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Archive for February, 2010

Me Art

I couldn’t imagine turning a photo of myself — Andy Warhol-style — into a piece of artwork, but when it comes to immortalizing a photo of a loved one, that’s a whole other story! Me Art is an online site that lets you turn photos of your tot (or any loved one), into custom works … Continue reading “Me Art”

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Rihanna in Givenchy Studded Tote Bag

I first came across the Givenchy Studded Tote Bag ($817) that Rihanna is sporting in the photo above at Maendler when I was in Munich a few weeks ago and I nearly bought it. I’m so glad I didn’t! What stopped me from getting it at the time (well aside from studs being completely over-played), … Continue reading “Rihanna in Givenchy Studded Tote Bag”

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Web Snob February 26, 2010

Beauty Snob has the new Bliss moisturizer to instantly revive your skin. Stiletto Jungle covers “Kimmie,” the first 7 For All Mankind curvy fit jeans. Allie is Wired peeks at preview photos from Lady Gaga’s Telephone music video. Bag Bliss is obsessing over the rad new Alexander McQueen Long Skull whipsnake Clutch! Tot Snob has … Continue reading “Web Snob February 26, 2010”

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Frugal Snob: Noxzema Relaunches With New Products & Packaging

Does anyone else remember those Noxzema commercials with Rebecca Gayheart circa  Jawbreakers? I can’t think of one cleansing product more popular then the brand’s Original Deep Cleansing Cream when I was a young teen. The iconic drugstore brand just released new products (and packaging), to join their classic cleanser including a Deep Cleansing Cream Plus … Continue reading “Frugal Snob: Noxzema Relaunches With New Products & Packaging”

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Zac Posen “Z Spoke” Launch at Saks

Zac Posen is clearly a showman–but he’s also not one to mince words. “This is not Zac-lite; it’s an entirely new identity,” he said Wednesday night at Saks Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, where he launched his new Z Spoke collection. Saks is the label’s exclusive retailer and has made it available at 17 doors nationwide … Continue reading “Zac Posen “Z Spoke” Launch at Saks”

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Burberry Prorsum Fall 2010

It’s no surprise, given Christopher Bailey’s decree that his Burberry “Cadet Girls” follow the ideals of “Protect, Explore & Inspire,” that his fall collection of bags lean toward a harder edge. Witness Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, who sported one such piece–an alligator Cadet Sling bag–as she arrived at the show Tuesday. A quick review of … Continue reading “Burberry Prorsum Fall 2010”

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Burberry Prorsum Fall 2010

This isn’t your grandmother’s Burberry. This isn’t even your mother’s Burberry. Indeed, it says a lot about a brand when the only problem with its outerwear is deciding which one to buy. For his fall Prorsum collection (theme: “Protect, Explore, Inspire”), chief creative director Christopher Bailey delivered a stellar lineup that was executed with military … Continue reading “Burberry Prorsum Fall 2010”

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Natalia Vodianova & De Beers design Necklace for Charity

De Beers is proud to be the lead sponsor of The Love Ball London in aid of the Naked Heart Foundation, a children’s charity. The centre piece of the auction was The Magic Moment Necklace designed by Natalia Vodianova and created by De Beers. This one-of-a-kind piece was inspired by that precious instant when two … Continue reading “Natalia Vodianova & De Beers design Necklace for Charity”

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Hair Trend: Free-Flowing Curls

You only have to take one peak in my closet to see how much I love Ports 1961. Their dresses and coats are particularly amazing — Tia Cibani just has the most amazing eye for quality and detail. The designer’s eye extends beyond fashion and into hair, makeup, accessories, and styling as well. In fact … Continue reading “Hair Trend: Free-Flowing Curls”

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