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Estee Lauder Summer 2009 Vivid Garden Collection

Estée Lauder‘s new summer collection, Vivid Garden, is so girly and pretty!


Drawing inspiration from the lively bright shades of a fully blooming summer garden and the delectable treats of an afternoon tea, Estée Lauder introduces Vivid Garden – a fairytale-like limited edition color collection for summer 2009. With pops of floral bright colors for a look of youthful vibrancy, graphic elements and shades of teal, lime, and aquamarine complement vivid pinks and playful purples for eyes, while cheeks blush with a luminous sheer glow and lips tantalize with saturated pigments in creamy textures and sheer glazes.

Runway Beauty: Rock n Roll at Dsquared Fall 2009

At Dsquared² A/W 2009, designers Dean and Dan Caten gave us a glam grunge/rock ‘n roll collection that is obviously targeted towards the young. Pieces included plaid shirts, preppy button-down shirts, slouchy cargo pants, miniskirts, boyfriend blazers, leather jackets and more. Plus models even strutted down the runway with huge shades, knit caps, a Starbucks coffee in hand, leather bags which are all so typical of what we see among the young Hollywood stars nowadays. Loves it!

Runway Beauty: 80’s Makeup at Gucci Fall 2009

Inspired by ’80s fashion icon Tina Chow, the Gucci A/W 2009 show was all about “a glittering, glamorous time, when going out was a way of life.” The collection had a really nice palette of colors which included turquoise, azul, violet, red, gray and black. Pieces ranged from kimono tops in asymmetrical stripes, polka-dot dresses, super metallic blouses, tailored pants and sparkly leggings and jumpsuit.

Gillette Venus Embrace Razor Review

The latest razor from Gillette, Venus Embrace ($12.99), has a cute purple and turquoise handle with five blades surrounded by a Protective Ribbon of Moisture to deliver a whole new shaving experience.

The razor feels a lot lighter than my Venus Vibrance Razor and it makes shaving such a dream! Not only does the handle allow great control but the blades sit perfectly on the surface of my skin so it glides smoothly even in those hard to reach areas. I always get such a close shave with absolutely zero cuts. Plus it comes with a pod that you can stick onto the wall or glass surface for holding the razor and storing the blades. Talk about nice and easy! I definitely recommend this over the Vibrance!

FOTD: Giorgio Armani A/W 2009 Inspired Trampy Makeup Look

Spotted at the Giorgio Armani A/W 2009 show was an 80s-inspired trampy look with dark purple smoky eyes, slightly contoured cheeks and hot red lips.