Author archives: directorofcouture

Your Daily Skincare Routine: What You Really Need

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When it comes to skincare, it can be tempting to think that more equals better. After all, if one great product gets rid of your wrinkles or acne, maybe two great products will get your skin glowing in double time! Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that—and with so many products out there (serums and creams and oils, oh my!), it can be incredibly confusing[...]

Re-Working Athleisure Wear

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Sitting around in sweats is no longer just for Netflix and chill, according to the spring 2017 Yeezy collection. Looks from the runway have us rethinking how to go from spinning to street. That’s right, we have entered the era of athleisure wear with a couture spin. The latest trend that involves rocking oversized sweats or spandex with say….a feminine lace [...]

The Lust List: Bordeaux Lips

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We're in the throes of winter now and, when it comes to makeup, fewer things scream drama like a dark lip. Award season is finally here, and at Sunday's Golden Globes, we saw the likes of dramatic bordeaux painted pouts on some of our favorite fashionistas, like Priyanka Chopra, Kerry Washington, and Chrissy Teigen. If the darker shade of ravishing black-che[...]

Wearable Winter Trends 2017: The Runway Done Your Way

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It may be chilly outside, but it’s time to heat things up with runway trends you can actually wear. Finding the right piece for the right price can turn the winter blahs into bliss. And who doesn’t want more of that? Didn’t your New Year’s resolution include taking more risks, having more fun, and turning more heads? We thought so. Here are a few special sno[...]

The Best Of Golden Globes Ensembles From Years Past

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Oh, how we love a good red carpet. And the Golden Globes provides just the right amount of style, sass, and surprise for the fashionably-obsessed. This Sunday marks the 74th annual Golden Globes ceremony. While we're excited for the awards, we're equally eager to feast our eyes on the stunning creations that are sure to saunter through the Beverly Hilton bal[...]

How to Get Your Best, Glowiest Skin in 2017

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Chill the champagne and pop the cork: It’s time to celebrate a new year! After a holiday season of parties, not to mention cold temperatures, your skin is likely in need of some serious TLC. Not only does colder weather mean a new skin routine (and baby, it’s cold outside), but the excesses of the holidays require extra moisturizing, exfoliating, and [...]

NYE 2016: A Toast to the Outfits You Didn’t Even Know You Had

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Chill the champagne and any possible outfit anxiety, because we’ve got your New Year’s Eve ensemble covered. It’s Saturday night this year, so if you’re cuddling at home, kicking up your heels (yes, the colorful ones), or toasting with friends and family, do it with style! As for resolutions, how about vowing to utilize the classic staples already in your cl[...]

The Lust List: Ear Cuffs

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Our ears don't always get the love and attention that they deserve. Too often, they're weighed down with heavy earrings, our lobes sore and irritated by day's end. But the ear cuff trend is changing the way we view our beloved organ of hearing (thanks, in part, to the fact that most ear cuffs don't need a piercing to stay in place). Make a serious stateme[...]

Last Minute Beauty For A Rocking 2016

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The parties, the people, the promise of a New Year—it’s almost 2017, which means it’s time for the mother of all celebrations to (finally) put this year to bed. New Year’s Eve is like the Superbowl of beauty: the opportunity to get dolled up and look dazzling, with almost no makeup look too much. From your skin to your lips to your eyes, there are a myria[...]