INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY | JACK GERMAIN BETTE CLUTCH

December 27, 2011


(Bette Clutch - Jack Germain, Skirt - BCBG, Pumps Sam Edelman, Sweater French Connection)


I am completely obsessed with over-sized clutches at the moment, so I am excited to announce a new GIVEAWAY courtesy of Jack Germain Handbags. This time you have a chance to win this gorgeous Bette Clutch worth $480.00!

THIS GIVEAWAY is open to everyone,
OLD FRIENDS AND NEW and it will SHIP INTERNATIONALLY

As always, the rules are simple:

1. LIKE this post on BlogLovin by CLICKING HERE

2. LIKE Jack Germain Handbags on Facebook by CLICKING HERE

3. Follow VivaLuxury on BlogLovin by CLICKING HERE or via GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT

4. Please leave a comment here including your email address so I may contact you if you win

The GIVEAWAY will last for 7 days until Monday January 2, 2012. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Everyone!




BLACK OUT | A PERFECT LBD

December 24, 2011



(Dress - Bryce by sui numeris bride, Heels - Giuseppe Zanotti, Belt - BCBG, Bracelets - J Crew, leuershop.com)


First, I would like to congratulate the Girlie Blogger from www.thegirlieblog.com with winning the StyleMint Giveaway. I hope you love their gorgeous T Shirts as much as I do!

Over the years I've acquired quite a substantial collection of little black dresses. I don't really know what it is about a cute LBD but it always puts me in a Holiday mood, so I can never resist getting a new one:) I found this particular one at sui numeris bride, my go to store for cute party dresses. The selection is amazing, they carry anything from Vera Wang & Valentino to vintage, fabulous soiree and little black dresses under $140.00 and gorgeous modern and classic accessories starting at only $19.00. I also like the fact that they don't sell more than one of the same dress, I sure don't want to see someone else wearing my dress:) 

I also want to take the opportunity to wish you all  and your families a Very Merry Christmas. I wish you all LOVE, PEACE & JOY and may your days be merry and bright!


Keep on smiling,
Love,
Annabelle



IN ANTICIPATION OF CELEBRATION...

December 21, 2011


(Dress - Robert Rodriguez, Clutch - Love Moschino, Heels - Dolce & Gabbana, Ring & Bracelet - Samantha Wills)



I am very excited to team up with CHICISIMO to co-host a very special Christams 2011 Game.  With the Holiday season in full swing, seems like we are in for some serious dressing up. So, starting today until January 5th 2012 we invite you to share your favorite Holiday looks on Chicisimo Christmas Events webpage. I will have the pleasure of choosing 3 of my favorite looks, which will be published on this blog once the event is over. 

My choice is this little black dress with a twist, which is becoming a clear favorite. I find that I am really attracted to a mix of hard and soft fabrics, so when I saw a leather dress with a chiffon skirt I simply couldn't resist. Even for special events, I don't like to fuss with my hair too much, I either wear it down or in a messy side braid. I completed my outfit with a cute mini clutch and a pair of black and gold wedges. 

I look forward to seeing your Holiday looks
Best Wishes,
Annabelle



StyleMint GIVEAWAY + OUTFIT POST

December 17, 2011


("Rush" T shirt - StyleMint.com, Bag - Nanette Lepore, High Waist Wide Leg Pants - Alice + Olivia, Pumps - Casadei, Jacket -Kinder Aggugini, Pendants and Ring - Samantha Wills)


Just in time for the Holidays, I am excited to announced a new GIVEAWAY courtesy of StyleMint.com. This time you have a chance to win a beautiful T Shirt of your choice from their current collection.

THIS GIVEAWAY is open to everyone,
OLD FRIENDS AND NEW 

As always, the rules are simple:

1. LIKE this post on BlogLovin by CLICKING HERE

2. Follow StyleMint.com on Twitter by CLICKING HERE

3. Like StyleMint.com on Facebook by CLICKING HERE

4. Follow VivaLuxury on BlogLovin by CLICKING HERE or via GOOGLE FRIEND CONNECT

5. Create a StyleMint.com Account by CLICKING HERE

6. Please leave a comment here including your email address so I may contact you if you win

The GIVEAWAY will last for 7 days until Saturday December 24, 2011. I wish everyone the best of luck!

HARD CANDY | StyleMint T Shirt Dressing Day 4

December 16, 2011


("Bixel" T Shirt - StyleMint.com, Bag - Nanette Lepore, Jeans - 7 For All Mankind, Platform Boots - Dolce Vita, Coat & Scarf - J Crew, Bracelet - http://LeuerShop.com/)



This week I am proud to teem up with StyleMint.com for a special 5-Day T Shirt Special. Every month StyleMint.com offers its members exclusive access to new T Shirt styles designed by the fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for only $29.99. I was lucky enough to choose 5 T Shirt Styles from the current collection. Green happens to be one of my favorite colors, so naturally when I saw this gorgeous asymmetrical T, I just had to have it:)

Originally I had a completely different outfit in mind for this T, specifically I was going to wear it with my new cute leather shorts. But when I got up yesterday it was so cold, it just wasn't happening. I mean, seriously, it doesn't get this cold in California!!! My nose was bright red in most of the pictures, so you can imagine how much fun Emil had at my expense. Bright red nose and green top, he suggested I should call this post "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer". After careful consideration I decided against it, after all, what is Photoshop for:)

P.S. Receive 15% OFF your first single item StyleMint.com purchase with PROMO CODE VIVA until December 31st.


CHAIN REACTION | StyleMint T Shirt Dressing Day 3

December 15, 2011


("Newbury" black T Shirt - StyleMint.com, Bag - Phillip Lim, Jeans - 7 For All Mankind, Platform Pumps - Giuseppe Zanotti, Jacket - Romwe, Earrings, Ring - Samantha Wills)

As I mentioned before, this week I am partnering up with StyleMint.com for a 5-Day T Shirt Dressing Special. Every month StyleMint.com offers its members exclusive access to new T Shirt styles designed by the fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for only $29.99.


I was able to pick 5 of my favorite T Shirts from StyleMint.com current collection. Today's pick is my wardrobe staple Newbury scoop neck T in black. Despite of the abundance of black T shirts out there, a perfect one is not so easy to find. I prefer a looser fit and soft fabric so that it falls nicely without being too tight or too stiff. This particular one happens to be great fitting and reasonably priced:) How about you guys, what do you look for in terms of perfect T?

P.S. Receive 15% OFF your first single item StyleMint.com purchase with PROMO CODE VIVA until December 31st.

NO... IS A FULL SENTENCE | StyleMint T Shirt Dressing Day 2

December 14, 2011


 ("No... Is a Full Sentence" T Shirt - StyleMint.com, Sweater - Autumn Cashmere, Bag - Phillip Lim, Belt - American Apparel, Jeans - DLI962 Premium Denim, Boots - Steve Madden, Rings - Samantha Wills)

As I mentioned before, this week I am partnering up with StyleMint.com for a 5-Day T Shirt Dressing Special. Every month StyleMint.com offers its members exclusive access to new T Shirt styles designed by the fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen  for only $29.99. Small price to pay for cutest T Shirts ever, if you ask me:)


I was able to pick 5 of my favorite T Shirts from StyleMint.com current collection. Today's pick is this fabulous "No... Is A Full Sentence" T, must say Emil and I are definitely having fun with message T Shirts at the moment! The joke of the day was talk to the T:), this one makes saying "no" nice and easy! Maybe I should get one for Emil as well, what do you guys think, although he might not be on board with a slim fit...

P.S. Receive 15% OFF your first single item StyleMint.com purchase with PROMO CODE VIVA until December 31st. 

I'M ALMOST NOT CRAZY | StyleMint T Shirt Dressing Day 1

December 13, 2011


("I'm Almost Not Crazy" T Shirt - StyleMint.com, Scarf - J Crew, Leather Pants - BCBG, Fingerless Gloves - Karl Lagerfeld for Macys, Boots - Alejandro Ingelmo)


This week I am very excited to partner up with StyleMint.com for a 5-Day T Shirt Dressing Special. Every month StyleMint.com offers its members exclusive access to new T Shirt styles designed by the fashion icons Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen  for an affordable price of $29.99.

For the next 5 days I will post new looks with my favorite T Shirts from this month's StyleMint.com collection. Today's pick is this cute "I'm Almost Not Crazy" T, in my favorite shade of gray. Since I love to combine gray, black and red, I decided to add a red scarf and fingerless zipper gloves. What do you guys think? How would you style it?

P.S. Receive 15% OFF your first single item StyleMint.com purchase with PROMO CODE VIVA until December 31st. 


SUNSET DANCER | RED MANIA

December 8, 2011















(Jacket - Kinder Aggugini, previously seen here, Dress - Marc by Marc Jacobs, previously seen hereCheetah Covet Bag - Rebecca Minkoff, Miista Adira Boots - solestruck.com, Jewelry - J Crew, YSL Arti Ring)

I would like to start by announcing the winner of  Etiika Jewelry GIVEAWAY. Congratulations to Mihaela from http://mfashionfreak.blogspot.com, I hope you enjoy the jewelry just as much as I do!

If you read my blog on regular basis, you may have noticed a lot of red in some of my latest post. I suppose I am going through one of my phases... The color red happens to be my latest obsession. This Marc by Marc Jacobs dress isn't new but long-time a favorite. Usually timid and calm, I get an urge to dance and twirl whenever I put it on. 

Speaking of red, with Winter Holidays right around the corner, I am excited to say Emil and I are finally getting our Christmas tree this weekend. This year we are a little behind, usually by this time the whole house is decorated but we've been so busy we had to neglect some of our Holiday responsibilities:) How about you guys, are you done decorating or still procrastinating like I am?

I hope you are all having a fantastic week,
Love,
Annabelle

FALLING FOR FALL

December 3, 2011












(Dolce Vita Sana Platform Boot, Rebecca Minkoff Bag, Tory Burch Jacket, Marc by Marc Jacobs Marilyn Sweater, Free People Leather Skirt)

It's funny, I keep feeling like it's still fall... In California we never get to see the real winter, not really. I mean the treas change colors, Starbucks starts to serve winter beverages and a few brave fashionistas attempt to rock a winter coat but it never snows. Growing up in Canada I got used to snowy, cold winters, normally I don't miss winter at all. But every once in a while, especially around winter holidays, I remember waking up in the morning to a  perfectly white blanked of fresh snow on the ground, and all the happy winter memories come flooding back. What are some of your favorite winter memories?

Then of course I remember getting a pretty mean sunburn tanning in Malibu last January and think that LA weather is not so bad after all:)  Christmas in bikini, anyone?:)

P.S. I hope you are enjoying the current GIVEAWAY, which will last until Tuesday December 6th, so there is still time to enter!

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend,
Love,
Annabelle