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Monday, December 9, 2019

Lillian's GIFT GUIDE: Gifts for HIM

When it comes to shopping for the boys in our lives, I always have a difficult time narrowing down the items they may like. From my husband to my dad and to my brother, each person is very different when it comes to style, aesthetic and personality. I curated this gift guide in hopes of helping you ladies out with some fun options at different price points. From outdoorsy tools to a splurge worthy belt for the man you love, there are several options below!
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  1. If you’re looking for a sweater: this henley is great gift for a friend/sibling that's budget friendly as well!
  2. Romel loves my slippers and sometimes jokes about stealing them since it's been really cold lately - you can never go wrong with a cozy slipper.
  3. There is something so chic and nice about a designer belt. It pulls an entire outfit together. 
  4. I always like thoughtful gifts. It's not so much about the price point but items that one will appreciate and enjoy - snag a BEANIE that's great in quality!
  5. I can’t live without my Nike's and these are so chic yet perfect for the gym and the outdoors. 
  6. This wilderness multi tool is the perfect catch-all that can come in handy for a fishing or camping trip.
  7. Who doesn't need stylish Nike slippers?
  8. I love watches. It's one of my favorite accessories and this one is such a chic statement piece for your everyday wear. 
  9. I just got this for Romel and my brother, Leo for the wedding and they both LOVE it!
  10. One of my favorite picks that's a steal for the price and that everyone needs but never usually buys for themselves - baseball cap.
  11. With winter time comes layering and styling a hoodie under a coat is the perfect gift. This one comes in many colors and it's under $50!
  12. For a splurge worthy gift - a chic card holder
  13. Jet Setter life - Romel uses his bag so much and we have bought it as a gift for our friends so this is a traveling necessity. 
  14. I love a great sneaker that can be dressed up and/or down and comes in a variety of colors. 
Lillian Babaian

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Lillian's GIFT GUIDE: Gifts under $50

I am so excited to start sharing my gift guides with you guys! I have hand selected all of these items for you all based on items I personally own, will be gifting and/or lusting over. I wanted to start off the first one with gift ideas under $50. We all have co-workers, holiday parties and that girlfriend we can’t decide what to buy for. It’s definitely my most-shopped category and I wanted to include ideas for everyone: for the homebody to the beauty addict to the jet setter and/or significant other in your life. 
Thank you so much for all of your support over the years and couldn’t be any more grateful for you all. 
Happy Holidays MY LOVES!

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  1. If you’re looking for the perfect set of eye brushes - great gifts for a friend/sibling who loves makeup.
  2. For the friend who loves to entertain - you can never go wrong with a cheese board.
  3. The ultimate HOSTESS gift - I use a decorative tray as a catch-all on our counter.
  4. Makeup brushes should be stored in an enclosed space that’s useful & CUTE!
  5. I can’t live without my jade roller and this is the perfect self for the girl who loves “self care” items.
  6. We just got married and are loving game nights with friends. This version of monopoly is great decor and such a fun game!
  7. My husband steals all of my skincare products and now I need to get him this set for himself.
  8. A statement earring is the BEST accessory and this you may NEED yourself for all holiday celebrations/parties.
  9. The famous Laura Mercier translucent powder is amazing and this duo is the perfect set for the beauty addict.
  10. One of my ride or dies - the Laneige lip mask!
  11. I just got these faux fur animal slippers and I think EVERYONE needs them! The quality is amazing and they are super stylish.
  12. Jet Setter life - Packing can always be hectic but what if I told you there is a 5 cube set in 8 colors that I just placed in my cart myself. 
Lillian Babaian


Friday, September 27, 2019


LEt’s talk about HAIR
one of the most important parts of your look that pulls it all together. The possibilities are endless and so many different options to consider. From glamorous up-do’s with tiaras as headpieces to classic chignons with hair clips, there are tons to choose from. I know how overwhelming it can be so I have chosen some of my favorite hair accessories from David's Bridal that I think would compliment any dress and veil for the big day. I have also broken down my top 3 tips for finding the perfect hair accessory for your wedding style. 


Tip #1: Choose your hairstyle
Choosing your hairstyle is key. It determines the type of hair accessory you choose for the day. If you opt in for a voluminous up-do, you want to make sure the hair accessories you choose are heavier with a comb to be more secure. If you choose to leave it down with loose waves, you can opt in for a more boho-chic accessory that’s flirty and feminine.

Choosing a hairstyle for the wedding has almost been as challenging as choosing my bridal dress BUT - I think I’m sorted now and can’t wait! These two hairstyles I am sharing with you today were two top contenders and I wanted to share how I would style different accessories. I opted in for loose waves and a glam long ponytail for a fun reception look. If you plan to have multiple hairstyles, you want to make sure both are easy to transition into one another. For example, loose beachy waves can be tucked in for a fun ponytail but it would be more difficult to create a clean chignon after loose waves.

Something about loose waves is effortless and always looks stunning on any bride. It’s also an easy hairstyle to transition into a second look with. I love this 3D flower crown from David's Bridal we chose for this finished look. The clusters of pearls and flowers add a fun and flirty element to your whole look. You can wear this as a headband or remove the ribbon to wear as a hair vine.

I love a full glam look and wanted to try pulling my hair back into a voluminous ponytail. It’s elegant with a few strands in the front that frame your face. I accessories this look with flower spray hair pins from David's Bridal but have linked several favorites that will match perfectly your luxurious locks.

Tip #2: When considering your hairstyle, always keep in mind the theme of your wedding. 
Is it a beach wedding, is your dress a ballgown - what is your overall style? If your dress is more clean and elegant, adding a glamour accessory and hair do might balance the whole look whereas tons of details in your dress can compliment a dainty headband.

Tip #3: Coordinate your hairstyles for your different looks
Many brides, including myself, can’t decide on ONE look for the BIG DAY. So many girls are getting creative and changing up their looks and hair accessories for different festivities. There are NO rules. I have picked some hair accessories from David’s Bridal that are compatible for any hairstyles! 

You can coordinate any hairstyle with a veil. The length and style of it is up to your preference. I have linked a few of my favorites for you guys. I absolutely love a a delicate one but you're going to have to wait and see what my final look will entail!

Thank you to David's Bridal for sponsoring this post! I can't wait to share with you guys this weekend my final look! 


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