These are a Few of My Favorite…Birchbox Products!

I’m sure you’ve heard of the many monthly subscription boxes out there, but here’s the one I love: Birchbox. Birchbox comes with 5 to 6 beauty products that can include hair accessories, creams, nail files, and snacks. I gave my bridesmaids subscriptions to Birchbox, and hearing what they received every month made me so jealous that I ordered Birchbox for myself! It was a wise decision, especially since Birchbox’s online store gives you $10 off for every $100 you spend- … Continue reading

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My Inspiration Book

Call me old-fashioned in the age of Pinterest, but I have an inspiration book. Yes, a book that requires scissors and glue! While I think Pinterest is an incredible resource, the sheer volume of inspiration it houses is overwhelming, and I have a hard time turning my attention to any one idea. I prefer my book because finding inspiration to clip and include in it is very satisfying. Whenever I am reading a magazine or a catalogue, I pay extra … Continue reading

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Backstage at Paris Fashion Week

When I was studying in Paris several years ago, a lucky circumstance allowed me and my friends to work backstage at Elie Saab’s fashion show at the Louvre. I was given the job of “dresser” and assigned to a model. I got a quick lesson in putting on shoes and zipping zippers, and then I was directed to a clothes rack with two gorgeous dresses and Polaroids of my model wearing them. There was a lot of waiting around before … Continue reading

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