Sunday Bunday

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Maybe it’s because I woke up with uber-greasy hair and there was no way I was leaving it down, or maybe it was because I was thinking about cinnamon buns, but I had the urge to do a post on buns of the hair variety. Aside from being easy, it can also be one of […]

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Cannes 2014 Best Dressed

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The Cannes Film Festival is fun to watch from afar (from a red carpet perspective) because it’s like the Oscars, Emmys, and all other awards shows rolled into one and it never ends. Here is my Cannes 2014 best dressed list so far… Nicole Kidman’s  Armani Privé gown was heaven. Blake Lively’s style choices were on point. […]

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A Garden Party. On Your Face.

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In the winter, I tend to stick to fairly classic makeup – black liner, pink cheeks, red lips. The occasional smoky eye if you’re lucky. But come summer, all bets are off. There’s no better time to play around with bright colors, shimmers, and lacquers. Luckily, beauty companies (like Shu Uemera, above) are in agreement and have […]

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Spring 2012 Makeup

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Technically it’s still the middle of winter. But since it’s been 60 in New York for the past two days, I’m going to pretend that spring is here to stay and make myself up accordingly. Bronzed Cheeks– Bobbi Brown‘s Shimmer Bricks are perfect for faking a springtime glow and come in colors that flatter everyone. […]

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Stuff those Stockings

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Stocking stuffers are tricky- you don’t want to spend too, too much on them, but you also probably shouldn’t be able to find everything you’re looking for at CVS. Hence this list of awesome, yet affordable little trinkets with which to fill your loved ones’ stockings…   This Dumpling Bag by Chako is made from […]

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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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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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Top This

No more excuses about leaving your nails unpainted because they chip too quickly.  Healthy Hoof Lacquer Top Coat is the answer to your problem/prayers.  It goes on easily, dries faster than any top coat I’ve used, and WILL NOT chip.  Believe me, I’ve tried. Best of all, it’s only like $3 and lasts FOREVER.

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