Archive for June, 2009

Beauty Makeover Tips for Summer

Now that summer is here, everybody wants to have that California girl highlight-ed beach-babe look. Nothing wrong with that,if you know exactly what to do. Experts share their beauty tips to Elle to help you achieve the beauty makeover you want for this summer. HairTop colorist Rita Hazan shares what happens if you go for super light high-lights. “They can wash you out and make you look sallow, pale, and old. If you have no color in your hair, you’ll have no color in your skin.”Instead of going …

Chloé Elsie Lamé Shoulder Bag

Chloé Elsie Lamé Shoulder Bag

Liven up your plain and dark ensemble with Chloé’s Elsie shoulder bag. It’s made of luxurious gold lame, with a fold-over flap in front, gold-tone chain shoulder strap, and a gold-tone turnlock to fasten. Inside, it is lined with nude leather, and has a small internal logo-embossed pocket. Pair it with a dark loose jacket, and boots to for a regal effect. Chloé’s Elsie Lamé Shoulder Bags is available at net-a-porter for $1,250.Image source: net-a-porter

Miu Miu Oversized Satin Clutch

Miu Miu Oversized Satin Clutch

Though Miu Miu is Prada’s more pocket-friendly sibling, you can definitely see that the family resemblance. Miu Miu’s dainty oversized clutch looks just like a Prada pochette. Made with violet satin, it has a gold-tone zip with a large satin pull to fasten, gold-tone designer logo in front, and a gold-tone embossed placket on the inside. It has an internal zip pocket and is fully lined. It’s the perfect accessory to a cocktail party. The clutch’s dimensions are Width 15″ / 38cm; Height 6″ / 16c…

Marc by Marc Jacobs Large Salma Satchel Bag

Marc by Marc Jacobs Large Salma Satchel Bag

Marc Jacob’s sure knows how to add a kick to a dull old satchel. The Salma satchel bag from his Marc by Marc Jacobs is made of leather, and had gold tone hardware through out. It has an embossed designer logo stud detail, two top handles, an internal leather-trimmed pocket with embossed designer logo, and a contrast lining. To make the bag appear more unique and interesting, Jacobs added tonal paneling throughout – and chose just the right eye-catching color: red. It’s simple, yet attention-gra…

Yves Saint Laurent Muse Two Bag

Yves Saint Laurent Muse Two Bag

This season, it’s all about exotics, and Yves Saint Laurent has created the perfect bag to make you queen of the urban lipstick jungle. YSL’s creation is a multicolored, structured leather bag with a ponyskin leopard-print finish. It has black suede trim and lining, with a black leather top handle and tabs. It has a foldover flap with studs, eyelets, and a clasp (to fasten) in front, a stud-fastening pocket at back, an internal zipped compartment and pouches. Silver-tone hardware, silver-tone f…

Beauty Trend: Exotic Eyes

Beauty Trend: Exotic Eyes

 Makeup artist Pat McGrath upped the ante At Gucci’s tropics-inspired collection by painting the models’ eyes in sultry, exotic hues. The sought-after makeup artist created a shimmery, blue-green shade that elle.com described as “dreamy and slightly disco.” Pat McGrath used Make Up For Ever Professional Turquoise and Cover Girl Turquoise Tempest hues on the lid, and then used Bobbi Brown Metallic Eye Shadow in Mint from crease to brow. Bringing the lighter color up to the brow “makes the eyes lo…

Katy Perry’s Bubblegum Lipstick

Katy Perry’s Bubblegum Lipstick

Katy Perry kissed a girl and she liked it. Said girl probably went home with bright, pink lips after being smooched by the pop star. The busty, singer has set a trend with her unique and fun style: pin-up girl fashion and heavily made up eyes are all the rage. Now her lipstick shade of choice has also gained quite a following. Makeup artist Jake Bailey who worked with the songstress on her “Waking Up In Vegas” video says, “Katy Perry loves bright and feminine colors. “The bold lipsticks from Ma…

Would You Go For Sweat Lipo

We all like to dwell on the blissful aspects of summer: hitting the beach or pool, lounging around in your stylish bikini, getting a sun-kissed tan, going about in light and airy clothes, the endless parties. Who wants to think about huge electric bills due to AC use, dry hair, runny make up, and excessive sweat? While there’s a lot you can do to lower your electric bills, keep your hair shiny and moisturized, and keep your makeup from running, there’s not a lot of things you can do about sweati…

Juicy Couture Mayer leather clutch

Juicy Couture Mayer leather clutch

Juicy Couture is known for their youthful and rather edgy accessories. But with the Mayer leather clutch, they went surprisingly sophisticated. The cream color makes it easy to match it to outfits, while the gold-tone hardware adds to the sophistication. The clutch has a faux patch pocket with tassel detail and buckle strap with the labels embossed logo in front, with a gold-tone cutout handle, two zipped pockets inside and signature lining.Juicy Couture’s Mayer leather clutch goes well with an…

Tods G-Bag Bauletto Satchel

Tods G-Bag Bauletto Satchel

I’ve always liked Tod’s handbags. They’re always so stylish, but never over-the-top. A current favorite is the G-Bag Bauletto Satchel. It’s made of coated canvas with contrast leather trim. It has adjustable double handles, an adjustable shoulder strap, and zipper closure, inside zip pocket, nylon lining and metal feet. I like the bag’s classic ‘bowling bag’ shape and it’s eye-catching red color. It’s perfect for a day about town.The handbag’s dimensions are 12″W X 9″H X 7″D. Tod’s G-Bag …