If there’s one thing I hate (among many things), it’s an awkward photo shoot but hey, when Sydne is styling it, I know I’m going to be in good hands. This is exactly why I agreed to stand in front of a white screen wearing Sydne’s size 2 clothing (the polka dot dress is not even close to being zipped up in the back, btw) while holding my coveted beauty products. Well there’s that AND the fact that we’re selling our stuff this Sunday at Space 1520, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Bill Foudation– an LA based animal rescue group. If you’re in the area, definitely stop by because we are selling some GOOD STUFF. And, it’s not just the two of us. The amazing Shauna of PennyChic, JoEllen Lu of Shop Tarte and Chanelle Laurence of The Penelope Times will be showing off their blogging fueled fashion retail skills. And indie designers Jenny Dayco, Shallow Fashion and Kittinhawk will also have pop up shops.
Here’s a sampling of what’s for sale AND me being a suuppper awkward model. ENJOY. I can’t even with how cute Bunny looks wearing this scarf.
A big thanks to Synde for creating these amazing images and an even bigger thanks to Kelsi for organizing such a great event. And again, this is just a sampling of some of the pieces we’ll be selling: real leather and suede jackets, trendy polka dots, CHANEL No. 5 lotion, DKNY fragrance, Urban Decay’s coveted NAKED eye palette and Jimmy Choo for H&M sandals! There will also be stacks of designer denim for $30 each (many never worn and in various sizes)!
Even though I’m more of a Ben Affleck women myself, I love a good mystery. And, I also love anything CHANEL. Stay tuned for the big Brad Pitt reveal on Monday, October 15th…we’re all waiting in suspense!
As I get older, it gets harder and harder to deal with everyone else around me getting engaged, married and pregnant. For years, I’ve tried to avoid growing up (hello, Los Angeles) but recently, I’ve realized that I’m eventually going to have to concede and maybe even get engaged, married and have babies myself. Sigh. BUT there are a few things in life that I’ve decided that I will never do and one of them is having to “ask” permission to do something. I’m a free bird! I do what I want! Always have been, always will be…and if I ever had to ASK someone permission to see a MOVIE, I might as well just die right then and there. I don’t mean to judge but I DO mean judge…in fact, I’m pretty sure that I’ve made the same face (and thought the same thing) as Kristen Wiig in the Bridesmaids scene above when friends have said “oh I can’t go cause ____ doesn’t want me to.” REALLY? That’s a sad story. You missed a good ____ cause, whatever it was/I did, I’m sure I had fun!
Anyway, this whole thing got me thinking to all of the fun man-repelling beauty and fashion things that I LOVE, that are known man-repellers. If you’re not familiar with The Man Repeller blog, you should be. Basically it proves that women love fashion trends and think they look hot but men…well, they don’t get it. Countless magazines will tell you exactly what men don’t like but I say, WHO CARES? Again, I do what I want…and here are my favorite man-repelling beauty products:
Crazy eyelashes: Sure, they’re kinda nuts to look at…and maybe they’re more for editorial but hey, I like eyelashes and these are REALLY fun.
Dark and neon nail polish: A few years back when black nail polish was at it’s point of chic-ness, I had a guy I knew actually ask me “what are you, goth now? Why are you wearing black nail polish?” WHY? Clearly you haven’t been reading every magazine and blog in AMERICA because it’s ALL ABOUT Chanel Black Satin, ok?
Sequins(!): I probably don’t even really have to explain this…men HATE sequins; they think sequins makes us look like disco balls. Girls LOVE sequins. That is all.
Bright lipstick: I think all of us have dreamed about looking like our Barbie dolls from back in the day, at one point or another…maybe that’s where this trend comes from (and I still love it).