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Veranda Luxury Resturant by Harvey Nichols

When it comes to food, the fresher the better. I am right? True cuisines can be rare in our fast growing world where everything is mass produced. Fruits and vegetables come in seasons, but now it become easy to produce that all year round. This doesn’t mean it’s always fresh and organic. On the other hand, this mass production has decreased the world from hunger. That is why now leave in an age where FINE foods come in HIGH prices and can only be found in the most EXTRAORDINARY places. One of those places is Veranda.

Veranda is a new luxury dining restaurant that is established by M.H. Alshaya Company for Harvey Nichols Kuwait. Veranda is the new HAUTE restaurant; GLAMROUS fashion with indulgence food under one roof is every fashion and food lover’s DREAM! The concept of the food is based around Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine and the rich teats of Asia. Now this is what I call HAVEN on earth.

On the 10th of March (Yesterday) Veranda invited bloggers to taste the food and experiences the atmosphere of the dining area. Below you will find pictures that will indulge you.

My brothet and I

My brothet and I

The dress code was Smart Casual, seeing a picture of the restaurant I wanted to keep it elegant as well. You can see in the middle picture you can see my brother and I. I took my brother with me because him and I have different taste in food. So I thought it would be nice to share a meal with someone that different opinion in what foods they like and dislike.I will be sharing both fashion looks.

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Black puffy skirt: H&M
  • Black sleeved top with bronze cuffs: Dorothy Perkins from the KKollection
  • Black heels with gold details: New Look
  • Brown and beige clutch: Prada

What my brother is wearing:

  • Turquoise pullover: Zara
  • White polo shirt: Ralph Lauran
  • Jeans: Diesel
  • Black with red details: Converse

 

It was a Bloggers Evening, they had a whole menu set for us. After the cocktails were handed to us they offered us fresh basket bread with organic butter. Then they set us of with “First Bites” (that was for sharing with the people your with) there were five different dishes. Then we had our “Starts” and each of us had two starts. We were then presented with two SPECTACULAR “Main-Courses”. Finally Veranda pleased our sweet tooth’s with two different “Desserts”.

 

Welcoming Drinks

Welcoming Drinks

As we walked in the restaurant they had welcoming drinks for us. They offered to kinds of cocktails; one was a pomegranate cocktail with lots of ice. The second one (the one top) was a mixture of really fresh mangos, strawberries and YUMMY passion fruit. I had both drink and they were EXTREMLY good. ❤

 

FIRST BITES

Crostini

Crostini

The bread that came with this dish was made in house. The whole dish was fresh! The crostini came with mozzarella that was lightly melted on it with grilled to perfection cherry tomatoes and dazzled with balsamic. This yummy dish contained some of my favourite ingredients put together. I always loved Crostini’s, but this one you could taste the freshness. You bite into the Crostini you can’t tell that the bread left was baked that morning and kept warm for until preparing the dish for customers. This is a dish you must try.

King Prawn Tempura

King Prawn Tempura

I rarely have gone into a restaurant that offers fried shrimps (prawns) that I didn’t like. Though there are restaurants that offer fried prawns that are better than other dining places. So here we are at one of those restaurants Veranda that offer one of the most delicious fried prawns my taste buds have even meet. What made this dish very adequate was the dip it came with, mayonnaise with saffron, lime and chives. To make matters even better the mayonnaise is organic and made at the restaurant. This was a dream set in on my taste buds.

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

To me hummus is one of those dishes that you can have at any time of the day without feeling guilty. I am a huge hummus fan, it’s one of those types of dishes that aren’t very hard to make. What makes hummus different from one place to another is its presentation and what’s offered with it. Here the hummus has been laid on top some yellow vibrant roasted baby bell peppers. I really don’t like roasted bell peppers. I usually eat them only when they are raw in a sandwich or in a salad. I like how the setting of the hummus wasn’t boring and very pleasing to the eyes with the colours. When I took the bite of the hummus with the roasted bell pepper it a match made in heaven.

Aubergine Moutabal

Aubergine Moutabal

Now moutabal is harder to prepare the hummus. If made right it would be marvels experience to enjoy, if not made right it can be quite bitter and not very pleasing. I am one that doesn’t like eggplants no matter what. They never applied to me and I never found them to taste good. The only time I would ever eat an eggplant is when it’s in moutabal form with other ingredients it gives the eggplant a taste that I find satisfying. Here I didn’t really like the moutabla. Out of five starts I personally would give it two. However my brother enjoyed the bitterness and said it was the best moutabla he has had!

Duck Spring Rolls

Duck Spring Rolls

I am going to say it right up front, this was an EXPLOSION in my mouth. When you go there YOU HAVE to order this. It’s the most spectacular dish I have tried. Now this is what we can all came come together and agree that this is the piece of diamond that our appetite deserve. If you love yourself then you should go after this crispy duck, which you can dip into a sauce that is made from pomegranate and spicy tomato chutney. Need I say more?

 

STARTERS

Salmon

Salmon

With all the benefits that a Salmon has and with so many people loving the fish, sadly I am not the kind of person that would ever order Salmon. I’ve tried cooked and prepared in so many different ways and I never really liked it. So it wasn’t that this dish wasn’t nice, when it comes to salmon I am biased and I know I wouldn’t like it. Nonetheless, my brother loved this dish and said it was his favourite! The Scottish salmon has been aniseed cured (it was cold cooked), with cherry-oak smoked that you can taste in the salmon and gave it its twist and apple fennel salad. For one thing I did enjoy the salad.

Canadian Lobster Ravioli

Canadian Lobster Ravioli

Yet again when it comes to pasta I am lover, and when it comes to lobster I am a grabber. The way this dish was prepared is that the sauce light bisque was made with the water in which the lobster was boiled in. What I loved about this dish is that there weren’t many ingredients that overwhelmed the taste of the lobster. The thickness of the sauce was just right, it wasn’t too heavy nor was it to light. If you’re a lobster then this dish is definitely for you!

 

MAIN-COURSES

Hammour Medallions and Salsa

Hammour Medallions and Salsa

Another fish dish and yes I am a sea food lover (just no salmon). This fish came with crusted nuts, fennel and apricot salsa and jallab sauce. Now tell me doesn’t sound yummy and applying? If not you have to go and check it out yourself and be the judge. The nuts in this dish gave it the right structure and feeling. How crunchy the nuts where came right with the soft delicate fish.

Josper Baked Lamb Moussaka

Josper Baked Lamb Moussaka

The way this lamb has been cooked is truly unique. To actually make this lamb it takes 5 hours to prepare and have it ready. Even though this lamb took 5 hours to be ready when it arrived at our table it was fresh as ever. You would have thought that it was cooked right at the spot. The lamb has been baked in a Jasper oven, an oven that requires only the experience chefs to know how to use it. Inside the lamb you’d find melted goat chess that makes the taste buds go wild. I just love the how the sourness of chess mixes with the sweetness of the tomato sauce. If you want something new go for this delightful lamb.

 

DESERTS

Pineapple & Raspberry Mille-Feuille

Pineapple & Raspberry Mille-Feuille

After tarts my second favourite dessert is mille-feuille. When the ingredients are super fresh and crispy you know you are in for an amazing treat. That’s what happened I was at love form first bite and yes love was in the room when this little dessert came in and right into our table. The other best part about this dessert is that it came with raspberries, now I haven’t met anyone that didn’t like them. They were super soft and juicy just right with the creamy free vanilla cream and the crunchiness of the biscuits. YES they used a special kind of biscuit on the mille-feuille then the traditional puff-pastry. GO TRY IT!

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Mini Chocolate Mousse

The chocolate mousse came with black cherry coulis that was really sweet and took over my sweet tooth. The side to this mousse is that with the ingredients there is a hint of ginger to give the ultimate experience and help blend in all the flavours. If you’re not a ginger fan don’t worry. The taste of the ginger is very mild and just a hint. When you have dessert you will know why I will keep telling you it’s the best chocolate mousse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FABULOUS FREES from Style Boutique! My Makeup Look for the Grand Opening

A few days ago I wrote about Style Boutique and there Grand Opening (click here). The store was so adorable and cute and they had so many FABULOUS things, I was one of the lucky ones to have received free things! 😀

I even mentioned that I would share my makeup look that I wore that day. I like to call this look a VAMPY look just because of the harsh winged eyeliner with dark berry lips.  First I will show you how I achieved my makeup look then I will go on and show you all the GLAMROUS things I was given. Below you’ll find the pictures so keep on reading…

 

The Vampy Makeup Look:

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Vampy I’d say

To get this look I used two eye-shadow pallets, the first one was the Too Faced “Matte Eye Shadow Collection” and the second one is the “Naked 2” Urban Decay pallet. I will go to explain the colours that I used and which brushed I used to apply them. First let me show you the pallets…

Too Faced Matte Eye Shadows pallet

Too Faced Matte Eye Shadows pallet

The colours from top to bottom (left to right):

  • Tufted Suede (used it)
  • Chinchilla (used it)
  • Coffee Bean
  • Velveteen Bunny (used it)
  • Pebbles
  • London Fog
  • Fresh Linen
  • Vintage Violet
  • Midnight

The “Naked 2” pallet from Urban Decay has 12 colours, and out of those 12 I’ve used 3 colours for this look. In the picture bellow you will be able to see the swatch colours.

The Naked 2 pallet and the swatches below

The Naked 2 pallet and the swatches below

The swatches from left to right:

  • Snakebite
  • Half baked
  • Foxy

 

For this look I used one of my favorite lipsticks that I tend to use for special or GLAMROUS occasions, and the Grand Opening of Style Boutique is a GLAMROUS EVENT.  That is why I had to take out my secret weapon MAC lipstick “What Joy!” satin finish. Sadly this colour was part of their Winter2012 limited edition line, luckily if you like this colour MAC had a lipstick called “Diva” that in their permit line that is close to it.

What Joy! lipstick from MAC

What Joy! lipstick from MAC

I just love the berryness (I know that isn’t a word) of this lipstick and it goes great with all skin tones!

I only applied bronzer to my face using MAC “Raizin” blush in matte finish. I didn’t use any pinks or peaches on the apples of my cheeks because the lipstick did the job and brought the colours out of my cheeks.

Raizin blush by MAC

Raizin blush by MAC

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. From the Too Faced pallet apply the colour Chinchilla all over your eyelids til your crease using the Sephora “all over shadow brush
  2. Just to the crease apply Coffee Bean from the Too Faced pallete and blend it out wards and lower lashes using the MAC 224 brush
  3. Using the MAC brush 217 apply Velveteen Bunny from the Too Faced pallet on to your brow bones
  4. Where the eye-shadows Chinchilla and Coffee Bean blend in Snakebite with the MAC 217 brush
  5. Right under your eyebrows apply Foxy from the Naked 2 pallet using the MAC  219 pencial brush
  6. With the same brush apply Half Baked to the inner corners of the eyes
  7. Then I applied my foundation, conceler and presspowder
  8. After that I applied the MAC blush Raizin to my cheek bones and softly blended it into the apples of my cheeks and forehead using Mikyajy Blusher Brush
  9. Lastly I applied the lipstick What Joy! on to my lips

 

Now lets us go to my second part of this blog post, the FABULOUS things that I got from Style Boutique. They are lovely and to die for, plus you have to go and check out their collection or you’ll be missing what’s new in fashion that’s FUN-FRESH and EDGY.

I LOVE this top and the details that is on the bottom. It’s so CUTE you can either dress it up or dress it down. Here I decided I was going to dress down because it was the morning and I was off to university. I wanted to keep it fun with and edgy which results it to be FUNKY! This is something totally new for me, but hey I am young I can do fashion “mistakes” and get away with it. 😀

Sneak peek ;D

Sneak peek ;D

The so AMAZING shopping on top and just the the FABULOUS items on the botoom! ❤

The Top!

The Top!

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Top: Style Boutique
  • Balck under-top: Zara
  • Dark blue jeans: H&M
  • Shoes: Nike
  • Purple bag: Miu Miu

 

Valentine’s Day came and I wanted to wear something different. I didn’t want to wear any reds, pinks or whites I wanted to go on a different track. That is when I felt the need to go and be FABULOUS for this LOVE day and have fun and dress in the way that I love. After all I am a fashion lover so more than any other day I HAD TO show it on this day. How better to show my love for fashion than wearing this GLAMROUS gold and black blazer that was long at the back that has black chiffon. It was perfect! To check out more about my V-Day click here.

The GLAM Look

The GLAM Look

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Gold and black blazer: From Style Boutique
  • Black pants: H&M
  • Black top: Zara
  • Scarf: Zara
  • Black flats: Chanel

 

I had to go early into school because I had some things to do before I went into my class that morning. I just had so much to print out. The problem was that I didn’t have time to pick out what I wanted to wear the night before! So when I woke up that morning I was all over the place trying to get ready, I knew I wanted to wear my flats from Style Boutique but I wasn’t sure with what. Then I told myself my safest bet would be that I wear jeans because they mostly go with everything. At this point I would like to believe that I was right. 😀

My LOVELY shoes <3

My LOVELY shoes ❤

 

Fashiom is art, and just like art all that it need is talent and taste. We might not agree but there are some basic ground rules.

 

 

Stay Lovely,

N

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Today’s FAB Makeup Looks <3

Makeup, clothes, bags and SHOES what can I say I am a madly and deeply IN LOVE with fashion. Fashion now falls under a lot of things, that incudes FOOD the way furnish your house and even the books you read (if you know me back in high school…then you know I was a BOOK WARM). Yes I said it books, books come in and go out of fashion but literature remains. Just like in fashion, fashion might come and go but style is forever! ❤

For the upcoming blog posts (the next 3 or 4) will be mostly about makeup. I will be showing and talking about how I applied the makeup and review some of them. Will let me tell you a little secret I LOVE MAKEUP as much as SHOES! That coming me from me is a HUGE thing. So promise me that is will be between you and I. :p

Anyway let me go to the good stuff, in the post I will be talking about TWO makeup styles. One was I was wearing yesterday but recreated the look today. The other one is a FUN SPRING look that I hope you guys would enjoy. First I will show you what I was wearing yesterday then I will go more about the make. So stay tuned and keep on reading!

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Jeans, something I don’t do often

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Mustered top: H&M
  • Brown skull scarf: Artalkw (check it out Instagram)
  • Jeans: American Eagle
  • Shoes: Style Boutique (a store based in Kuwait)

I wore this look yesterday for university. I need something fast because I had to go to school early to print out some stuff. I knew that I wanted to wear my FABULOUS shoes that Style Boutique gave me. So I stayed most of the morning wonder what to wear with it, and then I told myself you can’t go wrong with jeans. I hope I was right, because I liked to believe I was. To check out my blog post about Style Boutique Grand Opening of their new branch press here.

 

Smokey Grey Eyes

Now let me go on and tell you how I applied my makeup for that day. Below you will see a close-up of the makeup.

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Morning dark makeup

I usally don’t wear dark eye makup in the day, especially in the mornings. However, that day I was inspired by dark grey and I really wanted to use my Too Faced pallet “Matte Eye Shadow collection.

For applying my makeup I used my PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Essentia that I got from MAC’s limited edition collection. I call these my personal brushes and I don’t use them on anyone but myslf.

 

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The GREEN makeup brushes!!

From left to write the brushes:

  • MAC 190SE: Foundation Brush
  • MAC 129SE: Powder/Blush Brush
  • MAC 275SE: Small Angle Shading Brush
  • MAC 226SE: Small Tapered Blending Brush
  • MAC 266SE: Small Angle Brush

 

My Too Faced  “matte eye-shadow” pallet that I got from Sephora. From this platte I used the third line, which is the “grey” line of the pallet. This line is called the CLASSIC.

Matte eye shadow pallet

Matte eye shadow pallet

The swatches are the left side of the picture. The colours of the eye-shadow from left to right:

  • London Fog
  • Pebbles
  • Velveteen Bunny

 

The blush I used was from MAC from their limited edition line.

PINK

PINK

The blush is called  “Easy Manner” and it’s stian finish.

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. Apply the colour Pebbles all over your eyelids till your crease using the MAC 275SE
  2. To your outer-V apply London Fog and blend it into your crease using the MAC 226SE
  3. Using the MAC 275SE apply Velveteen Bunny to your brow bones
  4. To your lashes apply London Fog using MAC 266SE
  5. In the inner corner of your eyes apply Velveteen Bunny using the MAC 266SE
  6. On the upper lash line apply MAC Carbon Eye shadow (not shown on the blog post) using the  MAC 266SE
  7. After that I applied my foundation using the MAC 190SE, then apply your mascara
  8. I countered my face using the blush by MAC “Raizin” matte finish using the MAC 129ES. I countered my cheeks, forehead and nose
  9. After that I applied blush Easy Manner by MAC on the applies of my cheeks
  10. On my lips I applied MAC “Mocha” lipstick satin finish and MAC “Fashion Scoop” cremesheen glass to the centre of my lips

 

A Spring Fun Look

So I’ve had I got FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes that I was from MAC’s limited edition line for some months now and I haven’t really used. They came out with this line with spring in mind, so I was like PERFECT I should create a makeup look using this pallet. I hope you like this look :D. I would even like to mention that even for this look I used my green makeup brushes that I got from MAC. Read more to see how I achieved this look!

FUN spring, I just love flowers

FUN spring, I just love flowers

I just love how the pallet looks like a mini wallet. It’s SUPER CUTE and lovely.

FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

On the left side of the picture you can see how the pallet looks on the outside (just CUTE), and on the right side is the eye-shadows. From left to right of the eye-shadows the colours are:

  • Taupeless (satin finish)
  • Satin Taupe (satin finish)
  • Love Spice (shimmery finish
  • Vintage Allure (matt finish) Top
  • Black Slip (stain finish) Bottom

To see the swatches of the eye-shadows please click here.

The lipstick that I used was aslo from MAC from their VIVA GLAM collection “Nicki” lipstick. I just love the soft brightness of the lipsick!

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The lipstick on top and the swatch on the bottom

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. Apply Taupeless all over the eyelids till your crease using the MAC 275SE
  2. To your crease beleand  in Satin Taupe using MAC 226SE
  3. To your outter-V apply and in Black Slip using also MAC 226SE
  4. With MAC 266SE apply Vintage Allure to your lower lashes
  5. Apply Love Spice to your inner corners and brow bone using MAC 226SE
  6. On your upper lashes apply Vintage Allure using the MAC 266SE to act as an eyeliner
  7. After that I applied my foundation using the MAC 190SE and applied my mascra
  8. Here I didn’t counter becase I wanted the makeup and face to be a bit soft, so I only applied MAC blush Easy Manner to the applies of cheeks
  9. Lastly I applied my lipstick “Nicki” VIVA GLAM by MAC

 

 

I really wish you liked these makeup looks. Tell me what you think in the comments below.

 

Stay Lovely,

N

 

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Give MAC (Holiday) Haul Christmas GIFT!!

Every so on MAC comes out with a limited edition line, and it it’s always been amazing! Every line is so unique and different from the other with their AMAZING designs and colour. For this season (holiday) they came out with a line that I think we haven’t seen them do before. To start with the line and the advertisement seems like it came out of Chanel or LV (I’m not saying that it did). The makeup compacts look like mine clutches and wallets that you can carry around with you that a high-class designer would have come up with. Well MAC is a high-end makeup brand with FABOULSE products. When I went online a saw the new collection my reaction was “I NEED TO HAVE SOME!” I showed my mum the products and she said she would get them as a Christmas gift and SHE DID YAY ME!! 😀

Just to point out, I haven’t used any of these products still (I got them yesterday). When I do I’ll for sure make another blog post about them and how I feel about them. I think I’m going to LOVE them. Yet still I have to wait and see.

 

The MAC products

FABULOUSNESS eye-shadow pallets

The first thing I couldn’t wait to get my hands on was the FABULOUSNESS eye-shadow pallets. In this line they have 3 pallets; FABULOUSNESS 5 Warm Eyes, FABULOUSNESS 5 Neutral Eyes and the one I got FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes (I just LOVE smoky). The great thing about these pallets is that each pallet comes in different colours, the Warm one peach, Neutral mint-green and the Smokey one is pink <3. I wanted to get the “mint” one just because green is my favourite colour, but then I was like no I have so many neutral colours :p.  As you can see that each pallet has 5 colours.

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FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

As I mentioned above, I just love their packaging for this collection. It’s SUPER cute, I’m already trying to come up with ideas on how I can use this compact when I run out the eye-shadow (that would be long time!). I love the soft-pink colour with the cute bow black bow (that’s removal). Plus all the colours are so CUTE and lovely I just can’t wait to try them out! Below you’ll find swatches of the eye-shadow and their names.

The swatches of the eye-shadow

The swatches of the eye-shadow

The left picture “rectangle shadows” (left to right):

  • Taupeless (satin finish)
  • Satin Taupe (satin finish)
  • Love Spice (shimmery finish)

The right picture “square shadows” (left to right)

  • Vintage Allure (matt finish)
  • Black Slip (stain finish)

 

VIVA GLAM

Lip products

The Viva Glam collection for 2012 is staring Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin! The best thing about this line is that anything you purchase from it (there is only 3 products) would go to MAC Aids Fund to help those families that have been affected by Aids. That includes; men, women and children everywhere). MAC Aids Fund is a registered charity in the UK that helps all countries when needed. <3.

As I pointed out for this line MAC came out with 3 products and all of them are for lips. From this collection I got the “Viva Glam Nicki Lipstick” and the “Viva Glam Ricky Lip Conditioner. The only thing that I didn’t get was the “Viva Glam Nicky Lip-gloss” just because I don’t wear much lip-gloss to start with. With my purchase from this collection I got a free makeup bag that’s SO CUTE! It’s red-leopard print that I just LOVE.

Makeup bag, Lip conditioner and lipstick

Makeup bag, Lip conditioner and lipstick

Originally just wanted the lip conditioner from this collection, but then I saw that there was deal that if I got the lipstick with it, it would be cheaper. Plus I would get a CUTE makeup bag with it, and I really liked the colour. I can see Nicky Minaj wearing this colour it’s so here. I want to point out that the lip conditioner smells like vanilla (which I love), it’s so YUMMY (not for eating :p).

The lipstick swatch <3

The lipstick swatch ❤

In the picture above:

  • Lipstick: Viva Glam Nicky (stain finish)

 

 

MAC Makeup Brushes

PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT

This line is so cute, with the makeup brushes you get a matching makeup brush bag for the brushes (that was a MOUTH FULL!). From this line there are 3 kits; PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Mineralized (brushes and bag are peach), PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Advanced (brushes and bag pink) and the one I got PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Essential (brushes and bag mint-green). That’s one of the main reason I chose the Essential Kit is because it’s GREEN my FAVOURIT colour <3. However, I also needed good quality travel brushed so when I am traveling I could take them with me. The good thing about this kit is that it comes with 5 BRUSHES, where the other kits only have 4 brushes for the same price. The kit also has the main brushes that I need on a daily bases!

The GREEN makeup brushes!!

The GREEN makeup brushes!!

Above the make up bag and brushes. The brushes from farr left to right:

  • MAC 129SE: Powder/Blush Brush
  • MAC 190SE: Foundation Brush
  • MAC 275SE: Small Angle Shading Brush
  • MAC 226SE: Small Tapered Blending Brush
  • MAC 266SE: Small Angle Brush

 

I am sorry to infrom all of you that all the products that I have mentioned above are SOLD OUT on MAC’s website, but you might be able to find it all your local MAC store hopefully. Thank you for reading this post and hope you enjoyed it :D. Comment below and tell me what are you hopping or got for Christmas?

 

Go check out my YouTube Chanle LillyDoll for my Christmas Makeup Tutorial that comes in 2 Parts. Hope you enjoy it and that it inspears you, and watch out for my other video showing these products, PLUS there is going to be a Surprise  at the end! 😀

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Stay Lovely,

N

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The Weekdays/Uni Looks

So this week I have been extremely BUSY that I didn’t have much time to come on my laptop and blog (I don’t like blogging from my phone :P). I’m so sorry if I’ve kept you waiting for my posts. Well here I am and I would LOVE to share with you my looks for this past week. All of these looks are showing you how I “normally” dress to university usually. During the winter months I like to play around and experiment with clothes more than I can do in the summer. Here in Kuwait it can get really hot and all I would want to wear is a dress or something to keep me cool. On the other hand, I still want to look my best and FASNIONABLE as much as I can!

 

Lady in Purple

I feel in love with purple dress the moment I laid eyes on it. Lately it seems I’ve been loving the colour purple on me :p (still green is my favourite colour!). To tell you the truth, as I was growing up I thought I will always dress formally, you know how business women dress and “classy women”. So for some odd reason, this look made me feel that this is the real me. This look made me feel like the “writer” and “politics lover” come out. When my brother saw me in this look he said “you look like a politician’s wife”. However, I love this look. ❤

Okay the pictures aren't very "lady" like :p lol

Okay the pictures aren’t very “lady” like :p

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Purple-wool dress: Cos
  • Grey scarf: Pull and Bear
  • Recycled Necklace: made from bike chains (from a flea market in Italy)
  • Black stockings: H&M
  • Bag: Chanel
  • Black leather boots: Russell and Bromley

 

 

Biker Chic

I’ve only worn these pleather pants once, so I wanted to wear them again. Though this time it was more of an edger look then the last look (press the link to see it). My mum keeps reminding me that I am young and to have fun with styles and fashion. When I was in middle school I wasn’t the kind of girl that was starting her hair and wearing lip-gloss, that all happened when I was in year 10 (10th grade) where I became more aware of fashion and all. For some reason this takes me bake to my hippie days. Hahaha I don’t know what a Bicker and a Hippie have in common, do you??

All is left is my bike, no I don't have one!

All is left is my bike, no I don’t have one!

 

  • Jeans vest: Zara
  • Dark grey top: H&M
  • Blue and green Shahtoosh shawl
  • Hoop earring: Forever21
  • Burgundy-pleather pants: H&M
  • Black leather flat: LV

 

Electric WOW

My mum got me this blue top, and I just loved the colour and martial. On the back it’s a T-shirt and in the front of the top it’s silk. Another thing I love about this top that it’s longer at the back and shorter at the front. Though that I was feeling quite sick, I guess you see it through the picture. I still tried looking my best! To tell you the truth now that I look at this picture I don’t really like how I put myself together.  Like: I love the top, earrings and the shoes, but I feel there is something wrong. Do you think so? I think it’s the scarf perhaps.

BLUE! BLUE! BLUE

BLUE! BLUE! BLUE

 

  • Grey long-sleeved top: Zara
  • Electric-blue top: Mango
  • Black pants: Forever21
  • Black high-tops: Buffala
  • Black Shahtoosh shawl
  • Angle-wing earrings: Alexander Wang

 

Rocker Swagy

I first called this look “Sporty Rocker Chic”, because I was wearing my Nikes :p. Then one of my followers on Instgram mentioned that there was nothing sporty about it, that it was more “Swagy” and “Kewl”. I never really have used wither words, but “Swagy” did catch my eye and I was like “HEY THAT’S WANT I’LL CALL THE LOOK!” there you go the name was born. Some pointed out the shoes don’t match, I think it did. It brought a whole new thing to the look. What do you think?

the wind was blowing <3

the wind was blowing ❤

 

  • Black leather jacket: H&M
  • Yellow and olive leopard-print scarf: Zara
  • Olive and black striped top: Zara
  • Dark blue skinny-jeans: H&M
  • Crystal studs: Claire’s
  • Grey and purple high-tops: Nike

 

Tell me what was your favourite look from this week? If you’d like to answer the questions above please comment below <3. If you think these styles are wort sharing, then DO SHARE this post.

 

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N

 

 

 

 

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KK Kollection at Dorthy Perkins Kuwait

The past week the Kim Kardashion Kollection came to Kuwait, not only that but even Kim herself was here! Sadly I didn’t have the chance to meet her or even see her. HOWEVER, I was able to go to Dorothy Perkins and get a look at and get what I wanted from the collection. The night before the line was lunched, I went the online store of Dorothy Perkins to see what I liked and plan on getting them. My mum woke me up at 6am so that we can go drop of my brothers to school then go to the Avenues (it’s a mall in Kuwait). We arrived at the mall just 30 minutes before the doors where open, the doors opened at 8am and all of us went running inside to get or hand on the FABOULSE pieces! ❤

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At the mall with KK behind me with my FABOULSE purchases!

After done with shopping I had to get a picture with this SWEET background that was designed for the lunch of KK Kollection. Though I have to say I wish I took this picture at night it would have looked better :p.

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Oversized navy top: Mark and Spencer
  • Long-sleeved top: Zara
  • Nude-fishnet leggings: H&M from their Maison Martin Margiela
  • Knee-high boots: Forever21
  • Black bag: Chanel

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When I got home I had to take silly pictures with the bags. If I didn’t then I JUST WON’T BE ME! 😛 I a made my brother take these pictures as I was  GOOFING around the house!! Here is one that I would like to share with all of you.

My face is all like "SEE WHAT I GOT!" :p  lol

My face is all like “SEE WHAT I GOT!” :p lol

From the Kim Kardashion Kollection I’ve bought 4 items. Although I had to try loads of things on to see what actually looked good and me and that I really liked. Plus I had to make sure that I didn’t over spend and stay with in my budget! I got 2 tops and 2 blazers, below you’ll be able to see them.

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On the above the picture is the clothes I purchased.

  • Top left: Kardashian polka pot blazer
  • Top right: Kardashian smoke crop blazer
  • Bottom left: Kardashian leopard tee
  • Bottom right: Kardashian blue mesh top

I had to wear all of them but one. The one I didn’t still have the chance to wear is the “blue mesh top”, because I still didn’t have the right time or occasion to have worn it. When I do I’ll defiantly post pictures about it! 😀

Political-Stylish look

It was the day of our parliament elections her in Kuwait. Plus it was my FIRST TIME that I was able VOTE! I was super excited and I wanted to dress up for the occasion and give it my most PROFESSIONAL and STYLISH look. Okay it might not be very professional to wear knee-high boots, but HELL YAH IT’S STYLLISH! I’m very happy to mention that the person I voted for has WON, and yes it was a WOMAN! ❤

Time to talk politics!

Time to talk politics!

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Black blazer with white polka pots: Dorothy Perkins KK Kollection
  • Yellow-mustered top: H&M
  • Black leggings with pleather on the sides: Top Shop
  • Sunglasses: Vogue
  • Navy knee-high boots: Russell and Bromley

Purple Rock Look

My cousin was invited to a food tasting and she dragged me along with her. It was a private food tasting at new bakery called Angelato Bakery. My next blog is going to be all about it, so stayed tuned!

Purple is not my colour but I think I pulled it off here.

Purple is not my colour but I think I pulled it off here.

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Smoky crop blazer: Dorothy Perkins KK Kollection
  • Dark purple top: H&M
  • Lavender scarf: H&M
  • Dark jeans: H&M
  • Black high-tops: Buffala

Morning Rock Look

I had to do so much that day, go to school, pick up things for my vlog and go and congratulate the members of parliament that have WON! That day I met so many amazing people and had a great time. A LOT of pictures were taken that day! Though I can’t deny all the running around I did. That’s when I feel sick :(. I haven’t slept well that day and put my energy in so many things did drain me. On the other hand, I LOVE what I do, and with wanting to reach success on might suffer a little.

Coffe is a MUST every morning and NIGHT

Coffee is a MUST every morning and NIGHT

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Black fux-leather jacket: H&M
  • Maroon-wool scarf: Top Shop
  • Jeggings: Top Shop
  • Leapord top: Dorrothy Perikens KK Kollection
  • Sunglass: Vogue
  • Black leather boots: Russell and Bromley
  • Black bag: Chanel
  • Coffee: Nestle 😛 (I just had to put it in there)

I hope you enjoyed these looks. Please comment below and tell me which look you liked best. For more pictures you can follow me on Instgram @NoufAttar27.

Stay Lovely,

N

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Eye Lushes

As I mentioned in an earlier article “Henna Time!” I applied false eyelashes; it was one of the things I got pampered too. This is the second time that applied them, but last time they didn’t last long because I didn’t take care of them. For both of the times I got the service the eyelashes done at Beauty Image salon (the salon is not paying for these articles, I just like going there). It only took about 20 minutes to apply them and they last for 2 weeks if maintained properly. I like them they look very natural but still make a GREAT statement.

It’s like having mascra for 24/7 and you don’t get to feel them at all!

So what do you think about the eyelashes, did you ever get false eyelashes? For how long did they last?

Stay lovely,

N

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