At MSL, we love supporting a fashionable "shop for a cause" project, and this one takes the concept one step further by empowering women through work. Today, Nordstrom unveiled the Nordstrom + Piece & Co. special collection, a capsule group of women's clothing and accessories created in conjunction with eight of our favorite brands, including Alice + Olivia, Current/Elliott, DVF, Joie, Rebecca Minkoff, Theory, The Honest Company, and Tory Burch. ...Read more.
Au Revoir, Radiant Orchid... and Bonjour, Marsala! As we enter a new year it's time to welcome the new color of the year, as anointed by color-picking powerhouse Pantone. Every year they are responsible for choosing the reigning hue and this year Pantone has chosen Marsala, a reddish-brown wine color. The first thing that springs to our mind is a delicious plate of Chicken Marsala and a robust Malbec wine. Yum. While Marsala may not be as vibrant as its purple-pink predecessor, it is a sophisticated shade that is the perfect choice for a professional environment and pairs beautifully with so many colors, from ...Read more.
This past Saturday I had the pleasure of being the guest judge for the annual Beauty Face-Off competition at Neiman Marcus Scottsdale! There were so many amazingly-talented makeup artists showing off their skills and new fall collections on the lucky ladies being made over that I had a very difficult time choosing a winner. The primary theme for the looks being created (and a major trend this season according to style guru Ken Downing) was SPARKLE! So as the judge, I was looking for glowing skin, subtle shimmer and well-placed sparkle. At the end of the timed competition, makeup artist Chris Valenzuela of Tom Ford Beauty ...Read more.