Red Leather

You have no idea how long I was looking for a red leather jacket for!

New Look – Red Leather Jacket €49.99

I used to never wear red, hated the colour and now I love it.. I fell in love with the jacket Michael Jackson wore and had to have one. Its a nice twist with a colour and far away from black. As I wear too much black it is nice to have a colour to make it pop.

michael jackson red leather

If your like me and love a red leather jacket, here are a few outfit ideas (from pinterest);

Get your fishnets on

Fishnets are the trend for this season.

This trend has quite the modern chic feeling to it. It’s quite a tricky piece to style as you could get it completely wrong!  It’s not a trend for everyone but I love it! Here is a few images that will help you style them if you are like me and want to master this trend.

Seeing this on blogger Dominique Nugent (Love Fashion and Fros) instagram just set me off to love this style!

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Christmas Gift Guide

Its Christmas time!

DIY Gold Leaf Painted Ornaments by Sweetest Occasion and other great DIY holiday decor:

This is one of my favourite times of the year, I turn into a big child haha. You have probably seen some of these posts floating around the blogland the last week or so and I love looking at everyones to get new ideas for presents. Buying gifts can be stressful or enjoyable for people. I enjoy it 🙂 I think the men in our lifes are the hardest as they are not easy to buy for! I have chosen items ranging to be suitable for all budgets and people to add to my gift guide.

 

 

 

Here are a few ideas I put together:

FOR HIM

 

FOR HER

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Hopefully this has giving you some inspiration and an idea for presents. You could also surprise either with a weekend away, a holiday, vouchers for somewhere they love even a spa day. If there is anything else you would like me to blog about please let me know 🙂 You can catch me on snapchat (lyannehennessy), Instagram (lyannehennessy_blogger) and facebook (beauty and the brunette).

 

Thanks for reading!

        Until Next Time… Lyanne x

Hair for your Halloween Costume!

Halloween is just around the corner and if your like me and Halloween is your favourite holiday than you tend to go all out on your costume!

Todays post is all about the best hair products for your Halloween look. Halloween hair can be the reason why your costume stands out! If you’re looking to temporarily colour your hair, add a frightening amount of volume, or keep your hair in place, then this post is just for you! Keep scrolling to see to see what needs to be achieved to perfect your Killer hairstyle!

  • Temporary Hair Colour: I know Crazy colours are quite a “no no” in some jobs but that’s why having temporary Hair colouring is great because when shampooed it washes out!

Hair chalk is the perfect way to add temporary colour to strands of your hair.If your hair is dark, wet your hair in the areas that you want to colour. If you have lighter strands (that’s you, blondies!), skip this step or else the colour will remain for a few more washes. Strand by strand run the calk up and down your hair until you’ve reached your desired colour.

Hair colour spray works perfectly on dry hair and comes in the prettiest of colours. It also washes out after one shampoo so don’t worry about scaring your coworkers when you return to work!

  • Wigs: For costumes that the hair plays the major part in, think Ariel, Cleopatra.  Cruella De Vil, rather than changing the whole colour of your hair a wig is best off for those kind of looks. If you really wanting to keep the wig in place and make sure nothing goes away, a wig cap is the best for helping to style your look.
  • Accessories: Compared to years ago, there are so many fun ways to accessorize your hair using items like plastic spiders and spider webs. Hairbands or chains are another great way to dress up an outfit!
  • Extra hold Hairspray: If your costume requires amazing big hair, Extra hold hairspray will be your Best Friend!  This will keep your hair in place for the whole day and night! Schwarzkopf Silhouette hairspray is the best!
  • Glitter: In my opinion all costumes can be made better with a hint of sparkle! If your looking to add that sparkle to your costume there is either loose glitter or hairspray glitter.
  • Hidden Props: Are you wanting to be a character that’s hair goes to a new level of height? First think of what you can use in your hair before backing coming your hair for dear life!! To achieve a Unicorn look you can use tin foil to shape the horn and than once sliped into place all that’s left is to wrap the hair around to cover the foil! .

A great site to buy off of is Party World. This shop is in Waterford but also delivers  around Republic of Ireland. Here is some of the hair items:

Hair Colour Pink Blue Hairspray Long Curly Wig RedPocahontas Wig

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evil Madame WigBlack Charlestown Headband

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pinterest Ideas:

So now I am curious, who are you planning to be for Halloween or what was your best costume ever?

 

Choker Style Tops

When I was growing up I was a massive fan of chokers, specially a pink or black ones. Summer 16 has been the comeback for 90s Choker Style!! Is strange seeing  trends you remember growing up  come back into fashion years later, but its all a circle everything comes back into fashion with a modern twist!3 Tattoo Chokers / Tattoo Choker / Pink Tattoo by WeekendCloset:

In 2016 there is way more different styles of chokers such as the velvet wide or thin band, ribbon style, wraps and even necklace type. They are EVERYWHERE!

Sometimes I get in the mood of wearing no accessories so I was glad to see this choker style top. This type of tops incorporates a choker into it. I have gotten a few of my favourite choker style tops I found online at the moment, all different types (from casual to smart, colours and sizes!) These tops make an outfit appear more stylish as there is a lot of choices and you can put your own twist on the outfit!

Burgundy Choker Neck 3/4 Sleeve Top
New Look €14.99

 

Ana Black Choker Plunge Chiffon Peplum Top
Pretty Little Thing €28

 

Tall Sinead Low Scoop Neck Choker T-Shirt
Boohoo €19

 

Brooke Choker Neck Top
Boohoo €16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is some inspiration from Pinterest:

Nothing says summer like a great pair of white denim jeans. #flatlay #flatlayapp #flatlay www.theflatlay.com:     4 in the morning Top and Era skirt at NEEDMYSTYLE.COM  #fleece #cardigan #croptop #needmystyle #outfit #bandeau #playsuit #highwaistedskirt #Lingerie #skirt #bodycon #bodysuit #iggers #lacebralette #fashion #romper #selenagomez #Dresses #leatherskirt #retro #rihanna #clothing #kyliejenner #kekepalmer #beyonce #retroskirt #kimkardashian #chokertop #bralette #choker:

✨ Outfit Inspiration via @coco__black who teamed our Luna Choker top & Baxter skirt  - Our Choker tops & Baxter skirt are available in both Black and White  - Shop: www.hazelandthief.com.au - - #HazelandThief #Choker #chokertop #chokertrend #leatherskirt #leather #blackandwhite #inspo #mesh #melbourne #MelbourneBoutique #Boutique #celeb #style #fashion #Fblogger #blogger #ootd #ootn #weekend #fashionbloggers #collab:   Just landed! ❤️ The 'Michelle' choker top & 'Gidget' short!  Yay! Shop link in bio! #tigermist @tigermistloves:

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Low maintenance hair colour?

sarah jessica parker - hair  Beauty Look Book: Sarah Jessica Parkers style and hair looks (Glamour.com UK):  I couldn't help but wonder which titles Sarah Jessica Parker would choose for her Bookprint...:

Balayage has been around for quite some time now but its one of the most popular hair colouring techniques today. There is a lot of people wearing this but Sarah Jessica Parker is the queen of this colouring technique.

What is Balayage?

It is a French word meaning sweep or to paint. It is a sun kissed natural looking colour for your hair, the principle idea is less is more! This can all be done freehand without foil or meche. A lot of celebs are wearing this hair colour technique, its all over the place even catwalks and red carpets. Balayage works for all lengths except very short cropped hair.

Does it require a lot of maintenance?

No, very little actually! It grows out beautiful and naturally so there is no obvious growth line which can be worn longer between appointments. Balayage isn’t all about the blondes, it can be any colour you want! (red heads, brunettes, crazy colour tend, ANY!) To protect this style hair using a colour protection shampoo and conditioner really helps, I recommend Wella SP Colour Save, Regular treatments and heat protection when styling the hair. For blondes I would recommend Wella SP Silver Shampoo to clean up the blonde and get rid of any brassy tones. This hairstyle can be worn both straight or curly!

 

Heres a look through a few I found on Pinterest and see if you find one you like 🙂 –>

Pinterest: @eighthhorcruxx. Chocolate caramel #balayage #hair #beauty:   Ask your hairdresser for this Color Personality A Touch of Tuscany | Brunette Hair | Balayage | #whatsyourcolorpersonality:

Balayage example! Check out me out on Instagram @nicctastic:

The colour, oh my goshhhhh //: @Shannonleannee ~*❀*~                                                                                                                                                     More:   black to Blonde Balayage | Yelp:

Check out this chart and share with your client to determine the perfect shade. Let's all get on the same page! Fo Sho!:

Blown Hair Style http://www.luxaddiction.com:    long+brown+bob+with+balayage+highlights:  Cooler temps are getting closer to arriving to Charleston and as that happens I’m getting inspired to change my hair color from a caramel balayage to an auburn ombré or balayage. I know I’ve told y’all before, but I love changing my hair from time to time. I’m still very much in love with my lob...Read More » »:

 

 

 

 

 

Mad about…. Bandanas

One of this years hottest trends that I still love! You can wear them in so many different ways. They can easily transform your look and a great addition to your wardrobe. I love the silk or the most common, cotton. Silk can just dress up the outfit and make it classy while the cotton just gives a casual outfit abit of edge!

 

Heres some inspiration from Pinterest:

SHOP BANDANA TREND - www.esther.com.au:  Bandana + black hat:

Look com slip dress preto, bandana e botas de couro pretas:  Fashion Gone rouge:

O novo jeito de amarrar bandana na bolsa:  EYES CLOSED | TheyAllHateUs:

Secret Keeper Bandana: Red #shophopes:  Lovely and easy to do bun with bandana. I'm going to try it soon! head band, hairstyles, accessories, hair, buns, handkerchiefs, beautiful and chic:

The best of street style during Milan Fashion Week 2016. styling bandana cinto:

como usar bandana na bolsa:  Crazy Beach Hair Solution's  Chloe is a fearless fashionista, always in search of the season’s hottest trends.  https://www.chloeandisabel.com/boutique/gracehardy:

You're pretty, bitch:

Want a bandana;

Takota Khaki Bandana Image 1
Here €4.20
Eva Check Satin Neckerchief Bandana
Here €8
Amy Stripe Satin Neckerchief Bandana
Here €8