August 24, 2017
Style your birthstone, January to June!
Your birthstone is a precious gemstone that represents the month that you were born. But why leave it just for jewelry? We believe it's super fun to incorporate the colors of your birthstone into your look with bags, clothes, shoes, makeup, nail polishes and more! Some people believe that wearing your birthstone can bring good luck and fortune, so why not try it out?! Not sure on what the birthstone of your birth month is? We've got you covered! In this two-part blog series, we'll share some of our favorite dresses, accessories and makeup items to help you incorporate your birthstone into your look!
Hello all you January babies! Your birthstone is a deep shade of red known as Garnet. Take major inspiration from Rihanna and rock a garnet lip! Her shade is from MAC cosmetics and looks gorgeous on all skin tones. The ring underneath Riri is by a brand called Luna & Stella and features a real garnet stone! It is a part of their crescent moon ring collection and is available to purchase on their website. The stunning Ray-Ban's picture in the above right are a perfect addition to any summertime look! Rock them with anything from a bikini to a floral dress. The sassy fringe heels below the Ray-Ban's are from us here at ShoeBrats! Kick things up a notch in our Ariana heels all while showing off your best assets! 
Amethyst is the birthstone for February and is a pretty shade of violet. The pendant necklace featured above is from Alex and Ani and is available for only $78. It's a gorgeous addition to any look when you feel like really showing off your birth months gemstone! To the right is a pretty amazing phone case from It's 3D so the stones will really make a statement when your taking phone calls or texting! Take a risk with your hair like Kelly Osbourne and dye your hair amethyst! Not feeling too sure about going all in on the purple hair? Buy a 48 hour temporary dye that washes out when you shampoo it! The lipstick in the bottom right corner above is the shade 'Electric Amethyst' by Manic Panic. It's perfect for wearing to a concert or a night out with the girls when you really want to get noticed!  
Aquamarine is the gemstone that represents the month of March. It is a beautiful shade of blue that looks gorgeous on everything from jewelry to nail polish. The ring pictured above is giving us life! It's from Catbird and features a large aquamarine stone, diamonds and gold! What more could a girl want? To the right Kylie Jenner shows us how to rock the aquamarine hair trend! We love how she kept her roots showing for a cool-girl vibe. The fun and funky sunglasses from Free People in the bottom left corner are perfect for showing off your gemstone color! Style them with your favorite one piece swimsuit for a chic day at the beach. The eyeshadow pallet pictured at the bottom right above is from Stilla's jewel eyeshadow collection. The color is literally called Aquamarine and is breathtaking! Shop it here
You know what they say, diamonds are a girls best friend! Especially if you were born in April since it is your birthstone! The nail-polish featured is by Revlon and is called 'Diamond Texture'. Get it here now! To the right of the polish is our favorite bag here at ShoeBrats, called the 'You Got It Stud' clutch! It's studded details accent the diamond colored bag perfectly! Best part about it? It's only $19 on our site now! The evil eye bracelet pictured at the bottom left couldn't be more stunning! We love it when paired with a simple black dress to make it a statement piece! Get it at Macy's now! Take inspo from Kim Kardashian's INSANE Cartier diamond choker necklace and shop a smaller, more affordable version at Forever 21.
The gemstone that represents the month of May is the always stunning emerald! Emerald's beautiful green color makes it incredibly unique and sought-after. 'Going Incognito' is the name of the Essie polish featured in the top left corner above! Essie's website describes it as a "deep emerald green" which is just perfect for the May babies out there! To the right of the polish is a rimless pair of sunglasses from Sunglass.LA! Rimless sunglasses are one of the hottest statement items this summer, so getting them in green is perfect for showing off your emerald vibes! I'm sure once you saw that we were including colorful hair inspiration on this list you knew Kylie Jenner would show up more than once! After-all, the youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner crew is known for her bold hair choices! We love the way she rocks the emerald hair trend here, with an all white look for added dramatic effect. The classic oval ring is by Angara and lets you pick your band. We went with rose gold since it is one of the biggest trends right now, but silver, white gold and yellow gold are all available as well. 
The month of June has two gorgeous gemstones, pearl and alexandrite! For this article we've decided to go with the always timeless, pearl! The ring at the top left is another by Catbird as we can't get over how gorgeous their jewelry is! The 'Winter Pearl Ring' features diamonds and a stunning pearl right in the center. The polish pictured below the ring is by OPI and is titled 'Pearl of Wisdom'. The stunning shiny, pearl color goes on smooth and has a luxurious texture. Shop it straight from OPI's website here! How fabulous are the pearl lined sunglasses in the top right corner?! Talk about a fashion statement! They are by the designer Freda Banana and sold exclusively through NET-A-PORTER. Scarlett Johansson, bottom right is pictured in a gorgeous pair of pearl earrings. Shop a similar style right here at ShoeBrats now! 
What's your favorite item so far? Have we covered your birthstone yet? Check back next week for July-December, and don't forget to comment below and let us know your thoughts!

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