Laura Mercier Art Deco Muse Collection Review and Swatches


When I opened these eye shadows at home I was royally ticked. I purchased them downtown (an hour away from where I live) at Holt Renfrew were I had to beat off the sales associate trying to book me in for makeover. She made the word “persistant” look mild and just wouldn’t take no for an […]

The Palette of the Year: Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette For Eyes Review & Swatches


Sometimes I look at a palette and wonder why would the creative team put those particular shades together. 60% of the palette will be lovely sophistication and then there will be 4 wacky shades that completely throw me off and I know I will never use. This is why I have skipped Urban Decay palettes […]

Dior 5 Couleurs Eyesahdow #764 Fairy Golds: Review and Swatches


I am typically a die hard fan of Dior eye shadow quints, but the Fairy Golds palette from their Holiday 2012 Le Grand Bal collection, although pretty, has me waffling in the land of “like” rather than love. Resplendent with medium to large glitter particles, it is a sparkle lover’s dream…which I am not. I adored the […]

These Were The Only Meteorites I Saw on December 21: Guerlain Météorites Wulong Refillable Pressed Powder Compact


This is not just a compact with a magical face powder inside. No, no. This is a statement piece. A timeless accessory. A chic addition to the modern woman’s handbag. The weighty yet delicate black-metal compact is sculpted with a gold mother-of-pearl rosette and tucked inside a black suedette pouch bordered with red stitching. Hand […]

Guerlain Ecrin 4 Couleurs Les Ombres Turandot Eye Shadow Palette (Permanent): Review and Swatches


I have turned in to a bit of a Guerlain fiend of late. It all started with my adoration of La Petite Robe Noire perfume in the early fall and grew to full out obsession with Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait (liquid lipstick) and the glorious Liu collection for Holiday 2012. I was a little late on the […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: For Procrastinators

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I usually have my Christmas shopping done and wrapped by early December, but this year just got away from me. For someone who loves to blog about beauty and fashion, I hate to shop…at least when it is crowded. Masses of frantic shoppers and desperate sales associates clinging to their last modicum of sanity just […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Nails


Whether they are a stocking stuffer or the main event, nail polishes are a great Christmas gift option–especially with so many quality brands releasing holiday collections. Click here for the interactive list. OPI for Sephora Tinsel Town Collector’s Set $59 Essie Leading Lady $8 Julep Favourite Things 2012 Nail Color Jewelry Box $84 Deborah Lippmann Layer Cake Holiday Set $24 Tom Ford Bergdorf Exclusive 16 Color […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Eye Palettes


Guerlain Liu Eye & Lip Calligraphy $82.00 Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura Prestigious Bordeaux $65.00 Dior Le Grand Bal Night Golds $60.00 Bobbi Brown Caviar & Oyster $87.00 Dior Le Grand Bal Fairy Golds $60.00 Smashbox Studio Pop Eye Palette $56.00 MAC Holiday Collection Fabulousness: Smokey Eyes $39.50 Anastasia Beverly Hills Want You To Want Me $44.00 Karl Lagerfeld for She Uemura Smoky Velvet […]

Neiman Marcus + Target Partner For Christmas!

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Ladies and Gents mark your calendars for December 1st because the fashion opportunity of the season is on it’s way for all of you designer-lover-bargain-hunters. Neiman Marcus, Target and the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) are partnering together to bring you over 50 affordable gorgeous gifts from 24 favourite American designers just in time for the holiday […]