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Summer's Last Licks

Summer's Last Licks
Wait, what? How can summer almost be over?? By way of protest, I am spraying just the right amount of sea, salt and gold onto my hair. That should do it.
- rony

Captian Blankenship Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray, $28 (pretty reasonable in exchange for a few extra weeks of summer)

A rambling way to say I really like this toner.

A rambling way to say I really like this toner.

I am awfully fond of:1. toners2. roses3. French Girl OrganicsErgo, a rosewater toner by French Girl with the added benefits of hyaluronic acids (excellent for plumping the skin, NB I am only interested in plumping my face skin), is a toner for me...for us! Mist all over the face (after cleansing, if ...

Summertime Routine

Summertime Routine

Scrubbing with French Girl Sea Polish after exercising in the summer, is one of the best feelings you could possibly treat yourself to. You know when you can't stop sweating, even after a shower? It does the trick! Like brushing your teeth, on your whole body. 

Lay Lady Lay

Lay Lady Lay

We're snowed in though there's not much snow - a delightful excuse to putter around and practice the magic of tidying and preen just a little.

 Bianca Jagger via Pinterest

 -Leigh

You Go To My Head

You Go To My Head

Following an exchange of Tweets with Bumble and bumble. last week, we had an impromptu photo shoot with them at Bb. Salon Downtown, a sun-drenched space in the heart of Meatpacking. The idea behind the shoot was conceptualized by Allen Thomas Wood, one of Bumble's incredibly talented stylists whose ...

Dancing Swans

Dancing Swans



What a delight, on this beautiful fall Monday, to stumble across these mesmerizing images.
xo
Rony

The Swans by Lar Rattray, via Miss Moss.

(Our own, more static Swans, can be seen here.)

In the Studio with Goest

In the Studio with Goest

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Jacqueline Steele's narrative scents are comparable to the most vivid vignettes. She is a purveyor of stories, moments in place and time that are preserved through her fragrance house, Goest. For instance, Dauphine is a scent inspired by Sofia C ...

Hats (and tats) off.

Hats (and tats) off.


Wow. Kelly Framel (aka The Glamourai) takes styling to a whole new level in this shoot. Those eyebrows, the cornrows, the flash tattoos. I am awestruck.
xo -Rony

And she was, quite literally, starry-eyed.

And she was, quite literally, starry-eyed.

Solving all your beauty dilemmas. Wham, bam, thank you ma'am.

-Leigh who aspires to be similarly starry-eyed

Found via Pinterest. From Kushandwizdom (I think!)!

Speaking of Moms...

Speaking of Moms...

Man Repeller has a post up about the foxiest mom ever. (Sorry, Mom). 

(See our favorite Mother's Day picks here.)


What we Love Today: Spuma di Sciampagna Soap

What we Love Today: Spuma di Sciampagna Soap

Weekend plans: coffee, Lula #17, newspaper, The Goldfinch, and a bath or three, with a big, fat, fresh bar of Spuma di Sciampagna, which I prize for it's soft, champagne scent and for transforming my century old Williamsburg tub into a gleaming, marble bathtub in mid-century Milan. Spuma di Sciampag ...

Jessica Paré, Violet Grey & Eyelashes

Jessica Paré, Violet Grey & Eyelashes


Amongst many of her wonderful qualities - including an electrifying smile and top-notch acting - Jessica Paré's eyelashes are envy-inspiring.
xo
Rony

From the beautiful Violet Grey.

Dream Date: Beautiful Birds.

Dream Date: Beautiful Birds.

Bedhead, bouffants, black, and baubles, oh my!

Front row at Dolce & Gabbana, by Garance Doré

I Spy, with My Little Cat Eye

I Spy, with My Little Cat Eye

Keeping it close to the couch this (every) weekend, Alice Coltrane on repeat, a cracked, worn copy of Another Country in my hands, lots of baths, even more coffee, and some internet armchair travelling. Thus far, my wanders have confirmed my yearning for Stila's pale, rose gold Kitten gel liner: Int ...

What We're Giving: Courtnay

What We're Giving: Courtnay

Courtnay picks our sparkly and special gifts for her Grandma, sister and mom!1. For my lovely gramamma, Yiye, Isa's Restoratives Lilac Rouge, $22.00, some of Catbird's Travel Candles, $12.00, for her porch (especially when the Southern Spring comes back) and finally, the Up in The Air Gold Bottom Di ...

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