Girl’s Best Friend

April 4, 2014

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Who ever said diamonds are not a girl’s best friend was simply mistaken.  On top of that, whoever said jewelry is not a girl’s best friend, did not see this set of memoires, with the most breath-taking images, of the most gorgeous jewelry I have ever seen.  Usually, when I am online shopping on my “bible”, SHOPBOP, I stick to shoes and clothing, but this time was different.  I was looking for a birthday gift for a friend of mine, and I came across this amazing book set, “Books With Style: Jewelry Memoires Book Set.”  This book set focuses on 5 iconic jewelers, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Shinde Jewels, Dior Jewelry, and Codognato.  They take you through the history of fashion, and provide you with the most gorgeous, and the most lavish truly iconic jewelry images.

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Barely There

April 3, 2014

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I think you may have caught on with my obsesseion with Urban Decay, “Naked” collection.  Due to the fact that I don’t like too much makeup, or anything crazy and bright, I gravitate towards, this collection, because it is soft, natural, and pretty.  I find Urban Decay products to be affordable and easy to use.  It is easy to apply, long lasting, and easy on my skin.  I am in love with the new Naked Lip Gloss. They come in very classic, rosie, neautral shades, and very soft.  My lips feel silky smooth without feeling sticky and looking too bold and tacky.  I suggest stopping by Sephora and finding your perfect shade!

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Guilt-Free Pleasure

April 2, 2014

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Now that it is getting warmer out, I know I should be gearing up for bikini season, but there are some things that just don’t go away with the winter, like my sweet tooth.  I am always on the hunt for some not so guilty, guilty pleasures.  I came across this carrot and raisin cookie recipe on, The Beauty BeanI found them easy to make, guilt free, and most importantly delicious.  These are great for a midnight snack, or even a fun dessert option for a get together.  Check out The Beauty Bean for this recipe, along with great tips and tricks on fashion, beauty, fitness, and much more!

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Tea Time

April 1, 2014

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One of Spring’s most classic “Do’s” right now, is the Grace Kelly tea-length dress.  No one screams class, more then award winning actress, Grace Kelly.  So many runways were presenting their version of the classic fit-and-flare, tea-length dresses and skirts.  I happen to love this trend.  I think it is sexy in itself, but you can definitely modernize it.  I love to rock a tea-length skirt with a crop top, turning this into a younger, more fun, version of the classic trend.  Oscar de la Renta, presented a gorgeous Spring collection, staying true to this particular trend, by keeping it more mature and classy, using floral appliques to decorate a simple style.

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MJ Monday

March 31, 2014

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I’m making my playlist for the plane ride home tomorrow morning, and in honor of MJ Monday’s (I might have made this up), I will be putting together a mixture of some old classics, and some of Michael’s more recent songs.  Despite the controversies that he has come across in his life, Michael Jackson will always be an artist, an icon, and a legend.  Here are some my favorites from MJ:

1. “Got To Be There” – Jackson 5 

2. “Blame It On The Boogie” – Jackson 5

3. “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” – Michael Jackson

4. “You Rock My World” – Michael Jackson

5. “Who’s Loving You” – Jackson 5

6. P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing) – Michael Jackson

7. “The Way You Make Me Feel” – Michael Jackson

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Simply Sophisticated

March 30, 2014

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Fresh air, fresh start, new season, new me (well in some areas).  I just bought a new table for my hall way, right when you walk into my apartment.  Some might think this is a weird area to update, but if you think about it, this area gets the most love.  It’s the first thing anyone sees when they walk into my apartment, and the last when they leave; and I always find myself triple checking my outfit, and making sure I don’t have any food in my teeth.  Out with the old and in with the new, is what I like to say.  So, on top of the new table, I bought this amazing, West Elm Antique Tiled Mirror.  It is rustic, yet elegant, and light, and looks great in the hall way. I am so excited for everyone to see my new addition!

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Spring Scent…For Your Hair

March 29, 2014

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I have been very loyal to Gucci throughout the years, sticking to my Guilty scent, and I must say, they have really been good to me.  However, I am changing up a few things this Spring season, my scent being one of them…for my hair!  I recently read that the new scent trend is to show your hair some love, and give it a few spritzes.  Being that is Spring, and the flowers are blooming, I decided to try out “Flower Bomb,” by Viktor Rolf.  With its floral scent being perfect for this time of year, I think this will be a nice new way to keep everything smelling nice and fresh!

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Weekend Get-A-Way

March 28, 2014

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Vacation time is finally here!  I am so excited to leave for Marco Island, Florida tonight!  It is a true girls trip, with my friend and her mother joining me; we will be sipping frozen drinks, lounging in warm clear water, and sun bathing the day away.  I have not been on a vacation in a while, so this will be nice to relax and unwind a little.  I am such a beach bum, I can literally spend all day on the beach and not move.  I have all my beach necessities packed and ready to go !

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Nudes Are In!

March 27, 2014

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I am loving this season’s nude trend!  Being a big fan of black in the Fall and Winter, I like that I can still keep it simple this Spring season, while looking clean, classic, and chic.  I think it is great for almost all skin tones, you just have to choose your nude color carefully from the variety of shades on the nude spectrum.  Some nudes have more brown in them, becoming more beige, and then are nudes that are more pink, more of a dusty rose.  Whichever way you go, you are on trend, and ready for the Spring season!

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Humpday Happy Hour

March 26, 2014

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We all know I love taking full advantage of living in this fun city, and I try to check out as many spots as I can.  Whether its a new exhibit, bar, or restaurant, I think it’s important to know what this city has to offer.  It’s been a long week (and it’s not even over yet), so a few of us gals are going to check out a new spot that just opened earlier this month, “The Roof,” at the Viceroy hotel.  With yummy drinks, indoor/outdoor areas, and a breath taking view of Central Park, makes this a new Spring must see, for all my New Yorkers out there.

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