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Angela’s Lab | Bright Pink Says Hello Spring!

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I've always been drawn to pink. From petal pink to deep raspberry. But, there's something powerful and exhilarating about bright vibrant hot pink that adds an extra bounce to my step and makes my skin glow... it's one of those flattering colors that works on most skin tones, from light to dark. It's for those days when you want to stand out and make a statement. I love that this dress is so easy to wear and move in, plus it requires minimal styling. And, I'm all in on the ruffled bell sleeve -- so pretty and feminine. I think I found my Easter dress, not to mention my go-to for spring soirées! ...Read more.

Contessa LA Opens Scottsdale Fashion Week

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Scottsdale Fashion Week officially opened last Wednesday at Mercedes Benz of Scottsdale with a glamorous runway show featuring the stunning designs of Contessa LA. Best described as "sexy glam," the line is designed and created by the lovely duo of Anna Sycz and Viridiana Higareda. The gorgeous gowns and dresses that sashayed down the runway on Ford Robert Black models were all beautifully embellished, extra sparkly, and intricately finished. To sum up the looks in one word...  showstoppers. We predict we'll be seeing a lot more of Contessa LA on the red carpet, both around town and in Hollywood. ...Read more.

My Perfect Night Out Involves Food & Wine

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How often do you and your significant other schedule a date night? Meaning no kids tagging along, of course. Just grown-up conversation and a flashback to what it was like BK (Before Kids). I have friends that do this really well and have a date night once a week. Me? Not so much. We need to get better about setting aside time to spend as just a couple. It just seems like life always gets in the way. When we do plan a date night, it generally involves food and wine. Lots of great food and wine. Enter T. Cook's third annual "Cellar Series." These special events not only offer an amazing intimate dining experience, but ...Read more.