FANCY FRIDAY :: Black Swan Masquerade + Stixie Pink Speaks GIVEAWAY


One of my favorite times of the year is dressing up for Halloween...

Alright, I was supposed to post something else today (according to my Instagram) but given that it's Halloween, it was only fitting that I posted this look instead (will post the other outfit next week). This is the outfit I wore to a masquerade birthday party last year. And let me just say, whenever you're going to a masquerade party, finding a really good mask is probably the hardest part of the outfit. I like mine to be detailed and a little unique so it made it a bit more challenging to find one that really sparked my interest. I was constantly searching online until I turned to Etsy. I've never bought anything off Etsy before but thank goodness to whoever created it. It didn't take long after until I discovered the Masquerade Mask Studio. There were so many mask options to choose from but I went with this purple and black black swan masquerade mask because it was asymmetrical and something I haven't seen before either. Even though Halloween may be only one day a year, this mask makes for a perfect room decor piece. One of my best purchases I've ever made to this day that always makes me smile when I see it. Now that's love!

{FASHION TIP: When dressing for a masquerade party, if you have an extravagant mask then keep your outfit to one color to avoid overdoing it.}

Before October ends, I have a special giveaway announcement. The amazing Stixie team is giving one of my followers an awesome think pink for breast cancer awareness nail polish set! This special Stixie Pink Speaks for breast cancer awareness set (valued at $25) includes: Jessica base coat, Jessica top coat, Jessica's "believe" glitter top coat, Jessica's "encourage" light pink nail polish, Jessica's "inspire" dark pink nail polish, 2 pink nail files, and a pink bracelet. Spreading breast cancer awareness doesn't have to only be in October, it can be all year long. See how you can win this Stixie Pink Speaks for breast cancer awareness nail polish set below.

Here's how to enter: (all 3 are required)
1) Follow According to Kimberly on Bloglovin' HERE or Subscribe HERE.
2) Follow @kimberly_luu on Instagram HERE.
2) Follow @stixiebeauty on Instagram.

Bonus entries: (optional)
1) Like According to Kimberly on Facebook HERE.
2)  Like Stixie Beauty on Facebook HERE.
3) Follow @kimberly_luu on Twitter HERE.
4) Follow @stixiebeauty on Twitter HERE.
5) Tweet about the giveaway (see details below for more info).
6) Leave a comment with your name, email (so I can contact you if you win), and your favorite item from this giveaway.

Ready to enter?

a Rafflecopter giveaway
20 days :: 9 ways to win :: 1 nail polish set

One winner will be randomly selected to win Stixie's Pink Speaks for breast cancer awareness nail polish set (valued at $23)! Giveaway ends on Wednesday, November 19th at 11:59PM PST. Open to U.S. + international residents.

Happy Halloween everyone and have a great weekend!

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{WEARING} dress c/o Lulu's (similar HERE) :: heels c/o Bakers :: Etsy mask (HERE) :: gifted bracelet

***Disclaimer: This nail polish set was gifted from Stixie for this giveaway.***

C4Belts pink belt & #Care4Boobies campaign (valued at $29.99) HERE. (ended 10/22/2014)
Boohoo's festival outfit look: top + skirt (valued at $34) HERE. (ends 11/05/2014).
Toola Style iPhone case purse (valued at $60) HERE. (ended 10/31/2014).
Stixie's Pink Speaks nail polish set (valued at $25) HERE. (ends 11/19/2014).


  1. name: Vânia Madureira, ~
    email: vaniav(at)
    My favorite item from this giveaway is the glitter polish!

  2. I love the nail polish! Thank you for the giveaway!
    Jessica Nutile (Buehler)

  3. Thank you for this lovely giveaway!
    I entered with pleasure.I like the nailpolish.
    My name Soraya Helena ben Othman
    R.username:Jens Ken Lundstrom
    FB:Jens Ken Lundstrom
    Fingers crossed!

  4. I entered this giveaway as Ellie Di., my email is I did all the entries (fingers crossed) and the item I'm most excited about are the pink nail files and light pink nail polish!!

  5. I love the glitter top coat! Definitely my favorite in this giveaway. Thank you! Name: Meena Rao email:


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