Sunday, April 23, 2017

Asos Wishlist - Spring Dresses Edit.

Coat: Zara | Dress: Missguided

If you follow my Instagram or just take a look at my blog in general, you will know my obsession with blush and black. For me, this is the best combination. Edgy and sweet, what more could anyone want? I am currently pretty happy with my wardrobe but spring is coming soon (hopefully) and summer is also not that far away.. okay maybe I am a bit too optimistic? So I am slowly starting to look for some dresses for the warmer months.. and the first stop I always take is my beloved asos..

I have already ordered some of these. But unfortunately, I can't buy all of them at once. So I have to wait until at least next month to be able to splurge on some more. So I just really hope they will still be available by then.. (so please don't buy everything from my wishlist, okay?)

Which is your favorite? I definietly LOVE the second black dress and the fourth blush one.. dreamy!

xx Lisa



Sunday, April 16, 2017

The Spring Eyes Edit.

Here we are with another part of my Spring Makeup Series. I love a glowy base but your eye makeup can totally transform your look. From a natural and fresh day look to a smokey and sexy night look, eyes are the most powerful part of every look.

Of course, there are a million of different spring looks for your eyes but I like to keep it simple and fresh. I am personally not a big fan of glitter on my eyes (besides that eyebrow highlight.. YESSS). So the base for my eyelid is always pretty matte and neutral toned. For that, I like to use the Lancome Aquatique Base in 02 Beige Porcelaine. I actually use it all over my lids without any shadow on top. This product is waterproof and really doesn't move at all. I can imagine it being amazing under a shadow as well! I just really like that polish and natural look it gives.

For the ultimate fresh eye look, there is one thing that is way more important than your eyeshadow colour: the concealer! I have recently discovered the best duo to give me that "10 hours of beauty sleep"-look. 

The First step is a smoothing primer. For my under eyes especially I like to use the Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Blur Primer. Not only is the packaging to die for.. I mean seriously have you ever seen something prettier? But I just love the smoothing effect it has. I don't know if it makes your concealer last longer as mine is already pretty long lasting but I feel like it helps the concealer to sit right and also minimises any fine lines and pores. Obsessed!

As my concealer, I use the Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer in 01 Light. I was always a bit scared of this concealer because as we all know the Double Wear Foundation is pretty heavy and full coverage. I love it but as a concealer, I thought it might be too much and could look very unnatural. But this one is so perfect. The only similarity to the foundation is the coverage. It gives me the most flawless under eyes but the consistency is so creamy and light.. such a dream. On those days where I want to brighten up my under eye area even more, the Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat is my secret weapon. I highly recommend the slightly pinky shade in 01 Luminous Ivory as this is the most illuminating one. On its own it doesn't give me enough coverage but of course, this varies from person to person.. 

Last but not least false lashes are a total must for a flirty spring look. My lashes of choice are the Ardell Demi Wispies. I have been using them for years and I can just say that they give the most natural look. Also they are budget friendly and of great quality. 

What is your must have when it comes to a spring eye look?
xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by}

Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Spring Lips Edit.

Today I have another part of my Spring Makeup Series for you. As much as I love a bright and glowy base, lipsticks are very special to me. That's the fun part of every look.. and to me personally I also just love the look of a pretty lipstick collection on my vanity.. haha. Please tell me I am not the only one!

Anyway, back to the topic. In general, I would say my favourite kinds of lipsticks are matte ones. Especially when it comes to bolder colours. But I think spring is the perfect time for more shiny and glossy looking lips. On the other hand, it wouldn't be me if I wouldn't include at least one matte lipstick..

So let's start with the only matte one. For this category, I have chosen the Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture The Mats in 217 Nude Trouble. Nudes are a must have for me all year but especially in the springtime, I love light colours on my lips. This lipstick is one of my favourite matte formulas as it is pretty matte, but not too matte that it looks and feels drying.. the perfect in between! The lasting power is also incredible. But I would like to add that the name is a bit misleading. This is more of a muted pink colour than a nude. But still very very pretty if you want to try something else than your standard nude. 

The next one is another pinky nude, but a very sheer and glossy version: Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Shine Oil-In-Stick in 47 Beige Blouse. This formula is a bit more spring appropriate. But because of the very moisturising oils in the lipstick, I also love it in the colder months when my lips are very dry. Of course it is not as long lasting as the matte formula but believe me.. the packaging is so stunning you are happy to get it out a few times a day to reapply!

Can you tell I am a YSL fan? Another one of their lipsticks or better said lip creams made it into my spring selection: Yves Saint Laurent Vernis A Levres Vinyl Cream in 404 Nude Pulse. I have recently gotten into lip creams, especially for spring and summer I love the creamy and light texture. The colour is another pretty nude, a bit more beige maybe and the lasting power is between the Rouge Pur Couture Mat and the Rouge Volupte Shine. So if you want a bit more colour but not the matte look then this one is a perfect choice.

This wouldn't be my blog if I wouldn't show you at least one Chanel lipstick.. so if I want a bit of Chanel on my lips in the spring time, I will most likely choose the Chanel Rouge Coco in 402 Adrienne. This is not only one of my spring faves, but I would say one of my top 3 lipsticks of all time. This shade of nude is so flattering on me, it gives enough colour without being too much and the finish is light and moisturising so that I can wear it even when my lips are not in the best state... such a dream!

I am not sure under which category you can find this product but I would just describe it as a lip tint/lipgloss: Lancôme Juicy Shaker in 142 Freedom of Peach. I have first seen this on Estee Lalonde's Youtube and fallen in love. I am normally not the biggest lipgloss fan and also peachy tones scare me a bit but this product just works for me. The colour payoff is not too much so that my lips look like a juicy subtle peach shade. But the best is the formula, it is so hard to describe but it feels so light and different on the lips. Again there are different oils in the shaker which are probably the main reason for the smoothing and calming feeling on the lips. But I definitely have to say that the colour doesn't stay on as long as I would like it to. But I guess that's just how it is with glossy and moisturising lip products.

Last but not least I have a lip care product. My lips aren't as dry in the spring time as they are in winters but a bit of extra care is always good. I have recently fallen in love with the Dior Addict Lip Scrub and just can't get enough. I use it as a preparation for any lipstick (especially the matte ones) but I also use it on casual days on its own. It is so moisturising and leaves my lips looking fabulous.

{here I am wearing Chanel Rouge Coco in Adrienne}

By the way, all of these shades and lipsticks are just perfect for the current easter time. I don't have a certain look I go for every easter but I will be surely wearing one of these beauties! Also, head over to Flaconi for a beautiful selection of products for the easter time!

Do you have a special makeup item or look which you will be wearing this easter?
Let me know!

xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by Flaconi}

Sunday, April 2, 2017

The Spring Skin Edit.

It is April, which means spring is here.. or at least kind of here. I love to give my wardrobe a nice spring clean-out every year.. and maybe also splurge on a few new cute dresses (which I will show you in another post). BUT I feel like changing your makeup and skincare is equally important. 

When I think about makeup in the spring time, I see fresh and glowing skin, light colours and a natural finish. Even though this look sounds much easier than a full face of heavy makeup, it can be even harder. For a fresh and dewy look, you need the perfect base. By that, I don't mean that your skin has to be flawless. But your skin has to be in a very good condition.

1. Skincare is the number one step here. I have recently fallen in love with serums. I always thought this is an unnecessary step in my skincare routine.. but let me tell you: it totally changes the game! My serum of choice is the Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum.  I use it every evening and my skin looks smoother, healthier and totally glowing the next morning. And this is exactly what we are looking for.

2. The next step is a good primer. This is another one which I always thought is not really important. I have to admit, in the winter months I sometimes skip this as my skin doesn't tend to need this and my makeup lasts quite well. But with the months getting warmer I always need some extra lasting power for my makeup. This Lancome La Base Pro Primer helps your foundation to last longer and also provides a much smoother base for your foundation and makes it look even more natural and perfect. 

3. Last but not least is the foundation. If you have a good skincare and primer routine, this is just the finish touch to your dewy and glowy spring look. I have very fair skin, which is also very sensitive so I tend to have quite a lot of redness especially around my nose and my cheeks. Therefore I always look for a medium coverage foundation which I can build up to a full coverage one for nights out. The problem with these foundations is that they tend to be very matte and unnatural looking. This is why I used to stick to various BB-creams, which never really gave me the coverage I wanted.. and then I found my new holy grail foundation: The Armani Luminous Silk Foundation. The perfect coverage but a luminous finish.. I am obsessed!

What are your top tips for a fresh and dewy face makeup?
xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by}

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

How to Style a Trench Coat.

As many of you know my favourite seasons are autumn and winter. But I can't lie, I am always a bit excited when spring comes around and I can whip out my classic beige trench coat and feel super elegant. Today I want to show you my go-to looks when it comes to this timeless piece. 

First of all, I want to mention that it doesn't always have to be the standard colour beige. Of course, this will forever be THE classic one, but every year there is at least one trend colour which I just can't resist. This year is definitely the year of blush tones. But let's start off with the first outfit.

1. The Casual Edit.

This look just screams spring. The casual boyfriend jeans and the classic striped t-shirt go so well with the shorter and more laid-back look of the trench coat.

2. The Office Edit. 

This has to be one of my favourite looks. I just love the classic designs and the clean cuts. A longer classic trench coat is a staple for every office look. This style is my go-to when it comes to trench coats. I love a fitted and tailored look.

3. The Fashionista Edit.

As I said, a trench doesn't have to be the standard beige colour. This year all kinds of blush / pink tones are huge and I won't complain.. I just love this colour so much!

Which one is your favourite look? Or do you have any other way you like to style your trench coat?
Let me know!
xx Lisa

{This post was written in collaboration with Jack Wills}

Sunday, March 26, 2017

My thoughts on Mother's Day feat. MISSOMA.

I know every family is different, some are closer, some are more distanced and sometimes you consider people your family who are not really related to you. Having a family is so important to me, in whatever shape or form. I believe having a family makes your life so much more joyful. Mother's Day to me is not only a day to celebrate your mother, I always like to celebrate my family. 

Having a family that always has your back no matter what happens, doesn't judge you but always give their honest opinion even though you don't want to hear it, is one of the biggest blessings in life. And if your best friend represents your family to you, this is amazing as well. To me, my closest family is my mother and my sister. So on Mother's Day, I like to celebrate not only my mother but also my sister. 

We have been very close ever since but of course, there have been a few difficult times, as I am sure everyone has with their family when they grow up. But now, that I and my sister are more (or less) adults, we are closer than ever.. even though we have more miles between us than we ever had before. But I guess you always value the most important things much more when you don't have them available all the time.

Normally we don't do big gifts on Mother's Day. Back when we both lived at home we used to clean the house and make breakfast for our mum. Now that we are both out of the house I wanted to get them something special. I already had a few Missoma pieces before, so I knew their quality would be amazing. I also remembered they had a wide selection of engravable jewellery (a free service!) so I decided to get theses three beautiful bracelets. On the front, it has our initials (S&L&S) and on the back, it says "family first". So if you don't have any idea what to get your mum, sister or friend yet.. maybe take a look at their engravable jewellery.. you will definitely find the perfect gift!

I would love to know how you celebrate Mother's Day!
xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by Missoma}

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Where and how to buy cashmere pieces.

I love fashion, but I also love comfort. When something looks pretty but doesn't feel good I won't get as much wear out of it as I would like. Maybe this is also a part of getting older.. I am slowly shifting away from fast fashion. Of course I still enjoy Zara, H&M and so on but I just don't buy as many random pieces as I did a few years ago. I try to really think about the things I buy: Do I have something similar already? Will I get the wear out of it? Can I style it with other things from my current wardrobe? Is it comfortable? and most importantly.. is the quality even worth the price tag? 

I have always thought people who buy cashmere pieces just have too much money haha. Of course, cashmere is expensive.. and when it's not it is most probably not 100% cashmere. Which of course is fine as well, if this is what you are looking for. Cashmere feels and looks beautiful but as a student, you most likely don't have the budget to buy loads of pieces at once. It is more like a process, where you invest in one or two pieces now and then.. at least this is how it is for me. So I have a few tips you should consider when building your cashmere collection:

1. Where to buy?
I personally love to buy my cashmere knits in high-quality shops, which are not necessarily big designer brands. The fabric itself is already expensive when you then have to pay for the name on top of it, it can get VERY pricey. I have recently fallen in love with Boden, where I also got the two pieces which are shown in the pictures. Here you can find the cardigan and here you will get to the jumper, which I bought a few sizes up to get a nice oversized look.

2. What to buy?
When it comes to cashmere, I like to stick to the staples. No crazy colours, no unusual cuts. You can always pair a classic cashmere cardigan with a fun and bright dress, which automatically elevates the quality of your outfit without breaking the bank.

3. Why to buy?
Cashmere is pricey, but it is worth it if you invest wisely. These pieces are much warmer, comfier, less itchy and more resilient than many wool knits. 

Let me know where you love to shop your cashmere pieces!
xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by Boden}

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Introducing Audaviv & GIVEAWAY.

Well, if you are following my Instagram Account (@lisa.autumn) you will know that you can see me tagging Audaviv (@audaviv) in a lot of my pictures. I have been working with them at the very beginning of my blog and Instagram, but this is not the reason why I still keep on posting their beautiful pieces. I also want to add that I have absolutely no obligation to keep on posting about them. I just truly enjoy their jewellery and also their branding in general.

Audaviv is a fairly new company as it was founded in 2015. And I think this is one of the most important reasons why they stand out for me. You can really tell how important it is for Audaviv, and their founder Lynette, to give their customers the best experience. It starts with their beautiful website, their amazing packaging (seriously goals) and ends with the outstanding quality of their jewellery itself. I have tried different pieces from various designers that you can find on and every single one of them has not disappointed me. I very often have problems with jewellery as I tend to wear my favorites ones non-stop.. and I mean 24/7. I will sleep with them, I will shower with them and some pieces I even wear to the gym. So the quality just has to be amazing to stand the test of time with me.. and Audaviv's jewellery did it.

I bet you all are already excited to scroll through their shop.. but before you can head over to audaviv. com I have an exciting announcement to make: I am hosting a GIVEAWAY with two of my all time favourite pieces from Audaviv. You will be getting the beautiful Malibu Ring, which I am wearing non-stop at the moment, and the Embrace Bracelet (you get to choose between gold, rose gold and silver!). For all the rules just head over to my Instagram (here). In case you are not the lucky one, don't worry.. just use my code "lisa.autumn" to get 15% discount off everything.

Good luck to everyone!

xx Lisa

{This post and giveaway was kindly sponsored by Audaviv}

Sunday, March 5, 2017

NEW LAUNCH - YSL Black Opium Floral Shock.

The original Black Opium by Yves Saint Laurent is one of my top three perfumes ever, alongside with Chanel No.5 and Dolce&Gabbana The One. But I am not gonna lie, I use it more in the autumn and winter months as it is quite a heavy perfume. In the summer and spring, I like something softer, fresher but not too overly sweet. Unfortunately, these kind of perfumes are mostly very very floral and are just not as strong and powerful as my beloved Black Opium. 

When I heard there would be a new release of the Black Opium perfume and it will be a fresher version, I was beyond excited. 

So let me introduce you to my new spring/summer perfume for this year.. 

This fresh and florally scent is everything I was looking for. It is a shockingly fresh fragrance of strong citrus notes blended with the sensuality of black coffee and finished with the freshness of white musk all captured and enclosed within the walls of the most beautiful dramatic bottle. What more could you possibly want?

But that's not it: YSL also released their new mascara to go with the launch of the new Black Opium..

I am not an expert when it comes to mascaras, as I tend to wear false lashes all the time. My natural lashes are just so straight, thin and short. So I didn't have the highest hope for it.. but let me tell you: I think I will stay away from false lashes for a while now! This mascara has the perfect wand for me. It makes my lashes very thick and black. Of course, I have to use a lash curler beforehand, but in combination with this product my lashes really stand out. But if you like a subtle and natural look, you better don't go for this one. It is really heavy, but this is exactly what I personally like when it comes to mascaras: a dramatic and bold look.

Have you tried the new Black Opium or the Floral Shock mascara already? Let me know what you think.

xx Lisa

{This post was kindly sponsored by Flaconi}

Sunday, February 26, 2017

NEW IN - D&G sunglasses.

If you know me, you know that I love sunglasses. Not just collecting them, I wear one all the time. My boyfriend actually makes fun of me for wearing sunnies even when there is no sun at all. But I just can't help myself. I really do have sensitive eyes and they tend to water easily when it is windy, cold, hot or sunny haha. But I can't deny that I just love the look of a nice pair of oversized and dramatic sunglasses in any kind of weather.

I recently got a new pair of D&G sunglasses with prescription (now I can finally see something when I am driving and want to wear sunnies haha) from the online shop Misterspex. 

On their website, they have an amazing variety of glasses and sunglasses and even contact lenses. You can get the sunglasses with or without prescription. But it is not your standard eyewear webshop. Besides their incredible range of different designer glasses, they even have their own collection which is equally as stylish but is much more affordable. 

When I went on their website to choose my favourite model I had to spend ages looking through all the different ones. In the end I was left with around 3 pairs that I absolutely loved. But how can one decide without trying them on? 

Of course, you can always go to your local shops and look at the models and then order them online. But seriously.. who has the time? Not me. Misterspex has a service where you can order your favourite models for free, try them on and send them back and get the one you liked the most made with your prescription. How cool is that? Another thing you can do is their virtual try on service. The website uses your webcam and you can see yourself with the glasses. This way you can see if the colour and the shape suits you. And this is exactly what I did. After virtually trying on a few different pairs I decided on these Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses. I wanted something classic but still statement.. so these were the perfect fit. 

After I have chosen my favourite pair I went to the checkout. There you have a few different options. First of all, you have to decide if you want them with or without prescription. If you decide for the first option you are asked for the details of your prescription. If you are unsure about anything you can call their service or even get an appointment with one of their partner opticians. Again.. amazing service. After I was done with this step I had to make some decisions about the actual lenses. You can choose the standard ones (brown, green or grey) or you can even get it true to the original lens. I personally never heard of that.. amazing. 

After making all the choices regarding the model and the lenses I placed the order.. and then I just had to wait. The estimated delivery time for prescription glasses is 5-13 working days. I was pleasantly surprised when they reached me after only 4 days.. YAY! 

I will definitely get all my future glasses from their shop. Perfect service and so much less time consuming than going to your local optician (and of course way cheaper..). You can't ask for much more than that.

And now I would love to know about your favourite designer for sunglasses.. next on my wishlist are some Miu Miu ones.. so dreamy!
xx Lisa

{This Post was kindly sponsored by Misterspex}

Sunday, February 19, 2017

What I think about my Fitbit Blaze.

For my birthday last year, my boyfriend got me the Fitbit Blaze. I have tried some other fitness trackers in the past but never really stuck to them. Mostly I got just bored of looking into the app.. so I thought maybe it will be different with this one, as it has a proper screen and is just a little more interactive. If you want to know if I still use it 6 months after my birthday and what I think about it, keep on reading. 

Let's start why I even wanted a fitness tracker. Well, I think I am pretty good at eating healthy. Haha at least I have the knowledge and if I put my mind to it, it's relatively easy for me. But when it comes to working out, I struggle.. I really struggle. So I need something that motivates me, I need numbers, something visual. So I love seeing the burned calories, my step count and the number of days I have been working out. It just motivates me so much more. So, is this Fitbit Blaze worth the relatively high price?

I would say: YES. I am still wearing it every day since I got it in september last year. Of course, there have been a couple of days where I haven't worn it because I wanted to wear some other watch. But my normal watch collection definitely got neglected in the last six months.. and that really means something. 

I still enjoy to track my sleep, control my (resting) heart rate and count my steps, but there is so much more to this tracker. I always feel like it is a hybrid of a smartwatch and a fitness tracker. Besides the usual fitness data, you can also get your smartphone notifications on your Blaze.. like Phonecalls, Messages, WhatsApp messages, Instagram notifications and the list goes on and on. Also, you have a timer function which of course you can use for working out, but I also love it for when I am cooking or do other things where I need to measure time. Another great feature is the ability to set silent alarms (vibrations). I personally use it to remind myself to post on Instagram.. haha. You can set different alarms for different days, it's amazing. 

One thing that I love to use while working out is that I can change my music playing on my phone via my Fitbit. So no need to get my phone out while I am running.. love it.

Another positive I would say is the battery life.The battery lasts easily 4 days and that allows me to even wear it in the nights and also use the sleep tracking features.

Last but not least.. you can change the straps of the watch. Yes, you heard right.. this fitness tracker and smartwatch hybrid is not only practical, it is also fashionable. Mine came with a black silicone strap which I use for working out or to sleep. This beautiful rose gold one I got via amazon and this is what I use when I wear it outside in my daily life. So gorgeous.. 

If you have any more questions just ask me in the comments.
xx Lisa

Sunday, February 12, 2017

How to stay on top of Life & Work.

As a libra, I love the balance. I love harmony in every aspect of my life. So I have a very balanced view on being organised. I think planning too strictly, meaning leaving no room for spontaneous ideas, kills creativity and deprives you of a lot of fun things in life. But on the other side, I love to clear out, to make lists and to just be on top of things. If you want to know my top tips on how I try to achieve this.. this is the post you've been waiting for.

First of all, this is not rocket science. I still procrastinate sometimes and I could definitely improve. So this won't be a guide to be the perfect human, more like some tips and tricks that could make your day to day life a little more efficient. 

1. To-do lists are a must!
They really are. Whenever I have a to-do list for my day, I just get way more done. When I just jump right into working without one I end up starting a million tasks without finishing them and it's all just a big mess. Did you ever wake up at midnight because you remember that one very important thing you forgot to do that day? To-do lists are the key. I even like to go a step further and divide them into similar groups of tasks.. yes I am weird like that. 

2. Clear out every season!
This is something I totally mastered. I love clearing out so much and getting rid of stuff I don't need anymore. Some people might have a hard time throwing/giving things away but there is something about it that makes me feel so calm and clear. I personally clean out every two months but every season should be fine for the "normal" person, haha. 

3. Tidy room, tidy mind!
This is something that goes hand in hand with number two. A tidy room will clear your mind and let you be focused on your tasks and more importantly: gives your mind room for creativity. 

4. Use your Sunday wisely!
I am totally with you when all you want to do on a Sunday is watching Netflix and eat some yummy food. But there is one thing that can have a huge impact on the coming week and if you do it right it only takes about 30 minutes: planning. Try to schedule the next week as good as possible. Obviously, life is not perfect and things will pop up and you might have to rearrange during the week, but that's fine. Having a semi-schedule for the upcoming week helps you to stay on track and will make you feel so much more prepared and calm. 

5. Remove the BuzzFeed app and unfollow them on twitter!
Haha, otherwise you will never get shit done. That's a scientific fact. 

I hope you are having a relaxed Sunday so far and already scheduled your next week!

xx Lisa

Sunday, February 5, 2017

The Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Him&Her.

After I got so much good feedback on my Christmas gift guide I thought I would also do one for Valentine's Day this year. I know that not everyone celebrates this day, single or not, but I think it is nice to have a day to appreciate someone you love. That can be your partner, your friend or just yourself. So if you don't have a loved one to get a gift for this year, why not get one for yourself? 

For Her

I love Missoma as a brand so much. Their jewellery is unique, beautiful and such an amazing quality. I never had an issue with one of their pieces. And they even offer some pieces which you can get engraved. I have a cute rosegold necklace here with my boyfriend's and my initial on each side. Such a cute and personalised gift! Also... how adorable are these studs?

Cute underwear is another great gift idea for your girlfriend (and it's in some way even a gift to yourself haha). But there are a few things you should keep in mind. It is about her, not you. So buy something she would like and not necessarily something you want to see her in. If you find something that combines the two... perfect! I personally love romantic and lacey pieces but for relaxed days at home, I adore this Loungeunderwear set in white. So gorgeous! Next one my wishlist is their black lace set.. so dreamy.

A nice perfume must be the most classic gift for Valentine's Day, besides flowers of course. I personally love getting a lovely scent as a gift because I never really buy them myself, as it is more a luxury thing. I got this perfume send from Notino and I adore it so much. It is a very warm vanilla scent which is great for day and night. Definitely my new favourite..  They sell a broad variety of perfumes and beauty items so you should really check them out. 

For Him

Kartel watches have a very classic and timeless design which is just perfect as a gift for your man. I have the brown tweed one here for my boyfriend. The best thing: You can get all of their watches engraved, for free! This gives this classic present a personal and romantic touch.

Okay, I have to admit.. these ones are actually for me haha. I am just a sucker for white and marble things so these just screamed my name. But I think a gift from the tech section is always a great one for guys. Of course, this is not the rule for everyone but when it comes to my boyfriend, he likes practical things that he can actually use more than he likes pretty things he can just look at haha. The Sudio Sweden Headphones are just incredible. They come in black or white and you can get different kinds of caps to personalise them. I had to get the marble ones, what else?
Get 15% discount with my code "lisa.autumn15"

As I already said, a good perfume is a staple gift for Valentine's Day. And why not have matching ones for you and for him? Of course, they don't smell the same but I just love the thought of it. Also, this D&G The One perfume for him is such a dream.. I really don't want my boyfriend to wear any other scent from now on!

What will you get your loved one (or yourself) this year? I would love to know..
xx Lisa

This post was kindly sponsored by Missoma, Kartel, Loungeunderwear, Sudio Sweden and Notino.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipsticks.

I have been admiring the CT packaging for ages. I mean, who wouldn’t? The rose gold looks absolutely stunning and when you have the products in your hands they feel like the most luxurious makeup items ever. I had a rather big clear out recently and got rid of most of my lipsticks and most importantly: all my MAC lipsticks.. so I had to get some new ones. And that was the perfect excuse to browse Charlotte Tilbury.

As they are not the cheapest lipsticks I wanted to only buy my must have shades. A rich red, a dark red, a matte mid-toned nude and a very light nude. For the light nude shade, I already knew what I wanted. It had to be the Kim KW one, I mean for me she is kind of the inventor of the nude lip haha. I really adore the shade. It is the perfect classic nude and totally what you would expect. Unfortunately, the formula (KISSING formula, not the Matte Revolution) does not 100% agree with my lips and tends to get a little flaky after a few hours. I like to only use a bit of the lipstick and tap it in with my finger.. 

The second nude I got is Very Victoria. It is more of like a mid to dark toned nude and has a very matte finish. I love the formula much more than the Kim KW one and the colour is also gorgeous.. maybe a little too cool toned for me though but I can still get away with it. 

For the classic red, I went for Red Carpet Red and this is for sure my favourite of all of them. The colour is absolutely gorgeous and everything you look for in a classic Hollywood red. The formula feels amazing on my lips not too drying. It feels much better than my old favourite: Russian Red by MAC. And this one lasts equally as long.. I am in LOVE.

Last but not least is Glastonberry. I was looking for something like Diva by MAC. This one is more of a dark purple with a hint of red than a pure dark red but I like this even more. It looks amazing against my skin colour. Again the formula is a dream. I can't tell you much about the lasting power of this one as I haven't worn it too much yet.. We will see. 

These are all the Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks I own so far. But I have to tell you a little secret.. I just did another order.. oh dear! The reason is that I was browsing twitter and saw someone talking about the famous Lipliner shade Pillowtalk being made into a lipstick and I was like.. OMG! This can't be true... So I went onto their website and yes indeed, they released Pillowtalk as lipstick exclusively for Valentines day. I know I am on a spending ban but hello.. it is a limited edition so I just had to, right? RIGHT?.. 

Which are your favourite CT lipstick shades or products in general? Next on my list is the Dolce Vita eyeshadow palette.. so stunning!

xx Lisa


Sunday, January 22, 2017

NEW IN - Kapten & Son rosegold watch.

If you have read about my New Year's Resolutions you will know that I'm trying to save some money this year. Not for a special cause or something, but I just don't want to worry when something big comes up (like the YSL college bag haha). I have been really good so far but there are a few things I really miss buying: handbags and watches. I just feel like they can change your look completely. So when I had an email in my inbox from Kapten & Son asking me if I would like one of their watches I was beyond excited!

But choosing one of their many beautiful designs was so hard. I really liked their leather strap watches as well, but I already have a few of that kind so I decided to get the rosegold mesh one. And I am so happy with my decision. It looks absolutely stunning and feels like such good quality. I really think this is the kind of watch I am going to wear for years and years. They have all of their watches in a smaller size (campina) and a slightly bigger size (campus). I like my watches to be a little bit more statement so I went for the second version. Next on my wishlist is the brown leather one.. god so beautiful! 

Check out their website and let me know about your favourite.. definitely a good investment.

xx Lisa

This post was kindly sponsored by Kapten&Son.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

What's in my bag - the mini edit.

Happy Sunday everyone. Some of you might remember that I did a "What's in my bag" post a few months ago. That time I showed you the medium edition. In today's one, I want to show what I pack when I decide to go for a mini bag. 

Of course, there are a few staples that I would carry around everywhere.. in every kind of bag I choose. The number one has to be my phone. But also my keys and my wallet come everywhere with me. At the moment I always use my Whistles wallet, the perfect size and the perfect colour for me. For my phone case, you will see me with some kind of Richmond & Finch case. The cute pompom on my keys is from h&m. And do you see the cute carriage keyring? I got it a while ago after I did a tour inside the Buckingham Palace... absolutely stunning place. Oh god.. I miss London!

The Ted&Baker case is usually one for your phone. Since I updated mine to an iPhone 7 plus it doesn't fit anymore, but now I use it for my external battery as it is a gorgeous rose gold colour but scratches really easily.. so now it is perfectly protected. Another essential are my Sudio Sweden earphones. I love the Bluetooth version.

As far as makeup goes I don't like to carry around too much. I personally don't like to touch up concealer or powder throughout the day as I find that it increases the risk of looking cakey. But I always need to take my lipstick of the day and a mirror with me.

And that's it really.. haha I know it is not a lot but it is enough for when you only want a small bag with the real essentials. I personally don't like to take a big bag with me when I go shopping or sightseeing.

I might do a university edition soon.. would you be interested what I carry in my university bag?

Let me know about your key pieces that you always need in your bag!

xx Lisa