Monthly Archives - May 2015

Beauty + Style Hybrid Post: Wild Hair, Glowing Skin and, Dare I Say it…OVERALLS

Above: Overalls from Nasty Gal. In honor of the weekend, I offer you an uber-relaxed outfit + beauty post, replete with tranquil nature, wild hair and distressed denim.  Honestly, I never thought I would find myself wearing overalls again but *this patched pair (currently on sale),...

Five Products, Four Looks…My Latest Article for the Neiman Marcus Blog

Above: Five Products, Four Looks...currently on the Neiman Marcus blog. Happy Friday, lovelies!  As I type this, I am feeling wildly sleep-deprived and ready for some (hopefully!) major rest and catch up time after I conclude teaching for the week.  I have a bevy of posts...

Kjaer Weis Newness + the Solution for Second Day Hair

Above: Kjaer Weis gems, resplendent in the sunlight. The Kjaer Weis line (available at Beautylish, Net-A-Porter, Spirit Beauty Lounge and Beauty Bar) possesses a gorgeous duality of form and function; from the weighty, streamlined metal cases to the stunning, all-natural, skin-friendly, pigmented creams and powders they house, each product feels...

Late to the Party: Rag & Bone Dre Boyfriend Jeans

Above: First and foremost, Happy Memorial Day...hope it was spent with loved ones, in memory and appreciation fo the lives valiantly sacrificed for our freedom.  Above: My new Rag & Bone Dre Boyfriend Jeans (Phoenix was, size 25). I am mournfully late to the boyfriend jeans...

Sunlit Apricot: Le Metier de Beaute London Kaleidoscope + Swatches of Every Shade of the New Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation

Above: A veritable Le Metier de Beaute and Laura Mercier wonderland with a bit of By Terry and Surratt Beauty thrown in for good measure. Last week, I shared swatches of the gorgeous, limited-edition Le Metier de Beaute Ken Downing Kaleidoscopes (full post HERE) and...

FOTD: Poolside Casual + Rag & Bone Booties

Above: Poolside at the Mondrian Hotel. Happy Friday, lovelies...I hope your week has been kind.  I've, for one, been entrenched in meetings, long lectures and finals, all while battling a hideous cold that has severely compromised my sleep (e.g., 1 hour here, 2 hours there...)....

Frog Prince in a Bronze Lagoon: Enchanting New Products from Lipstick Queen and Sisley

Above: Lipstick Queen Frog Prince magically transforms to a customized pink. I must admit, I haven't given green lip color a proper spin since high school; in those tender and formative years, I had a mood lipstick that transformed to a blaringly hot pink and...

New Lips, Shoes + a Preview of the Le Metier De Beaute Ken Downing Kaleidoscopes!

Above: Lancome Shine Lover in Effortless Pink...a gloriously glossy and pigmented wonder.  Also pictured...Alor Stack Bracelet.  Happy Sunday!  This post is devoted to three new products in my life: lip color, shoes and eyeshadow...I ask you (with only the slightest hint of cavalier humor), what...

The New Fragrance I Cannot Stop Wearing: Maria Christofilis Fleur 09 + New Makeup Details

Above: Sophisticated and intoxicatingly pretty, Fleur 09 atomizer and flacon. Happy weekend, lovelies!  This week has been rife with late nights, meetings, end of the school year responsibilities and an array of new beauty products.  One fragrance that I have been wearing nonstop through the...