So Pretty So Sweet

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March comes and goes for me pretty quickly. However, I’m always grateful for the spring that it brings. Right around now I add pops of true color here and there, a bright nylon or a blazer and a bright pastel nail! This is when Seattle needs some serious color in our lives and I love being playful […]

Nail of the Day: Lightening Bolt of Color

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This lightening bolt manicure is deceptively simple and completely electrifying! Apply two coats of Anne over your favorite basecoat. On just the tips, add a splash of Helena – the lines don’t have to be straight and perfect, as they will get covered up in the next step! Using a small brush, paint a lightning bolt of Hayden across each nail. […]

Trina Turk Fall 2012

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Today was the exciting reveal of Trina Turk’s Fall 2012 collection.  Featuring bold geometric designs and mixing of prints (think dots with stripes with houndstooth!), this collection was inspired by the Bauhaus art movement that thrived in Germany in the 1920s. Julep has paired up with Trina in the past to create her namesake deep […]

Nail of the Day: Geometric Mani

Julep Nail of the Day

If bright neon colors are your cup of tea, make your nails even more noticeable by mixing and matching with bold lines! Prep nails with basecoat or Julep Nail Therapy. Paint your nails alternatively with two coats each of Helena and Samantha (or another pair of your favorite neon colors!) Using a small nail brush, […]

Trend Alert: Blunt Bangs

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Blunt bangs have been gaining speed in the celebrity realm for a few months now, but it was the Academy Awards that officially put them on trend-watch. I’d like to give Rooney Mara the credit for catalyzing the fad – her straight-across baby fringe, a remnant of her dedication to the character of Lisbeth Salander, […]

Color Inspiration: Anne

Color Inspiration

[BAG] Kate Spade ‘New Bond Street Florence [SUNGLASSES] Elizabeth & James ‘Fairfax’ [DRESS] Susana Monaco ‘Ruffle Tank Dress’ [NAIL POLISH] Julep ‘Anne’ Color Inspiration: Anne One of my favorite colors to wear right now is ‘Anne’ which is this amazingly awesome purple. It’s the perfect shade of vibrant lavender that’s perfect for brightening up your spring. It’s […]

Oscar Red Carpet Predictions

Oscar Makeup Predictions

Oscar Prep O.K ladies unlike any other awards show the Oscars for me are the most tangible. Maybe it’s just me but, I can easily fantasize myself in almost any of the dresses walking down the carpet. The swagger, smiles, glow and the perfect hair coiffing 🙂 My forecast for the Oscars… COLORS and the […]

Plum Street Prints Giveaway!

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We are so excited to share this giveaway with you today! We have partnered with Plum Street Prints and are giving away one of their fabulous iPhone cases to one lucky reader. If you haven’t heard about Plum Street Prints, here is a little background about these amazing ladies. Here we are: two moms who love our kids, […]

New Obsession: Watches

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I use to be one of those people that you hated, I never wore a watch and always relied on others and my cell phone for the time. Something changed about a year ago and I have a new found obsession for watches, the bigger and the bolder the better! I am a fan of […]

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