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5 Korean Fashion Websites without Shipping Fees (That You HAVE to Check Out!)

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Korean beauty and fashion is the BEST!  I’m in love with everything.  Unfortunately, I live in the US so it’s pretty hard to buy Korean stuff without being charged an insane shipping fee.

It’s awesome that TONY MOLY, BELIF, Dr. Jart, LANEIGE, and a few other Korean beauty brands can now be found at Ulta, Sephora, and Target.  But Korean fashion is still very hard to find in the US if not impossible to find.

After hours of browsing the almost too cute to be real pictures of Korean fashion, you click add to cart and just as you’re about to click “check out,” your heart stops.  You see the $60 shipping charge and you slowly close your web browser.  Your dream of shopping Korean Fashion Websites without shipping fees seems impossible.  After hours of window shopping, it seems like you’re just going to have to find “inspired” pieces at Forever 21 and H&M.

BUT I’m here to tell you that there are Korean Fashion Websites Without Shipping Fees. Yes, they aren’t the unicorns of the fashion industry anymore.  They’re real.  Seriously!

So, I have compiled a list of sites where you can shop for all your favorite styles on Korean Fashion Websites without shipping fees.

The 5 Korean Fashion Websites Without Shipping Fees

First on the list is my one and only love.  Stylenanda.  There aesthetic and style is just perfect!  They can do no wrong in my eyes.

Stylenanda has a great selection of 3CE cosmetics.  3CE is awesome and many of their products like blushes are under $15 and they’re nail polishes are all under $8!  When I saw this, I think my brain just melted.  Trust me, it took a lot of self-control to not buy one in every color.

Many Stylenanda pieces are under $40 which is amazing!  On the Stylenanda site, you get free shipping with a purchase of over $200.  I know that seems like a lot but for me, it’s worth it.  If you’re looking for trendy items, you won’t get any better than Stylenanda.  Korean fashion is generally two years ahead of the US and the UK so grab these pieces up and be the true trendsetter!

TIP: Watch for sales!  They just had a 30%-50% off apparel sale!  (I was impatient and already placed my order- so I could have saved like $20…)

Best Budget-Friendly Korean Fashion Websites Without Shipping Fees

If $200 is out of your budget, then ASOS will become your best friend.  They sell a few pieces from Stylenanda now and they have free shipping over $50 plus FREE returns.  Yes, you read that right.  If it doesn’t fit or look right or you just changed your mind, you can return it.  Thank you ASOS for stocking Stylenanda.

A recent discovery is Kooding.  It’s like a Korean marketplace with lots of trendy Korean brands such as CHUU.  For orders, over $75 you get free shipping!  CHUU is famous for their -5kg jeans.  I desperately want to get my hands on a pair!

**They’re called loose weight jeans on the site, if you’re searching for them on the Kooding site.

On the CHUU site, there will be an $8.99 shipping charge (no matter how much you spend).  Which actually isn’t that bad compared to Aland’s insanely high shipping charges.  I was looking at buying a bottle of sunscreen and the shipping charge was $40.  If I bought the sweater I wanted with the sunscreen, the shipping charge was $60.  WHAT??!??

Aliexpress and Ebay also sell a lot of Korean fashion stuff, but I would stick to head accessories on these sites.  The sizing can be off and the material of some of these clothes can be very hit or miss.  But the prices are super affordable so if you don’t mind losing a few dollars then go ahead and buy it.  Who knows? It might be one of the good ones.

Aliexpress and Ebay Reviews

From Aliexpress and Ebay, I’ve bought beanies, a hat, headbands, tank tops, and bralets.  Overall, I’m pretty satisfied with my purchases but here are the full reviews of each product.

I bought the super trendy, “Bad Hair Day” beanie from Ebay for $3. The material of the beanie is very similar to the ones they sell in Forever 21.

For the hat, it’s super structured and made of a weird felt-plastic material. But what should I expect for $3?  It’s cute for pictures or as decor for your walls.  You just can’t really wear it out without feeling like you’re wearing one of those Luck of the Irish green hats from Party City.

For those super cute bunny ear headbands, Aliexpress and Ebay are perfect.  I’ve bought five so far and they cost less than a $1!  They’re not the best quality but they look really cute.

The tank tops I bought from Ebay were actually pretty soft.  They were just a really awkward length, so I cropped it.  But other than that they were surprisingly good.  Sometimes on cheap clothing sites, it lists the material as cotton blend and you get a very itchy material that feels quite strange.

The bralets I wouldn’t really recommend buying from Ebay.  I bought knock-off Chiyo tops from Ebay and they are cute, but almost impossible to put on unless you’re and XS or S.  And the  material is really flimsy so they’re semi-see-through.  The thing that really bugs me is that you can see the pads in the bralet.  Plus, one of my bralets came with a bent pad so I had to replace it with one from my swimsuits.

 

Music Festival Fashion on a Budget + the Seven Pieces You Need This Summer


It’s officially spring!  (Throws petals in to the air) So, music festival season is around the corner.  Be prepared this year by scoring the five pieces you need this summer.  I’m here to tell you that Music festival fashion on a budget is possible.  You just need to shop early and get in on those mid-season sales (before they sell out). OR if you’re a little lazy and prefer shopping while laying in bed, then I have the PERFECT solution for you! Keep reading to find my fashion secret.

The Seven Pieces You Need This Summer

  1. Glamorous sheer tunics
  2. Fringed kimonos
  3. Distressed cutoff shorts
  4. Comfy platform shoes
  5. Sporty crop tops
  6. Super cute sunglasses
  7. A fabulous Hat

First on the list are sheer tunics.  They are perfect for layering over crop tops or a cute bralet.  They prevent your skin from being overexposed to the sun.  Plus, they’re super light and won’t make you sweat in the summer heat because we all know that is not a pretty sight.

Pair your sheer tunics with a great belt and a large hat with some fabulous sunnies for a picture perfect Rachel Zoe approved outfit.

The next item on your packing list has to be a great kimono.  It’s going to get cooler in the night, so a kimono or maybe even a denim jacket depending on the climate is a very necessary item to pack.  Kimonos are light and add texture and interest to your tee and cutoffs outfit.

A floral fringed kimono is basically the most beautiful and perfect festival piece.  You can even wear it to the beach or the pool as a cover-up!

Next on the list are cutoff shorts because who can live without these in the summer?  They go with everything from crop tops to tees to blouses and everything in between.  Plus, they also look great under long tunics and short dresses too!

Now, if you’re a short girl like me then platforms are a must-have music festival fashion item.  These can come in the form of sandals, boots, or sneakers.

No summer wardrobe is complete without crop tops. You can style your favorite one with high waisted shorts, a ruffled skirt, or even a classic denim skirt.  Throw a kimono over your outfit and you’re festival ready!

Grab your favorite sunnies and a large brim hat because you’re now Instagram and Festival ready!  #outfitgoals

Music Festival Fashion on a Budget

Many of us are on a budget, so try shopping online for a great deal!  Currently, I’ve been obsessed with Tophatter.  They have a TON of great items for less than $25 including shipping!  If you love EBay shopping then you’ll love this.  Tophatter will actually notify you when bidding starts on your favorite items.  But if you’re impatient like me, you can also buy the items at the listed price.  I’m in love with this floral tunic I got from them.  It goes so well with denim shorts and a pair of strappy sandals.  The sheer fabric shows off my bralet in the most flattering way.

music festival fashion on a budget red sheer tunic

What do you think?

I also got this kimono from Tophatter.  Guess what? It was less than $15 and it is gorgeous, right?  It looks great with skinnies in the spring and fabulous over a dress once the weather starts warming up in RVA.

music festival fashion on a budget kimono

What’s your favorite way to style a kimono?

Music festival fashion on a budget is possible guys, especially if you’re willing to go digging for treasure at your local thrift store.  With thrifting, you’ll never know what you’ll find.  The thrift store is one of my favorite places to find jeans and cutoff shorts.  You can get your next favorite pair of high waisted shorts for less than $5!

When you find a super cool graphic tee at a thrift store, you can easily make it into a crop top or tie the hem in to a small knot for the perfect fit.  Remember music festival fashion on a budget is totally attainable if you use a little imagination and innovation.

Whether you’re going to a festival this year or staying at home these pieces are the perfect way to beat the summer heat in style!

**Disclaimer: I received the red sheer tunic and kimono from Tophatter for a discounted rate.

All opinions expressed are my own.**

From Casual to Formal: 3 Ways to style a Camel Coat

Camel coats are a winter essential!  They are a classic piece that has climbed to the top of the fashion ladder.  Bloggers, models, and designers made camel THE color of the season.  The coat is super versatile.  It can be styled with a t-shirt or dress.  You can wear this coat to school, on a date, or to a wedding.  No matter what you wear with it.  You’ll look chic and stylish.  Bloggers love this coat because its easy, minimal, and chic.  Make this sophisticated look yours too, with these 3 easy ways to style a camel coat.

Camel Coat Casual Look

The first way to style this winter classic is casually with a pair of jeans and a t-shirt.  This polished look will be great for running errands or going out to brunch.  For a cool effortless look, pair the coat with distressed jeans and a  pair of classic heels.

Camel coat look 1

Night Out Look

Another way to style the camel coat is for a night out outfit.  I paired it with all black for an easy and super chic outfit.  This coat would also look great with patterns and colors too.  Since camel is a neutral color, you can use it to tone down bold patterns or bright colors.

Camel coat look 2

Formal Look

For a nice dinner, you can wear the coat over a dress.  I wore my coat over a burgundy colored midi dress for an easy trendy look.    I love the midi dress because I feel instantly more chic once I slip it on.  Plus, the platform wedges elongate my legs, balancing out the longer hem of the dress.

Camel coat look 3

How would you style the camel coat?

Disclaimed: Camel Coat is from DressIn.

I received the product free for styling purposes.

All opinions expressed are mine.

Link to the coat: http://bit.ly/1YVqi3X

How To Layer Statement Necklaces

Whether you’re trying to spice up an outfit or just trying to nail the accessorizing game, statement necklaces are going to be your best friend.  A plain t-shirt and jeans outfit can instantly look chic enough for brunch with a pair of strappy heels and a statement necklace.  Take your style game to a new level by layering statement necklaces.  Yes, I said it.  You can layer statement necklaces, just remember to keep the color palette simple.

Wearing the same old necklaces can get boring, so give your jewelry new life by layering them!  Here are some examples:

layer statement 1

Floral necklace- DressIn

V-necklace- Mr. Kate

Layer Statement 2

Floral necklace- DressIn

Large Necklace: Ebay

You can play with length when layering necklaces, just make sure both necklaces have the same color scheme.  When layering statement necklaces, don’t mix silver and gold necklaces together.  Remember less is always more.  Statement necklaces make a statement on their own, so don’t try to put too many colors together.

To get my necklace or another beautiful piece, check out DressIn.com!

Comment down below! Which piece is your favorite?

Jewelry Pinterest Board

**Disclaimer: I received these products free for styling purposes.

All opinions expressed are my own.**

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3 Ways to Rock the Minimalist Style This Fall

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I have been in love with minimalist style for years now.  I love the shape, cut, and effortless style of minimalism.  From home decor to my closet, minimalist style is clean and chic.  To achieve the minimalist style focus on three things:

  1. Fit
  2. Length
  3. Cut

Right now, I’m in love with oversized, boxy fits.  This simple shape is classic and looks effortlessly sophisticated.  For example, a boxy white collared shirt would look amazing with some fitted skinny trousers.  Or to play with volume, a boxy collared shirt would look fashion week ready with a pair of wide leg trousers.

Length, length, length.  Length is everything.  It can make or break an outfit.  Cropped or Tunic length tops are super chic and can be paired with a variety of things.  Such as fitted trousers, wide leg trousers, fitted skirts, and maxi skirts. For the fall, my favorite combination is combining a tunic length collared blouse with a cropped sweater.

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For cuts, I love the trendy unfinished hems on workwear pieces such as collared blouses, dresses, and jackets.  Draping is also a beautiful detail that can give any outfit some Hollywood Glamour.  The slightly loose fit on this top makes it perfect to layer with jeans or a classic pair of trousers.

The asymmetrical cut is super trendy right now.  Whether this angled cut is on t-shirts or blouses, it looks chic and sophisticated.  Angled shirts can be hard to style, so try to pair them with fitted trousers for a easy, yet polished look.

When putting together a minimalist style outfit, remember to always KISS (Keep it simple stupid).

Outfit Details

Cropped top from DressIn: http://bit.ly/1NjwAox

Long-sleeved top from DressIn: http://bit.ly/1KiJzSL

Necklace: http://bit.ly/1W1jmV2

Jeans: Thrifted

My Lookbook: http://lookbook.nu/julietly94

**Sponsored by DressIn: I received their products free for styling purposes.**

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