Golden Divine Blog | A Los Angeles Based Style and Beauty Blog by Ashley Murphy

Friday, July 11, 2014

Summer Changes

French Connection Heels | Michael Stars Shorts c/o | Michael Stars Shirt c/o | For Love and Lemons Bralette | Elizabeth and James Sunnies | Claire Vivier Clutch |

There's nothing I love more than a simple outfit, barely there makeup and my Bottled Starbucks Iced Coffee ®; especially in the heat of the summer. Now that summer is in full force I find myself constantly on the go, traveling to new places or running around Los Angles things are constantly changing. But I’m, happy to have three things that are staying consistent:
  1. A simple ensemble. All about a no fuss look and these Michael Star shorts have been in heavy rotation this summer as there the perfect travel companion. I recently brought them with me to my trip to Napa!
  2. Barely there makeup gives you that summer glow without trying too hard. To achieve that summer glow, MAC illuminator is a current favorite of  mine!
  3. I’m an iced coffee addict (major!). So it’s a no brainer that Bottle Starbucks Iced Coffee ® is my favorite drink to grab on the go for an instant burst of energy!


Bottled Starbucks Iced Coffee beverages are the perfect blend of premium Starbucks coffee and 2 percent milk. Available in four delicious offerings: Coffee + Milk, Low Calorie Coffee + Milk, Vanilla, and Caramel, Starbucks Iced Coffee ready-to-drink beverages are the perfect on-the-go refreshment to get you through the daily commute, big projects such as spring cleaning, or an exciting road trip with friends. Look for it at major grocery and convenience stores, available nationwide.




 Compensation was provided by Starbucks Coffee Company via Mode Media.


Thursday, May 29, 2014

Summer Ready




The recent LA heat wave has me dreaming of summer and my closet has already started to go under a maj summer overhaul. Adding to my growing collection of swimsuits (this planet blue one is my jam!) and switching out my beauty products for something a little bit more al natural. This summer the motto less is more is what i'm all about! As of lately I love a dewy, glowing face. I swear by Dior Glow Primer, mix a pump of this into to your foundation brush to get your glow on! I'm currently into the Bare Minerals Brightening Foundation, it's lightweight for the warm weather ahead and has SPF 20! 


Something i've only started to do recently is switching up my daily staples, perfume and coffee, seasonally. It's something so simple but such a game changer! I've been in love with Le Labo's Santal 33 since forever and recently splurged, the warm sandalwood notes are ideal for summer. Another recent find is the Bottled Starbuck's ® Iced Coffee (vanilla is my fav), it's the perfect pick me up for when I don't have time to leisurely enjoy a cup of coffee.




Bottled Starbucks Iced Coffee beverages are the perfect blend of premium Starbucks coffee and 2 percent milk. Available in four delicious offerings: Coffee + Milk, Low Calorie Coffee + Milk, Vanilla, and Caramel, Starbucks Iced Coffee ready-to-drink beverages are the perfect on-the-go refreshment to get you through the daily commute, big projects such as spring cleaning, or an exciting road trip with friends. Look for it at major grocery and convenience stores, available nationwide.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Starbucks Coffee Company via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Starbucks Coffee Company.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Spring Is In The Air



I love spring; as the weather warms up I start to switch out darker colors for lighter and brighter pieces. So when I saw this gorgeous designer dress from Marshalls it was a no brainer, I knew it had to be mine!  I immediately started envisioning all of the places I could wear it to: out to brunch, to an upcoming bachelorette party or dressed down with a pair of sandals for summer.  If you’re not ready to embrace the bright trend quite yet, take baby steps. Incorporate a pop of color in your accessories. A vibrant handbag or a pair of brightly colored heels can go a long way without over powering your look!

When it comes to spring trends Marshalls is a serious lifesaver! They carry the best of the best at a killer price! #Winning. But really, there’s nothing I love more than looking good and feeling confident without breaking the bank.  Am I right, people?

Recently I teamed up with two of my favorite peeps, Marshalls and Who What Wear, to bring you this fun spring style segment video. Enjoy! x

Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Spring Trends 2014- Marshalls Designer Dress- Golden Divine Blog- LA Fashion Blogger- Who What Wear-Marshalls
Outfit from Marshalls.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Good Vibes

Citizens of Humanity Overalls | Piperlime Heels | H&M Scarf | Prada Sunglasses | F21 Shirt |

I love how music can instantly change my mood, lift my spirits and bring back so many memories. Now that I live in Los Angeles, I occasionally find myself missing home and remedy by listening to music. Whenever i'm feeing a little homesick I always turn on a playlist of my favorite country songs. Bet you weren't expecting me to say that. (shocking, I know!). But really, It brings me back to so many happy memories.... Driving down the open road back home, convertible top down and all of our friends singing in sync together. No matter how much time passes between us I love how music has that magical way of connecting us all together! On another note isn't it incredible how music has the way of uniting complete strangers together through concerts and festivals; it really is a beautiful and powerful thing.

I always love discovering new artists so any recommendations are always appreciated.What's currently on the top of your playlist?



 Thank you to Spotify for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

White Denim: East vs West



White jeans are one of those spring essentials I can't live without! And to no surprise the all white trend is something that has already been in heavy rotation. I love mixing different textures and adding a pop of color with an accessory or lipstick to finish off the look. See how the ladies styled their white jeans.


A few of my favorite white jeans... 




 
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