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Celebrate National Lipstick Day with a Look at Lipstick Through the Years

Since the dawn of time, make-up has been a way to enhance, entice, elaborate, and eliminate. Found a small 2 inch cylinder, lipstick has a way of taking your facial feature from 0 to 100. The right color can prove to be the perfect accessory for any outfit. Throughout the years, the trends related to this simple make-up element have spanned across the galaxy. In honor of National Lipstick Day, we decided to take a look at how lip color trends have changed throughout the years.


The era of pin ups and the legendary Marilyn Monroe. With that being said, bright lips were obviously the trend in the 50’s. Around this time, the voluptuous woman was the most desired woman. Make up was meant to entice. Women started to use lip liner to bold their lips and create a pouty look. This was the decade in which lipstick began to make its mark (no pun intended.) The first long lasting lipstick was invented in 1950. While make-up has always been an essential part of a woman’s daily routine, lips were never an important part until this point in time.

Ugly Shoes, A Tribute

When people shop shoes they shop style and beauty. It isn’t until they purchase and wear the shoe that they realize you can only wear shoes for so long before they become unbearable and un-walkable. This being said, comfort is the most vital factor when finding a good shoe! Though pain is beauty, people want to be able to walk in shoes that aren’t going to give them blisters. Below are some of the past’s ugliest yet most comfortable shoes that will always be semi-acceptable to wear out and about when necessary.

Crocs are always going to be the shoe that makes you wonder how they are still in style. However, seeing past the beauty in ugly these shoes make you feel as though you are walking on a cloud. The comfort of crocs will never fade out of style and people will always want to put these on whether it's just for walking around the house or running your daily errands.

Hermes Announces New Designer

French designer, Nadege Vanhee-Cybulski has been appointed artistic director for women’s ready-to-wear at Hermes. The 36-year old will be giving up her role as design director at Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s, The Row. Vanhee-Cybulski will be the first woman to lead the brand’s women’s ready-to-wear business. She will be taking over for Christophe Lemaire who had been the women’s wear artistic director since 2010 and whom is taking time off to focus on his own line.

If You're a Poor Girl in a Christian Louboutin World, We Got News For You!

Christian Louboutin has taken his iconic fashion shoe line in an entirely new direction with his new nail polish line. The designer has recreated his shoe line by partnering with New York- based Batallure Beauty to create a spectacular ombre nail polish bottle. The polish was placed in a handle similar to the shape of a heel figure yet has a sharp twist to it making for an intense look and giving the bottle a vixen feel. Between the red polish and 30 other remaining shades, this line is designed to give the color varnish its own merchandising spotlight. In purchasing this nail polish one is supposed to feel rich and satisfied by having the full Loubiton experience without spending a fortune.

Men's Summer Fashion: The Best Neutrals

Summer is all about rocking lighter hues and the right pieces for a fresh look. Let’s face it fellas, you have limited options in comparison to the ladies when it comes to fresh summer looks. Here are some neutral tone pieces to keep in your wardrobe for those really warm days. Not only do neutral pieces go with pretty much anything, there’s something about neutral pieces in a man’s attire that highlights an effortless attempt at a fresh look.

The polo is such a classic and a must have. It’s versatile, as it can be dressed up or even worn on the more casual side if desired. This slim fit cream textured polo by Marc Anthony can be shopped at Khols. It brings a fresh new hue into your closet guys.

The Power of Pink

Whether you prefer a more edgy city style or flirty feel to the way you dress, it seems as if pink is a universal color that all of us seem to love. Accented by leather or worn with lace -- pink is a timeless yet modern way to amp up your look. shares some of our sassy faves that will take you from uptown to downtown with ease.

Take this skirt from girly to edgy by adding a sleeveless moto vest. We are totally feeling this beautiful skirt by Frill Clothing. With a gorgeous sheen and flattering fit this skirt carries that pop of pink and can be styled a multitude of ways.

Find The Perfect Crossbody for You

Starting at $88.00 from Lord and Taylor is this Michael Kors Nylon and Leather Large Crossbody bag. With clean lines and complementary color blocking this makes for the perfect crossbody bag. Aside from being convenient, this color matches anything and is affordable. With zipper’s made all around the bag you are sure to feel secure in this easy travel bag!

Matching Your Mani to Your Handbag

When fashion and beauty work together in perfect harmony, the best of both worlds become one. One such pairing of glamorous perfection is that of chic handbags with manicured fingers, and it’s easier than you think ladies. Here’s a batch of fresh polishes you can try to match with your fabulous handbag this summer. After all, what’s a great manicure without a great bag to match?


Gold and metallics work great if you’re going for an evening look. This gold polish up against this pretty black and gold trim clutch gives your outfit subtle accents that may not exist otherwise.

Get Beckham's Sexy Look Without Paying a Fortune

David Beckham can do no wrong. The retired English soccer player has become the fundamental fashion icon. Cashmere sweaters are in and expensive, but have no fear because we have found a solution for you! Kokun which carries a line of cashmere sweaters, casual long-sleeves, and all time classics for both men and women is giving you a similar look for a cheaper price. Get David’s classic look without spending a fortune at Kokun!

Finding the Perfect Scent

With so many delicious scents available for both men and women, finding one to call your own can prove quite challenging. You want something that stands out, but you don’t want it to overpower, leaving people overwhelmed and angry. But most importantly, you want something that fits your personality, style, and individuality; when you leave a room you want to be remembered, sight, sound, and smell.

Mindy Yang, MiN New York's VP, curator, and all-over perfume expert notes on the importance of scent, "It’s been said that perfume is like a cocktail without the hangover, like chocolate without the calories, like an affair without tears, a vacation from which you never have to come back. It’s a potion that transcends moments and the key to our memories." And we believe this to be very true; scent provides sinless indulgence, the notes of which linger in our memory, long after it has left the room.

Looks From Around the Globe

It’s becoming almost impossible to spot fashion trends these days; they’re changing by the day! It seems that people are running out of ways to express their style, so they’ve resorted to taking them from other parts of the world. Celebrities and locals alike are subtly donning their international threads throughout their wardrobes. Kudos to their creativity. Let’s take a look at a few of the creatively-woven fashion trends, in accordance with the culture they were inspired by.

Kimono: China

Found in Forever 21 and H&Ms everywhere, the kimono has officially left China and been placed in some of our favorite stores. With an urban spin on the traditional piece, the kimono can be worn in an array of ways. Style icon Kylie Jenner was recently seen wearing one over lacy jumpsuit. Most people wear them to spice up a casual look, such as shorts and t-shirt. Pair this intricate piece with a simple outfit and watch as heads turn. Not to mention, it looks insanely comfortable. Who wouldn't want to wear a robe as they run errands? The time has come where comfortability trumps all, and we can be as fashionable as the most stylish people, while wearing a robe. While this garment may have originated as a traditional piece necessary for a Chinese wedding, it has evolved into a classic summer trend worn by all the chicest fashionistas.