Few looks are as chic as a winter white coat and while my yearning for snow and a white Christmas is as prevalent as ever, I will just have to pretend and dress for it instead. Layers of cream, suede over-the-knee boots, and gray distressed jeans make for an easy and unfussy look. A pop of color is added by the most divine of lip colors. I say it all makes for a stylish and wearable look for the Holidays. Safe Travels!
The holidays are definitely a time to have a little fun with your makeup. Whether it is a bold lip, a glittery eye or both! Instead of the typical crimson red lip often see around the holidays I have been obsessed with this hot coral-red, Cosmopolitan, from Dolce & Gabbana. The color is wearable for day or night because of the soft orange and coral undertones. This is the type of color that would suit a variety of skin tones and warms the complexion in the most beautiful way. Of course, I have to pair it with a lipliner to amp up the va va voom factor and D & G Fire Lipliner pairs perfectly. The formulation of these products are ultra creamy and non-drying and gives a satin finish. Watch out if you find yourself under the mistletoe.
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For the person who treats their home as their palace, these are gifts to add a touch of luxury and sensuality.
Valentino At The Emperor's Table Book ($150): I live and breath for Valentino: The Last Emperor documentary, so this latest release from Valentino himself was reason for excitement. In his new coffee table book, it showcases his many beautiful homes in Gstaad, London, Rome, New York, and Paris , and includes recipes from his personal chef. This book serves as inspiration for how to manage a well kept home.
Sleepy Jones Marina Silk Pajama Shirt in Navy ($295): Every domestic goddess should have the ultimate chic loungewear. A silk pajama shirt is a must have - even Katherine Hepburn would be jealous.
Aromatherapy Associates Bath Oils (prices starting at $48-$65): A leading expert in aromatherapy and therapeutic oils, these beautifully blended bath oils come in many collections: Relax, De-stress, Inner Strength, Support, and Revive (featured here). Revive is formulated with refreshing peppermint, grapefruit, and bergamot, and neroli oils, and is perfect to wake up and invigorate your morning routine. I also love this trio to be able to sample a few of the oils to find out which is your favorite.
Cire Trudon Candle (prices starting at $55): This is on my mother’s Christmas Wishlist. These are some of the most beautiful candles, handmade from beeswax and encased in Murano glass. Available in 17 scents, the Orange Blossom and the Moroccan Mint are heavenly.
Oslo Gold Flatware ($100): The modern domesticate has a set of gold flatware on hand. Beautiful to set the table with especially for a festive table around the Holidays.
The Big Cheese by Made by Mouth ($110): My favorite gift to receive when I entertain besides flowers (I can never have enough!) is a delicious cheese or a bottle of something sparkling. I love serving cheese with crackers along with a fruit chutney of some sort, as well as some toasted nuts. This cheese board is extra special including three cheeses, maple thyme pecans, fig almond spread, summer honey, farmhouse crisps, and more.
Metallic Playing Cards ($18): What coffee table is complete without gold playing cards? These are a set fit for Marie Antoinette! Available in Gold and Rose Gold.
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I am loving this latest cover featuring Gisele for the Vogue Australia January issue. The mix of couture and denim is amazing. The blues are a refreshing change of pace right now. `