STYLE ICON | Olivia Palermo

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


I believe that a classic but still chic style will never gets old, and that's what I love about Olivia Palermo. She has been my style icon since I saw her in The City and The Hills (my oldest sister introduced me to those TV shows) and immediately I fell in love with her style.

You can describe her style as classic, chic and comfortable, and what I love about her is that you don't see her wearing heels all the time, so you're not like 'oh, I can't copy that outfit for an everyday look' and I think the clothes she owns are pieces that she can wear very often but in different ways, you can see her wearing sneakers/ slip on / loafers and still the outfits are very amazing! 

Here are some of my favorite outfits and that are really easy to imitate.


Lots of love,
Gabriela.

CURRENTLY TRENDING | Asymmetrical Coats

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Now that is fall/winter, it's time for coats and lately I've been seeing that the asymmetrical coats are a trend, even though they don't make a huge change is very important to see how you are going to combine them, because if you use a lot of accessories with them, it can look a little bit extravagant, so keep it simple and classic and it's perfect!

The asymmetrical coats are not the only one on trend, also the asymmetrical leather jackets which are perfect for casual days where you need to do some errands, or a casual date with your boyfriend/ girl friends.

Here I want to share with you guys 4 simple outfits that can we use everyday for events, dinners for any occasion you have.

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Ahora que es otoño/invierno, es el momento para los abrigos y últimamente he estado viendo que los abrigos asimétricos son una tendencia, a pesar de que no hacen un gran cambio es muy importante ver cómo se va a combinar, porque si se utiliza con muchos accesorios con ellos, puede parecer un poco extravagante, así que si logras mantenerlo sencillo y clásico va a ser perfecto!

Los abrigos asimétricos no son los únicos en tendencia, también las chaquetas de cuero asimétricas que son perfectas para los días casual donde usted tiene que hacer algunos recados/mandados, o una cita casual con tú novio/amigas.

Aquí quiero compartir con ustedes 4 trajes sencillos que podemos usar todos los días para eventos, cenas o para cualquier ocasión que tengas.


Lots of love,
Gabriela.

WISHLIST | October

Monday, October 26, 2015

I've been really trying to be more bold with my style, because I like to be very classic and I love to wear sleeves just because they make me feel more comfortable, but I want to change that. I want to be more fun when it comes to my personal style, so that's why I'm obsessed with Johanna Ortiz, she's from Cali- Colombia (the same state as me) and although I admire her for months now, this month I've been following her more. I love the job she does with her two brands (Johanna Ortiz and Pink Filosofy) and I want those two blouses because they are very feminine and beautiful and I think they look incredible with a pencil skirt or even a pair of pants.

The other items are very my style so that's not a problem, but I know I don't live in a cold weather so ¿why I would want a pair of over-the-knees boots and a sweater? because very soon I will be going to Bogota (there's cold) so I think that's the perfect time to wear those beautiful items.

¿What's the thing you have been obsessed with this month?.

Lots of love,
Gabriela.

HOW TO STYLE | Capes

Friday, October 09, 2015

Recently I've been seen a lot of outfits with capes/poncho all over my Instagram and Bloglovin', so I believe is the new trend for this fall although Burberry was the first one on creating this trending last fashion week. When I saw the Burberry show last season I felt in love and I annoyed my mom because I wanted a cape/poncho even though I live in a hot city, but I have a section in my closet for cold weather clothes (We don't have seasons here, just summer and some days just rain -I was born in the wrong place-) and she gave it to me in june and is just all black but I love it and I can't wait to go to a cold place to use it and create amazing outfits with it. So, I created some outfits ideas that you can wear if you have one, or you're planning on getting one.

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Recientemente he visto muchos outfits con capas/ponchos en mi Instagram y Bloglovin', así que creo que es la nueva tendencia para este otoño aunque Burberry fue el primero en crear esta tendencia la pasada semana de la moda. Cuando vi el show de Burberry la temporada pasada me enamoré y moleste tanto a mi mamá porque yo quería una capa/poncho cuando vivo en una cuidad caliente, pero tengo una sección en mi armario por ropa de frió (Nosotros no tenemos estaciones, solamente verano y algunos días llueve -nací en el lugar equivocado-) y ella me la dio en junio, es completamente negra pero me encanta y no puedo esperar a ir algún lugar frió donde pueda utilizarla y crear outfits increíbles con ella. Así que, creé unas ideas de outfits que puedes usar si tienes una o planeas en comprar una.






Lots of love,
Gabriela.

TIPS | GET SHINY HAIR

Wednesday, September 30, 2015


I love to share the things that works best for me with you guys, so today I want to share my holy grail mask for shiny hair. My hair is curly so it tends to be extremely thin and also dry, thereby, with this mask you will make it more shiny and add a little bit of oil to the hair so it doesn't look 'dead' or ugly. Please don't use it if you have oily hair,

Ingredients: 
1 or 2 bananas, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil, 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Preparation:
Blend smoothly the bananas until the are absolutely no chunks. Add the honey, coconut oil, olive oil and blend again. Slather the mask into your hair and let it settle for about 5 minutes, then rinse the mixture out with warm water.

Tips: 
*Take time to make sure you don't have any pieces you may not have blended. 
*You don't need shampoo.
* If you have frizz, one thing that can help you is to add apple cider vinager to your shampoo or conditioner.

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Me encanta compartir con ustedes las cosas que funcionan para mi, así que hoy quiero compartir esta mascarilla para el cabello que es mi favorita. Mi cabello es crespo así que tiende ser bastante fino y también seco, por lo tanto, con esta mascarilla vas a darle mas brillo y un poco de aceite para que no luzca 'muerto' o feo. Por favor no utilices esta mascarilla si tu cabello es grasoso.

Ingredientes:
1 o 2 bananos, 1 cucharadita de aceite de coco, 1 cucharadita de aceite de oliva y 1 cucharada de miel.

Preparación:
Mezcla los bananos hasta que no hayan grumos. Añade la miel, el aceite de coco, el aceite de oliva y mezcla otra vez. Repártelo por todo el cabello y déjalo por 5 minutos, luego enjuagarlo con agua tibia.

Tips:
* Toma el tiempo tiempo que necesites para quitarte algunas partes que tal vez no hayas mezclado bien.
* No necesitas shampoo.
* Si tienes frizz, algo que te puede ayudar es agregar vinagre de manzana a tu shampoo o acondicionador.

 Lots of love,
Gabriela.





TIPS | Beautiful skin

Friday, September 25, 2015

I'm always down for trying natural things when it comes to my skin, and usually when I go to the kitchen and see that something is going to expire or it is rotting I blend it and put it on my face haha, but I want to share with you some homemade masks that actually works on my skin, obviously you have to see if your skin is oily or dry, so if your skin is oily you have to avoid oils and all those fruits that have oil on it, but you have dry skin those are perfect for you. 

Lemon: this is perfect if you have some blemishes on your skin, but you have to be careful because if you go out to the sun it can leave more blemishes than before, so it's better if you do it at night. 


squeeze the lemon so you can get all the juice,
then apply it to your face and neck doing circle motions,
leave it for 5- 10 minutes and then wash it with warm water.

Aloe vera: if you feel that your skin is losing flexibility and you see a need for hydration, aloe vera is very good for you.


Apply the aloe vera to any place you would like to 
make more firm and leave it for 15- 20 minutes and wash it.
You can repeat this process many times a week.

Honey: honey is a natural moisturiser with powerful antioxidants and also a good anti-aging, so if you use honey you skin will look more healthy.

Mix 2 tbsp of honey with a few drops of lemon juice,
apply it to you face, neck, arms and legs. Once the
mix is dry on your skin you can wash it with warm water.
Do it once or twice a day so you can obtain better results.

Milk: Dairy products can be use to promote the elimination and to prevent the accumulation of cells, allowing the skin to look more clear.

Soak a cotton on milk and apply it to your face, leave it
for 15 or 30 minutes and wash it with warm water.

Stawberries: are rich on vitamin C, works as a desinfectant and antioxidant that helps to make your skin more young and healthy.

mix the 2 or 3 strawberries pulp with one tbsp of yogurt and one tbsp of honey.
Apply it to the zone you want y leave it for 5 minutes. Then wash it with warm water.
Do it once a day and you will see results very fast.

Coconut oil or Olive oil: This mask is perfect for the people that have dry skin with you don't want to abuse of this.
Put the oil on the microwave so when it is warm, you
want to massage your face for 10 minutes with it.
Do it once a day before you go to bed.

Don't forget to embrace your inner beauty and if you have acne or any problem with your skin don't let it bother you, it happens to everyone. Be happy and love yourself.

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Siempre estoy dispuesta a tratar cosas naturales cuando es acerca de mi piel, y usualmente cuando voy a la cocina y veo que algo se esta dañando o pudriendo lo licuo y me lo aplico en la cara, pero quiero compartir con ustedes unas mascarillas hechas en casa que trabajan bien en mi piel. Obviamente necesitas saber si tu piel es grasosa o seca, si es grasosa claramente vamos a evitar cualquier producto o fruta que tenga aceite, pero si tu piel es seca esas mascarillas son las perfectas para ti.

Limón Este es perfecto si tienes manchas en la piel, pero tienes que ser cuidadosa/o porque no puedes salir al sol ya que puede dejar mas manchas.

Exprime el limón y así podrás obtener todo el jugo,
aplicarlo en tu rostro y déjalo por 5- 10 minutos
y enjuagarlo con agua tibia.

Áloe vera: Si sientes que tu piel esta perdiendo flexibilidad y ves que necesitas hidratarla, el áloe vera es bastante buena.

Aplica el áloe vera a cualquier parte que quieres
poner mas firme y déjala actuar por 15- 20 minutos y
enjuagarlo. Puedes repetir este proceso cada vez
que quieras en la semana.

Miel: La miel es un hidratante natural antioxidantes y propiedades anti envejecimiento, haciendo lucir mas saludable la piel.

Mezcla 2 cucharadas de miel con unas gotas de limón,
aplicarla en el rostro, cuello, brazos y piernas, cuando
la mezcla este seca, enjuaga con agua tibia.
Hazlo una o dos veces al días, así veras mejores resultados.

Leche: Los productos lácteos pueden ser usados para eliminar  y prevenir la acumulación de células, haciendo que la piel luzca mas clara.

Remoja un algodón en leche y aplicarlo en tu rostro,
déjalo actuar por 15 o 30 minutos y enjuaga con agua tibia.

Fresas: Son ricas en vitamina C, funciona como desinfectante y anti oxidante que hace que tu piel luzca mas joven y saludable.

Mezcla la pulpa de 2 o 3 fresas con una cucharada de yogur y
otra de miel, aplicarla en la zona que quieres y déjala por 5 minutos,
luego enjuaga con agua tibia.
Hazlo una vez al día para ver resultados mas rápidos.

Aceite de coco u oliva: Esta mascarilla es perfecta para las personas que tienen la piel seca pero no vas a querer abusar de ella.

Pon el aceite en el microondas y cuando este tibio aplicarlo
en tu cara haciendo masajes por 10 minutos.
Hazlo una vez al día antes de irte a la cama.

No te olvides de aceptar tu belleza interior y si tienes acné o cualquier problema con tu piel no dejes que te moleste, le sucede a todo el mundo. Sé feliz y amate a ti mismo.

Lots of love,
Gabriela.

TRAVEL DIARY | New York - USA

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 New York, EE. UU.



 



¡Please! Make yourself a favor and if you are in New York or planning on going. Go to the Brooklyn Bridge Park and wait for the sunset, for me there's nothing more romantic than that and you will see the lights of the bridge when they start to get on, is beautiful. I don't think I have ever feel this huge amount of love for a place than New York. Before I went there all the people used to tell me that New Yorkers are very rude to you, but for me wasn't that way, people was so polite that I was impressed, here is very rare to find a guy that open the door for you, and there were plenty of man that opened the door for me at the mall, the restaurant and a lot of different places, never let people to tell you how is the city, go and find out yourself.

The Brooklyn Bridge Park, Empire State Building and Times Square are my favorite places in the city, but If you're staying in Long island there's a place I loved my family took me to a restaurant where you can create your own burger and is called Gourmet Burger Bistro you should go is in Port Jefferson and after, you can walk around and there are different stores and even a place where they sell the most amazing nutella crepes. 

Before I leave, guys i'm working on this week and nex week posts, and I was so busy that I totally forgot that today was day to post, so I wanted to share some of the most amazing pictures I have from New York, I'm sorry, please forgive me but I am taking this very serious that I want everything to be perfect an beautiful.

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¡Por favor! Hazte un favor y si estas en Nueva York o estas planeando en ir. Ve al puente de Brooklyn y espera por el atardecer, para mi no hay nada mas romántico que eso y tendrás la oportunidad de ver como se van encendiendo las luces del puente, es hermoso. Yo no creo que nunca haya sentido esta cantidad de amor por una ciudad mas que Nueva York. Antes de irme para allá la gente me decía que los Neoyorquinos son groseros contigo, pero para mi fue totalmente diferente todos fueron demasiado amables, estaba sorprendida, aquí es bastante raro encontrar un hombre que te abra la puerta y allá la cantidad de hombres que me abrieron la puerta en los centros comerciales, restaurantes y diferentes lugares fue bastante, así que nunca dejes que la gente te diga como es la ciudad, ve tu y descubrela por ti mismo.

El puente de Brooklyn, el Empire State Building y Times Square son mis lugares favoritos en la ciudad, pero si te estas quedando en Long island allá hay un lugar que amé, mi familia me llevó a un restaurante donde tu puedes crear tu propia hamburguesa y es llamado Gourmet Burger Bistro deberías ir es en Port Jefferson y después puedes irte a caminar por el lugar, hay diferentes tiendas e incluso un lugar donde venden los crepes de nutella mas ricos de todos.

Antes de irme, chicos estoy trabajando en los posts de esta semana y la otra, y estaba tan ocupada que se me olvido que hoy era día de publicar, así que quería compartir con ustedes unas fotos increíbles que tenia de Nueva York, lo siento, por favor perdónenme pero me estoy tomando esto en serio y quiero que todo sea perfecto y lindo. 

Lots of love,
Gabriela.

Accessorize your LIFE

Monday, September 21, 2015

#OOTD | Brooklyn

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Jeans: Mango - Sweater: Forever 21 - Boots & Bag: Falabella

Hi guys! Today I want to share with you one of the outfits I used on New York last year, I know is sooo late to share it but better later than ever! hahah.

When I went to New York it was supposed to be spring, but it's was so cold that the cloth I brought with me wasn't appropriate to wear it, so I had to put those ugly (but comfy) boots with a sweater, a coat and underneath a t-shirt, because literally I couldn't be writing this post haha. This day we spent the whole day in the Brooklyn Bridge Park and it was amazing, we get to see the sunset and even when they turn on the lights on the bridge,it was soo romantic but then we leave to Applebees for dinner and after we went for a  walk in Times Square.

Guys I wanted to share an outfit but I'm working on it right now so excuse me, this is the only post that is going to be a throwback from now, everything is going to be new.

Have a beautiful day!


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Hola chicos! Hoy quiero compartir con ustedes un outfit que usé cuando estuve en New York el año pasado, yo se que está un poco tarde pero es mejor tarde que nunca! jaja

Cuando fui a New York se suponía que era primavera, pero estaba haciendo tanto frió que la ropa que había llevado no era la adecuada para usar, así que me toco ponerme estas botas no tan lindas (pero cómodas) con un sweater, un saco y debajo de todo eso una camiseta, porque si no, no podría estar escribiendo en este momento este post jajaja. Este día lo pasamos en el Parque del puente de Brooklyn y fue increíble porque alcanzamos a ver el atardecer e incluso cuando prendieron las luces del puente, fue demasiado romántico pero después fuimos a comer en Applebees y después nos fuimos a caminar por Times Square.

Chicos yo quería hoy compartir con ustedes un outfit pero estoy trabajando en eso, así que perdón, este va a ser el único post tan viejo porque de ahora en adelante todo va a ser nuevo.

Tengan un lindo día!

Lots of love,
Gabriela. 

SHS | Gigi Hadid

Friday, September 11, 2015

NEW BLOG POST | SHS Gigi Hadid




Hi guys!

¿How is her style?
She's very feminine but she adds tomboy touches to her outfits that make them amazing!

¿How I steal her style?
Pretty much you can steal her style by having a simple wardrobe with amazing pieces based in neutral colors. About her makeup she's also very minimal and I think that's really perfect for a everyday look.

When it comes to red carpets, she's very glamorous and all her everyday outfits are in the past, she use amazing designer pieces that stands out her body, but her makeup almost all the time is based in the contour or strobing.


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Hola chicos!

¿Cómo robo su estilo?
Ella es bastante femenina pero ella le agrega 'tomboy' toques a sus outfits que los hacen increíbles!

¿Cómo puedo robar su estilo?
Puedes robarle el estilo teniendo un guardarropa sencillo con prendas increíbles basadas en colores neutros. Acerca de su maquillaje, ella también es bastante minimalista y creo que es perfecto para un look diario.

Cuando es acerca las red carpets, ella es bastante glamorosa y todos sus outfits diarios quedan en el pasado, ella usa increíbles diseños de diseñadores de alta costura que resaltan su cuerpo, pero su maquillaje casi siempre esta basado en el contorno o strobing.

NEW BLOG POST | SHS Gigi Hadid




¿What pieces do I need?
Have pieces like leather and denim jackets, simple dresses, jeans ( High waisted and skinny), boots (lots and lots), crop tops, bags and statement necklaces.

¿Do I have to spend a lot of money to dress like her?
No, you can totally copy her style by shopping at places like forever 21, Brandy Melville (She actually wear this brand), H&M, Pacsun and a lot of other places. You just need to have an idea about how is her style and you will see that you can find amazing pieces that she wears for affordable prices.

Here are some examples of how to dress like her with simple and statement pieces.


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¿Que prendas necesito?
Teniendo prendas como chaquetas de cuero y denim, vestidos sencillos, jeans (cintura alta y skinny), botas (un monton de ellas), crop tops, bolsos y collares.

¿Tengo que gastar mucho dinero para vestirme como ella?
No, puedes copiar su estilo comprando en tiendas como Forever 21, Brandy Melville (en realidad, ella utiliza esta marca), H&M, Pacsun y otras tiendas. Solo necesitas tener una idea de como es su estilo y vas a ver que puedes encontrar increíbles prendas que ella usa por precios realmente económicos.


SHS |Gigi Hadid




Casual sporty: I think this outfit is perfect for that cozy day, when you just want to go shopping, to the cinema, even is a perfect airport outfit or maybe go and grab a coffe with your best friends.


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Casual Sporty: Creo que este outfit es perfecto para un día 'perezoso', cuando quieres ir de compras, ir al cine, para el aeropuerto o incluso para ir a tomar café con tus amigas.
Casual Chic: This is something I would totally wear. I love, love, loveeee this outfit, she looks so put together and classy that makes me jealous, I know you're probably reading this and saying "ok, but I don't have her body" it doesn't matter, you are beautiful the way you are, just take the risk and be happy wearing what you love, don't pay attention to people complaining.


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Casual Chic: Este es algo que yo totalmente utilizaría. Me encantaaa este outfit, ella luce muy centrada y clásica que me pone celosa, yo se que probablemente estas leyendo esto y diciendo "Ok, pero no tengo su cuerpo" no importa, eres hermosa de la manera que eres, solo toma el riesgo y sé feliz vistiendo lo que a ti te gusta, no le pongas cuidado a la gente odiosa.

Classic - Elegant: Perfect outfit for a party or a fancy dinner. I really love the color contrast, really soft. I believe this outfit is very adaptable to your personal taste, if you don't like this color type you can totally look for stronger, vibrant colors, it's all up to you.

Now remember that all of this is to have fun and dress whatever you want and like.

Have a beautiful weekend guys.


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Classic - Elegant: Un look perfecto para una fiesta o una cena elegante. En realidad me encanta el contraste, es bastante suave. Creo que este outfit es bastante flexible a tu gusto personal, si no te gustan los colores suaves puedes cambiarlo a colores vibrantes, es todo a tu propio estilo.

Ahora recuerda que todo esto es para divertirte y vestir lo que mas te gusta y quieres.

Tengan un lindo fin de semana chicos.

Lots of love, 
Gabriela.

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