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Monthly Archive for October, 2009

Beauty For Us Both

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Looking good for both men and women starts with excellent grooming. A great site for male grooming is Men’s Health, offering an extensive list of grooming products and suggestions for pulling it all together. Beauty products for women are not as hard to come by- often it’s more about narrowing down one’s wish list. Beauty […] [Read More]
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Perennial Fun

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If you ask most New Yorkers their favorite season, they will say fall. For starters, fall fashion means means everything from tights to cashmere sweaters- and Central Park’s golden leaves are always breathtaking. As a testament to the astronomical number of activities that are available, check out Time Out New York’s 101 things to do […] [Read More]
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Fast (& Still Delicious) Food

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It’s definitely easier to leave your warm blankets on a cold winter morning when there’s a hearty, home-style breakfast to look forward to. The newest breakfast trend is frozen or pre-made gourmet food, like the Bouchon Bakery Yeasted Waffle Mix from Williams-Sonoma. WS offers other hassle-free delicacies for every meal including Ad Hoc Fried Chicken Kit, […] [Read More]
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The Recommendation Engine

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With winter rapidly approaching, it helps to have a few good books ready for fireside enjoyment. The website What Should I Read Next is an excellent resource for your next great book. You simply type in the title of the last book you enjoyed, and the site will provide a list of suggestions you can […] [Read More]
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Fall Style Notes

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Paint Your Own Polo

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Ralph Lauren has a great way to indulge one’s inner child while supporting a worthy cause. The “Paint Your Own Polo” kit lets children decorate their own polo shirts– kind of like tie dye with a modern twist. Made for ages six and up, the kit comes with paintbrushes, paint, stamps– and, of course, a […] [Read More]
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Save it For a Rainy Day

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When you wake up to grey skies and the sound of rain…you can’t help but to feel a bit blue…Trekking into the city for your 9-5? I can’t think of anything worse than starting off the day with cold, wet feet. That’s why investing in a solid umbrella and rain boots is MUST. Lucky for […] [Read More]
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Introducing the New Classics

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Thrifty fashion enthusiasts know that wardrobe mileage depends on keeping a few key classics on hand. This season, I’ have introduced a few new crucial pieces that have slowly become the cornerstone of most outfits I put together. An above-the-knee trench coat always looks smart (and you’’ll feel even smarter come winter if yours has […] [Read More]
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Time Will Tell

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When time is of the essence, a stylish watch is essential. Cell phones and PDAs may have replaced watches as the timepiece of choice, but they won’t complete an outfit like a classic watch can. Take a peek at Watchismo for a wide selection of both new and vintage time navigators. For a more refined […] [Read More]
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Gilt-Y Pleasures

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With a new season comes new style, and I have a feeling that the fashion bug may come a-biting this autumn. I don’t usually turn down a trip to my favorite stores, but its getting colder outside. Point your browser to Gilt Groupe’s website where you can find amazing brands nearly 70% off. Membership is by […] [Read More]
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