Pop your collars pretty prepsters because you're about to swoon! If you're as ready as I am to head for the Hamptons or your fave warm weather escape, your travel bags are about to get an instant shot of fab. The original Queen of Prep, Lilly Pulitzer, has returned to her NYC roots, teaming up with Estee Lauder, to make your spring as perfect as your monogram.
You may not be ready for the holidays, but believe me, you're ready for holiday beauty! This year brings some of the chicest collections I've seen, and the makeup palettes are unbelievable. Whether you want to be fully prepared for a fabulous season of soirees or have someone one your list that deserves the most amaze gift, I've got you covered. Here are my top 5 holiday palette picks that will have you glowing, gorgeous, and looking like a total hottie straight through the New Year! Just keep in mind you'll want to snag your "must haves" soon, because these beauties will be gone before the first snow hits ... Err the second snow in my case.
On Monday evening as I was awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, there were two things playing on my laptop - a live stream on Weather.com and Episode 1 of Project Runway All Stars. I've been a HUGE fan of the show from the beginning, so when I wanted to preoccupy myself with happy thoughts rather than a history-making storm, the new season of All Stars seemed like a perfect distraction. Unfortunately, just as the teams hit Mood, Sandy hit NYC and it was lights out. But as I emerged from the darkness of downtown Manhattan on Wednesday, Project Runway All Stars was there to brighten my day once more! The fab Anthony Ryan won the first challenge, and I get to share with you his model's gorge makeup look created by the team at Laura Mercier. Here's the recap and hopefully a little beauty break to lift your spirits too.
Julie Bowen shined at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards in more ways than one! Not only did the actress look stunning in a head-turning neon gown, she also snagged the Best Supporting Actress Emmy for her role on the hit TV Show Modern Family. From tousled locks to a simple, sexy smoky eye, find out how to get her look.
Rather than just reporting the trends from Fashion Week, I decided to give each brand, and each artist, the credit they deserve ... Starting with Stila. I had the pleasure of spending my backstage beauty time with gorge Stila Pro, Sarah Lucero, watching her create runway magic again and again for some of my favorite designers. Here are the first looks for spring that I know you're going to love!