Luxurious from front to back — from the silver chariot/pan it rides in, to the powders so finely milled that the grains are almost microscopic — L'Orchidèe is a sight to behold. The coral, pink, brown and golden colors blend together seamlessly to give cheeks a softly radiant glow of golden...

Remember the highfalutin $34 Dolce & Gabbana hybrids we looked at earlier this fall? Like those pricier pretties, these bargain basement beauties feel soft, slick and super moisturizing on my lips, and while slightly less pigmented than their more expensive counterparts, their shiny...

There they were, an array of plush red, tan, black and grey leather ostrich-effect cases, all lined up beautifully amongst the Dents gloves and Radley handbags in Williams and Griffins department store. Better yet, each priced at just £20 (that's less than half the price of the Aspinal one)...

. Fair enough they have to endorse an accessory before it can officially be called an "iPad case", but sometimes the accessories are almost half the price of the item you're buying it for. Now in a rather extreme case, Cnet arereporting that French fashion house Hermes has created two...

We're all for a cool-looking mani, but this is ridic: Rihanna's gilded Grammys' nails reportedly cost a whopping $5K. When we first saw RiRi's gold nails, we just thought they were a really pretty metallic shade, and that was that. Truth be told, we were much more interested in Adele's...

Swiss watchmaker Franck Muller celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special series of iPhone 4 cases which will be offered through Beams in Japan. Incorporating the theme of time, each case features an intricate inter-locking digit motif, which makes up the case entirely. Six different...

Swiss designer, Franck Muller, works over the iPhone case into something more elegant for the Japan market. Released in January, these cases for SoftBank telecom were made in editions of 500 each. They do an amazing job showcasing the beauty of the form. There is some titanium in there. We...

That turned out to be a pretty popular post! So I thought I'd do another version, this time on super affordable products that I think should cost way more. :) Isn't that the sweet spot, beauty products that are too good for their price tags? Here's my top five! For me they're most...

This canvas tote from Chanel costs more than a pretty penny (and then some). Spring 2012 Pre-collection This tote above reminded me of the older all- leather Chanel shopping bag circa 2009. Chanel SS2009 I remember going crazy over that leather shopping tote because it was the first of...

to celebrate 75 or 100 or 120 years in business, Bergdorf Goodman has saved up all its celebratory energy for a singular date befitting a singular store, and this year, its feting its 111th anniversary with a whole host of special goodies, all the way from special shopping bags to custom...

 

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