Perspective is the key. and in this case, placement is the key to creating the perfect context to keep yourself in check when it comes to money matters. First post of a few to come on Individual Icons wares that i have fallen for tonight.
Boutique Buzz… From the fine minds of Isabella Fine Lingerie in Chicago and design firm The Killswitch Collective… comes what we’ve all been longing for, what notcot only imagined someday it could become… the ultimate national boutique portal… creating community, accessibility, and opening up your world to so many places to visit and things to find. Please click below to see more info that they sent me regarding this fun new endeavor…
This lightweight pearly potion casts an ethereal aura over skin to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative. Use it to give cheeks a glistening gleam. Make browbones subtly beam. Glistening Mica shines a luminous light on facial features while taking focus away from fine lines and flaws. Rosemary soothes. Sage smoothes. And the uplifting aroma of sparkling citrus makes you feel radiant inside and out.
It’s playfully uplifting, from the outside in, and vice versa =) and on that note, to all readers who noticed the lag the last two weeks in posts, and my attempt to bribe you with new finds that make me happy. My apologies. Life kicked in full gear. In good ways and bad… but i’m back. And its nice to post again.
First things first, this site is worth going to simply for the loader and how it transitions into the menu. Moving along, i simply adore the soaps and the perfection of spheres in nice dishes, in square boxes, making such beautiful gifts. Not to mention the scents available in all of their products… Italian Blood Orange line brings me back… and French Lavender, and Egyptian Chamomille, Himalayan Larch… Must go find some tomorrow, bathroom needs a makeover.
I am in love with this logo, and tempted to get the panties/tank with that image on it… But personal obsessions aside… this was one well marketed/graphically clean site and brand worth looking at… for the ladies (see this barber blog entry for women down under)… and a great gift for the guys. I particularly like the Covert Carry-on for random boy gift, coming in a great bag by Triple Five Soul, and an assortment of great looking products, perfect for that secret weekend runaway you don’t give him a chance to prepare for before takeoff. As they say “Maintenance matters”, and who can stand a guy who doesn’t at least care a little about maintance when no one else is looking?
Read up on Berlin-based brush company Die Imaginare Manufaktur (The Imaginary Factory)… fell for their playful tongue in cheek designer brushes, particularly this “Nail Brush”. These projects range over the last few years, and are dreamt up variations of how one can push the boundaries of what a brush is. The London Design Museum store carries quite a few of these designs, be sure to also check out the Jaws brush and the Shoe brushes (which naturally come in a red heel and a black mens dress shoe).
Fun designs in the form of flap-overs, coin purses, and laptop sleeves… playful vibrant geometric looks… and fun interface. Snap!
Shu Uemura’s Eyelash Curler has been THE curler everyone’s needed to own the last few years… Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of this iconic product is the new limited edition 24K Gold and Black Nickel hand crafted editions. For the girl that has it all, a gold eyelash curler… best of the best, for only 22$.
Cool Feet Airbrush Catwalk Heels is a foot cooling spray that instantly revives and refreshes sore tired feet with a fine mist of ache-relieving ingredients like cooling menthol to reduce temperature and temporarily relieve foot aches and pains; natural extracts of papaya for revitalization; bamboo to restore natural softness to the skin; chamomile to soothe; and the refreshing scent of peppermint to invigorate senses. ModelCo Tip: Keep a can of Cool Feet in your purse for a blast of icy instant relief throughout the day - when you need it most.
My feet want this. I can’t imagine anyone who has danced the night away, or run around working in heels all day who wouldn’t want this… assuming it works as well as it says?
No i did not just post jello… its Lush’s new Soap! With the same consistency as jello, the new line of Shower Jellies by Lush look like too much fun to pass up. (and this one is Ba Da Bing Ba Da Boom, and has the same scents as my favorite Sex Bomb)…
Freeze Them, Chill Them, Jiggle Them. In The Shower No One Can Hear You Scream. Bada Bing Bada Boom Shower Jelly is the ultimate in cold showers. Its sensual scents (the same essential oils as Sex Bomb) are blended with red wine and an infusion of rose petals, soothing lavender and stimulating thyme herb. Say, for example, it’s summer and you’re with someone you find very, very attractive but you’re just too hot and bothered to do anything about it, what you really need is a cold shower to cool you down but not put you off entirely. Grab the Bada Bing from the freezer, clean your body with its cool lather and inhale the calming (aphrodisiac) jasmine, ylang ylang and clary sage perfumes. That should work just nicely.
How much fun does that sound?
I love this belt. Los Angeles based artist/illustrator, Brooks Salzwedel’s belts are making their way around town (you can find them at Fred Segal)… and i love the layering of imagery within the molded resin, creating that spacious creepy air to them… and a great mix of black and white with a hint of colors…
The intricate designs embedded in this compact are just gorgeously reminiscent of the past, and epitomizes fall’s soft/vibrant looks.Inspired by the intricately designed Coromandel screens owned and adored by Mademoiselle Chanel, this exquisitely rendered colour palette ignites cheeks with brick and gold, and eyes with intense black.
If you’re a flip flop girl, you know your feet take a beating regularly and it can be such a pain to scrub them all the time with hardcore devices that look like mini cheese graters… but this suction cup happy “Sole Scrubber” from Earth Therapeutics, is a nice daily massage for your feet while your shower… as they say
Take a cue from Asian culture and make foot scrubbing an end of the day ritual with this convenient mat. Suction cups secure the foot-shaped mat to the tub or shower floor, while plastic fibers cleanse and massage. With a squirt of our Tea Tree Oil Foot Wash, squeaky-clean feet are just a shuffle away.
Check it out, i found it at Whole Foods, you will feel better.