Lookbook: The Year In Birthstones 2016

Hello, lovelies!  Here’s the year-end post on what I wore for each birthstone. Since this is a lookbook, there is very little text but a chockfull of pictures. There’s also a video at the end.  To view the full post of each birthstone, just click on the name of the birthstone.

 

JANUARY – Garnet

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY – Amethyst

 

 

 

MARCH – Aquamarine

 

 

 

APRIL – Diamond

 

 

 

MAY – Emerald

 

 

 

JUNE – Moonstone

 

 

 

JULY – Ruby

 

 

 

AUGUST – Peridot

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER – Sapphire

 

 

 

OCTOBER – Opal

 

 

 

NOVEMBER – Topaz

 

 

 

DECEMBER – Tanzanite

 

 

 

That’s all for now, folks.  I actually enjoyed looking back on what I wore for each birthstone.  Some looks were better than others, but each one was fun to wear.  What will I come up with in 2017?  We shall see.

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

The Year in Bindis, Makeup & Flowers (Oh My!) 2015

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Hello, fellow darklings!  Welcome to my second year in review post.  This post focuses on all of the bindis, “tribal” markings, and flowers that I wore this year, inspired by each month’s birthstones and birth flowers.  Just like my Year in Costume post, there’s a lot of pictures and very few words.

Here is the rundown on how each birthstone and birth flower influenced my outfits and makeup.  You can click on each birthstone and birth flower to view that particular post.

JANUARY

Birthstone: Garnet

Birth Flower: Carnation

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FEBRUARY

Birthstone: Amethyst

Birth Flower: Violet

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Violet

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MARCH

Birthstones: Aquamarine (pictured) and Bloodstone

Birth Flower: Daffodil

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Aquamarine

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Daffodil

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APRIL

Birthstone: Diamond

Birth Flowers: Daisy (pictured) and Sweet Pea

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Diamond

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Daisy

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MAY

Birthstone: Emerald

Birth Flower: Lily Of The Valley

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Emerald

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Lily of the Valley

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JUNE

Birthstones: Alexandrite (not pictured), Pearl, and Moonstone

Birth Flower: Rose

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Pearl and Moonstone

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Rose

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JULY

Birthstone: Ruby

Birth Flower: Larkspur

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Ruby

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Larkspur

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AUGUST

Birthstone: Peridot

Birth Flower: Gladiolus

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Gladiolus

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SEPTEMBER

Birthstone: Sapphire

Birth Flower: Aster

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Aster

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OCTOBER

Birthstones: Opal (pictured) and Tourmaline

Birth Flower: Marigold

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Opal

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Marigold

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NOVEMBER

Birthstones: Topaz (pictured) and Citrine

Birth Flower: Chrysanthemum

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Topaz

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Chrysanthemum

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DECEMBER

Birthstones: Zircon (pictured), Tanzanite, and Turquoise

Birth Flowers: Poinsettia (pictured) and Narcissus

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Poinsettia

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And there we have it, my final post for 2015.  There’s a possibility that the focus of this blog will change (for the better, I hope).  Tomorrow begins a new year and I’m ready.  I hope each and every one of you lovelies has a safe and fun New Year’s.

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise

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