World's Largest Pearl Discovered Unaware of its value, he kept it as a good luck charm, until recently bringing it to the attention of Philippine officials.
It remains to be confirmed by gemologists that the pearl is indeed the world's largest. Already it easily beats the current record holder, the Pearl of Lao Tzu, which...
Google Is Now Telling Us What To Wear? now it's telling us what to wear! Believe it or not, it's Google's second year at publishing the next Fashion Trends! It is but a work of putting together numbers and cookies all meant to help the consumer pick faster, shop faster, wear faster. Think. No. More. Google has your back!
I'm Loving My New Social Circle Business Cards The photo she shared of her customized cards was enough to make me reach out to them immediately, especially since I'd been dying to redo my business cards for, I don't know, two years or so. (Chalk that up to supreme laziness.) And thus my quest to obtain fabulous new business cards was...
Six Years With God.
Every time I tell someone about the six years we spent as members of the Peoples Temple, I am faced with an unanswerable question: "If the church was so bad, why did you and your family stay in for so long?" This book is my attempt to work out an answer...Only months after we defection from...
Quick & Easy White Chocolate Croissants With Salted Caramel Dipping Sauce He does however eat white chocolate, so a lightbulb went off in my head one day when I realized that I couldn't recall ever seeing a white chocolate croissant. I'm not saying they don't exist... I'm simply saying they're not common enough for me to have ever seen them either online or in a...
Perfect Pairs: Loewe Barcelona Shoulder Bag + Self Portrait Azaelea Guipure-Lace Illusion Dress Part of it may be because I have a baby girl on the way or the other part is because it's just so pretty, but I've been really loving all pretty pink colors lately.
There are a few Loewe bags I really love and have discussed recently, but when I discovered the Loewe Barcelona Shoulder Bag I...
There's Not A Sneaker In Clae's Latest Drop That We Don't Want Having such a narrow shopping habit means you're likely to miss out on some of the best under-the-radar and independent manufacturers, like Clae.
The LA-based contemporary kick maker just launched its latest collection and it's full of the refined silhouettes, quality craftsmanship and...
The brand that has become my fashion family She could look like a cast member from Urban Cowboy one day and Kim Basinger the next, and she did it with sophistication and confidence... the key, really, to making any ensemble complete. I'll never forget one item in particular, a mid-length shearling coat. It was chocolate brown with a...
Fragrant Friday - Burberry My Burberry BlackBurberry My Burberry Black - 50ml EDP - $102, 90ml EDP - $138 - an intense and sensual interpretation of the original My Burberry with a sweet and inviting candied twist with a top note of sun-drenched jasmine flower; an iconic heart of candied rose and peach nectar; and a deep and captivating...
Dove Advanced Hair Series Quench Absolute brings new life to dry, wavy, curly hair!
The formulas are infused with Buriti Oil, a precious oil derived from the fruit of the Buriti Tress in Brazil which is known to be rich in Omega 9 and nutrients to provide a nourished, smooth finish helping to achieve softer, nourished, more defined natural curls with every wash.
Luzia in Toronto fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty
This show opened with the central clown suspended from the top like he had a parachute mishap. He was surrounded by a field of traditional marigold flowers. When he landed, it transformed into a scene with a butterfly dancer with wings that spread out past the width of the stage. She runs...
Caryl Baker Visage Enchanted Fall 2016 Collection
Powder Eyeshadow - $18 - in 6 softly pigmented shades: Pixie - soft frosted cream, Zephyr - shimmering pale dusty-rose, Raven - deep slate with mauve undertones, Mist - matte smoky lilac, Dreamy - light peachy with a pinky soft sheen, Ambrosia - deep iridescent merlot - with a triple-milled...
Style Update: Fall Fringe My current obsession? The latest accessory to find a home in my bag collection.
You guessed it, it's got "fringe fanatic" written all over it and it's the perfect clutch to take me from late summer right through until the winter months. Oh, who am I kidding? I'll be handing this classic...
My Look: Boum Boum au Lac Sandra's Closet Therefore personally speaking the place to be is the Boum-Boum au Lac party in the exclusive garden of the Hotel Baur au Lac.
Tonight will be the Rive Gauche Party at the Baur au Lac garden, so stay tuned. More will be coming up shortly from this hot spot.
Whiny Wednesdays: cute & comfy favorites in these bamboo-soft and slinky pieces since she was born and felt like she was cooing at me in thanks the minute I slipped the onesie on her. I reached for her little Kickee Pants onesies again...and again. And you know what? I still have a dress she wore at 12 months that she now wears as a...
Mary Kay Gel Semi-Matte Lipstick - with swatches!Mary Kay Gel Semi-Matte Lipstick - $21- In 8 intense, stay-true shades: Bashful You, Rich Truffle, Mauve Moment, Always Apricot, Powerful Pink, Poppy Please, Midnight Red and Crushed Berry - with a full-coverage, lightweight gel formula that glides on smoothly and cushions lips, leaving them...
New from NARS, Elizabeth & James, more This particular product walks the line between the precision of a lip gloss with the finish of a lipstick; what more would you want?
Velvet Lip Glide will become available for $26 each September 6th and 7th exclusively on Sephora.com for the VIB & VIB Rouge Preview (check your Beauty...
Whiny Wednesdays: Is It Really Peanut Allergies? has always had seasonal allergies just like his mama, but when we found out last winter he might have a peanut allergy, I nearly fainted. If you know me, you know I'm already a worry-wart, so the peanut allergy sent me into overdrive. How would we make it through life?
I was confused and mad...
MAC #Browsculpt Sandra's Closet Set your look with the built-in grooming brush. Naturally sculpted brows are just a sweep away.
Omegalight ash blonde
Studdeepest black brunette
Colour without the commitment from St. Tropez One Night Only Wash Off Face & Body Lotion! Tropez One Night Only Wash Off Face & Body Lotion - 100ml - $20 - in Light/Medium - for a classic golden glow and Medium/Dark - for the ultimate deep bronze - a no-commitment, easy-to-apply bronzing lotion for a radiant sunkissed glow that lasts up to 24 hours or easily washes off with soap...