November 2010

‘Tis the season for fantastic holiday beauty buys that won’t break the bank . Perfect for gift giving or guilt-free- just-for-me holiday purchases ! Available from Nordstrom.

Smashbox Beauty Kit

The Smashbox Eye Wish Palette features 12 shadows, 4 cream eyeliners, a mini-photo finish lid primer and a mini Lash Diva mascara, a $243 value for just $45. Comes with a step-by-step lookbook !

Nordstromo Color Palette

One of the best values around for girls who love to play with make-up, this kit features 144 eyeshadows, 6 blushes, 3 eyeliners in black, chocolate and midnight blue, plus 6 cream eyeliners. It’s a steal for just $29.

Nars Crazy Heart Holiday Lip Gloss

Nars best sheer brights with signature pink hues in Easy Lover, Babe, Orgasm,Turkish Delight and Misbehavin’. $50.

Bobbi Brown Sparkle Glamour Eye Quad

3 smoky eye friendly shadows, plus 1 highlighter shade infused with fine, light catching glitter. $40.

Dior Holiday Small Eye PaletteDior’s Red patent leather  palette filled with wearable coordinated high shadows and the signature Dior hardware. $44.

Deborah Lippman Layer Cake Nail Color TrioTreat yourself, or that special girl on your list to this Nordstrom exclusive offering from Deborah Lippman, the ” Layer Cake ” Nail Color Trio. Includes Wicked Game, a swirling lavendar gray, Happy Birthday, party in a bottle, and Dark Side of the Moon, absolutely aubergine. $25.

We love holiday sparkle !

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Christina Aguilera in Burlesque

The amazing Christina completely steals the show in Burlesque. She looks incredible, but it’s all about The Voice. Seriously…the voice.

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Have a faux fur jacket on your wish list ?

November 27, 2010

They’re fun, affordable and perfect for cooler weather. You can throw ‘em on with jeans or for a touch of evening glam. Here are a few of our picks for fab faux ! Inc. Cropped Animal Print Faux Fur, Macy’s, $129

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving

November 24, 2010

Titled ” Freedom from want “, this iconic image of Thanksgiving dinner was painted by Norman Rockwell in 1943. I want to wish all of you a warm and happy Thanksgiving and say thank you so much for reading my blog. It means a lot to me and I’m truly thankful for each and every [...]

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Barbra Streisand creates a street of vintage shops..in her basement !

November 23, 2010

If you’re a vintage fashion lover, you’ll love this. The one and only Babs has transformed the basement of her home into her own private shopping mecca . The ” shops ” include a Doll Shop, an Antiques store and a Sweets shop. She thought this would be a better way to store her amazing [...]

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Today’s little bit of lovely: Richard Avedon’s ” Dovima “

November 23, 2010

This iconic photo of Dovima in a Christian Dior evening gown was up for auction in Paris. The photo was taken by Richard Avedon in 1955; it was bought by Christian Dior for $1.1 million dollars. Christie’s auction house said it was the most ever paid for a photograph of its kind in France.

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Pretty sure this is the funniest thing I’ve ever read

November 20, 2010

Do you know this woman ? The Bloggess. If not, prepare to laugh your ever-lovin–arse off. I give you, ” There are a lot of machine guns on this vacation. ” I heart you, Bloggess. You’re talented.

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Today’s little bit of lovely: World’s cutest puppy

November 20, 2010

I am a chick magnet. It’s Pet Adoption Day at the Scottsdale PetsMart on 90th St. & Shea. I don’t take up much room…except for in your heart.

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St. John Stylist Lela Briggs: Master of the mix !

November 19, 2010

The lovely Lela Briggs, St. John’s effervescent Stylist Extraordinaire was in store at Neiman Marcus this week for a St. John fashion show and presentation and it was really a treat. Lela’s worked for St. John for almost 20 years, starting out as the in-house model. But for the last few years, she’s been traveling [...]

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Burberry hits 3 million fans on FaceBook

November 18, 2010

In a nod to the power of social media, Burberry announced today that it took 1 year to reach 1 million fans, 6 months to reach 2 million fans and just one month to reach 3 million. Joanna Shields , Vice President for FACEBOOK EMEA praised Burberry’s social media strategy, calling them a thriving media [...]

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