Sometimes, life gets to that point where monotony takes over, and we feel like we’re in a rut. It could be the change in weather, which results in society’s proclaimed, self-diagnosed seasonal depression. It could be the sun escaping our days earlier and earlier each week or that we’re living through a pandemic, that makes life feel a little less vibrant.
This week’s guide is intended to assimilate all the trends in fashion and beauty into your day to day, in hopes that they will brighten up both your wardrobe and your mood. Whether it is upping your skincare game or trying out some new, stylish fashion pieces, we could all use a mood booster this week.
ASOS, Annorlunda Sweater in Argyle, $87
Argyle print is making a comeback this fall, and you do not want to miss it. This ultra-comfy, loose cut sweater by Annorlunda combines the argyle print with the color-blocking technique to create an eye-catching design. The high neck and ribbed trim detailing are perfect, also…who doesn’t love sweater weather?
The Ordinary, Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solutions, $8.70
The Ordinary skincare line may honor integrity and truth, things that should be ordinary among products, but they provide extraordinary results. This highly affordable yet effective Glycolic Acid toner is an exfoliating solution for all skin types. Pairing this acid with ingredients like aloe vera and ginseng allows for a mild exfoliation experience that combats dull and uneven skin.
Sincerely, Tommy, Pola Wool Coat, $311
This splendid olive green wool coat by Sincerely, Tommy is a must add to your fall coat collection. The boxy, oversized fit in conjunction with the 100% wool material is sure to keep you warm when you’re out and about. The subdued color and relaxed fit make it work with any outfit of any style.
The Beauty Chef, GLOW Inner Beauty Essential, $65
They say health starts from within, so pack the punch with the supercharged formula of The Beauty Chef GLOW beauty powder. This inner beauty essential is a daily supplement for skin and gut health. Some of the beneficial ingredients include bio-fermented fruit extracts, vitamin C, zinc, vitamin A, and probiotics. Despite the 18 whole food blend, the only flavor you’ll taste is berry, making it perfect for smoothies, yogurt, or any drink you like.
Foreo, LUNA Mini 3, $159
Why spend all this money on skincare products if our faces are not even cleansed properly? Introducing the upgraded T-Sonic cleansing massager duo: the LUNA Mini 3. With twelve levels of intensity for your choosing, the large brush head and long, soft bristles provide a deep clean that hands alone could never.
Jeffery Campbell, Shaggin, $140
The romantic era-inspired clothing that is all about femininity, ornate textures, and a touch of vintage flare. These platform loafers by Jeffery Campbell comprise just that. The soft pink hue of the rose fabric, with the lace-up detailing, makes this pair of shoes lovely for an outing.
Poppy Lissiman, Marteeni – Torti, $115
Thin, tiny, nonfunctional sunglasses are so last year, and so don’t make sense! Meet the thick, durable, and sun protectant glasses by Poppy Lissiman that are not only fully functioning, but also fashionable. The Marteeni sunglasses are made with a dark tortoiseshell acetate, divine aubergine lenses, and gold branding details, with the addition of UV 400 protection.
ALLEVEN, Total Body Serum, $143
Taking care of your skin should go beyond the face and include the entire body! This unique elixir abates orange-peel, dimpled skin using a toning peptide concentrate derived from a marine algae found in the Bermuda Islands. Beyond smoothing the skin, this serum aids in the elimination of fluids from the skin by stimulating and draining so the skin may firm and contour to look its best.
Wilfred, Effortless Pant, $148
A pair of trousers is a working girl’s basic, but the Wilfred Effortless Pant is far from basic. The modernized trousers incorporate a flattering high waist and front knife pleats that fall into a wide-leg cut, allowing the material to drape as it pleases. Paired with heels or boots, these pants will make the office feel like your own personal runway moment.
Drybar, The Double Shot, $150
A professional looking blow out from the comfort of your own home? I’ll take the next available appointment! Achieving the Good Housekeeping 2020 Beauty Award for Best Hair Tool, this blow dryer brush combines the best of both worlds with the hot air dispensing round brush to create smooth, sleek hair. With ionic technology, this tool seals the cuticle, resulting in no frizz and all day shine.
GANNI, Velour Jersey Dress, $265
Velour gives the impression of warm and soft sophistication that not many others can, making it the perfect fall fabric. This midi dress by GANNI has a demure, square neckline with ruching details on the long sleeves and back and slim fit that is sure to hug the body in all the right places. As Marc Jacobs said, “there is never a wrong time for a polka dot.”
Peace Out Pores, $19
Peace Out skincare has reimagined the pore strip by utilizing hydrocolloid polymer technology to effectively and safely take out blackheads, excess sebum, and dead skin. The nose strips and customizable pore strips not only lift away impurities but include DMAE and vitamin A to shrink and refine pores.