I often go through periods where I become enamored with a certain color, and nearly everything that I buy in one (or several) shopping trips somehow contains that color. This past weekend after a shopping trip with my friend and fellow blogger Stefany, it was apparent that I am having a serious love affair with anything in the style of antiqued gold. We stopped at Newport Centre Mall and Hell's Kitchen flea market where I picked up a few trinkets that happened to follow the same color pattern.
My obsession manifests itself mostly in the jewelry that I got. Exhibit A - these two sets of bracelets that I bought at Charlotte Russe
Charlotte Russe is not a store that I normally shop at, but I'm glad I went in because I found these two sets of bracelets for a total of eight bucks =).
I love the antiqued gold charms on the wooden bead bracelet (even though there is a butterfly one on the other side that is waiting to be ripped off) and the detailing on the gold bangles which is mixed in with pretty coral colored bangles.
The phone necklace is from Forever21, and I think it is just adorable. My boyfriend thinks it's ridiculous, but wearing a telephone around my neck is something that I am justifying while I'm still young =X. The Paris inspired necklace I bought a few weeks ago from Urban Outfitters and is a cute everyday necklace.
I have been obsessed with these rings ever since I got them from the Hell's Kitchen flea market. They are moderately chunky and have all satisfied the antiqued gold criteria. The skull ring is my favorite!
Also from the flea market are this set of candlesticks, which I would probably not have even noticed if it were not for cupcakes and cashmere's post.
I'm so excited to decorate my apartment with these, and I foresee a candlestick obsession in my future. I especially love these because of the rounded plate on the bottom, which would be great for holding jewelry and little trinkets.
Even my makeup has taken on bronze/dirty gold tones and I have been really loving MACs taupographic shadestick and tempting eyeshadow, separately and layered together. Both have cool brown undertones with a golden shimmer running through them.
Taupographic goes on very subtle and light and is easy to apply, no brushes necessary. Tempting is one of my favorite browns that I've been wearing all over the lid on its own.
It seems that I should expand my horizons, but at the moment I am loving the style that this shade gives.
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