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March is a good month to organize your life and your style too, being that it is winter and outdoor activities are restricted quite a bit. This month, I propose that we all reinvent ourselves. In regards to your image, it’s exactly the same. Personally, having everything in order helps me make decisions faster and not waste time. I know exactly where all of my clothing and cosmetics are, (most of the time – ok half the time) but when I do I never waste much time looking for things, and what’s more: this helps me to always put my best face forward with little effort.

Organize your closet

If I were you, I would begin with the closet. In fact, this week I have a date with myself to get things in order. After so many parties and shopping the sales, it’s time to do a little cleaning. These are my tips for bringing a little order to your wardrobe:

Remove all the clothes from your closet
But only if your closet is really disorganized. If it’s more or less in order, you can jump to the next step with the clothes already hanging in the closet.

Hang clothes by type
Put all of the blouses together (I organize them by color :-)); all of the pants together (I organize them according to the type of pant, i.e., the wide-leg pairs together, skinny pants together, etc.); hang all the skirts together. Leave your wool sweaters, t-shirts and jeans folded. It’s best to hang up the rest of your clothing.

Once you’ve organized everything, start purging
Once everything is organized, begin reviewing garment by garment and make three piles: one for clothes that you’re going to throw away because they aren’t even suitable to donate, for example those that are ripped. Make another pile of clothes that you don’t like, no longer work for you, or don’t jive with your current style but that you can give to a friend or donate. Lastly, make a pile of clothes that you have to mend, iron or take to the drycleaner. Without overthinking it, make these three piles and starting making room in your closet.

How to know when to get rid of a piece of clothing
Normally, if I haven’t worn something for two seasons – for example, the past two summers – I store it in a suitcase up in the attic. Once a year I take a peek at what’s inside, and I either rescue or toss what I think I’m not going to use again. If you don’t have room to store your clothes, it’s better to donate them than to leave them hanging in your closet taking up space.

Create new outfits
Once everything’s organized, move on to your shoes, your lingerie drawer, etc. When you finish, begin putting together new outfits with pieces that might look good together. Take pictures and make notes so that you have some flattering outfits for those days where you’re in a particular hurry.


Yes there is another line coming out at MAC next month. I don’t know – they seem to love to put things out so fast that you can’t really think about whether you need it or not. You just buy. This must be their system – I don’t know what genius (or evil genius?) thought this method up, but I have to say this collection is looking pretty dang good. And our friends at temptalia already put up the pics so I am gonna post them here for your viewing pleasure.

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Creme de Violet

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Et Tu, Bouquet?

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Of Summer

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Shadowy Lady

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Silverthorn

Blush

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Blush of Youth, Summer Rose

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Just a Pinch

Eye Shimmers

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Circa Plum

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Mutiny

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Nordstrom Exclusive Quad

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A Rose Romance, Odyssey, Way To Love

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Stealin My Heart, Magnetique, Virgin Kiss

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Secret Crush, Loving Touch, Tender Tryst

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Love and Friendship

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Promo

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Splashproof Lash

–Ok how amazing are the lippies and the ROSE BLUSH?  Wow, I am really liking this collection.  But I have to keep reminding myself – I will not buy just for the packaging, I will not buy just for the packaging, I will not buy just for the packaging.

It’s not working.  Oh well, this collection rocks.


Ok, this post is a long time coming – I have been putting it off for too long.  But let me just say….Wow Style Warriors is totally catching my eye!  I am LOVING this stuff!  On the last post I did about this I said, ok I hope they get the animal print packaging right so it looks more CoCo Chanel and less Trailer Park mama with Virginia Slim.

So here it is, the formal unveiling of the Style Warrior packaging…….

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It can’t get any better than this….this is gonna be a huge assault on my wallet I can already tell.

Here is what MAC has to say about it:

 

MAC Cosmetics | Style Warriors

Launch Date: May 28th, 2009 (North America), June 2009 (International).

Emerging from every corner of the glamorous globe, a new Style Warrior. Made to celebrate the cross-cultural sophistication of the modern Amazon Princess, African Queen, Crouching Tigress… Never before have we seen the “Wild Things” of the world come together in quite so many bold new combinations. Introducing a dramatically different and deliberately diverse colour story, an eclectic and expressive way to exalt and admire the strength and solidarity of beauty with no barriers. A selection of all-over summer bronzing shades for Lips, Cheeks, Eyes, Nails, featuring the innovation of Impassioned, Bronzescape and Scatterrays Solar Bits – sunbursts to unleash the animal in every woman. All exotically packaged in stylized zebra and leopard prints to keep it wild and free – the way it always ought to be.

 

Lipstick ($14.00)

  • Sunsational Sheer frosted beige gold
  • Brave New Bronze Creamy mid-tone pink nude
  • Purple Rite Mid-tone frosty orchid
  • Tribalist Creamy blackened berry

Lipglass ($14.00)

  • Liberated Sheer yellow gold with pearl
  • Gold Rebel Sheer copper bronze with pearl
  • Fierce & Fabulous Bright magenta purple with pearl
  • Style Warrior Blackened bronze brown with pearl

Eyeshadow ($14.50)

  • Soft Force Frosty pale white gold
  • Bright Future Frosty bright yellow gold
  • Tempting Sinfully rich coco
  • Vibrant Grape Bright magenta purple
  • Night Maneuvers Deep charcoal brown with pearl

Eye Kohl ($14.50)

  • Smolder Intense black

Pro Lash Mascara ($12.00)

  • Coal Black Honest-to-goodness black

Beauty Powder Blush ($18.00)

  • Eversun Neutral peach bronze with gold pearl
  • On A Mission Pearly mid-tone plum

Solar Bits ($19.50)

  • Scatterrays Soft metallic peach with gold pearl
  • Bronzescape Clean yellow brown with gold pearl
  • Impassioned Frosty cool taupe

Nail Lacquer ($11.00)

  • Peaceable Pearly pale golden beige
  • Violet Fire Bright creamy magenta purple
  • Mercenary Frosted blackened bronze

Brush ($23.00)

  • 242 Firm fibre Brush with rounded edge for smooth, even application of powder, emollient and concealer products

 

 

Lipstick

  • Brave New Bronze Creamy mid-tone pink nude
  • Purple Rite Mid-tone frosty orchid
  • Tribalist Creamy blackened berry


Lipglass 
($14.00)

  • Fierce & Fabulous Bright magenta purple with pearl 
  • Style Warrior Blackened bronze brown with pearl


Eyeshadow 
($14.50)

  • Soft Force Frosty pale white gold
  • Bright Future Frosty bright yellow gold
  • Night Maneuvers Deep charcoal brown with pearl


Beauty Powder Blush 
($18.00)

  • Eversun Neutral peach bronze with gold pearl
  • On A Mission Pearly mid-tone plum

Bronzing Powder ($21.00)

  • Refined Golden Finely spun golden with soft pearl finish

Lustre Drops ($18.50)

  • Pink Rebel Blue pink with gold pearl

 

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Ok I think it’s time for me to sit down and make a decision regarding the Grand Duos makeup contest. I should have an answer by Friday – so keep a look out. Now, it’s time to gear up for the next item to give-away. I need your help deciding what should be gifted. Please post a comment or email me and let me know what YOU would like to see given away next.

Hello Kitty Lipgloss?
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Hello Kitty Nail Polish?
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Hello Kitty Glitter Liner?
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Sugarsweet Tricolor Lipgloss?
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So please let me know which you would like to enter to win the most!

***tricolor pic bjooti.net***


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For those of you not familiar with Rue La La, they are a cool invite only Boutique that has crazy deals on all kinds of brand names.  Right now Lucky, Shoshanna, Salvatorre Ferragamo, and upcoming is Free People, Via Spiga, and Birkenstock.  

And when I say that they have sales, I mean SALES – right now here are some of their deals:

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Lucky Brand “Bond Street”Dark Blue Wide Leg  

Reg:  130.00    Rue La La Price:  47.00!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lucky Brand “Sweet N’ Low”    

Medium Blue Flared Leg

Reg:  88.00  Rue La La Price:  37.00!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are just two of the AMAZING deals they have.  And it changes every two days or so.  But here is the catch, you have to be INVITED by a member.  It’s completely free but you have to get an invite from an actual member.  SO – to all you out there who would like to be a member, just send me a message or leave me a comment and I will member you up immediately!!  Now, I have no affiliation with them or anything, I just think the amazing deals are too sweet for me to keep to myself.  So,  with that said check it out at Ruelala.com

Get back to me if you want an invite!!  I know you will “:-)



I love this look on Zoe Saldana. It’s hip and casual all at the same time. Here is a tres cheap way to make this tres chic look!
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Trench coat, Old, $49.50; oldnavy.com
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Black top, Rebecca, $30; bluefly.com.
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Clutch, Nine, $20; ninewest.com
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Cuffed jeans, Charlotte, $29; charlotte-russe.com.
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Heels, Guess, $75; endless.com

The new NARS Spring 2009 collection is now in stores and it deserves your attention – it’s pretty rockin. It includes a blush duo that I can’t wait to get my hands on, Hungry Heart. It’s what François Nars calls “jewelry for the face” and who wouldn’t want some jewelry on their face?
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Here’s what’s included in this collection:

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  • Blush duo in Hungry Heart: iridescent gold ivory and pink sand with golden sheen.
    • Concealer duo in: Vanilla/Honey for fair complexions, Custard/Ginger for light to medium complexions and Praline/Toffee for medium to dark complexions.

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    • Single eyeshadows in: Grenadines (matte garnet), Baby Girl (cotton candy with golden undertones and gold particles) and Night Sun (bright marigold with gold particles).
    • Duo eyeshadows in Egea (frosted sage and smoky lilac) and Hula Hula (strawberry with gold particles and hazelnut with gold glitter).
    • Multiple duo in Orgasm/South Beach (peachy pink and apricot with shimmer).
    • Multiple Bronzer in Cap Vert (for medium to dark complexions with red undertones).
    • Lipgloss in Sweet Revenge (sheer pink grapefruit).
    • Lipstick in Shrinagar (metallic raspberry).

    Have you seen the new NARS Spring 2009 collection? What’s catching your eye?


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