Sunday, November 29, 2009

Baubles, Bags, Trinkets, and Treasures

J.Crew and other companies are turning to selling accessories possibly because of the economy. One can buy a new pair of earrings, necklace, shoes, sunglasses, or clutch and you feel like you have just bought a whole new outfit. J.Crew has tortoise sunglasses with Italian rhodoid with plastic lenses that retail for $250. One can do a lot with an old pair of jeans , a cute top, a scarf and the sunglasses touching off a new look and coordinating the outfit. Think movie star. A glass cube necklace made of hand set glass beads and gold ox-plated brass also add a lot to a variety of outfits, tres chic. The J. Crew gold and crystal cluster bracelet is made of 14K gold-plated brass with fireballs and glass-rhinestone beads. In addition, a satchel of stone washed leather is another alternative to add some pizzaz to ones' wardrobe.

New Gucci Watch

Gucci for FFAWN limited- edition Twirl watch with black diamonds which adds a monochromatic touch to any outfit. The watch is pricey costing $1,895, but has a famous brand name, is limited in supply, and has rare black diamonds. It is half watch and half bracelet, perfect for any jewelry aficionado.

Queen Latifiah Collection is Royally Sweet

Queen Latifah is a curvaceous award winning rapper, actress, and singer who has now debuted her own perfume. Queen is an oriental fragrance which reflects Latifah's fragrance as a natural expression of love and beauty does start on the inside. The CEO of Parlux Fragrances states Queen Latifah is excited about her scent which has exotic notes such as; Italian Bergamot, Mediterranean Mandarin, Moroccan Coriander, Indian Patchouli, Vanilla, and Tonka Absolute. The bottle is a ruby red, faceted with gold borders, and a dimensional heart emerges on the side. The collection has a body lotion, body butter, as well as two sizes of the perfume.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Clinique : Smarter than Your Average Makeup

Clinique makeup has come out with a new powder. It has a super balanced technology which senses the skin's needs. It keeps dry areas comfortable and oily areas less shiny. Equally smart, it has a no waste grinder that dispenses skin-defending vitamins with each twist. Freshly shaved mineral powder clings evenly to the skin. Lasts up to 8 hours and comes with its own antibacterial brush. To find out more about this and other products go to

Saturday, November 21, 2009

New Young Face on the Runway

With her wispy dirty blond hair and a set eyes, Alisa Matviychuk, represented the Ukraine in the Elite Model Look contest. The sixteen year old did not win, but she did sign with the Marilyn Agency. When the fall 2009 collection began, she made her debut at Nina Ricci. She also did resort collections for Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Miu Miu, and Prada. This is a new face to look out for.

L'oreal the 1st Plumping Lipgloss

The 1st plumping lip gloss that lasts 6 hours. The lip gloss has an hourglass n the ad which features the gloss and how long it will last in order to make your lips shiny and have a long lasting pout. Eva Longoria is the spokes model for this product.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Chanel for Free!

Chanel is giving away 100 Rouge Allure Lipsticks in Audace, worth $32. How often do you get a free lipstick?

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kate Moss is Moody

Kate Moss was recently at the GQ Men of the Year Award dinner held at the Lion's Club and the Irish actor, James Nesbitt, mocked an old spread of her in GQ magazine. She was so angry that she stormed out of the event that was also honoring her friend Lily Allen for woman of the year. Moss ran into a filming that was taking place and was said to have been cursing and complaining about how she could not find her lipstick. She was seen at the London Opera House earlier in the evening and rumor had it that Mickey Rourke was making unwanted advances.