Holiday Makeup

 Looks for any occasion.  But since I’m posting this so late, that occasion will probably be New Year’s. 1. Natural-ish American Beauty Eye Shadow in Smoky Bronze, $18   2. Bold Lips                                             MAC […]

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Holiday Hair

So many holiday parties, so little time.  But we don’t want to look the same at all of them, now do we?  So I put together a list of my favorite (relatively easy) hair styles to get you through the season.   This look is sleek and classic with a simple bun at the nape of […]

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life is like a MintBox of chocolates

Another members-only sample-sale site?   GET OUTTA TOWN.  Because everyone and their mother isn’t hopping on that bandwagon (which, by the way, is the best bandwagon EVER).  Anyway.  Mintbox is a website that offers members access to private sales and events, style advice from designers and stylists, AND 5% cash back on every purchase.   Unlike most sample sales […]

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Georgia Varidakis Jewelry

Another vendor from Artists & Fleas that I absolutely loved was Georgia Varidakis.  Her designs are feminine, delicate, and unique, and I would wear all of them.   Plus, everything is completely reasonable- prices range from $18 – $240.       Check out her website or visit her stand at Artists and Fleas (129 N 6th […]

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Gifts that Give Back

Spend away! Feel no shame!  All of these gifts benefit someone less fortunate than you.  Yeah, YOU.  Plus, you get a tax break.  That’s probably not true at all.  I don’t even know what that means.  Gucci, coin purse with snowman and elephant print, $205 25% of the profits benefit UNICEF   Gucci, ‘joy’ medium boston […]

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Gift Guide 2k9

Holiday gift ideas for (almost) everyone on your list. The Fashionista J. Crew, Crushed glitter minaudière, $49.50 The Style Strategy: A Less-is-More Approach to Staying Chic and Shopping Smart, By Nina Garcia, $21.99, anthropologie.com J. Crew, Superskinny Satin Belt, $25 Henri Bendel, Sequin Multi Stone Hinged Cuff, $68     The Traveler Smythson, Panama ‘Places […]

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Easy as 1, 2, 3, (4, 5)

If you are moving into a new place or are just tired of the way your apartment/house/condo/trailer is decorated, have I got a suggestion for you.  A good one.  Buy some canvases and some paint colors you like.  Paint each canvas a different color.  Let dry.  Hang up.  It’s actually that easy.  This took me […]

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