Year in Review 2016 A Look Back at a Fantastic Year!

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As 2016 winds down, I can’t help but look back over the past year and be very excited at all the things that I was able to do through “The Style Bouquet”!  I am very humbled by these opportunities and can’t help but thank you, the reader, for making it happen!

1.  New York Fashion Week

Zang Toi S/S 2017

Photo by Eka Halim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most notably, in September, I attended New York Fashion Week at the invitation of renowned designer Zang Toi.  It was a gorgeous and truly stunning show as was Manhattan that time of year!  I am so grateful to Zang Toi for including me in his guest list!  Read my review of his show here.

2.  InStyle Magazine Reader of the Week

InStyle Magazine - Inspired by Instyle Feature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was selected as Reader of the Week by InStyle Magazine for a photo that I submitted that was inspired by one of their outfits.  Here’s my blog post about it!

3.  Partnership with Kiss My Face Brand

Kiss My Face Quick Dry Deodorant

 

 

 

 

 

 

This year, I was fortunate enough to find a great company with which to partner so that I may share both the company’s philosophy and their products with my readers.  Look for many great things from Kiss My Face in 2017!  Check out my 2016 review here.

4.  I published two articles!

8 Tips for Starting Your Own Fashion Blog (Independent Fashion Bloggers)

Finding Happiness in the Journey (WE Magazine for Women)

5.  Chosen at Panelist for Elle Magazine’s Inner Circle

Shiseido Face and Eye Products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As part of Elle Magazine’s Inner Circle, I was chosen as a panelist to review the newest Shiseido products.  It was a great experience because the products were awesome and I was able to provide you, the reader, with my honest feedback!  Check out my review here.

6.  “The Style Bouquet” Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary!

One Year Anniversary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On September 2nd, “The Style Bouquet” celebrated its one year anniversary.  It was a great year and I’m looking forward to what Year Two has in store!

Beth’s Holiday Gift Guide For Him An Assortment of Gifts for the Men in Your Life

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Armani Watch

Armani Watch

Armani Watch

Armani makes great watches so it follows that it would be a great gift for a man in your life.  There is an assortment of styles so you can pick the perfect one that suits the personality of the recipient.  I own one of the women’s Armani watches and have had it for about a year.  I love it!  It keeps great time and gets plenty of compliments.

Price:
$295 – $495


Burberry Cashmere Check Scarf

burberry-scarf

This scarf is quite pricey, but gorgeous!  Finding a scarf similar to the Burberry brand would be a great find and a fantastic gift!  Made in Scotland, this scarf is woven with 100% cashmere in the iconic Burberry check pattern.

Price:
$435


Bvlgari Man Fragrance

bvlgari-man-fragrance

Bvlgari makes the best men’s fragrances.  I gave a bottle to my hair stylist as a Christmas gift and he said that Bvlgari is the only fragrance that he wears!  If you want the men in your life to smell wonderful, don’t hesitate to buy Bvlgari.

Price:
$33


CereVe Sunscreen Body Lotion

cerave-sunscreen-body-lotion

Keep the men in your life protected from the sun with this body lotion from a great brand.  I haven’t tried this lotion yet, but it has great reviews.  Regardless of where you live, everyone needs to wear sunscreen all of the time!

Price:
$12


CereVe Sunscreen Face Lotion

Cereve Sunscreen Face Lotion

Keep men’s wrinkles and sun spots at bay with this face lotion with sunscreen!

Price:
$12


Hugo Boss Tie

Hugo Boss Tie

I’ve always loved ties by Hugo Boss.  Make the men in your life look sharp with a tie from their selection.

Price:
$115

 

Macallan 18 Year Scotch

Macallan 18 Year

A true gentleman’s drink, Macallan’s is aged to perfection with the 18 year scotch being a favorite.

Price:
$190


Salvatore Ferragamo Wallet

Salvatore Ferragamo Wallet

This impressive wallet is all a man needs to carry his most important items.  Of course, the Ferragamo leather and craftsmanship is second to none.

Price:
$350

 

The Godfather Collection (The Coppola Restoration)

The Godfather

With great reviews of The Coppola Restoration, this set of The Godfather is a great deal for any fan of the genre.  Enjoy hours of great acting, directing, and cinematography!

Price:
$19

 

Toblerone Bars

Toblerone

Toblerone Swiss Milk Chocolate with Honey & Almond Nougat is a great gift for the holidays.  My husband gets them every year and enjoys every morsel.  It’s the perfect treat!

Price:
$5