I Spy a SPA WEEK: April 11-17th

Next to Fashion Week, Spa Week is the greatest week ever (and trust me it’s ranks as a close second)! An entire week of pampering for just $50. If you’ve ever been to the spa you know that some of these services can cost anywhere from $100 to $500 so a trip to the spa is left for special occasions…
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ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?: Color Changing Nail Polish

Beauty, like fashion, changes at the drop of a dime and apparently so does your nail polish. In the Mood nail polish changes color when heated to 91 degrees Fahrenheit. In case you didn’t know, our normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees but our fingertips are a bit cooler. Thus explaining why my hand/tips are always freezing. Depending on your mood…
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SHOE-A-CIDE: H by Halston S/S 11

Don’t you just love when Hip Hop creates a word that can paint a perfect picture. Insert the phrase SHOE-A-CIDE to any one of my shoe posts because it totally describes my love for luxe things on my feet (or just luxe things). Lucky for you, your Louis bag will thank me for this post. Shortly after SJP was crowned as the…
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Bloggeristas + Brunch + PLAYBOY Magazine

Over the weekend I spent some BFF time with my girl Bethany. After dragging totes and boxes up 4 flights of steps (she just moved to NY) we were pooped and ready for our Sunday brunch date even though it was only Saturday. I swear soon enough people who know me will realize I am slow and I need at…
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SHOP PLUS SIZE SWIM

Its All In The Bag: COACH celebrates 70 years with a classic Fall classic 2011

One of the very first luxury bags my mother brought me was a Coach bag. I remember it so vividly. Early 90’s and you weren’t the popular girl if you didn’t have a swanky chic handbag. Trust me, I was the popular girl! Then something happened. Gucci, Louis, and Prada were invited and Coach was left for the chic granny’s…
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ALDO + Julian Louie

Collaborations are becoming the hautest thing in fashion since the creation of the wrap dress – everyone is doing it. So it’s to no surprise that after designer Julian Louie teamed up with ALDO for his Spring 2011 Collection that this brand wants to capitalize on this trend too. That is after Joe Zee (Elle Magazine), and many top fashion…
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In The Beginning There Was a BLOG!

Blogging to me is a never ending conversation. Which is why I love being apart of FBFF. This Friday we ask ourselves – what have been the 5 hardest blogging lessons you’ve learned during this process and have helped make you a better blogger as a result.
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Women’s History Month Spotlight: PetalsNBelles.org

When I learned from PetalsNBelles.org that March was Women’s History Month I immediately decided that I would join in the celebration by highlighting women who have inspired me throughout my life. Of course there’s the normal mother, grandmother, sister relationships that keep us all sane. But there have been many women who have touched my life albeit small or big.
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A Beauty and Fashion Revolution: Tyra Banks TYPEF.COM

Today Tyra Banks launched yet another avenue for all us fashion and beauty stalkers. Although I got an email about the new site months ago, I opted to wait for the launch of the site before I dedicated a post to yet another fashion and beauty site, claiming to be the next best thing. Even it was created by Tyra.
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WE PRAY FOR YOU JAPAN!

My heart bleeds to know disaster hits any country but especially Japan. It’s my favorite one of them all and I haven’t been yet. I’ve admired the culture and style for years. One of my favorite movies is Memoirs of a Geisha – wait is that Japan, well anyways you get my drift. In memory of those who lost their…
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