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Object of Desire: Valentino Rockstud Trapeze Bag

February 24, 2014 • Editor's Obsession, Fashion, HeadlineComments (0)

You know, for years I’ve had dalliances with the high-powered luxury bag purchase. I have some great bags, don’t get me wrong, but outside of selling internal organs to afford a Chanel 2.55, I’ve yet to pull the trigger on a spendy handbag. I’ve had people tell me for years that I should make the [&hellip...

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Fitness Style: Some Time To Exhale

February 24, 2014 • Headline, StyleComments (0)

As I’m working diligently to finish my weight loss journey, I’m more determined than ever to make looking good and feeling amazing a bigger part of my lifestyle. exhale mind body spa has played a huge part in that role in helping me feel more...

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Monday Motivation Mix: Hey, Soul Sister

February 24, 2014 • Headline, InspirationComments (0)

I am hella delinquent in getting these up regularly, and for that I apologize. I figured since it’s such a crazy time right now with the weather seemingly being decided by a Ouija board and the news that we won’t get another national holiday until...


This Week In Instagram: Weather, Gems & Mellow Moments

February 23, 2014 • Headline, StyleComments (1)

  The week after Fashion Week was filled with a lot of planning. I have a lot of ideas of where I’d like to take this site, and the endeavors started in earnest this week.  Some of the shots above are from a great new outfit shoot we did today (I...

Photo: Kristin Booker for Fashion.Style.Beauty.

Best of New York Fashion Week: DKNY Fall 2014

February 23, 2014 • Fashion, Headline, New York Fashion WeekComments (0)

When you head into Cedar Lake for DKNY, at that very minute, it’s the hottest place in town: every editor you dream about meeting is sitting in the front row, every opportunity to star gaze strolls to the front row. Each season, when I take my seat,...


Ask The Editor: I’m A Bit Afraid of Sparkle In My Blush

February 21, 2014 • Beauty, HeadlineComments (0)

Hey Kristin, I have a beauty question for you. I love the hues of the NARS blushes, but am afraid of the sparkle it seems to have in it. I want your opinion before I pull the trigger. – Veronica S., Leland , NC Well, first of all, I should state for the...

DJ Chelsea Leyland backstage at DKNY Fall 2014. Photo: Kristin Booker for Fashion.Style.Beauty.

Best of New York Fashion Week: Backstage at DKNY Fall 2014

February 20, 2014 • Beauty, Headline, New York Fashion WeekComments (1)

Ok, so yep, London has already closed and now everyone’s in Milan. But here I am, about to show you some of my favorite snaps from backstage at DKNY. It’s a giant post, there are loads of photos, and asking me to pick my favorite is like asking me...

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Buttoning Up The Jackets

February 19, 2014 • Fashion, HeadlineComments (0)

Since my weight has fluctuated so much over the past decade (size 22 to a size 8/10,) I’ve had my fair share of frustration with trying to find a wardrobe that consistently wins. Or, so I did before I realized the magical power of a few key items, like...

Photograph taken by Kristin Booker of Fashion.Style.Beauty.

New York Fashion Week Diary: Backstage at Donna Karan Fall 2014

February 17, 2014 • Beauty, Headline, New York Fashion WeekComments (0)

  Even though the tents just folded, I wanted to share some of my favorite snaps from behind-the-scenes at the tents. These photos were taken backstage at Donna Karan New York before the models walked the runway. The super-sleek updos were created for...

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Major Makeup – Announcing The NARS Matte Multiple

February 15, 2014 • Beauty, HeadlineComments (0)

  I honestly don’t wear a lot of makeup, and I have a general rule that at least 50% of my makeup kit has to serve multiple purposes. Not only don’t I have the time for sorting through an entire bag full of products looking for the right...