Lily Donaldson NARS Makeup On Bazaar Cover

NARS National Makeup Artist Francelle created the makeup look for the January 2011 cover of Harper’s Bazaar featuring Lily Donaldson. This look would be gorgeous for a New Years Eve party since it could match any outfit! See which NARS products were used to achieve her glam look!

NARS Soft Touch Shadow Pencil in Hollywoodland (Spring 2011 Collection) – Soft Touch Shadow Pencils provide easy, portable, long-wearing application. These jumbo sized pencils have versatile functionality to shade the lid, line, or highlight the eye. Smooth, creamy texture delivers a smooth, velvety feel to the eye and make for easy blending and an ideal base for layering with a powder shadow for increased color intensity.

NARS Blush in Sex Appeal (soft peach) – Made with transparent pigments for a soft and sheer look. Imparts a natural, healthy glow for any skin tone and may be worn alone or layered together for more depth and intensity.

Orgasm Illuminator – Go beautifully nude with Orgasm Illuminator, a scintillatingly sheer, weightless fluid that makes skin appear refreshed, radiant and glowing. Flecks of gold, peach and pink shimmer softly diffuse light, melting into the skin to allow your true beauty shine through. Softly reflecting light, Orgasm Illuminator melts into your natural skin to bring out the best of you.

Copacabana Multiple (glistening pearl) – The original multi-purpose stick for eyes, cheeks, lips and body. Its unique, creamy formula blends effortlessly to provide sheer color for creating shimmering accents, contours or dynamic highlights on all skin tones. Creates perfect, glowing complexions and is conveniently designed for failproof application.

Larger Than Life Volumizing Mascara – Boasting formulas enriched with Vitamin E and Macadamia Nut Oil, these luxuriously rich, deep, black pigmented mascaras go on silky smooth with lavish effects. They dry quickly and beautifully, with no smudging or flaking. NARS Larger Than Life™ Mascaras will bring over-the-top drama to every lash.

Jungle Red Lipliner Pencil (classic red)- Longwearing color in a creamy formula that helps define, correct and shape the lips while preventing lip color from bleeding and feathering. Available in color-coordinated shades to correspond with lipstick hues.

Heat Wave Lipstick (bright perfect red) - A wide range of captivating shades designed to provide the look and style the color dictates. A highly pigmented matte, non-drying formula that provides a longwearing, full-bodied, velvety finish.

via Lily Donaldson NARS Makeup On Bazaar Cover.

How to Look Like a Million Bucks for Less

Once upon a decade ago, single-gals and twenty-something girls watched Carrie Bradshaw unfold an embracing truth, “When I first moved to the city, I would buy Vogue instead of food, because I just felt it nourished me more.”  Bravo!

It was a justifying moment. A truth many of us would never admit. For the first time in forever, we all realized that in New York City, A.K.A. Fashion Central, it was almost instinctual to choose labels over lunch, shoes over bills, and magazines over unlimited-metro cards. The twenty-something girl’s guilty pleasure of misplaced boundaries was exposed—and it felt good to be bad. Who cared if you slept on a mattress, at least you looked good. Right? Over the years we saw Carrie place Monolo’s before rent, and as a guilty shopaholics ourselves,  (let’s face it, anybody reading this is pretty much obsessed) we wanted to help wean your expensive taste to a more moderate/sensible budget.

The great thing about New York City, no matter how tight the budget, there is always “something” that mimics “Wait is that Emilio Pucci?” the world will never know. There are plenty of stores out there that furnish great items for bargain prices. All it takes is a little research. Sample sales will forever be your friends; Forever 21 will keep you young, and H&M posh. To show you how, let’s see how far $200 can take you.

via How to Look Like a Million Bucks for Less | Runway Trends.

Best Evening Bags

The 20 best clutches, minaudières, and minibags to put the finishing touch on any party outfit

via Best Evening Bags – Discover More Accessories on ELLE.com.

MACs Newest Collaboration Hits Stores In A Few Days

When MAC releases a limited edition collaboration, it gets sold out in days! Their newest one MAC + Mickey Contractor is going to cause another frenzy.

Mickey Contractor AKA the Master of Bollywood, is MACs Director of Creative Artisty in India and has worked with glamorous actresses and models in that country. He’s taught makeup artists around the world for over 30 years.

His collection contains all his “beauty musts,”with an emphasis on skin tone and performance makeup.

You’ll be able to pick up his collection at MAC counters nationwide and online on January 6, 2011.

via MACs Newest Collaboration Hits Stores In A Few Days | BettyConfidential.com.com.

15 Yummy, Sexy Boots To Wear Now

Hot boots keep all eyes on your sexy legs.

Now is the time to let your legs shine this winter in a pair of sexy boots. You can tuck your jeans in them; wear them with short skirts or long ones. Wear them with or without tights like Sarah Jessica Parker or Jessica Simpson.

via 15 Yummy, Sexy Boots To Wear Now | BettyConfidential.com.com.

Extreme Layering – The Trend This Winter

There is one fashion trend this year that is praised as the best – the extreme layering. The so called extreme layering was part of all major designers’ collection and represents a natural touch to your wardrobe.

The extreme layering winter clothing is fashionable and will keep you warm. In case you want to look trendy and modern, go for nomadic layering.

The nomadic layering represents carefree spirit and stylish appeal. Go for long knitted skirt; combine it with big knits or bigger coats and the ultra-long sock boots, which are the hit of the season.

The ponchos are also super modern. Another fashion combination is the fur coat with over-the knee boots and a mini knitted skirt.

The gypsy layering is eccentric too; therefore you can include more bright colors, combined with different fabrics: lace, satin and many others. The hats are also part of the hot layering trend.

Go for knitted hats with different patterns, if you want a more extravagant look. The fur hats are an absolute must for this trend, so pick one in dark violet color.

Remember that layering is also a matter of spirit, so experiment with the colors.

via Extreme Layering – The Trend This Winter | The Fashionables.

Sarah Jessica Parker: Get The Look

Sarah Jessica Parker may not be quite as outlandishly fashion-obsessed as her alter ego Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, but this middle-aged working Mom walks her fair share of red carpets. She always brings the glamour, even if it’s understated.

On this occasion SJP wore an anything-but-simple, one-shoulder little black dress with exquisite ruching and gathering detail. She paired the piece with a bib necklace that almost works as a collar for the dress. Parker is one to layer lots of jewelry in this way to change the neckline of a top or dress and make it more special – it’s a great trick to have up your sleeve. Black polka dot stockings, satin pumps and a medium-sized hobo bag finish off the look.

via Sarah Jessica Parker: Get The Look | The Fashion Spot.

Vancouver: Rocaille’s jewellery goes for baroque

For some people, money talks. But for Vancouver’s Amanda He, it wasn’t enough. After leaving a career as an investment banker for her true passion, design, she launched Rocaille (rocaille-design.com), a collection of sparkly necklaces and bracelets that are perfect as holiday dress accoutrements or, of course, gifts. He named her line after the opulent, romantic rococo style that originated in 18th century Europe and the logo, two seahorses comes from the designer’s favourite piece of jewellery, a 1950s seahorse brooch she found in Portland. Rocaille’s one-of-a-kind pieces are part art deco, part modern drama, part playful and fun—and perfect for a winter fête.

via Vancouver: Rocaille’s jewellery goes for baroque | Shopping | fashionmagazine.com.

Canadian shoe designer creates Tron-inspired sandal

Quebec-born shoe designer Jerome C. Rousseau (jeromecrousseau.com), whose celeb fans include Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Kristen Stewart and French indie actress Roxane Mesquida (star of the designer’s new campaign), was tapped by Disney to create a shoe to celebrate the launch of Tron Legacy, which opens December 17. It was a fortuitous opportunity–Rosseau loved the look of the original Tron as a teenager. The shoe, a metallic leather sandal that’s available in pewter or gold, were available at the Tron Legacy pop-up shop in L.A., which also featured specially-created bags from Brooklyn-based accesssories label Hayden-Harnett. You’ll be able to pick up these shiny beauties at specialty boutiques worldwide come February.

via Canadian shoe designer creates Tron-inspired sandal | Fashion | fashionmagazine.com.

7 Perfect Outfits To Wear With Boots

For some ladies, diamonds definitely are a girl’s best friend, but, in winter when the temps really start to plummet, nothing turns us on more than unique outfits with boots. Because come winter, we live in boots day-in and day-out, we’re always on the lookout for the latest and greatest ways we can whip up uncommon outfits with boots. Hence, we’ve rounded up five current street-style faves and added a handy shopping guide for some serious boot inspiration. Practical and stylish, these looks will ensure your feet stay toasty and your personal style-score stays high all season long.

via Outfits with Boots- 7 Cute Outfits with Boots – Refinery29.com.

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