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Sep 15, 2014

Monday Must Have: Kenneth Cole ‘Bon-Net’ Pump

Monday Must Have: Kenneth Cole ‘Bon-Net’ Pump

Kenneth Cole Bon Net Pumps

It’s been a while since I gushed about any items on my wish list. I came across these ‘Bon-Net’ Pump at Nordstorm and instantly fell in love. These Kenneth Cole ‘Bon-Net’ Pump are perfect for the transition into Fall because they provide a little extra coverage around the ankles.

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Sep 15, 2014

Must Have Monday: Kenneth Cole Bon-Net Pumps

Must Have Monday: Kenneth Cole Bon-Net Pumps

Kenneth Cole Bon Net Pumps

It’s been a while since I gushed about any items on my wish list. I came across these ‘Bon-Net’ Pump at Nordstorm and instantly fell in love. These Kenneth Cole ‘Bon-Net’ Pump are perfect for the transition into Fall because they provide a little extra coverage around the ankles.

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Sep 10, 2014

Fall 2014 Beauty Trends

Fall 2014 Beauty Trends

Fal Beauty Trends

With Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week already underway for spring/summer 2015 and the first day of fall steadily fast approaching on September 22nd, now is a better time than ever to review the top trends for fall/winter 2014 beauty.

Furs, oversized coats, even some 60’s and sports attire ran the runways during the 2014 fall/winter shows, but here’s what to expect when dressing your face…

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Sep 8, 2014

Hair Tutorial: Catwalk By TiGi NYFW Messy Braid

Hair Tutorial: Catwalk By TiGi NYFW Messy Braid

TIGI NYFW Mara Hoffman

For Mara Hoffman’s recent Spring 2015 collection showing at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, the models sported a “lived-in desert braid.” The inspiration for the look was “the breezy vibe of the California desert”. I was behind the scenes at the show to see how CATWALK by TIGI Global Creative Director Nick Irwin developed the effortless look.

backstage nyfw Mara Hoffman

Tigi for Mara Hoffman

Steps:

1. Mist clean, dry hair with Catwalk by Tigi…

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Sep 5, 2014

New York Fashion Week Survival Kit

New York Fashion Week Survival Kit

#NYFW Survival Kit

SS15 Fashion week is off to a start here in new york city and I for one couldn’t be happier. September fashion week is one of my favorite times of the years. This fashion week I’m not taking time off from work so I’ll mainly be attending shows/events on the weekend and evenings. Although I won’t be running around as much as usual, there are a few key items that I can’t do without.

Be sure to…

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Sep 3, 2014

Four Bronzers for Woman of Color

Four Bronzers for Woman of Color

Four Bronzers for Brown Skin

September is here and while we seem to be having a few last dog days of summer, pretty soon the sun will retreat along with our summer glows. But that doesn’t have to be the case!Many women, especially women of color, shy away from bronzer because they are afraid/ don’t understand the purpose. Bronzer is a great way to add glow, warmth, and depth to your face (and doesn’t have to be scary at…

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Sep 1, 2014

Fancy and Frugal: New Makeup Academy CVS Beauty Launch

Fancy and Frugal: New Makeup Academy CVS Beauty Launch

MUA Makeup Academy CVS

It’s no secret that I love to look to drugstores such as CVS for great budget beauty finds. So naturally, I was extremely excited to hear about the launch of a new beauty line at CVS. Makeup Academy is a premium beauty line developed by industry professionals exclusively for CVS. To debut, the line has three categories (lips, lashes, and brushes) with over 145 products. The line it’ self shares…

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Aug 4, 2014

Monthly Beauty Favorites

summer beauty productsSummer seems to be swiftly flying by. It’s hard to believe it’s already August and  it’s been a few months since my last Beauty Favorites list. Not much has changed but there are a few items I’ve added to my routine. Keep reading to check out what I’m currently loving.

Med-e-Tate Antiperspirant Wipes: If you’ve been reading Fancyfrancy for a while you’ve probably noticed a pattern: I hate sweat…

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Jul 31, 2014

The best waterproof cosmetics for summer

The best waterproof cosmetics for summer

Heat, humidity, perspiration, and swimming shouldn’t stop your summer beauty routine.  Recently we discussed how to stay shine free and  Martha Stewart Living, also cultivated a list of their own our favorite products that survive the summer. Check out a few of their picks below as well as our picks here.

November/Beauty
Products Featured: Hard Candy All Lid Up Eye Shadow, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on eye pencil,…

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Jul 29, 2014

How to Dress Like a Start-up Guy

How to Dress Like a Start-up Guy

Startupguy look

Bannana Republic recently posted this look book to finally answer the question: what does one wear as a twenty something silicon valley aspiring millionaire. The answer: lots of denim like slacks and jackets without ties. Above are a few standouts from the collection, see the whole thing here and check out Fast Company’s break down here.

 

 

 

 

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