Category Archives: BEAUTY

Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

  1/Nixon The Wire Tortoise Earphones; 2/ Lavish Luxe Brush Set; 3/ Anette Flat; 4/ Zip Pouch; 5/ Leo Pullover; 6/Picture Frame; 7/ Fatigue Button Up; 8/ Drybar Blowout In-a-Box Hair Dryer; 9/ Vintage Nikes / More gift ideas here.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

I am officially in the holiday spirit. Giving – gifts, thanks, cheer – is such an uplifting feeling, no? Here are a few items that your loved ones would love to find in their stockings. Who do you struggle to … Continue reading

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Dainty

I understand I’m supposed to be feminine and dainty, but I’m not. There are two sides to the coin. People are more impressed with things that I do because they almost treat you as if you’re handicapped if you’re a … Continue reading

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EVENT: Outfitted x Chevrolet

November 16, 2013 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista. Join me for the third installation of Outfitted – back by popular demand – where I will be the official social media correspondent! A step up from photographer, no? … Continue reading

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The A-List: FABB Girls Club Accessories Event

I am really excited to invite you to an event that I will host along with The FABB Girls Club. On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:30 please join us at Aldo Accessories inside Fashion Center at Pentagon City for … Continue reading

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This Week’s Haute Links

Scandal ended with an unexpected turn in last night’s season finale // Rihanna is suing Topshop for $5 million // Factory owners in Bangladesh, as well as Western apparel retailers, have faced intense pressure from governments, consumers and labor groups … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

Emilio Pucci/J.Crew/ Jack Wills / Topshop / Eberjey I like wearing actual pajamas to bed…

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Haute Links

THIS WEEK IN FASHION, BEAUTY, BRAND, AND ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Get the perfect manicure for spring/Diane Von Furstenberg honored five inspirational women this past weekend at the annual DVF Awards in New York. Among attendees were Gabby Douglas and Robin Roberts/Socialite turned … Continue reading

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Bridal Party

It was such an honor to stand up next to one of my best girlfriends this weekend, as she got married – in one of the most pretty ceremonies I’ve ever witnessed. In the days leading up to the ceremony, … Continue reading

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Fresh Flowers

Happy first day of Spring!! I am so ready for the weather to warm up and to spend more time outside. I was in Dallas over the weekend, where it was 80 degrees. I did not want to return to … Continue reading

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Effortless

I’ve never really been a fan of Nicki Minaj because everything about her is so over-the-top. But, I really like her made-under look for the cover shoot for Elle April 2013. To me, it’s consistent with the  average-girl personality she’s shown … Continue reading

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Affirmation

Start each day with words of affirmation. Photo

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Less > More

QUOTE  

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Heartthrob

Roses are red, violets are blue, this chocolate kiss is just for you. Happy Valentine’s Day! XOXO

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Choosing Love

I wish every day was dedicated to spreading love, not just a few. I fervently believe that love is a choice and a commitment. We choose to love or we choose not to love. Love is controllable; it does not … Continue reading

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Chop Chop

My beauty operator talked me into cutting my hair recently. I love it! I’ve even gone shorter since these pics were taken last week. She’s also talked me into not getting a relaxer. It’s been 6 months. I don’t know … Continue reading

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EVENT RECAP: OUTFITTED Holiday Pop-up Shop

December 8, 2012 – Ozio Lounge – The OUTFITTED: Holiday Pop-up Shop unites west coast fashion brands Penolope and Coco, Luv Aj, Plush, MINKPINK, and Virgo Downtown with east coast fashionistas for an afternoon of shopping, sipping, and mingling. Cocktails … Continue reading

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Dear Santa: I Was Nice this Year

  Here’s what’s on my own personal wishlist: PRACTICAL: Alarm clock; Classic white blouse; floor mats; Macbook Pro; AFFORDABLE: Anthropologie bedding; Iris lacquer box; J. Crew gift card; Zara gift card; Victoria’s Secret gift card; STOCKING STUFFER: Clean Warm Cotton … Continue reading

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

STOCKING STUFFER:  Leif Jewelry bracelets; Crane & Co. For J.Crew greeting cards; OPI nail lacquer; Pommery POP Pink mini bottles of champagne; Fred And Friends handlebar mustache bottle opener; AFFORDABLE: J.Crew slim fit shirt; J.Crew yellow gold heart ring; Michael Kors … Continue reading

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Party All the Time!

I love to entertain, and since I hadn’t played hostess in a while, my thirtieth birthday was the perfect occasion to go all out with planning. I had a vision in my head of a sophisticated carnival. Several of my … Continue reading

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2012 Fall Fashion Wishlist: Glitter and Shine

J.Crew stripe dress / J.Crew silk dress / J.Crew sport shirt / Pinup Couture sheer top / Current/Elliott printed skinny jeans / J.Crew pointed shoes /Topshop leather shoes / J.Crew slip on shoes / CLEAN fragrance / Essie Good as … Continue reading

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DC’s Salon Lynne Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Salon Lynne One Year Anniversary Party – September 5, 2012 – Television personality Paul Warton hosts hairstylist Lynne Wooden’s anniversary soiree at Hillyer Art Space. With over 16 years experience in Washington, DC’s top salons, hair stylist, colorist, extentionist, and … Continue reading

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Q&A: Are Braids Appropriate for the Workplace?

I have been wanting some of Solange’s modern-day box braids all summer. She is wearing them so elegantly here, but even still, it does not answer my question: Are braids appropriate for the workplace?Let’s discuss. Photo

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Room for Improvement

If you’ve ever visited me on Pinterest, then you already know that I am nearly as obsessed with decorating as I am with fashion, if not more. Doesn’t this room translate into a chic little number? Photo: Decorista Dreams

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Find Yourself

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