tips & Tricks)

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While the last few years on this blog has taken me to places like Stockholm, Paris, Warsaw, Medellin, Brussels, Reykjavik, Berlin, London, and SO many more (read about them here), I of course know that international travel isn’t the ONLY way to have an adventure. Shoot, I can even make great experiences right in my own backyard (wrote about them here,here, and here). One of my favorite type of trips is one where you don’t even go that far from home aka THE ROAD TRIP!

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FAB & FLY Sunglasses Under $20 (Including Céline Shadow-Inspired Pairs)

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NO clue why I’m in such a rush, but I’ve been thinking about fall fashion HEAVILY lately. I’ve been browsing through 80s NYC street style photos from famed photographer Jamel Shabazz (I’m even going to his exhibit at the Studio Museum—thanks to Monroe Steele‘s Harlem Guide post) and getting SUPER inspired for my fall wardrobe. If I had to summarize my fall style aesthetic in a few words, it would be “I don’t really have much money right now, but I’m still gonna be outchea.”

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