Vintage Pin Up Hair

Saturday, June 29, 2013

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I've tried so many times to get a vintage fringe roll without much avail until today. The Her Fashion Box June box featured the new Redken Control Addict 28 High-Control Hairspray among other great things and I decided to put it to the test and so far its a big thumbs up from me!

The trick to the vintage roll I've realised are three key things: 1. bobby pins, 2. teasing and 3. great hairspray!

Her Fashion Box - Classic Box for June. Definitely looking forward to winter wrap ups with my new print scarf!
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I also decided to put the Revitanail conditioning remover wipes to the test seeing as my nails were in serious need of some TLC. Here are some pics from 1 wipe and a firm push off my index nail, the worn out colour I'm wearing is an OPI Suede which reacted to the Revitanail very well, especially considering that it doesn't contain any acetone! I've popped this in my bag in case of nail emergency ;)

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Dr Lewinn's anti-ageing primer and sensitive cleansing milk was also included this month
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Along with a cute gold and blue wrap bracelet and staple brown woven belt!
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And an inspirational card to get you going through the day :)
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The Bellagio Life

Saturday, June 15, 2013

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Hello there and welcome to my Bellagio Life! For those of you who don't know, I'm the Creative Director of Bellagio & Co and behind the scenes I've been working long and hard with the Bellagio team on launching our jewellery range online. It's been exciting and as we're fast approaching our website launch date I would like to share a sneak peek from our first ever Bellagio photoshoot :)

B&Co specialises in European designer inspired jewellery - we sell online, host at-home jewellery shows and our range consists of ever lasting sterling silver and rhodium plated beauties! Speaking of beauties, let me introduce you to our model Natascha Verkaik. The stunning Natascha as well as the most amazing photographer I've ever worked with, Peter Coulson, helped us bring the Bellagio dream to life and was such a blast to work with!

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And here is a lovely group photo of the Bellagio Directors. From left-to-right: Andrew Morello (which you may recognise as the winner of The Apprentice!), myself, Lucy Lollio and Gary Ng (also CEO of E-Web Marketing). 
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Below is a group photo of our entire team for the day of the photoshoot. We spent all day at the Koukei Studio in Melbourne shooting about 10 different looks with Natascha from Viscious Models which even helped us develop a behind the scenes video from the day, what a wonderful memorabilia to walk away with! From left to right: Peter Coulson (Photographer), Vicky Papas-Vergara (Stylist), Andrew Morello, myself, Natascha, Lucy Lollio, Gary Ng, Saphire Gaskas (Make-up Artist), Dean Georgio (Founder of Vicious Models) 

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The incredibly talented Peter Coulson decked out the studio with the best lighting equipment we could ask for!
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And here are some of my favourite unedited photographs, I can't wait to show you the final development of the website!

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And lastly, to give you a sneak peek of the Bellagio & Co collection, here are some of my personal favourites. In fact, I'm wearing one right now as I type and I just can't stop staring at the sparkle haha 

Stay tuned for the official release of our online store for Bellagio & Co!!!
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Vivid Lights

Saturday, June 1, 2013

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Fashion Weekend Sydney Cape, Bardot Leather Asymmetric Skirt

In case you haven't noticed, winter is usually the time when I go a bit cape crazy and I was so delighted to get my fix at this year's Fashion Weekend Sydney, thanks to tickets courtesy of Her Fashion Box.

On another note, if you haven't checked out the Vivid Lights Festival in Sydney, the beautiful lights are on display every night until the 10th of June.

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I can't think of anything better than a beautiful lit up City in winter.....well, except for onesies of course.
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Panda Onesie by MachCo Store, Follow me on Instagram @annnieo

You know its winter when you look forward to slipping into your fleece onesie as soon as you get home! Haha. MachCo Store sells kids and adult onesies and they post directly from Sydney to you, so you can get snug as a rug ASAP!