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Hello Gorgeous!! Shop the NEW COLLECTION: Memoires de Paris!

My NEW Chloe + Isabel jewelry collection is out now and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! There are some simply stunning pieces that I know you’ll love and I can’t wait to get mine.

The new collection was inspired and so aptly named Memoires de Paris!

Here’s a look at just some of the pieces you can get your hands on…

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CLICK HERE to SHOP, safely and securely, at my online boutique and find that perfect piece of jewelry for you or someone special!

Don’t forget to “LIKE” my page on Facebook for the most up-to-date news and promotions available!

In the San Antonio area or surrounding areas/cities? Love FREE jewelry? Love having a great time with your girls?Contact me today at samantha.chloeandisabel@gmail.com about having your own C+I Trunk Show! I do all the work and you have all the fun!

Want to have a show, but not in the area? That’s okay – host an ONLINE Trunk Show and still get all the FREE perks! Contact me for details at samantha.chloeandisabel@gmail.com.


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40% OFF!! End of Season SALE!

It’s FRIDAY lovelies! Celebrate and SHOP my End of Season 40% OFF SALE!

Treat yourself before school starts up again… Get those birthday presents… Order yourself those final touches for summer styling… Shop for those summer/ fall weddings… Early holiday shopping…

Shop Sale Styles Now through August 13 at 40% OFF!

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As always FREE SHIPPING on orders of $100 or more…

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Wanderlust… BIRCHBOX: June 2013

 

 

 

 

Wanderlust lovelies… 

Birchbox’s June goodies were all about products, from near and far, to inspire or aid you on summer adventures.ArtsyArchitette Birchbox June 2013 Review

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First up, they included some oh so nifty and cute postcards (4), each with a different city (New York, London, Paris & Barcelona) and a suggested day trip planned out on the back featuring some of each cities well loved hot spots.

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Next, was a FULL SIZE Mirenesse Glossy Kiss Natural Lip & Cheek Stain in the Shade #8 Cheeky Kiss (sorry no swatch). The product itself is lovely, smooth, creamy, non-sticky, non-drying, barely glossy – more of a soft sheen than anything.

The color just wasn’t me at all though. “Cheeky Kiss” is a dusty rose, with slight cool beige/mauve undertones and just not a color I would have chosen lip wise, though I may use it for a cheek stain. Staying power is decent, though I haven’t tested it long enough cheek wise to judge on that. Full Size Value: $26.95 USD.

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Next, a 50 ml sample can of the Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk. Okay, this stuff is pretty awesome, definitely one of the best dry shampoos I have ever come across (in the top three for sure).

While I don’t use dry shampoo very often, as I most often style my hair in a natural curly state and often don’t require a dry shampoo, I do still like to keep an eye out for a great product when I see one because dry shampoo does come in handy (for texture, different styles, travel, etc).

It is light, NOT cakey, NOT chalky, its scent it airy and natural, smells expectedly like grain/rice (think Aveeno-like) and brushes through beautifully. Full Size Value: $18 USD.

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Next up is a 7ml sample bottle of another Birchbox + Color Club collaboration for the Wanderlust Nail Lacquer Collection. I received the color “Reign in Spain” which I think is an awesome name and the shade definitely screams spring/summer travel to me – almost too loudly though.

Sorry for the lack of swatch on this one, my day job is hard on my hands and my manicures never survive more than a day or two. In the bottle the shade seems like a bright pink-coral, but once applied and out in the Texas sunshine – it was freaking neon coral! Too neon for a full manicure almost. However, I do like the Color Club formula, applies smoothly and opaque, without need for excessive coats. Full Size Value: $8 USD (four mini bottle collection).

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I also received another Twistband Hair Tie in a fabulous green and teal anchor print! These hair ties really are gentle on your hair and the prints they come in can really add a little touch of flair to my braid.

The only down fall to these Twistband hair ties is that of the 5 I have been sent, 3 have come untied – not good. Full Dize Value (for packs): $5 to $22 USD.

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Lastly, I received a standard sample vial of Oscar de la Renta’s “Something Blue” Eau de Parfum. It is a soft fragrance, but not powdery nor sweet. Citrus and floral, but slightly warm. Definitely a summer – and I don’t know if its the name that pushes my brain this way – but I keep thinking “summer wedding fragrance”. It’s a fragrance that wouldn’t be found too intrusive or abrupt, in my opinion. It could easily be an everyday fragrance. Full Size Value: $85 to $115  USD.

For those interested in the fine details:

Top notes: Italian bergamot, Mandarin, Neroli, Linden blossom
Heart notes: Stephanotis, Fleur de narcisse, Lily of the valley, Kiss of lychee
Base notes: Ambrette seeds, White musk, Ambergris, Cashmere woods, Bourbon vanilla

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There you have it! Overall, I think Birchbox got there Wanderlust message across… postcards, dual-use product, dry shampoo perfect for travel, summer holiday nails, a hair tie that a girl can easily sport as an accessory and an easy-going summer fragrance.

More of me and my thoughts soon…


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The Duchess… Chloe + Isabel Spring 2013

Hi lovelies!

I can’t believe February is almost over! Spring is just around the corner and I thought I would share the gorgeousness that is the Chloe + Isabel Spring 2013 Collection > The Duchess.

The inspirations for the Spring line are truly regal and different. With ornate filigree, delicate crystals, rosary linked beading, unique designs and sophisticated shimmer, The Duchess collection has some truly stunning  pieces – I have already bought my fair share and still want more!

The 2013 Duchess collection also includes the Whimsical Briar Rose, Delicate Petite Fleur, the Garden Bellflower, the Semi Precious Honeycomb, and the Luxe Lilypond lines. Plus a few additions to our Modern Metals and Signature Styles.

Get a jump start on your Spring style with C+I…

Be sure to check out my C+I page here for more looks at C+I jewelry.

CLICK HERE to SHOP, safely and securely, at my online boutique and find that perfect piece of jewelry for you or someone special!

Don’t forget to “LIKE” my page on Facebook for the most up-to-date news and promotions available!

In the San Antonio area or surrounding areas/cities? Love FREE jewelry? Love having a great time with your girls?Contact me today at samantha.chloeandisabel@gmail.com about having your own C+I Trunk Show! I do all the work and you have all the fun!

Want to have a show, but not in the area? That’s okay – host an ONLINE Trunk Show and still get all the FREE perks! Contact me for details at samantha.chloeandisabel@gmail.com.