Pantone Institute of Color has introduced the 2015 Color of the Year, christening it Marsala and vaguely reminding us of things more sinister than wine (which, coupled with a giant pasta dish, is exactly what I wanted upon reading the name). But then I saw it. Maybe it was because I first heard of it […]
Halloween is the season of creepy-chic—that strange albeit enviable intersection between sinister and glamourous. Nothing so deftly combines old Hollywood beauty with eerie allure like dark lipstick—we’re talking rich, robust hues a la merlot, cabernet, and other wino-inspired shades that conjure images of vampires, witches, and ghouls with berry- (or blood?-) stained lips. Yes, burgundy […]
Pamela Barsky Shop on Etsy makes me seriously ask myself that question. Also: how much money is too much money to spend on lots of cosmetic bags? Why am I so taken with cosmetic bags? Maybe it’s because the artist seems to understand my affinity for New York, and not in a I’ve-never-been-to-New-York-but-I-own-the-Sex-and-the-City-box-set kind of way. But in […]
Halloween is my favorite holiday. As a creative little girl who’s always had a flair for the dramatic, what could I possibly love more than pretending to be something else? The options are endless; the creative opportunity, vast. It’s a holiday that celebrates reinvention and imagination and appeals to those who are drawn to the […]
The coral trend of seasons past has gone one step further, entering orangey-red (OK, sometimes all-out orange) territory. This was evident in the neon lips that were all over the runways at New York Fashion Week. And I love it. I have pale skin, and bright colors can sometimes wash me out. But the orange-red […]
Makeup companies don’t know what they’re talking about.