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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Beyonce’s backup dancers, also known as Les Twins! Total hotties!

cobaltBlue_eyesSephora Collection Waterproof Contour Eye Pencil in My Boyfriend’s Jeans, $9, available at SephoraEstée LauderPure Color Gelée Powder Eyeshadow in Fire Sapphire, $24, available at Estée LauderNARS Single Eyeshadow in Outremer, $24, available at Bloomingdale’s.

metallicPurple_eyesEllis Faas Lights in Lilac, $42, available at Space NKRevlon Illuminance Crème Shadow in Wild Orchids, $4.94, available at TargetShiseido Luminizing Satin Eye Color in Ghost, $25, available at SephoraBenefit Creaseless Cream Shadow in Always a Bridesmaid, $20, available at Sephora.

mint_eyesSunday Riley Prismasilk Eye Color in Mint Julep, $26, available at Barneys New YorkLancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner in Vert Tendresse, $48, available at SephoraStila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Turquoise, $20, available at Urban Outfitters.

CoralOrange_cheeksCargo Blush in Laguna, $29, available at Macy’s; Becca Beach Tint in Grapefruit, $25, available at SephoraJosie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée in Coral Oasis, $22, available at Sephora.

Fuchsia_cheeksSmashbox Blush Rush in Radiance, $24, available at SephoraMake Up For Ever Powder Blush in Neon Pink, $21, available at SephoraYves Saint Laurent Creme de Blush in Fuchsia Temptation, $21, available at Nordstrom.

Orange_lipsBare Escentuals BareMinerals Remix Loud & Clear Lip Sheer in Tangerine Trace, $15, available at SephoraObsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in True Orange, $18, available at Sephora; Clarins ‘Instant Smooth’ Crystal Lip Balm in Crystal Mandarin, $26, available at Nordstrom.

LLips2Medusa’s Make-Up in Rumors, $8, available at Urban OutfittersLime Crime Lipstick in D’Lilac, $15.99, available atLime CrimeRevlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Darling, $7.49, available at Target.

pale_nailsSpaRitual Meditate in Transcend, $12, available at Beauty.comBP ‘Perfect Polish’ Nail Lacquer in Sandbar, $5, available at NordstromVapour Organic Beauty Vernissage 3-Free Nail Lacquer in Virtue, $12, available at BeautyBar;Deborah Lippmann Deborah Lippmann Celebrity Nail Lacquer in Sarah Smile, $17, available at BeautyBarJin SoonNail Lacquer in Nostalgia, $18, available at Sephora.

metallic_NailsEssie ‘Mirror Metallics’ Polish in Good as Gold, $8, available at NordstromChanel Nail Vernis Nail Colour in Graphite, $27, available at NordstromBobbi Brown Shimmer Nail Polish in Pink Pearl, $18, available at Macy’s.


Another interesting article on the debate of the portrayal of African American women in mainstream media: http://thefeministwire.com/2013/05/the-rise-of-beyonce-the-fall-of-lauryn-hill-a-tale-of-two-icons/

I read an article today concerning Beyonce’s hair. There seems to be a major debate in the atmosphere in regards to her choice of hair color, mainly blonde. The H&M commercial starring her that I posted a couple days ago is center in the debate. It seems two versions were debuted, one with her as a blonde, the other with her as a brunette. It seems viewers prefer her with blonde hair, and some actually did not recognize her at all without her signature blonde locks. What’s your opinion on this? Do you think she is conforming to society’s standards for beauty? Or do you think this diva has the right to rock whatever color hair she chooses? After all, she’s not the first African-American star to rock blonde hair:


Full article at: http://www.refinery29.com/2013/05/46834/beyonce-blonde-hair?utm_source=email&utm_medium=editorial&utm_content=everywhere&utm_campaign=130513-tech-industry-leaders

Puma_collage_1_TownPUMA Sky Wedge in Opal Grey, $100, available at PUMATopshop Big Stripe Midi Dress, $56, available at Topshop;Dooney & Bourke DB Retro Leather Drawstring Bag, $328, available at Lord & TaylorModcloth Lemon Earrings, $18, available at ModclothAlaïa Wide Leather Waist Belt, $1312, available at Net-A-Porter.

Puma_collage_2_DatePUMA Sky Wedge in Pompenian Red, $100, available at PUMA and select PUMA stores; Dice Kayek Blazer, $398, available at Yoox3.1 Phillip Lim Floral Silk Tank, $350, available at Net-A-PorterRalph Lauren Denim + SupplySkinny Trouser, $158, available at FarfetchMichael Kors Gia Clutch, $450, available at Zappos CoutureModclothTapas Tonight Earrings, $20, available at Modcloth.

Puma_collage_3_GalleryPUMA Sky Wedge in White Clearwater, $100, available at PUMA and select PUMA stores; Tibi Daisies Easy Shirt, $235, available at TibiOpening Ceremony Bradley Faille Shorts, $325, available at Moda OperandiMango Crossbody Bag, $40, available at MangoDorothy Perkins Frosted Drop Earring, $30, available at Dorothy Perkins.

Puma_collage_4_AthleticPUMA Sky Wedge in Opal Grey, $100, available at PUMAUniqlo Ilian Loeb Design T-Shirt, $19.90, available at Uniqlo;A.L.C. Jaspar Cropped Wool-Blend Skinny Pants, $99, available at The OutnetIIIBeCa by Joy Gryson Duane Street Messenger Bag, $158, available at IIIBeCaOrly Genger Annabelle Bracelet, $119, available at Shopbop.


Acne1250MyWardrobeAcne Valentine Striped Arms Leather Jacket, £1,250, available at My Wardrobe.

Anthropologie248AnthropologieAnthropologie Dandy Leather Jacket, £248, available at Anthropologie.

Jaeger399JaegerJaeger Suede Biker Jacket, £399, available at Jaeger.

Mango79MangoMango Leather Jacket, £79.99, available at Mango.

MeadhamKirchoff3135NetAPorterMeadam Kirchoff Cutie Hand-Painted Shrunken Leather Biker Jacket, £3,135, available at Net-A-Porter.

MichaleMichaelKors385HarveyNicholsMichael Michael Kors Leather Jacket, £385, available at Harvey Nichols.

Oasis175OasisOasis Leather Peplum Jacket, £175, available at Oasis.

OtherStories195OtherStories& Other Stories Leather Jacket, £195, available at & Other Stories.

Rag&Bone$1795Rag&Bonerag & bone Monaco Jacket, $1,795, available at rag & bone.

Reiss395ReissReiss 1971 Maya Moto Jacket, £395, available from Reiss.

Whistles350WhistlesWhistles Colour Block Bronco Biker Jacket, £350, available at Whistles.

Zara149ZaraZara Combination Leather Biker Jacket, £149, available at Zara.

Check out our Queen B in her new commercial for H&M. Stellar!