Friday, November 19, 2010

friday fab: links you'll love!

be still my dear heart. hermès has gone viral!

get the family 30% off discount when you use promo code ff2010 online at fcuk

win the greatest gift bag ever. (yes, ever!)

5 wicked winter cocktails and where to get them

must plan, execute and host this fiesta!!

holiday showstopper accessories

cocktails at six (am!): amaretto french toast

madrid part 2 ~via dress design & décor~

wow your sister, the "chef" in the family with this batata recipe

orange, we heart you

holiday covet: fossil's $35 ipad cover

macondo's solution to a no-cook thanksgiving dinner

downtown from behind, via ~a cup of jo~

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

casa naranja TRAVEL: rio grande, puerto rico: st regis bahia beach resort

as you know we only feature properties and destinations that we have personally experienced in order to ensure our recommendations meet your discerning taste, however we are making a singular and extraordinary exception for the incomparable st regis. fret not we will be visiting very very soon (and a proper review will follow!); in the meantime we invite you to drool over, and be one of the first to visually experience st regis luxury.

1) swoon point - the spa is remède
2) the cuisine is by jean georges. enough said.
3) the golf course is first-rate; there are trails for jogging, walking and biking plus adventuring in the nearby rainforest. the beach is sugar-white sand and unusually long. the three interconnecting pools mean you can change your view as often as you wish

read more here

Monday, November 15, 2010

we're obsessed! trapp candle's sexy cinnamon

unstoppable sexiness! yes! trapp's "sexy cinnamon" is all that and more. i think i single handedly keep trapp in business. i order them by the dozens. yes, dozens and can't get enough of them. confession: it pains me to part with any but i am forced to at times (pesky, insistent guests.) they are my go-to home accessory. $22 for all-out fabulousness: a small price to pay, no?


Friday, November 12, 2010

friday fab: links you'll love!

you are invited: free cocktails, hors d' oeuvres and tips on flirtatious field maneuvers. rsvp here

how-to: the side chignon

first look at the holiday gap ads featuring foursquare, lauren bush, natalie portman's bf. ~via

peter som gorgeous giveaway

this nail polish is (practically) free

the secret to jennifer aniston's shape

three mirrors are better than one

here's why kanye's mad at matt lauer. what? you didn'tknow about this?

best fireplace bars

9 sneaky black friday tricks

steal her look: kim kardashian (you know you want to)

spring forward: j.crew spring 2011

what 20 powerful women can teach you via the simply luxurious life

autumn leaves. can you tell we can't get enough of fall and foliage?

10 drinks to prevent sickness

a little trick to knowing when your nail polish is 100% dry

stay calm dad!

hilarious cards via dress design decor

because you wonder how ny magazine editors get help decorating

Thursday, November 11, 2010

pinta has returned! the definitive latin american art show

pinta the annual modern contemporary latin american art show, showcasing works from 60 of the best galleries in the us, latin america, and europe.

friday, november 12 – sunday, november 14th

pier 92, 711 12th avenue (btwn 48/49th sts)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

fabulous fashion movement....timex is going timeless

for those unforgettably chic, yet fickle fashionistas, who rejoiced in the "mad men" retro fabulous fashion movement....timex is going timeless....bringing us the gospel of retro chic. from one classic to another…..…..

Monday, November 8, 2010

we're obsessed! fresh sugar plum let it glow!

fresh’s sugar plum let it glow! set is a hit with our beauty editors! the set showcases the tinted lip treatment, which incidentally is very similar in hue to a certain "black honey" shade that’s flattering to all skin tones. as if that weren't enough the set features evening essentials that help you look party-perfect on the go with diva-worthy lashes, a sexy put, and a radiant glow.


Friday, November 5, 2010

friday fab: links you'll love!

cirque du soleil takes on a legend

a belated birthday giveaway

prepare to spend hours swooning, ohhing, ahhing and feeling inspired while perusing this online holiday magazine.

get the recipe for healthier skin straight from dr. dennis gross.

wines that pair well with turkey and pernil

all dressed up

one handbag. one winner. every day. all november. handbag-a-day giveaway.

sharing a table with mario batali

club monaco has a blog. well its about time!

our lady of fiestas

hidden upstairs cocktailing on the les

how does the charming mr. blahnik live?

exclusive invite to allure and barney's event

150 years of lv

Thursday, November 4, 2010

its all about ricky martin!

listen: “the best thing about me is you” listen here

read: ricky martin’s new autobiographymeand newest single

cyber stalk:

live: meet ricky martin at these upcoming book-signing appearances

wednesday, november 3

12:30 pm – borders (time warner center)

10 columbus circle - new york, ny 10019

store phone: 212-823-9775

thursday, november 4

7:00pm - bookends

232 east ridgewood avenue - ridgewood, nj 07450

store phone: 201-445-0726

saturday, november 6

4:00pm - books & books

265 aragon avenue - coral gables, fl 33134

store phone: 305-442-4408

tuesday, november 9

7:30pm - barnes & noble (the grove at farmers market)

189 grove drive, suite k30 - los angeles, ca 90036

store phone: 323-525-0270

saturday, november 13

3:00pm – borders (plaza las americas)

525 f.d. roosevelt avenue - hato rey, puerto rico

store phone: 787-777-0916

kader fahem a flamenco-jazz virtuoso

kader fahem- a flamenco-jazz virtuoso. he’s been called the "the heir of paco de lucia" but we will be the judge of that after listening to him perform on wed, nov 10 at drom

listen here

when: wed, november 10 2010

where: drom/85 avenue a (b/w 5th &6th) 212-777-1157

tickets: $10.00 purchase here

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

amo a lanvin for h&m

te amo lanvin!
te amo lanvin!
te amo lanvin!
when we regain our speech we will follow up with more details on the entire collection. in the meantime we invite you to gag with us.
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Monday, November 1, 2010

we're obsessed! tarte radiant, rested and luminous!

radiant, rested and luminous! when we tell you we are obsessed with this collection, we mean obsessed! tarte’s latest limited-edition sephora exclusive features some of tarte’s bestselling products and exclusive pre-launches.
mini natural cheek stain in glisten – a new, exclusive and limited-edition shade of natural cheek stain infused with the t5 super fruit complex.
emphaseyes™ inner rim brightener - get your eight hours of sleep in a pencil with the brand new and only available in this kit emphaseyes™ inner rim brightener. gently glide this along the lower inner rim and inner corner of eyes to instantly brighten for a wide-awake effect.
recreate™ silicone-free primer with wrinkle rewind™ technology (0.5 oz) – launched with tarte’s summer collection, smooth on recreate™ silicone-free primer with wrinkle rewind™ technology helps to decrease wrinkles by 67%, increase firmness by 47%, and increase moisture by 53% in 15 minutes post-application while smoothing uneven skin and minimizing the appearance of pores. sign me up!
smooth operator™ illuminating serum (1.7 oz) – reach skin enlightenment with the brand new (and only available in this set!) smooth operator™ illuminating serum by applying a pearl-sized amount alone or mixing with your foundation
mini park ave princess mineral bronzer –tarte recommends using a fluffy brush to gently buff to areas where the sun would naturally bronze: cheekbones, chin, nose, and forehead.