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A.sweeT For My Sweet

If you love SWEETS & FASHION as much as us at The Blonde & The Brunette, you will LOVE this new company a friend of mine recently introduced me to. “Life Is Not Complete Without A.sweeT!”- With a slogan like this, how could you not love it! About A.sweeT, taken from an excerpt on the companies website: “Andrea […]

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B & B Scoop: Lanvin Opens At Malibu Country Mart Today

It’s a big, exciting secret but now we can tell you. Lanvin just opened its latest store at the Malibu Country Mart about 20 minutes ago. If you don’t already know it, the Malibu Country Mart is one of the hottest locations in all of LA (or the West Coast). Catering to the “beach” crowd […]

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Louis Vuitton Momento Fetish

” You can talk about sexual fetish, but you can also talk about the fetish of dying to have a bag.” – Marc Jacobs At the heart of the Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter Momento Collection is the concept of  “Fetish & Fashion”.  Originally created in 1958, this is a new twist on the classic using a […]

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Step into Fall

Here are some of my favorite shoes for my fall line-up, day to night. a.) Isabel Marant Bekket High-Top Suede Sneakers $725.  Here are some fun hip hop chic sneakers that have a hidden concealed wedge heel. Wear them with a tailored blazer and super skinny jeans. b.) Rag & Bone Mid Moto Leather Ankle […]

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SNEAK PEEK: Chanel Fall-Winter 2011/2012

It is always exciting to anticipate the upcoming campaigns each season, especially when Chanel is in the running.  This upcoming Fall-Winter 2011/2012 campaign, Chanel has changed the game with a completely fun and charming campaign featuring Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen. Karl Lagerfeld requested Carine Roitfled, former Paris Vogue Editor in Chief, to style the […]

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Introducing : Burberry Body

Burberry’s new women’s fragrance “Body” will launch in September 2011. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, the Victoria’s Secret model turned actress, wears nothing but a rose gold trench coat in a hot new campaign shot by Mario Testino. Creative Director Christopher Bailey promises the fragrance ‘captures the iconic spirit of the brand today in a striking and sensual […]

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Acai Skin Saving Winner

Thank you to all who entered Dr. Perricone giveaway, and congrats to Clayton, winner of a Dr. Perricone No Foundation Foundation. With temperatures nearing triple digits in New York City this week, I know I’ll be swapping my regular makeup for this translucent formula as well.  Fortified with nourishing antioxidants and SPF 30, No Foundation Foundation […]

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Fall Nails from Chanel

Check out Chanel’s new dark red nail polish; it’s so dark it’s nearly black.  Apply one coat and you’ll see the burgundy/cherry red, but add more coats and you get a darker finish that gets closer to dark black-red-brown.  The perfect color for fall 2011. Chanel : Couleur Rouge-Noir 18 – Astrid, Style & Beauty […]

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Fall Into A Pair Of Trousers

As comes fall, so comes the cooler weather.  If you are like me, and are a local Los Angeles native, you are well aware it very rarely gets “cold” in LA.  This is what makes the light, airy design of the “trouser pant” a perfect wear throughout the spring, fall & winter months. As we have seen […]

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Jewelry by Aurélie Bidermann

Be a Greek goddess in this fabulous piece of jewelry from Aurélie Bidermann.  The necklace, called ”Athena”, is a real statement and turns every dress fabulous.  This and other statement pieces available at – Astrid, Style & Beauty Expert Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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