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it’s scary how much good you can do

October 15, 2014

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it's scary how much good you can do

This year, I’m attending EAC Network’s Halloween Party to Protect Children. It’s a fundraiser whose proceeds go directly toward the nonprofit’s Protecting Children Programs, which help thousands of at-risk children each year. Some of you are shy. I get emails from you after-the-fact, saying, “I saw you at the airport, but I didn’t want you […]

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backstage beauty NYFW S/S 2014

September 23, 2013

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Get the look! Gucci Westman for Revlon, backstage with model at J. MENDEL S/S 2014

Backstage at the Spring/Summer 2014 J. Mendel collection showcased at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Revlon Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman created a bronzy beachy sporty look, with dewy bronzed skin and a glossy brick lip. With a lot of pastels in the Spring/Summer collection, the sporty brick lip offered an unexpected pop of color. “Brick is […]

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the “don’t give me no lip” lip: beauty trend

September 9, 2013

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Revlon

Inspired by the vigor and vibrancy surrounding the World Cup in Brazil, Revlon’s Global Artistic Director Gucci Westman, created a bold lip for Rag & Bone’s Spring/Summer ’14 Collection at New York Fashion Week. Applied with a brush were a blend of Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Carnival and ColorBurst Matte Balm in Mischievous (Both […]

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nightcaps + recaps

March 16, 2011

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I’m posting from my phone because I realize how preposterous my blog upkeep has been this week. Forgive (and feel free to mock) the randomness that I hope to post from now through the night. SXSW is like pregnancy brain–only in lieu of a baby, you get blisters, dry-mouth + herpes. Sorry, but some of […]

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openings and beginnings

March 12, 2011

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The thing about conferences is that they’re basically circle jerks – people who mostly already know each other, or at least, OF each other, and are there to rub their own noses in it. To keep current and relevant and @followed. Because we all want, even at the most basic level, to feel important. It’s […]

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sip + see + house guests + sxsw

March 10, 2011

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My to-do list looks like a last wish list, with an assortment of personal delights, most of which will remain on the list, untouchable in every way. There will be no blowout, manicure, or pedicure. There are clumps of dog hair in corners of my home that may, or may not, be dealt with. Tonight […]

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girls named pinky

January 7, 2011

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scad art A short at the Savannah Film Festival, Girls Named Pinky has stayed with me. Not so much the actual film, but the Q&A session with the director afterward. Before I go there, here’s how the notes I’d scribbled in the dark read (a drip-feed of information): Irish bar. Hermit asks for another dark […]

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the next big hit

November 2, 2010

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I’ m going blind. Not officially or anything. But it might be time to test the peepers when nearly every bald man across the room looks like Tom Colicchio. It wouldn’t be that much of a stretch today, here at a Savannah Film Festival panel whose many panelists include producers and executives from the world […]

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