New York Fashion Week: Richard Chai


Julep was just backstage at Richard Chai’s runway show for New York Fashion Week completing the model’s nail looks to accompany his beautiful new spring 2013 collection. We worked with Richard to choose a nail color that is fresh and classic, yet still eye-catching. Each female model was polished with one coat of Sienna, our sophisticated shimmery gold, with a layer of our new matte top coat over to give a very chic subtle finish. Get the look using: Sienna & our Matte Topcoat I am huge... Read More

New York Fashion Week: Katie Gallagher


For Katie Gallagher’s show we worked with local nail designer Casey Herman to create a look she called “Chasing Dragonflies”.  We used a sheer coat of Sienna (a muted gold metalic – which we also used at Richard Chai Love), but this time we used Brandt (black crème) and Juliette (white crème) to create a wing effect.  We also created a gradient ombre effect with Sienna and Emma and the third look featured netting for texture that echoed the netting used in Katie’s designs. It was fun... Read More

Back to School Fashion: Trendy & Fun Supplies

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The cuteness of all of the latest school supplies is really making me consider taking a few classes just so I have an excuse to buy a few of these!! We have talked here & here about back to school fashion trends for fall, but we haven't covered your supplies yet. No more need to use plain old BIC pens anymore, because with all the fabulously fashionable products out there- the inside of your backpack can be just as chic as you are! + Mondial Lus™ for Top Hat paperclips found here. + Baggu... Read More

Big Debut: The Fall Shops at Target


If you were told you could only shop one place for the rest of your life, what store would you choose? My choice would 100% be Target. Not only do they have groceries & various household items (which are crucial for survival), but they also have "the Shops at Target" which deliver designer fashions at affordable prices. Remember when the Missoni for Target collection came out, and the shelves were cleared in less than a day? Well I was one of those shelf clearers, and it looks like I will be... Read More

7 Fashionable Fall Trends to Follow

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Fall is just around the corner, and as the weather cools down we will all be slowly swapping out our summer digs for something much more fall-chic. Here are 7 trends we are currently loving (and patiently waiting to wear) for fall 2012!! What fashion trend are you most looking forward to for fall? + Tweed is always a great fall staple, but this fall in particular, you may be seeing more of it than in the past years. Whether you dress down with a tweed pair of sneakers (Toms has a pair that I personally... Read More

Adventures at LuckyFabb

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We were generously offered an invite to Lucky Magazine’s FABB (Fashion and Beauty Blog) Conference while we were in New York. It was so inspiring to be surrounded by 500 beauty and fashion bloggers, and have the opportunity to meet and connect with them in such an energetic setting. Brandon Holley, Lucky Editor in Chief kicked off the conference theme of “How to Make It on Your Own Terms.” Each panel discussion featured successful women and men of the fashion and beauty industries who have... Read More

#IFBCon Day 2

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The 2nd day at IFB was all about DIY and tips to creating a fun nail look that bloggers could recreate for their readers. We had everything from dotting tools, to striper brushes, loose glitter and orangewood sticks. We starting with the basics of how to paint your nails and moved into the more difficult looks such as ombre glitter and leopard print. Most popular color: Gunta Most popular trend: Glitter Gradient  The bloggers that stopped by our booth were so creative and we had a blast getting... Read More

Fashion’s Night Out is ALMOST Here! Are you Going?


No matter where you live, what you do, or how old you are- if you have a love for fashion, then you probably already know about fashion's biggest (and most widespread) party, Fashion's Night Out!! September 6th is the day that people everywhere will come together to celebrate the fashion world with great deals, events, parties, and more! Head over to the FNO website and check out the various must-see/attend events being hosted in your area. They have a great search locator to help you find out which... Read More

Independent Fashion Blogger Conference #IFBCon

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First of all I want to say that we at Julep are so excited to be attending New York Fashion Week this year and to be participating in two major runway shows along with numerous other events surrounding this crazy and amazing week in our industry. We arrived in New York this morning after a long journey from Seattle. Five restless hours later we arrived in the energetic city of New York. I have always been so drawn to this city and every time I come back I fall in love all over again. Immediately... Read More

Back to School Fashion: Cute Day Dresses

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Back to school is an exciting time of year, and it is an especially fun time to get on your fashion a-game! Dresses are a versatile piece that are perfect for a day at school as they are comfy, can be layered easily, and will be sure to have you looking chic & fashionable. Not to mention, once the weather begins to cool down a bit, dresses look fab when paired with leggings and a pair of cute boots!! When wearing dresses at school there are a few things to be aware of: - Make sure that your dress... Read More

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