Desert Gypsy

posted on: Monday, April 27, 2015

Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha

Its Mondaaaayyy!! So a fresh new post up for you guys!

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that this outfit is a little delayed, but better late than never! It has been a crazy 3 weeks for me especially with two consecutive weekends of Coachella, and by saying so there are more outfit posts from weekend two coming up next!

ok, now on to the good stuff.....Sometimes I wonder what life would be like if  there was such fashionable backpacks around during my high school days? Unfortunately for me there wasn't, so I decided  why not do it now! This is my absolute favorite piece that you all have seen me rocking throughout the festival. 
It was time to bring out my inner gypsy by mixing this bohemian style sun dress with an urban style backpack, it most definitely works well if you keep the colors neutral. I love how lightweight this dress is , it really makes me embrace the essence of spring!

Sunnies: Prada // Backpack: Botkier //Dress: Jet Set Diaries // Shoes: Madison Harding // Jewelry: My Jewel Bar, Nissa, Blaine Bowen

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Romper Life

posted on: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha

I mean how cute is this little number? The JetSet Diaries is definitely my new favorite clothing brand right now, I am obsessed with everything! This was definitely my favorite look from weekend 1 at Coachella , and received so much positive feedback that I had to share with you guys on where to get every piece!

Hat: Monki // Necklace: Nasty Gal // Bag: Botkier // Romper: The Jetset Diaries // Shoes: Just Fab // Ring: Blaine Bowen

Photos: Jeff Thibodeau

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Solid Stripes

After two consecutive weekends of Dust, Heat Music and Dancing in Palm Springs, Coachella is sadly over for the year. I am happy to be back in LA catching up on my outfit posts!

The 70's are back with a vengeance, and I am totally digging it. Off the shoulder shirts, denim shorts and a stylish backpack are the perfect festival necessities! slap on a pair of basic round sunnies and booties and off to dance your night away!

Look 1....Weekend 1

"Music helps me escape from the reality I live in"

Sunnies: Ray Ban //  Backpack: Botkier // Top: Faithfull  // Shorts: Top Shop // Shoes: Denim and Supply Ralph Lauren // Necklace: My Jewel Bar //  Bracelet & Rings: Nissa Jewelry

Photos By : Jeff Thibodeau // On Abbot Kinney

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SmartBuyglasses x Racquel Natasha - $150 Giveaway Contest

posted on: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Racquel Natasha

Because I love all my readers so so much, and summer is sneaking up on us, I wanted to set you guys right up! I teamed up with SmartBuyGlasses for a giveaway contest, and a chance to win a $150 voucher to shop on their website! If you have been following me for quite sometime now you will know my obsession with sunnies! They have so many amazing brands to choose from! My new obsession are these Baby Aubrey Celine. Simply Log into your facebook page below and follow details below for your chance to win!! 

Photo By: Jeff Thibodeau
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Deserted in the Desert

posted on: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

If only we could be this fashionable and stranded all the time. It was finally time for it was an excuse to get a little dressed up for my road trip! I headed up to Palm Springs with my NYC friends Jeff Thibodeau  (the most amazing photog ) and blogger babe Bridget Bahl. After being stuck in traffic for about 3 hours, we decided to pull over and take a couple photos alongside the desert scene. The crisp white sand and afternoon light coordinated perfectly with our outfits!

Romper: The Jet Set Diaries // Sunnies : YSL // Ring: Blaine Bowen // Shoes: Ralph Lauren Denim and Supply

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#9WStyle Road Trip to Coachella

posted on: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

 Only two days away from the biggest festival of the year!!! #Coachella. I am overly excited to get out of the city and hit the road to Palm Springs.

Luckily for you guys years of attendance has made me somewhat of an expert at preparing and packing for the big event! Deciding on what to wear can be half the fun! 

One thing I have learned throughout the years is that festival fashion needs to be COMFORTABLE. Since I will be attending several private events and pool parties, finding the perfect heel can be tricky, but luckily enough I got my hands on two pairs of the most complacent shoes from Nine West. First up these off white classic woven Waldrid wedge sandals will go with just about all my day time outfits. Classic yet chic.

When at the actual festival, keep in mind that your shoes will get a little bit dirty and your feet will ache. With extra padding on the footbed these Slip on Sneakers sooth your feet. Leopard print blends perfectly with the desert scene.

Last but not least a felt hat is an absolute MUST. Simply trendy but also extremely useful when it comes to the scorching desert heat!!

Racq Tips:(always take your shoes for a little test drive....wear them around your house to work them in) 

Rancher Hat: Here

Waldrid Wedge Sandals: Here

Oranges Slip On Sneakers: Here

Coachella Playlist

The Weekend - Often
The Weekend - Earned It
Drake - Worst Behavior 
Alesso - Heroes
Kaskade - Eyes

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Weekly Deep Cleansing

posted on: Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Happy Tuesday everyone! I wanted to share with you all my weekly exfoliation routine that I recommend to do at least once or twice a week. It is super important to deeply cleanse your face to remove all dead skin, dirt, oil and residue - especially from all the environmental pollution we encounter on a day to day basis!

First I start off with spraying my face with Evian thermal spray. 

I then apply my favorite clarifying cleanser by MURAD  all over my face, which in fact reduces 99% of surface bacteria 

Do not rinse cleanser... 

I then use the spin brush with the soft  face applicator and gently brush all around my face in circles  ( especially the T zone ) for about two minutes.

Rinse with cold water, pat dry with towel 

After completion of cleanse I use the most amazing hydrating face mask by GlamGlow - leave on for ten minutes followed with a lightweight moisturizer! 

For all you beauties who don't own a Spin for Perfect Skin - you must try it! With removable brush heads you can use  all over the body as well! With a massive discount you can purchase below !!

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Laced up in Reformation

Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha
Racquel Natasha

Racquel Natasha

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Taking you lovlies back to my shoot two weeks ago out in Magical Joshua Tree, California. There is no words to really describe how visually appealing to the eye this place is...... three words....pretty picture perfect.

Since it is that time of the year, I am hooked on festival looks.... This Sexy sultry Bohemian Style monokini look you can rock poolside or even during the day at any music festival ( I would definitely cover up with some shorts ;) 

Look One - Top: Reformation // Shorts: Lovers + Friends // Booties: Denim and Supply Ralph Lauren // Jewelry: JNB Style

Look Two - Head Wrap: Forever 21 // Kimono: Top Shop // Swimsuit: Armani Exchange // Booties: Denim and Supply Ralph Lauren // Necklace: Nialaya // Bracelet: Bauble Bar

Photography - Rochelle Brodin

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