Ways To Energize The Ponytail

The classic ponytail. On any day of the week, it’s the perfect go-to hairstyle that can be done in seconds.

It’s perfect for the workplace, for school or for wearing around the house. It can be worn messy, or you can make it sleek and chic.

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 12.12.51 pm

If you’re ponytail is in need of some serious energizing, here are 3 ways that you can update the classic up-do.

ADD A BRAID | Whether you’re feeling a french braid or a fish tail, add one to the top half of your hair for an interesting twist to your ponytail.

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 12.02.04 pm

HAIR JEWELRY | Who knew? Be a trend-setter and accessorize your ponytail with cute AF hair jewelry. So dainty, unique and simple. Shop Hair Jewelry here!

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 12.01.55 pm

WRAP AROUND | It’ll take a sec! And it’ll add so much chic and minimalism to your up-do.

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 12.02.15 pm

Celebrate hair and beauty. Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

NYFW Street Style Snaps that we loved!

If you missed out on the notorious New York Fashion Week earlier this year, don’t stress!

We’re bringing you the best street style that we loved from NYFW 2016! We loved the versatile outfits that were shown off, modeled by bloggers, off-duty models and fashion lovers. Effortless and casual, chic and elegant – we were inspired by it all!

That longline fur coat paired with a chic suit is head-turning. Photo credit: Song Of Style

When your outfit catches the wind perfectly! Photo credit: Harper’s Bazaar

Statement t-shirt dresses say it all. Photo credit: Refinery 29

Denim on denim on denim. Photo credit: Refinery 29

Loving this cutesy outfit. Look at those socks! Photo credit: Refinery 29

Gigi perfecting monochrome street style. Photo credit: Sofiaz Choice

A bit of casual and a bit of sparkle. Photo credit: Refinery 29

Off the shoulder never looked so good. Photo credit: Refinery 29

Looking bad ass in head-to-toe in leather. Photo credit: Refinery 29

💁💁💁

Looking for more inspiring street style? Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

FASHION DIY FRIDAY: Extreme distressed jeans

Welcome to Fashion DIY Friday, where you create the goods.

We’ve seen a lot of distressed denim walking the streets and it’s been modelled by some of the best names in fashion. We’re talking Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and who can forget bad gal Rhi Rhi!

We’re taking inspiration from the distressed jean and delivering you a DIY that anyone can do. Get ready for the Extreme Distressed Jean.

What You’ll Need
– Any pair of jeans
– Good scissors

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Cut off the bottoms of your jeans to a length that suits you best. Intentionally fray the ends.

Grab a pair of shorts that you like the length of and place it on top of the jeans. This will be your guide for your highest cut. Slit the jeans and create a hole however you desire.

Continue with as much distress you want your jeans to have!

Screen Shot 2016-02-26 at 1.18.28 pm

If you’d prefer to purchase yours from our store, click here for them goods.

Keen for more DIYs? Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

3 Things To Consider Before Making a Fashion Purchase

We know you’re all about that fashion life, and we get it – spending money on clothes is always a good idea.

But if you’re like most of us and have way too little money to spend for such expensive taste, then we want to help a sister out. We’re giving advice out for free – and who doesn’t like a freebie here and there?

Read on for 3 simple things to consider before making a big fashion purchase.

Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 3.22.07 pm

#1 Think of at least 3 different ways you can style the item.
If you don’t already have at least 3 different outfits that you can picture yourself in with this fashion item, then maybe you don’t need to buy it just yet. It’s good practice for buying less and getting more out of things.

#2 If you can’t stop thinking about it, buy it.
If you’ve talked yourself out of buying this thing for a long, long time and you wish you had this item to complete your everyday outfits, then maybe it’s worth investing in. It’s not like an impulse buy; if you can’t get it off your mind when putting together an outfit, go for it!

#3 Can you get a better deal for it elsewhere?
This is rule number one for any frugal friends out there. Shop around in-store and online to see if you can find the same item but with a smaller price tag.

Passion for fashion? Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

CLAWS OUT: Gold Glitter Nail Base

You’ve got a gold soul with gold vibes, now let’s get you in gold nails.

These nails are such an quick and easy glam job, you can do these before an event, or if you’re just really feeling them gold vibes. We’re bringing you a bit of minimalism and a bit of sass today. Claws out, babe!

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 3.25.36 pm

What You’ll Need
– Nude nail color
– Gold Glitter nail varnish
– Top coat

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 3.25.00 pm

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 3.25.23 pm

Start off with clean nails and add a base coat if you’d like.

Paint on two or three layers of your chosen nude nail color. You could leave your nail bare, too!

Once your nails are dry, grab your gold glitter nail varnish and carefully line the base of your nails towards your nail beds.

Wait for that to dry and finally add your top coat.

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 3.55.30 pm

Get your claws out. Check out these posts.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

#vibewithgoldsoul

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

THE EASIEST DIY CROP TOP

Re-vamp your worn out and out-dated tees by chopping them! Yep, we’re encouraging you to cut up your tees and make them into crop tops that are cute AF.

Following our DIY Cut Off Shorts tutorial, which claims to be the easiest DIY, we’re bringing you an even easier DIY that’ll definitely come in handy.

It’s so incredibly easy but it’ll change up an outfit instantly! Here’s what to do…

What You’ll Need
– Any tee you’re willing to chop
– A crop top you own (used as a guide)
– Scissors

Screen Shot 2016-01-12 at 11.42.23 am Screen Shot 2016-01-12 at 11.42.35 amScreen Shot 2016-01-12 at 11.48.54 am

Grab a crop top that fits you like a glove. Place that top on top of your tee and mark where you want to cut.

Making sure your tee is straight and flat, cut across in a straight line.

Aaaand just like that, you’re done! Throw your new crop top on and pair it with some high waisted bottoms to complete your outfit of the day!

Screen Shot 2016-01-12 at 11.43.45 am

Keep yourself busy with more DIYs. We’ve got what you need.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul LA here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

–

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.

CHRISTMAS LIPSTICK LOOKBOOK

Happy Christmas Eve eve from the Gold Soul and Gold Vibez team.

Or if you don’t celebrate Christmas; we hope you’re having the best December 24th!

The holidays are for bringing out different makeup looks and experimenting with bold beauty techniques. So, go for that green lip, wear a little but more shimmer, paint your claws bright!

We know ya’ll love a good lipstick and everything beauty. We know that you’re all stylish babes and we always want you to be inspired!


IMG_7120
Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick in #103 by Rimmel

IMG_7112
Wicked Lippie in Risque by NYX


IMG_7117
The Balm Lipstick in Amanda Kissmylips

Loved this? More Lipstick Lookbooks here.

| SOCIAL MEDIA |
Shop at Gold Soul LA here!
Follow us on Instagram: @_goldsoul_

Written by Gold Soul blogger Alissa Recil.
She is a design student and a freelance writer from Australia.
Follow her at Words By Femme.