Andrée Putman basically spent her life as the interior designer. When I think of how a wealthy person with good taste decorates, I basically think of Putman’s streamline, unfussy, neutral, and very French aesthetic. Yeah, I’m sure it’s dated, or at least the vision in my head is, but her work has left an impression deep in my psyche – a neutral, light-filled imprint (with enormous windows and high ceilings) that is still way out of my price… Continue reading
The Lipstick League – week of 4.23.18
Question of the Week: What new nail colors are exciting you right now?
EauMG’s Answer: Oh, good question! I need some inspiration so please comment if there is anything you’re loving right now. My nails are pitiful but they’re finally at a length that seems appropriate to paint without feeling weird. I’ve been wearing reds. I bought Butter London Patent Shine in Her Majesty’s Red. I love this formula. It really does stay shiny and fresh
The Lipstick League – Week of 1.15.18
Question of the Week: What is the one winter essential that you keep with you at all times?
EauMG’s Answer: With the wind and dry air, my lips need moisture. So, I always carry around a nourishing lip balm. I love wearing lipstick too much to go around with flaky, crusty lips. Right now I really love MAC Lip Conditioner. If I need to, I can also use it as a cuticle cream.
Phyrra – Ever… Continue reading
Clothing boutique, Shabby Apple, contacted me regarding a giveaway. I figured many of my readers dig vintage styles just as much as I do, so here we go! This clothing boutique specializes in vintage clothing styles that are easy to wear in the modern world. Scrolling through the website, the specialize in classic cuts that are timeless and ageless. They also carry shoes, accessories, maternity clothes (like really, really cute maternity clothes) and children’s clothes. Oh, and they have vintage style swimsuits and I know from experience that these aren’t the easiest to find.
Mainstream Monday: Sniffing a Popular Perfume
I’m a fairly predictable person. I have my routines. And every spring I want to smell like violets.
Balenciaga Paris opens as a clean, soapy violet leaf with a hint of fresh raspberry fruitiness and dazzling bergamot. The fragrance’s feeling is watery and sheer. A damp and very “light” cedar appears; I think its soul purpose is to keep the violet from fading too quickly. Balenciaga Paris wears rather linear. It’s green violet and then a powdery, sweet… Continue reading | 4 Comments