This or That? Beauty Tag

Greetings Gods & Goddesses!

I found this really cool tag on NikkieTutorials and I thought that I’d share it with you guys.

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MAKEUP:
blush or bronzer – toughie…but BRONZER is more versatile (I love blush at the right times, though!)
lip gloss or lipstick – LIPSTICK
eye liner or mascara – EYE LINER
foundation or concealer – NEITHER (i’ve never used foundation & I only used concealer around my brows for a short stint)
neutral or color eye shadow – I use NEUTRAL more often for everyday, but I loovvve me some color!
pressed or loose eye shadows – PRESSED
brushes or sponges – BRUSHES (can’t go wrong with the precision of the right brush!)

NAILS:
OPI or china glaze – CHINA GLAZE
Long or short – LONG
Acrylic or natural – NATURAL
Brights or darks – BRIGHTS
Flower or no flower – FLOWER (or some form of design…on that index finger, or all the fingers!! )

BODY:
perfume or body splash – PERFUME (scents are better & last longer…especially when oil based)
lotion or body butter – BODY BUTTER (allll dayyy….*insert shameless plug for Goddess Body Mango Butter here* yummm)
body wash or soap – BODY WASH (unless it’s Black Soap)
lush or other bath company – right now its GODDESS BODY for my latest bathing supplies

HAIR:
curly or straight – CURLY (kinks allll day)
bun or ponytail – BUN (adds chic-atude in any situations)
bobby pins or butterfly clips – BOBBY PINS 
hair spray or gel – NEITHER
long or short – LONG
light or dark – DARK
side sweep bangs or full bangs – SIDE SWEPT (or my coveted middle part)
up or down – you know me, stay UP, highhh in the clouds ❤

RANDOM:
Rain or shine – SHINE (though I do miss the rain, living in LA 😦 )
Summer or winter – SUMMER
Fall or spring – SPRING
Chocolate or vanilla – VANILLA
East coast or west coast – WESSST COASSST (*sings* Cal-i-forn-i-A)

DopeChicStyle, HazelEyedBeauty, B.Younique, TheChicSavant, SageandClare, SownBrooklyn, TheStyleManifest….(and any other lovely spiiirits who want to participate…) …I DEEM THEE TAGGED!!! 😀

You are now officially commissioned to choose…”THIS or THAT?” ! Don’t forget to tag the blogger you got this from (me ^_^) and tag 7 other bloggers to pass it along to as well.

Namaste, folks!

Peace & Love

☮ A.T. ☮

OOTD: I Swear Allegiance…to the Plaid

Good Morning Guys n Gals, I have some “Outfit of the Day”‘s to catch up on!

Soooo….Triiinity feels some type away about this skirt (namely because its plaid, which she hates), but I don’t care. I’ll wear this baby here…there…and everywhere! I thrifted this skirt some months ago but I was waiting for the perfect pairings to make this puppy shine.

I think I nailed it, what do you guys think???

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Outfit: black cat-eye sunglasses – Glitter, statement necklace – F21, stacked bracelets – F21, denim vest – Thrifted, 3/4 sleeve tee – Thrifted, black crossbody – Thrifted, skinny belt – borrowed, plaid skirt – Thrifted, combat boots – borrowed

Photo Cred: Triiinity Tafari

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♥ XOXO A.T. ♥

TheFashionerrd’s Very Own : Free Spiiirit Clothing Co.

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Free Spiiirit Clothing Co. was began by two women, myself (Jasmine A. Brown) and Philichell Pewitt-Hemphill. Here is our story….

Once upon a time I wanted a clothing line. Most of my life I knew I wanted to be involved in fashion in some sort of way, but I also wanted to help people. Around April of 2012, I decided I was going to go for it. I didn’t know exactly how it was going to happen or what the line would embody but I knew it was going to happen. Philichell and I began to get closer as friends over this time and I began to notice that she was a wondrous creative mind, with skills in crafts and DIY. I asked her to come on board and help me with the project. Time passes and Philichell comes upon this video series called TheSpiritScience on YouTube. She passed it along to me to watch as well. Watching this series changed our lives for the better and we began to adopt many of the ideologies that were purposed in the videos. Once enlightened, we wanted to enlighten others as much as possible. “Other people need to know about this stuff!” we said. And we began to think of ways we could spread the message. It came to us, to combine the clothing line and our newfound lifestyle as a way to express ourselves and enlighten the masses. Thus, we formed an equal partnership and Free Spiiirit was formed.

As with any business, teamwork makes the dream work and we needed a team to keep pushing this dream forward. We very carefully selected the best, brightest, most talented and fashionable people in our area. In support of the idea our friends decided to come together with us to form a team…the Free Spiiirit Tribe. We honed their specific talents to fit in the places that would benefit our growth most. Together….we will bring up the world, one vibration at a time.

The Free Spiiirit Tribe

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The clothing line consists of a couple different elements: Vintage, FS Designs, Customization, & Hand-Stitched Designs. We offer men and women’s clothing in all categories. The Vintage Collection consists of hand-picked one of a kind pieces. FS Designs consist of designs we conceptualize to be put on to shirts, sweatshirts, hats, pins, etc. Customization is a section reserved for anything you want us to customize. Generally jean items fall under this category. Contact us for inquiries and we will have a consultation to discuss price and possibilities. Customization services are only provided in the Huntsville, TX area at this time. Lastly, our hand-stitched designs have not yet made their debut, however they are coming very soon. Here are a couple pieces…

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Dancing With the Aztecs Top $20

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“Truth Conquers All” Sweatshirt $27.30

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Wild Child Blazer $27.50

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Metamorphosis Sequin Top $27.50 

These are just a couple samples from the selection of items we have to offer. We have much more in store for March, so stay tuned!

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Check out our website HERE

Follow us Twitter @FreeSpiiirit

Like Us on Facebook

Check out our Tumblr

Experience Free Spiiirit Life

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We also have a Grand Opening Giveaway going on where one lucky winner will get a free “Truth Conquers All” Sweatshirt! Details can be found on the website. Enter soon! Winners will be selected March 1st.

Until Next Time

XOXO JAZ’

2012 Fashion Recap: My Top 5 Most Enjoyed 2012 Trends

Hello my dears, I hope you all have had a wonderful holiday season…a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all!

Can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been, right? So it’s only right that we recap the best trends of 2012. 2012 was full of great fashion and well, I’m no authority, but these are my top 5 favorite trends of 2012!

AZTEC

Aztec was big during the spring and summer months of 2012, the print was funky, fresh, and inspiring!

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FLOWY SKIRTS

I very much enjoyed wearing flowy skirts all throughout the year of 2012. They are so relaxed and easily chic, can’t help but love ’em!

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BURGUNDY

So complementary to every skin tone. Its the perfect Fall/Winter color and it was all the rage in the Fall/Winter 2012 season. Between makeup and clothes, I know I wore this one OUT, y’all!

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STILETTO NAILS

Nail shape was big during 2012, specifically the stiletto nail. I didn’t really like the super exaggerated pointy ones, but the rounded slightly more natural looking stiletto nail was feminine perfection if you ask me.

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STATEMENT NECKLACES & COLLARS

Looking to add instant jazz to any outfit? A statement necklace or collar will easily do the trick. That was definitely a trick I used frequently in 2012.

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What were your favorite trends of 2012? What do you plan on trying out in 2013?

XOXO JAZ’

Trendspotting: Burgundy

Burgundy, Wine, Blood Red, Oxblood, its all the same and its all trending right NOW.

Burgundy is a huge trend for fall and will continue to be a mainstay for fashionistas all throughout the winter. This is not really the newest of new developments, I’ve been meaning to blog about it for quite some time but I kept getting sidetracked from the topic for some reason (oopsie me!). However, it is still just as relevant. I don’t see burgundy leaving the fashion scene for quite some times, especially during these colder months.

Check out celebs like Kim Kardashian & Nicole Kidman sporting the trend!

Incorporate a little burgundy via lipstick or nail polish, or a lot of it with a cool top or dress. I usually like to wear burgundy lipstick to add a little punch to any outfit. However you choose to rock this rich color, it’ll be hot hot, hot!

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What do you guys think of the burgundy trend?

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XOXO JAZ’

OOTD: Mustard Green Dream

Hola my lovelies!

I’m here with a serving of mustard green for ya! No…not the veggie, but the suede shirt I wore yesterday. With the temperature dropping, this material was perfect for keeping me warm and chic. Also, the color of the top combines two of Fall’s hot colors…mustard and green !

(s/o to my candid, one time) lol

OUTFIT
Statement necklace – Forever 21

Suede Top – Thrifted

Skinny Belt – Rue 21

Leather Tights – don’t remember

Boots – Rue 21

Like my outfit? Don’t like it? Let me know!

Until Next Time

XOXO JAZ’

Wishlist IOTD: Cheetah Harem Pants

Hola dollies!

I’m here today with a wishlist item of the day for you guys.

Cheetah Harem Pants

These pants really called out to me. I love cheetah print and harem style pants are just so comfortable and chic at the same time! Combining the two is definitely a fashion WIN. Definitely an item I’d like to add to my wardrobe. I could rock ’em so fiercely, too I just know it! The bottoms are Anna-Kaci Sepia Brown Cheetah Safari Urban Hip Hop Roar Leggings Pants and they come in S/M fit. They are pretty inexpensive, too and can be purchased here for just $21.90.

Check out Khloe Kardashian rocking a similar pair

Hers are not quite as harem-y, but you get the picture.

Chic, chic, chic. Love, love, love. ❤

 

Let me know if you love these as much as I do.

Until Next Time

XOXO Jaz’