Wednesday, August 20, 2014

#TodayIsPerfect


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O'Neill dress (SHOP THE DRESS HERE)
Vintage denim jacket
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What is your idea of the perfect day? For me its the smell of daisies and endless sunshine. O'Neill is running a national contest surrounding the idea of the perfect day by inviting participants to share a photo on Instagram of why #TodayIsPerfect for the chance to actually win their perfect day! Just upload the picture to Instagram and tag @oneillwomens and use the hashtag. Come on . . . now, how perfect is that??


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Forever 21 Beauty | Tropical


It's nearing the end of summer, but to me everyday is another day for a brighter and bolder beauty looks. I'm usually more of a bare faced, au natural sort of gal when it comes to what I put on my face, but every once in a while I like to go for something that screams summer with a quick glance. This tropical-inspired beauty look is super easy to do. Very colorful but definitely not too much. See below to find out how to get the look all with Forever 21's Love & Beauty collection. 

 1. Start with a bare clean face. Remember to use sunscreen or a BB cream that contains SPF. No burning is allowed over here. Cover up any skin tone unevenness with Love & Beauty's Creamy Concealer. It offers the perfect amount of coverage while still letting your skin breathe.


2. Dab on a light layer of Pressed Powder all over to create a good base for the look. Adding some to your eyelids will also help keep the eye color you will be putting on from melting off too quickly.


3. Time for the bronzer! I like to use my fingers to apply bronzer to the apples of my cheeks, a little on my forehead and tip of the nose for a natural looking, sun kissed look. I used the Classic Bronzer Compact


4. Add a layer of shimmery Cream Eye Shadow. I used the color Gilded here. It's a  creamy, opulent white that brightens up the eyes and gives a hint of that wet look that everyone loves in the summertime.



5. Add a bold line of turquoise eyeshadow from the Day-to-Night Eye Shadow Palette along each upper lash line.


6. Use the Bold Felt Tip Liner in black to add a subtle cat eye starting at your lash line, on top of the turquoise. This will open up your eyes even more. 


7. Swipe on the Ultra Curl Mascara on your top and bottom lashes for a lush touch. The brush of this mascara wand is curved, which helps make for an even more dramatic curl.


8. Finish off the look with a pout that takes color super seriously. I love the Ultra Pigmented Lip Color in Coral. It's super glossy, extra punchy and nearly neon. Nothing lights up a summer night that an awesomely bright lip.

Now throw a floral romper over your bikini and hit the dance floor. That's what I'm going to be doing :)

Romper, choker and earrings are Forever 21

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Somewhere Over the Rainbow


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Trina Turk maxi dress (SHOP SIMILAR HERE)
DV by Dolce Vita sandals
Stela 9 bag from Threadsence
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This zig zag knitted pattern of this maxi hits me like a wave of nostalgia. I am pretty sure that I owned this exact same dress in elementary school. But it was probably from Limited Too and I most likely wore it with glittery jelly sandals and my bright pink Jansport backpack as a finishing touch. The pattern on this one by Trina Turk makes up for the simplicity in its shape. Long and lean. The body conscious maxi dress will forever be my number one summer staple. Keeping the 90's alive with my flatform sandals and calling it a day as I hope that summer never ends. 


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

#NMwarrior


Natalie and I were lucky to be a part of Nicole Miller's Fall 2014 campaign, #NMWarrior. The campaign is inspired by female warriors, which today's interpretation is made up of strong women who embrace a fearless sense of fashion and perspective on life.  The upcoming Nicole Miller fall collection exudes today's modern warrior woman to a T.  A woman who doesn't take the mainstream or sage path. 

"You don't have to wear a suit to feel strong"

That's the motto coming out of this campaign. I think it is the motto of many young women today, like Natalie and I. Young, working women on the go. For us, every single day is different and what we wear reflects who we are and what we do. We work in fashion, but we aren't defined by fashion regulations. We wear what we want and we wear to be the characters we want to take on that day, and most of all we wear what makes us feel confident in our own skin.

Check out the video below to see how Nat and I conquer the day #NMWarrior style:

Part 2: #NMwarrior featuring "Natalie Off Duty" & "Color Me Nana" from Nicole Miller on Vimeo.

Share our #NMwarrior video on your Facebook & Twitter for a chance to win a $500 gift card to shop Nicole Miller! Be sure to tag @nicolemillernyc #NMwarrior to enter!

How far will you go? Show me your take on fearless fashion by tagging @nicolemillernyc #NMwarrior


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

H&M Grand Opening with the Suarez Sisters // The Mall at Bay Plaza BRONX


This Thursday, August 14th, marks a super important day for H&M and NYC. My sister Natalie and I will be hosting the opening of H&M's thirty-sixth store in New York State at The Mall at Bay Plaza in the Bronx. The store opens at noon and will allow customers in the Bronx access to the latest trends at the best prices.


This store opening is super exciting because The Mall at Bay Plaza will be the first enclosed fashion mall in New York City in almost forty years and will serve customers in the Bronx, Westchester and upper Manhattan. 



The first five customers to tweet at me (@dylanasuarez) and @hm while waiting in line will win early access with style consultation and a free head to toe outfit courtesy of H&M!



H&M is a huge supporter of sustainable fashion and recycling. To kick off the store opening, H&M customers at The Mall at Bay Plaza can donate old and unwanted pieces of clothing from any brand while in the store. Customers will receive a voucher for 15% off their entire purchase for each bag of donated clothing. Those who bring garments to be recycled before the store opens at noon will also have the chance to win H&M gift cards valued between $50 and $100 in addition to receiving the 15% off voucher.


Not only that, H&M at The Mall at Bay Plaza will also offer the first 100 shoppers in line an H&M t-shirt and Access to Fashion Pass, valued from $10 to $300, in addition to other fantastic opening offers for the whole family!


H&M at The Mall at Bay Plaza is located at 200 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10175.


See you guys at noon on Thursday, August 14th in the Bronx!! We can't wait!