obsessories

Fall Basics: The Blanket Scarf

Fall Basics - The Blanket Scarf

Fall Basics – The Blanket Scarf

As humorous as it is to call all these highly repeated fall activities “basic,” there is a reason why you see every blogger/basic girl headed to the pumpkin patch with her Hunters on, Starbucks in hand and blanket scarf wrapped around them. They’re freaking functional! Cooler weather is creeping in more each day along with wet weather and shorter days so a fall basic makes them not only more enjoyable but also more fun! My biggest fall basic right now is the blanket scarf!

Wrap Up In A Blanket Scarf

Wrap Up In A Blanket Scarf

#1 Reason Why You Need A Blanket Scarf – it is a blanket you can wear!

Wear A Blanket -- er blanket scar

Wear A Blanket — er blanket scar

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Us perpetually cold people unite!  A fashion trend we can get behind, being warm.  Even in mild California, Pennsylvania Alicia is still dethawing.  So a blanket – er i mean scarf- is my best accessory when cold.  You can bundle all up in it, drape it over your shoulder or lap, belt it as a cape/shawl/ruana/poncho for a sweater top layer look.  Either way you’ll be warm.

Drape It Around Your Shoulders

Drape It Around Your Shoulders

#1 Blanket Scarf This Fall – mark. Blanket Check Scar $26

Wear It Classically Wrapped As A Scarf

Wear It Classically Wrapped As A Scarf

This fall I’m absolutely loving the mark. Blanket Check Scarf.  It is reversible print features a black/brown/white plaid and a black and white herringbone on the other.  The colors are the perfect fall accents to go with pretty much whatever you are wearing.  I already have a holiday plaid one so this one is a nice addition.  PLUS it is like 2 scarfs in one with the duo prints.  The quality is really great especially for only $26!

mark. Double Check Blanket Scarf $26

mark. Double Check Blanket Scarf $26

Details:  Scarf, Bag, Heels – mark. | Jeans – Express | Sleeveless Turtleneck – White House Black Market | Jewelry – Avon | Lipstick – Avon Matte in Superb Wine

Herringbone on one side, Plaid on the other

Herringbone on one side, Plaid on the other

Fall Must Have - mark. Double Check Blanket Scarf

Fall Must Have – mark. Double Check Blanket Scarf

Avon Paradise Cove Jewelry Collection

Avon Paradise Cove Jewelry Collection

You can shop the scarf as well as bag, jewelry, makeup and heels at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger along with all the newest arrivals for holiday!  In addition here’s a few promos going on just for you!

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Wear And Share Wednesday: My Most Asked About Jewelry Set

Avon Bravo Jewelry Collection

Avon Bravo Jewelry Collection

Lately I’ve been reaching for the same jewelry everyday, call it lazy or I call it, goes – with – everything.  I can’t tell you how many compliments and questions I’ve received on it so I thought I might as well wear and share!  First up is this Avon Bravo Jewelry Collection, what I seem to be wearing non-stop.  I think it’s because it goes with literally everything I wear, is silver and gold toned and bit fall with the feathers.   In this collection you can get the long necklace, bracelet, earrings and/or ring (not pictured) between $14.99 and $19.99 the price point is spot on.

Avon Bravo Necklace, Earrings and wrap bracelet

Avon Bravo Necklace, Earrings and wrap bracelet

Next up is what I get complimented the most on, the Avon Calypso Sunrise Collection.  This set features a faux green geode look in a long necklace, bracelet and a colored stone ring (not pictured) at $19.99.  You would think this would be more for summer wear than fall, but paired with fall tones like camel, army green, taupe, sage, navy, etc this set really works for fall.  I first saw this paired against our Avon Versatile Faux Wrap Dress which is a mushroom color and I thought, WOW how stunning is that, a must have for fall!

Avon Calypso Sunrise Set

Avon Calypso Sunrise Set

Avon Calypso Sunrise Wrap Bracelet and Pendant Necklace

Avon Calypso Sunrise Wrap Bracelet and Pendant Necklace

Last but not least is the Fancy Animal Collection.  If you like a little personality into your jewelry then you can appreciate the fun in these guys.  This collection features what is obviously animals who are fancy in a bracelet, ring and watch in elephant, cheetah and leopard ($14.99 – $19.99).  I picked up 2 of the bracelets in leopard and cheetah, mainly because I already had this ring and I like the little bit o’ 90’s look to it.  These look really cute with just a simple jeans, tee, faux leather jacket and heels look.

Avon Fancy Animals Collection

Avon Fancy Animals Collection

Avon Fancy Animals Stretch Bracelet in Cheetah and Leopard

Avon Fancy Animals Stretch Bracelet in Cheetah and Leopard

What go-to’s are you wearing this Wednesday?  You can shop all the jewelry at my eboutique, http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and use promo code DARING and with your $55 order get this beauty set for FREE.  It includes my ALL TIME FAVORITE eye liner and mascara!  Plus a basic smokey eye pallet and the perfect color for a vamp lip… deal!

Trending Tuesday – Bag Charms

If the world of alicia was the internet, #bagcharms would totally be trending.  Like with a lot of trends when they first hit the scene I couldn’t tell if I liked it or hated it.  Now as the trend has become more popular, so are the options, giving you more things to LOVE and of I’m all about it.  Here are my favorites for a little charming additions to your bag!

mark. Bad Hair Day Bag Charm

mark. Bad Hair Day Bag Charm

Rebecca Minkoff Tassel Charm

Rebecca Minkoff Tassel Charm

 

Charming Charlie Initial Pom Charm

Charming Charlie Initial Pom Charm

 

Kate Spade Reversible Black/White Swan Charm

Kate Spade Reversible Black/White Swan Charm

 

Michael Kors Aviator Puff Charm

Michael Kors Aviator Puff Charm

 

Coach Fawn Charm

Coach Fawn Charm

I love how you can do something big bright and fun like a pom pom ball or something whimsical like the swan and fawn charms or even something simple like a tassel!  There really is no reason for your bag not to have a killer accessory too!  Plus, a bag charm is really affordable way to update for fall and embrace a new trend!

Mani Monday: Jamberry Razzle Dazzle

Mani Monday:  Jamberry Razzle Dazzle

Mani Monday: Jamberry Razzle Dazzle

Today is the last day to get in on my Jamberry party so I thought I’d share my jamicure for mani Monday all inspired off a single Jamberry sample of Razzle Dazzle!  As hostess I got a little extra samples of the new fall wraps but Razzle Dazzle seemed to razzle and dazzle me!

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Featuring Jamberry Wraps Razzle Dazzle and Shake Your Tail Feather

Featuring Jamberry Wraps Razzle Dazzle and Shake Your Tail Feather

On my pointer I used the Jamberry Razzle Dazzle wrap.  After cutting it to fit I had some leftover scraps that I then cut in a diagonal shape for an accent nail on my ring over some white polish.  For my middle I used Jamberry Shake Your Tail Feather that is a retired wrap I snagged up!  To finish off the look I used mark. Nailed It Duo in Green Thumb and Steel Magnolias (last seen here) and currently on clearance for only $2.99!!!

mark. Good Luck Ring Set Matches Perfectly!

mark. Good Luck Ring Set Matches Perfectly!

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I really like how this one turned out all inspired from one single sample.  Would you like a Jamberry sample?  Comment below, send a direct message, or comment in my Birthday Jamberry Facebook Party here.  Also note today is the LAST DAY to shop my party!  Remember all the new fall wraps just launched (see here) and you can get buy 3 wraps get 1 free here!

Mani Monday With mark. and Jamberry!

Mani Monday With mark. and Jamberry!

Obsessories: mark. Continental Shift

Obsession + Accessories = Obsessories!

Obsessories:  mark. Continental Shift

Obsessories: mark. Continental Shift

My current obsessories are these new pieces from mark.’s continental shift collection for fall, where East meets West for some serious obsession worthy style.  Besides these jewelry items there’s also a killer obi belt, a classic camel tote and a fun bag charm, but it’s these statement pieces that has me swooning.

mark. Golden Dynasty Earrings ($22)

mark. Golden Dynasty Earrings

mark. Golden Dynasty Earrings

Golden Dynasty earrings during the golden hour!  I just LOVE these earrings, granted they are big but look stunning on, go with everything and really fun in design.  Currently I love these right now with my hair up in a messy pony and my easy summer pieces, but as a fall item they’re just as stunning as we transition!

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Mix in with the other obsessors or wear alone!

Mix in with the other obsessors or wear alone!

 

mark. Good Luck Ring Set ($22)

mark. Good Luck Ring Set

mark. Good Luck Ring Set

I’ve been loving big statement rings just by themselves to steal the show.  With this duo you can wear them together or separate, either way they make an impact.  The jewels swing green or more blue depending on the light.

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Together or separate they really stand out!

Together or separate they really stand out!

 

mark. Perfect Harmony Necklace ($36)

mark. Perfect Harmony Necklace

mark. Perfect Harmony Necklace

The tassel necklace trend gets some far east glam with jade stones and bright gold.  I just love this unusual take on a tassel and it’s layered detail.  It’s really easy to wear, give you statement necklace look without being too chunky.

http://www.youravon.com/ailciahessinger

Jade details

Jade details

What are your current obsessories!?  You can shop these obsession worthy items at my eStore and be sure to use a current promo to get a free gift or discount.  (see them all here).