1.11.12

One outfit and three things I recommend

thrifted scarf | thrifted Davida Korea blazer | thrifted Woolworths blouse | Cubus pants | leather belt from my grandmother | Rocawear boots from 2009 | earrings from Tbilisi, Georgia.

Happy early November!
A long long time ago, on the 14th of October the fiancé and I visited Tartu because we were in need of some specific baseboards beside and around the brand new fireplace. We got those with particularly good price and furthermore I felt like taking advantage of the discount that was going on at a local department store called Tartu Kaubamaja. For that reason I'm going to introduce and recommend you three of my bargains and those three are brilliant - my current treasures!

I Macadamia Natural Oil No Tangle Styler Brush

It's my very first Macadamia product and I'm more than pleased.
According to Macadamia Natural Oil website the No Tangle brush utilizes a unique "flex bristle" design that gently diffuses tangles and knots, painlessly and safely detangling your hair. The remarkable bristles eliminate pulling, split-ends and breakage.
The No Tangle brush is so gentle that cuticle damage is minimized, helping protect the vibrancy, shine and longevity of colour treated hair.


The brush works on all hair types and can be used on wet or dry hair. My hair is long, thick and wavy - definitely not the easiest combination and I always brush it after washing (which happens twice or thrice a week), therefore I urgently needed something like the No Tangle brush, something appropriate for combing wet, occasionally cranky hair. As a bonus it's painless and stress-free - a true life saver!
On Macadamia's website it costs $15.00 and I paid 11.40 which was fortunately a fair price.


II Joik Creme brulee scented soy wax candle, 5.20

Another very first when it comes to me but almost every modern Estonian person and for instance several Finnish bloggers are aware of Joik products, especially their soy wax candles. Joik is the first manufacturer of soy wax candles in Estonia and their scented candles are handmade in small batches from eco-friendly soy wax and the finest fragrance oils. Soy wax is completely biodegradable, soy wax candles burn cleaner and due to their lower melting point last longer than comparable paraffin candles.
My creme brulee candle smells like rich vanilla custard with just the right touch of caramelized sugar on top. It's yummy!


If you're not from Estonia but are interested in purchasing something lovely from Joik, for example check out an online store called Salongipood which also ships internationally to 14 foreign countries. By the way, nelly.com offers Joik products too but their prices are insanely high, even multiple. Altogether I know this will not be my last Joik candle and I'm going to keep you posted on the progress.

III Joik quick absorbing hand & foot lotion with aloe and emu oils, 3.70

Hand lotion or cream is my must-have product and I use it every single day. Presently I'm in possession of two different hand lotions: one (Alessandro International HANDS!UP nice day all-over hand lotion - see my post about it here!) at my workplace and another (conjointly my newest) at home.


Anyhow, at first I found the scent of my Joik lotion odd (it's a familiar but still unidentified scent) but a little later it became addictive and it lasts for long hours. And of course my hands are silky soft and moisturized. Haven't tried it on my feet yet because I already have at least three foot creams or lotions in addition to this.

When it comes to Joik hand & foot lotion under discussion I additionally wanted to share those characteristics that describe some of the useful ingredients:
* aloe soothes and helps to restore dry and damaged skin;
* emu oil and shea butter soften and nurture rough skin;
* safflower oil helps to minimize moisture loss and maintain skin's elasticity.

But enough about my three treasures, let's talk about you! What are your three present day favourites? I'm highly curious to know and naturally I hope you like the photos!

74 comments:

  1. see hari on ka minu tõeline lemmik, aitab paremini kui mõni järjekordne möks juustes, plaanin ka selle kohta eraldi postituse teha :)

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    1. kusjuures, pärast selle harja soetamist pole tõesti vaja mingeid juustessejäetavaid vedelikke, kreeme, misiganes kammimist hõlbustavat ollust juustesse toppida. ja see on minu jaoks suur boonus.
      ning ootan huviga ka sinu postitust!

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  2. What a wonderful outfit! I love the combination of your bright red pants - the colour is gorgeous - with your black jacket and booties. And the idea of the no tangle brush is a very tempting one! Although my hair isn't so long anymore, it's very thick and wavy, and always hard to comb after the shower (but of course I have to do it, anyway.) I may have to hunt one of these down!
    xox,
    Cee

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  3. your pants are gorgeous, what a beautiful shade of red! ♥

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  4. I love this outfit on you, especially the blazer. I can't believe it was thrifted, what a great find. You look so pretty!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  5. Great post :)

    http://alovelystyle.blogspot.com.es/

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  6. That outfit is great Maiken. Really like the detail of the blazer :)
    And thanks for the little information about useful ingredients.

    xx
    Bree
    me-travelleroftheworld.blogspot.com

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  7. such a nice outfit as always! your new blog header is way much better...

    It’s a GIRL Thing

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  8. That outfit looks great, I love how elegant it looks! Great tips there, you made me want that brush, I might order it right now. Lol xx

    ferdies-place.blogspot.com

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  9. Love Blazer, you have a new follower :)

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  10. I love your outfit! The blazer is so great for fall and winter and I love all the colors! LOVE those booties! Interesting Estonian products too. Wish I could smell that candle through the computer lol! And I use hand lotion all the time too. The seasons change and my hands immediately dry out. Ugh.

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  11. That hair brush sounds great and I'm envious of your creme brulee candle! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. maiken, outstanding boot! good going on your 3 new treasures & nearly all thrifted outfit. :)

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  13. Your blazer is gorgeous on you!! I love it!

    xo,
    Angela
    headtotoechic.blogspot.com

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  14. dyyyyying over your thrifted blazer!! i really really love the pop of color with your bring scarf mixed with those pants =) hope that you have been well sweetie =)

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  15. I think I need that brush...seriously, I have the same type of hair as you! Although not as long...aha.
    LOOOOVE how you mixed mint and red! That scarf is such a pretty touch :)

    Trendy Teal

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  16. love the outfit! very nice colour combo!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  17. You look absolutely lovely dear!I live the cranberry colour of your pants and cook black booties!
    And your purchases are super awesome as usual. I'm a bit crazy when it comes to hair care.so this tip from you was great.and the candle looks super nice

    Xx

    Alexandra

    www.fashion-bridge.blogspot.com

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  18. ma muretsesin ka selle harja, aga ma vist ei ole mingis ülevoolavas vaimustuses. ma ei kahetse ostu, aga mu phyto lai kamm ajas ka asja täitsa hästi ära. et midagi väga uut ei tulnud ja aeganõudev on ikka ja valus ka. aga üks asi, mis küll teeb selle harja pisut paremaks, on see, et ma kammisin üleeile vist esimest korda kuivi juukseid sellega - ja ma ei kammi muidu kunagi kuivi juukseid - siis sellega oli küll parem kammida, juuksed ei läinud elektrit täis või siukseks imelikuks. ja tundus, et kuivi oli tegelt isegi parem kammida kui märgi, mis tundub mulle hajrumatu veits.
    Joiki küünaldesse olen ma täiesti armunud ja nii paljud kiidavad creme brulee küünalt, aga iga kord kui ma püüan seda jälle nuusutada, läheb mul süda pahaks. lihtsalt ei suuda, see on jätkuvalt niiiii magus mu jaoks. aga samas mulle meeldib, et ta on siukse mõnusa kreemise värviga ja näeb kena välja. aga õnneks on Joikil mitmete minu jaoks läägelt magusate küünalde kõrval ka täisa mõnusaid kergeid ja värskeid küünlaid. šokolaadi oma on talveajaks hästi mõnus! ma peangi uue ostma omale. ja üks küünal kestab veel nii kaua!

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    1. ma muide mõtlesin just eile, et kas kellelgi on selle harja kohta ka midagi veidi negatiivsemat kosta ja no näed siis! :D mina ka varem kuivi juukseid ei kamminud, aga nüüd, pärast tolle rohelise tegelase soetamist olen hea viitsimise korral selle tegevuse ette võtnud ja alati on kõik hästi sujunud. aga märgadega läheb ka valutult, isegi siis, kui mõni pööris sees on :D ja juustessejäetavat/kammimist hõlbustavat palsamit ma enam ei kasuta. vedas igatahes, sest muidu olnuks 11.40-st väga kahju :P aga jah, Joikil on tõesti terve hunnik selliseid küünlaid, mida ma kohe soetaks, kui raatsiks (näiteks Maasikas & rabarber lõhnas mõnnalt. olen kindel, et Kuum šokolaad ka). samas, ega see ükshaaval nautimine ka halb pole :) ja kui Tallinnasse sattuda, saab ju tühja klaasi eest 30 senti soodustust :P kahju ainult, et see esinduspood nädalavahetustel avatud pole.

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    2. jah, noh, tegelt ma negatiivselt otseselt ei arva sellest. aga ma pole lihtsalt otseses vaimustuses. nooo kui nüüd midagi otseselt negatiivset kosta, siis välimus ei meeldi mulle absoluutselt. see värv ja kuju on lihtsalt õudsed :D virin-virin. aga see mulle meeldib, et kuivi juukseid saab kammida. nii et selles suhtes on hari super, võrreldes seni kasutatud tegelastega. ja ma ostu ei kahetse. ma nüüd äkki isegi hakkan harrastama seda enne pesu juuste õrna kammimist ja pärast üle.

      kunagi ma nuusutasin kaneeli oma ka ja isegi see oli selline mõnus naturaalne ja jõulune. kuigi ma ei ole suurem asi kaneelifänn, siis see oli tõesti mõnus jõulukas. aga esinduspoodi pole siiani raatsinud neid klaase viia, kuigi saaks küünla ivake soodsamalt. need topsikesed on siiani kõik kuidagi rakendust leidnud. nii et mingi boonus ka kalli küünlaga kaasas :D mul tuli seletamatu tuhin poodi küünlaid ostma minna nüüd. sinu süü :D tegelt peaks tagasi hoidma end selles osas. ma ostan neid liiga palju kokku...

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    3. enne pesu võiks tõesti juukseid kammida.. kahju ainult, et ma kunagi seda ei tee. peaks kavva võtma ilmselt. ja palsami või maski peaks ju samuti läbi kammima. seda ma ka ei tee, ups! :D

      kaneel? nämm, mulle kaneel meeldib väga-väga! aga ma enne ei telli/osta (vist) midagi, kui olemasolevad otsas on. muidugi kui ma Tallinnas juhuslikult ei murdu :D aga kas käisid siis küünlaid ostmas või? :P

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    4. õnneks ma olin Jõgeval siis, nii et erilist võimalus polnud, kuhu minna:D ja õigupoolest ma ei lubanud endal üldse linna peale minna ka, vaid pidin oma kodutöid tegema :( aga šokolaadi oma lähen varsti ostma kindlasti. kui enne mitte, siis vähemalt siis, kui lumi maha tuleb. panen küünla põlema, teen sooja glögi ja tähistan talvehooaja algust :) aga praegu on veel sügishooaeg!

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  19. What a fabulous blazer! I love the leather collar! And the booties are great as well! Have a great weekend!

    FASHION CAT
    www.myfashioncat.com

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  20. I love creme brûlée so that is def a candle I would love to have burning I my house!

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  21. Ooo no tangle brush, i definitely need one of those too :)
    Scarf is great color too.
    And have the room smelling like creme brulee..thats just NEAT!

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  22. That jacket fits you perfectly and I love the color of your scarf! Have a great weekend :)

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  23. I knew I would love those jeans! ^^ Lovely choice, and turquoise scarf gives the whole outfit a nice "spunk" (is that the correct word!) Great look, with gorgeous boots..WOW girl :)

    Joik-candles seem really lovely aswell, I've never had any at our home. Still haven't lit the H&M Home ones with Hope and Love-text, they're way too adorable! I'm just keeping little tealights on top of them, heh. ^^

    Satu
    Indie by heart

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  24. You look absolutely stunning, I LOVE those pants on you! I've been looking for some good pants in that colour, I think these are fabulous. Those boots are also amazing! As always you styled this outfit perfectly :)

    Couture Caddy x

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  25. This outfit is so cute!! Love the products you've shown here! xx

    http://awkward-queen.blogspot.co.uk

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  26. that blazer looks incredible! love the shape and cut of it. and the candle is lovely as well:)

    http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

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  27. You know my obsession for mint sooo I think u understand how much I love this outfit (and the amazing scarf) :D

    http://thegoldenpaillettes.blogspot.com/

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  28. I follow you and I hope you will reciprocate...
    http://www.5minutiearrivo.com/

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  29. Love the color of the scarf!
    xx
    http://wastedyouthwithyou.blogspot.com.es/

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  30. Absolutely love it! Adore your scarf and pants!

    Kisses!

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  31. That blazer is THRIFTED? I need to go to this thrift store you shop at so I too can find such beautiful things. You look flawless!

    May the force be with you.
    Emily

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  32. Hi baby,

    Your outfit is really beautiful.
    Loving the colour of the pants, rusty red is one of my favourite fall colours :) That blazer looks simply amazing on you, you do find such good stuff while thrifting. I especially love the collar of the blazer. Stunning.

    I love joik too, I have similar products at home from last year's trip to Estonia :) Loooove scented candles.

    Hope you're having a great weekend sweetie,
    /U
    pug-a-licious
    Lil'Fit

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  33. So these are the famous Estonian Joik candles that you mentioned to me earlier. I had never heard about them. It would be nice to know even more about them, if every Estonian has one at home etc.
    Thank you for your kind comments on my blog!
    Concerning big portions and eating, haha we have the same deal at home as well - that my boyfriend finishes my dishes :) Luckily our boyfriends eat more than we do!
    No, we have people coming to Helsinki from all over the world - so actually I think Helsinki is quite close to you! :)
    Concerning your bar comment, don't you like cocktails? I like a cold beer now and then, especially with some lime, but usually I prefer cocktails :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  34. Love your pants and shoes ! And now I NEED that brush !!! :)

    Fashion and Cookies
    Fashion and Cookies on Facebook

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  35. Maikeni, your new blog design is so beautiful. I love it and was so surprised when I popped in. I have a brush like this but it is not made of the same material. I only brush my hair 2 or 3 times a week because of the unruly nature of it and the pain. I have to remind myself to use my brush more often. dawn suitcase vingettes xo

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  36. Great post! OMG i want to try that awesome looking brush! Looks divine! Would love it if you stopped by my blog. If you follow let me know and i'll follow back! xoxo

    www.fashionmavenmommy.com

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  37. Great share!! I would love to try the macadamia brush!!! Your nails look so beautiful :)

    The Closet 365

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  38. your photos are always so professional looking. great outfit! I especially love the blazer. I need that brush so badly!!! My hair is so fine that it gets tangled if you Breathe on it wrong. I can't stand it! It takes forever to brush out. I will definitely look into it! Thanks for letting us know about it :)


    The House of Shoes

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  39. What a beautiful scarf! I love your blog and I am now following you!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  40. I never owned any Macademia product, it seems a good idea though :)
    Love your outfit!

    xo

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  41. oh yeah and i forgot to mention that the header is fantabulous!
    xo

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  42. oh my, the outfit is lovely! i love all of the colors included in your styling.

    lindsey louise

    hellomrrabbit.blogspot.com

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  43. OMG I love this blazer!! The cut and the leather details are so unique and when I think about the fact that it's a thrifted I can't help but be happy for you haha :P Anyway I love the outfit a lot definitely entering in my list of favorites from you!

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  44. that candle looks so nice...I love candles.
    Also, the packaging is cute and very high end.

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  45. I really love the colour of your scarf!


    Black&Vanilla
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  46. I love the color of your scarf! It's super pretty and goes really nicely with the color of your jeans! And I actually have been wanting one of those brushes! I've heard other people talk about how well they work and have been wanting to try one myself!
    :)
    Allison
    AND PS, please don't forget to enter my 1500 follower GIVEAWAY here! :)
    A's Fashion Files
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  47. Great recommendations, especially the soy candle. Great outfit, my favourite are those boots! xx/Madison

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  48. hell! :) long time no see! love this outit, especially the combination of red and turquoise! oh and I'm afraid I would eat that creme brulee candle... ;) your nails are pretty~ my favourite helper at the moment is the VitaZing creme by Origins!!! it makes my pale skin glow like after a vacation at the sea :D

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  49. hell! :) long time no see! love this outit, especially the combination of red and turquoise! oh and I'm afraid I would eat that creme brulee candle... ;) your nails are pretty~ my favourite helper at the moment is the VitaZing creme by Origins!!! it makes my pale skin glow like after a vacation at the sea :D

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  50. Your scarf is so pretty and I really like the color of your jeans! The shade is so good for fall and it looks lovely with those shoes :) Oooo I really need a hairbrush, that hairbrush is going on my wishlist!

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  51. I love the scarf and the pants!
    You have amazing style!
    Do you want to follow each other?
    If so, follow me and I will follow you back for sure!

    http://thescentofglamour.blogspot.com/

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  52. I really really really need that blazer in my life.....so gorgeous!! Look great with that pop of mint from your scarf as well. I love your thriftiness....always so amazed by it! You're a style queen.

    Couture Caddy x

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  53. i loved the color of your scarf, Maiken. very nice ;)

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  54. Thank you for the product reviews. Absolutely love your blazer! x

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  55. i loveeee your scarf! its such a gorgeous color!! :) and i love it paired with those pants :D

    katslovefashion.blogspot.com

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  56. In winter I'm addicted to candles! Now I have on in my house that smells like cupcakes and cookies...so you can imagine how hungry I get!!!! hahahaha

    http://thegoldenpaillettes.blogspot.com/

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  57. I love the packaging on that soy candle and the colours in your outfit are incredible! I also love your nails, fabulous!

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  58. you have sooo great taste! :)

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  59. Great look. Love the denim. xA

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  60. opppaaaaa! väga hea outfit!

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  61. OMG!!! I totally love this look.
    The burgundy trouser is great, the booties are superb, the floral blouse is awesome, the blue scarf is fantabulous!!! Love love love the look.
    Visit my blog too sometime doll. If you like, do follow too! :)
    FASHION PANACHE BLOG

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  62. Wow, what an amazing blazer! It's stunning! And you totally rock it :) Love this look :)

    Kisses.

    www.pollysboudoir.blogspot.com

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  63. Great outfit and the pants I LOVE!!


    <3 Marina
    Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle

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  64. wow, i love your entire outfit - especially those boots! beautiful :) if you enjoy my blog too, would you like to follow each other? xo jess
    www.stylizedluxe.blogspot.com

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  65. Really cool, I love the colors ♥

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