Pastel Accessories Take Over

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This summer, pastels have taken over! Instead of neons and brights aztec prints, nudes and light colors are in. Pastel bags, jewelry, sunnies, belts, and even makeup have gone pastel! here are a few summer favorites. Pastel Accessories Take Over

Bracelets: Balenciaga

Sunglasses: RayBans

Earrings: Ted Baker

Belt: Gucci

Lipstick: Dolce and Gabbana

Nail Polish: Butter London

Obsession of the Month: Grungy Jewelry

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For the past year, bohemian and grungy styles have ruled the fashion scene including the streets of LA or the fashion week runway in Milan. The bold looks are taking over, and no better way to make an outfit bold than jewelry. Givenchy took this style to another level this year in both their mens and woman shows!
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Here are a few of my favorite pieces of grungy and statement jewelry that can be found anywhere from Saint Laurent to Forever 21!
Obsession of the Month: Grungy Jewelry

One of my big obsession are different types of chokers! For example, I belted choker or a metal choker with a half moon! Stacking rings is also a great way to add boldness to a look. The Dior pearl earrings or the Tiffany & co. earrings are a great way to be bold yet classy.

Thank You for reading! more jewelry post coming today
XOXO
MJC

Obsession of the Month: Bold Belts

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For the past few weeks, i’ve been in Chicago and LA. I’ve been observing street fashion thoroughly and have come across an insane amount of belted outfits. I use to dislike belts and found them cheesy and an unnecessary accessory, but I’ve decided to experiment with the new trend. This week I decided to purchase four cool belts and create unique outfits. Ive also been using celeb inspiration to create grungy incorporations. Here are a few of my favorite belts! Obsession of the Month: Bold Belts

Here are 3 of the 4 belts I purchased

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In my last post, you can see how I incorporated this belt into two outfits!
Here is Kendall Jenner rocking the belt look!
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XOXO
MJC

Outfits of the Week

HELLO! So i’ve been somewhat off the map for a few weeks now on CandelaCouture. I am currently in LA working on some projects, but still focused on my baby CC. Here are a few outfit breakdowns including pieces I’ve received questions on. I will also share some of my personal hot spots in LA to shop, eat and hang out this week on here.  I’ve also been getting into new fashion trends I want to share with you in a future post!! XO

Dress: Brandy Melville

Jacket: Levi’s Vintage

Bag: Givenchy Pandora

Phone Case: Moschino

Jean Skirt: TopShop

Top: All Saints

Jacket: Zara

Belt: H&M

Dress: Urban Outfitters

Jacket: Levi’s Vintage

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Skirt: Brandy Melville

Flannel: Ralph Lauren

Top: All Saints

Bag: Chanel Le Boy

Just a cute selfie :)

Top: All Saints

Belt: H&M

Skirt: Zara 

Shoes: Supergas

Bag: Louis Vuitton

Post Coming tomorrow on LA and worldwide hotspots!

XOXO

MJC

LA-Wear ft. a Pop of Color

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As many of you know, i’ve been in and out of LA for a couple months now; I am officially moving in august. I have noticed many trends I had not experienced in Miami: caps, sneakers, and casual wear EVERYWHERE! I have been following the trends, and now LOVE them. Here are a few outfits, featuring pops of color! Nudes, pastels, and blacks are what most casual outfits are composed of; in summer, most people switch it up with a funky bag or pair of shades. Here are a few of the outfits I have been wearing out in LA. I’ve also been working here in LA with a company running their blog. It’s opened my eyes to a lot of new ideas and content coming soon! look out for it !! 

LA- Wear ft. a Pop of Color

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Here are a few of my LA ootd. All outfit posts can be found on my instagram!

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XOXO
MJC

The Best Social Media Accounts

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Its very obvious social media is slowly taken over the world. I am here to share with you my favorite social media accounts including celebs and my fashion inspo accounts! Here we go !!

Instagram 

Chiara Ferragni: Fashion, Food, Scenery

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Ryan Beatty: Fashion, Hipster, Photography

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WeWoreWhat by Danielle: Fashion

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Jay Alvarrez: Scenery, Lust

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Joanna Kuchta: Fashion, Hipster

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Sofia Richie: Lifestyle, LA Living, Fashion

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Snapchat

Kylie Jenner: Kylizzlemynizzl

Fun, Playful, Advice

Chiara Ferragni: ChiaraFerragni

Fun, Stories, Trips, Fashion

Justin Bieber: RicktheSizzler (new)

Stories, Hot Boy

Pia Mia: Princesspiamiap

Twitter

Ed Sheeran: Funny, Inspirational

The Weeknd: Funny, Random, Song Lyrics

TheEllenShow: Funny

XOXO

MJC

Adding Denim Your Wadrobe

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Denim can be hard to vary, usually people wear jeans and call it a day. Here are a few looks incorporating denim in more creative, fun, spunky ways. The middle is my personal favorite for an every day look. The outfit on the right for comfy days, and the left for any lunch or dinner out. I made these outfit only with denim and black to show looks I would wear. Adding Denim Your Wadrobe

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Shoes: Saint Laurent, Saint Laurent, Chiara Ferragni Collection

Accessories:Dior, Generic, Nike

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XOXO

MJC

My Skin Care Routine

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  1. Remove Makeup with Lancome Makeup Remover (daily)
  2. Apply Brazened Honey Fresh Face Mask twice a week and wash off thoroughly after 10 minutes
  3. Use Dark Angels Face Cleanser (daily). Scrub for 2 minutes and wash off with hot water
  4. Use Acne Stress Control Toner twice a week after Dark Angels Cleanser
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Today I am sharing with you my skin care routine that I have tweaked to perfection in the past weeks. About a year ago, I didn’t feel the need to use any product on my face because there were no extremely visible issues, but I began to notice that over time residue and discoloring were prominent. My skin began to look dull and even dirty at times. I began to use a cleanser I found at a drugstore (the Neutrogena Acne Stress Control Toner) and saw a quick result. It is meant to be for acne, but it reduced the redness and small blackheads around my nose and bridge. I did find that using it everyday made my skin very dry, so I began to use it 3 times a week instead.

Then I found that after my day, I needed to wash my face to remove the makeup, and excess dirt that builds during a normal daily routine. My friend Val recommended visiting Lush Cosmetics. The lush workers know so so so much about the skin and what products to recommend. Everything is natural, chemical, and even plastic free inside the product. I began to use the Dark Angels Face and Body Cleanser and it changed my life!!!! MY skin began to glow from removing all the dirt and residue build-up. The product is mainly made out of black sugar and charcoal. It’s also mud-based and incredibly oil-retractive. I use this product in the morning, as well as at night.

Yesterday, I purchased the Lush Brazened Honey Fresh Face Mask. I have not had the opportunity to try it out, but my friend was very excited about how “glowy” it made her skin! I will do a separate review on the Lush products I swear by!

The Lancome Makeup Remover is the product I have been using for about 5 years. It doesnt irritate the skin, and works worderfully for eyes and face!

Reviews Coming Soon!

XOXO

MJC

Favorite Beauty Products for Summer

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Hello! Today I am sharing with you my favorite beauty products….well.. these are the only products I use. 
Here is a breakdown of my products, and the routine I swear by!Favorite Beauty Products for Summer 
  1. Start with a clean face
  2. Apply the Rimmel Concealer under the bridge of the nose, top of the lip, and chin
  3. Use Rimmel Concealer as a highlighter on the bridge of the nose, and accentuate the cheekbones
  4. Apply the Nars Concealer in Honey under the eyes and nostrils if you have red or irritation
  5. BLEND WELL
  6. Use a small angel brush to map out your cheekbones with the Lancome Star Bronzer
  7. Apply the Matte Chanel Bronzer on the cheekbones, under the chin, and on the eyelids
  8. Top the Chanel Bronzer with the Lancome Star Bronzer for some sparkle
  9. Highlight the nose with the Chanel Matte Bronzer by creating defined lines
  10. BLEND WELL
  11. Apply the Maybelline Eyebrow Gel to give form and a tint
  12. Apply the Maybelline mascara
  13. Top Maybelline Mascara with the Lancome mascara to separate lashes
  14. Apply EOS balm to lips
  15. (optional for night look only) Apply the golden half-baked Stila trio to the lids
  16. (optional for night look only) Apply the Nars lipstick pencil
XOXO
MJC

New Giveaway Time!!! Top 10 Things

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ITS TIME FOR A GIVEAWAY. THIS MONTH IVE DECIDED TO GIVE AWAY MY TOP 10 FAVORITE ITEMS TO ONE LUCKY INSTAGRAM FOLLOWER, AND THE RULES ARE SIMPLE!

RULES

  1. must follow @MJCANDELA and @CandelaCouture on INSTAGRAM!
  2. must FAVORITE the Official Giveaway Post on the @MjCandela instagram 
  3. For an extra submission, must LIKE the CandelaCouture Facebook page, or follow my Twitter: Mj_Candela
  4. Giveaway begins on June 8th, 2015, and ends on June 20th, 2015 @ 11:59pm E

Here are the prizes!!

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There will be 10 items in the box like these, exact or similar!

XOXO

MJC

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