Category: Features

Wishlist Wednesday #22 – The perfect red lip eye makeup

For this Wishlist Wednesday, I’m going with something a little more abstract/theoretical. We all know how much I love my red lipstick, but I’ve yet to nail down the perfect red lip eye makeup.

I know it’s very French to wear red lips with no eye makeup, just mascara, but I feel like my eye shape and features look washed out and dull without both shadow and liner. But then when I use very nude, natural colors, I feel like I need something more.

Then the other night I saw this photo of Olivia Palermo (I don’t even really know who she is or why she’s famous, but she’s gorgeous, has great style, and her boyfriend fiance is a stone fox.)

The perfect red lip eye makeup
OOH LA LA!

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Music Monday #22 – “Freedom 90” by George Michael

Shani Asks You Sundays – Pick one makeup item

Hey gang! Something new I’m going to try is to get a discussion going around a question every week. Not unlike a poll, but I’m not providing you the answers. 🙂

This week’s question:

If you could only use one article of makeup forever more, which would you pick?

For me, it’s a toss up between mascara and lipstick. My eyes disappear without mascara, but I feel naked without lipstick. But if someone forced me to choose, I’d have to say mascara. (I could always find things to stain my lips with. 😉 )

How about you?

(Feel free to submit questions for future weeks!)

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Wishlist Wednesday #21- Hearts Leather Bag by La Lisette

I promise, I’ve wanted this bag for a lot longer than just pre-Valentine’s Day, but it seemed like the perfect opportunity to share my object of lust—the Hearts Leather Bag by La Lisette in Bordeaux.

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Music Monday #21 – “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette

I sang this song at karaoke on Saturday night, and was reminded what an incredible, amazing, cathartic song it is to sing along to at the top of your lungs.

Happy Monday, everyone.

What’s on your playlist today?

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Wishlist Wednesday #20 – Valentino Rockstud Shoes

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Normally, I’m not one to want an article of clothing or an accessory that is super well known or that everyone has (part of my problem with designer bags), but I’ve seen different variations of the Valentino Rockstud Shoes on different blogs lately, and…they just look so HOT.

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Music Monday #20 – “It’s Not Serious” by Hospitality

Brooklyn band Hospitality is new to me, having just read about them in Entertainment Weekly. This is the single from their new album, Trouble. 

I’m not sure what I think yet. I think I like it. What do you guys think?

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January 2014 favorites – NARS, By Terry, Bourjois, Maybelline, MAC, and Shu Uemura

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I don’t know if you’re as tired of looking at my face as I am, but good thing, because today is January 2014 Favorites day!

January 2014 Favorites

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The Search for the Perfect Red: By Terry Rouge Terrybly in Terrific Rouge

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Ever since I first tried it on in October, I’ve been dreaming of By Terry Rouge Terrybly in Terrific Rouge. (Say THAT ten times fast.) Terrible name aside, at $49 a pop, By Terry Rouge Terrybly lipsticks are an investment, even when you are employed. So it took me a while to work my way round to getting this.

And, guys? I’m in trouble. I want this formula in every color now. And I’m saying this about a lipstick, a RED lipstick, that’s not matte!

By Terry Rouge Terrybly in Terrific Rouge

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Wishlist Wednesday #19 – Mrs. Pomeranz Dresses

If you know me at all, you would understand what my face looked like when I first found the Mrs. Pomeranz site.

*pause for you to go look*

Sometimes, Bloglovin’ is amazing. I found it through a blog that was recommended based on a different blog I had just followed. Convoluted? Yes. Kismet? Yes, indeed.

Here’s what the blog has to say about the company:

Mrs.Pomeranz is a small sewing studio located in London and Moscow. Specialized seamstresses create our beautiful, 1950s ’New Look Silhouette’ dresses from the highest quality English and Italian fabrics.
Mrs.Pomeranz was created by Dasha Pomeranz in 2009. Dasha collected 1950s dresses for several years. Running her vintage shop ‘Good Bye London’ helped Dasha realize that a classical 50-s silhouette is the most flattering cut of all: these are dresses that can make you feel a little prim and proper… but a lot more feminine! Dasha found that the demand for 50s dresses outstripped the amount of vintage gems available. So she decided to create new dresses inspired by the 50s. With her trusted constructor she carefully reworked original patterns to fit the modern female figure: vintage cuts don’t necessarily fit today’s women, they can be too full in the chest and too thin in the waist. But Mrs.Pomeranz’s dresses fit perfectly: the cut slims the figure, the length compliments the legs. Thus the ‘New Look’ collection was born: dresses full of vintage grace but with a contemporary feel.
We aim to make Mrs.Pomeranz’s dresses your favourite!

It’s all true. I couldn’t pick just one that I wanted, so I’m here to show you my top 3.

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