August 14, 2013

Black & White & Hair

I wore this for a friend of mine's last night out in Miami. We went to dinner at Versailles, probably the most famous cuban restaurant in town, and then out to a local bar. I'm not a huge fan of Cuban food, but over the years I've found a few things I really like. I LOVE croquettas and Versailles didn't disappoint. The empanadas, yuca fries, and cilantro sauce were also great. My Cuban friend also said they have the best Cuban sandwich in town. 3 people at the table ordered the sandwich (myself included) but I wasn't wowed - it could just be that I had way too much ham already that day, lol. 
Anyway, I've been wearing my hair like this a lot recently and it is SO easy to do! The tool I use, the Conair You Curling Wand, was only $20 at Walmart. I think every hairstyle always depends on the type of hair you have, but I never thought of myself as someone who had hair that could hold a curl until I tried this tool. My hair stays curled for days -- until I wash my hair. I highly recommend trying it. Plus, it's only $20 so it's not a huge investment like some of these $100 tools on the market! On freshly washed and blow dried hair, I wrap about 1-2" sections of hair around the tool away from my face. I hold about 10-15 seconds for each strand. I curl my whole head, spray with hairspray, and then brush my hair through immediately as the hairspray is drying. I then use my hands to shape some of the curls and smooth out the hair and it turns out like this! Easy - and it only takes about 15 minutes (I don't have an extra 15 minutes during the week but I love it for weekends!). 
Vest: Zara (similar)
Pants: Forever 21
Shoes: Shoedazzle (here in white)
Necklace: Forever 21 (similar)
Bracelets: Ann Taylor, Brace URself, unknown
Linking up for Tara's Summer Style Linkup, and Style Elixer for Friday's Fab Favorites!

14 comments:

  1. Your curled hair looks really nice, and your dog is so cute :)

    Nice black and white outfit :)

    Away From Blue

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  2. This vest. Gets me every time! Love love love it!

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  3. LOVE your hair!! You look hot :)

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  4. Your hair looks so good like this, Elissa! And your Loeffler Randall bag... want want want!

    xo, alison*elle

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  5. Really cute outfit! xoxo, Alina

    StylebyAlina.com

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  6. YOUR HAIR. MY HEAD. IMMMEEEEDDDDIIIAAATTTEEELLLLYYYY. You look fantastic! And that little puppyface in the background just kills me.

    Samantha @ Sam ipsa Loquitur

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  7. Your hair looks so gorgeous! I really love your vest too!

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  8. Loving this whole outfit on you! The vest and bag are so amazing, now following your blog!


    xo, Ainslee


    abeautifulheartblog.blogspot.com

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  9. You look so good! And haha I love the pup in the background!

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  10. I am loving this look! All around, awesome :)

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  11. I always want to curl my hair but I chicken out and am too lazy on the weekends. Maybe I'll give it a shot this weekend!

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  12. Wirklich gibt sieht sehr schönes Gefühl ; ' .

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