Archive for November, 2011

Freebie haircuts! Seriously.

Freebie haircuts! Seriously.

Inside scoop alert! If I hadn’t just had my hair cut last week, I’d be all over this…Molly Degraffenreid of Snippity Chix in Lafayette is offering complimentary haircuts to new customers who use the code phrase “Molly loves surfing” through December 31. It turns out a few gals-with-great-hair-about-town go to this charming little beauty nook, […]

November 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Appreciation: Loulou de la Falaise, French and Fabulous, Dies at Age 63

Appreciation: Loulou de la Falaise, French and Fabulous, Dies at Age 63

She wore a loose, satiny blouse and what looked like crazy-lady plastic jewelry and blue polyester pants that seemed a tad too short. Yet she carried herself with the long-limbed grace of a fashion model and clearly the eccentric bohemian look was working for her. Loulou de la Falaise, who passed away in Paris this […]

November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More
SK-II and the Secret Key to Its Cult Following

SK-II and the Secret Key to Its Cult Following

Expensive skin care products are an indulgence to some women, a necessity for others. While there’s always debate about whether pricey is really better, I tend to pay attention when the accolades come from trusted friends and beauty experts. One such line is SK-II, a company that I first saw in department stores while visiting […]

November 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Tweeze whiz

Tweeze whiz

I’m one of the proud graduates of Pluck University, otherwise affectionately known as Pluck U (wink wink). That’s my unofficial term for all the schooling copywriters undergo while working for Benefit Cosmetics…so we can come up with million dollar phrases like “Wild thing, you make my brows zing!” (And seriously, yes, that sort of pun-liner is what I […]

November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Silicon Valley’s Stylish Turn Out for Lambertson Truex Personal Appearance at Tiffany in Palo Alto

Silicon Valley’s Stylish Turn Out for Lambertson Truex Personal Appearance at Tiffany in Palo Alto

All is not diamonds and platinum, silver and gold at Tiffany & Co. Award-winning accessories designers Richard Lambertson and John Truex are poised to make leather a coveted item at the store known for fine jewelry that comes in blue boxes. The two men, winners of a Council of Fashion Designers of America Accessories Designer […]

November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More