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More Holiday Styles

Ahhh, I love this time of year! So cozy with my super cute moccasins, warm and toasty under my new chenille throw (they were having a sale!), listening to Christmas music, and gazing at the charming lights someone has put up outside my window.  Lately, my favorite way to detox after work is slipping into chic sweatpants (yes, there are such items as chic sweatpants, and I wish everyone knew about them), tossing on a cozy open front cardigan and relaxing by my (boarded up) fireplace with the latest glossy mag at my fingertips.

It’s a delight to be in Chicago this December, with the whole city celebrating the season with lights, music, greenery, and festive markets. (And I've discovered the best way to stay toasty in this wicked weather!) But, no matter where I am, December is one of my favorite months. I look forward to it all year because I simply love the fashion. Finally! A month of sparkles and class, of heels and lipstick! A month of sharp suits and dapper ties.Even those people who somehow forget they have an obligation in this world to look nice will bust out their finery come December.  People feel festive so they dress festive! I LOVE it! I love to gaze on the masses dressed to the nines. I love spying fabulous new clutches at all the holiday parties. I love to covet friend’s new lipsticks and copy their eye shadow ideas. It’s the one time of year I actually love to see the hordes of shoppers and a packed nail salon. I love to see friends and family all spiffed up, and seeking my advice for holiday styles. Last week She She gave her outfit ideas, and we thought this week I should too, for maximum ideas during this fancy season! It’s kind of like our gift to you! (Everyone is going to look amazing!)

Ornament Making/ Cookie Decorating/Tree Trimming Party: These are the most casual parties this holiday season, but that is no excuse to forget that you are a pillar of good fashion sense and a light to the underdressed world. The key is wearing comfy pieces and accessorizing! Pull out a pair of jeans, grab an open front sweater, layer it over a festive cami, select a conservative pair of earrings, some embellished flats, and make a statement with an arm party! Layer bracelets and a watch on the wrist of your non-dominant hand (to minimize the clanging about while you decorate) and keep your hair and makeup casual.

Night Out With Friends: This is the perfect time to try a new-to-you trend. We all see trends and want to give them a whirl, but sometimes can’t figure out a place to wear the outfit. Well, this is the time! May I suggest a tuxedo jacket? Pair it with a dark skinny jean or satiny trouser (for a more complete tux look), and wear it over a shimmering or plunging (but not both) top, with suede booties, large faux diamond studs, statement ring, and metallic clutch.

Work Party: One of my pet peeves is when coworkers or acquaintances (who have no fashion sense) make a big deal about what I’m wearing. It’s always, “Oh, wow, such fancy shoes! Is that a sparkle I see on your shirt?  And are you wearing black eye liner? All around your eyes?” Yes, I get it, I’m hot, I know how to look nice, and you are a wee bit jealous of my skilz, and thus a wee bit condescending when I show up in my fashionable yet tasteful ensemble. Because of this, I like to play it safe at work parties. This means no skin, no sparkle, and no heel. I have found those three things to be the most offensive to the fashion ignorant. So what to wear? I like to select either a trouser or skirt with a slight sheen, a top with a conservative pattern, a vibrant cardigan, embellished flats, and either a statement necklace or a statement earring. It’s the perfect outfit to get through your work party with stylish class.
  
Festive Family Dinner: In my family, we usually meet up at Grandma’s house for a night of feasting and celebration. My immediate family is there, along with spouses, nieces, nephews, aunt, uncle, and cousins. Chances of sitting on the floor are high, as is pitching in to clean up. I like to wear a dark pant, a blousy top, layers of necklaces (good for entertaining infants) drop earrings, pointed toe flats, and shimmering makeup.

Sophisticated Soiree:Whether you are off to a ballet, the theater, a benefit, or a black tie wedding, you will need a fabulous outfit. No time to shop? Pull out your little black dress, and add glam with an amazing necklace, gorgeous up-do, and platform heels. Depending on your style, add textured tights, nude hosiery, or faux tan. Want to try something a little different? Try wearing an outfit in peaches, light tan, or pale pink. Choose a silky top with dolman sleeves, and pair with a pleated knee length skirt.

 New Years Eve Celebration: It’s party dress time! I’m talking black, metallic, vibrant colors, interesting sleeves and necklines, embellishments, shimmer, sheen, sequins, and various hem lengths. Pair with a platform heel, as the platform will help you stay comfortable all night. Don’t forget earrings and clutch. How about an animal print clutch? It will be the perfect accessory to hold while ringing in the New Year. A girl has to have her best accessories at important moments, right?

Well there it is, you lovely girls! I hope you got some ideas to look fabulous for all your social engagements.

Shop Happy!

Shop Girl

P.S. I just discovered Sole Society and I am hooked! Amazing shoes chosen especially for you and your own personal style! Check it out - you're gonna love it!

 

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She She Me & Shop Girl's Favorite Things

Give a KISS!

Don't be selfish… Give a KISS — a fabulous gift basket from Kiss My Face! There is no better gift for your favorite aunt, your kid's teacher, a co-worker, or someone special than a KISS. We bundled some of our favorite Kisses into cool gift baskets. We've even discounted the prices so you save money, too. What a KISS!!

 

 

The Spa Collection ($95)

Bring the spa home and indulge your skin and hair with natural opulence with the eight piece spa collection of premium body care products.   

  • C the Change Ester C Serum (1 oz)
  • Pore Shrink Deep Pore Cleansing Mask (2 oz)
  • Start Up Exfoliating Face Wash (4 oz)
  • Eye Witness Eye Repair Crème (.5 oz)
  • Clean For A Day Creamy Face Cleanser (4 oz)
  • Balancing Act Facial Toner (5.3 oz)
  • Brightening Day Crème (1 oz)
  • Lavender Candle

The Olive Collection ($25)

Nourish your skin with the unique benefits of olive oil with this five piece collection of soaps, moisturizers, shaves and balm.

  • Pure Olive Oil Bar Soap (8 oz)
  • Olive & Aloe Moisturizer (4 oz)
  • Green Tea & Bamboo Moisture Shave (3.4 oz)
  • Olive & Aloe Liquid Moisture Soap (9 oz) 
  • Olive My Body Soothing Body Balm (.8 oz)

The Outdoor Collection ($45)

Bring the outdoors in and shower the athletes in your life with the following SPF lip balms, shower gels, moisturizers and more!  

  • Active Athletic Shower Gel (16 oz)
  • Everyday SPF 15 Moisturizer (11 oz)
  • Sport Lip Balm SPF 30
  • Sports Spray SPF 50 (8 0z)
  • Hot Spots SPF 30 Balm

The Head to Toe Collection ($69)

Heads, shoulders, knees and toes will all benefit from this twelve piece collection including a shower gel, soap, shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, creams, moisture shave and scrubs.

  • Whenever Shampoo (11 oz)
  • Whenever Conditioner (11 oz)
  • Anti-Stress Shower & Bath Gel (16 oz)
  • Olive & Aloe Fragrance Free Moisturizer (4 oz)
  • Anjou Pear Liquid Moisture Soap (9 oz)
  • Lavender & Shea Moisture Shave (3.4 oz)
  • Grapefruit & Bergamot Hand Crème (4 oz)
  • Peppermint Foot Crème (4 oz)
  • Peppermint Foot Scrub (4 oz)
  • Treat Mint Lip Balm SPF 15
  • Sliced Peach Lip Balm SPF 15
  • Strawberry Lip Balm SPF 15

puttin' on the glitz from tarte

Our puttin' on the glitz limited-edition color collection & clutch is seriously the perfect gift to give this holiday season.  With three interchangeable palettes, you can create a look for every occasion and reuse the stylish cross body clutch. Plus, it contains credit card slots, and enough space for your cell phone!

 

This holiday season shine like a screen siren with tarte's puttin' on the glitz limited-edition color collection & clutch. Inspired by the iconic glamour of Old Hollywood and this season's most sought-after accessory, this silver carry-all is truly something to marvel at. Featuring a slim row of gold-tone links and stunning metallic python leather (faux, of course), this clutch is bound to turn heads this season and sure to inspire a chain reaction of ooohs and ahhs. Even better: this perfectly portable gift collection has three interchangeable palettes and a universally flattering, maracuja-infused lipgloss inside so it can easily transition throughout the day making it the ideal versatile option for your accessory wardrobe.each set includes: 3 interchangeable palettes for a total of 18 eyeshadows, 1 Amazonian clay 12-hour blush, 1 Amazonian clay shimmering powder and 1 park ave princess Amazonian clay bronzer maracuja-infused lipgloss reusable purse that features 4 credit card slots and a removable mirror detailed "get-the-look" instruction card


Bootie Pies

Winter is no time to neglect your feet! Bootie Pies are cozy boots with a collapsible front flap to expose the toes while getting a pedicure. No waiting for toes to dry, or freezing in flip flops leaving the salon!  They also just released the new low boot! Bootie Pies look like fashionable UGGs and are made from high quality suede and leather. They come in a variety of colors like Coconut Crème, Chocolate and Blackberry.

I received a pair of these gorgeous Bootie Pie Pedicure Boots recently (and just in time I might add, with wintry winds blowing across the Bay, it has been downright chilly) and I put them to the test when I went in for my holiday pedicure. Let me tell you, I was the hit of the salon in my toasty warm Bootie Pie boots! My feet stayed cozy and warm while I had my tootsies painted, and I was able to leave the salon in comfort and style, and get on with my busy day instead of hanging around waiting for my pedicure to dry. Perfection! These would make the perfect holiday gift for your sister, friend, mom, co-worker or anyone who leads a busy life but loves a good pedicure.


Bloom.com Introduces Best4You!

Bloom.com — A truly innovative site that simplifies the beauty shopping experience. How, you might ask, does one simplify the beauty shopping experience with access to over 150 different beauty product brands? Enter Best4You. Bloom.com offers personalized Best4You product recommendations based the honest feedback of thousands of women with similar needs and concerns, and allows shoppers to peek into each other’s Beauty Cabinets to read unbiased product reviews. While many sites offer reviews, Bloom.com matches women with similar profiles, making sure that women find the products that are perfectly suited for them the first time around.

It's so simple! Just take a quick survey based on your skin type, age, personal concerns, etc, and Bloom.com provides recommendations for everything from cleaners and moisturizers to makeup, haircare, bath and body! Bloom.com takes the guesswork out of beauty!

 


Cane + Austin’s Retexturizing Treatment Pads

The holiday party season is upon us. With social calendars booked solid throughout the month of December, stylish women want to look their absolute best – starting, of course, with smooth, glowing skin. For holiday revelers looking to show off a radiant complexion throughout the season, Cane + Austin’s Retexturizing Treatment Pads are the perfect solution. Created by dermatologist Dr. Craig Austin, the Retexturizing Treatment Pads contain 10% Glycolic Acid in the purest form that can be found on the market, making them the strongest and most effective at-home treatment to achieve an enviable flawless face. Easy and effective, the pads are designed for daily use, and deliver results that rival invasive, expensive, in-office Glycolic peels and other costly cosmetic procedures. 

Derived from natural sugar cane, the pads gently exfoliate and retexture skin while helping to rebuild collagen, revealing a clearer, more radiant complexion. The Retexturizing Treatment Pads are the only Glycolic treatment specially formulated with COQ10, a powerful anti-oxidant to hydrate and nourish, Vitamins A, C and E to protect against free radical damage, and White Witch Hazel to tone and tighten the skin. In addition, this potent formula reduces pore size, wrinkles, and acne scarring and is clinically proven to provide anti-aging benefits. 

Late nights sipping cocktails and indulging in salty hors d’oeuvres can wreck havoc on the skin, leaving it looking dull and lackluster; Cane + Austin’s Retexturizing Treatment Pads rejuvenate one’s complexion, restoring its natural radiance and vitality.  


Melinda Maria
Exquisite jewelry for every day

Melinda Maria Melted Pave Wrap Rin
Melinda Maria Nail Head Cuff
Melinda Maria Gwyneth Earrings

Dangle + Fringe Necklace Platinum Necklace


ash & dans

Gorgeous signature embellished jersey pieces - The lightweight rayon jersey blend has the feel and charm of a vintage tee. ash&dans adheres to their motto "keep it simple," focusing on subtle detail, understated trends, and casual comfort.

Red Circle Trim Infinity
Floral Velvet Infinity
Maroon Velvet Trim Infinity
Black Lace Wrap

Check out more great styles at ash&dans.com


SensatioNAIL for the Holidays!

From the office to your holiday soirees and even travel SensatioNail’s premium collection of at-home gel polish products have got your covered.   Providing users with up to two weeks of dazzling, damage-proof wear with the resilient benefits of salon gel services — no chipping, no smudging, no breaking — in a do-it-yourself format, SensatioNail is a high performance, time saving and cost effective alternative.

 

The perfect gift for your sister, best friend and mom, the SensatioNail Starter Kit (SRP: $50), is a powerful and compact system that is complete with all of the tools needed to achieve salon-quality results, and will provide users with 10 gel manicures. Available in Scarlett Red and Raspberry Wine, the brand’s patented polymer technology allows the polish to glide on smoothly, while the compact PRO 3060 LED Lamp harnesses LED light technology to flash harden SensatioNail gel polish to a radiant finish, with zero dry time.  

 In January, 12 fashion forward SensatioNail Invincible Gel Polish colors (each provides 25 manicures) in both solid and shimmering finishes will hit shelves. The polish formula is free from Formaldehyde, Toluene and Dibutyl Pthalate.


lia sophia

This holiday season, lia sophia has collaborated with the Style Network to create an exclusive collection of  affordable jewelry for stylish women everywhere. The seven-piece capsule features a versatile selection of fashionable necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more…each priced at less than $100!

The most stylish gift this year is one that also gives back, and with lia sophia’s Ambition Bracelet (below), you get just that. A portion of the proceeds from this sparkly piece goes towards Dress For Success Worldwide, which provides professional attire and support to disadvantaged women rejoining the workforce. The beautiful gold and crystal bracelet, can easily be worn alone as a statement piece, or paired with other gold accessories to create that chic, stacked look.

Check out the entire collection at www.liasophia.com



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