Going Crazy for Velvet and Lace

Stoneheart-Asylum-2014 movie

Halloween is nigh! Literally, it’s only one day away. If you’re like a lot of Halloween enthusiasts, you’re probably gearing up to watch some scary movies. That’s why I just had to recommend a period drama that’s perfect for Halloween: Stonehearst Asylum. It’s a thrilling trifecta of Gothic, romantic and creepy, and it also happens to be loosely based on an Edgar Allen Poe story entitled The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether.

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18 Period Drama Quizzes for the Taking

I’ve a confession to make. I’m addicted to those silly, non-scientific Buzzfeed and Playbuzz quizzes. It’s a guilty pleasure of mine that’s made even more pleasurable when I happen upon one that’s related to period dramas. With that in mind, I thought I’d take a brief break from period drama fashion to do a fun post on a bunch of period drama-related quizzes.

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A Far from the Madding Crowd Fashion Statement

In my previous post, I talked about how much I love fall fashion, specifically focusing on fall beauty. Now, I want to discuss what is arguably my favorite fall fashion staple: the leather jacket. An edgy yet sleek leather jacket is one of my go-to pieces. I have three leather jackets total, and I’d like to keep adding to that number. Leather jackets are so versatile. They can be dressed up or dressed down, and they can add some oomph to an otherwise boring outfit or give a super girly outfit a rocker vibe. Continue reading

Classically Polished: Must-Have Nail Polishes for Fall

Lollipop posse lacquer: Full As Much Heart nail polish collection

Let’s face it: Fall Fashion > Spring/Summer Fashion. I think this applies to makeup as well, and that includes nail polish. I typically lean towards rich, deep-colored nail polishes, so whenever spring comes along, I struggle to lighten up my nail polish palette. Luckily, with it being October, I can wear my dark colors without fear of looking out of sync with the season. Yippee!

dark nail polish for fall
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Those looking to add to their fall nail polish collection will rejoice in these beauty discoveries that I recently made. These varnishes are perfect for classic literature and period drama lovers such as myself. But even without that, these colors are both unique and gorgeous and are sure to appeal to anyone with an eye for beauty.

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Get the Look Part II: Downton Abbey’s Lady Edith

Welcome to Part II of my Downton Abbey season 6, episode one fashion post! In the first part, I looked at a couple of Lady Mary’s envy-inducing ensembles, and now I’m going to take a look at two of Lady Edith’s glamorous getups. Make sure to check out the first part if you haven’t already!

Lady Edith has really come into her own fashion-wise the past couple of seasons. Her style has become more glitzy and seductive while still managing to look refined. In my opinion, Edith has even been occasionally outdoing Mary in the fashion department. Let’s have a look, shall we? Continue reading