Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 | Product Launches, Tools and Brushes, Wishlist | 5 Comments
Can one have a crush on brushes? I don’t normally get excited about makeup brushes, other than synthetic kabuki’s, but Lancome’s new limited edition blue-black makeup brushes are immensely attractive, and this brush set is one of only a few new products that I predict will strike ahhhh in the hearts of consumers everywhere.
The limited edition “Declaring Indigo” set of Lancome’s new blue-black brushes will be available to ship from Nordstrom.com starting July 17, 2009 (pre-order now). This smolderingly beautiful new Lancome brush set is a $124 value, and comes with four blue and black bristle brushes and a pretty blue-black brush clutch for only $52.
The Nordstrom-exclusive Lancome brush set includes the following 4 brushes:
- Mineral Powder Foundation Brush
- Foundation Brush #2 (liquid foundation brush)
- Blender Brush #4 (face and eye blender)
- Dual-Ended Brush #18 (liner and shadow)
*To view a larger-size image of the brush set with bag, click here.
(Note: According to Lucky Magazine, the price of this brush set will go up a lot after August 2!)
[Update: I checked out these brushes in person, and most of them are synthetic, according to the salesperson. I think only the blender is not synthetic. Also, the bag is really cute!]
Meilily Wishlist Item: Lancome’s Limited Edition “Declaring Indigo” Brush Set!
Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 | Nail Polish, Product Picks, Wishlist | Comments Off
Meilily’s Spring Wishlist May 2009
These are a few of Meilily’s favorite things right now…
(Shown from left to right)
Fossil – Rainbow Drops necklace 23″ $75
Anna Sui – Wilcox Dress (at Anthropologie) silk $289.95 (originally $568)
Sula – Paint and Peel Trend Collection peel-off nail polish $9 each
What’s on your wishlist?
Sunday, April 26th, 2009 | Featured Looks, Fragrance, Makeup, Shoes, Wishlist | Comments Off
I was inspired by warmer weather, spring sunshine, golden yellow fields of hay and flowers, and the upcoming wedding season to create this Sunny Spring-to-Summer look.
This look includes the following fashion, beauty and jewelry items:
J.Crew – Augusta Peep-toe Pump (Perfect pumps for bridesmaids and wedding guests!)
Le Labo – Neroli 36 Fragrance (Fantastic watery neroli fragrance!)
Cargo PlantLove – Green Goddess Palette (Eco-friendly beauty!)
Zac Posen – Flounce Dress (Isn’t this dress amazing?)
Anna Ruth Henriques – Leaf Cuff (Meilily loves Barneys New York jewelry designers!)
Ten Thousand Things – Sunstone Waterfall Necklace
Fossil – Isabella Embossed Clutch
Miu Miu – Shoulder Bowling Bag
Enjoy! from Meilily
Monday, April 6th, 2009 | Featured Shops, Product Picks, Sales, Shoes, Stores, Wishlist | 1 Comment
Farfetch.com promises to fetch visitors the best and brightest of goodies from around the globe, delivered directly from far-off locales. Therefore, the site features one of the most interesting selections of shoes, clothing, and accessories around.
Though even the sale items at farfetch.com may be too expensive to splurge on at the moment, the sale section, particularly the sale shoe section, is definitely worth an inspirational peek once in a while.
For example, on my last visit, I was awed by the artistic construction of purple suede pumps by Chie Mihara (from Maison Nipi, Vigevano), the angled ergonomics of calf-length boots by Opening Ceremony (from SIX, London), and the scalloped classiness of gray patent leather peep toe heels by Emporio Armani (also from Maison Nipi).
Btw, last time I visited farfetch.com, they even had the Vivienne Westwood + Melissa Lady Dragon shoes featured by Meilily in salmon, but unfortunately they sold out. Farfetch.com still has other unique Melissa shoes though, like the oddly appealing Mistrey by Melissa rubber gladiator sandals.
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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 | Fragrance, Product Picks, Sales, Stores, Wishlist | Comments Off
Meilily Sale Alert and Wish-picks!
With Valentine’s Day coming up fast and retail sales slowing, even online luxury goods retailer eLuxury is having a special Valentine’s Sale! For 2 days only eLuxury.com is offering 30% off items in their Valentine’s gift section and free shipping on qualified orders (at checkout).
What: eLuxury Valentine’s Day Sale Event
Discounts: 30% off Valentine’s Day Sale Event section and Free Shipping on $50+
When: February 3-4, 2009
While these sale items can still blow a budget, the eLuxury Valentine’s sale includes fun luxury accessories from Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, and Juicy Couture, as well as Fresh fragrances and Chantecaille candles.
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Friday, January 16th, 2009 | Hot Happenings, Product Picks, Sales, Stores, Wishlist | Comments Off
With the economy as it is, San Francisco-based online store, Maneater Threads, is closing up shop this month. The store has featured clothing from Project Runway designers and other up-and-comers. So far, two sales are planned for January at the Maneater Threads SF office.
Meilily recommends checking out Maneater Threads for the jackets by Mike and Chris, tops from Nu Collective, flower of the month necklaces by Kimberly Faith, and the one-shoulder dress by Les Prairies de Paris (shown left to right).
What: Maneater Threads Closing Sale(s)
Where: Maneater Threads Office, 101 Townsend St., Suite 302, San Francisco, CA 94107
When: January 16, 2009, 4-6:30pm; January 23, 4-6:30pm.
Discounts: 40% off purchases of $100 or more; or 50% off $150 or more.
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Meilily’s Winter Wishlist January 2008
These are a few of my favorite things right now…
(Images from left to right)
Lollia – Always Grapefruit and Bee Balm Honey Eau de Parfum 2.0 oz. $42
Undrest – Tea-and-Toast Robe Pima Cotton $128 (available at Anthropologie)
Fossil – Forest Eco Tote Organic Cotton Canvas $20 ( Eco Tote at fossil.com)
Tarte – Lash Hugger Eco-friendly Natural Mascara Recycled Aluminum Tube $18 (Lash Hugger Mascara at tartecosmetics.com)
What’s on your wishlist?
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