And it sets off my lovely new silver Texas pendant, sent to me by the lovely (and famous) designer, Maya Brenner, who apparently is a fan of all things Pretty Shiny & Sparkly. (Hi Maya!) It hasn't left my neck all week, I love it so much. Check out the shop to get your hands on your own...

" Can you tell I'm an 80′s child? What were some of your favorite things about the 80′s? About the Author This post was written by Kristina, who has written 353 posts on Pretty Shiny Sparkly. Kristina is the author of Pretty Shiny Sparkly, a fashion & personal style blog featuring her...

July was a busy month for me, but not busy enough for me to neglect giving a little love to the beauty and skincare favorites that got me through it all! Shout out to Chuck at Michael Kemper salon – he came highly recommended to me by a couple of people as the go-to stylist for ombré hair....

Absolutely amazing, and until recently, my all-time favorite. Sure, the packaging isn't pretty, and it can be hard to find (I got mine on Beauty.com), and there aren't many shades, but the feel of this foundation is amazing- almost like a moisturizer, but with medium coverage. Simply amazing...

are a must unless I hem the skirt, but I opted against altering this skirt because I wasn't sure if the raw-cut nature and pretty flowing quality would be sacrificed. Fortunately, I own a lot of platform shoes! Friday the Bloggers Do It Better–Maxi Challenge link-up post will go live right...

Pretty Shiny Sparkly has been nominated a 2nd year in a row for best fashion or beauty blog! I'm so touched you guys, seriously. And while I know there's probably no hope of winning against giants like Emily (who won last year), I'm so humbled and sincerely grateful that some of you even...

Of course, I wouldn't be true to myself if I didn't scratch the itch to sparkle things up a bit. So I throw on my Pretty Shiny Sparkly necklace (the Spike the Punch bauble inspired by and named after yours truly), my bejeweled Steve Madden booties, and my new pink & gold clutch from...

Did you catch my dad's "Pretty Shiny Sparkly" reference (about my sparkly iPhone case)? This year my family and I celebrated Thanksgiving quietly and casually–with good food, friends & family, and sumptuous dessert. My sister Annika and I have officially made seeing a movie (especially a...

Here at Pretty Shiny Sparkly, I'm always striving to make your browsing experience better and better. For much of this time, my work has been devoted to bettering the desktop site version. I struggled with mobile versions simply because nothing I worked with would give me the branding I...

Balancing Act: Business & Blogging Panelists: Natalie Suarez, Natalie off Duty• Annie Tomlin, BellaSugar • Aimee Song, Song of Style • Kristina, Pretty Shiny Sparkly • Ari Goldberg, StyleCaster • Coco Rocha, Oh So Coco It was such an honor (and a blast) to be asked to return to the...

 

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