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Fragrance, Travel

London Calling: The Jo Malone Archive & Blossom Girls Collection

  Over the past year or so I’ve gotten my paws on a quite a few Jo Malone colognes, and it very quickly skyrocketed to being one of my favorite fragrance brands – and by far my most-purchased! Seriously – I talked a bit about the ones I have & combining suggestions here. I’m in love with the understated but sophisticated scents, so it will come as a surprise to exactly no one that the Jo Malone flagship store on Regent Street was an absolute must-visit when  ...

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Lips, Reviews

Guerlain Rouge G Re-Launch

  One think you can say for makeup is there’s never a shortage of new stuff to check out – so much that it can be a little exhausting sometimes, actually. To take a break from all that I’ve been making notes for a series of posts about some old favorites, and a few weeks ago Guerlain gave me the perfect excuse to finally kick that off. They’ve relaunched their Rouge G lipstick line and made it even better by giving us a choice of case patterns, making them  ...

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Eyes, Reviews

Review: Pat McGrath Labs MTHRSHP Subliminal Platinum Bronze

  I’ve been curious about the Pat McGrath Labs Mothership eyeshadow palettes ever since they came out. Stunning cover art, out of this world pigment in all the swatches I’ve seen, and a mix of everyday and editorial colors. Perfect, right? Unfortunately there’s nowhere remotely near me that I can try them out in person, so I’ve been trying to hold out until I could. There’s still not a store near me that stocks them, but the Pat McGrath Labs team was kind  ...

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Fashion, Features, Travel

Observations on French Style

Like anyone who’s had access to the internet (and therefore, fashion blogs) during the past 10-15 years, I’ve been led to the understanding that French fashion is the absolute epitome of cool. I was fascinated to see first-hand whether all the “how to build the French girl wardrobe” posts out there are accurate , and if walking through Paris really is like all those fashion week street photos make it look (it’s not). It didn’t turn out to be a carnival of  ...

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Sales

Sephora Spring Bonus Event Picks

  Set those alarms because it’s almost time to get your spring beauty haul on! The Sephora spring bonus event is upon us, meaning it’s one of the few times a year to snag some savings on those splurge-worthy beauty items you’ve had your eye on. Event details: Rouge: 4/13-4/16 & 4/20-4/23 15% off Code YAYROUGE VIB/Beauty Insider: 4/20-4/23 10% off Code YAYVIB or YAYINSIDER Lately I’ve been trying out some different stuff that I’ve been  ...

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