By Alex Valenzuela Does the name Kardashian ring any bells? Well unless you’re living under a rock, the Kardashian sisters are probably the most famous trio of sisters, probably ever! Their resume is probably pages long but they weren’t always a famous family. Their late father was Robert Kardashian, OJ Simpson’s attorney during his trial [...]
Looking for the perfect gift for the book-loving fashionista in your life? There are a bunch of great fashion books and style guides out right now that can be a good fit. My first recommendation is “Influence” by Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. I’ve only read bits and pieces of it but from what I’ve [...]
Awesome news, Jessica Cutler’s autobiographical book, The Washingtonienne, is being made into a HBO series and Sarah Jessica Parker will be executive producer. For those of you who haven’t read the book, you really need to get your hands on a copy. It’s hysterical and follows the sexploits of a congressional staffer on DC who [...]
This fall jewelry goes turn of the century… they 19th century. Get ready to see popular Victorian features like brass and pearls be resurrected. I love this Elizabeth Cole cuff from Intermix for $285. However, if you have a more modest budget, this bow and pearl bracelet from Forever 21 is only $3.80.Â
I know you’ve probably heard the buzz sourrounding this book, and i have to admit I was skeptical at first as I heard my friends practically drooling over Edward Cullen, but Twilight is a must read. The book revolves around 17-year-old Bella Swan who has just moved in with her dad from Phoenix to Forks, [...]
I know the book of the month is usually fiction, but Zagat’s New York City Shopping Guide is a must-have if you live or are visiting New York. The guide gives mini reviews of the hottest shopping spots in all of New York and provides phone numbers/ addresses so it could be a good reference. [...]
Â February’s book of the month is Little White Lies by Gemma Townley. When Natalie Raglan moves to London from her suburban home in Bath, she imagines that her social life will be become a non-stop party. When things turn out differently, she makes up a few little white lies for her friends and ex-boyfriend back [...]
Â This month’s book is “A Total Waste of Makeup” by Kim Gruenfelder. This book is hysterical. Meet Charlize, a 30-year-old personal assistant to one of Hollywood’s biggest and demanding stars who has to deal with the demands of her job, turning 30, being single and dealing with being maid of honor at her younger sister’s [...]
December’s book of the month is wicked by Gregory Maguire. This book will completely turn the way you view Oz, the Wizard, Dorothy and most importantly “The Wicked Witch of the West” on its head. Maguire’s protagonist Elphaba, aka the wicked witch of the west, is totally endearing and misundertood. Definitely worth reading. Click the [...]
Â There seems to be a pink cover theme to each book I pick. Anyways this month’s book is Apocalipstick by Sue Margolis. It has all the components to make a great chic lit book: it’s set in England, the protagonist is funny and the love interest is hot. The book is about Rebecca, a fashion [...]
Â This month’s book of choice is When in RomeÂ by Gemma Townley. It’s definite a laugh out loud book with an infectious lead character. It’s sort of in the same vein as Shopaholic, so if you like that series you’ll love this. Click the link above to get it for $5.94.
Â This month’s book is Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin. Enter the world of Rachel White, a goody-two-shoe lawyer from New York whose life is turned upside down after sleeping with her best friend’s fiance. The characters in this book are so real and the plot is intense. Perfect book to sit poolside or by [...]
Â This month’s selection is The Bachelorette Party which is funny and raunchy, 2 major requirements on my reading list. This is the first novel by Karen McCullah Lutz, who is the writer of the movie Â Legally Blonde. Definitely a quick and easy read that delves into a bachelorette party of a goody-two-shoes gone wild.
Â If there’s one book you need this year that’s both practical and entertaining it’s 2007′s Beauty Buyble. This book rates the best makeup, hair care, skin care, makeup tools etc. on the market right now. The best part– the book comes with samples of many of the reviewed products so you can test them [...]