(That's Nail of The Day, to you!) Essie "Fiji" is notoriously hard to apply, according to several nail polish blogs and review sites. all photos taken in daylight But I didn't have much trouble at all applying this polish. In fact, it only took two coats (one thin, one thick). I did...

Forever 21 top & earrings | Zara skirt | Marc Jacobs clutch | Michael Kors watch | vintage bangle | dragon ring | Jeffrey Campbell shoes | Lipstick: Revlon Moondrops 'Lilac Champagne' | Nails: Revlon 'Siren' I've been dying to try my hand at the color block trend. Pairing bright, solid...

I called this post At First Glance because at first glance I feel like I could be perceived as buttoned up and proper, but then you see the tangled mess of a necklace, the holes and rips in my old jeans, my chipped nail polish, and (utterly fabulous) python print wedges, and then you change...

I am absolutely obsessed with these amazing new Jeffrey Campbells I acquired via Nasty Gal last week. They are reminiscent of Theysken's Theory in their colossal pointy-toe ankle-strap awesomeness, but they have these bite marks in them that could verifiably hurt as much as the shark bite they...

It's a Tip Jar Jacket: Zara (old–seen here and here) | Alpaca stole: gift from friend | Shirt: target | Necklace: Forever 21 (old) | Jeans: Hudson | Watch: Michael Kors Lexington Trilogy | Rose Gold Bracelets: Windsor & Topshop | Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell (seen here) I titled this post "Off...

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...

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...

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...

"Sparrkk" (last seen here) | Nails- OPI gelcolor "Bastille My Heart" It can be so refreshing to just get back down to basics: plain white oxford shirt, boot-cut jeans. 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...

 

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