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10 Best Bikinis This Season

Today is National Bikini Day! Ah, the bikini: symbol of so many things for us. As I started this post, I thought back on a conversation I had at a local Sephora. The woman who was helping me struck up a conversation with me about pregnancy (as one often does with a pregnant person) which ultimately digressed into a conversation about body image. She said, “I love my son so much, but don’t you hate how you can’t ever wear…

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10 Best Fourth Of July Sales

Karen Walker Super Duper Strength Special Fit Sunglasses

Happy Fourth of July week! This holiday is extra special for us because my first son, Bear, was born on July 4, 2015. I actually listened to the East River fireworks while I pushed and he entered the world. He really doesn’t want us to slack like we did last year because of our trip to Greece, so he has been telling us “I turn TWO ON TUESDAY.” I seriously cannot believe he is going to be two years old.…

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Five Favorite Sunglasses Right Now

Wildfox Twiggy Sunglasses

Happy national Sunglasses Day! At this point, I wouldn’t just say that sunglasses are my favorite accessory. It’s safe to say that I am a collector. I think of sunglasses are practical, wearable art. They protect our peepers from harmful UV rays, which contribute to a number of degenerative eye diseases and crows feet. My mother told me this from an early age, so I began wearing John Lennon style frames, then moved to cat eyes, then aviators, and I’d…

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What I'm Wearing

Five Must Shop Sales This Weekend

Urban Outfitters Grand Siena Headboard

There must be something in the air, because a very fresh crop of current season stuff is on super sale this weekend and I just want to shout about some of it from the rooftops. UM live edge wood side tables, floral jumpsuits and wine delivered to your door? Count me INNNN. Here are the five must shop sales this weekend:…

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Beauty

The Best Coral Lipstick Ever

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Tilt

Like most of the best things in life, the ideal color lip color is about as hard to find as truly white linen curtains. When I began my search, I wasn’t expecting to find the holy coral grail: a bright but not neon perfect balance of orange and red and pink. But guess what? It exists. The best coral lipstick EVER is Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Tilt. It’s described on Sephora.com as “bright orange,” which does this hue absolutely…

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