Product Pick & Photos: Designer Totes by Jason Wu & Brian Reyes – Proceeds Benefit Dress for Success
Saturday, October 24th, 2009 | Fashion, Photos, Product Picks, Style Picks | 3 Comments
Meilily Product Pick & Photos! Special Charitable Designer Totes by Jason Wu & Brian Reyes!
Earlier this month, Meilily highlighted Glamour’s “Fashion Gives Back” Collaboration, which combines the design talent of today’s hottest young designers with a shared philanthropic goal. As a result, a collection of tote bags designed by this select group of designers is now on sale, and all proceeds from the Fashion Gives Back totes benefit Dress for Success!
Now here are several photos of and more details on Meilily’s favorite Glamour Fashion Gives Back designer tote bags – the black gradient tote designed by Jason Wu and the red floral tote designed by Brian Reyes…
Fashion Gives Back Tote Designed by Brian Reyes:
*Meilily will be giving away one designer tote by Brian Reyes to a lucky reader – Keep an eye out for contest details! —› › Continue reading
Thursday, October 15th, 2009 | Fashion, Featured Looks, Fragrance, Nail Polish, Shoes, Style Picks | 1 Comment
Meilily Featured Shopstyle Look! Military Whimsy!
Welcome to Fall! Hope you’re enjoying the colder crisper weather and the chance to wear boots and coats again! Here’s a look inspired by wool, military-style coats, and ruffles.
This look includes the following fashion, jewelry and fragrance items:
Forever 21 Double Breasted Wool Coat – $37.80
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Propaganda Wool-blend Coat – $1,655
VS Makeup Christian Siriano Petite Makeup Bag – $12 (currently sold out)
3.1 Phillip Lim Wool Blend Ruffle Skirt – $204 (currently sold out)
L.A.M.B. Essex Bootie – $235
Tom Ford Purple Patchouli Fragrance EDP/ 1.7 oz. – $180 —› › Continue reading
Friday, October 9th, 2009 | Fashion, Hot Happenings, Product Launches, Stores, Style Picks | 2 Comments
Meilily Hot Happenings! Glamour “Fashion Gives Back” Designer Totes for Charity!
Right now, as part of Glamour Magazine’s Fashion Gives Back program, you can pick up special designer canvas tote bags exclusively at Bloomingdales NY (or Bloomingdales.com) for $35 each, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success!
Glamour got six talented young designers to each design a Fashion Gives Back tote to benefit out-of-work women who need a boost. Tote bag designers include Jason Wu, the young Taiwanese designer who’s dresses have graced First Lady Michelle Obama on her first Vogue cover (and at President Obama’s inauguration), and also Brian Reyes, design duo Bensoni, jewelry designer Pamela Love, Gossip Girl designer Abigail Lorick, and shoe designer Alejandro Ingelmo.
Meilily’s two favorite Fashion Gives Back totes this year are from Jason Wu (his black gradient design is both elegant and exciting) and Brian Reyes (his red and black floral tote looks at once exotic yet strangely familiar).
Which designer tote do you like best?
**Stay tuned for more totebag photos, and Meilily just might be giving away one of these designer totes soon!
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Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 | Makeup, Product Picks | Comments Off
Meilily Product Pick! Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation!
I don’t know why it has taken me so long to rave about Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation (LSF)! Armani LSF has been one of my favorite liquid foundations ever since I first picked up a bottle in Europe, and I just re-purchased another bottle during a recent Neiman Marcus Armani beauty event.
Let me warn you that the money spent on a bottle of Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation could probably feed a small village, but fortunately this foundation —› › Continue reading
Thursday, October 1st, 2009 | Makeup, Photos, Product Picks | Comments Off
Sadly, under-appreciated makeup line, ck Calvin Klein beauty, which grew from the ashes of a previous Calvin Klein cosmetics line, actually has fantastic lucite packaging and wearable colors. At any rate, check out ck Calvin Klein makeup while you can!
ck Calvin Klein Intense Duo Eyeshadow (Velvet Morning) Details & Photos… —› › Continue reading
Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 | Makeup, Photos, Product Picks | 1 Comment
Finally, bold UK makeup brand, Illamasqua, has arrived in the States! If you haven’t yet heard, Illamasqua makes professional-quality makeup designed in London to embolden nighttime self-expression, with influences from theatrical drama and alternative lifestyles. If you’re looking for fun and daring evening makeup, Illamasqua is a must-try! (Plus, Illamasqua is now available at Sephora.com)
Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss Details
After Google-ing for Illamasqua swatches like these fom Krasey Beautiful, I knew I had to try Illamasqua’s Intense Lipgloss, specifically in a shade called “Move.” Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in Move is described on the Sephora website as —› › Continue reading
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Photos, Skincare | Comments Off
Meilily Free Stuff Alert! Free Clarins Multi-Active Day Cream!
This is one of my favorite free offers yet- Free Clarins!
Right now get a free 15 ml deluxe sample of Clarins Multi-Active Day Early Wrinkle Correction Cream at Sephora, both in store and online! Here’s how…
- In Store: To pick up your perfectly free Clarins sample in store, just bring the tear-off coupon found inside the October 2009 issue of Lucky Magazine to a Sephora store. So easy! No purchase required! (Coupon should be near page 102 of Lucky mag.)
- Online: Use code CLARINS online at Sephora.com to get the free Clarins sample (Sephora order required).
Offer available from September 8 until October 31, 2009.
Wanna see a product photo of the Clarins Multi-Active Day cream freebie? Find out more about Clarins! —› › Continue reading
Friday, September 18th, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos, Skincare, Stores | 2 Comments
Meilily Product Pick and Photos! Giorgio Armani Beauty Gift with Purchase!
As promised, here are more details and photos of the Giorgio Armani gift with purchase from The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus.
During The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus, get a Giorgio Armani makeup and skincare gift when you spend at least $100 $150* at the Giorgio Armani counter. (Combine this with other Neiman Marcus Beauty Event gift offers, and you could end up with multiple gifts with purchase!)
*Note: Neiman Marcus just changed the Giorgio Armani offer, raising the minimum purchase (from $100 to $150) and also changing the gift items. Apparently the original Armani beauty gift was too good to last!
The Original Giorgio Armani Gift with Purchase (Shown) Includes:
- Shine Lipstick (Shade 50, mauve rose) full size
- Eyes to Kill Mascara deluxe sample 0.06 fl. oz.
- Crema Nera Cream sample 1 gram. —› › Continue reading
Monday, September 14th, 2009 | Fragrance, Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos, Sales, Skincare, Stores | 2 Comments
The Neiman Marcus Beauty Event is going on now, and you can get multiple gifts with purchase with qualifying beauty orders.* With a little planning, you can get a beauty gift just for making a minimum beauty purchase at Neiman Marcus, in addition to any brand-specific gifts with purchase that you qualify for.
What: The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus (Gift with Purchase Event)
When: September 10 – 21 online, and also in store until September 20, 2009
*Full gift with purchase details available online at NeimanMarcus.com. Minimum purchase required.
Neiman Marcus Beauty Event Gift: (see photos, details, and tips below…) —› › Continue reading
This week Meilily and Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) once again bring you the top editor-selected links! There are lots of links to check out, including one from Meilily!
Edited by Jennine
It’s here. Summer’s (basically) over, back to school, back to work… even in fashion today is the official first day of Fashion Week madness, and New York is only the beginning. I’ve always thought once Labor Day rolled around, we shifted gears realizing that the year is almost out it’s time to start packing it all in! This week, we’ve got an amazing round of links…seriously, it was so hard to pick only 20. Style Amor wonders if we really need fashion week at all… Heavy Heels sense the Winds of Change, as models start chopping their locks, The Demoiselles start a getting healthy project for a bunch of ladies, kaKofonie Of si(gh)lenS gets an remarkable interview with Patricia Ayers.
Links à la Mode : September 10th
- Art of Accessories – Translating the Trends: Ruffles
- BRICK MY LANE – The ruffled neckpiece – part 2
- dramatis personae – “Plus-Sized” Bras for Busty Gals
- Fashion Hippo – Giveaway: Tory Burch Logo Clutch
- Fashion Pulse Daily – FelixRey.com: Fashion Pulse Daily Readers Get an Exclusive 20% Off!
- fete a fete – Giorgio Armani Beauty Fall 2009 Manta Ray & Eyes To Kill
- Heavy Heels – Wind of Change
- Idiosyncratic Style – IdStyle File – Kaitlyn Regehr
- Independent Fashion Bloggers – How Important is Trust? A Review of Trust Agents
- Intrinsically Florrie – Luella Loveage
- kaKofonie Of si(gh)lenS – Interview with Patricia Ayres
- Little Miss Makeup – Is applying liquid eyeliner your biggest beauty frustration?
- Meilily – Ruffled Makeup Bag by Christian Siriano for VS Makeup
- Retro Chick – Planning an Autumn Winter 2009-10 Wardrobe
- Style Amor – Do We Need Fashion Week?
- Style it You – Breaking Barriers
- Style Symmetry – The Last Hurrah Giveaway
- Stylish Thought – Stylish Thoughts on Coco, Karl & Feminism
- Super Kawaii Mama – Worn Wild – MSFW’s Dark Side
- THE COVETED – Mahtab Azimi’s Cozy Little Black Dress
- The Demoiselles – We’re Getting Healthy
Monday, September 7th, 2009 | Photos, Product Picks, Style Picks | 7 Comments
One of my favorite products lately has been this gorgeous ruffled makeup bag from the debut Christian Siriano Makeup Collection for Victoria’s Secret Makeup. While the bag looks pretty online in the official product images, it is waaaay more amazing in person!
These exclusive product photos and details from Meilily will reveal a more unique side of the Christian Siriano ruffled makeup bag, one that could only be discovered in person (and here)… —› › Continue reading
Thursday, September 3rd, 2009 | Free Stuff, Photos | 1 Comment
Meilily Free Stuff Alert!
Get a Free 3-piece KMS Haircare Set!
Did you spot the special Ulta coupon page in the latest InStyle Makeover issue? It’s easy to miss, but inside the current issue of InStyle Makeover, which features Vanessa Hudgens on the cover, there is a somewhat hidden special offer from Ulta for a free deluxe trial set of three KMS California hair products!
How to Get a Free KMS California Hair Product Set at Ulta:
This Ulta KMS offer does not mention a minimum purchase requirement nor does it require you to purchase any KMS products! How cool is that?! Oddly, the KMS offer looks just like any of the other ULTA ads peppering the pages of this issue of InStyle Makeover.
Once you find it, simply tear out and bring the KMS offer page from the InStyle Makeover issue to an Ulta store, and get a generous KMS hair product set free through October!
More Details on Redeeming the Free KMS Offer + a KMS Set Product Photo:
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