Happy Friday! This week seemed extra long due to snow that decided to blanket Seattle and stop everything. Luckily things are starting to melt and people are finally coming out of hibernation! Here is a roundup of our favorite fashion and beauty news from the week. Did we miss anything? Leave us a comment with your favorite blog post or article from this week.
Julep’s Anne and Gayle were featured in Vogue this week for the most popular winter pedicure shades. Find out what other colors were selected here.
Hot pink lips have been a growing beauty trend lately – seen on the catwalks and among the celebrity set – and they only seem to be increasing in popularity this spring.
But as with all daring beauty looks seen on the runways, it may seem like this isn’t a look that’s suitable for everyday wear. However, if you take the right steps, we think it’s absolutely possible! Want to learn how? Find out here.
Ivanka Trump is expanding her fashion empire (she already does covetable shoes and jewels) to include clothing for spring 2012. The line launches in department stores like Lord & Taylor, Nordstrom and Macy’s in just a couple of weeks, and it’s meant to be timeless, elegant, and appropriate for everywhere from the boardroom to brunch. Check out the full article here to view a few of her looks.
Hair turbans were all over the runways at Fashion Week back in September. The hair turban is making a grand entrance for the upcoming warm weather season and is sure to be a hair accessory necessity. Bright, colorful hair turbans add that perfect pop of personality and intrigue to your outfit. Here are a few favorites from France Luxe, read the full post here.
Favorite NOTD from this week featuring the Julep Resort Collection.
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If you combine our love of chevron patterns with our love of color, you get Missoni. Since the famous italian fashion house doesn’t make nail decals, we figured we’d give “Missoni Nails” a shot! Find out how The Beauty Department created this look here.
Other fun stuff:
Store this one in the why-didn’t-I-think-of-that hair files: a Connecticut woman has come up with a way to make wearing hair elastics all the more convenient. After years of wrapping elastics around her wrists just in case ponytails might be an option for the day’s needs, marketer Karin Zannella grew tired of the unsightly red marks they left behind. Read the full article here.
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