Come Chat With Me About Beauty—Live Today at 12:30 p.m. ET

By Danica Lo on
The reason I have a bazillion Lumene beauty products on my desk? Yes, I'm totally obsessed with the Finnish skincare brand—(things you may or may not know about me: I'm a Finland-aholic and have spent many a balmy summer evening in the Land of the Midnight Sun).Also, today at 12:30 p.m. ET, I'll be hosting a live Facebook chat—all about beauty, skincare, and answering any and all of your questions!—on Lumene's Facebook page. All you need to do is log onto Facebook at lunchtime and join me! I...Read Full Story

Shoe of the Day: J. Mendel x Hunter Boot

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First there was Hurricane Sandy and now, here in New York, we're getting pummeled by Nor'easter Athena! Winter's coming in like a lion this year, so there's no time like the present to start sorting out cold-weather-wear for what everyone-and-their-mother is predicting will be a brutal, frigid season.On our wishlist? These brand-new J. Mendel x Hunter Boot rubber Wellington boots!Available in black rubber and white rubber, the boots are lined with shearling (for warmth), trimmed with muskrat...Read Full Story

Shoes You'll Live In - Our Favorite Footwear from Madewell's Spring '13 Collection

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(Photos by StyleBistro)Okay, okay, it's not even winter yet, and the fashion media (us, sorry) have been trying to shove spring down your throat for the past, oh, two months or so. We get it, we get it—we're just kicking off boot season in our personal wardrobes too. But sometimes we see stuff ahead of time that's so exciting, we just have to show you... like, right now. Case in point: the Madewell spring 2013 shoe collection, which we scoped out yesterday on a quick visit to the J. Crew...Read Full Story

5 Super-Cute Animal-Print Shoes We Spotted at Gap's Spring '13 Preview

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(Photos StyleBistro)This morning, I stopped by the Gap spring 2013 preview—a sneaky peek at all the goodies that'll be in store starting around February next year. And even though we haven't even really gotten into winter yet, now I can't wait for spring! The stuff is just so cute—especially the rainbow variety of lightweight jeans (obsessed!).One of the best things I spotted at this morning's preview were Gap's new shoe collection—and something that surprised me is how much animal print...Read Full Story

Beauty Obsession of the Day: VBeaute's It Kit and Anti-Aging Tinted Lip Gloss

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Ever wished you could have every luxury skincare product you need—customized for your skin type—in one handy, portable, mirrored case? Say hello to my current obsession: The VBeaute It Kit—a refillable skincare system that includes these luxe products from VBeaute:- Undercover Agent ($135) - an intensive botanical anti-wrinkle protecting serum - Rub Off ($48) - a gentle facial cleanser and exfoliator that helps minimize pores- Evidence Eraser ($48) - a gentle foam-gel cleanser that removes...Read Full Story

GQ's 'The Style Guy' Issue is Probably One of the Best Things Ever Published, Maybe

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The cover is so serious. You can tell by the coverlines and the silver-black-off-white color scheme. Manly, etc.When it comes to menswear and the men's fashion industry, I'm a total fangirl. Men's fashion is just so... cool—the tailoring, the precision, the fit, the fabrication, the luxury of all that combined with a core value of utilitarianism mixed with complex constructs of men's self-perception and images of masculinity. Yeah, it's deep. Anyway, if men's fashion were a cult, Glenn O...Read Full Story

Are These The Cutest $1,000 Handbags Of All Time? (More Inside!)

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Ever feel like people take their It-bags way too seriously? After all, why would anyone spend $1,000 on a super-serious fancy leather designer handbag when you can get a, uh, furry purple one with googly eyes instead?Say hello to four bags from London-based designer Meadham Kirchhoff's fall 2012 "Monster" handbag collection. Aren't they adorable (and, okay, kind of weird)? There's the purple faux-furry monster with the cute doggy nose and orange-red eyes above ($1,074); the fleecy baby-pink...Read Full Story

Editor's Pick: Lauren's Beauty Obsessions - 10 Products I Can't Live Without

By Lauren Frankfort on
If I were to sum up my beauty habits in one sentence it would be: when I fall for something, I fall hard. So when it comes to the contents of my vanity, I stick to what I know and love. I'm all about no muss, no fuss—or at the very least, less muss, less fuss. I've always stuck to the simplest products possible. Whether I was afraid that my seventh grade scrunch would get too gunky, or that my sensitive, pearly-white skin (let's be real, nearly translucent) would get splotchy, dry, and red...Read Full Story

Shoe of the Day - Ruthie Davis Tasseled Loafers

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Yesterday, we popped by the Ruthie Davis showroom to get a sneak peek at the shoe designer's spring 2013 collection. There were neons and metallics, suedes and smooth leathers. We coveted it all—but here's a pair that really caught our eye: Ruthie Davis' spring 2013 spike-tasseled loafer stilettos.This shoe blends the charm of baby-teal with the prep of two cute tassels, the urban-edge of spiked brassy hardware with the dainty spike heel—all in one platform!Are you as obsessed as we are?These...Read Full Story

Editor's Pick: Lindsay's Beauty Obsessions - 10 Products I Can't Live Without

By Lindsay Schallon on
Yesterday, I had a revelation about my beauty-product obsession. I was attending an event with some of the industry's top beauty editors and bloggers, and a few girls and I were talking about the different types of beauty consumers. There are the women who stand by the classics—their trusted-and-true products they've used for years and years. There are the gals who only use what works—instead of hitting up a friend for their night cream recommendation, they visit their dermatologist. And then...Read Full Story