Monday, November 22, 2010

You Call This a Holo?

This weekend went by way to fast. I was super lazy, and that just makes it worse. I just wasn't feeling like doing much. I did go out with some friends Saturday night and had a great time, but other than that - I was a lazy bum. I intended on doing an outfit of the day and the only thing I could manage was one photo of the outfit. I'll post it for you anyway.

We went to this Mediterranean restaurant where they have a belly/zorba dancer who brings you up on the tables to dance, so knowing this going in, I planned accordingly.


I'm wearing a dress from H&M that I HAD to have. I saw it in a taupe color and thought it would be perfect for the cruise I went on in Sept. But I decided I would wear the clothes I had rather than buying anything new. But I couldn't get the dress off my mind. Low and behold a friend on the cruise showed up with the dress and when I saw how cute she looked, I knew I was going to break down and get the dress when I got back from the cruise. Shortly after we returned, my friend sent me a text letting me know they had it in this green color and in peach. I quickly took the hour+ ride to Orlando and picked it up in green. It has been sitting there for over a month waiting to be worn. It is a dress, but like I said, I knew we would be getting up on the table at the restaurant so I put leggings underneath. I have to admit though, I like it much better without the leggings. I think I paid $35 for the dress, the leggings I have had for years and if I remember correctly I got them on clearance for like $10. The belt I have also had for years and the same with the bracelets and earrings, which you can't see here. The shoes - I LOVE too. I saw these last year on Zappos for about $80. They are by Carlos Santana. I soon saw them at Marshall's for $60. I was so excited to find them at Ross last Dec/Jan for $30. I couldn't resist anymore, so I grabbed them. I have had them almost a year, but I hardly wear them, since they don't go with a lot. But for some reason, I wore them 3 times last week! Go figure.

Anyway on to the Holo that isn't. You all know I am working with a lab to create a red holo polish. Here is one of the incarnations that they sent me. This is very beautiful. I received a ton of compliments on it from friends and strangers and even from Juan. It is red with red micro flakies and possibly some micro holo glitter, which is next to impossible to see. I have no clue why the lab would send this as a possibility for me. They must have been joking! So they are back to work on getting it right. However, part of me thinks this could become part of the collection, because it is stunning and pretty, and somehow makes my hands look younger, but holo it definitely is not!




8 comments:

  1. its gorgeous, but I totally agree, the holo microshimmer is definitely not holo. I hate when non-linear holos get called holos too

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  2. Love the outfit and you came to Orlando and didn't wave Hi. Lol!

    You are working on a red holo how exciting! Yes it's just a shimmer not a holo yet. That's right tell them get back to work and creat that holo :)

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  3. I love the color, but definitely not a holo. Holo particles, yes, but not a true holo.

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  4. That's a nice color!

    Shimmery-glittery reds are always a hit. Maybe you should really keep this in the collection!

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  5. love the outfit, super cute!

    The polish is nice too, I love the bright red, is it a jelly also?

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  6. The color IS gorgeous, but you're right, it's not holo! It's lots of fun though and I think it was perfect with that really pretty outfit, which caught my eye right away. I don't know if I've told you this (I probably have) but I always always love what you put together for your outfits you feature on here!

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  7. Yeah, they're definitely not getting the difference between shimmer and holo/prismatic. I hope they get it sorted out for you. :)

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  8. That is gorgeous, but it's definitely not holo!

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