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notd no. 1

26 November 2009

{A little f.y.i.: NOTD means “Nails of the Day”, a tidbit I’ve adopted from beauty bloggers/vloggers.}

I often OTT (over-the-top) when it comes to the holidays – decorating, dressing up, makeup – all that jazz. My parents find it a bit unnecessary (as do some friends of mine) but let’s face it mes nonpareils: why not embrace the beauty of these special days (as deemed by whomever heads the committee of creating and maintaining national holidays)? Indulge a bit, surround yourself, literally, with an extra-something.

So today’s NOTD (a.k.a. the most un-aesthetically pleasing acroynm) is, obviously, Thanksgiving-themed. Done to match my Thanksgiving inspired makeup (smokey copper-brown, mauve-brown lipstick that is quite beautiful, and a shimmery gold gloss).

Sephora by OPI “Under My Trenchcoat”

Sally Hansen (name unknown: reddish chocolate brown)

Brownie points for being festive!

bisous, xx

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36 Comments leave one →
  1. 26 November 2009 5:29 pm

    gorgeous ❤ i'll try it tomorrow i think, although i don't celebrate thanksgiving;-)

  2. 26 November 2009 5:40 pm

    they look scrumptious! :X

  3. 26 November 2009 5:43 pm

    I’m so bad with nailpolish I can only ever wear the clear-pinkish variety, haha…should practice a bit more…
    xx

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  4. 26 November 2009 6:00 pm

    Genious !
    Let’s call it the Turkey-manicure x)

  5. 27 November 2009 1:23 am

    Wow, those nails are beautiful. I love that OPI colour!

  6. 27 November 2009 1:38 am

    Your nails look so pretty! I wish my hands were steady…I can’t even just paint my nails myself! I always make a mess 😦
    anyway happy thanksgiving!
    xoxo

  7. 27 November 2009 2:26 am

    amazing. i also dressed up subtly for the holiday, but of course i was the only one even faintly aware of the effort. yay for browns and beiges!

  8. 27 November 2009 3:14 am

    My you must have steady hands, or did you use tape? Happy Thanksgiving!

  9. 27 November 2009 4:45 am

    love it 🙂
    xoxo

  10. 27 November 2009 8:35 am

    cute post! As always, I haven’t been commenting for a while but know that i kept visiting, I love ur blog ♥
    xx

  11. 27 November 2009 8:46 am

    Oooh, gorgeous darling.

  12. 27 November 2009 5:24 pm

    You always have such crazy ideas!Love you for being so creative,unoredictable and because you love the spirit of holidays(like me).
    Bisous ma cherie

    http://hisforhotcouture.blogspot.com/

  13. 27 November 2009 5:26 pm

    unpredictable* that was the word(sorry but I get so nervous when I’m wrting to you)
    xoxo

  14. 28 November 2009 1:57 am

    Really pretty! Love the colours and the way you put them on!
    -Marz

  15. Olga permalink
    28 November 2009 7:26 am

    I love the way you painted your nails!

    xoxo

  16. 28 November 2009 11:56 am

    I love Ur idea! Great!

    Have a lovely weekend, my dear!
    X♥X♥

  17. 28 November 2009 1:40 pm

    Your nails are adorable! I hope you had a happy thanksgiving 🙂

    – laur @ neonmango

  18. 28 November 2009 2:23 pm

    Ooh, very nice! Looks like toffee!
    I am no nail polish connoisseur, but I just acquired to shades of purple. One a sparkly, midnight color, and one a positive shade of plum. I’m excited to try…

    xoxo Mo

  19. 28 November 2009 11:27 pm

    How cool!

  20. 28 November 2009 11:41 pm

    I say one should always seize the opportunity to create a special day!

  21. 29 November 2009 11:10 am

    oh i love how you’ve painted your nails!

  22. 29 November 2009 11:35 am

    I absolutely love these the mixture of these two browns! =] Happy Holidays!

  23. Alize Morand permalink
    29 November 2009 2:44 pm

    Bonjour ma belle!!

    So I have a few things to say – feel like we’re in need of a catch up! 🙂

    1. The fact that you’re posting less makes me read even more each post. But I found myself having to catch up- in delight- with your other blogs & tumbl’r 🙂

    2. Loving your blog for POP especially, so witty & real.. refreshing! How did that happen btw? I feel like I missed something! Congratulations anyway, I loooooove POP 🙂 Our Fashion Committee at Uni here have been discussing it recently at one of our Magazine Clubs.

    3. I feel supportive of your busy schedule as I am myself in the middle of a 100 and so page- thesis on fashion.. and it’s due in 10 days now.. aaaargggh! 😉 And I cannot really do ‘okay’ since I am sending it to the people I interviewed: directors from Louis Vuitton & Cartier in Paris.. gloups..

    4. And finally, good luck for college applications, I know what it is, and Gossip Girls alike know what it is 😉 Do your best, a great future awaits you!

    5. Vive La Couturier 🙂 Huge love & kisses from London! xoxo

  24. 1 December 2009 10:03 am

    There is no excuse good enough for not being fabulous every day, if that is what you want. Go for it.

  25. 1 December 2009 2:02 pm

    Haha very cool, I wish I had a steady hand for that
    X

  26. 2 December 2009 12:09 pm

    Those look fantastic. I hope you’ve been doing well. Did you enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday? Take care. Cheers!

  27. 2 December 2009 4:21 pm

    They looked like you dug into some yummy chocolate-y dish but are not feeling guilty. Haha LOVE LOVE.

  28. 4 December 2009 5:22 am

    You did that o n your own? I’m impressed!
    It looks awesome!

  29. 4 December 2009 5:01 pm

    Aw love this style! really fun!

  30. 7 December 2009 6:27 pm

    Beautiful nails! Wish I have the patience to paint my nails like htat! xoxoxo

  31. 9 December 2009 2:52 am

    WOW! Solely GLAM FABULOUS! The colors are GORGEOUS!:))
    bisous,
    Gerri

  32. 10 December 2009 4:52 am

    Pretty nails ! I’ve been trying to experiment with different colours because all I settle for is black. Slash, this is my first time here but I love what you’ve done with your blog! If it’s okay I’d love to link your blog. Maybe even a link exchange perhaps? : ) I’ll definitely be stopping by more often

    xx
    Louise
    http://thefwordonline.blogspot.com

  33. 11 December 2009 9:37 pm

    I don’ t usually wear nail polish but shots like this make me want to give it a try.

    Have you seen the lingerie giveaway I’m having on my blog? I’d love for you to enter! 🙂

    http://stockingsaddict.blogspot.com

    • 12 December 2009 8:31 pm

      @treacle: you most definitely should! (: and i haven’t yet seen it (so thank you for the heads up; i am headed over that way at this very moment! xx

  34. thebaglady permalink
    20 December 2009 9:58 pm

    Beautiful nails!! You have perfectly shaped ones; I do hate my short squarish ones!

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