I picked up these vegan leather pants from H&M last week and I have to say, I was fooled by the resemblance to the real thing in quality and aesthetic. If you’re someone like me who wants to be more intentional with the items you bring into your closet, vegan leather is an ethical choice … Continue Reading

Fall is a perfect excuse to ditch your summer footwear like sneakers and flats and get into a pair of true fall essentials – boots! From over the knee options, to booties, combat boots and everything in between, there is a style of this practical and fashionable footwear that will speak to you. And as … Continue Reading

The Fall season has arrived and there’s nothing more beautiful and humbling than the sight of fall foliage that comes with it. The colors of the changing leaves is incredibly pleasing to the eye but also a swift reminder that the only constant is change and even Mother Nature needs time for renewal. Fall leaves … Continue Reading

Fall weather is finally here. And as temperatures start to dip, it’s time to start putting away your summer clothes and renew your closet with fall staples. One such staple that’s been in my closet and that I am most excited to wear again is a versatile Sweater Dress. I’ve worn many sweater dresses over … Continue Reading

New York Fashion Week is happening! But just like every other major event of 2020 that wasn’t canceled, it looks nothing like it did in the past. The “new normal” of everyday social-distancing is pushing the organizers behind NYFW to get more creative than ever. On the CFDA website, shows and presentations are streamed live … Continue Reading

BEFORE AFTER – Snow Day BEFORE AFTER – Smooth + Shadowy BEFORE AFTER – Rose Gold City BEFORE AFTER – Retro Beach Day BEFORE AFTER – Crisp + Bright BEFORE AFTER – Country Chic 6 Fashion/Lifestyle Adobe Lightroom Presets – OpalbyOpal Collection Free We all know how important it is to get that perfect edit … Continue Reading

I’m bringing you another try-on haul today, this time I’m styling up a few pieces I purchased from H&M, Mango and &Other Stories. I wanted some versatile basic pieces that I can easily wear with other items in my closet. You can take majority of the items featured in this haul straight into the Fall … Continue Reading

I was gifted the new Fenty Skin collection and have been testing it for the past 3 weeks for you Gems! Watch the video and read my full impressions below: https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Fenty-916-ratio-Opal-edit.mp4 I was super impressed with the minimal packaging. There are no caps to remove, you just twist to open and it makes everything a … Continue Reading

“DO THE RIGHT THING”. In a world full of competing ideologies, what is the right thing? I’ve always been guided by the Golden Rule – do unto others as you would have them do unto you. I think that’s a principle we can all get behind no matter your gender, color or creed. What’s your one mantra (or mantras) … Continue Reading

Lilac has been my go-to makeup look this summer and today I’m showing you how I achieve this signature glowy look. Listing all the products I used below. Hope you enjoy the video and let me know in the comments what’s been your go-to makeup look these days  https://opalbyopal.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Automatic-5.mp4 Shop The Look: Don’t forget to … Continue Reading