Sunday, May 11, 2014

A few of my favorite things - May 2014



           In addition to the proverbial raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, I have 'A few of my favorite things' from May to share with you today! It's been a very busy spring so far; with twelve hour workdays becoming the norm, I've had to rely on a few carefully curated items to reach for on a day-to-day basis. Here's what made my shortlist:

1. Kate Spade white purse
This season I can't get enough of structured squares (the boxier the better)! This has been my go-to bag ever since I got it a few months ago. Not to mention, white is my favorite neutral (which you may have already guessed by now...)


2. Little rosettes
I just had to pick up these darling little rosettes; they have such a cute English garden-like feel! They're from my local Whole Foods (South Loop), which always carries a great seasonal selection.

3. CHANEL Poudre Universelle compacte
I love the iconic design of this little compact. It adds a soft finishing touch to my complexion! (Plus, I find that a little powder is necessary now that warmer weather is finally on its way).

4. Tortoiseshell shades
I'm so very partial to tortoiseshell patterns (probably a reflection of my New-Englander tendencies...) These shades have made a number of appearances on my Instagram and in my real-life rotation.

5. CHANEL pink lips
While peach does tempt me from time to time, at heart I'm a pink-lippie kind of girl. CHANEL makes some of the prettiest pinks --- I've been reaching for CHANEL Rouge Coco in Dedicace (click for my review) again. I keep meaning to pick up Magnolia and Liaison, which would make great additions to my collection as well!


6. Harper's Bazaar May 2014
When it comes to glossies, I'm a Harper's Bazaar kinda girl. (Have I converted any of you yet?) This month's issue is particularly fun, as it's their first beauty issue ever. Plus, I'm loving the fabulous swinger dress on cover-girl Kate Moss!

       Thanks for reading! I hope you enjoyed this month's edition of A few of my favorite things! What makeup, accessories, or glossies have you been enjoying recently?

Love, Dovey.

13 comments:

  1. You really outdid yourself with the photography this time around Dovey! These items go BEAUTIFULLY together.

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    1. Thank you so much for the sweet comment!

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  2. The Kate Spade one is so pretty. Love the color and the design. Its elegant and classy. Love it!

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    1. Thanks Jules! It's hard to go wrong with Kate Spade :)

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  3. Beautiful post, Dovey! Loving the freshness of your picks. I could use a new purse, myself, but it will have to wait - I need some wardrobe staples first, like new Tees.

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    1. Thank you Larie! I can't wait to see what you pick up :)

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  4. AnonymousMay 15, 2014

    picture perfect rosettes and perfect picture.....love it!!

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  5. what a beautiful post Dovey! the KS bag looks nice, also I am not into white bags that much this one looks pretty. I agree, Chanel has one of the best pink lipsticks / Claire xxx

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  6. amazing photography! I have been following your blogs for years for the outstanding pictures you put up! :D

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  7. Love roses! I have several shrubs in my garden, all pink and glorious. Chanel Magnolia - I highly recommend, as it's a lush and gorgeous milky pink lipstick.

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