• New York,  WorldWide

    Something I Prepared for July 4th

    I’m sure if you are like me, you are getting very excited for the holiday weekend! I hope you have some fun get-a-ways planned, but until then, I wanted to present you with some fun holiday weekend essentials.

    What should I wear?

    Time to slide into the holiday weekend with Melissa!

    Melissa Cosmic II
    Price: $90

    The most birkin inspired model, it’s back and better than ever for Summer. Where before they were parallel, the straps now cross. Basic and modern, it’s the perfect model to give some life to your modern chic looks.

    Link to Retail: http://shopmelissa.com/preview-aw18/32295-50552-5-melissa-cosmic-ii#272=553

    Melissa Fluffy II
    Price: $75

    It its newest version, this flat sandal has a horizontal bow and the elegance of its simplicity stands out with bicolor details.

    Link to Retail: http://shopmelissa.com/preview-aw18/32356-50739-5-melissa-fluffy-ii#272=651

    Melissa Beach Slide Platform
    Price: $105

    The sporty slide gets a novel touch. A sole with a little boost and a new cutout for that extra cool look. Colors are basic and elegant.

    Link to Retail: http://shopmelissa.com/preview-aw18/32350-50600-5-melissa-beach-slide-platform#272=612

    Melissa + The Blonde Salad Collaboration

    Melissa the iconic Brazilian shoe brand, has teamed up with Chiara Ferragni of the Blonde Salad to design a limited edition version of the Soul beach slide. This 100% PVC flat will be available pink, coral and black.

    Link to Retail: https://shop.theblondesalad.com/us_en/shoes.html
    Price: $90 USD

    What should I look like?

    Love the way you look this summer! Celebrating your most beautiful you with these essentials from IT Cosmetics!

    Bye Bye Under Eye Illumination™ Full Coverage Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer 

    Infused with Drops of Light Technology™ for added radiance, your anti-aging waterproof concealer covers everything, and lasts all day without creasing or cracking!


    Bye Bye Pores Illumination™ Poreless Finish Airbrush Pressed Powder

    This finishing powder makes the look of your pores disappear while adding subtle radiance for the look of instant airbrushing and a lit-from-within glow!

    Heavenly Luxe™ Wand Ball Powder Brush No. 8

    This ultra-soft, round and tapered brush picks up and applies the perfect amount of powder for your most flawless results!

    Don’t show up empty handed at your 4th party!

    4th of July is always a good occasion to celebrate and share quality time with friends & family. Be the perfect party guest by contributing to the festivities with the ultimate gift that’s sure to please. The Bro Basket is spicing things up with its line of creative and ready-made gift baskets designed for all kinds of outdoor fun. From boozy baskets like The Vodka Martini, The Ultimate Whisky Sampler, Ultimate Beer Lover and Viva Tequila to the boozeless Mini BBQ Party and Poker Night, The Bro Basket caters to every event. A quick visit to The Bro Basket’s website will reveal an assortment of fun and affordable goodies that are guaranteed to heat up any party!

    Cali Craft Sampler Gift Basket

    As Pictured $49.95

    The Contents

    1 – Popcornopolis gourmet flavored popcorn – You cant give them beer and no way to soak it up
    2 – Three packs of Ferrero Roche fine hazelnut chocolates
    1 – BroBasket Pint Glass (16oz)
    1 – BroBasket Bottle Opener – So you dont have to sit through them trying to do that beer opening trick they think is cool ever again
    1 – Reusable BroBasket Tin

    The Craft Beer

    A variety pack of four 12oz bottles of craft beer from Firestone Walker, one of Southern California’s premiere craft breweries – Or customize it with a variety pack of the other awesome craft breweries we carry

    The Freebies

    2 – BroBasket Koozies
    1 – Greeting Card with your special message on it

    The Vodka Sampler Gift Basket


    Kick The Holiday Weekend Off Right!

    The Contents

    2 – Popcornopolis Gourmet Flavored Popcorn
    2 – Packs of Snyder’s Pretzels
    1 – BroBasket Branded Rocks Glass
    1 – Can of Sprite
    1 – BroBasket Reusable Tin

    The Booze

    2 – Bottles of Belvedere Premium Vodka (50ml)
    2 – Bottles of Grey Goose Vodka (50ml)
    2 – Bottles of Ciroc Vodka (50ml)

    The Freebies

    1 – Card with your special message

  • New York

    Fourth of July Essentials: LIQs’

    The perfect Fourth of July essential this year! Whether you’re poolside with friends, on a yacht, or at a family BBQ, LIQs’ premium innovative cocktail shots are the perfect packaged goodie to celebrate Independence day! The brand has created an on-the-go concept, ready to be enjoyed anywhere, anytime!unnamed
    Flavors include: Tequila Cinnamon Orange, Vodka Cucumber Lime, Vodka Lychee Grapefruit and Vodka Kamikaze.

    LIQs is currently being sold in retail locations across South Florida and will be traveling it’s way up the Florida map this June, and across the nation by Fall 2014.

  • WorldWide

    Celebrate This 4th Of July With Minx!

    This patriotic holiday only happens once a year, so celebrate it in style with 4 new designs from Minx Nails!

    Whether you go for fireworks or flags, get in the spirit tonight! Check out the styles below:

    Which one is your favorite? I personally love the flag! It totally twists up the conventional french manicure!

    Get them today at www.minxnails.com

  • Toronto,  WorldWide

    Sentimental Sunday: How To Spend The Long Weekend Alone

    Whether you’re celebrating July 1st or July 4th, I hope you’re enjoying your long weekend with great company. But I’m sure that not everyone gets to run out of the city and chill at the cottage. If you’re like Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (or Yvonne Kai, soldiering it out in NYC) and spending an awesome weekend apart from your boo, here are some ways to deal:

    1. Host A Party: To keep your mind away from your personal life, busy yourself as the host for your family or friends. It keeps the focus away from you and you get to surround yourself around people you love.

    2. Get Some Fresh Air: Whatever you do, don’t stay home. Take a walk and enjoy the great weather this weekend and talk to some strangers! Who knows, you might meet your next best friend.

    3. Grab A Bite: Take yourself out of the ‘cooking for two’ mentality and indulge in some street food! Who cares about getting bloated, no one (important) is going to see it!

    4. Do Some Exercise: Spend some time working on yourself — although you might not have chosen to have all this space, make the best of it and give yourself some TLC. You’ll also feel super sexy when you reunite with your special someone!

    The trick isn’t to make yourself so busy you can’t think about your lover. You end up burning out and all you end up thinking about is what you could have done instead of the mindless activities you busied yourself with all weekend. Take some time to yourself for a change and embrace being alone. It’s not all that bad!

    How would you spend the long weekend alone?

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