Thursday, January 31, 2008

Stop and Smell the Daisies

Daisy by Marc Jacobs Eau de Toilette, 1.7 oz.

One whiff of this and I knew I was in heaven! Marc Jacobs has done it again with Daisy which has a refreshly clean scent. This fragrance is alluring, fresh and playful. It features the following notes: Strawberry, Violet Leaves, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Gardenia (Marc's signature) Violet Petals, Jasmine Petals, Musk, Vanilla, White Woods. If you are a fan of floral scents, then this is definitely the fragrance for you.

Daisy by Marc Jacobs 1.7 oz, $55, Macys

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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Underwater Angel

Because I love more than just fashion...I'm also a visual artist
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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Petite. Powerful. Snakeskin.


For the ladies who never leave home without performing a mental run through for M.I.L.K. (Money, I.D., Lipgloss, Keys), comes the evening bag that can fit just that - the Kotur D'abo Minaudiere. This teeny clutch is definitely indicative of Kotur signature design...but its minute size leaves us no description better than to call it cute as a button!

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Sorry ladies but the gold color was sold out at press time.
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Monday, January 28, 2008

Celebrity Sighting: Over the Knee Boots

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Friday, January 25, 2008

Margarite Elaine is Published

[Playing Celebrate by Kool and The Gang]

Divas I cannot believe it! One of style stories has been published on the hugely popular style/shopping site, Omiru has been featured in The Wall Street Journal (and wait for it...) Lucky Magazine. My head is still swimming with excitement and I am truly honored/humbled by this whole experience! Take a peek at my style story. I guess hard work and dedication do pay off :). Can you believe it?
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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

'Ol Man Winter: Friend or Foe?

Miss Modern Comforter Cover, $48 - $68,

Is anyone else over this cold winter weather? It seems like everyday the temperature drops another 10 degrees. The moment I think I've got my winter gear just right, that wind hits ME and I realize I need more layers. The cover is super stylish and could give my comforter a much needed facelift. I'll just slide my headed blanket underneath and be as snug as a bug in a rug. What could be better than that?

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Roberto has got ME all knotted up

Roberto Cavalli Large knot bracelet, $343,

First he calls, then he doesn't answer when you call back. When he does finally answer, he has nothing useful to say. You get frustrated and make up an excuse to end the conversation. His stomach is all in "knots" wondering how he can gain your attention and you're wondering why you're wasting your time. Like my girl Amy says, "Love is a losing game."

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Monday, January 21, 2008

I HAVE A DREAM: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you Dr. King for your fight aganist racial inequality and strides towards justice. Because of your dream, my dreams can now come true. I'll never forget and promise to live my life by the following quote:

"Unfulfilled is the life where our wildest dreams are confined to our present reality."

Share your dreams with ME below...

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Friday, January 18, 2008

Celeb News: Lily Allen loses baby

One month after her pregancy was confirmed, British singer, Lily Allen, has suffered a miscarriage. At press time, her spokesman Jon Bills issued the following statement:

"She and her partner, Ed Simons [of The Chemical Brothers], will be making no further comment and we ask that their privacy be respected during this difficult time"

My prayers are with the Allen and Simons family as they mourn this tragic lost.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Why We Fight: The Hollywood Writer's Strike

Greedy. Unfair. Selfish. If you've ever worked in corporate america, you know how dismal the cube farm can be. From write ups to layoffs, it's always the little guys that feels the heat. That is until the writer's strike. The little guys are standing up and saying, "Get your foot off my neck and pay me what's rightfully mine!" I wholeheartly support my brothers and sisters in the struggle and gladly share this video with you. If you're pissed because they've canceled your favorite show and are tired of watching ridiculous re-runs, watch this video and get a new outlook on the struggle.

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Monday, January 14, 2008

My 2 Cents: Ne-Yo "Go On Girl" Video

Note: Before reading my post below, please watch the video above and more importantly, listen to the lyrics of the song.

Recap: Over the past couple of weeks, I've found so many fantastic items to splurge on during my "ME and My Money" series. This week begins a new series entitled, "My 2 Cents" where I share my thoughts on everything from music to celebrities.

Today's 2 cents: I'm really mad at Hype and Ne-Yo for this one. LOVE the song, HATE the video. Did you listen to the lyrics of this powerful ballad? How dare they do it such a great dis-service by featuring 1/2 naked women flinging their hair wildly about. What happened to the story line? When I first heard this song, so many ideas for a video popped into my head. None of which was achieved with this onscreen disaster. To put it nicely, you missed the mark with this one Hype! Next time guys, consult with ME so we produce a REAL video with substance.

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Friday, January 11, 2008

ME and My Money: Watch This

Roberto Cavalli Coco - Gold Plated Croco-style Bracelet Dress Watch

This watch is perfect for one of my art-deco girlfriends. She frequents SF MOMA, has friends at the San Francisco Design Center and knows the difference between a Lowboy and a Bombé Chest. This is a bold statement piece which features modern style with a touch of savage beauty (gotta love those crocodile embossed links).

Roberto Cavalli, "Croco-Style Bracelet Dress Watch", $450, Forzieri

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Thursday, January 10, 2008

ME and My Money: The Gossip's Out

Diane von Furstenberg Everly embellished dress

Talk about a LBD! This dress speaks volumes. This lil' number is the perfect accessory for a night out on the town with friends. I'd pair it with opaque tights, sassy heels and brightly colored coat in the fall. For spring, I'd add a cute silver clutch, open toe wedge heels (the color would depend on my mood) and some fantastic silver hoops.

As an added bonus: Serena wore this exact dress on Gossip Girl during her meeting with "The Basses"

Diane von Furstenberg "Everly Embellished Dress", $1,500, net-a-porter

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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

ME and My Money: Memory of an Elephant

Elijah knitting pattern

How freak'n cute is this lil' elephant?! This would be the perfect accessory for any nursery and a must have for any new mother. I can just see it sitting on the window seal with the morning sunshine highlighting this delicate purple color. Now the real question is, "Will I have the patience to knit this work of art?"

"Elijah" knitting pattern, about $4, Ysolda

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Tuesday, January 08, 2008

ME and My Money: Stars and Stripes

Spring & Clifton V Neck Cardigan

This cardigan is so cute! It can be worn belted, buttoned [as shown] or open. I'd pair with leggins or skinny jeans for a streamlined look. This is also the same sweater Blair wore on Gossip Girl.

A word of caution: If you're heavy on the top or have a lil' more to love around the middle, you may want to pass on the horizontal stripes and opt for a figure flattering vertical stripe version.

Spring & Clifton "V Neck Cardigan", $88, standardstyle

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Monday, January 07, 2008

ME and My Money: Feel'n Blue

Chanel Blue Satin Nailpolish

The color navy is definitely what's hot for '08. Although I'm always a girl who opts for a french manicure, this nail polish may convince ME to sing a new tune. It'll definitely look good on my lil' piggies after my pedi and due to its popularity, it's SOLD OUT everywhere. So, it looks like I need to get on eBay to track this polish down.

A word of caution: This color is best reserved for those with short nails unless you want look like Elvira.

Chanel "Blue Satin #461" Nail Polish, $29.99, eBay

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Saturday, January 05, 2008

Celebrity Sighting: Gossip Girl, Serena and Blair

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Friday, January 04, 2008

Celebrity Sighting: Sarah Jessica Parker

This one is for all of my folks who can't wait 'till the Sex in the City movie drops!

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Wednesday, January 02, 2008

ME and My Money: Out of the mouths of babes

Metallic Leather Ballerina by Dior

Lord, if you ever decide to bless ME with a child, I'd like to order a sweet baby girl. I'd put her in these luxurious flats complete with a tulle skirt trimmed in gold and white grosgrain headband. These ballerina flats are deliciously decadent and scream royalty. Plus they are by Dior, need I say more?

Dior "Metallic Leather Ballerina", $155, eluxury

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